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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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BSOD in USB-Wifi Driver - rtwlanu.sys - System Thread Exception not Handled

The driver is from an USB-Wifi. I've been getting a BSOD in Windows 8 saying "System Thread Exception not Handled". So i've read this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Driver “lost” after kernel update

I just updated an Ubuntu 10.04 kernel to 2.6.32-27-generic, and a wifi driver (r8187) is not present there. Is the only solution reinstalling it or is there a simple way to move it from an older ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dell XPS L502x wireless error after resume on 3.0.0-16-generic kernel

Ubuntu 11.10 64bit, 3.0.0-16 kernel on Dell XPS L502x has strange problem with integrated Intel Wireless card (Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 1030 BGN, REV=0xB0) or iwlagn drivers. After suspend 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 wifi reports “no network access” and “no internet access” but connects in fedora

I am running windows 7 home basic (64bit) on a Acer 5742G laptop with Atheos wifi adapter in it. Yesterday, I hiberneted my computer as I always do and up untill then the wifi was working fine. When I ...