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Q: Trouble going from ethernet to wireless...

I'm running a Gateway DX4720-03 (manual: https://www.manualowl.com/m/Gateway%.../Manual/148002) with Windows 7 HP 64-bit and have a Nvidia GeForce 7100/nForce 630i card and a Linksys WRT 320N router. My problem is that I always thought that this desktop computer was wirelessly connected to the internet, but I just found out that it was connected via an ethernet cable. At the moment everything is working just fine (portable computer wirelessly synched with desktop, guests can easily access my wifi, no problems with the internet, etc), except when I try to set up my wifi camera as an access point and have the computer recognize it. It was at this point, after much, much research and fiddling, I discovered that my network was set up as a Local Area Connection using an ethernet cable. In fact, the router was never listed in Network (under Network Infrastructure) until I just now selected "Add a wireless device." But, when going to Device Manager, Network adapters has MS Teredo Tunneling Adapter and NVIDIA nForce 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet and under Network Infrastructure Devices there is MS Wireless Router Module...the Linksys router doesn't show up here even though I just added it. From all this manipulation, it should be obvious that although I can very handily tweak my browser (Firefox), maintain a clean computer, solve various computer related problems - with help from the various forums, I am truly at a loss when it comes to networking and wireless set up.

So, what I need to do is get my computer to work wirelessly (and to recognize other access points) without disrupting an apparently well working computer. My gut tells me that I have to disconnect the ethernet cable from the computer in order for the router to be recognized. Furthermore, if this is correct, will the computer then automatically recognize my router and other access points that are close by in the neighborhood...or must I do more to make this connection work?

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A: Trouble going from ethernet to wireless...

Hi flycaster, have you tried prioritizing your wireless connections? Wireless Setting.pdf

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Okay, as of yesterday I began having trouble connecting to our internet (Cable internet). On my desktop I use a usb wireless adapter normally, however I began having issues staying connected to the internet. It would stay connected to the internet for a few minutes or even longer or even less, disconnect, then immediately reconnect again on its own. I then tried to use an ethernet cord; same thing happened. The other computers in the house work just fine by wireless, etc, so I'm kinda narrowed it down to my desktop. I've been looking up ways to fix it, but not many people or none at all (from my searches) really have the same problem as me. So, I honestly have no idea what to do to try and fix it. I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium and I have a HP desktop. I would GREATLY appreciate any and all help. Thanks!

A:Having Trouble with Wireless and Ethernet Internet Connections

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Are you guys aware of a single pci card that offers the typical ethernet connection as well as a wireless one? I'd like to have the option to connect to either and I don't want to get two seperate cards. Any info is appreciated, Thanks

A:10/100 Ethernet/Wireless Ethernet PCI combo

I don't think you can do that but I would go wireless. :bounce:

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Hi, I currently connect to the internet through a wired ethernet port in the wall which connects to my university's network.

I want to make this wireless since I bought a new macbook and was wondering if this product would do it? http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B006PYGWG6

I don't know much about it but I was concerned because the Router Mode says 'cable connection only' and I'm not sure the connection is cable (is it ADSL?). Will I need anything else like a modem?

Any advice?

A:Making an ethernet university connection wireless with TP-LINK Wireless Travel Router

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For some reason, my computer does not seem to recognize my, or any other, ethernet cable when I plug it in. It was working fine one night, I went to bed, and the next day is when the problem started. I don' know a lot about computers and figured this may be a way to figure out what is wrong without spending a lot of money. Here is my system info:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional , 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor TK-57, x64 Family 15 Model 104 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1790 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon X1200 Series , 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 142524 MB, Free - 88871 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Extensa 4420, Rev , LXE770X013823009982000
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

I have no idea what ehternet device I have and don't know how to check either.

A:Ethernet trouble

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Alright, I need some serious help. I just got to college, and I discovered that the dorm rooms have internet, but they only have Ethernet jacks, they don’t have wireless connection. Next, I discovered that my computer isn’t recognizing the Ethernet cable being plugged into it, although THERE ARE LIGHTS BLINKING (a green and orange light) on the computer port. So…I thought it might be the Ethernet cord, but I tried 3 different cords with the same result. Next, I thought it might be the wall jack, but the kid in the room next to mine’s internet jack works for him, but not for me (he has the exact same laptop I have).
Side note: when I go to manage network connections, it says Local Area Connection, then right under it, it says Network Cable Unplugged. HOWEVER, every 2 seconds (I timed it), it switches to saying Enabled for less than half a second, before switching back to saying Network Cable Unplugged. I have a feeling this is either a big clue to fixing my problem, or a big clue to showing that my computer is way messed up.
So, I decided there must be something wrong either with the port in my computer (Please, no) or with the driver in my computer. I tried uninstalling the driver then restarting my computer, but still had the same unplugged/enabled thing happen, so I don’t know what’s wrong, but I would love if you could help me.
My laptop is an:
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A:Ethernet trouble

See the stuff about 6TO4 in posts 2 through 7 in http://forums.techguy.org/networking/740997-hp-laptop-running-vista-severely.html and try to get rid of it.

