Intel 82579 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Network Adapter Drivers for Windows XP
Windows XP-Windows XP Professional x64 Edition-Windows XP 64-Bit Edition
Installs base drivers, Intel PROSet for Windows Device Manager, advanced networking services (ANS) for teaming & VLANs, and SNMP for Intel Network Adapters for Windows XP. These downloads do NOT support Microsoft Windows XP for Intel Itanium processors.
Which file should you download?
PROWin32.exe for 32-bit editions of Windows XP.
PROWinx64.exe for 64-bit (x64) editions of Windows XP.
NOTE: Microsoft Windows XP is not supported on 10-gigabit Intel Ethernet Server Adapters.
Download the self-extracting archive and run it. When you run it, it will extract the files to a temporary directory, run the installation wizard, and remove the temporary files when the installation is complete. All language files are embedded in this archive. You do not need to download an extra language pack.
See readme.htm if you want to extract the files without installing and for other methods of installing the drivers and software.
This software may also apply to Intel Ethernet Controllers. Support for built-in network connections is provided by the system or board manufacturer.
The software drivers provided on this page are generic versions and can be used for general purposes. However, computer original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) may have altered the features, incorporated customizations, or made other changes to the software or software packaging they provide. To avoid any potential installation incompatibilities on your OEM system, Intel recommends that you check with your OEM and use the software provided via your system manufacturer. Intel or the computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) may not provide technical support for some or all issues that could arise from the usage of this generic version of software drivers.