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A network interface controller (also known as a network interface card, network adapter, LAN adapter and by similar terms) is a computer hardware component that connects a computer to a computer network.

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Dell Optiplex Desktops Preventing Wake On LAN despite BIOS settings

I have a Proxmox Cluster setup comprised of three Dell Optiplex mid tower units (2 3070's and 1 3060) and one Lenovo m625q. The m625q stays on all the time as a "Controller" node for the ...
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ethernet recognition issue via usb-hub

When I connect my Ethernet cable via an external USB-hub, it's a rarity, that my laptop's going to recognize the internet connection. Directly connected to my Laptop, it's no problem though (however ...
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Must 127.0.0.1 be belong to an interface/adapter?

The route table on my PC is like: IPv4 Route Table =========================================================================== Active Routes: Network Destination Netmask Gateway ...
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I cant set up two different network categories for two independent network interfaces on windows 11

I have to set two different network categories public and private to two different lan adapters. There are multiple firewall rules that open ports that only shall apply to the LAN. Whenever I execute ...
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Ethernet falls back from 1 Gbps to 100 Mbps randomly

I am on Windows 10.0.19045, 22H2. Motherboard has Realtek PCIe GbE Family Controller. Router is ASUS RT-AC66U. Both network interface and router are 1 Gbps capable. Connection is a wired ethernet ...
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How to get Intel i210at NIC ethernet card working on Linux

After my Ethernet port (on asus prime z370-p) mysteriously stopped working, I bought this PCIE ethernet card. I received this. Looks different than advertised, but probably equivalent? I am now ...
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Bluetooth connectivity issues when connected to Wi-Fi, issues disappear when Wi-Fi is turned off or 5 Ghz Band is disabled

I have a Mini PC equipped with a soldered Realtek 8852BE network interface card (NIC), which supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2. However, I'm encountering a peculiar issue where enabling the Wi-Fi ...
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One NIC suddenly stopped receiving most UDP broadcasts

Windows 10, Killer E3000 2.5GbE adapter, the latest driver. This started about a week ago without any changes that I can remember. I noticed it when Wake-On-Lan stopped working for this system. After ...
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After upgrading from Windows 10 to 11, why can’t I connect to the PC using SSH?

I can't get incoming SSH connections to work after upgrading from Windows 10 to 11. Background: I was running Windows 10 on a PC, and I set up OpenSSH and keys to be able to remote into it. It had ...
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Hyper-V Cmdlet for networking VMQ

When I run this: Set-VMNetworkAdapter -VMName $vmName -Name "Network Adapter" -VMQ I get this: Set-VMNetworkAdapter : Missing an argument for parameter 'VmqWeight'. Specify a parameter of ...
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Automatically wake up network adapter after PC Sleep Mode (Windows 10 / Windows 11)

I am having an issue with my Windows desktop PC, which uses a wired internet connection. Windows 10 and Windows 11 both have this same issue: After recovering from sleep mode, the internet adapter has ...
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Media Tek WiFi 6 MT7921 Wireless LAN Card disconnects randomly

OS: Win10 Laptop Model: AUS TUF Gaming F15 BIOS: BIOS version 310 Issue: Media Tek WiFi 6 MT7921 disconnect randomly. I updated Windows 10 on my ASUS TUF Gaming F15, and after that, the driver Media ...
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How can I permanently set a Network Bridge to Private in Windows 11?

I have a Network Bridge connecting two PCs, configured as follows: PC 1 is connected to my local network via Ethernet PC 2 is connected directly to PC 1 via Ethernet A Network Bridge is setup and ...
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RDP Session Utilizing Connections from Multiple NICs on Local Computer

I apologize if this sounds complicated. We've recently setup a RDS for users to utilize an application that queries a SQL Database Server for security cameras setup at a manufacturing plant (located ...
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Routing traffic as transit. WinTun driver. Network Interface/Adapter

I want to all traffic pass via WinTun adapter (ip:10.6.7.7 mask:255.255.255.0) and after pass through ethernet (ip:192.168.1.14 mask:255.255.255.0). I must to be like filter adapter to block STUN ...
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Setting network adapter priority no longer works in Windows 11