Then run the following repairs and show another ipconfig /all. Just regular font would be OK; it makes reading the ipconfig easier.

(From a JohnWill post)

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista.

Start, Programs\Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.

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Components Involved in Problem:
Motorola Surfboard 5100 with usb and ethernet connection
Black computer (T2682 emachine)
White Computer (Custom)

Well, I have two computers. I need to return one to my uncle tho. But my computer which I will refer to as the white one because it has a white case, will not connect to internet on its own unless connected by a crossover cable to my uncle's computer which i will refer to as the black one, because of its black case.
The black one works fine and can connect to the internet through a USB connection, but i Cannot get it to connect with an ethernet connection only. I tried the Comcast CD's they give out that are supposed to configure it for you but to no avail.
The white one cannot connect using either one USB or Ethernet and thats obviously the big problem since it will be my only computer.

I am not totallly incompetent about computers but I am no expert nor am I close to being one so use lamence terms please, I will check this post daily. Anyone who can help will probably need more info than I provided so just ask for it, and I will supply it within 24 hours most likely less. please keep up with me on this i really would like to crack this.
In Summary, just an internet connection problem if any more information is required just ask I will respond with it promptly. Thanks for any help.

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Hi! So I'm not at all good with computers but recently I got an Ethernet plug and wanted use it with my mac. I connected the plug without using an adaptor and the Ethernet seems to connect just fine, however, I can't use google chrome or safari as every time I try to search it says something like "can't access this website network not secure." I tried fixing the privacy settings on my mac to be more lenient but it still doesn't help. If I buy an adaptor and then plug it in would it allow me to connect. Or is this a totally different kind of problem?

A:Ethernet Trouble With Mac

What kind of Macbook do you have?

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I'm a library tech administrator. We have a small network of five computers, along with two more dedicated to our online catalog, for public access.

recently we've been losing our internet connection quite often. it's sporadic, but on certain computers the loss is fairly consistent. i uninstall the driver and re-install, which fixes it, but then in a couple of days it'll cut out again.

we are using winxp with service pack two. we've got both realtek RTL8139 810x Family Fast Ethernet and VIA Rhine II Ethernet in the troubled systems. I've tried updating the drivers but to no avail.

Anyone else have this problem or know a fix?

A:Ethernet Trouble

What Brand and Model is the Router?

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I am working with a Dell laptop N5030 Win 7, this problem just started recently and is driving me nuts.

It will hook up to my WiFi just fine but not the internet. 3 other computers on the same network can access the internet. I did try downloading an updated driver from Dell off another computer via thumb drive with no luck. It worked fine a week before, never any trouble. Did all the normal steps, Clean and Defrag, ran a Virus Scan, tried to restore to an earlier date but would not restore.

If I go into Device Manager, it shows Network Connections just fine. Below that is Other Devices with Ethernet Controller under that with a yellow eclamation point. If I click on it, it says device is not installed.

I tried doing a ping test in command prompt, no luck, tried resetting the TCP/IP but tells me I need to switch to administrator, there is only one user. I went into Internet Options and it is set for Broadband connections but will not allow me to make any changes.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Trouble with Ethernet Controller

By sound of it your ethernet controller driver is missing go to dell website I think www.dell.co.uk/support and download latest ethernet controller driver straight from there

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Hi, i was reading some of the other posts and did find one similar to my problem.

It seem that my enternet card is not working. when I plug in the cable it does not light up, I do know that it works because i use it on another laptop to get to the internet.

Here is what i have done so far:



Windows IP Configuration
Host Name ......................user-564ea34999
Primary Dns Suffix.....................
Node Type..............................Unknown
IP routing enabled..................no
WINS proxy enabled.............no

Ethernet adaper local area connection 6:
Media State..............media disconnected
Description.............3 Com 3C920 Intergrated Fast Ethernet Controller (3C905C-TX compatible)#2
Physical Address....................00-06-5B-D7-D5-75

I also did ping test and it did show some sort of reply. (if you need those details let me know)

So, what do you think, can something be done?????


A:Ethernet Card Trouble

If it's a known working cable and a known working LAN port on the router or modem or whatever at the other end and your ethernet LED does not light then the NIC is bad. Unless it is turned off as a power saving option (some laptops do this when on battery).

EDIT: Just remembered--one other person discovered that his NIC had been mysteriously disabled in the BIOS. So, check the BIOS to make sure the NIC is enabled.

