LAN connection problem

  2neat 12:19 04 Jul 2010
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Win XP on Dell dimention 3100C desktop PC.
Confirmed connection ok to router with laptop.
Computer states cable unplugged. Checked properties, says enabled.
How do I repair this ?

Cheers

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:42 04 Jul 2010

Is this wireless connection or wired direct to router?

Check ethernet controller in device manager check wireless card in device manager first.

  2neat 19:20 04 Jul 2010

naa. I deleted in device manager and let it discover it again. The pc thinks it is fine & just unplugged!
Popped out to pc world and bought new LAN card.
Fitted & installed softy for it.
Working fine now. Just disabled internal LAN.

Cheers

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