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Gateway 505GR not showing LAN line for internet

We have a Gateway 505GR and the power went out the other day and now we can't get on the internet. When you go into my network connects the LAN local area connection is gone. I'm assuming this is a driver issue. The ethernet card is showing on with a steady burn light. I've been on the Gateway website several times and have not been able to find the driver downloads?????

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I have the same problem from the same situation ( a storm ) but in device manager i dont see network adapters in the list

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Assuming it's XP,right click my computer>properties>hardware tab>device manager, then look down list for network adapters, if its there click the '+' sign, then right click on the network adapter and select uninstall.

Restart pc and the network card will be found and the driver automatically installed.

It should now be in network connections, if not reply back

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

  • skipdz1211 Jul 06, 2011

    I have the same computer and same problem as above and I tried exactly what u posted and it worked. Still no Local Area Connection but the 1394 connection was back on and connected. However, I still cannot connect to the internet. When I click Internet Explorer it reads "Internet Explorer cannot display this webpage". I click diagnose and it reads "Windows could not detect any wired or wireless network cards installed on your machine." I'm so frustrated. I don't know what to do.

  • skipdz1211 Jul 07, 2011

    I fixed it. I "disabled" the 1394 connection and rebooted. Once booted, the local area connection was back up. Problem solved.

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