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Windows 11 host computer randomly(?) loses network when waking from sleep if HyperV is running

I'll preface with the fact that I haven't yet figured out a consistent repro for this but: My host computer is running Windows 11 Pro and has a wired ethernet connection. I have Hyper-V installed and ...
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Windows doesn't recognize ethernet connection via switch to non-Windows device

I have a Windows 11 laptop, and I'm trying to communicate with an embedded system (non-Windows) that communicates via Ethernet. The laptop and the embedded system are connected through an inexpensive ...
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Getting only 100mbps behind gigabit switch

I'm having issues with my internet speed at home. It should easily have over 700mbps download/upload. First I'll give you an overview of my setup. ISP modem > Switch (TP Link TL-SG116) > My ...
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Issues with two Netgear R7450 routers on one network

Fiber ISP wired to Netgear R7450 #1, from Router #1 it is wired to a TV, Bedroom PC and 5 port switch. From the 5 port switch it is wired to my home office PC and to a detached office space where the ...
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Cannot find Brother printer (MFCJ5830DW) over Wired Network connection

I have new work laptop, Windows 11, connected to my home network. I tried connecting/adding my home printer, a Brother MFCJ5830DW. I found the printer's TCP/IP address (192.168.1.248) and tried to add ...
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Multiport NIC forgets Static IP

Kind of a niche use here, but I'm using multiple PC's to host virtual instruments via network and stream audio back to the primary machine's DAW. Best case scenario is that the host and slave machines ...
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MoCA adapter setup - mind boggling networking

I want to set up a MoCA adapter for wired internet in another room, but I have no idea how to make sense of the panel containing all of the networking gear… The picture I attached is what’s behind the ...
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NIC shows "No Connection" in Windows 11 - works in Linux

My NIC, an Intel® I218-V Gigabit LAN controller built into my Asus Z97 Sabertooth motherboard became unstable today (Using windows 11). Switching around some cables would make the connection come back ...
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How shall I set up embedded Remote Desktop connection through two firewalls

I am trying to configure remote desktop to Target PC external network as shown in Image below. The idea is to do a remote desktop connection from External Network to Buffer PC and then to take one ...
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Discover the IP address of a device on a wired network, MAC not known

How can I get the IP address of a device (device1) that is connected via ethernet to an unmanaged switch, from another device (device2) connected via ethernet to the same switch? Internet access to ...
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Making 2 networks talk to each other

I live in an apartment building. I'm looking at this as a theoretical project and I want to know if it's achievable or not. The apartment building has a network intercom device. It has an IP address ...
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On wired network, linux, set a static IP address if DHCP if fails

At my university office my laptop needs to use a static IP address on a wired network. At home I connect to the router also by cable (saving wireless bandwidth for the rest of the family). This works ...
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Use Genexis Platinum 4410 as wired extender

I want to use my extra Genexis Platinum 4410 as wired extender. I've checked the whole internet and found a few solutions but nothing seems to work. The WiFi blinks Blue. GE lights Blue(because I've ...
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ISP router + TP-Link access point

I have a TP-Link WR841N router that I would like to setup as an access point and also to connect my Desktop station to it. The connection speed that I have when I connect desktop directly to the wire ...
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How does USB communications work in a mouse?

My Logitech M-UAE96 USB mouse is working properly except for the left button, which does not register all clicks I make and is even more finicky when I try to keep it pressed (drag and drop is hard to ...
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VPN with "Network Bridge" help needed

So, essentially my setup has two computers (One Arch Linux, one Windows 10) connected via Ethernet, then bridging with WiFi on the "Main PC" (Windows). The Linux PC does not have any sort of ...
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BSOD when connected to internet via Ethernet

Problem definition I am using Windows 10 on a Lenovo laptop with a Realtek network card. The network card shows in the Device Manager as "Realtek PCIe GbE Family Controller" and I usually ...
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integrate mesh system in existing wired network

I have a wired network built around a wifi router. I was wondering how I could integrate a wifi mesh into this configuration. I need to bring wifi to more rooms in the house and I thought of using a ...
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Can I ground a shielded CAT6a patch cable directly to a nearby 120VAC receptacle's ground wire?

I have a 35-foot long shielded CAT6a patch cable running between two double-female shielded keystones. There is no patch panel, this is a direct connection from one jack to another. One keystone ...
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Two interfaces on same machine with same subnet

I would like to maintain just a single subnet (192.168.2.x/24) for static-IP-assigned client devices of a certain class on a server. ASCII art of the network topology: ------------------- Ubuntu ...
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Mysterious device connected to my lan

I have a dlink router with openwrt installed on it. I have noticed that a device is connected to my lan connection, and i have no idea what is it! It has no hostname, its mac address is : F8:75:A4:22:...
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How do I connect 2 motherboards (both has a 10Gbps Ethernet port)?

The aim is too transfer files in between the 2 computers as fast as possible I'm thinking using Cutting 1 end of a cat6a/7/8 cable and configuring it for crossover use (I cannot find a cat6a+ ...
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can i use power over ethernet with a cat 6 cable

I have a network switch that can provide Poe and I plan to use it to power an access point at my house. do I need to use any special cable to power the access point using Poe or will a cat6 cable ...
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Killer RJ45 cable for Polycom SoundStation 2?

