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Windows 7: "Problem with wireless adapter or access point" I cant connect to wifi

28 Aug 2014   #1
JohnLovesJeepin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
"Problem with wireless adapter or access point" I cant connect to wifi

Ok, first off I would just like to say that this is my first thread post on this forum so sorry if I have done something wrong or am missing vital information. My problem is that I am trying to connect to my college campus's wireless internet. I will give more specific details in a bit. Basically, I was watching YouTube before going to class and shut down my PC before I left. I was connected to the internet then and it was working fine. When I got back is when I started getting problems. I booted up my computer as I usually do but instead of automatically connecting to my school's network, it didn't connect at all. When I go down to the wifi signal on the bottom right and choose the network and hit connect, it fails. This is what it reads: "Windows was unable to connect to (network name.)" I have tried going to Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network Connections and disabling and enabling everything and that did not work. I should also tell you that all the devices in this window have a red "X" next to them. I also tried all of Windows "troubleshooting problems." What I don't get is that my phone connects just fine, as well as everyone else on campus. I'm getting a bit frustrated because I am quite knowledgeable when it comes to computers and this sort of thing. I even custom built my own desktop at home. Here are the specs of the laptop I am having trouble with:

Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
CPU: Intel Core i7-4810MQ @ 2.8 ghz
RAM: 16.0 gb

Not sure if you need this info but these are all of my "Network Adapters:"

Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
Bluetooth Device (RFCOMM Protocol TDI)
Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
Killer e2200 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)

Please let me know if you need any extra information and I will try and add it as soon as possible. Thanks for any and all help!

- John


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29 Aug 2014   #2
cyanna

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

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Network Connections and disabling and enabling everything and that did not work. I should also tell you that all the devices in this window have a red "X" next to them.
Can we get a screen shot? I know what you mean but a pic would be nice.
In the meantime uninstall all the devices from device manager and let windows find them again. (you don't have to remove the driver for now)
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29 Aug 2014   #3
Sergeant Steve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Cyanna, I'm sure he's meaning this although his will also be for a Wireless Connection:


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