Forum discussion tagged with networking.
  1. R

    Question Changing routing to a game server

    I live in Sweden and have some friends who live in asia. I usually play Valorant with them on Bahrain servers and get 109ms ping. But a week ago I started getting 150ms instead. By contacting support I found out that they changed the routing to the servers and were unwilling to change it back...
  2. TheRustiestOne

    Question Only one computer on network having ping spikes on ethernet despite fresh windows install, new cable, different ethernet port, ect.

    About a week and a half ago, while gaming, I noticed my computer starting to have ping spikes. These ping spikes have gotten worse and worse as this last week has gone on. when I try and ping google I get this Pinging [2607:f8b0:4000:803::200e] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from...
  3. wobbleidz

    [SOLVED] Gigabit Network isn't gigabiting.

    Hey there, I hope this thread finds you all great, cause I need a bit of help right now haha. So I just finished building up my NAS server and everything is fine and dandy BUT, I'm getting speeds of only 10mb/s, unfortunately. And I have no clue why... A bit about my setup - NAS Server Specs...
  4. J

    Question Looking for information about a networking setup

    Hi, my friend currently has a problem with his internet connection on his pc. He lives in a garage annex which is disconnected from the main house where the main internet router is. Currently, from this main router there is a cat6 cable which runs outside into the annex and into another router...
  5. M

    [SOLVED] A Confusing Network Connection Issue

    I have an odd network problem I can't figure out. Here's a basic map of the set up: The modem connects to a switch(1) then from there it goes to a router which provides wifi, a tablet, and another switch(2). The tablet works fine on ethernet and the wifi signal is working with devices such as...
  6. Budgeteer_262

    Question How do I share an NFTS Drive on my Mac to Windows 11 PC via Local Network?

    Hi All, I have a MacBook with 250GB space. I only use 40GB locally and I want to make the other 210GB usable by my main PC via internet LAN share. They're both connected to the same local network. I have created a "Windows NFTS" Partition on the Mac using Disk Utility app. However, I am having...
  7. Shyam69

    Question So im trying to connect to a server and i cant connect to it, when pinging it in my cmd i get request timed out.

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  8. D

    Question Can a power short / surge cause issues with ethernet port?

    Backstory: Ever see lights flicker when you have a light on and then turn the ceiling fan on or plug in a vacuum cleaner. I noticed this for the last 2 years in my condo and now after some random PC issues, I believe that I am getting power shorts or surges (help me find what to call that) that...
  9. SakakiKomachi

    Question Intel Ethernet Connection I219-V: "This device cannot start (Code 10)" ?

    I have issue on my ethernet device, it says "This device cannot start. (Code 10) Error Event: Device PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_15B8&SUBSYS_15B81849&REV_00\3&11583659&0&FE had a problem starting. Driver Name: oem4.inf Class Guid: {4d36e972-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318} Service: e1dexpress Lower Filters...
  10. Scampie

    Question Which device for hardwired extended network?

    Whats the best piece of hardware for use in a hardwired garden room? Basically want the same functionality as a router. Hardwired and wireless connectivity. Have tried using a second router (BT home bub 5), changing ip and turning off dhcp but it intermittently cuts out. One suggestion for...
  11. S

    Question Disposable Email Server working ?

    How Disposable email server works when compared to normal email server ? What is the algorithm ? How does disposable email server creates different email aliases each time ? How do I develop my own Disposable email server ?
  12. bleakkk

    Question Trying to figure out how to wire ethernet with moca adapter.

