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Trying to get my desktop back on internet

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August 15, 2008 4:07:12 AM

Alright, I recently changed from a integrated ethernet port to a ethernet card, and so far, I can't go on the internet. The drivers are installed for the card and I don't receive as as much package as sent (ratio of 444:35). I know it isn't the router or connection because the other people can use the router, and my laptop can use wireless. My build is a Pentium D 2.8 GHz with 3.0 GB of RAM. I won't post my graphic and sound cards, since this is unrelated to internet issues (unless otherwise spoken). This isn't going to be good news, but I have a dell given as a gift from my brother, so I didn't have much say in this.

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August 15, 2008 12:19:21 PM

well, have you gone from gigabit to 10/100; 10/100 to gigabit; or gigabit to gigabit. also have you uninstalled the old integrated solution?
August 15, 2008 6:18:39 PM

What was your goal in adding the new port? What model number MB do you have, what operating system name and version are you using? What model number new ethernet card did you install? Do either/both of the link and activity lights light up on the new port? Have you tried a different ethernet cable?
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