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19 views

Trouble Connecting with the wireless when a computer is plugged into the router directly

For some reason when I turn on my computer that is plugged into the computer via Ethernet cable, all other devices that are connected wireless to the router can no longer use the internet, they just ...
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1answer
39 views

Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins

I'm having serious issues with my Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins or so at home. It has been widely reported that the XPS 15 (L521x) has had wireless problems. I have ...
0
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1answer
28 views

How to connect hosts on one network to Internet connection on another network?

I'm not sure if I phrased the question correctly, so sorry for any confusion there. I have two routers. Routers are too far apart to connect them to each other using a cable. First is connected to ...
2
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2answers
56 views

Windows 7 repeatedly disconnects from only one specific router

I have the Broadcom 4352 Wireless NIC. Very very often my Windows 7 laptop will lose internet connection but still be connected to the router. (Says router has no internet connection).Other devices ...
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0answers
50 views

My laptop connect to wireless router but wont connect to my home internet

My laptop has Windows 7 and connects fine when connected via an Ethernet cable to a router and my mobile works fine connected wirelessly. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it does not ...
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1answer
23 views

Connection to router loops after resetting the router

The full details: My internet is very finicky, but not so much so that it's a huge problem. My computer is the main problem. After the router is turned off it says like normal "Not connected to an ...
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1answer
51 views

My Wireless network disappears, however it shows other available networks

I've been using a D-Link wireless modem with router and Win 7 PC. I face the following problem now. My Wireless network shows in the list of available networks during start-up, but disappears soon ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Linksys AE1200 stops detecting hotspots

I have a Linksys E1200 router and Linksys AE1200 USB adapter, and am running Windows 7 x64. Periodically my connection drops and I have to either use the Windows 7 troubleshooter, or unplug/replug ...
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3answers
899 views

wifi usb adapter can connect to one, but can't connect to another wifi network

On the desktop computer I'm connecting to a wifi using usb wifi adapter. I have two available networks, my home network and the one from the neighbor. When I want to connect to my wifi network, it ...
0
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1answer
117 views

How to configure OpenDNS for Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter in Windows7?

I have created a wifi adapter & can connect. But I would like to enable OpenDNS settings. If I enable it for LAN, when accessing through wifi it does not use OpenDNS server. I also tried it on ...
0
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0answers
55 views

CIFS mapped drive in windows 7 not working correctly

I have a router with Gargoyle Firmware and an attached pen drive which I'm using as a server storage. Problem is that the unit I'm mapping in windows 7 is not working the same as the pc hard drive in ...
0
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0answers
73 views

how to connect to WAN through wireless network router

I'm currently using TL-WR841ND with firmware version V8_130506 to connect to internet using the setting in this picture by using a LAN wire provided by my ISP in my router's WAN Port: I have been ...
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1answer
6k views

Override speed limit per PC of a public wifi in Windows

I have a public wifi in my hostel but it never provide download speed more 1mbps. I am sure it has a speed limit of 1mbps per P.C because it always give download speed of 1mbps. If I connect two or ...
1
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0answers
67 views

Wireless is connected but no internet when PC Turns on

I have a PC that is connected to ADSL Modem router or 'gateway' (linksys WAG54g2) directly via Ethernet cable And a laptop and also other devices such as another laptops and smarth phones. However ...
0
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0answers
154 views

Why does my wireless connection periodically become extremely high-latency only to be restored on adapter reboot?

My home network is running on an ASUS RT-N66U with Tomato Firmware (1.28.0000 MIPSR2-112 K26 USB AIO-64K). I have a single wireless SSID defined with WPA2 Personal + AES. I've had an ongoing problem ...
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1answer
170 views

Maximise speed of download by IDM

Sir I am from India. My ISP provides 512kbps speed. I am using IDM trial version currently the speed of download is still same 512 kilobits per second or 64KB/S. I am confused that why IDM trial is ...
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1answer
258 views

Is there a way that I can see what direction surrounding wifi networks are coming from? [closed]

I have been messing around with inSSIDer 3 and it allows me to see the strength of surrounding wifi networks, but I was wondering if there is a program that allows me to the the actual directions the ...
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1answer
2k views

How to connect two windows PC which uses same Router for internet but one is connected via wired LAN and another is on Wi-Fi?

