Network icon on task manager is showing red X on it. Tried downloading the all latest driver from DELL website but still it's not working.
Anyone please help. Thank you.
Note: I can't use internet on above laptop. I need to download/access internet from other computer and then bring it to laptop if there are any drivers available.
Edited by user Friday, July 31, 2015 4:53:40 PM(UTC)
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Sometimes there is a vendor/3rd party application used to turn wireless on and off as well as connect to networks.
This might not function correctly with Windows 10, so you need to get it all out of there.
Once drivers and software are removed, download the latest Windows 10 compatible drivers and install them. If there is an option when installing the drivers... try to do the driver only installation so windows will manage your wireless.
OP = Original Poster. AKA (also known as) the person who created this topic.
Not a dumb suggestion! It is a common troubleshooting step!
However, in this case with a Red X, this means he is not even able to associate and/or authenticate to his wireless network. Association and authentication must occur before an IP address is issued, unless using layer 3 authentication, which if you don't know what that is, you're not using it.
A yellow triangle with an exclamation mark can indicate a problem getting an IP address, in which case issuing a renew command will force the device to send another dhcp request to attempt to get an IP address.