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Network cable wire too large to fit laptop connection

Hi, I have an old compaq presario which I loaned out and on return I can't seem to connect to the network cable as the end of the cable is too large to fit into the laptop - this opening accepts other telephone wires. Thanks.

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  • glamourbiz Oct 18, 2008

    Hi Pablo, Thanks for the info. I have just discovered an Ethernet card and plugged into that is a wire that does accommodate the dsl cable wire. But inserting that into the laptop still does not connect to the Internet.



    Thanks for trying.



    glamourbiz

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If your laptop is too old probably does not have a network card built in. In that case you need a PCMCIA network card and PCMCIA slot available in your computer.

You can get one here:

http://cgi.ebay.com/LAPTOP-PCMCIA-Network-Card-10-100-Ideal-for-Old-Laptop_W0QQitemZ280106314967QQihZ018QQcategoryZ45000QQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742.m153.l1262

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    Pablo Csaky Oct 19, 2008

    Check the status the card, if it is working or not.

    Unplug an Plug in the card

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