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ethernet not working on windows xp sp2!!

Q: ethernet not working on windows xp sp2!!

Ok so I have had my windows xp sp2 for a long time but recently got a bad virus. I fixed the virus but now can?t connect to the net. I'm am connected through Ethernet and when I click L.A.N status it says connected with 100.00 mpbs but when I click internet it says cannot display page no internet yada yada. I no the Ethernet it working because it works on my other computer though. I think it might be because it says my ip address is 0.0.0.0 but what ever I do I can?t renew it like it tells me to. I have no idea what to do but when I click ipconfig /all this is what I get. If anyone has any idea on what?s wrong or any suggestions don?t hesitate to help me by responding


Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]

(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Ilan>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : HP14433280241
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . : sapling
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : home
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-18-FE-6C-27-05
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
0.0.0.0

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A: ethernet not working on windows xp sp2!!

HI
Did you install any anti virus or internet security software in your computer

Tried to check in safe mode with networking if you are getting the same ip then
Restart the computer and goto command prompt run this command
Netsh winsock reset
Then restart the computer
Check for the net.... If you have same problem let us know

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So I have an ethernet connection over a powerline adapter and it currently says that I have a unidentified network. I have attempted the ipconfig /release then ipconfig /renew in the command prompt, but it can't contact the dhcp. I checked if the dhcp was enabled and it was.
 

A:Ethernet Connection not working Windows 10

Change to a different network cable and see. Then try a different port on the router and see.
 

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I have upgraded from Windows 7 (64-bit OS) to Windows 10 (64-bit OS) on my HP ProLiant Microserver N32L.

The network adapter is not picking-up the Ethernet cable running to my router and as a result I do not have any network connectivity. I have uninstalled all the Anti-virus software, uninstalled the drivers and downloaded the latest drivers for the network adapter, motherboard and all other devices using a Driver Toolkit. Still no joy.

I am able to connect using a mobile 3G USB device, but this is not the issue. I use the PC as a mass storage device on my home network and need to get this connected via Ethernet to the router.

The network adapter is Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet adapter.

Any ideas how to get this resolved.

PS: I have read most posts online and have tried all the tips and tricks to work around this.

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Hi guys, this is my first post so let me know if I missed anything or need to include more descriptions about my computer/problem.

After the last windows update my wired internet stopped working. I tried right clicking in the device manager to update the drivers when connected to WiFi which tells me that I have the most updated driver. I also tried manually downloading the Drivers and installing them but still have the same problem.

When I look in device manager it gives me the message. "This device cannot start. (Code 10)."

Computer Specs:
Ethernet: Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection
Motherboard: Asus P8P67 Deluxe
Ram: 8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1333MHZ
CPU: Intel Ivy Bridge i7-3770k @3.50 GHz

Thanks in advance for the help!

A:Ethernet stopped working after Windows Update

Have you tried rolling back to before you installed the update using Windows System Restore?

System Restore

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Hey guys, I'm a pretty advanced computer user but I've run into problems, here's my quick story

I had an old computer so I put Ubuntu 7 on it, well yesterday I decided it was finally time to upgrade to Ubuntu 8, which turned out to be a disaster because the graphics card doesn't work very well with Ubuntu 8. So I decided to bite the bullet and install Windows XP SP2 on it. The computer is connected to the internet through an ethernet port hooked up to a router. However Windows CAN NOT realize that there is an internet connection and will not set up the Local Area Connection like it normally does. Now does this mean that I need to get drivers for my motherboard and stuff like that? Since I don't have internet on my windows machine, I'll have to download them to this computer, transfer them by means of Flash Drive, correct?

Also, how would I be able to find out what drivers I need? Any help is much appreciated! Thanks!
 

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Hello, I am having a really odd problem, I use my job's work VPN to connect to their server and from there I remote desktop into my computer at work. Everything works fine with my Windows 8.1 laptop, I connect to the VPN, then am able to access my station via remote desktop. With Windows 10 I am not able to....with an ethernet connection...it works fine when I connect to my wifi here and do it that way. Otherwise I can connect to the VPN but can't connect to my desktop there remotely with Windows 10 (I have two computers that have Windows 10 that i tested this on), it is only happening with an ethernet internet connection.

