Fortunately, Apple has solved the problem very soon. I just bought this adapter after finding this post. The end result is that SL does not seem to like some networks? All you have to do is to follow the steps and update to the latest version to fix Mac Ethernet problems: Still Mbits My next step is to start from scratch on my cables and go overboard and get Cat6 cables from monoprice. But, this time the new kernel update has created a lot of turmoil for the Ethernet users due to some minor bugs in the incomplete kernel configuration data.

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The latest versions do install, but offer no perf improvments over the A quick search on the Apple Support siteI was able to find instructions on downloading the correct driver.

Okay so I tried this on my Acer Aspire v5 p All you have to do is to follow the steps and update to the latest version to fix Mac Ethernet problems:. I’ve checked lots of windows sites about this as well, and there are quite a few windows reg keys to disable windows network throttling, but none of these made any difference.

Going into it I feared that it would probably not work with the new windows 8 operating system. Ethernet port not working with a Gigabit switch More Less.

How to Fix Mac Ethernet Problems

Close the terminal app and restart your Mac by clicking on the Apple menu in the menu bar. Although many of the newer models do not have the Ethernet port, many users of Mac still have the Ethernet port and use it to access the Internet.


Are you running Windows via Bootcamp, within a VM or another way altogether? I fails to connect at gigabit ethernet speed when connected to either a netgear GS switch or a brand new Airport Extreme base station.

The hatter The hatter. To know what is your Mac version, you should:. Previous Post Previous Download Microsoft.

I was thinking it to be a hardware bmc5701 ’til I found this thread For the price of the tester, it does not test for the quality of the connection Despite trying all the things listed here, I discovered that this issue was not restricted to iMACs, it was also occurring on a bunch of Dell’s running Windows 7 as well, and the Dells were using a mix of Realtek and Intel NICs.

Would you have any suggestions as to how I might get this to work bmc5701 windows 8?

When I force it to baseT the connection jumps between connected and not connected. Now, update your system to the latest version by opening the terminal app and running the following command line.

thunderbolt – Ethernet Adapter Windows Driver – how to find for BCM – Ask Different

The controller applle the 27″ that seems to work better uses a BCM A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. Anyone experiencing slow network on the wired interface should give the official broadcom driver a try.


Anyway, thought I would share my results. Enter the code given below and tap the return key. This guide is going to show you a full solution to the black screen on startup.

To cut to the chase I finally found a reference to these two reg key at this location. Ask Different works best with JavaScript enabled.

Broadcom NetXtreme Ethernet Controller Driver for Windows 7 32-bit

bcm5710 Have no idea how responsive their support is though. I see an FAQ and troubleshooting section, but haven’t found a place to ask questions. I swear i got gig for 1 morning plugged into the wall mini cat6 to wall, cat5e wall to router. If not, where is a good place to submit issues like this?

Broadcom NetXtreme Ethernet Controller Driver Driver – TechSpot

Is any software needed? At this point I am open to suggestions. After we wired my house I bought a cable tester and found several wires not punched down or switched. Sep 24, View answer in context.