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Something is interfering with my WiFi connection on my laptop. Is it the dedicated GPU?

This is my second time trying to narrow down the issue. I live in rental place (house bottom floor) my landlord lives above me and has the WiFi router up there. Laptop specs: It's a gaming laptop ...
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Does an extra SSID on a UniFi AP interfere with exiting ones?

I have a UniFi access point on which I have historically created a few SSIDs. I now would like to add a new one and I was wondering to which point such numerous SSIDs can be a problem (from an ...
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Cannot connect to Wi-Fi networks after additional SSD install

I installed a new SATA III SSD on my new laptop (GIGABYTE A5 K1 with the Intel(R) Wi-Fi 6 AX200 160MH network adapter) and now it can't connect to any Wi-Fi network, even though it detects them. After ...
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All Wi-Fi channels experience interference at a periodic rate for several seconds causing very poor internet

I am having a weird issue and I'm looking for some advice or a direction to be pointed. I recently moved into a new apartment and after setting up internet I have noticed the following issue. At a ...
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How to avoid USB3.0 interference with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi devices?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with an external HDD connected (to be precise it is an internal HDD connected with Maiwo K10435) via USB3.0. This setup is placed near my dual-band Wi-Fi router as RPI is ...
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Bluetooth headphones audio degrade when connected to Computer but only while (5Ghz) Wifi is on

My question is regarding what seems like interference between my Bluetooth headphones and Wifi on my laptop. The Wifi works fine but my heaphones end up crackling worse and worse after a bit of ...
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External RF interference causes monitor to blank out for 5 seconds

I have an external monitor connected to a laptop by the cheapest USB-C (Thunderbolt) to DisplayPort cable I could find that was capable of 4K@60Hz. When my house's heater switches on, the monitor goes ...
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Audio sounds muffled/muted - but not all of it

I'm viewing an MP4 file with AAC audio, and am experiencing something weird with the audio: I do hear audio; but while the background music seems to sound ok, the characters' speech and other audio ...
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How do I stop cell phone interference on my wired speakers? [duplicate]

I read Why do cell phones disturb my speaker?, and while it does explain what's going on, it doesn't give any solutions. I'm using Creative A60 speakers (I think I bought these back in 2011, but not ...
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Would the speed of a Cat6A with a 2-Pair Separator still be at 10GB/s

Just some background: I recently bought this discontinued product Panduit Cat6A Ethernet Cable which is CM-rated. I was very confused if the separator is X-shaped or H-shaped, due to the fact that the ...
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Hidden Wifi jamming 5Ghz network

I recently moved to a new flat, including a new router supporting the dual band AC standard. The flat has really thick walls (reinforced with steel) so I need to put a repeater in the middle. The ...
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Can removing certain IO shield tabs cause enough EMI to disrupt WiFi signals?

When I built my PC, I ended up taking off a few tabs on the IO shield, but left the majority of them on. Recently, I've grown concerned about the EMI that could be coming from my PC, as the WiFi in my ...
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Am I broadcasting or what?

My internet speed is bad. When I connect with a cable bypassing the router, it is good. Router seems to be fine however, and configuration is seemingly OK too. Thinking about interference, I looked ...
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Can earthing cause black lines due to interference on a monitor?

I have recently bought a new Acer monitor (maybe a month ago) and recently I am experiencing a thin black line on my screen, earlier there were multiple lines that appeared and disappeared and now it'...
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Home "server" interafearing with IPTV

On my home network, I have connected a computer("server") running a bunch of services and containers (such as Plex, Home Assistant, Ajenti, Transmission...) which, seems to, making trouble with IPTV ...
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How could a USB wireless adapter, interfere with your video display (causing colorful 'static' despite Windows still running)?

