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Forum discussion tagged with isp.
  1. SplitValMiner

    Question Do i need my default ISP modem/router to port forward?

    I want to port forward for my mc server and security cameras. Even tho my router/modem has the option for it,it doesn't work. . I called my ISP and they said that my modem/router has the option for it,but that it's not supported,and that they don't know if they are gonna update it(i should have...
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    Question Why does my Xbox have high packet loss on my ISP only?

    This is really strange, so hoping the genius-hive here can help! Recently, I've been experiencing frequent connection errors to my Xbox party chats. After exhausting all of the Microsoft & Unifi forums, my best guess is that it's tied to my ISP somehow. Through the Xbox network settings, I see...
  3. D

    Question Odd Issue

    I need some assistance. I am working with someone on their home network. The internet will just quit completely. The router wont respond, no dhcp, ping, whole 9 yards. The router is brand new bought Saturday. The cable modem had to be replaced, which started this whole mess. Before changing the...
  4. R

    [SOLVED] Ping spikes? Jitter? Lying ISP? Who knows

    So, for about the last week or so, I've been having very strange ping spikes that I can't seem to catch. I've tried using pingtest and other speed testing websites, but they all say that everything is fine and that my jitter is around 20MS, ping is like 30MS, no issues. I called up my ISP and...
  5. L

    [SOLVED] Sudden jump in ping (0-30ms) Could switching ISPs help?

    So recently in the last month my ping has jumped from 0ms to 30ms, no matter what I'm pinging whether it's speedtest.net, google.com or a game I'm playing, and I was quite surprised that it jumped. At least since August 2020 to July 2021 (nearly a year) I averaged 0 ping with occasional 1 day...
  6. J

    Question Random Ping spikes

    Hi, I've noticed that my ping will randomly spike every five minutes for a few hours and then be perfectly fine. I replaced my wifi card with a usb wifi adapter, I'm getting better download, but I'm still having the problem with random high ping spikes. I ran a tracert to google.com, pinged my...
  7. R

    [SOLVED] 2 ISPs - 2 ADSL Modem/Routers - Do I need a Multi-WAN Router?

    I've been reading for a while about the topic, but I still can't wrap my head around it, so before investing in new hardware I'd like to get some opinions. Scenario I have 2 ISPs I have two DSL modem/routers provided by the ISPs (ZTE ZXHN H267A & TP-Link TD-W9980) Both modems have...
  8. M

    [SOLVED] Did I make the right choice? ...the purchase of my new AC wireless standard router or not?

    Hello. Nice to meet you! I ask you – Did I make the right choice? Please read and please respond with a simple yes or no answer and if you could explain why you feel I did or did not and what you would have done. Last week, I purchased a new router from Amazon.com. It is the TP-Link A6 V3...
  9. 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...
  10. Boris_yo

    [SOLVED] Do DDNS Services Work Through CGNAT?

    Hi, I can't configure DDNS from NO IP to work with my IP address. I think my cable modem's IP is static but it is never shown on websites that show your IP. The IP I see is very different there and it is dynamic. I read on Reddit mixed opinions. Some say DDNS works thtough NAT, others say that...
  11. technologicalpixel

    [SOLVED] Wikipedia this ip address is used by multiple users??

    Hello! today i went on wikipedia and a message appeared telling me "this ip address is used by multiple users" and then another message told me that i got blocked from wikipedia for 8 hours because "vandalism" but the problem is that i have never written anything on wikipedia! Actually that made...
  12. 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?
  13. [SOLVED] Two routers, one ISP

    Hello! I have a weird question. I live in a student home with a router i cannot access to open ports and such. However i have my own router and i was wondering if i could disconnect the main router, put a switch and connect both my router and the main router. I guess this is possible, but will...
  14. Ollifa

    [SOLVED] Will my internet improve if I change ISP?

    Okay, this is a long one. At the moment, my home internet is of the mobile broadband kind (only thing I can get). That is, a portable router that utilises the mobile network (as far as I understand it.) With that established, there is something I want to know. A couple of years ago I had a...
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    Question High latency spikes, done everything on my side

    Hello everyone, Since a year or so my latency has started to become increasinly worse. Since a few weeks the latency started to peak to 999+ in games such as COD Warzone, Other games in which I used to have ~11 ping now spike to above 200. What I've done so far: Switched back to Ethernet...
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    [SOLVED] Downloading steam games causes pc wifi to crash ?

