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  1. S

    [SOLVED] Intermittent problem on long ethernet cable

    This problem is driving me crazy. I laid down an unshielded CAT 6 ethernet cable (exterior reinforced cable) between my house and a shack in the garden, this over a length of roughly 30 meters. The cable is mostly running outside, except for a stretch of 5 meters where it's running in a 230V...
  2. madartzgraphics

    [SOLVED] Why am I capped at 94+ mbps?

    We have a 100mbps plan and our ISP just upgraded our plan today to 300mbps. The problem is that I noticed my speed didn't change at all and when I asked my sisters husband at the other room connected to the modem says he got 200+mbps currently. Yes, I am using a Cat5e ethernet cable and I am...
  3. [SOLVED] Default gateway not available

    I would just be doing whatever and suddenly nothing loads. PC still shows I have internet connection but nothing loads. Gets fixed when the adapter gets reset from troubleshooter. Wired not wifi. Might be related to 24h lease expiring since it usually happens around midnight. The pc doesn't...
  4. BlueGuyTTV

    [SOLVED] I think i port forwarded the port 25565 so i can run the MC server, but when testing it says its closed. What do i do ?

    Hi, i have been dealing with a problem lately. I have got myself a TP-LINK Archer C80 and i bought it beacuse the settings seemed easy. They are, but not working? Let me show you my NAT port forward settings: Service name : HTTP IPv4 ADDRESS : 192.168.1.102 External port: 25565 Internal port ...
  5. slowqueen

    Question Ethernet device not showing up in Device Manager, attempt to install driver fails ?

    In the process of building a machine, finally got it mostly working, but now I can't get the ethernet to work! When I plug a cable in, it gets all blinky like it's working, but no ethernet connection shows up in Network Adapters or Device Manager, even with hidden devices shown. In the BIOS...
  6. J

    [SOLVED] Does the router matter when using wired connection ?

    Hello, I have a Question regarding routers, as I am considering to buy a new one. I currently have my ISP's router which is a HUAWEI B528s-23a. The router is a Plug&Play kinda model, where i just insert the SIM-Card and plug it into the Power outlet of my wall. My current Data Plan is 40Mbit/s...
  7. P

    Question Internet only connects after network reset each morning

    I recently moved into new student accommodation, and to get internet in my room I've been using a TP-Link (wifi and wireless) powerline adapter. The speeds and ping are just fine, however, each morning when I boot my computer, there is no internet (through either ethernet or wifi). After about 5...
  8. G

    [SOLVED] Will adding a 1Gbit/s PCIe card increase download speeds from Steam?

    Hello! I have fibre internet at around 70 ish MB/s. Steam only ever downloads things at max 9.4MB/s. Is this because the onboard networking on my MOBO can only accept 9.4MB/s or is it another reason? Will adding a newtwork card and plugging my ethernet cable into that increase download speeds...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  10. F

    [SOLVED] 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...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] 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...
  12. M

    Question LAN port issue on MI970 motherboard ?

    Hello everyone, One of our laboratory device has a MI970 motherboard with two LAN ports. Today one of the LAN ports stopped working. The yellow led is steady on and the green led is off, it doesn't matter if the cable is connected or not. I have checked the device manager, the lan port was with...
  13. E

    [SOLVED] Wi-Fi and Ethernet drops out separately

    The internet connection in my apartment disconnects from time to time for ethernet and Wi-Fi separately. My desktop has ethernet connection while my partners laptop uses Wi-Fi. Sometimes I lose my connection while she still has internet and other times it's she who loses connection while I still...
  14. B

    [SOLVED] Ethernet Speed

    Hi, So I just got a new router with my roommates and it is supposed to have a 1Gigabit connection. My PS4 is connected via a CAT5 ethernet cable but the highest speeds I can achieve are around 250 mbps down and 6.8 up when my roommates PC is getting around 900 download and 114 upload. I have...
  15. G

    Question Internet disconnects for a few seconds

    Hi, there was a problem with the cooper line in my area so i had no internet at all for a few days. After getting it fixed, my internet has been cutting out for a few seconds and reconnecting. I have never had this issues before, only after my internet was fixed again. This is really frustrating...
  16. LelouchOTR

    [SOLVED] Ethernet cables working between wall jacks and PCs but not between router and main switchboard

    I've been trying to set up ethernet at my house, but the ethernet cables I buy online don't seem to work between the router and the main switchboard, although they work between the computer and the wall jack. Only a certain Y-cable, provided to us by the caretaker, seems to work between the...
  17. A

    Question New install of Windows 10 could not find a driver for the motherboard's network adapter ?

