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Limited Internet Connection

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Elide, Nov 1, 2019.

  1. Elide

    Elide Thread Starter

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    My pc suddenly has extremely slow internet speeds. I’m connected via Ethernet, and where it plugs into the motherboard there is a blinking amber light (which I think is normal) and now, just recently, has a solid red light. I’ve done a little bit of research and this supposably indicates that I have a limited internet connection, which might as well say ‘no internet connection’.
    I put my pc to sleep a night ago, and then accidentally turned the power off but I doubt that would have much to do with it. Any solutions to getting rid of this limited connection?
     
  2. SpywareDr

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    That little Ethernet light (LED) will be green when you are connected.

    First step is to sut down the computer, router and modem. Power up the modem and wait for a couple of minutes for it to get connected to your ISP (internet service provider), now power on the router and wait another couple of minutes while it negotiates a solid connection to your modem, then power up your computer and wait for a couple of minutes to negotiate a solid connection to your router. Now check the little Ethernet LED and if everything is worling as it should be, it will be green.
     
  3. Couriant

    Couriant Trusted Advisor

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    When you can, go to Command Prompt and type ipconfig/all and press enter. If you can post a screenshot/ all the information for your Ethernet Connection.
     
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