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I am having an issue with my ethernet port on a Dell Micro PC 3050.  It always shows as unplugged.  The thing is a little over a year , just out of warranty.
Here are things I have tried:
1.  Multiple network cables
2.  Multiple ports on router and direct to ATT gateway.
3.  Updated driver from Realtek, then rolledback driver
4.  Plugged in ethernet usb dongle into usb port and it worked , using same source cable
5.  Also tried to change to half duplex in driver properties
5.  Rebooted several times
Any suggestions?   Is there a way to know for sure if it is bad, I am assuming it is baked into motherboard so not replaceable.

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about a month ago my computer stopped connecting to the internet...i have yahoo sbc dsl..windows xp pro...every time i try to renew its ip it gives me an error saying it cant renew the ip...its not the modem or the ethernet cables cause it works fine on my moms old comp, and shes running win 98. any ideas?

A:Ethernet card trouble

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I just built a computer for the first time. And everything is going fine. Except for the ethernet. When i try to connect the modem to the new computer, it says it cannot detect an ethernet adapter. Any ideas would be helpful.

A:Having trouble with ethernet connection.

Welcome to the Windows Seven forum.

Is the driver loaded? Check the adapter in Hardware Manager. Any yellow notices showing? Do you have any lights on at the ethernet connector at the back of the PC? (with the cable plugged in.)

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Hey all, I'm having trouble connecting to the internet on my desktop. I had not used it for a couple months and had moved since I last used (at which time it was working fine). I know it's not the cable / modem / router, because I tested all of those on another computer. I'm not great with networks, but I saw requests in similar threads to post the results of IPCONFIG /ALL, so here goes:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Rob-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ether
net Controller #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-23-54-9E-5D-49
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Marvell Yukon 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ether
net Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-23-54-9E-5D-4A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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A:Solved: Ethernet port trouble...

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My system is not recognizing my sound card drivers or my ethernet drivers. I know I can download them off the internet but I cant get on the internet to download them because my computer isnt recognizing my ethernet port. Where do I go from here?

A:Trouble Decting My Ethernet Drivers

Unless you have the drivers installation CD that should have come with your PC, you are going to have to use another computer that has access to the internet, and get the drivers you need and transfer them over to the other PC using blank discs, flash drives, or any kind of removable media device.

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Hope someone can help since i'm at a loss. bought the $200 PC for my Dad, upgraded it some and used the built-in ethernet port to update it (that's important). dad didn't have dsl at the time, so disabeled in in BIOS. he used the dialup fine for months, then i got him dsl.... this is where it gets weird.
the adapter coming up in "network adapters" is a sis 900-based fast ethernet item. he can connect to the internet (browse) and i can send him files on msn messenger and HE can take over MY computer with remote desktop and with remote assistance, but I cannot access HIS with remote desktop or remote assistance- also his connection seems slow. i have tried uninstalling the 900-based thing but it always reinstalls. i initially turned back on the LAN device in BIOS, and when it still didn't work i reset the BIOS to default settings...which still did not work. i have manually installed the (IBM) 10/100 ethernet card with add hardware wizard, but it will not start because of a (code 10) error.

does anyone have any idea what this 900-based thing is, and what might have happened to keep the 10/100 device from reinstalling/starting? could something have become "locked" in some way when i turned off the LAN previously, and what would i have to clear (registry??, etc.) to fix it?? it is just frustrating that it worked before and now won't.
thanks for any help, and sorry if this is in the wrong place.

A:built-in ethernet trouble on Fry's GQ brand

I cannot access HIS with remote desktop or remote assistance- also his connection seems slowClick to expand...

Usually this is either a router or a firewall issue

900-based thing isClick to expand...

It is your integrated Fast Ethernet. Its just one of many manufacturers out there making them.

what might have happened to keep the 10/100 device from reinstalling/startingClick to expand...

If the device has a FailReasonString value in its hardware key, that string appears as the error message. The driver or enumerator puts this registry string value there. If there is no FailReasonString in the hardware key, you receive the following error message:

This device cannot start. (Code 10)

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Device failed to start. Click Update Driver to update the drivers for this deviceClick to expand...

With this being shown I suggest you get the exact make and model of your IBM nic you want to install and make sure you have the right drivers already downloaded.

it is just frustrating that it worked before and now won't.Click to expand...

You said earlier he connects and web browses so your Ethernet adapter IS working I don't think adding a new one will change anything... again my suggestion is look at the firewall/router stuff.

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Got myself a problem with my ethernet card on my desktop computer. One day, when I turned it on, I could not access the internet. Upon investigation, I discovered that my ethernet card was not listed in the Device Manager. When I reinstalled the drivers and restarted the computer, I checked the Device Manager and found that my ethernet card was listed under "Unknown" and it had a yellow exclamation point on it. The error code was 31, saying that Windows could not load the correct drivers.

