ethernet routers

Forum discussion tagged with ethernet routers.
  1. I

    Question How do I configure IPV6 in my router?

    Hi guys! I need help configuring my second router IPV6 connection. What happens is that in the main router, the ISP router, the IPV6 connection works and apparently keeps changing its address over time and I don't know how to make my second router keep updated with the new addresses. I managed...
  2. F

    Question Router speed goes from 1Gb to 100Mbps

    Hey everyone, so I have a problem with my ethernet connection speed, I have a tplink archer 6 connected via cable to my main router, this tplink has gibabit ports and I am using one of them, the problem is that that when I do a speed test or download anything my speed is capped at 100, but when...
  3. S

    Question No Ethernet or WiFi

    Hi all, I am having an issue and I can’t seem to get to the bottom of it. I was playing online when I suddenly lost internet connection. I use a 5G router with a 5G SIM card. I figured connection must have dropped and shut down for the night. The next day I noticed that my PC wasn’t connecting...
  4. S

    Question Asus Router --- PC taking a long time to establish internet connection via ethernet ?

    I just got a new Asus RT-AX86U router. Setup was fast, WiFi range is excellent, speed is good, but ... When a computer connected via ethernet wakes up from sleep it takes up to 60 seconds for the connection to start working. The same issue happens if I physically unplug the ethernet cable...
  5. cavalo123

    [SOLVED] Netgear Ethernet switch help

    Hi, I've recently set up an unmanaged Netgear 24port (GS324) Gigabit Ethernet Switch from a Virgin Superhub (UK). Wireless speeds are clocking at 250mbps which is roughly in line with my 350mbps deal, but the speed from the switch won't seem to go above 75/80mbps (regardless of location)...
  6. U

    Question Wifi connectivity issues, especially on small devices

    Just today I had set up a LAN/LAN AP for my housemates upstairs as their internet kept dropping out (and we have concrete walls so I'm assuming it's part of the problem). Instead of getting those power point extenders, we decided to connect an old router to our main router's ethernet port...
  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. 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?
  9. [SOLVED] trying to use two laptops for file sharing that are connected to same wifi router or network.

    Hello sir I have one pc which is connected to internet through a router (LAN) using ethernet cable. The router also enables my laptops to use wifi so i have connected both laptops using wifi to the router. I am trying to connect these PC to a single public folder or server to share files. I have...
  10. TheProcrastinator27

    [SOLVED] Mesh Wi-Fi Router + Modem/Router

    Hi, I have a Netgear Nighthawk Mesh Wifi system set up. The new router (MR60) is connected to the old Modem/router via ethernet (I have turned off all wireless function of this old router/modem). I intend to run ethernet cables for other devices in my house, should I connect them up to the old...
  11. GSE123

    Question Adding several routers to improve coverage

    Hi everyone, hopefully you can help! I live in a 3 story house with 5 other students and and our virgin media wifi coverage is rubbish! I’m looking to set up a network using 2 additional routers and my virgin media hub. I’m thinking of having an Ethernet from my main router to another router...
  12. Moth254KF

    [SOLVED] Is a good idea use the Cat 5E to connect a Asus N600 router?

    Hi, yesterday I got wired and the cable work great, no lag in csgo, but I start to ask myself "It will cause problems if a use the same cable to conect it to a router?" because later on, I want to use the Asus N600 to have better wifi and conect my pc and the xbox one from my young brother...
  13. bintangwidiyo

    [SOLVED] 100 mbps lan speed and 1gbps lan speed

    So i got 2 computer, one of it had lan speed at 1gbps and the other one is 100mbps. My ISP connection give me 50mbps connection speed. So when the 2 pc play apex legends the 1gbps speed is fine and smooth, but the 100mbps speed get lagging sometimes. One thing that i hate is my router only give...
  14. Luis007

    [SOLVED] What's the wire that you plug to access internet.

    Hi, everyone I'm pretty new with computers rather not a computer literate person. I want to buy a 20meters ethernet cable so I can connect my computer to the router. But there are different types of ethernet cables. Can you guys please help me to get the appropriate cable to connect to my...
  15. padrelostr

    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. REXYRULZ

    Question Ethernet Powerline Slow all of a sudden

    I have had an ethernet powerline adapter thing that you plug into the wall and one into your computer and one into your network and recently I've been having problems with my powerline connection. I am not very familiar with networking and terms of such but I am really good with PC parts and...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] PC caps ethernet link speed at 100mbps.

    Hello Guys, whenever i plug an ethernet cable into my pc (Asus prime b350 plus mobo), it always picks a 100mbps link speed, instead of the 1gbps i am looking for. The cable i brand new (CAT 6) and the router is a TP-Link Archer C7 v2, i have tried the exact same cable with my girlfriends...
  18. L

    Question Slow browsing speed randomly on second router

    So i have two routers in my home set up,one is in the living room which is the main primary router (huawei Router) and one is in my room (Netgear Router) connected to the primary router with ethernet cable in one of the Ethernet Lan slots. Ever since i had the second router set up in my...
  19. 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...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] I’m really confused about my router

    Today I had a perfect day I don’t remember when was the last time I’ve been as happy as I was today then when I get on my PC first 20min were good and everything was working then when I went on YT my page didn’t load and my ethernet stopped working, so I waited like 5min and it didn’t come back...
  21. Kz-RD

    [SOLVED] Broadband speed can not up to 500Mb

    My broadband company offer is 500Mb and it was well. But since I upgrade my motherboard to 'B450M mortar Platinum'; my broadband speed can only take to around 200Mb. I have changed my cable to CAT6 too. I double check with company and their troubleshooting can not change anything. I am not...
  22. R

    Question Different internet speed depending on which socket i put my ethernet cable in?

    I should be getting about 60mbs, however i only get about 30mbs with my ethernet cable. And if i put my ethernet cable in a different socket in my room it goes to 2mbps ?? Why is this?
  23. 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...
  24. P

    [SOLVED] LAN connection still cutting out briefly even with static IP

    Hello, I've been having an issue with my internet connection lately. I'm aware that about every hour or so IP addresses are refreshed throughout the network, but recently my PC with a LAN connection has its internet cut out for a solid 20-30 seconds each time IP addresses is refreshed. I looked...
  25. Dmit99

    Info Joining server cause an internet crash

    I live in the Neterlands, YES! I bought a new pc so I can use my old pc as a 'server' so lets start with making it! I live on the attic so my wifi wasn't very good at all so we fixed a cable from the modem on the main floor to the attic. Plugged in a router on bridge mode and here we go! I...
  26. 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...
  27. B

    Question Ethernet Showing Green and Orange?

    While trying to troubleshoot packet loss with my IPS, we noticed that my ethernet adapter on the back and to my PC was showing a solid orange light, as well as a solid-flickering green light. As far as I know there is only supposed to be one light on. Any ideas? Even my IPS was confused about...
  28. N

    [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...