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Belkin Surf and Share WiFi adapter Doesn't work on desktop, yet works on laptop

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Catch_22, Sep 14, 2012.

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  1. Catch_22

    Catch_22 Thread Starter

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    So I accidently bent my Belkin surf and share WiFi adapter on my desktop, and the internet cut out. I assumed it was broken, so I plugged it into my laptop and turned the wifi switch to off to test it out. Strangely, it worked fine. Then I attempted other USB ports on my tower, none of them worked. The strange thing is I can see all of the available wifi networks, but can't connect to them. I tried uninstalling the drivers, restarting, and reinstalling but that doesn't seem to work. The chip is fine, as it worked on my laptop, but it refuses to work on the tower.
    Any ideas?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. DoubleHelix

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    Buy an adapter that hasn't been physically damaged.
     
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