Gateway® EC58 Series Wireless Drivers

Want to upgrade wireless drivers in Gateway® EC58 Series? Read on this article.

Drivers are basically programs or group of applications that enable hardware devices to communicate with the operating system.

These programs act as a translator between a particular software and hardware, to operate the hardware effectively. Wireless Internet access comes preloaded with your Gateway® EC58 Series system. These wireless drivers are required for connecting Gateway® EC58 Series system with the desired network. These drivers ensure that the Wireless LAN card and other components are working properly and correctly. It is common that after sometime the drivers which are being used on a system becomes outdated. Same thing happens with your EC 58-series system. It is therefore essential to upgrade your system’s drivers with the latest drivers for the smooth functioning of it.

Following are some of the issues that can occur while installing wireless drivers in your Gateway® EC58 Series system :

  • System crash

  • Malfunction of hardware

  • Errors due to old drivers

  • No connectivity


System crash


Wrong or bad installation of wireless drivers in your Gateway® EC58 Series PC would cause it to crash. Such drivers tend to make the system highly unstable and cause frequent crashes with the blue screen of death. Care should be taken to ensure that the wireless drivers installed are of the correct specification and type as system crash would lead to the loss of some very important data.

Malfunction of hardware


Sometimes after installing the wireless driver in your Gateway® EC58 Series system, there are chances of driver clashes taking place within the system and making one or more hardware non-functional. This is usually caused by the incompatibility of one driver with the other. It is recommended that drivers are checked for compatibility to avoid such issues.
Errors due to old drivers

When your Gateway® EC58 Series system is installed with an outdated or illegitimate wireless drivers, the system would display lots of errors. These errors could even corrupt the OS, thereby making your system hard to operate. Such error messages can even cause frequent hangs and finally lead to issues that are very hard to fix.
No connectivity

After installing the wireless driver in your Gateway® EC58 Series system you might face some connectivity issues. This includes no or bad connectivity with the network. This is mainly due to incorrect installation of driver which makes the hardware unable to get connected to the network.
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