Network controller issues in HP Mini® 210 HD Edition series
What are the ways to resolve network controller issues in HP Mini 210 HD Edition series laptops?
HP Mini 210 HD Edition has been loaded with Network controller to make it build in connection with multiple devices. The network controller is solely responsible to establish connectivity and is an integral part of system. The Network controller behaves as an interface between the system and the network. However, the hardware does require drivers to make the communication successful.
Here we will talk about the issues that might come up in HP Mini 210 HD Edition network controllers:
- Role of network controller
- Issues with network controller
- Solution of network controller issues
Role of network controller
Network controller is a piece of device dedicated to make the Ethernet card comprehend with the system. Without Network controller, the functioning of Ethernet card is not possible and therefore it is essential to have drivers installed with the installation of Ethernet card. Usually the driver CD is shipped along with the device. However there are situations when one has to download the drivers from the manufacturer’s site. Most importantly keeping the system up to date with the new drivers is required so that the fixes for the issues can be obtained.
Issues with network controller
There could be multiple challenges with network controllers, the data connection could go down the Internet access could also cut down due to the network controller not functioning properly. Many a times when installing a new operating system on the HP Mini 210 HD Edition there could be issues after installation with the network controller. The Network controller will fail to work and thus requires software drivers to be downloaded again for smooth processing. The drivers help in building up in connection between the two hardware’s again. Due to the corruption of the network controller various errors also appear.
To resolve network controller issues the resolution revolves around the fix of the software for network controller. Click on ‘Start>Control Panel>Device Manager’. Right click on ‘Ethernet controllers’ and click on ‘Update Drivers’. On the ‘Ethernet controller’ option if there is a yellow exclamation mark, right click and click on ‘Uninstall’. It could be a result of corrupt driver or compatibility mismatch. Put in the CD ROM or disk which came along the controller and follow the installation wizard to install the device drivers. The alternative of installing the drivers could be checking on the most up to date drivers on the manufacturer’s site. Check on the cable connection between the network controller and the network device following with the installation. However if the issue still persists the network controller is malfunctioning and needs to be replaced.