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Q: Solved: wifi adapter

Can I put a wife adapter in a lenovo thinkpad that is not same make and model that came with the computer?
The lenovo is a sl510
Thank You,

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I have a Netgear WGR614v9 router and was wondering if its possible to use this as a wireless adapter for my computer?? I think it might support the DDWRT open source firmware??? I am wanting to do this STRICTLY as a learning purpose.

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A:Solved: no wifi adapter in hardware

What, if any, devices in Device Manager are flagged with a warning or error?
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When I found that I could not connect to the internet wirelessly I found that the WiFi and Bluetooth adapter has disappeared from the device list and the light on the wireless key had changed to orange.
I have tried rolling back to previous restore points without any change to the wireless connection.
This appeared to occur after a Windows update.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II P520 Dual-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3834 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 290950 MB, Free - 207302 MB; D: Total - 13989 MB, Free - 1684 MB; E: Total - 99 MB, Free - 89 MB; G: Total - 953865 MB, Free - 329310 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 143B
Antivirus: Kaspersky PURE 2.0, Updated and Enabled

Any ideas, please?

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Really need your help
My laptop's internet connection is suddenly gone. The wifi button's light is red but the status on wireless assistant says ON. Everytime i press it the light wont change colour (still red) but the wireless assistant keep showing its on and off (as i press it)
No wireless modem detected on network, while the wifi modem works properly on other gadgets.

tried run - cmd - ipconfig /all the result below

host name . . . .. . . : User-PC
Primary dns suffix .. .. . . :
Node type . . .. . . . .. . . . Hybrid
Ip routing Enabledd . . . . : No
WINS Proxy enabled . . .. No

Tunnel adapter local area connection*12:
media state : media disconnected
connection-specific dns suffix :
Decription : Teredo Tunneling pseudo-Interface
Physical address : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP enabled : No
Autoconfiguration enabled : Yes
when I go to device manager the network adapter are missing (not on sub menu), there is "other device - network controller with both have question mark icon

please help

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Hello. I have had this damned Realtek 8185 Extensible 802.11b/g Wireless adapter for years and since it's connection stability issues and speed starts to annoy me, I'm thinking of buying a new wireless adapter.
My router is Huawei B970 and it is a couple of rooms away from my PC.
I don't care if the adapter is USB or PCI I just want it to be stable and fast. What would you recommend?

Looking forward to hearing your opinion,


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I've installed all the drivers from the motherboard disc.

The motherboard is an Asus Z97-A
Intel I5-4440
Windows 8.1

TP-Link WN881ND

Please give me any suggestions. Thanks in advance!!!

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I have a Belkin Play N600 (model No F7D4101).

It can detect access points, but for some reason wont connect to them.
When I first had it, it connected fine without a problem. As far as I can remember I have not made any hardware changes or major software changes.

I was using Vista and decided an upgrade to windows 7 with a fresh install might be all it would take to fix. Nope.

When I use it in my laptop, it connects fine first time every time.

I have tried a second Wifi adapter which worked fine, but its not mine to use so isn't a solution.

Tried the drivers on the cd, and downloaded the latest drivers.

My router is a bt home hub 3.0

A:Solved: Belkin WiFi adapter working, but not on the computer I want it to.

can we see a device manager screen shot - ipconfig /all and an xirrus screen shot with the device connected

what PC is it used on ?

moved to networking forum
Device Manager
Post back the results in device manager
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

windows key and pause Key should open to allow device manager to be seen on laptops may need to use windows key + FN key + Pause Key
if not then

Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X
post a screen shot of the device manager - network adapters

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here
Full details are here
ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will be highlighted
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste
Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.
Direct link to the program is here

{If the above link does not work heres another link,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

A user guide is available here

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter N... Read more
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Thanks alot!

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A:Solved: Linksys WMP54G Wifi PCI Adapter Not working.

Well, Right after posting this I thought about encryption settings on it. I looked and it was using AES so i thought to try changing it to TKIP to see what happens. And, well, it worked. So if anyone in the future reads this, That is the answer.
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I went to look at the system recovery and it doesn't go back to the date he did this, nor before. So, I don't know how to reinstall this for him and get him back onto wireless.

PLEASE help me or he could end up suspended from school.
Thank you so very much.



A:Solved: accidentally uninstalled wifi adapter, can't reinstall HELP

You should probably bring this to the attention of the school's tech support or help desk, most high schools have at least one person in the district for tech support and troubleshooting.

I'm guessing this a school-wide image used on all the laptops like the one your grandson was given. Messing around with it any further might get him into trouble. Just ask the tech support to fix his wireless problem and leave it at that.
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
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Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1426, 54.57, PX11T011ZZQ17

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I am desperate. really really desperate, I don't know what to do anymore

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Its setup cannot complete because it is stuck eternally at "detecting adapter"

I sought online but it's only people reporting the problem and NOBODY giving a solution. pleas pleeeaaaase somebody help.

