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Plug an ethernet cable into this computer ????

Q: Plug an ethernet cable into this computer ????

Hello guys , i have a problem with my desktop pc and I really can't find a solution to it. Recently , I started to get dc and the only way of making it work again was to turn off my modem, wait 10 seconds and then restart the pc. Recently i was downloading a game from steam and after 3/25 gb it dc again. Troubleshooter reported 2 problems. The first with an red x stating that an ethernet cable is not properly plugged in or it might be broken (my cable is new and it works fine) and one with a yellow triangle stating that local area connection doesn't have a valid ip configuration. Ok so I gave up and did 2 things: first i checked my hardware. They said it works perfectly . Then I unplugged my modem thinking that this was the problem. I plugged the cable directly into my pc and had to use dial-up connection. Ok , i entered the user and pass , connected and after a few days of perfect connection i've decided to resume the download. After downloading another gb it crashed again . So out of frustration i took my pc to my friend and used his connection for the download . It worked perfectly . Now i am back home and guess what? After trying to download a large file it crashed again and now it won't even connect back. i. Have never seen something like this , it just collapses if it uses up more that 3-4 mb/s . Now the troubleshooter says the swme about the cable and the ip . My settings are to obtain an automatic ip ... My driver is fine , my cable is fine , wireless on laptop works , so it's not the provider ... My brain is bleeding .Any ideas About this?

Preferred Solution: Plug an ethernet cable into this computer ????

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Plug an ethernet cable into this computer ????

I would first try power cycling both the modem and router. unplug both and wait about a minute; then plug the modem back in first; and let that boot; then plug the router back in and let it boot. Also, check for a firmware upgrade for your router. If there is one; download and install it. Once that is done.I would go into the device manager in the control panel and uninstall any either net related connections and or devices. Any onboard network cards; uninstall them and let reboot and let windows hopefully detect it and reinstall the proper drivers, etc for it. Try any or all of these things and see if they help ya out any.

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I have a laptop that i received from my father about 5 months or so, it's pretty old because it was the vista model and I usually play games like LoL, SC Brood war, Warcraft 3 and Osu. Today I was using my laptop and i went away to clean my pet's cage then when i came back, my screen was black unnaturally. I thought that it was just some random problem that wasn't really that harmful until I tried turning the computer back up again with surprising results. When I booted the laptop again it took me to the screen where you got to chose whether you can solve what the problem was that made the computer suddenly shut down or just boot regularly. I tried to ust boot it up regularly when suddenly it rebooted again. It repeated this process about 5 times when I had enought and got a bit frustrated and slapping my laptop. It then showed up bluescreens for the next 4 hours or so. I plugged everything out that was on the laptop, my Blue Snowball microphone, Royche Optical mouse, ethernet cable and my Sony Stereo Headphones MDR- XD200. Finally after a bit when the bluescreens and blackscreens didn't appear I quickly went otn the website to search this up and also went on my anti-virus programs to clear any malwares or viruses. I don't know what's wrong with my laptop, and I don't know if my laptop will act weird again if i plug in my accessories.

A:Bluescreen when I plug in ethernet cable, anything in USB ports etc

Also when I plugged back my usb when i was in any of the "solve problem" screens or actually on the main screen in windows, it just automatically shows bluescreen

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HelloI have a Lenovo X230.When i plug ethernet RJ-45 wire cable to the NIC , the laptop shutdown after few seconds.I have a Debian 8 OS , but i also installed Windows 7 on another hard drive, just to check network drivers and it didn't help. Still shutdown when plug ethernet cable.laptop is out of warrenty last month.Any suggestions to solve this issue ?

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Like the title says, I encounter this weird problem when I plug in the Ethernet cable to my Ethernet card. The card seemed to work fine, but just to be sure I installed a different card and still get the same problem. I think it might have something to do with windows auto detecting the connection or something similar. I have never encountered this error before so I have no clue what to do! Oh, BTW I'm working on a different computer than the one I'm on right now posting this. I'm building the computer as a server for my house, but obviously it won't do any good if windows refuses to connect!! Any help would be appreciated!