This is what I have done thus far with no positive results:
1.) Entered safe mode, removed the drivers from the driver folder in windows/system32.
2.) Installed a new ethernet card but the same problem happened = ethernet card listed under Unknown and the same error code.
3.) Scanned for viruses and spyware = clean.

Does anyone have any ideas on what the problem could be? Thanks in advance.


A:Realtek Ethernet Card Trouble

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I had a vpn when updating to windows 10 and today i uninstalled the vpn and now my network drivers need to update but i cant connect to the internet to do it. Pls help fast.

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The only non-Dell PC in the house is a store-built with a Mainboard Socket A K7SOM+ motherboard.

For some reason, after installing Windows XP on it, the integrated ethernet card gets me the blue screen of death uless I disable it in the BIOS settings. Another ethernet card installed in a PCI socket seems to be working OK (according to the Device Manager) but I cannot connect to the internet. In fact, on some attempts, I get the message that the PC "is not connected to the internet" even though the ethernet card is installed and working.

Does anyone have an answer for this one?


A:Ethernet Card Trouble on K7SOM+

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I have a client with a Dell Dimension 4700 running XP Home SP3. All the network drivers are showing as corrupted or missing (Code 39). I have downloaded and installed R78727.EXE from Dell and it doesn't help. I even installed a new Belkin Ethernet PCI card and installed its drivers and they, too, show as corrupted or missing (Code 39).
My client says she had an infection which she cleared using MalwareBytes AM. I don't know which one, only that it was one of those that shows "infections" and tries to con you into buying their "cure". She doesn't have recovery disks or a copy of XP Home, though she does have the COA.

Thanks for any help.

A:Trouble Installing Ethernet Driver(s)

In the device manager, find your network card and double click on it. Go to the drivers tab and click uninstall. After it's finished, install the most recent drivers again and see if that works.

Also, make sure that the drivers you're downloading are for the correct hardware and correct operating system.

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Alright so I purchased the Asus P5N-D yesterday, and everything is up and running nicely. However, I can't get my computer to see my router.

When I plug in my ethernet cable I get the lights responding from the motherboard. My router recognizes that a computer has plugged into it, and so does my computer. But, when I go to my network, my computer is the only one recognized and the router is nowhere to be seen.

I put in the Asus driver disc, which has no mention of network drivers but only the nForce 7 chipset drivers which I figured would include the netword adapter, and installed everything to no avail. So I used my tablet that I'm currently on to download NVIDIA's drivers for the 750i chipset, and installed these. I installed the bus drivers and ethernet drivers, and still, I cannot see the router.

When I open up a command prompt and try pinging my router's IP I get nothing. However, when I turn off the router my computer recognizes that it has lost connection and I get the X through my internet connectivity. When I have it plugged in, it only has local access.

I've tried assigning my computer a specific IP address that I know works with my router and isn't being used, and that doesn\t work, nor does it automatically obtain an IP address.

Also, I installed XP as well (I was originally trying on Vista) and got the necessary drivers, and still no luck. And yet the computer recognizes my NVIDIA network adapter and says that it's workin... Read more

A:Solved: Ethernet trouble with my Asus P5N-D

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everytime i plug a ethernet cable into the ethernet port it never connects the device and keeps on saying LIMITED OR NO CONNECTIVITY.I bought a new network card thinking it would solve the problem but whenever i connect a device it still says Limited or no connectivity.Someone PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS PROBLEM

A:Solved: Ethernet port giving trouble

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I am having a heck of a time. I have installed Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Bit and the ASUS P5QC mobo I have came with an unsigned 64 bit Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 PCI-E Ethernet Controller

I called ASUS tech support and talked to them and as of this time, they have only a beta version of the 64 bit signed driver. Vista is not accepting the driver and is considering it as unsigned, so I am left without a computer that can connect to the net.

I have searched hi and low all over the internet to see if I could buy a wired ethernet adapter which has a 64 bit signed driver, but all of the ethernet cards I have been able to find are only compatible with the 32 bit version of Vista or they only have unsigned drivers for their ethernet cards. This is really frustrating!

Does anyone know here WHO (what manufacturer, make, model) of a wired ethernet adapter card 10/100 or 10/1000/1000 (that does not cost a fortune - is retail version, not industrial or commercial)
I might be able to purchase that has the appropriate signed drivers - or

Does anyone here know HOW to disable the signed driver enforcement in Vista Home Premium 64 Bit with SP1? I understand it was possible to do it at one time, but since Microsoft HEXED us with two patches, that route has been disabled. So if there is a way to disable the mandatory signed driver requirement, I would like a step by step explanation of how to do it, in lieu of the need to purchase a new card (my ASIS mobo comes with an UNSIGN... Read more

A:Vista 64 Bit Ethernet Signed Driver Trouble

Try Updating your BIOS. I have the ASUS P5QC mobo, and the wired connection works great with Vista Ultimate x64. Perhaps you have a bad mobo?


