Forum discussion tagged with ethernet.
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    Question Switch suddenly not connecting to internet

    So about two nights ago my internet on my desktop stopped working (ethernet). Usually the problem would be solved by simply restarting the network switch however this time it didn't work. I'd like to note that before that it happened almost once a day so I unplugged one of the ethernet cables...
  2. Phantom74

    Question Need help on setting up connection for a TiVo requiring an Ethernet connection using old router as wireless bridge. Or is there a better option?

    I am trying to use a TiVo in a room without a wired Ethernet connection. It is a TiVo premiere which requires an Ethernet connection or a TiVo specific wireless adapter. Which I do not have nor do I want to purchase. Is the best route to go the one I am currently trying to do? Which is turning...
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    [SOLVED] Download speed slower than in speedtest

    Hello, I am Ilan __ [Moderator edit to remove personal information, last name.] and I recently noticed something weird, normally I download my games at around 40mbps, the speedtest still gives me the results: 300mbps download and 40mbps upload. so i should be able to download my games at at...
  4. vistagamer6969

    [SOLVED] old router, new devices

    Hello everybody! Today I found another interesting ancient piece of technology: zyxel P-870HW-51a v2 Now I'm at a village and got a Huawei b311s-220 from Orange on a contract for 1 more year. The signal strenght of this thing is horrible: I've got 2 or maybe 3 signal lines on my laptop if I move...
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    [SOLVED] PC getting slower download speeds than if I were to connect the exact same ethernet cable to laptop

    Have yet to find a fix. I have Optimum Online 300 (300Mbps download) and seem to just get half of that on my desktop wired. Setup is Optimum provided Modem (Arris TM1602A) -> Optimum provided "Smart" Router (D-Link DIR-868L) -> Gigabit Ethernet network switch (...
  6. zommerson

    Question WiFi in college apartment HELP

    First of all, I'm sorry if this has been asked before. Second any help would be greatly appreciated, don't worry about the money side of things just give me your best options or opinions. So i recently completed 1st year in college but it was a struggle, my student housing claims to have...
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    Question Looking to get wifi on the Gigabyte B365M D3SH Motherboard.

    Hello, So i recently received my first prebuilt PC and it came with the GigabyteB365M D3SH LGA 1151 Motherboard, I just launched windows and got it going. Honestly, i was unaware that it wouldn't be wifi ready which I expected it to be. According to the motherboard specs and reviews that i've...
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    Question Problems with home gigabit internet setup?

    Hi all, Looking to improve my home gigabit internet setup. Right now, I have my Netgear CM1000 DOCSIS 3.1 modem running into the Netgear Nighthawk AX1800 Mesh WiFi router. From the router I go into a TP-LINK TL-SG1005D ethernet switch. From the switch, it goes into my desktop, my roommates...
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    [SOLVED] Converting copper to ethernet

    Problem:1)My house has copper outlets in every bedroom which supposedly has a direct fiber connection (so basically it needs a modem at every outlet) What I need: Ethernet ports in place of the copper (on the wall) so that I can use the Internet directly. What I know:1)Fiber from ISP turns to...
  10. oregonian738

    Question Alternatives for internet?

    I am preparing to build a PC and as I was planning, I originally intended to remove my router and modem to another room so that I could hook up the PC with an Ethernet cord. However, when I went to move the router and modem, the only coaxial wall socket in the room didn’t work and I have no idea...
  11. bolo511

    Question PC doesnt detect ethernet network

    I have a 2 core am6 5400k, in the bios i tried to mofidy the number of cores that the system will use, once i changed to 1 core, and then going to 2 cores, the pc don't detect the network, i tried yo actívate it, but the changes don't save
  12. Azurelius

    Question Headphone crackling ONLY when plugged into motherboard with ethernet connected

    Hi! Recently, I got an ethernet connection (via powerline) into my desktop PC. It's a new lease on life for me in terms of connectivity. However, this has caused an issue with my headphones. The situation is as follows: For 8 months I have plugged my USB headphones into the motherboard USB...
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    Question Oddity in speed tests?

    I have two desktops. One is setup in my room for me to use (PC A) . One i setup in the living room for my family to use (PC B) . PC A is noticeably higher spec then PC B. Now here is my issue. When i run speed tests i get drastically differing results. On PC B for both Google and Ookla I get...
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    Question Stuck with Coaxial Cable.

    Hi, i have been with a Coaxial Cable provider giving me insane speeds for a while now, but for the past 10~ weeks the old modem decided to die, and i don't another one of those garbage ones my ISP sends me for some silly price. I have done extensive searches on Coaxial Cable Modem/Router combos...
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    Question My pc isnt detecting my wifi

    Hi everyone! My friend's specs: Ryzen 1500x 16gb ram Radeon Sapphire RX 570 My friend is having trouble with his pc, as it isn't detecting his internet all of a sudden. It can still detected other networks (his mobile hotspot and neighbors wifi), but cannot find his regular wifi. We've...
  16. DoggoDev

    Question Use both Ethernet and WiFi at the same time to improve download/upload speeds

    Hello! I am wondering whether I can make my download speed faster if I use both Ethernet and WiFi at the same time, BUT I connect to 2 different networks. I will be connecting the Ethernet to my home network and I'll connect to my mobile hotspot using WiFi. Can I make downloading in Chrome...
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    [SOLVED] Ethernet connection slower than my 5Ghz Wifi?

    Hey everyone, so I recently noticed that my downloads were a bit spotty and just generally speaking not as fast as I felt they should be. I pay for 250Mbps down and 30Mbps up, which is what I receive on the 5Ghz wifi network on my phone and tablet. Now I've just done a speed test and I am only...
  18. davidalescott595

    Question Weirdest stuff Ever - Ethernet Drivers

    So... I dont even know how to describe this issue but I will try. My Specs are: Ryzen 7 3700x RTX 5700 XT 16GB RAM ASRock 750 x570 MOBO On three occasions now, after moving my computer a few feet or plugging it into a new socket, my ethernet drivers dissapear. I will literally boot to no...
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    Question My Ethernet Connection keeps disconnecting randomly

    So I have a main Optic fiber router that can't cover my whole house, so I bought an access point router and wired an Ethernet cable to the other end of the house and connected the router and everything seemed fine. I also made both of them with the same name and password so I don't have to...
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    Question 82579LM packet loss fix?

    hi, ive bought a DQ67EP with a 82579LM NIC, i didnt know that the NIC had packet loss problems and ever since ive started experiencing them ive tried finding a solution, im wondering if anyone knows a fix or new patches that might work to solve the packet loss problem :)