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Windows 8 computer won't detect netgear n300

I recently bought an HP computer with Windows 8, but the computer does not have a wireless card. I bought a Netgear N300 wireless usb adapter to use. I inserted the CD, it loaded the programs and then asked me to plug in the usb adapter. I did and the install screen then changed to "Detecting Adapter" and has been stuck there. I tried uninstalling the program and reinstalling, but got same result

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It might not need for WIn8 to detect the adapter. when that screen appears cancel/close of otherwise kill the process and see if the adapter is recognized in Device Manager without any error icons.

Posted on Nov 09, 2017

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SOURCE: installed a wireless usb adapter to an old computer running windows 98

you re-install your wireless adapter and install the driver of the win 98 only ok the try it.

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

neoranjit

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SOURCE: installation not installating!

Did you try this ?? there is a self help page on the Netgear Web site for the WG111V3 
http://kbserver.netgear.com/kb_web_files/N101741.asp

Hope this helps

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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SOURCE: I just reformatted my computer and am trying to

As you said that you have reformatted the computer , try to reinstall your USB bus controller drivers because it seems that your USB bus controller is not detecting your USB adapter when connected.

Try this link to download USB 2.0 driver

http://www.softwarepatch.com/tips/usb2-driver.html

Posted on Feb 21, 2011

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SOURCE: Hi! I'm using Windows 7 OS.

Hello sir, I would try to install the driver in compatibly mode, right click on the setup file for the driver and select compatibility mode, then select use windows recommended settings, after this the wizard will detect any further compatibly issues and reinstall the driver.

Posted on May 29, 2011

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I just bought the NetGear wireless adapter today. the process runs smoothly until it asks me to hook the wireless adapter. A box pops up stating "detecting wireless adapter" it stays like that...


It looks like your NetGear WNA3100 is dead out of the box.
The software looks like it operating correctly (runs the installed diag, tries to detect, etc.), but
the software isn't having any luck finding the hardware.
The reason that the adapter is disabled in Device Management, is that the software seems
to have correctly installed the driver, but Windows couldn't detect (plug & play) the device, so
Windows didn't enable the device driver - Windows won't load a driver for a non-existent device.
Other (remote) possibilities:
(a) Wi-Fi adapter plugged into a bad USB port. - try another port.
(b) there's a little corrosion on USB contacts of USB port or WNA3100. Try plugging adapter
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(c) there's a slight misalignment of contacts within the USB connector or either the laptop, or
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Netgear wpn511 computer not detecting
mccree08 on Nov 26, 2008
i have an acer aspire 5315 notebook 3 months old i purchased a netgear wpn 511 rangemax wireless card to help with my signal.the software installed fine but when i look in the device drivers i dont see the card as if the computer isnt recognizing it. there are also no lights on the card when plugged in. is my express card slot not working?

Wednesday, August 05, 2009 09:55
Hello mccree08,

The installed network adapters can be viewed in the windows device manager which can be accessed through the windows control panel as follows:

•Opening the Control Panel
The Windows Control Panel can be opened by:
Selecting Start > Control Panel (on Windows Vista)
- OR -
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•In the Control Panel, Select Device Manager

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The netgear wpn 511 adapter will appear there if it is correctly installed.

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