I use DIR-555 Dlink router for Internet for my laptops and Desktop. My laptop is on Wi-Fi but my desktop is connected to Router via wired LAN. Internet works fine on both. I want to share a Desktop ...
0
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2answers
1k views

why would resetting the Netgear N300 router fix my Win 7 laptop's slow wifi?

In the past day the wifi download speeds of my Win 7 HP 64 bit laptop have slowed considerably. I am trying to troubleshoot the problem and to figure out whether it's hardware related (i.e., is the ...
0
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0answers
31 views

Wireless Network not connecting to broadcasted network

I have a laptop with a fresh install of Windows 7. My wireless network "Skynet" is broadcasting and is using AES encryption. The laptop can pick up the wireless network but cannot connect. I set up a ...
0
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0answers
86 views

Connect to windows network share through 2 routers

I have an android device (in my house, downstairs) that can connect to my Windows 7 share without problems through the Wifi signal of my router upstairs. Problem is, that is a pretty weak signal. I ...
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3answers
1k views

Wireless internet connection keeps dropping out

I have an Acer Aspire 5755g running Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit which keeps dropping the wireless connection to the internet. Sometimes it can be within minutes and other times it will happen after an ...
0
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1answer
354 views

Random DNS errors only when one computer is using one network

I have an issue with my laptop's internet connection. We've got a home network with about 5 computers and ipods, ipads, etc. Among all of these devices, my laptop (Windows 7) seems to be the only one ...
1
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0answers
72 views

My computer connects to the more distant of my 2 routers by default

I'm running two routers in my home because one isn't enough to get signal from one side of my apartment to the other. So I have the main NetGear dual-band router in my living room connected to my ...
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2answers
130 views

How to share a printer from a Windows computer connected to wireless router

I have three PCs running Windows 7. One has the wireless router connected to it and the printer is connected to that PC. On the other two PCs I installed a NETGEAR N150 Wireless USB Adapter. How can ...
0
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0answers
246 views

Windows 7 - wireless but wired connection loses default gateway almost daily

I'm using Windows 7 Professional with SP1. I have a Virgin Super Hub (Netgear wireless router and modem combined). I have a wireless connection to a laptop which is fine. I have a wired connection ...
0
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2answers
426 views

WLAN USB works with TKIP but not AES?

Alright, so I have a Realtek RTL8188cu Wireless Lan 802.11n USB2.0 network adapter, and my router is a Model:SMCD3GNV with it's mode set to 802.11 b/g/n, and it's security type is WPAWPA2-PSK ...
3
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2answers
13k views

What are the best WiFi settings for my situation?

I am trying to tweak my WiFi settings on the router and on my laptop so I can enjoy using the WiFi at my attic. For now I only get headaches because I cannot move freely around with my laptop at the ...
0
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1answer
104 views

netbook losing internet connection

I have a netbook that occassionally, usually once or twice a day, maybe more, will lose its internet connection while I am on Skype (that's when I notice it most, it may happen more often). The little ...
2
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1answer
78 views

Wireless back up speeds

I'm thinking about buying a wireless router with usb capability and attaching an external usb drive to it. This drive would only be used for wireless backups from a Windows 7 machine. Does anyone ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Wireless router disconnects when laptop goes standby

I recently set up a wireless network for my wife's workplace. They have two Acer Aspire 5349 laptops running Windows 7 SP1, connected to a Linksys E1200 wireless-N router (via Atheros AR5B125 wireless ...
2
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1answer
758 views

How can I make router connect to internet through computer?

Some asked a similar question previously, but the answer did not work for me. My modem broke but I have an Optimum WiFi hotspot near me that I can connect to. However , only 1 of my computers is able ...
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1answer
771 views

Prefer wired over wireless on same network (special case)

In a related post (multiple nics force routing), I asked about forcing Internet traffic to go via one specific NIC where there were multiples. In that case, the 100Mb wired network had no Internet ...
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1answer
211 views

How do I use a laptop as a 802.11n router?

