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dell inspiron 640m xp home wireless driver


denis93

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my sister has bought the above laptop second hand,some one had put 7 in it,so i removed windows 7 ,unfortunately they have removed the back up recovery from the hard drive,so i put in windows xp home as that is what it was built for,my question is i know this is a wireless laptop,what drivers do i need to install to get wireless internet on it please?

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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check what level of security you are set for (wpa2) perhaps the old card in the laptop cannot use it.

Also check what level frequency being used make sure router can be seen by old card if broadcasting on n make sure router also broadcasts on g so old card can pivk up the wireless signal

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denis93

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as soon as i put the password in a box pops up titled wi-fi protected setup wizard,in it,it says checksum validation failed for pin entered.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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  1. Click "Profiles..." -> click "Add..." to create WiFi Profile.

  2. Enter a name in the "Profile Name" box.

  3. Enter the wireless network name(eg. SSID). click "Next..."

  4. Enter the password of the network to finish configuring.

  5. Click "Connect..."

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denis93

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fruit bat when i get to security settings,its at personal security,set at none,in the big box it says note:there is no security on this network. the button at the bottom that says NEXT is grayed out.

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