Forum discussion tagged with Verizon.
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    Question Ethernet speeds inconsistent

    My ethernet speeds for my desktop continue to drop. I'm unable to watch netflix and youtube. Downloads take a while to complete. Currently I have gigabit ethernet speeds from verizon fios 940/880. On my family's mac, the speeds seem to be limited to and get 100/100 however this is likely due...
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    [SOLVED] What is the fastest home internet right now ? ( Verizon 5G home internet)

    What is the fastest home internet right now ? Is 5G the fastest ? For example “Verizon 5G home internet “ ? In USA does 5G LTE already exist ? can someone find if 5G LTE home internet , is available in this zip code - 99208? and through which company ? whats the fastest Home internet under...
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    [SOLVED] I paid off a debt collector. Will I be able to sign up for service again.

    I owed Verizon 1504 back in 2011. Ive Been getting letters from a debt collector and I decided to finally pay it off since I had the money. The debt collector offered me a settlement and since it was less than my original balance I decided to take it. i paid $504. I got everything written on...
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    Question Ethernet 'Connected' but 'No Internet'

    My main connection to the internet for my PC has always been Ethernet. It has worked perfectly fine, but today, Ethernet suddenly stopped working while I was on a call. The cable is 'Connected', but there is no internet available from it. I have tried many solutions already. I have unplugged...
  5. DaPro_Skillz

    [SOLVED] Can I use two mesh wifi systems at once?

    I used to have Google Home’s Wifi mesh system but I recently switched to Orbi. Orbi mesh points don‘t have ethernet ports and I was wondering if I could use Orbi and Google Home mesh systems at once. (I have Verizon FIOS 300mbps wifi, if you’re wondering)
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    Question Coax splitter for internet and tv

    Not sure if this is the right thread for this but I have a issue. I have a moca because we don't have Ethernet wired in our house just coax and it was stupidly difficult to get it to work and now the internet goes out and it does not work anymore. I moved it down saris where the modem and...
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    [SOLVED] What is the best / most advanced router that I can replace my current verizon router with?

    Hello all, This is a picture of my current Verizon router: I currently have a 400/400Mbps Download/Upload Plan. The problem is that the router's range is limited and wont reach my backyard or my basement because its placed on the third floor. What I need you guys to...
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    [SOLVED] Wireless Access Points and Wifi is spotty

    I live in a 2000ish square foot home and downstairs wifi connection is spotty. I have a wired connection with my Verizon FIOS Gateway router upstairs. We pay for 150/150mbps up/down. I want to be able to give my parents decent internet downstairs. 1. I've seen Google Wifi, Orbi, and Ubiquiti as...
  9. seraphaye

    Question does verizon charge me if i put my sim card in a phone i got from a friend thats already verizon locked?

    also if they do or dont, do you know if theres a charge for putting my sim card in an unlocked phone?
  10. p7r0x7

    [SOLVED] So let me get this staight: CDMA SIM in GSM = fine?

    Let's say you wanted to use Verizon (CDMA) plan on an unlocked GSM only phone--a OnePlus phone for example. This is fine as long as you use a SIM card right?
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    [SOLVED] Games lag all of a sudden, ping is extremely high!

    My network has become so bad all of a sudden. On my custom PC, my Verizon network has just become uncooperative and unusable for gaming. My ping in a game(World of Tanks Blitz) has hit over 500-800 consistently, with usually 40% or more packet loss just today. I ran Malwarebytes, restarted the...
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    Question what psu/ how many watts? I plan on overclocking the 1080 and r5 as best as i can and i’m not sure what kind of psu to get. Would 600 watts do or like 550 maybe i have no clue so any suggestions?
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    Question Noticed small water droplets inside computer case

    I own a evga clc280 to cool my i7 8700k and have had it for 6 months. Last month I noticed small water droplets on the inside of my tempered glass side panel. The pc is about 8ft from my shower. I have wiped the moisture out and it takes a while before it returns. Do you think it is my aio...
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    Question MSI GV72 7RE. BSOD after installing Dragon Center app.

