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Windows 7: an ethernet cable is not properly plugged in or might be broken

16 Apr 2011   #1

WIN 7 Ult. 64bit SP1
an ethernet cable is not properly plugged in or might be broken

I own a toshiba satellite C655-S5061 with win7x64 sp1 ultimate installed on it. My internet (wired) connection used to work fine until yesterday. Troubleshooter says "an ethernet cable is not properly plugged in or might be broken", Tried a repair install, updated drivers, reinstalled drivers but of no avail. The ethernet cable when connected to other laptop works fine. Any solutions?

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16 Apr 2011   #2

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 x64

Do you have a spare ethernet cable? Test it with yr laptop, does the same issue persist? If it does, then yr ethernet port might be faulty.
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16 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Yup, just had an Ethernet cable fail on Thursday. It was only a month old,
Got it from my cable guy, when he added an outlet for me.
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