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Windows 7: "Local Area Connection" missing in "Change adapter Settings".. Plz hlp

17 Apr 2013   #1

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 
"Local Area Connection" missing in "Change adapter Settings".. Plz hlp

I have to set up a Broadband connection. But Local Area connection icon is missing. Someone told "drivers" could be missing... I installed few. But the problem is as it was.. please guide me in this regards.. Thank you

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17 Apr 2013   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi and welcome to the Forum
Is the Broadband connection working OK?
Where are you looking for the icon? Can you post a screenshot of the location where you expect to see the LAN icon?
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17 Apr 2013   #3

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Hi... Mitchell

I have shared the screen shot.. I m looking at "Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections"
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17 Apr 2013   #4

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Here It is....


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17 Apr 2013   #5

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

I could Not set up the BroadBand Connection as I could not find LAN. However, I am connected to Internet via Wi-Fi
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17 Apr 2013   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Have you got a LAN socket on the laptop? If you completed your system spes that would be helpful. What is the Model and number of you Dell laptop and did it come wih Windows 7 Ultimate pre installed?
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17 Apr 2013   #7

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Yes, LAN socket is there. Its Dell Inspiron 1545.. Service tag number 5RPP3BS. OS was not Pre-installed . I Installed the OS 2 weeks ago , prior to this it had Home-premium
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17 Apr 2013   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vishalsahu View Post
Yes, LAN socket is there. Its Dell Inspiron 1545.. Service tag number 5RPP3BS. OS was not Pre-installed . I Installed the OS 2 weeks ago , prior to this it had Home-premium
So it seems that the LAN is not being recognised. It may be you have a corrupt copy of Win 7 Ultimate. Where did your copy come from?
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17 Apr 2013   #9

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Owww , I suppose It Could be Possible. Its Downloaded from unknown Source. Do you Suggest installing a different copy?

Thank you Mitchell
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17 Apr 2013   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Then I guess the Licence key for the Ultimate version arrived via the same uknown source. If that is so then on your confirmation of this i will post details of how to do a complete clean install of your copy of Windows 7! Let me know!
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