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Wireless i have the acer netbook i got wireless for it and there's a cd you have to use to install it i don't want to buy the external cd drive is there any other way to install the cd

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If you have a onboard NIC port. Connect to it to your or somebody Internet connect and go to the Acer website and download the WIFI drivers from their. Once download you should be able to install the drivers.

I hope this help. Please rate.

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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