    PC Shut down randomly and when it came back up it had no internet (I am connected via Ethernet and it worked fine before), even though my other devices such as phones were still connected. I then reinstalled windows to no avail. I tried searching the internet for LAN drivers for my motherboard...
  18. A

    Question Gigabyte motherboard may be capping my internet speed ?

    I have a Gigabyte GAAB35GM-00-G and I just got a new internet service. On other computers using the same ethernet cable I get 600mb upstream and downstream, but on my computer, with the same cable, I get 550 downstream and 100mb upstream. Is it possible that my LAN port on the motherboard has an...
  19. J

    Question internet working and wifi but ethernet in pc says no connection?

    hello. im pretty new to this forum and im having issues with my gaming pc connecting to the internet via an ethernet cord. so the other day i downloaded a software that allows you to overclock your gaming controller and set the input lag to a 1m/s response time instead of a 5m/s response time...
  20. Jeff_120

    [SOLVED] Asus router and ethernet ip problem under Windows

    Hello I received the Asus RT-AC86u yesterday, it's a real beast of Wifi speed specially on 5G, I could get 125mb/s while the modem is only 80ish mb/s while in repeater mode! Though today I plugged an ethernet cable to my desktop PC and it worked like for 5 minutes then the internet was gone on...
  21. 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...
  22. C

    Question Wifi/optical fiber interference?

    Hi all, I have an optical fiber extension from my work desk router to the living room. I had to go for optical fiber because no Wifi system would cover the distance/walls/metals. The thing is that the end media converter (ACTELSER ACT1003) where the optical fiber is converted to 3 ethernet...
  23. T

    [SOLVED] Download speeds drastically different on same ethernet between 2 computers

    This problem is very simple. My pc, with a Realtek PCLe 2.5GbE Family Controller network adapter gets an upload speed of 200mbps, while my 2020 macbook pro gets an upload speed of up to 700mbps. They are connected to the exact same ethernet cord for their tests. Any ideas for what could be...
  24. mickpat23

    [SOLVED] Connecting 5G Nokia Fastmile router to TP-Link TD-W8970 router

    Hi there, My original set up was a Netgear wireless router placed inside the house, connected via 30 metre ethernet cable to a TP-Link TD-W8970 wireless router in a granny flat outside, in order to provide a signal while in the granny flat. Now I recently got 5G home internet, receiving a Nokia...
  25. Flaymose

    [SOLVED] Ethernet/Router Help

    My friend and I just moved into an apartment for college and were both looking into setting up our pcs with ethernet. (Sorry if this upcoming part is unclear/confusing) I believe we have some type of fiber line/internet. We have a Nokia modem that has the 10g Lan port light up. We then have an...
  26. N

    Question Ethernet switch and landline.

    Hello! I am about to get a job where im required to have a land line but, the modem is in a room that can't be moved. I have an ethernet switch device so I can hardwire my desktops in other rooms. Can I connect an adaptor to the ethernet switch to allow a landline to be plugged in and work? I...
  27. RapidJosh

    Question Spectrum internet freezes but doesn't disconnect, happens for 10-20 seconds and keeps me from playing games reliably.

    Hello, hoping I can find an answer here. My internet, provided by spectrum keeps me from having a consistent gaming experience because of it dropping/freezing every so often. I have tried almost everything at this point to try and fix it. I have had them come out and give us a new modem...
  28. J

    [SOLVED] Why am I getting ping spikes when my internet speeds are fine ?

