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hp 6640c / Networking

Tommy Wright
Occasional Contributor

hp 6640c / Networking

I recently signed up for 'cable' internet service. I receive packets, but my computer will not accept them. My network card is a SMC-1244TX Fast Ethernet 10/100.

The computer will not assign an IP address?

Anyone have a suggestion?
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Steven E. Protter
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Re: hp 6640c / Networking


There is a wizard in windows xp that will let you configure your networking and allow for network access.

The windows built in firewall is probably blocking access.

Note, that if your isp assigns IP address automatically, you need to change your settings in control panel to get ip address assignment.

Your ISP should be able to support you through this. I suggest calling them.

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Tommy Wright
Occasional Contributor

Re: hp 6640c / Networking

Thanks SEP
I will try the Windows route.
Their tech couldn't help.
Gary Cantwell
Honored Contributor

Re: hp 6640c / Networking

Hi Tommy,

welcome to the forums!

I've moved your question to the Windows Category,

Cheers,

Gary,

ps: thanks for the heads up SEP