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Windows 7: Switched laptop from Win8 to Win7 and missing wireless/wifi drivers

29 Jul 2014   #1
WanguiK

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Switched laptop from Win8 to Win7 and missing wireless/wifi drivers

I have an Acer laptop, Aspire E1-570. I changed it from Windows 8 to Windows 7 and it is now missing the wireless drivers so I can't connect to Wi-Fi. Where can I get the missing drivers please?
I loked through some old posts with a similar problem but the links provided weren't current/functional.
Thanks.


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29 Jul 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. Go to the Device manager / Network Adapters / Right click on the one that is missing .. Select Property's / Details Tab / There should be a Hardware ID there please Post it ..
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