I am also able to ping the station fine with the wifi connection, but cannot ping it with the ethernet. I've tried deactivating my firewalls with no success. I am really stumped as to what is going on since things work fine with Windows 8.1's ethernet and wifi connection.

Thank you!
 

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so i have a computer im working on for a friend and they want 98 on it for some program they are running.
Anyway here it is dell optiplex gx150 windows 98 512 mb ram i cant get any Ethernet drivers to work in the device manager i have the yellow question mark beside pci ethernet controller no drivers i load will work been looking for days now tried like 20 different drivers.
 

A:Can't get internet working on windows 98 cant find ethernet controlers

Here you go: http://ftp.us.dell.com/network/R41703.EXE

 

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I updated my Windows 8.1 HP Pavillion e118dx computer just after purchasing it. Since the update, both my wireless and ethernet connections are labeled as "limited" and I can't access the internet. ipconfig /all returns no information. I've tried rolling back both drivers, and also tried using every version of the drivers currently on my computer. I installed the drivers from the HP website, and still I can't connect. Can anyone help or offer more troubleshooting advice?

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Hi,

I have a linksys model wrt54gl v1.1 and I am using Windows Vista 32bit Home Edition. I have a pc connected to the router directly through an ethernet plus a laptop, 2 iphones and a blackberry that get wireless internet from it. 2 days ago wireless stopped working. The internet on the pc connected to the router by ethernet is still working and the power, WLAN, ethernet, and internet lights are all lit green. The internet and ethernet lights flash when data is being transferred but the the WLAN light is not flashing. I have restored the router to factory default but it is still not working. The phones and laptop are not detecting any wireless network present. Hope you can help.

Paul
 

A:Internet working on PC connected to router by ethernet but wireless not working

I have restored the router to factory default but it is still not working.Click to expand...

The only other thing to try is to unplug the router for a few hours. You could also try another factory reset.
 

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Hi

My Ethernet started malfunctioning recently. My Notebook PC works fine with Ethernet connection at my workplace but recently started malfunctioning at home. The wifi connection is still in order both at home and at my workplace. My PC is Windows 10, i7 processor.

Can you advise how to solve the problem?

Thanks
 

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My wireless is not working. I have tried looking at comments on line but nothing seems to work!
If I use the CMD code I get this for the ether net:
ipv4: 94.205.214.13
subnet: 255.255.255.0
Default gateway: 94.205.214.1

I have a sitecom router if that helps at all? It says to go to 192.168.0.1 which I have done but sdtill confused!Thanks in advance
 

A:Wireless not working, ethernet is working

All the above looks good. Using 192.168.0.1 as a URL in your browser, you should get a request for the user/password for that router. Once you login, you can go to the WiFi portion, enable it, set the SSID and encryption you desire.

Where do you get stuck?
 

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Vista Ultimate 64-bit, ASUS Rampage Formula motherboard, USB mouse and keyboard connected in back ports.

Two things happened: Avira antivirus warned me of some threats which I either ignored or deleted. Windows Update had some updates ready (although I'm not sure if it updated).

I turned off my PC for a couple of hours, turned it back on and realized that my USB keyboard was not working on the password screen.

I eventually unplugged it from the back and plugged it into the front, where it worked. However, my USB mouse did not work when plugged into the second front port, nor did it work when plugged into the front port in which the keyboard worked.

I accessed System Restore using my keyboard and restored to one day previously. When it finished, both keyboard and mouse worked, although I got a pop-up message alerting me that the "drivers for your device could not be installed." When I clicked "OK," the mouse stopped working again.

I have checked BIOS and both mouse and keyboard are recognized, so it does not appear to be a hardware issue.
 

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My ethernet connection seems to have suddenly crapped out which has left me using the USB port. But that means I cannot establish my home wireless network.

My ISP troubleshooting help line could not tell me anything beyond it being an ethernet problem.

Any help troubleshooting and re-establishing is much appreciated.
 

A:Ethernet not working...

"... ethernet connection seems to have suddenly crapped out" implies
1. bad ethernet adapter,
2. bad ethernet cable, or
3. bad something at the other end of the cable.

Can you try another cable?

Can you try something different at the other end of the cable (e.g., if it was a router, try a different LAN port)?

Can you try the same setup but with a different computer?
 

