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Windows 7: Lenovo Wifi Hardware not detecting after Win7 Formatting


28 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Lenovo Wifi Hardware not detecting after Win7 Formatting

hey guys, please help
yesterday night i formatted my friend's lenovo laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate, All went perfect but when the desktop appear, i looked upon the network icon on the right bottom of the taskbar a cross sign appeared on it.
Solutions -
1. i tried updating the drivers through device manager - NO result
2. i downloaded the wifi software from the lenovo drivers site - During installation messaged appeared "There are no match driver for the hardware"
3. I reformatted the Laptop again - NO progress
4. I even uninstalled the drivers from the device manager and restarted the laptop "in a hope it will install automatically" but still nothing.
5. And its a good image - not broken/fixed/nothing - its ****ing perfect.
6. I used it soo many times to format my/friends/family/others PC's all are working perfectly. I dont understand how did thing happened!
7. I even installed the same image in my vmware just for to be sure if its not corrupted, but it was installed and working fine with all drivers running.

SO please help guys. Give me some solutions

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28 Jul 2012   #2

WINDOWS 7 Ultimate x64 Full
 
 

A long shot but maybe?


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28 Jul 2012   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tri-Boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalrun View Post
2. i downloaded the wifi software from the lenovo drivers site - During installation messaged appeared "There are no match driver for the hardware"
You haven't downloaded the correct driver - if its an x86 installation download the x86 driver, and vice versa for x64.

Regards,
Golden
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28 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalrun View Post
2. i downloaded the wifi software from the lenovo drivers site - During installation messaged appeared "There are no match driver for the hardware"
You haven't downloaded the correct driver - if its an x86 installation download the x86 driver, and vice versa for x64.

Regards,
Golden
Bro i know about the architecture of laptop!!! its x86...
i did that! but still now leads!!!
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28 Jul 2012   #5

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

well BRO,

Carry out following:
Update your SevenForums System Specs
User CP (located on the top menu bar) |
Your Profile | Edit System Spec
(left-hand column)

To gather info, use Speccy (my favorite) or SIW or System Info

In the System Manufacturer Block, enter:
Manufacturer and Model and
ADD the word laptop, desktop, netbook or tablet.
For example:
Toshiba Satellite L305D notebook.

Provide full windows version info, for example:
MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader,
Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor, etc

Scroll down and click on SAVE CHANGES.

You will find that in Speccy, you can select info from the display
using your mouse/touchpad and then paste that info into your specs.

SIW is a marvelous program, but the free version does not offer
this capability.
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28 Jul 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
well BRO,

Carry out following:
Update your SevenForums System Specs
User CP (located on the top menu bar) |
Your Profile | Edit System Spec
(left-hand column)

To gather info, use Speccy (my favorite) or SIW or System Info

In the System Manufacturer Block, enter:
Manufacturer and Model and
ADD the word laptop, desktop, netbook or tablet.
For example:
Toshiba Satellite L305D notebook.

Provide full windows version info, for example:
MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader,
Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor, etc

Scroll down and click on SAVE CHANGES.

You will find that in Speccy, you can select info from the display
using your mouse/touchpad and then paste that info into your specs.

SIW is a marvelous program, but the free version does not offer
this capability.
Thanks bro, but the thing is my laptop is working fine! i formatted my friends laptop i.e Lenovo G560 with Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate
so if i follow you directions then what exactly will happen???

Regards
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28 Jul 2012   #7

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Until the problem with your friend's laptop is fixed, then please fill out the system specs to reflect his system.
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28 Jul 2012   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Tri-Boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalrun View Post
Bro i know about the architecture of laptop!!! its x86...
i did that! but still now leads!!!
Thats all well and good, but which Windows 7 did you install?

32 bit (x86) requires x86 WIFI driver
64 bit (x64) requires the x64 WIFI driver
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29 Jul 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by metalrun View Post
Bro i know about the architecture of laptop!!! its x86...
i did that! but still now leads!!!
Thats all well and good, but which Windows 7 did you install?

32 bit (x86) requires x86 WIFI driver
64 bit (x64) requires the x64 WIFI driver
Mate, i installed 32 bit (x86) requires x86 WIFI driver's
just check this link out - Drivers and software - Lenovo G560 Notebook
I tried all Wireless LAN drives but none of them worked!!!
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29 Jul 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Until the problem with your friend's laptop is fixed, then please fill out the system specs to reflect his system.
Sure mate i'll do it!!!!
thanks once again
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