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Links Wireless "Unknown Device"

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Pocosno, Jan 19, 2010.

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  1. Pocosno

    Pocosno Thread Starter

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    Upgraded to Vista a few days ago, on the lower right taskbar where the double displays are it said I had no connection. I checked to see that my adapter was plugged in – It was – Step by step I tried to open the wireless connection – None shown – Tried to do a repair – No dice – Went into Control Panel – Device Manager – Network Adapters – It showed the Linksys adapter – Tried to update driver – The best driver for your device is already installed – At this point in went back to Control Panel – did an uninstall of Linksys wireless adapter – after finishing I restarted the PC – Inserted the Install CD – after install directed to connect the adapter – However double PC display on task bar still states I do not have a connection. I go back to Device Manager – Network adapters – It is not there –However I noticed under other devices that it shows a device that is unknown – I click on properties – Linksys Wireless G Adapter – from there I update driver – Now under Network adapters it shows Linksys Adapter – There is no longer anything under Other Devices – My task bar shows I have signal – Problem solved??? – Temporarily yes! – However every single time I shut down and log back on – I have to repeat all of the above steps – This is getting really annoying and I just don’t know what to do at this point – I am hoping that someone can help me figure out why I only have a problem after Windows does an update!
     
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    First off, don't fool with the fonts to make them so small us old guys can't read them! ;)

    Next, how about a paragraph or two, it's almost impossible to read the tiny type, add to that the amorphous blob of text, and it's even worse.
     
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