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Windows 7: Unidentified Network after changing Ethernet Cable

28 Apr 2014   #1

North Carolina
Unidentified Network after changing Ethernet Cable

I have a problem with my internet that makes absolutely no sense to me. I recently bought a new ethernet cable because my old was...well...kinda old and it had some wires popping out. I plugged in the new cable and all of a sudden it won't give me internet access. Instead it just says stuff like Local area connection 6, unidentified network, no internet access. I thought maybe I got a faulty cable, but I plugged in my old one and it still says the same thing. I can't even fathom how this is possible. All I did was change out ethernet cables, it's not like they change the settings on my computer or modem.

If anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.

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29 Apr 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Did you run the troubleshooter ?

Your IPv4 connection has to say Internet

Right click on the network icon and run the troubleshooter.
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