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Internet connection My wife's g4 doesn't see the cable as plugged in. New Lynksis wireless router, new 6100f modem from Verizon. One HP pc wired connection and two pc wireless connections all work fine. The Verizon rep thought it was the Mac's network card. If so can I replace it myself?

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The only way to replace the network card is to replace the logic board in this unit, however if you are running 10.5, you can purchase an external USB to ethernet adapter at a local Apple retailer and you can hook the computer to the network through that adapter

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