As this is the laptop I have 1 you install usb 1 NIC running pfsense run. now on a laptop with wifi card that want to get discovered wifi card is not if discovered, they must do?
Maybe silly but do you have a switch or a button to turn wifi on if it is a laptop.
Once i was reinstalling os on a Hp and could not get wifi to work and all drivers ok .
And then i found out there is a switch on the side to enable wifi :)