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Desktop can no longer access the internet with Linksy router

Get message that says little or no connectivity with Rhine II Ethernet Adapter. Called service provider TWC spent numerous hours with their reps. pinging ipconfig, rebooting router, changing cables etc. still no access. one tech stated desktop computer is not communicating with router, another said I need a new network cord. When I connect my laptop to the router with another ethernet cable,

don't know what else to do. i had this v2 premier computer and this linksy router for 4 years, and never had this problem. I welcome and answers you may have. thank you

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Check the firmware of both your router and your wireless card and make sure they are both current.

In all honesty, it sounds like you have damage to an antenna or an electronics failure on either your router or wireless card.

You will prob end up exchanging equipment to find your resolution.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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