Re: Network Card issues
Paul...thanks for your help.
This am I downloaded another set of chipset and nic adapter drivers from
asus and for whatever reason it worked. I think the chipset drivers did the
I was then able to get the divers updated via Windows update. I feel like
I'm back in Win 95.
"Paul Shapiro" wrote:
> I have an Asus P5K motherboard, and was getting terrible network performance
> using the latest Ethernet driver from Asus. I let Windows Update look for
> updates, and it found a newer driver. Against all the advice I've seen about
> installing drivers from Windows Update, I let it install the update, and the
> network has been great since. Doesn't sound like you have much to lose by
> trying another driver.
> You mentioned that it's an integrated adapter. You probably also need the
> current motherboard chipset drivers, so you could try updating those too.
> "DBeaver" <DBeaver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Colin,
> > It's Atheros L2 Fast Ethernet 10/100-T Controller. It's an integrated card
> > with the Asus P5Gc-MX mATX Motherboard w/LAN
> > I downloaded the Vista drivers from the Systemax (the computer's
> > manufacturer).
> > Fist I installed the chipset drivers and the light on the card came on but
> > the adapter was not recognized. I restarted and the light on the card was
> > no
> > longer lit. I then installed the specific driver for the card which seemed
> > to
> > take and although the device shows as working properly in the Device
> > Manager
> > the light was not on and when trying to connect the message would say "the
> > network cable is unplugged." I tried powering down my DSL modem and
> > router
> > but nothing happened.
> > I'm not sure where to go from here.
> > Thanks
> > "Colin Barnhorst" wrote:
> >> What brand and model card?
> >> "DBeaver" <DBeaver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> news:B3D12972-6AA5-4301-8BD1-BC9BFC17779E@microsoft.com...
> >> >I have a fairly new desktop (8 months old) with windows xp. On another
> >> > partition I installed Vista Business, then updated the chipset drivers
> >> > for
> >> > my
> >> > system. The network adapter was not picked up so I installed it
> >> > manually
> >> > with
> >> > the updated drivers from the manufacturer (integrated adapter) which
> >> > seemed
> >> > to work (it made a connection) but when I re-booted there was no
> >> > network
> >> > connection and the light on the card is not longer on. In the device
> >> > manager
> >> > it says the card is working properly. I tried reinstalling the adapter
> >> > driver
> >> > but to no avail. My network/internet connection works fine in XP.
> >> >
> >> > I'm suspecting it may be some sort of security issue or possibly
> >> > something
> >> > with the drivers although I contacted the manufacturer of the machine
> >> > (Systemax) and they said they've had no reported problems with the
> >> > drivers.
> >> >
> >> > Please help...I'm wasting too much time on this.
> >> >
> >> > Thanks