Network Adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Network Adapter.
  1. ComputerWontBoot

    Question 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...
  2. 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...
  3. stephanie234

    Question 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
  33. K

    [SOLVED] 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. E

    [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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...