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Not able to connect to the internet

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I am trying to connect my computer in my office to the internet ,
I connected a ethernet cable from the computer to the ethernet hub
then the computer says acquirng network address , then after a while limited or no connectivity .
well i connected the same cable from the ethernet hub  to the my laptop  
it works fine, i am able to acess the internet

please help me with this  

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Please list the model of the network hub you are using.  Also is a "hub/switch" or a routher.  Also are you using a DSL or Cable internet connection?  Please provide a little more details.

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