No driver recognized for WLAN

#1
I bought a USB wireless adapter and when I plug it in I get the "not connected" beep. I'm thinking Windows can't detect a driver and I don't know where to download one. It doesn't have a brand name, just the type 802.11n
Is there a step I'm missing?
 


patcooke

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#2
Looke in Device Manager, if it's listed right click and select update driver.
 


#3
Thanks for the reply. My problem is that Windows doesn't recognize that anything is plugged into the port.
 


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#4
OK. You say you bought it - was that new from a shop or elsewhere? Can you identify the brand and model? Did it come with any instructions and/or disk?
 


#5
I bought it from Ebay. There's no brand listed on the device or the package it came in. Just says "Model No: SM-N150RT01"
 


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#7
That looks to be the one. Photo looks identical to it.
 


patcooke

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#8
The one on Amazon shows a driver disk which comes with it. I'd email the seller you bought it from on ebay and ask if they provide such a disk.

Also the chinese supplier have a website:

Wholesale Mobile Phone Case Accessories, Cheap Mobile Phone Gadgets

and on there they have a chat link and also an email address if you want to try chatting or emailing them: [email protected]
 


#9
Now I feel really stupid. There is a mini disk sandwiched between the card. Guess what I did? Cut it in half when I opened the package!
 


patcooke

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#10
Oh dear! See what you can get out of the Chinese website.
 


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