Internet Access

Forum discussion tagged with Internet Access.
  1. Conrad Farrow

    Question Coax internet cable to move router to another room.

    Hello, I am moving into my girlfriends house and she currently has her router in her living room attached to a coax cable. There is one that comes out of the wall into the router, but another that appears to go into the wall and it seems to come out in the room I want to put my desktop in. My...
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    Question 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...
  3. S

    Question 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...
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    [SOLVED] Launching Facebook causes internet to disconnect ?

    Hello, When I launch Facebook site, my internet disconnects. It's strange issue that I've never heard of, I've tested this thoroughly since It started yesterday. It took me awhile testing various other much more likely causes before I discovered that when I go to facebook.com within a few...
  5. 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...
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    Question Power outage, cable modems, and backup generators.

    If I my cable modem is plugged into a portable backup generator while there is a power outage, will my internet work? Sorry if this is a stupid question, but I really have no idea. So that's why I came here for help. I have a wireless cable modem+router combo. When there is a power outage...
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    Question Ethernet Cable Connection Capped at 100mbps

    I'm trully stumped on this one. I recently upgraded my ISP plan to 200mbps, and my PC has not been getting those speeds, staying at the usual 100mbps. I called in the ISP tech support, and in doing several tests, here's what we found out: Wi-fi works on 200mbps. It works on my notebook...
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    Question My computer wont recognize the new router's ethernet.

    So, my router had problems running very slow on ethernet. I often got less than one Mbps, we pay for 1000 up/down package. We ended up paying for a new router and my new router doesn't work with my computer, but it is working with game consoles. laptops, and basically everything else. After I...
  9. J

    Question Ipv4 connected to internet but internet still doesn't work

    I use an ethernet to connect to a wireless wifi extender and computer shows ethernet is connected and that I am connected to the internet and still can not do anything internet related. I've done the cmd prompts on youtube and checked firewall settings to no avail. I have no idea why this is...
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    Question Internet/Network doesn't accept new PC's?

    Hey guys, I've run into a problem on my work today. There's a PC there that keeps turning off. So I got another old PC that works OK to replace that one. Fresh install of Windows 7. But there's a problem. My network doesn't seem to accept new PC's. Everytime I get a PC that's from somewhere...
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    Question Ethernet outlet not working in one room

    So I just had a technician from Xfinity come to my home to setup several internet outlets in my home, he was able to turn 2 of them on but the third and most important outlet does not receive an internet connection. It detects that its connected to something but just shows it as an 'Unidentified...
  12. AzureDragon89

    Question Random Drops

    Hey all so im in a new apartment its been a solid month working with the ISP but they have given up or don't care some background info on the setup the building itself is a year old im the first person to rent this unit. the internet is included with rent it's rated at 500Mbps both ways...
  13. Kuynh

    Question When launching Minecraft, Internet goes down until closed.

    Whenever my Minecraft is launched, my internet goes down except for google websites. The problem usually goes away in a random time or when I close Minecraft. It also sometimes kicks me out of a Minecraft server until the problem fixes itself. I know it is a DNS issue but I've already tried...
  14. S

    Question Ethernet and Wifi not allowing certain online connectivity and downloads ?

    About a month ago I moved to a new home but kept my old router/modem combo and the same internet provider. Since moving I have been having odd connectivity issues. I can connect my PC to ethernet and wifi no problem and doing mostly everything on my PC has been fine. I can play League of...
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    Question Strange internet connection loss on specific systems

    So, straight to the point. Basically 1-2 times a day the internet connection in my computer and my brother's computer randomly cuts off. (Randomly cuts off and comes back by itself 3-4min later) Both are connected by cable and both show that there IS a connection but there really isn't. (Every...
  16. 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...
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    [SOLVED] Couple of weird issues with my internet/WiFi connection

    So I'll start with the most basic one: Some of the websites register a VPN service, even though I'm not using one, however this started occuring recently (or atleast this is when I started noticing it). So there are 2 theories on this I've came up: I've been hacked (which has a high probability...
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    [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...
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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...
  20. HellboP

    [SOLVED] Mysterious Cable Internet Interruptions, Cable TV Not Affected

    Hey all. HellboP here again with another vague technical question. My parents have been complaining about internet outages at their house for the past few months. I've checked some of the most obvious things and tried the usual amateur trouble shooting tricks to no avail. I've even called...
  21. 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...
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    Question Playing certain games shuts off the internet for everyone in my house ?

    A while ago, I had a problem where playing certain games for around 5 minutes would kill the internet for me and everyone else who is connected for about 2-3 minutes. I never tried to fix this issue, since they were single-player games, so I would just disconnect my internet and play them...
  23. rayyanmaulana

    [SOLVED] LAN constantly disconnects

    So i just recently upgraded my pc from an intel i3 6100 to a ryzen 5 1600, and i noticed that after i upgraded, my pc's internet would sometimes cut off on its own and then quickly connect again. this would go on once every few minutes and its starting to annoy me, any idea what might be the...
  24. Diarkis

    Question Can't browse but I can still download torrents. Why?

