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wheres my networking hardware

Q: wheres my networking hardware

I have a Compaq Presario CQ57 and when I try to connect to the internet it tells me that there is no network adapter, can someone help me PLEASE?

A: wheres my networking hardware

Go to Start/Search type devmgmt.msc, Right click the devmgmt results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Device Manager, are there any devices with Yellow Flags? Especially under Network Adapters?
Turn the laptop over and read the Full model number (eg) Compaq Presairo CQ57-xxxx.
On an internet computer, go to the HP Support/Software and Drivers tab HP Customer Support | HP? Customer Support and type in your make and model # or choose it from the list. Choose your version of Windows 7 (eg) 32bit or 64bit Under Driver-Network download your Network Adapter driver, and any other device drivers with yellow flags in the Device Manager. if on another computer, Save them to a USB Flash Drive and install it on the troubled computer.

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How do you configue 2 network adapters in 1 PC? I had a nice network set up between my 2 PCs, ICS and file sharing. THEN @home cable modem installers used my network card for the cable modem. They said they don't support networks, gave me another network card and said I could put it in and set up my previous network just like it was>>>NOT!
Once I found an address and got the new card going, I can't get it to reconize anything, all the bindings go directly to the @home network group. I can't create a new group.
I have tried everything, the cable modem will NOT work on a hub, we tried that. Tried a USB network adapter, but modem will only work on that IF we remove the NIC.
I have seen a Lynksys cable/DSL modem router that may work. You plug your already working network into it and the modem.
Any network tech-heads out there?


You need two nic cards in the machine with the cable modem nic. You then can either use a hub or a crossover cat 5 cable to connect the lan portion of the network.

for detailed info go here and look under guides, there a three of them, one for lan, one for network, and one for internet connection sharing using win98se. If you don't have win98se then get a copy of spoonproxy to use as the proxy server.

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I just restored my emachines EL 1300G to factory settings. I try to access the internet and it tells me there is no networking hardware. Also the icon down by the clock that is supposed to be there telling you that the computer is talking to another computer, this icon is missing. any ideas would really help.

A:no networking hardware?

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I've looked all over the net, and I am considering Geek Squad, but I'm a little hesitant shelling out $80. I got a preowned Vista Gateway computer from my uncle, who said he decommissioned it. I don't have a clue what he did, but apparently I am now missing my networking driver.. at first I couldn't connect to the Internet. It kept saying there was no networking hardware or adapter detected or installed. I looked in my device manager, and there's no network anything in there... I also discovered this morning that I cannot delet anything. Once it begins the process of sending the file(s) to the recycle bin, it goes nowhere; the transfer speed remains at 0 kbps/sec and never changes.

I can't delete anything and I can't use the Internet, both problems I need to resolve in a hurry.

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Hey guys! New to the forum and I've got a birthday coming up so I need some advice. I would like a piece of networking hardware that meets this criteria: In order of importance
A) Acts as an access point
B)Allows me to connect to my wireless network on a separate floor though an ethernet port
C) is >$100
Any input would be greatly appreciated

A:Networking hardware Question

Well, for (A) you could get any wireless router or wireless access point.

For (B), if I understand correctly, you could get an "ethernet converter" or a wireless router or wireless access point that also supports wireless bridge (or AP client) mode.

Usually I'd expect to find a wireless router or wireless access point with the (B) capability for around $50 to $80, but here is an example that meets your (C) criteria.

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I want to network three computers located on the same desk. Ofice Depot is offering a D-Link 22 Mbps wireless router for $15 (after rebates). Although I don't need wireless at this time, I would like to know if I could connect the three computers to the router with CAT5e patch cables and create my network. My Internet service is via a municipal wireless service. I have an antenna on the roof cabled to an external Orinoco card which then runs to a USB port on which ever computer I choose.

I'm running:
(1) Dell Inspiron 2500 laptop, Windows XP home, D-Link PCMCIA card (DFE-690TXD)
(2) Hewlett Packard Pavilion XL753 desktop, Windows Me, 10/100 card.
(3) Generic desktop, Windows XP Pro, 10/100 card.

A:Networking Hardware Question

Oops. Please ignore my question. I forgot I asked it yesterday. DUH! Sorry about that.

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Hey guys,

Sort of new to this forum, but I have this major question in which I have not found any answers to as of yet. I just recently got a PC, it is a Dell Optiplex 755 and it was running Windows 7. My friend didn't give me the password to it cause he had forgotten it, so he was trying to give it away for free as it was useless. The only way I was able to get through was to use a Windows Vista installation disk (which, luckily, I had lying around). Then I was able to get in. But the problem was that the computer would not at all connect to the internet, wireless or wired. I checked the connection settings, no connections were showing up (and my Macbook did have all the connections coming through). I tried clicking on Diagnose and Repair, but that said I was missing some networking hardware. So I found another disk that had some drivers on it. I installed drivers that were network and ethernet related, but still no luck. So I hooked up an ethernet cable from my router to the computer, still nothing. The signal was coming through, but it said "Unidentified Connection" and wasn't transmitting any data, so nothing was happening. Now, let me restate, the internet on that computer is not working whatsoever, so I am not sure how to install the correct drivers or whatever I must install. Please help guys, I am a noob with Windows computers. Will I be able to find the drivers on my Mac and transfer them via USB to my comp? I don't even know the specific on... Read more

A:Networking Hardware Not Found

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I need an answer as to why I cannot connect to the internet after I re installed windows 7 home premium on my HP Pavilion g7. Before the re installation I never had any trouble connecting to my wifi but now when i try to connect to the internet I get the message "Windows did not detect any networking hardware" Please help the laptop is useless to me if I cannot connect to the internet.

A:Networking hardware not availible

can you please go to device manager and send us a screen print.

Control Panel\System and Security\System/device manager check under network adapters to see if you have any issues.

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I'm looking for some assistance to the above problem I'm having with my desktop. I am unable to connect to the net through this PC, however, the net connection is working fine as I am currently connected wirelessly via my laptop.
The icon on the tool bar has a red cross indicating that I'm not connected, when I click on the icon it tells me no connections are available.
When I try to connect to the net via the PC through the control panel, a message pops up saying' Windows did not detect any networking hardware'. When I try and acces the basic information and set up connection page, a msg states 'The dependency service or group failed to start.Moreover i directly connected my modem to my lap,and it is working fine.
I have had this problem since last week and i am unable to restore as some error is coming, can anyone help me out

A:Windows 7 - Not detecting any networking hardware

What is shown in Device Manager? Any yellow marks?

Did this ever work?
Did you reinstall Win 7?
Have you installed the device driver for your Network device (PCI/PCI-E or onboard)

Also, please fill out your System Specs in User CP. That may help solve the problem.

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I recently reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) on my desktop. Now, I am unable to connect to the internet. Whenever I use Windows Network Diagnostics it informs me I need to "install a driver for my network adapter". However, using the "connect to the Internet" option from the Control Panel>Network and Internet informs me that "Windows did not detect any networking hardware". I would greatly appreciate any assistance and will gladly get back to you with any information you desire.

In addition, it appears that my video card is not being recognized as well, given that my screen resolution is incorrect and the dxdiag shows my video card as "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter". I assume that it's also a driver issue that I can resolve once I have my internet working.

A:Windows did not detect any networking hardware

Hello TheHumbleDespot, welcome to the Seven Forums.

