Earthnet missing in network connection

  FungusBoggieman 19:03 12 Jul 2009

hi peeps
a family member got a malware virus thingy
removed it with a malwarte remover ok all gone
the problem is the ethernet connection in START>CONNECT TO>SHOW ALL CONNECTIONS has also gone
do i need to reinstall it as windows xp doesnt do the new hardware found on boot for the drivers

if so where do i get the ethernet for it.
motherboad is 4SDM2+/AQ
windows xp
ethernet onbaord is Realtek RTL8139 family fast ethernet nic

any help would be great

  howard64 08:48 13 Jul 2009

run the motherboard setup disk or download it from the makers site

  accordion 10:42 13 Jul 2009

Check that your ethernet card is still showing in Device Manager, also that there is no warning showing on it.


  FungusBoggieman 18:02 13 Jul 2009

hi folks
soory for not getting back sooner
card now showing in device manager and back in my connection

now just need to return tower and see if it will conect to router Dlink
without limited or no connection popiing up


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