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Wifi crashes sometimes after PC wakeup (MSI GS60 2QE)

When my computer (MSI GS60 2QE) is in sleep, when it resumes from sleep, wifi crashes half the time (the network card isn't detected anymore and I have to put my computer in sleep again to ensure it ...
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Installing Generic USB Wifi Dongle to OSX

I purchased an old Mac Pro to use as a home server. It has no WiFi card. I have a generic Wireless N USB dongle. I got it a long time ago and it's not branded. Windows installs the drivers ...
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Broken/missing Wifi [closed]

Hi I seem to have a problem, with a HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC (Windows 7), my Wifi-Card has literally vanished from my device manager, all that is left is the Real-Tech Family Controller. I tried to ...
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Trying to compile ralink (RT5370 chipset) driver; header files failing

I'm trying to compile the driver provided with a Ralink 5370 usb wifi adapter I bought, for Lubuntu 14.4.1 (32bit version). I'm running 3.16.0-24-generic kernel. The header file is giving a type ...
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Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/b/g/n do not connect to Wi-Fi network set-up on Channel 13

I have a Dell Latitude notebook, running Windows 7 Enterprise, with a Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz) wireless card. My router is a Netgear DGN2200v3 and to improve my wireless ...
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Is it possible for WiFi adapter to degrade?

Recently i've started to get high package loss ratio while connecting to the internet on my laptop via WiFi adapter. I made following experiment: my laptop and laptop of my friend were on the same ...
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Lenovo y50-70 Wifi card not found

I have bought a lenovo y50-70 one month ago, till few days ago, everything worked fine (at home the wifi connection was dropping every minute, but after restarting the rooter everything was fine). ...
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Confused about bluetooth and WiFi drivers for my Dell notebook

I'm quite confused what I need to install on my Notebook - It's a Dell Inspiron 17R SE 7720 but I think that doesn't matter much - the exact model number. It's just a general question, what drivers I ...
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wifi device not showing when booting from pendrive

hi my name is nilesh and I am new to linux and their distros . i am booting wifislax and bactrack from pendrive but my wifi device is not showing in both the distro kindly hellp my laptop is DELL ...
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cannot connect to wifi network

I have a problem with conecting to my wifi. I see my wifi, but when i am trying to connect to it- i write the password and the password-window pop up again like the password is wrong (but it is good, ...
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Linux driver for Broadcom BCM943228HMB

How do I install broadcom BCM943228HMB 802.11abgn 2x2 WiFi Adapter driver in Linux? My OS is Ubuntu 14.04. My previous laptop had a Qaulcomm Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter and Ubuntu could ...
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how to fix grayed out wifi button on windows 10?

I am using a Sony vpceh25en laptop . recently I received the Windows 10 technical preview update through Windows Update, so I migrated my Windows 7 to windows 10. Everything was working well during ...
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ralink 802.11n wireless lan card replacement?

I recently switched to broadband 100(mbps) and noticed a very small increase in download speed compared to my previous high speed 25 mbps plan. I received, also a dual band 2.4 and 5g modem. My ...
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Limted access over WiFi network

In my Wifi network some of the laptops are showing the limited access thats why these laptops are not able to access the internet. If I reset the wireless adapter on device manager at the time its ...
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What kind of WiFi chip does the xd-705f has?

I'm trying to find the Wifi driver for the XD-705F Tablet PC. All the specs I find on-line only say that it supports IEEE 802.11/b/g wireless internet - no specific information regarding the vendor. ...
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How to install wireless drivers on kali

This might be a question that's already been asked, so I apologize in advance. I recently acquired an hp laptop (really not great) and I decided to wipe it and install kali. During the installation ...
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What is the “quality” of a Wi-Fi access point?

