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Internal Wireless card will not activate

We had to re-format the hard drive on the Inspiron 6000 and now that XP is reinstalled, the wireless network card will not power on. What could we have missed?

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Most likely you need to install the driver for the NIC card. Go to Device Manger under System Properties and see if the Wireless NIC is showing a driver error. If so right click, select Update Driver and navigate the the file on the CD. Once the driver is installed if should function normally.

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