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Windows 7: My Windows 7 Laptop isn't picking up my router anymore

31 Mar 2017   #1
gunnerrrrr

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
My Windows 7 Laptop isn't picking up my router anymore

Hello sevenforums, my name is Gunner

I changed the name & passwords on the routers in my house. All the other devices find all the networks just fine, but my windows 7 finds every other connection except the one I need to connect to.
I'm thinking I need todo something like clear the saved network data? I tried adding it manually and tried removing it from the "Known Networks."


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31 Mar 2017   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Gunner,
got an ethernet cable, plug it in should then auto detect and connect.

Roy
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31 Mar 2017   #3
gunnerrrrr

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi Gunner,
got an ethernet cable, plug it in should then auto detect and connect.

Roy
The Ethernet driver is not working on my PC. It's not on my laptops manufactures website like the wireless adapters
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31 Mar 2017   #4
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

It should be on your laptops homepage >> drivers, download it to a usb transfer it in.
When you left click on the signal strength icon does it not show any networks.

Roy
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31 Mar 2017   #5
gunnerrrrr

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
It should be on your laptops homepage >> drivers, download it to a usb transfer it in.
When you left click on the signal strength icon does it not show any networks.

Roy
Nothing about ethernet on the page. Yes I can see other networks, just not the one I need to connect to.
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07 Apr 2017   #6
DealerMan

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Gunner, by chance is your router broadcasting @ 5Ghz? Is your laptop able to connect on that? If I didn't know any better, I'd say that was the issue (I'm taking a pot-shot, I'm very far from being an expert).

Good Luck!
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