In Step 5, you would right-click the icon for your wireless adapter. Also, if i manage to set up an ethernet connection to my desktop pc, is there a way of sharing my wirless network from my laptop? I have also tried to search for the driver through 3rd party websites but to no avail. Shenan Stanley Replied on October 10, In this case, I suggest you download the chipset driver and network card driver first – get them installed in that order with whatever reboots necessary and then you should be able to configure the Internet and get the other drivers using the machine itself. Tell us about your experience with our site. Do you know where i could find this driver in order to tranfer onto my pc?
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Any help with this issue will be greatly appreciated. There is one catch, however: This is built into Windows XP. Sorry this didn’t help.
Wireless to LAN sharing difficulty
You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Lwn or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Thanks for marking this as the answer. How satisfied are you with this reply? At this point you are trying to use a firewire connection to do your networking. Im not sure where to locate the service tag, or whether i still have one as it is a very old second hand pc.
How satisfied are you with this response? I cannot connect pc and router via physical connection as the router is located within a lodgers room, and would be very inconvenient for them to install a cable. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. After you extract the files, follow the Intel instructions under “Plug and Play Update.
You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. How satisfied are you with this reply? In Step 5, you would right-click the icon for your wireless adapter. This site in other languages x. After ICS is configured on your laptop, you can use the default configuration of the Ethernet adapter in the desktop obtain an IP address automatically. I do not have a wireless network adapter so i require a phyical connection.
Instead, right-click on the file and select “Extract all.
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I have found other sites that can automatically detect and install missing drivers onlne but again this obviously is not an option for me. Hello, I have recently intalled wndows xp home on a dektop pc and need a temporary internet connection. As you recognize, however, you do need the Ethernet adapter on the desktop to be working. After investigaing the status of my ethernet controller, after expanding its properties it says that its driver is missing.
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It is Connection. Sorry this didn’t help. How satisfied are you with this response? Did this solve your problem?
It goes right to that error, doesn’t even attempt to check for an active connection. If you need help finding a driver, please provide the make, model, and Service Tag if a Dell of the computer and the full name lab the Ethernet adapter as shown in Device Manager.
A standard cable will not work. Did this solve your problem?
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