A:Solved: Windows freezes when I plug in ethernet cable.

Gripen40k said:

Like the title says, I encounter this weird problem when I plug in the Ethernet cable to my Ethernet card. The card seemed to work fine, but just to be sure I installed a different card and still get the same problem. I think it might have something to do with windows auto detecting the connection or something similar. I have never encountered this error before so I have no clue what to do! Oh, BTW I'm working on a different computer than the one I'm on right now posting this. I'm building the computer as a server for my house, but obviously it won't do any good if windows refuses to connect!! Any help would be appreciated!Click to expand...

Just out of curiosity, are you connected 24/7 as for dsl line, or are you dial-up, and do you plug in the ethernet cable while the system is live, or do you do it while the system is turned off.

Plug in the cable while the system is turned off, or reboot your computer with the cable connected. When the OS reboots, it should be able to detect that the cable is not disconnected from the ethernet hardware and boot successfully.

You should also check the ethernet card mfg website for an up-to-date driver for your ethernet card to make sure it has the latest driver.

Hope this helps,

-- Tom

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Hi, my modem doesnt work when i plug 2nd ethernet cable in to it i am trying to link another pc to me modem but it just makes the lights flash and then doesnt work i tried it in different ports still doesnt work i also tried my xbox in it that doesnt work either iv have internet for 2 years and also plugged my xbox in now and agen and it worked fine but just recently doesnt want to work any ideas how to fix it ??
Thanks jake

A:Solved: modem doesnt work when i plug 2nd ethernet cable in

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I need my wireless router several more feet away than one cable will allow. One computer plugs in, and one is wireless; so that means I would need 2 or 3 ethernet cables plugged into the router. I have one very long cable so I was thinking I could run it to the wireless router where I need it, and have the non-wireless router by the computer that needs to be plugged in and run a cable from that to the computer as well as have the long cable plugged in and run that to the wireless router. Make sense? Would that work?


A:Can I plug an ethernet cable into one router, then another cable in another router?

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Hi there, my mother went to work a few days ago and came home to find that her computer had restarted itself and is now displaying a "Plug an Ethernet cable into this computer"/"A network cable is not properly plugged in or may be broken" error message in Windows Network Diagnostics. She's running Windows 7 on a Gateway ZX4971 and we use a NETGEAR n450 for WiFi.

My Macbook and both of our phones can still connect to our WiFi perfectly fine, it's just her desktop having the issue.

I ran Start>Run>cmd>ipconfig /all and this is what came up:

I've restarted our NETGEAR n450, unplugged it completely from power and plugged it back in, and restarted her computer but nothing has worked. I ran a Malwarebytes scan and removed some bad files but that didn't solve anything either.


I've done this and everything checks out fine:
Check Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services. The DHCP Client service should be Started and its Startup Type should be Automatic.

Also, I've run DriverUpdate from Slimware Utilities, Inc. but the scan reports that "Your system has the latest stable drivers and updates installed."

A:No Internet Connection/"Plug in an Ethernet cable" message after random restart.

Easiest solution - try a different ethernet cable. Yes they do go bad.

Next attempt, move the cable from the slot it is in, in the router, to a different slot. Yes, those slots also can go bad.

Harder, it is possible the NIC (ethernet card has died). In that case, you'd see what empty slots the computer has, buy a card, install it and plug into that.

I just had a poster on another forum who bought a new card for $15 and his computer which wasn't connecting, is now working fine.

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I am not sure:

Can I plug-in (and -out) a SATA cable (to hard disc) from (ASUS) motherboard slot when computer is running?

Or will this cause a damage to hardware?


A:Can I plug-in SATA cable when computer is running?

If your sata controllers are in AHCI mode. It's called 'hot plugging'. Although I only do it if necessary.

