Compaq NC7780 Gigabit Server Adapter

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Manufacturer: Compaq
Caution Level: Intermediate
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Operating System: Windows 98, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 9.25.0.0 / 06 Mar 2009

Windows device driver information for Compaq NC7780 Gigabit Server Adapter

Compaq NC7780 Gigabit Server Adapter has an integrated NC7780 which is a PCI-X based LOM (LAN on the motherboard) embedded chip that offers feature rich and high performance functionality on 1000BASE-TX, 1000BASE-TX, and 10BASE-T networks. NC77780 has a support for Wake on LAN (WOL), Jumbo frames, Pre-Boot Execution environment (PXE) and Dual Address Cycles. Compaq NC7780 Gigabit Server has a maximum data transfer rate of 1000Mbps and its cabling type is Ethernet 1000Base-T, Ethernet 100Base-TX, and Ethernet 10Base-T. The user of Compaq NC7780 Gigabit Server Adapter may sometimes realize that after upgrading the network to Gigabit and then wants to see the NIC to utilize. Because the speed options may only be AUTO and 10/100, he or she may set to AUTO but still experience network problems that may have been solved if he or she used a 100MB network with 100/FULL duplex settings.

Outdated Drivers?

Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.

To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates

To solve such a problem, one should go the “Control Panel” and then click on “HP Network.” One will see “HP Network Teaming and configuration properties” and should click to “Giga NIC's” and then “Properties.” In “settings” one will see “Speed/Duplex Settings” and then click to combo and if it shows a 1000MB option, one should click the 1000MB/Full option and it will work. Users of Compaq NC7780 Gigabit Server should at all time utilize the latest version of the drivers so that they can use their functions easily. Versions that are old may cause device conflicts or other related errors. One should also ensure that he or she updates the drivers at least once per month. In case one is not sure about any detail regarding a device or its driver, it is vital that he or she consults the manufacturer or the vendor. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Compaq NC7780 Gigabit Server Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.