Networking Connectivity
Intel® Desktop Adapters
What Drivers do I Use for the Intel® 8255x-Based PCI Ethernet Adapter?

Solution:

Where can I get drivers?
LAN on motherboard (LOM) connections are supported by the motherboard manufacturer. Please contact your computer manufacturer for drivers.

Automatically detect and update drivers and software using Intel® Device Update Utility.

Drivers downloaded with Intel® Device Update Utility are generic versions, and can be used for general purposes. However, computer original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) may have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the software or software packaging they provide. To avoid any potential installation incompatibilities on your OEM system, Intel recommends that you check with your OEM and use the software provided via your system manufacturer. Intel or the computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) may not provide technical support for some or all issues that could arise from the usage of this generic version of software drivers.

Where can I get technical support?
Technical support is provided by the computer vendor or motherboard manufacturer.
You can use the links below for Intel® Desktop board and Intel® Server board support information.

Intel® Desktop Board support
Intel® Server Board support

Intel develops network components used in motherboards and network adapters sold by OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers such as Dell*, HP*, Gateway*, or IBM*). Network connections that are built into the motherboard or network adapters sold by an OEM will be supported by the OEM. Intel will not provide support for OEM integrated network connections, mobile connections or OEM adapters.

Network components listed as a "Network Connection" or "Mobile Connection (for example, Intel® PRO/100 M Network Connection) are supported by your OEM.

Does this page apply to my network connection?
This page applies to the following network connections:

  • Intel® PRO/100 Network Connection
  • Intel® PRO/100 S Network Connection
  • Intel® 8255xER based Network Connection
  • Intel® PRO/100 M Network Connection
  • Intel® PRO/100 M Mobile Connection
  • Intel® 82552 10/100 Network Connection
  • Intel® 82558-based Integrated Ethernet
  • Intel® 82558-based Integrated Ethernet with Wake on LAN
  • Intel® 82559 Fast Ethernet LOM with Alert on LAN
  • Intel® 82559 Fast Ethernet LAN on Motherboard

This applies to:

Intel® PRO/100 VM Network Connection

Solution ID: CS-001917 (1.0.887208.3264401)
Last Modified: 23-Sep-2014
Date Created: 26-Dec-2002