TCPIP driver missing from Device Manager?

By Jakmasta
Mar 14, 2012
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  1. Hey guys it seems that I don't have a tcpip driver installed on device manager and yet in my wireless connection properties it is installed. I do have a windows XP CD and I'm hoping that you can guide me that way. Thank you and please help. :)
  2. Cerf

    Cerf TS Rookie Posts: 23

    TCP/IP Protocol Driver should be under the Non Plug and Play devices. First you have to choose Show hidden devices in Device Manager, from the View menu.
    Anyway, if everything, including your internet is working fine, then don't touch anything :)
  3. Jakmasta

    Jakmasta TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    I did that and its not there it's completely hone
  4. Jakmasta

    Jakmasta TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    Oh I'm also posting this from my phone. My laptop internet tcpip driver is gone
  5. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 8,945   +584

    that is correct, but most frequently it is not TCP but the actual device driver that has the problems - - under Network Adapters.

    The 1394 (Firewire) is also there, but if the WiFi is working, it must be found there too.
    My Toshiba Satellite MX35 shows the Atheros AR5005GS Wireless adapter
    as wll as the wired Realtek RTL8139.

    use View -> Show Hidden Devices to find everything and expand [+] Network Adapters
  6. Jakmasta

    Jakmasta TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    My wifi is not working that is why I am using my phone plaza I need my laptop internet for future projects. Ands I'll try what you said
  7. Jakmasta

    Jakmasta TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    Idk bit my comp just fixed itself ......thx for the help? :/

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