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Wireless connectivity cuts out after 20 mins when plugged into mains

Can someone help me. I'm running Windows Vista on a Fujitsu Siemens Amilo PI 2530 laptop. Ever since I've had my laptop, 6 years now I've had an issue whereby the Wireless connectivity cuts out ...
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Wifi disconnects constantly

My laptop Dell Inspiron constantly tends to disconnect from my home network every minute or so. After which it reconnects again, but it really bugs me. I have a windows vista, help? My ipad, on the ...
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Choosing from multiple network connections

I have two different ISPs in my home and also two different routers. I'm using one for Wireless, and one for ethernet. On my PC here, it has both wireless and ethernet connections setup at the same ...
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How to remove WLAN network that reappears at each restart of Vista Business

On a Dell laptop with a wanted/created SSID named "Shanuk" there is a phantom network that doesn't work (wrong security settings that can't be changed) I can't keep deleted or moved down. With each ...
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Connected with limited access (drivers?)

My PC with Windows Vista had some wireless problems 3 years ago, so I bought a wireless adapter, which worked fine. But a few days ago, it suddenly didn't connect anymore; the network manager says it ...
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Reinstalled Vista Limited Connectivity

I have just recently re-installed windows vista on my laptop (Dell 1525). It used to connect to the wifi fine, but sometimes would only have limited connectivity to the network with no internet ...
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Limited Connection and Security unsecure [closed]

My laptop got disconnected, and now when I try to reconnect it says. Limited Connection and Security insecure. I am not able to get on the internet with my laptop, but am able with my PC. I set up a ...
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I have a vista wireless connection issue

I'm not very computer-savvy - please keep in mind in response. My roommates have just had wireless restored in our house and they can all connect to the new network and access the internet. When I ...
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VirtualBox Stops Internet on Host (Windows Vista)

I need help in solving this problem thats driving me nuts. The problem seems to be rare as I could only find a handful of resources (after much searching) which are already quite old and not useful. ...
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Windows claims Im connected

Im using windows vista x64 and an external wireless card. Windows claim i have local and internet connection. However no website will load. Skype claims its connecting and appears gray. However ...
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1answer
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Internet connection lost after share

We have 2 laptops: Vista, working WIFI Win 7, broken WIFI We need share WIFI Internet from 1. laptop to 2. laptop by LAN. Router or other devices are not arount, so this is only way at the ...
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Vista unable to view other computers on network

I have a Windows XP pc which routes the internet through a Wireless Network Adapter. In addition I have Windows Vista and Windows 8 pcs that simultaneously connect over this network. I can view all ...
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Why does Windows Vista only use around 5% of 802.11g bandwidth copying a file?

Copying files from one computer to another across my home WiFi seems really slow. My WiFi connection signal is decent, but the actual speed as reported by "Wireless Network Connection Status" seems ...
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1answer
593 views

HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook WiFi issue

I have this weird issue with HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebook, running Vista Home Premium. When a user is trying to get onto WiFi in the office, she sees the network, connects to it, but can't access the ...
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port forwarding/network settings preventing from game hosting

I asked where to post this question on stackoverflow meta and they directed me here. Im on wireless connection and I want to host games in StarCraft: Brood War and i've been looking everywhere on ...
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Windows Vista ICS staying local only

I hope i can get some help. So here is my scenario then my question. Scenario: I have a laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium (Wireless and Ethernet adapter), A desktop running Windows XP ...
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Reliable access to Internet but not local network (not DNS or proxy issues)

I'm looking for help with a Vista Home Premium laptop that has trouble accessing any resource on our home network, but accesses the Internet just fine. The set-up is this: The Vista laptop and a ...
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1answer
292 views

Wireless card fails to receive ARP resolution answer from Router

I have a Windows Vista laptop here with an Atheros AR5007EG wireless card. When attempting to connect it with an AVM Fritzbox 7330 the following happens: Laptop successfully negotiates DHCP and ...
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How to set download speed limit restriction without using router?

I have a 1Mbps broadband internet connection. I am sharing this on my PC by using Windows Connection Sharing, so that my roommate can also access the internet. I want to set a speed limit of 500Kbps ...
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1answer
672 views

No internet connection on laptop

I'm trying to recover from a rootkit infection, where I am unable to connect to the internet. When I try to ping the router this is the output: Pinging 192.168.1.254 with 32 bytes of data: Reply ...
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1answer
668 views

Wi-Fi ad hoc connection times out

I have this issue on Windows Vista: whenever I create an ad hoc network, any devices that are connected to this network will lose conection once they become idle. When searching for the ad hoc network ...
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Vista network only local access

I have just restored a windows vista laptop. Now it cannot access the internet using wifi connection. The laptop connects to the router and i assigned an IP number. My windows 7 pc can access the ...
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1answer
318 views

Ping spikes of ~2500ms constantly

Starting today, I have been experiencing ping spikes while playing a few games. It happens on every game but only on this computer - my other computers which share the same router have no problems. I ...
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1answer
801 views

Windows vista fails to prompt password for WPA/WPA2 network

When I try to connect to the network and choose "Connect", the window simple closes and doesn't prompt me for the password to the network. This only happens when connecting to the network "TDC-0074", ...
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1answer
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Computer's wireless connection stops working until reboot

One of my coworkers asked me to help her with the internet connection on her computer. She is running Vista on a pretty old laptop, but it's still functional. The problem is the following: Every once ...
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3answers
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Why can't I get internet access through WiFi in Windows Vista but I'm able to get it in Linux?

