Ethernet cable

Forum discussion tagged with Ethernet cable.
  1. Question Can someone help me Identify this cable? It goes from ethernet(maybe Cat5e) to ethernet and USB.

    I found this wire at home and I can't understand how to use the USB part of it. I connected this end to my home router(it is a small thing that gives wifi) and this end to my laptop using this TP-Link adapter and it works fine. But when I connect the usb to my laptop and disconnect the...
  2. Skyh3ck

    Question Extending WiFi range With second WiFi router and LAN cable. Help !!!!!!!!

    Hello I want to extend my WiFi signal range with installing second Router and using a Ethernet cable. I have two houses about 20 meter apart, one house has TP Link wifi router installed, on the second house i get wifi signal to medium to low strength and some time no signal at all. So i want...
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    Question Ethernet cable

    I just built a new pc but when I tried to plug in the ethernet cable it didnt fit? I'm using the b450 tomahawk max, I think my ethernet cable is too big, what ethernet cable should I get?
  4. SavageHippie

    Question Troubleshooting/testing POE LAN cable(ping spikesgaming/discord)continuity w/out tools.

    Hello everyone, I am in need of a method to test the POE LAN cable, which goes from the LAN port of the POE supply brick, to the port on our satellite dish, we tried clamp meter prongs and it seems they have continuity, but if there's an alternate method such as software or something similar it...
  5. padrelostr

    Question Ethernet Cable

    Hello everyone I’m new to the PC World and I play a lot of games on my Asus PC. The problem is that i’ve always played with my wireless wifi that my other 3 members of my family are using, and that causes me to have high ping while playing. The modem is downstairs and my PC is upstairs, should i...
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    Question Ethernet cable not detected when inserted directly into motherboard port, but works fine when passed through TP Link AC1200 router.

    I built a new PC with Asus ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming mother board which comes with Intel Gigabit Ethernet ( The problem I'm facing is when I insert the Ethernet cable into my MoBo port it doesn't get detected. But when I use it...
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    [SOLVED] Is my wall ethernet jack bottlenecking internet speed?

    I have recently increased my network speed from 100mb to 1gb at my home. The router is located in the opposite side of the house from where I usually am. The thing is, in my computer I am getting constantly the old 100mb speeds whereas if I connect directly to the router I get the 1gb. Can the...
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    Question What type of Ethernet cable can i get

    Hey everyone so I need some ethernet cable for a project im looking for CAT6/CAT6A but does anyone know of cabling that does NOT have a thick plastic separator inside it is extremely difficult to terminate the ends let me know
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    Question Slow Download Speed

    Hi guys, I am having an issue with my download speed. I remember that back in April and May, my wireless desktop PC was able to get about 70 Mbps down and now my down speed is at 10 Mbps. The office computer that is plugged into the modem/router with an ethernet cable is capable of going over...
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    Question Xfinity Modem / Router internet keeps disconnecting

    I have a modem / router from Xfinity and just about everyday, our internet keeps disconnecting two or three times a day, everyday. If any of you have similar problems and have resolved this issue, please share me your solutions. Would anybody tell me if a "dual band router" like this one here...
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    Question Internet sharing is half working

    Okay, so recently I built a new gaming PC and the motherboard doesnt have a wireless adapter which is fine as I was going to connect through ethernet cable. Turns out my dad doesn't know much about the internet and refuses to let me plug an ethernet chord into the router as he thinks he will get...
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    Question Wiring multiple rooms for Ethernet

    Hi, I have recently moved in to a new house (Ireland, so internet wiring and delivery may differ ) I have internet supplied to the house via a standard phone line which is in turn connected to a modem/router. Each room in the house is wired with cat6 cable and terminate in an office, this is...
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    Question Can you hook up a WiFi range extender (with a built-in Ethernet port) to some kind of WiFi directional antenna?

    Hi everyone. Can you hook up a WiFi range extender (one that comes with a built-in Ethernet port) to some model of WiFi directional antenna via an Ethernet cable in order to get better WiFi? I recently got a WiFi extender (NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender AC750 Dual Band) that comes with an...
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    [SOLVED] Can you hook up a cantenna to a WiFi range extender?

    Hi everyone. I was wondering, can you hook up a cantenna to a WiFi range extender? The benefit of doing this would be to get a significantly stronger WiFi signal by using a cantenna while at the same time not being required to have a computer (e.g. a laptop) connected to the cantenna via a...
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    [SOLVED] Ethernet keeps disconnecting only when playing games (after countless tries to fix it)

    Hello, I know there must be countless threads with the same title out on the internet but I ask you nicely to take a look at mine too, because I have tried so many things already(and read so many similar threads) that I don't know where the problem could lay. My internet connection...
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    does airport security x-ray emit a lot of harmful radiation?

    I mean the "door gate" , where the human has to go through, does it emit a lot of harmful radiation? or could we "absorb" a lot of it? A friend of mine who is a dentist, he said if I am worried about these radiation, then I shouldn't eat because a lot of food contain radiation too. But are...
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    Looking for help hooking up equipment

    CD player only has 1red&1white home theater has 2of each trying to hook both to a Vizio flat screen how do I do this
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    Toshiba laptop doing odd things with the keyboard

    My Toshiba laptop is opening windows, putting up odd symbols or just doing nothing with the keyboard, I thought it might have been a stuck FN or ALT key, but they seem fine. When I put an external keyboard onto it, it does exactly the same with that one. Help!
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    CPU recently started acting up, also overheating under load.

    So recently my computer would act up. Happened a few times in the last couple weeks. Like buffering or lagging when opening programs, or even new tabs in Firefox. When I first noticed it I ran OCCT and found my temps where much higher than in the past, like 90s. When I restarted the problem went...
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    Quiet cooling for 4790s.

    Hello, recently I've got used i7-4790s and now I need to find a good quiet cooler. What do you guys recommend? Would something like DEEPCOOL GAMMAXX 400 be an overkill?