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

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

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.

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

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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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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 wor... Read more

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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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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I'm looking for a adaptor that I can plug a ethernet cable into that will split the cable into two ports without requiring a router, switch, or hub.
I know I've seen them before, but I can remember where..

I'm going to use them to attach ATA phone adaptors into our network without running additional wires..

A:1 ethernet cable, 2 ports?

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Hello, The 2 USB ports on my Idea Pad sometimes do not recognize a device plugged into it (mostly a USB drive or peripherals like a keyboard or mouse). This generally happens if I switch peripherals/external drives while the computer is on. I have to shut down the computer in order for the USB ports to recognize the devices, which is a great annoyance. Also, a recent development is that my Ethernet cable port is not working at all, even after shut downs. The same cable works on my wife's laptop, so it is not a faulty cable. My notebook is still under warranty, so I believe I will need these problems fixed in a service center as these are not software issues (at least I think). Any advice or directions of what to do? I have also had trouble with the computer not wanting to shut down at times, and the restart capability seems to never work.

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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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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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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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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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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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Hello everyone. I have a Lenovo P50 for more than 3 years. Now I have a problem. I always use two external monitors work with P50, one works by the HDMI port and another by thunderbolt adaptor. Recently, when I plug out the monitors, the P50 showed a blue screen and reset. How can I solve the problem? Any help will be appreciated.

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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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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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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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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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I cant find this in my motherboard manual.
I find the sound and all.

Im not sure what R - Ret and L - Ret do, sound in the back? Isnt that on the I/O panel?

Im trying to get the pink microphone socket in front to work but I have no clue.
I dont know if all motherboards use the same terms, i would assume so.

J1 or JAUD1 I would assume. J1 deals mostly with outputting though.
I have no clue!

A:Where do I plugin the Mic plug ports?

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There are some ports on my computer that I want to plug up, how do I do this ?

A:How do you close/plug up ports ?

use a firewall, write rules to block them!
free firewalls

Rules based firewalls.
kerio 4

for Kerio 2.1.5

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how to set up and configure kerio rules based firewall.


more advanced rules for kerio
link below on jetico


sites for testing firewalls




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Heres the deal. I have an HP Pavalion XE735. I got a new case (Aspire X-Dreamer II). The new case has an option of front USB. Where do the cables plug into on my motherboard so that I can use the front USB ports? I see a spot on my motherboard that reads "USB", but the plugs have don't fit....Like there are too many holes in the plug, and not enough spokes for the motherboard to plug into it Any help would be appreciated.

A:Where to plug in front USB ports

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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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I have a Compaq Presario CQ61-411wm with 64 bit Windows 7 installed. All the usb ports are recognized in the device manager, but if I plug anything into any of the ports, nothing happens, not even a light blinking. Here is a list of things I have already tried:

-Uninstalling all the drivers in the device manager
-Updating the drivers from device manager
-Unplugging ac adapter + battery and holding down the power button for 30-60 seconds
-Going into the BIOS and seeing if the USB ports are disabled ** (see note below)
-Using different mice, thumb drives, external hard drives, etc.
-Asking the laptop nicely to make its USB ports work

If anyone has any idea how to fix this I would be soooooo grateful. I've been trying to fix this problem for over a month and I just could not find anything that would work. I am pretty tech-savvy so if any of your ideas have anything to do with opening up the laptop or soldering I am all ears. Everything else on the laptop is working fine.

** I have Insyde H20 version f.13 and there is no Advanced option so I don't know how I would be able to see if the USB ports are enabled or disabled. Any help on this would also be greatly appreciated.

A:USB Ports are recognized, but when I plug antything into them, nothing happens.

Did they ever work?

If they did, do a system restore to before they stopped working and test.

You say you updated the drivers in device manager, I assume you got them from HP's website
Software & Driver Downloads Compaq Presario CQ61-411WM Notebook PC | HP? Support

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Hey everyone =)
First off, I'm not entirely sure if this is the right section of the forum so if I have got it wrong apologies in advance!
Basically I have been having some problems with my new computer concerning the USB ports. The problem I have is that SOMETIMES when I plug a USB device in, or mount a virtual drive, it disables ALL of the ports both on the front and back (I have 4 on the front and 2 on the back) and then I have to enact out the following process to get them to work.1. Turn off the computer by holding the power button.2. Turn it off at the back and wait for a few seconds. (By back I don't mean the wall - there's a switch on the back of the computer as well as the usual on switch on the front)3. Turn it back on at the back.4. Press power.5. As it's turning back hold power button again to turn off.6. Press power and let it turn on.After all that it SOMETIMES works and if it doesn't I have to repeat the process until it does!... which as you can imagine is very annoying!What is also odd is that when I plug a device in and it doesn't disable the ports, if I keep moving my USB mouse around it will briefly stop, then start, then stop, then start again (basically stops twice before working - as if it is struggling with something).The USB speed is also very slow when transferring data and has occasionally come up with a message on start-up saying something to the effect of 'why don't you try plugging your device into a high speed usb 2.0 port' (e... Read more

A:USB Ports Stop Working When I Plug A Device In...

