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The wireless adapter seems to have disappeared.

I went to sleep last night with my laptop on listening to a radio show online. I then woke up and the internet was disconnected. I opened device manager and there doesn't seem to be anything representing the wireless adapter, only the gigabit LAN connector. There was a windows update installation that occured last night, but I already tried doing system restore and there is still nothing showing up.

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Hey, heres a list of things to try and the things that could be your problem.
check in control panel, system, device manager see if you see the wireless adapter is in there or if there is any tags with unknown device if there is drivers will need reinstalled, that would be your problem if update caused it.

other things to try is check the side of the laptop for the wireless on / off button or switch to double check the the wireless is turned on, there should be a light if it is.

if there is no meantion of wireless device, and you have tried to turn it on from the switch then its a faulty adapter..

Hope this helps

All the best

John

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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