Gateway E-475M 802.11 Driver?

Discussion in 'Gateway' started by Justin, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. Justin

    Justin Guest

    I'm trying to install Windows 7 64 on this machine. I installed the
    drivers at this link, but still the 802.11 adapter is not recognized.

    I realize it is for Vista 64, but that is the closest OS I can find.

    If I try to install WIndows XP, I have the awesome problem of the F6
    drivers and the floppy disk.
    If I don't have access to a PC running Windows how can I make the F6
    driver diskette? Can I get the files off Intel's site and just dump
    them to a disk?
    The problem is, I'm on a Mac here and I can't run Windows exe's.
    Justin, Oct 16, 2010
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    Try a neighbor, co-worker, or close family for a system that can make the
    disk for you?

    I run Microsoft in Virtualbox, did not need a floppy to install microsoft
    operating system...

    JR the postman
    Postman Delivers, Jan 31, 2011
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  3. Justin

    BillW50 Guest

    In Postman Delivers typed on 31 Jan 2011 19:59:10 GMT:
    Yes all you need is the drivers on a floppy disc for the Windows XP
    install. And I am assuming you need the driver so you can install XP on
    a SATA drive. And if you don't have a floppy drive on that machine, you
    can buy an USB floppy drive that will work on eBay for about 15 bucks.
    Btw, I never saw your original post.
    BillW50, Feb 1, 2011
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