Re: Fails to detect LAN - Vista x64
I installed an external NIC adapter which uses Realtek chipset and the
LAN was detected. This proves that the integrated Broadcom NIC is the
culprit. It still does not tell whether the hardware problem or its
drivers problem. I think the driver is the likely culprit.
> The DHCP is enabled. There are three PCs in this LAN and they are
> working fine. I tried static IP but no cure. As stated in my original
> post, the hardware system must not be anything defective. I tried a
> different machine which used Realtek NIC(integrated) and saw no such
> problem to run Vista x64 or XP x64. This appears to point to the driver
> for Broadcom network adapter BCM5705(integrated) which is used in the
> mobo. But I do not know how to substantiate.
> Cari (MS-MVP) wrote:
>> Is the NIC set to the defaults..... assign TCP address
>> automatically..... and if so, is your Router using DHCP (and is it