Install a Driver for Your Network Adapter

Monday, June 19th 2017. | Uncategorized

Install a Driver for Your Network Adapter

How do I install drivers for my network adapter?

network adapterDrivers are required for network adapter, so this needs to be configured properly for your Windows network.

If you have a driver provided by the manufacturer, do the following, however if you do not already have it download Intel Network Adapter Driver for Windows

Follow all the instructions given by the manufacturer to install the driver.

First Go to Device Manager, then follow the instructions in the procedure.

To install drivers for your network adapter by using Device Manager

  1. Locate the media that contains the driver for your network adapter.
  2. On the A network adapter was not found page, click Open Device Manager to install drivers.
  3. In Device Manager, click the Action menu, and then click Add legacy hardware.
  4. In the Add Hardware Wizard, click Next, and then follow the instructions in the wizard.
  5. When the Add Hardware Wizard finishes, on the A network adapter was not found page, click Test network adapter to continue installing Windows.

Open Windows Explorer to install existing drivers in the executable file (.exe), then follow the instructions in the procedure.

To install drivers for your network adapter by using Windows Explorer

  1. On the A network adapter was not found page, click Browse to open Windows Explorer.
  2. Navigate to the executable file that contains the driver, and then double-click the file to install the driver.

Note
If the device reboots after installing the driver, your Windows installation still continues. The installation restarted on the Welcome page, and then you repeated some Windows configuration pages to continue.

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