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ASUS K52F laptop not installing wifi drivers

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Outdacell, Jan 3, 2018.

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  1. Outdacell

    Outdacell Thread Starter

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    My mom has an ASUS laptop and for some reason the network drivers won't work. The Lan does but she wants to use wifi. I've tried windows update, searching internet via device manager, going to the Asus website and downloaded all drivers for wireless. None have worked.

    Is there something I'm forgetting here? [​IMG]

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  2. Outdacell

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    Actually I just downloaded driver booster and it fixed the problem lol

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    Driver booster can cause problems by installing the wrong driver, the only time I would use it is on a computer where there are no drivers available from the manufacture.
    I tried it on My old Dell server SC430 (made for server2003 OS) and it tried to install the wrong graphic driver and locked it up. Luckily I had made a restore point and had to go back to that.
     
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    I see where you said it is fixed now, I am happy for you, have a good day
     
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    Thanks

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  6. phillpower2

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    Couple of suggestions for you Outdacell.

    Create a new system restore point for the now stable settings and back up all of the drivers to a USB thumb drive or burn them to disk for any future use.

    Agree with lynx1021, programs like Driver booster can be rather hit and miss and once on your system can plague you with prompts to update perfectly good drivers for no reason.
     
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    This is a great free utility for backing up drivers :- https://grc.com/doubledriver.zip

    Unzip into a folder then run dd.exe

    Usually backing up just the non-micro$oft drivers is enough
     
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