Network Access

Forum discussion tagged with Network Access.
  1. I

    [SOLVED] Need help in connecting second pc to router using ethernet (Cat6) cable.

    My company where I got confirmed recently has sent me their own company system to work from home. Now, I'm really at loss as to how do I connect the second system. I already have my own desktop which is connected using ethernet cable to router. Now I need to be able to use my internet in the...
  2. F

    Question Pc connects network internet access goes down.

    Last night I started having problems with my PC when my PC connect to the network here at home the entire network loses internet access. I know it doesn't sound possible or reasonable but I have a video playing on my phone at 1080p no problem hit connect and 6 seconds later lose all access...
  3. alfredjoejr

    Question Wifi Keeps dropping

    Recently, I updated my Kali Linux to the latest version along with the microcodes. Ever since then, the Wifi seems to be dropping and requesting a DHCP request in the time interval. Also, the speed seems to be throttled due to the dropping. However, I checked the adaptor by booting into Windows...
  4. B

    Question Unidentified Network No Internet Connection - Ethernet

    I've spent hours Googling, troubleshooting, resetting, configuring, you name it! I cannot get my internet connection to work via ethernet. I've followed extensive guides on flushing dns, renewing ip configs etc. but nothing seems to work. I figured it might be best just to ask here and go...
  5. [SOLVED] Asus Prime B450M Gaming/BR - No Ethernet Adapter

    Hi! Thanks for coming here to help. I'm having trouble with my Asus Prime B450M Gaming/BR. The motherboard isn't recognizing the ethernet cable, it says that the cable isn't plugged. I've tried the same cable with another computer and it's working perfectly. I've also installed the Ethernet...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. W

    [SOLVED] Home computer can't ping friend's game server at his house ?

    I am trying to join a friend on his server which he hosts at his house all his ports are set up fine cause all our other friends are able to get in but me only way I can get onto his server is if I use a VPN but I would like to not always have to use that. I'm not able to ping the IP address...
  9. M

    Question How to safely share a Drive in Network?

    In my office LAN Network, there are 3 PCs and 2 Laptops. The D: drive in the first PC have all the data which is shared in the network. Now the permission is as such that anyone who connects to the network will have access to all the folders and files in the drive. Now I want to restrict that...
  10. J

    Question losing wifi network connection during copying ?

    I have a batch file that uses robocopy to back up files to a wirelessly networked PC. This networked PC is set up to go to sleep in 20 minutes in no activities. Is copying considered an activity that prevents the PC from going to sleep? I'm asking because sometimes the log file shows entries...
  11. 8

    [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...
  12. J

    [SOLVED] PC loses connection when mac connected / put to sleep

    I have a problem that is basically in the topic. My setup is: Network comes to my house, and I have VDSL modem as a first point. It is located in the electrical center of the house and fromt here there are RJ45 connections built in to the walls to every room. Those are connected to the modem...
  13. N

    [SOLVED] Need help desperately! Please help!!!! (Ethernet network drive, SSD, motherboard troubles)

    I bought a new SSD the other day to replace my old, <Mod Edit> HDD, and I initially tried to clone my OS from HDD to SSD using Acronis, but it didn't like that, so instead I tried to clone the entire drive, planning on formating the D: drive afterwards. It also didn't like that, got some weird...
  14. Nataliedavis

    [SOLVED] 911 - USB 4G DONGLE TO ADSL ROUTER

    Hi there, I've got an ADSL Router and I've got a 4g dongle. Would to be possible for me to connect my 4g dongle into the USB port of the ADSL router and get a WiFi connection? I'm currently using pocket WiFi that has a simcard slot and I cannot afford to buy a new router that has a simcard slot...
  15. A

    [SOLVED] No port forwarding programs working after internet tech left

    I am driving myself nuts here trying to solve this. A few days ago we had network problems and a tech came out and gave us a new modem while splitting our tv and internet lines. So now we have two modems. One serves the internet and the other is for phone and TV. I run a Minecraft server from a...
  16. hrishiten

    [SOLVED] Why does my ping spike up on laptop while gaming when other devices at my home use WIFI?

    So earlier I used to play using WiFi on my PC and had to ask everyone else at home to refrain from using WiFi as it would generate ping spikes. A friend suggested me to use Ethernet connection to solve this ping issue. Yet, even though my laptop is connected to Ethernet the ping spikes upto...
  17. F

    [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...
  18. V

    [SOLVED] Weird issue with trying to connect ethernet cable from modem to laptop/ PC

    Hi guys, recently i have this weird problem with connecting my laptop/ PC to my modem with ethernet cable. I have good wifi from my router which is connected to the modem but whenever i try to connect an ethernet cable to my PC either directly from the modem or from my router it always says...
  19. L

    Question What can someone actually do with an IP?

    So recently I was looking at videos of people using an IP logger to get someones IP and then they put it in an IP lookup site and it gives them information about that ip, the thing is when I do it with my IP it just gives me the info of my ISP and I wasn't able to find a single thing about me...
  20. N

    [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...
  21. DevildrummerX

    [SOLVED] Ethernet and Wifi Connection will not work unless connected to specific Router

    Okay, I've just spent the better part of my evening troubleshooting the strangest connectivity issue I've ever seen. I have been using a Netgear Nigthhawk AC1900 router for about 2 years now. In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis I am working from home (SQL Developer). Over the last 2...
  22. K

    [SOLVED] DHCP not functioning correctly. Weird router.

    Hi all, So I'm currently back from college with my folks due to the quarantine. They recently got some kind of strange router from a company called gotw3. Apparently this thing is essentially an unlimited mobile data hotspot- it's basically just a box with two antennas, an ethernet port, and a...
  23. oliealex

    [SOLVED] I am trying to connect my PC to my PS4 which is connected to the router.

