Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


1602 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 262

Subscriber

Topic # 28510 2-Dec-2008 17:08
Send private message

I have reinstalled my gf's system for this laptop using the Toshiba NZ websites drivers for her specific model.  Everything has installed correctly bar the WIFI drivers.  The ones that are listed (XP that is) all state there is no supported chip for their drivers and the instillation cancels!!

I dont have access to her original CD's to install them so need some help as to work out what drivers i should get that will work.

 

The exact model of computer is the Satellite M100 (PSMA0A) model.  The bottom of the computer lends the wifi information of:

PA3501U-1MPC
FCC ID: CJ6UPA3501WL
IC: 248H-DPA3501W
CMII ID: 2005DJ1964

The devices shows up as uninstalled with the yellow question mark in the Device Manager as "Ethernet Controller"

 

Any helpas to getting to the bottom of this would be greatly appreciated;

 

Regards

 

itxt


Create new topic
2483 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  Reply # 181617 2-Dec-2008 17:23
Send private message

It's helpful to get the Device ID - go into Device Manager, view the Properties of the unknown device in question, go into the Details tab, and select "Hardware Ids".

The IDs will be in the form of:

...........&VEN_xxxx&DEV_xxxx&SUBSYS_xxxxxxxx

Where the x's are the IDs.

You can search this ID online to find drivers.




Find me on Twitter!

I posted 1, 2 x 10^3 times!



1602 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 262

Subscriber

  Reply # 181942 4-Dec-2008 09:31
Send private message

Thanks for the tip, I ended up finding the correct drivers on the Toshiba international site.  Go figure the NZ site has the wrong ones for the product!!

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel introduces new NUC kits and NUC mini PCs
Posted 16-Aug-2018 11:03


The Warehouse leaps into the AI future with Google
Posted 15-Aug-2018 17:56


Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted 13-Aug-2018 13:47


Huawei to distribute nova 3i in New Zealand
Posted 9-Aug-2018 16:23


Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted 9-Aug-2018 14:47


Panasonic announces new 2018 OLED TV line up
Posted 7-Aug-2018 16:38


Kordia completes first live 4K TV broadcast
Posted 1-Aug-2018 13:00


Schools get safer and smarter internet with Managed Network Upgrade
Posted 30-Jul-2018 20:01


DNC wants a safer .nz in the coming year
Posted 26-Jul-2018 16:08


Auldhouse becomes an AWS Authorised Training Delivery Partner in New Zealand
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:55


Rakuten Kobo launches Kobo Clara HD entry level reader
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:44


Kiwi team reaches semi-finals at the Microsoft Imagine Cup
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:38


KidsCan App to Help Kiwi Children in Need
Posted 26-Jul-2018 15:32


FUJIFILM announces new high-performance lenses
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:57


New FUJIFILM XF10 introduces square mode for Instagram sharing
Posted 24-Jul-2018 14:44



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.