RTL8111 Windows 7 & WinServer 2008 Application Note
Dated 26 Sept 2011

If your adapter has an RTL8111D chipset, the driver is embedded into the Windows 7 and WinServer 2008 Operating Systems.  Please, make sure you have all Windows Updates installed.  Installation should be plug and play.

If your adapter has an RTL8111E chipset (the "D" version being discontinued), you "may" need to load an updated device driver if running Windows 7 or WinServer 2008. 

On a new system installation, please be sure to load the driver CD that came with your motherboard, and all Windows Updates.  If the RTL8111E device driver does not automatically load, you will need to download an updated device driver.

Please, download the following - Installer_Win7_7048_09162011.zip

Or, you may go to the following device driver webpage - click here

We do anticipate that the R2 updated driver for Windows 7 and WinServer 2008 will be included in a future Windows Update, or made available in the next Service Pack release.

Any further questions, please feel free to contact us anytime.