How do I install wireless drivers on Vista?

How do I install wireless drivers on Vista?

Manual install

  1. Start Windows and logon with administrative privileges.
  2. Double-click this package to extract it onto the hard drive.
  3. Click Start, select All Programs, select Accessories, then click Run…
  4. Specify SETUP.
  5. Follow the instructions on screen.
  6. If needed, restart the system.

How do I download a wireless LAN driver?

Install the driver by running the installer.

  1. Open the Device Manager (You can do this by pressing the Windows but and typing it out)
  2. Right click on your wireless adapter and choose Update Driver Software.
  3. Choose the option to Browse and locate the drivers you downloaded. Windows will then install the drivers.

Which wireless LAN driver do I need?

So how can one tell the wireless drivers needed on their computer? One way to identify your device is to go to the device manager (Press Windows Key + R > Type devmgmt. msc and hit enter) and see the device names then download the drivers for them.

How do I install Intel wireless LAN driver?


  1. First, identify your IntelĀ® Wireless Adapter and driver version number.
  2. Manually download your driver.
  3. After you have the software on your hard drive, double-click the executable.
  4. Follow the Installation Wizard through the installation process.
  5. For Windows 10, driver will be automatically installed.

How do I know which wireless adapter I have?


  1. From the Windows Start Screen, search Device Manager.
  2. Click to expand Network Adapters.
  3. Find the system’s Wireless Network Adapter and double-click to open.
  4. Select the Advanced tab.
  5. The list should display the number and type:

Where can I find my LAN drivers?

Most manufacturers include a compact disc with the LAN drivers needed to run their network hardware. LAN software or drivers updates are usually available for download on the hardware manufacturer’s website, often found in the “Downloads,” “Support,” or “Troubleshooting” sections of the websites.