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    Forced to connect at 10Mbps

    This is a discussion on Forced to connect at 10Mbps within the Wireless / Adapters forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; If i try the wirless laptop with a cable, do i have to switch of the wirless or will plugging ...

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      Re: Forced to connect at 10Mbps

      If i try the wirless laptop with a cable, do i have to switch of the wirless or will plugging the cable in do that automatically?


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      Re: Forced to connect at 10Mbps

      You will probably have to disable the wireless or it may not disconnect to allow the ethernet connection. Incidentally, what colour is the port light when you are connected at 10 Mbs? It should be yellow, or you are actually connecting at 100Mb. What cable are you using to connect the PC, the yellow one supplied or one of your own. It could be a faulty cable.

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      Re: Forced to connect at 10Mbps

      Port light is orange.

      Cable is fine as i have tested it on the pc that works ok.

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      Re: Forced to connect at 10Mbps

      I know you said it was being reported that you had the latest drivers but I would still recommend you download the latest manufacturers drivers. Uninstall the network adapter using the Device Manager, then right click My Computer and select 'Scan for hardware changes'. Choose to install from a location and point at the drivers you have downloaded. If the drivers are self executing, click Cancel when Vista wants to install the drivers and double click the Driver setup .exe file to install.

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