Local Area Connection --- cable unplugged

  ali2 23:56 13 Jun 05

I keep having my broadband interrupted. It happens at random intervels. I internet provider has changed my modem and says that it is locked. I have done a Micro trend housecall and I have up to date Norton antivirus, Spybot and Ad aware. Any ideas. My connection was fine but I moved house and am reconnected with the same internet provider. Any ideas?


  Cesar 08:45 14 Jun 05

A number of people are getting the same message I don't know what ISP or Modem you are using, I use AOL 9.0 plus a BT Voyager 100 the driver has been recently upgraded and therin lies the fault.

  pk470 13:05 14 Jun 05

If you have onboard LAN go to bios and disable
it this won't show again,but if in the future you want a wireless or cable network don't forget to re enable it.
This seems to have happened with AOL updates.

  Ancient Learner 15:05 14 Jun 05

'Local Area Connection --- cable unplugged'. I suffered from this constantly after starting to use BB. For reasons that I won't go into here, I decided to ditch Norton Antivirus and use NOD32. Strangely, the notifications have disappeared, and the lack of BB has improved enormously.

Coincidence? I don't know!

  john-232317 16:40 14 Jun 05

I got this sometimes and found out it was a loose router connection into phone socket. I replaced socket and now its always ok.

  woodchip 16:57 14 Jun 05

Your Title "Local Area Connection --- cable unplugged" this will be a onboard LAN This should be disabled if you are using a different modem

  ali2 19:38 15 Jun 05

A firmware upgrade to my wireless Dlink Di-624 has solved the problem. Thank you to those who responded.


  john-232317 19:58 15 Jun 05

A wireless router ? May have helped if you had mentioned it in the original post ;-)

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