Network Adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Network Adapter.
  1. A

    Question Ethernet stopped working ?

    I built a pc which has had no issues its now around 2 years old and the Ethernet port stopped working, it lights up orange or red and the wifi has stopped too. I have then bought a NICGIGA 2.5G Base-T PCIe Network Adapter, Realtek RTL8125B 2.5Gbps/1Gbps/100Mbps PCI Express. When i added this to...
  2. Question Driver update 'erased' my network adapter. What do I do?

    Yesterday I wanted to update my motherboard (MSI B150M BAZOOKA) drivers for the chipset and the like, since they've been untouched for almost 5 years now. To make things simpler, I used MSI's Live Update utility that searches for the latest drivers and installs them automatically. At first, it...
  3. undlien

    Question my network adapter is acting weird

    i often host minecraft servers on my computer, but when i launched one some days ago, my network on my computer stopped working, i tried restarting, doing multiple fixes, but nothing worked. I also have a laptop, the network adapter works on my laptop, so i connected my laptop to my computer...
  4. reallynotduck

    [SOLVED] 3rd Monitor being funky

    Hi, so yesterday I noticed that my USB adapter was on the way out, so I bought a new TP-Link Archer T6E PCIE adapter and installed it into my PC, which all worked fine. This morning however I noticed that my 3rd monitor, a Philips 223V monitor was not longer working. Occasionally it would flash...
  5. acridoutcast

    Question Can i replace a old Intel AC-3168 wifi card in my MSI GE62 7RF Laptop with a newer Wifi Card?

    My laptop, a 2017 MSI GE62vr 7RF has been unable to connect to the Wi-Fi recently and all indications point to a failing Wi-Fi card, I want to replace it but I'm unsure about compatibility. It has a MSI MS-16JB motherboard and is currently running an Intel AC-3168 Wi-Fi card. I can't find the...
  6. Q

    [SOLVED] Internet connections drops for a few seconds then comes back on its own

    Hello, for a few months now a few times a day, at random times, my internet cuts off and then after 10-20 seconds comes back on its own. I am using a desktop computer with ethernet cable that's connected to a router. Some phones and laptops use the same router for wifi sometimes. I called my...
  7. [SOLVED] Network icon displaying "Not Connected" and "No connections are available" ?

    So I have an old laptop running Windows 7 - 32 Bit that I use from time to time. I'm not super savvy at this so here it goes. I'm getting this message when I turn on my laptop - It says "Not Connected - No Connections are available" on the network icon. After clicking on this - It shows the...
  8. J

    [SOLVED] New wireless adapter spontaneously cuts out depending on how it's feeling that day.

    View: https://imgur.com/UfbpoFY I've turned WLAN on and off. I've turned off power management. I've tried with and without 5G. Sometimes it works really well and other times it fails to work entirely. It really does depend on how it's feeling that day.
  9. ComputerWontBoot

    [SOLVED] Why is my WiFi suddenly working poorly on my computer?

    My WiFi is usually very fast on my computer, usually 80-100 Mbps. Occasionally it will drop heavily or cut out altogether, but that's to be expected and usually I'll just reset my router and it'll be fine. A few days ago the speed dipped again, but the usual solutions aren't working. I have...
  10. rawn7702

    [SOLVED] 100 Mbps via direct connection(PC), 300 Mbps via router(router to PC) - How come?

    Hi, I have a 300 Mbps connection from my ISP. When I connect the ethernet cable directly to the PC, the network adapter is capped at 100 Mbps but when I connect the ISP cable to the router and then to the PC, I get full 300 Mbps. (The speed & duplex option is set to full 1.0 Gbps, motherboard...
  11. stephanie234

    [SOLVED] Reinstalling network adapter

    Hi, I was wondering if someone could help me with some troubles I'm having. I was connected to the WiFi but it said I had no internet connection so I was searching about and it told me to uninstall the network adapter, so I did. It also said it would prompt me as to how to reinstall it after I...
  12. NUGA

    [SOLVED] WiFi network adapter not working after switching GPUs ?

