Forum discussion tagged with TP-Link.
  1. Question PC can't connect to internet through wall socket

    Hey there, I recently changed my home networking set up (set the ISP provided modem to bridge, with their help, so my router, a TP-Link WR940N handles DHCP). After the upgrade, I have trouble connecting some PCs (some work fine) to the Internet via the wall sockets in other rooms. The devices...
  2. Question Help me setup a WAN link!

    Hello, So to make a long story short, there is an apartment that has a ADSL Internet connection, and above it, there is an apartment that does not. My mission is to create a link to the other apartment and create a WAP through it so it has its own strong signal. I ran a STP cable between them...
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    Question Did I make the right choice? ...the purchase of my new AC wireless standard router or not?

    Hello. Nice to meet you! I ask you – Did I make the right choice? Please read and please respond with a simple yes or no answer and if you could explain why you feel I did or did not and what you would have done. Last week, I purchased a new router from It is the TP-Link A6 V3...
  4. Krishnan 05

    Question Bluetooth problem

    I currently have a BlueTooth adapter named CSR 4.0 . The problem with it is, my BlueTooth headphones have connection problems and even if it connects it disconnects randomly and the audio sounds very bad and the latency is very high. I am going to buy a new Xbox controller and I am worried about...
  5. S

    [SOLVED] WIFI Adapter Problem

    My wireless network/Internet connection goes dark at seemingly random times, possibly under heavy load. The adapter actually disappears from Network Connections. Upon a reboot or disabling/re-enabling toggle in Device Manager, adapter is re-enabled and all good. I have ruled out… bad card...
  6. G

    Question Ethernet likes to randomly disconnect. (TP-Link AC750 WiFi extender)

    I'm on Sky network and using a TP-Link AC750 wifi extender. The router's in the lounge and the extender's plugged into a socket in my room, I have an ethernet going from the port of the extender to my PC and sometimes it will randomly disconnect for no reason. When I go to check what's wrong I...
  7. NFM

    Question My new wifi Adapter keeps disconnecting

    Hi. I hope someone can help me. I recently bought a TP-Link AC1300 USB mini adapter only for the purpose of connecting to my 5ghz network. I install the drivers and everything but soon as i connect the device, it disconnects and reconnects intermitently until i change it to another port. Then...
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    Question TP-Link powerline adapters randomly stop working at night

    I've had a TP-LINK (Model: TL-PA2010) for a long time connected to my xbox one. It always worked fine, until some months ago when it started randomly disconnecting always at the same time (from about 9:00pm to about midnight, italian time, always at a random time between these hours once a day)...
  9. Vishal_7

    Question TP-Link TL-WR841N 300Mbps issue

    I got a TP-Link TL-WR841N 300Mbps . The problem is: I have a FTTH connection with plan of 200Mbps. While recharging the plan the technician said my router will only throughput 100Mpbs max. I ignored him and went for 200Mbps plan [thinking this device supports 300Mbps] . To my surprise I found...
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    Question PLC Connection decimating download speeds

    I recently bought a TP-Link PLC connection to connect my pc via LAN to the router, as WiFi coverage isn't that good on my room. However recently my powerline connector has been running at lower than 20% of it's speed (I'm getting about 7-8 Mbps download and 1-1.5 Mbps upload on a 48-49.5 Mbps...
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    Question I need a new router. Help please!

    Hi all, So I did some research and I found 2 routers in my price range: 1- tp link ax50 ax3000 2- ASUS RT-AX82U also know as AX5400 I am not sure if there is a major difference between them except for wifi speed also idk what to look for. I need a new one because i am currently on the IPS one...
  12. H

    [SOLVED] I'm having problems with my enthernet.

