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Q: Solved: Remove VMWare Network Adapter

I keep getting an IP Address Conflict on my network due to my laptop having the wifi card and 2 VMware connections that keep getting assigned an IP. I have tried to manually delete these VM connections but when I try it tells me it can not delete this connection. How can I remove these VMware Connections?

I know I could just manually assign an IP address to my wireless card, but that is to difficult as the IP for my home network is not in the "acceptable range" as my work network.

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A: Solved: Remove VMWare Network Adapter

jo15765 said:

I keep getting an IP Address Conflict on my network due to my laptop having the wifi card and 2 VMware connections that keep getting assigned an IP. I have tried to manually delete these VM connections but when I try it tells me it can not delete this connection. How can I remove these VMware Connections?

I know I could just manually assign an IP address to my wireless card, but that is to difficult as the IP for my home network is not in the "acceptable range" as my work network.Click to expand...

Well after hours of googling -- I found that If I opened up device manager, and clicked uninstall on the network adapter for the 2 VMware in question, it would remove them.

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I've been playing around on some multiplayer games and it was a lot slower than usual, i tried plugging my ethernet cable in, the LED glowed and when i turned wireless off, there was no connection, i have tried disabling/re-enabling the driver, updating the driver, but nothing i have tried fixed the problem! Plz Help!
Oh and I know the cable works because it gives internet to the other computer in my house with Windows Vista Home Premium.

A:VMware Network Adapter possibly not working

Are you playing the games on host or in vmware player?

If host:

I had problems with strange performance and network slowness issues before caused by vmware player.
If you want to increase performance and see if disabling the network adapters solves the issue, see here:

Not a program, but great for people using vmware player...

Also make sure you have the latest version of vmware player:


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so I am pretty new to VMware, but I had been using 6.0 for awhile, but now I updated to 8.0, and the network settings are very hard to configure.

the virtual network editor (if you know what I mean) has VMnet1 and VMnet 8 configured, with #1 set to Host-Only, and #8 set to NAT. they are enabled, and have subnet masks configured. but vmnet0, which is set to bridged, has no connections. It says Automatic, and the only other option I have that I can change to is from a number of network devices, specifically a bluetooth, an Aethoros Network Adapter, a miniport wifi adapter, and a marvel-yukon ethernet controller. I have tried both automatic, and the Aethoros Network Adapter, but both of them don't work. I'll post a screenshot of the settings, as they appear. Can you suggest me with what I should try. This is very differnet from v.6.0 so i don't know what to do with it.
Thank You, and I would really appreciate some help on this!

A:Solved: VMWare Workstation 8.0 Network Configuration.

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New here. I have searched the forums and have found several threads similar to my problem - bought a refurbished PC that used to be connected to a network, have a 3Com Fast Etherlink XL 10/100 TX Ethernet adapter bound to a TCP/IP, however, the properties are all "empty". I only have this PC, so have no need of a network adapter. I have a very slow boot. Figured out that by disabling the hardware in Device Manager the annoying network password box is eliminated. Have culled startup items to bare minimum and deleted LOTS of fonts I don't need (even checked load= and run=, but haven't looked into the sysedit yet) - when I try to Remove the Ethernet adapter in System (control panel), it reinstalls the software for the "new" hardware on startup.

Whew - now for my question(s), with it disabled in device manager, does Windows still load the driver info at start up or does it ignore it completely like it didn't exist? Could that be what is causing the slowness (4 minutes, usually) Since I don't need it, is there any harm in actually physically removing the card from the chassis? Also - I did some tweaking of my registry (VERY carefully and with LOTS of backups and help) and found absolutely TONS of keys referencing the old Win95 OS that I'm guessing was on here in its former life, as well as references to many other former-life business and office applications that no longer exist. Is there any chance that all of those entries could... Read more

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I was once using bitdefenderTS2009, but then I uninstalled it and now I'm using 'Kaspersky Technical Preview for Windows 7'.

When I'm using Snipping Tool to save screenshot for my post at 'show your WEI score' thread on the forum I noticed this (see attachment)

I guess those are some leftovers from imperfect BDTS2009 uninstallation process. Any suggestion on how I could get rid of those?

For you know, I also have used the Uninstall Tool I got from Bitdefender website successfully.

A:can't remove: network adapter Bitdefender Firewall NDI

anybody? no?

