Can't find Ethernet Controller driver for Aspire 5630

Discussion in 'Acer' started by stevadorebob, May 5, 2007.

  1. stevadorebob

    stevadorebob Guest

    I have a new Aspire 5633WLMi which I believe is an Aspire 5630 for
    some purposes. It arrived with Vista installed but the wireless
    adaptor wouldn't connect to my router, so I went back to XP and now
    that works.
    When I went to the Acer Europe site The only drivers I could find were
    for the Aspire 5630. I've installed these and all seems to be in place
    and functioning except for: Device Manager> Network Adapters> Other
    Devices >Ethernet Controller, which has a big yellow ? and !.

    I've tried installing the three Broadcom Lan Driver options available
    in the Acer site, XP drivers folder but each time the Windows "Found
    New Hardware" driver install process fails to find the driver it's
    looking for and the error symbol reappears. Can anyone please help?

    stevadorebob, May 5, 2007
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  2. do the reinstall o f the drivers with the wifi switch in the off position...
    Christopher Syn, May 6, 2007
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  3. stevadorebob

    stevadorebob Guest

    That worked., :)
    Thanks very much.

    stevadorebob, May 6, 2007
  4. stevadorebob


    Aug 22, 2007
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    where did you happen to find that driver name? I have the aspire 5630, and I can't get it to work... broadcoms files arent .exe, they're .cat, which I've NEVER seen before.
    vicarious, Aug 22, 2007
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