Network Adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Network Adapter.
  1. W

    Question My computer only has an Ethernet driver installed, Does that mean I can only use Ethernet to use internet?

    Here is the PC. I found a 10 year old PC in storage and I'm trying to get it to work again. In Device Manager under Network adapters the only thing it shows is NIVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet. I don't want to use an ethernet for internet. So how do I go about getting WiFi on this computer...
  2. M

    Question dell 3521 suddenly can't connect to any wifi!

    hello there guys i'm having a very annoying problem with my dell 3521 laptop a few days ago suddenly wifi stopped working! i can't connect to any wifi, other devices can what i tried so far to solve this problem: 1- forget saved networks, try to connect again, nothing 2- cmd, ipconfig /release...
  3. S

    [SOLVED] All network adapters disconnect intermittently

    Whether I use the wifi or ethernet the connection drops for about 10 seconds randomly and then comes right back. It happens on ~1-2 hour cycle. I get a correlating warning in the event viewer that says: "Name resolution for the name {X} timed out after none of the configured DNS servers...
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    [SOLVED] What other options are there besides killer wireless?

    I currently have killer 1535 on my motherboard and Its not really my favorite thing is there anything you feel is better? Preferably not a “killer” product
  5. K

    Question Why can't I find and even if I do connect to wifi

    When I try to find wifi connections it doesn't show any at all. When I reset my PC it shows my home wifi but I'm unable to connect to it. I have the Asrock x470 gaming-itx/ac which has built in wifi. I've tried updating the motherboard but I still have the problem. I've tried to update the...
  6. Noah M

    Question Internet is suddenly not good and keeps "freezing" on only my computer

    Hello! Recently my internet on my computer has not been very good. I cannot play any online game because my screen will freeze then a second or two later teleport me someone else or reload the area. It can take a while for web pages to load now, which didn't happen before. I am not sure why this...
  7. R

    Question PCI adapter not recognized by windows 10

    Hello everyone, I recently dug out a PCI network adapter from my old hardware stache and wondered if I can get it working again in my retro high end system. The card is a Microsoft MN-730. However when I install the card, the system doesn't seem to recognize it, and the activity light on the...
  8. potatopc321

    Question Unidentified network no internet access/ Ethernet does not have a valid IP configuration

    I can't seem to fix this error. I have tried every possible solution. Such as: 1. Updating/reinstalling Network card drivers from device management. 2. Obtain IP address automatically in TCP/IPv4 settings. 3. Tried the cmd commands ip flush and reset etc. I narrowed the issue down to my Sony...
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    [SOLVED] No network adapter on server2016, but on win10

    Hello there. I have a problem that i fear might be a compability issue but not sure so figured i should throw a question out there. To make a long story short i have this old computer (specs provided below) that i was hoping to re-purpose to act as a vm-host in my lab. Whenever i have Windows 10...
  10. S

    Question Realtek WLAN adapter problem

    Hey guys, I have a Lenovo Ideapad 100-15IBY running Windows 8 When I'm on WiFi, I keep seeing the yellow alert on my WiFi icon (meaning there is an issue) and I'm unable to browse the internet. If I troubleshoot, it's fixes a 'the default gateway is not available' problem for a few minutes but...
  11. M

    Question Network not staying connected.

    As the title says, my Desktop PC (Windows 7) is having problems staying connected or even detecting the Network even though it's using an Ethernet cable (And no, the cable is not messed up, it's fine, I've checked it.), but other devices like phones and laptops that use WiFi work perfectly. What...
  12. D

    Question Toshiba Satellite E55-A Not Recognizing it's Wireless Network Adapter

    My Toshiba Laptop is not recognizing that it has a wireless network adapter installed. Going to Device Manager > Network adapters only shows Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller. I've tried "Scan for hardware changes", tried multiple reboots/restarts, and the laptop is plugged in and fully charged...
  13. M

    Question Network Adapter Problem

    I have here an Asus Vivobook K570U model which I purchased about 3 months ago. This is actually the second laptop of the same model that I purchased; I refunded the first because the network adapter was faulty and didn't work upon purchase. I was beginning to think that this second one was gonna...
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    [SOLVED] How does wifi network cards work and which ones should I get?

    I already have this full build I want to get: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/cQPKtg (only 550w psu but they didnt have it on the list) but I'm a noob so I know nothing about network cards and stuff like that. I have WiFi in my house but its too far away to connect to the pc so I want to be able...
  15. D

    Question Network adapter problem?

    Hello all, I recently have started to have a issue with limited internet speed on my desktop. My current speed is 80mb download rate, and my laptop gets it just fine (laptop asus G751JY). However my desktop is another story, it only gets 8mb download speed. I have done the following, I have...
  16. RazerMoon

    Question Looking for small Linux distro with nm-connection-editor for WEP hotspots

    Hi, I'm trying to find a small distro with the nm-connection-editor and ability to make hotspots, that's it. I want to be able to make a hotspot and edit it's security to WEP (the older, weaker one(wep 40/128-bit)) to use with my Nintendo DSi. I have had a lot of success with using Ubuntu and...
  17. S

    Access hard drive into three device

    I want to access one hard drive into three device two tv and one android tv box, how it will possible. Please reply soon.....
  18. M

    Budget Build Opinions needed

    Hey, not really an issue but more after an opinion on my budget build? Link to parts picker https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/pyZGV6 First ever build and relatively new to PC gaming. Looking to overclock my CPU slightly and will upgrade my GPU to the 1060 next year! any responses would be...
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    I have really inconsistant internet on only one pc

    Sometimes Im playing a game or downloading games and I can have 20ping and be downloading games at 8mbps and other times I can have 1000 ping and be downloading games bytes per second I have no idea what is going on
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    Computer starts for a second then turns back off.

    Hi, I'm relatively, but not entirely new, to building PC's and I've run into a problem that really has me annoyed. I recently upgraded my motherboard, changed my case, and got a couple new fans and after I installed everything on my PC I'm getting a problem. Once a press the power on button...