Internet Access

Forum discussion tagged with Internet Access.
  1. Question AX3 Router sort of restarting randomly? I get booted out of games

    Hello, I am using Huawei AX3 router, recently bought. Sometimes several times in an hour, sometimes less often like once in couple hours router appears to reset itself, it's barely noticeable and I only noticed after I turned off the LED indicator light and seen it light up again in moments like...
  2. J

    Question Connected to the internet but browser is suffering from slow or failed connections

    Hello all, This issue began for me about 3 weeks back. To be fair, I had no issues prior and have had no luck thus far in correctly identifying the problem. One night while watching a friend stream through discord my internet randomly went out. Not super surprising really. Within 20 or so...
  3. DevuSin

    Question Unable to update Windows 10 on web server ?

    I have a web server (VM from work) on which I'm trying to update Windows but its not happening. After checking for updates, it shows last checked March 2022 even though there are new updates and have also been told to carry out the updates so as to comply with latest security checks. Under...
  4. jirikcz147

    Question Ethernet stopped working after upgrade

    Hi, I upgraded my PC, previously: AORUS B550 elite mobo R5 5600X processor GTX 1060 GPU Corsair VS450 PSU New: AORUS B550 elite mobo R5 5600X processor RTX 3080 GPU EVGA 850GQ PSU After the upgrade, everything works expect the ethernet - not working at all. It does not even detect that the...
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    Question iPhone 8 plus not connecting to win 10 hotspot

    As the title suggests, my iPhone 8 plus is constantly in loading(the spinner thing) when I was trying to connect it to my laptop's hotspot. I have tried the troubleshooting step of changing the iPhone's name to other than 'iPhone', and for the Wi-Fi adapter on laptop, I changed the bandwidth...
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    Question Computer loses internet connection after a while for no reason

    So basically im playing or im on youtube whatever it may be and my computer just loses internet connection, no issues whatsoever found... What i find extremely weird is that the program or wtv that im using it doesnt lose internet connection, if im playing a game the game will stay online but...
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    Question Download problems over ethernet ?

    Hi y'all, I haven't posted with a problem in a while but this one is really bugging me. My roomates and I have had problems with our ethernet recently that have been beyond frustrating. Both of my roomates have switched to WIFI over ethernet because of slow download speeds, but I don't have the...
  8. Unique Turtle

    Question iPhone will connect to WiFi extender but not to the router itself ?

    The title explains the problem, iPhone 11, internet on it was working fine, then suddenly, when I go to settings to see whats happening, the actual router has the loading icon next to it. However, I can connect to the extender of the router on my phone, I've troubleshooted to the max I believe...
  9. C

    [SOLVED] Help with internet issues

    So my internet has always been good. I have an ethernet connection and never have any problems with downloads or streaming or anything like that. However a month ago it changed out of nowehere and now I can't stream one youtube video without it buffering or download anything. I have run speed...
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    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...
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    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...
  12. J

    [SOLVED] New PC won't install wifi drivers / cannot access internet - "no connections are available".

    I assembled a new PC today and cannot access internet on it. No network options and it just says "Not Connected - No Networks Available". Using the CD provided hasn't helped either; via the AsusSetup.exe I managed to install the intel chipset & Realtek LAN driver but trying to install the intel...
  13. Seyathen

    [SOLVED] SSL errors across all browsers and networks

    Hello there. I recently upgraded my pc with a new motherboard and SSD, and I am getting various SSL errors across all browsers. My internet connection says it is stable, and the troubleshooters in windows cannot find any errors. I have tested the PC with different networks, reinstalling windows...
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    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...
  15. J.wilhelm

    [SOLVED] Router after a switch

    Trying to get better connectivity on the front end of my house. Currently have Modem>router>router but am getting about 100 less mbps up front at the 2nd router. Is it possible to go modem>router>switch>router? This would put everything up front hardwired to the switch, and the 2nd router just...
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    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...
  17. Rodrq

    Question When little brother uses his computer, internet connection randomly crashes ?

    Hello guys. I am desperate. Here's the issue: Internet works perfectly until my little brother decides to plays some games or talk with Discord friends, then every 20-40 minutes the connection just crashes for a few minutes. We have a 300mbps download 30 mbps upload plan, so bandwidth is good...
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    [SOLVED] Pc have very weird connection problems that i cannot fix

    I'll explain the the situation from the beginning. When I start my PC Up, The Internet seems to be working fine, But a few minutes later the Internet connection stops. I cant connect to any website (except of YouTube on Chrome) on any browser And the apps who use Internet don't work. A strange...
  19. Abookiii

    [SOLVED] Task Bar taking a while to load & Network issues - Windows 10 21 H1

    Hi there! I have had some issues with my PC when updating to the new version of Windows 10 (21H1). My computer on start-up takes ages to load the task bar. It appears at the bottom of the screen fine but when you try to use it or hover over it all I am met with is the blue loading circle. I...
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    Question SOS Updated MOBO now no ethernet

    Hi all, I have a B550-F and always seem to mess things up. Last night I was using the armoury crate app and updated several drivers and MOBO. After completion, there is no longer an ethernet connection. I attempted network diagnostics and it gave results that there is no ethernet cable...
  21. K

    [SOLVED] Problem with Internet access

    Restarted windows because I was having a random crashes then I noticed it showed I had no internet, but I could browse the web and play online games. I was fine with it until I found out I couldn’t download apps from the windows store and basically anything that runs from windows had no...
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    [SOLVED] Losing Internet connection when downloading

    Hello hello I may have a fairly complicated problem which I have troubles fixing: Whenever I download something with my computer (win 10 home 64 bit) connected via a TP Link Wlan stick connected to a wlan extender which is connected to the router, I lose internet connection but my wlan is still...
  23. Conrad Farrow

    [SOLVED] 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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    [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...
  25. 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...
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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...
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    [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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  34. AzureDragon89

    [SOLVED] 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...
  35. 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...
  36. S

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  38. 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...
  39. J

    [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...