In Debian you can use iwlist to scan nearby Wi-Fi access points. In the statistics like this: Cell 01 - Address: CC:B2:55:XX:XX:XX ESSID:"X" Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg ...
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Wifi adapter vanished after Win7 reinstall

I'm really desperate and need you! I had a fine Win7(x64) installation just some hours ago, but the system was so slow that I thought I would do a clean install. Now, a couple hours and many ...
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How is a wireless network presented to an operating system?

I am wondering how is a wireless network presented to an operating system. If I'm not mistaken, Wi-Fi (802.11) is only the Physical layer of the OSI model. This means that, one layer up, we're ...
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Windows wireless interface for airodump-ng

Whenever I start airodump-ng on my Windows 8.1 32-bit PC, I can't use it because I do not know what the wireless (Wi-Fi) interface is. I know on Linux it's wlan0 but I don't know that the Windows ...
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Installing Wireless Mouse to Windows 7 problems

I have A Targus Wi-Fi Mouse. When trying to install using Targus' install disc it begins installation but fails to complete - with a message: "No softAP supported adapter present". I am trying to ...
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Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter limited access

I bought this wireless adapter and seem to have full access to the internet, but it has shown Limited Access in network connections since day one. I have the latest drivers (10.0.0.285) and am still ...
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Is my motherboard failing, or is there some other issue?

So, several months ago I put together my own desktop PC. I set up a dual boot to Windows and Ubuntu. Recently, without changing any settings or installing anything new, the wifi stopped working on ...
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Windows 8.1 Update: Network Adapter Issues

I've recently updated my pc from Windows 8 to 8.1. However,I am now unable to connect to wireless networks. Instead, it says 'No Connections Available' in the networks charm. Under the wireless ...
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Cannot connect to open network in linux

I connected my embedded board to a WPA2 secured network and could ping succuessfully. Later I changed my router settings and made it in open mode. When I tried to connect my embedded board without ...
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Notebook crashes and restarts when installing wireless adapter

I am using an Acer Emachines notebook model E730G. I have recently upgraded from windows 7 to 8 pro. When I try to connect to my School's wifi network it simply does not connect but it can find the ...
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TPLINK(TL-WN721N) Wifi Dongle(usb) has constant green light on it. It doesn't work in this state

I'm using a TPLINK(TL-WN721N) wifi dongle to connect my raspberry-pi to an adhoc network. There is one green light on it that usually blinks. But sometimes I observe that the dongle goes into a state ...
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Windows 7 Wireless unable to detect network after windows update

Ever since a windows update my laptop, an asus ul30vt, has been unable to detect wireless networks. I found that I could get it to detect them if I uninstall the drivers and reinstall. I reinstalled ...
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Sony Vaio VPCEH26EN Wifi not working after changing OS

I have been using Sony Vaio VPCEH26EN , since two years. Few days back I changed the pre-installed OS Windows 7 Home Basic to Windows 7 Ultimate, both 64 bit. After that wifi on my device is not ...
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How to find out wifi adapter model?

I had my wifi adapter changed a few months ago and I guess technician put other wifi adapter than original because original drivers do not work. How can I find out my wifi adapter model on windows 7 ? ...
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Is it possible to put different wifi adapter in a laptop?

About two months ago my wifi adapter had broken down and I went and got it changed. Now I reinstalled my windows and drivers that came with my laptop no longer work for wifi. Is it possible that ...
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Why does Windows report “Wifi 7”?

A while back, I was having some driver problems with a USB WiFi adapter. I had to reinstall it a few times. I figured out why it wasn't working (Virtualbox for some reason) and it works now. However, ...
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Dell Studio Can connect to Wifi Network but Cannot Share Wifi using CMD or Connectify or any other wifi sharing Software?

I am using Dell Studio 14 laptop. Previously wifi sharing and connecting was working fine on my laptop. But currently i can connect to wifi network from my laptop but cannot share wifi using CMD or ...
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How to get Windows to recognize physical wi-fi switch?