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Hello. Ive ran into a problem which i pretty much caused myself, i tried to update my ethernet drivers in the device manager but i fatfingered it and pressed uninstall device (yup, clicked twice even to it warned since im dumb) Now that i tried to reinstall it, it just presents a yellow triangle with an exclamation mark on top of it. Ive scouted all over internet for a answer but so far nothing has worked. Anyone know how to fix this?
 

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I'm having problems with my ethernet. I don't think my computer is detecting my ethernet because my internet doesn't work when i try to connect with my ethernet. I think it stopped working after i recovered(where it deleted everything) my computer. So i'm hoping someone can help me fix it. Thanks
 

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This is my first time here so I hope I have the right forum. We have 2 laptops and 2 desktops.My sons desktop was fine when he went to bed and when he woke up he could not connect to our d-link dir-655. it says no network to connect to. I have changed the Ethernet cord and this did not help. Is there any way to tell if the motherboard Ethernet has went bad? He has a gateway with windows vista. Thanks.
 

A:Ethernet not working

Welcome to TSG
Ok.So is this the only pc on your home net that is having this problem ?
And it is ethernet not wireless ?
Make and model of modem and ISP name ?
So from the failing pc let's see:

From a Johnwill post on the Networking Forum

Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address> For addresses,follow instructions below&#8230;.

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 206.190.60.37

PING www.yahoo.com
Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above. IPV4 for Vista

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
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Im using eduroam internet that is provided on my campus.Im signed in  and logged with wifi on this network,but it seems i cant get it  work using ethernet cable.Every time it says Unindentefied network and that "ethernet doesnt have valid
ip configuration "when i run troubleshooter.
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : JustOneRailgun
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : kampus.scst.hr

Ethernet adapter Ethernet:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek USB FE Family Controller
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-E0-4A-36-A9-4B
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::6865:5d54:8541:65eb%8(Preferred)
   Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.101.235(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
   DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 134275146
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I plugged in my Ethernet cable to my pc and my router but for some reason it is not working. It says Unidentified Network and just below says No Internet. I don' know how to sort it out.
 

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Ok i just got a new brand router and I was trying to connect it thro lan to my PC which has a crappy wireless range, So I connect the cable and i get the massage "Network cable unplugged", However, I tried it on 2 other laptops and it worked great IBM(XP) HP(Vista).

-I own a HP Pavilion a6140.me. Just to let you all know that there is nothing wrong with the cable because it used to work great on our old router.
 

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My ethernet is not working but my wifi on the same computer is working(using wifi to post this). I attached an image of my resource monitor it shows me trying to download. The weird part is sometimes it goes up to my normal speed(32mb/s) for like 4 seconds and then it drops to not working at all and when I try to load a website I have to refresh a few times and pray.

I tried connecting the wire to my laptop (same wire and wall port) and it works fine. I ran malwarebytes and found one threat but the problem was not solved. I ran it again a few more time and it says I don't have anything else.

I have no idea what's (kinda computer noob) going on so any help would help.
Thanks
 

A:Ethernet is not working

You didn't provide any descriptions of your laptop and desktop and which Windows version they're running.

A wired ethernet connection is working okay in your laptop, but not in your desktop?

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Windows xp service pack 2
Athlon 64 3500+ 2.2 GHz CPU
2 x 1GB PC2700 DDRMSI K8T Neo2-F V2.0 Motherboard
100gb WESTERN DIGITAL HD
120 HD
ATI 512 x1950 pro
Hello

I have just got a phone plug in my room so I do not have to use my USB adaptor for my wireless broadband as it keeps losing the signal. I now have the router in my room using the Ethernet hole on my new MSI K8T Neo2-F V2.0 Motherboard, but every time I try and download a file it is corrupted. I have tried many different file just in case it was that. This did not work so I tried using my USB adopter and every thing downloads fine again. The driver for it is Realtek rtl8169/8110 family GIGABIT ETHERNET NIC and this is the web site for the motherboard nhttp://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3318077&CatId=15

Hope some one can help me with this.
 

