Forum discussion tagged with TP-Link.
  1. D

    Question How to extend the range of Wi-Fi in our apartment?

    We moved to an apartment with large concrete walls that were completely destroying the Wi-Fi signal from the router provided by the ISP. So I did some research and bought "TP-Link Archer AX10000 Wi-Fi 6 Router" after I read many reviews that it greatly extended people's Wi-Fi range. Well, in...
  2. ek_e123

    Question Can I use a 4G router as a typical router?

    I live in an Eastern European countryside where my internet connection is atrocious (<3mb/s). Surprisingly though, the mobile data speeds are really good (>100mb/s). I'm going to buy a 4G router (probably a tp-link mr600 v1) and use it along with an unlimited data plan (side note: there's no...
  3. T

    Question Fiber Over Ethernet

    Hey! So I recently bought a new router. (TP-LINK A8 Archer AC1900) It's a Gigabit, 5G router with fiber optic support. (I have 1GB internet) My old router (Huawei EchoLife HG8143A5) has a dedicated fiber optic port at the bottom wich is perfect for me since my internet comes trough a singlemode...
  4. Bwj3

    [SOLVED] Router is only forwarding ports using TCP protocol, not UDP protocol ?

    So I think I've tried everything I can so far. Basically trying to forward ports 7777, 15777 and 15000 to setup a Satisfactory Dedicated Server. I am using a TP-Link Archer AX11000, and have a Public IP Address. I have Forwarded the Ports through the Router selecting 'All' as the protocol...
  5. xxxbabyxxx

    [SOLVED] TP-Link Archer VR2100 vs ASUS DSL-AC68U , which one should I get?

    Hello, We're in need of a brand new DSL Router for gaming & one that will be decent with 10+ devices connected to it using wifi. (The gaming device will be done on Lan). Something that won't give you crazy packet loss.. latency.. etc.. we do have a wifi repeater incase the range isn't that far...
  6. ConorDuey2000

    [SOLVED] Powerline Adapter (AV1000) Download Speed only 8-16 Mbps ?

    Hey. I recently bought the TP-Link AV1000 powerline adapter for my computer, but after I set it up, the download speed's very slow. It ranges from 8 Mbps to 16 Mbps. I've tried everything including reinstalling my LAN drivers, running the Windows...
  7. [SOLVED] 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...
  8. [SOLVED] 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...
  9. M

    [SOLVED] 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...
  10. Krishnan 05

    [SOLVED] 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...
  11. 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...
  12. G

    [SOLVED] 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...
  13. NFM

    [SOLVED] 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...
  14. I

    [SOLVED] 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)...
  15. Vishal_7

    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. C

    [SOLVED] 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...
  17. G

    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. D

    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.
  22. S

    [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...
  23. 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...
  24. [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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. A

    [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...
  32. T

    [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?
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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?
  36. A

    [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)
  37. L

    [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?
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...