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Ethernet not working

I have had Ethernet to my PS4/PC for a few months now. It is way up o the second floor of the house, and the router is in the basement (wire was ran through walls during construction but only recently did I care to use it). I went away for a week with no issues. I came home and it is not working for me. I have three other brothers using Ethernet and they have had no issues within this past week and didn't go near my setup. Sometime it will send a signal so that it registers in the computer, but it still say no internet access, but for the most part it just doesn't work. I've tried many different cords from the wall to my PC, I redid the wiring for the wall mount, I put a new wire at the router, yet nothing works. I checked the Ethernet by putting my brothers in my PC, and it worked. Any clue what is wrong? Or what I should do to try to fix it. I'm beginning to get very frustrated! Thanks in advance.

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I wonder if the MAC Address table is full.

I'm skipping what that is but try a power cycle to the thing the Ethernet is connected to at the other end.
If that doesn't fix it, move the Ethernet cable to another port on the router or switched hub.

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I have power cycled everything I could why plugged into the Ethernet on both ends. What is the MAC Address?

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I tried different ports

As I said in the main message, all of my brothers are using the other ports and have no issue. But I still tried switching ports and it didn't work.

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That's a bad sign

That the issue is with the cable or your PC. You can google want a MAC address is but for this discussion the only reason it could matter is if your brothers are pranking you by blacklisting your PC's MAC address on the router. This sort of prank is not unknown to me but we bill for fixing even if it was a prank.

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Check your PC configuration This seems to be the case.

Since the internet was working from your PC 2 days ago did you make any changes in the last 2 days.

Have you installed any firewall apps or any anti-virus apps recently?

I would also like to know the ip address and configuration details of your computer.
Can you please paste the extract of the ipconfig /all here.
(start- cmd- ipconfig /all)

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Nothing has changed

I changed nothing. The problem isn't within my PC, it's within my Ethernet. It doesn't work for pc or ps4.

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Increase Length of Ethernet Cable

Dear JDog,
There are different companies which are manufacturing Networking Cables.Buy new Networking Cables and contact any of your area networking installer.He can Manage This easily.


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