|25 Nov 2011||#1|
Computer not recognizing Ethernet cable after new motherboard install
So I put a new motherboard in my PC, and soon after my internet stopped working. When I look in the back of my PC, where you plug the ethernet cable in, it is not lit up as it usually is when you plug it in. I know the ethernet cable is good. My modem has all green lights, im posting using the same connection from that modem on my laptop. I think it has something to do with settings because of the new mobo installed. I am not sure though. Tried googling for some solutions with no luck.
Again I tried the ethernet cord in my laptop, and it works great. I get a wireless connection of my modem great also. So it is not the modem/cable. For some reason it is not recognizing that the ethernet cable is plugged in, and won't get connected. It worked perfect before the new mobo was installed.
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|25 Nov 2011||#3|
Do you have the onboard NIC/LAN chip enabled in the BIOS of the new mobo?
Proper drivers installed for that NIC/LAN chip from the manufacturer's site?
Does the NIC/LAN show up in hardware with a yellow exclamation mark as "other", implying no proper driver installed?
As was already suggested... proper chipset and other mobo-specific drivers installed for the mobo, from the generally provider "driver CD"?
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