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Solved: Ethernet card won't disconnect on shut down

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Stoner, Sep 28, 2008.

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  1. Stoner

    Stoner Banned Thread Starter

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    Title says it all.
    Dell P3 800 Optiplex GX110
    Even when plugging the computer back into an outlet, the router lights up a connection.
    Wake on lan in the bios is not enabled.

    Suggestions?
    Should I even worry about it?
     
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    If you sure, you don't have a trojan/virus, you don't have to worry.
     
  5. Stoner

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    No trojans , virus or rootkits........it's a new clean install of win2k.

    From a search, it seems there are some NICs that don't turn off with the a computer shutdown: TomsHardware
     
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    I dont think you need to worry about it, can see my light flickering on the modem all day long,it never stops ...would maybe worry about it if it did .....
     
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