Ethernet Drivers in Lenovo® ThinkPad Edge 14” and 15.6”
Tips to install Ethernet drivers in Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14” and 15.6”.
The Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14” and 15.6” laptops are for business people. It includes wireless network options for communication. Lenovo gives various choices for wireless network communications such as Qualcom Gobi-2000 Wireless WAN card, ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express and optional Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate in Lenovo laptops. Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14” and 15.6” contains Intel PRO/1000 LAN adapter software package for Ethernet LAN card with the Genuine Windows Vista 32-bit or 64-bit Operating System. This package installs an extension to your Windows device manger which is known as Intel PROSet. That adds extra tabs to the device manager. You could install driver software automatically or manually from the Backup disc available with your system. If you have an Internet connection you could download driver from product site and update it.
Some of the things to be kept in mind while installing Ethernet driver software in Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14” and 15.6” are described below:
- Check the Compatibility
- Uninstall Existing Corrupted Software
- Update and Configure
Check the Compatibility
You should have to select appropriate Lenovo Ethernet driver software from the website. You would get various choices for same driver software there, so you must make sure that your selected driver would match the Windows Vista Operating System specifications. Different third party Ethernet driver software is also available over the nternet. But it is recommended to use specified driver software by Lenovo.
Uninstall Existing Corrupted Software
If there is already any corrupted or incompatible driver software installed in your system, you would have to remove it completely before installing the new version of Ethernet LAN card driver. It is preferred to do a Disc checkup before installing any new driver software. It will remove unwanted files of uninstalled software still existing in your system. It might help you to prevent any conflicts that can come while installing.
After installing the Ethernet LAN card driver software you should reboot your system. Now you should check in the device manger whether the LAN card is enabled or not and check for all the settings. If there is any error in the configuration settings, it will affect the proper functioning of your LAN card driver. Then update the software driver to make it able to do new applications.