Windows 10: Realtek 8192 Wireless-N USB adaptor

  1. Posts : 1
    windows 10 64bit
       26 Mar 2016 #1

    Realtek 8192 Wireless-N USB adaptor

    Hi, I have recently upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 64bit. The problem I have is that I can no longer connect to the internet via my wireless USB adaptor which worked fine with windows 7. I tried reinstalling the driver and although it is in programmes and features, it does not appear in the device manager. I have read various threads saying that there is a problem with the Realtek driver and Windows 10, and to switch to Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter. But I cannot do this as Realtek is not listed in the Device Manager.

    Does anyone have a solution.

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  2.    26 Mar 2016 #2

    If it is not listed in the device manager;
    *it can be defect
    *maybe it is listed as "unknown device"

    if there is an unknown device listed, search for the PNP Id of the device on google.

    check when you plug and unplug, if the system is giving a signal that there is a new hardware, if not it can be defect. To be sure, u can try on another system.
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  3. sml156's Avatar
    Posts : 667
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       28 Mar 2016 #3

    You don't need to see the device in device manager just install the Atheros drivers and it will show up.

    To add a device press the Windows key + S and type or paste
    add or remove devices
    into the search box then press enter and follow the prompts.
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