Forum discussion tagged with Ports.
  1. Question External SSD cable/connector help

    I have an external SSD and when plugging in the power cord and USB the light powers on but it doesn’t show up on my computer. Tried connecting it to several windows computers and Mac computers. I’d like to try connecting it a different way and not sure which cables to get. The port looks like...
  2. JohnSchwanz

    Question All Ports randomly stop working?

    Every single button/port on my pc stopped working at once. All USB ports, Display ports and the power button as well as LAN. Help!
  3. Adam B

    Question Port Forwarding - Modem / Router not playing nice, or am I missing something?

    Hello! I'm trying to use my computer to host a centralized version control server for a team coding project, and so far everything is seemingly set up correctly in terms of the server, and the client sides -- except that the TCP connection fails due to an issue with my port 1666, which the...
  4. R

    Question Does this data transfer workflow on my Dell XPS 15 laptop seem logical? Need advice.

    I posted this in another forum just now so forgive me if you've seen this elsewhere but I'm in a bit of a predicament and need all the help I can get. So I recently got signed onto a gig doing data wrangling on a film shoot. I am working on a Dell XPS 15 7590 laptop which has 1 USB C...
  5. [SOLVED] Zhone Router - I cant open ports for a Minecraft server

    Problem for open ports Hi, im new in this forum I need help from someone who can tell me why my router does not open ports, I have tried everything literally, I'm going to put a couple of photos below so you can see what happen: I will also leave some pictures of my router: I hope you...
  6. velocci

    Question wifi extender with network ports

    Hi all, i'm looking at this netgear EX7700 wifi extender that has 2 network ports. would I be able to plug this netgear extender to one of my network ports leading to my router and have all devices connected to this extender communicate with the main wifi router through the wired connection...
  7. velocci

    Question wireless router with wifi-6 and 10Gbps ports

    Hi all, can anyone recommend a good wifi-6 router with 10Gbps ports?
  8. K


    Ok, SO my NAT was moderate for my COD:MODERN WARFARE so I opened it by opening the TCP and UDP ports. But since I have opened it my in game latency are going much higher that before. I know it sound strange but yes this is happening with me. I was good at Moderate NAT. Now I tried deleting all...
  9. moonyman213

    [SOLVED] Setting up a static ip.

    Howdy. I have a strange issue with setting up a static IP. I've managed to do it. However, I'm losing internet access (parcially). Strangely, I still can use TeamSpeak, but neither of my internet browsers are letting me reach a site. My final objective is to open ports. Since I don't have...
  10. K

    Question Help very strange port problems

    I have been having problems for the past couple of months its strange. Basically I have internet and its fast but when i go to speedtest.net and click check its start and loading identifies a server connects to it shows me ping but when it commes to download it says error. Wasnt really a...
  11. T

    Question Can't use USB device on my motherboard when booting from an USB

    I've just built my PC. I can get into SETUP and everything seems to be working fine. I can boot the installation (I tried both 7 and 10) but I cannot use my mouse or keyboard. Basically, the Windows installation media can't detect keyboard and mouse (these worked fine in SETUP). I tried both...
  12. S

    Question ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Hero Front Panel Options

    I'm choosing parts for a new build. It's been 5 years since my previous and only build. I am leaning toward a Ryzen 9 3900X or possibly a step down from that on the ROG Crosshair VIII Hero WiFi motherboard. One major reason is the number of ports on the rear panel, and the specs are specific...
  13. J

    [SOLVED] Graphics card ports too close to the case slot?

    Hi, I have a problem with a graphics card Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060. I installed it in a new case and it turned out that all the ports are very close to the case slot. When I plug in e.g. an HDMI cable or a DisplayPort cable the plug of the cable will touch the metal of the case. Here is a...
  14. A

    Question Most USB ports not working, Need help quick!

    So after a new hard drive installation after my old one failed, It seems that all of my Usb ports except the front two or not working I have tried updating the Usb Hub, Turning of Power saver mode for them, Updated drivers by windows, Driver booster 7 and Driver easy with no result. In terms of...
  15. T

    [SOLVED] I need help with semi modular power supply

    I bought new pc and i planning to building it tomorrow my psu is semi modular Corsair TX550M ,but i'm not sure yet in which of those psu modular cable ports i need to plug sata and pci-e cables
  16. F

    [SOLVED] Is it possible to get more than 60fps

    Hey guys, I have a question is it possible to achieve more than 60 fps , the problem is I have a monitor with HDMI 1,4 DP nativ 1440p and I have gpu that only have HDMI 2.0 . Is it possible by going from 2.0 to DP or something like that to get more than 60 FPS on 1440p sure I know I can go with...
  17. B

    Question None of the ports are working after installing a new psu

    Hi all, Recently I replaced my PSU, and now none of my ports on the PC work. I made sure to connect all the cables back how they were before but it seems that I am missing something here. All the components seem to be working after powering on the PC. The motherboard and graphics card lights...
  18. J

    Question None of the USB 2.0 Ports on my desktop's Motherboard work. USB 3.0 WORKS! Any ideas what to do?

    (Scroll down for Tl;DR) Motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H Rev 1.2 (with a 3rd Gen Core i5 3470) about two years old. But out of warranty cuz i was only given an year of warranty for it. It was bought as a replacement for the same model of motherboard (Former was a Rev 1.1) since my...
  19. oxidioveg

    [SOLVED] why are all my ports closed ?

    recently steam has stopped working properly , 0kbs download , online matchmaking doesn't work etc.. i thought that my net is just being slow , but everything else was working fine(uplay,epic launcher...) until i checked the ports & i'v found all of my ports closed like all of them even the...
  20. BiGG_ShadeZ

    Question help with SSD port!

    I have 2 motherboards from MSI and GIGABYTE but same model actually. 1: MSI H81M0P33 2 : MSI H81-DS2 I'm going for an SSD and I discovered I don't have any M.2 NVMe ports. one PCIe x16 is occupied by the GPU. I was wondering if I can get an adapter for 2 x PCI Express x1 slots. IF I can use an...