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Wifi and dongle - on a notebook/netbook

Discussion in 'Networking' started by s_murphy, Jan 19, 2013.

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  1. s_murphy

    s_murphy Thread Starter

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    hi,
    I'm looking for help with my wireless internet!
    I have a packard bell netbook and have had problems connecting to the internet for a while using wireless connection, it is connected but often goes off ALOT and so impossible to watch movies and streaming.
    When i troubleshoot the connection it usually comes back on, and ALWAYS comes back on when the option of 'repair as administrator' is given.
    The rest of the house connects fine wirelessly so it had to be something to do with my laptop maybe the driver im not sure not very good with it all!
    I have bought a dongle 802.11 n WLAN with the hope of it picking up the connection better, but it will not install!
    ''device driver software was not successfully installed'' appears everytime i try!

    can somebody help me out?
    sorry if this has been asked and already solved!

    thanks
    steph
     
  2. TerryNet

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    Make sure you have the latest wireless driver for the integrated adapter from Packard Bell's web site. If you already have that driver reinstall it in case the installed instance is corrupted.

    What operating system?

    What security applications are, or ever were, on the system?
     
  3. s_murphy

    s_murphy Thread Starter

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    Hi, thanks for your reply.
    ive just been on the website and typed in my model for download links, but unsure what one to download
    these are the links i get


    Chipset Intel Chipset Driver 9.1.1.1025 2.3 MB 2010/08/02
    3G Ericsson 3G Module Driver 6.3.1.3 16.2 MB 2011/02/11
    3G Huawei 3G Module Driver 2.0.6.702 3.8 MB 2010/08/02
    AHCI Intel SATA AHCI Driver 8.9.4.1004 21.4 MB 2010/08/02
    Audio Realtek Audio Driver 6.0.1.6141 85.7 MB 2010/08/02
    Bluetooth Atheros Bluetooth Driver 6.27.0521.0301 65.4 MB 2010/08/02
    Bluetooth Atheros Bluetooth Driver for Windows 7 SP1 6.18.0624.0302 199.9 MB 2011/04/12
    Bluetooth Atheros Bluetooth Driver (3.0) 7.01.000.18 57.3 MB 2010/10/19
    Bluetooth Broadcom Bluetooth Driver 6.3.0.5450 58.7 MB 2010/08/02
    Bluetooth Broadcom Bluetooth Driver (3.0) 6.3.0.6000 59.0 MB 2010/10/19
    CardReader ENE Card Reader Driver 5.89.0.70 1.1 MB 2010/08/02
    Lan Atheros LAN Driver 1.0.0.31 4.6 MB 2010/08/02
    Media Processor Broadcom Media Processor Driver 03.07.00.00 12.6 MB 2010/08/02
    Media Processor Quartics Media Processor Driver 3.1.0058.0 6.0 MB 2010/08/02
    Modem liteon Modem Driver 2.2.99 2.0 MB 2010/08/02
    TouchPad ALPS Touchpad Driver 7.5.2002.1115 9.5 MB 2010/08/02
    TouchPad ELANTECH Touchpad Driver 7.0.6.6 25.5 MB 2010/08/02
    TouchPad Synaptics Touchpad Driver 15.0.7.0 29.7 MB 2010/08/02
    VGA Intel VGA Driver 8.14.10.2117 21.8 MB 2010/08/02
    WiMax Intel WiMax Driver 5.20.1002.3 61.6 MB 2010/08/02
    Wireless LAN Atheros Wireless LAN Driver 9.0.0.173 23.4 MB 2010/08/02
    Wireless LAN Broadcom Wireless LAN Driver 5.60.350.6 23.9 MB 2010/08/02
    Wireless LAN Intel Wireless LAN Driver 5.20.1002.3 6.1 MB 2010/08/02
    Wireless LAN Realtek Wireless LAN Driver 2015.2.0430.2010 17.3 MB 2010/08/02

    This any help/use to anybody if im missing anything inpaticular to download?
     
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