    As the title says any time I download from steam (AND ONLY STEAM) my pc wifi starts to degrade and eventually crash. Forcing me to disconnect and reconnect. I was able to download both nvidia drivers, and windows updates without issue (though the windows update came with issues of its own) but...
  17. M

    [SOLVED] Internet connection works with WiFi but not with ethernet?

    Hi there, I just upgraded my ISP to a new company with internet connection of 100MB, I used to have 15MB and was using ethernet cable and WiFi and all worked like charm without any drops. Now when I use the ethernet cable with the 100MB there are 2 scenarios: Once I browse the internet or do...
  18. S

    [SOLVED] My ISP doesn't work with a certain game.

    My friends and I are a group of 8, and we play Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6 Siege together. Out of the 8, 2 of us have the same ISP which is GLOBE, an ISP from the Philippines. Us 2 are the only ones unable to connect to the game which led us to believe that the issue is caused by our ISP. The only...
  19. D

    [SOLVED] Unexplained packet loss on cable modem hop

    Been scratching my head over this one for a few days, and the results are inconsistent and frustrating. The ISP visited on Monday and fixed some bad cable splitters, but it did not seem to resolve the issue. I also replaced the modem as a last resort, but this did not seem to help. Every 20-40...
  20. Sshorab

    Question WiFi speed faster than Ethernet speed.

    Hello all, My Router is a D Link 600M. I'm on PPPoE connection from my ISP. Marketed speed is 25Mbps. For some unknown reason my WiFi download and browsing speed is faster, But horribly slow when it's through Ethernet. Using Fast.com and Speedtest.com I get 25Mbps over WiFi. But 100kbps...
  21. L

    Question Dns server not responding, tried everything.

    So I have the dreaded dns server not responding, my connection is hardwired with an Ethernet cable and I’ve troubleshooted literally everything. Reset router, clean install windows , change dns to google public 8.8.8.8, changed all sorts of settings, installed new drivers rolled new drivers...
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    [SOLVED] Bridging two routers via powerline adapters with only one as a modem, the other a router

    I think I've set up a bit of a pseudo Double-NAT scenario and I'm really wonder whether my set up is even feasible. First the rationale: My modem is a dual modem/router ISP-provided box. It's placed alone on the farthest corner of my home, offering poor connection if it were to run as the...
  23. M

    [SOLVED] HELP! Mobo or ISP?

    Basically, noticed after having huge ping spikes for a minute or two every other minute. So I checked my LAN ethernet port onboard my motherboard and noticed the an orange LED signifying a slow connection. So I tried two other ethernet cables and had the same problem. Then, thinking the onboard...
  24. DirtySZN

    [SOLVED] Wired connection with lag/packet loss

    So I have Xfinity as my ISP - I am hard wired connected to Netgear wifi cable modem router AC1750 model number C6300 plus my Netgear XR500 gaming nighthawk router to my PC - Just to clarify, I have 2 routers basically because I set the Netgear C6300 into router mode so that it is only a modem...
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    [SOLVED] Why am I still getting bad ping?

    These have been some of the longest months of my life. My internet plan is Charter Spectrum 100d 10u (the best plan for my area) and I have a CAT6a ethernet connection. I have swapped my router, modem, ethernet cable, and some network sockets were removed by charter because they were giving off...
  26. [SOLVED] Tracert request times out on some sites/services, unless I'm connected to a VPN

    Hello, This is my first post here since I couldn't find a thread about this on the internet. For about 2 weeks I had internet issues. When I try to access certain sites ie. 9gag or reserved, I get a request timed out on tracert. This happens also to some services like discord. My first guess...
  27. Quadacon

    [SOLVED] DNS Settings Overidden by ISP during PPPOE Authentication?

