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Dual band 2x2 WiFi card in a 1x1 laptop

I've got a HP ProBook with a rather meh Qualcomm QCA9565 wireless N card (1x1), and I'm considering getting an Intel Wireless AC card to replace it. I have two choices: the Intel 3160AC which is a ...
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Wireless adapter issues

System: HP pavilion g6 laptop. Windows 8 x64, Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter Problem : Wifi is switched on, but shows no networks found. None of the wireless networks created by a wireless ...
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Can a faster wireless adapter deliber better results if the router caps the connection speed?

I have an AC1200 (867Mbps max data rate) router. I'm in the market for a desktop wireless adapter to go with that, and wondering whether it's worth going beyond AC1200. Specifically, I need to choose ...
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How can I prevent a device from being installed

I have a wireless card that is causing me some serious trouble. I need the device to stop installing the driver it is currently using. I went into the hardware settings and set it to ask me what to ...
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Wireless adapter keeps losing connection in windows 7

I have a RNX-N150UBE wireless adapter that keeps losing connection on my Desktop machine whenever I boot into windows 7. The wireless adapter works fine when I boot into my Linux Ubuntu system. ...
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What Can Cause a Tablets Wifi To Interfere With Other Devices Wifi Internet

I have a very weird problem occurring. I just bought a Windows 8.1 Tablet from Phoenix Technologies. When the new tablet connects to the internet it kills all other devices internet and brings their ...
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brand new hp pavilion 500 has very weak wifi signal

So i just bought a new Desktop computer : Specs : Model: HP 500-280ef Cpu : intel i7 4770,3.8ghz,8mo cache GPU : nVidia 750 2Gb DDR5 RAM : 8Gb Os : win 8.1 Wireless ...
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Why my Windows 8 laptop doesn't recognize any wireless device?

I got a HP 255 G2 Laptop and I installed windows 8 on it today because I want to dual boot it with a Linux distribution.Everything works fine,excepting the networking.It doesn't recognize any wireless ...
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Cross-OS Intermittent Wireless Issues

I am using a 2 year-old HP Pavilion DV6TQE that is partitioned with both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For a long while, I have dealt with strange wireless issues in Windows 7 that could only be ...
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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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Trouble connecting with AWUS063NHA

I am having issues trying to connect to the internet with my Alfa AWUS063NHA wireless adapter. I downloaded and installed the proper drivers, but whenever I connect to a network it gives me the yellow ...
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Can I use my wireless keyboard receiver to connect to Internet via my Wi-Fi router?

I have a desktop computer with Windows 7 and I recently purchased a Logitech wireless keyboard that has an "Unifying" transceiver. Can I use it to get Internet on my desktop by connecting to my home ...
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Wireless Network connects to one network, disconnects from it, connects to other network, then connects to previous network and does this infinitely

I have the following Wireless Adpater [Intel Centrino] on my Windows 7 Professional laptop: I have tried resetting it many times, and this problem persists. I remember, I might have added two ...
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“REALTEK 11n USB WirelessLAN is Disable” error message

I bought a new TP-LINK 300 Mbps High Gain Wireless USB Adapter, and my internet seems to be a bit improved. Yet, in my system tray, I have an icon for REALTEK 11n USB WirelessLAN Utility, and when I ...
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Getting Windows netsh hostednetwork SoftAP to use 2.4 and 5 GHZ

I have a Windows 7 PC setup sharing a wired internet connection over Wifi using the "netsh wlan set hostednetwork" command. It is working well but it is only broadcasting in at 2.4GHZ and would like ...
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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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Atheros Wireless adapter Driver error - Kali Linux

I'm using Kali linux with vmware player I've connected and used an Atheros USB2.0 wireless adapter and it was going fine but now when I Disconnect the wireless adapter from the host machine and ...
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Install driver for RT5370 on Ubuntu

I try to install a driver for my wireless adapter Ralink RT5370. I downloaded on the website http://www.mediatek.com/_en/07_downloads/01_windows.php?sn=501 the driver for linux. Then I have modified ...
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Do I need an specific router to create a wireless subnet?

I am planning to extent the scope of my router by using "AV500 Nano Powerline Adapter Starter Kit TL-PA411KIT" plus a wireless adapter (or a wireless router such as TP-Link TL-WR702N which would ...
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Wireless AC adapter indicates max speed is 54Mbps when connected to wireless AC router

The software that came with my network card indicates that my max speed is 54Mpbs when connected to my home wireless network, if I modify the Tx Power adjustments in the software I am able to get ...
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Increase wifi signal in some part of the house

In the living room the internet WIFI connection is very low and quite difficult to get sometimes. I was thinking about buying something to solve this problem. A friend of mine told me about buying a ...
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Wifi access point without infrastructure [closed]

I need to be able to connect a number of wifi devices to a laptop without proper infrastructure; specifically this is my use case... I have a number of devices that utilize wifi, I have a laptop with ...
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Why won't any USB wireless adapters work on my PC?

I have tried 5 different wireless USB adapters on my PC, all ranging between £15 and £80, they all state Windows 7 x64 compatible, but none of them worked properly. The message comes up saying new ...
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Will a bad network card affect a USB network adaptor?

If my network card that is integrated into the motherboard stops working, will this have an effect on a USB wireless network adaptor I plug in? If so, will inserting a new network card fix this? ...
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Is USB wireless adaptor supposed to work better than internal wireless adpater is?

