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Computer that once was connected to internet now does not connect and it states that "could not detect any wired or wireless network cards". How do I repair this?

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  • txsab Sep 08, 2009

    to rocksmani: I have tried what you suggested and it did not work. when i did the run - devmgmt.msc I did get the list of adapters. i could only un install 2 of them. the others stated that the device may be required to boot up computer.

    I did reboot and it then said "failed to install the adpaters. I also tried to type the command you suggested to get thed IP address and it was not listed


  • txsab Sep 08, 2009

    I tried what you suggested and it would only allow me to uninstall 2 of the adapters. With the others it said "the device may be required to boot up the computer." I then restarted and the two failed to install.

    I also typed in the command you suggested and it did not give an Ip address

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It sounds like you network card has stopped working. Check to make sure the Network card is properly seated in the expansion slot then make sure that Device Manager recognizes the card. If it is not shown in device manager try a different card. If it is in device manager and is not working remove it from device manager and reboot the computer. This will re-install the drivers when the card is detected. One of these steps should resolve your issue.

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Hi,

Click start - run - type devmgmt.msc - see if network adapters are listed here - if you find expand them and see their names - If you want right click them one by one and uninstall them - restart PC as restarting PC will load the network drivers if it was biult in to the OS ..

Try browsing internet and see what happens,
If fails,
Click start - run - type cmd- type ipconfig /all and note down what you get esp Ip address.
type there ping ip address(For Ex ping 192.168.1.101) and see if we receive all the packets.

Tell me the status if your issue is not resolved,
Awaiting response
Thanks

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