You need to find a PC with Internet access and download drivers for your GPU and network controller. Download them to a USB stick or other removable media, then transfer to your PC and install.

Not knowing what network controller you have I cannot help you there. Your Nvidia GPU drivers can be found here: GeForce GTX 560 Ti and GeForce GTX 550 Ti


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I am very new about Computer networking, i have two main questions regarding what should we do if i want to hook up networking at home???

1-Computer hard ware component to hook up network
What should i have?

My company is using Windows server 2012 with Exchange server , and all clients have own company e mail account to open with Microsoft outlook.

The question is, if i want to hook up network and study at home about computer networking as what my company has as users company e mail account etc..
What should i do to get it learning at home?
Please forgive me for my questions is not make scenes because i am poor with that.

A:Software and Hardware networking for hook up.

Do you have a copy of Server and a product key?

You really don't need any equipment other than a PC and a ton of ram (less ram if you don't want to run the VM's at the same time)

Virtual Box has good options for creating a LAN network that can communicate with eachother.

As far as getting the Server software, that all depends on you. I'm a student and my College has an account with Dreamspark so I get Server 12r2, Win7, and Win 8.1 for free.

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Hello everyone!
Ok so i re installed windows 7 Home Premium x64 on my Packard Bell EasyNote Tk87. My problem now is i cannot connect to the internet, when i go to networking and sharing it says 'Windows did not detect any networking hardware'. If i go into device manager I have yellow exclamations over CD-ROM Drive and Memory Module. When i click on 'show hidden devices' at the top of the page it brings up Network Adapters and there are 8
WAN Miniport options each with a different thing in brackets after them which are (IKEv2), (IP), (IPv6), (L2TP), (Networking monitor), (PPPOE), (PPTP) and (SSTP). They all seem to be working properly so i'm sure there must be something missing or incorrect.
Also the grapics seem very basic not like the normal HD snazzy graphics and layout it had before.

Please can someone help me or point me in the direction of the correct driver downloads i need that i can download to an external hard drive so i can put them on to the laptop. I would be eternally grateful

Thanks for reading x

A:Re installed windows 7 but now no Networking Hardware! Please Help!!

I also want to apologise if i have put this in the wrong section

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I just installed windows 8.1 enterprise evaluation on my macbook through bootcamp. Everything went fairly smoothly, except I am not able to connect to the internet and getting the error 'Windows did not detect any networking hardware.'

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Hi. Just opened this laptop a few days ago. My husband swears he got online with it then. Just gave it to my daughter and we can't connect to the Internet. In the control panel when I ask it to connect it says Windows did not detect any networking hardware.Hp stream running windows 10 64 bitIntel 2.16ghz

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I have a Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit laptop. The processor is Pentium (R) Dual-Core CPU [email protected] with 4GB RAM. Since a forced abortion occurred when the system was doing its regular updates about a week ago, the laptop cannot be connected with the internet anymore. The message given by the Diagnosis is "Windows cannot detect the networking hardware". Other than the internet connection problem, the computer works as normal. Do I need to install a network driver? and where can I get the suitable driver? Any quick response on this topic would be appreciated!!!

A:Help! Windows cannot detect the networking hardware.

May be here?

How to Install a Driver in Device Manager

(at bottom of the page, there's "related tutorials" to help you either)

you can use it also to uninstall the device and reboot to see if windows reinstall it.

May this help:
network adapter missing from device manager

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So here it goes. my pc is HP Compaq SG3-351SC.and lately its gone reeaally slow, and its full fo junk, so i decided to clean it and reinstall windows. So when i bought this pc i made backup copy while making it i got whole punch of all kind of errors. and now that cd didnt work. couldnt install windows from that back up. so my friend borrowed me his cd that included windows 7 ultimate. i installed it and all went great. but i cant conect to internet, im gettin this message "windows did not detect any networking hardware"
i know its about some drivers. now when i go to control panels device manager, there is yellow triangle mark on ethernet controller. how can i fix this? i know i have messed this thing up, but plz can i still fix this mess?

A:Windows did not detect any networking hardware.

Compaq SG3-300 Desktop PC series*-* Download drivers and software - HP Business Support Center

Then download the network controller driver, use a flash drive/cd to move the files to the computer you need them on.

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Our business rents from a large, shared office building. We have our own wireless network, but internet service provision is handled by the building itself. Currently, our main office space houses a Cisco Linksys router (WRT160N) which seems to be working, but is at least 3 years old. In my office, far down the hall from that router, is a Netgear Universal Dual Band WiFi Range Extender (WN2500RP) that seems to be working, and a N600 Netgear Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter (WNDA3100vs) that blinks in and out of service, so we're planning to replace it.

Our technician is not a networking professional, so we have failed to obtain advice about the products that we're using. So! Thought I'd look here for help.

Netgear recommends upgrading the adapter to an A6200 WiFi USB Adapter. I've come across a deal that offers both that model AND a Netgear R6200 WiFi Router bundle.

Is it beneficial to have matching manufacturers' products? (All Netgear rather than Netgear working with Linksys?) Do we even have the right setup for our offices?

Currently there are 2 desktops connected to this network. Soon, there may be a third. We all need to connect to our wireless network (and therefore to our NAS which stores all shared data.)

Please provide some guidance?

Thanks so much!

A:Networking issues / Hardware questions

it is not eseential that the manufacturers be the same, but it does cut down on incompatibilities. i would just look for the best that you can afford and check to make sure the can work together. my thoughts are that if it's not broke, don't fix it. i would say that google is your friend, but google is evil, bing is your friend.

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I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop N7110
my hard drive was corrupted, I have wiped it clean and reinstalled Window 7
I went to dell support and downloaded all the drivers and intalled them in the order dell suggusted.
I have no internet. The driver for networking said I did not have device. How do I correct this.

A:computer does not recognize networking hardware

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My computer was working fine yesterday during the day, unfortunately we don't know what my son did whilst doing his homework, but by the evening I could not connect to the internet.

When I went to connect to a network, it is saying that it cannot detect any networking hardware. I am using a HP laptop with a windows 7 professional 32 bit operating system. Please please help me restore my computer.

A:no networking hardware found on my computer

Run: ipconfig/all and post output please

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I shut down my desktop, then turn it back on after 4 hours, the window system seems have changed. then i notice there is no internet connection and when i go to control panel to connect to a network, it says that window did not detect any networking hardware. In addition, when I check the system in control panel, I notice that the processor and the ram displayed as not available. I don't know what is going on here, any help is appreciated, thank you in advance.

I have a custom build
Rating 5.9 windows experience index
intel r core tm i5 4670k cpu 3.4 ghz ram (3.46 gb usable)
32 bit
msi motherboard
geforce gtx 760

ps the audio service is not running, is it possible that there is some subtle problems in my motherboard?
I do have internet driver.

A:Window cant not detect networking hardware

What is the model name and or number of your motherboard? Chances are you may need to reinstall the chipset drivers for the motherboard so it hopefully will detect the correct devices, etc.

