Wireless USB & Windows 7

I have a wireless USB connection I sometimes use & works well on my laptop running with XP OS, but when I tried to install on 2 laptops running Windows 7 OS, the USB installs but will not connect i.e. - does not initialise.
When USB is connected i show a blue light, this is showing but set up box on screen says no service. Both these laptops are newish ( under a year old ) Is there a problem with Windows 7 OS & some software ?

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Clarification Request
Wireless USB connection

What is that? Is it some external hard drive that connects wirelessly to the computer, or are you talking about a USB Wireless Adapter?

If it is a wireless USB adapter, why do you need it on the two newer Windows 7 laptops? Do they not already have wireless connection inbuilt?


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It is prepaid wireless USB

Can be used on any computer anywhere by just plugging in to USB port. Has sim card. Just won't work as I stated above - on Windows 7 OS.

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Not heard of those,

but I see where others have had similar problems setting these up. Did any software come with this USB device, or is the setup software on the device itself?

For example, in this discussion many users reported problems with their own wireless USB devices, (not sure if yours is the same make or not), and there are many suggested solutions.

Work through those posts and see if anything there helps you.

Good luck.


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Thanks for info Mark, Will sort through see if I can solve problem. But shouldn't be one as far as I can see, as Telstra states these connections, supposedly works on XP Vista & Win 7

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