Wireless Driver for Windows 8

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Wireless Driver for Windows 8

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Hello! I had installed windows 8 on my laptop dell stiudio xps 1645  and i can't find anywere the driver for wireless.Windows 8 install me a driver for wireless but my speed is limited when i want to download something 300kb/s max. and normaly i download with 5-6 mb/s.Can you give me the driver for windows 8 or some advices.

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  • Hi robert20,

    Dell Studio XPS 1645 was not shipped and tested with Windows 8, hence, drivers for Windows 8 for this system are not available. However, you may try installing the wireless card drivers in compatibility mode and check functionality. Here are the steps:

    • Click on the link http://dell.to/15qqGcr 
    • Enter the Service Tag of your system and select the operating system as Windows 7.
    • You will find the wireless driver under 'Networks'.
    • Download the drivers on the desktop.
    • Double click on the file and extract it on the desktop in a folder.
    • Look for setup file in the extracted folder. Right click ‘.exe’ file and click ‘Properties’.
    • Click 'install in compatibility mode’.
    • Click on Application and select ‘Troubleshoot Compatibility’.
    • Next, click on ‘Troubleshoot Program’.
    • Click on Program worked in earlier versions of Windows.
    • Click on ‘Windows 7’.
    • Click on ‘Start the Program’.
    • Do not hit ‘Next’ until the installation completes.
    • Once the installation completes, click on ‘Next’.

    If the issue still persists, please share the wireless card installed on the system, I'll try to check if Windows 8 compatible drivers are available or not. If not, then you might have to roll back to the previous version of the Windows installed on the system.

    Hope this helps. Please reply if you have any questions.

    Thanks & Regards
    Saharsh K
    #iworkfordell
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