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Solved: Wireless Doesn't Work! What driver do I need?

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  1. MeAmRussian

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    Hey guys,

    Yesterday I formatted and reinstalled windows Vista on my new Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop. I've gone through the whole driver CD, installed everything there, but wireless still doesn't work! It doesn't find any networks. I realize that the drivers CD just has the default 1720 drivers, so some things might be different (for example, the default video card is 8400, but mine has an 8600, and the driver for that isn't on the CD). Perhaps I require a different wireless driver?

    If that is the case, how do I know which one I have and where to get the propoer driver for it?

    Any help is appreciated!

    Thank you.
     
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    Actually, I've been there, but there are so many different download links for different types of cards. I don't know which one I have and I don't know what is missing. How do I know exactly what I need?

    For example, if I click on network, I get many, many options to download.
     
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    Ah, I figured it out by mere chance. Thanks for the help anyways :)
     
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