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I have a Asus U6 series notebook, that has Vista OS. It was very slow in everything, for boot up, us usage or shut down, so I tried to reformat with original CD. After format, my U6 is still very slow, but now my U6 can not detect any wireless signal anymore? So no internet connection anymore. How can I fix this?

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Vista is a SLOWWW OS, not much you can do about that other then go to a different version of Windows, i'm actually surprised anyone would be using it anymore. I would either go down to Windows 7 or up to Windows 8.1, as for the other causes, if its a Vista machine its getting pretty old, and with laptops and notebooks they see a lot of bumping around and over time the hard drives in them just start going bad and acting slower and slower. If the hardware was decent in it otherwise, good amount of memory and fast enough processor, i would put in a SSD and install a better version of Windows. Thats the long answer..

For the short answer, it sounds like you need to reinstall the drivers for your WiFi adapter. Should be able to download it from Asus support website. If you can't get internet on that computer at all, no wired ethernet port to plug in to get online, then download the driver on another computer and toss it on a thumb drive then take that to the laptop and install to get the WiFi working again.

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Unfortunately, you cannot download the OS. You can, however, download the drivers directly from the Gateway website.

Gateway usually sells restore disks after asking you some basic questions. The disk should run you ~$20. Go to http://support.gateway.com/support/ask_gateway.asp and click on "Chat with Technical Support" and tell them your situation and what you need.

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