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Windows 7: Cannot Connect to Internet?

31 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 beta
 
 
Cannot Connect to Internet?

I currently just installed the Windows 7 Beta. After installing it i tried to connect to the internet and it would not detect a connection. My modem was connected to the computer by an ethernet cable. I have a 2WIRE 2701 HG-D modem and a 2WIRE 802.11g wireless USB adapter and both of them cannot be detected by windows 7. I was wondering if there is a driver i can download that will enable me to connect to the internet. Can someone please help me.

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31 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

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Have you tried unplugging th usb wireless adapter then restarting to see if windows will recognize your wired connection? Sometime there can be a conflict ending in no connection for either one. lm
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31 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 beta
 
 

Yes I tried it several times. I dont know what else to do.
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31 May 2009   #4

 
 

Hi XxCovertAcexX,

You could possibly try getting hold of a copy of the office RC, build 7100. It has a much MUCH larger driver database & could solve your issue. Up to build 7068 I had to manually install my wireless driver for my laptop, now i get the connection screen before hte desktop has even been set up.

Might be worth a try

P.S by posting here you do at least have access to the net, hopefully some1 might be able to download the RC from Microsoft for you
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31 May 2009   #5

Windows 7 beta
 
 

Ok thanks. Do you know where i could get drivers for my wireless card and modem?
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31 May 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

try this link 2Wire.com: Support
click on adapters and then on the one you have.
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