    Ill explain the best I can So i live in a place where the signals from the tower are very weak and dont reach well This was my attempt at trying to get better internet So there is a coax port in my wall and im trying to get it wired to my pc Would this work coax port ->moca...
  13. Gartix

    Question 1 network,2 routers, 4 speeds

    Long story short: 2 routers-main- TP-Link Archer AX55(wifi6), 2nd (access point mode) TP-Link Archer C6(an). As testing I set up 4 SSIDs each router 2,4 and 5Ghz,as tested working great at maximum of my network and around 20ping, troubles comes with wired clients coming from Archer C6,it has...
  14. jp7803

    [SOLVED] Ethernet connection has significant latency

    I'm a college student, and I recently moved my PC back home for Thanksgiving break. I'm using an ethernet connection and the speeds are great, but I have significant latency. I have a 1 gbps internet connection at home. This wasn't the case before, and my internet connection at school was fine...
  15. wobbleidz

    [SOLVED] Home Server Suggestions

    Hi everyone, First of all, please forgive me if this is the wrong section to post this in. I'm looking to make my home network more secure and I'd like to buy a fairly cheap server on which I could do virtualization, host my own website, host my home network files (FTP?) and maybe even my very...
  16. K

    Question Motherboard doesn't POST with pci card (not pci-e) plugged in, but posts and works fine if I plug the card a few seconds after powering on.

    I recently got the urge to visit the second-hand computer market and got some ancient computer parts. An Asrock H61m-DPS motherboard, an intel i3-2120, and a D-link DGE-530T rev-B2 PCI gigabit ethernet card. My initial idea is to move my file server, which runs on an old dell laptop now, to this...
  17. Tyler.Rowley

    Question Windows 11 - Hosted Network Support: No

    Hello all, I'm attempting to set up a virtual router for a VPN and I've attempted every troubleshooting tutorial and video out there and cant figure this out. I will first explain where I'm currently stuck followed by the steps I have already taken. Where I'm stuck... Driver...
  18. Recker Code-1

    Discussion Wifi option is not showing up in Windows 11.

    Hello guys, I hope you all are doing well. Recently I did a clean installation of windows 11 on my HP laptop since then my wifi option not showing in task menu or in setting options sometime it's their sometime it's not which very frustrating please help me to fix it and by the way my wifi...
  19. Coachaye

    Question Unstable Internet, Packet loss

    I have been dealing with constant packet loss with Xfinity that occurs every few seconds at its worst and happens every hour(Down 900, up 20-25). It gets worse from 7pm-12pm like clockwork. In ping plotter you can clearly see an issue with packets, but how can I get to fix this? I am on ethernet...
  20. C

    Question An update regarding my mystery networking tech issue.

    In May of this year, I made a post in this forum about the mysterious tech issue I am experiencing (Here is a link to the post: That discussion ended with neither me nor the awesome...
  21. ditrate

    Question Can I damage a file while using and seeding?

    Is it safe to use a downloaded file and seeding it at the same time?
  22. R

    Question Is it possible to setup WOW while not having access to ARP tables?

    My ISP does not provide me with access to the ARP Tables on my ISP provided Modem Router, this means that I cannot stop the ARP tables from being flushed (not sure if that's the right term) every 5 minutes from my Modem Router after the computer I intend to turn on shuts down. So far I have...
  23. B

    Question Connecting 2 Routers in Bridge Mode. Router configuration

    I am trying to connect two routers via a bridge as I am receiving poor connectivity on my first floor. I am planning to connect the 2 routers with Ethernet cable from LAN port of Router 1 (R1) to LAN port of Router 2 (R2). Is it the right way? My ISP's R1 is a FTTH dual band - some Chinese made...
  24. ditrate

    Question FTP. Explain, why is my drive can be operatable in sleep mode?

    I was able to create folder and close my FTP client (FIlezilla), while HDD was still in standby mode. All actions was made, and after that I heard that my drive begin to wake up. Is this was request on delay or what? My FTP: Router and WD My Book.
  25. ditrate

    Question WD colors

    As I understand WD drive colors are describing different purposes of usage (Black - for server; blue- for pc's, Green- is ecology friendly, etc.). But how is they differs inside?
  26. Adgj533

    Question Asus RT-AX86U random timeouts

    Hello Guys, I recently bought this AX 86 U router, I have my PC plugged into via ethernet cable, I use cat 8 cable. I watch a lot of streams (youtube and twitch) sometimes when I click streams or movies to fast forward a few seconds or minutes, my router just times out and resets the...
  27. cydewaze

    [SOLVED] Cat 6 wiring question

    I'm in the process of running some cat 6 cable from my main router to my basement in hopes of getting a better connection to my Xbox that's in the basement. Right now, my ISP-provided router lives in an addition to the house, which is separated from the main house by an old exterior brick/block...
  28. ditrate

    Question Can a NTP server contain a virus?

