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CA4
Beginner
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n-6230 wireless driver windows 8

Can't install Windows 8 64bit driver from Intel's driver page for my N-6230 hw. I have a Samsung NP900X3B-A01US laptop.

The file loads, I see the animated progress image but after 5-10 seconds it closes. I rebooted the pc, re-downloaded fresh copy of the driver, ran as admin, ran in W7 mode, XP SP3 mode, etc. Same issue. Tried both 32 and 64bit files. The 32 doesn't even load at all.

Download page

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=22548&lang=eng&OSVersion=Windows%208... Download Center

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Jose_H_Intel1
Employee
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Hello Chadi,

I understand you have an issue trying to install the driver for the Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230.

It is possible this issue is caused by a corrupt Windows* installer. You may try the tool from the link below:

How to troubleshoot problems when you install or uninstall programs on a Windows-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651

NOTE: These links are being offered for your convenience and should not be viewed as an endorsement by Intel of the content, products, or services offered there.

CA4
Beginner
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The fix it tool didn't detected anything.

Jose_H_Intel1
Employee
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CA4
Beginner
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Why? The new one was released for a purpose and should work.

CA4
Beginner
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I redownloaded the update from this link, 64bit for Windows 8.This time it was in zip format and I ran the DPInst64 file.

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=22549 Download Center

It says it is version 15.6.1

I first uninstalled the current driver 15.4.1.1 included the "uninstall driver software" option in dialog box, then ran the setup for the new one. It is still ends up installing 15.4.1.1 instead.

Why?

Jose_H_Intel1
Employee
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It is good to know you were able to install it. The version showing up in device manager (15.4.1.1) is expected for this wireless adapter model and operating system combination.

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