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Re. aspire 1360 wireless problem

I followed the steps as you laided them out but it still did not work,

The ethernet card now as an exclamation mark(!) over the question mark(?)

In the ethernet controller properties the following:

General: device status - device not configured correctly (code 1)
Drivers : no drivers have been loaded for this device
Details :
PCI/VEN_060B&DEV_0200&SUBSYS_0000F800&REV_00 \3&61AAA01&0&50
Resource settings: device not using any resources because of problem

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Hi there,
strange thing happen to me today - 13/04/2008 got a laptop with this same problem .. The ethernet card was showing an exclamation mark(!) over the question mark(?) for an hp f700 laptop .. but this was overcome by installing nvida chipset drivers which contained the network card driver package ....
hence i am thinking along the same lines....

please go to this link:-

download this first:- http://www.notebook-drivers.com/notebook-drivers/Acer-Aspire-1360-notebook-VIA-Chipset-Driver-v6.0.0.1014-for-Windows-XP_71138.shtml
then this:- http://www.wireless-driver.com/wifi/2006-2-22/acer.htm

and u should be good...

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

  • David Joseph Apr 14, 2008

    hi there,
    please uninstall the device first, restart your system, and then apply steps ...if it still does not work ...try repairing the OS .. i am basing all this on the fact that you have XP Pro installed on this laptop .. if no luck then we have a Faulty card on our hands ...

  • David Joseph May 01, 2008

    hi there,
    have you tried changing the card ???

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