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win 8 network problem

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by toolgt4u, Apr 11, 2012.

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  1. toolgt4u

    toolgt4u Thread Starter

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    Hey,

    I just recently installed win 8 everything was working fine previously on win 7
    but recently I noticed that when I try to connect to my universities wireless (which requires for us to login through
    a redirected page) network, the connection doesnt connect.

    Although when I do it with an ethernet it automatically redirects me to that logon page and i'm able to use the
    internet

    I know that it worked before because as mentioned before it did work on win 7 just something is wrong on 8

    Help pls???
     
  2. TerryNet

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    Even though the issue is with an aspect of networking I think the Windows 8 forum is better suited, so I moved the thread from Networking.

    What wireless adapter?

    Is Windows 8 using the same wireless driver that was used with Windows 7?

    What firewall?
     
  3. toolgt4u

    toolgt4u Thread Starter

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    broadcom 802.11n Network adapter....

    and the firewall is the one that comes with windows essentials

    it is the same driver as the win 7.
     
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    My best guess--and it's definitely only a guess--is that there is something about Windows 8 and that adapter that is going to require a driver update.
     
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    I had the same problem when i moved a windows 8 hard disk to another computer-therefore i had to reinstall the drivers for all the hardware. I had a DWA-125 in the computer and when i started up windows 8 in that computer for the first time it had already come with wifi drivers! heres the twist though: When i went to connect to the wifi the same thing that happened to you happened to me as well! For me to fix it i ended up having to install the windows 7 drivers for this adapter through device manager. I can find the drivers for the WiFi device for you, but first i need to know more about your device... What is the model number for this "broadcom 802.11n" network adapter?
     
  6. toolgt4u

    toolgt4u Thread Starter

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    Emmmmmm....where can i find the model number exactly :/
    im a bit noobish o.o
     
  7. toolgt4u

    toolgt4u Thread Starter

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    its for a Hp G62 i dont know if that will help any :/
     
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    toolgt4u Thread Starter

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    First of all thank you Ada101.

    ok so my etherenet is: Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller.
    and my wireless is: Broadcom 4313 802.11b/g/n.
     
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    Thank you :) I am looking for a driver now.
     
  11. ada101

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    I have found a driver:
    http://www.mediafire.com/?5lfsl66bok6sd
    ^^ that links to your folder with the drivers in a zip folder and 7zip. you will need 7zip to extract the drivers
    download the 7zip, and then the driver zip file
     
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