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mattdarey

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I recently reformatted a friend of mine's laptop that he bought used it came with no driver disc or operation system disc or anything. It is a dell latitude d610 and I have successfully found all of the drivers except for the wireless card. I've found a few that were supposed to work but only got an error when i tried opening them. The wireless card is an intel pro/wireless 2915abg and I've tried dell's website and intel's site and none of them worked. If anyone could help me it would be amazing.
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On the Dell website you have a patch/upgrade (5mb in size) for the Intel ® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection, did you try this patch after you installed the driver from Dell to see if it helps.

http://support.dell....1&fileid=146209
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Thats the thing it wouldn't allow me to install any of them it would give me an error as soon as I opened it and would immediately cancel the installation. I had success with one that I found but all it did was make the device recognizable and would give me a different error upon booting the pc.
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If you look at the instruction before installing the drivers Dell says this:

Windows 2000 Users:
The installer package requires Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0. Microsoft® Windows® 2000 users will be required to update to Microsoft® Windows® Installer 3.1 before installation will be allowed.
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Alright I didn't see that apparently.. that would be my bad. But one question I'm currently at this page http://www.microsoft...&displaylang=en and I'm not sure on which .msi file I will need or if I need them all.
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Files to use:
msxml6.msi
msxml6-KB954459-enu-x86.exe.

Before downloading and installing those updates be sure you have Microsoft Installer 3.1 (MSI 3.1) installed on your pc. Your Windows 2000 must have service pack 3 or later for you to be able to install this Windows Installer 3.1

http://www.microsoft...&displaylang=en
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