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02-23-2009 07:55 PM
My HP dv1000 worked fine with some Atheros wireless card. This morning the operating system( winxp ) suddenly can't detect it. I googled around but there seems to be nothing really helpful to this problem. Did anybody ever come thru this before?
02-24-2009 02:21 AM
1. Check in Device manager if the card is detected, should be under "Network adaptors", if it's USB find under "Universal serial Bus controllers".
2. If not detected, check if you see any ?- other devices. If yes, reinstall drivers.
3. If No, reseat the card and install the drivers.
4.If still doesn't work, check by connecting it to another PC. If works on another PC, then try connecting it to dif slot/port on this PC.
07-21-2010 07:50 AM
atheros? you so crazy. anyways for people with this same problem reading this, I just fixed it and ill go into more detail how so you can do it and not go crazy.
The DV1000 uses the intel pro wireless card. When you reinstall windows, all the other drivers are fairly easy to install but the wireless card wont even show up in the hardware profiles and the wireless button wont even light up until you...
Install the "intel chipset installation utility" drivers from the hp site. it's under the subcategory "operating system - enhancements and QFE's
THEN install the "intel proset for intel prowireless drivers" found in the same hp page under "software solutions". Dont confuse this with the wireless drivers themselves, this one says PROSET the other one doesn't and the other one is in the other category for "driver - network". Install the proset.
THEN go to the "driver network" subcategory and download the very first one, intel prowireless drivers and install it.
Realize that itll install, flash up a black DOS screen and dissappear. its supposed to that doesnt mean its broke hah. RESTART and you should be golden, make sure you push the wirless button if its ot already on.
If this doesnt work, then either you didnt follow my steps with attention to detail, or you have to install the broadcom driver last instead of the intel prowireless.
I just did this after a year of windows being reinstalled and the wireless not working. This. Works. Forget all the other threads that dont go into enough detail.
03-31-2012 11:04 AM
HP Wireless assistant may be corrupt; if so, the wireless keyboard button won't turn the connection on (but it will turn it off - figure out that one!).
Go to Add/Remove programs
Select Wireless Asst
select "repair" (or repair from Hp recovery program, if you have it installed
Couldn't find the Wireless Asst download from this site.