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cat5e router just learning

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i would like to start off by saying my profession is floor installer,im hoping that might cuts me a little slack. I"ve purchased a Lenovo Ideapad 100s to have internet in my work shed.. i ran 10 3 with ground wire 24" underground in conduit to my shed approximately 130' from the router in my home. 10 3 wire is also rated for underground. I ran cat5e cable the same distance in separate conduit with approximately 12"of separation between the electric and cat5. both 25" down. starting point being router in my home , I ran cat5 out of router down inside of my heating duct be sure to put double insulation on the cat5 running in duct approximately 12' in duct work. into my basement where there is approximately 8 more feet of cat 5 ending in an outlet for cat5 .the end does not have a rj45 on it . It dies into and i made the end the outlet. from the outlet i plugged in the cat5 with an end on it and ran approximately 29' along my basement ceiling before it goes outdoors. from there it goes outdoors until it ends in the shed approximately 85'.again no rj45, but directly in and making up outlet. in the shed has no more then 6' of cat5 cable plugged into outlet going to another router plugged into the ethernet port which is no more than 8" from my ideapad that i purchased. everything was great for the first 20 minutes, then it all went down hill. its very slow and videos seem to skip. Any advise would be greatly appreciated. please remember, if i cant get this working i will have to spend my nights with my wife in the house. PLEASE HELP. Thanks in advanced for any and all suggestions. sure hope i did this right .first timer on one of these web pages thanks again. one more thing, all work performed by myself including making up all of the ends on the cat5e. just switched from ethenert port to wifi port seems faster but videoes skippuing bad still

Edited by 0%techsavvy100%commion sen, 10 March 2016 - 05:38 PM.

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Not sure if you may have gotten some bad quality cat 5 or made a mistake when making then ends, I do know this tool would really help you.

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Best to post the logs as you get them.
Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  • Flush DNS
  • Report IE Proxy Settings
  • Reset IE Proxy Settings
  • Report FF Proxy Settings
  • Reset FF Proxy Settings
  • List content of Hosts
  • List IP configuration
  • List Winsock Entries
  • List last 10 Event Viewer Errors
  • List Installed Programs
  • List Devices
  • List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
  • List Minidump Files
  • Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run.
    Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.
    Run it both with the Ethernet alone and then with the WiFi alone.

    Get Process Explorer
    Save it to your desktop then run it (Vista or Win7 - right click and Run As Administrator).  
    View, Select Column, check Verified Signer, OK
    Options, Verify Image Signatures
    Click twice on the CPU column header  to sort things by CPU usage with the big hitters at the top.  
    Wait a full minute then:
    File, Save As, Save.  Open the file Procexp.txt on your desktop and copy and paste the text to a reply.
    Create a log with just Ethernet and one with just WiFi.

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    What internet speed are you paying for, and what speed are you getting in the shed? www.speedtest.net will show you what your getting for download and upload speed.
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