Forum discussion tagged with network.
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    Question Ping spikes every 3-10 minutes

    So I keep getting lag spikes roughly every 3 - 10 minutes (never consistent as far as I can tell.) I believe it happens on Netflix/Youtube/etc. as well. My ping will be running smoothly at around 30ms and then spike to 300-600 for about 5 seconds and drop back down to normal. Doesn't disconnect...
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    Question Online games not loading in

    So I've been having some problems with my online games such as Rainbow Six Siege loading in, and I suspect it may be my internet connection, as it is only slow when I am also streaming movies onto my TV. I am using an ethernet connection to my router, as well as my brothers Xbox, which is also...
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    Question Adding WiFi to my Network

    Hi, I have got a MikroTik Radio router antenna on the roof for my internet P2P connection and it's also my router for home devices which are connected to it via an 8 port Gigabit TP-link switch. So i need something to connect it to my switch and broadcast AC Wifi for mobile phone and laptop...
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    Question Best Router for online gaming

    Hi all, We are running with 100 PC's of gaming cafe. At present scenario, we are using Fortigate 100D router for 100 gaming PC's. We have two ISP connections 500 + 350 Mbs. Our clients are playing most of games are World of Warcraft (Wow), Counter Strike global offensive (CS:GO), League of...
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    [SOLVED] Netgear AC1750 not getting full speed over ethernet

    My ISP recently upgraded their network and now offer gigabit speeds. I upgraded yesterday and went to BestBuy and purchased a DOCSIS 3.1 modem (Link below). I already had a decent router that claimed it supported gigabit over ethernet so I wasn't concerned with it. When plugging directly into...
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    Hi guys. I need your help with covering my house with WiFi signal. I've tried with powerline adapters, but that had a very poor performance and i'd often loose the signal, probably due to the bad wiring issues. What i have is a 3 storey small house, and my phone line/internet/router is placed on...
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    Question Connecting my desktop pc to the wifi hinders other device's internet access

    Hi there, as of a few days ago, connecting my desktop computer seems to hinder other devices in different ways, one phone flat out can't access the internet (yet remains connected) and a PC that has severely handicapped connection. Disconnecting my PC resolves these issues, and it doesn't affect...
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    Question site can't be reached. Connection is not private

    I need help with this asap. This never happened to me for many years but started happening recently on my Mac. Internet connection is all good when i'm home but when i take my mac to a coffee shop or school, i get this message saying This site can't be reached. This happens on all websites...
  9. Iver Hicarte

    Question How do custom/aftermarket routers work?

    Bit of a dumb question but I just had to ask it just to make sure. I see a lot of branded routers like Asus, but your ISP already provides you with a router. So how do these custom routers work or should I say aftermarket routers work? Do you connect them to your pc then connect the router...
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    Question Timing out when specifically pinging 1 IP address, cannot play games with a friend.

    Hi, so I have recently come upon a very obscure issue, my friend and I have tried playing multiple steam games together including Portal 2, Borderlands 2, Terraria, and more. Him and I have both tried hosting servers however our pings when connecting to each other are so bad that we time out...
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    Question Recommendations of a good vpn for gaming

    TL;DR: I need a VPN that is suitable to play games on (low ping, no packet loss, nice speeds) any suggestions are appreciated :) Main post: Heya, I've been gaming for ages now but have never used a VPN, I have a dynamic ip but want to take it a step further, the only problem I have is that I...
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    Question Online games lagging..

    We have a gaming cafe with 100 pc's. Sometimes we have lagging issues in online games . Can you suggest a good router for our cafe..
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    Question Unable to port forward for Security Camera system

    Hi all, before posting this thread I have combed endlessly through the internet for a solution with no luck, so I am really hoping the you kind people out there can help me out. So here is my problem, I have a QSee security camera system and I am trying to set up port forwarding so that I can...
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    [SOLVED] Sites not loading while downloading

    Websites just won't load if i put something on download. changed the router 2 times and it does the same on wi-fi and phone, what can it be? it's like some QoS stuff not working(not leaving bandwidth for web) but same on different routers, so wtf?
  15. Max_Pare

    Question Can't setup network printer (Canon MG2550S)

    I'm trying to setup this new printer so that everyone in the house can use it from their device without having to toss it around and plug it in their PC when they need to use it, but i can't. I did the first setup on my pc where the printer does all that good stuff that it has to do to work, and...
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    Question Lease time change

    Hello, i have a Cisco EPC3925 router and i wish to change my lease time as its currently on 1 hour and i would like to have it at least once everyday If anyone knows what needs to be done please tell me.
  17. sufyanmess007

    Question Powerline issue.

    I recently have had an 85 mbps powerline adapter, and i was getting speeds of 300kbps whilst downloads, i now have bought a 1000mbps netgear PL1000 powerlines and yet i still get 700KBp which is awful, the powerlines are not plugged into am extension cable however there is a plug next to it that...
  18. Question Intel Ethernet Adapter stopped working after I installed Linux

    My Intel(R) Ethernet Connection (7) I219-V on my motherboard stopped working after I installed Linux. I installed Gentoo, but couldn't get the internet to work. After two days I give up and reinstall Windows. Now my Ethernet adapter doesn't work anymore. I've tried three different cables and...
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    Question download speed slowed down and pc speed slowed down

    Hello I had 2 small problem with my computer first is my internet it's not a big problem and it won't be a big deal if it doesn't get fixed a month or 2 ago my download speed went down from 20MBps to between 5 and 10MBps i don't mind it that much but I would be grateful if someone could help me...
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    Question Problem Configuring Mesh Network For Steam Streaming?

    I recently purchased a Netgear Nighthawk x4s mesh extender so I could extend my wifi upstairs to my desktop and stream my steam games downstairs (thanks to the extender's configuration setting for one wifi name). Initially it worked perfectly, and I was able to stream downstairs exactly as i...