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windows hosted networok on windows 8

my sister is using Acer laptop, that has an intel WLAN card and supports windows hosted network(checked in command prompt).Am using the basic way using netsh wlan command also, then am using netsh ...
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Intermittent connection drops on Win 8.1

This is a laptop system. I currently have an issue where my network connection will drop intermittently for anywhere between 5-15 seconds at a time. This is enough to disconnect me from anything I'm ...
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How to get 300Mpbs link speed on 802.11n [duplicate]

I know that "link speed", is not the same as actual throughput, but shouldn't 1x 802.11n channel (20Mhz) at "Excellent" 100% signal strength connect at 150Mpbs link speed? I was configuring my Asus ...
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3answers
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Balancing Two NICs

I play a lot of online games, and having a constant, uninterrupted, internet connection is crucial. My idea: Connect both NICs in the machine to the same router. My question: Will this ...
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0answers
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Linksys AE1200 stops detecting hotspots

I have a Linksys E1200 router and Linksys AE1200 USB adapter, and am running Windows 7 x64. Periodically my connection drops and I have to either use the Windows 7 troubleshooter, or unplug/replug ...
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2answers
138 views

Cannot visit some pages in browser

I have just installed my new network adapter for wireless connectivity. I am using TP-LINK TL-WN727N. I installed the drivers from the manufacturers website to get the latest version. The installation ...
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1answer
56 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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37 views

Connect a second netowrk powerline adapter to network

I bought a network power line adapter and it works well. The unit I bought came with 2 adapters, one plugs into the router and the other goes to the computer. I wanted to know if I was to purchase ...
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1answer
49 views

Connected with limited access (drivers?)

My PC with Windows Vista had some wireless problems 3 years ago, so I bought a wireless adapter, which worked fine. But a few days ago, it suddenly didn't connect anymore; the network manager says it ...
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1answer
2k 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 ...
1
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0answers
68 views

Wireless connection behaves strangely after windows 7 fresh installation

Since I installed a fresh installation of Windows 7 Home Premium, my Internet connection behaves very strange when on wireless. It disconnects and reconnect by it self without any notice. It slows ...
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2answers
54 views

What are the differences between wireless gaming adapters and straight wireless adapters?

Devices like the Xbox - with only an ethernet port and no built-in wireless - can be connected to wireless networks using a gaming adapter. How does a gaming adapter differ from a regular wireless ...
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2answers
482 views

Desktop network connection keeps dropping but everything else stays connected

I'm running Windows 7. Recently added a new wireless printer (HP Photosmart) and everything was working fine. Then I started losing internet connection on my desktop. Desktop is connected to the ...
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1answer
3k views

Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64

OS: Windows 8 x64. Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe. I can't start an Access Point with my computer. I tried everything. I tried netsh wlan commands from cmd (with Admin privileges) and it returns the ...
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1answer
829 views

Unable to capture wifi traffic with wireshark

Even a few days ago everything was fine, but now simply I can't capture and see tcp, http, etc. wifi traffic but only the traffic for the protocols 802.11 and LLC. I used different wifi spots ...
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3answers
117 views

Do I need to replace my NIC or how is there a software based solution?

My connection intermittently fails and it is not because of my home phone or a microwave oven. I have a Realtek RTL8190 802.11n Wireless LAN (Mini-)PCI NIC. My signal strength is excellent. My ...
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1answer
120 views

How can I *quickly* cycle the a Wifi Network Adapter in Windows 8

Before you close this as a duplicate, please read carefully. In Windows XP, when there was a problem with Wifi, you could right-click on the icon, and the context menu allowed you to disable/enable ...
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1answer
2k views

Two wireless NIC on RaspberryPi

I want to be able to use two wireless network adapters on my RaspberryPi running wheezy (Debian).One card is to be used to connect to the network and I want the other to run in the monitor mode. Two ...
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1answer
285 views

How to troubleshoot network problems after fresh install of Linux?

