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How can I connect my android phone to the created wifi connection,phone stuck in optaining ip adress procces,WINDOWS 7

I just used some guides to create a wifi hotspot with CMD and I started my wifi connection. After that I shared the conection from my local area connection to that hotspot. The hotspot is enabled has ...
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Sony Vaio laptop Wi-Fi signal strength issue

I have recently encountered a strange problem with my 1½ year old Sony Vaio E Series laptop running Windows 8. When I keep the lid open at 90°, the Wi-Fi signal strength is full; i.e., 5 ...
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Win 8.1 laptop cant find any dnla devices in same network

I have sony vaio svs1511 laptop upgraded to windows 8.1, xbox one, and LG SmartTV (2014 year model, with WebOS). They are all in the same 5GHz wi-fi network (I've checked that), pings from my laptop ...
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How to make visible Bluetooth connection on a laptop with Windows 8.1?

I have a Toshiba laptop, with Windows 8.1 installed on it and I want to transfer a file from my smart phone (Samsung Galaxy Gio) to the aforementioned laptop. The problem is that, although I opened ...
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Laptop is turning on, but turning off again right after boot up (in patterns)

Here's the exact supplier model, but the version I have has less RAM, a smaller H.D., etc. No warranty. Anyways, I have been using it just perfectly until I decided to connect to a Wi-Fi network and ...
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Wireless not working

My internet worked perfectly fine until my rabbit jumped on my laptop, and I assume switched something and now my internet won't connect. I have has this happen before are just resolved it by hitting ...
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1answer
58 views

My Android phone connects to my company's wifi but my laptop won't

I have a windows 8.1 Gateway laptop that I am always able to use Wifi on. At home it works great too. At work, there is a Guest Wifi signal that is WPA security enabld. I have the password for it - my ...
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44 views

What does dual band wireless mean?

I see that in some laptop specs. Like in intel dual band wireless-ac 7260 What's the dual band good for?
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Very poor connectivity and poor performance on high end specs

I recently got a new laptop which has very good specs, it's basically a direct upgrade from my previous laptop - a GTX860M, quad core i7 2.5GHz and 16 GB ram. My old laptop ran Minecraft at 60+ FPS ...
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888 views

Cannot connect to wifi in windows 8.1 for my new HP laptop

I just bought a new HP laptop 15-d035dx and it has a pre-installed of Windows 8.1 in it. My problem is I cannot connect it to my home's wifi router. All the devices such as ipad, iphone, samsung s3 ...
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Wireless speed decreases

My router is Wireless-N Router IEEE 802.11N and Wifi card is Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 (dell notebook). I was wondering why does the download speed decrease. It stats at around 8 MB/sec ...
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Wifi issues with my laptop

I am using a Dell inspiron laptop and I'm having Wifi issues. The OS is Windows 8.1. I am using the Internet and suddenly the connection is lost. When I try to reconnect, my default network doesn't ...
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191 views

Enabling WiFi on ASUS Laptop

I have purchased a new ASUS's model x550LD. I have installed Windows 8 Pro. I am trying to enable Wi-Fi by pressing ffn+f2 . But it doesn't switch it on. Anyone have an idea ? Also I have installed ...
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PC Laptop not grabbing a DHCP address from Apple Time Capsule

All of the Macs on my network are acquiring a DHCP IP address via Wi_Fi just fine. Multiple PC laptops are not obtaining a DHCP IP address from the Wi-Fi network. They do successfully join the Wi-Fi ...
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63 views

Laptop keeps losing internet connection

I have an Asus K55A series laptop which keeps losing its internet connection but maintains the wireless connection. The only way to resolve this is to reboot the router which will restore the ...
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1answer
93 views

Diskless Netboot a laptop with a broken HDD

Short question: I need to use a laptop that the hard drive connector is broken with Linux or Windows by booting through the network cable. Full question and background: We have 2 desktop systems and ...
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92 views

