Once your Mac has rebooted, open Terminal and enter the following then press the Enter key: For Realtek based USB 2. There are a couple of 3rd party brands that positively will work but I wouldn’t trust just any off brand adapter and if its a PC manufacturer brand, then it definitely won’t have the internal circuitry that a Mac-compatible adapter will have so the answer, unfortunately is just This adapter is from the brand Gigaware model This is the only manual I’ve found so far that has ALL necessary steps.

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Sign up using Email and Password. Uninstall the dozens of other drivers you may have installed in the process of trying to get this working. Please try again now or at a later time. For Realtek based USB 2. Post as a guest Name. KarlC 1, 6 7.

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If you are lucky, you will have an Asix’s chipset and you can follow these steps to get it working. I presume that any driver that worked for these types of things pre-Yosemite Your Mac should now restart back in to the normal operating mode. Aaron Wallentine 1 5.


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From the top bar, select Utilities and then Terminal. But, if you need it to, and are aware of and OK with the risks, it works. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community.

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Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Steps to get your adapter working if you’ve never used the adapter before in Mac Ethetnet Should one appear when I plug in the adapter?

You may be prompted for your Administrator password. Unplug your USB adapter.

A proper instruction for RD is here https: Sebastian Gonzalez 31 2. From where do I get this. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: The previous answer by [Aaron Wallentine] and inkandfeet requires using csrutil disable which opens your system to malware.


Sometimes you just need to install the chipset’s drivers. Plug in your USB Adapter, with a live ethernet cable. This was helpful 1.

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I tried to install it on my laptop with the program furnished in the adapter. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Once your Mac sub rebooted, open Terminal and enter the following then press the Enter key: Restart your Mac by clicking the Apple logo in the top-left corner and then Restart.

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