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Diskless Netboot a laptop with a broken HDD

Short question: I need to use a laptop that the hard drive connector is broken with Linux or Windows by booting through the network cable. Full question and background: We have 2 desktop systems and ...
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1answer
42 views

Extending wifi range with an external antenna

I've got an old antenna that I'd like to try and use to get a bit more wifi range/signal strength out of my laptop. The antenna is terminated with a male TS9 connector, such as the one pictured here: ...
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1answer
35 views

Is it possible for a desktop computer to use a laptop's WiFi? [duplicate]

Given a curious setup, my desktop computer is now far from an accessible connection to the internet as it lacks WiFi, yet I do have a spare laptop lying around with WiFi capabilities. Is it possible ...
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0answers
21 views

Dell Inspiron 7737 with Windows 7 Wlan connection fail

I just got my new Dell Inspiron 7737 Laptop and installed Windows 7 on it. I found all the drivers coresponding to this model and all drivers are working well. Now my problem is: First time I ...
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0answers
25 views

Is it okay to connect white Wifi antenna cord to main connector, while not connecting black antenna to axillary connector?

What is the difference between the main connector and the axillary connector? I have a Toshiba Satellite 1905-s301 laptop. Two weeks ago, someone accidentally pulled the U.FL connector (plug) off the ...
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1answer
55 views

How can I turn my wireless laptop into a wifi hotspot?

When I am in my room, my phone does not have any signal strength to my router. My laptop is at half signal strength, so I can use the internet just fine on that. Now I want to turn my wireless laptop ...
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9 views

How can I cause interference to an AP operating on 802.11g using laptops?

I want to cause interference to an AP operating on 802.11g using laptops, to study its effects on various metrics. I've tried creating an ad-hoc network on the same channel and frequency with laptop A ...
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1answer
14 views

Network (gigabit wired or wifi) utilisation very low ~5% on Windows 7 laptop

I've got a HP Pavilion G6 which has decent specifications: Quad core, 8GB DDR3 ram, SSD, etc I've got a problem with the networking. The inbound speed doesn't climb much above about 4% network ...
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0answers
66 views

New laptop with Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 has inconsistent wireless connection

So, I got a new Toshiba L50-B-103 (Windows 8.1 64-bit, specs) which comes in with the wireless card indicated in the title, Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160. I use this computer mainly for gaming, ...
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5 views

WLAN dies irregulary; how to investigage the reasons? Win7x64-Pro

Since a couple of weeks my WLAN just quits. Every page loads really long (as in request is sent but answer never arrives) and to open the Network icon next to the time is impossible. It seems to me a ...
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My Laptop does not dectect wifi in some areas on my home

My laptop has always been fine i have used it for a long time with no problems with wifi, then all of a sudden it can no longer detect any wifi networks once i take my laptop upstairs. i have other ...
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22 views

Is it possible to run windows media player on samsung series 7 TV

I just purchased a series 7 Samsung 2014 LED TV. In the user manual on page 21 I noticed a STILL IMAGE WARNING. Needless to say I was not happy reading to avoid displaying the same TV Channel and ...
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2answers
67 views

Wireless Capability Is Turned Off [closed]

I have tried many ways to turn on the wireless capability, but finally it can't make it. I do not know what happened. Last month I just sent it to the shop for the same problem. Is it a driver problem ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Redirect Bluray Sound to laptop without any wire

I have a TV connected to bluray player. i want to play the disk but i want the sound to come to laptop. so that i can use my heahphone. I could use the headphone by connecting to the player. but ...
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2answers
65 views

Using a laptop as a wifi adapter for desktop with linux

I have a laptop running Linux Mint 13 with a working wifi card and a desktop with no wifi card running Arch Linux. I temporarily have no access to a Ethernet connection, so I'd like to use my laptop ...
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Failed Wireless

Sorry i'm not good with computers so my tech. talk is limited. I have a presario CQ62 Notebook PC. 64 bit: Yesterday I went to the local Library to use some free internet. When I returned I could no ...
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697 views

