Ethernet Drivers in Acer® Extensa
Acer Extensa Laptop comes with the latest Intel Core processor. This system has got an exceptional battery backup and is very lightweight. The hard disk capacity and main memory in the system are configured adequately for best performance. Graphics card installed in the system is Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100. Ethernet card in your Acer Extensa notebook helps you to connect your machine to the Internet through modem and also to distribute files through a wired network. Ethernet card may not work properly if the specific driver is not installed in your Acer Extensa notebook. You need to install a genuine and compatible Ethernet driver, if it is not there in the system. If there is any problem in the driver, you can update it easily from the manufacturer’s website.
- Recognize Ethernet card
- Install driver manually
- Antivirus settings
Recognize Ethernet card
If you need to install drivers for the Ethernet card, then you need to check the model number of the card at first. For this, you need to click on the 'Control Panel' from the 'Start' menu. Network adapter option will be there in the 'Device Manager' of 'Control Panel' and from there you can see the information of the Ethernet card. By clicking on the properties of the Ethernet card, you can find out the type of the Ethernet card and the manufacturer of the card.
Installing driver manually
By identifying the manufacturer of the Ethernet card of your Acer Extensa notebook, you can verify for the drivers compatible with the Ethernet card as well as the operating system used in your system. You can download and install it from the website of the manufacturer. You can also install the drivers through the installation CD of the Ethernet card. After installing the Ethernet card driver, reboot the system to complete the installation process.
If the Ethernet card of your Acer Extensa notebook has been upgraded, you need to update its driver also. Antivirus software may stop you from downloading Ethernet card drivers from the Internet. This may affect the working of the Ethernet card in your Acer Extensa notebook. To update the Ethernet drivers, you need to decrease the security level of antivirus software or stop it until you download the required driver.