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Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamations

2012-07-11, 18:39 PM

Lenovo owners,

 

I was wondering if you could help.

I’m having issues with my laptop(Lenovo thinkpad T510) all of a sudden and cannot pinpoint a solution and it seems my laptop is getting progressively slower.

One day upon startup I could not obtain a network connection either wirelessly or even while connected. (I’ve never had a problem & even earlier that day , and even turned it on later that evening and had no problem, and now these issues are back.)  I searched for connections and received a ‘no wireless adapter found’. I checked my device manager and noticed the yellow exclamation point next to all under network connections. When clicking on the driver the message ‘This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device.’

I tried updating the driver under driver tab, but to no avail, or I have the most current.

I’ve searched Lenovo forums stating to uninstall drivers and install but many people still have the same issue.

Does this sound like manufacturer issue or virus type relation?

Now my laptop seems to running slower and slower upon startup and shutdown.

 

Anyway anybody can help would be appreciated. I’m starting to get backlogged on work.

& Yes, the switch on the side of my laptop is turned on

 

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Re: Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamat

2012-07-11, 20:01 PM
FN + F5, is it turned on?

If it still doesn't show it is likely hardware problem. Call support.
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Re: Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamat

2012-07-11, 20:56 PM

Remove the keyboard and wireless card then re-insert it. If that doesn't work I'd suggest backing up your important files and restoring the factory image.

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Re: Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamat

2012-07-11, 22:22 PM

Thanks for the replies. All wireless radios have been powered on. The below is what I'm seeing if it helps. I'm going to reinsert the card now.

 no wireless adapters found.pngdevice manager.png

no wireless adapters found.png

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Re: Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamat

2012-07-11, 23:09 PM

Thats not going to resolve this problem. Every adapter including the integrated NIC is not functioning properly.

 

Are you using the Lenovo Windows 7 for your systems. If not then that explains a lot  Otherwise you're in for a reinstall of the Lenovo DVD's you created.

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Re: Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamat

2012-07-11, 23:39 PM

My Thinkpad came with Windows 7 on it and has been running flawless for 2 years until yesterday.  Laptop stays pretty stationary so no hardware dislodged. Reinserted the card and nothings changed. Any other suggestions, tricks of the trade, or software related to attempt before taking last resorts? I appreciate the help

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Re: Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamat

2012-07-12, 0:19 AM
Do you have an AV/Antimalware full time active installed?

Have you scanned with it and other products?

what does the Lenovo diagnostics say?

Basicially what have you done to address this?
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Re: Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamat

2012-07-12, 0:34 AM

Free AVG and Malwarebytes yep. Ive performed scans on both and no threats detected.Diagnostics results shown below. States exactly what Device Manager did and once i try to reinstall driver I get the Device status code 31 window(shown on the right). I've tried reinstalling drivers and restarting but no change in status. The only thing that happened since i that happened when i shut down my working laptop and when i turned it on and ran into these issues were Windows Updates upon shutdown. Any chance a wacky update could wreck havoc on all my drivers?

 

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Re: Thinkpad T510 Windows 7 No wireless adapter found & device manager network adapters exclamat

2012-07-13, 9:24 AM
Hmmm ... Have you tried to use the Windows System Restore? Maybe you can try that? If that does not help then I would suggest a factory restore.

*Non Lenovo employee*

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