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108 views

Can the wifi connection still be poor even if I have many bars?

On my Windows computer, the wifi indicator shows 4-5 bars out of 5 most of the time - I conclude that the signal is strong. My internet is occasionally very slow - between 1/5th and 1/100th ...
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1answer
38 views

Identifying whether the wireless router is faulty or the wireless adapter is

I have a persistent problem with my wireless internet connection. On the system (Windows 8.1) that I have, the internet is so unstable that it goes to limited every 15 minutes and then resolves itself ...
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2answers
349 views

Troubleshooting slow Wi-Fi performance writing to NAS

Setup: a Late 2007 MacBook Pro, running latest OS X 10.6, connects via Wi-Fi access point, ASUS WL-330gE to AFP share on NAS Synology DS508 running under latest DSM 4.0. When doing rsync from the ...
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1answer
30 views

Obtaining IP Address Cycles - Wireless Connection Failing Troubleshooting

We are trying to connect wirelessly to our business' network through our router (BT Business Hub). It was working a week or two ago and as far as I am aware nothing has changed. Anything trying to ...
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1answer
228 views

Window Remote Desktop Connection

I have PCs X1,X2,X3 in a network X (Ethernet Lan) all of them in workgroup XW and running windows XP pro 32 bits version. The same PC X1 is also in network Z (wifi Lan) with another PC Z1 via a ...
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3answers
113 views

Do I need to replace my NIC or how is there a software based solution?

My connection intermittently fails and it is not because of my home phone or a microwave oven. I have a Realtek RTL8190 802.11n Wireless LAN (Mini-)PCI NIC. My signal strength is excellent. My ...
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1answer
272 views

How to troubleshoot network problems after fresh install of Linux?

Almost every time I install Ubuntu on any laptop there are some problems with connecting to the Internet. After the last installation neither Ethernet nor Wi-Fi is working. What would be the steps to ...
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0answers
93 views

Wireless slows/disconnects ever since unplugging cable to external hard drive [closed]

Recently I bought a Transcend StoreJet 1TB external hard drive which I plug into a USB 3.0 port in my Dell Vostro 3550 laptop. This port is located near the wireless card. After the first time I ...
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1answer
1k views

How to define when machine was connected to WiFi in Windows logs?

I'm looking for a ways to define time when WiFi connection was established/enabled/disabled on Windows 7 machine through logs. The reason I'm looking for it is that I have laptops in LAN which ...
0
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1answer
579 views

Wifi signal changes over time

I have a trouble about my wireless router signal. My laptop is 25-30 feet (~8 meters) away from the router. There are two walls between them. Windows reports signal strength is two bars, and inSSIDer ...
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0answers
121 views

Very odd Windows WiFi connection issue

First time posting here, so sorry if things aren't in the usual format. Issue: Working on a friend's laptop with WiFi issues. Laptop can connect to my WiFi network with no issues, but refuses to ...
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0answers
128 views

Sudden loss of Wi-Fi connectivity on OS X

Occasionally while I work, without any special provocation, I lose connectivity via Wi-Fi. Other devices connected to the same wifi network have no interruption, and the problem gets resolved once I ...
4
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5answers
83k views

How can I “turn on wireless capability” in Windows 7?

On my laptop I have a strange bug or something that fairly frequently causes wireless networking to become spontaneously disabled. Network connections drop out & all available APs disappear. ...
0
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1answer
376 views

SpeedTouch 5x6 disconnects every few minutes

I've got speedtouch modem connected to TP-LINK TL-WR740N router. And it happens that I lost internet connecting on both wifi and lan connection (from the router) few times per hour and it's very ...
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14answers
30k views

Windows 7: Wi-Fi connection drops intermittently - only returns after “Troubleshoot connection” resets the adapter

On our laptop (running Windows 7) the Wi-Fi connection drops intermittently. Symptoms: Connectivity is suddenly lost, and the "signal strenght" indicator in the tray shows zero strength and a yellow ...
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0answers
301 views

Diagnosing network stack problems on XP

I'm getting intermittent problems apparently with my TCP/IP stack. The wifi adapter either fails to connect to the router (despite excellent signal strength, and no problems from other devices), or ...
0
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1answer
210 views

Troubleshooting iPad local network connectivity

Configuration: WiFi Router <-> Gateway PC (Ubuntu 11.10) <-> Internet iPad 2 (iOS 5.0.1) <-> WiFi MacBook Pro late 2007 (OS X 10.7.2) <-> WiFi The WiFi uses static IP configuration, no ...
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2answers
3k views

Toshiba P775-S7215 with a broken wireless button?

