I am trying to help a friend switch from using a USB connection to the cable modem to the use of an ethernet connection so that he can then add a router. We have installed the card (tried both a D-link and a Link Sys card. Installed drivers and, when I go to the system hardware, it says the card is working properly. When I try to install the cable modem as ethernet it hangs up and says there is a problem with the connection and that we may not be able to access the internet. The computer is a Dell Dimension 8100. About 5 years old. A Pentium (R) 4 CPU 1300 MHz. 1.3 GHz, 128 MB of Ram. The computer doesn't seem to want to allow the proper installation of the card. Does anyone have any suggestions or solution of a similar experience?
18 years ago