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Wireless USB Network Adapter not recognized

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 64-bit

    Wireless USB Network Adapter not recognized

    Hi. My USB wifi adapter is not recognized by my desktop PC. I already tried some troubleshooting methods like reinstalling the latest driver, restarting the system, installed to other OS like Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 32 and 64 bit but problem still exists. I tried installing it to my friend's laptop but somehow it worked. Is there a possibility that the defect is on my Motherboard's USB ports? Can somebody help me on this?

    Thanks in advance.

    Below is the specs of my PC.

    OS: Windows 8.1 64-bit
    Mobo: Gigabyte Z97X Gaming 5
    Processor: Intel Core i3 3.6ghz
    RAM: 2 x 2gb Corsair Vengeance
    PSU: Corsair CX500M
    HDD: WD Caviar 500GB
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails USB Wifi.jpg  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    Have you tried using a different USB device to see if it is detected (ie thumb drive).
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 64-bit

    Yes. Usb mass storages works perfectly. Im also using a usb wireless mouse and keyboard and it works fine.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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