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Cannot get the ethernet to work

Says that there is no connection to internet- cable unplugged. I have a d link- ethernet adapter- 10/100 Mbps fast ethernet. Do I have the wrong one? any ideas?

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The "cable unplugged" error points to an electromechanical problem. Something is broken.

The first thing to try would be to replace the ethernet cable (make sure it is wired straight through, since some hardware won't automatically configure for a crossover cable). If that doesn't work, test that the hub you are connecting to works by hooking it up at a friend's house. If the hub and cable are alright, it's possible that the jack on your network card is faulty.

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