View of network devices in Device Manager

Last modified by Martin Výlet on 03.08.2023 12:57

Displaying network devices in Device Manager in Windows:

  1. a) View the dialog Basic information about computer using the key shortcut win_klavesa.png+Pause win_klavesa.png+Fn+Pause on notebook) and proceed via Device Manager.

    b) Click on the Search icon and start typing "device manager". In the Best Match section, select the Device Manager application.

  2. Show network adapter in the Device Manager and check if e.g. you have prohibited network connection adapter (icon with an exclamation mark), if there is a warning or error in properties of the adapter etc.

  3. Check if you don't have address of the network card set manually by entering field Value in Properties which can be marked as Network Address, Locally Administered Address, Locally administered address, Local network address etc.

  4. In some cases it's suitable to return changes on driver if updated driver causes troubles.