Will be testing it from now. Courtneyc , Dec 13, Tech Support Guy is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations. After buying the Gateway M I had heard some not so nice things about its wireless card Marvell Topdog I connected a wired LAN cable to laptop and after a few mins both Marvell and Display adapters took effect.

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No WiFi Your device requires ndiswrapper. Your name or email address: During last week I start to experiencing 2 different problems with this notebook: Oct 22, Messages: But just as soon as the update was finished, the wireless card disappeared in the device manager. I have decided to start over and install When you downloaded the file to your Downloads directory, you downloaded a zip file.

Computer powers off in sleep mode Log in or Sign up. Will admit that it sounds a lot like your problem which involved soldering a chip, but want to try this first.


I went to the Gateway site to see if I could find a better driver there, but I can’t make out the serial on the laptop – the sticker is damaged. This all started a few days ago the first time the wireless card wouldn’t recognize any networks.

I guess other drivers are not related to my problems. Gateway x driver issues.

Gateway M vs TopDog Wireless | Tech Support Guy

Since you think Marvll on the right track, I’ll dig gateay the internet a little more and see if I can find a different driver download. Number of reboots and other trials did not help. You may get errors such as “device cannot start” when installing the drivers which Windows Update downloads automatically.

Now that you have NDISWrapper installed and working, You should already have the Windows driver extracted into a folder and that you are running these commands from that folder. November 6th, 9. November 6th, 8.

Gateway M-6750 laptop Wi-Fi device drivers

RT Nov 6, Thanks Mike to share your solution. Thank you to the person that fixed my first post. So if 1st one will fail, I still have an alternative. Automatic updates said that gatdway couldn’t update because there was no connection.


I plugged in and let it update and everything was fine. Marvell Technology Group Ltd.

Check to see which card you have, lspci -nn. Thank you, John Here is additional info iwconfig lo no wireless extensions.

SOLUTION: Gateway M-6750 Marvell TOPDOG (EC85) Vista Driver Issue

November 6th, 6. I afraid it’s a microcrack or bad connection between some elements, maybe because of bad soldering. No WiFi Great thank you.

Email Required, but never shown. The rest should not be important. After it installs you will still notice or will see the error that the device could not start 5.