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I want to connect several VM's mainly Cisco router to same network adapter (vmnet1 host-only network adapter) and want to pass multiple VLAN's as Tagged. I am able to achieve this requirement through bridged network adapter but unable to do so through host-only
adapter. I am using Windows 7 as main OS and VMware Workstation 11.
I have gone through several tech forums but unable to find answer for it. Though in multiple forums one statement was common that Windows will strip the VLAN information when packet received/transmits through network adapter.
I would really appreciate if anyone can help me with this.

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Which type should be picked when installing Vista 32 bit Ultimate on a VM using VMware Workstation 6, & why?

IDE or SCSI? Thanks for your kind help.

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Hi All

Please can anyone help??!! I have done something and I don't know what!

I have just bought a new computer, a compaq, running windows 7, AMD athlon (tm)IIx2 245 processor, I had no problems connecting it to the internet, it has a wired ethernet cable which plugged to my Thompson router and worked straight away. I also have a Toshiba satellite L350-170 laptop (running Vista) with wireless internet connection. At this stage I was getting internet on my new PC and wireless internet on the laptop.
The problem came when I tried to set up a home network, I have done it previously (on the old pc running Windows XP) with no problems, however I am not sure what I have done, but I can get internet on the PC but on the laptop it is connecting to the wireless network but not the internet.
In the network and sharing centre it shows the laptop connected to an Unidentified network but then there is a cross through the line connecting it to the internet. In Network and Internet, Network connections I double clicked on Wireless Network Connection and then on diagnose, I got a box with the heading - 'The network adapter "Wireless Network Connection" does not have a valid IP Configeration.

I am a bit bewildered what to do, and thought it better to seek help rather than fumble around in the dark!!
Hope someone can help


A:Solved: Help network adapter 'wireless Network Connection' does not have a valid IP a

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This is a desktop PC with Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit.

Up until yesterday, the PC had perfect internet access via ethernet. When I came to use it last night - no access.

The situation:
The sys tray icon has a red cross and mouse over produces 'Not connected - no connections are available.'

The network Adapter is a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller and is showing in Device Manager, and according to the properties, is working correctly.

The network diagnostics troubleshooter finds the following - 'Windows could not automatically detect this network's proxy settings'.

When I open Network and Sharing Centre and then click on 'Change Adapter Settings', there is nothing showing in the Network Connection.

If I click on Connect to a network, I get 'No connections available'

If I click on Set up a new connection, I get 'Windows did not detect any networking hardware'

What I have tried:
I have uninstalled the network adapter from device manager and then reinstalled it. Still showing as ok.
I have run netsh int ip reset" and "netsh winsock reset"
I have downloaded and installed the latest adapter drivers
I noticed a Windows Critical update had been done at 03:00 so I restored the system to before that update.
I restored further back than that update, to two days previously.

None of the above worked and I'm not sure what else to try. Has the actual hardware failed, or is there some... Read more

A:Solved: Network Adapter not showing in Network and Sharing Centre

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I have had several problem with computer today, most have been cleared up thanks to this forum, the last thing I seem to be having an issue with is I ran the diagnostic scan on XP Home and my network adapter failed. I have not been having problem with it until today, after the test ran this is the read out:

Caption = [00000001] 3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller (3C905C-TX Compatible)
DatabasePath = %SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc
DefaultIPGateway = Subnet) (PASSED)
Pinging with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from bytes=32 time=11ms TTL=11
Reply from bytes=32 time=13ms TTL=13
Reply from bytes=32 time=12ms TTL=12
Reply from bytes=32 time=10ms TTL=10
Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss)
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 10ms, Maximum = 13ms, Average = 11ms
Description = 3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller (3C905C-TX Compatible) - Packet Scheduler Miniport
DHCPEnabled = TRUE
DHCPLeaseExpires = 11:24:29 AM 11/3/2004
DHCPLeaseObtained = 11:24:29 PM 11/2/2004
Pinging with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from bytes=32 time=20ms TTL=20
Reply from bytes=32 time=19ms TTL=19
Reply from bytes=32 time=17ms TTL=17
Reply from bytes=32 time=17ms TTL=17
Ping statistics for
Packets: Sent = 4, Recei... Read more

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I've installed VMware workstation on my Lenovo P50 notebook When i connect an original Lenovo ThinkPad USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter to my P50 everything is alright.The network connection is perfectWhen I change into my VM an click on Removable Devices and connect the Ethernet Adapter to my VM an disconnect from the Host (P50) my Windows 7 show me: "Unknown device" Then I tried to install the driver manually but also this step didn't work. When i do all this steps (Windows 7 x64 Ent Host System, VMware Workstation 12, Win7 x64 Ent VMware) on a T460s the Ethernet Adapter works in the VM. What can I do?