Almost every time I install Ubuntu on any laptop there are some problems with connecting to the Internet. After the last installation neither Ethernet nor Wi-Fi is working. What would be the steps to ...
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0answers
118 views

Limited connection whenever I connect to a Wi-Fi network outside the company

Whenever I connect my work laptop to a wireless network outside of my company, the connection shows as Limited, and there is no internet access. I have tried several times by disabling/enabling the ...
2
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0answers
82 views

What could be causing two different laptops both with Wireless-N adapters to have very different speeds?

My dad recently bought a Dell XPS 14 laptop that had an integrated Intel(R) Centrino(R) Advanced-N 6235 wireless adapter, but it appears to be known to drop connections a lot. He'll suddenly get ...
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0answers
34 views

Why can't I seem to keep a reliable connection when utilizing two adapters?

I'm currently in an interesting situation. All of my computers are connected to a wifi network (which has an internet connection). Connecting to that is easy enough. In my room I also have a local ...
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1answer
283 views

My network adapters can't detect 802.11a radio wifi

I have two adapters, one has the Atheros AR9002WB-1NG and the other is a LAN USB Adapter #4. For some reason or the other they both can't detect 802.11a connections. Can someone explain this to me?
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0answers
80 views

No network after Windows crash

Windows 7 crashed on my Toshiba Satellite Pro s500. Following reboot, neither the LAN card nor the wireless cards work anymore. The LAN card appears on the Device Manager, but not on the Network ...
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0answers
407 views

Prefer WiFi over Ethernet

I want to use my Ethernet power line adapter in order to use Wake on Lan for my desktop PC. However, once it has booted into Windows, I want it to use my WiFi by default, as the powerline adapters ...
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1answer
123 views

How do I connect ADSL modem to cable internet

I have a TPlink TD-W8901G and I have a cable internet. When I connect cable internet via a RJ45 cable my PC has internet, but when I want to use wireless it can't connect to my laptop. What should ...
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2answers
398 views

Laptop won't connect to router, however will connect to other routers and router works with other laptops

It seems I've come across an issue that is unique to using a particular laptop with a particular router. From an initial observation it would appear the laptop is having trouble obtaining an IP ...
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2answers
85 views

Wifi doesn't work - system or hardware issue?

I have a Dell Latitude e360 laptop (64-bit arch) that previously had 32-bit Windows 7 on it. Wireless worked beautifully on it. It has a slide button on the right side for manually turning the ...
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1answer
107 views

using wireless with LAN connection active

Is it possible to run a wireless connection but still remain connected to your local lan? The desktop has wireless and i wanna use wireshark locally to mess around on my wireless but want to remain ...
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1answer
5k views

Use 2 wireless adapters to connect to 2 WIFI networks (local and internet) simultaneously?

On my HP Compaq 6710b there's an internal WIFI network adapter. Attached to the same laptop there's also an external USB Alfa WIFI adapter. I live near campus and can pick it's WIFI signal. The ...
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0answers
33 views

USB stick connection

I had purchased vodafone USB stick few months ago. At presently I am not using it, so I disconnected the connection and the dongle is there with me as it is. I tried to use other sim of other network ...
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3answers
1k views

Problems when trying to connect to a router wirelessly

The situation - At my girlfriend's parents' place there are six Windows 7 devices that are wired or wireless connected to a router: 3 dekstops and 3 laptops. There are also several smartphones using ...
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4answers
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Wifi Adapter not working in windows 8

I have Dell Inspiron 15R N5010 with the Network Adaptor card as Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter Provider : Broadcom File version : 5.100.245.20 Driver Provider : Microsoft Digital Signer : ...
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4answers
3k views

What causes partial connectivity through wireless adapter (no internet, but can see other home network PC)?

I recently bought an Asus X401A laptop. For some reason, I cannot get internet access on the wireless connection. The wireless connection succeeds and I can see other computers on the network once ...
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0answers
54 views

Port 80 Drops ~50% of HTTP Requests, But Other Ports Work Fine.

