Yeah it works. That's how I came to the conclusion that it was the switch. Also I tried to do ipconfig /release and /renew but when I did the renew one it said something about "...unable to connect to dhcp server...".
Windows IP Configuration
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 3:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected...
Okay, first of all I would like to say that I have looked through a couple of the other topics that I've found on this issue but those seem to have dealt with their computers.
I recently bought an eight-port ethernet switch and today after the router went out(it does this quite often) I...