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So I've installed the drivers for Wireless, but unfortunately, I can't find the entry in Device Manager that I have to modify from it. Can someone tell me what entry it is, or what I may have done wrong? I simply ran the .exe from the Driver thread.

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Nevermind, found it. It's a really obscure thing to do though.

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can you please post here and let others know what you did? Just in case anyone else bumps into the same issues!

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You have to make a completely new entry for a new device in the Device Manager. Do this by entering the new device in Add New Hardware, then find the .inf file that was extracted to get the correct working driver put on.

A note though, for my wireless network, it would not connect to my Netgear router, but seemed to like my Belkin one, and would easily connect to it. The drivers are picky right now because they're more or less just botched jobs until we can get the real thing going.

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I installed the driver and everything, but I still can't get it to work, whats going on?

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Look in Add New Hardware, make a new entry for a generic product, and locate the driver manually by Browsing for it.

That should solve it

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plz help me out!
I did exactly as wiki said,
(installing exe from ibm site and then going to device manager and looked up the proper driver from
c:\drivers\win\WW..\win..and so on)
but it just says

This device cannot start (Code 10)

can someone please help me out T

I tried just about everything I can think of..

I'm very sure that the device is the right one and everything is very smooth until
it's the time that it should start working it just says "this device cannot start"

It is driving me crazy for like 24hours now and please help me out T.T

I'll be in iChat expj@mac.com
if you could help me out via ichat
( why doesn't my mIRC connect to irc.macspeak.net?)

I'm attatching a screen shot.
and I tried it with all drivers... (the screenshot says that i installed a wireless lan mini pci adapter... but not only that, express adapter, pci adapter II didn't work.)

TIA :)

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Well, the problem is that you installed the wrong driver. You chose a different one than the advertised one when actually adding it I'm guessing, easy mistake.

Here is a screenshot of what it should look like, and the name of the driver that you should have used, which is open in the window

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yeah I tried that too,
It said "this device cannot start" just like the screenshot above..


the screen shot is after when the driver that you used didn't work(the right driver) and
i tried another driver...

Thanks anyway for the help..





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