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16 Dec 2009   #1
Ger

windows 7
 
 
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I have recently upgraded to Windows 7. After upgrading I was unable to turn my wireless on. The problem is not the drivers as Windows show that the driver is updated when I go to Device manager Network adapters - Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter: Properties Driver Update Divers...

I have a LG E200 notebook and to turn on the wireless you use Fn f6. The rest of the function keys work. If anyone knows how this problem can be fixed please let me know. Thanks


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16 Dec 2009   #2
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ger View Post
I have recently upgraded to Windows 7. After upgrading I was unable to turn my wireless on. The problem is not the drivers as Windows show that the driver is updated when I go to Device manager – Network adapters - Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter: Properties – Driver – Update Divers...

I have a LG E200 notebook and to turn on the wireless you use Fn – f6. The rest of the function keys work. If anyone knows how this problem can be fixed please let me know. Thanks
I had this very same issue back with the RC build of Windows 7...

Did you by chance have your wireless off when you installed 7?
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16 Dec 2009   #3
Ger

windows 7
 
 

Could be, can't remember. If yes what must I do
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16 Dec 2009   #4
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ger View Post
Could be, can't remember. If yes what must I do
Well...in my case I attempted to install drivers and even took the laptop open to see if the card unplugged itself...

In the end I made sure the switch for the wireless was on and reinstalled 7

In your case...lets not go that far yet okay? Open up Device Manger and uninstall the Wireless Card. Also tick the box "Delete Driver Software" and hit okay. Reboot and let it install your Wireless Card again and lets see if it works
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16 Dec 2009   #5
Ger

windows 7
 
 

didn't work. It installs it and say its ready to use but nothing...
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16 Dec 2009   #6
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ger View Post
didn't work. It installs it and say its ready to use but nothing...
Same thing it did for me...

Lets try to update the driver directly from the manufactuer...
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16 Dec 2009   #7
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Did u say you tried Fn+F6 and Wifi is not turned on?
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16 Dec 2009   #8
Ger

windows 7
 
 

There is no driver for windows 7, so I used the vista 32-bit driver. It installed but still nothing..
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16 Dec 2009   #9
Ger

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Did u say you tried Fn+F6 and Wifi is not turned on?


Yes
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16 Dec 2009   #10
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Is there a Hotkey driver/utility from the vendor site, if so, try installing that also.
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