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Suddenly one day networking icons are disappeared from the network and sharing centre and it shows 'unknown'. While trying to set up a new connection it shows 'windows did not detect any networking hardware'

A:Windows do not detect any networking hardware

Hi and welcome to TSF check in device manager for error flags either a yellow ! or red X if you have them on the networking device you need to install the driver available from the computer makers support pages for your model

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I have just reinstalled windows. The big problem I'm having now is that I don't have internet connection and I have no idea on how to get it. I found some devices with the yellow exclamation mark but updating those drives failed. I have no idea what to do now. I still have the old files from before I reinstalled so I can use those to aid.

Can anyone help me with this issue?

A:No Networking Hardware After Reinstalling Windows.

Hi there .... What errors do you have in the Device Manager ? ....

Is your System Specs up to date ? ...

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I'll post up the thread I created in the networking forums:

I've come to believe that this isn't a networking issue anymore since its the motherboards connection that is being the pain.

I've switched the cables around with another computer in the house, Still no luck there.

The motherboard is a Gigabyte S-Series GA-P35-DS3R, Intel.

Last night I did an ipconfig /release, shut down my system, and turned off the power bar. This morning I turned everything back on, but the PC / Activity light wasn't working. Played around a bit, no luck, reinstalled drivers, checked the BIOS to make sure its enabled, etc...

Figured I'd ask the hardware forums if they know of anyway to test or check the connection for my NIC build into the mobo? From what I can tell, there are no lights on the outside or inside of the system (its about 5 days old roughly, I'm just use to the normal lights in them and never realized there just might not be any on this system build).

Right now I'm connected with a USB but well, 12MB vs 100 just isn't to my fancey.


A:Possible hardware issue with motherboard networking?

The lights for the NIC are built into the connector, see page 20 of the MB manual (Rev 1.0, other Revisions may be different page No.), which can be downloaded from here:

You say the NIC has a red X on it; is this in Device Manager? Or Network Connections?
Are any errors displayed in Device Manager (red x or yellow exclamation point)? If so, what is the error that is displayed on the General tab of the properties page for the NIC? (Right click the NIC in Device Manager, click properties). It may just say Disabled, and have a button to click to enable it.



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I'm looking for some assistance to the above problem I'm having with my desktop. I am unable to connect to the net through this PC, however, the net connection is working fine as I am currently connected wirelessly via my laptop.
The icon on the tool bar has a red cross indicating that I'm not connected, when I click on the icon it tells me no connections are available.
When I try to connect to the net via the PC through the control panel, a message pops up saying' Windows did not detect any networking hardware'. When I try and acces the basic information and set up connection page, a msg states 'The dependency service or group failed to start.Moreover i directly connected my modem to my lap,and it is working fine.
I have had this problem since last week and i am unable to restore as some error is coming, can anyone help me out

A:Windows 7 - Not detecting any networking hardware

Click Start -> Run -> enter devmgmt.msc

Find the network adapter on your PC in the devices list. Click the + sign and check for any reported errors by observing whether there's a yellow exclamation point next to it.

Also try reinstalling drivers for your NIC.

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hi guys,

I am unable to connect to the internet after installing Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) on my desktop. What should I do?

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Hello, I recently re-installed Windows 7 and I can no longer connect to the internet because I am unable to find the network, please help thanks

A:Windows did not detect any networking hardware.

Try downloading the LAN driver for your PC

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I have a Dell Inspiron with Windows 7 64-bit pre-installed (soI do not have the DVD). I do have a CD with an ?image? [?] that the technicalpeople at my place of work gave me. With it, I recently wiped clean my computerdue to an error I was unable to repair. Everything went well but I cannotconnect to my home Wi-Fi. When I attempt to do so [?Connect to a network?] I getthe following pop up: ?Windows did not detect any networking hardware?. Atroubleshoot informs me to ?install a driver for your network adapter?. I haveattached a picture of what my device manager shows. I have read several postsregarding the same problem but I cannot find a solution. Could anyone help?


A:Windows did not detect any networking hardware

Just go to the driver section for Dell,
Type in your make/model/OS no's,
Download them to a USB, >> plug it into problem comp >> select each of your missing drivers >> Update driver >> Browse my comp>> let me pick >> select usb drive


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I really need some solid help here. I'm not by any means a pc wizard but somehow I can't figure this one out. For all the pc problems I have encountered I have managed to fix by Googleing it, this time, I've failed and I need your help please.

I have an hp pavilion 15-p100dx that was running on Windows 8.1. Well, I removed the hard drive and installed an ssd, 8gb of ram and also fresh installed windows 7 pro on new ssd. It's blazing fast now and I got windows 7 pro running now. However, now I can't connect to the Internet because of the above mentioned. Not even the Ethernet is working so I can't even update any of the drivers online.

I went to hp software and updates to download network adapter drivers but it says windows 7 pro is not supported on the hp pavilion 15-p100dx so I'm at a loss now. In the BIOS it detects windows 8.1 but perhaps because windows 7 pro isn't activated yet because of lack of Internet. What else can I do now?

A:Windows 7 pro can't detect the networking hardware on hp pavilion 15

Welcome to the forum,

Can you do option one of this tutorial on your laptop,

System Information File - Create in Windows

That will give us the hardware ID's of any missing drivers.

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Trying to aid my wife's Dell XPS 12 laptop running Windows 8.1 which is having problems with internet and network connections. I'm more familiar with Windows 7 and find 8.1 somewhat mystifying. According to the unit's device manager the Intel (R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 network adapter is enabled, "working properly" and has the most updated driver. Yet when I attempt to connect to the internet, I get a pop-up dialogue box with a "Windows did not detect any networking hardware," message. Help!

A:Solved: Windows did not detect any networking hardware

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My wireless internet used to work and one day i turned my computer on and it
no longer worked. I have a HP pavillion dv6000 laptop, the switch for
wireless networking is on and when i click diagnose the problem it says
"This computer does not have a wireless network adapter installed and
configured. Install wireless networking hardware and verify that the correct
drivers are loaded." Could somebody please help me fix this

A:wireless networking hardware HP pavilion 6000

Go to the device manager and see if your card or usb or what you use is installed.

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Hi, I have attached a screen shot with details about my computer and the networking problem. I installed some windows updates last week and have not been able to get on the internet since. Uninstalling the updates did not help. I have updated all drivers (per several other threads), but it has not resolved. I have also tried to bypass the network card with an external usb network adapter, but the computer does not detect it either. Help appreciated!

A:Windows did not detect any networking hardware. All drivers up to date

Welcome to Seven Forums,

By any chance do you have a McAfee or any Security programs installed in your computer?

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I have just recently rebooted my Dell Inspirion N5110 with Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. My laptop was originally running Windows 7 home 64 bit but my LAPTOPS HARDWARE IS 32 bit. Since rebooting after installation of Windows 7 32 bit. The network driver are not available when searched in Device Manager. Trying to find the right network drivers for my Laptop model but Dell support HAS ONLY the 64 bit network drivers available for download. So anybody been through similar problem?
Please help on installing the correct network driver.

A:Did not detect any networking hardware, Post Windows 7 32 bit install

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums .. Try the Drivers in the Link below they should work ...

Product Support | Dell US

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Could anyone please suggest me some goot sites which will be useful for me to know all the latest updates regarding the computer's hardware and networking.

Awaiting for the reply.

Thank you for your valuable time.

A:please suggest some good sites to be updated in hardware and networking

Really depends on what updates you are looking for.
Toms hardware is usually pretty good.

