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Laptop works only on WiFi and not when connected via Lan Cable

Discussion in 'Networking' started by vinay_talks, Oct 9, 2013.

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  1. vinay_talks

    vinay_talks Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    I have this problem that my laptop connects to internet only via WiFi and not through LAN cable. Although this is not a major issue for me but I wonder why this happens? would appreciate and assistance in sorting this out.

    Thanks
     
  2. TerryNet

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    For an attempted ethernet connection ...

    Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
    Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

    Type the following command:

    IPCONFIG /ALL

    [Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

    Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
    Paste the results in a message here.

    If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
     
  3. somethingunreal

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    Go to conrol pannel > network and internet > network sharing center > on the left pan click Change adapter settings and make sure your Local Area Connection is set to enabled try then.
     
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