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  Reply # 1971575 9-Mar-2018 10:22
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Have you attempted the above to simply remove/uninstall the LAN device from Device Manager and allow Windows to reinstall it on reboot? I have used this to fix a number of traffic related issues due to driver config glitches over the past few years. Not as common as a dead NIC, but it certainly has happened.




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  Reply # 1971683 9-Mar-2018 10:48
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trig42:

 

Just to get it straight.

 

Have you tried another Ethernet device (ie., NOT your PC) on that cable? Does it get a valid IP address (not 169.254.x.x)

 

Have you tried another Modem?

 

Have you tried a different cable direct to the Modem?

 

Have you tried a factory reset on the Modem?

 

 

I have tried another PC via LAN to this modem with same cable, it works. Have also sent data over GbE lan to a laptop via this PC so no, lan is fine.

 

I don't have another modem, yes have tried reset.

 

Mobo is Asus Z97-A with on-board Intel Ethernet Connection I218-V, which I just tried removing from device manager, uninstalling driver and installing the latest from the Intel website. same thing.

 

My guess is when I installed another network device (i.e. the wireless adapter), win7 did some retarded stuff which caused this problem, & even if the new device is uninstalled the new protocols causing the problem will be left behind.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1971692 9-Mar-2018 10:57
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OK.

 

How did you send data over GbE LAN to a laptop from the PC? Did you put manual IP addresses into each?

 

Have you tried putting manual IP/Gateway/Subnet and DNS in to see if that works?

 

 

 

If you do not want to believe that your PC LAN port is dead, have you tried downloading a Linux LiveCD OS or WinPE disc and booting to that? Or reinstalling Windows?

 

As I said previously, I have seen the exact symptoms you are seeing quite a lot. In nearly every case, it is a faulty NIC, which means motherboard replacement (or getting a PCI/PCIex LAN card).

 

 


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  Reply # 1971703 9-Mar-2018 11:08
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trig42:

 

OK.

 

How did you send data over GbE LAN to a laptop from the PC? Did you put manual IP addresses into each?

 

Have you tried putting manual IP/Gateway/Subnet and DNS in to see if that works?

 

 

 

If you do not want to believe that your PC LAN port is dead, have you tried downloading a Linux LiveCD OS or WinPE disc and booting to that? Or reinstalling Windows?

 

As I said previously, I have seen the exact symptoms you are seeing quite a lot. In nearly every case, it is a faulty NIC, which means motherboard replacement (or getting a PCI/PCIex LAN card).

 

 

 

 

autoconf ip would be fine for Win7+ transfers.

 

 

 

as above screenshots, autoconf in usage so makes sense too...





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  Reply # 1971721 9-Mar-2018 11:35
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trig42:

 

OK.

 

How did you send data over GbE LAN to a laptop from the PC? Did you put manual IP addresses into each?

 

Have you tried putting manual IP/Gateway/Subnet and DNS in to see if that works?

 

 

 

If you do not want to believe that your PC LAN port is dead, have you tried downloading a Linux LiveCD OS or WinPE disc and booting to that? Or reinstalling Windows?

 

As I said previously, I have seen the exact symptoms you are seeing quite a lot. In nearly every case, it is a faulty NIC, which means motherboard replacement (or getting a PCI/PCIex LAN card).

 

 

I sent data from PC to laptop with auto everything, no manual IP - it just worked as they were on the same Workgroup. Is it possible for a NIC to be able to send data but have this sort of error (i.e. be partially stuffed)?

 

I have not tried putting manual IP entries into LAN IP... probably worth a try. I know the values and range for IP/gateway, but then I have to enter values for DNS servers, what should they be?

 

I have not tried re-installing windows and would rather shoot myself :D Buying a PCIe NIC is a definite option & will do that tomorrow if all else fails.


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  Reply # 1971810 9-Mar-2018 12:59
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can you log into your router via the wifi adapter, and post a screenshot of the dhcp part, as i'm fairly sure that's where the problem is




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  Reply # 1971892 9-Mar-2018 14:29
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miztic:

 

can you log into your router via the wifi adapter, and post a screenshot of the dhcp part, as i'm fairly sure that's where the problem is

 

 

done but there's not much info there - remember these settings work with lan on another PC

 

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  Reply # 1971901 9-Mar-2018 14:49
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I'd try LAN interface settings, IP address: 192.168.1.1





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  Reply # 1971906 9-Mar-2018 14:53
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What about the DHCP reservation section? Can you scroll down/expand that?

 

 

Can you give us a screenshot of the page where you saw "I can also see the PC listed as a connected ethernet device in the modem gui."

 

 

Just to confirm, does the PC still show zero packets received on its wired LAN?



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Reply # 1971983 9-Mar-2018 16:00
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OK... TYPING THIS FROM LAN! It be fixed lol. Here's what I did:

 

1. Powered down & pulled the wireless. 2. after no change, setup manual IP including Spark's DNS servers. After some reading have also set a manual metric on the Gateway to 1, not sure if that's necessary though... 3. Reset the modem again. All good :)

 

Ran speed test, 1ms ping & 460Mbps upload, nice... The first download attempt was only 130 for some reason? Second test 915 where it should be. Just in time for Friday beers lol.

 

 


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  Reply # 1971997 9-Mar-2018 16:35
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Glad to hear you managed to get it sorted.

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  Reply # 1972152 9-Mar-2018 21:14
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arcon: After some reading have also set a manual metric on the Gateway to 1, not sure if that's necessary though...

 

It has been. wink

 

The DNS addresses don't care - they have only different response times. (most are Google and they are fast - for the price they know you are looking for in the internet).





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