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Windows 7: Repair Corrupted driver after new motherboard install

14 Aug 2015   #1
smego12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Repair Corrupted driver after new motherboard install

So I changed to a new motherboard, and now having issues getting my wifi usb dongle to work.

It installs fine but does not enable. When I diagnose it, it says "there might be a problem with the driver for the wireless network adapter".

I assume windows is looking for it in the registry, but I guess some keys in there are pointing to the wrong place etc.

I've tried about 15 programs cleaning and repairing the registry

But it still didn't fix it, is there a way to totally remove all traces of it from the registry and remove all driver files?
How do I clean or repair it - without having to do a system repair?


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14 Aug 2015   #2
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Did you clean install the OS when replacing the motherboard? If not do so.
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