Mac Mini :: Slow Connection Via Ethernet?

Apr 7, 2012

I've bought mac mini 2011 with lion and last upgrade system but i have very slow connection with internet via ethernet than my pc.

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Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Mac Mini :: Slow Ethernet Connection After WOL In Win 7

Mar 22, 2012

I installed windows 7 on my mac mini and installed all drivers. after 2 days I decided to enable WOL but I faced a very slow file transfer over my network.

Info:Windows 7

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Apr 21, 2012

I installed windows 7 on my mac mini and installed all drivers. after 2 days I decided to enable WOL but I faced a very slow file transfer over my network.I disabled WOL but currently I face random slow connection on file transfer, slow as as 50 Kb file transfer. 

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Windows 7

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Sep 21, 2010

I don't have one...but want to know is the mac mini has an ethernet connection to hook to my wired rotter?

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Mar 21, 2008

I am running an Ethernet (hardwired) connection from my Comcast modem to a Netgear WNR834B v.2 router then to my iMac 20" 2.16Ghz (previous white version)'s Ethernet port. I did this because I have been experiencing slow connection and frequent drop-outs (gets disconnects frequetnly when playing WC3). Now that the same problem still exists when using this wired setup. Whenever I open up Safari and go to a webpage , the page hangs while loading, and it will take about 10~20 seconds to get the page fully loaded with pictures and everything else. If I unplug the Ethernet cable that goes to the iMac from the router, and then plug it into the modem (so that my iMac is connected to the modem directly), the connection speed is blazing fast, and the webpages would fully load in no time. Therefore I am wondering what might be the cause of the slow Ethernet connection? Is it my router since that connection speed is super fast when connecting to the modem directly?

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Apr 28, 2008

I just got a new MacBook Pro, but my wife uses my old 1.25GHz Alum. PowerBook. My MB pro flies, but unfortunately, the wireless ethernet on my old PB is slow as hell. I've got 11+GB of free space left on my hard drive and Safari or Firefox are the only applications I have open. I also have a cable internet connection with wireless through my 1st Gen Airport Express, yet it's still slow.

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Hardware :: Very Slow Time Capsule Backup (Ethernet Connection)

Jul 23, 2009

I know there have been many posts on this in the past but I think I am getting even slower speeds than most who have complained. My TC is backing up at a rate of about 1 Gig per 45 min to an hour. I have plugged in an ethernet cable and set ethernet above wireless in my network hierarchy but it appears that this is not working. This is my initial backup so I don't want to risk it by turning off my airport if it is transferring using wireless. Shouldn't the ethernet connection go much faster even though my Time Capsule is not plugged into our modem?

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Jun 12, 2012

I have here a mac mini 4,1 that keeps losing it's Ethernet connection. If the mac is shutdown and restarted there is no connection, however, if the mac is shutdown, all the cables pulled from the back and replaced then restarted it boots and the connection is back. It was reporting a very strange mac address starting with 00 which I've never seen before and I also had difficulty connecting to it via ARD as it would show in the scanner but not connect unless specifically connected via IP address. At first I thought it might be  a system upgrade as it happen when we upgraded to 10.6.8 since then I've wiped it and installed 10.6.3 and still no luck. 

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Mac OS X (10.4.11)

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Apr 4, 2009

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OS X :: Using Ethernet Port Connection

Jun 14, 2009

I used the MacRumors Buyer's Guide for several months to find the best time to buy a MacBook. I'd never had a Mac before and found it to be so valuable. I hope someone in the forum can be as helpful as the site has been.

Yesterday I bought a new MacBook Pro 13" and as a store option the RAM was doubled to 4GB. Everything has worked well so far, in both OS X and Windows XP through Boot Camp, except for either OS accessing the LAN cable on my home ADSL. Both my portable modem (EMobile network in Japan) and the wireless seem to work with no issue, and both OS will recognize the ethernet port. I'm concerned that perhaps the ethernet adapter was modified when the store installed the memory.

I can remove the ethernet cable from one computer (where it works without any settings changes on my Windows notebook) and plug the same cable into the MacBook and it will not be recognized. The Mac OS error is that no cable is inserted.

