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ENET Port issue on BEFW11S4 Wireless Router

I have configured the router via wireless but when I try to connect a CAT 5 cable between the Laptop and the router, the connection toggles between connected ("acquiring network address") and not connected ("network cable unplugged"). Is the 4-port ethernet switch faulty or am I doing something wrong? Thanks in advance.

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    The version of the router is Version 3. Also the lights (100 and full/col) on the front of the router toggle with the connection.

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Hi!

Try these steps:

1. Make sure the wireless is disabled when you're doing that. It might cause a confusion between the wired and wireless connection.
2. Try to plug it at other ports (1-4)
3. Try another known working ethernet or CAT-5 cable.
4. Set the laptop's LAN card's speed to 10-hald duplex.

Try these and hope it will help you ;-)

Posted on May 05, 2008

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