    Hey. I have a strange problem with my MSI GV72 7RE. After "MSI Dragon Center" and "System Control Manager (SCM)" installation (dedicated to my laptop, I tried installing version from the CD I had in box, and newest from MSI site), after unplugging battery I have BSOD with code :"CRITICAL...
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    [SOLVED] Budget 4k card?

    Looking to convert my multi-monitor setup to a single 4K TV. The usage will be mostly productivity apps, web-surf, light video editing and occasional streaming -- Absolutely NO gaming. What I'm questioning is -- What would be an example minimum card required to perform the fore mentioned at 3840...
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    Question Sound is failing to start on boot?

    Hello again everyone!! I seem to have an issue on my girlfriend's pc. She runs windows 10 64bit Gigabyte 970a-ds3p motherboard Sapphire Radeon Pulse RX570 series What we seem to have here is an issue with the sound. We connected an HDMI tv, since we didn't have a VGA adaptor or the proper...
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    [SOLVED] About Upgrading My Motherboard..

    Ir recently upgraded mobo and CPU,and found out that I need to reinstall windows 10 on it because Windows considers a new motherboard a new device,I really don't want to have to buy a data disk with windows 10 on it because that is very expensive.Is there a way I could just transfer windows from...
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    Question CPU cooler vs thermal paste problem

    I've applied new thermal paste to my CPU cooler (i7-4790k, Arctic MX4, CoolerMaster 120mm water cooler) as it was old and my CPU was heating to ~43C in idle mode and now getting 31/30/29/26C; however, when I run a torture test the temperature gets all the way up to 99C, what is uncool. I wonder...
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    Question HP Compaq SFF different case better PSU and GTX 970

    Hey there, I have a HP Compaq 8300 Elite SFF, and was wondering if it would be possible to take the motherboard out, place it in a bigger case, get a better PSU, and use a 970? If I can do this, any links to cheap cases, and power supplies would be appreciated as I am not great at this PC building
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    Spilled water on my keyboard now its keeps repeating num+

    My laptop keyboard keeps repeating num+ after a spill and i cant log on to my laptop even with an external keyboard it still repeats num+
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    [SOLVED] Recordings in Appdata\Roaming\audio ? I am tracked? Should I report to police?

    Hello, my name is Andrej, I am new to this forum and Im used to solve pc problems myself, but something recently happened to me that really scared me. I noticed recently I have like 70GB less of space on my C: drive, where I keep only Windows 7- my operating system. I went to investigate and...
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    New build, Old HDD with OS, Can I wipe in in BIOS before reinstalling OS from USB drive?

    Starting new build and wondering if I can wipe my HDD during the setup process of the build? I have a Usb drive installer for OS an dont want to keep anything from the old HDD but I can't partition it or wipe it without the new build. So is it possible during the startup and preboot to wipe the...
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    Can't run virtualbox on x370 motherboard?

    I can't install windows 10 (64-bit) OS on a virtual machine using virtualbox software. All it will let me install is a 32-bit OS and that isn't what I have. I don't think it's working anyway with a 32-bit install either. I get as far as the piont that you start the VM and it fails right there. I...
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    Need Help - PC Won't Boot At All

    I need some suggestions on what to do. My computer isn't booting up at all. I'll give as much information as possible. PC specs: ( ) It's running windows 10 and has 4 cooling fans also. I...
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    Maximus XI Extreme m.2 Question

    Hey guys, first time buyer of an m.2 SSD (and I'm upgrading my computer after a good 5 years of waiting). I was wondering which slot is the best to plug in the m.2 SSD that I bought or if it really matters. I know you can use the bundled DIMM.2 heatsink or you can install in the normal slots...
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    [SOLVED] Ridiculously low fps on GTX980

    Hello everyone, I have just downloaded Battlefield V and for some unknown reason my fps during loading screens and while playing the game seem to remain stable at 8-9 frames per second. I have recently experienced poor performance on BF1, playing at around 40fps. All other game like BF4, BF3 and...
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    [SOLVED] Farcy 5 vs Ac odyssey

    I wonder which one runs better? Ac odyssey or farcry 5 in terms of optmization. Which one should i buy? Can anyone help me.. I heard odyssey is quite good than origins.
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    Good specs PC running slow on games

    Hey guys! So i am having a couple problems with my PC lately, here are the specs and what i have tried, as well as the problems it is having: SPECS: -Asus h110m motherboard -Nvidia GTX 1050 graphics card -Intel pentium G4400 processor -8gb ADATA ddr4 ram, single channel -500 watt power supply...
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    [SOLVED] Would an AMD Ryzen 5 2600 CPU pair with a MSI Z1-7641 Motherboard?