I was working from a conference room, and because the Wifi was dropping, I ended up unplugging a Polycom SoundStation 2 and connected the RJ45 terminated cable into my laptop. I thought that at best ...
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No internet access to 2nd router + devices

I do some IT work for an auto body shop. I must separate some devices onto a router and place them on a different subnet. The two subnets are 192.168.1.0/24 and 192.168.2.0/24. No firewall has been ...
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Network randomly loses connection and reconnects after 2 minutes

I got some networking issues and already tried a lot of stuff. First of all I'll give you some hardware infos and then I'll write a list of stuff I already tried. I really hope you can help me here. ...
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Why two similar PCs have different internet speed

I have two servers on my home network lab and both have wired connection. Here is the network spec: DC1: Windows Server 2019/Primary DC/Realtek PCIe GbE Family Controller DC2: Windows Server 2022/...
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Create a virtual hardwired router on Windows 10

I'm aware of this question, which due to a dead link, appears to no longer answer my question. The answer, after googling around with the link keywords, pertains to allowing the host machine to act as ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Save wired network with static IP

I've set up a new wired connection with a static IP in order to connect to the internet at my university. We're provided with a static IP, netmask, gateway, and 2 DNS (IPv4) to connect. I've ...
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Physical layer encoding violation framing method

I'm confused with the method of physical layer encoding violations used in framing technique at the link layer. As much as I know, since physical layer has redundancies because of mapping single bits ...
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Only getting upto 6Mbps on ethernet even though link speed is 100 Mbps

So I have a 100Mbps internet connection , which when connected to wirelessly delivers the full speed. However when connected to my laptop through an ethernet adaptor , I dont get more the 6Mbps . On ...
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Slow internet, high ping/jitter on Ethernet on Windows 10 only

My desktop PC (Windows 10) has slow internet, high ping and jitter on Ethernet. I ran out of ideas on how to troubleshoot and fix this. [UPDATE] This happens on this Windows 10 only (ie. software ...
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Can two networks connected to a router both have a host with the same IP address but a different subnet mask?

I got stuck on this doubt about basic networking. Here’s an extract from COMPTIA Official Network+ book: When two hosts attempt to communicate via IPv4, the protocol compares the source and ...
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No network in one of 8 rooms, although physical connection seems solid

In our house, I build the network myself: planning, laying the cables, patching everything up, WIFI APs, etc. It's about 10 wired ethernet ports from different rooms that all end up in one room where ...
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Increase length of my headset without extra investment

My headset which have an inbuilt mic is only 4 feets in length and I would like to increase its length. The reason is because my desktop cpu is places away underneath the table and I have to bend down ...
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Fast wired network in a large building

As everyone knows, ethernet wiring is faster than any WiFi and more secure to boot. Using Cat 8 ethernet cabling can currently provide the best networking speeds where the switches and router can take ...
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Using coax cable to extend network into WIFI dead-zone

I have a bedroom in my house that gets very poor Wifi. I have an Arris device (a modem, wifi-point and switch all-in-one from my internet provider ARRIS TG862G-CT) and don't want to move it because ...
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Is it possible to connect to the internet over wifi, but connect two computers over ethernet to pass files or other data in Windows 10?

I'm trying to share an internet connection from a host computer's wifi to another computer connected via ethernet while also allowing both computers to directly talk to each other over the wire. The ...
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Should I buy a switch or a new router to make use of all the bandwidth I am paying for at home?

This is my current network configuration, with the <- bandwith each device is receiving: - ISP modem-router offering 300 Mbps both by ethernet or WiFi <- 300 - TV (wired) <- 300 - ...
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What is a good troubleshooting methodology for an unmanaged switch causing connection drop-offs?

I have added an unmanaged switch device link to my home network to provide wired connections to two devices in another room (MacBook Pro and an Xbox One). Since adding the switch I have had repeated ...
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Can you control/stream your PC to a laptop without lag?

hey I wish I could just sit in bed and use my high end pc without having to go to my desk . I already have a laptop so I was wondering if there is a way to control my pc using my laptop either through ...
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cat5e limited to 100Mb max speed

i have a cat5e cable that the router sets to 100Mb Full Duplex. Trying to set to 1000Mb makes port not work with that cable. Other cables works at 1000Mb full duplex on same port. Only thing wrong ...
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Create a sub network via hardware

I'm trying to create a sub-network (B) to my home network (A). I prefer to use hardware instead of vlans so I got 2 routers. My set up is very much like in this question. My main router's IP is 192....
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Only getting 10mbps on ethernet port, but using usb-c dongle w/ ethernet port gets me over 500mbps with the same cable and laptop

I have an ethernet port on my laptop that is acting up. It never gave me issues until about a week ago when I reconfigured my desk with what I thought was better cable management. At first, my ...
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One computer connects at 100Mbps, other computers connect at 1000Mbps

I have a client whose home PC is connecting to a wired ethernet connection at 100Mbps instead of 1Gbps/1000Mbps. The odd thing is that when I connect other devices, they connect at 1Gbps with no ...
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Dropped packets normal? How to solve?

I have recently had some issues with the network connection from my desktop PC. Initially I noticed that it was only connected at 100MB when it should be 1GB. Trying some different cables solved that. ...
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Two routers in an office space?

My company is moving into a new office building. The space is pretty big, so I'm thinking of creating a wired network in case wi-fi is too slow and unreliable. Can I have my ISP bring two lines from ...
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Connect Printer via Ethernet: Direct vs. Router, Crossover vs. Cat6

I have an Epson Stylus Pro 9900 printer that is directly connected via ethernet. When connecting the printer directly to the second ethernet port on the PC via a crossover cable, it works fine. When ...
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Extend network with a router as AP or with dhcp disabled

I have a modem/router on 1st floor from the provider and I want to extend my network on 2nd floor. I have Ethernet cable from 1st floor to 2nd floor. What is the best way to do it? I have a router ...
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Using a dedicated landline for internet? [closed]

as I'm sure many of you already know. Landline connections can be used for internet over DSL and VDSL e.c.t. So I want to know, is it possible to use a dedicated landline connection for internet with ...
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