07-25-2012 06:24 PM
Just bought the laptop today and did a fresh install of Win 7 Pro 64bit. Everything is OK except the Wireless Intel Centrino N + WiMAX 6150 driver will not load. All other drivers loaded with no issues. I have downloaded the driver on th HP site, I have download the driver in Intel site and still won't install. It's very strange because when I did execute the driver from the Intel site, it did finish installing but in device manager I still get a "!" mark beside the device. My wireless adapter is working that's what I am using right now to connect to the internet.
I even tried unnistalling the Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software and re-installing it and still the only one that does install correctly is the "Intel Centrino Wireless-N 6150" and "Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter" and the "Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter #2".
Can anyone help me out, it's bothering the heck out of me.
thanks in advance
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07-26-2012 12:42 PM - edited 07-26-2012 12:44 PM
It's an "!" yellow exclamation mark. It means that the driver is not installed for the device.
08-20-2012 09:55 AM
I see you did a fresh install, where did you get the drivers that allow the SATA drive to be seen during the initial load? I have been attempting this and cant find the driver that will allow for a clean install.
08-20-2012 10:26 AM
Hi Marty, what you are saying is different from what I was experiencing, I never had any issues loading my copy of Windows 7 Pro. I did not have to install any extra drivers to have the SATA HDD accesible. You may want to start a new thead and see what happens. Good luck.
09-25-2012 08:51 AM - edited 09-25-2012 08:53 AM
i had the same problem. i tried several times with the cd approch but didn't work. I had to resort to Win7tousb (install via USB) and that did it.