Windows Server 2016 Database cannot install Wi-Fi driver

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Hi,

I have recently installed Windows Server 2016 Data on Dell 5770 and while installing drivers l came across an issue. My WiFi driver failed to install stating that it cannot be installed on this platform and that l should search for suitable driver for my platform. I went to Device Manager and indeed, there are two unknown devices missing proper drivers, one of which is my WiFi device. Because of this, my WiFi simply does not work l can only use Ethernet to connect to internet, but l don't have the cable. I searched to find proper drivers and found them on one website

but they don't work, they fail to install, l tried to install 4 of them l thought could work. I had windows 10 prior to this and l have dual boot with Ubuntu and l never had this kind of problem. I also searched internet and found people with similar issues on laptops other then Dell, but l couldn't solve my problem from those information. I hope someone can help me, thanks!

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I solved the issue, if someone happens to have the same problem you need to go to server manager and install "Wireless LAN service" feature, after that drivers will install correctly
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Man you are a lifesaver, you know that? Thnx @Ognjen Bosić