ethernet

Forum discussion tagged with ethernet.
  1. bouzoubad

    Question Freeze in games due to ethernet

    Hi, I build my own computer maybe 6 months ago and i have an issue : 95% of the time i'm in a game, i have some freezes. I checked what happened with the task manager and here is what i noticed : At each freeze i have a huge peak for the "Copy", "Copy 1,3,4", "Cuda", but not fore "Copy2,5" in...
  2. E

    Question Asrock B550 Steel Legend Realtek LAN port issues?

    My PC has started having LAN port issues. I cannot use an Ethernet cable and the ethernet port on my B550 Steel Legend board with my R7 3700X. This port originally worked, but several months ago, it randomly stopped. I assumed it was some weird windows update that broke it, but I still cannot...
  3. JapaBrandão3D

    Question Motherboard Ethernet port problem

    I have a MAG (MSI) Bazooka B550M with Ryzen 7 5800x I bought this card approximately 6 months ago at Terabyte, 3 months ago it started to present a constant variation of the gigabit configuration on the network card, ranging from 10/100/1000 to 10/100 and limiting my connection, I did all the...
  4. A

    Question Ethernet speeds inconsistent

    My ethernet speeds for my desktop continue to drop. I'm unable to watch netflix and youtube. Downloads take a while to complete. Currently I have gigabit ethernet speeds from verizon fios 940/880. On my family's mac, the speeds seem to be limited to and get 100/100 however this is likely due...
  5. T

    Question Networking Bottleneck and Ways to Fix it

    I'll just lay out all the facts and then what I'm looking into, let me know what y'all think. I pay for 400 mbps internet. I was getting that a few months ago, no problem. I did a random check again today when I hit a download cap of about 12 MBps which was different from the regular ~30 MBps...
  6. BurberryCheesecake

    Question High ping on one game only

    I am from PH and the servers that I play on Sandstorm are either from SG or Taiwan and since Nov 2021 I've been able to play on 40-90 ping up until 3 weeks ago where my ping is constantly above 300. I tried to reset my router and reinstalled my network drivers to no avail. How do I know what the...
  7. H

    Question Windows Limiting Internet Speed. Maxing out at 15Mbps. Running out of options.

    So I recently moved and signed up for spectrum and purchased their internet gig plan. I never knew my internet on my pc was capped until downloading COD. My download speed on battle.net is 2.03MB/s and took 26 hours of nonstop downloading to finish installing the whole game (196GB). Every other...
  8. Q

    [SOLVED] Internet connections drops for a few seconds then comes back on its own

    Hello, for a few months now a few times a day, at random times, my internet cuts off and then after 10-20 seconds comes back on its own. I am using a desktop computer with ethernet cable that's connected to a router. Some phones and laptops use the same router for wifi sometimes. I called my...
  9. R

    Question weird issues related to internet

    so iv been using this pc that i built for idk 6 years? had random issues here and there but they all got fixed but the last week iv been having some really weird issues with my internet that i cant seem tyo fix i even wen as far as to reinstall windows clean didnt really help but the weird...
  10. 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...
  11. J

    Question Unstable ethernet connection, tried like everything and still nothing.

    Hello, last week I've a crazy problem with my connection. It shows that I've internet but when I load web pages I get "The connection has timed out" 3-4 times then page loads slowly. Discord sometimes loads sometimes no, steam connects for few minutes then goes off then can work for 1-2 hours...
  12. A

    Question Ethernet adapter suddenly dead. GIGABYTE Z87X-UD3H REV 1 (windows 10 pro)

    I was working on my desktop pc last night while listening to a youtube video and my system froze all of the sudden. I had to hard reset the system and upon restart my ethernet adaptor had no internet connection; when i ran the network troubleshooter the problems found were "Ethernet" doesn't...
  13. technologicalpixel

    Question why the error ip configuration not valid pops up?

    basically all my pc connected with ethernet to the modem, sometime work and sometime don't, when they don't i get the error "ip configuration not valid" This is happening from when i changed my modem/internet connection , probably is configured bad but i have no idea of how to check it This...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] Cat 6 cable works on laptop but not on my desktop PC ?

    I just got a new cat 6e cable for my desktop and it didn’t work so I thought it is faulty but I decided to try it on my laptop and it worked fine. I tried a lot of fixes on the internet and I can’t seem to make it work.
  15. Morchek

    [SOLVED] Strange internet connection issue ?

