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WiFi stopped working ,help! [Solved]

Ask a question Franklinite 5Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 17, 2016 Last seen - Last answered on Dec 17, 2016 at 02:51 PM by BrianGreen
Hi y'all ,so I decided to try w8 on my w7 Acer travel mate 5752G but wasn't happy and reverted to w7 but since the installation I cannot use my WiFi, it appears to be be greyed out and cannot be selected but the Bluetooth works fine ...I tried installing the driver but I get an error saying "device may not be present or device is ejected /unplugged ,please reinsert " help!!!
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Hi,

Try going to Device Manager and uninstalling the wifi card from there. Reboot and hopefully the card will be detected and the correct drivers installed.
Franklinite 5Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 17, 2016 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 02:13 PM
OK..I'll try each step but im a bit sceptical about disassembling the maxhine ,I'll leave that option for last. I'm also pretty sure I'm installing the correct driver but I could be confidently wrong.what is the most efficient method to finding the correct driver would u say? Before I decide to open the PC
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BrianGreen 907Posts Saturday January 17, 2015Registration date ModeratorStatus April 24, 2017 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 02:43 PM
Go to device manger and double click the wifi card. it will bring up a box.
Click on the device tab
There it tells you the device name if you are lucky, but the device id is just as good. Something like PCI/VEN_123ABC&DEV_456DEF
Look this code up in google and see what drivers are available.
Virus check the downloaded file before you do any installing!
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Franklinite 5Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 17, 2016 Last seen - Dec 16, 2016 at 02:50 PM
OK got it ,will do so now
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Franklinite 5Posts Friday December 16, 2016Registration date December 17, 2016 Last seen - Dec 17, 2016 at 12:34 PM
Brian Green sir ,thanx for the helpful advice. I got the device ID and downloaded the driver and it was a success.. Apprecaite the help
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BrianGreen 907Posts Saturday January 17, 2015Registration date ModeratorStatus April 24, 2017 Last seen - Dec 17, 2016 at 02:51 PM
Glad yo got it working :^)
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