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Old 10-07-2012, 06:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello. Recently my computer won't pick my Ethernet cable up. My Xbox 360 will but once I plug it into my computer it acts like nothing is plugged in. My computer is a Toshiba laptop.
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IS your laptop fully up to date? As in do you have the latest divers?
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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IS your laptop fully up to date? As in do you have the latest divers?
I bought it in 2009 so yes it's up to date. It was like one day it worked an the next it started doing this.
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Port's OK?
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Port's OK?
Yes, it's working as it should.
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Ethernet/LAN is enabled?
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Ethernet/LAN is enabled?
I'm pretty sure it is but how do I check to see?
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Go to your network and sharing center, and click on change adapter settings, you will see an icon for your LAN, disable, and enable it
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Check to see if the ethernet drive is broken.
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Go to your network and sharing center, and click on change adapter settings, you will see an icon for your LAN, disable, and enable it
Tried that, still not working.
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