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Routing issues with TP-Link Archer C5 AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Router

Discussion in 'Networking' started by CaptPlaceholder, Jul 13, 2015.

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  1. CaptPlaceholder

    CaptPlaceholder Thread Starter

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    I recently bought a new router, the TP-LINK Archer C5 AC1200 Dualband Gigabit Router. I have been having many issues with it. When I set it up, it runs incredibly slowly for the first hour but when it is up and running it is perfect. The issue is, it doesn't stay like this for more than an hour at most.

    If I try to connect to Playstation Network, Xbox Live, or the Final Fantasy XIV data centers, it refuses to connect. Same happens when I try to access random websites such as Imgur, Chemical and Engineering News at the American Chemical Society, or Netflix. My other router has zero issues with this, but has continuous DNS errors that make using it near impossible unless there are only one or two devices connected at any one point.

    Could someone please help?
     
  2. etaf

    etaf Wayne Moderator

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    you may have a faulty new router
    OR
    you may have a DNS issue thats showing differently on both

    can we see a ipconfig /all from a PC please


    ipconfig /all

    We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

    If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
    Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

    If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
    Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the information above those entries

    For Windows 8 or Windows 10
    To open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop.
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/open-an-elevated-command-prompt-in-windows-8/
    Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.​

    For windows version, XP, Vista, W7
    Hold the Windows key and press R

    Now type CMD

    Now press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):​

    In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

    Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

    ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

    It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

    Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results into a reply here
    to do that:
    From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
    all the text will now be highlighted
    Next
    From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy

    Now go back to the forum - goto the reply and then right click in the reply box and paste the results.
    The results from the notepad should now appear in the forum reply.
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