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Ethernet adaptor and Local Area Connection 2 cable unplugged

My Dell Inspiron 1150 was purchased 2 years ago. Lately it has started flashing a "Local Area connection 2 - a network cable is unplugged" message every minute on the bottom right-hand-corner of the screen. I have replaced the ethernet cable, got the Cable modem checked, done troubleshooting with the Internet company and Dell and nothing works! I read somewhere that the ethernet card in the laptop is probably the cause (as I have tried everything else and it didn't help). I bought a new card from the Dell site.

My question - does anyone have instructions on how to install the card in the laptop?
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  • Mayvs Rillera
    Mayvs Rillera May 11, 2010

    Can you provide the exact model of the card you bought?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    i put the datard in the usb tahn i go to connect and it says connected but i cant open explorer it says that local connection has a cable disconnected

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    I just bought this less than a week ago.

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Is that an external usb nic card? you can just directly connect it to the usb port.

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