Ethernet access

Forum discussion tagged with Ethernet access.
  1. jackmarkey

    Question Ethernet cable/ connection issues

    While setting up my PC at my parents house, I keep getting the error: “A Ethernet cable is not properly plugged in or might be broken” I went to Best Buy and got a new cable but still getting the same notification when running network diagnostics. Not sure what to do and really would love some...
  2. O

    Question Several problems in home wired & wireless network

    Hello guys. I have searched almost every corner of the internet and talked to anyone I knew in order to find a solution to my problem and came up with nothing so far. A little background to the story I live in a private home with 3 floors- main floor, second floor and basement. About two weeks...
  3. M

    Question Static IP broke my ethernet connection ?

    Hey there! Been using these forums to answer a lot of my questions for years and am now in need of some more specific help. A while back I noticed my ISP changed my IP address from my hometown in Oregon to an IP in Dallas, Texas. I was suddenly having internet issues and bad lag and...
  4. K

    Question PC unable to access internet after rebuild ?

    I rebuilt my PC with a watercooling setup and now it really don't want to access the internet. It's the exact samt components as before (no problems there). I tried several things but the problem remains: Read various guides to reset network settings, reset winsock, install drivers old and...

    [SOLVED] Ethernet and phone cables mixed?

    Moved into new house and trying to fix up ethefnet first time doing this I think the ethernet cables are plugged into phone input module and have been stripped View: View:
  6. R

    [SOLVED] Configuring a second router on the same network for ethernet use.

    So what I wanna do is take one of my old routers and configure it to my current network to use for JUST ethernet. So in short I want that new router to pick up the signal of my main one and then use an ethernet cable on the second one to plug into my device for a wired connection. I dont exactly...
  7. B

    [SOLVED] PC consistently dropping connection every 1-10 minutes for the past week, how do I fix this?

    For the past week or so, my internet on my computer has been dropping frequently on a random basis. I have tried all the different troubleshooting methods; updating drivers, changing ethernet cable, turning off the power management thing, all to no avail. I have also tested a wireless USB...
  8. S

    [SOLVED] Ethernet outlet not working in one room

    So I just had a technician from Xfinity come to my home to setup several internet outlets in my home, he was able to turn 2 of them on but the third and most important outlet does not receive an internet connection. It detects that its connected to something but just shows it as an 'Unidentified...
  9. Camzify

    Question Ethernet-"No internet" or "unidentified network"

    My PC has recently been disconnecting every 3 hours or so from the ethernet. It either shows the message "No internet" or "unidentified network" . I have tried multiple cables and reinstalled the drivers. I am really unsure on what to do? I cant seem to find any issues with anything else...
  10. C

    [SOLVED] Odd issue where my Dell Precision M6700 Laptop locks up and freezes all Ethernet wired devices in my home (but wireless still works)

    So I, like many others, have multiple hardwired and wireless devices connected to my home Xfinity system (using their modem/router combo). I don't think the issue is with the router and here's why... I have 2 desktop PC's hardwired to the modem. I also have an IP phone system hardwired. I...
  11. PCN00B123

    [SOLVED] Why is my WIFI faster than Ethernet

    I have a TPLink connected to my router and then to my device. On both my PC and Laptop the tplink ethernet connection is below half the speed in comparison to over WiFi. Does anybody know why this is, and is there a way to get the ethernet speeds to normal?
  12. N

    Question Patch Panel - Second Router Recently Stopped Working

    I have researched this to the death so will ultimately end up confusing the situation. I have literally no idea, total noob. My apartment has a patch panel with 2 ethernet ports in each room, I'm upstairs so had a friend set an old Netgear CVG824G as... I'm not even sure tbh whether it was...
  13. Casey110405

    Question Why do my games disconnect but nothing else does?

    Ever since I got my ethernet cord ran to my room, I have been constantly disconnecting from online games (and its all, not just one) but I will not disconnect from anything else (like a discord call) it is literally just the game that disconnects nothing more. I have tried reinstalling all of my...
  14. L

    [SOLVED] Help Needed to Connect to Remote PC via Network.

    Hi, I have a W10 PC running in the garage connected via ethernet as a backing up machine (BUPC) with RAID configured drive space, I run Iperius back up software on the main family machine and it has been working well doing weekly incremental backups of all our accounts. Recently I have received...
  15. Moth254KF

    [SOLVED] My ethernet cable keep desconecting

    I just replaced my ethernet cable a few days ago, but now often suddenly my ethernet conection just goes away. The cable is in perfect conditions, Maybe is the modem? or I damaged the lan port from my mobo?
  16. G

    [SOLVED] New wifi extender worked for about a day. Ethernet delivers same slow speeds.

    Hi, i'm brand new to the forums, and my knowledge on computers is somewhat limited, but have been digging around for solutions for my problem on here for a while now. Unfortunately, nothing seems to work. About 3 weeks ago, I did a few internet tests on a few of the pcs in my house. All of...
  17. omninano

    [SOLVED] Will this product allow me to convert coax data to an ethernet signal?

