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2 years ago#1
After a month of troubles, I finally managed to get my new PC built. Got Windows 8 on it and everything, but now I have a new problem. It doesn't register my ethernet cable. Help please? I have no clue what could be happening.
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2 years ago#2
Did you update the driver to your network adapter brah?
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2 years ago#3
KidInTheHall posted...
Did you update the driver to your network adapter brah?


...No. How exactly do I go about doing that?
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IGN: Frank West
2 years ago#4
I'm actually going wired.
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IGN: Frank West
2 years ago#5
With your motherboard there should have been a disk with various drivers on it.
One of them should have been called LAN.
That is your ethernet port.
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2 years ago#6
or you can go to the manufacturers website and download the current drivers to a flash drive, assuming you have a second PC since you're still online
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2 years ago#7
You can also check the BIOS to see if the Ethernet port is even activated.

Mine was off after I built my computer and wouldnt go online
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