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I am trying to get connected to the net via an onboard ethernet card. ( SiS 900-Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adap
ter) It did work within last 2 months. The cable modem works via USB. TO get a network up and running I need it to work via Ethernet.
I have tried removing the driver and reinstalling it.
XP detects when the ethernet cable is unplugged, or if the device on the other end loses power.

I think i have isolated the problem, but have no idea how to solve it.

please help

here is result of ipconfig

Windows IP Configuration

        Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : macattack
        Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
        Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
        IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
        WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 3:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : SiS 900-Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adap
ter
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.0.0
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : USB Cable Modem 351000
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-D0-59-F1-0F-C7
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 80.7.227.57
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 80.7.227.254
        DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 80.3.64.21
        DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 194.168.4.100
                                            194.168.8.100
        Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 17 April 2004 15:35:50
        Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 18 April 2004 15:35:50
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by:ClintN
ID: 10849709
try typing getmac in a command prompt see if it gives you the same result.
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by:slack_mac
ID: 10849791
ok the result of that is as follows , thanks for your prompt reply

C:\>getmac

Physical Address    Transport Name
=================== ==========================================================
00-D0-59-F1-0F-C7   \Device\Tcpip_{0EC16557-B3FC-46C5-8E35-E6FF2D9E9CE8}
00-00-00-00-00-00   \Device\Tcpip_{DCFD4027-53E4-44C0-867C-3C1629127178}

C:\>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

        Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : macattack
        Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
        Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
        IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
        WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 3:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : SiS 900-Based PCI Fast Ethernet Ada
ter
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration IP Address. . . : 169.254.0.0
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : USB Cable Modem 351000
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-D0-59-F1-0F-C7
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 80.7.227.57
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 80.7.227.254
        DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 80.3.64.21
        DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 194.168.4.100
                                            194.168.8.100
        Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 17 April 2004 15:35:50
        Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 18 April 2004 15:35:50
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by:slack_mac
ID: 10850236
Hello All
Panic over .... i'm sorry for posing what i thought was a tough question.
It was easily resolved in the end :-/
I downloaded a new driver from www.driverguide.com
and Hey Presto !!!
I assume my existing driver had become corrupt.
Thanks to all of those that looked, and to ClintN for his prompt reply.

feel like a bit of a time waster now , but after being at it for 2 days and on the phone to my cable provider for an hour, I was at my wits end.
anyway in case anyone else should happen across this thread .....
the SiS PCI Lan Driver ver 1.16 for SiS Lan Adapter did it for me :-)
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