home Network

Forum discussion tagged with home Network.
  1. K

    Question Help with my home wi-fi setup

    Hello, I am looking for some advice on my home network setup. Myself and my wife are working from home now, and she has been having some issues with the strength of the wireless on our top floor. Our house is skinny but 4 floors tall including the basement. I also just changeed our internet...
  2. [SOLVED] Error code 0x80070035 - The network path is not found

    Looking for a kind soul who can help me resolve this long standing issue with my network that has been driving me insane. I have set up many home networks, resolved many issues but I seem to be stuck at this one. I have 3 computers in my home network. 1.MAIN-PC (Ethernet) 2.MEDIA-PC (Ethernet)...
  3. C

    Question Need modem (no wifi) only for Centurylink DSL 20 mbps connection

    My house is 1100 sf and my yard is twice that. I would like wireless throughout the yard. I am looking for a basic modem that will grow from the 20 to 40 mbps range so that I can connect orbi to it. Any suggestions? Thank you!
  4. DirtySZN

    Question Severe packet loss only on Fortnite servers..

    So I’ve had severe packet loss issues on Fortnite for 6 months now. I play on PS4 Pro, and I’m connected via CAT-6 Ethernet from my Arris modem to the PS4(modem connected to outlet in wall via coaxial cable). My plan I pay for is “Extreme Pro Internet” - 600mbps download/15mbps upload speed...
  5. B

    Question New Home Setup

    Hi all, I was wondering if you can help with my new home setup after recently purchasing our house. If I can explain the setup firstly and what I intend to use and id be happy to hear your thoughts or what I should change. Ive looked into patch panelling but I may add this in a couple of years...
  6. A

    Question Port remains "filtered" after port forwarding

    Hello, I don't typically make my own posts, generally gleaning what I need from other topics, etc. So if there's something I've improperly formatted or posted in the wrong place, please let me know & I'll try to fix it. So, I've been trying to start up a Minecraft server for my friends & me...
  7. Clueless in Seattle

    Question Laptop can't see itself on Windows 10 Network

    Up until a few days ago I had a laptop and a PC hooked up together via cables to my Comcast modem/router on a Windows 10 home network. I'm an old guy with countless debilitating chronic health issues so I have to spend a lot of time resting in bed, so I was using Windows Remote Desktop...
  8. H

    [SOLVED] A second pc for back up

    Hello everyone! Recently I bought a new pc and made a second pc from my old parts (motherboard ram etc) to use it as a back up. I connected it to my router and through network I transfer my files to and from my main pc. The only thing I had to do was to make my main pc “Network discoverable”...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] How many Powerline adaptors can I get away with?

    I know Powerline adaptors aren't everyone's cup of tea but I have a pair at home, to allow me to get wired internet on a desktop PC which is at the opposite end of the house to the main router, and it works perfectly for that purpose. I've also tried using the powerline adaptor elsewhere in the...
  10. N

    [SOLVED] I want Ethernet for internet, and WiFi for LAN, but how?

    I have a PC with an ethernet port and with wifi built in. I'd like to use the wired connection for accessing the internet, and basically everything, but I want to access my via WiFi(with Unifed Remote). The problem is if I'm connectod to WiFi and ethernet at same time, the PC uses WiFi to...
  11. N

    [SOLVED] Set up

    So many options to choose from. I admit I am a beginner, can you please tell me if this is a good set up. We are renovating our house. TP-Link EAP225-Wall Omada AC1200 Wireless MU-MIMO Wall-Plate Access Point TP-Link TL-SG1008P 8-Port Gigabit PoE Ethernet Switch (4 PoE Ports, 55 Watt Budget...
  12. Z

    [SOLVED] Question About Building Netgear Mesh System

    I was considering trying to build a mesh WiFi system using a Netgear RAX200 with an EAX80. Would this greatly hinder the performance of the router compared to it running independently? If so, what are some other options for a high-performance WiFi 6 mesh system?
  13. Z

    [SOLVED] Question About Router Specs

    About how much RAM and CPU speed is needed for a router on a home network so that it can support a large family that would include multiple devices internet browsing or video streaming, smart home devices, an Xbox, and a gaming PC?
  14. H

    [SOLVED] Connecting upto 10 routers in a home network

    Hello, This is going to be long. I'm trying to share a single internet connection with about 10 apartments in an apartment building. I watched and read a few tutorials I could find online and they all mentioned do NOT connect a LAN cable from the main router to the WAN port of the other...
  15. A

    Question Advice needed: My home WiFi network no longer appears as available

    The last few days my home WiFi network has been disconnecting every few hours on my pc only. When it disconnects the network no longer appears as available, but I can still see my neighbours networks and access my network via mobile devices. I would restart the router and it would reappear and...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] New home, planning home network and could use some advice.

    Hi all, I'm about to move into my new home and I've left planning the internet situation a little late. On Tuesday my electrician and Frontier service tech will be here to install what's required... the issue is I don't yet have a router or 100% locked in plan. We will be getting Frontier FIOS...
  17. W

    [SOLVED] Basic home networking queries.

    I understand that the forums rule say to search a topic before asking a question, and believe me if I knew how to word my questions better to find a working solution I would've, but I believe describing the issue is the best approach for me here. I have an optical Huawei router provided by my...
  18. golan13

    [SOLVED] Can't connect to NAS behind unmanaged switch

    Hey guys, I'm new to networking and set up my home network like this- I have a tp-link modem/router. I connected an unmanaged tp-link switch to the LAN port on the router and connected a NAS and my PC to that switch. I set up static IP's for my NAS and my computer and can access the internet on...
  19. dotas1

    [SOLVED] File sharing in home network

    Hi guys! I have a home network that has 2 PC(let's call them PC 1 and PC 2) and 2 laptops (Laptop 1 and Laptop 2) connected with cables through my router. The 2 PCs have latest Windows 10 PRO 1909 version and the 2 laptops latest Windows 7 Home with all the latest updates installed. My problem...
  20. A

    Question Losing internet connection due to invalid IP configuration periodically

    Hi, so I'll give you just a quick overview of my home network: I have 1 DSL model that is connected to 2 1gb switches. Switch1 goes to the living room with tv, home-theater etc. connected to it. Switch2 is connected to switch1 (this specific "infrastructure" is for future proofing due to an...