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Can any one just solve my below problem. I am having trouble with my Windows 10 network adapter problem.
It shows multiple adapter in network adapter settings. Please see below screen shot. and Sometimes it doesn't shows any adapter at all. and i see at my wifi-router no beeping in light where my Pc's Ethernet connection is.

Plz guys what to do, fyi last one is working right now-

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Help, My daughter switched from Windows 7 to Windows Vista on her Dell Inspiron 1545 now I can not connect to Internet . I can not locate network adapter on device manager. Please Help

A:Solved: No Network adapter

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Please bare with me as I know there are similar threads involving this issue however after spending 3 days trying to solve this on my own I am stumped. I recently reformatted my HD and installed windows. As with any normal format my drivers were wiped from the system. Unfortunately the driver cd given to me by the manufacturer (ibuypower) is defective and will not work with my computer. The main driver I need is the one to my network card that will allow me to connect to the internet. As it stands now my computer doesn't even know it has an ethernet cable attached, let alone it's wireless adapter.

My Motherboard is an ASUS P5N-E SLI 1.XX however I have failed to find the necessary drivers for my network card. I have tried both Everest and Belarc Advisor in an effor to identify the hardware but neither have provided results.

I am getting the generic 1394 Net Adapter when I check under hardware.

Please help me. I will try to answer any questions I can. I just need to find the name of the network adapter or another way to to connect to the internet so I can update my drivers.

A:Solved: Network Adapter

What OS?
All your drivers are here:
http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?modelname=P5N-E SLI&SLanguage=en-us
You have an onboard adapter:
Gigabit LAN featuring AI Net2 Marvell 88E1116 PHY
Look in Device manager to see what's missing. I suspect you need the chipset drivers.

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us ing win 7 home premium sp1 acer aspire m5630 desktop ----

just turned on and no network adapter found checked d-manager no network adapter listed all other driver working no yellow warnings ????

is this viral or ???????????????????

if need to d-load driver how and where currently using laptop so id need to manually d-load and install help help

A:[SOLVED] network adapter ???????

You can download the M5630 WLAN driver and others from Acer Support: Downloads & Support Documents - Desktop / Aspire / Aspire M5630 but you'll need to remember which one your desktop was using as there are two listed at the bottom of the page.

The upside though is that if you choose the wrong one, it won't install.

Hope this is of some help.

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My network adapter is RealTek PCIe GBE Family Controller. I'm using Advanced System Care 5.0 and it tells me there's an update for it and brings me to this page. http://www.realtek.com/downloads/do...d=5&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false

Which one am I suppose to download? I'm using W7 64b.

A:Solved: Network Adapter

This one 'Win7 and WinServer 2008 R2 Auto Installation Program (SID:1469821)

But if it works ok already I wouldn't bother.

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I recently had an issue with my router, but someone else in my house thought it was with the computer. They uninstalled the driver for the ethernet network adapter. I don't have the brand name on hand. Is there any software I can use to find the brand or type so I can get a driver for it? I tried Everest and found it was some sort of NVIDIA nForce, but using the nForce download didn't help. Here is the info that Everest said:

PCI/AGP 10DE-0260: PCI standard ISA bridge [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-0264: NVIDIA nForce PCI System Management [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-026C: Microsoft UAA Bus Driver for High Definition Audio [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-026D: Standard OpenHCD USB Host Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-026E: Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-026F: PCI standard PCI-to-PCI bridge [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-0270: nForce Memory Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-0272: nForce Memory Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-027E: nForce Memory Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-027F: nForce Memory Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-02F5: PCI standard RAM Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-02F8: nForce Memory Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-02F9: nForce Memory Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-02FA: nForce HyperTransport Bridge [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-02FB: PCI standard PCI-to-PCI bridge [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-02FE: nForce Memory Controller [NoDB]
PCI/AGP 10DE-02FF: nForce Memory Controller [NoDB]

Do I have to open up the computer?

