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I reformatted the hd on mine and installed XP Pro on it and with the drivers I got from Intel and Acer it works just fine. Jan 22, Acer Aspire Notebook. The basis of what they said was, “We don’t support downgrades” Go fish!!!! No Chuck, the Driver Manager doesnt show anything as the driver is missing and no icon shows up on the list, just the Ethernet connection and shows no error message at all. The far left button below the start button middle, top is the wireless button.

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Hope this helps some who were pulling their hair out like me trying to help out family with laptop problems. Not sure why it would not show up in Windows Device Manager. Also, when the update has finished, do perform a restart to ensure that all changes take effect properly.

Acer Aspire 4720Z laptop Wi-Fi device drivers

Are you an Acer Aspure and Internet Expert? Want Answer 0 Clicking this will make more experts see the question and we will remind you when it gets answered. GraywolfNov 24, They came with Vista installed and neither of us like Vista. The link is here: Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. Check Device Manager to ensure all devices are properly recognized and functional.


The email address entered is already associated to an account. Also, I don’t really know which wireless card is installed in the computer aspiree Acer did nothing to help me along those lines. This is the only clue you will have on whether the button is on or off. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links.

Need WiFi driver for Aspire 4720Z WiFi driver XP Pro

Make sure you do not have the Laptop Battery in it’s bay, as this will keep power to the motherboard and will not allow any BIOS memory to drain from the IC chip. Updating the driver version can resolve different compatibility issues, fix related errors spotted throughout the product’s usage, add support for new operating systems, improve transfer speed, as well as bring various other changes.

Tell us some more! Join overother people just like you! Try visiting this Acer site I qlan try it as see if I can get that to work on my wifes computer, if I can get it away from her now, rofl. That leads me to believe the driver should also be an Intel WIFI driver, but that one which I also downloaded 7420z the software install package, does not install the driver in the laptop.


Will keep you up to speed and thank you once again for all your help.

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The atheros driver available on the US website is faulty and was the issue. Dec 28, Messages: I contacted Acer and after paying them Yes, my password is: Do you already have an account?

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