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While I was at work my mother was on my computer and clicked on something she shouldn't have and she does not know what she clicked on. Now my computer will not stay connected to the internet. It is a desktop with built in wifi.

It also came with a wifi stick. I have never connected it to my computer

While I was at work my mother was on my computer and clicked on something she shouldn't have and she does not know what she clicked on. Now my computer will not stay connected to the internet. It is a desktop with built in wifi.

It also came with a wifi stick. I have never connected it to my computer because I do not know where it goes, but my computer was working fine with it just sitting next to it.

The wifi stick looks something like the one in this link
http://www.sears.com/silverstone-technol

Does anyone know how to plug in this wifi stick and how can I get my internet connection back working? I have windows 10.

Best Answer:

Suzy pickles: It is just Network Antenna.It goes somewhere on the botton of the back side of desktop.If you did not use it before do not worry. Go Control Panel / Device Manager / Network Adapters Click on it.It opens 2 adapters:Wireless Network Adapter and Ethernet Adapter.Double click on Wireless Network Adapter.Click on tab Driver.If driver is disable click Enable,OK and you are done.

Other answer:

Suzy pickles:
the areal you listed is a high gain antenna, that you may need to fit to your Wifi card if it fails to receive a strong enough signal. in fact without at least one screwed in, i would be surprised if your built in wifi would work at all. these days a wifi card in a desktop pc might have One Two Or even Three Antenna's. the icon beside your clock ahould tell you what Wifi signals are available and which one is currently connected.
Mark big sky boat man:
There are a lot of things you can try, from the firewall to the device drivers, all of which will require lengthy explanations. Try resetting your computer to a restore point. Type restore into the search tool, and select create a restore point, then select restore your computer, then select a restore point.
Marduk:
That looks as if it is an antenna. Why you have one is beyond me as I've never seen one before. Anyway, go to bottom left window start icon and choose settings|network status| Network troubleshooter.

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