I'm troubleshooting a wireless connectivity problem on a Toshiba P775-S7215. The wireless seems to be stuck "Off". Pressing the wireless button (located to the right of the power button) causes it ...
3
votes
2answers
238 views

Can I set up a local network from my computer that I could then connect to with my Wii?

Due to the odd way my college's network is set up, I can't use their network with my Wii (it's a long story, and not exactly relevant to the question). However, my computer can connect perfectly fine, ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Wifi network undetectable on a Lenovo G470

I have a WPA2 secured network with a visible SSID at home that works perfectly fine with a Dell laptop,a HP netbook and sundry mobile phones. When I try connecting my sister's Lenovo G470, it refuses ...
3
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2answers
21k views

How do I configure my Linksys WRT160N to be a wireless access point?

I'm trying to set up a Linksys WRT160N wireless router as an access point in order to extend the effective range of a working Belkin wireless router that has internet access. I don't know the model ...
0
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1answer
268 views

Starting Skype breaks Internet connection, LAN connection staying alive

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 and I've just installed Skype. Whenever I try to sign into Skype, my Internet connection breaks. I remain connected to my wireless LAN but can't connect to the Internet. The ...
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1answer
201 views

Record WiFi performance and errors over time

I'm having intermittent performance and connection problems occuring in my wireless home network. Sometimes it slows to a crawl on all wirelessly connected devices or loses the connection entirely. ...
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3answers
12k views

wi-fi connection drops periodically for a few seconds

I've read the similar question on wireless connections dropping, but no answer seems to apply to my case I have configured the wi-fi lan of my router to broadcast sid and use WPA-PSK. Every few ...
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0answers
778 views

Comtrend 536+ selectively blocks web pages when using it via wifi. No problem whatsoever via LAN

I've just obtained a Comtrend 536+ ADSL2+ router and I've easily managed to setup a proper LAN/wifi configuration for my home machines, laptops, smartphones and such. I'm more than used to do it. The ...
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2answers
6k views

What would cause large variations in ping time between PC and router over wifi?

I just purchased a new router (Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH) and setup our router in a new location. I'm running the stock firmware 1.72. Between my PC and the router there are several walls and a ceiling. ...
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2answers
214 views

Wireless connectivity issue

So basically, I am having an issue connecting my computer to a wireless router (obviously). As of a week ago, this computer was connecting easily and no problems. I was trying different free VPN ...
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1answer
139 views

Linksys Router Problem

I have a Linksys WRT54G V8 router. I connected it to my PC today. The Power LED does not light up but the Internet and Node ones do light up. But the router does not seem to be working. I put in the ...
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3answers
795 views

Only detecting wireless networks on channel 1

I've just installed a wireless USB dongle and I have an odd problem, the dongle is only detecting networks broadcasting on channel 1. Luckily, my router just happens to be on channel 1 at the moment, ...
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1answer
130 views

Driver choice for addressing ubuntu wireless card issues

this should be a relatively simple question. I'm attempting to get my windows wireless card to work with ubuntu, booted from my portable hard drive. This is the guide I'm attempting to follow is ...
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2answers
1k views

MacBook repeatedly disconnects from Wi-Fi

I have an early 2008-model MacBook (2.4 GHz). The Wi-Fi router I have at home is a Linksys WRT54GX2 that I have had for a few years. My MacBook has recently started disconnecting from the router ...
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1answer
837 views

Mac WLAN 802.11b+g WPA1 connection issues

I have a Telewell TW-EA510v4 ADSL modem+WLAN router configured as follows: Mode: 802.11b+g Security Mode: WPA1 Pre-shared Key WPA Algorithms: TKIP Connections from only certain MAC addresses have ...
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votes
3answers
123 views

What is causing my wireless problems?

