network cable unplugged

  tomtojo 15:17 01 Mar 2007
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Hi everyone,
Can anyone tell me what this is for,
I am on bb with virgin.net, not wireless.
do I need to have this connected.
Thank,s
Tom

  robbiepaul79 15:20 01 Mar 2007

Yes you need a network cable connected between the PC and Modem/router/phone socket

  tomtojo 15:24 01 Mar 2007

My modem is connected, I'm on internet now.
unconnected is on the lan setting.
Tom

  skidzy 15:25 01 Mar 2007

If you have an old Dialup modem installed,this is what you possible see " network cable unplugged "

Check in Control panel and network connections and disable that connection.

  tomtojo 15:31 01 Mar 2007

I have been on bb about 4 month,s, the modem was sent to me by virgin as a starter kit, it installed under
dialup, is this right?.
I dont understand why it,s under dialup when i'm supposed to be on bb.
Thank,s
Tom

  skidzy 15:37 01 Mar 2007

Unless you use a router,the bb modem will still need to dial your isp to connect.

Have a look in Network connections,i reckon you will see your old Dialup connection and if not needed...can be deleted.

  anskyber 15:37 01 Mar 2007

You are probably using the USB connection for your BB. You should be fine, if you are in any doubt about whether you are on BB or not try a speed test it will tell you how fast your connection is. this one is good but sometimes busy. click here

  robbiepaul79 15:40 01 Mar 2007

you should be able to right click or double click this icon for the network cable unplugged message and either delete or disable it....very simple to do yet not really needed unless its annoying you.

  tomtojo 15:44 01 Mar 2007

Thank,s to everyone for your help, I think I understand now.
Thank,s again
Tom

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