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Drivers for Sony Vaio VGN SZ1VP/C - Wireless

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by spudy12, Mar 3, 2011.

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  1. spudy12

    spudy12 Thread Starter

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    I recently did a complete fresh install of windows XP on my Sony Vaio VGN SZ1VP/C.
    I have found some of the drivers for some things off of the sony website in an 'original drivers package' . This package contains a wireless driver, but i can not get this to install.

    I've have searched everywhere for a Wireless Driver for this laptop and can't find it anywhere!

    Does anyone know where i can get the driver for this wireless card?

    Many thanks

    Spud
     
  2. etaf

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    if you go to this set and click on the "detect my model"
    http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/select-system.pl?PRODTYPE=24&NAVDISP=pc

    does that help find the drivers

    otherwise can we see an device manager screen shot

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    {Device Manager}
    Post back the results in device manager
    If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
    Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
    windows 7
    start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

    network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
    are there any ! ? or X


    post a screen shot of the device manager - network adapters

    To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
    To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here
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    on the wireless adapter or what maybe the adapter with a yellow ! ?
    right click on the device with a yellow!
    Properties
    Click on the Details Tab
    Under Property - drop down
    Select hardware ids
    Right click and select all.
    Then right click again and select copy.
    Copy and paste that here.


    The Hardware ID's. VEN & DEV. Look them up here.
    http://www.pcidatabase.com/
     
  3. spudy12

    spudy12 Thread Starter

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    Thanks for the reply

    If i go to the link above and detect my model, it tells me i have to model i thought i had and then sends me over to the Europe site where i got some of the other drivers from.


    Here is a screen shot of device manager,

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    The ethernet adapter shows up fine in network connections but no wireless does.
    I assume the wireless is 'Network controller'?

    Ill just have a look in to hardware ids

    Spud
     
  4. spudy12

    spudy12 Thread Starter

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    Hardware ID's


    PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_4222&SUBSYS_10518086&REV_02
    PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_4222&SUBSYS_10518086
    PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_4222&CC_028000
    PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_4222&CC_0280



    ACPI\IFX0102
    *IFX0102


    Tried searching on that site and it came up with no matches found :(

    Thanks for your help
     
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