Local are connection crash after shuting down and power up

Hello,
i upgraded my computer from win 7 ultimate 32 bit to 64 and when i shut down my computer and power up the local area connecion dont recognize the ethernet card
my ethernet card is 82578 dc gigabit not onboard card
and i installed all the drivers to the ethernet card
could it be my motherboard ?


thanks to all helpers
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  1. 64bit Driver installed? What does the device manager say?
  2. It could be that you still need to install the drivers for your motherboard, especially your ethernet card.

    There's still alot out there that a Standard Windows installation doesn't support out of the box.
  3. Also checkin bios or Windows driver that you do not have green ethernet enabled, if no cable is connected during boot, it will disable network card to conserve power.
  4. i can activate the ethernet by installing drivers EVERY TIME i power up but i dont want it.
    and how can i install my motherboard drivers?
    and what is chiken bios?
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