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Ibm thinkpad r 52

My internet does not even work please how can i make it work does not even work wen i connect the Ethernet cable...

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  • Fazr1015 Sep 07, 2008

    is a router the internet thingy if so then my pc is....i cannot chek because wen i do everything is locked i cannot clik anything

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  • Fazr1015 Sep 08, 2008

    yeah it has alot of those exclamation mark and its yellow ive try reinstalling the proble that it says but it wont reinstall? i have a modem for the internet

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    easyq May 11, 2010

    This might be depending on many variables, do you use a router?
    are other pc's connected to the router ? did you check your connection with another PC/laptop?

    Check yoru device settungs and see if network adapters have exclamation mark (!) behind it.

    let me know



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In that case you have many driver problems, you should basically reinstall the whole pc to solve all this or update all drivers one by one.
If you download this file, it will tell you which websites to visit for updating drivers and it will give you good tips to solve many issues. Just take your time to do this once, and when done create a restore point.

Let me know

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Your internet signal comes from a box connected to the telephone line (usually). A wire comes out, but where doe sit go to?
Does it go to another box with a little antenna on it? If yes, than that box is the router.If not, than when you connect your internet via cable, the wires should come directly rom that box, correct?
In last case you have a wireless modem.

Either way, you have w\a wireless connection as well, bets way to check the connection is to have somebody else with a laptop, give them your settings and see if it works. If it doesnot work, your connection might need a hard reset.simply unplug the powerplug from the socket of the box where internet comes in your house and leave it out for about 10 seconds. Than plug it back in.

To check if your laptop is OK richt click on My computer and select properties fromthe menu. click on the tab hardware and click on device (the upper button) It will shows you a list of all devices in your PC and if somethign is wrong, you will see a yellow triangle with an exclamation mark in it (!). Most of the times you need to reinstall your drivers to have it solved. If there are no exclamation marks, your laptop is fine.

Let me know what you have tried and what the outcome was.

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