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Discussion in 'Networking' started by MtnTech, May 27, 2015.

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  1. MtnTech

    MtnTech Thread Starter

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    Hello, i havent posted here before, ive been googling for hours on this issue and i would like to think i know a little amount about computers but this has be stumped..

    I purchased this pc awhile back, cyberpower pc gaming computer (desktop) and its always been ran on an ethernet.. until i moved. now i want to run it wireless but have run into an issue.

    when i go to networks and connections it shows "Ethernet" and "VPN" nothing for wireless, ive searched everywhere for a wireless option, it doesnt exist. When i googled this people keep saying it has to do with a missing or old driver, I followed the tutorials only to find that my drivers seem fine as far as i can see, i cant locate a wireless driver though(unless its named weird) is it possible to get a custom built pc without a wireless option?(bought this brand new off newegg) im so confused, currently just hard wiring it through the house which looks horrible so i would like to get this sorted out as quick as possible, thank you so much


    Edit: suppose i could post the computer specs.



    Processor
    Intel Core i7-4820K 3.7GHz
    Processor Main Features
    64 bit Quad-Core Processor
    Cache Per Processor
    10MB L3 Cache
    Memory
    8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3 1600
    Hard Drive
    1TB SATA III 7200RPM HDD + 64GB SSD
    Optical Drive
    24x DVD+/-R/+/-RW DUAL LAYER DRIVE
    Graphics
    AMD Radeon R7 250X 1GB
    Audio
    Sound card - Integrated
    Ethernet
    Gigabit Ethernet
    Power Supply
    600W
    Operating System
    Windows 8.1 64-bit
    Special Features
    CyberpowerPC X-Titan Gaming Case

    Motherboard
    Chipset
    Intel X79

    CPU
    CPU Type
    Intel Core i7
    CPU Speed
    4820K (3.7GHz)
    L3 Cache Per CPU
    10MB
    CPU Socket Type
    LGA 2011
    CPU Main Features
    64 bit Quad-Core Processor

    Graphics
    GPU/VGA Type
    AMD Radeon R7 250X 1GB

    Memory
    Memory Capacity
    8GB DDR3
    Memory Speed
    DDR3 1600
    Form Factor
    DIMM 240-pin
    Memory Spec
    2GB x 4

    Hard Drive
    HDD
    1TB HDD + 64GB SSD
    HDD Interface
    SATA III
    HDD RPM
    7200rpm

    Optical Drive
    Optical Drive Type
    DVD±RW
    Optical Drive Spec
    24x DVD+/-R/+/-RW DUAL LAYER DRIVE

    Audio
    Audio Channels
    7.1 Channels

    Communications
    LAN Speed
    10/100/1000Mbps

    Front Panel Ports
    Front USB
    1 x USB 3.0
    2 x USB 2.0

    Back Panel Ports
    PS/2
    2
    Video Ports
    1 DVI, 1 HDMI, 1 Display Port
    Rear USB
    2 x USB 3.0
    6 x USB 2.0
    RJ45
    1 port
    Rear Audio Ports
    6 ports

    Expansion
    PCI Slots (Available/Total)
    5x PCI-e 16x ( 4 available )
    1x PCI-e 1x (available )
     
  2. TerryNet

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    You didn't list a wireless adapter.

    What is listed under Network Adapters in Device Manager?

    What, if any, warnings or errors (yellow or red flags) are anywhere in Device Manager?
     
  3. MtnTech

    MtnTech Thread Starter

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    it only shows Intel(R) 82579V Gigabit Network Connection and TAP-Windows Adapter V9
     
  4. texasbullet

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    I use a wireless adaptor similar to this one: (the one I have only has one antenna).
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/1000MW-Wifi...473?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4d29c775d1
    and I can connect it to either a laptop or desktop and it works great. I use it where the wireless internet signal is poor, this item will boost the signal up.


    Note: You must install the driver provided in the disc. Connects to your computer by USB cable provided in package.
     
  5. TerryNet

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    Of course it is. And looks like that's what you bought. You'll need a PCI (if you have a spare slot) or USB wireless adapter.
     
  6. MtnTech

    MtnTech Thread Starter

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    definitely have a spare slot so ill just buy one and toss it in, thanks everyone <3
     
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