A:Netgear N300 WiFi USB Mini Adapter stuck detecting adapter

Power down PC...while it off remove USB wifi adapter....power on PC. When PC has finished booting up, search in the uninstall programs list for any software related Netgear and uninstall it. Reboot and start the process again.

According to the system requirements for that device, it does not support windows 10, which may be you issue.
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A:Solved: W7 - Onboard NIC disallows USB Wifi adapter to work simultaneously?

There is freely accessible Wifi in range (public library - wherein I could concievably carry the whole PC and use their WiFi with their blessing).Click to expand...

And that's exactly the idea. Unless they have a most liberal policy the Wi-Fi is for their patrons while on premises. If they allow your off-site use please PM me a link to their policy. Closing this for now.
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A:Wifi adapter could not bind IP protocol stack to network adapter

Hi Ron, Welcome to Sevenforums.

Try this to start

Control Panel > Administration Tools > Computer Management > Services & Applications > Services.

Scroll down this list to find 'WLAN Auto Config'

Double click on 'WLAN Auto Config' On the general tab, select from the start up type drop down menu, select 'Automatic'. Under Service Status click on 'Start'. Then 'Apply' these settings and exit from all open control panel windows.

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A:Solved: Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter not connecting to wireless internet
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A:Windows 8.1 wifi issue ralink wifi adapter and envy 15t j001...

Goutham, Welcome to the HP Forum. You might try the following Ralink driver for Windows 8.1 :sp63945 Mediatek - alink 802.11 WiFi Adapter V5.0.34.0 - Win 8.1 [Devices] (Hardware Ids)PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_5390="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539F="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3592="Ralink RT3592 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090="Ralink RT3090 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539A="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539B="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290="Ralink RT3290 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter"PCI\VEN_14C3&DEV_7630="Mediatek MT7630E 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter "Your computer's webpage does show a few drivers for Windows 8.1:HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j001tx Notebook PC Drivers  Hope this helps. Click the Kudos Star!It is a great ?Thank You? to the HP Experts who are here to help!
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A:Weak WiFi detection of laptop: will an external wifi adapter...

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A:Unable to find Wifi adapter - Cannot connect to WiFi

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A:rt3290 wifi adapter over heating and wifi is not working

What led you to the assumption that the WLAN card in the notebook is overheating?  Have you previously had any problems with the WiFi?  Have you made any changes or software installations lately?
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A:hp-15-ba025au wifi adapter and wifi connection missing

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A:WiFi Miniport Adapter/Adapter #2 Error

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It is no different than bridging an Ethernet and Wifi adapter.
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It has happened to me 3 times and total I bought 3 different wireless adapters,Click to expand...

has that resoved the issue or not
it maybe the signal is broadcasting on channel 12/13

can you connect the pc directly to the router with a cable and then
Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file to the faulty PC and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
enter you details
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But that does not have all the fuctionality "DOWNLOAD GADGET Vx.xx

Alternative links - Use the links below
Do NOT use any of the download managers offered - Cnet , just use the direct link below - and click on the download button
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if you get an error - You will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
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Run the program

A user guide is available here

post a screen shot of the program running.
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post which SSID name is yours, its located in the list, under network "Adapter Name" (1st column)
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To post a screen shot of the active window.

Windows XP
Hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application (Start> All Programs> Accessories> Paint) and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.

Vista or Windows 7
you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> All programs> Accessories> Snipping Tool

Windows 8 & 10
you can use the snipping tool > Open Snipping Tool
(From the Windows 8 Start Screen, or windows 10 Search, type "snip" and press enter)
(From windows 10 - All Apps>Windows Accessories>Snipping Tool
>Press the Esc. key.
>go back to your Windows 8 start screen - Swipe from left or press Window Button
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see here

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A:WIFI Adapter

Dear Customer, Please find the below list of compatible W/LAN cards for your PC.  You can order the part from HP parts store using the link below. Or purchase the part from any computer store. Link: Contact HP Worldwide You can also Check your warranty Here to verify the warranty status  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee
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did you install the driver from here
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A:Problems with WiFi US Adapter

... the drivers and software work ...Click to expand...

Try it without the utility; sometimes I think Vista wireless works better with just its VLAN; other times it's better using the adapter's utility also. You are using the latest driver, right?
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A:The wifi adapter is disabled

Hello ryguy,

If you have not already, check in "Network Connections" to make sure that the Wi-Fi network adapter is enabled.

Network Adapter (NIC) - Enable or Disable in Windows

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A:WiFi adapter disabled

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try these, other then that, send it back and get something with support and drivers.
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A:Desktop WiFi Adapter

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A:WIFI Adapter Disabled

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I worked on behalf of HP.
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what the hell do you mean by blocks your pc?
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