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Old 08-27-2005, 09:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well my computers registry messed up, so i re-formatted it, and when i try to connect to internet it wont work, im guessing i have to install a driver or something, i tried connecting via LAN and Modem, but no luck, can anyone help me?
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what internet connection did you have before?
do you have a CD from your ISP?
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Old 08-27-2005, 09:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i have SBC Yahoo DSL, if i plug in the comp to the Router wouldn't it just connect automatically? it did before..
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try unpluging the modem (power) and plugging it back in, then try reconnecting
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i've tried, right now im connected using my old comp and no problems =/
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through the router?
maybe you need to reinstall your network card drivers
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Old 08-27-2005, 10:00 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i just installed my motherboard driver and it comes with an ethernet driver, hopefully that will fix it
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