A:Solved: Network Adapter

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After I removed everything and reinstalled windows (an option in pc settings-update and recovery) I couldn't connect to my wifi. I will put more information on if anyone is willing to help Thanks

A:Solved: Network Adapter pls help?

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Dear all

I'm running Windows XP on a Quadcore processor with integrated NIC. It used to have a static IP address of on the router.

It's been fine, until yesterday, when I found out that there was a later version of .NET. I tried to upgrade to .Net 3.something from 1.1, and did some Windows updates too. At a similar time, I tried to install a USB network connection on a different PC.

Upshot was that the LAN connection started flickering between 1.0Gb and 100Mb then disappeared completely. I went into device manager and it had lost its network adapter device. All network connections in the control panel have disappeared. When I try to run network connection wizard it refuses stating that I don't have a network adapter installed.

I reinstalled the drivers for the motherboard, the network card and the video card; I also followed Microsoft tech support http://support.microsoft.com/kb/825826 (7 pages) and finally I reinstalled XP, overwriting the version that was there before. I thought that would do the trick, but it hasn't.

The router seems to recognise the network card hardware - there is an orange light at the back of the PC when I plug in the network cable, and the router also displays a green light, but the PC doesn't refresh to show any network adapters. In device manager the network adapter is now hidden.

The PC is fairly new - I bought from DinoPc a couple of months back, but I would rather solve this without having to post it back ... Read more

A:Solved: Missing network adapter

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My System Hardware list has 2 Network Adapters. One is the "... Family Fast Ethernet..." and the other is "1394 Network Adapter". I confirmed that the first one listed is the only one in use to connect to the internet. I cannot find my other piece of hardware. But I'm not sure what it looks like. I suspect it is a dial-up adapter because there is a green telephone jack at the very bottom of the back of my PC (not in use). So what is a 1394 Network Adapter? What does it look like? And where can I find it?

PS - I just joined this site and this is my first post. Sorry if the answer is buried among the 3880 network threads I did not read.

A:Solved: What does a 1394 Network Adapter look like?

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Recently my son downloaded and ran SuperAntiSpyware on his computer. Immediately afterward his internet connection wasn't working. Some investigation showed that he had a few things in which the drivers would not install:

Ethernet Controller
Multimedia Audio Controller
SM Bus Controller

I reinstalled the drivers for his network card, which is a Dynex DX-E102 PCI 10/100 Mb card. I still have the driver disk and used that to install the drivers. The reinstall did not fix the problem.

I got out the Windows XP disk and tried to install the network services off of it, but again, no joy.

The computer is a Gateway ESX-500S. I read another, similar problem on this site, but a different type of computer, and the recommendation was to download the motherboard chipset. Unfortunately, I do not know how to find out what type of motherboard this computer has. Where would I go to find that?

The same thread also stated that he could reinstall the NVIDIA drivers and the OP had success with that. I tried it but it didn't work.

A:Solved: Network Adapter Problems...

You would find the motherboard and chipset drivers in the gateway site. Look under support and there will be a link for downloads somewhere.

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I did a clean installation of Windows XP Home Edition from a reinstallation disc and went to set my internet connection back up and it wouldn't set up. I checked in the Device managers I realized there is no Network Adapter. I looked on the drivers CD and it seems that the drivers are there, but there is still nothing listed. Can you help me troubleshoot this??

A:Solved: Reinstall and now no network adapter

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I have a Dell 8250, which was running very slow. I backed up my files and tried to use a slip streamed (SP3) cd made from my Windows XP (Home) to reinstall windows. Everything is fine, except for the internet. There is no network adapter in the device manager, and I can not run internet. Dell dignostic recognizes the NIC adapter, but the computer apparently does not. Grateful for your suggestions. I have all the original discs including the driver disk.

Just to add, the network card light is on and the network cable is connected to the ADSL modem. It was working ok (though quite slow) yesterday.

A:Solved: No network adapter detected

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While doing some diagnostics on my Lenovo T420 laptop (with Lenovo solutions center utility) I received an alert telling me that there were some (3) disabled MS network adapters. When I went to the properties feature of all three adapters I got the same message which I have attached with a screen clip below. The message says this device cannot start (Code 10) and I could not see any way to enable them.

