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Suddenly my laptop won't connect with my modem.

by arrggh / March 14, 2007 5:28 AM PDT

Both wireless and eathernet cable. Using modem ok now with other laptop. Self diagnosis and tech at telco seems to indicate a problem within laptop. Couple of things came up: "Error TCP/IP adapter binding" and "TCP/IP not connected". Tech asked if I hit a keyboard key that shut it down. They referred me to Toshiba. I think I tried all the "Control Panel..Internet Connection" stuff.
XP Home, SP2.
Any help please.

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If the Ethernet
by Darton Fury / March 14, 2007 7:59 AM PDT

adapter is listed as properly functioning in Device Manager, open a command prompt and Ping, localhost or 127.0.0.1. If the Ping fails, reset TCP/IP by entering, netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt.

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Reference unable to connect with modem..........
by arrggh / March 16, 2007 6:10 AM PDT
In reply to: If the Ethernet

...I may sound like I know anything, but I don't. Old geezer here. What is a 'command prompt', and put the rest in old geezer terms please. And thank you for responding.

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