AFD missing from Device Manager - no network connectivity
We have a customer with a virus. Once removed, we noticed that the network connection is always "obtain an ip address. Find DHCP cannot start because AFD does not. We cannot start AFD due to no devices being present. There is no AFD in under non plug-and-play drivers Device Manager. In HKLM, there are appropriate under the currentcontrolset\services key entries. The afd.sys file is there and has even been replaced by a good. How you can AFD add back to the Device Manager.
If the AFD is missing from Device Manager, view, show hidden devices you can add.
Before making any changes to your registry, back up the registry with this free and popular tool:
Open Notepad to create a new text file:
Click Start, run and enter in the box:
Click OK to open a new Notepad file.
Copy and paste the following lines in bold text in the new Notepad file.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
"Description"="AFD Networking Support Environment.
"Start" = DWORD: 00000001
"Type" = DWORD: 00000001
"ErrorControl" = DWORD: 00000001
"Security" = hex: 01, 00, 14, 80, 90, 00, 00, 00, 9 c, 00, 00, 00, 14, 00, 00, 00, 30, 00, 00, 00, 02,------.
00, 1 c, 00, 01, 00, 00, 00, 02, 80, 14, 00, ff, 01, 0f, 00, 01, 01, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00, 00,------.
00,00,02,00,60,00,04,00,00,00,00,00,14,00, fd, 01, 02, 00, 01, 01, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00,------.
05,12,00,00,00,00,00,18,00, ff, 01, 0f, 00, 01, 02, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 05, 20, 00, 00, 00,------.
20,02,00,00,00,00,14,00, 8 d, 01, 02, 00, 01, 01, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 05, 0, 00, 00, 00, 00,------.
00,18,00, fd, 01, 02, 00, 01, 02, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 05, 20, 00, 00, 00, 23, 02, 00, 00, 01, 01,
"0" = "Root\\LEGACY_AFD\\0000."
"Count" = DWORD: 00000001
"NextInstance" = DWORD: 00000001
Save the new text file with extension .reg on your desktop or somewhere you can remember with a name you can remember, something like:
After you save the file, close Notepad.
Locate the file fixafd.reg on your desktop and double-click it.
Alternatively, you can right-click on the fixafd.reg file, choose open with... and select the registry editor.
Answer in the affirmative to the question... Are you sure you want to add the information in the registry?
You should then see a message that information has been registered in the register.
Reboot your system and test.
You can delete the fixafd.reg file when you are finished.
If the registry editor has also been disabled, we first fix (not a problem).
I jumped on my computer today, to copy a disc in iTunes and found that Windows is for some reason, do not recognize my DVD/CD drive. Now, the drive is very good; This works. I put in a disc and it runs. But that's all. I go to Device Manager to see what is the problem and I find that the knot of READERS of CD-ROM/DVD-ROM is missing altogether. -What happened? If anyone can help (not you, Rob;) I already tried everything in your list of suggestions), please. I would appreciate.
- What exactly do you mean by it works when I insert the disk?
If the device is missing in the Device Manager, it may be due to hardware failure or if the drive cables are not connected properly. This can also happen if there is a damage in the drive cable, windows will not be able to detect the drive.
However, you can contact the computer manufacturer to verify if there is any firmware that you can install for the CD / DVD player and if you can run a diagnostic tool for the material.
You can also start the BIOS of your laptop and check if the drive is detected in the BIOS and post back the result.
I hope this helps. Let us know the result.
Thank you and best regards,
Microsoft technical support.
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I have an old HP Pavilion G6-1d98dx I got like a hand running Win 7 Home Premium 64 - bit SP1 and cannot get the wireless working. The orange/amber light on the F12 key is on and cannot be disabled. The Wi - Fi equipment is Ralink 5390 rev3. The device does not appear in the device as one 'hidden' or 'other' Device Manager, much less as a network device. I downloaded several different drivers on the HP site for this unit, including a dated January 2016, without success. Any suggestions?
At any time.
I am pleased to have been of assistance.
You don't need to do a thing... the card will work, or it will not be passed the HP welcome screen until you get a card error wireless not supported.
Here are the links to the wireless and bluetooth drivers you need for this card.
This package contains drivers for the Broadcom Wireless LAN Server supported in models cards mobile supported and operating systems.
File name: sp57965.exe
This package contains the Broadcom Bluetooth driver and software for models supported that are running a supported operating system. Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 driver is required to enable the Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 devices and is compatible with Broadcom Bluetooth 3.0 and earlier versions.
File name: sp55079.exe
Please post back and let us know how did the swap of the wireless card.
I had trouble with my webcam I decided to uninstall the driver to try reinstalling one from scratch.
The problem is that now my webcam is still not displayed in Device Manager, so I can't access its settings to try to update the driver.
It was a very stupid thing to do, and now I don't know what to do...
Thanks in advance!
Unless you have already done, the first thing I would say is just to reboot the laptop and see if Windows RE-discovered the Webcam and load a driver for it.