Does anyone know what this "Code 10" issue is, and is there any way enable all of these network adapters?

Thanks for your interest

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2540M CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3983 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, 1799 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 85823 MB, Free - 31766 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, 4236MBU
Antivirus: COMODO Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

A:Solved: MS network adapter(s) cannot be started

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My Dell Vostro 13 running on Windows 7 home premium started showing 'limited access' wireless connectivity issues. Network diagnostics suggested a problem with drivers for both the wireless network and LAC adapters. I updated the wireless minicard (with v5.50.18.8) and also tried running in the safe mode (I think I lost the connectivity after the latest Windows Update) but I still can't connect to the internet through any of the connections (wired and wireless, at work and home).

Any suggestions on what to try next?


p.s. I have MS security essentials if that matters.

A:Solved: network adapter issues

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I am unable to to log on to my network using wifi or ethernet. Win7 32 bit OS
Icon in system tray shows all connections available, including my home network. Signal strength Exellent; correct values for security type, radio type, and SSID. When I try to connect, I get "connection unsuccessful/limited connectivity and cannot access the router. When I try to troubleshoot, the message reads "problem with driver for wireless network connection adapter. I try to "repair as administrator" and get "wireless network adapter is experiencing problems.

After plugging in ethernet cable to router, I see steady green lights at both ends. No connection is available, and I am unable to connect.

Here is the ipconfig /all result with one USB wifi adapter and ethernet cable plugged in:
C:\Users\Owner>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

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A:Solved: Network adapter problems

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I have a dell dimension 2400 that I couldn't do a sytem restore on because a virus had deleted previous entries. I recieved my reinstallation discs from dell and put them all in and followed the instructions. One problem though: THe computer acts as though I have no network adapter. I have an ethernet port in the back and I have active internet plugged in through a linksys router yet it acts as though I have no connection. I've tried installing all the network and internet drivers I could find but nothing seems to work. I've been trying for a good 2 weeks to find a solution to no avail. Any help would be much appreciated, I've been praying for an answer

A:Solved: No Network Adapter Present

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After performing a comprehensive scan on my HP desktop with Norton 360, I was instructed to re-boot to finish the scan. Once completed, I tried to access the internet and was informed that my computer did not have a wireless adapter installed & configured and, that Windows couldn't start this hardware device because its configuration information in the registry was incomplete or damaged. The network adapter is a NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet and the driver files are shown a "nvconrm.dll", "nvnrm.nvu" and "nvunrm.exe".

I have tried to find these files on the internet in order to re-install them on my desktop but so far have been unsuccessful.

I have 2 questions:
1) Does anyone know where I might find these files to download
2) Are there any other ways of overcoming this problem so I can connect to the internet?


I didn't download TSG SysInfo as was recommended above because I'm posting this problem from my laptop computer which can still access my home network. It's my desktop computer that is experiencing this problem.

A:Solved: Network Adapter Problems

You have to go to the manufacturer's website, download the latest drivers, and install them.

You can transfer the installers from a working computer to the problem computer via flash drive, CD, or other media storage.

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my eternet port is not working. i install/reinstall the drivers and it shows that it works properly. It is enabled. i have a laptop IBM thinkpad that is running win2000 professional. i check the cable and it works on my other laptop but not the IBM thinkpad. when i pull in my cable to the port it says network cable unplugged. I think the enternet port is bad. what you think? Please help me to resolve this issue.

A:Solved: Network adapter problems

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We have dsl internet. The dsl comes from the phone jack into the cable modem, then from the modem to a wireless router. I know the net and router/modem are all workign because I'm on my laptop right now.

We've had problems with the network adapter in our old desktop once in a while. It would stop working so I'd unplug it, plug it back in, and it'd work fine. The net on the desktop wasn't working the other day, but I know we still had a signal because it was fine on my laptop. The red light was on the back of the network adapter so I knew something was wrong with it. I fiddled around with it for an hour or so and could not get the red light to go away so I figured the card was shot. We got a new pci network adapter form radio shack and popped it in. The yellow light for "activity" was on, but the green gigabit light was not lit up. The computer recognized the adapter and installed the drivers so I don't think there's a problem with the pci slot. I know it's not the ethernet line coming from the router because I also tried straight from the cable modem to the desktop.

