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Im having problems with my wireless network adapter. The

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im having problems with my wireless network adapter. The device seems to be working fine, but cannot detect a wireless network, while my other wifi enabled devices can.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Networking
Expert:  Byron replied 1 year ago.
Hi. My name is***** you for your question and the opportunity to assist. Please execute these two steps to try to get your wireless adapter working.
Click Start and in the search area type: device manager
and open the Device Manager search result at the top.
Expand the entry for Network Adapters
Locate the entry for your wireless adapter, right-click on it and select
Uninstall
When done, close the Device Manager window.
Click Start and type: cmd in the search area.
Right-click the cmd.exe search result at the top and click
Run as Administrator
At the blinking prompt in the black window type the following 3 commands, pressing Enter after each
netsh winsock reset
netsh int ipv4 reset
netsh int ipv6 reset
Close the window and restart your computer.
Upon restart Windows will re-install the network adapter and driver and reset the networking protocols.
Check if you are now able to detect wireless networks.