I installed Windows 8.1 in my laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad Z570) and all the needed drivers listed here. Everything's working fine (even the "special" physical buttons*). The only problem I'm facing now is ...
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Upgrade NDIS to 6.4 for miracast

I am trying to get miracast to work on my laptop running Windows 8.1 and it looks like the laptop meets all of the criteria except for a network card which supports NDIS 6.4 (mine is 6.3). Is there ...
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TP Link WN721N wireless driver installation : kernal version mismatch

I was going through this website for the installation of wireless driver for TP-LINK WN721N usb adapter. My kernal version is 3.8.0-19-generic. But the compact-wireless is available upto 3.6. While ...
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Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop wifi shows limited connection

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop with Windows 8.1 64-bit installed. It works fine for a couple of hours, and suddenly the wifi start showing limited connection and I'm unable to access the ...
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Windows 8.1 on Mac Pro tower (late 2011). Wifi is slow

Yes, I do run Windows on my Mac Pro. Not in bootcamp mode, not in virtual machine - cleanly installed. I can't figure out the problem with slow connection on WiFi. I've updated the drivers - first ...
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Automatically disable and enable wireless adapter when connection is lost

A Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter (USB Wireless receiver) tends to disconnect after 3 hour or so from the internet, when that happens the router is no longer detected, and with a simple disable/enable ...
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Wifi dropping out (limited connectivity) randomly and during high traffic

I built my own PC and everything has been great for over a year until recently when I had to use a wifi adapter. I've tried 2 different brand wifi adapters with the same problem. Basically what ...
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Windows 7 wifi / ethernet driver for Asus X551CA Notebook

I bought a notebook Asus X551CA. I installed Windows 7 Professional 64 bit, but when I went to download official drivers for Asus, I can download drivers only for Windows 8. I installed Windows 7 and ...
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How do I make sure a Wi-Fi driver (installed as kernel object) still runs after a kernel upgrade?

I have installed a driver as *.ko (built it from source), and placed it in /etc/modules After rebooting, the driver failed to load, and I noticed that I'm actually running a new kernel (probably ...
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Windows 8.1 Wireless trouble with Lenovo y580

I have a Lenovo y580 laptop with a Broadcom wireless card which i bought about a year ago, now I have windows 8.1 on it, and my Wifi is completely unpredictable. My laptop worked well with win8 after ...
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Edimax EW-7822UAC - Cannot get it working on my ArchLinux Server

I cannot seem to get this new USB device running on my server sudo make install says user@home rtl8812AU_8821AU_linux_v4.2.2_7502.20130517]$ make install install -p -m 644 8812au.ko ...
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Asus Taichi presenting several issues: Wifi - Keyboard - Display [closed]

I experience several issues with my Asus Taichi 1) The ENTER KEY (either the on-screen and physical keyboard) doesn't respond for a couple of minutes and then, suddenly, starts working and stay ...
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Dell XPS 15 - can't turn wireless on (shaded out)

Question regarding my wireless feature. For some reason when I click on windows mobility center and no longer have the option of turning on my wireless signal. It's off and the "turn on" button is ...
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Better wifi strength meter?

Is there a way to better visualize my wifi signal strength? I get that the icon with the bars is sufficient for most people, but I want to know how much is noise, how much is signal, and generally a ...
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Dell latitude D510 wifi problems

I recently did a fresh Windows XP install on a Dell Latitude D510 (It's not mine, im only "the tech guy"). All fine, it just wouldn't use its wireless card. And by that I mean nothing is happening, ...
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Wifi is not enabling in redhat

I am new to redhat environment, My laptop Wifi is not enabled after installing redhat.I am using Red hat enterprise Linux server. Release 6.0(santiago) Kernel Linux 2.6.32-71.el6.x86_64 GNOME 2.28.2 ...
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How do access points determine the power of an associated or non-associated client?

I cannot figure out how access points determine the signal power of nearby clients. I haven't found this information in any of the WiFi packet tutorials, so I can only assume that the power ...