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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NIC does not like network cable

Alright Gang, I have a good problem for you guys. I have a test station with a network cable that works flawlessly on every single NIC it connects to EXCEPT nforce ones. Why in the world, would ...
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Control computer's native resolution

I have three laptop computers that I use currently. The 1st is an older computer that has a 17" screen. The 2nd computer is is a Windows computer that has a 13" screen. The 3rd computer is a Mac ...
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How to open a port such that a torrent client can both be used on Ethernet and Wi-FI connection?

From previous questions/answers I understand that forwarding one certain port to two different IP addresses is not possible. I have a laptop that connects through the router to the internet. When ...
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Capturing more WLAN frames than sending/receiving Ethernet frames

I'm trying to determine whether a computer capturing WLAN frames on an 802.11n network does this correctly. I do this by letting one computer (1) generate traffic by downloading some files, and ...
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Only 100mbps on cat. 6 cable?

I moved to a FTTH offer and now my local network is the bottleneck. 6 months ago, an electrician pulled a cable between the box and my office (less than 64 ft). On the cable it's written it's cat 6. ...
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PC connecting on the middle of ethernet cable

I have a 4-5 meter long UTP cable from my router to a wall socket (socket A) which works fine. Original setup: 4-5 meter cable Router ------------------- Socket A The ...
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Crimping CAT6 cables results in lower bandwidth than expected

I'm trying to make my own CAT6 cables, because I need specific lengths. I've managed to create 2 "working" patch cables, but when I hook them up to my cable modem, both of them take a fairly long ...
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Mac: use the ethernet port as a “hotspot”

I've got a bit of a weird setup going on right now, and my main desktop computer is without internet. I've got a macbook (10.7) that can hook up to the desktop via ethernet. What I'm wanting to do is ...
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Using Lan and Wlan at the same time (Concurrently)? [duplicate]

There are two internet account. One is connected to a pc with ethernet cable. The other one is connected to same pc with wireless. Is it possible to use them concurrently? Example: acc 1 : 8 mbit ...
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How to get bridge internet connection to wlan0 from eth0?

I have hostapd and dnsmasq installed for distributing my wireless network with a WiFi dongle, and everything is working well. I am also able to connect an ethernet cable and get DHCP, plus internet ...
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Share network from Windows to Raspberry Pi

I recently got a Raspberry Pi, but the place where it's setup is to far away from our modem. So, I tried sharing my network via Ethernet cable on my Windows 8 laptop. I turned on sharing and set IPs ...
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Windows 7 wifi / ethernet driver for Asus X551CA Notebook

I bought a notebook Asus X551CA. I installed Windows 7 Professional 64 bit, but when I went to download official drivers for Asus, I can download drivers only for Windows 8. I installed Windows 7 and ...
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In vs Out ethernet jack on UPS

On my Cyber Power 825 AVR UPS it has two ethernet connections: one labeled in and the other labeled out. What's the difference?
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Ethernet to USB adapter vs USB Ethernet card?

I would like to connect two computers so that one is connected on physicall via the "standard ethernet jack" (got lost in the naming, i believe it's 8P8C) and the other will be connected to a USB ...
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Two computers cannot ping one another - both connected to the same switch

I've got two physical computers which are connected to the same unmanaged switch. Said switch is connected to a server handing out IP addresses and acting as a gateway. This works fine. Clients that ...
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Wired Network Occasionally Fails (Debian)

Context: I have an ethernet connection to my router. I'm running testing version of Debian (though the problem persisted with the stable too) and I don't have any network manager. My ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 12.04 after update

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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Home wlan won't let me do very specific things(log in facebook, post on some forms etc)

I run ubuntu 10.04 and I installed a wlan like: [modem]---ethernet cable--[wireless router]----ethernet cable--[my PC] Computers using the wireless network can access all pages normally. I, on the ...
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How to bind applications to specific network adapter

I am currently using a computer in a corporate environment which is connected to the intranet through the ethernet adapter and to the internet through the wireless adapter. The problem is this: the ...
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Windows 8.1 Hosted Network has No Internet Access

I'm attempting to share my laptop's WiFi connection with another computer through an Ethernet cable. I've so far followed this guide to ensure my laptop supports hosted networks and to create a new ...
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What is most likely to cause this packet loss?

This question: Can a software cause a huge ping response is what made me realize that I have a network problem. As you can see here: C:\Users\*****>pathping google.com Tracing route to ...
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Bridge from wireless to Ethernet with Netgear DGN3500 router?

I have a Netgear DGN3500 wireless router - this is the one: I'm currently looking for a way to use it to connect to my current WiFi and make it available through Ethernet (for one of my non-WiFi ...
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Windows 7 computer not renewing ip address on start up unless I reset computer

I recently reinstalled Windows 7, and I noticed that I do not automatically receive an IP address when I start up the computer. When I reset, it makes it get an IP address, and I can surf like ...
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Wrong order in CAT5 cabling — does it matter?

I've got in-wall CAT5 wiring in my house. The wall sockets were done by an electrician and the requirement was straight-through T-568B, but I think he got it wrong. When I use a cheap cable tester, I ...
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I have 4 Ethernet RJ45 ports which were limited to 200KB per second. How to use all 4 ports to speed up my network connection?

I have 4 Ethernet RJ45 ports under my desk. The speed of those ports were limited to 200KB per second. Is there a way to use all 4 ports to speed up my network connection? What I want is 200KB X 4 = ...
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Intel Ethernet Bottlenecking Internet?

I'm having trouble with my internet speeds. So I just recent build a pc and everything is fine. I installed the Intel drivers and connected to the internet. It connects but I'm only half the speed I ...
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Why am I getting 950 Mbps up but only 360 Mbps down on Gigabit Ethernet?

