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Colleague “A” is 100% correct: Wake-on-LAN (WoL) functionality dependent on the motherboard and related BIOS settings. The NIC should be able to support WoL and the BIOS needs to be able to make sense of the NIC saying, “Hey! This is your NIC and my WoL has been triggered! Do you care do do something with this info, motherboard?” As explained very clearly ...


Try using your default gateway


Either your router is not operating correctly, or your router and your computer cannot communicate. You have an "auto-configured" IP address and no gateway, which means that Windows tried to get an IP from your router, but did not get a response from your router. Try resetting your router, and double-check that the appropriate lights are on indicating that ...


This thread dates back to the early days of USB 3.0 usage, but I have kept a small list of USB 3.0 adapters I have come across for reference. Posting here just in case anyone is looking for such devices: Kanex USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (USB3GBIT) Tek Republic USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter (TUN-300) StarTech USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet ...

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