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Mini PCI 802 card in a Gateway 400sd4

Installed a Mini PCI 802 card. drivers are installed and device manager says it is working but is not aquiring a net work. Card is enabled. Is there any other way to turn it on?

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Wireless card not showing up in device manager


MS 6833B Wireless Mini Pci Card 802 11B Wlan Card for Notebook

You will need a part such as this one, as the Compaq/HP of that year support wireless, but did not come with it installed.
You will also need the drivers for the wireless:

Jul 01, 2014 | Compaq Computers & Internet

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Need to install wifi driver on gateway 400sd4, win vista,


Go to Gateways web site and download all of the drivers for your Gateway machine and install them.

Mar 22, 2014 | Gateway 400SD4 Notebook

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Driver wireless notebook


An internal wireless card lets you access the Internet and a home or corporate computer network without the hassle of using an Ethernet or other type of network connection.

The wireless card grabs the communication signal flowing throughout the air and processes the signal through your Gateway PC's Windows operating system so you can access websites, email and related Internet-based services.

But like other devices in your computer, you must turn on the internal wireless card in your Gateway PC before using it.

Turn on your computer, if it is off.

Press and hold the "Fn" key on your computer's keyboard.
Press the "F2" key in the upper row of keys on your keyboard.

The wireless Internet card's connection utility will start searching for a wireless signal.
Connecting to a Signal

Click "Start," "Connect To."
If your Gateway PC is running Windows 7, click on the Windows symbol on the taskbar. Click "Control Panel," "Network and Internet," "View network status and tasks."

Click on the wireless connection you want to connect to.

If using Windows 7, click on "Connect to a network," then click on the wireless connection you want to connect to.

Click "Connect." Enter the wireless connection's network password (SSID), if prompted. Click "Next."

Click "Connect Anyway," if prompted with a message about the connection not being secure.

Click "Close." Open your Gateway PC's Internet browser or email application to start using the Internet connection.

Networking Your Computer
http://support.gateway.com/s/manuals/mobile/8508773/8508773m.htm
Click start control panel network connections this may vary depending on your operating system look for local area connection if you see a red x or a yellow exclamation or question mark!?
you will need to update or install the driver or it could be firewalled.

Make sure your antivirus program is not blocking the internet connection.

If you are trying to connect through a modem/router you it should have come with a disk then
you might have to connect the usb lead to your modem to get a connection then

Click start control panel administration tools computer management device manager scroll to network adapters should see a yellow question ? exclamationmark! or a red Xright click install drivers.

The driver might be on the disc supplied by your ISP internet service provider
or the motherboard disc

You only need to check the BIOS if you cant install the driver or you could download one
http://download.cnet.com/Gateway-Wireless-802-11g-PC-Card-Adapter/3000-2112_4-73884.html

http://download.cnet.com/Gateway-Wireless-802-11b-PC-Card-Adapter/3000-2112_4-68468.html
You only need to check BIOS if you are " unable to install the driver "
Make sure you Ethernet/internet is enabled in biosrestart your computer during the boot up process you will see on your screen a certain key to
press to enter set up (BIOS) press and hold that key to enter bios using arrow keys navigateto integrated peripheralslook for SiS On Chip Pci Device press enter scroll to SiS 10/100m press enter make sure its
"Enabled"ima

Nov 26, 2013 | Gateway Lt2802u Laptop/notebook

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Hi ,cant get my dell wireless 1370 wlan mini-pci card to work ,just has a cross over it and wont allow me to activate it ?


Hello,

It may result from a driver issue. Go to Control Panel > Device Manager (Windows Vista / 7) or System > Material tab > Device Manager (Windows XP). From there you will see the list of installed hardware. You should also see your wireless network card under Network Adapters or Ethernet Controller.

There you should find a red cross on this hardware. Right click on it and select enable.

If this does not help, right click on the Network Adapter name and uninstall it. Then reboot your laptop. Once restarted, Windows should detect a new hardware and may install the driver automatically. If it is not installed automatically, you have to do a manual install.

Normally, you should have received a CD containing the drivers when you bought your laptop. You can install the driver from the CD.

Hope this helps !!

May 10, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook

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My gateway laptop cant connect to the internet. _When I plug a cable, the red light in the port does not respond _ The WIFI does not respond


Hello John,
It seems that: 1. Your LAN controller and the WiFi controller could be disabled in your BIOS setup.To re-enable them, if applicable,
  • Press the F1(or F2 ) key repeatedly after restarting the computer to enter the BIOS setup.
  • Navigate through your BIOS and locate the settings for LAN conroller and wireless, and select Enabled to enable them.
2. You may not have the appropriate drivers installed on your laptop for your network controllers. Upon further investigation, your laptop runs on the following network hardware:
  • ActionTec IEEE 802.11b network card installed in Mini PCI expansion slot
  • Broadcom BCM94306 IEEE802.11g network card installed in Mini PCI expansion slot
  • Broadcom BCM94300 IEEE802.11a/g network card installed in Mini PCI expansion slot
Download and install your drivers for the hardware above from: Wireless Drivers(Broadcom BCM94306) from http://www.soft32.com/download_175098.html Broadcom BCM94306 10/100Mbps LAN drivers from http://www.broadcom.com/support/ethernet_nic/downloaddrivers.php
Hope this solution helps.Good day.

Jan 14, 2011 | Gateway M305CRV Notebook

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Is ddr upgrade to 1 gig for gateway mdw 500s? Is there a way that I can install a nic/ wireless card to pick up signals?


we need model number of the laptop please mdw 500s i cannot find listed. If its the same as the nx 500s then ddr 333 is required (200 pin sodimm modules)
for wireless they installed
Intel® PRO/Wireless IEEE 802.11b/g network card, Mini-PCI Pentium® M models only)
-OR-
Broadcom IEEE 802.11b/g network card, Mini-PCI (Celeron™ M models only)
  • FN+F2 keyboard combination toggles wireless networking
  • Antenna: Uses factory-installed internal antenna assembly
  • Operating channels: 11 selectable channels
  • Security: 128 and 64 bit WEP encryption
  • Operating Frequency: 2.4 GHz Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum
  • Maximum Data Rate:
    54 Mbps (IEEE802.11g)
    11 Mbps (IEEE802.11b)
I am not sure where you will find a mini PCi card to suit i would just use a slot in pcmcia card or usb adaptor

Jan 10, 2010 | Gateway Computers & Internet

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Dell Inspiron B130--I have an internal Broadcom 1370 Wireless mini pci card installed. When installed the card everything worked. I had to reformat and reinstal WinXP from the hidden partition using...


Check Device manager to see if the wireless card is Enabled and working. If it has a yellow ? against it then reinstall the wireless PCI LAN driver.

Jul 08, 2009 | Dell Inspiron B130 Notebook

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Network card


Yuo need to install a driver for your network card. Go to the IBM WEB site to download a network driver for your particular model ThinkPad.

Nov 12, 2008 | IBM ThinkPad A21m 2628 Notebook

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Ethenet port


Go into device manager and make sure the drivers for the ethernet controller are there. If they are, uninstall them, then do a hardware search. It will find the port and install the drivers automatically. If the drivers are installed and everything shows correctly, then it may be the port itself.

Jun 12, 2008 | Gateway 400SD4 Notebook

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Sound problem


try disabling the sound and rebooting, so that vista thinks its a new device and reinstalls

May 26, 2008 | Gateway 400SD4 Notebook

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