Some keys not working properly in Lenovo G500

I use Lenovo G500 laptop which runs on Windows 8. It has a problem. Some keys that should be used along with Shift key is working not properly, its output is not correct. I will explain it. When I ...
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0answers
7 views

spontaneous reboots only in certain wireless environments

My old Gateway laptop, running Windows XP, automatically rebooted every time I started it up while visiting my son in another state. Until I turned off wireless and then everything ran fine. So I quit ...
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1answer
225 views

Wirelessly *screen share* from any laptop to a wireless enabled TV [closed]

In my office I want to get a big TV for the meeting room that anyone can come in with any laptop and very simply be able to screen share to. Has to be wireless Has to be possible from any laptop old ...
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0answers
127 views

I can't get any internet connection on Crunchbang, how can I download and manually install the drivers?

I recently installed crunchbang on my Lenovo G505 Laptop, it uses broadcom drivers and I can't get any type of connection. I have tried connecting it with an ethernet cable every way that I could and ...
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1answer
54 views

Which is better:1x1ac or 2x2n, on an 802.11ac network?

I am configuring a new hp computer and I was wondering if I should get 802.11ac network card that is 1x1 or if I should get a 802.11n network card that is 2x2. I am on an ac network. So the ac card ...
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1answer
113 views

Does using of a laptop as a WiFi hotspot have any adverse effects on the laptop's WiFi adapter?

Because I do not have a 3G router and I have a 3G modem I use my laptop as a WiFi router to be able to connect my mobile over WiFi. Is there any adverse effect on the laptop WiFi caused by using it ...
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3answers
40 views

I have to troubleshoot to connect to internet

Whenever I turn my laptop on, it says it cannot connect to the internet; the bars at the bottom right have a little red cross over them. I then have to click on that and troubleshoot it. It always ...
1
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1answer
55 views

How to set up different IP settings on different WiFi networks?

On my Windows 8.1 laptop I often play multiplayer games that require some port forwarding. I constantly have to change the port forwarding settings, because my IP address keeps changing every time. Is ...
0
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1answer
946 views

Turning on Lenovo S10-3 Ideapad WIFI

My friend has a Lenovo s10-3 that runs on Windows 8. He was using it perfectly a while ago. The battery charge ran out which led his netbook to turn off or hibernate. After plugging in the AC adapter ...
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2answers
175 views

Internet Wireless Connection not working on my laptop

I have a problem with my HP dv6 notebook with Windows 7 bought in August 2011. Many many times since the past and even today, whenever I up my laptop and login, I am usually getting "Not connected - ...
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0answers
46 views

HP-Compaq - Clean Install of Win8 - Intel 4965AG wireless cannot see WiFi networks

HP-Compaq laptops (general) and Compaq 6910n (specifically): After Windows 7 upgrade (using clean install) to Windows 8 - Intel 4965AG wireless adapter now doesn't work, but lights up and shows as ...
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1answer
1k views

Is the reason for weak wireless signal on new laptop the wireless card itself or the antennas?

I just bought a new laptop ASUS N550JV. I wanted to test the wifi receivers of my two laptops (the old and the new), so I put them together and scanned for the neighboring wireless connections. My old ...
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1answer
31 views

Wireless Internet connection not available in Windows 8

My laptop brand is ASUS, a few days ago the wireless connection was still working. This morning I pressed the power button and it did not start. I tried to take out the battery (my laptop is 2 ...
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0answers
36 views

Why won't Wifi work on laptop?

Recently the wifi kept going out on my laptop. The other night, every time I would go to a specific website it would shut off, and I would have to restart the computer for it to turn on. Then the next ...
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1answer
58 views

Can laptop parts be replaced with a different brand?

I have HP Pavilion g6. I have broadcom wireless card, and HP graphic. They both cause great problems especially on Linux, they're not supported. I want to buy another wireless card and a Nvidia ...
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0answers
38 views

Nothing in my house will connect to the internet unless I am ACTIVELY using my iPod

This is an extremely strange situation, and I have tried to deal with it. I am really at the end of my rope, especially as an online gamer. Trying to do something and then suddenly I need to scramble ...
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0answers
632 views

Wifi randomly drops on Windows 8 laptop

First of all, I did a lot of research on this problem, and I wasn't able to come to any helpful conclusion. I've finally decided that I need advice from those who might know where to look. So don't ...
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2answers
437 views

Wireless card overheating?

