And somehow when goback screwed up and I had to reinstall XP – somehow one time the D: Hope no one is upset if I ask can I replace the Marvell with the Intel wireless card but still keep Vista? When problems like this pop up I give them a reasonable amount of time, then figure that my time is worth something. I cannot tell you until Wednesday when I go back to workthat’s where my laptop is. Well it just wouldn’t find any networks.

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I wonder if I need to get rid of the usb adapter software and see if it will work. People want machines that WORK, not offer excuses that you cannot do this and sorry that’s not compatible.

Avoid profanity so your post doesn’t get red-flagged Tony “Buy what you like, or gateday be forced to like what you buy” With all that being said I will also say this. Check bios settings 2.

A couple of important things you will need to know: Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! My time is valuable and so is wireless connectivity CA m6t458 that tip was from a magazine article I read, where he said he had to implement that in many instances of “downgrading” from Vista to XP, wirdless that is what many users missed.


This is a comprehensive guide, Intel is famous for good documentation: You’all have fun now, ya hear!

This would be my first recommendation. Do you happen to know the name of the driver file? Some newer laptops have a physical switch. Who wirelwss sound drivers? My Cannon printer installed in a few minutes.

Drivers for Wi-Fi devices for Gateway MT6458 laptops | Windows 8.1 x64

Students Click Here Join Us! Wireless Internet worked right out of the box. Tony – you’re the best. Has anyone tried lonebirch idea or his step by step plans?

Gateway MT6458 laptop Wi-Fi device drivers

Is the wireless adapter enabled? Windows whined that it wasn’t a signed driver but it had no issue.

He might have got this thing working – time will tell. I would also call or email Acer.

While I still had xp loaded I tried several drivers and nothing installed correctly. Believe me, XP is still out there and being offered Hope you haven’t given up all hope on getting the Marvell TopDog Tony – Yep I know you don’t have it anymore and you got the replacement card – but even with that you still have info that has helped and clarified things for me. Now do you have a mt or – I can’t remember.


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I did put in that Netgear driver sys and it might work. If still no joy, try this: Hopefully you will see those little files flying. Can’t say I’m thrilled about the no-edit policy mistyped words etc. I live in Belize and my friend had a friend pick up the laptop for him. The drivers from other models may or may not work, go to the Gateway support site noted above, type SigmaTel in the search box wireelss pick the latest XP driver.

If there’s anyone else out there who can’t figure this Marvell Topdog issue out, Post your question and I’ll do my best to get you on the right track.

So my question now is who wlse has tried this method and has ot worked for them?