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Test for Specific Genuine Intel® Network Adapters in PCI Express* Slots


Last Reviewed: 12-May-2017
Article ID: 000007462

We no longer provide interactive support for Intel® Network Adapters check utility via telephone, e-mail, or chat. We will not provide any future software updates to support new operating systems.

This information is for historical reference purposes only and is subject to the terms of use.
 

Note You can use the Yottamark* authentication label to verify the authenticity of Intel® Ethernet Adapters.
 


The Intel® Network Adapters check utility tests for Intel® Network Adapters installed in PCI Express* slots. It is available to verify specific PCI Express* based Intel Network Adapters. This utility does not test PCI or PCI-X adapters or LAN on motherboard (built-in) connections.

The utility tests only the following adapters:

  • Intel® Gigabit EF Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® Gigabit ET2 Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PF Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PF Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PF Dual Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Desktop Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Quad Port Server Low Profile Adapter
  • Intel® PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter


The Intel Network Adapters check utility is for:

  • Windows XP*
  • Windows Server 2003*
  • Windows Vista*
  • Windows Server 2008*.

The utility is not for Windows 2000* or earlier versions of Windows.

Steps for downloading and using Intel Network Adapters check

  1. Download the file associated with your operating system:
  2. Save the file to your computer and note the file location. If you don't want to save a copy of the utility, choose Run when prompted for the download.
  3. Run adaptchk.exe to test for Intel Network Adapters that are installed in PCI Express slots.
  4. A message appears reflecting the results of the verification check.

 

Note This utility does not:
  • Install a program on your computer. You must run adaptchk.exe from where you saved it on your computer.
  • Test PCI/PCI-X adapters or LAN on motherboard (built-in) connections.
 
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Yottamark* sticker on Intel® Network Adapters