Can someone help me with my network adapter driver?

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  1. thekastone

    thekastone New Member

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    Hi guys, i recently reinstalled windows 7 home premium 64 bit on to my Dell laptop and now my WLAN is not working, when I try and change adapter settings I see no wireless option. pressing the on/off key for wireless has no effect and when I look into my devices, I see my network controller option with an exclamation point. Can someone help me find the proper driver? I dont have factory discs.

    Hardware ID: PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_422C&SUBSYS_13218086&RE…

    Please and thank you.
     
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley New Member

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    If you go to the makers website of your laptop and look for your specific model, you should be able to find drivers for your network adapter.

    Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States]

    If you need help, let us know which laptop you have.
     
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  3. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    With a Dell system, you can normally just enter the service Tag and be taken to your exact system. Probably an Intel WiFi driver or maybe a Dell version.

    Did the unit come with Windows 7 installed originally? What model is it?
     
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  4. thekastone

    thekastone New Member

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    @ Cooley, that happened to work just fine for me, not sure why I ran into the issue. I got the drivers from the site you provided and installed, restarted, and presto!

    @ Saltgrass, it did come with 7 pre-installed and working properly. I had a separate partition for 7.

    Thanks for helping me out guys. Appreciate it.
     

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