|hi mvaugh31, you need a network adapter to connect a computer to a network.|
So, you have to enable it for accessing internet,
1. Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, clicking Network and Sharing Center, and then clicking Manage network connections.
2. Right-click the network adapter, and then do the following:
To enable the network adapter, click Enable. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
If you disable the adapter, you have to enable it again to connect to a network.
Hope you will be able to access internet..