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Windows 7: Acer Laptop Downgrade, Cannot get any LAN/WIFI Drivers

31 Dec 2014   #21
SIW2

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

From Acer

Wireless Intel

Wireless Broadcom

Wireless Atheros

Lan Broadcom


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01 Jan 2015   #22
websponge

Windows 7
 
 

I have installed the LAN and the WIFI Drivers, all installed without errors, but still LAN and WIFI dont work. still exclamation mark on ethernet and nework controller. unknown device
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01 Jan 2015   #23
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Where did you Install the Chipset Driver from ? ...


Have read many Posts it is some what confusing to which Lan Card you have ..


According to Acer it is the Realtek ...
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01 Jan 2015   #24
websponge

Windows 7
 
 

I installed the chipset driver from an acer website, probably the wrong one as its not available, when I type in my serial number -
It says this:- Aspire E5-521G

But there are no chipset drivers available, Ive been on this for 2 days and its ruined my new year lol!
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01 Jan 2015   #25
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Okay you first need to get the right Chipset Driver Installed ..

You have the E5 -521 G


The E5- 521 uses the same Drivers are you Model .. And i Know for a fact its an AMD Chipset .... Which you must Install first ..


Chipset


Will Post a Link asap for your other Drivers
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01 Jan 2015   #26
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Okay read the Link below ... It should lead you to the Drivers you need ...


ACER E5-521 Downgrade to windows 7 - Laptops - Laptop Tech Support
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01 Jan 2015   #27
websponge

Windows 7
 
 

It says Intel on the laptop? and the sticker says "Aspire E 15" and then "E5-511-C619"
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01 Jan 2015   #28
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

No wonder then hold on a sec
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01 Jan 2015   #29
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Still use the Link below for the Wireless any ones guess as to which one ...


ACER E5-521 Downgrade to windows 7 - Laptops - Laptop Tech Support


Will search for the Lan Driver
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01 Jan 2015   #30
websponge

Windows 7
 
 

Tried all 3 wireless drivers, not one worked they all install fine.. but nothing
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