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  1. Question Outbound Packet Loss (Wired Connection)

    I have been PLAGUED with this outbound packet loss issue for as long as I can remember. As for solutions: I have accumulated days in google searches, youtube videos, forum posts, hardware changes, service technicians out, pings, tracerts; anything you can think of. Nothing I've done so far has...
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    Question Slow upload speed on entire network when PC is turned on

    So over the past few months, whenever my PC is turned on, the upload speed on the entire network tanks after around 5 or so minutes. Normal upload speed for us is ~40Mbps, and when the drop occurs it falls to ~1 or less, across all devices. However when the PC is off, the network is stable. I...
  3. OzDrDj

    Question Networking impossibility that I can't figure out ?

    Hi There Everyone, Long Bit I have a great question for you all. A Bit of Background, I was running for a long time, A Netgear DGND3700v2, connected to my DoDo ISP Router with Voip. So I'm running Kodi for all my movies. Im getting Dropouts and Buffering So I Run Cables Between my 3 Main PCs, 1...
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    [SOLVED] Internet connection problems with ASUS PCE-AC56 PCIe WiFi adapter ?

    So to fully describe my problem and the situation I'm in I'll need to start back in December of 2019. I had just build a new computer with the ASUS PCE-AC56 wifi adapter (link) and that was that. The adapter worked great until around the start of this year. At the start of this year I switched...
  5. nickkiefer

    [SOLVED] 2 routers share name and signal

    Need help with home network. Have a xfinity xb6 wifi router on one end of home and a netgear wifi router on the other end of home connected by ethernet. One broadcasts Network 1, and the other broadcasts Network 2. How do I make them share a signal/network? 1 is 192.168.0.1 while 2 10.0.0.1?
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    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...
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    [SOLVED] Help in choosing a new router

    Hello. I am looking for a new router for my home, my main priority is coverage, the whole house is made of wood but not the basement where it is made out of concrete. I have an average Internet connection of about 50 Mbps so i won't use a routers gigabit connectors or the 5ghz connection to...
  8. jtnoble321

    [SOLVED] Port Forwarding For A Server - Not Open

    Hey all, been trying for a few hours on this and I am stumped. I'm using a Netgear Router and trying to host a Valheim server. I've tried running a Minecraft server before and I believe I had the same issue. For Valheim, you open ports 2456-2458 TCP/UDP, which I have done for the correct IP...
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    [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...
  10. larathompson288

    [SOLVED] Please help! Wifi support - how can I extend wifi throughout my house - mesh network or extender? Which brand?!

    Hi there. I was wondering if I could have some support regarding wifi. I currently have a Virgin Media box but it only works in one room and due to the design of our house and the thick walls, Virgin said it cannot reach all the rooms. It is the TV room which is on the side of our house on the...
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    [SOLVED] Ping/latency spikes seemingly out of nowhere on ethernet

    Hello, around January 1st, I have noticed during online gaming sessions that I would occasionally, and sometimes frequently, get ping spikes for a few seconds when before going back to normal. For example, in League of Legends, I would get around 17ms-18ms at all times, while now it fluctuates...
  12. Question Network failing on high speed download

    I have a gigabit fiber connection from my ISP. Before buying this router (a Netgear R6220), I used to connect directly to their gateway (a ZTE ONT which also acted as a router with AP), however I soon had issues with it simply dying on me when downloading at high speeds (nowhere near the gigabit...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with a wireless adapter purchase

    Hi I recently upgraded my wifi in my house to a 500mbps package, however it seems like my connection isnt as stable. I play a lot of games and I am getting pings lower than I ever have but I will get random spikes. I know it would be ideal to use ethernet but the way my house is set up...
  14. TraumaAKAwill

    [SOLVED] Random internet disconnects while gaming

    I have recently been experiencing random network disconnects especially while gaming. Since its a multiplayer game, (Valorant and Rocket League) I will have to completely disconnect back to the main menu and rejoin the game. This will happen 4 or 5 times every game. Whats interesting is that...
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    [SOLVED] TP-Link C6 Archer to Netgear R6220

    Hello Everyone. I have been using TP-Link Archer C6 for a few years now. Its developed a wierd issue of WiFi getting disconnected. I had tried troubleshooting with Support and the Firware changes havent been helpful. I had a spare R6220 Netgear Router. I have now Connected TP-Link to the WAN In...
  16. TheJJBman11

    Question Download and upload speed high but ping fluctuates!

