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Windows 7: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller keeps disconnecting - my fix.

28 Oct 2016   #11
Researcher

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Version 1607
 
 

I tried Abyousef's settings of
Auto Disable Gigabit > Relink Battery or AC
Green Ethernet > Disable
Energy Efficient Ethernet > Disable

I gained stable network connection but the "Auto Disable Gigabit > Relink Battery or AC" setting restricted my network speed to 100Mbps.

My final fix was to update to the latest Windows 10 drivers from the Realtek site. Realtek. This didn't help much until I installed a Cat 6 cable, this provides stable internet connection and consistent Gigabit network speeds.

It's funny, the Cat 6 cable I replaced from my computer to the router is less than a metre. I have a WD MyCloud mirror drive on a Cat 5 cable that is about 20 metres in length and it has no problems with Gigabit network speeds.

Hope this helps.


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22 Nov 2016   #12
Tijnno

64
 
 

Made an account just to thank you abeyousef. It worked perfectly and have been searching for a solution for a while now. This also works for windows 10.

Thanks!!
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16 Oct 2018   #13
grfxguy

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 
Thank you Abyousef!

I've been struggling with this issue for several months where my computer would not reconnect to internet after period of non-use. I have it set to turn off monitor but never sleep since I access it from other devices.


What appeared to ultimately resolve the issue was changing the Auto Disable Gigabit to Disabled.


Thank you, Abyouself!
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