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Windows 7: need right driver for windows 7

15 Nov 2009   #21

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jmsae View Post
I've just installed an evaluation copy of Win7, on my old Dell D600 laptop. I'm having similar driver problems. Ethernet works out of the box, but I can't get wireless to work - the XP driver available on Dell's website won't run. And compatibility mode is greyed out (presumably because it's an evalutaion version so free).

What I don't understand, is when I installed Ubuntu linux on this same laptop, everything works out of the box. Why can't MS do that?
(I remember years ago (mid 90's) spending ages installing linux and searching the internet for drivers and ways of correcting problems - but now it seems to be that linux the easy one to install!)

Any suggestions on getting the driver.
I also get reminders saying there's a problem with the driver for Network Controller.

Thanks for any ideas ..

Put the Ethernet on to the network, do windows update then the wireless will work but sound!!

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