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My computer could not connect to the internet. error message states that a network wire is unplugged. It is not. Verizon tech came and checked connections router working fine and checked cable to my computer is working. Disabled ethernet card on my motherboard to see if that was it. States that it is in working order. now what

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  • mthv1946 Jul 28, 2010

    i unplugged the cable wire and rebooted computer. light stayed lit. Still could not log on to the internet. I plugged in the cable wire ant still it says network cable unplugged. disabled intel ethernet card and tried it still cannot log into internet. enabled it again still cannot log in. help!!!

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Try unplugging the power cord for router for 10 full seconds, then connect it back in. Wait a few minutes and then try it.

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  • mthv1946 Jul 28, 2010

    I have done that already. Thanks Anything else?

  • mthv1946 Jul 28, 2010

    The light stays on whether it is plugged in or unplugged.

  • Nate Stansfield
    Nate Stansfield Jul 28, 2010

    Try going to bottom right hand of the screen, right click on the internet icon, go to properties, go to repair connection and see if that helps.
    Another thing that may help is turning of wireless lan and turn back on.
    Or try updating the drivers for your internet card.



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