================ All PCI/PCIe 8169/8168/8101E 10/100/1000 NETWORK ADAPTER ============= TCP/IP protocol not works issue on Realtek 8169/8168/8101E inbox driver Q. Realtek inbox driver for Windows Vista RTM has software compatibility issue when TCP/IP protcol driver tries to bind the LAN miniport driver. If not cable connected to the network card first, the DHCP client could not bind to TCP/IP protocol stack after system boot. 'ipconfig /all' does not show the adapter, too. Device manager could show the adapter. A. How to ensure that DHCP client always binds the TCP/IP protocol 1. Connect the network cable to adapter first 2. Power on the machine and system boots 3. The TCP/IP protocol could successfully bind to the LAN driver now and the network works. 4. You can use 'ipconfig /all' to check the IP address.Download Driver Pack
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