I have two network adapters in a windows 11 computer: "Ethernet" and "Ethernet 2" (the first one is a Killer Ethernet controller, and the second a USB plug-in). "Ethernet 2&...
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My new ethernet adapter device that I plugged doesnt seem to work

My onboard ethernet that came with my motherboard is limited to 100mbps and so I bought a new one (Gigabit Pci-express X1 Realtek 10/100/1000mb), it shows on my devices on windows (windows 10 pro), ...
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Internet is dropping in and out only when using a lot of data

Current Setup: ONT Modem with fibre connecting to wall Router connecting to the modem Wifi devices (phones, ipads, apple tv) Desktop computer connected to the router via ethernet (no wifi available) ...
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HyperV - vSwitch (Default Switch) Adapter Not Showing in Control Panel

I have one VM running using the default switch. vm using default switch But I can not find the adapter exists on Control Panel > Network Connection. Other people said it was hidden. By utilizing ...
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Windows 10 dont applies static IP settings of WiFi profile at reconnect

Windows 10. When i enter static IP information (addr, GW, DNS) for a specific WLAN network, the connection works fine. After disconnect, the reconnect tooks slightly longer than usual, and the connect ...
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Windows RDS - Make each users use specific NIC

I have the following situation: I have one Windows Server, configured as RDS for 5 users. These users need to use this RDS to access a specific website, accessed with Pulse Secure. For multiple ...
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Windows 10 loses network connection

PC running win 10 for several years now, no issues. realtek pcie gbe family controller. driver version was oct 3, 2017. Connected via Ethernet cable to router .. router to cable modem. Today was ...
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Avoid powered-off PCs communication at 10Mbit/s thus slowing down broadcasts?

After power failure some PCs enable their network adapters at 10 Mbit/s while powered down. Those PCs seem to cause network issues if broadcast traffic volume exceeds 10 Mbit/s. This broadcast traffic ...
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IKE VPN connection kills Ethernet connection

On a laptop with Windows 10, I have set up an IKE VPN connection using the native Windows VPN client. It connects to the VPN fine: the corresponding adapter shows that it's connected and RasMan puts ...
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Advanced tab missing in Network Adapter properties after installing 28.2 version of Network Adapter Driver

I recently updated my Intel X540-AT2 Network Card on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system to the latest version 28.2. This update included both the driver package and the Intel® PROSet package, which I ...
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NAT virtio-net network adapter not working on VirtualBox windows guest

We are following this post, to make the guest machine use the VPN of the host. However, on a Windows 10 host of VirtualBox 7.0.10, a Windows 2016 guest failed to recognize a network device of NAT Para-...
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VMware WKS guest/host bridged connection via loopback adapter

My guest on VMware workstation are bridged to host network and it works perfectly. guests see each other and able to communicate. If I am not connected to my network it do not work because te host ...
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Reconnect ethernet link over (Magic) Packet

is there a possibility to send a computer, network adapter or any other device a specific packet over the mac or something similar that reconnects the ethernet connection, for example it forces the ...
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Windows Dual NIC, bridge interfaces

It's been a long time since I've used windows and I know basically how to do what I want in Linux but have no idea how to do this in windows. For work I'm going to find myself using a dual ethernet ...
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Can't uninstall firewall driver from network adapter

Summary: I go to Network Connections, right-click my adapter and choose Properties. On the Networking tab, I select Agnitum Firewall Driver, then click the Uninstall button. This fails with the ...
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Network driver keeps malfunctioning

I'm using an ASUS TUF F15 laptop with Windows 11 installed. Sometimes, the network stops working out of the blue, no networks are shown when I try to look for the available networks. Here's an image ...
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Laptop keeps getting BSOD caused by the wifi adapter

So this started 10 days ago where the wifi icon would disappear then usually appear automatically or going to device manager to enable it and would happen once ever couple of days but then since 4 ...
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Isolate Open VPN Connection to User in Windows 11

I am connecting to an Open VPN server and want that connection to only apply to the user who has initiated it, no one else who may be concurrently logged in. I am happy to use OpenVPN GUI, or ...
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USB to ethernet adapter stuck at USB 2.0 speed

