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I have a Dell Inspirion 3800 with a 10 Mbps Lan PC Card. I purchased a router in order to connect my Road Runner Internet service from my desktop to my laptop. My laptop does not respond except for a message saying "Network cable is unplugged." How do I get the Internet on my laptop? Do I need additional equipment? Thank you.

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The LAN pc card on you laptop is not recognizing the connection to the router that's why you are getting an erro saying cable is unpluggged. Try to user a different ethernet cable or try the laptop to the modem check if you will still get the same error so that we'll know if its a fault with the lan card or if it's just with the cable.

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