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Windows 7: Driver Needed for Wireless Internet

17 Jul 2011   #1
jaystew

windows 7 premium 64 bit
 
 
Driver Needed for Wireless Internet

Hello

I recently reformatted my sisters laptop for her, After the format finished i couldnt get it to connect to the internet, after a bit of digging i think its because there is no wireless / internet driver there.

I have been in the device manager and there is no networking drivers installed at all, can anyone tell me which driver i need as i dont know where to find the information.

System is Windows 7 home premium.
Laptop is a Advent modena m100
Processor Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 900 @2.20GHz 2.19 GHz
System type is 64-bit operating system.

Please if anyone can help that would be brilliant

thank you


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17 Jul 2011   #2
SlasherIT

Ubuntu 12.10
 
 

Hi jaystew,

Just as a rule of thumb, don't buy anything from a no-name/non respected brand. Advent modena doesn't really have an official website, all a google search does is yield people with finding drivers for the laptop ect. That's because since there is no official website, there isn't anywhere to keep posted the drivers for it... So much for OEM support.

Anyways, you have a Realtek 8191SE as a Wi-Fi device, so here are the Windows 7 drivers for it. Realtek

Slasher
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17 Jul 2011   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You can muck around in Advent | Modena M100 Blue Edition to see if her specific driver is listed.
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18 Jul 2011   #4
jaystew

windows 7 premium 64 bit
 
 

Hi

Ok so im stuck - i downloaded and installed realtrek RTL8191SE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-e NIC - the wireless is still not working and not picking up any connections when i click on it and trouble shoot i get the below message

windows did not detect a properly installed network adapter. if you have a network adapter, you will need to re-instal the driver.

I ran a driver scan called driver robot and i shows a lot of drivers missing under the network adapter list it shows Real Tek RTL8191SE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC and RAS Async Adapter

thanks
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18 Jul 2011   #5
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

I suppose we have to consider the fact that there may be a problem with the wireless adapter itself.
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18 Jul 2011   #6
jaystew

windows 7 premium 64 bit
 
 

This was currently working until the reformat of windows was done then it didnt install drivers one being any network adapters

checked device manager now and it isnt showing anything there for network adapters :S also under other devices it has two base system device and ethernet controller there with yellow ! signs next to them
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18 Jul 2011   #7
jaystew

windows 7 premium 64 bit
 
 

Hi

There i have manage to solve this now. Downloaded and installed the following

JMicron PCI Express Fast Ethernet Adapter and Realtek RTL8191SE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC and everything is connect to the internet now. Updating all drivers to ensure they are current.

Thanks for your help
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18 Jul 2011   #8
SlasherIT

Ubuntu 12.10
 
 

You used the driver update program? You weren't installing the Wi-Fi device driver properly. You have to open Device Manager, select the Wi-Fi device (thats not working), go into the Driver tab, select Update Driver, Have Disk and then locate the .inf for the driver update. It would then install it properly.
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18 Jul 2011   #9
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Glad you fixed it Jay. Thanks for letting us know.
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18 Oct 2014   #10
2009joseph

WINDOWS 7 64BIT ultimate
 
 

hello i know this is for a advent m200 but i have a advent v100 and well the hdd broke in it and i put a new one in it and well i have put windows seven on it but one problem is i cant get the wifi or lan to work i have connected up the lan to no avail.could any of you guys tell me what im doing wrong i have downloaded driver easy but need connection to work please if you a guys out there can help would be great
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