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I cant get the wireless connection

The wireless icon on is no longer available for me. it was there before i reinstalled Windows XP 2007. can anyone help me?
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  • fossblue7 Mar 04, 2009

    thanks for your help

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Right click on the "Wireless" icon in the lower right hand side of your bottom tool bar, then select "Repair" and double click this to rebuild the wi fi adaptor.

The driver files will already have been installed when you reinstalled XP.

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Install drivers for it. download drivers from toshiba.com in their "download files" section
then find your models number..oh whilst you're there get some audio, video and bluetooth drivers on your way too.

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