Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Installed Win 7 - Now No Ethernet or WiFi or Audio

24 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Installed Win 7 - Now No Ethernet or WiFi or Audio

Recently got a little laptop with swivel screen (8.9" display, 1024x600)....has 2GB RAM, 32GB SSD, Atom N2600 cpu, GMA 3600 graphics...

Came without OS installed....

Installed Win 8 first, but then realized that it was problem due to resolution not meeting the minimum requirements of 1024x768 and there was no audio...otherwise worked OK....

So, just installed Win 7....install went OK overall, but now I have 3 problems....

1. Ethernet - Driver Missing

2. WiFi - Not recognized as being present at all...

3. Audio - Have now sound at all....although there are 2 items shown for audio, both listed as High Definition Audio Device with drivers by Microsoft...have checked sound level adjustment...

In System Information window, I see the following under Hardware Resources > Components > Storage > Problem Devices:

Device PNP Device ID

Ethernet Controller PCI\VEN_10EC&DEV_8136&SUBSYS_012310EC&REV_05\4&30671EC7&00E0

Network Controller PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539F&SUBSYS_1774103C&REV_00\4&463B520&0&00E1

PS/2 Compatible Mouse ACPI\PNP0F13\4&15E5E88F&0

And Error Code for both Ethernet and Network Controller say 'The drivers for this device are not installed.

Error Code for the PS/2 Mouse says 'This device is not present, is not working properly, or does not have all its drivers.


Any suggestions as to how to get problems solved?

Seems like if I can at least get either ethernet or wifi working then I can get online to search for drivers, etc...

Or is there way to get more info on what specific ethernet or wifi adapters are installed physically, so, that I can research drivers on other computer, download drivers to flash drive and install them that way or ????

Appreciate any and all input!!!

Thanks,

Mark


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

24 May 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Have you installed the proper chipset driver?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Check on the OEM manufacturer's web site for all the Windows 7 drivers for your NoteBook.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


24 May 2013   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Josea View Post
Have you installed the proper chipset driver?
I don't know....wouldn't that be installed during Win 7 install ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #5
Microsoft MVP

 

Plug in the PC by ethernet cable, enable Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware (Step 3), watch for activity in System Tray connection icon to see if driver loads and network becomes detected to choose.

Then run all rounds of Important and Optional Windows Updates to completion which should provide the wireless driver. If not click on its Driver tab to Automatically find the driver.

If forced to find the wireless driver manually trace it using Device Manager - Finding Unknown Devices - Windows 7 Help Forums which appears to find the wireless driver here: PCI\\VEN_1814&DEV_539F&SUBSYS_1774103C Driver Download
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Check on the OEM manufacturer's web site for all the Windows 7 drivers for your NoteBook.
Will try that with the specific component manufacturer's websites....

Did search on finding out more system info and found the PCI Database website, where you can plug in the Vendor and Device codes and get more specific info....

Found out the following:

Audio

Vendor: Via Technologies Device: ALC662

Vendor: Intel Device: Intel Display Audio


Ethernet

Vendor: Realtek Device: 10/100/1000 PCI-E NIC Family


Network

Vendor: Ralink Device: 8136 ? Was odd, search result showed 2 different Broadcom devices
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Plug in the PC by ethernet cable, enable Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware (Step 3), watch for activity in System Tray connection icon to see if driver loads and network becomes detected to choose.
Thanks for all your input....but if as noted above, there's no ethernet working, as Windows 7 says no driver installed, and it didn't find driver on Windows 7 install CD, then how can I do this?

Quote:
Then run all rounds of Important and Optional Windows Updates to completion which should provide the wireless driver. If not click on its Driver tab to Automatically find the driver.

If forced to find the wireless driver manually trace it using Device Manager - Finding Unknown Devices - Windows 7 Help Forums which appears to find the wireless driver here: PCI\\VEN_1814&DEV_539F&SUBSYS_1774103C Driver Download
Will try this once I get ethernet working or download drivers to a flash drive on other computer, then install....
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #8
Microsoft MVP

 

Windows 7 will load the ethernet driver in 90% of cases once you enable Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware (Step 3). Did you do this?

Otherwise I provided you with the traced Wireless driver to install the latest version.

I would also look on the Support downloads webpage for your model PC for the Windows 7 drivers for your version. But first install all Important and Optional Windows Updates once you get online.

Other tips for getting and keeping a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Windows 7 will load the ethernet driver in 90% of cases once you enable Automatically get recommended drivers and updates for your hardware (Step 3). Did you do this?
Yes, I checked as per instructions, and it was already set to Automatically get Recommended Drivers and Updates....so, nothing to change there....

Quote:
Otherwise I provided you with the traced Wireless driver to install the latest version.
That would be great....


Quote:
I would also look on the Support downloads webpage for your model PC for the Windows 7 drivers for your version. But first install all Important and Optional Windows Updates once you get online.
Would normally do that, but this little laptop is from China...so, haven't found the support page for it...probably last time I get one like this...


Quote:
Other tips for getting and keeping a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
Thanks for the link...will check it out...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #10
Microsoft MVP

 

Did you click on the link in my first post where I provided the wireless driver for your Hardware ID?

Just to be sure, with only 2gb RAM and an Atom processor you are using 32 bit Windows 7, right?
If not Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 with the latest installer for your licensed version from Step 1.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Installed Win 7 - Now No Ethernet or WiFi or Audio




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Installed Win 7 - Now No Ethernet or WiFi or Audio
Thread Forum
Ethernet wifi Network & Sharing
When connected both ethernet and WiFi, which does it choose? Network & Sharing
no WIFI, Ethernet, USB after last night's updates BSOD Help and Support
Win 7 wont connect to Ethernet or detect wifi Network & Sharing
Share Wifi Via Ethernet Network & Sharing
Sharing wifi internet via ethernet Network & Sharing
Connecting to a wifi network via ethernet Network & Sharing

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:48 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33