How to fix USB 2.0 10/100 Ethernet Adapter No driver found Error

Fix USB 2.0 10/100 Ethernet Adapter No driver found Error:  Connecting USB 2.0 10/100 Ethernet Adapter to PC gives error ‘Ethernet Adapter No driver found‘. As soon as I connect my device to PC it starts loading the device software but as soon as it completes searching the preconfigured drivers folder it shows error message ‘No driver found.’ It’s because the device tries to find the driver in the preconfigured driver folder which doesn’t have the drivers. So the fix is to manually download the device driver and install it to get rid of this error.

How to fix USB 2.0 10_100 Ethernet Adapter No driver found Error

You can also see the error in device manager:

Device manager ethernet adaptor error

The device cannot start (Code 10) is basically saying that Windows, for one reason or another, cannot communicate properly with one of your programs. This communication problem is usually caused by out-of-date, missing or corrupt device drivers. Error Code 10 usually relates to communication with 1394 devices which are generally connected via a Firewire or USB cable.

What is USB 2.0 10/100 Ethernet Adapter?
Providing Fast Ethernet connectivity over USB, the Plugable USB 2.0 to 10/100 Network Adapter has a compact external design and wide compatibility with its ASIX AX88772 chipset. Two LED’s monitor power and link activity. Support for this adapter built in to Nintendo Wii and Wii U(no driver required). Wired Ethernet via this adapter provides faster and more reliable Netflix streaming, game downloads, and network access than the Wii’s built-in wireless networking (up to 2-3x as fast).

USB 2.0 10100 Ethernet Adaptor

Solution for USB 2.0 10/100 Ethernet Adapter No driver found:

Manually download the drivers from below(make sure you download the driver for you PC only):

1.AX88772 drivers (For Most of the people this will work):

2.For RD9700 USB2.0 to Fast Ethernet Adapter go here:

3.If none of the above worked and if you have product id 1720:

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That’s it, you must have fixed Ethernet Adapter No driver found Error by now but if you still have any query regarding this guide please feel free to ask them in the comments.

8 thoughts on “How to fix USB 2.0 10/100 Ethernet Adapter No driver found Error”

  1. hi. I bought a USb to ethernet adapter. it did not want to work. I found that it picks up the device as an optical drive. Under device manager, I uninstalled the device, did a refresh and it loaded the correct driver for my device. Hope this helps.

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