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Re: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller

First, I would try uninstalling Smart-Byte (if installed).

If still trouble, uninstall all Dell Pre-Installed Ethernet Enhanced Driver suites and let Window-10 re-detect the card and let it load it's driver. You should probably connect by WiFi before doing this.

Finally, it might just be a Ethernet cabling problem. You can use Cat-5e if run is short, but for longer runs CAT-6 or better is preferred (since it's trying to negotiate a fast Gigabit 1000-speed connection). Verify all cables all the way back to Router. Ethernet Patch-cords can look fine, but actually be bad/flaky.

When using a Gigabit ethernet wire, be sure you are disconnected from WiFi Access-Point.





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