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My HP pavilion laptop will suddenly not connect to WiFi only works via a Ethernet cable. There is a white box with a red x in place of where the Wi-fi symbol is normally. All other devices connected to the Wi-fi are working fine.
Any advice on how to resolve ?

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Whenever I boot into my windows 7 partition and the wired connection isnt working from the get go, nothing seems to fix it. I'm getting pretty tired of having to completely restart just to get the internet up and running. What could be causing this?
I went into device manager and turned off the power saving function (what the hell, microsoft?), but now it just saying "Identifying" under active networks and still wont connect.

A:Ethernet cable not recognized until I restart computer

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I just received a computer from a relative since they do not use it anymore. I just reformatted the hard drive and I can't seem to get it to connect to the internet. Every time I try my computer says there is no ethernet cable connected but I know it is. I read around on the forums and one thread (that is now closed), was about the same problem and to help diagnose the problem they asked to use IPCONFIG/ALL in the cmd.exe. The results are this:
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name: bouss
Primary Dns Suffix:
Node Type: Broadcast
Ip Routing Enabled: No
WINS Proxy Enabled: No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State: Media Disconnected
Description: VIA PCI 10/100Mb Fast Ethernet Adapter
Physical Address: 00-14-2A-FB-19-75
If any other information is needed, just let me know and Ill do my best to provide it.

A:Solved: Computer won't recognize ethernet cable

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Can anyone help, I removed my ethernet cable and my computer made a beep noise. Then the mouse and keyboard didn't work. I put the cable back in and restarted. Now it beeps 4 times and nothing boots, no mouse, no keyboard, no monitor. Nothing happens. The fan still runs on the motherboard, the dvd tray still works, all the lights flash like normal. Even the ethernet light on the back works. Nothing has changed except it doesn't start at all.

Any help would be great!

A:Removed ethernet cable->computer dead

Wow, never heard that happen before, maybe you shocked it?

Look at the motherboad book and see what the beep codes are, you first had a 2 beep code, look for the code that puts 2 beeps, and see the reason it beeped, do the same for the 4 beeps.

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First of all, I will donate my last shirt to this site if anyone is able to help me with my problem!

I've now been trying to fix my computer for over a week, reading dozens of forum posts on the issue, replacing things, but all with now luck

So here is my problem, (I'm running Windows 7) around 10 days ago when I switched on my computer I noticed that I didn't have an internet connection, after inspecting the router I noticed that it was simply dead (everything else was fine, there wasn't a power surge, lightning etc.). After replacing the router I noticed that my onboard network controller (Marvell Yukon 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller) wouldn't recognise any ethernet cable plugged into it. There is two ports and both of them are showing up in the device manager and network settings as working fine. I also went into my PC's Bios to confirm that both ports are enabled.

I have tried numerous fixes, like updating the driver/firmware, uninstalling/re-installing drivers, disable/enable. All without success.

Where it gets really odd, last weekend I decided to purchase a new network card, assuming that the ports might be faulty, however the exact same problem still exists.

Now one strange note, sometimes when switching on the computer the router will briefly have the port led, into which the ethernet cable is plugged into, flash up, and at the same time it will show in the Network Connections as connected on the Local Area Connecti... Read more

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Good morning everybody,

I'm having an issue I have never had before.
I just build this new desktop with the following:

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz
G.SKILL Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK 2.5" 240GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
ASRock Z77E-ITX LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard
HGST Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723015BLA642 (0F12114) 1.5TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
Antec EarthWatts EA750 750W Continuous Power ATX12V version 2.3 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS
D-Link DGS-2208 10/100/1000Mbps 8-Port Desktop Green Ethernet Switch
D-Link DIR-655 802.11b/g/n Xtreme N Gigabit Wireless Broadband Router up to 300Mbps/ USB port x1/ Intelligent QoS Technology for Gaming
Lan Gear Infinity Case

Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits

The only other software installed are third parties utilities from ASROCK (but the problem was existent before they were installed).

I use the Ethernet Connection the new PC is on with all my other PC without any issues (laptop, custom desktop of all sort). All 3 other PCs work without any problem, so it does not seem to be cable related or faulty wiring.

