A family of networking technologies for LANs. Ethernet encompasses bother the physical connection between devices and part of the protocols which define how the connected devices can communicate.

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Fiber Optic Home network?

My ISP is offering fiber optic connections in my country, so I decided to get one. it has 100 Mbps down and 50 Mbps up. also I have several computers and a file server in my home. So I want to cover ...
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Does a router affect internet speed through Ethernet?

My parents are moving out to the country, so obviously i go with them. We have an internet service that supplies 1.5 Mbs down and 600 Kbs Up, or something around there. We just got it set up today and ...
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Modem ethernet disconnects upon connecting to Internet

I am able to access my modem via ethernet when it's not connected to the internet. When I plug the cable connection and and the modem connects to the internet, the ethernet connection disables and on ...
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Ethernet disabled when Modem connects to internet

I am able to access my modem via ethernet when it's not connected to the internet. When I plug the cable connection and and the modem connects to the internet, the ethernet connection disables and on ...
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How to disable checksums on ethernet card in Windows 10?

How to disable checksums on ethernet card in Windows 10, preferably generaly (not hardware/driver specific)? I'm looking for Windows counterpart to ethtool -K eth1 tx off
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I have made a custom cat6 Ethernet cable and I have a tester too and a green light doesn't go on number 4, why is this? [on hold]

When the green light goes down it doesn't light up number 4 but lights everything else up
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How do I connect my IPad Air 1 to the internet via ethernet without creating an AP? [migrated]

How do I connect my IPad Air 1 to the internet with an ethernet cable without creating an access point or a wireless signal/hotspot of any kind? My first attempt was a duplicate of this fella But, ...
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How to share Internet from WiFi to cable port on laptop

I have a laptop1 which connects to the Internet by WiFi (through a router). I have another laptop2 which has a damaged wireless card. I connect laptop1 and laptop2 through a cable. How can I share ...
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How to make Windows 10 Ethernet connection with no gateway a private connection?

I'm new to Windows 10 and have troubles finding a way to set one of my Ethernet connections (I only have one active currently) a private connection. This is simply a connection that connects to one of ...
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Homemade Ethernet Cable Not Working Properly [closed]

I run an Ethernet cable through my walls and crimped at both ends as a twisted cable: Orange stripe Orange Green stripe Blue Blue stripe Green Brown stripe Brown As I need to connect my router to ...
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Replacement for Ubiquiti AirWire power supply

I have an "Ubiquiti AirWire Plug 'n Play Wireless Ethernet Cord" That has been working perfectly for years. The other night, there was a lightning strike that blew up everything connected to a ...
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Is it possible to configure my wireless router such that it does not affect the network topology of my university?

I live in the graduate/Faculty housing at my university. The university supplies an Ethernet drop as well as a in unit wireless router. When I tried to configure my wireless router for my apartment ...
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How to extend Ethernet wirelessly?

The short question is: can I use Wifi to create an Ethernet socket 50 feet or 100 feet away? I got a Network Attached Storage device (NAS), and it needs to plug into a Ethernet socket. I wanted to ...
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How to bring up admin status of TAP port

I've created a virtual TAP port using tunctl command. I want to bring its admin status up as apparently it isn't by default as verified from "ethtool" command's "Link Detected" option: Settings for ...
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How is bandwidth divided *naturally* on an ethernet network link?

Say there is a slow 10 megabit/s network connection link. There are 18 HTTP servers on one side of that 10 megabit/s network connection. Each of those servers have a 10 gigabit/s connection ...
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WRG614 Router; Slow Wifi, Fast Ethernet

DL speeds of 25 mbp/s on ethernet, DL speeds of 400 kbp/s on wifi. Upload speed stays consitent at 3Mbp/s on both.
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No ethernet adapter displayed on windows 10

I upgraded my machine (after a lot of pain) to windows 10. My wireless adapter seems to be working correctly, although the signal in the room is too poor to use the internet via wifi, but the ethernet ...
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How to extend an ethernet cable with a cheap coupler?

I have a long ethernet LAN cable buried in the wall and replacing the the whole thing is not an option. I simply want to extend the cable a bit without bringing a network guy home. I have lots of ...
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Trying to achieve faster file transfer rates on my home network

I have tried to work through this problem on my own, but I have reached the point where I need your help, and/or encouragement. I have a small home network set up. The main components are 2 Macs ...
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ethernet issue QualComm Atheros AR8151

I have a strange issue with windows 8.1, I'm trying to connect with an Ethernet cord. In Network Connections it states: Ethernet Do Not Use Qualcomm Atheros AR8151 PCI-E... I cannot get online ...
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Linux server to send and receive from RS-232 using socat

I'm trying to bench test a configuration where a linux server will send and receive RS-232 data from a blackbox RS-232 to Ethernet converter. I've followed this example. I've configured ser2net.conf ...
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Hp N54L Proliant microserver network driver (Windows 10)

Hoping someone can shed some light on an issue i am having after the Windows 10 upgrade. Everything on my HTPC is running 100% apart from the network (Ethernet) , wifi works fine via a dongle however ...
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can windows have two or more real(not virtual) lan connection from one Ethernet?

I am making a c# application and checking Mac address . in my computer there are three wireless LAN connection, two of them virtual and one real connection as shown in ipconfig /all . It also shows ...
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Ubuntu server does not connect to the internet anymore

I switched off my Ubuntu Server, but, when I started it, it didn't connect to the Internet. It is connected to the router via Ethernet. What can I do? The result of ipaddr is: 1: lo: ...
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Wireless working but ethernet not working in Ubuntu 14.04 in hp laptop

ubuntu@ubuntu-HP-15-Notebook-PC:~$ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr d0:bf:9c:1a:8b:3e inet6 addr: fe80::d2bf:9cff:fe1a:8b3e/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING ...
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No network connection Windows 10

I recently updated my PC to Windows 10 from Windows 8. My computer is not finding my ethernet network adapter anymore and I therefore lost internet connection. My motherboard is the MSI B85-G43 and ...
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Everytime I restart router, i have to plug in ethernet cable again in wan port. Why?