    Essentially the title. My previous GPU (GTX770) died, so I upgraded to a GTX 1660 Super. After installing it, I couldn't get my WiFi adapter to be recognized. What could be the issue ? Full PC Specs: -> GPU: GTX 1660 Super -> CPU: Intel i5- 4550 -> Motherboard: Asus B85 Vanguard -> WiFi...
  13. K

    Question HP ZBook WIFI Light Orange - Adapter Won't Enable

    I updated my ZBook from Windows 7 to Windows 10 as a requirement for some new work security issues and now my Wifi no longer works. I'm hard wired most of the time but the Wifi Button (not a function button but a stand alone button) stays orange. When pressed it toggles Airplane Mode but doesn't...
  14. alrh479

    [SOLVED] Network disconnects frequently after buying new motherboard

    I bought a new B450 AORUS elite and the new pc keeps disconnecting randomly for seconds to minutes . I can't ping 8.8.8.8 when it got disconnect . but I see my network is connected in taskbar also it don't appear disconnected when i can't ping 8.8.8.8 . Thing I have done : 1- Use Win10 Iso to...
  15. J

    [SOLVED] Ethernet doesn't work but Wireless WiFi does on PC (Windows 10)

    So for the past 3 days I've been trying to fix this issue, I've surfed what feels like the entirety of Google to try and find solutions but none have worked so far. This is my issue as short as possible - In Windows 10 when I use my Ethernet, Windows detects that I've got a EC plugged in and...
  16. Poppy Withers

    [SOLVED] Network Adapter & LAN Connection not working, no drivers/can't install (Intel (R) Adapter not present in this computer)

    Hi all, I've been having a whirlwind of a time with my computer over the past 36 hours. I recently upgraded all aspects of my PC except for my graphics card and purchased the Gigabyte Aorus Z490 Pro AX - I didn't fresh install when I got my new parts as I was going to do it at a later date and...
  17. erik62905

    [SOLVED] Network Adapter Not Working - Possibly After Upgrade

    I upgraded my build a few days ago and changed out my CPU, motherboard, and SSD. I didn't change anything else besides installing Windows on the new SSD. The network card worked flawlessly before the upgrade. Anyway, when I was installing Windows on the new drive, I got to the connect to a...
  18. Magnetic Monopole

    Question Use M.2 key m slot for a WiFi 6 adapter?

    I currently have a surface studio (gen 1). It is a wonderful AIO computer with some outdated hardware. I have swapped the original ssd+hdd hybrid to pure sata ssd, which leaves an empty m.2 port. My current plan is to upgrade the pc to Wi-Fi 6 by using the empty m.2 key m port. There are several...
  19. J

    Question Wifi on laptop disconnects when launching most video games

    I have an MSI GS66 Stealth 10SF. After a blackout last night, the wifi for this laptop has been weird. I can browse the webs, stream Netflix or Youtube fine. But when I launch valorant, league of legends, phasmophobia, or CSGO the wifi either disconnects or times out . The thing is my sister is...
  20. zigman555

    [SOLVED] Need Help with Internet speed

    Recently I built my first PC with these specs: Ryzen 7 3700x Rx 5700 xt 16 gb DDR4 corsair vengeance pro ram ROG STRIX B450-F motherboard At first the PC would auto negotiate, but after a few days when the speed was set to auto negotiate the PC would disconnect from the internet. Now it only...
  21. G

    [SOLVED] Newbie asking for input on wich wifi card to buy

    Im looking to buy a new wifi card for my pc. I've so far used my netgear wn2500rp basicly as a wireless card, but it's started to become a problem, and a wire mess. Given that these two options cost the same, wich would you buy? TP-Link Archer TX50E...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] I just bought a new ASUS Wifi-6 Wireless Adapter Card for my Z390 Motherboard and I get a blue screen every time I open my PC

    This is my current MOBO: https://www.newegg.com/p/N82E16813144209?Description=z390%20godlike&cm_re=z390_godlike-_-13-144-209-_-Product&quicklink=true This is the new Wifi-6 Network Adapter I bought for my PC...
  23. TacticalSledgehammer

    Question Computer Loses Ability to Connect to WiFi After a Few Minutes

    A few minutes after startup, my laptop seems to lose the ability to find wifi signals. On startup, it will show many networks, including mine, which it connects to automatically (I live in an apartment building). After anywhere from 3 minutes to a couple hours though, it will disconnect from the...
  24. S

    [SOLVED] Onboard LAN adapter is bad or something else?

