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Windows 7: Laptop can't connect to network,missing driver?

11 Apr 2016   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Laptop can't connect to network,missing driver?


My laptop, Acer Aspire One D270 limited edition, can't connect to network, and the driver for network adapters also seems to be missing..

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11 Apr 2016   #2

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Win 10 Pro x64

We need to see the hardware ID's on that middle one (Network Controller) like this,

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This one needs to be installed first, it's the chipset,

This should be the top one,

There are three different types of wireless drivers so I need to see those hardware ID's to point you to the correct one.

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11 Apr 2016   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Install the drivers as Derek has suggested and you`ll be fine.

Every piece of hardware on a PC needs a driver in order to work properly.

Not sure why your drivers have went AWOL, unless you just did a fresh install.
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12 Apr 2016   #4

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Win 10 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
unless you just did a fresh install.
That would be my guess.
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