I have an ADSL+2 modem to which I have connected to a TP-LINK WR740N wifi router with a 100 feet Cat6 Ethernet cable. Every time I turn on the router , i have to plug in the Ethernet cable again in ...
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Networking via Switches and Powerline ethernet

I'm interested in trying out this Xbox to Windows 10 streaming thing. Right now my setup is that my Xbox is on its own powerline ethernet switch, as is my PC, and the router is on a 3rd one. The ...
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Determine bottleneck for the Wi-Fi speed and match the Ethernet speed

The speed on my Wi-Fi is substantially less than the speed on the Ethernet. Through mtr, I don't see any substantial packet loss between the laptop to the router. I want to be able to diagnose the ...
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Wondering why this ethernet wall plug is not working?

I have an ethernet wall socket in one room which is wired to another ethernet wall socket in another room. Everything appears to be connected up correctly, but it does not appear to be functioning. ...
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HP Probook 6460b automatically disconnect wireless connection ethernet cable plugged [duplicate]

I am using HP ProBook 6460b laptop. I want to use both wireless and wired connection simultaneously. But when I am try to connect Ethernet cable on Ethernet port the wireless connection going to ...
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Ethernet LED blinks

I have HP 1000-1140ATU notebook PC. it has 2 Ethernet LED. One is White(glows when Cable is plugged and router is working.) second Orange which keeps blinking while Communication. Now my problem is ...
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Sharing internet without wifi

How can I use the Internet on two computers when I only have one Ethernet cable connected to the switch in my hostels's server room which is further connected to central sever room which is further ...
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PC no longer finds network adapter

Yesterday I came to find my computer no longer connected to the internet. It is hard wired directly to the router with an ethernet cable. When I started to investigate the problem, I found out that ...
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How to securely run two LANs on a single ethernet cable?

there are two rooms (A and B) connected by an ethernet cable (~50 meters long). All the main appliances are in Room A (router, server, firewall, smart switch…). Currently all the devices in both the ...
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What are the factors for Bad Ethernet connection?

I just made someone install RJ45 from my Living Room to my Office on two floors above the current one. Cable is Cat6 for what is worth. Thing is that when I put cables on the two ends (one to the ...
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USB connector to Ethernet (and then a router)

ok, i haven't really found an answer anywhere, but is it possible to have a usb cable transmit data through an Ethernet cable and by extension a router, basically what i would like to to is to have ...
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Can two HDBaseT receivers share the same line via an RJ45 splitter? [closed]

What I'm trying to accomplish: Allow two HDBaseT receivers to share a single Cat6 Ethernet line via a splitter. IMPORTANT: I AM NOT ASKING FOR PRODUCT RECOMMENDATIONS. I'M ASKING IF HDBaseT ALLOWS ...
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Thinkpad x200 ethernet cant connect to cisco modem (BUT to router it connects)

I got a problem with my x200 thinkpad. When I connect it with my modem/router thingy (http://www.cisco.com/web/consumer/support/modem_DPC3208.html), the connection it not established. Its get stuck ...
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100 mbps network transfers slows down PC

We have a network with many PC's. There is a 1 gbps ethernet switch with 8 ports and a 100 mbps ethernet switch with 8 ports. My PC is plugged into the 1 gbps switch. When someone on the network that ...
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convert Ethernet router into integration gateway

I need to integrate to an Ethernet proprietary network. It is IP based but doesn't implement TCP. I need a router which will poll devices on this network, and periodically post the data using ...
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Dual ethernet interaction [closed]

I was looking at the overview for MSI's new X99A motherboard and noticed that it came with two ethernet ports. I've only ever used motherboards with a single ethernet adapter so I am wondering how the ...
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Network devices down suddenly

This is a home network with many wired and wireless devices. Yesterday I plugged in a bad CAT5e cable (Orange/White and Orange - Tx- & Tx+) were crossed. It seems I lost all internet access for my ...
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Optimal advanced settings for Gigabit NIC

My laptop's NIC is gigabit and I am searching for the optimal settings on the "Advanced" menu to take advantage of gigabit speeds. The settings are: Energy Effecient Ethernet Green Ethernet EEE ...
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Unable to Connect Marantz receiver on Ethernet on D-link 2750U

I was using a Netgear router, which was connected to my BSNL internet connection working as a Modem and a Router, it was connected to my Marantz receiver as well which I use to connect through my ...
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Twisting a LAN cable in the middle of another one

Theoretically if i have 3 devices and i want to connect them through a lan cable, can i connect 2 of them with a LAN cable, then cut it in the middle and twist in a third cable. Will it work as three ...
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What is the procedure of gaining and maintaining wireless internet?

There are a lot of parts in the procedure of having and maintaining a Wifi connection (or lack thereof) that sometimes makes me confused as to what the heck is going on when I try to connect to a ...
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What does a router do?

This question in its current state may be too broad, so I'll clarify. Obviously, most routers today are a combination modem, WiFi transceiver and router, taking the signal off the phone line, ...
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HTML5 web content really slow, somehow caused by ethernet driver

HTML5 content is really slow for me, browser independent. It seems that my ethernet driver crashed recently, causing HTML5 videos and other content to load slowly, get stuck etc. I updated the driver ...
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How do I detect whether somebody is using my MAC address?

Some universities use MAC addresses of laptops to share internet. When we access to internet by common routers (universities, working place) if someone use our MAC it is a problem since data usage of ...