If you’re looking to update the driver for your Intel® 82579LM network adapter, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll show you how to update your Intel 82579LM driver quick and easy! 

2 options to update Intel 82579LM Driver

Both methods below work in Windows 10/8/7. You may not have to try both; just browse through the list and take your pick:

  1. Update your Intel 82579LM driver automatically (Recommended)
  2. Update your Intel 82579LM driver manually

If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update the Intel 82579LM driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.

In case you can’t access the Internet on the computer in question at the moment: you might have to connect your computer to a Wi-Fi network in order for a quick and smooth Intel 82579LM driver download & update. 

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 steps (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click Scan NowDriver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of ALL the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).

You can also click Update to do it for free if you like, but it’s partly manual.

Option 2: Update your Intel 82579LM driver manually

Warning: Downloading the wrong driver or installing it incorrectly can compromise our PC’s stability and even cause the whole system to crash. So please proceed at your own peril.
In case you can’t access the Internet on the computer in question at the moment: you might first have to download the driver on a computer with a workable network connection and then transfer the file to the computer in question to install.
  1. Go to Intel’s download center.
  2. Type Intel 82579LM into the search box, click Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Ethernet PHY and click the search icon. (The full name of Intel 82579LM is Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Ethernet PHY).
  3. Select Drivers, choose your operating system (Windows 10 in my case) and click the first result in the results area.
    Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows 10 is valid for a variety of Intel network adapter drivers, including Intel 82579LM
  4. Click your Windows bit system to download.

  5. Move the downloaded file to the computer without the Internet.
  6. Run the wizard to finish the install.
  7. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

There you go– manually and automatically update your Intel 82579LM driver. Hope this helps and feel free to comment below if you have any other further questions.

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