Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T42p PC Notebook ?

My T42 says my network adapter cable is not connected. How do I find the network adapter and connect it?

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The port where you plug in the network cable is at the left side of the laptop. You should see two twin ports similar to the ones where you plug in your phone cable right after the circle one. One of the port is for the modem (where you plug in a telephone cable for dial up connection) and the other for your network adapter. The network adapter port has a slightly larger port and may have a drawing similar to that of squares connected to a horizontal line.
There should be either a button right under your screen. Or

\015\012You need a network adapter to connect a computer to a\015\012network. You can disconnect your computer from a network by disabling\015\012your network adapter, and you can sometimes solve connection problems\015\012by disabling and then re-enabling the adapter.
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  1. \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33.png, clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, clicking Network and Sharing Center, and then clicking Manage network connections.\015\012
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  3. \015\012 Right-click the network adapter, and then do one of the following:
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    • \015\012 To disable the network adapter, click Disable. \015\012 18abb370-ac1e-4b6b-b663-e028a75bf05b.png If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
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    • \015\012 To enable the network adapter, click Enable. \015\012 18abb370-ac1e-4b6b-b663-e028a75bf05b.png If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
    \015\012 If you disable the adapter, you have to enable it again to connect to a network.
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