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I have a desktop wired to a Netgear router running XP Home. I have just got hold of a Prestigio Visconte 120 laptop which the previous owner used wirelessly with his router. He had no problem with the wireless connection. I had to reload XP onto it and now it doesn't connect to my Netgear router. The Network connections show a LAN Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC and a 1394 Net Adapter. Nothing shows as a wireless connection
I am unsure what to do to get it to pick up my router. Can anyone give me any advice please. I have plugged in the router cable and it connected to the Internet ok but not wirelessly.
In device manager the Network Controller has a yellow question mark against it which shows as no drivers loaded for it, could that be the problem?

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Press start then run then type devmgmt.msc
then press <enter>

Or

Right click My Computer then choose Manage then Device Manager

Do you see any yellow ? or !
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Yes lots of yellow ?s under the Other Devices but not under the Network Adapters
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do you see a wireless adapter anywhere?
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Nope only the adapters described in my original message
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u need a driver for your pc. go to a manufacture website find a wireless driver.

Edited by tikyoo, 12 January 2008 - 08:35 PM.

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What website, what manufacturer, what type of driver ? The Prestigio website doesn't have much support.
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its a wireless driver if u just wanna use wireless just download wireless. go to this website http://www.prestigio...ducts/notebooks click on support & drivers and enter the model number.
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Tikyoo

The model is a Visconte 120 but its not on the website shall I just pick any model although I I can't even find a wireless driver for the nearest number which is 1230. Is it a modem driver or a WLAN driver I need
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i found this one download this one http://files.prestig...Driver/WLAN.zip
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Thanks
Then what do I do with it? Is it an installation and if so where do I install it?
Thanks again for all your help with this
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just install it in your pc that doesnt have a driver.
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Sorry for being a bit ignorant but how do I install it?
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click on the link ang click open. its like installing a program.
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Once again apologies but can't find ang in the WLAN download
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