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  1. Barty1884

    Question Replacing dead POE switch today - Options (Ubiquiti/Unifi)

    Hi all, Just looking to get opinions before I run out and buy something today. My US-24-250W died overnight. Completely, no signs of life whatsoever. I have 13 feeds out through the house/garage + CloudKey. 5 of which require POE. Managed to get my non-POE devices connected with two...
  2. S

    [SOLVED] Wired connected is lost when Mac laptop unplugs cable

    Hello! I'm currently having a problem where my wired connect is lost when my colleague unplugs her dongle with ethernet connected. We're currently an iMac, a PC and the MacBook Pro or Air connected to the same switch, TP Link TL-SG105 - both the iMac and the PC loses the wired connection when...
  3. W

    [SOLVED] Powerline adapter speed drop

    Hi, I just got my new internet form telekom. Its supposedly a 2Gb connection over optical cable and the router i got can transmit it over 2 ports 1000/1000. Since the living room is quit tricky to run wires from the router i got myself a powerline adapter ( zyxel pla5456) that should handle the...
  4. P

    [SOLVED] Bypassing Wireless router

    Hey guys, got a question. My ISP upgraded the bandwidth to 250 mbps. Currently my ethernet cable runs through wireless router to provide wi-fi for mobile devices and my pc is connected to router via LAN port on router. The problem is - these LAN ports are 100mbps max bandwidth. I was thinking...
  5. bigbobsmith1968

    [SOLVED] How do I make an RFID scanner to turn on my pc

    Sorry if this is in the wrong section, but I was not at all sure where to put this, if it’s possible to move it feel free if it’s the wrong place. Ok, I wanted to make an RFID scanner where I scan a card my pc would turn on, and if it’s possible off, just like when you press the power button...
  6. velocci

    [SOLVED] POE security cameras

    hi all, I want to get security cameras for my home and want to use poe for them and plug them all into my switch. do both the cameras and switch have to be poe or just the cameras?
  7. Vineeth Kiran

    [SOLVED] PSU exploded when i switched 230-115 switch

    My PSU exploded when i switched 230-115 switch, i accidentally switched it the pc was off when that happened. i live in india where we use 240v please tell me if i could have lost other parts rather psu? I use cooler master 600 w Thanks
  8. Y

    [SOLVED] Switching from Intel to AMD CPU and keeping HDD files

    Hello everyone, I want to switch from my current intel i5 7500 to an AMD Ryzen 7 3700x soon. I've already picked out the parts so no problems there. I looked for some info online and basically everyone suggests fresh installing windows to avoid issues. I think I will do this since basically 95%...
  9. J

    [SOLVED] Can I plug a Router into a Switch?

    This is my internet set up so far: I have a router that we plug in to from the shop downstairs. (We live above it) I have run an ethernet cable to a switch which I then run to my TV and Desktop. However a lot of our devices are wireless and the wifi is god awful, even downstairs its hit and...
  10. AndBaggio

    [SOLVED] How do I setup a Netgear DGN1000 as a switch?

    How do I have to setup a Netgeat DGN1000 if I want to use it as a switch? I have another router that I use to access the web and I would like to use my old DGN1000 as a switch connected via ethernet cable. So that I can use the other 3 ports to connect other stuff like a printer, a laptop and...
  11. C

    Question Keyboard Switch

    Some of my keyboard switches does not register sometimes, I already blow it and half press, it would work but would come back again. Can I use a 70% alcohol to clean directly the switches? It's okay to stain my keyboard since its only generic and will buy soon. Thanks!
  12. A

    [SOLVED] Are all 1Gb unmanaged switches similar performance?

    Hi all, I just want another 1Gb switch (hub) for my home network; but I began wondering how much processing the switch does, and whether more expensive switches give better performance? I've never found any performance test results / reviews. I understand there is build quality differences...
  13. Koesherbacon

    [SOLVED] Moving an entire system from one case to another?

    Hi. I'm pretty new to designing and building PCs, but not to upgrading and adding hardware to existing towers and laptops. I've already upgraded and added several components such as a couple fans, two PCI devices, added RAM, replaced HDDs, etc in the tower I'll describe in more detail below...
  14. N

    [SOLVED] WiFi with Network Switch connection??

