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WiFi not working on laptop
Just installed win 7 on a acer aspire 1522lmi. the Ethernet works fine the wifi is turned on when i go it to device manager i see other devices open under that i see Ethernet Controller.. i went to acer website to find the drivers and all i can find was for win xp.
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Realtek RTL8169/8110 Family PCI Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20)
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Probably just means they aren't making all the windows 7 drivers for it.

I would run windows update and look at the optional updates, always finds realtek stuff for me to use.
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Probably just means they aren't making all the windows 7 drivers for it.

I would run windows update and look at the optional updates, always finds realtek stuff for me to use.
I did that and i did get a realtek driver for it but it didn't work
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the wifi worked fine when it was on xp
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I am just going to assume then that windows 7 is incorrectly picking out the wrong drivers then and that there are indeed no drivers for your network hardware for Windows 7 and potentially Vista.

How old is this laptop?
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Quote:
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How old is this laptop?
around 6 years
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