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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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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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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 ...
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How to fight network latency and jitter issues on Wifi?

I'm having problems with my Wifi connection. I did a test on PingTest.net with the following results: Packet Loss: 0% Ping: 103ms Jitter: 29ms Same test but from another machine on the network ...
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how to get wifi to work on fujitsu siemens v2000

I got my mother an old fujitsu siemens v2000 to use, but I can not see any wifi connections. According to the device manager, the driver is installed. It is listed as Intel Pro/wireless LAN 2100 3B ...
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Share LAN & CDMA over WIFI

I have a PC (Windows 7) connected to a LAN network and want to share internet over WIFI. What hardware is necessary to share LAN connection over WIFI (preferably a USB device)? Secondly, can a CDMA ...
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webcam and wifi adapter “break” usb?

I have a webcam, a mouse, and a wifi adapter all plugged into the same USB bus at the back of my computer. When I run a program to utilize the webcam, both the webcam and wifi adapter stop working and ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate on Asus EeePC 1001PX

I have a Asus EeePC 1001PX and upgraded to Win 7 Ultimate but I couldn't find any driver for the wireless network adapter. Does anyone knows where I can find it? Tried the official page of the Asus ...
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Connect to channel 14 WiFi network?

I did some "hacking" (well, more like bypassing) and set my router location to "JAPAN", please see this picture: This allowed me to set my network to channel 14 in the Advanced Wireless Settings. ...
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Identifying a USB WiFi adapter [closed]

I have a USB WiFi adapter that came with a Dell SX260. The PC has died but I'm trying to use the WiFi adapter. It slides onto the top and is dark grey and oval(think the saucer section of the ...
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Wireless disabled on 12.10 Macbook pro 7.1

I have a Mac book pro 7,1 and triple booted it by (OSX10.6,Windows7,Ubuntu12.10) every 3 OS boots normally and everything is ok. Just Ubuntu does not recognize my Wireless According to this I should ...
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TEW-671BR router software customization fails

I want to customize my TEW-671BR router to meet my needs. I've cross-compiled and installed telnet, tftp client and daemon and it works, but one thing that I want the most doesn't. I want that router ...
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Orange mobile wifi HUAWEI in France

I have Huawei from orange mobile wifi in France, and my laptop connect to the network successfully. But, when I want to connect to the internet, this doesn't work, provided that I tried it on ...
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Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN disconnects intermittently in Windows 8

Since I have migrated from Windows 7 to Windows 8, my WiFi connection has been a nightmare. The disconnection occurs a lot of times, intermittently. I am going to contact Intel since I think ...
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Automatically enabling wifi on system startup

I am using a laptop (Toshiba Satellite L755) with an inbuilt wifi chip (Atheros ar9002wb-1ng) with Win7. For some reasons wifi is not automatically enabled on startup, i.e. the wifi adapter doesn't ...
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getting the USB number of a network interface (ra0)

i'm using Linux (similar to ubuntu, 2.6.38) and connect multiple network adapters via USB. i want to find the USB number of where the adapter is currently connected. - usb-serial devices, for ...
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KVM USB Passthrough and Zydas usb wireless adapter: device or resource busy

i'm tring to setup a kernel testing virtualmachine for a 80211 module. i start my machine with this command: kvm -m 512 -net nic -net vde -usb -usbdevice host:0ace:1215 ktesting.img i set up a ...
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Lenovo U310 Wifi Not working or very Slow

Saturday 5th January 2013 My girlfriend bought herself a new notebook, As a good boyfriend and IT specialist I wanted to help her setting up her new ultrabook. Very Soon I noticed the wifi signal ...
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Windows 7 Wi-Fi only connecting when LAN cable plugged in

Wi-Fi connection works when the LAN cable is plugged in but it shows "Limited Access" as soon as it is removed. I would like to troubleshoot this or even provide further details - but I dont know what ...
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Windows 8 - WiFi adapter finds no wireless networks! ends up with “No networks found”

I have a Dell Inspiron n5110 machine with Intel Celerino WiFi N1030. Its been about two weeks I have started using Windows 8. Formerly, I was using Windows 7 Home premium in which I had no any ...
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD after installing wifi card in windows 8 [closed]

I have just built my first computer: i5-3570K MSI Z77A-G41 16GB 1600Mhz RAM 128GB SSD & 500GB HDD MSI 7770GHz GDDR5 video card I installed windows 8 fine onto the SSD. I then put in the WiFi ...
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Wifi doesn't work under Windows 7

I have some laptops where I noticed that the wifi is not working. The correct driver is installed. In device manager there isn't any yellow exclamation mark. The two network ( the local and the wifi ) ...
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Randomly loosing WIFI on 1 computer, but not the other

I have a Mac and a PC (now running Windows 8). My Mac stays connected to the WiFi very nicely, but my PC likes to disconnect every 5 or so minutes. I'm using a Microsoft USB adapter model MN-510. ...
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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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Can I use my laptop's wifi card in my new desktop PC?

There are already variations of this question, but I haven't found the help I'm looking for. I have a Gateway NV series laptop that doesn't work anymore. I bought it only a year ago and I think the ...
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How can I find which drivers are the correct ones for my machine?

I'm currently installing Windows 7 onto a new laptop before imaging it to deploy. I need to install the Wireless and Graphics drivers, but the HP site is offering me both ATI and Intel graphics ...
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What is “Green TX” in WiFi (Atheros AR5B97 adapter for laptop)

In the device options I am trying to get the most out of my card but I am wondering what Green TX (on/off) is? I can't find it on google. So, what does Green TX mean and what is it for, what does it ...
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how can I let crunchbang use my wlan board?

I recently put #!, a linux distro based on Debian, on my computer. All the installation process was OK, but finally, when I switched it on, I saw there wasn't written anything about the WiFi ...
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Enterprise laptop doesn't recognize WiFi

My cousin is using an enterprise laptop for home work, but for some reason she can't connect to her home WiFi. The laptop isn't able to detect any WiFi networks, although she used to be able to detect ...
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WiFi connection is -always- limited connectivity for every network/router

I have a Lenovo v570 with a Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 card and running windows 7 home premium 64bit. Every time I connect to a wireless network it says connection unsuccessful, and that I have ...
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ndiswrapper wlan driver installed, but wlan still does not work

I'm trying to get my Atheros AR1111 EB-WG PCI wireless adapter to work. Right now wifi is not even detected. I'm on ubuntu 12.04 64bit and I managed to find a xp64bit driver. I followed the exact ...
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Acer ASPIRE 5830G WIFI Driver ReInstalled. Still intermittent Connection

I've WiFi and 2 laptops. internet is ok with one of them but with another connection is sometimes dissapeared. It is intermittent. I've already downloaded latest version of wifi driver from ...
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Ndiswrapper showing invalid Task

I have a problem with ndiswrapper. I am using ndiswrapper with the Netgear WN121t USB Wifi adapter and by now I think I tried almost every .inf file on the net. I got the device working so far (it ...
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Intel Proset/Wireless Software fails to install

I have a samsung laptop with window 7 Home Premium. I wanted to update my WiFi driver coz previous version get corrupted. I downloaded the Intel Proset/Wireless Software 15.0.0.75 from Samsung ...
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Capture/Peek WiFi data traffic?

My goal: I want to analyze the network protocols of a wireless device on my net. I've successfully set my linux laptop into monitor and promiscuous mode for its wifi interface. I used airmon-ng to ...