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Windows 7: WIFI won`t work , but ethernet cable does.

22 Apr 2017   #1
Sobolanu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
WIFI won`t work , but ethernet cable does.

My wifi connection won't work, and every time I try to troubleshoot it, it says "Plug an ethernet cable into this cumputer". I have never connected my laptop to an Ethernet cable, so I'm wondering if I had deleted something (I usually delete things I don't really need). All of the devices in my house are able to connect the wifi just fine, but for some reason my laptop won't. (I cant really get a ethernet cable because i usually move my laptop so i cant move the ethernet cable) My wifi switch isnt working.

Thanks.


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22 Apr 2017   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Does the network properties show you have a wireless adapter and is it also in device manager. If you open a cmd prompt and type ipconfig /all and post results that will tell us
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23 Apr 2017   #3
Sobolanu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Here`s the screenshot with cmd : Click
Here`s another thing : Click
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23 Apr 2017   #4
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Please update you system specs, without this information it is virtually impossible to provide assistance. It looks from your image that you do not have a wireless adaptor installed

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23 Apr 2017   #5
Sobolanu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

CPU : Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz
Motherboard : Hewlett-Packard 1526
BIOS : Default System BIOS
Total memory : 8,00 GB
Usable : 7,90 GB
HDD : (1) WDC WD3200BEKT-08PVMT1 ATA Device (2) Kingmax USB2.0 FlashDisk USB Device
Sound Card : (1) High Definition Audio Device (2) High Definition Audio Device
Graphics Card : Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

NETWORK
Manufacturer : Realtek
Name : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Adapter Type : Ethernet 802.3
MAC Address : 1C:C1E:A1D:34
Connection Name : Local Area Connection
Connection status : Media disconnected
Enabled : False

I hope this is enough.
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23 Apr 2017   #6
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

The immediate thing that shows there is that there is no wireless network adaptor listed

Quote:
NETWORK
Manufacturer : Realtek
Name : Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller
Adapter Type : Ethernet 802.3
MAC Address : 1C:C1E:A1D:34
Connection Name : Local Area Connection
Connection status : Media disconnected
Enabled : False
All this relates to a disabled ethernet adaptor

You need to check the system documentation, discover the details of the wireless network, obtain the drivers (from the HP site), and install them

Try here ... HP Pavilion dv4-1526la Entertainment Notebook PC Software and Drivers | HP® Customer Support ...

and Here
http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01487709


The alternative is to purchase a USB stick wireless adaptor which comes with Windows 7 drivers or has them available (not as easy as it used to be as most on sale are now set-up for Windows 10)
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