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I have an acer aspire 4310 notebook with Windows XP as my OS.. i downloaded wireless LAN driver but still cant install. please help me with this thanks..
My wireless adpater cannot install. Error in "adapter problem".."driver is not installed". My laptop is Acer anspire 4310
The main problem with installing Windows XP on an Acer 4310 notebook always comes back to the wireless lan. You will oftentimes see an error code 39, and be told that the driver is corrupt or missing. The problem with the wifi card seems to be specific to the broadcom 802.11b/g adapter. This same chipset would appear to be the basis for the 802.11g. Here lies the problem: you can't use a 802.11b or 802.11g driver. When you try to do so, you get the code 39 error.
With that in mind, I'm going to put up a brief but detailed tutorial that describes how to correct the problem and get your Acer notebook up and running. This is the method I followed when working on my wife's 4310, and it works every time. Keep in mind, however, that I am going to approach this from a fresh build perspective with a slicked hard drive, with the OS being Windows XP SP3. I would recommend that you slick your hard drive and do a fresh install to avoid in conflicts. Also note that in the relevant step I'm going to throw an idea out there for all of the dual-booters out there who have a Linux distro and need to run nds-wrapper or have no connectivity at all. I'm not sure if this works because I haven't tested it. So if it does work then that's great for everyone. Just make sure you put something in the appropriate forums for others.
Now! To get your Acer 4310 Aspire Notebook up and running with Windows XP SP3 installed do the following:
Second, those Linux folk who are having connectivity problems with this adapter should see if there is a similar multiband driver available. That should cure the problem--again, I'm not sure because I haven't done that. But it should.
Posted on Jun 06, 2009
Go back and redownload your driver just to rule out a bad download.
download the Lan Driver as well, just incase.
go to -
Start -> Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Device Manager
Click on Network Adapters to expand the list then double-click on your wireless adapter there
click on Driver and click Uninstall just to make sure its uninstalled.
go to this link to download CCleaner
Download, Install and run it
Click on the TOOLS tab on the left side. Scroll to your broadcom wireless software and click on it
Click on the Run UInstaller to uninstall the software
If you cant find the software entry, just skip this step.
Click on the REGISTRY tab on the left side
click on Scan For Issues
click on Fix Selected Issues
If it asks you to make a backup click yes and save
Click on the CLEANER button on the left side
click on Analyze
click on Run Cleaner
Now restart your computer
When you re boot go to the wireless adapter install you downloaded
If this doesn't work let me know
Posted on Dec 26, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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