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Windows 7: Cannot Find ASUS Network Controller, Wireless Internet Not Working

26 Jan 2013   #1
iowndd

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Cannot Find ASUS Network Controller, Wireless Internet Not Working

Ok so recently I reformatted my ASUS laptop wiping everything from my hard drive. When I tried to connect to the internet, the laptop would not find any wireless networks around me. So I went to Device Manager and saw that the "Network Controller" had a yellow triangle next to it. So I tried to find a network controller driver online for my laptop, but couldn't find anything. Even on the ASUS drivers download page there were no network controllers available. Here are the specs of my laptop: -
Model: UL50Ag, OS:- Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit, Ethernet Controller:- Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)

If any other information is required just ask and please if anyone can find a link or some solution to resolve my problem, I would be very grateful.


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26 Jan 2013   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi iowndd, Have a look here Drivers for Atheros AR8131 and Windows 7 you may find what you are looking for
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26 Jan 2013   #3
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

See below
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26 Jan 2013   #4
iowndd

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

@pebbly isn't that the Ethernet Controller Driver though? because i already have that installed, I need a network controller driver. And on that website I don't see it anywhere, plus there's no way to download because it only shows the code
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26 Jan 2013   #5
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi iowndd,

I think your network controller is listed as a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000, thats why you cant find one from Asus.

According to your specs: Intel® WiFi Link 1000

Please download and install this file from the following link:

File name: Wireless_15.3.1_s64.exe Version:15.3.1

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...+1000&lang=eng

or for just the driver:

File name: Wireless_15.3.1_Ds64.exe

Hope this helps

cheers

Dave
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26 Jan 2013   #6
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi iowndd, It is one and the same driver,you have to click on the green "click for download" button
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26 Jan 2013   #7
iowndd

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

@Dave let me install it and i'll let you know how it goes
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26 Jan 2013   #8
iowndd

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

@Dave, thank you so much, I will mark the thread as completed. Once again Dave, thank you so much!
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26 Jan 2013   #9
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iowndd View Post
@Dave, thank you so much, I will mark the thread as completed. Once again Dave, thank you so much!

No problem, glad its sorted
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