Network Controller in HP Mini® 5102
Learn about network controller in HP Mini 5102 system.
HP Mini 5102 system are well-designed for networking process. The network controller is responsible for controlling the devices and the software, which are used for networking concepts in your HP Mini 5102 system. The network controller must be integrated with its respective driver.
The following points will help you to understand more about issues that might come up with network controller in HP Mini 5102 system:
- What is a network controller?
- Possible reasons for network controller not working in HP Mini 5102
- Tips to fix such issues occurring in HP Mini 5102 system
What is a network controller?
A Network Controller is a device integrated with driver that assists the Ethernet card's ability to work. It is mainly used for computer which acts as a server for one or more client computers. So, you can make your HP Mini 5102 system work as a server for one or more systems with the help of network controller. Make sure the ‘Network Controller’ option on your ‘Device Manager’ is not marked with yellow colored question mark to ensure its optimal working.
Possible reasons for network controller not working in HP Mini 5102
The network controller that you install in your HP Mini 5102 system must be compatible with the operating system installed on your machine else it will not work properly. The incompatible network controller will fail to give security for your system while network is connected, which may cause unauthorized access on your HP Mini 5102. The incompatible network controller will also result in frequent disconnecting of the network.
If you are experiencing problems with your network controller, then you first need to login to the manufacturer’s website and download the latest network controller drivers for your HP Mini 5102 system. Then, you are required to double click the downloaded file, follow the on-screen instructions and restart your HP Mini 5102 system. Before installing the new drivers, you are required to uninstall the older versions. Even after this, if you feel that your network controller is causing problems on your HP Mini 5102 system, then uninstall the network card and delete all the local area network connections on your HP Mini 5102 system. After that, you need to select the ‘Restart’ option to reboot the system. This process will detect and install the network controller again. Then try network connection with only one LAN connection. If this method fixes the issue, then you can keep on adding new LAN connection as you wish. After that, try to have adapted power option to avoid overheating.