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Windows 7: No network drivers after re-install of windows and new hard drive

18 Jun 2013   #1

windows 7 professional 64 bit
No network drivers after re-install of windows and new hard drive


Recently I have tried to revive my desktop, only 2 years old, I have installed a new hard drive and reinstalled windows however, when I started up windows I am unable to connect to the internet either by ethernet or wireless. When I went on the device manager it said there are no network drivers installed. How do I fix this?


Andrew Poole

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18 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

DescriptionImportanceVersionReleasedSupported OSDownload
Atheros Wireless 1525 WLAN Mini Card Desktops, v., A02 DW1525 customer installation driverRecommended8.0.0.3763/9/2011Windows 7 32-bit Windows 7 64-bit download
Broadcom BCM57780 LOM, v., A00 Broadcom BCM57780 Win7 64bit DriverRecommended12.2.2.21/8/2010Windows 7 64-bitdownload
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18 Jun 2013   #3

windows 7 professional 64 bit

installed the top driver, responded with windows needs a digitally signed driver...
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18 Jun 2013   #4

windows 7 professional 64 bit

second one seems to have done the trick, thanks very much for your help
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 No network drivers after re-install of windows and new hard drive

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