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Hello everyone I am having an insane amount of trouble with my Acer Aspire laptop that was working correctly until all the sudden the wireless went out stating that there is 'no networking hardware'I'm not sure what could cause this but two new things happened the night it went out.1. I bought a wireless signal for my desktop (I read somewhere in the Windows help files that the signal could knock out others I think it's silly but who knows)2. I bought a new mouse, tried to install it only to find that numerous people could not find the hardware for it. It went from lit up with no hardware found, nonfunctional. To not lit up but the computer still tried to install the software, no good. I feel like this problem is mainly associated with a cheap mouse because I wasn't the only one who could not install it.Those are the only two new things to happen to this laptop in the 24 hour period it went from functioning to no wireless hardware what so ever. My router is 2 feet away. I have tried removing the battery and disconnecting it from the wall, have tried turning off the signal, then on again. I have also restored my computer twice, back to a time earlier in the day when it didn't do the most recent windows update.And nothing. I don't want to say the internal hardware somehow fried but something went wrong somewhere.What is some steps I can do to try to test or fix this problem? Because Windows 7 help doesn't even acknowledge that this could happen a... Read more

A:Acer Aspire 7551 laptop No networking hardware

Hello Jade Knight,

First of all could you explain more fully what you mean by you "bought a wireless signal for your desktop" ?? Did you install a wireless adapter in the desktop or what?

Moving forward, you can open up Action Center on the laptop, click on Troubleshooting, then on Network and Internet, and then on Network Adapter. This will troubleshoot ethernet and wireless adapters. The Troubleshooter checks a large number of common problems and tries to fix them automatically. Good place to start.

If the Troubleshooter doesn't correct the problem then try opening a command prompt and typing in ipconfig /all. The output will list all network adapters and their physical address. This will tell you if the system evens knows of the adapters or not.

Move on to Device Manager under Devices and Printers in Control Panel. With Device Manager open Expand the Network adapters group and look for any icons on the adapters listed.
A black exclamation point (!) on a yellow field ? Indicates that the device is not functioning properly.
A red ?X? ? Indicates the device as been disabled.
A blue ?i? on a white filed ? Indicates the device was manually configured
If any of the above icons appear, try right clicking the problem device and enable if disabled or uninstall the device and then reinstall the device.

Copy the results of the ipconfig/all and paste into next post, also let us know what you discovered in Device Manager.

Good Luck

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Hi everybody,
Any help massively appreciated.

A friend of a friend set up my dell mini for me and it won't go online. I recall getting it to work int the past at a friends house but not since then at multiple wifi locations.

Windows says it can't detect networking hardware...
The troubleshooter can't identify the problem, and I share internet with a neighbor so I can't easily set up a landline to experiment.

Thanks in advance for any help!

A:Limited Internet Connectivity, windows wont detect networking hardware

Welcome to SF,

Is this a wired or wireless connection issue?

Can you please provide an ipconfig /all output of the problematic computer for review?
Click on Start => in run or search box type cmd, press enter. From the command prompt (black screen), Copy and Paste these ipconfig /all >c:\ipconfig.txt . Please attach the .txt file to be found in your Local Disk 'C' on your next post.

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Hi guys!
A few weeks ago I got the RC1 dvd. Then I heard RC2 was released. But I never recieved an email from Microsoft and when I go to their site it says "RC1". Does anybody know where RC2 is? I can download it if I need to 'cause I have a high-speed internet connection and a DVD burner.
Thanks Alot!

A:Wheres RC2?

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Hi all
Not sure if this is the right forum for this ?. But In my "pictures" folders i use to see the pics now i just see icons. I changed the default program back to Windows Photo Gallery from Picaso to no avail.
Thanks for any help Jim

A:Wheres the Pic?

Hi pofolks4,

Can you attach the screenshoot?

Run Disk Cleanup tool and clear the Thumbnails (Attached Screen shot).

Click Start > Type: "folder options" and open > Go to view Tab > uncheck "always show icons, never thumbnails" under Files and Folders (Attached Screen shot).


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I have just added another stick of ram I have 4 x 256. This shows up in system information as
Total physical memory =1,024mb
but then it says
available physical memory= 576.14.mb

Is my graphics card stealing it its a radeon 9200se

Its got me all coffuzled

and my motherboard is a Giga-Byte GA-8ISXT-FS Motherboard

A:Wheres me ram gone


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Ok I took the plunge and upgraded to IE7. HATE IT! where is the OE link on my toolbar or task bar or whatever that is? Now I am forced to go to my desktop to access OE whereas with IE6 there was the little envelop icon up top there that was my OE link. If I dont get a clear answer on this I am just going back to IE no matter what the risk as far as critical updates I just cannot STAND IE7 .For me IE6 was simple it was a clean look and simple use this IE7 is stupid, makes no sense it was just done to compete and from what I have heard from bigger geeks than I is, Microssoft is years late and about a million dollars too short (to corrupt the old cliche) with IE7,ok This is just IMHO but its how I feel abouti t. So can someone help me I even tried to see if I could put OE as a favorites but cannot do THAT either. save IE7's life on my puter (if u care, about IE7 cos I don't) I just want to return to the times of old and easier. thanks y'all bad

A:so wheres OE on IE7?

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Im running Outlook 2002 on 5 different computers via a server running Microsoft Exchange Network. When I assigned delegate acces to four of them, there was no fight. However, one of them will not let me assign delegate access no matter what I do. I have tried using the add-in manager to set up the delegate option, but it doesnt do anything. I cannot see the delegates tab in options, nor can I see it in the inbox options. I am trying to assign delegate access for read access to the inbox, and read,edit,modify access to the calendar. Anyone have any bright ideas? Cause im tapped out. Thanks

A:Wheres the Delegates?

If you right-click the inbox (or calendar) and go to Properties, do you see a Permissions tab? You should be able to grant permissions from there. It works much the same as the delegates tab, but when you grant people permissions in delegates, it also gives them the ability to "send on behalf of" the user, which may or may not be what you want. Let us know whether the permissions tab is visible and whether that's helpful, or not what you're looking for.

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hey guys umm i need help i have a spyware problem can some one help me analyze whats wrong? here is my HJT log thanksLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 3:45:25 PM, on 7/14/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exec:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehtray.exeC:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exeC:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exeC:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exeC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exeC:\Program Files\Multimedia Card Reader\shwicon2k.exeC:\Progr... Read more

A:wheres the spyware?

Welcome,Please follow the instructions provided, you may want to print out these instructions and use them as a reference.First:Please download ewido security suite it is a trial version of the program.Install ewido security suiteWhen installing, under "Additional Options" uncheck "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".Launch ewido, there should be an icon on your desktop double-click it.The program will now go to the main screenYou will need to update ewido to the latest definition files.On the left hand side of the main screen click updateThen click on Start UpdateThe update will start and a progress bar will show the updates being installed.If you are having problems with the updater, you can use this link to manually update ewido. the updates are installed close the Ewido program.Reboot your computer into Safe ModeOnce in safe mode, start Ewido and do the following:Click on scannerClick on Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.While the scan is in progress you will be prompted to clean files, click OKWhen it asks if you want to clean the first file, put a check in the lower left corner of the box that says "Perform action on all infections" then choose clean and click OK.Once the scan has completed, there will be a button located on the bottom of the screen named Save reportClick Save report.Save the report.txt file to your desktop.Now close ewido security s... Read more

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My older second reserve laptop - Toshiba Satellite A30-921, came with a 40gb hd and 512mb ram with Winxp (approx 5 years old)
Decided to try and get it back to life and give it a second chance, as in the past it kept rebooting every 10 minutes, and was so slow when it was working.
Used the product recovery disks for a fresh new start, removed one of the 256mb memory modules and replaced it with 1gb, so now up to 1.2 gb ram.Its even managed to install Windows SP3 without any hitches.
Only need to use it for email/ surfing at present, but would like to download stuff in the future.
Have installed Norton 360 as I have this on my other laptop with a 3 user licence.

