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Windows 7: Ethernet driver is missing.

02 Mar 2012   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

I agree with Nitro58, your device manager only shows a wireless adapter.

If your computer has an ethernet adapter that doesn't have a driver, it would still show up in device manager, but with a yellow question mark against it.

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02 Mar 2012   #12

windows 7 x 64

yes. is there any way to install the right driver so i can be connect via cable and not wireless
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02 Mar 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

There is no way you can install a driver for an ethernet adapter if you don't have one installed.

Even if, as you seem to indicate, you do have an ethernet adapter we can't help until you tell us who manufactured it.

The best place for you to look is your computer manufacturer's support site.
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02 Mar 2012   #14

windows 7 x 64

i "google" my motherboard

and is this what im looking for?
Onboard LAN

LAN ChipsetRealtek 8111DLMax LAN Speed10/100/1000Mbps
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02 Mar 2012   #15

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

ether LAN has disabled its self in Bios or the Wifi driver has bugged the LAN

A few suggestions:

1: check in BIOS to see if LAN is Enabled
2: Uninstall the WIFI or Disable device and refresh to see if LAN appears
3: You may need to remove the WIFI card to install LAN then after reinstall the WIFI card (Some PC's require this method with windows 7)
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