networking

Forum discussion tagged with networking.
  1. faslanetech

    Question I can only connect to my SMB shares if WIFI is connected on my PC Tower.

    Hi All...OK, So when I'm home and want to connect to my shared folders etc that are on my network, I can only connect to them successfully if the tower is connected to WiFi, even though it's already on Ethernet and can be seen on the network from any phone, laptop, tablet etc. IF I disconnect...
  2. G

    Question Lan internet works on compture but sometimes wifi there is not internet in wifi.. help

    Hello, fortunately this problem happened since 6 months it wasn't like this before. while the wifi is not working on my Iphone or android devices. i have internet on my computer using lan cable.. sometimes it even lose the signal and when i reconnect to wifi it says the passwords is not...
  3. N

    Question Intel 9260 Wireless card keeps saying Default Gateway Unavailable multiple times a day

    Just as the title says. I've tried everything I can think of, sent the card back for a replacement and the new one still does the same so this leads me to believe it is something in the settings. If anyone can suggest a fix i'll gladly try, reaching the end of my tether at this point :( thanks...
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    Question Ethernet not working but Wifi does

    My ethernet on my PC stopped working, but my wifi continues to work? I am at a loss here. Below is what I've done for troubleshooting. Reset the Ethernet Adapter Windows 10 Network Reset CMD -> Run as admin -> Netsh Winsock Reset Checked Ethernet Port by Plugging Directly to Modem on Laptop and...
  5. ptferg1234

    [SOLVED] TP-Link powerline adapter randomly drops connection

    I have been using a pair of TP-Link AV500 powerline adapters for a few years now to get ethernet to my PC. However, a few months ago, they dropped the connection entirely. Windows said I had a connection, but no internet. Normally unplugging and replugging an adaptor back into the wall outlet...
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    Question Does 568a work with 568b above 1gb speeds?

    I've been searching online for hours and cant find anything My motherboard is a msi x470 gaming plus and uses 568a ethernet And the cat7 cable I want uses 568b I keep on seeing that "if the cable is above 1gb you dont need a crossover cable" I also heard that any cable over 1gb uses all wires...
  7. M

    Question HELP WITH WIFI COVERAGE

    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 Slow Browsing but fast internet

    My Internet Speed ist quite high by the standards of my country (75 down 40 up) but my internet connection is slow af. (The ping does never succeeds 30) What can I do? I have already switched my dns to the one of google one but it barely helps. Do you have any idea where the problem might be...
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    Question Tp link powerline adapter dropping speed

    Hey guys, So I'm using a Powerline network adapter from TP link to run an ethernet connection into my desktop and I'm pretty much always getting half the speed that my wireless devices are most of the time. Interestingly enough, if I reset the connection between the powerline adapters, it...
  10. TripleStack42

    Question Ubiquiti Wireless Networking

    Hey, I am wanted to set up a ubiquiti wifi set up using 2 UAP-AC-LR access points over a poe switch, however, it states that i should be using a passive 24v output method, but i have no idea what this means or what kind of switch i should be looking at Any help would be great!
  11. M

    Question I want to boost my wireless connections as well as my ethernet connections, will this type of thing do that?

    I have an issue where if I stream netflix/amazon prime my download goes from 70 upload to around 20. This is obviously wrong and shouldn't happen but I'm trying to boost my speeds and was wondering if this...
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    Question Fast Networking in small business 5 PC

    Hi Experts, I am noob in networking setup, would like to take your advice, Thanks in advance. I want to setup networking in 5 windows pc, in less budget I want these pc to access 1 location where all the files are, without making it slow in anyway. do i have to buy a server for that? any...
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    Question Why is my upload .14?

    The power went out for us and the towns surrounding one night and afterword our upload speed became .14 if it would even register on the test. since then we have gotten a new router, I configured QoS, and swapped the power outlet. I am really puzzled as to why it would be this way. When you plug...
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    Question Ethernet Controller drivers are not installed; I can't find/install them (ASUS Maximus XI Formula Z390)

    Hello everyone, I'm having an issue with my ethernet controller. In Device Manager, under 'Other devices,' the Ethernet Controller has the yellow triangle with the exclamation point. When I click properties, it says "The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)" My internet works...
  15. K

    [SOLVED] Using x1 Slot While x16 is Occupied...

    I'm just recently bought a pcie wifi card from ASUS (asus pce-ac68) and I'm trying to use it with an Asrock b250m-hdv while the 16x slot is occupied by a GPU (GTX 1050). When the GPU was installed, the wifi card wouldn't appear anywhere in device manager or settings while it was in the x1 slot...
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    Question Home ThinClient VMWare Setup?

    Hey guys, I haven't ever posted on here but I am looking for a solution for my family. I currently live on my own and am in college, however my siblings and my mother need a really cheap way to get a PC up and running for simple tasks. Case: My brother currently has an old PC he uses to game...
  17. M

    Question Information About My Pc

    After running out of free data on my vpn of course I tried to open a new account to get free stuff. I uninstalled the programm with it's registry entries and everyting, reset my router changed my networking card adress, changed ipv4 adress before reinstalling the vpn. It didn't work of course I...
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    [SOLVED] Extending a home network where there are two coax hookups?

    I have an interesting network setup in my new place and was wondering if anyone has experience on how to do this. I feel like most problems are about the opposite - one coax hookup and trying to extend coverage across the house. Old place had one floor, so: coax -> modem -> router, done...
  19. R

    Question Help me understanding Port Forwarding

    I need help understanding what i'm doing. I just wanted to port forward Black Ops 3 PS4 but I couldn't figure out what to do when online tutorials would mention port fowarding the PS4 itself and also giving the PS4 a Static IP which has been confusing me if any of this is related or even needed...
  20. MarshTheBacca

    Question How can I Create a Shortcut to a Specific Page in the Control Panel?

    I find myself going into control panel to get to 'Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall' quite often, and I think it'd save me some time to just create a shortcut on my desktop that I can just double click to instantly get to that window. I've tried manually creating a...