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Hello, well this i my first problem post on here. I recently had to dump everything on my computer to get rid of Surfsidekick adware that ruined it. Well I started from scratch with reinstalling windows XP and everything. I put in the restore disk that came with my Dell Dimension 2400 cpu and got what ever programs i thought were nessesary. Could have missed some. I have no idea whats needed. After all that I couldnt connect to the internet with my Ethernet Cable. My wife plugged in the USB to our cable modem and thank god that worked cause i would not be typing this to you right now. Under my Device Manager under other devices there are yellow question marks with small exclamation points on; Ethernet Controller, PCI Modem, and USB Digital Still Camera. Im thinking i need a Ethernet Driver but i dont know which one from the Dell site to download or if that is even the problem. Someone please help.
SSgt Ernest Cooper USAF

A:Ethernet Not Working

You might be able to get some help from your SIP on this one.

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Hello, i have a desktop computer which used to get internet from a secondary router we had. It is a Jensen Scandinavia. One day when i logged onto my computer i noticed i had no internet, and it hasnt returned since that. It shows a yellow exclamition point by the internet icon, and says no internet Access. My secondary router Works fine With everything else than my computer, both wifi and Ethernet. Of all Electronics we have in the house, its only my computer who doesnt work. I have a cable that goes from my main router and to the secondary router, if i stretch that into my room it will allow me to get internet Access, so the problem isnt my main router. My Ethernet port on the computer is blinking green some times aswell, but i get no firm Connection. I also do not have a default Gateway.

Additional info: when my internet stopped working, i looked into my Device manager and found pseudo tunneling Interface With a yellow exclamition mark. I uninstalled it in hope that it would be reinstalled and making my computer work aagain, but it didnt get reinstalled ;(

Ty for the help, much appreciated.

A:Ethernet not working!

The Pseudo Tunneling Interface is for IPv6, which is not used currently for Internet Access. When you right click this yellow flag and Uninstall it , it should not come back.
If you have no other yellow flags in the Device Manager, then to test your internet connection, plug this computer directly into the Main Router rather then the secondary one.
Then follow these instructions Pre-posting Requirements - for both Wired and Wireless Connectivity Issues and paste your ipconfig log in your next post.

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My motherboard is a msi n1996. Running windows xp professional 2002 service pack 2. I am hardwired for the internet thru comcast but my computer does not recognize my ethernet or PCI card. I've downloaded drivers for it (realtek 8101L driver) but it now tells me to turn off computer and install PCI card.?? I think my roommate went into the Bios and changed something because before he did i was able to connect thru the direct line. Please help me figure out why it isn't working. Any one ???
I am using wireless internet thru the neighbor temporarily. Thanks.

A:Ethernet PCI NIC not working

If windows is finding it, then the BIOS wouldn't have impacted it. I would buy a new network card, and try it. They are under 40 bucks. I recommend buying Intel.

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I recently formatted my laptop and installed windows 7. In installing drivers, specifically network drivers, I installed the wrong drivers, realized deleted them and then installed the correct drivers, but now the ethernet port does not work. In device manager there is no little yellow alerts, I've scanned for hardware but nothing. Is there a way I can check the health of my ethernet port?

Please Help.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU P6200 @ 2.13GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1908 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 730 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 165886 MB, Free - 125994 MB; D: Total - 119999 MB, Free - 71114 MB;
Motherboard: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., RV411/RV511/E3511/S3511/RV711
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

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Hi there!

I have no experience at all with computers/connection issues, so apologies for my poor use of terminology.

I live in the Bay Area and I have xfinity/Comcast.

Around a week ago, I stopped being able to connect to Ethernet. After troubleshooting, I found that the error was "One or more network protocols are missing" or "Windows Sockets Empty".

I have already tried the following things:
1. Reset my computer / made sure all the cords were plugged in
2. Did a "netsh" in command prompt to reset my IP
3. Gave "Full Control" to everyone in folder 26 in my Registry Editor
4. Did a "netsh" to reset my winsocks
5. Disabled NETBIOS on both wifi/ethernet

I also couldn't find any new drivers...

Each time I tried one of these fixes, I would have ethernet for ~5 minutes after I restarted my computer. Afterwards, it would instantly disconnect me and connect me back to WiFi.
After I tried disabling WiFi, my ethernet connection would still dc, but I would simply have to troubleshoot it, and would work again after restarting my adapter.

Is there any way for me to fix problem for good? My WiFi cuts off really randomly from time to time and that's really frustrating..

If there's anything I missed please let me know and I'll try to provide it!

Thank you so much!

