Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad A21m 2628 Notebook ?

Network card got ibm tinkpad worke except i cant get the cat5 port to work, looking in device maneger ther are no net work card showing


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Look in the mini-pci slot on the back of your computer (1 screw opens the compartment) and make sure you have the 10/100 ethernet & 56k combo modem & that both plugs are firmly seated in their ports on the mini-pci card.

sometimes there is just a 56k modem card installed, in which case you will not have ethernet high speed internet capability.

Easy to tell which mini-pci card you have.
1. The ethernet/modem combo has two ports on the card (wide for ethernet & skinny for modem) to connect to the corresponding two wires coming from the motherboard.

2.The modem alone one only has one skinny port available on the card .
Yuo need to install a driver for your network card. Go to the IBM WEB site to download a network driver for your particular model ThinkPad.
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