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Christopher...I did exactly as you directed. Here is what happened. After typing in the cmd "ipconfig"...it came back with a DOS prompt. I tried my browser, and it complained that it was offline. I tried "Connect" (my normal connection to comcast network), it said "enabled", and then quickly said "network cable unplugged". NONE of the network cables are bad or unplugged. The router appeared to have a connection to the cable modem during all this (WAN lights blinking as you'd expect). I even tried "ipconfig/release" and "ipconfig/renew" (all with the router configured in the equation), but still get the "a network cable is unplugged message" when I try to "connect".
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OK, 3 possibilities:

1. Router going bad
2. Cable going bad.
3. Network card going bad.

Obviously the cable is the cheapest thing to check is the cable.

But without another network card or another router, it will be hard to figure out which of the others two devices is the cause.

Let me know if you can switch out the cable.
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