I purchased a USB wireless adaptor: EDIMAX EW-7811Un Wireless Nano Adapter . For the first time use, it only detects the router in the same apartment. My internal wireless adaptor (in Lenovo T400) ...
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Internal wireless adaptor becomes not working after I move the laptop

My laptop is Lenovo T400, about 4 years old, and my OS is Ubuntu 12.04. When I restart my Ubuntu, the internal wireless adaptor works fine and can find and connect to our wireless network. Then if I ...
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Getting Wireless Card To Work Old Fujitsu Siemens Laptop

I'm working on a project bringing computers to a settlement in South Africa, and have a bunch of old donated laptops that I am trying to get into working order. This one is a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo, ...
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Can't enable wireless network adapter on laptop

I have an HP Pavilion dv4t-1200 entertainment notebook, and recently upgraded it to Windows 8. The wireless card never worked on Windows 8 so I reformatted the HDD and did a fresh install of Windows ...
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Windows 8 USB Wireless Adaptor

I just installed Windows 8 for a friend, but he uses a Wireless Adaptor from Netgear to connect to the internet. It is model WNA3100, and we need the Windows 8 Drivers for this. It also says ...
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Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230 no valid IP address only at school

I have been having this issue for a while. I have never had an issue with wifi till I've tried to connect to my school's wifi. I have windows 8 and the above wireless adapter. I have re-installed the ...
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Lenovo T520 can't get Intel 6205 driver to install on Windows 7

I just installed Windows 7 on a Lenovo T520. According to the specs, the wireless adapter is an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205. I downloaded and attempted to install the drivers for this and the ...
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Wireless card on HP laptop not working

I just bought an HP Envy m6-1125dx online from Best Buy. When I got it home and started it up, the wireless card did not work well - at all. I could connect, but any real usage would cause the ...
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Couldn't connect properly to the internet using wireless

I'm running a netbook intel atom 1.6Ghz windows 7 1 GB Ram. I had this issue going online after formating. I've installed the drivers and all but I still manage don't know why i couldn't solve this ...
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My Dell Inspiron N5050 Won't connect to any Wireless

I have a brand new DELL Inspiron which used to connect to my WiFI. I had the laptop off for about 2 months and when I turned it on it will not connect to my Wireless with WPA2+AES encryption. All of ...
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Wireless radio OFF, Wireless Card Enabled

I have a weird issue where my network connection gets disabled somehow. Device Manager shows the card as being enabled, the network icon shows that I don't have a wireless card. Rebooting the ...
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USB wireless adapter driver for Ubuntu

I lost the CD with driver to my USB wireless adapter and Ubuntu does not recognize my adapter. The sad thing is, I don't even know the manufacturer or brand of my adapter. It is just a small little ...
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Thinkpad T400 drops its wireless connection

My Laptop is Lenovo Thinkpad T400 with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 Symptoms: When I use Ubuntu 12.04 (and 10.10 previously), every now and then, the wireless connection drops, and then no wireless ...
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Can I use my laptop's wireless adapter in a desktop computer?

I bought a new desktop computer and my old one will be used in the living room. It is not very practical to lay a network cable through the living room to the desktop, so I was starting to think about ...
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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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RA5370STA Wireless Adapter Is Up But Not Working

I've installed the packaged firmware for a RA5370STA based wireless adapter. If I run iwconfig, it shows the ra0 device as up. However, I can't connect to any networks. I'm on Ubuntu 11.10.
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Wireless connection drops under heavy traffic load

Please read the whole thing before commenting if you would really like to help ! :) I've had this problem for a very long time now and tried MANY different solution. Here's the problem. My desktop ...
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Check wireless card manufacturer and model in Linux Mint 11

I googled around but most instructions refer to older versions, in which there is a "Device Manager" program in the Control Center. The closest I could find in Katya is "System Information", which ...
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Alfa AWUSO36H 1W dysfunctional driver

I recently purchased an Alfa AWUSO36H 1W wireless USB adapter for my notebook, in order to improve signal strength and quality. I'm currently using Linux Mint 11, and the it uses the RTL8187 driver ...
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Wireless Adapter Vs. Wireless Router

What's the difference between a wireless adapter vs. wireless router? For example: I've heard some mobile devices that have a support for WiFi. Can they work as wireless adapter or router?
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Problems installing wireless USB adapter under Windows 7

This is a strange one. I just bought a Netgear WNA3100 wireless USB adapter. I put in the installation CD, clicked "setup" and the driver installation did its thing. When it told me to plug the device ...
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How do I match wireless card chipset to actual product names?

I'm wanting to buy a USB wireless adapter that works with OpenBSD. My problem: finding one that I know will work. There is a lot of documentation for what chipsets OpenBSD supports in this area, ...
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how to find wireless adapter driver if I do not know the manufacturer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there software to tell what kind of hardware I have so I can find drivers for it? Problem: I need a wireless adapter driver for my formatted HP ProBook 4410s on ...
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USB wireless adaptor that doesn't require CD software

Can anyone recommend a Windows XP compatible USB wireless adapter that doesn't require a CD software load. MY CD drive is broke and obviously I can't download a driver prior to having wireless ...
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Ubuntu and Belkin N150 f6d4050 Wireless USB adapter v2

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get my Belkin USB adapter to work. There are plenty of discussions out there already about this, but none really helped me out. Here's what I've done - ...
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Wireless Internet is “Unidentified”?

My laptop wireless refuses to connect with my wireless adapter. It says signals all good and ip address is cool, but my ipv4 ad ipv6 connectivity is "no netwok access". What do i do with that?