I have a Dell XPS M1330, since I moved to my new house, the wireless barely works on it, my housemates report no problems, so I guess it's something to do with my laptop. It's eratic in normal mode, ...
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1answer
1k views

Wireless very slow on one laptop on network, all other machines normal?

My new laptop (Acer Aspire Timeine 3810TZ running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit) is acting very strange on my wireless network. Below are the issues I'm noticing... The connection frequently drops. ...
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3answers
294 views

Unable to connect to network

Hey guys, I have a question. I have been having problems connecting a new netbook to my network at home. I have an Asus Eeepc 100HAB. I have tried to run a repair on the connection, uninstalled and ...
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votes
3answers
26k views

What is error 324? Is it related to Google Chrome? Or Verizon Webmail?

My in-laws are having trouble with signing into their Verizon Webmail account at webmail.verizon.net, only when they are on their wireless network. When they try to log in from wireless they get ...
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6answers
2k views

iPod wifi signal strength issue

In follow up to my question here, I am now having issues with the signal strenth of the wifi on my iPod touch. If I stand about a metre away from the router it connects fine. Move away and it drops ...
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2answers
749 views

Programmatically reconnect to wifi network

Sometimes I work with frequently-dropping wifi connections. I can either reconnect manually or wait some time (varies from few seconds to few minutes) before windows attempts to reconnect. Is there a ...
2
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1answer
462 views

iPod Touch WiFi Problems

I am having major problems with my iPod Touch. The story so far... I had it connected to my Netgear Router using WEP encryption which worked fine. I had to do some maintenance of my PC which to cut a ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Cannot see all available wireless networks?

There are two wireless networks setup in my office, a primary one and a backup. Plus there are few other wireless networks nearby. However, Windows (XP SP3) has ceased to show other available wireless ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows7 says I have no Internet Connection through Wireless — yet here I am!

I just upgraded from Vista Home Premium x32 to Windows 7 Home Premium x32 and I noticed a very strange thing. The Wireless bar graph on the bottom right of my toolbar shows a yellow exclamation point ...
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1answer
993 views

Lenovo S10 WiFi connection problems

At home I have an ADSL modem (ZTE ZXDSL 831 C) which is also a router and a WiFi access point. My desktop PC is connected via Ethernet directly to this router, wheras iPhone and Lenovo laptop both ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

Low quality connection: is it my internet provider or my router?

I recently changed to a different internet provider, and at the same time I installed a wireless router at home, so now my machine connects to the wifi instead of a cable. Since then I've been ...
0
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2answers
331 views

Troubleshooting wireless DSL connection

I have had an interesting bout with my DSL modem (Actiontec GT701-WG) that I got close to resolving but not quite. Ignoring all the intermediate details, I upgraded the firmware to the latest version ...
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2answers
2k views

Wireless Router - having problems with only one connected machine/device

I'm having an issue with my wireless router (D-Link DGL-4300). I've had this router for a couple of years and for the most part it has worked fine. Recently, however, it seems to be having trouble ...
1
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2answers
5k views

“Windows cannot connect hidden wireless network” on re-connecting to company network

I'm having this problem only with the wireless network at the company where I work. First off, I clicked the 'network' icon in the system tray (looks like mobile reception bars), found the company's ...
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2answers
983 views

Wireless connects to wep network for 10 minutes then disconnects

Windows XP desktop computer is able to connect to my home wireless network for about 10 minutes, but then it disconnects. It does reconnect after some time, but keeps disconnecting. Any way to ...
0
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8answers
521 views

Networking DHCP problem [closed]

A small network of 2 Macs and 2 Windows XP machines using an Airport Extreme. One Windows machine stopped being able to connect. The wireless card had stopped working (unable to find any networks, no ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

Best way to determine source of home network slow downs?

I have a cable modem with a standard Linksys wrt54g wireless connection attached to it. There are about eight wireless devices in the house attached through this network. The devices include a Mac, ...
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4answers
749 views

Trouble Accessing Internet through Wireless Router

I'm having trouble accessing the internet. I can connect to my wireless router successfully, but I can not access the actual internet. However, other computers connected to the same network can. What ...