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    No Ethernet Connection on PC

    This is a discussion on No Ethernet Connection on PC within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Hi, i'm a newbie to computers and broadband. i have tried to install Sky BB on my girlfriends PC. I ...

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      No Ethernet Connection on PC

      Hi, i'm a newbie to computers and broadband. i have tried to install Sky BB on my girlfriends PC. I have set up the router and all green lights are on except the port 1, her PC doesn't have an ethernet connection. How can i install the broadband with no ethernet connection. thanks.


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      Re: No Ethernet Connection on PC

      Quite simply you cannot.

      You either need to buy a PCI Network card or a Wireless dongle / PCI Card.

      If you are not confident to fit this yourself, a local PC Shop should do this for no more than 20.00 in total. Wirelessly about 30.00.




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      Re: No Ethernet Connection on PC

      Thanks. So the wireless dongle, is that a USB Dongle? i've heard from a fella at work that you can get a lead with a USB port at one end and Ethernet port at the other end. will this work and do you know where i could buy one?

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      Re: No Ethernet Connection on PC

      You would be better off buying a PCI Network Card, go to your local shop the part should cost between 5.00 to 10.00. I would forget about wireless / USB and go for the internal one. They are also known as Ethernet Cards.




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      Re: No Ethernet Connection on PC

      Thanks, i'll get on the case.

     

     

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