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Mom's computer "network cable unplugged" help.

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My Mom's old Dell won't stay consistently connected. I tried multiple ethernet cords, all that work on mine but not hers. I also tried a PCI adaptor, but that lacked connecting as well. I tried plugging her back directly into the DSL router, since we both have been sharing a hub, but that does not work either. Any ideas? I don't think I can reinstall Windows XP because I can't find her CD.
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You need the drivers for sound from dell.com. Post the model of the dell.
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1. Update the driver?
2. If it was recently updated, roll it back.
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Check Drivers
Check Ethernet Cord
Check NIC
Check Wall Outlet (if applicable)
Check Wall cable (if applicable)
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Make sure the dog hasn't chewed up the Ethernet cable. (It has happened!)
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Did you also try another switch port?
Occasionally they die..
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post #7 of 7
I think its a case of lose cord connection.

when did you start having this!
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