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Windows 7: Alienware Wifi card.. Disabled?

01 Aug 2015   #1
joechancey11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Alienware Wifi card.. Disabled?

I don't know if this thread best suits windows 10 or windows 7 but it's occurring in windows 7 so i hope someone can help me.

Here's what happened.

I attempted to install windows 10, i black screened, tried everything people in the windows 10 fourms told me to do to fix the black screen and nothing worked. So i was able to revert back to windows 7 thankfully.

Sadly.. For some reason i wasn't getting any wifi signal from my router. figured it was my router so i reset it. Nope. after a bunch of trouble shooting and driver uninstalling and reinstalling and booting in safe mode and reinstalling my network adapter drivers, i got no result.

Things iv tried:
•Booting in safe mode and going to my device and Driver manager and uninstalling and reinstalling my network drivers.
•Uninstalling and reinstalling my network drivers & trying to find my drivers online.
•Windows Troubleshooting my wifi for any fixes -Resulted in windows finding an error with my wifi card but windows couldn't fix it.

Windows has been telling my that my Wifi card is "disabled" and if i go into my command prompt and type "ipconfig/all" i get a bunch of 'Media Disconnected' texts under wifi signals.

here are some screenshots.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/83jzo49ljz...40.13.png?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/o02k4csu3n...24.05.png?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/1bku1a0kdr...40.17.png?dl=0


Can anyone help? I'v done everything from safe mode all the way to troubleshooting. I think i mught have to take my PC in and get it checked out and have them test my wifi card. I never "disabled" it but i think windows 10 might have tweaked it?


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02 Aug 2015   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Joe ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... Is there a switch or a Function that enables the Wireless Adapter ? ...


Also please read all of the Link below ...


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02 Aug 2015   #3
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Does it show in Device Manager? If not, there may be a Fn key combo to enable/disable the wireless.
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02 Aug 2015   #4
joechancey11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by maxie View Post
Hi Joe ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... Is there a switch or a Function that enables the Wireless Adapter ? ...


Also please read all of the Link below ...


Alienware Networking | Dell US
was able to fix my issue by installing windows 10, windows 10 fixed the issue for me.
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03 Aug 2015   #5
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Sorted good news ...
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