Why can' t I get connected

Question

I have a wireless network at my home. The desktop is contantly losing connection to the router and displaying a pop up from the sys tray saying "a network cable is unplugged", then it will re-connect and it just keeps doing this all day.

I know my cables are good as I've replaced them. I even went to the extreme of having Dell send me a new router. This did not solve the problem.

What do you think could be happening.

I use SprintBroadband and have the cable coming from the high speed modem connected to the "internet" port of the router, I have another cable coming out of the Lan 1 port on the router which connects to the ethernet card of my Dell.

Answer

This question was answered on February 3, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Ok, you didn't quite follow thru on your troubleshooting after you verified your cables are good and replaced your router, check your nic card you may be having an intermitten problem delete your drivers and re-install them or replace your nic card, this should take care of your problem

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Posted by Eugene of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 3, 2003