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Windows 7: Can't see Wireless Network Connection

15 Mar 2018   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Can't see Wireless Network Connection

Hi there,

Iím trying to set up a wireless internet connection on a newly built PC with Windows 7 installed. I get a connection when I connect to the LAN but I donít see the wireless connection from the modem when I search for available connections. I have also verified the modem to be working.

Do I need to download a separate driver for wireless connections? Or is there something else Iím missing?

Thanks for any help in advance.

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15 Mar 2018   #2

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

First off, are you sure your newly built PC has wifi? Many desktops typically don't.

Providing your PC does have wifi, then yes, you need to install the driver. If the motherboard has wifi built-in then look on the mobo mfrs website for the driver. If a separate wifi card, look on the card mfrs website for the driver.
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15 Mar 2018   #3

win 8 32 bit

Does a wireless show in device manager with a yellow triangle?
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