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Usb Ethernet Converter Problems

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#1 jt657


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Posted 16 November 2007 - 07:23 PM

I have a USB to Ethernet converter, and have installed the drivers. However it says "network cable unplugged" even when all cables are connected. I used to have a different converter which broke, mabye the drivers from that are affecting it? I can't seem to locate the old drivers and get rid of them, and I'm not sure what to do from here. To make things worse when I try to get into Safe Mode my laptop wont let me, and just says somthing about system 32 and eventually restarts normally. What can I do?


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Posted 16 November 2007 - 09:02 PM

Are you referring to something like this
Do you have a spare network cable you can try?
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#3 jt657

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Posted 16 November 2007 - 11:10 PM


its more like this. i do have a spare cable and I have tried it, its not that I'm afraid.


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Posted 18 November 2007 - 10:27 PM

what OS are you using? what is the make and model of motherboard? what bios revision?

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Posted 19 November 2007 - 09:19 AM

<<However it says "network cable unplugged" even when all cables are connected.>>

That message also appears if the NIC is bad (and Device Manager reflects a working NIC).

I just experienced this with my onboard NIC 2 days ago, solved by simply installing a PCI NIC.


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