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Hi Guys, I hope you can help cos I'm flummoxed!!

I have a Buffalo Airstation that I know to be good, I can connect to it both wirelessly and wired from my lap top. I got a newish PC and tried to connect via a NIC (realtek 8139 chipset) I set the IP to auto and got limited connectivity, I set it manually to the correct parameters to match both router and laptop, it now says its connected but refuses to pass any packets I get zero packets sent and reeived under status, but everything looks OK, I had problems with not clearing DNS cache but sorted that via admin tools. now I'm stuck! when I try a repair it says it was successful and if I can't connect contact my network administrator - this is now officially you guys!!

I've been at this all afternoon, please help!
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have u tried another cat 5 cable as some appear as tho they are working but are not (often a course for the error message, "limited or no connectivity") also as drastic as it may seem try uninstall and reinstalling the lan card. good luck :tazz:
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Thanks, tried that, fitted another card, tried different leads, connected the leads to the laptop which worked fine, the only possible thought I have now is the chipset on the card, both LAN cards have the same chipset, is it possible that the airstation simply does not talk to the realtek chip?
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its is quite possible i find realtek cards to be very good but as with everything it has its flaws maybe thats it, just a simple compatibility issue but anyway glad to hear you have it sourted. well done :tazz:
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