I got two desktop computers talking to each other directly. They both have Gigabit Ethernet capable network adapters. That's 1 Gbps or 1000 Mbps. I have them connected with a brand new 10 meter long ...
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How to test the throughput between 2 Network adapters on the same PC? [closed]

The motherboard of my desktop PC features two Ethernet ports. Each port has its own network controller from Realtek and they are both capable of Gigabit Ethernet. Now, I have this crazy idea to take a ...
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After upgrading to OS Mavericks on iMac it stopped recognizing my ethernet cable

After I finished upgrading my Lion OS to Mavericks OS, it stopped recognizing my Ethernet cable, therefore I can't connect via Ethernet to the Internet but only via Wifi. On the Networks preferences ...
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Test ethernet port for data loss

We are trying to test the ethernet phy on our linux box for data loss. As of now we just establish a tftp connection to a server to upload and download a file. Whenever a mismatch occurs, it is ...
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RJ45 splitter slows down network speed?

My computer is connected to the wall socket via a RJ45 splitter, i.e. NIC-----spliter-----wallsocket. CAT5e cables are used. Situation 1: No cable in plugged into the third port of the splitter, ...
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New construction - cat 6A. Will cat 6A patch cords work with my cat5e computer/switch ports?

In the planning stages of a new school construction project. What is the current recommended wiring standard for this type of communication A/V heavy structure? Assuming it is Cat 6A, and all ...
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Network unreachable on Ubuntu guest after trying to set up a host only network on Virtualbox

I have a Mac OS X host and a bunch of guests including Ubuntu and Arch Linux. I was trying to set up a host-only network at eth1 to let me ssh into the system. But now eth0 isn't working properly ...
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Can I use CAT5e jacks with CAT6 cable?

I was wondering if I can use a CAT5e keystone jack with CAT6 cable. I am refering to the parts that terminate a cable where it comes out of the wall. I want to run a 30 ft length of CAT6 but all I ...
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Preventing Gigabit Loss due to printers [closed]

HOW CAN I MAINTAIN Gigabit Ethernet integrity given this situation: What I have to work with: ** AC-router w/4 port gigabit N-600 router w/4 port gigabit Switch w/8 port gigabit All PCs have ...
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For in-wall home wiring is shielded ethernet cable necessary?

I want to wire my house with ethernet. Mostly this is going to before internet access, but also some NetFlix streaming and gaming. I am not running any home servers and not expect to go above gigabit ...
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Ethernet connection between buildings

I want to connect two buildings using an Ethernet connection with a switch on each end. The equipment inside the buildings is secure but the cable is not. If someone were to chop the cable and ...
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WiFi in, ethernet out?

I have a small network of devices connected to a router, some through Ethernet, some through WiFi. I would like to provide internet access to this network via a nearby campus wide private WiFi 802.1X ...
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OS X : Use the same local ip Ethernet + Wifi

I currently have a Macbook connected to a Thunderbolt Ethernet adapter and as a backup it connects to the same network via wifi. I' using last years airport extreme as a router. I tend to do a lot of ...
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PPPoE dialer on iball extreme 150M router is hhowing 'CHAP Authentication Failed'?

I'm using Triple Play service which uses PPPoE over regular ethernet port. I have connected the RJ-45 to WAN port of the router and configured correct uname and pass in its settings. I have cloned MAC ...
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Print queue status changes to “Offline” after print server rebooted (or print spooler restarted)

We have a Brother HL-3170CDW colour LED printer connected to the network via Ethernet, with a static IP address assigned to it. A Windows XP Professional PC (our print server) has this printer ...
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Does Windows 7 split packets between wired and wireless connections?

On an old Windows laptop, I always had to use the hardware switch to force it to use the wired internet connection, otherwise it would try to connect to wireless, and either fail or get poor speeds, ...
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Windows 7 doesn't request MTU from DHCP server; what is it thinking?

My computer's Ethernet adapter uses 1,500 byte Ethernet frames. Normally this means that my Local Area Connection's MTU is 1500 bytes. But my (IPv4) connection to the Internet has some overhead. This ...
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Different electric potentials paralyze ethernet between 2 houses

I want to connect my LAN to a neighbour's house. Both houses are detached, so we ran cable outdoors about 25m between the houses; the total cable run is 50m. If I supply power to the end of UTP ...
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Basement to first floor wiring for HTPC

In my current house, my plasma TV hangs on a TV stand where my router and HTPC (CETON-based system) sits underneath. All of the wiring is just routed through the back of the TV stand and all is well. ...
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Regarding Ethernet - Why is the InterFrame gap 96 bits long? [closed]

Can someone explain to me why the IFG is 96 bits long? whats the underlying reason for this ? I have given it a search but i couldnt find any good explanations for this. Thanks in advance
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After Win XP re-install, LAN/WLAN and audio drivers are not installed [duplicate]

recently all of a sudden, our Dell laptop stopped working properly: - USB ports stopped working - LAN and WLAN stopped working - the system got really slow for a while (meaning during a few sessions ...
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Computer-Controlled 120V Switch (with USB, Ethernet, or Other)

I'd like to control a 120V switch of some kind with a computer. I was hoping a unit might exist that could be plugged into 120V power with a male 120V on one end (which would be connected to a ...
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Is there any other network layer protocol other than IP ? If it so ,whether is it applied anywhere? [closed]

Have anybody worked or seen any layer 3 protocol other than IP in ethernet communication between two computers???
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Prevent disabling wifi when connected using Ethernet

I am using a Dell Vostro N1550 Laptop with 1702 WLAN card and has internet connection over Ethernet I need to share my internet connection with my mobile ( BlackBerry Q5) When I created an Ad-hoc ...