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Connecting GigabitEthernet port to FastEthernet, no speed reduce?

First, suppose that FastEthernet speed is 10mbps and GigabitEthernet speed is 1000mbps. "Fast Ethernet" means 100 Mbps. (10 Mbps is regular, original Ethernet.) Time 0:0:0-> PC1 has ...
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Unknown vEthernet adapters

According to your screen shot, what you see appears to be normal. You have Bluetooth, 2 Wired Ethernet (different physical NIC brands), Wireless (not connected). That is in your screen shot. Then you ...
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Is it a bad idea to use WiFi to connect computers on the shop floor of a small/medium Manufacturing plant?

I do not advise introducing wireless into your factory without expert advice in the domain of Industrial Wireless LAN (iWLAN). Industrial environments typically have diverse sources of RF interference,...
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Is it a bad idea to use WiFi to connect computers on the shop floor of a small/medium Manufacturing plant?

I would be inclined to wire (Ethernet) the machines (think of them like servers and printers). Machines tend to be dumb. Someone walks between Wireless and the machine causes it to hiccup. Also if ...
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What is the purpose of ethernet ports on a business router or home router?

so the confusion here seems to be based on the different classes of routers out there. In general, a normal home Internet Access Router will only connect two networks (the ISPs network, and your own ...
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Networking switch vs router connection issue

First thing is to check the cable. 80 meter for CAT5e is in theory fine, but in practice... How long has that cable been there? A year? 5 years? 10 years? Older cables can degrade over time. Some ...
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Networking switch vs router connection issue

A switch is not a router. You need a router to convert the ISP Modem signal (DSL, Cable, Fiber) to TCP/IP that your devices need. A router often includes a switch (4, 8, 16 port router with included ...
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