The ASROCK Z77E comes with a wifi option, which works great. No issue there, I can actually connect using it and there are no slowdowns or freezes.

It is only when I plug the... Read more

A:Computer Freezes if Ethernet Cable is Plugged In

Nobody can help?

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I have a computer here that will not boot if the ethernet cable is connected. It will stall out on the bios splash screen. If you disconnect the cable and try again, it will boot fine and you can then attach the cable and have networking. It will then lock up ramdomly and you have to repeat the whole thing.
The cable looked strained, so I replaced it to no avail. Tried reinstalling the drivers for the on board LAN adapter and that didn't work either. Added a network PCI card, disabled the on board and all is fine.
Maybe someone could shed some light as to how an faulty Ethernet adapter would actually stop the POST when the cable is plugged in? Shouldn't it just skip it?


A:Computer will not boot when ethernet cable connected

Do you have PXE boot enabled or the boot order set to boot from the NIC first?

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Hello, i got ATT internet a few months ago, and ever since I've had it my wifi, which is connected by Ethernet cable, will go out, like the wifi is still on, but my computer will show that my Ethernet cable is not connected to my computer when in reality it is connected, I've tried multiple cables and the problem still happens, but for my brother, the problem never happens to him on his computer. Does anyone have any ideas as to how to fix this problem, it is very annoying when I'm on the internet and I will get dc'd from everything I'm doing due to this problem, it usually shows that the Ethernet cable isn't plugged in for about 10 seconds and then it re-realizes that it is plugged in. This happens around once every 30 minutes.

A:Computer showing Ethernet Cable Unplugged When it really is not.

First thing would be to check that you have the most up to date drivers for your lan connection. Typically you go to the manufactures website and look up your model and check to see if they have new drivers available.

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I have my ethernet cable plugged in but my computer acts as if nothing is connected. I can still connect to the internet because I have a USB connection on my modem but it's only half the speed without the ethernet cable connected.

I recently had my computer fixed after it had a resolution problem, the screen would go blank but the ethernet cable problem didn't happen before that. I had to format my computer to fix the resolution problem and I installed XP pro, sp2.

A:My computer doesn't pick up ethernet cable

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I recently moved into the dorms of my college and tried connecting my laptop to the internet using an ethernet cable. It worked, so I decided to try and play Xbox Live through the use of the ethernet cable and it did not work. After messing around with it and failing to get it to work for my Xbox 360, the ethernet decided to quit working for my computer as well. The "Local Area Connection" isn't there when the cable is unplugged and only shows up for a second when it it plugged in and disappears. If I click on it fast enough, it shows up with an Error Code 45 after looking at the properties. I have tried typing in ipconnfig /all and the ethernet connection doesn't show up there either. If anyone can help, I'd appreciate it. If you need any more details, just ask.

A:Computer Doesn't Detect Ethernet Cable

Interesting note; I tried connecting with a new ethernet cable again (with no success), however, if I click on the local area connection that the ethernet cable creates before it disappears and create a MAC bridge connection with it and my wireless connection, I can get online, with very unstable connectivity. So this method does not work, but I found that doing so actually allows the local area connection to stay shown with the ethernet cable plugged into both my laptop and Xbox 360 with a bridged connection. If I remove the cable, the connection goes away.

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I've got a wireless adapter for my desktop and thats what i've been using for years to connect, but now i'm am trying to get a more reliable connection by having the ethernet cable plugged in. Problem is, as soon as I plug it in the whole computer gets extreamly sluggish or sometimes freezes up completely. If I am very patient, I can very slowly do something things. If I open the browser, it probably takes a minute for it to load. Opening the control panel, the window pops-up but none of the icons will appear until it times out. And trying to use the network icons on the taskbar to get into network settings is impossible. Weird thing is as soon as I unplug it and turn the wifi back on, the PC starts responding super quick again within seconds...

Any thoughts?

