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Windows 7: Another Laptop Wireless Issue

03 May 2013   #21

Windows 8.1 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Leave "Network Boot" disabled, that's for booting to a remote PC on a network, say, in an office building.

Try the "Restore" on the RF Power Control, it may be radio frequency.
Nope, nothing happened, I still haven't tried plugging in the Ethernet Cord, I will try that and run updates.

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03 May 2013   #22
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

did you try Hardware Identification as Gregrocker suggested?
UsernameIssues also pointed out to me even if a device isn't working it should be listed in Device Manager with a yellow icon. In you first snip have you tried Right clicking the disabled connection, then Enable?
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03 May 2013   #23
Microsoft MVP


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by raiden92 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
What is the Other Device showing in the screenshot which is a device without a driver?

In XP you have Add Hardware in Control panel which will walk you through discovering the wireless device if it is installed and working. Check the switch is on as suggested.

If you can get an unknown device to show up it's make/model can be traced using Hardware Identification

I'd also be plugged in by ethernet cable and pulling all Windows Updates down as it might show up there.

Alright I will let you know what happens.

What is the Device shown in the Device Manager under Other Devices. Click it now to see.

If not the wireless adapter, then go to Control Panel>Add Hardware, and scan for other devices.

What drivers have been delivered from Windows Updates, including Optional?
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