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Windows 7: Help! - crazy ethernet cable problem!

25 Feb 2010   #21
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

You have 4 ports on the modem/router, connect each machine to the ports.

Then go to command prompt and type ipconfig /all of each machine and provide the details here.


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04 Mar 2010   #22
Sirius

Windows 7
 
 

Hi - sorry for the delay - but here's the ipconfig all on the problem machine... still the same problem... it says the media is disconnected but device manager doesnt detect anything wrong at all... SO frustrating this issue...
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Robyn-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114 PCI-E Ethernet Controller(NDIS6.20)
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-26-18-81-2F-97
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Tunnel adapter isatap.{30818DEE-AE40-4342-AE2B-7FF0B18ECBD7}:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 11:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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08 Mar 2010   #23
Sirius

Windows 7
 
 

Well - I have given up on the W7 machine and gone back to my old Windows XP set up -- it connects to the internet without any problems at all.. LAN light going - no problems. I still can't figure out why the W7 one wont connect - maybe it is a hardware problem? Maybe it is a driver problem with the modem but whatever it is the LAN doesnt work... very annoying.
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11 Mar 2011   #24
gibb23

windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Did you ever go back to windows 7 and figure out the problem? i have the same issue with my pc?
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12 Mar 2011   #25
DaveV

Windows 7
 
 
Same here

I've installed windows 7 in addition to Vista in a dual boot config.
Vista connects to the router. When booting into Windows 7 it tells me to plug in the Ethernet cable. Has to be a Windows 7 config problem. Maybe the Ethernet adapter is not Win 7 compatible but checking compatibility at Microsoft does not trip it.
Guess I wasted my money and have to stay with Vista Live is toooo short.
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