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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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windows hosted networok on windows 8

my sister is using Acer laptop, that has an intel WLAN card and supports windows hosted network(checked in command prompt).Am using the basic way using netsh wlan command also, then am using netsh ...
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dell xps laptop windows 8 can connect to wireless perfectly except one network that everyone else can connect to

Purchased a new Dell XPS laptop. Can connect to the wireless at work, at clients, at the shopping center but not to my home network. the network is not even visible. at home my ipad connect, my kids ...
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Trying to connect to Ad-Hoc on Windows 8 via WiFi Scanner by Lizard Systems and it doesn't work

Windows 8.1 has no ability to connect to ad-hoc networks (aside from crude console workarounds). I have a Nokia E5 (that's Symbian s60v3) that has Joiku Hotspot installed on it. I'm not using any ...
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1answer
31 views

Why isn't my wireless not going over 2Mbits/s?

First of all, good night for all the readers of this help request. I'll now describe my problem. I'm connected trough a /n wireless network which should offer me 155MBP/s transfer rate, and my ...
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2answers
78 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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Windows 8 missing internet drivers [closed]

I recently installed windows 8 pro on my laptop it wasn't getting any internet at first then I went to sleep to see if it would work in the morning it wasn't until I checked my drivers that I realised ...
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1answer
28 views

Share DVD drive over wifi (or lan)?

I have two laptops win 8 and win 7. Win 8 has no dvd drive. I want to backup the os and drivers of win 8 using the dvd writer of win 7. Both systems are connected to a wifi router over which I have no ...
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2 laptops both Windows 8.1 on a home group

I was trying to create a homegroup, by mistake I created a Host Homegroup on both computers, I have left the Homegroup on the computer I wish to be the Client, but cannot find a way of joining the ...
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1answer
67 views

How can I disable all internet connections while my screensaver is running?

I was wondering if it's possible to disconnect my desktop PC from the internet entirely when starting a screensaver? I would also like to reconnect to the previously selected network (I'm using a ...
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40 views

Laptop having connectivity problems everywhere

My laptop (HP Envy dv6, running 64-bit Windows 8) loses connection entirely every half hour or so. Connection will be extremely weak for much of that time, then regain strength before suddenly ...
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2answers
87 views

Windows 8 WiFi is slow if and only if power is unplugged

I'm running two brand new ASUS T100CA laptops with Windows 8. I've had identical problems with them from the get-go, almost all WiFi related (Windows update won't work, Windows store won't load, SSH ...
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1answer
26 views

Windows Homegroup (Wi-Fi) sharing but without Internet connection?

How can Homegroup sharing work in Windows 8 and 8.1? At the moment, I have setup Homegroup sharing. And currently, it only works when the computers are connected to the internet. I would like to be ...
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0answers
34 views

Windows Keeps Losing Wireless Printer - Needs To Be Re-Added Every Day

I have a wireless network with a number of laptops and a Deskjet 2540 wireless printer. The laptops are running Windows 7 with one of them running Windows 8. The wireless modem is a Netgear. If I, ...
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0answers
10 views

My router is having trouble with Windows 8 devices

I have a TP-LINK Wireless N Router WR941ND and several devices (2 notebooks and 1 cellphone). The cellphone is a Windows Phone and the computers are a Acer running Windows 7 Pro and a Dell Vostro V14T ...
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0answers
23 views

Prioritizing connections and network interfaces Windows 8.1

I am a gamer and regularly stream various games that I play. Unfortunately, in my area the upload speeds are not suitable for streaming competitive online games, such as League of Legends, since it ...
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1answer
41 views

Wireless on Laptop no longer works. Finds Access Points, but connections are limited. Phone connects fine

Recently the WiFi on my laptop is no longer working. At home, I cannot connect to my home network, and the network at work does not connect either - at both places I have limited connections This all ...
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1answer
119 views

Intermittently, WiFi internet stops working when connected to VirtualBox host-only adapter with no internet connection

I have a virtual network set up between an Ubuntu VM and my Windows 8.1 laptop, hooked into the Host-Only network adapter. This provides an Apache server and DNS for this specific connection. This ...
0
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1answer
38 views

Internet Connection Sharing with 2 Wifi NICs? one to receive other to transmit?

