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Windows 7: Windows cant connect to the internet

18 May 2011   #1
jamie6747

64bit - win 7
 
 
Windows cant connect to the internet

Hiy

I have a problem with my internet.
I have a D-Link -DIR-615 wireless router

When i run windows network diagnostics it says install driver for your network adaptor

How do i do this?


I think this guy has the same problem
Windows 7 - Not detecting any networking hardware


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18 May 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Welcome to TVF.

Have you installed a driver for your network adapter?

I can't tell you where to get one because you haven't given us your system specs, but you need to look in Device Manager. If there's a yellow icon next to your network adapter, it needs a driver.

Best place for that is your computer manufacturer's support page.
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18 May 2011   #3
jamie6747

64bit - win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
Welcome to TVF.

Have you installed a driver for your network adapter?

I can't tell you where to get one because you haven't given us your system specs, but you need to look in Device Manager. If there's a yellow icon next to your network adapter, it needs a driver.

Best place for that is your computer manufacturer's support page.

Yes it does have a yellow icon next to ethernet controller.

My Pc is custom so it does not have a manufacturer's website, but i dont know what driver to install
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18 May 2011   #4
brady

 

What kind of ethernet adapter do you have in the system?
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18 May 2011   #5
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jamie6747 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
Welcome to TVF.

Have you installed a driver for your network adapter?

I can't tell you where to get one because you haven't given us your system specs, but you need to look in Device Manager. If there's a yellow icon next to your network adapter, it needs a driver.

Best place for that is your computer manufacturer's support page.

Yes it does have a yellow icon next to ethernet controller.

My Pc is custom so it does not have a manufacturer's website, but i dont know what driver to install
Then you need to find out who manufactured your network adapter and download a driver from there.

Did it come with a driver disc? Did you build the system or was it built for you? If it was, whoever built it should have access to all the hardware drivers.
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18 May 2011   #6
brady

 

Or at least have an itemized list of parts they installed
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20 May 2011   #7
desuhu

Windows 7
 
 

Does anyone know why a laptop won't connect to a wireless network that is public? We are staying in a rv park and they have wi-fi using a router and an antenna. My husband can connect with his Toshiba laptop, but my HP Pavilion will not connect. I have ran diagnostics on it and it says, problem with router or access point. They have checked their router, unplugged and re-booted it, to no avail. Still can't connect. Never had this happen before.
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20 May 2011   #8
desuhu

Windows 7
 
 

Where do you find device manager?
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20 May 2011   #9
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by desuhu View Post
Where do you find device manager?
Start>Computer>Right-click Computer>Properties>Device Manager or pressing the Win Key+Pause will also bring it up.
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20 May 2011   #10
desuhu

Windows 7
 
 

Went to device manager and checked it and it says that it is working perfectly. Now what?
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