When I right click on the net connection it shows almost no activity, although it says it's connected. When I look in the properties the the ip addy and everything is blank. I have no clue what's going on, but for some reason I don't think this is hardware related.

A:Solved: No net, new network adapter, no ip address

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Hi, Im having issues with my computer saying I have an invalid Ip address every hour n 30 minutes, I'm a pc gamer been using a computer a very long time and pretty tech savy but this problem im at the ends of my rope. I ASSURE ANYONE WHO READS THIS 100% the problem is within my computer and not within my service provider, my router, or Ethernet cable (cat 5). The reason I say this is I can directly connect my laptop with the cable and I do not get the same problem in multitudes of hours. So IM using windows 7 ultimate intel core i7 4770 3.5 graphics card 16 gb ram 1 terabyte harddrive, 64 bit operating system.
So i assure the problem is within my computer and not within anything else due to all the troubleshooting i have already done previously.
So any help resolving this issue will be highly appreciated and well respected

A:Solved: Adapter Network Card

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hi there.

my friend has recently accidently deleted his network adapter in device manager.

Now he doesnt have the internet... I have tried to install his ISP cd which was provided.

finding out that it was the network adapter. I have now gone into control panel> networks and in there it is blank. In device manager ther is no Network Adapters listed either.

So thats the problem. If you know anyway to install it. ill be greatful

just a bit more info.

Computer: XP home edition.
Modem. Netcomm NB5 Adsl modem Router (ethernet)
ISP: Iprimus.
let me know if you need more


A:Solved: There's no internet network adapter.

You need to download drivers for the network adapter.

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I had a computer with 32 bit windows 7 ultimate and my wireless adapter plugged into that and it worked fine, but then i updated components of my computer and reinstalled it to 64bit since then it doesnt recognise the adapter as a wireless adapter. In device manager it puts it as 'other' so i told it it was a wireless adapter and then I installed the drivers for it but now it wont find any networks at all and when I click on 'adapters' and then rick click it and try to go to 'status', I can't it wont let me click on it. I have tried the adapter on anothere computer which was the same components and version and architecture of windows and for that one it worked fine with no problems. What do i do?

A:Solved: Network adapter not working.

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My network adapter is giving me problems.

When I start up my laptop and is already at the windows, the adapter picks up signals and connects automatically to my home network. However, after a few minutes, my connection gets lost. I checked manually,

1. The light on the network adapter switch goes off.

2. At network connections, sometimes the adapter is shown as disabled. (which i cannot enable it as when i do, a window pops up saying "connection failed"

3. I tried to un-able the firewall still doesn't help.

The queer thing is that when I restart my laptop, the connection is perfect again. Only for a few minutes like (3mins) then it gets disconnected again.

Can anyone help please. I wasted the whole day on Wednesday to troubleshoot but to no avail. On thursday, went to my school's it technician he reformatted my laptop it works well in school but went back to normal when i'm at home. Today (friday) went to another school it technician he reinstalled the drives and works well...but the issue resurfaced back at home. Please help. This problem is making me going nuts.

I'm using Intel(PRO)Wireless 3945ABG


A:Solved: Network adapter problem

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Don't know enough about these things to figure out the simplest problems though here it goes.

Dell Dimension 8400

Service tag # GBK1Y51

Integrated network adapter

Had to install new hardrive after the old one went south. Loaded windows XP Home addition (Dell red disc). Trying to get logged on for all the updates and so on and the freaking network adapter doesn't even show up under device manager. I went to the Dell website and downloaded what I thought were the drivers, bios system utility, system utility, diags & Chipset (shows file usbehci.sys is missing, didn't really care since I've read that's for the USB ports)

Question?? Where the heck are the drivers or whatever I need for this integrated network adapter?? Why are they not showing up under device manager?

When trying to set this up I ran some sort of ping test that was sucessfull.

I know I could go buy a new network card for $10.00 though I don't want to spend the green when I'm gong wireless in three weeks. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: Network adapter problem!!

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Hi all!

I did a reinstall of WinXP Pro on a used computer I just bought (no references or restore CDs came with it), and for some reason the graphics, audio, and ethernet controllers (drivers?) were lost. I installed the graphics and audio drivers from the HP website and they work great now, but I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong with the network adapter driver. I downloaded the Broadcom NetXtreme 4401 driver from the Broadcom website, but the new internet connection won't establish a LAN connection (I have wireless DSL). Any suggestions as to what else I can try? I've been working on this so long my eyes are now crossed! My computer specs, obtained via Everest, are below.


