In the past few weeks, some users have been facing an error code where the WLAN adapter does not display Windows 7 in Device Manager. This problem can arise for several reasons. Now let’s talk about some of them.
In the Control Panel window, click Hardware and Sound. Under Devices and Printers, click Device Manager. In the Device Manager window, click the arrow next to Network adapters. If the WLAN adapter does not appear in Device Manager, reset the BIOS settings to defaults and restart Windows.
NOTE. Before performing an FFR or scheduling maintenance on your computer, it is important to check the BIOS to ensure that the wireless (and / or Ethernet) card is not disabled.
To solve the problem, do the following:
- Make sure the physical WiFi switch is on.
- Find your wireless adapter in Device Manager.
- Click Start.
- Click Control Panel.
- In the Control Panel window, click Hardware sound “.
- Under Devices and Printers, click Device Manager.
- In the Device Manager window, click the arrow next to Network Adapters.
- If the WLAN adapter does not appear in Device Manager, reset the BIOS settings to default values and restart Windows.
- Check Device Manager again for wireless adapters.
- If the Wi-Fi adapter still does not appear in Device Manager, use System Restore to restore the WiFi adapter to an earlier date.
- If the problem persists, perform a system restore to check if the wireless card is out of order.
NOTE. On some models, wireless and Ethernet adapters may be disabled in the BIOS.
- If the WLAN adapter is displayed in Device Manager, uninstall / reinstall the WLAN adapter driver.
- Open VAIO Care and reinstall the wireless adapter device driver.
- Restart your computer.
If the problem persists, repair may be required. Go to repair p Product.