Extending wifi range with an external antenna

I've got an old antenna that I'd like to try and use to get a bit more wifi range/signal strength out of my laptop. The antenna is terminated with a male TS9 connector, such as the one pictured here: ...
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Is it possible for a desktop computer to use a laptop's WiFi? [duplicate]

Given a curious setup, my desktop computer is now far from an accessible connection to the internet as it lacks WiFi, yet I do have a spare laptop lying around with WiFi capabilities. Is it possible ...
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Dell Inspiron 7737 with Windows 7 Wlan connection fail

I just got my new Dell Inspiron 7737 Laptop and installed Windows 7 on it. I found all the drivers coresponding to this model and all drivers are working well. Now my problem is: First time I ...
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Is it okay to connect white Wifi antenna cord to main connector, while not connecting black antenna to axillary connector?

What is the difference between the main connector and the axillary connector? I have a Toshiba Satellite 1905-s301 laptop. Two weeks ago, someone accidentally pulled the U.FL connector (plug) off the ...
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295 views

How can I turn my wireless laptop into a wifi hotspot?

When I am in my room, my phone does not have any signal strength to my router. My laptop is at half signal strength, so I can use the internet just fine on that. Now I want to turn my wireless laptop ...
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Network (gigabit wired or wifi) utilisation very low ~5% on Windows 7 laptop

I've got a HP Pavilion G6 which has decent specifications: Quad core, 8GB DDR3 ram, SSD, etc I've got a problem with the networking. The inbound speed doesn't climb much above about 4% network ...
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New laptop with Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 has inconsistent wireless connection

So, I got a new Toshiba L50-B-103 (Windows 8.1 64-bit, specs) which comes in with the wireless card indicated in the title, Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160. I use this computer mainly for gaming, ...
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Is it possible to run windows media player on samsung series 7 TV

I just purchased a series 7 Samsung 2014 LED TV. In the user manual on page 21 I noticed a STILL IMAGE WARNING. Needless to say I was not happy reading to avoid displaying the same TV Channel and ...
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Wireless Capability Is Turned Off [closed]

I have tried many ways to turn on the wireless capability, but finally it can't make it. I do not know what happened. Last month I just sent it to the shop for the same problem. Is it a driver problem ...
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Redirect Bluray Sound to laptop without any wire

I have a TV connected to bluray player. i want to play the disk but i want the sound to come to laptop. so that i can use my heahphone. I could use the headphone by connecting to the player. but ...
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145 views

Using a laptop as a wifi adapter for desktop with linux

I have a laptop running Linux Mint 13 with a working wifi card and a desktop with no wifi card running Arch Linux. I temporarily have no access to a Ethernet connection, so I'd like to use my laptop ...
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Failed Wireless

Sorry i'm not good with computers so my tech. talk is limited. I have a presario CQ62 Notebook PC. 64 bit: Yesterday I went to the local Library to use some free internet. When I returned I could no ...
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Some keys not working properly in Lenovo G500

I use Lenovo G500 laptop which runs on Windows 8. It has a problem. Some keys that should be used along with Shift key is working not properly, its output is not correct. I will explain it. When I ...
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spontaneous reboots only in certain wireless environments

My old Gateway laptop, running Windows XP, automatically rebooted every time I started it up while visiting my son in another state. Until I turned off wireless and then everything ran fine. So I quit ...
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402 views

Wirelessly *screen share* from any laptop to a wireless enabled TV [closed]

In my office I want to get a big TV for the meeting room that anyone can come in with any laptop and very simply be able to screen share to. Has to be wireless Has to be possible from any laptop old ...
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142 views

I can't get any internet connection on Crunchbang, how can I download and manually install the drivers?

I recently installed crunchbang on my Lenovo G505 Laptop, it uses broadcom drivers and I can't get any type of connection. I have tried connecting it with an ethernet cable every way that I could and ...
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Which is better:1x1ac or 2x2n, on an 802.11ac network?

I am configuring a new hp computer and I was wondering if I should get 802.11ac network card that is 1x1 or if I should get a 802.11n network card that is 2x2. I am on an ac network. So the ac card ...
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176 views

Does using of a laptop as a WiFi hotspot have any adverse effects on the laptop's WiFi adapter?