    For the past year or so, I've been having this issue with my wired internet connection where on browsers I have to reload some pages several times for the page to load, and on most games, I have to retry the connection several times for it to connect to the server. My YouTube is fine, and I can...
  16. Johnny_P_

    Question PC Somehow on a 2.4GHz connection despite using ethernet

    Last night I was using the airlink feature for my Quest 2, which I had been doing intermittently over the past couple of months, when my internet suddenly went out. When it came back up I would initialize airlink but the Oculus PCVR menu would lag liike crazy and I had no idea why, however I...
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    Question PC suddenly doesn't recognize Ethernet connection / cable ?

    A few days ago I reinstalled win10 freshly onto my desktop PC as I had some issues going on. Since then (and I think shortly before that as well, while trying to avoid reinstalling win10) my ethernet connection stopped working. I tried it all - different cable, reboot (a million times)...
  18. Colbybrunner

    Question HDMI over ethernet balun issue - Screen goes black and signal cuts out when launching HDCP content such as Netflix or Disney+

    I am currently running into an issue where the HDCP handshake causes my HDMI over ethernet balun to black out and stop displaying a signal until I unplug the balun, and plug it back in. This is the balun I am currently using: J-Tech Digital 4K@60Hz It works great otherwise. I have it connected...
  19. MakuCS

    Question Experiencing occasional packet loss via one pc but not on another

    Since a few months I experience occasional packet loss on one pc using an ethernet cable (which also leads to high ping but it is not usable anyways). The wifi and other pcs (using other ethernet cables) don't have the same issue (My problem pc can't use wifi so I cannot verify if this would...
  20. O

    Question Ethernet connected but no internet

    When I booted up my pc today I didn't have any internet, even though my ethernet cable says it's connected. I checked if the problem was with my cable, by connecting it to my laptop, It worked perfectly on my laptop so it's not that. I've tried numerous fixes; Restarting the router, ipconfig...
  21. Alex_Greene

    [SOLVED] Gigabit ethernet running at 30Mbps down/up, ruled out Hardware Issue

    I am currently on a gigabit fiber internet plan, and the speeds I can get on ethernet are, of course, around 1 gigabit per second up/down. The only problem is that my beefy desktop PC is only getting around 30Mbps up/down according to the google internet speed test, despite my gaming laptop...
  22. beepadyboopady

    Question Ethernet "Unidentified Network - No Internet" but wifi still works

    So my Ethernet stopped working one day, and in Windows it says "Unidentified Network" and "No Internet", but the Wi-Fi on my PC still works. I have tried multiple different solutions after browsing online for 2 days, but none seem to work. Some of the things which I have tried are using the...
  23. C

    [SOLVED] Problem with gigabite ethernet

    Hello. I have problem with my ethernet. So yesterday I got fiber optic 600mbps. After everything I go into speedtest sites and I want to check how fast is my download speed on my computer. Unfortunately my download speed was around 60 mbps. I checked my phone and same problem on wifi, So I turn...
  24. MANDRILL08

    Question Making my computer internet wireless?

    I built my PC back in 2019 and I didn't need to worry about making it wireless as I knew I'd have access to an ethernet spot. Although I'm moving to a uni rented room in September and I won't have access to ethernet and need to make my computer wireless. I have no idea what to get or how and I...
  25. M

    Question Ethernet switch cannot send simultaneously

    suppose an ethernet switch having three rj45 ports in which 1 and 2 are configured as inputs and 3 as output. Input one sends packets of A1,A2,A3,... and input two sends packets of B1,B2,B3,... The output recieves and sends packets in the form of A1B1,A2B2,A3B3,... Now, suppose I have four rj45...
  26. Bobcatmilkshake

    Question Pc has bad internet speed even with fast internet - only getting 20mbps!

    Hey everyone I have a very odd problem with my Pc. When I test my wired/wireless internet speeds I'm only getting around 20 mbps download and it varies a lot even on ethernet. I used the same wifi test on my laptop and phone which use wireless and got over 400mbps. This is also a somewhat recent...
  27. P

    Question Windows capping my ethernet speed at 350mbps ?

    So this is really weird thing happening to me and I don't know why. I think it is a windows thing. I have 500mbps up and down but for some reason my pc only recieves around 350mbps while on wireless with my phone I do have the full download speed. I tried different ethernet cables but I didn't...
  28. M

    Question Combine two internet signals ?