I can't find a similar case anywhere. I've actually solved it (I hope) but I want to understand what caused it. My friend got a refurb PC, and installed this Wireless USB adapter using the provided ...
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When Wi-Fi is enabled on my Windows 10 PC, my bluetooth headphones don't work properly

So I have been having this problem since I got my new Pre-Built PC and I can't find a single working solution to it. I have not been able to use my Bluetooth headphones that worked on my previous ...
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Clients lose connectivity to Router when Streaming Netflix HD

Devices Setup Router 1 - TP-Link Archer C60 (Floor 1) LAN IP: 192.168.1.1 DHCP Range: 192.168.1.2 - 192.168.1.99 Channel = 11 Router 2 - TP-Link WR-840N (Floor 2) This Router is connected LAN to ...
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Can Poor Wireless Performance at High Traffic Volume be resolved by high-end router?

I’m using two 2.4G wireless routers, Router 1 acts as a main router, whereas Router 2 is being used as a wireless repeater. Whenever I’m streaming on two devices simultaneously, I notice performance ...
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C270 webcam + LED ceiling light + zoom = luminosity wave pattern

I have a Logitech C720 webcam which I use for video chats, in particular with Zoom. Also, I'm sitting in a room with a small amount of sunlight, and light from a 48W, 3000K light, led-based, ceiling-...
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Interference between graphics card and wireless adapter

I have a workstation (HP Z600) with a graphics card (NVidia Quadro FX 3800) that has a DVI connector and two displayport connectors, as well as a Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter. ...
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Tin/aluminum foil a suitable method of stopping USB3 interference with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi?

I wish to use USB3 to connect my hard drive with my server but it causes interference with Wi-Fi as the access point is fairly close to the hard drive (not much I can do about it). Is there any ...
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How do I ground my SFTP keystone without a patch panel

With the fiber optics being offered for my old small house [60m² build in 1990], I wanted to avoid using Wi-Fi and use an ethernet connection. The length between where the fiber outlet will be and my ...
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Dual 4g modems for better (shared) internet?

At home, I've got a 4g modem (no good internet providers over a phone line or anything else). This works okay, but sometimes when everyone is home and all using the internet, it can get very slow and ...
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Is it possible to insulate an HDMI adapter to avoid interference with Wi-Fi reception on a laptop

I am running a triple screen setup from my laptop (Dell XPS 15). One HDMI cable connected to the computers HDMI output, and the other two are connected to a dual HDMI to Thunderbolt (USB-C) adapter. ...
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What is the reason for LCD monitor snow and static?

This monitor (Iiyama ProLite) is about 5+ years old and worked well until a week ago. About the issue: It appeared from time to time. It disappeared after about 1-10 seconds. It always disappeared ...
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How to investigate ping loss with strong signal

I have a new build with an Intel 8265 Wifi adapter. I am experiencing considerable connectivity loss (local gateway ping loss of around 50%), even though the signal is reported to be above 50% ...
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HDMI to CAT6 converter causing WIFI problems when transmitting

looking for help. I have the following setup: Virgin v6 box > HDMI > Neoteck HDMI to CAT6 > CAT6 > Neoteck CAT6 to HDMI > TV It works perfectly. The issue driving me mad is that it completely jams ...
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Router interferes with mouse and keyboard

I have a DD-WRT router running in client bridge mode and it interferes with my mouse intermittently. unplugging the router fixes it, but is not an option. my mouse and keyboard are a logitech k270 and ...
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powerline-networking: counteract dissipation 3500 sq ft structure

I've plugged-in two TP-LINK - Powerline AV500 Nano Adapters . Router is apprx 100' from the Fios box via Cat5e cable. Tests 70 MBPs as promised at router. The home office is on the other side of the ...
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Why does USB 3.0 interfere with 2.4GHz devices?

I have read in several product reviews that USB 3.0 ports and hubs can interfere with 2.4GHz devices, including the common Logitech wireless keyboards and pointing devices (mice, trackballs, etc.). ...
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What is causing high-pitch noise over Bluetooth signal.

My question is similar to this: Bluetooth Interference with High Pitched Tone I am hearing a high-pitch noise from my Windows 7 laptop when using bluetooth headphones. I only hear this when ...
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Both VMware and VirtualBox have guest tools. Are there problems with installing both?