A:my computer freezes up once ethernet cable is plugged in

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Ok yall, new issue. I am finishing up on the network that I have been working on for weeks. I am on the last computer for the business. I have been going through and taking out all the programs that are not suppose to be there. Now my problem is, ever since I started on the last computer, the broadband connection to the computer is being sent through the dial up and vpn section of the network. keeps jumping back and forth from connected to not connected and I have uninstalled the nvidia 10/100 mbps ethernet controller and it still is doing the same thing. If anyone has an idea what is going help out please.

A:Computer, and Ethernet Cable (broadband Connection)

I have done a complete clean on the system and still have not been able to fix the problem with the Ethernet port. Cleaned all the disk drives and fragmented all the drives and again still have nothing. The system thinks that the broadband connection is running through a wan dialup port

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I have two computer hooked up to the Internet router via Ethernet cables. The computer that is not working is a Windows Xp, The computer is not picking up that the Ethernet cable and is not showing any signs of it being plugged in, The light on the router is on signalling that the cable is plugged in and working. I have tried changing ports on the router but that is not helping. I have launched it is safe mode but that didn't help help.

This thread had a similar problem: http://forums.techguy.org/networking/982752-pc-no-longer-picking-up.html

Here are the stats for the computer:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6550 @ 2.33GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3317 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152625 MB, Free - 20173 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, 0AB8
Antivirus: None

A:Windows XP computer not picking up ethernet cable

The computer is not picking up that the Ethernet cable and is not showing any signs of it being plugged in,Click to expand...

If you mean that the PC's ethernet LED does not light that's a strong indication that the cable or NIC is defective.

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I have been working on a computer and it was all Jacked up because it did not have any virus/malware protection. Now I have cleaned this all out but now the computer freezes up when the ethernet plug is in. I have updated the network driver and still does it. If I disable the network from the device manager and re-enable it then it works fine until I reboot then it is back to freezing. This computer is using windows Vista and a embeded network card.

Could this be a software or is this an Hardware problem and should I try a new PCInetwork card and disable the embeded one?

ANy suggestion would be greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: Computer Freezes with Ethernet Cable in

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So I've had this problem for awhile and finally decided too ask.
If I have my Ethernet cable plugged into my laptop my computer won't boot up, if I unplug my laptop does boot up. I don't know what has caused this.
Laptop specs
Windows 8.1 64bit
intel i7 quad core 3410u
8gb ram

A:Computer won't boot up because Ethernet cable plugged in

Hi Qu4nTuMz It looks that you might have "PXE Boot", which is a network boot enabled in your BIOS. This kind of boot is often used on corporate network to push OS images on computers to install them from a distance (server). When you insert your Ethernet cable and try to boot your computer, do you receive a message along the lines of "PXE Boot Failure, Please Check Media Cable"?

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My computer has an odd problem. When I boot up, the computer starts to load and then freezes. The desktop is visible, the mouse moves, but clicking on any program is useless. Even CTRL+ALT+DELETE does not pull up the task manager.

To troubleshoot, I unplugged the Ethernet cable and then rebooted. Everything worked fine. Nothing was sluggish. Nothing was frozen. But when I plugged the ethernet cable back into the computer, it freezes. Thus, I cannot connect to the Internet to run any Internet-based diagnostics.

Virus scans showed no "infections."
Running Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware found "adware.popcap," which I deleted. But this did not resolve the problem.

I appreciate any help you may provide in solving this mystery.


A:Computer Freezes if Ethernet Cable is Plugged In

Argus, is this cable the same one you have used before? Do this for me, hlod the cable with both connector ends(side-by-side) and see if, pin for pin, the color of the wires are the same or different(pins 1 thru 8)? Let us know? Also, are you going thru a hub or fast-switch, and what type?

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So I put a new motherboard in my PC, and soon after my internet stopped working. When I look in the back of my PC, where you plug the ethernet cable in, it is not lit up as it usually is when you plug it in. I know the ethernet cable is good. My modem has all green lights, im posting using the same connection from that modem on my laptop. I think it has something to do with settings because of the new mobo installed. I am not sure though. Tried googling for some solutions with no luck.

