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Wireless adapter dont work on win seven

Posted on 2011-09-14
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Hello,

i am trying to install an wireless adapter from Asus, i used the same adapter on my old pc (win xp) but now it the software doesn't install correctly .

the adapter is Asus 802.11G 54Mbps

Thank you.
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Check the asus site for windows 7 drivers for that adapter. If there aren't any, check the XP installation you have, it should give you more details on the model number and actual manufacturer (Asus doesn't really make any Wireless NIC's, but they may re-lable them from other manufacturers), then when you know the chip being used you can check the manufacturer's site for drivers. Maybe you can also take the adapter out of the PC and read any markings on it to get more details.
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i didn't find any driver :/   its just a USB 2.0 stick
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Then check in your XP PC what driver it installs for the stick. You can probably also get more details using SIW after it is running in XP:

http://gtopala.com
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