Up to yet, no problems BUT, can you answer me this:


I have not installed any Office suite/word/works/excel etc, I have not downloaded any pictures, music,documents
Space being used for "Documents/shared docs"= 5mb (sample stuff)
Space used on currently installed programs (taken from control panel) = 312mb

Whats eating up all my space, and what kind of % of used space should determine whether to upgrade the hd in the future ?

A:Solved: wheres my gb's gone ??

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I built this new computer.

AMD Phenom II X2 555
Asus M4A78LT-M LE Mobo

Heres the problem. I used the SSD as the boot drive, but I cant find the 250GB HD. I hooked up the storage via this: SSD-sata 1, Seagate-sata 2, front panal sata jumper-sata 3.
Windows 7 doesnt show the 250GB drive since I chose the SSD as the boot drive upon installing windows 7. So, what do I do?

Thx for any help, CJ

A:Wheres my other HardDrive?

Open your Start Menu, right-click Computer and select 'Manage'. Left-click 'Disk Management', find your Seagate drive, then assign it a letter and Format it. Then it should be recognized by Windows 7.

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hey, hope everyone had a nice christmas!, but i have a problem, i just popped a game into my cd drive, waited for it to auto run, and as it didnt i looked under "my computer" and say that i no longer have a cd/dvd drive?? i went through device manager and see the error "Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)" anyone got any ideas?

tia for any help.

A:wheres my cd drive?

If you have recently popped in some new software try using system restore to get back previous settings and see if the cdrom "re-appears".

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mi amigo told me to sign in here, and ask for help, but, not quite sure what i'm supposed to ask, other than my computer is jacked

A:wheres 50? trying to fix my puter.....

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I accidently deleted my recycle bin I tried searching for it but it didnt come up any suggestions.

A:Wheres the recycle bin?

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moved to the video and sound section

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after installing a program i got from a site i tried to restart my computer and now every time i restart it doesnt go to the desktop its just completely black with one window of the computer documents open. i try going to task manager and then new task and explorer and it somehow opens the desktop. Everything else seems to work after i get to the desktop...this is a brand new 5 mon vaio vista laptop....why is this happening??? please help me im freaking out and dont know how to fix anything!!!! step by step help would mean a lot guys. Thanks

did i screw myself here? did i damage my computer forever??? it didnt even come with a vista cd! and i dont know what to do

A:Wheres my Desktop? HELP plz!

duplicate to, closing thread. Please do not create duplicate threads, as then we will have multiple people trying the same fixes, and no idea that it's being attempted in another thread.

And welcome to TSG.



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ok i just installed xp pro and i was loading all of the drivers and everythin. But i seem to come to a problem all of my disk drives are missing and the only thing that seems to work is the hard drive itself. any one else have this problem? is there a quick fix or am i hosed?

A:What wheres the drives?

They need to be allocated to XP.

Start > right click My Computer > select Manage > select Disk Management

They sould show up there. Right click the drives and choose from the menu.

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hello all;
heres a good one for the gurus.
i am running an hp compaq dc5850 sff. i have two hdd. one with all my America's Army stuff on it. on one i have the deploy client and game but nothing else that pertains to AA2.
so i decide to start to set up AA2 on the vista hdd as it is on xp hdd, the first thing i do is go to my maps website of choice and start to download the user created maps i like. everything looks good, i choose the correct directory and file and even hit the open folder button to make sure the map is in the right place and it is.
now the good part, i close everything up and go back to the map to make sure it will start and play correctly and it is not there, i search for it from the search window at start and search tells me the closet it could find was the same map but on the E drive, which is where the xp hdd is when i boot vista.
any ideas?

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I lost my walllpaper to a hijack i quess quite awhile ago. I got everything working but my wallpaper. What do I do ?

A:Wheres my wallpaper

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okay so my computer has 2gig of ram but keeps only going too 1.6 gigs when i open alot of memory hogging applications and then it'll start slowing down but my ram stay at 1.6 (and its set too high performance in the power options to)

A:Wheres my memory gone?

I would consider adding RAM.

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can someone help? I just ran restore from a backup on an external harddrive, it took over 5 hrs, then finished. But where is all my 'restored' data?? I cant find it....

if this is too vague tell me and i will try to explain further but its pretty straight forward....

is there something more i must do?

A:wheres my restored data?

If the restore ran properly, the restored files and folders should be in the same places they were when you did the backup. It sounds like either there was a problem with the backup or there is a problem with the restore. Let's make sure you're doing things correctly before assuming there is some problem with the system or the hardware or the backup file - which we will address later if this doesn't help. The following should help:

Here's an article on the restore procedure: just to make sure you're doing it right. It's a selective restore of a full or selective backup (not a complete restore of a complete backup) - but since you did a full backup it matches your process closer than a complete restore would.

Here's another excellent tutorial on the Restore process: Restore Backup Files.

Here's an article on how to use Advanced Restore (when normal restore doesn't work):

Restore files from a backup

Back up and restore: frequently asked questions

I hope this helps.

Good luck!

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I just bought this baby and looked at the help page in the login setup and it said "Advanced Setup | Firewall | DMZ "
I dont have that option...
In my Firewall section all i have is enable and disable and it has been disabled already.....There is no DMZ menu or anything anywhere. And also installing the latest firmware from the site doesnt work either it keeps giving me "wrong image file" or something when i browse for the dlf file....This is weird!!!!
Anyway most important id like to figure out how to DMZ this computer. Any help with that would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you,

A:Wheres the DMZ option in 7008ABR?

itds under settings under MISC.

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Well I am starting to teach myself C++ and would appreciate and suggestions on a good free (if there is a good free one)compiler. I am operating under WinMe. Thanks in advance.

A:Wheres a good compiler

Have a read of this:

Good Luck!


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Hello everyone, i done a system recovery on my laptop and now i cant change my screen brightness, adjust the resolution or connect to tv with hdmi anymore :-(

Before i done recovery i noted that my graphics card was an Intel HD graphics family but now it shows as a 'standard vga graphics adapter'

How can i find / install or whatever to get my laptop to use the Intel HD graphics family card that is inside my laptop ??

I have been on the intel website and done an hour trying all sorts of downloads but nothing works, can anyone help, i am using windows home premium 64 bit and laptop is samsung

thanks guys

A:arrgh wheres my drivers gone? :-(

model laptop?????

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I just did a detect and repair in office xp 2002 and now all my e-mails are gone

When I opened my e-mail account I had to reset the acount settings and when I did there were no e-mails from before There was a pop up that said i could import them back but I could't figure it out

Are they gone
Can someone help


A:[Resolved]Wheres my E-mails

If anyone interested i fixed this by searching for .pst files(outlook files are kept in these file types) then imported the contents of the old outlook file(it was still there) to the new one and got all my e mails and contacts back

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ok i have a 75gb HD and about 35gb of it is unaccountable, used space but no reason to be, iv checked all the folders on the C: and i cant find this mass of used space, i cant think where it is or what it could be, old files, stuff that didnt delete properly etc...

any ideas would be really helpful thanks

A:wheres my HD space dissapearing to?

