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Lost Wifi after Win10 upgrade from Win 7

Q: Lost Wifi after Win10 upgrade from Win 7

I upgraded a few days ago on my ACER Aspire 605G from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and I lost wifi capability. After upgrading numerous drivers, The Qualcomm Atheros Wireless LA Driver gave a message that said, "The device may not be present or could have been ejected/unplugged from the system. Insert or reinsert now." Is that the root of the problem. How do I fix the wifi access? Thanks for your help.

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I upgraded my friends HP laptop to Windows The issue now is I can't enable Wifi The card is recognized correctly in Device manager and no issues is found with it It looks like it is fine However in the Network Settings WLAN is set to quot Off quot and when I try to turn it on it always jumps right back to off eg I can't enable it HP is now help as they clearly state enable Upgrade Win10 after WiFi Can't Issue: Dreaded WiFi any laptop bought prior to specific date in will not get any driver updates from their side for windows Guys never buy HP again please And updating through device manager only tells me it's the newest driver available The Wifi card i Broadcom GN card I searched for win drivers but did not find anything They only offer linux drivers on their homepage So can anyone either provide a solution to the issue or link to a win ' driver for this wifi card

A:Dreaded Win10 WiFi Issue: Can't enable WiFi after Upgrade

I had a similar issue were I was stuck in Aeroplane mode on a cleanly installed W10. Turned out I had to uninstall it from the HID's in Device manager. It's worth checking that he's not stuck in it too. Search for drivers in Windows 7, from the HP website and you'll most likely resolve the issue.

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I downloaded the upgrade as instructed and when it reached the 100% mark, everything stopped. The download took me 5 hours! (I don't have a very good ISP speed in my area). The problem is, where is the download now? I've searched the 'downloads' file and I cannot seem to find it. Maybe it has been placed in a separate file of its own. Could you please tell me what the name of the file might be and where I may be able to find it.

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Hi folks nbsp After updating the OS from Win x to Win x on a HP Pavilion G - CE I have some difficulties with some hardware drivers Most issues I could solve myself but there are four hardware items that keep giving errors which I did not succeed to solve by myself These hardware issues affect also the possibility to use internet at least over WiFi ont that laptop so it is quite a big deal Hopefully you can help me out I probably provide too much information below but I think at least the necessary information you need is there I hope at least nbsp don't drivers and WiFi Realtek upgrade PCI work after Win10 So PCI and Realtek WiFi drivers don't work after Win10 upgrade can you help me out to solve the hardware errors stated below so that I can at least use internet over WiFi again on that laptop nbsp From the Device Manager I get the following errors and nbsp info which I think is useful to share nbsp Network adapters -- gt nbsp Realtek PCIe FE Family Controllertab General Device type Network adaptersManufacturer RealtekLocation PCI bus device function Device status This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device Code An object ID was not found in the file nbsp tab Events Device install RequestedDevice PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp amp amp requires further installation nbsp Device migratedDevice PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp amp amp was migrated nbsp Last Device Instance Id PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp amp amp Class Guid D E -E - CE-BFC - BE Location Path Migration Rank x Present true nbsp Device configured rt x inf Device PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp amp amp was configured nbsp Driver Name rt x infClass Guid D E -E - CE-BFC - BE Driver Date Driver Version Driver Provider RealtekDriver Section RTL ndi NTDriver Rank xFF Matching Device Id PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS COutranked Drivers oem inf PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C FF oem inf PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C FF rt x inf PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp REV FF oem inf PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp REV FF oem inf PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp REV FF Device Updated falseParent Device PCI VEN amp DEV A amp SUBSYS amp REV amp e fe amp amp nbsp Device started rt x Device PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp amp amp was started nbsp Driver Name rt x infClass Guid D E -E - CE-BFC - BE Service rt x Lower Filters Upper Filters nbsp Device installed rt x inf Driver Management concluded the process to install driver rt x inf amd f d rt x inf for Device Instance ID PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp amp amp with the following status x nbsp Network adapters -- gt Realtek RTL CE b g n WiFi Adaptertab General Device type Network adaptersManufacturer Realtek Semiconductor Corp Location PCI bus device function Device status This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device Code An object ID was not found in the file nbsp tab Events Device install requestedDevice PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp fb fe amp amp requires further installation nbsp Device migratedDevice PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp fb fe amp amp was migrated nbsp Last Device Instance Id PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp fb fe amp amp Class Guid D E -E - CE-BFC - BE Location Path Migration Rank x Present trueDevice configured netrtwlane inf Device PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp fb fe amp amp was configured nbsp Driver Name netrtwlane infClass Guid D E -E - CE-BFC - BE Driver Date Driver Version Driver Provider Realtek Semiconductor Corp Driver Section RTL Ce ndi NTDriver Rank xFF Matching Device Id PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS COutranked Drivers oem inf PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C FF oem inf PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C FF Device Updated falseParent Device PCI VEN amp DEV amp SUBSYS amp REV amp e fe amp amp nbsp Device started rtwlane Device PCI VEN EC amp DEV amp SUBSYS C amp REV amp fb fe amp amp was started nbsp Dri... Read more

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My system alerted me of HP update and after the update was done,my system can no longer connect to my wifi.what is the solution? please assist.

