Reinstalled W7 but Internet not connecting, Ethernet Driver missing

  naveen73 23:52 25 May 2014
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Hi,

I reinstalled my Windows 7 pc and all of a sudden I am not able to connect to the Internet. On the Net I found that other people who had the same problem found out that Ethernet drivers are missing.

When I look at my Device Manager my ethernet adapter has exclamation marks and when I look at the properties it says "Unknown" as to what type it is.

I do not know what to do further. Please help.

Thanks, Nav

  rdave13 23:58 25 May 2014

Use the motherboard disc that came with your PC. If a laptop you can restore to factory settings via the hidden partition or the discs you should have burnt.

  onthelimit1 11:29 26 May 2014

If you don't have the mobo disk, you should be able to find the ethernet driver on the PC manufacturer's website, save it to a dongle then install on the PC with the problem.

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