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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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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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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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 ...
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Adjusting Ethernet Frame padding for ARP protocol in windows

Is it possible to configure the count of trailing (padded octets) used for stuffing the ARP messages created by Windows 2008? NOTE: I hoped, but could not find any info in the TCPIP_Reg.doc from ...
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Share internet connection to ethernet and hosted network

I have used my iPhone as the source of internet using USB connected to my laptop (Local Area Connection). How do I share the connection to: a computer connected via Ethernet a hosted network ...
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Windows 7: How do I find missing drivers?

I installed windows 7 32 bit for a friend, his laptop is hp 2000-2d07ee. I installed all the drivers I could find here. I ran windows update, I searched in device manager for these drivers couldn't ...
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Read registers on a NIC card on Windows

I have a Realtek Ethernet Controller on my x86 machine running Windows 7. I have the datasheet for the Ethernet controller. I am trying to debug a low-level issue and I need to read certain registers ...
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Why my internet speed is very inconsistent/slow with switch

I recently bought a switch http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833156250 so I could get more ethernet ports in my room. All I had to do was plug in an ethernet cable from my router ...
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Macbook Pro and Edimax Ethernet to USB adaptor

I am using Macbook pro 13 retina (from 2013). It does not have ethernet connector and I need to plug in ethernet cable in my work office. So I have bought EDIMAX Ethernet to USB adaptor. For some time ...
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Disabled network card and turn off Network Discovery so why is Windows still looking for network or connection?

I am confused and this is driving me crazy: I have two network drives attached to a network router that connects to my computer via LAN/Ethernet. Every time the computer reboots, it takes about 5 ...