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Ok, So 1.5 years ago I gave my dad a pc.
Everything was good. 2 weeks ago he started having problems.
Mostly very slow reactions to everything.
Then it froze and that was it.
I got it to my house added 4 GB of ram, at first it it started working then 1 reboot later it wasn't.
I ran 20 hr memtest, with no errors.
I take the HD out plug it into my sig rig and I can't even get in to see the files.
I pick up a new HD. Install the HD, then win vista 32 bit first without updates then win 7 64 bit upgrade version.
I install nforce drivers 15.58 from EVGA. So everything gets running fine.
Run it at my house for 2 days. No problems
I give it to him, he brings it home, plugs everything in and he gets "no connections are available" with the red x.
I have him check his wireless connection with his iphone, that works.
I go over to his house reinstall the drivers and still nothing. I go out and buy a netgear n600 wireless dual band adapter, install it and still no go.

I have my laptop with me. I get good connections on both his wireless and wired connection.
I can't get it to work on his.
Where do I go from here
I am lost


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have you entered his WEP network key and changed which one it tries to auto connect to? i had the same issue with a friend's pc recently.

try putting an ethernet card in and let windows put drivers in for it, see if it works then, make note im talking wired connection,not wireless.

if it works with a plain old ethernet card and a cable, then leave it that way as the onboard is fried, and netgear isnt exactly trustworthy when it comes to wireless cards, try to stick to dlink or linksys if you can
Edited by PCSarge - 8/22/12 at 12:26pm
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does the nic get a 169 ip address?
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Yes, I used the same settings on my laptop which does works.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ulquiorra View Post

does the nic get a 169 ip address?
I forgot how to check this. remind me please.
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cmd ipconfig
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