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  1. R

    [SOLVED] Router with bandwidth control on ethernet port

    Hi, I was wondering if I can get a list of routers that can do the following: Control bandwidth on each ethernet port. Monitor the bandwidth on each ethernet port showing how much data they have used because I have an allowance of 2TB per month. Monitor the bandwidth of each device connected...
  2. I

    [SOLVED] TP-Link powerline adapters randomly stop working at night

    I've had a TP-LINK (Model: TL-PA2010) for a long time connected to my xbox one. It always worked fine, until some months ago when it started randomly disconnecting always at the same time (from about 9:00pm to about midnight, italian time, always at a random time between these hours once a day)...
  3. Z

    Question Ethernet dropping when gaming and never reconnects until a full power drain of pc

    Hi! First post on this forum so I apologise in advance for any shortcomings of etiquette! I've been having a problem with my ethernet disconnecting ever since I bought my current build approx 4 years ago. The ethernet connection will remain on and function normally 99% of the time while I...
  4. 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?
  5. L

    [SOLVED] PC wont connect to the internet

    I have had this problem since December, and I was assuming it was because I used ethernet through another PC to connect to the internet. So, I waited until I moved in order to connect it to the router, but still no luck. I do not know how to solve this myself or where to look, but I think it is...
  6. O

    [SOLVED] I can't connect to router via ethernet, when the router is connected to a repeater via ethernet

    Hi, I have a problem I've been trying to solve for days now. I live in a big house and i have to use repaters to connect to the internet. I have a D-Link (black one) main router and a HUAWEI (white one) repeater. I have a satellite Internet access and it's connected to my main router via the...
  7. S

    [SOLVED] Setting up Modem, Network Switch, and Router

    Hello, I live in the UK. My wifi keeps cutting out. I have done some research. I’m looking at doing something similar to this. Except without the patch panel and have the wires not necessarily in the walls, due to the face we rent. It needs to be temporary. View: https://youtu.be/00UTYN9j0FE...
  8. DirtySZN

    [SOLVED] Packet loss for over 10+ MONTHS!

    So as the title says, I have literally been struggling/dealing with packet loss for over the last 10+ months.. I am not going to sit here and complain to you guys on how mad and frustrated I am at my home networking situation as I can’t do my competitive gaming or stream and make extra income...
  9. SEV7N_TV

    [SOLVED] Ethernet connection not detected

    Hi all, I just finished my first build with the MSI B450 A Pro Max motherboard. Everything seems to be working okay, but I'm now in windows and cannot connect to the internet. I have my computer connected to my router via ethernet but I can't seem to actually establish a connection to the...
  10. Question All devices disconnecting from ethernet switch

    About 8 months ago, I ran an ethernet cable from my router downstairs to my office upstairs to a TL-SG105 5-port ethernet switch. I then connected to it a desktop, a Lorex security cam system, and a TV receiver box (not sure exactly what to call it, the one that's not a DVR). Here's my current...
  11. nigelpotter

    [SOLVED] Ethernet connection cuts out for about 5 seconds throughout the day

    I have a 135m ethernet CAT 5E cable running down to my garage into my desktop. The speed is fine but about 5 times a day the connection will drop for about 5 seconds and come straight back. I'm not sure if it is a cable problem because apart from the cutting out it works perfectly fine. It...
  12. N

    [SOLVED] Questions about basic network stuff

    Hello everybody, this is my 1st post. Before I actually place the questions, I feel the need to mention that I'm a higher than average user of PC and internet, also with some programming experience, however I'm a total newbie in networks and well below the average when it comes to understanding...
  13. psa538

    Question Ethernet cable just installed, light comes on when connected to router but not detected when connected to computer ?

    The ethernet cable was just installed from the main modem to a back room, and while there is a light that comes on upon connection to the router in said room there is no internet connection, and connecting to the computer results in no connection detected entirely. The cable is long (~50m) and...
  14. S

    [SOLVED] Bad onboard ethernet port?

    I've been having an issue where I can't get my ethernet cable when inserted to light up the light on the motherboard. I've tried multiple solutions: buying a brand new ethernet cable, uninstalling the ethernet driver and re-installing it. When checking available adapter options the ethernet...
  15. J

    [SOLVED] Can't download files when connected to ethernet?

    Decided to run a network line down to my home office in the basement since I'll be working my real job from there for the foreseeable future. Purchased the cable, ran it to my router then computer to test it. Yes, it worked. Getting over 200mbs download speed vs. the 25 or so I was getting via...
  16. ahmetkca

    [SOLVED] Can i use PoE like a Powerline adapter?

    I bought PoE instead of Powerline adapter by mistake. I was wondering can i use PoE as a Powerline adapter. I was gonna return it. If there is still a chance to use PoE to connect my pc and modem over electrical outlet it would be great.
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    [SOLVED] Ethernet at Crawling Speeds but WiFi works.

    My modem is successfully connected to the internet. It has WiFi capabilities. It has Ethernet capabilities. My phone is successfully connected to the internet via WiFi, good and normal speeds. My PC is successfully connected to the internet via Ethernet connection BUT my speeds are at a...
  18. V

    [SOLVED] Ethernet connected only after manual IP input but no internet

    My PC can't identify the network when I plug in the ethernet cable. In the troubleshooting section it says that my ethernet "doesn't have a valid IP configuration". When I ran ipconfig my IP started with "169" which apparently meant it can't get the IP address automatically. When I log in to the...
  19. kschneider729

    Question Ethernet disconnects randomly every few seconds, but Wi-Fi doesn't

    Hi! I'm having a slight issue that popped up randomly a few days ago. I have always used an ethernet cable for my desktop, and have never had any issues before this. Every twenty seconds or so, my internet will disconnect and reconnect back in about 5 seconds. After a day of this, I had...
  20. S

    [SOLVED] Why are my download speeds so slow?

