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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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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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Airplane mode switch disables Wi-Fi+Bluetooth but re-enables only Bluetooth

In my Lenovo Yoga 13 (Windows 8.0), when I set airplane mode switch: switched on Bluetooth: disabled Wi-Fi: disabled switched off Bluetooth: re-enabled Wi-Fi: no effect (remains ...
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WIFI failures: No Functioning DNS available

WIFI always disconnects, and reports "no internet access". It might connect back after some time. It happens in many different locations: at home, in coffee shops etc. My colleague told me that it ...
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XBox One Wireless Adapter availability

On 20th October 2015 Microsoft released the Wireless Adapter for PC, which allows to connect XBox One Wireless Controllers to a PC. However, while there were many news about the upcoming release of ...
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Why is my TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 wireless network adapter is not detected in Windows 8.1?

I recently installed the TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 wireless adapter into a PCI-E slot in my computer which is running Windows 8.1. When I use the disk and run the setup on it, I get the following popup that ...
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what happens when connected to two networks at same time,using two different wireless network connections?

what happens when connected to two networks at same time,using two different wireless network connections? and/or two different wireless network adapters? conflict? or does the stronger connection ...
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Wi-Fi adapter in a Dell Inspiron keeps disconnecting

I’m using a Dell Inspiron and the Wi-Fi adapter keeps on disconnecting, it allows me to connect using ethernet. I know that it isn’t disabling since it isn’t turned off, it doesn’t even give me the ...
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Have to Disable and Enable Adapter Every 60 seconds to use internet

I used to have a normal wireless modem that worked perfectly with high speed on my desktop playing PC games online. Now I have a Clear Spot Hot Spot thing, basically a 4G portable hotspot. It ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't connect to Wi-Fi after Sleep/Hibernate

I start my computer normally and the Wi-Fi adapter works just fine. However, once I sleep or hibernate, and resume, I am no longer connected to any network. I scan for a network and the list displays ...
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Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160 not working on some WiFi's

My friend has this wireless card in his laptop (Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160) and it works fine at his home wifi (or any other), but on the schools wifi it does not. Anyone who has any clues ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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WiFi Adapter saying incorrect password after a few hours - OSX El Capitan

I have a Macbook Air with a WiFi adapter in it, I have tried two different brands, GYMLE and Edimax, both with the same results. After a few hours, the WiFi adapters will just come up saying the ...
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wireless adapter keeps disconnecting on ubuntu 15.10

I have ubuntu 15.10 os on my laptop, after doing an upgrade from 15.04. my problem is with the network adapter, I'm using a alpha wifi usb adapter, it was working perfectly with ubuntu 15.04 after ...
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MSI MS-1758 laptop with Realtek RTL8723AE WLAN adapter - Internet connection stops functioning, but does not disconnect

Specs: MSI MS-1758 prebuilt laptop (I wanted to link to the manufacturer's page here, but the only page I can find on MSI's website is a newer model with, for some reason, the same model number) ...
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Wireless issues on Lenovo ThinkPad

I'm currently experiencing wireless connectivity issues on my Lenovo ThinkPad T520. This started around a week ago - I couldn't find a way to fix it and ended up reinstalling Windows, but the problem ...
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WiFi is slower than expected

After reading this thread, I thought someone here might be able to help me with a problem involving similar equipment. I have a Dell Inspiron 5000 series laptop that I got in August. It had an AC ...
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Is it possible to connect USB wifi adapter directly into router?

Is it possible to use a USB wifi adapter (or similar device) to plug directly into the USB socket of a router so you can use the wifi of the adapter rather than the wifi of the router but still use ...
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No wireless connection for Kali Linux after compat-wireless install

I am running Kali Linux inside WMware Workstation 12 Player. I have installed the compat-wireless drivers, but there is still no wlan0 or wlan1 connection. No wireless networks appear, but there ...
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Both wired and wireless network 'adapters' stopped working

Before I went to work last night, I could connect to the internet as normal. When I come back from work, I press the space bar to wake my computer up from sleep mode like I always do, and the computer ...
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Very inconsistent WiFi performance on Windows only, desktop computer only

Windows 10, Intel 5820K, Asus X99-A/USB 3.1 motherboard NIC: Intel AC-7260, on a Gigabyte WB867D-I Rev 2.0 PCIe card (issues were the same with a Qualcomm Atheros AR9380 on a TP-Link WDN4800) So the ...
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Connection timing out in wireless adaptor on Mac

I have a router at home and I extend its wifi signal by using a TP-LINK adaptor that creates another WIFI network in another part of the house. Right now I'm having troubles with the wireless adaptor ...
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Port Forwarding stopped working with new wireless adapter

After my last question I ended up having to purchase a USB wireless adapter (Netgear A6210). However, now my port forwarding does not work. I've checked the ipconfig result and have ensured many ...
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Kali Linux Adapter does not exist?

Today I finally bought my D-LINK DWA-140 Adapter USB Wireless N because I searched for one adapter that could work as "wlan0" in Linux and this one was the only one at the closest store. I plug in my ...
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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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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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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.