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Network Adapter no longer showing in device manager on two separate computers!

Q: Network Adapter no longer showing in device manager on two separate computers!

I ll try to keep Adapter separate on manager Network no device in longer computers! two showing this short with as much info as possible A couple days ago I was sitting by my computer I wasnt actually doing anything it Network Adapter no longer showing in device manager on two separate computers! was just on when my internet dropped There was a thunderstorm outside so i thought maybe the router lost power and I went to reset it Everything was still on but I reset anyway Still no internet I went to the network amp sharing but it was saying there is no connection I went to the device manager and there was no network adapter in the list nothing I thought maybe it was the wire at first so i plugged it into my laptop and it worked instantly Obviously its a problem with my computer I then called GIGABYTE support mobo brand and he had me go into BIOS and I had n a where my mac address should be He said that was causing the problem and I would need to get a warranty claim or install a third party network card I salvaged an old old netowrk adapter from a hewlett packard pavilion intel pentium iii and it connected instantly Everything seemed fine until i went to log into League of Legends I kept getting an error stating quot did not receive response from server quot My friend told me to try opening internet explorer then logging in Somehow that magically worked and we have no idea why So everything seemed fixed Fast forward to yesterday my dads computer does the same thing and says there no internet connection I check device manager and no network adapter shows up on the list like the network adapter tree isnt even there I didnt have another card and was too lazy to put the one in my computer to see if that worked but I am inclined to believe that this cant just be coincidence can it What would do this to two separate computers on the same network My mom and brothers laptops connect fine wirelessly and are okay when i use an ethernet cable any ideas as to what is going on here I am afraid more computers will encounter this problem Your help is appreciated and I thank you in advance nbsp

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A: Network Adapter no longer showing in device manager on two separate computers!

What would do this to two separate computers on the same network?Click to expand...

Two things come immediately to mind: coincidence, or defective router (some kind of electrical problem in the ethernet switch).
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A:Network adapter not showing up in device manager

check the bios does not have LAN disabled
goto control panel and scan for new hardware

- that would be the only additional things i can think of
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computer specs this applies to:

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I also tried show hidden devices, nothing popped up. legacy driver didnt work either.

the card is indeed working, as I tried in another pc. the pci slots are fine too. its a software related problem.

does anyone have an idea?

A:network adapter not showing up in device manager

Your other thread says Vista is supposed to have built in drivers, did you install Vista or Windows 7?
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A:Network adapter not showing on device manager

Welcome to SF,

What is the make and model of your computer?

Can you pls. post a print screen of your Device Manager, make sure to expand Network Adapters?
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A:Network adapter not showing on Device Manager

Hi Neti,
Is it your Ethernet or Wifi.
And what is it?
There are loads of preloaded drivers in W7.
Go to
Update driver > Browse > Let me pick > UNCHECK show compatible hardware. wait for listing to appear below.
Left hand column is for manufacturer scroll to yours.
Then in the right hand column scroll down to yours

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Did you touch anything on the Bios? Are you sure you don't have a PCI or PCIe card installed as well? What does it say under Device Manager/Display Adapters?
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A:Device manager showing Standard VGA graphics adapter after restore

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if you go into device manager and view hidden devices - there are no yellow ? listed ?
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A:Network Adapter Not in Device Manager

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A:No network adapter in Device manager

Quote: Originally Posted by TheOnion


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please help.$

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Did you install the drivers in the recommended (if any) order--usually chipset first?

If it's an integrated adapter look for the driver on the PC (or motherboard) manufacturer's web site. Else look on the NIC's manufacturer's site. For the latter you may have to physically uninstall the NIC, run the setup program, and then physically install the NIC (there should be instructions).

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Did you try to go to Acer site, download and install network driver?
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A:No network adapter shown in device manager

Hi: You should see a device labeled as a Network Controller under an Other Devices category in the device manager. The Network Controller will have a little ! mark inside a yellow triangle. That is the wireless card that needs a driver. Since there can be more than one model wireless card in that notebook series, I don't know what driver you need to get the card to work but that is easy enough to find out. Please post the hardware ID for the device you see listed as a Network Controller. To find the hardware ID, click on the device labeled as a Network Controller. Then click on the details tab at the top of the network controller window. Now you will see a Property drop down list and it will be set to Device Description. Drop down on that list and select the 2nd item (Hardware ID's). Post the top string of characters that you see in the window.
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Uninstall ALL of the instances of the network adapter AFTER clicking View, Show Hidden Devices. Clean out the network adapters section, reboot, and see if you can get the drivers installed correctly.
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A:Solved: No Network Adapter under Device Manager

This sounds unlikely but I can only suggest that the adapter must be missing in BIOS. Restart and tap Delete or Function 2 key to go into BIOS or Setup menus, seek out the network adapter and enable it. Save the changes and you should see the adapter in Device Manager and the driver at Dell's site. If you key in the Service Tag reference, you'll get the drivers for the precise equipment they installed.
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A:Missing network adapter, but device manager OK

Network adapters sometimes fail. It may be due to some electrical disturbance which induces a surge in the cable, which knocks out a component in the NIC, but the rest of the card thinks it is working properly. A diode or capacitor failure perhaps.