    Hey everyone! I'm a networking noob, so I'm just running this by some people who have more experience before I take the dive and spend some money. The scenario In my room, I have some coax outlets in the wall, but no ethernet outlets. Currently I'm running a huge ethernet cord through multiple...
  18. Y

    [SOLVED] Router working, Ethernet wall jack does not

    Hello all, I just moved back into my parent's house and I play a lot of videogames for context. When I was setting up my pc here I plugged my ethernet cord into the wall jack in my room as well as my desktop and noticed that it didn't work (says ethernet cable unplugged and when I try to find...
  19. Giuachino

    [SOLVED] Irregular availability of ethernet.

    My laptop has a problem were it won't recognize that my ethernet cable is inserted. This happens irregular. One day it works fine, the next only wifi is available for use. Is there any driver that I need to install to fix this? Or do you have another possible solution? My current Networkadapters...
  20. B

    [SOLVED] Help needed with some basic home networking (photos inc.)

    Hello and thanks for visiting, I live in a one bed apartment, we have an Ethernet 'master socket' in the living room. This is where our wireless router is plugged in. There is another 'Ethernet port + phone line' socket in our bedroom. I'd like to use the Ethernet socket in the bedroom to...
  21. JoeyMan12345

    [SOLVED] Random packet loss spikes while playing games on my WiFi

    Hello everyone! Ever since about 4 months ago, I had started to experience connection issues (Predominantly while playing games, which makes up most of what I do on my computer) and those connection issues seemed to be packet loss related. First, I had thought it may be a problem with my older...
  22. H

    Question Wi fi disconnects and can not reconnect.

    Hello, I have a hp laptop and a Wi-Fi problem. When i first start the laptop it connects to internet and runs for like 5 minutes then disconnects and never connects again. If i restart my computer it is the same- 5 minutes of internet and then no connection. Things that i have tried -i...
  23. H

    [SOLVED] Unstable Connectio

    Hi (I don't have a lot of knowledge about the topic, so I am sorry if i say something wrong or use wrong terms.) I am renting a basement appartment, and I am having some internet issues. A cat cable runs from their router, down to an internet panel box in my hallway, where the cable is then...
  24. B

    Question I am having problems with extremely slow ethernet speeds

    I currently can only get 6 mbs in my area, but just recently my pc will only receive .5 mbs over ethernet. I know it is not my cable or my router because I plugged it into my laptop and got full speeds. I have updated all of drivers, unintalled them, tried switching ethernet ports, and used the...
  25. F

    Question Ethernet problems

    Hello! I am having some trouble with my ethernet. If I switch to wifi, everything works fine, but if I use ethernet, i open google chrome and it says "your connection is not private". I am on windows 10 and dont know too much about all of this stuff. Ive tried flushing my dns, restarting my pc...
  26. L

    [SOLVED] No Internet, Secured Error

    Hi everyone, My internet was working fine and the next time I switched on my PC I was unable to connect to the internet with the error message "No internet secured" appearing. I don't recall there being any updates upon shutdown that could have caused this but when you Google it, it comes up...
  27. extreme_noob

    [SOLVED] Ethernet category upgrade?

    Right now I have a cat5e cable along with a factory modem and router, and my internet speeds are around 180mbit/s down and 10mbit/s upload. Would geting a cat6 or even cat7 cable improve these speeds? Would the factory modem/router be the limiting factor here? Or is it just the isp (COX, in...
  28. Eigurt

    Question Ethernet Cable Not Plugged In

    Hello, I've recently moved to a new apartment. When I try to plug my newly bought cat6 into my computer it won't register. On startup the ethernet port is blinking orange 8n the motherboard. But as soon as my windows boots up the lights go out and windows is telling me there is no cable...
  29. C

    Question Dedicated Second Cable Line & Phone Line?

    (Prefix info): I have a Condo built in 1999, with 6 twisted pair communication wire connecting all the phone line ports. I upgraded all the phone ports to Ethernet keystones and installed a patch panel at the central wiring point in the wall. I have 5 data cable lines (all 6 twisted pair), each...
  30. L

    Question Is a cat5 outlet needed for an Ethernet connection?

    Do I need to have a cat5 outlet on my wall to be able to hook up an Ethernet connection to my computer? Or can I just get an Ethernet cord, plug it into my router, and then plug it into my computer? Is there an alternative that I can do so I won’t have to have an Ethernet connection? What would...
  31. M

    Question Asus Z170 Pro Gaming; Lan Ethernet Speed issue.

    I have Mainboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming installed in my PC. The problem is my internet provider gave me 200mb for download and when I check my speed it only received 97mb. When I check ethernet status property, it said the speed is only 100 mbps. Intel® Ethernet Connection I219-V Is there...
  32. B

    PC freezing while gaming

    I get a white or black screen when I play a game.