Wireless connection always a problem and runs slow. my two other dell notebooks running xp and xp pro connect instantly and run fast. thought it was due to older netgear modem. replaced with netgear's latest 802.11g/b. no change
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That unit has multiple drivers depending on os and original configuration as shipped. All are available at the mpcdrivers.com website at the following links. http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/VIWLAN2.exe - Windows Vista Intel Wireless Network Driver version: 188.8.131.52 Supports: Windows Vista (32-bit) Note: This file contains the Windows Vista network driver for the computer models and components listed below. 3/13/2007 190,957 KB
http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/VIWLAN.exe - Wireless Network Driver version: Intel 10.6.0.46 Supports: Windows Vista (32-bit) Note: This file contains the Windows Vista network driver for the Gateway notebook computer models and components listed below. English, Japanese, and Spanish installation instructions are included in the file. 2/7/2007 3,633 KB
http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/LANFAQ.exe - LAN Windows Vista Driver Information Supports: Windows Vista (32-bit) Note: This document explains the networking functionality within Windows Vista for the computer models and components listed below. English, Japanese, and Spanish instructions are included in the file. 2/1/2007 27 KB
http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/BCM40100.exe - Broadcom Wireless Driver Version 184.108.40.206 Supports: Windows XP Note: This is the Windows XP Broadcom Wireless driver for the Gateway notebook computer models listed below. 11/28/2006 77,858 KB
http://www.mpcdrivers.com/sylvia/Support/gateway/D00453-001-002.exe - Network Driver version: 220.127.116.11 Supports: Windows XP Note: This is a Windows XP network driver for the Gateway notebook computer models listed below.
check if ur able to gonline with the cable connection. checked if the wireless key entered is correct
try to update the software
go to start-computer-right click-properties-devicemanager-network adapter- rightclick on the broadcom -update driver from the net with the cable connection and this will probably resolve the issue