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I have a desktop computer that has some version of the wireless g network adapter that I put on the back of it. It's basically an antenna on the back of my desktops tower. I have been using my laptop for awhile, but now I have set my desktop back up and it wont connect wirelessly to the internet because it doesn't recognize the wireless g router on the back. I believe it doesn't have any of the drivers.

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The drivers are out of date.

wired the desktop into the router and once you have internet, try this:

Step 1.open the device manager

  • right click "My Computer" and click properties
  • go to the hardware tab and click device manager
Step 2.update the driver
  • click the + sign beside network adapters
  • right on the wireless adapter that you have
  • click update driver and update the driver automaticaly

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