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A Train

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While trying to insert and install an PCI Ethernet Card I have done something to the PC. It still works fine but wont regognise my Ethernet card that I have just connected. I have moved it to a different slot, but still doesnt find it.
When I first put it in, it found it but now it wont.

What have I done? Is this fixable.

Edited by A Train, 05 October 2005 - 07:27 PM.

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Hi,

What operating system are you using?

Go into device manager under system devices, are there any red or yellow marks?

Are the current cards listed in device manager and are there any red or yellows?

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It's not finding the Network Card you added again because it already found it the first time you installed it. Do what Doby has said and check the DEVICE MANAGER for any items with yellow question/exclamation mark next to it.

Most likely Windows doesn't have a built in driver to use the Network Card and as such you can't use it until you install the proper driver for it. Who is the manufacturer and what is the model # for the card and we can help you find the driver for it.

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When my old one wasnt working, I removed it from the device manager but when restarting my computer it did not detect it again and still cannot detect it now.

We are using windows ME and the card is an IEE-802.3 10/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet PCI adaptor and from what I can see the number is an RTL8139D

Hope that helps
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Maybe the auto install program from Realtek will work.
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Did you look in device manager under system devices?

I am trying to see if there is anything wrong with the pci bus

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