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No network detected to setup wireless router

My roommate needed to perform a system recovery on her Compaq SR1135CL desktop and upon rebooting the whole system, we found out that the computer decided to eat the internet connection.

As of right now, there is no internet connection. I have tried to install the Netgear WGR614v5 wireless router and the D-link DWL-G122 dongle that was installed originally, but because there is no network detected, I can't continue on with the installation. We have internet through Comcast and the modem is located in a room on the other side of the house. Our laptops have no problem connecting to wireless.

How do I go about getting the internet connection set up on the desktop? The computer came with a VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter, which says under Network Connections ''Network Cable Unplugged'' and a 1394 Connection that says ''Enabled''.

Nothing has changed in the setup of the modem and routers, so it's not like the modem was hooked up to the desktop or any other computer.

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  • bikey Jan 06, 2009

    I just tried setting up a new network connection through the wizard, answering each question about broadband that's constantly on and it tells me that the connection should already be configured and ready to use.

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You have to set a network connection on the computer. Go to the control panel and chose Network, the set a new one.

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