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Ethernet plugged in but not shown

Discussion in 'Networking' started by andyator55, Dec 18, 2010.

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  1. andyator55

    andyator55 Thread Starter

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    Hi there, I have recently plugged a Dell optiplex 260 onto my home network through an ethernet cable.

    But when i go into windows network places nothin shows up ??

    Can someone please help me out.

    Thanks
     
  2. TheShooter93

    TheShooter93 Malware Specialist

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    Try adding the computer to your home network through Windows, and also, try clicking "View Workgroup Computers."
     
  3. andyator55

    andyator55 Thread Starter

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    Thanks but could you please explain how i would do that ??

    Thanks
     
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    TheShooter93 Malware Specialist

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    THIS article from Microsoft should be of some use to you.
     
  5. andyator55

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    Im still totally lost dude sorry Ithink itssomething to do with my OS.

    Its Windows Xp-windows 7 viena
     
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