I lost network connectivity on my Dell Dimension. The computer shut off during as lightning storm.
When I booted it up later, it seemed fine but there was no link light for the network card. I replaced the card, the ethernet cable and the cable modem but I still cannot get a link light. I am able to ping the loopback address (127.0.0.1) but that is it. I can access the internet with a different pc so I know my setup is ok. Is this a problem with the motherboard? Everything else seems fine with the computer.