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intel/windows8 loading the wrong network driver

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8 Pro 64bit

    intel/windows8 loading the wrong network driver

    Sometimes when I start up my PC, my internet won't work because the wrong driver is being loaded.

    This is the driver that sometimes loads up 82579LM"

    Then when I do a "scan for hardware change", it'll load up the correct driver and my internet will start working 82579V:

    This happens with the default driver that Windows 8 installs and the one from Intel's website as well:

    I know this is a Windows 8 problem because this didn't happen on Windows 7.

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  2. #2

    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,846
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    If it happens again then before rescan, just right click and uninstall it with delete option.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

intel/windows8 loading the wrong network driver

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