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Problems with LAN network driver in Windows server 2008 Foundation RRS feed

  • Question

  • Greetings,

    I have a problem with the LAN network card adapter of my windows server 2008 foundation edition. I am missing LAN drivers for my LAN adapter! All the ones i tried installing wont install with a notification saying its not the appropiate format. Help pls!

    Tuesday, November 27, 2018 3:53 PM

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  • I don't understand the "appropriate format" problem.  EXACTLY what is the error message you see?

    Your situation is a bit confusing.  Server 2008 Foundation is supposed to be an OEM-only product, which means you should only be able to buy it on a system that has been pre-configured.  Did you install a new network card?  What network card is causing the trouble?  Where are you getting the network drivers you are trying to install?

    Server 2008 Foundation is 64-bit only.  Make sure you are installing 64-bit drivers.


    Tim Roberts | Driver MVP Emeritus | Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

    Tuesday, November 27, 2018 6:23 PM