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Network Controller Issues in HP EliteBook® 8440p Notebook PC
Repair Network Controller Issues in HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC.
Equipped with a 14 inches, diagonal LED backlit, high definition screen of high resolution of 1366×768, the HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC is the latest Notebook series computers from HP. It is known for its style and commanding specialties. The CPU consists of the 2.40GHz Intel Core i5 Processor, having the Intel QM 57 chipset. It weighs just over 2Kg. Its memory unit is formed by the 2 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM and the 250 GB Hard Disk of 7200 rpm. Intel NVIDIA HD Graphics is also another specialty. Slots for the Express card and smart card reader are also there. 2MP webcam ensures good video recording. Lithium ion battery providing a superb backup of over six hours is the powerhouse of these notebooks. High definition audio outputs and the DVD optical drive are also part of its armada. ‘Network Controller’ is the device that connects your HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC to the Internet.
Following are the reasons why you may face some issues with the network controller in your HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC:
- Driver troubles
- Compatibility troubles
- Hardware issues
Your Network Controller might act as if it is just a mere useless hardware device, if the driver is absent. The driver is the interface connecting the device and the installed Operating System. If the version of driver installed in your HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC is an older or outdated one, it might create the same problem. This could be averted if you could fit the latest driver for your Network Controller. It could match the maker of the driver. Updating it regularly could also help.
You might have upgraded the Operating System in your HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC. Consequently, the new OS could be the present interface between you and the system. Hence, there is a chance that the new OS might not be compatible with the existing driver. As a result, your network controller might stop functioning. This could be resolved if you are ensuring that, you are installing the driver that is well compatible with the new Operating System.
Sometimes you might wonder to see that all your software and drivers are working correctly yet, the network controller is not functioning well. In that case, you could feel doubt about your hardware itself. You might check whether the Network Controller of your HP EliteBook 8440p Notebook PC is intact. You might seek assistance from a technician and seek the replacement, if necessary.