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Wireless I had windwos xp media edition on my laptop when i started having troubles with it. I had to install windows and I installed windows xp home edition because thats the only disk i had fro when I bought my desktop. When I bought the laptop I didn't get the windows xp media edition disk or i would have installed that. Anyway I can't get wireless on my laptop now and I need to know what i need to do. Do i need to find a driver or do i need to get windows media edition again?? please help ....thanks

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  • gassan57 Jun 23, 2008

    I have a similar problem with the above person. I had to re-install windows andonly the bluetooth light comes on but not the wifi light. Its like the computer does not even know it exists. i downl;oaded the driver but still nothing. any suggestions to get it working? Thanks

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If this is for a dell e1505 this is the link
There is a small program called EVERESTHOME
this is a diagnostic utility that can ID your internal components to let you google the updates or drivers. for example the picture below
this picture shows the south bridge and audio controller.wireless - 1a48734.jpg

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