What is Network card in computer?
Using Device Manager to verify a network interface card Using Device Manager to verify a network interface card Select your operating system from the list below.
- Right click on the Start button and select Device Manager.
- If you are using a tablet, switch to desktop mode by opening the action center and clicking tablet mode. This will switch you to desktop mode.
- Now press and hold the start button until the context menu is displayed. Select Device Manager.
- Locate your NIC card under Network Adapters and expand the menu with a single click.
- If your computer has a Network Interface Card, the adapter name is displayed.
- From the Start Menu, right click on an open area of the Start Menu.
- A slider bar will pop up along the bottom of the screen.
- Click All Apps on the slider bar.
- Now click Control Panel under Windows System in the list of applications.
- Click Device Manager.
- Locate the Network Adapters category and expand the plus sign with a single click. If your computer has a Network Interface Card, the adapter name is displayed.
- Click Start, then right-click Computer and select Properties.
- When the System window opens, click Change settings.
- Click the Hardware tab.
- From the Windows desktop, right-click My Computer and select Properties. The System Properties dialog box displays.
- Select the Hardware tab.
- Select Device Manager. The Device Manager dialog box displays.
- Click the plus sign for Network Adapters. If your computer has a Network Interface Card, the adapter name is displayed.
Windows XP Professional
- Click Start in the lower left corner of your desktop and select Control Panel from the pop-up menu.
- Click System.
Note: You must be logged on as an administrator to access Device Manager in Windows Vista.
- Click the Start button in the left Taskbar
- Click Control Panel.
- Select Hardware and Sound in Control Panel.