My current wireless router seems to be broken and refusing wifi connections, so I connected a old laptop to it and created an ad-hoc network so that other computers can via the laptop. This works, but ...
3
votes
2answers
768 views

All internet requests in Windows time out

So, I've run into a very strange problem with my home wireless network. Previously, at seemingly random times, the router seemed to disconnect all wireless hosts and cause all of the wired hosts to ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Connect to router at home without password

Here is my situation: I just installed Windows 7 in a new partition, and have Windows Vista installed in the old partition. We have a router at home that belongs to my roommate, who is on a trip and ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Adding a 2nd Wireless Router to use as a network switch

I have bought a Netgear N300 Wireless Router (WNR2000v3) and am attempting to use it as a wireless switch. A.K.A. I am tying to connect 2 wired devices on the 2nd floor (desktop computer and game ...
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2answers
922 views

Wireless security password impossible to hack? [closed]

I am going to be installing openvpn on a router at home running ddwrt. The other end of the tunnel is a vps running openvpn as a server. The thing is, this means that anyone connected to my wireless ...
2
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2answers
660 views

Is it necessary to buy a wireless adaptor from the same brand as the router?

Is it necessary to buy a D-Link wireless adaptor for D-link router for good performance or can I buy any adaptor of any brand? I have a D-link DIR-655 Wi-fi Router and I need to buy a Wi-fi adaptor ...
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1answer
2k views

Why does Windows 7 connect only “partially” to a home wifi network?

I have a Belkin N150 router. Several Windows XP machines and one Ubuntu machine connect to it successfully. The problem: A certain Windows 7 Home Premium machine connects inconsistently. (DW 1501 ...
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2answers
1k views

Sharing Android 4G phone internet connection from PC to LAN

I have a Windows 7 x86 PC and an Android phone with a 4G connection. I would like to share the 4G connection – I currently do so using PDAnet software – but I also want to share it over ...
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3answers
8k views

Dell XPS l502x wi-fi speed is dead slow

Context I have purchased a new Dell XPS L502x laptop which has Windows 7 Home 64-bit which has this Wi-Fi Option: Intel ® Centrino ® Advanced-N 6230 (2x2 agn + Bluetooth) And I have 4 Mbps Internet ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Why does Windows 7 show a different SSID?

I am using Windows 7. I have a wifi router and it's SSID is Test, but Network and Sharing Center in Windows 7 is showing it's name Test 2. Why it is showing this trailing 2 and how to remove this?
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5answers
2k views

Laptop loses signal from WiFi router, but mobile phone holds it fine

I have an extremely weird issue with my WiFi router. Both Ubuntu & Windows 7 can connect to it fine, but after 5-10 minutes browser (any one) stops opening pages and tells me it cannot resolve ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Belkin Wireless G router not working on Windows 7

I have a Belkin F5D7230-4 Wireless G router which used to work on XP. I have a clean Windows 7 install (on the same desktop PC), and it just won't work. Device Manager lists the adapter as a USB ...
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2answers
3k views

Can't access certain specific IP/domain on Windows 7

Been banging my head on the wall for some time now. I have a fresh install of Windows 7 - Ultimate ~x86. Some IPs can't resolve properly, it doesn't matter if I try using Firefox, Chrome or IE I end ...
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2answers
259 views

My wireless router stops working temporarily whenever opening a folder in Windows 7

Whenever I open my Downloads folder (the one that came with the default install, where my browser and torrent downloads go) on my Windows 7 PC, my Internet connect dies for a few minutes. I'm usually ...
4
votes
1answer
707 views

Safely share a printer in my local network

I have a Windows 7 PC with an attached laser. I want to share the printer over my network, which includes a Wifi router. How can I do this safely without allowing outside traffic to get into it? It's ...
3
votes
5answers
3k views

Connected to wireless network, but no Internet

Here's my problem. I have a Netgear WGR614v6 wireless router and was able to set up the wireless network (I can send documents to my printer wirelessly), but I cannot connect to the Internet through ...
4
votes
1answer
481 views

Can't connect to network in Windows 7, but can in Ubuntu

I just got an internet connection at home with a wireless router. For some reason, I cannot connect to this network on Windows 7. My phone (samsung corby pro) can connect to it and I can surf. I can ...