Question Ethernet Adapter Question

jhi3600

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Just purchased an Ethernet Adapter but it only defaults to my extender network even after I disable that network.
 

jhi3600

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When I plug in the cable to PC and router the only network I can use that goes through the adapter is my EXT network.

Dell Vostro Win 10

Thanks
 
This might just be a "name" thing. I am not sure how windows chooses the name for a network. The part that matters is what is the IP address. The only way it will work cabled to the router is if it is in the same subnet as the router and has the router as the gateway. That really is all that matters what name you call that network is hard to say. I know sometime windows will use the wifi name for a network even though you are connected via ethernet.

Ping the router IP. On a ethernet you should get 1ms or maybe up to 3ms but it should be very constant. Wifi you will get much more and it will have random large spikes.
 

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