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Zabo
08-16-2011, 01:03 AM
After installing windows 7, i realised I could not go unto the internet anymore, turns out the usb2.0 WLAN driver has dissapeared ( i think, not to savvy with computers ) when I click on it, it says the drivers for this device are uninstalled.

My computer is a Shuttle XPC SB86i. I found the following information on the computer.

Usage
Home, Business
Chassis
i-type chassis made of steel, white front design
storage bays: 1 x 5.25" (stealthed), 2 x 3.5" (internal)
with integrated 8-in-1 card reader
Power-on and HDD indicator LEDs with diffused light
front panel connectors at the side
whisper quiet cooling through optimized in-line airflow
two high-quality, slow-rotation fans
dimensions: 37.5 x 24 x 19.5 cm (LWH)
weight: 4.2 kg net / 8.1 kg gross
Mainboard
Shuttle FB86, Shuttle form factor, proprietary design for SB86i
chipset: Intel 915G + ICH6R
Award V6.0PG BIOS, 4MBit flash memory
with hardware monitoring and ACPI power management functions
Power supply unit
275 Watt mini PSU, supports 115/230V, active PFC
connectors: 20-pin ATX, 4-pin ATX12V
EMI certified: FCC, CE, BSMI
Safety certified: UL, TUV, CB
Processor support
Socket 775 supports Intel Pentium 4 and Celeron D processors
at 800 or 533 FSB
supports Hyper-Threading
Processor cooling system
BTX standard thermal module
Memory support
2 x 184 pin slots, supports Dual Channel
supports PC3200/2700 (DDR400/333) DDR SDRAM memory
up to a total size of 2GB
Expansion slots
1 x PCI-Express (PCI-E, 16X)
1 x 32 Bit PCI (v2.2)
Integrated graphics
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900 (GMA900)
with PCI-E improved bandwidth
features 333MHz graphics core
DX8/DX9 support and enhanced 3D performance
Dynamic Video Memory Technology (DVMT) 3.0
shared Memory max. 256MB
8-channel Audio
Realtek ALC880 7.1 channel High Definition, max. 192kHz/32-Bit
analog: line-out (8-ch), line-in, microphone, CD-in, AUX
digital: optical SPDIF-in, optical and coaxial SPDIF-out
Gigabit LAN controller
Marvell 88E8053 GbE (PCI-E x1) Ethernet network controller
supports 10 / 100 / 1.000 MBit/s opteration
Firewire controller
IEEE1394 Firewire controller VIA VT6307
with 2 Firewire connectors (front and rear)
supports 400Mb/s, 200Mb/s, 100Mb/s data transfer rate
Drive connectors
4 x Serial-ATA 150, supports Raid 0 and 1
1 x IDE ATA 100 drives
1 x floppy disk drive (slim connector)
Front-panel I/O
8-in-1 card reader
Microphone
Headphone (Line-out)
2x USB 2.0
Firewire (4 pol., mini port)
Back-panel I/O
VGA out
Firewire (6 pin)
PS/2 for mouse and keyboard
GigaBit LAN (RJ45)
2x USB 2.0
8-ch Audio line-out
Line-in
SPDIF: optical in/out, coaxial out
Serial port (COM)
Clear CMOS button
optional parallel port
optional Wireless LAN module
Other onboard connectors
3 x USB 2.0
2 x CDROM inputs
1 x AUX
4 x fan connectors
Conformity
This device is classed as a technical information
equipment (ITE) in class B and is intended for use in
living room and office. The CE-mark approves the
conformity by the EU-guidelines:
- EMV-guideline 89/336/EWG electromagnetic tolerance
- LVD-guideline 73/23/EWG use of electric devices
within certain voltage-limits


I want to know what driver i am installing before i start trying to install every one of them i expect that it is the Marvell 88E8053 GbE (PCI-E x1)?

Also on a side note my audio isnt working either when I plug anything in, I suppose its the same problem?

4thpc
08-16-2011, 03:14 AM
I just finished windows 7 yesterday and it could not see ethernet adaptor in device manager. Try to update your BIOS or reset COMS jumper while the computer is shut down. My ethernet adaptor was back and hence the internet.

jolly17
08-19-2011, 02:37 PM
What does device manager say? If DM can see your ethernet, then you don't need the Marvell GbE driver. Sounds like you use this computer on wireless, so you just need the wireless driver, whatever your USB wireless device is. Once you get online, you can run the Win7 updates and the rest of your drivers should be part of the update process.

btw, your drivers disappeared because you changed Windows versions! Like, if you had WinXP then Win7 can't use your old drivers because the old drivers are for WinXP, not Win7.

mjc
08-19-2011, 03:34 PM
99.9999999999% of the time a BIOS update is NOT called for/needed when Windows comes up with missing drivers...that is a route of last resort.