Proposed as answer by Rick Dee Friday, February 22, Bit confused with all the different links in those threads. Most ethernet drivers should autoload but if not use the one for your ethernet device. Hardware manufactures will always supply drivers for Windows, but often forget to deliver Linux drivers for their hardware. Installing Ubuntu next to Windows on an original Windows computer is easy these days, as long as you have enough free disks space available. This is a Microsoft website for Windows 7.

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You will never get more than the Windows functionality of the driver and possibly less. If the firmware of the adapter is of high quality the adapter will tell the system when interrogated the details about the chipset. In a such a case you have to use the Windows version to find out, because bbelkin an adapter is not recognized by Windows it would not be on the market. Otherwise, belin need a f5v card.

Avatars by Sterling Adventures. You might have a working adapter on Windows, like the built-in wireless, without having the CD containing the driver. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Can it be put in monitor mode? In my case I found:. Write a wireelss Click here to cancel reply. Is wireelss another driver I can use? Kerze you can do it. Sorry, where are those? Just bought and installed Windows 8 and now my wireless card does not work.



For wireless adapters the situation is complicated because there are hundreds of different types on the market. The good news is that if your wireless uses a chipset for which a Linux driver is known you can use that driver, even if your wireless adapter is of another brand. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. This site uses witeless for analytics, personalized content and ads. Wireless adapter In case your operating system OS is a member of the Windows family any built-in wierless adapter will be recognized and functioning by the OS, and any external USB wireless adapter will either run out of the box, or run after you installed the driver from the CD coming with the USB adapter.

This flood of hardware is bad news for Linux. If you like this post, you can subscribe to our feed You can go to the end of this post and write a reaction. Use name of file containing the Windows driver There is a method that never fails: Email-address — will never be shown required.

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The apparent lack of drivers is not so bad as you think. However, not cgip you want to fully explore all the wireless stations in your neighborhood.


So if you install Linux on your laptop you might discover that your ethernet network adapter or your wireless network adapter does not work. Finding driver Now that you have the name of the driver and the name of the chipset you can easily find the Linux driver – if available – on the Internet. Now wrieless you have name of your chipset it is quite easy to find out whether your chipset allows monitor mode.

Locate the network adapter, double click on it. F5v70000 mode I assume now that you have a wireless adapter that is recognized by your Linux dhip. Notify me of new posts by email. Home All posts About us Complaints. What chipset is in your wireless adapter? Thank you for your post. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.

But there is also some very good news: Well when you were looking for your Linux driver you should also look for the term “monitor mode”.