    Hi everyone. I have a TP Link SafeStream router, I have set my DNS setting to 1.1.1.1 in my router under the WAN configuration, in the same page that the PPPOE Authentication is. Now it is connecting properly, and the router displays the following...
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    [SOLVED] Trying to change ISP (SOLVED)

    Let me start by saying I am new to all of this networking stuff so I my need some extra explaining/help. I have a Huewai HG659 which was supplied to me by Vodafone and now I am changing to a different ISP. My problem is that I have no internet because the new ISP needs me to set up the modem...
  29. S

    Question Which UK ISPS block VPS like that on the Opera Browser or Torrents and which don't?

    Which UK ISPS block VPNS like that on the Opera Browser or Torrents and Which don't? Girlfriend is looking for a new ISP without any annoying blocks, especially for TV torrents etc given how bowing this lock down is
  30. sha1764

    [SOLVED] Will this configuration work?

    I wanted to know weather this configuration work properly My isp Ethernet cable connected to a switch From that switch 1 port is connected to a wifi router for other device to connect wirelessly Another port from the switch is connected to my primary pc For better understanding a image that...
  31. S

    [SOLVED] Which is the better cable modem?

    I'm looking at choosing between the Docsis 3.1 cable modem, Arris SB8200 and the Netgear CM1200. Both are very similar, though on Amazon the Netgear CM1200 is $50 more, but also has 3x the amount of customers rating it. Even though the overall rating between the two is nearly identical. I just...
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    Question Virus? Location and ISP always incorrect on websites

    Using a retail website I select the "use my current location" to find my nearest store. The result is never correct, often London, sometimes Edinburgh, even Bulgaria. If I do a google search for "whats my IP" and look at any of the website they show my IP as being in a different location and...
  33. Question Packet Loss Dota 2

    Hi. I'm from the Philippines and recently subscribed to PLDT Fibr 15 Mbps. While playing dota 2 (tested anytime of the day, even doing single pc test, disabling WLAN and other devices), I always get packet loss. Ping is good, then sudden packet loss from time to time. i did trace route the SEA...
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    [SOLVED] Tripple ping and other issues in the evening

    For some months now, I have been experience ping spikes and higher overall ping at night. I have contacted my isp about the issue and every time the tech comes out he says "your signals look good blah blah" and they cant fix the issue. When I do a speed test through google or ookla, my speed is...
  35. Y

    [SOLVED] my isp is giving me 1/20th of the download speed they promised. can i someway get to their management of bandwidth and take what should i get??

    hi there, i am from bangladesh, a third world country. my broadband speed is 16mbps but what i get is 1mbps on average, i mean the speed shown on speedof.me and at pick hours it even falls to 0.3 mbps. i turn off other wifi devices when i test the speed. i can't even stream anything. it keeps...
  36. BlazingAngels

    [SOLVED] Trying to find a dual band router that is in all in one modem/switch/router.

    I have a wireless router rented from my ISP and I do not want to pay the rental fee anymore. So I am trying to find a dualband wireless router that is a modem/switch/router all in one, just like the router I have rented so I can send their's back.
  37. J

    [SOLVED] ISP Says my LAN Configuration is Unsupported

    My ISP is a Broadband service (Coax cable connects me to their network). My Home LAN consists of a cable modem connected to a wired router and a wireless router connected, by crossover cable, to the wired router. It supports multiple devices, mobile, desktop, streaming and VOIP. During a...
  38. uzi314

    [SOLVED] 4 cables from different routers of 4 Networks in one PC?

    Hello guys: I wanna use 4 Networks from different ISPs but I have only one ethernet port in my pc and the mobo also doesn't have extra PCIe slots for connecting 4 Port Ethernet PCIe Card/adapter so can I use something like LAN Port Splitter but will I also get more adapters in Change Adapter...
  39. R

    [SOLVED] Dual WAN, two ISP's and combining the two network segments

    Hello, I have two ISP's in my house (small office). Let's say one of them is on a segment 191.168.10.1 and the other is on 192.168.14.1. I also have a dual WAN router which I can use if needed (UTT ER518). Two questions I'd like to ask the forum: For performance purposes, is it better to keep...
  40. CamdenK7

    [SOLVED] Do I need a new coax cable when I switch ISPs?

    I'm planning on switching my ISP, I currently have a coax cable that comes out of my floor into my gateway. Will I need a new coax cable installed by my new ISP or will they have access to the old one? Also, (if the old coax cable works) is there any benefit to using a newly installed coax cable...