    I currently am running an AMD fx 6300 6 Core processor with an MSI Z1-7641 Motherboard. I can't seem to find a reliable source so I'm curious if the Motherboard has the correct socket for the AMD Ryzen 5 2600.
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    Corsair Air 240 Carbide Micro ATX CPU cooler

    I currently have a micro ATX motherboard in an ATX case but want to shrink it down into the Air 240 and do some upgrades. My CPU is an i54670k which I believe tends to run a little hotter than most. I figured it's time to upgrade from the stock cooler but the issue is that I am looking for a...
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    [SOLVED] Huge Connection Issues on Macbook

    For the past 2 years, I have been having consistent problems connecting to things on my MacBook Pro. I've listed a few things that refuse to load. Although Steam will open and load, games won't update Games like Minecraft will refuse to log in saying it can't reach authentification servers...
  32. rabaker07

    [SOLVED] Xbox Wireless Adapter for PC Removed

    My wireless Xbox 360 controller (for windows) stopped working and while troubleshooting I "removed device" of the wireless adapter in device manager. Now I'm really screwed because I can't do any other kind of troubleshooting (update driver, wake pc, roll back driver, etc.) as it no longer...
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    Graphic card upgrade? should i?

    Hey, i play world of tanks and since they introduced their own graphics engine (core) my quality is only on low to medium. :( i have absolutley no idea how any of this stuff works and it would be great if someone could tell me if its worth to upgrade my graphics card and if its even possible...
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    Best Video editing laptop to use.

    Hi All, I am trying to recommend a laptop to my friend for high level video editing maybe even in 4k. I know the specs of what gaming laptops need but not video editing. From his price range (1-1.5k) what i have seen as the best is the Dell XPS 15 4k with i7 7700HQ, Gtx 1050 and a 512 gb SSD...
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    AsRock AB350 Pro4 BIOS

    So currently im on version 3.20 of the BIOS and im looking to get to the most recent version so that i can include a ryzen 5 2600 into my build. http:// The link above is one that shows which BIOS versions to update to and as seen it says to update to version 3.4 before going any further. Now...
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    [SOLVED] Help me out here

    I feel like my system is struggling just need some advice currently running a athlon ii x64 640 wih a gtx 1060 6gb . 8gb ram. Is my processor getting bottle neck? Why am I only getting 30-40 FPS in games like destiny 2 with even low settings.. something doesn’t seem right.
  37. adhesivehero

    2TB HDD showing up in Disk Management as 931.51GB

    Hey! Title says the gist of it, just got my computer running today and it's only showing my drive from an old PC correctly, and that's almost full. I installed another hard drive, a 2TB one, and it shows up in the BIOS fine. Under Disk Management though, it only appears to be at 931.51GB. I'm...
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    Is GTX 1080 TI stock cooler enough for overclocking?

    I'm going to get GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AMP Edition. And i'm wondering if stock cooler is going to be enough for overclocking this card. If not, should i get GTX 1080 Ti from another company or just buy aftermarket cooler?
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    Geforce Gtx 1050ti doesn't work!

    I just bought an entire setup, and today, the last component, the graphics card arrived. But when I plugged it in and powered it up, its just want spin, and the motherboard GPU led is solid red. The computer works fine without the gpu, but it doesnt eveg get to boot whe the gpu is plugged in...
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    if i have a intel hd driver then can i use a nvidia driver

    see i have a Intel graphic card which have been using for sometime now so i wanted to change the driver to Nvidia but it wont let me and let me that Nvidia graphic driver is not compatible with this version of windows.