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Using G630 but get "network cable unplugged" message

I have the DLink G630 C2 with latest drivers installed on Windows 2000. It used to work then all of a sudden it stopped working upon starting the computer and would just place a computer icon in the tray with a red X through it and when you hold the mouse over the icon it says "network cable unplugged". I've uninstalled the Dlink and all software and tried reinstalling it, no luck. My ethernet card (Kingston) works fine and both the Dlink and the Kingston used to work at the same time when each was in its respective slot. I've tried uninstalling the Kingston then reinstalling the DLink and software but no luck. I have tried switching slots, no luck. Any help would be appreciate. I'm relatively new at this so please keep it simple! :-)

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Re: Using G630 but get "network cable unplugged" message

I am having the same problem i have a wireless card that says network cable unplugged
now i do have two network card (both disables) and then the 2 wire wireless adaptor
it is driving me insane simply because it makes no sense the driver was downloaded directy from two wire (whos customer service compares to a car sales man helping you get a car for more money at another dealership)
yeah they make no sense at all
their download link sends me to their home page where you chase your tail time after time!!!

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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Have the DLink G630 C2 but i cant to find the drivers any one know where i can to download it ??? i only have the card and i cant find the drivers

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I'm having the exact same problem with my Zyair B-100 PCMCIA card. I install the drivers, ones I got from , and it just adds a LAN icon in the taskbar, in addition to the LAN card I already have. In Network Connections, it adds Local Area Connection # Network Cable Unplugged. Yet in "Connect using..." in the properties of the connection, it shows "ZyAIR 100 Wireless PCMCIA". The LAN connection works fine, and I have another PCMCIA card that works as well (Cnet). It just happens with this particular card. I don't know, I'm starting to wonder if it's a hardware problem...

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Re: Using G630 but get "network cable unplugged" message

A little confusing this, it would not say 'Network cable unplugged' if windows was refering to your D-link wireless connection(It's wireless) The cable unplugged should be refering to your Wired Ethernet card, so there must be no cable connected at one or other end. You don't mention anything about what the wireless card is trying to connect to(eg Wireless modem/router or another wireless PC). Maybe your pc is getting confused as to whether you wish to connect wirelessly or wired, as it can only work through one IP Address at a time. i could be wrong, but you probably thought that they were working but only one was, you really need to explain why you are using both wired and wireless and what is connected to what, Please reply and hopefully it'll get sorted

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A couple of clarifying queries pls:
1. Which configuration utility are you using for the G630, D-Links or Windows built-in?
2. Which security method is the "sons dlink 1310 wpa network" using WEP, WPA or MAC filter?
3. Have you tried different hardware configuration/settings for the 630 such as Auto Power Save, Power Management, Authentication Algorithm, Passive Scan Dwell Time, others?
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