Hello Smiric
You may want to manually reinstall the chipset drivers back into the system to see if that will resolve the issue. Usually, this resolves these type of problems. The 2 USB ports on this motherboard are 3.0 so, even if the device is USB 2,0 that you are using it should work.
Thank You,
Dell-Jesse L
Dell Social Media and Communities

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I'm on a Dell Inspiron 8600 notebook. It's getting on in age - about 3 years old. A few months ago while playing a game, my USB mouse kinda stopped working. I unplugged and replugged it in, and the computer froze and turned off and wouldn't restart. A few hours later I was able to restart it but everything was veeeeeeeeeeeeeeery slow, and it kept turning off again. (I don't remember if I was trying to plug in the USB mouse - it's possible).

Anyway, at that point I figured it was just old and dead so left it alone. A few days ago the internet wouldn't work on my other computer so I turned on my laptop to see if it would work. Despite taking about 10 minutes to load windows, it worked fine until I tried to plug the mouse into the USB port. Then it froze and turned off. The past few days, it has stopped turning off and just freezes. Here is what I have done:
Tried the mouse on other machines (it's fine)
Tried different things in the USB ports (still same thing happens)
Ran spyware and AV scans - nothing found
Cleaned up about 15 gigs of hard drive space (on a 40 gig drive)
Updated Drivers (they did update, but still freezes)
Updated BIOS (these also updated and I had a temporary improvement - the computer no longer froze when I plugged anything in, but did not acknowledge that something was there - no reaction whatsoever)
Took computer to local reputable computer store and had someone look at it. He thought that it was a virus issue and told... Read more

A:Computer freezes and/or shuts off when plug anything into USB ports


I re-formatted and installed windows XP. The first time I plugged something in to the USB port, computer froze. However during restart, the NTFS check thing happened and it modified/deleted some things - but that was the first restart since installing XP so maybe that was going to happen anyway?

After that, I can now plug things into the USB port, but nothing happens. No crashing (yay!) but doesn't work either.

Any thoughts? If this were a desktop I'd just go buy a USB port card and put it in, but I don't know what to do since it's a laptop.

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Ok, I've tried a PCMCIA card, but my PC Card slot is only 16-bit. I have assorted connections:9-pin serial, 25-pin parallel, 15-pin RGB, PS/2, External floppy.
Can You get something to plug into any of these to add a USB port?

A:I'm looking for something to plug into my 10yr old laptop to give me USB ports...

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I have always had trouble getting this laptop to recognize what I plug into the USB ports, but usually could get it pick up what I plug in if I tried the different ports several times. At the moment, I'm trying to get the computer to recognize a GoPro 4 Silver when I plug it in. I can get the device to charge, but the computer doesn't seem to recognize it. I troubleshooted on the GoPro side, and all is in order there. I updated the BIOS last week, and today updated everything that said "USB" in the list of driver updates.  Running out of ideas - please help! Thanks so much!-Ann  

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I have always had trouble getting this laptop to recognize what I plug into the USB ports, but usually could get it pick up what I plug in if I tried the different ports several times. At the moment, I'm trying to get the computer to recognize a GoPro 4 Silver when I plug it in. I can get the device to charge, but the computer doesn't seem to recognize it. I troubleshooted on the GoPro side, and all is in order there. I updated the BIOS last week, and today updated everything that said "USB" in the list of driver updates.  Running out of ideas - please help! Thanks so much!-Ann  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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My cpu runs fine until i plug in the internet. When i do the physical drive the memory and the cpu core all go to 100%. The cpu slows to a crawl. when i try to open applications with internet plugged in the programs freeze. when internet cord is unplugged everything works well

I have McAfee on CPU. could not get to scan uninstalled. attempted to install avg i could not. to run the scan u recommended i had to download thru another cpu and transfer over

I tried doing net stop spooler was recommended on some posts when i did this cpu went back to normal until we plugged internet back in.

i typed in net.exe stop superfetch it helped until Ethernet hooked back up again

thank you for any help you can offer

A:cpu crashes when i plug in internet/ ethernet wire


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Hi, Is there a way to hardwire laptop to modem if laptop doesn't have an ethernet plug?  My XPS series laptop only has usb, HDMI, and Thunderbolt. Thanks. Remi

