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Intel 6200 driver issues


I recently purchased and installed the 6200 wifi card. When I tried to install the driver, it failed to install and gave a code 32. the driver i've tried to install was the most recent one for windows 7 64 bit. I've restarted the laptop multiple times after uninstalling the driver and re-installing it. Any Ideas how I could get this Wifi Card to work?

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Hello Macsdd,

By Microsoft* definition, error code 32 (0x20) means that the process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. Make sure to download the driver package and save it on "My Documents" or "Desktop", close any windows including device manager, then try executing the driver package using administrator rights.

In the other hand, note that the Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200 adapter is meant to be professionally installed by Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) technicians on certified systems only. End-User integration is not supported by Intel(R).

Installing an aftermarket wireless adapter in your laptop can cause several issues which may affect usage of the wireless adapter or laptop. Some of these issues may include the following:

- The OEM may have installed the wireless adapter with a lock to prevent installation of another adapter.

- Your adapter may not be electrically compatible with your laptop that may cause the adapter and/or your laptop to no longer function.

- Wireless hardware installation and use is subject to regulatory approval, and the adapter purchased may not support your local regulations.

For additional information, refer to:

Intel® WiFi Products - Upgrade or exchange Intel® wireless adapter hardware

Intel® WiFi Products - Why doesn't my laptop recognize my new Intel wireless adapter?

In this case what we recommend and encourage you to first contact the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to determine if the product is approved for use in your computer.