Checking NIC Card

Discussion in 'hardware' started by WilliamP, May 28, 2008.

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  1. WilliamP

    WilliamP Registered Member

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    I have a friend who cannot connect to the internet. It started after a storm. The NIC card shows ok in the device manager. Is there another way to check ito_O?
     
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    Nic cards are really very inexpensive, it might be just as easy to borrow or purchase a new card and remove all doubt about the Nic card working. I believe that I would also check that the router and or modem is also functioning correctly. I would lean more towards it being a modem or router not working than the Network card. If the comp says the nic card is working, it more than likely is.
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    There is no router and the modem has been replaced.
     
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    Found that the ethernet connection is built onto the mother board. I installed a PCI card and now there is no problem.
     
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    Good to hear the problem is solved :thumb:
     
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