Windows 10: Help router LANports slower than Wifi !!" Solved

  1.    06 Sep 2016 #1

    Help router LANports slower than Wifi !!"

    Hi there

    Is it cables or my devices -- I have decent wifi speed on both 2.4 and 5 GZH band, and WAN Ethernet of 1 Gb but the 2 LAN port I'm using on the router only show 100 mb

    Any ideas (I have to have LAN for those 2 pieces of kit).

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       06 Sep 2016 #2

    I have had that happen with a bad cable, You could also try to uninstall and then reinstall your Lan card.

    If I remember correctly you run other OS's in a virtual machine, You could assign that card to a virtual machine and see if it changes.
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  3.    06 Sep 2016 #3

    Check your routers manual for the specs for those LAN ports to make sure what they are. Then check for a router firmware update.
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  4.    06 Sep 2016 #4

    Plankton said: View Post
    Check your routers manual for the specs for those LAN ports to make sure what they are. Then check for a router firmware update.
    Hi there

    Cheap LAN cables -- I shouldn't be such a cheapskate --especially as the devices sit right under the TV next to the router -- 0.5 metre length plenty !!!

    Fixed now -get full spec LAN cables if you want speed --I usually skimp on cables as they are often overpriced for what you actually need but in this case it definitely paid off to change them

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