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16-Aug-2012, 09:21 AM #1
Question Solved: Computer Freezes with Ethernet Cable in
I have been working on a computer and it was all Jacked up because it did not have any virus/malware protection. Now I have cleaned this all out but now the computer freezes up when the ethernet plug is in. I have updated the network driver and still does it. If I disable the network from the device manager and re-enable it then it works fine until I reboot then it is back to freezing. This computer is using windows Vista and a embeded network card.

Could this be a software or is this an Hardware problem and should I try a new PCInetwork card and disable the embeded one?

ANy suggestion would be greatly appreciated.
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16-Aug-2012, 11:44 AM #2
Boot into safe mode with networking a few times and see if it still does it. If not it is a driver/software/malware issue.
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16-Aug-2012, 08:35 PM #3
I booted in safe mode with networking and same result. Still locks up when Ethernet is plugged in.
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16-Aug-2012, 08:49 PM #4
what happens if you make a loopback plug and try that with your card?
http://www.nutt.net/2004/11/20/diy-e...oopback-cable/
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20-Aug-2012, 09:19 AM #5
Well looks like it was a driver problem. I updated all out-of-date drviers and the problem was resolved. thanks for your help everybody.
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20-Aug-2012, 09:21 AM #6
Glad you got it solved>
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