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Windows 7: Need network driver for HP g6-2250sa lap top using Windows 7 Home Prem

10 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
 
 
Need network driver for HP g6-2250sa lap top using Windows 7 Home Prem

I have a HP g6-2250sa 960/6/750 Laptop, it came with Windows 8 64 bit but I didn't like it so I installed Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit on it. I completely took out windows 8 (deleted all partitions and created new ones). But now I have no network drivers so there for can not connect to any wired/wireless network. I have tried the drivers already available but it keeps saying they are not compatible. I checked the HP web site and there's only drivers for windows 8, nothing for windows 7 for my model.

Can anyone help? If I cant find drivers then I will have to revert back to windows 8 which I hate!!

Thanks!


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10 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Find out what network/wifi hardware you have and go to the vendors site. Not much help I know but......
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11 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
 
 

I have the following network card:
Integrated 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN, 802.11b/g/n

Hope this helps. Any help much appreciated!!
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11 Nov 2012   #4

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi melko ,Have a look at this one Ralink 802.11 b/g/n WiFi Adapter HP Pavilion g6-2250sa Notebook PC | HP® Support= It's the only one listed that has win 7 drivers available
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11 Nov 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you so much! The driver that you mentioned worked! Now I just need to update the drivers for other things such as PCI Device, not sure where to get that! thanks again
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11 Nov 2012   #6

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by melko View Post
Thank you so much! The driver that you mentioned worked! Now I just need to update the drivers for other things such as PCI Device, not sure where to get that! thanks again
You're very welcome , Use the same link Software & Driver Downloads HP Pavilion g6-2250sa Notebook PC | HP® Support You will have to look through the drivers to see which support Windows 7 It may be worth trying to load a win8 driver in compatibility mode not sure if this works as I have never tried
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11 Nov 2012   #7

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
 
 

No I checked under graphic drivers (to fix the PCI driver missing problem) and all 3 of the available drivers are for windows 8 only, according to HP's web site. I dont have windows 8 on the laptop, I removed it completely. So will need something to work with windows 7.
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12 Nov 2012   #8

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by melko View Post
No I checked under graphic drivers (to fix the PCI driver missing problem) and all 3 of the available drivers are for windows 8 only, according to HP's web site. I dont have windows 8 on the laptop, I removed it completely. So will need something to work with windows 7.
melko, Did you try compatibility mode? I'm not sure if it works in reverse mode or not , You can be the Guinea pig
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12 Nov 2012   #9

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
 
 

Hi do I do Compatibility mode?
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12 Nov 2012   #10

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by melko View Post
Hi do I do Compatibility mode?
Sorry for late reply Compatibility Mode As I said I'm unsure if it works in reverse
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