Use explorer. Search on *.* with subfolders. Then sort on largest size and see where your largest files are.

Have you looked at your restore point settings?

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trying to set up a mixed network cant find netbeui when I try to add a protocol to my connection

A:Wheres the netbeui protocol in xp ??

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Good evening. I have an odd one. Lately I'm noticing my primary drive runing low on space. I only use it for my operating system and shortcuts. Allot of space seemed to disapear and I'v been getting disk cleanup popping up. I dug around and found the problem.
I have a folder called "D:\X\USMT2.UNC"
I'v never noticed it before, and hte dat files in the folder are over 10 gigs in
'ANyone want to throw in a word before I delete these. Screenshot.

A:Wheres my drive space going?

Well that folder saves the file(s) used for windows' files and settings transfer wizard. Why you have that many and that huge >> ???

Maybe you should check with your "wizard" and see what he says... ;-)

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For some reasons i cant see my data partition on My Computer and when i go on manage i see it but it have no name and no letter and i cant change anything on it.

Anyone have a clue?

Thats what i see:

What i see when i try to fix it:

A:Wheres my DATA partition?

Hi revaN and welcome to the forum!

Please follow the steps outlined in this tutorial - Hard Disk Partition Letter Missing in Windows 7 - Fix

If you still encounter the same errors, please try to download and use TestDisk, here

Be sure to read the software documentation carefully before proceeding with running the software.

Alternatively, please try booting off of your Vista partition and do a check disk on the drive in question. Check to see if the issue is still present when you boot back to Windows 7 then try the suggested steps above.

Let us know how it turns out

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MyYahoo Home page has disappeared. I've re-signed in, I hit all the MyYahoo links, double checked that it was still set on my home page and still nothing, just a blank screen. No error, no nothing. All my other web pages are fine. Is this a yahoo problem? Any one else besides me having this problem?

A:Solved: Wheres My Yahoo?

There could be a server problem at Yahoo; you're not the only one with this problem.

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I was browsing through using FireFox - had a couple of tabs open - one or 2 tabs related to localhost.
When I switched tabs and clicked on a browse link in one tab (one with phpMyAdmin loaded, to browse through the rows), I got the blue screen.

Memory got dumped as usual. Told to CHKDSK /F to check for drive errors etc.
I dont get this often. Probably thrice in the last 3 yrs - and the first 2 were hardware related I think.

After a restart, I got the Technical Error Report and that something created at

But both these dont exist.

How can I know what went wrong and where ?


A:Wheres the dump data and what went wrong ?

Have you checked for disk errors?

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I have a toshiba laptop with Windows XP and SP2.

I have noticed that the icon that comes up when i put a piece of hardware in my usb no longer appears, i have nothing to click on to safely remove any hardware.
I normally use it for a mouse dongle, when i read up on another thread it says to look in my computer and click on the hardware and make some changes to it,however not being a storage device its not there.

I have tried to use system restore to an earlier date but cannot go back further that 30 march (not far enough) even though there are lots of checkpoints.

can anyone help please?


A:wheres my safely remove icon gone

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I typed "tablet wallpaper" into google images. It says

"About 25,800,000 results"

I keep clicking "Show more results" until I get to "page" 50 and it ends with a picture that says "I heart ipad".

Then thats it. No button to load more results. Google said 25,800,000 results. That certainly wasn't 25,800,000 results.

A:Wheres the REST of googles results ?

I did a search using your exact phrase and my results were: About 47,100,000 results (0.15 seconds)A quick google search for a definition of those results netted: Statistics Bar: Describes your search, includes the number of results on the current results page and an estimate of the total number of results, as well as the time your search took. For the sake of efficiency, Google estimates the number of results; it would take considerably longer to compute the exact number. This estimate is unreliable.Bold is mine.From the preceding I extrapolate that the guesstimation number is a product of Google's algorithm for every possibility of those two words and how they would be used as well as them being used combined. As well as possibly wall and paper individually . To get every single one of those guesstimated results you would likely need to refine your search parameters repeatedly. For example Samsung 'tablet wallpaper' then ipad 'tablet wallpaper' so on and so on. Not to mention probably include every known language as well. This is my theory.Also there was this bit of information about search results:Ordered by relevance to your query, with the result that Google considers the most relevant listed first. Consequently you are likely to find what you're seeking quickly by looking at the results in the order in which they appear. Google assesses relevance by considering over a hundred factors, including how many other pages link to the page, the positions... Read more

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Hi. i am running windows xp pro sp2. my windows task manager has suddnely gone bonkers. all the tabs+drop down menus are gone. when i press clt+alt+delete all i get is the view which shows the proformence graph. this is how it appears now
it has happened to me once before too. dont know wht caused it. any ideas how i could get ma whole task manager back !! ?

A:Dude.. wheres my Task Manager !

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Hi Everyone

Im trying to find a bottleneck in my system, im trying to run Everquest 2 and it runs fine in "high performance" mode but as soon as i try and get some extra graphics it starts to give me serious lag.. im trying to identify the problem can someone please tell me where my bottleneck is ??

my computer consists of.

MB: Epox 8RGA+ Motherbaord with Nforce2

RAM: 2x 256mb TWIN X Corsair (333mhz)

CPU: Athlon XP 2500+ Barton Core (333mhz)

Graphics Card: Geforce 6800 (Winfast A400)

POWER: 350w Power Supply

HDD: Western Digial 80gig 7200rpm
I only purchased the video card recently and they are supposed to be extreemly quick, so im just wondering if there is an easy answer to improving speed or maybe i need to look at upgrading a few things... ?

And also another question if anyone knows, does adding another stick of 333mhz RAM to the third slot will that slow down my DUAL RAM which is now active in my PC ?

A:EXPERTS ADVICE ! Wheres my bottleneck ?

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I've just formatted my g/f's pc which is running Windows XP Home Edition. I was setting up Outlook Express, Tools>Options>Spelling the only language in the drop down menu is French. French is no good to me when I'm writing an email in English lol. How do I resolve this problem and find the other languages?? Any advice is much appreciated.


A:Outlook Express, Wheres English??

English here.

You may have to reinstall the program with the English language pack.
Go here:

By the way, your spelling is pretty good. Maybe you need to learn French.
-Andy (English)

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I installed it and i had in the address book users that are not in my contact list anymore, but my message history with them could be found in the address book, but I can't find the address book in icq2000b

i had icq99 before,


A:wheres is the Address Book in ICQ2000b???


What are the contents of your ICQ folder, in Windows Explorer?

Do you have any .dat files in there?

You may also want to take a look at this:

It also says you may need the Message Archive plugin from here:

This will create a txt file, of which you should be able to view all you want.



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Before I tinkered with my computer it had an option of 2 startups. A mirror disk and normal startmode. I deleted one (long story). Computer starts into windows without any options My 180 gb hard drive now has 8. I have checked bios and am 2 be honest a little confused. Anyone able 2 help

A:O dear, wheres my hard drive gone

What kind of os are you running??


