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Ethernet Port fails to enable until restart

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 64-bit

    Ethernet Port fails to enable until restart

    Hi All,

    I'm having a rather annoying issue on Windows 8 with my ASUS Laptop.

    When moving from Wi-Fi to Ethernet (disable Wi-Fi, plug-in Ethernet cable then enable Ethernet port) my computer fails to recognize the Ethernet connection. I have to restart my computer to solve the problem.

    Is this intentional or is something going wrong?


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Maryland USA
    Posts : 758
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot

    when you say disable wifi, do you press the button to turn it off?

    If so, just leave it on, connect to the ethernet and win8 should jump to the ethernet, if not then turn off wifi..
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Ethernet Port fails to enable until restart
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