Ok, so I've had my laptop for several years (I wanna say 4, but possibly more), it's a Toshiba Satellite. I'm running Linux mint 15, and am having a strange new issue, after several hours of running ...
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2answers
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“limited” access to wifi after upgrading to Windows 8.1

After my sister upgraded her Lenovo laptop to Windows 8.1, her internet connection keeps showing "limited" connection. She can't access to internet. However, my Toshiba laptop (Windows 7) can access ...
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395 views

Can't connect to wifi with laptop

I can't connect to wifi with my laptop but I can connect to wifi with my phone, ps3 and ipod etc. I can actually connect to the internet with my laptop when I use a cable to connect to the router. ...
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2answers
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My laptop can't access files from my desktop

Here is my problem. I have a desktop, a laptop and a typical router. The desktop is connected through wire and I connected my laptop wirelessly. I can access my desktop files through my laptop, but I ...
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1answer
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Closing laptop lid slows/hangs wifi

There are 4 other PC's in the house all connected to the same wifi. These 4 PC's have been experiencing intermittent internet hangs and slowdowns, though the worst affected is laptop and the PC next ...
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1answer
1k views

Tether wired internet from Desktop to laptop via wireless

What I have : Desktop, wired internet access to a wired-only router Laptop, wireless capable Windows 8.1 Preview on both computers - it's practically Windows 8 with some UI touches and performance ...
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1answer
187 views

Wi-Fi trouble on only one of several computers, almost each night

In our home, we have a couple laptops and other devices (ipad, two samsung phones, wii) connected to a Netgear Wi-Fi router. We live in the top flat, with three flats under us, and with flats on both ...
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1answer
44 views

Is there a way to migrate the wi-fi configuration from one notebook to another?

I would like to find a way to migrate the wi-fi configuration from a notebook to another. I have already a working wifi configuration on the notebook A. Let's say I want to export all the necessary ...
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2answers
257 views

How to select the Laptop correct driver [duplicate]

How can I choose the correct laptop Wifi Driver for my HP 630 Notebook laptop? I go to the relevant HP site and choose my operating system. It gives me the list of drivers but how would I know what is ...
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2answers
1k views

Lenovo laptop network drivers

I'm installing a new Windows (XP or 7) operating system on my Lenovo laptop. I visited the Lenovo site for drivers, found the drivers suitable exactly for my laptop: ThinkPad Edge E430 (machine type: ...
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1answer
118 views

Is my new motherboard too slow or is the shopkeeper lying?

I have a Dell N5110 laptop and recently the motherboard burnt down completely and was termed as not repairable so I replaced the motherboard with another one in one of the local shops. I got my ...
0
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0answers
630 views

I cannot create a wifi hotspot or connect to private cable internet (Acer laptop)

I have a laptop for a year and half (Acer Aspire 5755G-2438G75Mnks i5-2430M 8GB 750GB nVIDIA GT 540M 2GB Linux - with windows 7 ultimate on it) and I encountered until now two problems regarding the ...
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1answer
73 views

Viewing a webpage on a laptop via wifi hotspot

I have a laptop, on which is an application that does stuff. The stuff that this laptop does includes changing values stored in a WAMP local database. What I want to be able to do, is connect to this ...
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2answers
2k views

My Dell Laptop is not connecting with wifi router

One of my Dell laptop is not connecting with wifi network, once i troubleshot, then it show message to restart your WIFI router, but after restarting the router its not connecting. Earlier, this ...
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3answers
220 views

Why are there multiple wireless driver for one notebook model

Today one of my friend called to ask me about installing wireless drivers on his freshly installed Windows system. I guided him to his notebook's manufacturer (Acer) where we discovered that there ...
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1answer
73 views

my HP laptop knocks other laptop off wireless network

I have a work HP laptop and my husband has an IBM. When I logon to wireless and VPN it knocks his connection off and we have to reboot (and unplug) the router for his to work again. It's like my ...
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411 views

Toshiba laptop suddenly has no internet connections

I'd had my new laptop for a month and it had been working fine, when suddenly it said there was no internet connection (while I was using it). I checked the router, turned everything (laptop and ...