    Hi, internet was working fine until a few months ago when I started to have problems. I'm trying to troubleshoot it and find the root of the issue.. So basically what happens is that after 1-2 days my internet connection becomes very unstable, getting messages like "Resolving host..." on google...
  25. jay-d

    [SOLVED] my laptop doesn't have a wireless network device

    Hi, I recently downgraded my laptop from Windows 10 to 8.1 because I prefer it and the 10 makes my laptop lag. However when I finally got the Windows 8.1 up and running I can't seem to connect to the Wi-Fi. I checked the Device Manager and found that in Network Adapters there's no driver for...
  26. S

    Question Suddenly my internet stuck at 1mbps !

    I have a computer which usually downloads anything as 4-8 mbps speed. But since yesterday there seems to be a cap where the downloads are capped at 1mbps. When i took speed test it was fine but during download it gets stuck at 1mbps. I tried to download the same torrent file which i did last...
  27. S

    Question Internet speed

    I have a computer which usually downloads anything as 4-8 mbps speed. But since yesterday there seems to be a cap where the downloads are capped at 1mbps. When i took speed test it was fine but during download it gets stuck at 1mbps. I tried to download the same torrent file which i did last...
  28. KanyeJ19

    [SOLVED] Good Wireless Cards (Gaming/4K Streaming)

    Hey all, just wanting to get some second opinions for this. My TP-Link Archer T9E has kicked the bucket today sadly I need a new wireless adapter, and am contemplating an Archer T6E (https://www.scorptec.com.au/product/Networking/Adapters/60935-Archer-T6E ) or going for a WiFi 6 adapter. If WiFI...
  29. D

    [SOLVED] LAN stops working with more than 10Mbps Full Duplex

    Hi folks Out of nowhere my internet via LAN and WLAN to my PC stopped working. I always got the message "no internet access" and after a long test I set the value to "10 Mbps Full Duplex" on the LAN adapter under the option "Speed & Duplex". After that my internet connection worked again. But as...
  30. Question Laptop Wifi adapter missing

    Hey there, I have a Lenovo laptop in which the wifi was working fine, then one day the wifi option just disappeared from my laptop. I checked device manager, and network in control panel the Wifi adapter and option was missing. It doesn't show up in windows 10 network settings, only ethernet...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] Converged network adapter

    I just installed an ethernet converged network adapter with two ports to speed up my LAN connection for streaming media via firestick, oculus etc. I was looking through the properties and settings for the adapter and realised it could do all kinds of things I didn't expect or really understand...
  32. TribalOutcaster

    Question All Connectivity just doesn't seem to work.

    First up some details on the laptop: Owner: A friend of mine OS: Previously had Windows 7 with non-genuine key/No Windows key. Now upgraded, Windows 10 with no Windows key. Issue: So, he had a problem with his computer so i had to reinstalled windows for him from 7 to 10. Unfortunately when he...
  33. G

    [SOLVED] Network speed slowing to a crawl 10-20 minutes after startup/adapter reset - "default gateway not available"

    I'm completely at my wit's end for this one. Since December, my PC's download and upload speeds have been so much slower than my laptop and my phone. On startup, it gets the same speeds as the other devices, but slows to 1-2 mb/s (yes, it slows to that amount). Obviously, it's my PC and/or...
  34. jordan7099

    [SOLVED] (SOLVED) Computer can't connect to router but other devices can.

    System: Pc Specialist Model: Vortex Fusion Ultima II OS: Windows 10 64 bit So my computer can find all of my neighbours wifi but not mine until I reset the router. It will then connect to the internet for about an hour or two, then it will disconnect and be unable to find my wifi connection...
  35. J

    [SOLVED] Slow LAN Port? MSI Motherboard

    Hello, first time asking on the forum. These threads have helped me in the past, but I can't seem to find support for my issue... So here I am. I'd like to think that I've narrowed down my issue and determined it's a software or hardware issue with my LAN port (hopefully not the latter). It's...
  36. C

    [SOLVED] Faulty Network Adapter and fixes?

    Hey everyone! So I'm troubleshooting for a friend who's having internet issues. Tons of packet loss. Multiple calls to his ISP and techs coming out twice and no one can seem to pinpoint the issue although everyone can see the packet loss. I'm thinking that maybe his onboard ethernet port or...
  37. M

    [SOLVED] Just built new pc and cant connect to the internet

    So i just built my first gaming pc and as i installed windows 10 and booted it up, i went to connect to the internet and it says i don't have a network adapter. So i looked up solutions and couldn't find one that worked. Then i was told i shouldn't need a network adapter as i always use LAN and...
  38. W

    [SOLVED] 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...
  39. 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...
  40. B

    [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