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Windows 7: Wireless not working , missing network controller drivers!

12 Jan 2013   #1

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Wireless not working , missing network controller drivers!

Hello!
I reinstalled Windows 7 home premium 32bit on my Asus k53u laptop. Installation went good, but i cant find wireless connection. When i try to install there is not option for wireless connection , its like my laptop never heard off wireless. But when i unplug internet cable from my router and put in my computer internet works. Im pretty sure that my router works , cause i have 2 other laptops , asus and toshiba and they have internet from router. But i missing network controller drivers , i went to device manager and there is yellow triangle on my network controller tab and it says that i missing drivers för that. So i suppose i need those drivers to find wireless ? Ive tried to find it on internet but not sucess so far. I downloaded 100 different but nothing solved problem. So i hope you know solution for my problem! NOTE : Asus i reinstalled worked fine before on wirless internet.

Sorry for my english


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12 Jan 2013   #2

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Can you cannot to internet wired instead of wireless?
Open device manager. Any exclamation marks/unknown devices there?

Give me the hardware id's of devices without driver. Just doubleclick on them and click on "Details" tab. expand properties->Hardware-id


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12 Jan 2013   #3

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Can you cannot to internet wired instead of wireless?
Open device manager. Any exclamation marks/unknown devices there?

Give me the hardware id's of devices without driver. Just doubleclick on them and click on "Details" tab. expand properties->Hardware-id
Hey i did what you asked me , here is it:


PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_002B&SUBSYS_666111AD&REV_01
PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_002B&SUBSYS_666111AD
PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_002B&CC_028000
PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_002B&CC_0280
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12 Jan 2013   #4

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Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter Driver Download for 2K,XP,2K3,VISTA,WIN7/32bits - ASUSTeK Computer Inc. K73BY

So Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter

Goto ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download K53U

Take the first one Version V9.2.0.458 .(18,04 (MBytes) 2011.12.21 update). Click on "Global" so it downloads. Double click on setup.exe in download. Works?

Any other unknown stuff in device manager?
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12 Jan 2013   #5

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Download/install ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Drivers and Download K53U
as well. This enables special keys like FN+f4 for example as far as I know. Many other drivers/utilities can be found there. But why should you if everything is working fine(?)
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12 Jan 2013   #6

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Works like a charm! Now i can my wireless internet! Thank you man!

Can you please find me drivers for my other laptop, i wanna reinstall windows too! Here you go:

PCI\VEN_1969&DEV_2060&SUBSYS_FF1E1179&REV_C1
PCI\VEN_1969&DEV_2060&SUBSYS_FF1E1179
PCI\VEN_1969&DEV_2060&CC_020000
PCI\VEN_1969&DEV_2060&CC_0200

And last question, sorry for bothering you , but i dont wanna open new thread!
My friend once told me that i have windows 7 on my comp ready to reinstall , he said that i got it when i bought laptop , and that i need just some keycode. So when i looked under my laptop i have one sticker and it says : Windows 7 home premium and product key xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. So is it true that i can just reinstall windows whitout using dics? I hope not, cause i bought windows 7 yesterday
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12 Jan 2013   #7

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Bump
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13 Jan 2013   #8

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BrokenCarr0t View Post
Works like a charm! Now i can my wireless internet! Thank you man!

Can you please find me drivers for my other laptop, i wanna reinstall windows too! Here you go:

PCI\VEN_1969&DEV_2060&SUBSYS_FF1E1179&REV_C1
PCI\VEN_1969&DEV_2060&SUBSYS_FF1E1179
PCI\VEN_1969&DEV_2060&CC_020000
PCI\VEN_1969&DEV_2060&CC_0200

And last question, sorry for bothering you , but i dont wanna open new thread!
My friend once told me that i have windows 7 on my comp ready to reinstall , he said that i got it when i bought laptop , and that i need just some keycode. So when i looked under my laptop i have one sticker and it says : Windows 7 home premium and product key xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. So is it true that i can just reinstall windows whitout using dics? I hope not, cause i bought windows 7 yesterday
Atheros AR8152 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller Driver Download for VISTA,WIN7/32bits - TOSHIBA Satellite L655

There you can see it's a Atheros AR8152 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller
Driver here
Driver Details | Dell United States
Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit Microsoft Windows XP





Just run the exe file, it will most likely just extract files(?) Then run setup.exe I think.

Most drivers are included in Windows 7 btw!!!
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13 Jan 2013   #9

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Quote:
Windows 7 home premium and product key xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
That code you need to enter when installing Windows 7 from Windows 7 install dvd.

What your friend means a restore to factory defaults. So it makes Windows 7 and all extra software itself. No productkey needed then. Read your manual how to do it.
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