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Network adapter acting funny

By ramonsterns
Dec 16, 2010
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  1. Hello again, guys.

    The computer we built is running in tip-top shape except for one problem that just started popping up. Whenever I start the computer it will say it is connected to home and an "unidentified network" but will completely cut-off my access to the internet.

    I'd do some troubleshooting of my own and I'd find that the network adapter was disabled and the issue wouldn't get fixed until I disabled said "unidentified network" and enabled the adapter.

    After that it doesn't bother me much, but I really wish it would stop doing that.
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    This a wireless adapter, correct? Did you set it to receive your secured router signal?
     
  3. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 744   +12

    No, wired.
     
  4. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    If you haven't already, install the latest LAN/NIC driver available for your motherboard.
     
  5. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 744   +12

    They're supposed to be up to date
     
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    Could you clarify that? When you say, "supposed to be..," what do you mean? Do you know for certain the latest drivers are installed? Just asking.
     
  7. ramonsterns

    ramonsterns TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 744   +12

    Went to device manager, asked it to update, gave me this.
     
  8. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    I would still go the motherboard manufacturer's site and get the latest driver available and install it. Uninstall the old one through Programs and Features first. Beyond that I have no suggestions.
     

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