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I live in a newly constructed home that was wired with ethernet cables throughout. The current internet setup is: ISP modem to wireless router (ASUS RT-AC68U) with ethernet cables running from the router to a "board" (I'm not sure what it is properly called) that connects to 8 ethernet cables that run throughout the house to various rooms. Most of our device run on WIFI (which works perfectly fine), so there are only a couple connections from the router to the board. Recently, I wanted to hook up a desktop computer (which doesn't have WIFI) via ethernet in one of the rooms, but ran into problems. I will try to describe the scenario as best and clearly as I can:

I will call the room that is having problems "Room A". I have been trying to connect using two computers. One is the above-mentioned desktop ("Desktop") and the other is a laptop ("Laptop") that I've used for diagnostic purposes. The Desktop runs Windows 7 Pro and the Laptop Windows 7 Ultimate.

In Room A, I connect the Desktop to the wall ethernet connection, which is wired through the house as described above (so I use two movable ethernet cables in total: one from router to board, one from wall socket to computer). The desktop does not get an internet connection, instead it has the yellow exclamation marker over the icon. If I then try the Laptop in Room A with the same cable setup, I connect to the internet just fine (I am not using wifi for these tests). So something s... Read more

A:Trouble with house-wired ethernet in some rooms, but not others

Nevermind, I figured out the solution:

I opened up the wall plate to inspect the ethernet cable. At the RJ45 jack I noticed that one cable, the white/green one, was not pushed all the way to the bottom, but kind of half way. So I pushed it down all the way, and voila there is an internet connection to the Desktop!

Kind of weird considering that the Laptop could still connect.

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So I am having a bit of a complication with my recent format on my Compaq Presario 6025RSH. Recently due to a severe virus attack I was forced to do a reformat using XP pro. Naturally as we know drivers are missing. Now in Jan I had to do this same thing, and the driver problem was easily solved through the compaq support site. However this time around I have went to the site, and I can not seem to find the driver download any where. Once more this is in response to my missing ethernet controller. I have googled my issue and to my surprise I have found next to zip about my problem. Can any one help? Please? before I pull my hair out?

A:Trouble finding ethernet controller driver

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I'll try and give as much info as possible to reduce the amount of unnecessary questions and wasted time. I am extremely frustrated and at the point of pulling out my hair.

I used to have my windows XP Home Service Pack 3 desktop connected to my Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7 via a crossover ethernet cable. This is how I accessed the internet on my desktop. Setting this up was no problem.

Recently, I formatted and reinstalled Windows XP on the desktop (hadn't been done in a few years, clogged, slow, needed to be done). Since then, I've tried to do the same connection I had before with a crossover ethernet cable from my laptop to my desktop. No luck.

No settings on my laptop have changed since the format & reinstall of windows XP on my desktop.

I have checked all the settings on both my laptop and desktop, including file sharing, windows firewall (on, off, exceptions allowed), file folder sharing, network discovery, etc. All except for firewall are set to on. Firewall is set to allow exceptions, although I tried playing around with it off as well. I tried deleting and recreating the network bridge between the LAN and Wireless network multiple times to no avail.
I've tried multiple different IP addresses and default gateways, nothing works.
Before you jump to any conclusions, I used this as my guide: How to Bridge an Internet Connection: 10 Steps (with Pictures)

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A:Internet Network Bridge Crossover Ethernet Trouble


When you reinstalled XP Home on the desktop, did you follow by reinstalling the manufacturer's drivers? If not, you may need to visit your manufacturer's website and download the drivers using another PC to a detachable USB drive attached to that PC. Then you can attach that drive to your ethernetless PC to install the drivers. Chipset driver is supposed to be the first one to install, but there should be a network driver there too...

Maybe this would get your connection going...

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Hi, I was given an Opitiplex gx270 with a blank hd. I was given the "reinstall" windows xp pro and drivers cds. I loaded these. But, as I see often happens, I do not have an ethernet driver.

I went to the device manager--components--network--adapter; I tried to find the driver I need.

Honestly, I don't know what I am reading!

It says the name is: [00000007]Packet scheduler miniport
Adapter type: ethernet 802.3
Installed; yes
PNP divice id; ROOT\MS_PSCHEDMP\0000
index: 7
A bunch of stuff that is not available
MAC address: 4E:24:20:52:41:53
Driver: c\windows\system32\drivers\psched.sys [5.1.2600.1106[xpsp1.020828-1920],64.50KB [66,048bytes] 7/16/2003 10:35AM

I have the isp plugged into the ethernet port, the light is on; I am on the wireless router with this laptop.