A:How to hardwire to modem without ethernet plug in laptop

Hi,Use this: https://www.amazon.com/Cable-Matters-SuperSpeed-Gigabit-Ethernet/dp/B00BBD7NFURegardsVisruth

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Hi their first of all my computer spec:

I have a thermaltake supranoVB1000SWS case, Asus P5KC motherboard, windows 7 ultimate 64bit, Intel Quad core Q6600 CPU, 2GB corsair XMS DDR2 800mhz RAM, 1TB Samsung spinpoint hard-drive, DVD-drive

what it is, I bought my new case ( the thermaltake supranoVB1000SWS) a couple of weeks ago, so obviously I had to swap all my hardware into it from my older case.
Everything worked perfectly in my older case, its when I swapped everything to my new case that I started having problems with my DVD drive.
When I connect the IDE and power cable upto it, and switch my computer on their is no power getting to the drive, well no lights light up, flicker or do anything.
But once i turn my computer off and remove the IDE cable, but leave the power cable in, the DVD drive powers up, the draw opens and closes like normal, it only doesnt come on when the IDE cable is plugged in.

The DVD drive is set to master, this is IDE
My hard-drive is SATA so thats automatically goes to master.

The dvd drive is not detected in the BIOS ( revision 1203)

I have checked the IDE connector on the motherboard its-self and none of the pins or damaged or bent etc, I have even tried a new IDE cablr but the same happens.

Please can you help me thank you.

A:DVD drive not working when plug IDE cable into it.

arnie2009 said:

The DVD drive is set to master, this is IDE.Click to expand...

Had a similar problem moving an optical drive to the secondary IDE port on new computer a while ago. Had to change the jumper on the drive from Master to Cable Select (CS) to get it to work. It might be worth trying on your computer. You would need an IDE cable that supports CS with gray and black connectors for the drives.

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I plug in vga cable and nothing shows up. I've tested with a laptop and it work fine it showed up. So it's not the wire or the Monitor . It's the computer but idk what

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Hi all,

I have a Linksys Wireless router WRT54G, the instructions say to click the cable from the cable modem, into the Internet port on router. What if I don't have a cable modem and I want to click a cable from the data jack on the wall into the router? Do I still plug it in the Internet port or do I click it in one of the other ports? Thank you in advance for your help.


A:where to plug cable in wireless router?

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Can I plug in the power cable to a sata drive (already connected to sata port on mobo), while the computer is on.

With that drive connected Windows will not boot (I never have had a problem with the drive before, even when installing windows). If I remember right, a few years ago, I moved the pagefile to that drive, and it also had a boot.ini file on it (for some reason) I wonder if that is the problem (never until now), because when that drive is installed windows hangs at starting windows.

A:Plug in a sata power cable

If the SATA controller is set to AHCI mode, and the SATA port the drive is on is set to allow "hot-swap", then yes you could. If not, then no you can't.

You should post a screenshot of your Disk Management window with the problem drive connected. Expand the window so everything can be read.

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Can an expert out there tell me how to resolve this problem:

I plug in a LAN cable to my laptop but apparently Win 7 can't detect it. However it does detect the wireless connect and automatically connect to it.

Please help. I'm a noob when coming to Win 7 and Computer stuff.


By the way, I'm using a Linksys router. Please let me know if I need any other information to help resolve the problem. Thanks

A:Can't Detect LAN Wire Even After Plug in Cable

Are you certain that the driver for the LAN connection is installed?

Either Windows update or the manufacture of your laptop should have a driver for the LAN connection.

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I am using a HP Pavillion dv6000 Notebook with Windows Vista Home Premium already installed on it.

Other specs:
Intel Core 2 Duo CPU with 1.50 GHz
1 gig of ram and 32 bit system.

Whenever i connect the Clearwire ethernet cable...it seems to work fine for a while, but it always ends up bluescreening.

Clearwire, btw, is that wireless DSL company or whatever...got the wireless modem hooked up, has good signal(4 bars)

any reason why vista is crashing? Oh, and MySpace is a guaranteed crash, always saying Bad Request on the page, and not showing anything...

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I am having trouble with the prongs where the power cable is plugged in on the back of the tower. The computer does not come on unless I jiggle the prongs. The computer stays on just fine, then, so long as I don't turn it off. If I have to turn it off, then to get it on the next time, I have to jiggle the prongs again. I have already replaced the power cord, so I know it's not that. Have you ever heard of this happening? Is it possible to replace this part?
Thank you for your help! Maggie

A:plug for power cable on back of tower

That power cable goes into the power supply. If the cable is good, there is something wrong with the prongs of the power supply. Do you have a spare to swap to confirm?

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