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Windows 7: Acer ES1 411 driver errors

18 Aug 2015   #1
applebyd

7 64 home premium
 
 
Acer ES1 411 driver errors

I had a total laptop failure last week and would have cost more to
fix than replace (Yes EVERYTHING was backed up)

So I'm now the owner of a shiny new ACER Es1-411.

It was running Win 8 so I backed up the drivers, reset the BIOS to allow a legacy USB Boot, copied my ISO disk as an executable to a memory stick and nuked the Win 8 install along with the 6 (SIX!!!) partitions it had created.

I've now a clean Win 7 Home Premium install working with one exception.

The wifi driver isn't Win 7 compatible, and, I can't find one on line anywhere.

Wondering if you had any suggestions.

I'm looking for an ethernet cable ( I know I have one somewhere) so I can at least get on line... But an the moment am open to ideas!

Any help appreciated !!



UPDATE: I got a USB Wifi dongle an that can now at least see my wifi network.
It looks as if the error is in the Network Adaptor installation.


I'm aware I may have totally borked this, but am open to suggestions... (Including discussions of
what an idiot I've been...)


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18 Aug 2015   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Do you know which Wireless Adapter you have ? Intel or Atheros ?

Does the Wireless Adapter show in the Device Manager ? ..
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18 Aug 2015   #3
applebyd

7 64 home premium
 
 

Many thanks for the speedy reply!

Will check when I get home.

As far as I remember it wasn't showing at all in device manager.

I've one of these now.

SCAN - Edimax EW-7722UTn V2 300Mbps Wireless Mini USB Adapter - USB / PCI Cards - Wireless / WiFi - Network - Computing & Tablets - Malta Shop for Laptops, Notebooks, Computers, Acer, Apple, Asus, Canon, Dell, HP, Sony - Acer Service Centre in Malta

Which can see my home network Ok, but, it just won't connect.

Windows diagnostics is saying network adaptor faulty....



The machine I had that died has a keyboard failure, so, I've hooked a USB keyboard up
and I can pull drivers down as necessary and port them via USB.
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18 Aug 2015   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Also check in Program and Features that you have the Launch Manager Installed ?
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18 Aug 2015   #5
applebyd

7 64 home premium
 
 

OK, will do.

I'll have a look at it later and then post back.

Many thanks for the help.
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19 Aug 2015   #6
applebyd

7 64 home premium
 
 

just had chance to look .

Launch manager isn't installed .

I've attached a screen shot of Device Manager.

Open to suggestions ....

many thanks

DaveA


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19 Aug 2015   #7
applebyd

7 64 home premium
 
 

note : the usb wi-fi adapter seems to be fine.

I suspect the Network Adapter...

once I actually get a connection I can update the others (graphics etc...)

thanks
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19 Aug 2015   #8
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Good news ...

Here is the Drivers you need ..

1 Chipset Driver

2 Bluetooth Driver


For the Network Controller select it right click select Property's / Details Tab

Post any info you see there ...
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20 Aug 2015   #9
applebyd

7 64 home premium
 
 
Loading drivers

Thanks again,

I'll post the network adaptor settings later.

Any idea how I can download those drivers when I don't have a network connection?
The ethernet isn't working either.

I thought to D/l to my old laptop but the update will only seem to work on the target machine.

I'm thinking of linking my phone via USB and seeing if that will act as a wifi hotspot / pass through
for the Acer unit.

Any thoughts?

Regards, and, thanks again for your time.

DaveA
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20 Aug 2015   #10
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Dave ... Was just checking on the Acer Website there ...

They all contain EXE Files so just Download them copy to a Flash Drive and Install ...


I also noticed all the DRivers contain Drivers for Windows 7 ...


Though it does not state that on the Acer Website ...
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