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Lan the yellow cable from my router has no appropiate connection on my tower or computer i have a netgear 4 port router

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 i am having lan and my linksys is not responding  when i plug in the lan cable in the internet port the light is working but when i turn on my psp system psp is finding 100% network but the internet is not  running ?????
   please respond soon i am very much dependent on your reply to solve my prob if u still not get the problem i will agagin type everything but if you say so.......

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Hi,

If you are referring to the Ethernet cable, initially, it can then be presumed that your computer then has no LAN port. What would be required is purchase and installation of an add-on networking card. Although it is quite rare for most modern desktops not to have a built-in LAN port. The image below is an example of an add-on PCI LAN card
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Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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