A:wifi got lost after system upgrade

Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand from your post that you are having an issue with the WiFi on your HP Notebook. Here is a list of steps that commonly resolve issues with wireless connectivity. First, we have a step by step guide to walk you through the troubleshooting process here: Troubleshooting Your Wireless Network and Internet Connection A second option, is to try these steps:Powercycle the network:1. Shut down your notebook.2. Unplug the power to your router.3. Unplug the power to your modem.4. Wait at least 45 seconds.5. Plug in the modem, and wait for it to come back online.6. Plug in the router, and wait for it to come back online.7. Turn on your notebook, and test your connection.Disable the Power Off option for the adapter:1. Open Device Manager. (Win Key+R > type devmgmt.msc > OK)2. Expand the Network adapters.3. Right click on the Ethernet/Wireless Adapter and click Properties.4. Click the Power Management tab.5. Remove the check mark beside Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.6. Click OK.7. Test.Reset the TCP/IP settings on your PC:1. Go to your start screen/menu and type CMD.2. Right click on the command prompt icon and chose Run as administrator.3. In the window that opens type "netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt" without quotes, and press enter.4. Restart your PC and test.It may also help to reset the winsock catalogue:1. Go to your start screen/menu and type CMD.2. Right click on the command prompt icon and chose Run as administrator.3. In the window that opens type "netsh winsock reset" without quotes, and press enter.4. Restart your PC and test.Reinstall the network adapter drivers:1. Download the drivers from here but do not run them yet.2. Go to your start screen/menu and type Device Manager.3. Expand Network adapters.4. Right click on the wireless adapter and choose Uninstall.5. Run the downloaded drivers from step 1.6. Restart your PC and test.Test an ethernet connection:Self explanatory. Test if the issue persists on a wired connection to rule out the wireless adapter hardware so troubleshooting can be directed towards the right areas.Test another connection:Many people rule out their home network as an issue if another device is working on the same network. Networking is not that simple. Each device interacts differently with your router or modem and it is impossible to rule out settings in that device until the notebook has been tested on another network.If those three steps do not resolve the issue, try this document published by Microsoft for networking issues: Wired and wireless network problems. You can change the operating system with the dropdown in the upper-right corner of the document. SourcePlease let me know how this works out. This is a great question other customers may also be wondering about; please click the Accept as Solution if you feel this post has helped you, or could help others. Thanks!

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Hi,
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part1 = ntfs-win10 free upgrade of win home premium (primary)
Part2 = ntfs-win7 home premium (primary)
Part3 = ext3-Extended (logical)
Part4 = ext3-LM rafaela (extended)
Part5 = swap (extended)
This setup worked good.

Part2 win7 got buggered, and reinstalled (nvidia chip-set melt down during win7 boot). The MB was replaced.

I can no longer get to win10 boot Part1. Booting to Part1 or Part2 results to booting the newly installed win7. Rafaela boot did not change: still working.

How can I reclaim my win10 boot? I can't upgrade for free anymore so I'm hoping there's a way to work with what's there.

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Thanks

A:I have Win10 from upgrade, must reformat PC. How do I get Win10 again?

you can download the newest build of windows 10 > http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/softw...load/windows10

boot from the setup media - remove every partition (wipe) the HDD

and clean install widows 10

since you already had win7 and windows 10 on that PC - if asked for product key - just skip that screen

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It is usually due to problems from interference on the channel that the WIIf on the Gateway is set at, or a bad wifi adapter.

Get a USB wifi adapter and see if that works.

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Hi all,

Hope you are all having a good weekend.

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What do you guys think it could be down to because i am stumped?

Thanx for taking the time to read my post.

kind regards

Richard.

A:Wifi issue with Win10 HPLaptop

Can you post the Wi-Fi card model and the driver version in your laptop.

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Help us to help you by posting the following information. 1.  The complete Model Name. or Product Number. of the notebook - see This HP web document if you don't how to locate the model number and\or product number.  

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A:Win10 Wifi Still not staying connected, despite trying multiple fixes.

Originally Posted by orangecroc


Does anyone have any ideas



Nope, but a long-shot:

ipconfig /flushdns
Could be due to corrupted config.

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A:Aspire V3-772G wifi-issues after win10 update

Any time I have a driver issue like that, I open Device Manager, go to the device, and Uninstall/Delete the device drive. Then reboot and let the system discover the drive automagically. With the WiFi driver that can be more difficult. Can you connect directly to your router for a network connection ? (a decent 10/100/USB 2.0 connector is under $12 on Amazon, $15 for a USB 3.0 10/100/1000.

http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-10/Aspire-V3-772G-wifi-issues-after-win10-update/td-p/450659
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I saw a notice that today is the last day to upgrade to Win10 for free.Click to expand...

it not - July 2016 is
whats the exact model and also the service tag number
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/should-i-upgrade-to-win10.1163500/
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Hi, Do you know what is the error message ? No error message we or Microsoft won't be able to help. Regards.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wifi-adapter-driver-doesnt-support-in-ap-mode-after-upgrading-to-win10.1154262/
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A:win7 updated to win10 wifi not working, adapter intel centri...

