Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


no internet after upgrading to win 8

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    win 8

    no internet after upgrading to win 8


    just upgraded to win 8.............no internet connection..........troubleshooter says "Broadcom netextreme 57xx gigabit controller is having driver or hardware related problems...........please help, im working this moment off of a laptop so I can connect but all important work stuff is on a PC.

    I just disabled Avast firewall and no success..............any idea,s

    paggeau

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 3
    win 8


    I just checked the device manager....yes a yellow triangle next to ethernet controller, downloaded latest LAN driver and tried to update however it said this device already has the best driver..............clicked on properties it said "the device cannot start code 10"

    internet was working fine prior to upgrading to win 8......................any ideas...........anyone

    paggeau
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    win 8


    Solved? i figured it out..............had to delete the old ethernet driver and reinstall a new one, done deal
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

no internet after upgrading to win 8
Related Threads
My Sisters net book developed a fault within four days of setting up, in so far that access to the internet was not possible. Each time a site was typed in the error message could not open page would come up. I started the net book up in safe mode, by using MSCONFIG and changing the boot up with...
Hi I have two desktop PCs and one notebook all running Windows 8.1 Pro and all showing the BSOD after I connect to the Internet. After connecting to the Internet it can take from a few seconds to a few minutes before the BSOD appears. It would report something slightly different:...
Hello, I have a Asus Laptop operating with Windows 8.1. It connects to wifi but none of the desktop icons can get to the Internet. Meanwhile most window tiles in the start menu have Internet access . For example I have the application "MegaTube" and that application has access to the Internet. As...
What PITA if I ever saw one! :mad: I just got done upgrading my wife's newer desktop PC that had Windows 8 on it. Did the simple (but LONG) upgrade to 8.1. Now this PC can NOT access the internet. In Network settings, it's showing the Network Adapter and Access point have a strong signal...
***Keep in mind that I'm trying to upgrade Win 8 to 8.1, not perform a clean install.*** My 4 GB flash drive is having issues taking in the bootable ISO. I've tried Rufus USB, Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool, nothing works. I don't have a working disc drive at the moment, which is why my last...
Only had pc for about 2 weeks, went onto windows shop to upgrade to 8.1, followed instructions, I accepted the conditons, then it says connect to internet, I am using wireless, after 30 secs is says can not connect to internet, I tried to connect with the wire/land connection and still cannot...
I just recently upgraded to Windows 8 on my HP dv6z-3000 laptop. It is roughly 2 years old and has 6 gb of ram and ran windows 7 without a hitch. Everything on Windows 8 is running smoothly as well except for one issue that I have been searching for a solution for the past few days. Whenever I open...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook