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Having internet problems , connecting using powerline adapters


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#1 frost1977

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 08:35 PM

I am having connectivity issues with one of my computers. I have Fiber optic DSL,  there is a line that runs from the phone box around to the study, with an Ethernet cable jack in the wall.  no modem, study computer can plug directly into the wall, & has connection that way.  I use a cable from the wall into a netgear prosafe gs105e  splitter box.

 

has 5 ports,  I have the wall jack plugged into the prosafe,  I run a cable from it into the study computer and another cable to a power line adapter, to use the house wiring with another power line adapter in a bedroom. the only thing I own that can use wifi is my ps3 so I have no wifi.

 

both computers are windows 10 systems

 

the computer in the bedroom will loose connection   the yellow caution sign, not the red X  I get if I unplug the cable all together.

 the 3 lights on the powerline connecter shows that it has internet to that point,  normally it doesn't last very long but sometimes it will go for hours without connection.

on a very rare occasion the bedroom computer will have a connection and the study does not. it will go days at a time where everything is fine.

I have tried unplugging  everything, the splitter power cord, the powerline adapters, I have tried switching which port the Ethernet cables are plugged into on the netgear splitter.

 

Nothing works when it desides not to works.   I am a net work novice, if it doesn't plug and play I am lost.

 

any help? I will need a babystep walk through.



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#2 Wand3r3r

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Posted 15 October 2017 - 02:19 PM

When the two computers are working what are their ip addresses?

You get that info using ipconfig /all via a command prompt and posting a text copy into a post here

 

how long has this setup worked before these issues arose?

 

If you connect directly to the wall [no netgear switch] with one computer does it work flawlessly?


Edited by Wand3r3r, 15 October 2017 - 02:25 PM.





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