If this does not work, try to run the system restore to return the machine to a point in time before that you deleted the windows driver - see Option 2 below.
DP - K
When I try to add a printer HP1022 computer by adding hardware wizzard there is No showing USB port for me to choose. All USB ports work because I can plug in a USB key on each port and the ports work fine.
If I try to add the printer through devices and printers , and then click Add a device , I still have the same problem.
I stopped the spooler and copied again USB?.? files into the Windows\System32\drivers folder since an exact dupicate system and restart the spooler and still unable to add the printer.
I tried installing the HP Driver package downloaded on the HP Site and still can not the printer.
I'm going to try us the HP Full Download for this printer see if it will work.
I saw on another site, a suggestion to delete USBPring.sys and USBMon.DLL and let XP replace those.
Any other suggestions?Deborah
I solved this problem. I ran sfc/scannow and let the computer to replace the corrupted system files.
This problem is identical to a released for Windows XP - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953979/en-us
I found similar problems raised on these forums of users running Windows 7 and have tried all the fixes, but without success. One thing that I was not able to do, is stop the plug-and-play service, so it can be restarted. All options are grayed out. Grateful for any suggestion.
I had already concluded that nothing else that a reinstall of Windows would solve this problem. That having been done and everthing back in working order, I want to thank everyone for their contributions.
I can't connect to the wi - fi network because the network controller is missing in Device Manager. Please help with link where I can download the right software to. My hardware ID as it is in Device Manager - Properties - Hardware ID is
PCI\VEN_1814 & DEV_3060 & SUBSYS_3C041186 & REV_00
PCI\VEN_1814 & DEV_3060 & SUBSYS_3C041186
PCI\VEN_1814 & DEV_3060 & CC_028000
PCI\VEN_1814 & DEV_3060 & CC_0280
Please I need help fast.
You don't specify what operating system is installed.
Is a HP 500 b, your desktop PC?
Hi, I have a Pavilion dv6 - 6033 laptop cl - S/N [under the direction of personal information]
WITH WIN7PRO 32 BIT. There are 3 pilots missing in Device Manager
that I can't locate
PCI\VEN_8086 & DEV_1C3A & SUBSYS_1658103C & REV_04
SM BUS CONTROLLER
PCI\VEN_8086 & DEV_1C22 & SUBSYS_1658103C & REV_04
and unknown device
All of them with yellow exclamation mark, could you please help me?
I have mod... helpless
You have the power of the forum on your side...
Here are links to the drivers you need.
First install the smbus controller driver and restart.
PCI\VEN_8086 & DEV_1C3A:
I have a HP p077tx laptop and it is under warranty.
As for 2 months I have problems with wifi as my wifi adapter used will be unavailable after that I woke up my laptop from sleep. I mean the wifi was not simply disconnected, but there was no adpater wifi under the Device Manager list. Once I chose scan for hardware changes generally used to be back again.
But last Wednesday, there just no and now it is gone forever. Tried rebooting several times which did not help of course.
I thought the system restore using the windows system restore to a date before I had this problem. However, as the laptop starts again wifi was back and works normally as it used to. I have never put my laptop to sleep but just turned off. Next morning the wifi always worked and I thought that the problem has been resolved, but it was only before I put my phone back to sleep and later, he was gone.
I also tried to remove the drivers installed for it programs and features, but it does not allow me to uninstall them and jumped an error saying that it cannot be deleted. \update 65.
There is no option to uninstall the driver from Device Manager, as I said is not even appear in the list.
So I tried to reset the laptop and it's same thing happened for a restoration of the system. After putting the laptop on standby it wasn't everything again.
Thank you for visiting the Forums from the HP Support! The forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your problems, with the help of the community!
I understand that you have a problem with the WiFi and wanted to help you! I see that the problem seems to be related to when the laptop returns from Sleep Mode.
First of all, try to review the following document and let me know how it goes:
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My system is asking for me to insert an artheros wireless adapter and I installed all the drivers, but my WIFI isint working again and when I downloaded assistant wifi it shows that he is disabled from Device Manager that i have tried everything I could give.
pls kindly help.
Here is the my system informatiom
HP Mini 110-1160SA PC
I think that you need this card driver wireless for your 110-1160sa.
This package contains drivers for the Broadcom Wireless LAN Server supported in models cards mobile supported and operating systems.
File name: sp44923.exe
I had to reinstall my J4680. But now, I don't see where I can choose the functionality of the PC analysis. It only shows the printer. Am I missing a Device Manager? Where can I find?
I downloaded the Dominican Republic and all is well. But when I click on the printer I don't have the option to Scan, he just tells me what is printing.
I just find HP program. Thank you
Hi guys, I have read a lot of discussion but not found a job of answer to my problem and yet, although this doesn't seem to be a common problem, so I was wondering if someone can help out me. Model laptop is L500-1VT. There is no switch on / off external WiFi.
-Awake portable sleep, already before his pan was connected to wifi, but suddenly had no connection.
