For additional information about devices that are not on the HCL, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:. Can you please post the hardware ID for the ethernet controller? Sorry about the delay, Paul but a lot of other more pressing things came up! Message 1 of Download, unzip and run the exe file and I sure hope it isn’t some malware. Here is a list of some network adapters that Windows XP does not support:
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This topic has been archived. I am only using this PCB because I have it to hand, I do not suppose that they are that expensive and – ultimately I intend to convert this pc to run Linux. Message 8 of Here is a list of some network adapters that Windows XP does not support: I was very surprised to see it sitting there saying the board was OK and had an internet connection.
Do you think that Linus will be able to provide a driver for it? As far as finding Linux drivers for it, unfortunately I would have no idea.
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I scanned it with Microsoft Security Essentials and it doesn’t report that it is a virus. Post that string of characters. I have no way of telling. I etherlibk the file, put it in a sand bucket and ran it.
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I can’t disassemble it to explore its contents and since it is an exe file, it could be a virus. As you took over 3Com some time ago is it possible you can supply me with a driver for it.
Message 4 of Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or eterlink. Then click on the Details tab at the top of the ethernet controller window.
It is attached under Attachments below. If you have a question create a new topic by clicking here and select the appropriate board. The hardware ID confirms what you already know. It produced a driver file and when I ran it, after a single blue screen, which worried me for a bit it actually seemed to work. I have x little eherlink lose by trying it, so if you can send it to my email address I would be very grateful, or a link to where I can download it.
Do you think an eetherlink driver might work? I find it hard to believe that a file this small contains the drivers but who knows? Message 5 of I hope it tells you more than it does me. You can try it and see. Go to the device manager and click on the ethernet px needing drivers. Message 1 of There is always somthing, I am hoping to get away from a lot of these problems by going over to Linux. I may have time to have another go tomorrow, but I feel that the actual connection is right there now and all I have to do is configure it correctly.
For additional information about devices that are not on the HCL, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: It is possible a W95 or 98 driver will work. We shall see if this is the way to go.
Message 3 of I like to google the ID and sometimes it gives me some useful info and a link to the drivers.