Again I tried the ethernet cord in my laptop, and it works great. I get a wireless connection of my modem great also. So it is not the modem/cable. For some reason it is not recognizing that the ethernet cable is plugged in, and won't get connected. It worked perfect before the new mobo was installed.

A:Computer not recognizing Ethernet cable after new motherboard install

Did you load the new mother board drivers?

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Ok, I've already ran all the things to not be infected with a virus. What I did in order, removed the drive scanned with nod32, reinserted the drive, ran in safemode networking: spybot, malwarebytes, removed bad files, ran smitfraudfix, then combofix, unchecked things from msconfig, used hijackthis to remove bad things. Rebooted to regular windows, and cant get on the net. The system still responds but its almost like its having issues getting an ip or something. I also tried winsock fix, but it hangs also. Ive had this problem on two seperate computers. What I believe it to be is some registry problem or permission change by the previous viruses i removed. Please dont give me the usual virus scans etc routine. I've been doing this awhile I know how to get rid of viruses. This is separate issue, please help or point me in the right direction. I also had an issue installing avg with the error code 0x80070005, but i solved this by deleting the two DENYs in permissions. Do you think this is a similar issue but a different permission? Its not also a bad NIC card or anything like that because i used a USB nic and same thing, and also i am unable to do a system restore, yes the service is running, but it wont restore. Any help with this?

A:Computer Stops responding after plugging in ethernet cable

btw the other computer that had this internet issue, had the same error code when trying to install avg. some how it has to be related

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Ok, so I have one computer and printer connected via ethernet cables to a wireless router which connects another computer wirelessly via usb adapter.

Now I have another computer that I want to connect to the same internet connection on another port in the router, however when I connect the cable from the third computer and the router nothing happens and I still cannot connect. The thir computer is using windows xp home and the other two are using windows xp professional.

Please help. I've tried creating a new network connection, but that did not work.

A:Connecting computer to internet via router and ethernet cable help

We need a more detailed description of your wireless router and USB adpater... in fact all the equipment you want to work together.... list how everthing now connects together.

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Just got finished building that computer, installed WinXP Pro Corp, and the motherboard (Shuttle AN35N Ultra) has integrated LAN/Ethernet cable connector. So I decide to run the cable to my room. So I connect a cable into the last open router slot, run the cable along the wall, plug it in into a coupler, plug another ethernet cable into the coupler, then into my room and into the motherboard's integrated Ethernet slot.
I open IE and it doesn't connect. I restarted and it doesn't connect. What can I do to get this motherboard to detect my Ethernet cable?

A:Problem With Connecting With Newly Connected Ethernet Cable In New Computer

Oh, and also, the status lights on both the motherboard and the router are on, which means that it's connected, but the stupid computer doesn't recognize that it IS connected.

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Hey all, i just baught a new aztech modem. I baught it because my old modem got fried. When i use this modem, and connect using the LAN wire, it doesnt detect anything. But when i use the USB cable, it detects the modem. Could it be because my lan card is fried as well? How can i check on this?

Thanks in advance

A:Problem connecting internet modem with computer using ethernet cable.

Other devices on the network are not supposed to be detected by Windows plug and play.

If you have configured your network adapter to obtain an IP address automatically, then your internet should Just Work.

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So about a year my laptop got water on it ... send it to fix last week and it works now !
went to TWC to get a modem And the modem works pecfectly fine on My regualar Computer but no my Laptop
I doesnt even blink when i connect the ethernet cable ?
What can vb ethe problem??

A:Sony vaio wont recognize cable modem or ethernet cable?

you need drivers , for the devices with a yellow ! - possibly the chipset
its possible the hardware is damaged , because of the water issue

however, post back the exact sony model and windows version and can look for drivers - should be on the sony support site

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Hello there, i've just built my pc installed all new drivers from mobo and the ethernet cable is plugged into the mobo but windows 10 tells me i still need to connect a ethernet cable into the pc... i do not know what is wrong and i can't see an option in my bios of ethernet cable? if anyone can help i would be really appreciative.

