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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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Will two access points (on one network) speed up Wi-Fi access for multiple clients?

If I set two (or more) wireless access points with the same network name and credentials, connected to the same LAN, will they speed up access or slow it down? (The LAN is 1 GB, so it is faster than ...
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Is that Wifi co-channel interference?

I've read many subjects about WiFi interference but I'm still not 100% satisfied about the problem I encountered. Well, I have my own Internet connection and my own WiFi 2.4Ghz router on channel 11 (...
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New USB headset has buzzing/ringing background noise

I bought the Sentey Symph USB headset on Amazon, which just arrived today and has been having trouble right out of the box. I don't believe the problem is the headset itself, because it has amazing ...
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Can WiFi repeaters cause interference?

I have a old Linksys router the I converted into a repeater using dd-wrt firmware. Its been running great but I'm just curious is it possible that it could be interfering with the main router?
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How would I mount WiFi antennas inside this small PC?

I am making a small PC and internal antennas would be preferable. I see devices like Intel NUC and Gigabyte BRIX miniature PCs which have effective internal antennas. Basically, what type of antenna ...
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Do 802.11b devices slow down other, newer networks on or near the same channel?

I believe it is well-known and accepted that 802.11b devices connected to networks using newer protocols will slow down the newer devices on that network. The workaround, of course, is to disable 802....
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Wifi interference because of same channels?

I am absolutely frustrated right now. Although I usually help others solving problems with their networks, I am stuck here. So here is the problem: I am working in a very large office, with many ...
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Networking equipment proximity to magnets

I have a small networking rack (4 switches, router, PDU) and a 188W RMS 10" subwoofer (Logitech Z-5500). How closely may I position these two items before the magnetic field of the speaker ...
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Laptop touchscreen hypersensitive to electromagnetic interference

I have a Dell XPS 15 laptop that's less than a year old and still under warranty. I've been in contact with Dell several times about this issue, but they don't have a clue. The problem is ...
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Roccat Kone XTD mouse may spontaneously disconnect when devices attached to the computer are manipulated

For some odd reason, my Roccat Kone XTD gaming mouse likes to disconnect by itself when I plug in, disconnect, or otherwise manipulate other devices that are attached to my computer. That includes ...
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Why can I hear my hard drive, mouse, screen, etc on my speakers?

So this is a long-term problem. I've had it for literally years! I feel sometimes it fades but I think I just get used to it and tune it out for months at a time. Basically, I can hear interference ...
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Home ethernet connection problem

I had a technician wire my house with ethernet cables which all connect to a TPLink hub. My hope was to have a wired internet connection in a few of the rooms. The cables are around 10 meters each. ...
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How can I stop WiFi from causing interference with AM radio?

When we try to get AM radio in our house we just get a pulsing noise across all channels. I tried several portable radios and I encounter the same problem. I turned off WiFi in the basement and ...
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Turning on lamp pauses sound in my headset

I have my headset connected to my PC with USB. When I turn on my lamp on my table (fluorescent) the music from my headset pauses for about a second while the lamp powers up. Then it's back to normal. ...
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Is there a limit to how many separate wifi networks can successfully and securely operate within a given (building) area without interference issues?

I work for a multifamily housing developer. We build apartments. In this case, we are building a facility with about 600 beds (~220 separate housing units). The density is that of a typical apartment ...
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I can hear my computer, Why is that [duplicate]

My computer is wired to my audiomixer and then to my headphones. If i turn the volume off my mixer up i can literately hear my computer(if my computer is'nt playing audio ofcourse). I can hear it ...
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How can I prevent wireless network interference?

One of my family members uses an Apple iPod Touch 5th gen which, according to Apple's website, has the following wireless specifications: 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz) My LAN has ...
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For in-wall home wiring is shielded ethernet cable necessary?

I want to wire my house with ethernet. Mostly this is going to before internet access, but also some NetFlix streaming and gaming. I am not running any home servers and not expect to go above gigabit (...
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Why does my microwave kill the Wi-Fi?

Every time I start the microwave in the kitchen, our home Wi-Fi stops working and all devices lose connection with our router! The kitchen and the Wi-Fi router are in opposite ends of the apartment ...
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Microphone clicking, but only when playing games

After the purchase of a new Dell Vostro Laptop with Windows 7 and a nVidia GTX630M graphics chip for Christmas, I've been playing a lot of games on it. One such aspect of playing games means that I ...
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Wifi in a noisy environment: diagnosing connection errors

I have a DSL router (dlink dsl 2640b) with 802.11 b/g support. In the last few years the DSL connection worked fine as well as the Wifi. Recently however the wifi started to be problematic. ...
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Signs of electromagnetic interference?

I recently picked up a 22 inch Samsung LCD monitor, it was used but it worked perfectly when I got it. Now that its in my office, I've noticed that there are horizontal lines of "static" moving across ...
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Very high latencies with WiFi

We bought a new WiFi router / ADSL modem at home (Asus DSL-N55U-B) and the wifi connection occasionally has very high latencies (up to 20 seconds, versus most common 25 miliseconds when pinging google ...
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Buzzing noise on headset when moving mouse

I have a computer with these specifications. I use Turtle Beach X12 Headphones. When I move my USB mouse (Logitech G400) I hear a buzzing sound. This is not a software problem as this happens when I ...