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How can I diagnose suspected NIC issues?

Over the past few days my ethernet-wired internet connection has started acting up. Here are some of the issues I've encountered: Websites are intermittently slow to load. Large downloads routinely ...
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Do I need to replace my NIC or how is there a software based solution?

My connection intermittently fails and it is not because of my home phone or a microwave oven. I have a Realtek RTL8190 802.11n Wireless LAN (Mini-)PCI NIC. My signal strength is excellent. My ...
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How to troubleshoot network problems after fresh install of Linux?

Almost every time I install Ubuntu on any laptop there are some problems with connecting to the Internet. After the last installation neither Ethernet nor Wi-Fi is working. What would be the steps to ...
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Troubleshooting Desktop That Can't Connect to Internet through Any Adapater, Even on Different OSes

I have a Windows 7 machine that also has Ubuntu on it. Yesterday the NIC spontaneously crapped out. I went and got a Dynex PCI NIC and set it up, my computer now finds networks but lists them as ...
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456 views

how to determine driver for motherboard ethernet adapter

I have an older machine on which the OS (w2k) got corrupted. As a result, it no longer can find the driver for its ethernet adapter. The install-new-hardware wizard just identifies the device with a ...
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Can SSD and a network adapter conflict and cause a crash?

I've been experiencing strange issue, where the computer abruptly crashes. Perhaps someone out there can shed light into what could be the cause of this? OS in question is Windows 7. The peculiar ...
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Ethernet controller not working Win7 - how to diagnose problem?

I have an nVidia 750a motherboard running Windows 7 32-bit - with an onboard gigabit ethernet contoller. The ethernet contoller seems to have stopped working to some degree --- it wont retrieve an IP ...
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OS X will not register newly installed network adapters

I have purchased an Edimax 7318USg and tested it on a Windows machine (works). The installation process for the software for this adapter runs smoothly. However, OS X simply does not recognize new ...
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Help me troubleshoot installing my network adapter (Edimax 7318usg) on OS X

I've recently purchased an Edimax 7318usg but it isn't co-operating with my Mac. Has anyone installed this network adapter on OS X before? I cannot get it to show under the networks tab of System ...