I can connect to my wireless network just fine on Linux. I can't do so with Windows Vista. Vista recognizes the connection, and it even connects to the router, but there is no internet access. 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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1answer
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Can't connect to WPA-protected Wi-Fi network with Vista Laptop

My dad got a cast-off laptop from work I've been trying to get connected to our wireless network. The laptop is running Vista, and I've updated it to SP2 and all available patches via Windows Update. ...
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How to show passwords of wireless networks in Windows Vista?

In Windows Vista, if having connected to some wireless networks, the passwords have been saved. But when wanting to see the passwords, they are shown in dots, and when clicking the dots, they ...
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1answer
4k views

I have an A/G/N wireless adapter. Why can't I see my 5ghz network?

I have an Intel Wireless WiFi Link 4956AGN wireless adapter in my Laptop. When I'm running Windows Vista, it cannot see the 5ghz network that my wireless AP is broadcasting. I know that my wireless ...
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Bridging connections between two wireless notebooks

My apartment has a very weak public WiFi signal. my vista notebook is not connecting to this public WiFi, it says signal is weak, while my win7 notebook does connect and is working OK, so i wanted to ...
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2answers
244 views

Why can't browsers resolve the IP of a website?

I have multiple laptops connected to a router. 3 laptops running windows 7 connect to the internet perfectly. But 1 laptop with Vista return ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error on any browser. Skype and ...
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265 views

Can I force a maximum upload speed for my network adapter?

How can I set a maximum upload speed for my WiFi adapter or Ethernet port? I want to upload as little as possible, and project the maximum I could be uploading (as accurately as possible). EDIT for ...
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Windows 7 PC can't find Windows Vista PC

I have two PCs that connect through a wireless router, a Windows Vista Business Edition PC and a Windows 7 PC The Windows Vista PC is able to find the Windows 7 PC in the Windows Explorer ...
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3answers
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How to get decimal ip address assigned to machine on wifi

I want to connect to my machine on wifi network instead of using localhost. So I am trying to figure out the IP address so instead of going to localhost:8080 I use the actual IP address. I thought ...
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WiFi Network is fine for Macbook Pro and Win XP, but Win Vista “Limited Connectivity”

We have 3 laptops: a Macbook Pro a laptop with Windows XP and a laptop with Windows Vista The Mac and XP laptops are fine connecting to the WiFi network and directly with Ethernet, but the Windows ...
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3answers
388 views

Is it more likely that a system freeze is due to hardware than software

My Vista laptop freezes consistently whenever I turn on the wireless networking. Its perfectly stable when using wired LAN or a USB 3G modem, but cold-freezes when using Wifi. I've being ...
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1answer
315 views

Can I set up an ad hoc connection if my base laptop is connected to a Wi-Fi connection?

I have a Vista computer and cannot download Connectify as it requires Windows 7. Is it possible for me to connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi and share that connection through the same Wi-Fi adapter in ...
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1answer
410 views

I appear to be connected to the internet, but internet doesn't work

I've read a few posts about this problem before but it was either a slightly different problem than mine or people suggested what the problem could be, not a solution. I am running Windows Vista ...
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1answer
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On a Win Vista Home Premium: What does the Symantec Network Security Intermediat Filter?

In the Properties of Wireless Network-Conections there is such a Service activated: Exists a replacement by microsoft? What does this service exactly? may i deinstall it?
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Laptop not connecting to Router

My Toshiba Satellite L300-13R is refusing to connect to my Thomson TG585 V8 router. The laptop is running up-to-date Vista and the router is using WPA-PSK encryption. I have tried WEP, WPA, WAP2, ...
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0answers
793 views

How to setup wifi tethering on Vista?

How can I utilize the wifi connection on my Vista laptop to provide internet connections via WiFi? I have a 3G connection.
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1answer
586 views

ADSL router setup help

I recently bought a Tenda W548D ADSL wireless router/modem but can't get it to automatically connect to the internet (so that when I connect my laptop to it using wireless, my laptop is connected to ...
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2answers
567 views

Vista laptop 1 connects to network but Vista laptop 2 doesn't

Update: it seems to be intermittent and just today the issue has reversed; vista laptop 1 won't cannot, vista laptop 2 does. This seems to suggest the issue is more with the new router than either of ...
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1answer
337 views

bluetooth doesn't recognize mouse (and other devices)… sometimes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Magic Mouse on Windows Vista machine I have a problem with bluetooth with Vista, running on my MacBook. It often doesn't recognize my wireless Magic Mouse. And I saw ...
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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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106 views

About slow speed of my photon plus internet in vista only

When I attach my Photon ( Photon is the brand name for a USB-based EVDO Internet connection ) with Windows XP or 2003, I am getting much more speed of photon plus but when I am using it in Windows ...
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2answers
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Can't connect to the internet in Windows Vista

I have a Windows Vista computer which i have used for about 2 years without any issues. Recently, i started having problems connecting to the internet with this Vista computer. My other XP Computers ...
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2answers
125 views

Windows/global setting to allow only SSL when on public Wifi?

Rather than going through each of my apps and modifying settings, or tweaking individual browser settings (I use three different browsers) or just being careful not to type non-SSL URLs into the web ...
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1answer
432 views

How can I make my laptop use a phone as a wi-fi adapter?

I have an HP Pavilion dv6400 series laptop with an NVidea chipset which is the subject of a class action lawsuit. The symptom (PDF) that I'm experiencing is that the system fails to recognize that ...