VMware and VirtualBox both have tools to make a guest interoperate more smoothly with the host. Are there any foreseeable problems with creating and setting up a virtual machine in VMware, installing ...
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how to manage multiple wifi access points without interference

i have a radio which can connect to multiple ssids depending on what is within range i am struggling with wifi interference at work. i have 4 access points within close proximity. if i set the first ...
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Different ssid on the same channel

My friend's home wifi network was set up by the service provider, and I noticed that the (single) router is broadcasting 3 SSIDs. One of them is 5 Ghz, but the other two is 2.4 Ghz and on the same ...
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Wireless interference on both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz every 10 seconds

One wireless router and two wireless access points. Have tried both 2.4Ghz (different channels) and 5Ghz. Even at a distance of only 1 meter from the router, there is significant interference every 10 ...
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Powerline Networking Surge protection and electrical interference?

The manufacturer advice is to plug them straight into the wall socket and not through power boards or adapters. However where I live (sub tropical) we have frequent electrical storms and power goes ...
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Possible Electrostatic interference with HDMI connection

First I'm sorry if I'am posting this in the wrong way. The problem that I have is this: I have a monitor, Asus VZ249H, brand new. And a laptop, a Clevo Laptop with a nVidia GTX 970M. Windows 10 64 ...
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Headset causes RF interference

Excuse me for not knowing too much about this subject. For months, I've had a wireless mouse and keyboard. It is both RF. One week ago I bought a new wireless headset, and I think it is interfering. ...
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Identifying need & validating Shielding & Shielded components for a Gigabit GbE or 10G Ethernet networks in a factory/ workshop environment?

Identifying need & validating Shielding & Shielded components for a Gigabit GbE or 10G Ethernet networks in a factory/ workshop environment? How? Currently we have a CAT6 + Gigabit Switch ...
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Why is my 2.4ghz router dropping speed when WAN is from 2.4Ghz bridge on distant channel?

Follow along here, because this isn't a standard setup. I have a 2.4Ghz bridge connecting two "sites". It is on channel 13 and there is no other device detected up there in my area. The link is as ...
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Plugging in ethernet cable slows down wireless

I have a D2200D DSL router provided by Frontier. The router connection has been failing with the DSL link light solid green, Internet link light blue. Failures show up as computer wired and wireless ...
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How to measure interference using power measurements?

We are doing a project on interference mitigation in co-working WLANs. For the task of in cooperating interference we need to model interference in an indoor environment. How can we achieve this task ...
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Speaker Noise when CPU load is high or moving mouse

I have an amplifier, which I use as a speaker. I have a few pairs of headphones. They all behave differently. This started happening when I first changed my graphics card and monitor cable to DVI ...
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outdoor rated cat 6 FTP cable not connecting at 1Gbps too long? (50m)

I have using a 50m cat 6 FTP shielded cable to connect downstairs with upstairs. The cable is run outdoor for convenience... problem is the cable does not connect at 1Gbps but at 100Mbps instead... :( ...
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Ghost image of Monitor 1 in Monitor 2 with wound together VGA cables

In a custom-made special purpose cabinet, I have two LCD monitors connected to a single PC with VGA cables. Each VGA connector in the PC outputs different "feed". The cabinet houses multiple ...
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It's almost impossible to avoid the overcrowded wifi channels

I have a ton of neighbors surrounding my area into my wifi zone I believe it's causing quite some problems for my mother's tablet which is relatively new and the amazon TV fire stick even though these ...
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My headphones are picking up radio [closed]

I recently got a new computer and as soon as I plugged in my headphones, I heard static coming in from only one side of my headphones. I unplugged my charger but I can still hear the radio, can anyone ...
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Why are all my wireless connections—Mac or PC—regularly severely degraded for a couple of seconds?

I just bought a new router, and it was pretty expensive (ASUS RT-AC66U). I soon realized that wireless connections to it, over both 2.4GHz and 5GHz, were pretty bad. The results are similar from Mac ...
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Wi-Fi interference and loss of SSIDs in scans

I know that wireless signals can interfere with each other, and other devices like cordless phones, microwave ovens, and others can cause interference also. What I am mostly wondering is when you see ...
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