    I was thinking to enter a NTP address in to the router for ftp time sync, but now I bit worry.
  29. ditrate

    Question Filezilla

    If I send command to the server: create directory and enter. Server will create one but not enter in it, is there gonna be an error reported in the event log?
  30. ditrate

    Question Question about files integrity over FTP (a noob user)

    I'm a beginner in the ftp protocol, but I wonder when select file (or even whole share) and cancelling an operation, would be some data corrupted or not? Thanks. I using FtpZilla for managing, and a hdd attached to a router
  31. K

    Question TP-Link DES1024d network switch not receiving internet connection ?

    Good day, I have two TP-Link 1024d network switches located in the same office, connected to each other. One of the switches is connected to my Internet router which is in another room. My problem is that the second switch (the one not connected to the router) does not have internet...
  32. C

    Question Bad ping/latency, but only at night ?

    So I have basically been having this issue for around 6 months, every night between 4-7 to probably around 3am-5am, I will have 3-5x more ping to every game, and every server, when running a speedtest, it is at the same speed of 900MBPS as during the day when it is not having this issue, I have...
  33. BrokenBran

    Question Getting eero network and my hardwired machines to talk (Verizon Fios)

    I got a eero mesh system last week. After setup everything wireless in my house appears to be working just fine. The problem is I have several hardwired computers which no longer talk to the wireless printer. I have Verizon FIOS for my ISP and they use a 192.168.1.x network and the eero uses...
  34. Asriel Dreemurr

    Question 100% packet loss to League of legends servers.

    I had huge fps drops so I contacted riot support and after few messeges they told me to use pingplotter to see if thats the issue. It turned out that i have 100% packet loss to their servers. I've tried with my mobile hotspot and the result is the same. So now i dont know if the issue is on the...
  35. S

    Question Download problems over ethernet ?

    Hi y'all, I haven't posted with a problem in a while but this one is really bugging me. My roomates and I have had problems with our ethernet recently that have been beyond frustrating. Both of my roomates have switched to WIFI over ethernet because of slow download speeds, but I don't have the...
  36. alfredjoejr

    Question Error Detection And Error Checking In The OSI Model

    I learned that the LLC sublayer of Data Link layer is responsible for Error Detection and Error Correction. However, while I read some articles, I found out that the transport layer carries out Error Checking. I'm really confused about this.
  37. J

    Question MIFI is super slow compared to Phone Hotspot. Help

    Need some help here. I have just 1 Data Sim. And i have been using it from my phone as a hotspot. Its all good but once you get calls or stuff, it disrupts the hotspot. So i decided to get a MIFI Router. And it became so slow. Like Download speed is horrible. Upload speed seems fine. Stupid...
  38. Unicornlauncher

    Question OMV Setup on network Issue

    Hey all ! I'm new to networking and had just setup a OMV NAS and am struggling to allow access to users on the same network. I think it has something to do with my setup, as I have the isp router combo next door, and I am running the ethernet through a switch then a powerline adapter to get to...
  39. V

    Question Command line FTPS Cyrillic characters

    Hello, Im not sure if im posting this in the correct section but here i go :D So ive been trying to make a batch file to send any file i put in a folder to a specific folder in multiple servers in my network. Problem is when the file name contains Cyrillic characters - it ends up scrambled and...
  40. E

    [SOLVED] Send WIFI To Friend

    Hi, Is it possible for me to send my WIFI to my friend? His WIFI is terrible and it takes hours for him to download even small games. Can I somehow send wifi to him or download games for him from my WIFI or even send games without him using his WIFI? Thanks, ExplosiveGeek