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Koala88

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I just Installed Windows XP Home on my new 300 gb Hard drive and after installing a driver provided by the motherboard company called "VIA PCI 10/100Mb Lan Driver" I can no longer connect to the internet due to "Limited or No Connectivity".
I have tried several suggestions that worked for others on the forums with this problem
- netsh winsock reset catalog
- netsh int ip reset reset.log
- Replaced the Network Cable
I am on a desktop PC that is connected via a Netgear Router (WGT624 v2), and my laptop works perfectly. And now when i try to use my old hard drive to access the internet it connects but it does not recieve any packets.

Windows IP Configuration - For the New Hard drive

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : paul-pc
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VIA Compatable Fast Ethernet Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0B-6A-85-E8-0B
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 169.254.107.147
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :


C:\Documents and Settings\Paul>


Any and all help would be appreciated

Edited by Koala88, 07 September 2007 - 03:02 PM.

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sgtfuzz

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Well my question to you would be is this a built in NIC or is this one that you have placed in yourself. If this is one that you have placed in yourself then you should check the manufacture's web site for the latest version. If this is built in and the driver for this is VIA 10/100 MB Lan Driver. Then I would remove the driver from the device manager and then reboot the pc into safe mode and remove any trace of the driver while in safe mode and try reinstalling again. If that dosen't work then I would look on the motherboard manufactures web site and have a relative or friend download an updated driver from that site and try that. If all else fails you can go out and buy a NIC that you can place into your pc yourself for 20-40 bucks at walmart.
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