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Wifi device is not showing up in device manager after installing windows 8

Hi I have an Asus x55A laptop. My wifi was working fine till I installed new windows and now I am unable to see the device for wifi. I have installed other drivers like HD graphics etc. But ther's no ...
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WISACOM WS-HP1000 and Yosemite

Does anybody know if WISACOM WS-HP1000 (rtl8187 chipset) should work with Mac OS X Yosemite on a Macbook Air 13'' 2015? I've download and installed the drivers from Realtek but although i can see the ...
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WiFi issues in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04. Wifi is not at all stable in that. Suddenly it does not connect. At times itc connected to Wifi but the net speed is very very. Wifi is highly unstable. I googled ...
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Wireless dongle driver don't work(Debian)

I have a WiFi dongle that said to support GNU/Linux, however no drivers were found on the CD, after hours of research i found this https://wiki.debian.org/rt2800usb and installed the driver, I'm ...
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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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Alfa AWUS036NH Kali tx power issue

I have bought an Alfa AWS036NH Wi-Fi card. I have been using it with Kali 1.1.0, however I can't get the tx power to increase. I have tried the following ifconfig wlan1 down Iwconfig wlan1 tx-power 30 ...
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Wifi won't turn back on after I accidentally turned it off

I accidentally pressed Fn+F12 on my HP dv6 laptop, which turns off my Wifi. When I tried to do the same to turn it back on, it said "Airplane Mode Off" on the screen, but wifi still wouldn't work ...
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Intel Wireless WiFi driver for Linux on Dell Inspiron 17 (7746, Early 2015) CentOS 7 Laptop

So I recently got a new laptop from work, and I'm unable to get the wireless drivers to work in CentOS 7. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 13 Mar 2015 13:47 EDT -0400 Booted ...
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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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Network Controller Driver not installed

I recently installed windows 8.1 on my Dell Inspiron 14(3421) but now I can't see any wifi networks on my network list. Simply, there is no wifi now. But, I can connect to the internet via Ethernet ...
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Problems installing Atheros Wireless driver

I was trying to reinstall the wireless driver on my Toshiba Satellite L300-2CF with Windows 7 x64, the wireless adapter is Atheros AR5007EG, but when I finally removed it, and then tried to reinstall ...
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Raspberry Pi Wifi error: “Association request to the driver failed” [closed]

I am unable to connect to WiFi with my Raspberry Pi. There is no password on the WiFi network, using NetworkManager. /var/log/syslog states that "Association request to the driver failed", and ...
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Can't set the Wireless configuration to “ad-hoc” in Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric)

Ubuntu doesn't allow me to connect to any ad-hoc networks. Doing a little research I find that it is my wireless settings so I executed the command that switches from Infrastructure mode to ad-hoc but ...
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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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List of wifi-devices that are able to serve ad-hoc and access point simultaneously

I would like to create a client wlan (infrastructure mode) and connect to an ad-hoc network at the same time with only one wifi adapter. Most adapters in laptops and usb-sticks cannot serve both at ...
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wlan0 has permanently vanished

i installed some programs recently and my wlan0 interface has disappeared. the wifi light still comes on (its a hp laptop). please let me know if you need more info. here is everything i could think ...
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Problems with wifi on lenovo yoga 3 pro running fedora

I recently purchased a lenovo yoga pro 3, and installed linux mint on it instead of windows. Mint didn't work very well however, lacking drivers for many of the yoga's features like the touchscreen, ...
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Kinivo WID340 Ubuntu Driver install

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and recently purchased this wifi extender. I'm attempting to install the drivers as instructed in the manual: http://downloads.kinivo.com/product/manual/WID340_English.pdf . I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to assign an INTERNAL Wifi Adapter to the guest OS in VM?

I'm having trouble assigning my Host Wifi Adapter (which is installed internally in my laptop) DIRECT to the guest OS [Windows XP x86] in the Oracle VirtualBox VM. I tried so many ways, like ...
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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 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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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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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 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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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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How to export and import, or backup and restore WiFi passwords saved in Windows 7?

Adjunct to How to get a stored WLAN “password” from Windows 7?, how do I back up and restore (in case of reinstalling the wlan adapter driver) or transfer (in case of switching wlan adapters or ...