Google USB Ethernet adaptor. Prices start less than ?10 UK.

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This guy had the same problem. I'm not sure exactly what they did to fix the problem, but if you read through it and follow along, you should get your problem resolved by the 4th page.
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It sounds like the power problem tweaked your board a bit.

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What driver have you attempted to install? Try this one.
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Hallo Derics, This sound really strange. Try go to start and press on search on files and programs. Search for Recovery manager. If you have that program on the computer there should be a tab with reinstall Drivers and softwares or Software and Programs. Please find your LAN + Wifi driver there and check if that help by installing this drivers again. Thanks please let me know if you have any problems.

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Hello and welcome HK mate it took some finding as I didn't know if ultrabooks were not notebooks

Anyway here are the drivers for the WLAN I would try the latest one.
Acer | Driver Download
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A:wireless network adapter disappears from device manager

Hey hubi , I'd suggest you to go to "Device manager" > click on "Network Adapters >Action>Add legacy hardware.
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A:Wireless Network Adapter Is Missing From Device Manager

The wireless adapter does not appear under Network Adapters in Device Manager and there are no warnings or errors anywhere in Device Manager, right?

Check in you BIOS (Setup) to see if it somehow got disabled there.

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Welcome to the forums nikosaqui !

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How did you update the driver? Did you get it from the manufacturer? Other sources should not be trusted.
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If you open the Device Manager (which can be found by right clicking on My Computer and clicking Manage then selecting Devices) Does the Network card appear in there?
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A:network adapter(LAN or connection to modem) missing from device manager!.help!

Is this onboard Lan?
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A:Hidden items in device manager: Wirelress adapter, lan adapter, card reader

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A:Wireless device not showing on Device Manager

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A:DVD drives is no longer in My computer or the Device manager


Stage 1 : Please do all the below even if you have done some before as it is often the total
process which solves the issue.

Try this - Control Panel - Device Manager - CD/DVD - double click the device - Driver's Tab -
click Update Drivers (this will likely do nothing) - then RIGHT CLICK the drive - UNINSTALL -
REBOOT this will refresh the default driver stack. Even if drive is not shown continue

Then work your way through these - remember the drive could be bad, could have a loose
cable or slight corrosion on the contacts (usually for a laptop) and other issues.

Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs
Your CD or DVD drive is not recognized by Windows or other programs - a Mr Fixit
Manually try this fix if the 314060 Fixit did not work
PC Hell: How to Fix Error Code 39 with DVD or CD-ROM drive in Windows XP/Vista
Your CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs -
a Mr Fixit
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The CD drive or the DVD drive does not work as expected on a computer that you upgraded
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CD-R drive or CD-RW drive is not recognized as a recordable device
CD-R drive or CD-RW drive is not recognized as a recordable device

Hardware devices not detected or not working - A Mr Fixit
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Some DVD drives do not use the Windows default drivers so check with the System maker and
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Stage 2 : You could have drive issues as the CD/DVD is actually 4 drives in 1 case ( CD & DVD
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the settings.


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\0001\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\IDE


CD/DVD units
Solid State Drives (SSD), Hard Drives (HDD) and NAS - Club Myce
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DevManView - Free - an alternative to the standard Device Manager of Windows, which displays all
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Alternative to device manager of Windows

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Try to run systen restore prior to change was made.
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Try this:

edit: if that doesn't fix it, do this;

edit again: and if you use Norton;

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Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Do you have a wireless access point on your network?

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Address test

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A:Wireless adapter not in Device Manager

Originally Posted by Likshen

Hi, my Wireless adapter is not in Device Manager. Currently im using Hp pavilion tx1000. Recently, I have formated my laptop, and i cant get my wireless work installed. I have been to hp website to get the latest wireless setup to install, but it still not able to function.
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Have you gone into device manager and choose view
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also, here is a way to contact HP Contact HP - Phone assistance
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It looks like a lot of people are having this problem with that motherboard.

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A:No COM1 port showing in device manager

The COM and LPT ports are unrelated to your network. You say that the network adapters all have a yellow exclamation point next to them (not a question mark, right?) An exclamation point indicates that Windows recognizes the device, but for some reason is having difficulties with it.

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