Do you only have Fast Ethernet at your disposal on your notebook ? Change this with the StarTech USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Network Adaptor. If you don't have an Ethernet port at all, no problem. Add a Gigabit Ethernet port with this device.
Note: this network adapter is only suitable for: Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 Windows® Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016 macOS® 10.6 to 10.12