Because I do not have a 3G router and I have a 3G modem I use my laptop as a WiFi router to be able to connect my mobile over WiFi. Is there any adverse effect on the laptop WiFi caused by using it ...
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I have to troubleshoot to connect to internet

Whenever I turn my laptop on, it says it cannot connect to the internet; the bars at the bottom right have a little red cross over them. I then have to click on that and troubleshoot it. It always ...
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1answer
78 views

How to set up different IP settings on different WiFi networks?

On my Windows 8.1 laptop I often play multiplayer games that require some port forwarding. I constantly have to change the port forwarding settings, because my IP address keeps changing every time. Is ...
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2k views

Turning on Lenovo S10-3 Ideapad WIFI

My friend has a Lenovo s10-3 that runs on Windows 8. He was using it perfectly a while ago. The battery charge ran out which led his netbook to turn off or hibernate. After plugging in the AC adapter ...
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509 views

Internet Wireless Connection not working on my laptop

I have a problem with my HP dv6 notebook with Windows 7 bought in August 2011. Many many times since the past and even today, whenever I up my laptop and login, I am usually getting "Not connected - ...
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HP-Compaq - Clean Install of Win8 - Intel 4965AG wireless cannot see WiFi networks

HP-Compaq laptops (general) and Compaq 6910n (specifically): After Windows 7 upgrade (using clean install) to Windows 8 - Intel 4965AG wireless adapter now doesn't work, but lights up and shows as ...
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Is the reason for weak wireless signal on new laptop the wireless card itself or the antennas?

I just bought a new laptop ASUS N550JV. I wanted to test the wifi receivers of my two laptops (the old and the new), so I put them together and scanned for the neighboring wireless connections. My old ...
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Wireless Internet connection not available in Windows 8

My laptop brand is ASUS, a few days ago the wireless connection was still working. This morning I pressed the power button and it did not start. I tried to take out the battery (my laptop is 2 ...
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43 views

Why won't Wifi work on laptop?

Recently the wifi kept going out on my laptop. The other night, every time I would go to a specific website it would shut off, and I would have to restart the computer for it to turn on. Then the next ...
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1answer
65 views

Can laptop parts be replaced with a different brand?

I have HP Pavilion g6. I have broadcom wireless card, and HP graphic. They both cause great problems especially on Linux, they're not supported. I want to buy another wireless card and a Nvidia ...
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41 views

Nothing in my house will connect to the internet unless I am ACTIVELY using my iPod

This is an extremely strange situation, and I have tried to deal with it. I am really at the end of my rope, especially as an online gamer. Trying to do something and then suddenly I need to scramble ...
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857 views

Wifi randomly drops on Windows 8 laptop

First of all, I did a lot of research on this problem, and I wasn't able to come to any helpful conclusion. I've finally decided that I need advice from those who might know where to look. So don't ...
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681 views

Wireless card overheating?

Ok, so I've had my laptop for several years (I wanna say 4, but possibly more), it's a Toshiba Satellite. I'm running Linux mint 15, and am having a strange new issue, after several hours of running ...
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“limited” access to wifi after upgrading to Windows 8.1

After my sister upgraded her Lenovo laptop to Windows 8.1, her internet connection keeps showing "limited" connection. She can't access to internet. However, my Toshiba laptop (Windows 7) can access ...
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Can't connect to wifi with laptop

I can't connect to wifi with my laptop but I can connect to wifi with my phone, ps3 and ipod etc. I can actually connect to the internet with my laptop when I use a cable to connect to the router. ...
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My laptop can't access files from my desktop

Here is my problem. I have a desktop, a laptop and a typical router. The desktop is connected through wire and I connected my laptop wirelessly. I can access my desktop files through my laptop, but I ...
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Closing laptop lid slows/hangs wifi

There are 4 other PC's in the house all connected to the same wifi. These 4 PC's have been experiencing intermittent internet hangs and slowdowns, though the worst affected is laptop and the PC next ...