1 Reply Latest reply on Jun 6, 2012 12:15 PM by JFFulcrum

    Windows 2008 R Enterprise edition and LAN intel 82579V built-in driver

    zillah

      Hi Experts

       

        I have got brand new ASUS mother board P9 X79 Pro that has a built-in LAN Intel 82579V

       

      I installed windows 2008 R Enterprise Edition , then I tried to use the driver for the LAN from the motherboard CD but it didn't get installed.

       

      Then I downloaded the driver for the built-in LAN Intel 82579V form the link below :

       

      http://downloadcenter.intel.com/confirm.aspx?httpDown=http://downloadmirror.intel.com/18720/eng/PROWin64.exe&lang=eng&Dwnldid=18720&OSFullname=Windows+Server*+2008+Standard+x64&ProductID=3003&ProductFamily=Ethernet+Components&ProductLine=Ethernet+Controllers&ProductProduct=Intel%C2%AE+82567+Gigabit+Ethernet+Controller

       

      I tried to follow the follow step 4 to 15 in the link below, but no joy, I couldn't extract (only I can run ) the driver that

       

      http://blogs.technet.com/b/keithcombs/archive/2008/10/18/installing-windows-server-2008-x64-on-the-lenovo-thinkpad-t400.aspx

       

      Right now in the device manager I have got two devices that have two yellow exclamation marks :

       

      Ethernet Controller

      Unknown devices

       

      Any advice how to come over this issue ?

       

      Thanks