I called the isp, and they said, "wow. don't know what to tell you"....
Can anyone tell me how to get this thing hooked up to the internet, so that I can download the updates?

How do I find the ethernet driver, the dell website was not helpful at all.
Thanks so much!

A:[SOLVED] Ethernet Driver trouble after clean xp pro install

and welcome to the Forum

When you look in Device Manager, what all shows with yellow ! or is marked as unknown.

Did you go to the Dell support site, enter your Service Tag Number and download the drivers

See this for the order they should be installed:


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I have Windows 2000 Professional on my a20p IBM thinkpad.
Just tried installing a driver for the ethernet card in the laptop.
Installed the driver, restarted the computer, and everything is hunky-dory until...
I go to the device manager and it still says a Question Mark next to Ethernet Controller.

Is there anything extra I should have done? Where do I go from here to get internet on my computer? Please help. Thanks

A:Ethernet Driver Trouble, Still a Question Mark in Device Manager

What is the error code associated with the NIC? Did you try uninstalling the hardware and rebooting?

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Ethernet Driver Trouble, Still a Question Mark in Device Manager


I have Windows 2000 Professional on my a20p IBM thinkpad.
Just tried installing a driver for the ethernet card in the laptop.
Installed the driver, restarted the computer, and everything is hunky-dory until...
I go to the device manager and it still says a Question Mark next to Ethernet Controller.

Is there anything extra I should have done? Where do I go from here to get internet on my computer? Please help. Thanks

A:Ethernet Driver Trouble, Still a question mark in device manager!

Please don't post duplicate threads. Closed.

Continue here: http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?t=374907

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I have just purchased a Linksys Wireless-G PCI Adapter, Model No. WMP54GS, with the intention of setting it up on a desktop running Windows XP Pro. I want to integrate it into my existing wireless network. Currently, the setup is a Motorola Wireless Access Point Model No. WA840G connected to a Linksys Wired Router, which in turn connects to the net. I currently have two machines, both laptops, that work with this wireless setup with no problem. The third machine, the desktop, has been connecting directly to the Linksys Wired Router, and I now want to switch it over to wireless.

So I've put the Linksys Wireless-G PCI Adapter into the desktop, installed the driver, and the problem is that it only finds my Wireless Network half the time, and when it does, it says 'Connected' but 'No Signal'. Always. Not even 'Low'. Just 'No Signal'. I can't even connect to the router or the wireless access point.

FYI, I don't currently use any kind of encryption with my wireless access point, so that is a non-factor.

Any advice?

A:Having Trouble Trying To Set Up A LinkSys Wireless LAN Card w/Existing Wireless LAN

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I have 2 computers. One has internet; one doesn't. The main computer's OS is 2000. It has internet. The other computer's OS is XP. It does NOT have internet. So I bought a router and hooked it up to the main computer. My internet is fine. So I bought a wireless USB adapter and hooked it up to my other computer. It gets a signal, but I can't seem to connect to the internet. I connect to the internet by AOL (I click on AOL on my desktop, I put in my password,it dials up, and then I'm on). So on my other computer, I clicked on AOL, put in my password, but it doesnt even get passed step 1. It's error message reads that my firewall was interfering. So I put it so that the firewall accepted AOL. I tried again and I got the same error message. So I turned my firewall completely off and, guess what? I got that same message! Help me...

A:Wireless Router and Wireless USB Adapter trouble... :(

a router that "dials up"??????

did you do the setup on the usb adapter, does it show up in device manager as the right one, have you setup encryption on the router and not the xp machine?

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So I just bought myself a new laptop (hp dv6910us) and I'm enjoying it thoroughly but I have a very basic question about what to use in terms of internet. In my apartment, I can easily connect to the internet through my ethernet connection or through the wireless. Both are smooth, fast connections. In terms of increasing the lifespan and battery-life of the computer, should I stick primarily to connecting through the ethernet or through my wireless connection? I have an Atheros AR5007 802.11 b/g WiFi adaptor and my processor is an AMD Turion X-2 TL-60 2Ghz with 3.00GB RAM. Running windows vista 32 Bit. It's a general question, not a pressing issue so answer at your leisure. Thanks.

A:Wireless vs. Ethernet

Not sure if anyone has ever bench marked something like that. But my gut feeling is that the wireless would draw a little bit more power but I have no evidence to back that up.

