Blue Screen due to Network Adapter
A network adapter in a system is the intermediate between the system and the network connection. This is necessary for each of the systems to be connected to the network. This facilitates the communication with the router which is also necessary to access the network connection. Network adapters are also available in wired and wireless formats. Among the two wireless one offer simple installations and user interface. Since the wireless adapters can be connected to mobile system, irrespective of the location, these are mostly used now-a-days. This is available in the form of network adapter. After getting connected to system, this will scan the airwaves to check the available network connections. The user can login to any of the available network with a single click on the network type. Some types of virtual adapters are also available. This type contains only a software part and no hardware devices. These are commonly found in the Virtual Private networks. While working with network adapter, you may sometimes encounter some blue screen issues and the reasons for this blue screen can be different.
- Incompatibility of network adapter
- Corruption in network adapter driver
- Tips to fix
Incompatibility of network adapter
Incompatibility of network adapter is the main reasons for the blue screen error. The incompatibility may occur if the user installs the network adapter which is not the compatible version according to the system. Thus, the Operating System will fail to support the connected network adapter in the system, and thus blue screen error.
Corruption in network adapter driver
Driver corruption is another reason due to which blue screen error occurs with network adapter. The driver is necessary for network adapter is to be recognized by the Operating System and for its proper working. A corrupted driver cannot support this, and thus Operaing System can not recognize the device. Driver corruption can be due to malware infection or missing of certain files.
Resolutions to fix the issues can be different in different situations. If the incompatibility of network adapter is the problem, then either you need to upgrade the network adapter or a new network adapter is to be installed into the system. The driver problems can be resolved by replacing the corrupted driver with a good one. You will get proper driver for your network adapter from the manufacturer website.
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