Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Ethernet controll device driver problems.

I recently reinstalled XP on my PC, and this computer was built by someone private. I can't connect to the internet because I don't have the driver for the ethernet controller device. I can't locate a model number or anything, and it doesn't recognize it in the device manager. It does look like it's integrated with the motherboard, and it looks like the motherboard is from Elitgroup. I went to their site, but I don't have the specifics on the motherboard, and can't find them either. Please help.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 267 Answers

Ok have you went to start then all programs then acsessories then system tools and finally system information. get the system model
and the name of the computer and go to the site.
if thats not avalible (click here and) scroll down and download one of these network drivers most of these will be compatible with your system
long as its compatible with xp your good.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Ethernet controller


Hi,

Please right click on my computer icon and select properties.Then under the HARDWARE tab click on device manager and then go to network adapter.Double click on it under that you will see your ethernet card click on it and select Driver tab and install it.

Aug 06, 2008 | IBM NetVista PC Desktop

1 Answer

I recently formated my pc but i've got a question mark in other devices on ETHERNET CONTROLER.. i need help .. the brand of my pc is intel


If you formated ther PC you may well need to reinstal the device drivers too. Check what Ethernet Controller you have and Google it for a driver. Try to get the driver from the company's own ebsite if possible.

May 14, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

1 Answer

I have a benq joybook s41 and recently upgraded to vista 32bit from xp, but now i don't have wlan! i mean, the device manager doesn't even know it's there.. in the networks section all it detects is the...


I would suggest you reinstall using Windows XP because based on your pc specs, your computer will run faster on XP. You may also try Windows 7 because it doesn't require you to install specific drivers. It comes automatically installed when you install the OS.

Mar 06, 2011 | BenQ T2370 Notebook

3 Answers

I reinstalled Windows XP to my computer and now i cant get the internet. There is a yellow question mark and exlmation point next to Ethernet Controller and it has a code 28 error.


You should have had 2 cds that came with your computer. The 2nd one has all the drivers on it. Install the drivers and your problem will go away.

Nov 19, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

1 Answer

I'v put XP on my pc and now I can't get my wireless broadband to work


Hi, this is a common problem when one wipe there hard drive and reinstall an operating system, go to your common manufacture's website and download the driver for your wireless device and Ethernet controller. Recommendation: when ever you wiping your hard drive, also make a backup of your drivers by downloading them before you wipe. I recently wipe my computer, and i make sure i had all the device drivers before i wipe. Smile!

Sep 27, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

2 Answers

Need drivers forXFX N1996 motherboard


Do you have a usb stick? If so, then go online and find the files you need and download them to the usb stick and go from there.

Mar 19, 2009 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Ethernet not working after format and xp reinstall


Right-click the My Computer icon and select Manage, then go to the Device Manager in the list on the left and find the Network Adapter from the list on the right, right-click Network Adapter and select Uninstall. When you reboot, XP should find the Adapter and reinstall it automatically. Another reboot may be required.

If it still will not connect, go to the NIC Manufacturer's website and download the driver to removable media. The Driver Update option can be accessed in the Device Manager, but this time select Properties when you right-click the Network Adapter, and go to the Driver tab.

Dec 22, 2008 | LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini, 500 GB Hard Disk...

1 Answer

Dell desktop -- ethernet connection


Whenever I get a limited or no connection message I right click on the network icon in the taskbar that's giving the message and select repair. Sometimes that doesn't work and I select disable then enable again. You can also do this from network connections that may be found in Control Panel.

Make sure you have DHCP selected. To do this right click on your ethernet connection in network connections, select properties. Scroll down in the list to the tcp/ip, select it then select properties, then make sure it is set to automatically detect on the IP address and the DNS address.

This problem can also happen if you are not connected to a DHCP server in which you would do the opposite of above and type in your IP address, subnet, gateway and dns addresses, though it is most likely not the case.

You can go to device manager and uninstall the network device. Then reboot and it will find it and reinstall it. Then see if that works.

You can get to device manager by right clicking on My Computer or computer in vista, click on the hardware TAB then select device manager then look on the list for your network card.

Also make sure you have the latest driver for the network device.

Sometimes things can cease to function after an operating system update.

Have you installed anything recently. One thing that can solve problems is system restore.
Try restore the system to a date before the problem occured. In windows xp go to the start menu, all programs, accessories, system tools, system restore.

If none of this works you can purchase an ethernet card or replace the motherboard. The ethernet card of course would be the least expensive route.

Sep 17, 2008 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

1 Answer

I had to reinstall windows xp. Now I cannot connect to the internet.


Make sure the driver of the Ethernet Card on your computer is installed. You check it under Device Manager

Right-click My Computer > Properties > Hardware Tab > Device Manager > Network Adapters (click the +). If you see Other Devices with yellow exclamations like Ethernet Controller, that's it. You need to run the Motherboard CD to automatically install the ethernet driver.

Jul 24, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

87 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...