However, as it's my first Mac, I didn't know if perhaps some new settings are required to make things work smoothly. Is there any DNS settings etc. that must be set for it to connect? Also is there some kind of connection diagnostic that will specify the location of the error in the machine? I'd like to exhaust any option before shipping this back to the store to be repaired or replaced.

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OS X :: Mac To PC Internet Connection Via Ethernet

Nov 23, 2009

I am sure this may have been asked before , but I am having a problem finding an answer. I have an iMac (2008) and my wife has a ACER E500 PC (No WiFi connection), running Windows XP Media Edition. The only internet connection we have is to my iMac, so as both my iMac and my wifes PC both have Ethernet connections , I am trying to share my iMac internet connection to my wifes PC via an Ethernet cable, I am having no luck in getting it working.

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Oct 18, 2010

"the AirPort Disk became available. what do you want to do?"

I typed my network and password.

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OS X :: Sharing Internet Connection Via Ethernet?

Dec 27, 2010

ive successfully done this before with 10.5 and xp and am trying to replicate with 10.6 and win7.

my imac connects to internet via airport. i want to share that internet with a win7 box via ethernet cable. i've turned on internet sharing in sys prefs but to no avail.

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Mac Pro :: Can Use Second Ethernet Port To Share Net Connection

Jul 27, 2008

i have my mac pro using one ethernet port for net connection can i put a sec cable in the other port connect it to my macbook pro and share the connection?

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OS X :: Trying To Share An Ethernet Connection Over Airport

Apr 21, 2010

I'm trying to setup internet sharing on a 24" intel imac running the latest 10.6.

We are trying to share an ethernet connection over airport, however I cant seem to get airport to appear in the 'to computers using' list.

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IMac :: Losing Ethernet Connection?

May 11, 2010

Got my iMac back in the end of February and it's been working flawlessly. About a month ago though, my connection started randomly dropping after periods of moderate internet-use. Say maybe, 20-30mins of browsing. It usually starts working fine after I shut the computer off for a while and try again. I thought maybe it was the ethernet cable, so I got another one, but with the same result. So it got me thinking, maybe it is my ISP. Called Verizon up and they said everything looked good on their end and that my IP was showing up fine. They reset my connection, but with no result. The gentleman on the phone suggested it maybe the computer.

I took my Dell laptop and tried surfing using the built-in Wifi for a while. 2 hours later...working fine. So I tried pluging the ethernet cable to the laptop, worked fine again. So now i'm thinking it HAS to be the computer. So switched the built-in Airport Wifi on the iMac on and tried it out. 2 1/2 hours later...everything works great. WHAT THE HELL!? I'm thinking, since it just suddenly happened, the problem must've been triggered by some sort of update I did(which I don't remember if I did). I searched the Apple Support forums and it turns out, several people have had the same/similar problem with their Macs with no solution.............

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Feb 3, 2012

I tried to connect my new MacBook Air to an ethernet network via the supplied usb to ethernet adaptor.Nothingn happened, and 'ethernet' did not appear in the system prefs/network window.I tested the connection on another machine and it works fine.I tried both the usb ports on the Air.

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Apr 1, 2009

it seems loading webpages and downloading a lot of files at the same time, I thought the ethernet would be the fastest but its not.

This is very strange and my wireless on the mini is so much faster in loading webpages (no more inbetween stops) and its just overall faster.

It seems like using ethernet slowed down my mini like it was doing some tedious work to use the mini's ethernet capabilities or something.

Anyone else experiencing this? I've also tweaked with a lot of settings under ethernet, got the right ip address for it with the right port as well.

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Sep 20, 2010

So I have just moved into a new flat in the centre of Sheffield UK. We are in the process of sorting out the best internet connection possible and it seems to be the pre wired connections that are in the bedrooms which are at 50Mb/sec... great. BUT! We want to share this wirelessly and as the only connection is via this walled socket (See attached photo) I don't know how to do it. It is not a standard BT wall socket but instead is something that an rj45 cable can plug into. Currently I have set up a wireless network by putting an rj45 cable from the wall directly into my mac mini and have set up internet sharing however this means that if I wanted to move or turn off my computer the wireless network would be lost! I have tried already connecting a current wireless router that I have (a Zyxel p-661hw-d1) but there is no dsl connection and therefore no internet. Would I need a wireless bridge? Just so you know the ISP is called Ask4, google it and you get to the homepage.

