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Laptop does not recognize the wireless adapter

I just get the Bing when I insert the adapter, but the pop-up "found new hardware", does not pop-up. Nor can I use the Add Hardware feature, it just says "please plug in adapter", or something similiar.

WHY does it not recognize the adapter??????

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Try using another usb port

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