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gateway ml3108b laptop- osx 10.6


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ive managed to install osx snow leopard on my gateway ml3108b laptop but cant see anyway to get wireless network?
it only shows ethernet connection

also sometimes the usb works and sometimes it doesn't

specs of laptop as follows




Processor AMD Sempronâ„¢ Processor 3400+ 
1.8 GHz | 256 KB L2 Cache
HyperTransportâ„¢ technology at up to 1600 MHz Screen 14.1-inch Widescreen Ultrabrightâ„¢ TFT Chipset NVIDIA C51MV Memory 512 MB DDR2 667 MHz (1 x 512) 
Expandable to 2 GB
Total slots: 2 DDR2 slots | Available slots: 1 DDR2 slot Video NVIDIA® GeForce® Go 6100
Up to 256 MB Turbocacheâ„¢ Audio High definition 2-channel audio Hard drive 60-GB PATA hard drive (4200 RPM) Optical drive 8x Multi-Format Dual Layer DVDRW with DVD-RAM

Write maximum: 8X DVD +/-R, 6X DVD-RW, 8X DVD+RW, 2X DVD-R DL, 2.4X DVD+R DL, 5X DVD-RAM, 24X CD-R and 16X CD-RW discs
Read maximum: 8X DVD-R/RW/ROM, 4X DVD+/-R DL, 5X DVD-RAM, 24X CD-R/RW/ROM discs

Media reader 4-in-1 Digital Media Manager


  • Memory Stick®
  • Memory Stick Pro®
  • Multimedia Cardâ„¢
  • Secure Digitalâ„¢
Modem 56K ITU V.92 ready fax/modem Network 10/100 Mbps built-in Ethernet
Integrated 802.11g wireless LAN Interfaces
  • 3 - USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 - VGA external connector
  • 1 - RJ11
  • 1 - RJ45
  • 1 - Microphone In
  • 1 - Headphone/Audio Out
Pointing device Touchpad with vertical scroll zone Expansion slot Expresscardâ„¢ Type 54




any help appreciated

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Not sure if you saw it or not, but you can give this a shot (Its a generic RTL81XX driver):



Its confirmed to work in 10.5/6/7, but only in 32-bit mode. 


Also, Realtek has a utility for their RTL8185L, but it only works for 10.4. You can give it a try, but dont guarantee anything.


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