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Windows 7: Wireless card installed and updated but not functioning

06 Aug 2009   #1
cgm79630

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Wireless card installed and updated but not functioning

I just installed Win 7 on my custom built PC and everything went great until I tried to access the internet through my wireless card. Windows says that the drivers are all up to date but when I try to open the Ralink Network Utility nothing happens, also windows says that no wireless networks are available. My router is fine because I am accessing wireless internet with my laptop.

Does anyone have any thoughts?


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06 Aug 2009   #2
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cgm79630 View Post
I just installed Win 7 on my custom built PC and everything went great until I tried to access the internet through my wireless card. Windows says that the drivers are all up to date but when I try to open the Ralink Network Utility nothing happens, also windows says that no wireless networks are available. My router is fine because I am accessing wireless internet with my laptop.

Does anyone have any thoughts?
Do have that rig hooked up by cable network now?

If so I can help you.

greetz
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06 Aug 2009   #3
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cgm79630 View Post
I just installed Win 7 on my custom built PC and everything went great until I tried to access the internet through my wireless card. Windows says that the drivers are all up to date but when I try to open the Ralink Network Utility nothing happens, also windows says that no wireless networks are available. My router is fine because I am accessing wireless internet with my laptop.

Does anyone have any thoughts?
Did you create or setup a wireless network in "Network and Sharing Center"?

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06 Aug 2009   #4
cgm79630

windows 7
 
 

Thanks for the taking the time to reply to my thread, but i went ahead and got another adapter and it worked first time. i guess win 7 doesn't like the first card i had, lol.
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06 Aug 2009   #5
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cgm79630 View Post
Thanks for the taking the time to reply to my thread, but i went ahead and got another adapter and it worked first time. i guess win 7 doesn't like the first card i had, lol.
Wow! That was an easy fix, wasn't it? Thanks for letting us know how fixed it!

You are welcome here any time!

Robert
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