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WANT TO CHANGE FROM WiFi to Ethernet CAT5 for internet

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ENVY 700
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

I would like to use the Ethernet (CAT5 plug ) instead of WiFi to connect directly to a broadcom router to increase speed and cannot find a driver or way to switch

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@unltdycht 

 

Select your product:

 

Open Category Product Information > Topic Specifications

Select your model from the list

Open the Specifications document

Scroll down to section I/O Ports

Open section Back I/O Ports

Examine the illustration to find the Ethernet (LAN) port

 

Example

HP ENVY 700-100 Desktop PC series - Product Information

 

If the Ethernet / LAN port is available on your computer, it will look similar to the illustration.

 

Figure : Back I/O ports
  1. Optical S/PDIF-out port
  2. LAN
  3. USB 2.0: 2
  4. USB 3.0: 2
  5. DVI-D
  6. DVI-I
  7. Audio: center/subwoofer
  8. Audio: rear speaker out
  9. Audio: side speaker out
  10. Audio: Line in
  11. Audio: Line out
  12. Audio: Microphone

 

Example

Troubleshooting and Maintenance Guide

If your computer can be (has been) connected to an Ethernet cable > router,

then

See the instructions on Page 5

 

 

No Ethernet port?

Consider an Ethernet adapter.

What is an Ethernet Adapter?

 

 

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@unltdycht 

 

Sorry, I did not know you have 2 posts

 

Regards.

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