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Problem installing internal wireless adapter

by rajaramu / July 4, 2005 4:12 AM PDT

I got a new Gateway 4025GZ with XP home...i formatted it to XP professional. I have lost the internal wireless adapter drivers on formatting. Now i found that it uses Broadcom 54g MaxPerformance 802.11g driver. I downloaded it from gateway's website...and installed it...I can see the adapter on the device manager but it says not installed properly...i tried uninstalls and reinstalls multiple times.

Can somebody advice me on how to get the internal wireless working?


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Simply installing XP and....
by Michael Geist / July 4, 2005 6:35 AM PDT

the network adapter drivers can leave you short of installed software. Look for the rest of the available drivers from Gateway and complete the install along with XP updates.

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download all drivers from gateway??
by rajaramu / July 4, 2005 8:30 AM PDT

Do you mean to say that i need to download all drivers available for my laptop from the Gateway website and install it...wouldnt this be taken care by windows update??

I am new to systems installs...sorry Happy


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Windows does not write.....
by Michael Geist / July 4, 2005 8:46 AM PDT

the software for Gateway devices. While they may have generic drivers available, Gateway tailors it's software for it's machines.

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Installing drivers from Gateway for Solo 1400 laptop
by ladynoble1 / October 17, 2005 8:29 PM PDT

Hello, Gateway e-mailed me(to another computer) the drivers which I saved to a CD, but I have nothing on laptop. I erased everything when I was trying to clean files; there were so many music files. I fix on computers all the time, but I think in Disk Cleanup, I ok'd files that I should not have to be removed.
How can I download drivers from CD to laptop without the XP program? The files are too large for floppies.
The person that I received laptop from did not leave the disks, so I have no Restoration disk and did not do a backup.
I cannot install Windows XP because I have no drives and I have to get another XP Home Edition.

Thank you, Cheryl Noble

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First post?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 17, 2005 9:17 PM PDT

Just commenting that you replied to a discussion in progress and I'm unsure if you were asking for help or just commenting in hopes of helping another member.

If it's a new discussion about your issue you need to solve, just create a new discussion.


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