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/win7-updated-to-win10-wifi-not-working-adapter-intel/td-p/5601817
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http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/39495-wifi-stop-working-win10-shows-only-one-network-doesnt-connect.html
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Lots of Windows 10 news here ... Windows 10 News - Windows 10 Forums

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A:Free Win10 upgrade

I know someone with a Vista (Business) PC and he received a free upgrade notice to Win10. Is this correct and if so does it just mean that the OS will be installed without saving apps and files?Click to expand...

The free upgrade applies to qualified computers that are running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1.

It does NOT apply to computers that are running Windows Vista.

-----------------------------------------------------
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade.1152502/
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HIRYU79,
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Make a back up of all your data

Download the ISO file and upgrade from this site
https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows10
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/info-on-win10-upgrade-with-iso.1166347/
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A:Lost activation after Win10 update Nov build 10586 [Error: 0xC004C003]

As an Insider, assuming the upgrade was from an activated 10240 build with a logged in Insider MSA, then you should be OK - but ask in the Insider forum... I dropped out a long time ago.

The key and subsequent (blocked key) error code is irrelevant on such activations.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/33014-lost-activation-after-win10-update-nov-build-10586-error-0xc004c003.html
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Is the A70 compatible with W10?
 
 
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A:A70 - Win Explorer closes after Win10 upgrade from...

The A70 is not on the list of Lenovo Win 10 supported systems.    Your Intel processor is several generations before official Win 10 starts. 
 
There are ways to prevent Win 10 reminders and unwanted automatic downloads, Google for them.

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkCentre-A-E-M-S-Series/A70-Win-Explorer-closes-after-Win10-upgrade-from-Win7/td-p/3365543
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If you haven't already, you should be able to enter the Windows 7 product key to activate Windows 10 if it's for the same edition and language.

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Greetings, Win 7 upgrades to Win 10 can be problematic with no easy way back to Win 7 unless you have a good image and bootable rescue media. The safest way to upgrade is to clone your existing Win 7 install to a second HDD or SSD. Connect only the cloned HDD to your PC to do the upgrade. Carefully read this entire article by Ed Bott to learn what needs to be done, and the time invested, if you have to rebuild Windows 7.  Win 10 may have the correct WLAN driver as well as all other drivers needed to run correctly or the upgrade could choke. You still have the original Win 7 install on the first HDD and can move on with your computing life. Cheers!  

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A:Windows 7 (reverted from upgrade to win10

Take Ownership of the save file location and of the file that is Locked.

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The offer is for a year - July 2016 (it was released on 29th July 2015)
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade-ms-now-getting-pushy-about-it.1157945/
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A:Trying to upgrade from Win7 to Win10: "CPU not supported"

Hi: I have the 8200 Elite CMT (i7-2600, BIOS J01, v2.28) and had no issues upgrading to W10. I would suggest you upgrade from the link below and see if it bypasses the hardware check. You can try the upgrade now, or make an installation disk or flash drive via the media creation tool. The disk/flash drive does not check compatibility. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

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A:MS says I can't upgrade my laptop as HP has not tested win10 on it.

I'll take a stab at this one..
From my experience with HP they do drop support for some of the products and you get stuck with the last OS that was installed on it.,. for example I had a nice desktop and it only would support Win7. When I tried to run Win8 on it .. well it would work fine but when I went to shut it down for the night and restart it that's when it would fail. Seems HP will not provide the updates to support new OS's. And this also applies to other OEM's.

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A:W540 - Win10 upgrade problems

OOPS -- saw you tried this already. ------------------------------------Have you tried obtaining the upgrade directly from Microsoft via their Win10 Media Creation tool? You will be able to download an entire .ISO file to burn a CD or create a bootable USB stick: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 This works better, sometimes, than the Windows upgrade pestering message.  Good luck!----------------------------------------- How are you fixed for disk space?  The upgrade needs qute a bit of extra room ~ 5 - 10 GB, at least, to store previous machine state.     




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A:Motherboard Power Still On After Win10 Upgrade

Some motherboards have a USB power feature even when the computer is switched on.
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Is there a way to register my hardware or obtain a windows 10 license key, via an upgrade without having to go through the process of having 10 installed on top of my 7 system?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f338/win10-upgrade-license-before-upgrading-1108618.html
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A:Windows Update trying to upgrade to Win10 by itself?

Hi
Try this
Scared and Very Confused - Windows 10

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/378745-windows-update-trying-upgrade-win10-itself.html
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My laptop was victim of a virus that destroyed some register files and even System Restore could not fix it. My only choice is to format the hdd and reset to the OS in the chip which is Win 8, but I had already upgraded to Win 10. How can I recover my Win 10 Key so I can reinstall and activate Win 10?

Thanks / Arturo

A:How to recover Win10 Key (free upgrade from 8.1) ?

There is no free key. If your computer came with Windows 8.x, the key is in the bios. If you wish to install from the iso, do the install without activation, then once you get into the GUI, then do the activation and it will go through.

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/62231-how-recover-win10-key-free-upgrade-8-1-a.html