I just upgraded a friend's HP desktop from Vista to Win 7. The Qwest 11n wireless adapter (actually an Actiontec 802ain) which worked fine in Vista, now has a problem. Everytime the computer is turned off and turned back on, the wireless adaptor disappears from Control Panel>Network Adapters, we need to reload the driver.
The driver installation file is loaded on the adapter, we re-install it by unplugging/re-plugging the adapter into the usb port.
It is kind of an odd install. At first the adapter shows up as a flash drive and autoplay prompts you to run Setup.exe., then it no longer shows up as a flash drive.
Here is the Quickstart Guide http://support.actiontec.com/doc_fil..._Windows_7.pdf
Any ideas how to make it so I do not have to reinstall the driver every time I turn on the computer? It was not like that on Vista.
I am wondering if there is a service or something that needs to be started.
Both Qwest and Actiontec have no ideas, they say the device is compatible with Windows 7.