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Windows 7: How do I make my network controller work to use my wifi?

09 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit.
How do I make my network controller work to use my wifi?

I am having a problem getting my Network Controller working after installing Windows 7 32 bit over the top of a preinstalled Windows 7 64 bit system.

I installed the 32 bit version with my product key as I hadn't made a copy of the original when it first came, and I was having download problems I couldn't resolve.

These are my Hardware ids, if that helps.


Now however I cannot resolve the driver problem with my Network Controller. I have read other threads on here and tried many of the suggested drivers, one of which installs but doesn't work (Atheros).

I can only connect to the internet via my ethernet cable. The wifi acts as if it doesn't exist.

If you need any further information, please let me know. Thank you. :)


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09 Mar 2015   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32bit

Hi vivawindows95, welcome to SevenForums.
You need to install the 32 bit Chipset Driver of your machine.
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10 Mar 2015   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit.

Hi ShoTTaS,

Thank you for your help so far. Can you however help me to update the chipset driver.
I went on this website:
to update the chipset driver but I am not able to extract and apply it, it keeps saying failed.

Thank you.
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10 Mar 2015   #4

Windows 7 Pro 32bit

Can you post your dxdiag info on your next reply?
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