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Windows 7: Internet won't connect with ethernet cable.

24 Feb 2015   #1
shadow2201

Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Internet won't connect with ethernet cable.

Hey everyone, got an issue that's stumping me.

I bought a new computer here at work, and am having issues getting the ethernet port to work. I know the port itself works because it worked on Windows 7 when I first got the computer, but when I got it, I immediately did a clean install of Windows 8.1(media that came with the computer so I know it's compatible). Since I've installed Windows 8.1, it hasn't worked.

Things I've tried:
-Disabling the ethernet adapter and re-enabling it.
-Uninstalling the ethernet driver and restarting the computer to have it installed again.
-Unplugging and re-plugging in the switch, router, and modem.
-Tried cable on a different computer to make sure it wasn't my cable or port.
-Tried a different cable with my current computer.

I don't know what else to do.

I get this error:



I've tried ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew, and it doesn't change a thing.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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24 Feb 2015   #2
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

In elevated command:
Code:
ipconfig/all
Post output
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Feb 2015   #3
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.10.10.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.10.10.10
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.10.10.10
192.168.1.10


The 10.10.10 stuff is for the wireless connection. Did you enter 192.168.1.10 manually?
What is 10.10.10.1 and 10.10.10.10 ?

Is this really a fresjh win8.1 install? No special services like APPLE BONJOUR service installed?
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