    Hi everyone, This is a very high level image of my current setup: (The wall ports are ethernet wall ports.) https://prnt.sc/row2i4 So what i want to do is setup a remote play connection from my PS4 to my PC, right now i can't even access the routers login page without being connected to it...
  24. Chris Meli

    Question Accessing work server from home

    Hello to all! I am currently trying to access my office network as if my laptop was connected in that network. I am using hamachi and an office computer as a gateway. In order to access the work webpages i need to use specific dns servers, Although i set it up and it does connect to the work...
  25. I

    [SOLVED] Windows File Share Over The Internet (No VPN)

    Hi! I am looking for a solution to mapping a windows file share over the internet. We have a work file share that we are all connected to which contains a lot of files around 1TB worth of customer files and internal files. I am looking for a secure way to access these files remotely, something...
  26. Quadacon

    [SOLVED] Slow Wireless AP on same network as Firewall Router

    Hi everyone, I recently purchased a TP-Link TL-R600VPN Firewall/VPN Router. I use a Technicolor Modem which was provided to me by my ISP, the Wi-Fi radios are off, and I have no devices connected (apart from the Firewall Router). I also have an old TP-Link N600 Modem/Router which is currently...
  27. A

    Question There's no ethernet connection on my PC even tho the cable is plugged in. Is my NIC dead?

    I haven't used my PC for a few months until I decided to set it up again a few days ago. I reset the BIOS my removing the CMOS battery and shorting cmos reset pins on my motherboard with a screwdriver. I was pretty sure everything was fine until I reinstalled windows 10 and noticed that there...
  28. J

    Question MpCmdRun.exe consumes network data

    Hello, I have a limited 10gb of down/up mobile internet stick and this process is using my bandwidth although I have disabled windows defender cause I use avast antivirus but the process keeps working. I can't find it on task manager or services.msc and don't know what else to do to stop it...
  29. Jakulele

    [SOLVED] How to properly setup a NAS?

    We have a new NAS at home and I would like to get the most of it. Currently, I have simply plugged it into our router, however, it is only running on around 1KB/s upload and download. Is there a way to improve it? Our internet is good, though, normally we have around 300 Mbits/s with cable...
  30. J

    Question Internet is working, However i cannot connect to certain apps / sites

    So my family recently had an issue with a corroded wire which was fixed by Sky a day ago, Since that fix i have been unable to use apps or sites such as: Discord, GMAIL, Steam, Skype. Youtube works fine btw. I have tried a ton of fixes, like the ipconfig commands (Flushdns, release, renew)...
  31. Animus3

    Question I can't access to several web pages

    I can only access pages such as Facebook, Google or Youtube, but no to other websites such as Microsoft and many others. Always get an error message about DNS or IP, so, I saw network propierties and I don't have a valid IP. My router uses IP's like 192.168.1.x but I have an IP like 169.x.x.x...
  32. W

    [SOLVED] Multiple drivers stop working, USB devices and internal wifi card disappear, computer doesn't restart

    I wish that title were less hectic. A coworkers laptop, Dell Inspiron 7586, has been running into the strangest issue I've ever seen lately. We bought it open-box from best buy and the drivers were completely broken, so the computer has a fresh install of win10 pro and all updated drivers using...
  33. CipPcs

    [SOLVED] Can’t connect to this network... Help??

    Hello, I have recently bought a wireless repeater (Asus RP-AC52) to extend my neightbours internet (I rent my house and I have to use their internet). I tried to set it up to connect it to their internet from the Asus repeater setup page. Once I finished, it said to connect from a different...
  34. techguy2001

    [SOLVED] What is AP isolatio and how it works?

    Hello everyone! By default, AP isolation is enabled in most routers (for security reason). As far as I understood, it's an access point, if disabled allows wireless devices to communicate with each other. I turned it off on my router and I expect to see all wireless devices (including Android...
  35. C

    [SOLVED] Wifi not working when switching between routers.

    I'm currrently using two Totolink A2004NS routers with one of the routers being the main router and another connected through a LAN cable, which acts as a repeater. I've disabled NAT functionality on the second router so that it acts purely as a repeater. However, when my devices switch from the...
  36. Alwyn87

    [SOLVED] Help me with this configuration

    hey i have 2 physical network ports (RJ45) on my computer i have network port A with internet from my ISP network port B connected to a second computer that i can not make any changes to (no terminal available in that live boot OS) i also have a active vpn connection with ExpressVPN...
  37. A

    [SOLVED] WiFi Bridge over two short distance buildings

    Hi, So Im trying to connect my friend's main house and his barn to his wifi network and I need some help deciding on what to do or maybe a solution that I did not think of. Here are the details. The distance between the barn and the house is roughly 50-100 feet. The area of the barn and pool...
  38. AdamK666

    Question Some sites i cant access says "took too long respond" and some sites dont load completely

    I've accidentally changed my wifi IP address in cmd while trying to access private DHCP by using the ethernet cable but I couldn't access either. After disconnecting the ethernet, I try to use my own iPhone as a hotspot, some sites I couldn't access and it says took too long to respond. I've...
  39. J

    Question I used to get max bars of WiFi now I only get 2-3.

    The way my house is the router is on the ground floor (Directly 1 floor below my PC.) I used to get max wifi and around 60 mbps download speed and now I only get 2-3 bars of wifi with around 20mbps. This has also shot my ping in games from 15-20 up to 50+. Sometimes it shoots up to 300+ for no...
  40. P

    Question No Wireless LAN adapter/ Can't find local IP address...

    Hello! So I am fairly new to networking in general and when I looked in my IP config I noticed that there was no "Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection" even shown. Although I can connect to WiFi through a USB, I wasn't available to find my local IP address. So I was wondering if it...