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JamesLenovo
Paper Tape
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Registered: ‎02-10-2013
Location: UK
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IdeaPad Z580 Wireless Problem

I am writing this on behalf of my father, who has recently bought an IdeaPad Z580.

 

He was getting increasingly frustrated at Windows 8, so I suggested for him to downgrade it to Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. After finally overcoming the hurdle of the GPT harddrive, I am now stumped by the fact that now the wireless adaptor wont work.

 

I am able to use the Ethernet cable adaptor, and it is currently plugged into the router and working fine with a wired connection, but let's be honest, what';s the point in having a laptop, if you can't surf on the move?

 

I've tried redownloading drivers and such for the wireless adaptor with no success. Hope someone has a suggestion.

 

Thanks in advance!

 

edit: typo

liam-6
Paper Tape
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎02-10-2013
Location: UK
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Re: IdeaPad Z580 Wireless Problem

I have a very simular problem on my newly purchased Z500. 

 

I ditched the pre installed windows 8 for my copy of windows 7. Installed now non of the "windows 7" drivers work. So now i have a £600 paperweight sat on my desk. 

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