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Windows 7: Ethernet controller not working!


28 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Ethernet controller not working!

Hello,


Please help me! Today suddenly my internet stopped for no reason! When I open the device manager and click on other devices and click network my Ethernet controller has a little yellow (!)sign next to it and when I click properties it says no driver installed, please tell me what to do! I have drivers I guess, I just installed an Atheros driver there for the network but somehow it doesn't recognize it or I do not know what is the problem, please help, please!

Thank you

Best Regards
Stefany


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28 Jun 2012   #2

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi Stefany93, Have you tried right clicking on the device with the exclaimation mark against it and selecting "update driver" ? , Windows ashould then find the driver for you Are you sure you have an Atheros ethernet controller ?
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28 Jun 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hi peddly, thank you very much, I tried that and nothing happened, yeah I guess I have this one since this was the name of the previous driver before it stopped working.
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28 Jun 2012   #4

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi Stefany93, Looking at the Atheros website ATHEROS drivers for Microsoft Windows (Atheros?????) there are a number of different models of controllers , We need to know the manufacturer/make/model of your computer to narrow down the search for the correct driver
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28 Jun 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hi pebbly thank you so much, thank you, thank you, but could you please tell me how to see what is the model of the computer? Thank you! I am really very bad at computers
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28 Jun 2012   #6

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

You,re very welcome , Download this little free program Speccy - System Information - Free Download this is a system information tool , it will tell us a little of what we need to know post a screen shot of the results page
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28 Jun 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thank you so much I am going to do this now and I will write here when I am done, thank you!
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28 Jun 2012   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

While in the device manager, delete the driver, reboot your PC. Windows will try to re-install the driver, which may resolve the issue.
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02 Jul 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hello guys, sorry for the late reply, it turned out that the LAN card burned out. Problem solved. Thank you very much for the help!
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