05-30-2009 04:17 AM - edited 05-30-2009 04:18 AM
05-30-2009 07:26 PM
06-08-2009 07:31 AM
I have a problem just like Aldoz's problem, the one with wireless card but the only difference is that I have a Pavilion dv7-1205eg.
When I got my laptop I had Windows Vista Home Premium installed but in Deutsche language so I've upgraded to Windows Vista Ultimate to have more than 1 display language.
Besides the problem with wireless card I also have some problems with HP Mobile Remote Control, the only working keys are: Shutdown, DVD, MediaSmart, External Display and Windows Media Center (First row with keys).
For the wireless problem I have tried the following solutions:
- Flashing BIOS (Upgrade from F.41 to F.46) - Unsuccessfull
- Installing HP Wireless Assistant (From another Pavilion product because my product dv7-1205eg doesn't have this application in Software & Driver downloads). - Unsuccessfull
- I tried HP Wireless Assistant because on Windows Vista Home Premium it was pre-installed.
- Installing HP Quick Launch Buttons - Unsuccessfull
NOTE: Wireless status led is always orange.
Got any ideas how can I solve this issues?
06-08-2009 10:06 AM
This may be a problem because of the wrong wireless driver. Some people reported then they have Broadcom driver on HP site for their model by a mistake. Whe they installed this driver orange light appeared on wireless.
Solution was installing atheros drivers which You can find here.
If that will not help try something like this:
Go to Control Panel -> System -> Hardware -> Devices Manager
Click with right button of Your mouse on each yellow sign and choose properties. Then go to bottom details and paste here device id. This way we will know what it is.
06-08-2009 01:53 PM
I have found the solution just before you've posted this message.
As you said, HP made a mistake on that drivers list. They told me that I have a Broadcom wireless adapter but I have a Atheros one. Once again, thanks to Windows Vista and his Solutions Software.
Everything is okay but my Remote Control now doesn't work at all. Earlier it worked only Application Launcher buttons and now none of them works.
Two things I need to mention:
- I have installed ENE CIR (Infrared driver) which also installed a HID-compliant device driver + Microsoft eHome Infrared Transceiver.
- Battery is almost full (I've played with this remote only one hour).
Doesn't this remote control come with a driver? A infrared one? Or maybe it comes with a multimedia software, but I also tried to re-install MediaSmart MVP.
I have tried to remove ENE CIR to see what happens and but I wasn't surprised, nothing happened.
Please help me!
06-08-2009 03:57 PM - edited 06-08-2009 04:01 PM
Uninstall software for Ene Cir which You've got there and try to install one of these:
HP ENE CIR Receiver Driver ver 188.8.131.52 Rev.A here
HP ENE CIR Receiver Driver ver 184.108.40.206 Rev.A here
Intel ENE CIR Receiver Driver ver 1.3.306.0 here
HP ENE CIR Receiver Driver ver 220.127.116.11 A for dv7-1200 here
One of this drivers should work for You.
11-15-2010 04:04 AM
Hey all, I have a HP pavilion DV7 as well, my light works just fine but my wireless isnt working at all, this just started yesterday and I have no clue as to what to do about it, can someone please help me??
07-03-2011 10:37 AM
I have an HP Pavilion DV7 that I have changed the battery on and now I have a power issue. Now it will not charge at all. The battery is only a few months old but I can not get my system to hold a charge with or without the batter or power adapter. Need help in troubleshooting this matter. I've tried plugging the computer in only with the power adapter; nothing works. I'm out of ideas except for throwing it against a wall. Help.
09-04-2011 05:40 PM
i have a big problem, my laptop: Hp pavilion dv7. do not conect to my wireless lan
i had windows 7 home premium 64 bit, i upgrade to windows 7 professional 32 bit (is that a problem)??....
but now i install everything from: www.hp.com (software/drivers) it still not working.. !!!
i can conect with a cable, but not WIRELESS (even i press on troubleshoot.. still the same) !!
i show you a pic from.. dutch language:
can anyone help please ?? !!!
10-12-2011 04:14 AM
wireless button/switch always stays off (amber color )?
i had this problem with pavilion dv7-1240
i spend 1 week to figure it out
i tried many things
what i found is WRONG WIRELESS DRIVER
HP gives you wrong driver
On HP website says my wireless driver is Broadcom
when i serarch my hardwares with Hardware Helper
my wireless card is Atheros Wireless
if you install the right driver and than start your computer again problem will be solved
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