I tried both these ideas and no difference – its still not recognised. Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. For full access please Register. It appears you have an Intel board. Going to try running the found new hardware wizard and put the disk in with the installer on it. Trevil , Sep 30,
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I reckon the quickest workaround for now will be to use my external usb hard drive.
Firewire Facts: What’s a Network Connection?
I’m thinking now that my next best bet will be to do a clean reinstall of win7 and hope that that helps but I’m not all that confident that it will. JohnWillSep 30, Log in or Sign up to hide this advert.
Thats why I was looking for a wired option ie ne. One has to wonder what page you’re looking at To be honest, I’m simply staggered that firewire support in Win7 is so poor – its not new technology after all. Looking for Knowledge wrote: Any help would be greatly appreciated. You should have some kind of ethernet or wireless adapter there.
We like to know! Try getting the latest chipset drivers at the Intel site. Use Device manager to uninstall the controller, then reboot and let Windows auto install it.
Broadcom Network adapter Problems
The problem is that the device manager on the desktop Win 7 shows the OHCI Compliant Host Controller but it axapter show the network adapter in the network adapters list. No, create an account now.
Mon Jan 05, 6: I remember i removed them but i am seeing those again.
So what you’re saying is that you can still only see the small number of adapters, but the numbering scheme is annoying?
How can I get this ethernet card to work?
However, none of the workarounds – and I don’t want to sound disrespectful or unthankful for the workaround suggestions guys – address the fundamental problem detailed in the first post – namely – why doesn’t the Firewire adapter show up in the network connections or indeed in the network adapters node in the device manager? I’m beginning to wish that I’d never upgraded the desktop to Win7 as everything up till then had worked fine under XP.
Sign up using Email and Password. Please log in to reply. The crossover cable is the next best option since the 2 computers are beside each other.
Yes, my password is: Yes, my password is: Community Forum Software by IP. I have a desktop running Windows 7 64Bit with 4 Gig ram. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to aapter a comment. Windows 7 and Firewire don’t seem to be best of buddies at all.
My reason for upgrading was really to go to 64bit and get the maximum performance from my hardware but thats another story