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MacBook On Windows 7 - WI-Fi Issue

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Feb 21, 2010 12:57 AM
hello all.
new to this discussions in apple.

sorry if my questions below are a repost or misplace the thread because this is my first post.


so, i have this brand new macbook white late 2009 (MC207) and i installed an original Windows 7 Home Premium via BootCamp. it all works well, i mean all of the component. almost. but i noticed one problem, which is the wi-fi connectivity.

i've checked the issue with the device manager and it turns out that the wi-fi adapter isnt recognized or like some kinda dont have a driver installed. i've tried to update the driver direct from the device manager but it said that windows cant find any driver that suits the adapter.

so everytime i wanna use a wi-fi connection via windows 7, i cant.

can anyone help me?

thanx in advance.
MacBook White MC207, Mac OS X (10.6.2), Core 2 Duo 2.26GHz, RAM 2GB DDR3, GF 9400M
  • Pancenter Level 5 Level 5 (7,505 points)
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    Feb 21, 2010 1:45 AM (in response to alexis23bledel)
    On the Mac side... menu, choose, "About This Mac" then select More Info.

    See if it lists the Wi-fi component name/manufacturer.

    They usually use Broadcom.

    Either that or you will have to wait until Apple releases Bootcamp Windows-7 drivers.

    pancenter-
    Power Mac G5 1.8GHz Dual, 4GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.5.7), RME Audio - MOTU MIDI, Mac (Logic 9.02), Intel/XP-Pro Quad Core PC
  • JasonFear Level 5 Level 5 (4,935 points)
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    Feb 21, 2010 12:14 PM (in response to Pancenter)
    BootCamp Drivers for Windows 7 were released on January 19, 2010.

    32-bit can be found here - http://support.apple.com/kb/DL996
    64-bit can be found here - http://support.apple.com/kb/DL979

    As you're having WiFi issues you'll need to plugin to download them. Upgrading to the latest driver set should resolve the WiFi issues. I had the same problem with a brand new MacBook last week, the 3.0 drivers wouldn't allow WiFi until I upgraded to the 3.1 drivers.
    13" MacBook Pro (2.26GHz/4GB/160), Mac OS X (10.6.2)

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