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Question Ethernet doesn't work.

MishalM

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Apr 13, 2017
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I have a MSI B450 Tomahawk Max, and everytime i turn on my pc, the ethernet wouldnt work, like nothing shows up on network and sharing center.
Weirdly, Ethernet works if I do this:
Go to the BIOS
Turn off the ethernet adapter
Save and restart
Go to the BIOS again
Turn it back on
Save and restart and boot into Windows.

Has anyone had a similar issue like this? I've done a BIOS Update and the latest drivers.
I've had the problem ever since i got the motherboard. I could've RMA'd it right away but I didn't since i got the Mobo on June and a RMA would take ages where I live because of COVID.

Specs:
Ryzen 5 3600
ADATA 16GB (8x2) DDR4 3000 MHz (OC'd to 3200)
GTX 1660 Super 6GB
Thermaltake TR2 S 600W PSU
 
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Ralston18

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Try another known working ethernet cable.

Download the network adapters via the manufacturer's website.

Reinstall and reconfigure for your network.

Failing the above:

Run "ipconfig /all" via the Command Prompt and post the results.

Do so when ethernet does not work and then again when ethernet is working.
 

MishalM

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Forgot to mention I've already tried to irenstall the drivers. It doesn't detect the network card at all.
ipconfig/all shows nothing but the adapter for a vpn application.

Unless I do this thing I mentioned, windows simply doesn't detect the network card.
 

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