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#1 indianabob

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Posted 14 November 2014 - 11:10 AM

I have a computer that was working fine on internet last week.  Lost internet and the nic card reads ethernet connection not valid.  Any suggestions, I have tried about all of the malware search engines and found nothing. 


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Posted 15 November 2014 - 05:44 PM

Welcome,

Have you considered the possibility that the NIC card is bad?

Are you using a plug-in NIC or is this the one built into the motherboard? If it's the MB port then a plug-in card might be the quickest and easiest solution.

Start -> control panel -> device manager

what does it say about your NIC - no yellow triangles, when you check properties it says that it's installed and working properly?

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Posted 15 November 2014 - 05:54 PM

Worth a look:  http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-networking/error-message-ethernet-doesnt-have-a-valid-ip/4ecda5d6-2e1c-4f87-a9c0-5b97fba4c93e .

 

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