Realtek Ethernet Limited to 10mbps

Mithallas

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I used a wireless connection for a couple years. I moved and now I want to use a wired connection. The adapter just says "network cable unplugged" with the newest(2015) Realtek driver. The only way I can get a wired connection is by rolling back the driver to previous(2013) version and change speed and duplex to 10mbps.

I plugged the 25ft cat6 into my roommate's computer and successfully connected @ 100mbps.
Observation: When my roommates computer successfully connected, it displayed the custom network name that I set. When using the 10mbps on my computer, the network name is generic Linksys578

I would like to get internet without bottlenecking myself.

Any help is appreciated :)
My system: HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC
My Router: Linksys e1200 v2
My Adapter: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller RTL8168
Cable: 25ft Flat CAT6 Ethernet Cable
OS: Windows 8.1 64bit
 

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