On a default XP installation, conecting two computers with Firewire is as simple as pluging the cable on both. Thanks for marking this as the answer. That is what I have used it for. It’s normal for it to show as connected, even when it isn’t. And you certainly cannot use your IEEE interface to connect to an existing ethernet based network. Joe Moran is a regular contributor to PracticallyNetworked.

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Netadaptwr can I recover the LAN in my computer? While it might be possible, I wouldn’t recommend it, as you won’t find a lot of how-to information. Why do I have a two connectors and the slowest one seems to be the only one that I can run my home network on.

What is the 1394 Connection in Windows Network Connections?

Who is the manufacturer of network adapter? I thought the adapter was for telephone dial up Internet? I lost my 1. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager. CarolannGeur Created on October 4, I am running windows XP.

If not you may have to manually turn them off as well. Naturally the placement on your own machine might be quite different.


Firewire Facts: What’s a Network Connection?

I haveHP laptop having network adpater. If you have Windows Update turned on as you should entadapter, it’s likely the result of a driver update. Restart the computer, and then let the system automatically detect and install the network adapter drivers. BTW, I think the Mbps is a max rating which most will never get close.

To see a list of installed network adapters, expand Network adapter s. You may also be interested in: Only the networking will be disabled; you’ll still be able to use your Firewire port s to connect peripherals.

Determining which you have is not at all obvious.

A week or so ago I had to change the power supply and the LAN has disappeared netadaptter the connecrion is still there. Is it possible to use the other, faster network? External drives normally shut down or go to sleep after some period of inactivity, or when the computer is turned off.

What’s this 1394 network adapter on my machine?

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I understood that I’ll be missing a lot of drivers since MS and hardware maker didn’t target the device to hold server applications. I am a computer idiot so I need an answer a 3 year old could understand.

Joe Moran is a regular contributor to PracticallyNetworked. 1349 not get a higher voltage power supply. Try updating the network adapter. If you prefer to use specific IP addresses you can do that, too. Here’s a picture of the side of my MacBook Pro that shows the three common interfaces side-by-side: How satisfied are you with this reply?

So why would you want to use Firewire instead of Ethernet to network computers? That is what I have used it for. I have a sony Viao vgcrb desk top running window xp svcs pk2.

Try disconnecting a CDrom drive and see if that helps. Installed XP64 for more netzdapter use.