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should I enable the wireless when I want to use the ethernet, my wireless works fine, but when I try to connect with ethernet, either no connection or connection drops after a short time, It is a dell desktop with windows xp,with netgear switch, and comcast modem,with mac airport, I need to get my ethernet high speed working that I pay for. PLEASE someone help

A:ethernet and wireless together

If I am going to use ethernet for an extended time I remove an external wireless adapter or switch an integrated wireless off. But that's to extend the life of the unused component and to save the battery if on battery. If you are using a PCI wireless card with the desktop then disabling it is probably the best you can do. But that is not going to impact your ethernet usage, so it is really your choice.

Please show the following for when you have an ethernet connection and for when it has dropped ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:


[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.

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I've just moved into my Halls at uni in London. We have to use a CAT 5E ethernet cable to connect to a socket in the wall. When we open a web browser we have to enter a username and password to be able to go online. I was wondering if there is any bit of Hardware which i could plug into the ethernet wall socket which would then broadcast that ethernet connection as wireless and if so if it is possible to protect the connection so others cant use the WIFI.


A:Ethernet to Wireless, is this possible?

When we open a web browser we have to enter a username and password to be able to go online.Click to expand...

That probably means that they want to restrict usage to one computer per connection and do not want wireless networks set up. So, please check with the IT department before doing anything, as it's not very hard for them to detect violations.

On the assumption that you will not attempt this unless it falls within the rules, you can use a Wireless Access Point (WAP). Use encryption, preferably WPA2-PSK, AES, but at least WPA-PSK, TKIP. Use a passphrase that cannot be guessed and does not include dictionary words.

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My W8 PC is connected to the Wireless Router by Ethernet Cable, the PC also
has Wireless connectivity; is it possible to connect to the Router with both at t
he same time and if I do will that improve internet speed?



A:Ethernet and Wireless

Your internet speed is determined by your provider and the package you have, it is irrelevant how fast your connection to router is as long as it is at least a little faster than speed to the provider. So you can not change the internet speed above what provider gives you.

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Hi there,
I'm having troubles with our new router. I can connect via ethernet but not through wireless. I'm certain it's an issue with my laptop, as I've managed to connect several other devices without any problems. Any help would be appreciated as I've tried everything I can think of.

Below is the result of "ipconfig /all" with the ethernet cable connected.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\WYN>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : WYN-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : dlink.com

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : dlink.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5007EG Wireless Network Adapter

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-21-63-CD-F0-BD
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::d91f:81b7:31ff:4ac1%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 01 August 2012 10:36:26
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 02 August 2012 10:42:13
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . :... Read more

A:Ethernet Yes, Wireless No?

Atheros Wireless Adapter - AR5007EG & AR5007
Over the last couple of years we have been seeing a lot of problems with the above adapters, mainly concerning WPA and WPA2 encryption and mainly on windows Vista.
We have seen just a couple of issues on other windows operating system, windows XP and windows 7.

Windows XP:- A driver update has resolved the issue
Windows 7 :- No conclusive results for a fix

The wireless adapter gets an IP configuration, and shows as connected, but communication is non-existent or sporadic.

Log into the Router and disable the wireless security and see if you are now able to connect to the internet and surf OK.
Please post back a reply here, and let us know if that works or does not work.
If you post back the make and exact model of the router - we can advise how to disable the wireless security

Here are a number of possible solutions

--- 1) In Device Manager right click on the wireless adapter and "update driver."

--- 2) Download and install the latest wireless driver from your laptop manufacturer's web site support section,

If you post a reply here with the Make and EXACT model of your PC, along with the windows version you are running. we will see if we can find a link to the driver and will post a reply with the link here.

--- 3) On one occasion re-setting the router back to factory default and re-configuring the router settings has resolved t... Read more

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Hi everyone

I dont really know whether this is really relevent, but I was just wondering. If I have both ethernet cable and wireless on one computer as 2 networks. Can I join up both of them to increase my internet speed or somthing. I tested both of them seperately and the ethernet cable was much faster than the wireless. My router is next to my computer. Can I have some tips. I will be putting some screenshots later.

Thanks in advance

A:What can you do with both ethernet and wireless??

Quote: Originally Posted by mw2

I tested both of them seperately and the ethernet cable was much faster than the wireless.

Surprise, surprise...

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I have a Linksys BEFW11S4 4 port wireless broadband router with 2 x wireless laptops that can see each other and share files fine. I also have a PC which is hardwired to the router. All 3 machines have an IP address from the range I configured and all 3 machines can access the internet. The problem I'm having is that my hardwired PC cannot see the workgroup I have set up so therefore it can't see the 2 wireless laptops. The 2 wireless laptops can see the hardwired PC but cannot connect to it to view the shared folders.

I have switched all firewalls off, changed lots of config in the router, reset it to default, rebuilt my hardwired PC, pulled out some hair, changed network settings all over the place but just cannot get the hardwired PC to see the workgroup.

Any suggestions anyone ! !

