problem with d link DFE-538TX Ethernet card
Home | Reviews and Features | Special Reports | Forums |

Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: problem with d link DFE-538TX Ethernet card

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    3

    problem with d link DFE-538TX Ethernet card

    I have a problem with d link DFE-538TX Ethernet card I'm trying to fix and update a computer for my grand niece who struck in a wheel chair after a 2 leg operation—so she can have some fun playing game etc-- bu

    I'm upgrade their old machine from me to xp and that when good but geting the card to work with XP is a nitemare-- noting i do work—it give me noting but a problem-- first off xp does not even see it—all I get is in device manager –other devices-Ethernet controller with a bit yellow ? beside it

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2000
    Posts
    27,270
    Quote Originally Posted by dirtfarmer View Post
    ... d link DFE-538TX Ethernet card ... first off xp does not even see it—all I get is in device manager –other devices-Ethernet controller with a bit yellow ? beside it
    Install the correct driver for the D-Link DFE-538TX.
    "I know nothing."
    Cheers.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    3
    try installing driver -- no luck-- still not working

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2000
    Posts
    27,270
    State in detail, steps/actions taken.
    "I know nothing."
    Cheers.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    358
    Could be a bad card.

    New ones start at $9.99, _including_ shipping, at Newegg:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ng&Order=PRICE
    Doc

    ____________http://www.microsoft.com/security____________
    \____________________ ____.-.____ ____________________/
    \_____________\ -._)!(_.- /_____________/
    \_______\. ~\ /~ ./_______/
    \_______/

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    3
    just for the hell of it i took card out and put it in my window 7 machine- and it found it-- i wrote this reply using that card

    in device manager i found network adapter-dlink dfe-538tx pci Ethernet adapter-- but i also found other devices/ unknown device with a yellow ? beside it---

    now im back to square one-- card work but it does not accept driver in xp
    Last edited by dirtfarmer; March 28th, 2012 at 07:20 PM.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    358
    Your XP box does not like that card.

    Try a different one.

    If you don't have one, brand new ones start at less than $10 (delivered).
    Last edited by SpywareDr; March 29th, 2012 at 05:37 AM.
    Doc

    ____________http://www.microsoft.com/security____________
    \____________________ ____.-.____ ____________________/
    \_____________\ -._)!(_.- /_____________/
    \_______\. ~\ /~ ./_______/
    \_______/

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •