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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:21 pm 
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Have tried to hook up my R40 to the internet via high speed modem but cannot get it to connect. Help!!


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:29 pm 
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No offense meant, but check this out: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/h ... modem.html

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:07 pm 
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Oathkeeper, not sure where you work.....Im at Hwy 70 and Miami Blvd. If you work @ RTP, Ill be glad to help.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:17 pm 
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Ron,
Thanks very much for the offer to help, but I am up in Yanceyville.
Harrison


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 5:21 pm 
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RealBlackStuff wrote:
No offense meant, but check this out: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/h ... modem.html

Realblackstuff,
Well, you got me there. What I was really referring to was the laptop will not connect to the internet. I hooked it up to my working Comcast high speed cable from my desktop PC and the laptop could not connect to the internet. I do not know if I am missing drivers for it, or if there is something in the programming of the laptop just not allowing the connection.
I just replaced the hard drive with a bigger GB unit, but I don't know if that is part or all of the problem. I never tried to connect to the internet with the old drive in it.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 5:38 pm 
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Harrison
Assuming you are runing XP:
Start
Control Panel
Double click system
Hardware
Device Manager
Network Adaptors

Tell us what you see there.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:43 pm 
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You may be missing drivers. Get them here: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/researc ... MIGR-46024

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