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I formated my dell Latitude D600 and installed windows vista. As a result, my wireless lan stopped working because it can not find the driver to drive the wireless. Please what can i do. Thanks for your assistance.

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Go to www.dell.com and look for the DRIVER DOWNLOAD (or similar name) and put in your service tag number (on the bottom of the computer). Once you do that, you should be able to find your Network Interface Card (NIC) and download it. Of course, you will need to do this on another computer and transfer the download to either a flash drive or CD writable disk. Once that is done, you can load it onto your laptop. There may be several NIC's to choose from but use the recommended one for your service tag number.
One drawback may be that NIC will not be supported on VISTA. If you have done all this, you may have to roll back to Windows XP. One problem with Dell Computers is that they don't take kindly to VISTA unless the computer was designed exclusively for VISTA. I have an E1705 that I tried to upgrade to VISTA and it was a disaster! I had to roll back to XP.

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SOURCE: I formated my Dell latitude

Dell does not provide Vista drivers for the D600 because it is too old.
(See: http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&cs=04&l=en&s=bsd&os=WW1&osl=en&SystemID=LAT_PNT_PM_D600&catid=-1&impid=-1)

I see two options:
Purchase an add-on Vista-compatible wireless adapter (USB or PCMICIA).
Go back to XP. It will run better than Visa on the D600.

If this helps please vote for my solution.

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