Gateway M-Series HDMI (M1617 / W650 A) Need XP drivers for wifi

Long time since I've been here.
It's good to know that one of the very first forums I ever joined would grow so big, and still stay true to the builders who need to communicate! Great job!
I've got a laptop.
M-Series (m1617 / W650A)
Second hand repair. Had to perform a clean install Via USB of Windows XP Home.
problem is drivers for the wifi
All I can get is off the card itself. FCC ID UAY-MMC85PG
Marvell MC85
I've tried all standard tech support sites yet can not find a driver for XP to this device.
Can anyone please help me?
I really need the wifi to work on this device.
Thanks in advance!
I'll be standing by.
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More about gateway series hdmi m1617 w650 drivers wifi
    All links found either "File not found" or lead to some pay driver tool
    Download contains files that do not install drivers after manual uninstall/install by location
    , nor by insert into driver folder
  2. I've ran into a few forum locations "discussing" the problem, but all links I've found either are for a different adapter, or refer back to Gateway.
  3. In that case you might just have to go out and buy a mini-pci-e wifi card.
  4. That's an idea I guess. :(
  5. Yeah not ideal, but seems like all drivers revolve around gateway, who did not intend for that laptop to use a better "downgrade" from vista.

    I got my dual band + bluetooth half height intel wireless card from amazon for like $22
  6. Since the laptop had XP on it when it was given to me to fix, that was the OS I started out with.
    In the end however, the way I solved the problem was to just go ahead and Wintoflash a copy of Vista and install it.
    Sure enough, a couple hours later, (after I went out and got the drivers from Gateway) it was up and running just fine.
    Thank you to all who did help though. I really do appreciate it.
    Talk to you all later!
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