I'm in a new work environment and I've encountered the most aggravating issue in my existence. Just about every other page doesn't actually load. It's driving me crazy! Everyone in a while, it ...
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1answer
739 views

Prefer wired over wireless on same network (special case)

In a related post (multiple nics force routing), I asked about forcing Internet traffic to go via one specific NIC where there were multiples. In that case, the 100Mb wired network had no Internet ...
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0answers
157 views

Linux Mint gets stuck when using wireless card “rt73usb”

I'm changing Linux distributions a lot, wishing to resolve my problems with the wireless card identified as rt73usb, like explained in this question of mine. Now I'm using Linux Mint 12. I noticed ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I determine which Wireless LAN adapter model do I have on my Netbook?

I have an Acer ONE 533 Netbook which was working fine but recently something happened to the Wireless LAN adapter. After taking a look at the Device Manager, I realized that there are no drivers ...
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1answer
278 views

Working with two network adapters on windows7

I have two network adapters on the same computer. I want one network adapter to work only with one program (VMWARE) and the other to work for everything else. Is this possible? If require, I can do ...
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2answers
1k views

WIndows 7 Configure ICS using two NICs

OK here is the problem. I use my primary computer to connect to the internet using a SureCom NIC. i also have a secondary NIC which i connect to a wireless router and share the internet with other ...
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1answer
269 views

wireless adapter stuck on “aquiring network address”

I recently purchased a usb dongle for my old xp (with service pack 3) laptop (ancient packard bell easynote). Installing the drivers was not a problem but when I try to connect to the home Netgear ...
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1answer
625 views

Wireless not detecting signals after hibernation, reboot doesn't fix it

The wireless adapter (Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter) of my Lenovo S10-3 is being detected correctly in the device manager in Windows, but I am unable to detect any wireless signals. This happened ...
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1answer
1k views

TP-Link WN722N usb NIC

I'm having trouble connecting to my home network using a new USB NIC I ordered from Newegg.com. I have installed the newest drivers from the manufacturer's website and tried multiple times to diagnose ...
0
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5answers
1k views

Configue UART WiFi module

I recently bought a UART WiFi module ( this one ) and configured it with right SSID but wrong password( and I don't know what it is ). The problem is that I can't reset this module to its manufacture ...
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2answers
357 views

USB Wireless Network Card, PCMCIA Or Internal For Long Term Usage? [closed]

I want to do some testing on my existing internal NIC to see if it is the source of these problems and for this i need another wireless NIC and of at least mediocre quality because i would need that ...
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3answers
9k views

500 Mbit/s powerline network, only 3.5 Mbyte/s transfer speed?

I have a TP-Link 500 Mbit/s Gigabit Powerline Adapter linking two computers (one Windows Vista and one Windows 7) in different rooms in the house. As in: Computer <-Ethernet ...
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3answers
15k views

Can Somebody Explain About Wi-Fi Device Manager Settings And Power Settings In Windows 7?

Sometimes I have low Wi-Fi signal and I am curious about the Wi-Fi settings in Device Manager and Power Settings. I would like to get an exhaustive explanation about each, so let's start with Wi-Fi ...
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6answers
17k views

What angle is optimal for the antennas on my wireless network card?

I'm sharing a house with some friends and I'm in the bedroom right up in the attic. The router is right down on the ground floor and I get connectivity issues. I've found that if I adjust the two ...
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2answers
232 views

Is there an ethernet network adapter?

My embedded/internal wireless network card doesn't pick up enough signal for reliable networking/internet usage. However, if I move closer to the source (the window) it works fine. A wifi booster ...
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1answer
306 views

How to configure an external wireless network card in windows 7

I have a external wireless card of D-Link, which I generally use in Linux Mint. But I wanna use it in windows too. After spending a lot of time googling, i realized that configuring it in windows ...