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Windows 7: HP mini netbook wireless not working

16 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
HP mini netbook wireless not working

I need help and fast, I bought an HP mini netbook as a wedding present for my sister, (getting married on Saturday) it comes with win7 starter and I wanted her to have a better version so I installed 7 pro. But now the driver for the wireless card isn't working, Ive tried multiple drivers and installed each multiple times but the wireless still doesn't work

I need help as soon as possible

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16 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit.

Did you happen to try the website for the HP Mini? I'm sure you could find a driver somewhere on the site.
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16 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit

Yeah I went to the hp site and tried a bunch of different drivers for the mini, none worked.

anyone know what the specific brand and model of the wireless card is?
HP mini 210-1170nr
all it says on the box is 802.11 b/g/n WLAN
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16 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit

I may have solved it on my own, I installed this:
HP Mini 210 PC Broadcom Wireless LAN Driver for Windows 7 Download

and in like 3 minutes it works...weird, thanks anyway!
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16 Sep 2010   #5
Abhishek Ghosh

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Mac OS X 10.6

Install HP total care software to get drivers updated automatically.
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 HP mini netbook wireless not working

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