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A week ago, my computer suddenly could not connect to the internet. I was using a cable directly connected to the cable modem.

Since then, I've tried:

1) Added a WiFi router connected to the cable modem. Tried using the WiFi card built in to the computer. It connects but reports "limited access", and there is no connection to the internet, and I can't access the router itself.

2) Bought a new Ethernet card, installed the drivers that came with it. I've tried it connected through the WiFi router's hard ports and directly to the modem. Hard resets (power cycling off 2 minutes) on the modem each time and still no connection.

3) In device manager, both Ethernet cards show as "working normally" with no errors. So does the WiFi card.

4) ipconfig shows only "tunneling" devices with media disconnected.

5) I've uninstalled and re-installed the drivers for the on-baord Ethernet, the WiFi card, and the new Ethernet card.

After reading some other posts, I captured the output from ipconfig and several netsh commands. I've attached them to this post. The files starting with netsh are basically the command entered with underscores replacing the spaces from the commands used to generate them.

I also borrowed another computer. It connects both directly through the cable modem, and using the Ethernet ports on the router. It doesn't have WiFi, so I couldn't test that method of access. It can also connect to and c... Read more

A:Lost connection to Internet. Using Cable modem, ethernet cable.

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Stupid me...I was walking away from my Lenovo y570 and the ethernet cable got caught up around my leg, so I yanked it out of the PC. The metal thingy was busted so I pushed it back and put it in place with a pair of toothpicks. However, the ethernet cable goes out just enough to disconnect me. Can I buy only that metal part, if that's in fact the issue why my cable goes out just a little? I saw just a litle plastic thing that broke off too, is that the thing that keeps the cable locked (can I improvise and how)?My job is on the internet, so it brings the food on my table, please dear people, tell me if there's anything I can do? (HELP) 

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Hi, I have a brand new Dell Precision Workstation with Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. I have not been able to connect to networks or the internet. It does not recognize that it is plugged into the network/internet via an ethernet cable. The computer has a Broadcom NetLink Gigabit Ethernet adapter which appears to be detected and running normally. However it says "network cable unplugged" even though it is fully plugged in. Does anyone know of a solution or what the problem may be?

A:Network cable unplugged message when using ethernet cable

Is that your only connection? What is your network setup? Are you running through a router or a switch?

Try another cable. That one may be bad.

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My ethernet port has been not been working for a few months. I go to my networks and there is no ethernet adapter listed...only a wireless adapter. Also, it does not show up in device manager. I reinstalled the driver and then restarted my computer. My ethernet port worked for a little bit, but when I used my computer the next day it did not work, and the ethernet adapter was no longer in device manager. Anyone know what's up?

A:Ethernet port won't recognize ethernet cable

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Hi there,

I have a desktop with Windows XP (SP2 32-bit) and a Dell Laptop with Windows 7 (64-bit). Both have one Network Interface card each. Desktop's NIC is connected to a cable modem for internet. I wish to run internet on both the systems, for that I bought a USB-to-ETHERNET connector and an ethernet cable, so that I could connect USB end to the desktop and the other end (with ethernet cable) to my lappy, and could be able to share internet connection. The USB-to-ETHERNET connector came with an installation cd which I have installed already and I have setup the whole connection but unable to share the internet connection. May be there is some configuration problem or so.. Internet is running fine on desktop. Please help...
Thanks in advance..!!!

PS- I am able to connect both the systems by connecting ethernet cable to both NICs.

A:networking using USB-to-ETHERNET connector and an ethernet cable

Upgrade the XP to SP3.

Then show for both systems ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

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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The pc ethernet port has worked 100% up to this point. I'll just tell you what happened, Somehow, the tip of the speaker connection managed to get stuck in the green port.

