UPDATE: I bought a gigabit switch and noticed my brother's ports were only running at 100Mbps as the lights were orange for both of his connections. This was confirmed by Windows.
I am concerned that this is because I used CCA cable for his socket. Mine is operating fine, and is going over a further distance, on pure copper cat5e, with green lights.
Therefore, I've ordered some pure copper UTP cat5e cable (100m) and I plan to replace it, but the carpet in his room is down now. See the following pictures, and captions...
Where the 'cat6' CCA cable comes into my brother's room, from under the floorboards, and to the backbox. The carpet is fitted fully with grippers.
The cabling coming into the porch, from brother's room. Bundled with this is my cabling also. (2 cat5e cables, 2 CCA 'cat6' cables).
Cabling going from the porch into the living room. where the router is. Direct hole through.
The cabling coming into the living room...
And all these wires go into this gigabit switch.
That's the layout, but if you see on the final image... the fourth light is orange! This indicates that the port is not hitting gigabit. The same is true for the fifth light if he is using that port also, but all the others are always green...
This is why I'm wanting to replace the awful CCA cabling, but I do not know how best to do this? I cannot take up the carpet in the bedroom, that's for sure.
Any suggestions, I will be hugely thankful