Unidentified Network on PC using daisy chained Switch, Laptop works fine

May 7, 2016
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  1. Hi

    I have a set up where I am running a brand new bare bones PC (for a POS system) from a 4 port tp-link Desktop switch. this Switch is connected to another 8 Port switch before the Router/modem.

    the isssue is that when I try to connect I get the Unidentified network problem however if I connect my laptop to the same connection it works fine.

    as far as I can tell all the settings on both are the same.

    I have disabled firewalls and antivirus without any luck

    also I know that daisy chaining switches is bad news but I have no other option as I have access via one network cable that I am unable to add to. plus I do not need stella network performance.

    any ideas where I should start looking for the cause of this??

  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,168   +986

    Sounds like one of these is a router.

    tell us the make/model of both devices...

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