Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T40p 2373 Notebook ?

Spilled a drink on my lenovo2373, it turns on, winxp reboots but my internet connection is gone


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Check into the device manager to see if the lan card is still present ...or the wireless what ever you use to have on ....
if used to have a LAN cable Ethernet connection and it is not present in the hardware manager ..(device manager ) it is a problem detecting it or it is dead...
to go to manager ...just right click on my computer ..properties...than hardware and device manager ..there u will have a picture about all that it is on ...working ...what it is not present and it should be its not detected or disabled...and what is in yellow..with an ask sign has no driver anymore ...try first to right click on it if you find the lan card in yellow and update driver ...if it doesnt find it ..just insert the driver or reinstall it from where you have it ...
if you can not find another Lan card ...and is dead...check for the moment if your wireless is still functional ...and use it for connection ...just buy a cheap wireless router and install it in the wlan at home ...and you will have 4 ports with internet on cable ..and wireless to use with the laptop ..until you get another lan card to match...
lets hope is nothing that radical...and it just need a reinstalling ..it also may be still wet ..and cause dysfunctions.....gave it time ...and check it after you reinstall the windows in final...
anyway ..to get a router if u will have to use the wireless..will cost just about 30 bucks on ebay ...
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