Cannot connect to internet

  EARLR 13:23 PM 27 Jul 11

Win7 home premium.Ethernet adapter not found in device manager.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:50 PM 27 Jul 11

In device manager Action menu - Scan for new hardware

  EARLR 14:37 PM 27 Jul 11

Cannot find scan in action menu

  rdave13 14:54 PM 27 Jul 11

In win 7 it's the right hand icon under the menu bar in device manager.

  EARLR 15:57 PM 27 Jul 11

Found scan for hardware changes. It just shows device manager again

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:03 PM 27 Jul 11

Expand any one of the items in device manager highlight one of the expanded items then click Action - scan for changes - look under network adaptores to see if the ethernet adaptor has appeared with or without an error

  EARLR 16:10 PM 27 Jul 11

The only adapter that shows is the wireless

  EARLR 19:30 PM 27 Jul 11


  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:35 PM 27 Jul 11

Laptop or desktop?

LAN socket on motherboard on or separate card? if desktop you may need to fit a new card

PCMCIA card for laptops or can even do via USB link text

  rdave13 19:45 PM 27 Jul 11

Check with SIW or Belarc to see if it shows up. If it doesn't it might be faulty. You can buy a pci ethernet card for a few pounds.

  EARLR 14:50 PM 28 Jul 11

Sorry it took so long to respond. Machine is an ACER 5610 all in one.


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