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MarkJames | posted 07-02-2009 | Number of Votes: 45  |  Current Rating: 4.35   

I once spent 3 days troubleshooting a windows 2000 machine that wouldn't connect to the LAN. I reinstalled windows half a dozen times, verified the router was working a dozen more, checked all the IRQ's and DMA channels (shows how long ago this was) and everything else I could think of. No matter what I did it wouldn't connect. And yes... I DID check to see if the LAN cable was plugged in.

I finally decided to swap out the LAN cable even though it had been working earlier.

Turns out I had the end of one cable plugged into the NIC card - the end of a DIFFERENT cable plugged into the wall.

duh!

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