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I bought my Dell 4700 about 6 months ago and was just going through the discs that came with it. I remembered that the Dell did not come with a Windows XP install disc in case I need to re-format. Is this normal? There is an option under Start....Accessories....System Tools to create OS backup disc. Is that what I need to make a disc or should it have came with one? Thanks

A:Um... wheres the XP install disc with Dell 4700?

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In this picture, you can see a settings button for the Loudness Equalization enhancement. When I go to the enhancement tab, there is no settings option (or "Preview" or "Restore Defaults"). Why is this? I wanted to see what the "Release time" option does, and I can't get to it.

Also, while I'm here, I was wondering if there was a way I could "tweak" loudness equalization. I want to make low/quiet sounds louder, but I don't want to reduce the volume of louder sounds. Is this possible? I've been googling for ~2hrs and I came across the Release time setting, and I was gonna mess with it, but it's missing.


A:Loudness Equalization - Wheres the settings button??

No settings available... unfortunately!

It looks like MS has licensed some of the "Waves" DSP technology, pretty high end software... part of the L-series Maximizer. It's a combination Limiter/Compressor and I think they figured the general public wouldn't know how to set it up. Too bad, it could use a litttle tweaking, the attack is a little slow.


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er BTW, I was TRYING to help this guy with the Trojan problem and what I told him about his HijackThis log I copied from Ozrom1e who seems to know what he is talking about. So where is YOUR gold or blue shield then? Im sure I would rather people TRY and help me than not try at all.

A:redoak, wheres YOUR gold or blue shield then???

Hi The shields are probably getting ready for Thanksgiving like cooking the big bird and getting the house ready for all of the TSG family to munch on the goodies. Please be patient and I am sure when they arrive they will be there.

And thanks for the compliment it is appreciated.

Have a Happy THanksgiving.

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hi . i recently bought this new mother board by Asus, P5RD1-V. the problem is that when i try to install windows xp on my SATA HD, after the initial stage during which the setup copies all the drivers and then gives that option " to install windows XP press enter" plus one or two other options, when i press enter i get this massage that says " setup didnt find any hard drives installed on your system. check to see if any HD is installed .... " and then it goes on to say things like check your drive configuration or the drive health and things like that. all this when at the the bootup it does show the hard drive connected at SATA port 1. !! ? i run seagate diagnostic tool on it and it showes the drive as perfectly healthy. i dont know why is it doing it. the hard disk is spanking brand new. the same goes for the 120GB WD SATA. the interesting thing it has no issue with the good old IDE HD's. i connected my old maxtor IDE hard drive and the setup ran as smooth as it can get. i dont know why setup isent detecting the SATA HD. is it the board or is it somthing else. any ideas !

A:Solved: Dude wheres my Hard Drive !!

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win9x and Win2000 had a command called "show desktop" with an icon that would get you back to desktop from and application, where is this on XP Home?

A:Solved: wheres show desktop command in XP

Windows key + D will show the desktop.
For the icon, go to:
C:\Windows\System\Show Desktop
Drag to Quick Launch bar and copy there.

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Greetings and thanks for any help here...
Back story...Last week I bought a new computer running Windows 7 Pro,
Before my new computer arrived I installed Microsofts Easy Transfer program on my old XP computer , ran the program and sucsessfully transfered my files on to a new blank CDRW disc.
Today I fired up the new computer for the first time, ran the Easy Transfer program , pointed to the CDRW disc and the program formated as expected.
when the program was completed and files were apparently transfered and the programs status window closed. and that was it, nothing more.....
I unhid my system files and and searched everywhere with no resolve (sighs..) would one of you fine folks please help me locate my transfered files as the are very important to me.
Thank you again.. I'll check back often

A:Used Windows Easy Transfer but now wheres my files?

In the start menu go to Accessories -> System Tools -> Windows Easy Transfer Reports and open it up.  The Transfer Report will show what has been transferred.  If you click Documents it should show you exactly where it's placed your document files and what they were.

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wheres the ram on a Tosh satelite 1800-654s?

A:Solved: wheres the ram on a Tosh satelite 1800-654s

Does the attached drawing match your computer?

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i can't find a legitimate untouched unmodified iso of vista home 64
all the ones i find are messed with in some way or another either with added updates or a crack or something
can someone show me a legitimate link to a legitimate iso of windows vista home premium 64? thanks!

A:Wheres a link to an iso of windows vista home premium 64?


Look here for a start: -


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I wanted a clean slate for my computer so I reinstalled Windows 7 (not upgrade, i used custom)with just the disc. It's a custom built PC that my friend generously gave to me so I didn't have any manufacturers disc to work with. Anyway, it's always had an Internet connection through a wired connection, and after it finished booting it wouldn't let me connect to the net even with the ethernet cord plugged in. I quickly realized something must have happened to the driver in the process of reinstalling, and now I need to find the drivers to install them onto my computer again but I have no clue where to find them.

I've already tried uninstalling the drivers, and then scanning for hardware changes to get them to reinstall but it did not work. It still says there are issues. I also can't use Windows Update since well, I can't connect to the net. When I go to Devices and Printers, I see a ! By my comp name. I try to troubleshoot but it says my Universal Serial Bus Controller doesn't have a driver, and my Ethernet Controller doesn't have a driver. Here is a text file (Try to find "Problem Devices" in the text file that may help on the text file) I've attached with my system info let me know if you guys need any more info, I'd really appreciate any help on what drivers to get and/or how to fix this issue.

A:"Windows did not detect any Networking Hardware" help finding drivers

Welcome to the Seven Forums Fissionmailedgf.

Please fill up your System Specs to the extent you can for more meaningful help. That said the information that you have furnished says "Ethernet Controller OK". Therefore Ethernet Controller is there. Kindly open the Device Manager and check the status of the Ethernet Controller and if properly installed then name of the Network Adapter that is installed.

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I apologize but having searched other threads on the same subject and having no luck I think I need to describe my problem specifically.

I had a hard drive failure so just fitted a new WD internal drive to my desktop and freshly installed Win 7 Pro, 64Bit. It can't connect to a network and states "Windows did not detect any Networking Hardware". I've looked in the system info and can seeWAN Miniport (SSTP) listed among other things under network adapter. Is one of them it? It seems to have an associated driver listed but it's obviously not working.

I've spent the last two hours at least searching for an answer to this but hope someone here can now help. I have access to the internet using my Win 8 laptop (using it now to write this).

If you need more information on the system please let me know and I'll supply what I can.

Thanks for any help.


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Trying to access the internet via my router/WiFi but the message:
'Windows did not detect any networking hardware'
This appears and will only bring up DSL or Dial up alternatives.
I've tried to determine 'Motherboard' type/manufacturer by physical examination/viewing and can find no identifying label.
Unit is still (as of May 18, 2016) disconnected/back removed and ready for someone to help me identify anything that has to do with the above issue (? hardware reference).
Can anyone help?

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Dear all,

My ASUS laptop (i7-4700HQ; windows 8.1 installed couple of months ago) always shows the available Wifi connections, including those of the neighbours.

Today my grandson (1,5 years old) played on the PC and afterwards my laptop did not detect any Wifi connections. Other devices (laptops and smartphones) do show the Wifi signals perfectly). Printscreens and additional information.docxSee printscreens for additional information about the wireless adaptor, pop-up and laptop.