    I have 60 down/5 up from Charter spectrum and I just moved into a new apartment with this internet. The internet speeds when I run a speed test are fine but when I play games, my ping tends to spike a lot. I live in an apartment with 1 other person and I AM connected to ethernet, yet I am still...
  29. O

    Question Ethernet connection suddenly stopped working ?

    Hello all! I am currently running a HP Notebook - 14-ck2010tu as my secondary device. From when I purchased it last year, until only a couple of weeks ago I had no issues running an ethernet cable directly from my modem to my laptop as it is my preferred type of internet connection. Most of the...
  30. B

    [SOLVED] Ethernet speed capped at 100 mbps (should be 1 gigabit)

    Background: I recently was out of town and while out of town some people used my computer and messed with the ethernet. When I got back, I was getting a tenth of my previous speeds. I have gigabit wifi, but am getting around 80 mbps. What I think is the problem: When I look at the ethernet...
  31. C

    [SOLVED] Wired Connection Issues - DNS Server Not Connected

    Hello! Thanks for reading in advance. I just moved into my dorm and have had some issues with wired connectivity. I have contacted the IT department and had someone look into it, but I thought I would start this thread in case someone with intimate windows knowledge could find the issue...
  32. T

    [SOLVED] Getting MAC address

    Hi there, I just moved into a new apartment for college and to get internet access, I need to register the device's MAC address on the ISP website. This isn't a problem for things I have wifi on (laptop, phone, etc.) However, I'm not able to get my PC (which doesn't have wifi) connected. The...
  33. Swft

    [SOLVED] I got the Asus Prime H510m-e and the lan isnt working.

    I recently got the Asus Prime H510m-e and when i plugged in the lan cable, it didnt register. The lights are not blinking and also troubleshooting doesnt help either. Any advice will help, thanks
  34. B

    Question Ethernet connection cutting out randomly, many troubleshooting steps tried to no avail ?

    Thank you in advance to anyone who replies to this thread. So recently I moved places, I setup my PC, hardwired, setup goes from the wall to the modem, modem to router, and router to an Ethernet in the wall which then goes to an 8 hub switch i have setup in the closet in order to provide an...
  35. WayWardStone

    [SOLVED] Ethernet randomly slow at times

    This problem started happening recently with me. Before, when my PC started up, I could load YouTUbe instantly. Now that isn't the case anymore. What's weird is that this issue only affects download speed and not upload speed. When I am in-game in League of Legends, I am unaffected by the...
  36. max_ily1

    [SOLVED] Ethernet connection randomly shows as "No Internet"

    This question has been asked quite a lot of times, but none of the solutions featured helped me. I'm using a Windows 10 PC with a Realtek PCIe gaming ethernet, which is connected by Ethernet to an AP. The AP itself is connected to the main router through Ethernet as well. I've switched my...
  37. GameInGold

    Question WiFi connection keeps dropping ?

    For context, my room is upstairs and the router is in the living room downstairs basically on the other side of the house. The connection up here has never been the best and I was getting tired of having bad connection, so I decided to get one of those Netgear wireless extenders and connected it...
  38. Veinz

    Question Internet malware?

    Ok, so, I made a post a while ago, talking about my disk usage. Today, I discovered that if i disconnect my ethernet cable from the pc, the disk consumption gets lowe. Could it be a internet malware?
  39. Kab2k

    [SOLVED] Problem with download speed and ping with windows 10

    Just recently, I reseted my pc and noticed that it had much slower download speed and higher ping than I should. I than tried to plug my laptop into the same ethernet cable and the speed and ping got back to normal. Before I reseted my pc the download, upload, ping was around (850, 850, 2) but...
  40. S

    [SOLVED] PC always loses network connection after being turned on or waking from sleep mode ?

    I bought my PC build a year ago now, and ever since the first time I turned it on and connected via Ethernet I always get disconnected within the first 30 minutes to an hour. It happens so consistently that I've started launching games and just waiting for it to happen rather than start playing...