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Can't connect to internet after m oving pc

MY COMPUTER WAS MOVED AND WHEN RE-ASSEMBLED THE ADAPTER WOULD NO LONGER CONNECT TO THE NETWORK. I CAN'T FIND MY INSTALLLATION SOFTWARE. I DOWN LOADED DRIVER DETECTIVE BUT WHEN I TRYED TO INSTALL IT SAYS THERE IS A DOWNLOAD ERROR. I HAVE TRIED IT SEVERALTIMES WITH SAME RESULTS.
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Driver detective is junk, find the model of your wireless adapter by looking on the back of it. Go to the manufactuers website and download correct driver. Are you sure this is a driver issue? Is the adapter USB? If it is USB try plugging it into the same USB port on your computer that it was in before the move.

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Linksys has the drivers for your device.

Goto:
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You should have no issues using the driver directly from LinkSys web-site.

Also, just to make sure, open your case and re-seat the card, before installing the drivers.

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