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Acer Aspire 5000 wireless device / driver has disappeared

My wireless icon disappeared off my laptop and when I go into my network places and internet connections - it no longer comes up - I have tried looking on the internet (ACER website) to see if I can download something - but to no avail - I'm also not very computer savvy - so I'm getting really frustrated - HELP!!!

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  • Tom Kilroy
    Tom Kilroy May 11, 2010

    Let me know what version of windows you are using, so I can get a good idea of how to help you the best.

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TJBeta, this laptop typically comes with Windows XP Home edition. LynnieSam, right-click on your MY COMPUTER icon and then select PROPERTIES. When the window pops up, select HARDWARE and then DEVICE MANAGER. Scroll down if you have to and look under NETWORK ADAPTERS. If you do not see it there, try to have the drivers reinstalled. If you do see it there, and there is a yellow exclamation point by it, then Windows knows its there, but there is a problem of some sort. Usually if you uninstall the item (right click on it and then select uninstall) and then reinstall it by clicking on ACTION in the menu bar and selecting SCAN FOR HARDWARE CHANGES, it will reload the necessary drivers. This has worked for me many times. You may also need to get the drivers from the ACER website. Of course, you will need to hook up the laptop via the Ethernet port with a cable to your router or get them from a family members or friends computer. Please let me know if you need any clarification or any other help.

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