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Wi-fi internet light

I had windows vista but i replaced it with windows xp. Now i cannot connect to the internet. My wi-fi light doesnt even come on.

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Sounds like a specific XP driver needs to be installed.
Make a note of your model number and head to the manufacturers website for the wifi/wireless driver.
Do a search based on your model number.
You didn't mention the laptop manufacturer, but here are a few common ones.
Sony
Dell
HP

Best of luck.

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Please look under networking in your hardware list - if there is a conflict you probably need to install the correct driver - give me the make and model number of the laptop I will try and send you a link for the driver.

Posted on Mar 14, 2008

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