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Old 07-20-2010, 10:48 PM   #16
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nvm its probably cause windows didnt not have any precedent competitors within the GUI OS category thats why things are kinda of easy to put under the numbers....Linux on the other hand has Windows for you to compare with hence the presumed and assumed complications...

anyways...i got to start internet on LAN...thanks for all the help guys
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Several posters have mentioned specific, concrete steps you can take to get your wifi working.

Since you don't seem interested in actually solving the problem by using 'ifconfig' or 'lspci' to gather more information about your hardware, I will assume this is a "windows vs. linux" rant, and not a legitimate support request. Best of luck whichever operating system you choose.
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I agree with snowpine but thought you might find this of interest if you are looking to try Linux:
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Out of interest; we just did a company wide Windows 7 upgrade. I've yet to meet a user whose WLAN card worked out the box without some tweaking. So I don't think that stuff just works with Windows.

Also try Ubuntu/Mint/PCLinuxOS which generally have the drivers for most of your devices.


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