Broadcom NetLink Ethernet card working intermittently.

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  1. Posts : 11
    Win 10 Pro
       #11

    I also have the same issue as the OP with the Broadcom Ethernet driver dropping my internet connection. I've also tried everything the OP did (including manually installing newer driver V 17.2.0.0), but ALL to no avail.

    It got to a point where I ended up buying Plugable's USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter: http://plugable.com/products/usb3-e1000 and this is also dropping the Win 10 built in ASIX drivers where I have to continuously reinstall the drivers/Rollback/unplug the USB 3.0 adapter etc.......all to no avail.
    Plugable support is quite good/actively communicate with me and are sending a free replacement (in case this one might be defective), but I'm a bit skeptical and think it's more of a Win 10 driver issue.....IDK.


    Anyone know of a solution to this?
    I'm really trying to avoid reverting back to Win 8.1 as I do like Win 10 and EVERYTHING else is working perfectly.........just not the internet.......
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  2. Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       #12

    Hi,

    I had the same problem as described above with an old motherboard.
    I'm not sure if this is a solution, but I changed the sleep state of my computer from S4 to S5, and it seems to work for now.

    See links:

    Power Button Default Action - Change in Windows 10

    https://support.microsoft.com/sv-se/...and-windows-10

    BR/
    Last edited by essenbe; 08 Mar 2017 at 05:00. Reason: To use a local link
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