    Hi All - Thanks in advance for listening to my following question. Im new here please forgive any lack of knowledge. I plan on connecting the following network, could someone please be specific if it is even possible? The main concern I have is the Computer connected to Router via Wifi - Is it...
  15. Zippy the Hippy

    Question why cant my 2 subnets communicate

    i have pc1, and switch in subnet a. i have pc2 in subnet b with router connecting them. pc1 can ping all the way to router including the interface that pc2 is on but cant ping pc2. pc2 cant ping anything. subnet a is a /26 and subnet b is a /28. why cant they see each other? thanks
  16. N

    [SOLVED] Set up

    So many options to choose from. I admit I am a beginner, can you please tell me if this is a good set up. We are renovating our house. TP-Link EAP225-Wall Omada AC1200 Wireless MU-MIMO Wall-Plate Access Point TP-Link TL-SG1008P 8-Port Gigabit PoE Ethernet Switch (4 PoE Ports, 55 Watt Budget...
  17. v3ggi

    Question Which cases fit a DTX motherboard?

    I have a prebuilt acer predator orion 3000. I want to switch the case, and just move all my components. But I dont know which case that fits my parts. My motherboard is a predator PO3-600, and i dont know which case it fits in. Please answer.
  18. ehvfehvf

    Question My PC suddenly doesn't turn on, help

    I woke up in the morning and tried to turn on my PC but it doesn't turn on, ive tried to unplug the power hold power button for 30seconds plug it in and it doesnt work, ive tried to use my screwdriver on the motherboard to bypass the power button and it still doesnt work, what works is when I...
  19. EddyPC

    Question How much ARGB fans can I connect to SATA power supply output?

    good evening to everyone, I have a cable that has 4 SATA with a single 6 pin output from the power supply. I have 8 ARGB 2300 rpm PWM fans, 1 PWM splitter (SATA power), 1 ARGB splitter (SATA power), HDD (SATA power) and the AIO pump (SATA power). Can I connect everything with that cable...
  20. M

    [SOLVED] Inteno XG6846-R1 switch

    Hi, we just moved in to a new apartment, where we have fiber internet, which goes to a switch first (Inteno XG6846-R1), then from the switch to the router with the normal cable. I supposed to have 250/250 mbps but when I do the the speed test, the results are 95/95. I have never used fiber or...
  21. HBinswanger


    For weekly clones of my internal SATA drive, I use a neat little Startech standalone cloning device. I plug the backup SATA drive into the device's Destination port and remove my internal SATA drive and plug it into the Source port. This works fine but I want to minimize the plugging and...
  22. C

    [SOLVED] What are some used but still good 10Gbs ports switch?

    I'm a newbie to switches and routers. I'm looking for a used but still good 24 ports or more that is 10Gbs per port. I'm thinking about running a NAS for video editing. Any suggestion/recommendation is appreciated.
  23. sha1764

    [SOLVED] Will this configuration work?

    I wanted to know weather this configuration work properly My isp Ethernet cable connected to a switch From that switch 1 port is connected to a wifi router for other device to connect wirelessly Another port from the switch is connected to my primary pc For better understanding a image that...
  24. natiya3

    [SOLVED] Question 10G non-blocking switch for WiFi 11ax communications

    I want to connect a test device to send traffic WiFi 802.11ax so I'm looking for a switch with the following specs: • Switch 10G copper • Wire Speed, non-blocking’ switch • Number of ports: Minimum number of non-blocking ports (I only need 4 ports at the moment) Also, my budget is a bit...
  25. D

    Question Nintendo Switch causes issues with Sony TV.

    Hi. I recently bought a Switch console and although it's been working great with my old Sony Bravia model for the most part, there's a strange issue I've encountered. When trying to use the switch, the picture and sound will sporadically disappear repeatedly. It is always both picture and sound...
  26. brahmsPC

    [SOLVED] Using old router with new one

    Hi. Im newbie in this stuff. I have a modem/router from my new ISP which is setup in my living room. now i a have another modem/router from my old ISP, I accessed the old modem thru using my laptop and disable the DHCP server in settings. Then i Connect the new modem with the old...
  27. tabti13

    [SOLVED] Broken gpu bios switch help!!!

