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Network controller of HP EliteBook® 8530w Mobile Workstation
Issues related to the network controller in the HP EliteBook 8530w Mobile Workstation.
The network controller plays an important role in every system. Communication to any network is made possible by the network controller. With varying types of connection and interfaces, the speed keeps changing from one system to another. HP EliteBook 8530w, which replaces the 8510p and 8510w, includes the most advanced features. It supports the latest processors and network connectivity components. HP EliteBook 8530w has a network controller which is of high quality. This network controller works at a higher speed than other comparable models, and controls different aspects of a network connection. Though the network controller is easy to install, some basic issues might come up with its working. Some of the network controller issues faced by the users of EliteBook 8530w are slow connectivity, no connectivity at all, wireless networks cannot be located etc.
The following are the possible reasons for network controller issues in HP EliteBook 8530w:
- Installation of the incorrect driver
- Compatibility problem
- Outdated antivirus
- Hardware issues
Installation of the incorrect driver
The network controller might not work if the incorrect driver is installed. There are different drivers for network controllers. If the user is not careful while installing them, then problems can occur. Network controller issues will also occur if the driver being used is not authentic or if it is not specific. If you are using a driver which is outdated and which has not been upgraded, then the network controller issues will arise.
Ifthe operating system of HP EliteBook 8530w is not compatible with the network controller which is being installed then problems will occur. This occurs mainly when the operating system of the computer has been changed. Installation of new software could also cause network issues. This is because the newly installed software might not be compatible with the network controller.
An outdated antivirus causes network issues. An antivirus which is not upgraded cannot detect new security threats. These threats will affect the connectivity of the system causing clashes in the network problems. Some malware are even designed to cause problems in network connectivity of the system.
If the cause of the problem is related to the hardware then network issues will arise even if the router software installed is compatible. This also happens when there is problem with the wireless Internet connectivity. If the routers connected to the network are incompatible then the problems with wireless Internet occurs.