    Hi guys, I've just moved into my uni accommodation and have noticed a few issues with the wifi. To my knowledge the landlord shares one router between 4 hours totalling 25 people. The router isn't in my house and we merely have 1 wifi booster which is located at the further point from my room...
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    [SOLVED] DHCP issue with Netgear smart roaming mesh WiFi

    Hi there! I'm hoping you folks can help me out with a connection issue I've been having since installing a new WiFi extender a couple of weeks ago. I have a new Netgear extender (EX7700/AC2200 - this one) creating a meshed network with my existing Vodaphone router. The new setup is causing...
  18. DaPro_Skillz

    [SOLVED] Can I use two mesh wifi systems at once?

    I used to have Google Home’s Wifi mesh system but I recently switched to Orbi. Orbi mesh points don‘t have ethernet ports and I was wondering if I could use Orbi and Google Home mesh systems at once. (I have Verizon FIOS 300mbps wifi, if you’re wondering)
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    Discussion Netgear R6800, Access Control and peripheral devices no longer able to connect to the internet - For Info

    Hi everyone, I'm posting this just in case someone else has this problem in future. I'm no network geek and still have no idea why/what happened but this is what I know. I had a Netgear R6800 hooked up to a cable modem and run a smart home, so lots of Azetch/Solwise powerlines, multiple...
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    Question Not getting gigabit speeds

    I was hoping you guys could help me out with this. I've done everything I can think to do, and I've done everything google research told me to do. I have gigabit internet with att, a new gateway from them (BGW210), and a Netgear R6260 Gigabit router. I have cat 6 cables all around. My nic is...
  21. velocci

    [SOLVED] wifi extender with network ports

    Hi all, i'm looking at this netgear EX7700 wifi extender that has 2 network ports. would I be able to plug this netgear extender to one of my network ports leading to my router and have all devices connected to this extender communicate with the main wifi router through the wired connection...
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    Question Port Forwarding issues

    Hi! I'm trying to port forward on my netgear router, mainly for a minecraft server but probably for a couple of other things as well. I've set my static ip in LAN setup and i set my computer's IP in port forwarding settings with the ip address 25565 for every option. However, not only will the...
  23. mrttzr18

    [SOLVED] Which router do I keep?

    I currently have a 1gb internet connection and use it a ton. That's a bunch of IoT, live stream TV, and often run two gaming consoles online at the same time. Occasional lag but why wouldn't I, it's normal. But I unexpectedly just received a Netgear x40 R7600-100NAS router for free unopened. I...
  24. K

    [SOLVED] PCIE WiFi Adapter vs USB Wifi Adapter help

    I am looking for wifi adapters for my pc and came across this article. Here they are comparing pcie and usb wifi adapters. Two models - Tplink Archer T4U (USB) and Archer T4E (PCIE) - fall within my budget and these are available in my country. In the tests shown in that website, the usb model...
  25. AndBaggio

    [SOLVED] How do I setup a Netgear DGN1000 as a switch?

    How do I have to setup a Netgeat DGN1000 if I want to use it as a switch? I have another router that I use to access the web and I would like to use my old DGN1000 as a switch connected via ethernet cable. So that I can use the other 3 ports to connect other stuff like a printer, a laptop and...
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    [SOLVED] Do we have a modem?

