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VB in Linux Mint won't connect to wireless

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I have Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2 x64 installed on my computer with a VB running Windows 7 Pro x64.  Yesterday when I installed the VB everything worked fine.  Today when I opened the VB to download updates for Windows the VB will not connect to the wireless.  Anyone have any suggestions on how to fix the problem.  Thanks.

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In the Windows device manager is it showing the wireless as an installed networking resource?

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24 minutes ago, Dr_Bob said:

In the Windows device manager is it showing the wireless as an installed networking resource?

It is showing :Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT Desktop Adapter:

 

By the way, what is a Base System Device?  It is showing not working.  Does this have anything to do with the problem.  Thanks. 

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Did you install any driver to get this to work the first time or did it just work after the OS install?  If you see a yellow exclamation point or question mark with the Base system device as the name you are missing some drivers.  I would start by downloading and installing the wifi driver and see if that clears up the Base System Device.

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6 minutes ago, Dr_Bob said:

Did you install any driver to get this to work the first time or did it just work after the OS install?  If you see a yellow exclamation point or question mark with the Base system device as the name you are missing some drivers.  I would start by downloading and installing the wifi driver and see if that clears up the Base System Device.

After installing W7 in VB I have installed nothing else.  Thanks.

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Yea with W7 you want to install all of your drivers after the OS.  W10 seems to auto install most everything for you but 7 and before you really should install them to make sure they work properly.

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25 minutes ago, Dr_Bob said:

Did you install any driver to get this to work the first time or did it just work after the OS install?  If you see a yellow exclamation point or question mark with the Base system device as the name you are missing some drivers.  I would start by downloading and installing the wifi driver and see if that clears up the Base System Device.

Ok, will do.  Thanks.

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22 hours ago, kemperhills said:

Ok, will do.  Thanks.

Bob, downloaded the TP-Link drivers from their site, but now the problem is that the VB won't recognize flash drives.  Any thoughts.  Thanks.

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You have to enable the USB drives in the Host application.  You can add them as shared drives which is pretty straight forward.  If you need more info just holler and Ill look up a step by step.

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3 hours ago, Dr_Bob said:

You have to enable the USB drives in the Host application.  You can add them as shared drives which is pretty straight forward.  If you need more info just holler and Ill look up a step by step.

Don't know how to do that, I would appreciate the step by step.  Thanks.

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