A:Ethernet Not Working

The link that shows up on your post - "I also couldn't find any new drivers..." - If you posted that intentionally, do not use the 'driver updater' program it links to. It's malware. My question would be who is the oem of your computer, and which LAN card make/model?

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All my Nvidia programs got uninstalled, and now my ethernet connection isnt working. I have a Wireless router and the rest of the comps on it have internet, but my comp is connected through a wire but is recieving nothing. please help
 

A:Ethernet not working

Do you have a nVidia chipset and/or an integrated ethernet adapter? Please put back the chipset drivers
 

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I have a Satellite 105A S361 System (Toshiba) The ethernet all of a sudden, does not work, I plug the cat5 in and neither the green nor the orange light flash, I've downloaded the new driver for it, and still nothing. What do I do?

A:Ethernet Not Working

Mike711, welcome to TSF.

The port sounds damaged, but have you tried a different ethernet cable? Sometimes the pins can become damaged, or the wiring can become loose.

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I'm having a very similar problem. I can connect wirelessly using my laptop to the internet through my netgear router, but not using my desktop. The desktop is plugged in directly to the router through the ethernet port, but the router light indicating a wired connection isn't lighting up. I've tried installing the router software on the desktop (running winXP), but the installation won't complete as it can't detect the router.

Device manager says that the adaptor is working properly, but the icon in systray says that a network cable is unplugged. I've tried 4 different cables, so I don't think they're to fault.

When I open the command prompt on my desktop and type ipconfig /all:

Ethernet adaptor local area connection:

media state: ...... media disconnected
description:...... SiS900 pci fast ethernet adaptor
physical address:... 00-14-85-6F-AE-05

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

P.s. When I plug my laptop in to the router using the ethernet cable, the router's light comes on, showing that it is connected.
 

A:Ethernet not working

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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I just had a technician come to my apartment today and install a wired connection to the router. However, my computer is still using Wi-fi, and it doesn't recognize a wired connection. My ethernet cable connects to an RJ45 port, where there is a cable running underneath the carpet to the router. I suspect that the ethernet cable running from my computer to the port might be faulty, but want to make sure there's nothing else wrong with it before I replace it.
 

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Hey guys, sorry my first post has to be a question, but by reading through I feel like I have come to the right place. First off I have a basic understanding of computers, (I get some of the common sense stuff) so please keep this in mind. We have 4 Emachines desktops running Windows 7. 3 of the 4 use a Cisco wireless adapter USB to get on internet through our Netgear router. Sorry if I'm using the names like I'm advertising for them, just don't know how much difference knowing brand to brand makes. Anyways one of the desktops USB just stopped working, it showed up in the device manager when you would plug something in but it could not read off of it. I tried multiple portable drives and it the USB wifi adapter quit working. After a few hours I somehow figured out that if I brought the desktop and plugged it into a ethernet cable it would get online. I then performed a Windows update and it fixed the USB's. It done that twice over the period of a week. Both times a updat fixed the problem. I say all that to say Sunday, the one computer that is hardwired to the router by Ethernet cable quit working. The difference is the USB's all work fine, but I believe there is something wrong with the Ethernet port. Basically the same scenario one day its fine next it's not. I've check for updates but it say there is none. I have changed ethernet cable between them, tried swapping port with the cable. Also I swapped other computers to the same ports, they got on... Read more

A:Ethernet port not working?

Is there any more information you need that I didn't include?

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Hi, so basically I am using a windows 7 computer, and my WiFi doesn't seem to be working. To be exact, my Ethernet cable is working but my wireless isn't... before (a few days ago) it seemed to be working when I restart my computer, or just simply restart my router. But now, when I've tried it about 10 times, the WiFi is still not working :/

Thanks for the help
 

A:My ethernet is working but internet isn't

What is this computers make and model?
 

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We cant get the Ethernet ports to work on our new motherboard we had just got a Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 and we cant get internet. we already tried uninstalling the drivers and reinstalling them, getting the drivers from the gigabyte web site, we tried wipeing the hard drive and reinstalling all the drivers from disk from the motherboard. We tried replacing the Ethernet cord, using a different router and we tried a different os "windows 7" too we are currently running windows 10 can anyone help?
 

A:Ethernet ports not working.

After you do a clean install of Windows 7 or Windows 10 in that computer, you need to install the drivers for its primary devices(chipset, graphics, audio, wireless , ethernet, etc.).
The chipset driver needs to be installed first before any of the other drivers are installed so the Windows operating system can properly detect and configure the computer's devices.

Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 6 motherboard
The "Support & Downloads" section will provide you with the necessary drivers.

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My ethernet cord that I have been using for a couple of months just stopped working today. I don't know how to fix it. The outlet in both my computer and the wall usually lights up when its plugged in but neither of them are so I don't know what the problem is

A:Ethernet stopped working?

It could be a faulty port on the router faulty cable or network card try another port, try cable on another PC is network card showing OK in device manager?

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I dont know if this is in the right section but I am using windows 7 and when i start my computer everything works fine until the windows logon screen when the mouse and keyboard stop working. Both are usb and my ps/2 is working fine. I went into device manager and my ethernet and usb drivers had exclamation points on them and the issue was that they could not start. I disabled and re-enabled all of these and they now work 100% until i restart my computer again then i have to continue the process. Any help would be appreciated thanks!
 

A:Ethernet and usb not working on startup

once you are on the device manager, right click and uninstall drivers if you have an option, it will be out of the list after that, and re-scan for devices or reboot the PC for Windows to automatically install drivers for USB ports..
 

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So, I recently updated my windows XP home edition to Windows XP Pro. When I did this, I formatted the original drive without making a backup. The instalation was a success but now I have many ports that do not show up.
I ran an application called Unknowndevices and received a ton of information but the information for the ethernet port is as fallows.

Ethernet Controller
Unknown Device from Intel Corporation
Chip: Unknown Chipset from Intel Corporation
Full Details
PNP ID
VEN_8086&DEV_1094&SUBSYS_00018086&REV_01
Windows Detected Device
Ethernet Controller
Detected Chip Vender
Intel Corporation
Detected OEM Vender
Intel Corporation
Search Results (Internal Stuff)
RPL_GOT_VENDER
RPL_GOT_OEM_VEN
Any help on how I can download this driver and install it on my computer would be greatly helpful.

Edit: The PC in question has no connection the the internet whatsoever.

A:Ethernet Port Not working

hi welcome to tsf, whats the make and model of computer or custom list specs. goto device manager and see if you have any yellow ? by anything if do list them.

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I just recently installed the Netgear FA311 fast ethernet pci card onto my computer. when i installed it it said that the card was properly installed and was working. when i check the device manager i click on "view devices by type" and it is listed but when i click "view devices by connection" it isnt there. also the lights on the actual card do not light up when i plug in the ethernet cord. OS is windows 98. any help would be greatly appreciated. thank you.
 

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Hi guys ,I am facing the weirdest problem . when I m trying to connect my laptop using wifi , my modem get rebooted ..all light gets off (DSL,WLAN,Internet) automatically . is it any malware or what ? I have updated my BIOS , my wireless driver ..but nothing worked .nd when I m connecting using ethernet its working fine , modem working smoothly .
 

A:Wireless not working, but ethernet does

Hi Sssstud,

Please let us know the message you see when you try to establish a wireless connection to the internet. Is your computer able to detect wireless networks? What version of Windows are you using and what is the model and name of the wireless router?

Thanks and regards,
Babita G
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For easy access to drivers, manuals and product updates, please visit our Support Site .
 

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I recently got my computer "fixed" but when i try to plug it in to connect to the internet there is an error code that reads "Plug an ethernet cable into this computer"

It currently detects:
Atheros AR8131 PCO-E gigabit ethernet controller

I dont run off of an ethernet cable, i have installed:
Netgear Rangemax Wireless PCI adapter WPN311, which seems to be working.

My computer wont detect my wireless adapter or the wireless router that i have in my home. It will only detect the fact that my ethernet cord is not plugged in.

I have tried to uninstall the ethernet cord 3 times and nothing....... What do i need to do?
 

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I recently had a hard drive failure. After installing a new internal hard drive, formatting and installing XP Home/SP2, I reinstalled all my back up files and tweaks etc. All is lean, mean and secure. However, when I was checking my Device Manager, I noticed the yellow ? next to my Ethernet Controller, which explains why I had to reconnect to my DSL through a USB connection instead of my previous ethernet connection.