In Windows 8, how do I make one Wifi NIC connect to the AP and the dongle Wifi NIC the Access Point? I understand that I need to setup a "Wireless Hosted Network", but my question is, how do I bind ...
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0answers
40 views

Virtual Router how to share dail up connection?

I was trying to share my dial up connection to a android device using Virtual Router. I connected dial up. But I cant find it on Virtual Router Manager: Also tried MyPublicWiFi. I could see the ...
0
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1answer
71 views

Slow performance with WAMP localhost access from other devices

I setup a localhost WAMP server and other device can access my localhost site on my win8 laptop with computer name instead of IP (because the wireless router is configured with DHCP and the laptop ...
0
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0answers
156 views

Need advice to choose correct wi-fi drivers for Dell Vostro 3560

I'm having problems with my Dell notebook's Wi-Fi, it can't see some of the available access points, despite they are close and I used to be connected to them yesterday. Other notebooks and my phone ...
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0answers
81 views

sharing via wifi an internet connection obtained via bluetooth

I have a working internet connection on my w8.1 laptop, this connection is done via a bluetooth network connection to my iPhone, in tethering. I'd like to share this connection via wifi to my other ...
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1answer
52 views

Scheduled task doesn't run when WiFi connects(trigger)

I've created a scheduled task which should enable my hotspot when my wifi connects to a network, only, it doesn't do what it should do. I've tried both basic task and task with: -'Event' as the ...
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1answer
38 views

BSOD when connecting to wifi

I did not have any problem connecting to wifi at all. However, I went to a public library, and when I try to connect with the library's wifi, automatically I get a Blue Screen of Death. It didn't ...
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0answers
67 views

Wireless Network Connection box won't show up?

I'm using Windows 8. No matter how many times I click on the Network Connection icon in the right corner, it won't show the list of available networks (I'm currently connected to a saved network ...
0
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0answers
191 views

Windows 8.1 Bluetooth Dongle with full stack

Just trying to get my phone paired to my Windows 8.1 PC via bluetooth for two things: Speakerphone and headset (so calls come via my PC headset when connected to my phone over bluetooth) and HID ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Can I trigger actions (like mounting a network drive) when I connect to a given network?

My college offers students some storage space and they make the network path public so that you can connect to it with your laptop once you're on the Wi-Fi network. For now, I've been keeping a ...
0
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1answer
889 views

Minidump reading help for BSOD

I've been having BSOD over the past few days. Nothing intentionally installed - apart from regular updates. BSOD appears to be related to wifi/network/bluetooth activity. Started to happen when BT ...
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0answers
45 views

Windows 8 browser running slow [duplicate]

I have Windows 8 use Firefox, K-9 & Malwarebytes. I have Comcast and my HP PC is wireless. It is also less than one year old. A couple of weeks ago I uninstalled Norton as it had expired. Around ...
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2answers
254 views

Windows 8 hostednetwork and ICS issue, no internet access

The Issue Trying to host a network to extend the range of my home wifi network, instead of going out and spending 50 bucks on a wifi extender. Anyways my issue occurs in that my hostednetwork does ...
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1answer
50 views

Why cant my win 8.1 laptop to find *my* WLAN

I have a cheap win 8.1 Packard Bell laptop. I have a WLAN that is detectable by win7, OSX, iPad, 2*iPhone another win 8.1 laptop and a Samsung phone. But I cant get the PB-laptop to find my WLAN. It ...
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81 views

How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 8

I have the same problems as the guys over How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 7? and Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64 But none of the solutions worked for me. I don't know ...
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0answers
23 views

Properly sharing windows 8 ethernet over wifi

I'm trying to share my ethernet network over a wifi card on my windows 8 pc. I have been able to do it following some guides online but when connected to the wifi hotspot, it doesn't have an ip ...
2
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0answers
63 views