    Okay. Here’s my silly question for the day. I’ve been reading about routers vs modems, how modems provide the internet while routers emit the wifi signal. I have been confused about our situation regarding a modem for years. Now I finally decided to try to figure it out. Do we even have a modem...
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    [SOLVED] mesh wifi system behind router , can't access nas anymore

    So a few years back i installed a netgear router (nighthawk 7500) for my fathers business. They recently added a new office space that's just out of reach of the netgears wifi range. So in order to provide better internet for the entire office and downstairs housing i installed a TP-LInk Whole...
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    [SOLVED] Downloading through Powerline Adaptor causes Router to disconnect from Internet

    Hi all, Recently purchased a Netgear Powerline 1000 adaptor, and it causes the router to disconnect from the Internet in specific situations (troubleshooting gives me the error "default gateway unavailable"). So far, it only happens when I try to do a multi-threaded downloads; e.g. a...
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    [SOLVED] Unable to obtain full speed over wireless

    Hi, I have a 1.5Gbps internet connection through my ISP Bell. I currently have the Bell Home Hub 3000 which is a tri-band AC router/modem. The internal speedtest shows the full 1.5Gbps entering the router. When I plug in an ethernet to the router, I receive speeds near 1 Gigabit (which makes...
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    [SOLVED] Getting very bad/inconsistent connection in games, what can I do?

    As of writing this, I currently have a somewhat limited experience with my PC due to horrible ping. It becomes really noticeable in CSGO, my main game of choice when I play. When other people are on the network, I get ~110-200 ping with spikes up to 500+ ping, depending on the specific moment of...
  31. zachp004

    [SOLVED] Do I need a new router?

    I have a Netgear WNDR3400v2 router. My internet service has been at 20 mbps, which is roughly what the router has been providing over ethernet and wifi. Recently I upgraded to 100 mbps and the router is still only proving 20-40 mbps over wifi. Over ethernet it has been providing about 50-60...
  32. Nova43

    [SOLVED] Netgear AC1750 R6400 vs. R6700?

    Which is the better router for my buck? I'm mostly interested in its performance, wi-fi range, and typical router features like usb drive file sharing locally and remotely. I bought the R6400 router just a few days ago at Bestbuy for $100. I discovered today that the R6700 router is actually...
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    [SOLVED] Paying for EPB 300 Mbps but only getting around 80 Mbps?

    Router: Netgear AC1900 Nighthawk A few months back we upgraded EPB services from using a set top box to using their “EPB Fi TV” app through a fire stick, and apparently my dad also paid for 300 Mbps internet. Once the first EPB employee set our TV up, a second person came to our door and worked...
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    [SOLVED] New wifi 6 (ax) routers compatible with tri-band ac range extenders?

    I recently bought a new WIFI 6 enabled router (Nighthawk AX8) because I dont often buy or consider new routers and wanted to set myself up for the future and replace my current 2012 Netgear router. Since most of my devices other than our new Iphones cannot utilize the new standard, I want to buy...
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    Question QoS slowing down LAN speeds (R7000P)

    I am having an issue with QoS. I have a generally slow internet plan due to location. It is DSL with 10 down 1 up. Given the slow speeds, I use QoS since there are two of us in the house with multiple devices, and I find QoS works well to prevent buffering issues for our TV streaming devices. I...
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    [SOLVED] Netgear and Spectrum incompatible?

    I recently purchased a Netgear Cm1000 and a R7000p. I had spectrum come out to test the connection and they couldn't get it to work. The modem was working, because the spectrum tech connected a spectrum router to and and the wifi worked just fine. It was just my own router that had issues. I...
  37. Chrixy

    [SOLVED] Port Forwarding

    Hello, So I need some help here to open some network ports. I have a Netgear Router connected to my ISP's Modem, and I am trying to open the port 32400 so my Plex Server will work properly. I have some problems with that. I have opened the port on my Netgear Router (so I know that it is open...
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    [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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    [SOLVED] Massive ping spike when any other device is on the network.

    I'm not sure how unique this specific issue is, or whether there is a possible solution at all, but I have personally exhausted any possible solution to my problem that I could think of, and have come up completely empty thus far. To give background to my situation, I just moved into a new...
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    [SOLVED] Internet starts to fluctuate after 2 days of fixing

    Recently encountered an issue with my router (I assume) whereas my ping starts to fluctuate after 2 days of fixing. I reset my router & extender, release & renew, flush, even reset my computer, and still receive this problem. The interesting thing is, my wifi and the speeds are fine on my...