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Windows 7: Windows Seven can't connect to Internet or home network

25 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows Seven can't connect to Internet or home network

I installed windows 7 about 5 minutes ago. I then tried to go to the internet and it says that there is not a properly installed network device. How do fix this? In vista in just worked.

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25 May 2009   #2
bubba in nv

Win 7 RC

I had the same problem with the Beta version on one of my machines. But I set up my network adapters manually with the drivers downloaded to a flash drive from another computer. I manually installed the ethernet card drivers. Once I got it online everything updated with no problems, including the wifi. When I installed the 7RC (a clean install, not upgrade) I did not have the same problem on that machine. The adapter worked on install. I was running Vista also.

Hope this helps...
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27 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks, I got it working, i had to use the onboard internet thing that had problems in vista. It seems to work now though
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19 Feb 2013   #4

windows 7 home premium 64bit

hi i have the same problem, can you describe what to do for dummies? i dont know very much about computers at all and would like to fix this asap!
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19 Feb 2013   #5
Saurabh A

Windows 7 64bit

Hi korze,

Would like to know if you've also installed/upgraded' Windows? If yes, please share details. It is essential to install the 'Network Drivers' to ensure proper functionality. Please share the following details so that I may help you further:

1. Please install this utility to capture your system specification: System Info - See Your System Specs; alternatively, you may share the make/model of the 'Computer & Network Cards' installed in the system.

2. Check the current status of 'Network Adapters' in 'Device Manager': Click 'Start' > Type 'devmgmt.msc' (without quotations) in 'Search Programs and Files' text-box and tap 'Enter' > (Device Manager page opens up) > Expand 'Network Adapters' category (This shows the network devices installed in the system. Also check if any exclamation/question mark is seen besides it; share its details) > Also browse through the complete list of 'devices' listed on this page to see if any devices are mentioned underneath 'Other Devices' (If yes, please share details).

You may choose to attach screenshots of the related information on 'Device Manager' page; may prove helpful.

Hope this helps. Do reply with the information; glad to assist.
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