A:! ! ! ! ! Ethernet Can't See Wireless ! ! ! ! !

Well, as long as all three are getting DHCP addresses from the same network, then the router isn't to blame, so, get it configured and leave it alone.

You say you've setup a workgroup for the laptops. That desktop machine also needs to be a part of that same workgroup. Then, you need to have the same username and password combination on the three machines, and then the desktop should be able to share files with the laptops.

And you definitely want the firewalls disabled until you get things working.


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Hey all im new here, and this is my first post.
First of all I have a DSL connection through my provider. I then have a NetGear FM114P wireless firewall/print server (router ) attached to the modem.

My computer is currently hardwired through the ethernet port in the FM114P router with two other computers connecting by WiFi.

What i was thinking, was loosing the ethernet cord and turning this computer in to a wireless connection like the other two, but if i do will i loose speed? This computer currently gets between 700-950 kbps., depending on traffic.

AKA foufymaus

A:Ethernet -vs- Wireless

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8103 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 465 GB (273 GB Free); E: 5 GB (0 GB Free); F: 143 GB (0 GB Free);
Motherboard: MSI, H67MA-E35 (MS-7680)
Antivirus: Avira Antivirus

I used to access my home wireless with a Netgear N150 Wireless USB adapter. The device still works, because I use it for Roku, but my computer can't access the wireless network with it. As a replacement I installed a TP-Link 300Mbps Wireless N PCI adapter (TL-WN851ND). That hasn't worked from the start. During the course of trying to fix the problem, I changed at least 10 different settings, and none of them worked. Now, I've lost track of all the changes I made. What I want is to erase all of the previous settings and connections and act like my computer is fresh out of the box and has never been connected to the internet before. The TP-Link is what I want to use. Not knowing as much as everyone else on here about computers, I am assuming that the Netgear and TP-Link aren't the problems, and it is instead something with my computer. Is there some type of checklist I can go though step by step to see exactly what the problem is? I don't know if there is physically something wrong with my computer that I can fix by buying a... Read more

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Is there such a thing as a 5 Ghz Ethernet card, or is just 5 Ghz wireless?

A:Ethernet vs. wireless

No - 2.4/5 GHZ refer to the wireless frequency.

Ethernet comes in two speeds mostly - older 100 Mb/s (100 megabits) or more modern 1000 Mb/s (1 Gigabit). Of course, these are usually much faster than internet speeds even for slower 100 Mb/s unless you have amazingly fast broadband.

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Hi, I have a Pavillion dv7-1129 wm laptop. With Windows Vista Home Premium ... Amd Turion (tm) X2 dual-core moble Rm-72 2.10 GHZ...Ram-2814... 32-bit Operating sytem
Can anyone provide me with the drivers for the Wireless and Ethernet connections

Drives for a Realtek RTL8101 Family-PCI -E Fast Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.0)


A:Ethernet and wireless

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Here's something that is causing massive loss of hair.....

My PC is connected to my router with a wireless card. I also connect my PS2 to my PC using an ethernet connection (the ps2 is "modified" and I use this connection to play music and video thru the ps2 to the TV).

Everything works fine with one exception. It seems like the wireless is not getting a DNS. To obtain one, I have to disable the ethernet card, connect to my AP, then enable the card. If I lose my connect with the AP (which happens sometimes, it's on the other side of the house and the signal is a little weak), then when it reconnects I have to do the whole disable/enable thing.

It's not a huge deal, but I do like my stuff to work properly and usually things like this are not problem for me, but this one really has me wondering. Anyone have any ideas?

Here's my ipconfig /all if that helps. What's odd is the ipconfig is *exactly* the same when I can connect and when I can't. So maybe it's not a DNS issue, but something else. But I am unable to connect to any web sites until I disable and re-enable the ethernet card.

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : HAL
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : domain.actdsltmp

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 3:

Connection-specific DNS Su... Read more

A:Ethernet and wireless on same PC

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hi, i am using a wireless connection but to play bf2142 well i need a wired connection. i have got an ethernet wire going from the wireless router to computer, and it works [i disable the wireless connection and i connect to the web through the wire]. but i want to use my ethernet wire as my PRIMARY way to connect to the internet, but still want the wireless connection active for my computers upstairs to connect to the web.

does this make sense?

is this possible?

thank you


A:using ethernet instead of wireless???

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I'm having problems connecting my PC via ethernet cord to the internet. We just got cable today and one of our PCs has a wireless card, when the other one doesn't. My computer is the basic one with the specs in my profile. It only has a dialup modem. I don't know if I have to configure something to the router or modem, but when my computer is hooked up to the router(the internet still doesn't work then) all other computers on the network won't connect to the internet.

Any help will be appreciated!

A:Pc not getting wireless through ethernet

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