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Windows 7: Ethernet cord


10 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Ethernet cord

Well recently, my internet has been going off every 5 minutes and needs another bootup to gain it, and then 5 more minutes it disconnects again, eventually I got fed up and reformatted Windows 7(X64). After reformatting it , the internet worked for about 20 minutes and it disconnected again, but after restarting it, it seemed to do nothing. my NCI is integrated. I realized that it could be dead, considering the day before this happened my brother installed a new TV, and when we put in the plug his lights flickered on and off,(Not sure about my room), but when I went back to my room it was like that no internet, and I had to restart but it worked for many hours. The device manager cant detect that theres a network adapter in it, and when I went to driveragent, it showed that my card was Disconnected. Sure it might be dead, but I would just like to know if this would work for my computer. Amazon.com: Plugable USB 2.0 to 10/100 Fast Ethernet LAN Network RJ45 Adapter (ASIX AX88772 chipset): Electronics, According to it all I would need is to install the drivers, and plug in my Rj45 cord and it should work. I already ordered it, but Im still worried that it might not work. Would it?


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10 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Welcome to Windows Sevens Forums.

You might want to check Windows 7's hardware compatibility list here: Windows 7 Compatibility: Software Programs & Hardware Devices: Find Updates, Drivers, & Downloads

If you proposed adapter is incompatible, it'll be flagged up on the list......I hope!

Make sure you've disabled your old adapter though and one other thought - have you given consideration to the possibility that your ISP may be having problems in your area? A phone call to find out won't do any harm.
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10 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It works with windows 7 according to the amazon link, and I cant find it on the windows 7 hardware devices compatibility. shouldn't the adapter be already disabled? considering its disconnected and I cant find the network adapter, and its not the ISP, I tried it with my brothers Rj45 doesnt work, but on his computer it works.
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10 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I just really have to know, would it work? I know it works with Windows 7, and lets say I didnt even have a NCI card, would it work?
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10 Jun 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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10 Jun 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just another question, should I attempt to disable it? I mean its not even on Device manager listed as a network adapter, and on driver agent it said its a disconnected device.
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10 Jun 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

If Device Manager doesn't see it and Driver Agent says it's disconnected then it's safe to say it has been well and truly disabled.
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10 Jun 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you!, On other forums you can thumbs up somebody , can I do it here?
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10 Jun 2011   #9

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

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