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How do I know what wifi network driver I need?

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#1 Goosebump1


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Posted 30 September 2016 - 10:15 AM

I had been having trouble connecting to my home wifi network and I found a "solution" on the internet that involved uninstalling and reinstalling my network driver. However, after uninstalling my driver, my computer did not recognize what driver I needed and reinstall. So now I have no idea what driver I need even after hours of trying to find out on the internet. I'm on a mid 2012 macbook air (11in) running the current 64 bit version of windows 10 (Yes, it's running windows). Help would be greatly appreciated.

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#2 Gorbulan


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Posted 30 September 2016 - 10:26 AM

You are booting into Windows 10 via bootcamp?


If so, here is the official Bootcamp support site for your model: https://support.apple.com/kb/dl1721?locale=en_US

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Posted 30 September 2016 - 10:27 AM

Do you see a network adapter in Device Manager with a yellow exclamation mark next to it? Right click the device, select properties, and under the Details tab select Hardware IDs in the dropdown box. Copy and Paste the first line into your next post?


If there is no network adapter then click the top of the Device Manager tree, your PC, and select Action > Scan for Hardware changes. See if Windows can pick up the Wifi adapter.

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