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Windows 8 is not detecting usb dongle

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  • Windows 8
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November 7, 2012 11:46:23 PM

I have just recently done the Windows 8 upgrade on my Laptop which has the facility for having a data card in the Laptop (behind the battery). The connection to this was working fine when I was using Windows 7, but now seems to be not letting open it to add password and connect to the internet.

Any suggestions please?

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November 7, 2012 11:59:15 PM

Hi :) 

You NEED Windows 8 drivers for it.... and 8 has a problem with various WIFI dongles... so manufacturers support site for 8 drivers , IF they have written them otherwise its buy a dongle WITH 8 drivers or back to 7....

Also see this thread >>> http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/1175-57-problems-cu...

All the best Brett :) 
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