Computer: Hewlett-Packard d220 MicroTower
OS: MS Windows XP Pro, Service pack 2
DirectX: (DirectX 9.0c)

CPU type: Intel Celeron, 2400 MHz (24 x 100)
Motherboard name: Lite-On NR138
Motherboard chipset: Intel Brookdale-G i845GEV
System Memory: 503 MB (DDR SDRAM)
BIOS type: AMI (05/28/04)
Communication port: Communications port (COM1)
Communication port: ECP printer port (LPT1)

Broadcom NetXtreme BCM4401-A1 integrated fast ethernet controller

A:Solved: Network adapter not working!!

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I reinstalled windows 7 from a restart disk for my mom's computer which is a windows 7 home premium 64 bit with a Amd Sempron(tm) 140 processor 2.70 Ghz processor. When I installed everything it failed to connect to the internet and has been telling me that there are no internet connections available. Trouble shoot says that windows did not detect a properly installed network adapter. If you have a network adapter, you will need to reinstall the driver. (<-- I copied it) However I can't find it and I actually have to find it on my computer do to no connection on hers. I have been using my flash drive to transfer drivers but have not succeeded in finding the correct one. Please help I have been trying with no success for the past four hours. It is a dell inspiron 570.

A:Solved: Need network adapter installation

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Hi All,

Details :

I just installed winXP as a second boot option following a thread on here to use easyboot. Everything went fine I can dual boot just fine. My problem is WINXP does not detect my network cards and I cannot connect to the internet. I downloaded the drivers on another computer and transferred them, when I tried to install the driver I got this error...

"This installation package could not be opened. Verify that the package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer package. "

Here is a link to the driver I tried to download and install

Toshiba Network Drivers for Windows XP, Vista & Windows 7

I downloaded an updated version of MSI but it did not work.

Download details: Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable

I downloaded the winxp file

Here is my system details

Win7/winxp-sp3 Updated to newest versions (as far as I know)
Toshiba Laptop Satellete p500

I tried to remedy like I said but could not get any where. Thank you for your time.

~May the force be with you.

A:[SOLVED] Not Detecting Network Adapter

Your model # is incomplete, if you go to the Toshiba Support site you can find model # and it will take you to the download page for your driver.

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For starters, I am not on a network and don't know much if anything about them. Is it OK to disable or even uninstall my Network Adapter? (It seems to be the problem that's preventing me from connecting to the web - link down).
My modem works.
Device manager says that my network adapter is working OK.
Diagnostics says it passes all tests exept Link. Link fails.
I've tried plugging the phone line into another com port. No go.
No hardware, software or drivers were installed, uninstalled or changed that I know of the day this problem started. One minute I was surfing the web, next time I logged on, my browser started saying it couldn't connect to anything. Any sage advice? Thanks. V

A:Solved: Disable Network Adapter?

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onboard realtech pci gbe family network controller only connects at 100mb on my gb network. i tried to force settings to 1.0gb full duplex and the connection speed is stuck at 100mb. running windows 7 home edit 32b. i also updated drivers for the nic card. the router is wrkng properly, the other 2 pc's on the network connect at 1.0gb no prob running windows 7?? any help or suggestions..

A:Solved: trouble with gb network adapter

Checked the cable?

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I just put a linksys wrt54g v1.1 wireless network card in my computer and i keep getting:

"Limited or no connectivity"

When i try to "repair" the connection it says renewing your ip address cannot be completed.

I have tried the "repair" feature, updating drivers and nothing. I can connect to the net threw the on board Ethernet card if that means anything. any help would be greatly appreciated, Thanks

A:[SOLVED] Wireless network adapter

do you have wep encryption setup and if so,,did you enter the correct wep key? was this card a PCI type card and was it brand new? was there a linksys wireless utility that loaded with the drivers ? do you have a firewall program like zonealarm running if so...disable it or go into zonealarm and allow internet access to IE

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Home built PC:
Motherboard - Asus Maximus III Extreme
Onboard network adapter - RealtekŪ RTL8112L Gigabit LAN controller
OS - Win 7 Ultimate 64bit

Put my computer to sleep before I left the house in the morning. I live in Fort Worth, TX where the tornadoes hit this week. There was no physical damage done to my apartment complex or my area. I don't even think the power went out because all my clocks were on time when I got home.
But I walked in and the computer was on and sitting at the windows login screen. (not how I left it..)