In my Ethernet Controller Properties, under the General Tab, it reads as follows:

Device Type: Other Devices
Manufacturer: Unknown
Location: PCl Bus 2, Device 8, Function 0

Under the device status states, "Drivers for this device are not installed (code 28). I tried to reinstall the drivers through the Hardware Update Wizard, but it failed and stated, "Hardware was not installed because the wizard cannot find the necessary software.

I have an Intel Pro 100 M Integrated PCI NIC Card.

Thank you in advance for any for any guidance on this.
 

A:Ethernet Connection Not Working

did you instal the correct drivers for the device?? - where are you getting them from?
you could delete from device manager and then wait for windows to find and then point to the correct drivers

have you installed your motherboard drivers ??

video drivers
sound drivers

often need installing - with the correct manufactureres drivers
 

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Hi guys, first post here. I don't know much about tech so joined here for help. I moved into a new house (rented) and we have virgin media internet with their infamously reliable super hub

I can connect to the internet fine with an ethernet cable but only get "local" access when attempting with wifi. My friend can get on wifi fine on his laptop and my wifi works fine on other networks which leads me to believe its just some settings that need changing. I will try to attach a picture of my ipconfig with wifi switched on and no ethernet cable in.

Any help on this would be much appreciated, I've googled for hours and hours but nothing anyone suggests on there has worked for me.

Cheers for any replies
 

A:Wifi not working, ethernet does

Is that Cell phone internet your using there. Disabled Wired connections when using WiFi connections don't have both enabled. Also are you sharing internet or WiFi in this building?
 

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Good evening,

I just build a new computer this weekend and originally used the ga-880-ga-ud3h mobo... i installed windows and everything was working fine (windows 7 x64), today i decided to replace the mobo with the 890gpa-ud3h. now the internet wont work and it says there is no network driver. i tried loading the cd it came with but the cd says everything is installed. please help soon!

thanks everyone
 

A:Ethernet not working on new MOBO

Are all drivers installed according to Device Manager? Is the ethernet enabled in BIOS?
 

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hey,

I got a wierd problem which i can't seem to figure out, i have 2 pc's which are both connected to me netgear router by an ethernet cable and both computers were connecting to the internet but now only one can connect and my main compouter can't even find my router the cable is fine and everything has been checked but nothing is working, now i can only connect to the internet through my spare computer that my brother uses how can i fix it to be able to use both computers.

Thank you.
 

A:ethernet cable not working!

would you post an ipconfig /all - from both PCs - make sure we know which is the working one

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{ipconfig /all}
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - enter the following in the Search box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all

A black box will appear on the screen -
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy

then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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Hi, i have formatted my computer and installed vista 64 bit but my computer doesn't recognize my ethernet card. i have tried to install it from the cd but still i can't. 2 hours ago there wasn't any problem with the vista 32 bit system. so i can't use internet from my desktop computer. how can i solve this problem??

A:vista 64 bit, not working ethernet

Sounds like you need a 64-bit driver, it would generally help if you posted the brand/model

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Hello,


Please help me! Today suddenly my internet stopped for no reason! When I open the device manager and click on other devices and click network my Ethernet controller has a little yellow (!)sign next to it and when I click properties it says no driver installed, please tell me what to do! I have drivers I guess, I just installed an Atheros driver there for the network but somehow it doesn't recognize it or I do not know what is the problem, please help, please!

Thank you

Best Regards
Stefany

A:Ethernet controller not working!

Hi Stefany93, Have you tried right clicking on the device with the exclaimation mark against it and selecting "update driver" ? , Windows ashould then find the driver for you Are you sure you have an Atheros ethernet controller ?

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So i just built my first computer and it worked great for a an hour or so then the Ethernet just stopped working. Now i can?t get it to work on my computer again, the cable works on my laptop and the router workes too.

I believe its a problem with the drivers but i can install new ones because i have no internet. Please help!

Error message: ?the intel(r) Ethernet connection (2) 1219-V adapter is experiencing driver- or hardware-related problems?

This device cannot start. (Code 10)
 

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I believe its a problem with the drivers but i can install new ones because i have no internet.Click to expand...

You mentioned your laptop has Internet connectivity, so why not download drivers from there? If you have a spare flash drive, download the TSG System Information Utility to it, run it on the defective computer, save the output on the flash drive, and then post it back to this thread. It'll give us more of an idea what we're working with here, since you haven't given any information yet regarding the OS and hardware.
 

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