I already tried the following:
- Turn off laptop - turn off modem - turn on modem - turn on laptop (twice)
- Switch off and on the wireless button (fn+f2), turning the wireless signal off and on again (5 times)
- Close and reopen the laptop screen (10 times)
- Starting and following the troubleshooting - this did not give any suggestions or findings (5 times)

My feeling is that it is a simple solution, since it always worked fine and my grandson pushed a couple of buttons. I don't dare to Refresh Windows, as my apps will be uninstalled, right? Or will this be an effective solution possibly?

Thanks for any suggestions!!


A:No Wifi, "Windows did not detect any networking hardware"

I asked my computer guy to look at the problem: It was Kapersky, an antivirus program that I payed for. It interferes with my windows 8.1. He removed Kapersky and everything is working fine now!

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Yesterday i have formated a partition on my computer, and by usb/dvd i have install the windows 7, then i cannot connect to the internet by wire or wirelles i have seen some post here about that, but none of than help me can anyone help?

A:I need help "Windows did not detect any networking hardware"

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I installed Windows 7 Home Premium on my Dell Inspiron M5040 and when I try to connect to the internet it says "Windows did not detect any networking hardware". I figured it might be a missing driver, so I found this website

I've downloaded numerous drivers and none fixed my problem. It feels like I'm picking numbers out of a hat. Can someone show me which driver fixes this issue?

A:"Windows did not detect any networking hardware"

I eventually found the driver.

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Yesterday i have formated a partition on my computer, and by usb/dvd i have install the windows 7, then i cannot connect to the internet by wire or wirelles i have seen some post here about that, but none of than help me can anyone help?

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I recently had to reinstall windows, and now have no programs. Tried to get online to get my McAfee installed and got the error of no connections detected. When I try to set up a connection I get "windows did not detect any networking hardware".... HELP!

A:"Windows did not detect any networking hardware"

How did you do the reinstall ? Do you have a retail version of the OS and did a clean install, or do you have a preinstalled version and used the method they gave you to take it back to factory settings ?

You haven't given us any details about the machine so it would help the experts if you told them what make and model machine it is and is it a desktop or laptop. Perhaps you need to install the drivers for your machine, did you get them on a CD ?

Don't forget we can't see your machine so need as many details as possible so we can help you solve your problem.

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Hi there!

I recently had to wipe then reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) on my desktop. Now, I am unable to connect to the internet. Whenever I use Windows Network Diagnostics it informs me I need to "install a driver for my network adapter". However, using the "connect to the Internet" option from the Control Panel>Network and Internet informs me that "Windows did not detect any networking hardware". I would greatly appreciate any assistance and will gladly get back to you with any information you desire. How ever I am pretty new to the whole computer scene so some baby steps would be great.


A:Windows 7: Windows did not detect any networking hardware?

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Hello, I have a toshiba satelitte laptop with windows 7 and I recently had a virus so I reformatted the computer and now I cannot connect to the internet. It comes up with the "windows did not detect any networking hardware". However, it shows the connections available and if I click the connections button it comes up with a different message. "The dependency service or group failed to start.". Also it won't let me turn my firewall on. I have tried numerous things such as restting the ip and what not. Nothing has worked :( helppp!!!! Thank you

A:windows did not detect any networking hardware windows 7

adamcato, click the start button, then type Device Manager in the Search Box. Click Device Manager in the list. Look under Network Adapters and see if your network cards have an X or exclamation next to them. You may have to go to Toshiba's website and download the network card drivers.

Try using an ethernet cable connected to your router from the laptop or use another computer and download the drivers to a flash drive, then install on the laptop.

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Hello, I'm looking for the following drivers that disappeared after I reinstalled Windows 7 on my Envy 6-1010sa: Network Controller:pci\ven_8086&dev_0887&subsys_40628086&rev_c4pci\ven_8086&dev_0887&subsys_40628086pci\ven_8086&dev_0887&CC_028000pci\ven_8086&dev_0887&CC_0280 Ethernet Controller:pci\ven_10ec&dev_8168&subsys_1896103c&rev_0apci\ven_10ec&dev_8168&subsys_1896103cpci\ven_10ec&dev_8168&cc_020000pci\ven_10ec&dev_8168&cc_0200 PCI Device:pci\ven_10ec&dev_5289&subsys_1896103c&rev_01pci\ven_10ec&dev_5289&subsys_1896103cpci\ven_10ec&dev_5289&cc_ff0000pci\ven_10ec&dev_5289&cc_ff00   Many thanks   

A:Windows did not detect any networking hardware after Windows...

Hi: You need these drivers... This package contains the Intel Wireless Drivers and Intel PROSet for the Intel Wireless LAN Adapters (see Devices Supported) in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. Intel PROSet includes Intel "My WiFi" functionality. File name: sp57090.exe This package provides the Realtek Local Area Network (LAN) Driver that enables the Realtek Network Interface Card (NIC) Chip in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. File name: sp56726.exe This package contains the driver that enables the Realtek Card Reader in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The card reader enables users to read from or write to supported removable storage cards, which are typically used in digital cameras, digital music players, and cellular phones. File name: sp56725.exe

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I have a pc with win vista on hdd 0 and win 7 on hdd 1 both are a SATA connected disk drives ,the system boots up on the win 7 choice of o/s but not with the windows vista selection , when the system has booted in win 7 I can hear hdd 0 restarting and spinning up so I'm thinking that theres either a data parity error or a hardware issue with the disk drive ,what I would like to do is convert the pc to just run on windows 7 because I dont really use the windows vista o/s much , if its a hardware fault I would like to replace the hard drive but only have a single o/s on the system , I would like to know where the BCD file is kept and also how to go about this task of going from a dual boot to single boot system with just the 1 o/s.
any help would be appreciated

A:make a dual boot pc into a single boot pc ,wheres the bcd stored?

The Vista bootloader and the Win 7 bootloader are the same.

I can't answer your question but my guess would be that the boot files on are on the Win 7 hard drive, if it's the latter install.

I'd probably just install EasyBCD on the Win 7 drive...and then see if it automatically recognizes the Vista install. If not, then manually add the Vista install to EasyBCD, making Win 7 the default. That should (IMO) ensure that Win 7 remains bootable. Then just format/remove the Vista drive.

A simple way to find to temporarily detach the Vista drive...and see if Win 7 boots. If it does, the files are on the Win 7 drive .


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Yesterday I was installing VMware server 1.0.8 and my system got frozen and i had to reset my Laptop. I uninstalled VMware and install it again and it doesnt make diference. Now svchost.exe(svchost.exe with params -k netsvcs) is taking all my cpu, but network is still working. In device manager i have Packet Scheduling Miniport #9 with yellow circle and black !.

I tired to uninstall that and update a driver but it doesnt make difference.
In Network Properties i can not Install Uninstall(buttons greyed) any protocol. The only protocol in that list is Client for Microsoft networks. Everything else is empty.
Here is screenshot.

Everytime i open this Network Properties i get this message

My OS is Windows XP Home Edition with service pack 3.

I tried to reinstall TCP/IP stack and it doesnt make difference
i did all netsh commands and still it doesnt make diff.
In components add/remove i get error(cant get files) if i tried to install some network component.

Help please, i dont want to reinstall system.

A:Win XP Home Edition, damaged networking and networking services


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