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set up local area connection


donmar

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windows 8 laptop how do i turn on lan connection

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difarn

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You may find this YouTube video useful.

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rdave13

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Original posting.

Try turning off the wireless adapter first then connect via ethernet cable from the router's port to the ethernet port on your laptop.

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onthelimit1

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There is normally no need to 'turn on a LAN'. If a cable is plugged in, it will work. The only time it won't is if the OS has been reinstalled and the LAN driver is missing.

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