Networking Connectivity
Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter
Does the Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter Support Windows Vista & Server 2008*?

The Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter supports Microsoft Windows Vista* and Windows Server* 2008.

The Intel® PRO/1000 CT Network Connection does not support Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

Supports Windows Vista

Supports Windows Server 2008

Intel® Gigabit CT
Desktop Adapter

Yes

Yes

Intel® PRO/1000 CT
Network Connection

No

No

What is the difference between an Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter and an Intel® PRO/1000 CT Network Connection?

An Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter is not part of your computer's motherboard. The adapter plugs into a PCI-Express* slot on your mother board and is removable.

Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter

Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter

An Intel® PRO/1000 CT Network Connection is built into your computer's motherboard. The network connection cannot be removed from your computer as a separate item.

Intel® PRO/1000 CT Network Connection

Built-In Ethernet Controller

This applies to:

Intel® Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter
Intel® PRO/1000 CT Network Connection

Solution ID: CS-030307
Last Modified: 10-Oct-2014
Date Created: 12-Mar-2009
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