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Ive Recently got myself a laptop but unfortunately it had to be rebooted as it picked up a virus.Since then my wireless cardbus adapter hasnt been working correctly.The link and act lights are not lighting up at all. please can you give me some advice thanks

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    zonkpc May 11, 2010

    have you installed the software and drivers for the card?

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You need to make a note of the EXACT make and model of your wireless cardbus adapter.
Then use an internet-capable computer to download drivers for it-from the manufacturer, if you don't already have them, which is what it sounds like. Save these drivers on a disk or USB flash drive or memory stick.
Then transfer those saved drivers to the computer that needs the drivers.
Then type "device manager" in your Windows search area
Then find your cardbus adapter listed and right click on it, and select PROPERTIES
Then click on update driver
When it asks where to look for the driver, browse it to your specified location where you saved the drivers.

You might need to restart.

Hope this helps.

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