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"COMPAQ PRESARIO V5000" re formated and lost wi-fi ?.......

by marcmarcmarcmarc / September 28, 2007 10:34 AM PDT

Can anybody help with regards restoring the WI-FI conecton on my Compaq pres~v5000, , i had it reformated after my Son wrecked it with a P2P site, anyway so a friend told me is when it was reformated the Drivers were wiped off?, as i am not a computer expert i have no knowledge on what i need to do etc etc to either re-enable or restore the driver/s that are needed, would anyone have any constructive idea's on how to restore the WI-FI so when you click on the button it will work!, at present the button is dead and does not do anything when pressed, since getting it back from being reformated this was the first thing i tried to do (enable wi-fi ) on booting the laptop, and since then just switched the laptop off, could there be other things that need restoring? such as other drivers that were present when we first purchased it from new?, i thankyou for taking the time to read this and hope someone can help, with regards.

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The drivers usually are on a seperate disk
by PudgyOne / September 28, 2007 6:31 PM PDT
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by pdave26 / September 9, 2008 12:08 AM PDT

my wi-fi stopped after i added new RAM to the machine. was very strange. after going thru HP Assistant's online help i figured out the machine had turned off wi-fi (would not turn on from control panel/ntwrk connections or using the wi-fi button on keyboard). i had to restart and then hit F10 during boot. it took me to setup where i had to "activate" wi-fi. after changing the setting, i rebotted and wi-fi started functioning normally.

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You need to re-installed the wireless
by orlbuckeye / September 9, 2008 5:38 AM PDT
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card drivers.

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