-Adapter doesn't not appear in Control Panel, so checked Device Manager. Isn't there. : S
-Thought that maybe something has come loose? But then checked msinfo32.exe and adapter was seen here.
-Read a lot of discussion about it being from PVAT with FCU, then followed advice doing reinstalls and uninstalling and reinstalling driver wlan (this being seen in lost msinfo32.exe.) Unfortunately, it did not work. Still not apparently visible to windows.
-Fn + F keys never worked and after reinstall of the above programs still do not work.
-Wireless is enabled in the bios.
-However, and I don't know if it's the crux of the problem. * Wireless is DISABLED in HWsetup.exe. When I try to turn it on, it says reboot needed. If I do that immediately, or much later, I get a blue screen and memory dump.* so I'm sure it's a software problem.
-J' also tried restores system and disks of microsoft repair. But I am at a loss about what to do now, so use my phone via USB WiFi to connect to MTAs.
If anyone has any ideas, it would be great!
WLAN works when you restart your laptop?
Latest version of the BIOS is installed on your laptop satellite?
Have you tried updating the BIOS too?
And Yes, last question: do you use the original OS that you got with your laptop (recovery image)?
My * Toshiba Satellite C660D-1 * has suddenly been removed and its wireless Lan adapter. I tried to add the list of legacy hardware to add device manager and all the possible solutions what so ever (believe me I work on it for the last 7 days) but without success. When I switch on the radar screen, it says device wireless disabled. more card flash the F8-wireless switch connection has also disappeared.
Guys it's really stupid and frustrating. guys please help. I downloaded all the card driver available on the Web from Toshiba site available wireless network. Please help me by replying to this message or send me an email: [email protected]
any kind of help would be very appreciated. the evacuated any device Wireless Device Manager list and when I added one from legacy devices it says that the software for this device is installed correctly, but it still does not properly errod code: 31
Have you updated the BIOS or done something that may be responsible for this?
I'm a new being in the mists of the clean installation of windows xp home edition for professionals. I have a used computer that I think is as old as 12 years without a manufacturer. Although Microsoft stopped supporting xp I know a website where I can find drivers for this computer date so if ongoing enforcement.
I'm looking at for the installed drivers Device Manager. Comparing them to the xp driver supported Web site. Pilots can go back as far as Windows 2000 or 2002. My question is. I get the correct information from the Device Manager. The computer is too old to 12 years going back to the era of Windows 2000 or 2002.
Regarding any reply received. I can answer this question to the other driver related queries about specific drivers for this computer. Thank you Kenny.
above is the owner's manual
above are drivers for your specific pc, you can download them to a flash drive and then install on your pc.
There is a certain order to install dell drivers:
Driver or application name Category What it does 1 Dell System Software System utilities Provides critical updates and patches for the operating system. 2 chipset driver Chipset Help Windows components control the map system and controllers, such as the USB ports and other internal components. 3 PCMCIA and smart card drivers Security Measure of capacity of slot PCMCIA and smart card. 4. Intel Matrix Storage Manager Serial ATA The Intel storage driver is only applicable to the Intel chipset computers. 5. audio driver Audio Activates and enhances the audio controller. 6 video driver Video Improves video performance. 7 interface or Ethernet drivers network card Network Improving internet access network or network controller.
8 ControlPoint System Manager, ControlPoint Connection Manager and ControlPoint Security ManagerNote: This driver is required for some Latitude laptops, and depending on your system configuration, you do not have to install all three parts
Control point The Dell ControlPoint (DCP) controls the management of food for some Dell Latitude laptops. ControlPoint System Manager monitors the management of food and ambient light sensor settings, controls ControlPoint security features Security Manager and ControlPoint Connection Manager control wireless connection profiles. 9 Dell Quickset Application Controls power management and ambient light sensors. 10. wireless network drivers Network Activates and enhances the wireless network controller.
11 Bluetooth driversNote: If this driver is not available, then your computer does not have Bluetooth compatible. Continue to the next on the list driver.
Network Controls and allows Bluetooth connectivity. 12 mouse, keyboard, touchpad and drivers for input devices Mouse, keyboard & input devices Enhances the pointing device features. 13 Intel AMT or vPro (if available) Chipset Improves the manageability of the system. 14 drivers wireless card Dell mobile broadband (if available) Network Allows wireless connectivity to broadband. 15 drivers modem (if available) Modem/Communications Allows dial-up capabilities. 16 Dell Digitech touchscreen driver (if available) Mouse, keyboard & input devices Allows you to enter key screen on some Dell laptops.
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We manage the virtual appliance 1.0 - beta and I noticed that the virtual appliance will fall the network periodically for a short period. I had constant pings, it will and it will just stop respond for anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes. You can also see in the capture where the data is missing in the user interface of screen attached. I know that we are not the problems with our ESXi hosts or dvSwitch because there are many other virtual machines running on the same host ESXi and same VLAN and they are not network connectivity problems. Does anyone else know this?
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