Logged in and everything was working fine except my internet (and my cable tv tuner). I have AT&T U-Verse Internet and TV. The TV and my PC run off the same modem but they should be completely independent of each other. So I sat on the phone with AT&T Tech Support for 45 minutes and the lady tried everything she knew and finally decided to mail me a new modem.

*Meanwhile* on my PC, I (now) have no network adapters listed in the "Change Adapter Settings" screen of "Network and Sharing Center". No network adapters show up in my device manager either. When using the troubleshooting function, I got a message about no drivers were installed. Also, the LED on the network adapter (next to the ethernet port) is lit up solid orange and it just stays like that. Plugging/Unplugging the cable doesn't change anything, the LED stays orange. I've tried different cables as well.

I went to the ASUS page and downloaded ... Read more

A:Solved: Network Adapter not detected..

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I just bought a new computer. It has a Windows 7 home premium 64 bit Operating System. I got everything set up. I put the Cox high speed disk in my drive to get my internet set up, and it could not find my network adapter. I don't have a router. I am connecting straight from my cable modem to my computer. I have tried unplugging my modem a few minutes then plugging back in, but still can't reset and find my network adapter. My computer will not automatically assign an ip address. My computer shows that I have a network adapter, and it is working properly. If anyone can it would be greatly appreciated. If you need more info to help just ask, and I will do what I can to help. Thanks.

A:Solved: ISP can't find my Network Adapter

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Hello my name is Mrbaka and I have two laptop running window 7, but the problem is my first laptop connect to the wifi and I am allow to use the internet freely. On the other hand my 2nd laptop connects to the wifi but isn't allowing to browser the internet. However the 2nd laptop is able to run on server like games server (osu, Team Fortress 2...) and skype but not google,yahoo, or facebook nor any other websites. Getting frustrated I decide to switch the hard drive and the hard drive on my 2nd laptop (inside the first laptop),works using the internet.(Meaning my 1st laptop internet works) Noticing it I am pretty sure it have sometime to do with the network adapter from my 2nd laptop because if my 1st laptop can browser the internet then why can't my 2nd one. My questions is there a way for me to fix this problem, I want both laptop(in the end) able to browser the internet.

A:Solved: Laptop/Network adapter help!?

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Hi ya. I'm a total beginner to all this so bear with me. I've a Windows xp Pro. I've been having trouble connecting to Int. Exp. Getting the "this page cannot be displayed" I ran a diagnostic & it said my Network Adapter had failed, Outlook
Exp. mail had failed. Something to do with outbound mail server (smtp.three.au port 25). Also Int. Exp. web proxy &
Outlook Exp. News, not configured. Can you explain how i rectify these? Desperately need your help.

A:Solved: Network Adapter, failed

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Hello. I'm wondering if any on this site can help me. I have had my desktop pc for nearly a year and the internet has worked fine since the day i got it. I plugged in the wire from the router to the pc and it connected to the internet straight away. About 2 months ago my computer wouldnt connect to the internet. I turned my pc off went downstairs for dinner. Started the pc back up and it wouldnt connect to the internet. I got a tech savvy friend who said he thought it was maybe the onboard network card. So he installed a new one and disabled the onboard card installed drivers and it worked fine. On friday i was on the pc with my friend then the internet dropped and it wouldnt let me reconnect. Looked in network and there was no adapters in there but when i go into device manager and click show hidden the network adapters are there. When i run the troubleshoot it says it cant identify a problem. When i click on detailed it says i need to install a driver for my network adapter and windows could not find a driver for your network adapter. So i have tried to uninstall the adapters from in the device manager to see if they can get the drivers from the motherboard but it didnt make a difference. They did reinstall but still wouldnt connect. I tried reinstalling windows but it hasnt made a difference either. I have tried reinstalling the drivers from the chipset cd i got with my motherboard but nothing happens either. I ran cmd ipconfig /all in dos and the primary dns suffix i... Read more

A:Solved: Hidden Network Adapter

Problem solved. Turned if off for 5 mins disconnected power lead and network adapter was found.

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