    Hey guys, I know there's probably a million threads on this topic but I thought I'd throw my situation out there anyway. So basically I'm wondering my download speed is so slow, I'm currently getting about 6-20mpbs downloading an update on my Xbox one X using an ethernet and the same on the...
  21. J

    [SOLVED] Latency issues?

    So im having an issue with my internet where I can connect to web pages (like youtube,etc) and watch videos and movies with almost no issue. However when I try and play games online there if frequent latency issues (I cant move, but I can watch others in real time). In addition to this my...
  22. Jeremy488

    [SOLVED] Help please!

    My computers Ethernet port stopped working. I replaced Ethernet cable swapped ports on router no help. I tried a wireless card did not help. Uninstalled all network devices reinstalled drivers from motherboard manufacturers website didn’t help. Replaced motherboard still no joy. Any...
  23. Nickz1

    [SOLVED] My ethernet cable with my pc doesn't work as well as my laptop with the same ethernet cable

    I have had this problem from the day I got my pc. Both my download speed and upload speed are super low at around 17 Mbps. It seems like it's being limited by something. For example, when I try to download games from battle.net, steam... I can only reach a maximum of 2MB/s but strangely...
  24. [SOLVED] I port forwarded my router but it is not open ?

    I have tried to open port 2090 on my router, to host a node.js server for my friends. here is a picture of my router config It works everywhere on my local network with both localhost(127.0.0.1:2090), my local ip(192.168.0.5:2090) and my public ip(82.211..:2090). But if i tell my friends to...
  25. atlasgaming20

    [SOLVED] Ethernet drops many times randomly and restarting fixes it

    This problem started maybe 2 or 3 days ago when I made a Minecraft server for me and my friends, but randomly during night at 4am my Ethernet connection would suddenly drop, restarting my router didn't fix it, neither did changing ports on my router. The only thing that actually worked out was...
  26. K

    [SOLVED] Issue with CAT 7 cable and networking, speed limited to 10mb/s

    Hi all, I'm asking for help setting up my home network. I'm experiencing some issues connecting a router(Fritz!Box) to my main modem. At the beginning I connected it with a short cat 6 cable and everything was working fine, now I installed a cat 7 cable to move the router on the first floor and...
  27. M

    [SOLVED] Ethernet connection intermittent and slower than Wifi

    Hi All, My desktop PC in the past 3 months has picked up an odd Ethernet connection issue which I have temporarily resolved by using a USB wifi dongle, but this is causing ping/latency issues. PC's connection via Ethernet cable directly into the Virgin Media Hub 3.0 has recently become...
  28. Chris_Cross

    Question Is it possible to setup HDMI over IP via wifi repeaters, access points and a router?

    I have Virgin TV setup in the Living Room with a Tivo system attached. I also have a TV in the the dining room currently setup for Freeview with a crap signal. The goal is to split the HDMI signal from the Tivo system to both the TVs so that I have a choice of which TV to watch a programs on...
  29. U

    [SOLVED] Can 4 wire (100baset) ethernet work with gigabit switch?

    I have a project where due to specialized connectors we only have access to 4 wires (2 pairs) for our ethernet connection. It works fine with 100mbit switches and our laptops but won't work with gigabit switches. We are specifically using pair 1,2 and pair 3,6. We don't need the gigabit speed...
  30. H

    [SOLVED] Power line ethernet connection on desktop worse than on Laptop

    Hello, i have a quick question which is annoying me quite a bit. My desktop is connected via an ethernet cable in a power line adapter. I usually get around 10-15Mb/s download speed (which is way lower than it should be). So i tried connecting my laptop to the same power line adapter using the...
  31. H

    [SOLVED] Power line ethernet connection is slow and inconsistent.

    Hello, so i have a question about power line ethernet. We have 300Mb/s wifi speed on our modem which is in the garage. I have a power line adapter sticking in the outlet at the modem and 1 in my room upstairs. i'd say my room is about 10-15m from the modem. I only get 10-20Mb/s max on...
  32. M

    [SOLVED] Ethernet connection is slower than WiFi connection.

    My ethernet connection (PC) is slower than my WiFi connection (Phone). Fifteen days ago I had a 100MB internet line, everything was fine. My Ethernet (PC) and WiFi (Phone) had 10MB/s download & 8-10MB/s upload speed(s). Now I have a 200MB internet line, things are not okay. My Ethernet (PC)...
  33. P

    [SOLVED] Questions on MoBo (tech basics, but not "lazy beginner" ones)

    Hi guys, I did quite a serious research on motherboards and principles of their work. However, a few points are either left unclear or I just wanted to double-check them with you. Will highly appreciate your comments: Is it right, that PCIe 4.0 is not the same as PCIe x4. So 4.0 means the...
  34. F

    Question Intel X550-T1 NIC on Windows gives very low throughput / slow transfer speed ?

    Hi there, I recently added a Intel X550-T1 NIC to my Windows machine. Now after doing some tests I noticed the throughput is only about 2.5 GBits/s (using iperf3 for testing). Same test performed using an Ubuntu Live Boot Stick yielded me a throughput of about 9 GBits/s. Things I tried to...