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Well, I just bought an asus 1015pn netbook and it came will a ton of bloatware so I started uninstalling stuff. I unistalled the Boingo Wifi thing that came preinstalled, but it looks like that completly deleted my wifi drivers because now the netbook can't locate my wireless signal at all. I have to use an ethernet line. How do I get the wifi working again?? Help
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Can you just download the software again?

Or how about going into your device manager, locating your NIC and updating drivers from there?
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Can you just download the software again?

Or how about going into your device manager, locating your NIC and updating drivers from there?
I tried downloading the Boingo Wifi program and it is back on my computer but it hasn't fixed the fact the the netbook isn't recognizing the wireless card in it. I went under device manager and the wifi card is no longer listed under network adapters. In control panel it lists my wifi card as Ralink RT2860 wireless LAN card.
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So it's not even seen as an "unrecognized" device? How about the Add Hardware wizard?

Did you get any system disks with the nebook?
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So it's not even seen as an "unrecognized" device? How about the Add Hardware wizard?

Did you get any system disks with the nebook?
Well under device manager under "other devices" it lists Network controller. That has a yellow ! symbol and says the drivers are uninstalled.

No, the netbook didn't come with any disks. My brother has the same netbook and I think it has a Broadcom wireless card.
post #6 of 8
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Well under device manager under "other devices" it lists Network controller. That has a yellow ! symbol and says the drivers are uninstalled.
No option to find drivers from here?

If your brother has the same netbook, how about copying his driver folder to a USB drive or cd, then trying to load them on yours?
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post #7 of 8
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Well since I just bought the netbook yesterday I just did a system restore and all is well. I will just not uninstall it this time.
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Glad to hear everything worked out.

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