How can I connect to Internet through a firewall that doesn't recognize a autosensing switch?

How can I connect to Internet through a firewall that doesn't recognize a autosensing switch?
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jfradyCommented:
A firewall doesn't need to recognize an autosensing switch.  You can hard code the interfaces to a speed/duplex that works.  In general an autosensing switch will default to a specific speed duplex if it cannot communicate and autosense a negotiated speed.  
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MysidiaCommented:
If auto-sensing fails, it usually indicates a bad network cable, or a flaky port.

Try another network cable.

Or hard set the firewall side to  100 megabits / Half-Duplex,
assuming a 100 megabit port;  this is what an auto-sensing switch
should default to on its side, assuming auto-negotiation has failed.
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