    Hello, i have the following scenario: My internet connection is... Trash, it just doesnt work most of the time so i have to rely on my phone but i want to use my computer, it's 3 MBPS so around 200-300 KBPS in the evening or when it works... Its the DSL i have in my bedroom, but i also own 2...
  29. Question Realtek PCIe GbE Family controller not starting. No Ethernet.

    Laptop: Asus N53SM OS: Windows 10 I have reinstalled windows 3 times, two of those times i didn't do a fresh install, but this last one i formated the drive and used a genuine Windows 10 iso. I have installed all the drivers provided from asus and from windows update, but i can't get ethernet...
  30. dannyvw

    [SOLVED] Monitors not working after plugging in ethernet cable

    So I plugged in an ethernet cable because I wanted to get some more download speed for something I was downloading, but once I plugged it in my screen went black after about 15 seconds. I tried restarting several times, cleaning my RAM (read it might help), and also plugged in another monitor. I...
  31. S

    [SOLVED] Ethernet keeps losing connection

    On my Windows PC the ethernet adapter randomly loses connection seemingly at random. It will happen every few days, sometimes more frequently (daily). I'll notice because I'll lose all internet access then when looking at the network connections I can see the red X over my ethernet adapter...
  32. G

    [SOLVED] Only getting 100mbps when I should get 500mbps

    I have CAT5e cable, 2.5Gb Ethernet adapter, and 500mbps subscription but I only get ~100mbps. I changed Speed & duplex settings from Auto Negotiation to 1.0gbps and nothing changed. Then I changed it to 10mbps and then again to 1.0gbps and it worked, I had 500mbps but after I restarted the pc it...
  33. theOmkarPatil

    [SOLVED] Ethernet Network Adapter not working on ASRock B550M Pro4 ?

    I just built my new PC, my motherboard being ASRock B550M Pro 4, and my Ethernet isn't working. (AMD Ryzen 5800x, 16 GB 3600Mhz Ram (8 x 2), WD SN 850 1TB, 1TB HDD, Rog Strix 3060ti) My room doesn't receive good Wifi range so I didn't get a WiFi module, and I'm dependent on ethernet. But ever...
  34. S

    [SOLVED] Ethernet to slow

    Hello, I recently got ethernet and it is locked at 100 MPBS when it should be 500, I've tuned all the settings for it to be t the highest and it still doesn't move, my motherboard, cable, and everything else supports it not sure what is happening please help.
  35. H

    [SOLVED] Can using Ethernet and WiFi together speed up my connection?

    I'm paying for 150Mbps from my ISP. My cheap Ethernet wire only goes upto 100Mbps and my WiFi gets me around 80Mbps in my room. Is it possible to use both WiFi and Ethernet together to use the full 150Mbps I pay for? Or is the only way to get a new wire? I just can't be bothered to get and set...
  36. F

    [SOLVED] [Solved] New Ethernet Cable not working on Desktop PC, but works on Laptop ?

    Hello Everyone I got a real tricky issue with my Desktop PC. Recently I got a new Ethernet cable(15m) for my Desktop PC which my PC didn't recognize, here is the details of the connection: 15m cable to the Wall --> connects to a wall Ethernet inline adapter --> then another 15m cable runs to...
  37. J

    Question Ethernet not working, please help

    Hello, I've been trying to fix this since yesterday and haven't found anything. I'll list information and solutions I have already tried. Information: -PC says unidentified network, it sends packets but not receiving any -IPV4 is auto figured and starts with 169.254.xxx.xxx -The ethernet cable...
  38. ReHack

    [SOLVED] Tenda AC1200 ac11 router possibly bricked after attempting to update firmware ?

    To anyone that can help me, Here's the situation, I have a Tenda AC1200 a11 router that I tried to update the firmware of. I accidentally clicked a blank space on the web ui while it was updating at 70% which made the progress bar disappear. It then cut off my connection with the router shortly...
  39. Question LAN speed issue

    Hello, I have CAT6 cables installed at my place and distance between 2 PCs is hardly 20 feet and Broadcom Netlink Ethernet driver which shows 1 Gbps in Ethernet Status. Whenever I try to copy a file from my server via a shared folder to a PC the speed is hardly 12Mbps. But as it turns out my...
  40. Cosimo43

    [SOLVED] PC keeps having massive drops in network speed ?

    My PC is connected to the router with ethernet cable but when I run a speedtest it starts around 300mbps and drops to 30 / 60 mbps. When i download files it begins with 10mb/s but slowly drops to 200kb/s, and then it drops to 0kb/s and after some time it goes back up to 200kb/s and then repeats...