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Nov 5, 2010

how do i tell safari to use my wireless connection instead of ethernet?

at work my mac pro is connected to our company network via ethernet. but i also have a verizon dsl connection via airport. i only want safari to use my airport connection, and everything else to be using the company network via ethernet. for the life of my i can't figure this out. i have searched the interwebs high and low.

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Apr 26, 2008

I have an ibook with Leopard installed and its connected to the internet through airport. What I'm trying to do is share the internet connection to my xbox via an internet cable but i cant find any settings in system preferences to do that.

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Jan 3, 2009

I have a Netgear wireless N router and i just purchased an Airport Express N base station. I want to use the ethernet port on the Express to connect to a Blu Ray player that only has ethernet (no wireless). I read somewhere that WDS will work.

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Feb 15, 2009

My question is how to make a Giga Ethernet network wiring. I know from Internet there are diagrams for cable but I want to know the wiring of the module (the plastic box that I insert the LAN cable.

I house has a "CAT 5" cable laid, but it is only "half connected" because I found there are 4 wires unconnected. This is what the wiring when view from the rear (with the notch at the bottom).

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Apr 19, 2009

How to connect my powermac g4 to the internet. I was told that it has the "built-in ethernet" and that all I need to do is config it so it will pick up the wireless signal from the router on the main family computer. But whenever I go to config the network connection, and check the status, it tells me that the built-in Ethernet is not plugged in. Do I not have the built in ethernet? I just want to connect to the internet, but I don't want to spend over $120 to have geeksquad come and do it if I can just do it myself.

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May 2, 2009

Just a quick silly question.iMac EFI Firmware Update popped up on the software update and I have now completed the update.It is okay to delete the iMac EFI Firmware Update from the Application Folder once you have updated the iMac?Also, if I have the Airport & Ethernet cable connected to my router, will my iMac use the Ethernet connection as default?

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Jun 12, 2009

I have a really crappy connection at home, about 50 ~ 60 kpbs. LOL. Cheapest AT&T DSL, $19.95. I have a wireless router hooked up right now. Is it possible to utilize my WIFI and ETHERNET all at the same time to double my connection speed? If so how? I'm running 10.5.

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Hardware :: Using Time Capsule With No Ethernet Connection

Aug 11, 2009

So I am moving to a new apartment in a week, and the landlord allows us access to his wifi in the building free, but I will not have access to the modem. I currently have a Time Capsule set up as my wifi router and was wondering if, upon moving, there is a way to run the wifi signal through my Time Capsule and use that as my wifi connection?

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Oct 16, 2009

In my house there is a wired and wireless connection.

On my macbook (2008 Al) the port on the side is gigabit internet.

In my house the cables are all ethernet (blue cables). These do not fit in the port on the side. Is there a way or an adapter to convert the ethernet to a gigabit connection?

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OS X :: Can Share Wireless Connection To Ethernet Through Switch

Feb 8, 2010

I'm trying to share my wireless internet connection from my mac to my PC, the mac is connected to a switch with a tp cable and my windows pc as well.The switch doesn't have dhcp so I had to manually type in the ip address

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MacBook Pro :: Ethernet Connection / Data Transfer From PC?

Mar 21, 2010

I just purchased an external HD for my Powerbook G4.

Im trying to transfer my old media from my PC to my Mac.

I've had difficulties partitioning a section of the hd on my pc that will be compatible with mac because the pc will only partition in one format (NTSF I believe).

So my questions are:

Can I connect the two via ethernet?

Or is there some other solution I have not come across?

I've searched for an answer but most help instructions are not according to the exact specs I'm dealing with.

I'm running Windows XP on the PC and Osx 10.4.11 on my 1.5 Ghz Powerbook G4

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