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Doesnt recognize Wifi, even though im Online

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    Doesnt recognize Wifi, even though im Online

    Hey there,

    unfortunatly Windows 8.1 doesnt recognize my established WiFi connection. That prevents me from using the Marketplace or connecting to my Microsoft Account.

    Ive attached 2 screenshots:

    Status 1 says "Network - Internet connection". Windows knows im Online..
    Status 2 says: "There are no Connections available - Troubleshooting" while in the background my "Fritz WiFi Stick N v2" is connected. This stick is officially outdated, but the company still made a new driver, so it works.

    Any ideas? Windows doesnt know I have a wifi-stick..
    Does someone know a way to let Windows handle the connection instead of this 3rd party programm?
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Status 1.jpg   Status 2.jpg  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2

    Uninstall the third party software and only install the driver.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Doesnt recognize Wifi, even though im Online
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