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Re: Disable LAN adapter
Hi, If you are using XP you can disable the network adapter by going to "Control Panel" then "System" click on the "Hardware" tab and then on "Device Driver". In the list find your "Network Adapters" and open it to see your actual card. Right click on your card and select "Properties". On the panel that displays, right at the bottom near the "OK" button there is a drop down "Device Usage" text box, at the moment it would be reading, "Use this Device (Enable)". Click on the Drop down arrow and and select the "Do Not Use this Device (Disable)" option and then click "OK"
If your PC is a desktop type with a network card in one of your PCI slots, or similar, you could also actually remove the adapter card simply by removing the outer case covers and then unscrewing the nut holding the card in and carefully pulling it out quite firmly in a straight motion. You may want to get another small metal cover strip to screw in where the card came from.
Before opening your PC though be sure you are not voiding any warranties that you may have got when you bought it.
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You probably have a firewall on your PC (or mac), or router preventing you from connecting to the internet, either plug the cable to the router, disable the firewall (if using a Netgear router, disable the "SPI firewall" under the "WAN setup" of your router), your Internet Service Provider or ISP might be preventing systems like the wii to connect, check with the ISP to see if they are or not.
Hi Good day!! What message of windows error? Check your network adapter in the device manager, if it is install if not pls try the following. 1. On the desktop right click "My computer and then properties" 2. go to Hardware tab and then click device manager check the network adapter. 3. Disable it and then re enable it. hope your on board lan will work now if still not re-install your lan driver through your motherboard cd.. pls reply o assist you more..
Windows XP: Click Start Right click on My Computer When a window pops up click on properties Click on the Hardware tab Click Device Manager Click the [+] next to Network Adapters Find your LAN card and right click on it. Click Disable Windows may warn you that disabling the device may make it stop functioning. Continue disabling the device. Wait 30 seconds or so. Right click on your wireless again and click Enable. Exit the device manager. Reconnect to your router. You should now be able to connect to the internet.
Click Start Logo Right Click Computer Click Device Manager Windows will ask you about opening Device Manager Click Continue Click the [+] next to Network Adapters Find your LAN and right click on it. Click Disable Windows may warn you that disabling the device may make it stop functioning. Continue disabling the device. Wait 30 seconds or so. Right click on your wireless again and click Enable. Exit the device manager. Reconnect to your router. You should now be able to connect to the internet.
The machine is attempting a network boot. You need to enter your BIOS setup program and change the settings to disable network boot or set it as last in the boot order (depends on the specific BIOS of the machine).
if the lan card is disabled then you have to reseat the lan card if that is a external lan card connected & not the integrated one..also check for the network adapters if they are installed under device manager or not...in case not you also have to install network adapters...
This issue arise when there is conflict between drivers the best we can do is to open device manager click on Vien and then select show hidden deivces and disable every driver except your wireless adapter and see if it works.
Thank you please revert back for any clarification.
1. what is the model number of your adapter? 2. what is the operating system of your computer? 3. did you install the wireless adapter on your pc or is it a built in wireless adapter?
-- if you install another wireless adapter on your pc, possible that its the one causing the conflict between the two utility. I suggest to disable the other adapter before installing the other wireless adapter -- if the wireless adapter is a built in wireless adapter and you are using a windows xp computer, chances are that the built in utility and the xp wzc are the one causing the problem. you have to disable one of this utility to make your connection working -- the utility is sometimes located at your system. if you wish to use the utility you have to disable the wzx or the other way around.