Sky broadband not connecting

I've just re-installed Windows xp on a friends computer,after a graphics card failure and virus.On reconnecting the modem via the ethernet cable,it shows it's connected at 400mbps,but I still can't get the net working. I tried the network setup,running the setup CD and all the other machines log on ok.What am I doing wrong?The setup cd say's check connectins and lights but they're ok,but it will not connect to the net.Help

  cheap6 19:31 27 Feb 08

Have you also turned off your firewall and antivirus whilst installing.

  joe+t 19:35 27 Feb 08

Major Outage !!!!!!!!!!!
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Beta-Connected thro the ethernet port and there's no problems showing in the device menu,also showing a good connection,but nothing sent or recieved.Cheap 6-they're usingWin one care but it wasn't switched on.Joe+t problem started monday and other machines ok.Thanks so far

  daxian 20:42 27 Feb 08

hi horsethief.....
check the status of the lan connection .
it may not be getting a correct ip address from the router should be in the range ...depending on how many other pcs connected via ethernet ...
most likely cause would be lan drivers .
update to latest from motherboard makers site,if it is onboard lan
also check the browser is set to check lan for connection .....Dave

It seemed the onboard Lan was disabled,enabled it and now on the net.Did find out though Spyware Bot was causing more spyware.

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