LAN drivers in Sony® VAIO E Series
The Sony VAIO E series have been built with smart technology and one such option is its ability to connect to the Internet. Apart from the latest Intel Core processor; it has also got an incredible inbuilt Ethernet or LAN card to establish a fast Internet connection. Thereby, making it easy to stay connected.
- Need of LAN drivers in the Sony VAIO E series
- Requirement of LAN driver
- Role of the LAN driver
Need of LAN drivers in the Sony VAIO E series
A LAN driver contributes to the smooth functioning of the LAN card. The LAN card has its chips mounted to establish a connection. However, the software commands and communication is established by the LAN card driver. The LAN card drivers if not installed properly, will be of absolutely no use. The Sony Vaio E Series comes along with the LAN driver. However, in many instances the LAN driver gets removed by mistake or stops working, in such a situation it needs to be downloaded and installed manually. Downloading LAN drivers for the Sony VAIO E series requires matching the LAN card with the driver software so that there is no incompatibility issue.
Requirement of LAN driver
LAN drivers are software packages that are loaded on a computer to let it communicate with the LAN card. LAN cards are the primary and the most frequently used mode of connecting to the Internet. Before installing the LAN drivers one must check the LAN card by going to ‘Start’, ‘Control Panel’, ‘Device Manager’, under network adaptor check for the Ethernet adaptor and right click by clicking on properties. Check on the make and manufacturer of the driver.
As every hardware component or device needs an interface to communicate with the system, the Sony VAIO E series require a LAN driver to establish communication and eventually help the system connect to the Internet. It is more of a middle man to let two hardware devices communicate. The LAN device comes with a LAN driver CD and to install that, turn on the system and put in the CD into the CD-ROM drive, after the system recognizes the CD, it will explore it to run the installation wizard. Click on install on the LAN card driver installation. After the installation of the driver, restart the system. There is a chance that the drivers are not available on the CD and one has to download the drivers from the manufacturer’s website. Ensure that the version of LAN driver matches with the downloaded one so that there are no compatibility issues as improper LAN driver installation. This will lead to critical errors.