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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Ethernet/8P8C crimp contacts bent

(if anyone knows correct terminology please correct). Ive got a (fairly large) number of existing Ethernet cables that over the years many have got damaged connector clips, so got a crimp tool and ...
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Ethernet controller driver will not install

I've tried connecting my ethernet chord to my desktop. It says installing a driver then after like 30 seconds it says it has failed. I had it search the web for a driver but none are found, can anyone ...
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How to disable internet access for another PC

I want to disable the internet for my little brother after 6:30 PM to improve his grade. I found that I can schedule a task and run this script: netsh interface set interface "Ethernet" ...
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Ethernet is fast but wi-fi is slow?

I have noticed that when using wi-fi my internet slows down a good amount. When I plug an ethernet cable into my router, my download speed is about 25 mbps and upload is 26 mbps. However, when I ...
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Very strange networking issue

Sorry for the vague title, but I can't really describe it more succinctly. A friend of mine (who is also an electrician) put in some data ports throughout my house - one in the lounge, one in the ...
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Captioning Phone- Ethernet Splitter or Switch

I have a captioning phone that I use for work (hard of hearing) and the phone requires an internet connection. Seeing that the wifi is building wide it is recommended that we use an ethernet ...
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Analyze network requirements are met in a router's port [on hold]

My company deploys a tiny piece of hardware (technically a router) to our customers venues. That hardware is plugged into our customer's switches/routers through an Ethernet port. Our customers are ...
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Connecting a wired ethernet device to a Maplin N300 wifi range extender?

I've purchased a Maplin N300 Wifi plug-in range extender which I've configured into my home wifi and it works great as a wifi extender, testing it by connecting my phone to the new AP. It's probably ...
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Using router when Ethernet requires 802.1x authentication?

My Ethernet recently started using 802.1x authentication. Earlier I used my router (TP TL-WR702N) to setup a hotspot and use it on my phone and tablet. But with extra authentication layer, it's not ...
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Intermittent connection drops on Win 8.1

This is a laptop system. I currently have an issue where my network connection will drop intermittently for anywhere between 5-15 seconds at a time. This is enough to disconnect me from anything I'm ...
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Network errors and poor throughput accessing my new NAS

The NAS stores my video library. I have a HP DV6 Laptop with 4 GB of RAM. It's running Windows 7 64 bit. Ethernet attached to my home network via a Realtec gigabit NIC. My old NAS was a Western ...
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No ethernet link with certain combination of devices and cables

I have a problem that seems odd to me. I have a small patch panel in my home which is wired to various outlets. Until recently, I was running my router (an Asus RT-N66U) near the panel but am now ...
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Sharing of Adsl internet through a ethernet modem to a wireless routher

I've been struggling a few months now , our uncapped internet runs to a modem into a hub , via ethernet we share the internet with our flat 20metres away. We now use a wireless routher as a hub in the ...
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TP Link ethernet randomly disconnects

I recently bought a new PC which I use for gaming (mostly online games like TF2). In order to play the games without lag, the sales assistant suggested I use an ethernet connection rather than ...
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What do I need to make my Ethernet-connectible printer accessible by wireless?

I use a 802.11 wireless network. I have a printer which has an RJ-45 Ethernet port, which is no physically close to to anything like a Wireless-to-Ethernet router. I would like to add as little ...
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Windows 7 driver connecting to a device over ethernet blocking the device manager

First of all, I know that I cannot get a proper answer to my problem, but I am looking for ways to start debugging it and/or maybe check some Windows process on being stuck or running faulty. I am ...
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4-Port Ethernet to PCIe Options

We are developing a distributed multi-channel data acquisition system. We are using 100BASE-TX for data transmission. However the data throughput requires a minimum of 4 Ethernet cables to the PC, ...
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Strange ethernet cables [duplicate]

One of my ethernet cables starting malfunctioning, so I decided to replace it. The problem is, it turns out that the old cable is neither straight nor cross. It has all pairs mirrored (1-8 2-7 3-6 4-5 ...
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Ethernet connection shows unidentified network with no internet access

For years I've used a physical Ethernet connection for my internet access, then a few days ago it went down and said it was an unidentified network with no internet access. I dug out a wifi card and ...
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How to properly install ethernet card

I picked up a PCIe ethernet card because my ethernet port stopped working. I got this ethernet card. I have the following motherboard. I'm having trouble figuring out how to plug it in. My ...
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Establishing direct Ethernet-Ethernet connection from PC to Ethernet device

I am working with Ethernet based devices, similarly to http://www.rfcode.com/rfid-reader-inventory-tracking-system-m250-fixed-reader. Unfortunately, type of the devices I am using, have been out of ...
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Whole House Ethernet from 2004; what about Gigabit?

So my house was built in 2004 (I just moved in this past May) with whole house ethernet. When I moved in, I inherited a 16 port 10/100 switch which was connected with these short ethernet cables into ...
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Hardwired ethernet connection not coming up on Ubuntu 12.0.4

I have a Toshiba Satellite P870 laptop in which the wireless connection is working but the eth0 is not showing up on networking. It does however show up in lspci: Notice the second to last entry: ...
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Why am I invisible to the devices on my network?

I've been using a DLink powerline adapter to establish a wired connection to my upstairs PC. A couple times a day, for sometimes hours at a stretch, I lose the ability to communicate with other ...
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Check MAC address of a device on the other end of an Ethernet cable

Assuming I have a machine with Windows / Mac / Linux OS installed that's connected via Ethernet to an unknown device (e.g.: router, another computer, LAN printer), how can I figure out that device's ...
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What's wrong with my home networking setup?

