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1answer
8 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
24 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
45 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
46 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 ...
0
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1answer
22 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
48 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
22 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
635 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
87 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
50 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
72 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
5k 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
65 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
147 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
157 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
218 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
1k 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
82 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
347 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
71 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 ...
0
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2answers
124 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
243 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
404 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
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2answers
2k 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
732 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
750 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
764 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
920 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
636 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 ...
0
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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 ...
0
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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
694 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
478 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 ...