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Cannot connect Win XP to internet after reinstall

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I have recently reinstalled WinXP after some teething troubles. There a re a couple of bugs that I think will be fixed when I connect to the internet and update some of the drivers.

However, I cannot connect to the internet any more. I have tried pinging, and am getting "Destination host unreachable". I also tried ipconfig/all and got Media State...Media disconnected. Is this the problem? If so how do I fix it?
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right click on my computer > manage > device manager > then look for your connecting device (NIC card or modem) and see if it has a driver or if it has a little yellow ? next to it
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Media state disconnected means one of 3 things:

1) Your cable isnt plugged in either toy our PC or to your router/modem

2) Your router/modem isnt switched on

3) You have a dodgy cable.

Check these things then try again!
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Gotta go with dsenette here.. Because of the -re-install, you will probably have to re-install the drivers for your NIC and setup your connection once again !!

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