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Can't connect to the internet on my desktop computer

By thenatural
Jul 9, 2010
  1. i uninstalled itunes and after restarting my desktop computer i cant connect to the internet anymore..

    my wireless, laptop still works,

    i tried some advice that i read online but none of them worked,

    can anyone help??

    thanks
     
  2. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,393   +107

    Sounds like something happen when you uninstall the itunes. Is this a MAC OS or Windows OS?
     
  3. thenatural

    thenatural TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i have windows xp

    and when i check out "network connections" from the control panel, there's nothing there.. maybe im suppose to have a "lan" connection icon?

    ye im clueless here
     
  4. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    You should definitely see something that says "Local Area Connection" under network connections. Can you look in device manager and see if it shows anything under "Network Adapters"?
     
  5. thenatural

    thenatural TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ye actually when i go right click on my computer icon, properties, hardware, device manager, i dont have "network adapters" anywhere
     
  6. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    Well, I've never actually seen hardware just disappear like that. What about if you try scanning for hardware changes in device manager?
     
  7. thenatural

    thenatural TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok i tried scanning for changes, it didnt really do anything
     
  8. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,393   +107

    Is this onboard NIC (network interface card) or is this a laptop?
     
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