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Netvista 8306 NIC driver

Hi,
I have the above PC and after installing XP, I am now having a hard time trying to locate and download the correct driver.
I have tried 3Com, Dlink, Realtek, and this does not get the card going.
I opened the box to see what model the NIC was and again I was not able to.
Removing the Ethernet adaptor from the Device list and rebooting does pick up the card, but does not give the card make.
Any way around that? That'll help point me to download the right card driver

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  • mj33 Jun 18, 2008

    hey thanks but got another issue . it says driver is available for d/load with driver detective...i have this on my NB but scanning scans my NB..I know i'm doing something wrong with the whole thing :(

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Http://www.drivershq.com/Drivers/IBM/NetVista/8306/21347/23182/23189/Drivers.aspx
There you go the driver you need should be at the top of the list.
Thanks and enjoy. please don't forget to rate.
If you need any further assistance please ask me.
Thanks,
Lee

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

  • Lee A.
    Lee A. Jun 18, 2008

    Well no worries I am not done assisting you . I'm sure you will give me more then a Thanks for trying before this is over.

    What do you mean by NB? you just have to scroll down to find the links for the drivers you need. Here is the exact link for the ethernet adapter if that will help.
    http://www.drivershq.com/Drivers/IBM/Net...
    I hope you will find this worth of a FixYa rating.

    Thanks,
    Lee



  • Lee A.
    Lee A. Jun 19, 2008

    Hoping to hear back.
    Thanks,
    lee


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