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nmcreatrix
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Idea Centre desktop wifi will not connect to wifi

Idea Centre MTM53162hu will not connect realtek PCIe FE to wifi. Have tried to set up IP address, and still no connection. Lenovo said it was a wifi card??

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Re: Idea Centre desktop wifi will not connect to wifi

hi nmcreatrix,

 

Welcome to the Forums.

 

Upon checking the MTM: 5316-2HU, as per this merchant, the product doesn't appear to have a wireless adapter. Also, the Realtek PCIe FE is an ethernet controller. 

 

Can you try to:

1. Open Device Manager (press Windows Key+R > type devmgmt.msc) then naviate to the Network Adapters and seeif you have a wireless adapter listed

 

Screenshot:

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2. If you don't find any wireless adapter, see if there's an "Other Device > Network Controller".

   - if there is, the wireless driver is not installed, try to get the hardware ID and paste it here (see this guide). Otherwise, the machine most likely doesn't have a wireless card installed.

 

 

Hope this helps



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