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IP connection on powerbook


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I seem to have a strange problem with my Powerbook G4. I have a cable internet connection which worrks very well on the PC but when I plug it into my powerbook, it loads one page and then does nothing! It just doesn't connect. Any solutions?
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are your ethenet connections set for auto configure.
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no the apple guy set it manually
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theres the problem most likely.

go to system preferences -> network (might be different in jaguar)
go to the ethernet card. make sure DHCP is set to auto and everything else is on automatic
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thank you I will try that. But does that explain why it loaded the first page?
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that is strange that it loads the first page
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You maybe loading the cache page. That is my guess.
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I've had weird net problems latley too... for awhile strong Flash HTML sites wouldnt load then I have had days when forums wouldn't load. But I blame that on my ISP because I have had those problems on three computers now, blated Comcast.
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these ISP chaps miss a trick when it comes to the mac...too much of PCs around, I guess
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