    I bought a while ago a new network card (TP-Link TG-3468 V4 ) because my mobo network adapter is capable of only 100mbps. It worked fine, but a few weeks ago it started deconnecting me from the internet for 1 minute then connected me back( for example when I was playing CS:GO, or when I had to...
  13. Loizos Aristides

    [SOLVED] Powerline Network all of a sudden at unusable speeds

    Hello, For the past 2 years, I've been using a powerline solution. The devices I used were 2 TP-LINK AV500 adaptors, with 500Mbps link speed. One was plugged via Ethernet cable to the router, and the other one plugged also via Ethernet cable to my laptop upstairs. Everything was working just...
  14. Adam B

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    Question USB Adapter

    Hi. I have just bought a TL-WN725N USB adapter. I installed it and downloaded the driver. The pc recognized the adapter but it cant connect to the wifi. The windows says: Cant connect to the network. Other wireless gadgets can connect to the Wifi. I tested on two pcs.
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    [SOLVED] TP-Link C6 Archer to Netgear R6220

    Hello Everyone. I have been using TP-Link Archer C6 for a few years now. Its developed a wierd issue of WiFi getting disconnected. I had tried troubleshooting with Support and the Firware changes havent been helpful. I had a spare R6220 Netgear Router. I have now Connected TP-Link to the WAN In...
  17. TheJJBman11

    Question Download and upload speed high but ping fluctuates!

    Hi guys, I've just moved into my uni accommodation and have noticed a few issues with the wifi. To my knowledge the landlord shares one router between 4 hours totalling 25 people. The router isn't in my house and we merely have 1 wifi booster which is located at the further point from my room...
  18. [SOLVED] Setting up QoS on a TP-Link TD-W8961N

    I've been trying to setup QoS, Because when my roommate is watching a youtube video and I'm doing something like gaming he takes all the bandwidth even though they video already has something like 30 seconds buffered. I've read some papers and these are the settings I got, My roommate isn't...
  19. H

    [SOLVED] Internet access...without internet access?

    Good morning, yesterday afternoon, I was watching a YouTube video when the PC froze. Did a reboot and I had no internet access. Outlook, Spotify, Internet, nothing. This is my work PC, so I was a wee panicky. Reading various ideas through my mobile, I did numerous things, but it came back...
  20. nate10460

    Question PCI-E wifi doesn't work?

    I installed a TP-Link AX3000 PCI-E wifi/bluetooth card into a new build, on a MSI H310M pro motherboard. I did all the instructions, installed the drivers that came with the CD, restarted, and wifi still isn't enabled. Nothing shows up when i try to connect to a network, it just says theres no...
  21. Bananamuffin99

    [SOLVED] Slow Desktop WiFi on 5ghz - Phone on same network 10x Faster. Why?

    I use a wifi dongle on my desktop (tp-link) which is 5ghz. For some reason I'm only pulling down 10mbps, topping out at 20 mbps. Router and windows list the connection speed to be 200mbps+, but I only pay for 100mbps. My Pixel 4 is on the same network and is pulling the max 110mbps I pay for...
  22. Bananamuffin99

    Question Slow Desktop WiFi on 5ghz - Phone on same network 10x Faster. Why?

    I use a wifi dongle on my desktop (tp-link) which is 5ghz. For some reason I'm only pulling down 10mbps, topping out at 20 mbps. Router and windows list the connection speed to be 200mbps+, but I only pay for 100mbps. My Pixel 4 is on the same network and is pulling the max 110mbps I pay for. No...
  23. Aroulis

    Question Powerline network interference

    Hello tonight i want to share with you a problem that torments me the last 3 years. Sorry for the long sheet but to understand the problem i think i have to explain the situation. I live in a house that consists of 3 floors. The modem is located on the 1st floor so powerline adapters were my...
  24. D

    [SOLVED] TP-Link Options

    I have a TP-Link Archer C7 v2 that is starting to show its age a bit and I am hoping to replace it with a newer TP-Link router. I have been looking at 2 models the Archer C90 and the Archer A9. However, I am not sure that I see any difference between them. My specific curiosity is about the...
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    [SOLVED] Adapter won't work correctly on different slots.

    I have a wireless network adapter since ethernet is not possible. Especially, it's a Tp-Link TL-WN722N. I have noticed that when plugged into the motherboard slots it works worse than the slots that are on the case and are indirectly connected to the motherboard, and it sometimes disconnects...
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    [SOLVED] Is there a reason to buy a WiFi extender with better specs than my router?

    I’m planning on buying a WiFi extender (probably TP-link’s RE650). The extender’s specs and internet speed are better than my actual router, so would the extender be able to even get to it’s high speeds or is there no point buying an extender with better specs than my router?
  27. rahulyogi

    [SOLVED] How to disable router caching?

