networking

Forum discussion tagged with networking.
  1. hrishiten

    Question Why does my ping spike up on laptop while gaming when other devices at my home use WIFI?

    So earlier I used to play using WiFi on my PC and had to ask everyone else at home to refrain from using WiFi as it would generate ping spikes. A friend suggested me to use Ethernet connection to solve this ping issue. Yet, even though my laptop is connected to Ethernet the ping spikes upto...
  2. L

    Question Ping hidden in game while using ethernet!

    Hi I recently bought an ethernet cable. I was using wifi with the help of a wifi extender till now to access internet as my pc is far away from my router. When I started using the ethernet cable I saw no problems and jumped into a game of battlefield. But for some reason my ping is hidden while...
  3. N

    Question Keep disconnecting from online games

    So I have had this problem for a little over week now. My internet stays "connected" but if I try to play any games online every 20-30 mins I lose connection to the server and it kicks me out of the game. It only lasts for about 10 seconds or so and it doesn't affect playing music or streaming...
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    [SOLVED] Stream desktop to laptop directly with ethernet cable no router

    Due to unrelated circumstances I may need to move my desktop into a room that does not have any extra room for a screen. I would like to ideally run an ethernet cable directly from my desktops ethernert port to my laptops ethernet port and stream the screen to my laptop while continuing to use...
  5. AlanAntonyX

    Question What is the possible reason?

    Ok so i did lot of research and i need an expert advice on my conclusion. Case:1 I use my fiber ONT connection and login into a game (COD MW), I see that my Internal IP uses the port 3074 and my external ip address uses the port 12001. NAT Type:-Strict. (external IP changes after rebooting...
  6. P

    Question Cat6 cable vs modem, where is the fault ?

    I have a D-Link WiFi router where my Internet cable is connected. Due to reasons, the WiFi is not strong enough to be received with considerable speed on the other end of my house, I figured I will run a 10 metre long CAT-6 cable on my old router Netgear configured as AP(Access Point) mode to my...
  7. AlanAntonyX

    Question Port Forwarding Trouble

    Hello Guys, I need some help with networking and stuff. I use OPTERNA GPON ONT modem (fibernet) I want to change my NAT settings from STRICT to OPEN in call of duty modernwarefare 2019. I have seen so many videos on port forwarding and i learned it pretty much, I turned my DMZ on, enabled Upnp...
  8. C

    Question Wi-Fi problem on my lenovo laptop

    Greetings! I've been having network problems for quite some time now. Firstly i thought it's because my router was very old (from 2013) and i assumed it was causing the ping spikes. So recently i bought TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200 , but unfortunately the problem still exists (even though it is...
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    Question I keep losing sync on my adsl.

    Router: TP-Link TD-W8961N V2 (The white one) Line stats: View: https://imgur.com/a/YeBGk1o ISP: Maroc Telecom (Morocco) So, I've had this problem with internet for the last 2 weeks and it's starting to drive me insane. It started a week after the ISP changed my line (they created a new...
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    Question Routers and switch hubs connected to my network

    Hello guys, I'm looking for a Windows Application that will be able to scan and display how many routers and switch hubs are there in my network, because I'm trying to limit the routers and switch hubs connected to my network. Do you know any software that I can use? I've tried advanced ip...
  11. R

    Question Wireless Internet connectivity issues [Device Detected or resource (DNS server) is not responding]

    Disclaimer: This is actually my girlfriends' PC that she's been having issues with. I'm unfortunately not able to physically access the PC as she's in another country. This is her post largely but I've added some more technical aspects to it. Thank you. I have some Internet issues for the last...
  12. N

    Question Unable to obtain full speed over wireless

    Hi, I have a 1.5Gbps internet connection through my ISP Bell. I currently have the Bell Home Hub 3000 which is a tri-band AC router/modem. The internal speedtest shows the full 1.5Gbps entering the router. When I plug in an ethernet to the router, I receive speeds near 1 Gigabit (which makes...
  13. T

    [SOLVED] Why am I still getting bad ping?

    These have been some of the longest months of my life. My internet plan is Charter Spectrum 100d 10u (the best plan for my area) and I have a CAT6a ethernet connection. I have swapped my router, modem, ethernet cable, and some network sockets were removed by charter because they were giving off...
  14. C

    Question Installing wall jacks to connect PC to cable router in a different room.

    I have a cable modem/router in one room and my PC in a different room. The PC connects to the router over wifi but I want to connect it directly to the router using a cable. I am looking to install a wall jack in both rooms so I can plug the router into one jack and the PC into the other wall...
  15. jamesw1906

    [SOLVED] Home wiring mess

    I have a home wired for Cat5. All the wires in the closet were cut and dangling. I made the effort to wire then all to a patch panel. The remaining issue is that I was only able to identify about 5 of the 30 to the wall plates. I have gone through two different sets of Wire Tone Generator...
  16. J

    Question Flash old PCs' bios so boot over ethernet is available

    Hey guys, So I have spare old PC in the basement that's collecting dust and I've decided to turn it in some kind of a "experimental" PC by doing certain things on it. Unfortunately most of the time I do not have access to it, so in case it crashes (which is very possible because of it's age)...
  17. W

    Question I am getting bad ping spikes in relation to a powerline adapter!

    Hello, I have recently been experiencing quite bad ping spikes in online games, which occur every minute or so and last about 15 seconds. I have managed to isolate the cause to a TP-link power-line adaptor which links my router to my dad's outside office by Ethernet. When this is connected and...
  18. Z

    Question Question About Router Specs

    About how much RAM and CPU speed is needed for a router on a home network so that it can support a large family that would include multiple devices internet browsing or video streaming, smart home devices, an Xbox, and a gaming PC?
  19. Z

    Question Internet seems to cut out when I play a game, but streams don't?

    Hello! The issue: Playing games such as Smite or CS:GO kill my internet connection. Example: I open Smite, whilst its loading up I can no longer hear/be heard in a Discord voice channel. Once its loaded, Discord works again. When I then join a game, it begins to lag so badly that it is...
  20. TimH77

    Question PC WiFi Connection Issue...

    I'm trying to figure out why a desktop, which used to connect at around 50mbps through WiFi now only connects around 7mbps and often won't connect without restarting. I just added a NetGear AC1900 Extender, so signal strength is 100% and not the issue. Tim