If a driver is not found, you may be prompted to browse for the folder where the driver files are located. Having problems with random pop up ads accidently uninstaled my ralink wireles drver. If the drivers were the culprit, you should now be able to access wikiHow using your wireless connection. Answer this question Flag as If you are still having issues, your problem may not be driver related.

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Then, check to see if other devices on your network can see and connect to your home Wi-Fi network. This will expand a list of all network adapters on the computer, including one that has the word “wireless” in its name.

Accidentally Uninstalled WiFi Driver

Just in case, connect your computer to the router with an Ethernet cable and download the driver in advance. Any one of these world work if wireless is detected on your systsem. If you still don’t see anything, the wireless adapter may not be properly connected inside of the computer if it’s a desktop computer.

Search for the name of your wireless card. A wikiHow Staff Editor reviewed this article to make sure it’s helpful and accurate. This is the name that you wrote down earlier.


What do I do if I can’t find the wireless network adapter when there’s no list of wifi on the internet bar icon? Accldentally using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. Navigate to the Support section of the manufacturer of your wireless card. Not Helpful 8 Helpful 6. Having problems with random pop up ads accidently uninstaled my ralink wireles drver.

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To confirm that a new driver was installed, expand the list of network adapters and acciddntally for the entry for your wireless adapter. If the wireless driver is the culprit, reinstalling it will get you back online in minutes. What do I do if my installed WiFi driver isn’t showing up under my network adapters? Help answer questions Learn more. If it isn’t there, look up your laptop’s specs and find the exact wireless card you’re using.

Windows – Uninstalling/reinstalling a network adapter in device manager

Here is the Ralink Wireless driver for the model you mentioned: Follow the prompts to install your drivers. Message 27 of To determine the best driver for your wireless card, you accidwntally need to know what the wireless card is called.


I bought a refurbished computer and there are not any Network Adapters in the Device Manager. Answer this question Flag as Is this article up to date?

I used the second to last link. Download the drivers for your version of Windows. Have a great day. Message 22 of All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic.

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I re-imaged my laptop and I did have wifi before, but after re-image wifi adapter couldn’t be found. Not Helpful 11 Helpful Try downloading the latest version of the driver from the manufacturer’s website. Wireless Technology In other languages: An out-of-date or corrupted wireless driver could prevent you from connecting your PC to the Internet. If you need drivers, please follow these steps: Wici is the product number for your notebook?