    I have a TP-Link router and I access most of the internet sites like google and my blog using the TP-Link router internet connection. But many times i see an older cached version of website. This only happens when I use my wifi connection (TP-Link Router) to connect to the internet. When I use...
  28. B

    [SOLVED] Help networking self build

    Built my first CPU. Having trouble networking. Motherboard is MSI Z390 gaming edge AC. I don’t have an optical drive and no wireless card. Planned to hardwire to router via Ethernet cable. when plugged, my computer doesn’t seem to recognize any connection. Is there a way I can check the...
  29. bobjackieson

    [SOLVED] Archer T2U Plus Out of the box?

    Need this for my new build and don't have a disc drive to install the drivers. Will this allow me to use the Internet long enough to download them?
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    [SOLVED] Router rated for 800mbps only has 100mbps

    Hi! I have a Tp-link Archer c60. On their website it says it can do 800mbps on 5ghz but it only has 100mbps ports. How am i supposed to achieve that speed? (i do have gigabit internet)
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    [SOLVED] Custom firmware on ISP router

    Hello, I have TP-Link Archer MR200 V1 and there is installed a custom firmware and I cant downgrade/upgrade it from original TP-Link site, everytime it just shows: Error: 4503 The uploaded file was not accepted. Is there any possible way to get rid of the custom firmware?
  32. orestesdd

    [SOLVED] Should I get a mesh wifi-system or a new router?

    Recently I change to Spectrum ISP which offers a 200 Mbps down service, and while connecting via Ethernet to the modem, it actually delivers 200+ Mbps down. Then, I went and bought a Linksys EA7300 Dual-Band WiFi Router for Home, but the Linksys router seem to deliver a weak signal. My home...
  33. K

    Question Powerline speeds are too low. No common solution has helped.

    So I have two powerline adapters one connected to the router and the other connected to an AP. My internet speed is 45mbps. Everything worked fine and I used to get >40mbps from the PLC. Untill one day without any reason speeds went under 10mbps (most of the time under 5). No changes were made...
  34. Barty1884

    [SOLVED] 24Port POE switch works, but does not appear on network anywhere.

    Hi all, Probably something obvious I've overlooked, but I'm out of ideas. I bought a used 24port POE Smart Switch (although I only really need 'dumb' functionality), which won't actually be in daily use for a few months yet. I'm just making sure it's functional etc. I wanted to log into the...
  35. oliver.kausland

    Question TP-LINK AV600 WiFi not working

    Hi, my TP-LINK AV600 WiFi doesn't work anymore. It shows up in settings, but when I connect to it, it doesn't give any network. I tried moving the one that's connected to the router around, but it didn't help. The ethernet doesn't work either.
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    Question TP Link WN88ND V2 Issues

    Most of the time when I start-up my PC my WiFi card does not pick up any networks, however if I reinstall drivers the issue gets fixed. The adapter also works without the drivers on the CD that is given with the card, but also has the issue of not working on start-up. I had initial issues with a...
  37. S

    [SOLVED] Setting up TP-link TD-9970 as modem with Linksys wrt1900acs

    I've been trying to set up a TP-link TD-9970 in bridge mode so i can use it as a modem and have my Linksys wrt1900acs do the routing. However, I cant get it to work. On the TD-9970 I've tried having a single interface bridging the dsl connection with my ISP specific VPI and VCI. I've tried...
  38. thenewbreed

    [SOLVED] 2 routers, 2 networks, 1 modem

    I am somewhat capable but not extremely technical and would appreciate help. I would like to have 2 networks in the same house, using 2 routers on the same internet connection. Both routers are TP-Link, one is the Archer A7 and the other is Archer C7. I do not need 2 routers using the same...
  39. CamdenK7

    [SOLVED] Can you schedule to turn off WiFi on TP-Link routers altogether at certain times?

    Hi, I'm in the market for a $60-$80 router and one feature I need is the ability to turn off wireless access (with ethernet still working) at certain times. In my case, I need the WiFi to be off between around 10PM and 6AM. It seems that TP-Link routers are well liked but only able to disable...
  40. MrMoore

    Question Powerline adapter routing issues

    Hey All, So I run TP-LINK Powerline adapters across my house for 2-3 years without any issues at all. Last month I Purchased myself a HP Proliant Microserver to be used as a home media server/NAS. It works wonderfully however streaming the content back to my TV's was laggy AF. So I decided to...