I recently had to do a full restore on myAlienware M17x R3. I used the proper installation order, and everything was going smoothly until it came time to install the WLAN 1501 driver .
Like a few others I have seen, I had an issue because it does not automatically install. I went to the device manager, right clicked on Network controller, and was going to try and install it manually by selecting the install file from the folder. The problem is, when i go to browse for the file, the only thing that shows up on the list are the folder names, there are no files inside the folders to select.
I have tried re-extracting the files and restarting my computer, but I haven't been able to find any resources on this particular issue.
Help would be much appreciated!
OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name DANIELANDLYN-PC
System Manufacturer Alienware
System Model M17xR3
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2201 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Alienware A09, 10/13/2011
SMBIOS Version 2.7
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.1.7601.17514"
User Name DanielandLyn-PC\Daniel and Lyn
Time Zone Eastern Standard Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.95 GB
Available Physical Memory 2.88 GB
Total Virtual Memory 7.90 GB
Available Virtual Memory 6.53 GB
Page File Space 3.95 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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