After reading about what to do online, i opened up the pc and managed to open the back of the sound ports and push out the tip with a paperclip. But when I started up the pc again the ethernet cable wasent being dectected.

I've tried the cable out with the laptop and it works 100%, i've also tried a different cable into the pc and that isint being detected either (works 100% with laptop).

The drivers should be upto date. I had to remove the power supply cables from the inside of the computer to get at the sound ports , maybe i didnt put them back right? What cable controls the ethernet port?

I'm a bit lost, the lights on the lan port dont light up either.

Any ideas?

A:Ethernet cable not being detected. Cable works on other pcs.

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I have a cable modem attached to a network (router, cascaded to other routers - different vendors routers but it works / to attach 10 computers). The PCs use a lot of data/bandwith part of the day and works well, generally, but the cable modem sometimes has outages and its important we get network working again. We have no IT support. So thank you in advance for any direction you can provide.

I also have a DSL line/router that is not attached to anything (except it provides wireless).

Question: Can I just swing the cable from the cable modem over to the DSL router and expect internet to work?

I tried it one day and it worked, but we had very limited usage.

I tried it another time when the cable modem/internet failed - and it didn't seem to work. The usage was much higher so I don't know if the amount of data or the required "handshake" would take longer. or what...can you advise. This is just vanilla internet connection. No VPN or such. The applications can be shut down and reopened. But we would rather not have to reboot the PCs.

Second question would be: if I have both DSL and Cable Modem sitting next to each other - can I attach both so they can both be used and provide back up.

A:Can I just swap Ethernet Cable from Cable Modem to DSL?

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Here is an example of me connected to wifi after inserting ethernet

Here I am connected to ethernet, but if I enable my Wireless Network Connection, it will switch to wifi even though my ethernet was already plugged in and connected ethernet

I assume my problem is that wifi is given a priority over ethernet. That's my assumption, but I would have no idea HOW to test that assumption, or if there even is any such thing as ethernet having priority over wifi/vice versa.

I would appreciate the help immensely. Thank you for your time in reading this!

A:When I Plug in Ethernet: It Stays Wifi

Mine WiFi NIC has an option to turn off its radio when Ethernet connection is established. Does yours have this on your driver options?

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I read that cat7 Ethernet cables are thicker than cat5e and the usual cat5e Ethernet plug doesn't work.

What about cat6? Does cat5e Ethernet plug work for it? Or I need to buy different Ethernet plug if I bought non wired cat6 cable.

A:Is Ethernet plug for cat6 is the same as the one for cat5e?

The connectors themselves are essentially the same.

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i have a home network useing a wireless cable 4 port router.. i have 2 laptops connecting wireless and a desktop also conecting wireless ... i have a network printer connected to the router via ethernet and also a voice over ip phone setup.. all works flawless... UNTIL i plug in my daughters computer running xp via ethernet...about 10 mins after i connect her pc via ethernet cable i lose all wireless to all pc's in the house and if i search for the network to recconect it is gone! no network detected at all.. but as soon as i unplug her pc and restart the router i can connect all the other pc's wirelessly just fine..
by the way her pc is a brand new fresh install of xp with absolutly nothing installed on it yet.

any ideas on what is causing this?

A:wireless disapears when i plug in ethernet

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I really dont know what this would be called, but i included some pictures. I have looked everywhere for one, and can't find it anywhere, does anyone know where i can pick one up at?

A:Help finding modem/ethernet plug

Machine specifications would help considerably.

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Have several machines with a corporate load of Windows 8.1 that as soon as an ethernet connection is plugged in they blue screen with the bad_pool_caller error and restart. These machine will connect via wireless with no problems. I have updated to the newest
version of the network driver.
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Pc is hp b6840 but no idea wgerectge actual disk drice is either

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This is probably very simple, but I can't figure it out. Iam building a system around a new Intel D955XBK motherboard, which has the integrated audio, and I cannot determine where to plug the little audio cable that connects to the CD-ROM drive. In my old system there was a port on the audio card for it.

A:Where do you plug the audio cable?

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