Re: unable to receive data packets

From: andy smart (
Date: 09/26/04

Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2004 09:52:21 +0100

Steve Monroe wrote:

> I'm not sure if i have a virus or not. Something may have
> corrupted my TCP/IP. In the Local Area Connection Status
> window i can see that packets are being sent but 0 (zero)
> packets are received. I have tried a new network adapter
> and new cables and no luck. So I'm thinking something has
> screwed with my OS. I am running Win 2000 Pro. Any help
> would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.
> Steve
Have you tried it in a different network socket, or better still plugged
   directly into the switch? Are you running a firewall? Are you getting
flashing lights on the nic?

You could try downloading and running ethereal ( which
would let you actually see the traffic in detail.