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Wireless network adapter not detected

  1. #11


    bangalore
    Posts : 634
    Windows 8.1 professional x64 + WMC


    I reverted back to windows 8 using the system image.

    Will wait for the official release and then will try it for the last time.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1


    My Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro had the same problem with the Wireless adapter not being detected. The fix in my case was to disable the wireless adapter in the BIOS, restart the system, shutdown again, enable the wireless in the BIOS, and reboot again.
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  3. #13


    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1

    Help - did not work!!!!


    I did not upgrade. It is a new computer, only 4 months old... came with 8.1 already installed. Today my network adapter stopped working. computer will find it. I fallowed all the steps here and it ran errors all the way thru. Would not clean the errors up no matter what I did. What else do I need to do to fix this problem. Trying not to do a restore or refresh as I do not want to lose several apps/programs.
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  4. #14


    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,585
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    Do you get an error message or anything? Does the adapter show up in Device Manager?

    If the computer is only 4 months old it may still be under warranty. If so, contact tech support.
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