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WiFi and bluetooth functionality (possible controlling) gone from Windows 10 Home on laptop

I own 7 years old Toshiba Satellite C850 19Q laptop and it is in very great condition, now let me tell you some story. I use the laptop for gaming and since for gaming the direct connection to ...
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Connectivity in a dual boot

I have this problem. On a Asus notebook (not uefi) I upgraded Windows 7 Home Premium to 10. After this, I installed another copy of Windows, precisely Windows 7 Pro on a logical partition. I've got ...
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Can the on-board 2.4 GHz WiFi card be replaced with a dual-band on an ASUS X550 series laptop?

I have an ASUS X552L i3 with Windows 7 64 bit and I want to upgrade my 2.4 GHz WiFi card (Ralink 802.11n) with one that lets me to also connect to the 5 GHz band (so a dual band). I know that ...
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Cannot Turn on laptop Wi-Fi

I recently upgraded the RAM in my dad's computer (Lenovo ThinkPad E545) because he was complaining that it was slow. Everything worked fine for a little while, then his WiFi died on him. Windows 10 ...
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What kind of connector is this? From my old mobile wifi router

I found my old mobile router, and the WiFi reach is too short, so I plan on adding an external antenna for my travels. I was wondering what kind of connection this was, and I have a spare PCIE wifi ...
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TP Link TL-WN722NC (Atheros AR9271L) monitor mode and packet injection

I was looking for a USB wireless card for my android phone with NetHunter installed (since my current one doesn't support monitor mode and packet injection) that supports monitor mode and packet ...
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Wireless card kicking out after transporting laptop

I have a junker of a laptop. It's an HP ProBook 4510s running Windows 7 Ultimate, with the screen removed. I had it sitting in the living room, hooked up to my TV via VGA. The internet connection ...
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Desktop Randomly Disconnects from Wireless Internet

Perplexing problem that's been bugging me for week - recently my desktop computer has been randomly disconnecting from the wifi. All the other devices in the apartment are working fine with no problem ...
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SLI of WLAN PCI Cards?

I'm gonna upgrade my internet connection with an 300Mbps fiber. My Wireless card can receive just 150Mbps, is there a way to put another card in a sort of SLI like in GPUs? Or I have to buy another ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Lenovo E450 Wireless Card

I have Lenovo Thinkpad E450. Just now I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS(64Bit). Problem is Wireless card is not detected on this Ubuntu, only wired internet is enabled and working fine. So please help me ...
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Can replacing the wifi card of a laptop make it out of action?

I am thinking to replace wifi card of my Asus x552cl-sx029h notebook. The current card is mt7630e (I never changed it). I want to change my current card with an Intel 7260hmw AN wireless card Can ...
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Are All Wireless Cards Compatible With the Motherboard? Regardless of What Type of Board and Card it is?

This may sound like a stupid question, and please don't shoot me down for this. But I am thinking of getting a wireless card for my desktop. More specifically, a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 wireless card. I ...
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Dual band 2x2 WiFi card in a 1x1 laptop

I've got a HP ProBook with a rather meh Qualcomm QCA9565 wireless N card (1x1), and I'm considering getting an Intel Wireless AC card to replace it. I have two choices: the Intel 3160AC which is a ...
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How can I disable a wireless card (in order to upgrade to Windows 8.1?)

Hoping someone can help me with this, as I've been pulling my hair out over this issue since last October. I'm unable to upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8. I've been trying since the update came ...
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Can you upgrade a laptop from an 802.11b/g to an “a” or other 5GHz compatible WLAN card?

And if so, is it worth it? All of my other devices run much faster and have stronger signals and are connected on the 5GHz channel (they are also obviously newer so...). I have replaced hard-drives in ...
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Intermittent Wireless Loss

I'm currently using a Windows 7 HP Pavilion DV6TQE with a Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 card. I've recently encountered a problem where every 2-15 minutes, I will suddenly lose internet connection. ...
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Will This Mini PCI-E Half Length Card Fit Into Any of These Slots?

Will this 802.11 Wireless b/g/n PCI-E Mini card (Interface type: PCI-e half-length mini card) fit any of the slots on this motherboard? Newegg - GIGABYTE GA-Z77-HD3
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can I replace windows 8 lenovo intel wireless card with windows 7 toshiba intel wireless card?

so I have an old toshiba laptop (which used to be windows vista but I upgraded it to windows 7) and it is core2duo and the wireless card is intel(R) wireless wifi link 4965agn, which works really well....
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New wireless card in a x301 Thinkpad

I am trying to install an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 into my Levovo x301 Thinkpad. I have a half card and have the gray and black wires plugged in. I replaced the BIOS with a version that does not ...
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What is causing my internet to be slow on one laptop but not the other and only at a distance?

I have a newer laptop, purchased within the last year (acer aspire 7740). This laptop does not have any problem connecting to wireless networks and indicates that the signal strength is excellent on ...
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Laptop wireless no longer connecting to Wifi

I have a MSi u200, and the weird thing was that I was using this normally before, then after a few minutes all of a sudden it couldn't find the wifi signal from my house. I did some troubleshooting ...
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Getting laptop wireless LED to indicate wireless network activity?

Is there a way to get the wireless LED of a laptop to indicate wireless activity the way that the hard-drive LED does? It seems to have been implemented in Ubuntu, so fortunately it can be done with ...
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Proble m in accessing internet on my PC using NetGear wireless card

Recently I added a NetGear wifi card to my PC (Win 7) in order to browse to Internet. All the drivers were installed properly. But the problem is i can't access sites other than google.com. For ...
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Wireless card blocked in bios of HP notebook

I just watched a video from HP, near the end they address the issue of wireless cards being blocked in the HP BIOS, saying it is some sort of FCC regulation and all manufacturers have this, I think ...
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Change Laptop Wireless Card?

I have just bought a new Samsung RV511 Laptop (the i5 Version). Anyway it comes installed with a Broadcom Wifi Card, I have a Super Atheros Mini Wifi Card that I would like to swap for the Broadcom ...
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Wireless disconnects upon inactivity

Can anyone tell me how to tweak my laptop so that the wireless access does not get disabled after a short period (approx 15 min) of inactivity. It's really annoying to have to reconnect every time ...
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Ubuntu wireless driver help

I'm new to Linux, so please use small words :-) First of all, let it be known that I have searched and attempted to find a solution without posting for help, but my attempts have all been ...