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Enthernet is not working

I have a gateway 2000 computer I bought about 10 years ago, but it still works. I need to hook ethernet wire to my router from my computer, but it did not work. I am told that I should dowload a ethernet network adapter or something else. I don't know where I can get it. MY computer model is
G6 - 400 My e-mail is: wgu@interact.ccsd.net

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If you are still using Windows 98, I would suggest getting winsockfix and running that on the old PC.

I would assume you DO have a network interface. Which is or can be ethernet.

It may very well be a software issue, if you have the hardware.

G'luck

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