    There is an open wifi network signal near me. When I connect to it, my browser opens asking for my phone number. I can use internet (1GB LIMIT) if I fill in the details but if I don't do so and close the the browser without entering my phone number, my torrents still download with speeds upto 15...
  25. Nortav

    [SOLVED] Weird "Onebox" modem/router is not connecting to its ISP

    Parents have a strange all in one Portuguese TV-wifi combo and it's refusing to connect to the internet. Logging into the router offers no real clues and I am at a loss what to do. Interestingly, there is a emulated router login website which looks exactly the same as mine...
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    Question I have internet on my hard drive, but not my ssd for some odd reason

    Hello, I have an SSD and a Hard Drive. I have this PCI-E internet adapter, and it's worked beautifully for a few years. Until recently, for some reason; I no longer have a internet connection on my SSD. It's just a globe icon, with a "Internet, no Internet Access" issue. I have tried everything...
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    Question Cannot connect to one specific site.

    Hey all, I have a very frustrating issue with an internet connection. I am an online teacher. I teach via an app for windows provided by the company. About a week ago I started having connection issues. When I go to use the app it will not load and will say my internet is not connected. The...
  28. pankitsh

    Question Mistakenly unplugged my pc now no website is opening except google and YouTube.

    I hibernated my pc and just after turning it on I mistakenly switched it off from main switch. After starting it from scratch, no website is working except Google and YouTube. I tried resetting tcp/ip, resetting dns server to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 (alternate) and restarted my pc but none of them...
  29. Cobnor

    Question B550 ethernet cable not recognized

    I just upgraded my motherboard to an MSI B550. Everything is running great, except I can't get my ethernet to work. First I tried the windows troubleshoot option, which it said "ethernet doesn't have a valid IP configuration." So I followed some tutorials online, like resetting my router...
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    [SOLVED] New wifi extender worked for about a day. Ethernet delivers same slow speeds.

    Hi, i'm brand new to the forums, and my knowledge on computers is somewhat limited, but have been digging around for solutions for my problem on here for a while now. Unfortunately, nothing seems to work. About 3 weeks ago, I did a few internet tests on a few of the pcs in my house. All of...
  31. P

    [SOLVED] Landline phone socket replacement

    Hi, I have some issues with my phone/internet and I'm not very familiar with the hardware involved. In my living room I have a square socket built in to the wall. Going into there I have a splitter which directs one side to my landline telephone and one to my router/modem. The connection going...
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    [SOLVED] How to Extend My Mobile Hotspot Signal or Cellphone Hotspot?

    Hi, people. I would like some ideas or suggestions about how to extend my cellphone hotspot. I'm looking for a device "if it exists" that connects to my cellphone spot and then extends the hotspot signal so I can connect multiples devices and at the same time have a stronger signal. The reason...
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    [SOLVED] Could this cut be why my internet doesnt work?

    Hello, basically I have switched from att to Xfinity and noticed I could not get an internet signal from my modem. I checked the Xfinity box outside and noticed that a cable is cut. Could that be why I'm not getting an internet signal? I've been on hold for more than an hour and if its something...
  34. Luis007

    [SOLVED] What's the wire that you plug to access internet.

    Hi, everyone I'm pretty new with computers rather not a computer literate person. I want to buy a 20meters ethernet cable so I can connect my computer to the router. But there are different types of ethernet cables. Can you guys please help me to get the appropriate cable to connect to my...
  35. [SOLVED] "No Internet Access" for IPv6

    I used to have a wireless internet connection, with that connection I had IPv6 readily available to me. Recently I bought a wired internet connection. When I check the connection status it says "No Internet Access" for IPv6. So then I checked with the Test-IPv6 site. It says "No IPv6 address...
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    [SOLVED] Moving to country and limited on internet choices.

    I work from home and need a low-latency internet connection. (hope i am using the correct terminology). My job requires me to log in to my companies network and ssh to a number of remote servers. I tried connecting many many moons ago via satellite connection but for every keystroke, i had to...
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    [SOLVED] DSL Ethernet Connection Slower than WiFi Connections

    Hello all! I live in Germany and (unfortunately) must use a DSL connection. It's horrid, but I digress. I had an Ethernet cable plugged directly into my laptop from the router and got about 30mb down, no complaints there.. Aside from the bloody DSL! I recently swapped my laptop out for my...
  38. S

    [SOLVED] Ethernet but no wifi, have tried all solutions

    A couple of days ago the internet suddenly went out on my Netgear R7800 all across the house, knocking out our smart devices in the process. The wifi lights on the device are on, and I've tried holding it down; I've power cycled and hard reset both the modem and the router which did not solve...
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    [SOLVED] Changed RAM now don't have any internet!

    Hey guys, so i changed my RAM and now my network won't connect via Ethernet or WI-FI. Back story i changed my RAM and when i did it the first time, on of the sticks wasn't properly seated so it gave me a BSOD. Fixed the issue and the PC runs fine but i dont have any internet access. I have...
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    [SOLVED] Ethernet slower than WIFI (SOLVED)

    I have contracted a plan of 50 megabytes and it was always wonderful until a few days that out of nowhere I started receiving only 6 megabytes, by cable. With the other devices over WIFI I am doing excellent and I enjoy the adequate speed. I clarify that I did not touch any configuration and the...