Windows 8 Hyper-V sporadic network connectivity

I have a Windows 8.1 pro host and an 8.1 pro VM. I'm using an external virtual switch to allow the VM to connect to the network and get internet connectivity. When this works, all is dandy and I can ...
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0answers
9 views

Cannot access context menu in wireless networks menu

I read in a tutorial that one can mark a wireless as metered in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. I am trying to mark a network as metered but I'm unable to access the context menu for my wireless networks. ...
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0answers
67 views

Windows 8 laptop does not show WiFi

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that previously connected to a wireless modem but it does not now. The modem is not a problem because I can see it and connect to it from other computers. On the ...
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0answers
34 views

How do I share internet for Hyper-V clients and Wi-Fi hosted network?

I am able to share my internet connection with either Hyper-V clients (using virtual internal switch) or the hosted Wi-Fi network clients but not at the same time. Is there a way to share an internet ...
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1answer
138 views

Ethernet for Internet, WiFi for VSwitch

I would like to: Connect to the internet using the laptop ethernet port. Share the Wifi on my laptop to a Hyper-V VSwitch and connect "physical" clients to the Hyper-V domain. (Tablets, laptops, et ...
0
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1answer
44 views

Log all outgoing connections from computer

I'm really interested in what applications on my PC sends to the internet. Is there any way to record all(!) outgoing data (including content - what is sent using that connection)? Ideally, these ...
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0answers
83 views

Can't find other networks when tethered to phone

I've been trying to connect my pc to my wireless printer. My pc has no WiFi card so I use my phone by connecting it by USB and going into setting, more networks, Tethering and portable hotspot then ...
2
votes
1answer
405 views

Create homegroup between Windows 8 and Windows 7 machines

I am trying to create a Homegroup through my wifi network between my PC (Windows 7) and Office Laptop (Windows 8) When I create a Homegroup network using my PC then I can see all shared files in ...
0
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0answers
95 views

Edimax ac1200 with Windows 8.1

I'm at a loss with this card, I've recently updated from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro. The website said to uninstall the Edimax Driver, which I've done. I changed the power settings so that it ...
0
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1answer
47 views

cmd asking for administrator privileges in windows 8 [duplicate]

I'm trying to make an ad hoc connection in command prompt but it keeps telling me I need administrator privileges even thou I'm logged in as the administrator. Any possible solutions?
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2answers
71 views

Wifi in Windows 8 kills itself after a second

I have a problem with Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Since about a week (I can't remember what modifications to software I did, but I'm pretty sure I changed nothing), when I boot or resume PC from sleep, ...
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0answers
284 views

Creating a shortcut to connect to a Bluetooth PAN in Win8

I have paired my cell phone with my computer via bluetooth. Whenever I want to use its network connection (over a Bluetooth PAN), I need to click on the Bluetooth Icon, select "Join a Personal Area ...
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1answer
398 views

Android Bluetooth tethering, speed capped to 700 kbps?

I'm trying to use my Android HTC One for Bluetooth tethering (via Bluetooth PAN), so I can access internet on my Windows tablet (Dell Venue 8 Pro). It works but I can't get any speed higher than 0.7 ...
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0answers
63 views

Win 8.1 - Losing Drivers on shut-down, Recovering them on restart - D-Link Dwa-547

I have a really odd question to ask here. I have thiscard on my PC: D-Link Range Booster. I had a lot of problems installing it, namely: The drivers that came with the card couldn't be installed ...
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How to tell Windows 8 to only connect to network drives on certain networks?

I have a home server with some files on that I connect to via my wireless LAN at home. The server is only available at that specific network, and not via internet. It seems that every time I open an ...
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3answers
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Macbook pro, boot camp, can't enable wifi adapter

installed Windows 8 on my macbook pro (Item No : 8899069, Mftr Part No : MD313LL/A) via boot camp. I installed the boot camp support tools. The wifi adapter says that it is working correctly. However, ...