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Compaq desktop cant connect to internet, even though the modem and ethernet cable are working fine.

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There are too many variables to address before your question can be answered. You best option is to contact your Internet service provider.

I hope this helps.

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Very well could have toasted you network card. If everything else works, try installing a different one (and drivers) that is known to work. MM85

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Check these things:

  1. Is you Ethernet adapter Active
  2. Is your Cable the correct one (NOT a cross over)
  3. Refresh your IP Address for your Ethernet Card
  4. Reboot your computer and power down your modem, then power the modem up AFTER your windows is logged on
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SOURCE: desktop wont connect to internet but laptop will

Is your cable modem also a wireless router?

From my search on it, it is not a wireless router.

This means you need to attach a hub or a wireless router to your cable modem so that more than one computer can connect to the internet simultaneously.

Go out and buy a wireless router. Connect the wireless router to your cable modem.

Connect your desktop to the wireless router with an ethernet cable.

Then you should have internet on your desktop.

Let me know if this helps. Give me a good rating and vote for me please.

Posted on Mar 24, 2010

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