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Network adapter disabled

By nannyjoe
Sep 30, 2011
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  1. my network adapter keeps "disabling" itself how can i fix this prob ... please help
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    What is the make and model of the adapter?
     
  3. nannyjoe

    nannyjoe TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Tmagic650 How do i find that ..... plz
    nannyjoe
     
  4. nannyjoe

    nannyjoe TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Network adapter disabled plz help

    the adapter is :

    Atheros AR8131 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)

    only disables itself after using download prog like bitcomet, utorrent,etc.

    thanks nannyjoe
     
  5. gguerra

    gguerra TS Maniac Posts: 317

    Update driver, check for malware. Sounds like stange behavior to me.. Is this an integrated adapter (built in to the motherboard)? If it is you can disable it in the BIOS and install an additional network card. Cheap probably around $15 online.
     
  6. dhanushkapg

    dhanushkapg TS Rookie

    Is network card disable when u are working? Sometimes it will be issue related to virus, Or Update ur network card driver or re-install drivers,


    Now run regedit and navigate to the following key >>

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services

    Do a "Find" for the driver name for your card.

    In the right pane where this is found you will see a "start" type -- this is "manual" by default (at least it is for mine).

    Try either setting it to "automatic", or "boot".

    Change Value data to the wanted state:
    0 = Boot
    1 = System
    2 = Automatic
    3 = Manual
    4 = Disabled
     

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