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Windows 7: Ethernet Driver, Help apreciated

29 Jan 2011   #11
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Ruby , Could you please tell us the original operating system that was on the PC when you bought it


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29 Jan 2011   #12
Ruby1337

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Windows 7 Home Premium x64.
btw, my computer doesn't even show my network card in Device Manager, I don't know if it's any help, but I said it, just in case
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29 Jan 2011   #13
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64.
btw, my computer doesn't even show my network card in Device Manager, I don't know if it's any help, but I said it, just in case
not what the operating system is now , but what was installed when you 1st got it
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29 Jan 2011   #14
Ruby1337

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Yes, that is the OS I got when I bought my computer!
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29 Jan 2011   #15
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Hi Ruby1337 welcome to the forums, here is a link to the drivers ftp://ftp.download.packardbell.com/D...07)/Driver/Xp/ its the realtek lan driver you require , if you tell me the year the pc was made we can narrow it down further , the drivers are sadly for XP only so install them in compat mode Compatibility Mode , Un fortunately your pc is what is know as a legacy model so packard bell no longer supports it
Pebbly link has your net card as intel Pro 100.

Try this one from intel from here:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...19664&lang=eng
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29 Jan 2011   #16
Ruby1337

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

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Hi Ruby1337 welcome to the forums, here is a link to the drivers ftp://ftp.download.packardbell.com/D...07)/Driver/Xp/ its the realtek lan driver you require , if you tell me the year the pc was made we can narrow it down further , the drivers are sadly for XP only so install them in compat mode Compatibility Mode , Un fortunately your pc is what is know as a legacy model so packard bell no longer supports it
Pebbly link has your net card as intel Pro 100.

Try this one from intel from here:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...19664&lang=eng
Thanks, I'll try that, even tho it says it's for Vista.
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29 Jan 2011   #17
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Hi Ruby1337 welcome to the forums, here is a link to the drivers ftp://ftp.download.packardbell.com/D...07)/Driver/Xp/ its the realtek lan driver you require , if you tell me the year the pc was made we can narrow it down further , the drivers are sadly for XP only so install them in compat mode Compatibility Mode , Un fortunately your pc is what is know as a legacy model so packard bell no longer supports it
Pebbly link has your net card as intel Pro 100.

Try this one from intel from here:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...19664&lang=eng
good catch theog
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29 Jan 2011   #18
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

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Hi Ruby1337 welcome to the forums, here is a link to the drivers ftp://ftp.download.packardbell.com/D...07)/Driver/Xp/ its the realtek lan driver you require , if you tell me the year the pc was made we can narrow it down further , the drivers are sadly for XP only so install them in compat mode Compatibility Mode , Un fortunately your pc is what is know as a legacy model so packard bell no longer supports it
Pebbly link has your net card as intel Pro 100.

Try this one from intel from here:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...19664&lang=eng
Thanks, I'll try that, even tho it says it's for Vista.
install in compat mode if it fails 1st time
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29 Jan 2011   #19
Ruby1337

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

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Pebbly link has your net card as intel Pro 100.

Try this one from intel from here:
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...19664&lang=eng
Thanks, I'll try that, even tho it says it's for Vista.
install in compat mode if it fails 1st time
It tells me I dont have Intel(R) Adapters in this computer.
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29 Jan 2011   #20
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

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Thanks, I'll try that, even tho it says it's for Vista.
install in compat mode if it fails 1st time
It tells me I dont have Intel(R) Adapters in this computer.
It's got to be the Realtek then , You say you bought the PC with win 7 already installed ? It's an old PC did you buy it off someone other than a retailer ?
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