I bought this USB-A 3.0 to ethernet adapter, connected it to a usb 3 port, and i'm only getting about 300mbps, tested and confirmed with iperf3: So i started investigating and USB Device Tree Viewer ...
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Linux: Intel WIFI Card stops working after hibernate

I have a Laptop with a Intel WIFI card (Intel Corporation Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (rev 1a)) and Fedora 38 installed (kernel: 6.2.15-300.fc38.x86_64). Since some months I face the problem that sometimes after ...
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Hyper-V Switch separate WIFI NIC Kali Linux

Situation: I have a Hyper-V external switch connected to my Wi-Fi network adapter. I have also opted to NOT allow network adapter sharing in the switch manager for the Wi-Fi network adapter, since I ...
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How to use Windows network card drivers in Kali Linux

I bought a wireless network adapter so I put it in my Windows PC, I installed the driver automatically by an .exe program that installed in it; then I installed Kali Linux (last version) to start ...
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Windows 10 Pro computer can no longer connect to or recognize domain network

Background I have a domain-joined Windows 10 Pro machine that has been working fine on an internal Windows Server 2012 R2 domain (for this question, let's call it MYDOMAIN.COM) for years without any ...
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Diagnosing an intermittently failing M2 PCIe I225v NIC in PCI passthrough

I am using a M2 PCIe I225v NIC (http://www.iocrest.com/index.php?id=2316) as a PCI passthrough on my Proxmox host - passed to a pfSense VM (running freeBSD-14, but same occurs on freeBSD-13). It's ...
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VPN Crashes Home Wireless Network

I have recently started a new job working from home. We utilize FortiClient VPN and our company has an EMS server that it reaches. At home I am using a Netgear Nighthawk RS400 AC2300 and I am ...
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USB Ethernet adapter keeps failing every few minutes on Ubuntu 22.04

The OS is Ubuntu 22.04 installed on a model "DELL Inspiron 13 5379 2-in-1" laptop. Everything else is OK, except for a disconnecting issue on the network. The hardware does not have an ...
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Windows does not differentiate between Ethernet adapters of same model

I try to connect to several physically divided Networks with different net-masks. Because I often need to connect to more than one simultaneously I want to setup and leave one Ethernet adapter with ...
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Second network card in a laptop

In order to gain more knowledge in ethical hacking through practice, I wanted to get a proper network card, because my chipset is actually not good enough :( Problems are: Is it possible to add a ...
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I am not able to get around 1000 Mbps network speed using crossover cables

I used cat 6 and cat 5e crossover cables directly between a laptop and a desktop. I set my computer ports (both of them) to max speed of 1gbps. I tried different cables. The speed does not go above 50-...
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Network Interface Card not using the correct PCI link width

I am running a Mellanox PCIe card that uses PCIe 4.0 x8 that should be running at 16GB/s. This is connected into a PCIe 3.0 x16 slot on this motherboard. This also runs at 16GB/s and I should be able ...
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Windows server 2019 VM (Hyper-V) no access to internet

I have a Windows server 2012 computer hosting a Windows server 2019 server with Hyper-V but the Virtual Machine can't connect to the internet. The guest adapter is set up as External. I have other VMs ...
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TAP Windows Adapter V9

I just reinstalled Windows 11 and now my TAP Windows Adapter V9 shows unplugged. Everything that I have tried has failed to solve the problem. I have a VPN that uses it. My Proton VPN connects to ...
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My download speed is throttled to 90Mbps both on WiFi and LAN

I have a 400Mbps connection, yet my computer only achieves around 90Mbps on various online speed measuring sites. While this could be attributed to the fact, that the house itself were connected to ...
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Flaky Internet on windows when Linux (on same machine) is rock solid

I've been dealing with this issue for over a month now. I'll list everything I've tried but feel free to ask for additional information or logs and I can track them down. (I am a software engineer and ...
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Internet works through a router but not when connected directly to the ethernet port in macbook pro

I'm in an engineering college and we connect to internet via proxy servers. We have an ethernet port in each room to connect to the internet. I have an ubuntu pc and I can use an RJ45 cable to connect ...
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