I have the following home network setup: Ground Floor Typical Wireless router which is connected to WAN/Internet and its LAN IP is 10.0.0.1. DHCP is ON with the address pool set to 10.0.0.100 to ...
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Is it possible for a desktop computer to use a laptop's WiFi? [duplicate]

Given a curious setup, my desktop computer is now far from an accessible connection to the internet as it lacks WiFi, yet I do have a spare laptop lying around with WiFi capabilities. Is it possible ...
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Can I “add” an ethernet port to laptop using USB-to-Ethernet Adapter

I have a laptop with one ethernet port and a wifi too. To share an internet connection, I connect my laptop through wifi (typically in hotels), then bridge it to the ethernet port by making the ...
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Can I use my hub to expand my network?

I have one line of Ethernet, with no DHCP on it ( I have to assign IP manually). Now I want to turn that one line into 10 lines. I am using a Hub to do so, but it's not working. There doesn't seem to ...
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What kind of cable do I have to use to administrate 3com SuperStack ® II Switch 3300?

Documantation for this switch says to use "Null modem cable". Do I have to use some kind of cable with one end "null modem" connector and the other end "Ethernet" connector? What is the name of it? ...
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conecting my ps to my tv using ethernet

i am trying to connect my tv to the internet, my pc receives a wifi signal via my neighbours router and i am wanting to send that signal via my pc's ethernet port to my tv using an ethernet cable. my ...
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What is the purpose of usb0 ethernet device on Centos 6.5 machine?

My Centos 6.5 machine installed with 2 ethernet device (eth0 and eth1). But when I listed all ethernet device with ifconfig -a as root, in resulted list have another ethernet device usb0, as follow: ...
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SSH working, but SCP+git not working at all when network link is overloaded

SCP (and other programs that use SSH, like git) establishes a connection, but just sits there without doing anything. Using an SSH shell works fine. This only happens when the Ethernet network link ...
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No connections are available

Desktop machine operating on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1. Ethernet cable is plugged into the computer on one end, and into the WAN port of the wireless router on the other. ...
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How to use the Suricata IDS to monitor the entire network?

I have the following 3 PCs connected to a router via Ethernet: PC1 – 192.168.1.101 (Linux Ubuntu) PC2 – 192.168.1.100 (Windows) PC3 – 192.168.1.1 (Windows) All PCs can ping each other. PC1 has ...
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D-Link Ethernet PCI Card DGE-528T

Since my built-in Ethernet port fail to acces the internet, I decided to buy and install a brand new D-Link Ethernet PCI Card DGE-528T. On one side I can access lots of web sites and on the other ...
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Ubuntu failing to acquire IPv4 over I217-V, Windows failing do the same over a USB Ethernet adapter

Just installed a fresh copy of 14.04, and ran into a very upsetting issue, which I wouldn't expect to encounter in 2014: Ubuntu refuses to work with my integrated network controller - Intel I217-V. ...
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Use wifi for internet but access a printer over ethernet

In my office I have a Wifi connection and a LAN connection the printers are connected via LAN. LAN and Wifi both have internet but the LAN internet is slower. I want to use internet through Wifi but ...
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Connect main (serving) PC to router or to switch in high traffic LAN?

I am restructuring my home network after finally upgrading my aging Linksys WRT54G router to an Asus RT-N66U. All desktop computers are gigabit ethernet wired connections utilizing multiple switches. ...
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Routing data over WiFi and Ethernet in Windows 8

I have a wireless connection that I use for internet and an Ethernet connection which connects to another router that is set up as a client repeater bridge (dd-wrt). I want to be able to connect to ...
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Connect 4G router to multiple devices via Ethernet cable

I have a 4G router (Huawei e5172) with one LAN port (DHCP enabled). I need to connect 3 PCs and 1 wireless access point to this router via Ethernet so I got a 5-port Ethernet switch and connected it ...
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Internet speed is slower than other PC/Laptop on my LAN

I have subscribed for 40Mbps Internet connection. But in my PC I have just 10Mbps (with CAT 6 Ethernet cable and Intel(R) 82578DC Gigabit Network Connection). I have also tested the internet speed ...
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Sharing internet connection using ethernet switch

I use a TP-Link modem for my internet connection and use a switch to share the internet connection between two PCs. I previously had a Enterr switch that worked perfectly fine and recently stopped ...
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Skydog is slowing my internet speed

I have two systems running my internet at home: Skydog and BOB (iinet). When I use Skydog (either by Ethernet or wifi) my load speed slows dramatically. However my Dad’s computer runs perfectly both ...
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Connect to the internet via routing through another PC?

Build Windows 2008 R2 Server. Two (2) Ethernet ports: One Ethernet port, statically assigned to 192.168.2.4, is connected to an internal subnet (192.168.2.x), which I'm using for a local test ...
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Ethernet issues in Linux mint.

After a hardrive crash I installed mint 17 LTS with many attending woes related to lack of drivers (two of my 8 usb ports can actually recognize devices plugged into them). I'm currently attempting to ...
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Speed difference between cat6 and cat5

At what speed am I likely to see a real difference between Cat6 and Cat5 Ethernet cables? From what I know, there is little difference speed wise when the connection is slow, so what is the minimum ...
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Ethernet cable too long?

I have an Ethernet cable running from a Huawei ADSL router to a computer> The total length is 61 meters (200 ft). When connected to the computer, a cycle of identifying, disconnected, identifying, ...
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Giving a switch an IP Address so I can telnet into it

Right, so I've just reloaded my switch resetting the to complete default configuration. It's a Cisco Catalyst 3560. What I am trying to achieve is this: Giving the switch an IP Address, then telnet to ...
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Network Fluctuating

Am working an a small business and i have over 20 client computers on my LAN and i am having a windows Server 2008 R2 on the LAN also which is my dns server. My ISP installed a bridge (outdoor) that ...