Gateway laptop will not go online

By ceazerman
May 29, 2009
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  1. gateway mt3422

    Computer:
    Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Edition
    OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
    Multi CPU:
    CPU #0 AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor TK-53, 1703 MHz
    Network adapters:
    isatap.{342CC090-B595-45D9-A117-6012119C0BA8} 6.0.6002.18005
    NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller 6.2.0.126
    Realtek 8185 Extensible 802.11b/g Wireless Device 6.1053.1002.2006
    WAN Miniport (IP) 6.0.6000.16386
    WAN Miniport (IPv6) 6.0.6000.16386
    WAN Miniport (L2TP) 6.0.6000.16386
    WAN Miniport (Network Monitor) 6.0.6001.18000
    WAN Miniport (PPPOE) 6.0.6000.16386
    WAN Miniport (PPTP) 6.0.6000.16386
    WAN Miniport (SSTP) 6.0.6001.18000

    laptop was brought to me from a friend a month back when wireless adapter stopped working,i could not take laptop at that time.
    now im working on it, it showed in device mgr.yellow warning sign next to network adapters--nvidia nforce networking controller.
    i tried uninstalling, reinstalling networking controller drivers, reinstalling windows, service pack 1, service pack 2, in device mgr.>nvidia nforce networking controller> properties>general>device status--this device cannot start (code 10 ) after installing drivers- always get same message--driver software not successfully installed failed contact your device manufacturer for assistance getting this device installed. lastly uninstalled driver from networking controller properties, restarted windows with same results. any help would be greatly appreaciated. laptop out of warranty.
  2. fastco

    fastco Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,511

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