Network Controller in Sony® VAIO JS Series
Information on Network controller in Sony VAIO JS Series
A network controller is a hardware component of the computer system by which it connects to a network of other computers. The network controller which is also called as network card acts as a translator between the connected network of computers and the attached system. The network controller hardware is connected to the main board or motherboard of the computer through some special ports like PCI, PCI-E or a USB. The network is punched in with Mac address which helps to identify a single computer in a wide network of computers. The network controller connects the computer to the desired network via various cables. The Sony VAIO JS series in equipped with Ethernet support. The network controller will fail to connect to the desired network properly due to many reasons.
Reasons due to which the network controller might fail and points to resolve the issues are discussed below:
- Corrupt or improper driver
- Infected system
- Problems in configuring the adapter
Corrupt or improper driver
The network adapter in the Sony VAIO JS series might fail to connect to the network due to corrupt or missing driver files, which happens because of various reasons like an operating system upgrade, reinstall or accidental deletion from the users. This problem can be solved by reinstalling the system driver and reconfiguring the adapter to its default settings.
Software programs that threat the stability, security or integrity of the data and thereby affecting the operation of a computer system are generally known as viruses. These programs will delete or modify important system files which might include the drivers of the network controller or its default configuration which is utilized while connecting to a network of computers. The user can overcome this problem by deleting the virus programs from the system and then reinstalling the necessary drivers to revert the adapter settings back to its normal configuration.
There are some options that allow the user to modify or change the default configuration of the controller. These options if not used carefully will affect the functionality of the controller and it might result in a malfunction. The user can solve this issue by using recommended commands through the windows command prompt or by reinstalling the controller drivers followed by a system restart and then trying to connect to the network using recommended settings.