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Print queue status changes to “Offline” after print server rebooted (or print spooler restarted)

We have a Brother HL-3170CDW colour LED printer connected to the network via Ethernet, with a static IP address assigned to it. A Windows XP Professional PC (our print server) has this printer ...
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After Win XP re-install, LAN/WLAN and audio drivers are not installed [duplicate]

recently all of a sudden, our Dell laptop stopped working properly: - USB ports stopped working - LAN and WLAN stopped working - the system got really slow for a while (meaning during a few sessions ...
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121 views

Can't use wireless and Ethernet use at the same time in Windows XP

I have a computer connected to two different routers. One is connected through LAN cable and the other is through wireless. LAN cable IPs are 192.168.0.x while wireless IPs are 192.168.1.x. The ...
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3k views

Corrupted/Missing NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Network Adaptor

Yesterday, when I went into Network Connections in Control Panel and enabled the Ethernet feature (to use an Ethernet-based router), it disappeared from the Network Connection window. When I now look ...
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5k views

How to install a driver which does not have a installer, just object files

I am using a USB2.0 to Ethernet driver from Plugable on my Windows XP 2002 professional. When I plugged it in, Windows XP though detected this hardware, it was not able to install driver for it. So i ...
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204 views

Linking my Humax Foxsat HDR to my wifi (XP) laptop via ethernet

I want to be able to remote record to my Humax Foxsat HDR and believe that I can do so via a website so if I can get an internet connection to it. Sadly, the SFR box (I'm in France) and the PC are ...
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1answer
2k views

Installing ethernet controller driver after clean windows XP install

I've been having trouble getting internet access through an ethernet connection since doing a fresh install of windows XP. It appears that I'm missing the driver for the ethernet controller. Looking ...
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1answer
193 views

Network cable showing unplugged

The network cable is shown to be Unplugged when i connect my ethernet cable to laptop.But when i connect the same cable to my desktop it works fine,why is it so. Both use Wdows XP OS. Could it be ...
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1answer
391 views

Protocol for Ethernet over USB?

I use USB to connect to modem on my computer. As mentioned here. There are about four main protocols which a USB cable to provide ethernet-style networking. I'm curious to know which one do I use? How ...
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1answer
9k views

How do I share my wireless internet connection over Ethernet?

I want to achieve the same thing with Windows XP that I do with Mac OS X. On my Mac I use "Internet Sharing" from "Wi-Fi" to "Ethernet". What I'm trying to do is connect my freesat top-set box to my ...
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1answer
242 views

Onboard NIC picks wrong IRQ on startup

I am dealing with an older PC with Windows XP. Someone recently selected "Load Optimized Defaults" from BIOS and now tiny little problems have emerged. One of the problems is that the Ethernet NIC ...
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1answer
2k views

Share WIFI via ethernet in Windows XP

Basically I have two laptops, one with a working WIFI connection (Laptop 1) and one without (Laptop 2). I want to connect Laptop 2 to Laptop 1 via an ethernet cable so that they can both use Laptop ...
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1answer
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Link light on ethernet card keeps flashing on and off. The connection connects for a second then disconnects

With each flash of the link light the network connects, when the light goes off again, XP says network cable unplugged. The device manager has since stopped refreshing. However the network keeps ...
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1answer
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VLAN setup on my PC

I am bit new to VLAN. I want my two computers communicate through VLAN. I have following queries. As I am new to it my queries may be somewhat vague in some points. But i would like to hear from ...
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Automatically prefer Ethernet over WLAN

Is is possible to force IP connections over the wired ethernet if it is connected and over wireless LAN if the wired ethernet is unavailabe (e.g. cable disconnected). Both network connections would be ...
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2answers
720 views

LAN cable not connected, but it is

I have a Windows XP SP2 desktop PC. It connects to the internet with a LAN cable (there's a wireless router for my laptop in between). The problem should be software because: when i tried connecting ...
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1answer
507 views

Windows xp laptop wifi internet to ethernet port for TV

I have a Dell Laptop running Windows XP Media Centre edition with Internet using Wifi in my bedroom on 1st floor. The Wifi router if on the Ground floor. I recently purchased a Sony Bravia TV with a ...
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Why can my PC not use onboard Ethernet unless I install a second (yet disabled) LAN card?

I cannot connect to the Internet using the onboard Ethernet, unless I plug in an additional PCI LAN card. The onboard Ethernet controller connects to the Internet fine with this extra LAN card plugged ...
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Wireless and Wired Network Access at same time?

At work, I use a laptop. It is a Dell Latitude D630 with Windows XP. I work in a lab environment where I need to use the Ethernet Port as a Static IP to interact with a local network (which cannot ...
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2answers
745 views

Downgraded HP Pavilion DV9205 from Vista to XP - No network driver

I was recently forced to do a complete new install on this machine, and having only XP, forced to downgrade to XP SP2. Now XP doesn't see my network adaptor, only sees the 1394 adaptor, which is ...
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Lost all “Local Network Connection”s in Windows XP

I'm having a bit of a Windows XP SP3 networking issue. Basically I have lost my "Local Network Connection" and nothing I do brings it back. I've tried Add/Remove Hardware, I've uninstalled and ...