    I was trying to switch bios to quiet mode in my rx 580 because i wanted fix my low gpu usage but somehow it is broken and i do not know how to turn it back into quiet bios mode and i thought about using a needle but i do not know how to use it on the switcher help!! Some Photos of it...
  28. E

    Question Single monitor, HDMI switcher and Corsair Headset

    Hello everyone, I'm trying to make my life a bit easier and i'm not sure how these things correlate. So I have Dell S2716DG 144hz monitor as my main display and also a crappy SE2717H/HX monitor as my secondary display. I'm planning to buy an HDMI switcher, so i could setup my Nintendo Switch, my...
  29. V

    [SOLVED] TPLink TL-SG-1024DE switch problem

    Hello. On my TPLink TL-SG1024DE switch there are 24ports. If i plug in my pc to 1-8 ports, and the router to 9-16 or 17-24, it cant communicate with the DHCP server. It happens the same way with other ports like above.
  30. golan13

    [SOLVED] Can't connect to NAS behind unmanaged switch

    Hey guys, I'm new to networking and set up my home network like this- I have a tp-link modem/router. I connected an unmanaged tp-link switch to the LAN port on the router and connected a NAS and my PC to that switch. I set up static IP's for my NAS and my computer and can access the internet on...
  31. BillWiTheScienceFi

    Question Power button & light question

    heres my case manual: look at "connect cables for front i/o" I am wondering what that light is that's in between the audio jack and reset switch. It blinks sometimes (at different speeds) and other times it does nothing. And probably can't but is there anyway to disable the light on that...
  32. KingChile

    [SOLVED] Gigabit network for camp! How to get access to separate building

    Great news! Gigabit internet is offered here at my camp. The existing infrastructure offers internet at a centralized building on the property. This building is about 250-300ft away from the spot I need the access at (personal/professional use.) I've been looking into range extenders...
  33. J

    [SOLVED] Connecting new modem and router

    Hi, I have a box in my closet that connects my modem to the internet with quite a few cables that are in the box that can be used to connect the internet throughout the house. This is my 3rd house I’ve lived in with it and I’ve never successfully been able to get internet in the different rooms...
  34. [SOLVED] HDD/SSD switch

    I would like to have an option to (physically) turn on/off one of my SATA SSD . I found a power switch controller for up to 4 drives: https://www.amazon.com/Switch-protection-Selector,Controls-Intelligent-Control/dp/B07MJ8YTXV/ Does anyone know a similar product for one drive only? Black...
  35. [SOLVED] Are GPON and EPON ONTs Intercompatible ?

    I currently have a 500/500 Mbps PON Connection (don't know whether it is GPON or EPON), but the router supplied by my ISP performs extremely poorly. I've been planning to replace it with this GPON router : https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32799325864.html?spm=a2g0s.8937460.0.0.62fc2e0eRhskot...
  36. X

    [SOLVED] Tenda switch dropping gigabit to 100 Mb/s

    Hello Guys, I've purchased this switch (unmanaged) from a local store a little over 5 months ago, it is a Tenda switch, around 12$. I've recently came across my internet speed dropping from ~900 Mb/s to under 100. After half an hour of troubleshooting, it looks like the Tenda is restricting...
  37. nhardinger2003

    Question Switch lite drift (i know its not pc)

    I know this isn't PC related but there is no topic for console stuff and i figure this is technically component related. So i'm considering picking up a switch lite, I know the original switch had issues with joy con drift, I was wondering if i could get some opinions about getting a lite? I...
  38. Z

    [SOLVED] Gigabit Switch vs. Gigabit Router does it make a difference? Switching Capacity?

    Hello, I transfer a lot of files between my PCs and my switch is already pretty old. Now i found out that there are Gigabit Routers to and not to expensive. Would a Router make the files flow inside my network better compared to a switch? I mean the ports are also 1Gigabit, same as on a new...
  39. R

    [SOLVED] Static IP/Network Sharing questions + Switchs

    Hey guys, first-time caller long time listener. So I'm usually the computer guy, but I'm not the network guy - we don't have one of those and our deadline is coming up and research isn't going well. I think I'm mixing a lot of terms so I'll try to speak clearly on the issue we're looking...
  40. uzi314

    [SOLVED] 4 cables from different routers of 4 Networks in one PC?

    Hello guys: I wanna use 4 Networks from different ISPs but I have only one ethernet port in my pc and the mobo also doesn't have extra PCIe slots for connecting 4 Port Ethernet PCIe Card/adapter so can I use something like LAN Port Splitter but will I also get more adapters in Change Adapter...