Why can’t I install my netbook’s wireless driver?

HARSHIL AGNIHOTRI October 12, 2012
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I bought an Acer D225E netbook about a year and half ago. I was getting angry at how slow WIndows 7 starter was so I tried to install Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit. I did, and I downloaded all the drivers from Acer.ca/Acer.com, but I can’t get the Wireless Atheros driver to work. It says my device may not be present or is ejected/unplugged from my system.

How can I get around this and install the driver?

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  1. Jim Chambers
    October 21, 2012 at 5:24 pm

    maybe WiFi is switched off

  2. Irshaad Abdool
    October 17, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    maybe it has been disabled. fire up the bios setup, and look for it in 'attached peripherals'

  3. Dave Rimmer
    October 16, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    Go to Device manager see if it is there if yes then uninstall and install this driver from here -

    http://www.acer.co.uk/ac/en/GB/content/drivers

    Then follow guide.

  4. ha14
    October 13, 2012 at 9:21 am

    try to scan with slimdrivers
    http://www.driverupdate.net/

  5. euzhan marsa
    October 13, 2012 at 6:51 am

    i think to instal wireless not use a driver, you can turn on the connectivity on ur netbook, i have netbook too.

  6. Dimal Chandrasiri
    October 13, 2012 at 5:01 am

    you have the wrong driver. please go to the downloaded location and select the appropriate driver.

  7. Gordon Scott
    October 13, 2012 at 1:25 am

    Sounds like you have the wrong driver.
    go here..
    http://support.acer.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?tab=1&modelId=3464

    Scroll to the very bottom.. where the wireless drivers are..there are quite a few...and 2 Atheros drivers..the VERY BOTTOM ONE version 9.1.209 is for windows 7.

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