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No Network Adapters in Device Manager

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January 28, 2012 9:10:57 PM

Hello,

I just put together this computer yesterday:
i5 2500k
ASRock Extreme 4 mobo Crutial 128GB SSD 2x G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
AMD Radeon 7970

Finished Installing Windows 7 Pro and all the drivers for the mother board and video card.
But I can't connect to the internet. I looked at my device manager and there is no tab for Network adapters. The only thing out of place is a tab for 'Other devices' that when expanded shows two devices listed as 'Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controllers' with a yellow exclamation warning sign. I reinserted the CD which came with my motherboard and notice that under drivers there is nothing listed regarding the Broadcom Network Adapter drivers that you can download off ASRock's website. I downloaded the Broadcom drivers on my old computer and transferred them with a USB to my new computer but don't know what to do with them since there's not network adapter in my device manager.
P.S. I also tried installing a Dynex DX-PCIGB PCI network adapter I had been using on a diff computer but still nothing in my device manager.
Please help, I feel like I'm missing something hugely obvious.
January 28, 2012 9:39:29 PM

I reset the CMOS and the problem seems to have gone away. Only thing I changed in the UEFI was enabling AHCI SATA mode.
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