Forum discussion tagged with wi-fi.
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    Question Wi-Fi and Ethernet drops out separately

    The internet connection in my apartment disconnects from time to time for ethernet and Wi-Fi separately. My desktop has ethernet connection while my partners laptop uses Wi-Fi. Sometimes I lose my connection while she still has internet and other times it's she who loses connection while I still...
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    Question Tenda AC10U weak security

    So i got some new internet because the old one was way too slow and i also got a new router, the Tenda AC10U. The router itself is really good and i can't complain but when i connect to the wi-fi on my phone it says weak security. I've tried to change it but the only options i have are ...
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    Question port forwarded a port then removed the rule but the port is still open

    My router is zyxel AMG1302-T11C. I wanted to test a server on port 5555 so I went to my router's admin panel and added a new rule for port 5555. After I was done, I deleted the rule but I ran a nmap scan just in case and I see that port 5555 is open on my router. Is this dangerous? How can I...
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    Question Did I make the right choice? ...the purchase of my new AC wireless standard router or not?

    Hello. Nice to meet you! I ask you – Did I make the right choice? Please read and please respond with a simple yes or no answer and if you could explain why you feel I did or did not and what you would have done. Last week, I purchased a new router from Amazon.com. It is the TP-Link A6 V3...
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    [SOLVED] Windows 10 can't find wireless network until after restart ?

    I'm currently working on a Dell All-in-one pc that has been in the shop for a while. When booting up initially, it doesn't connect to our wireless network. It doesn't show a list of networks at all. When trying to see the networks through the control panel, it gives me a "ms-available networks...
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    [SOLVED] Certain Wi-Fi gateways causing severe electromagnetic hypersensitivity

    For some reason any Wi-Fi gateway capable of +300mbps gives me severe migraines. I am trying to figure out what about these high speed modems is causing this EMHS. Here are the gateways I have tried: Arris TG1682G - “No issues” Caused EMHS • Xfinity XB6 (Arris + Technicolor) • Xfinity XB7...
  7. joka1

    Question Internet usage very oftenly drops to 0kbps

    Internet usage very oftenly drops to 0kbps, also usage drops to 0kbps when i open file explorer When wi-fi on pc disappears i can normally use it on my phone I tried literally everything i could find in internet and no result I also tried changing my wi-fi antenna, this didn't help
  8. SteinsMate

    [SOLVED] Upgrade of Wi-Fi card in laptop ASUS TUF 505DU

    Hello everyone, Right now in my ASUS TUF DX505DU there is Realtek 8822BE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC, but sometimes I experience connection loses and additionally the signal of networks is kinda low. So I was thinking about upgrading it, as I will open laptop anyway to change thermal...
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    [SOLVED] Ping high in games after new PC.

    Hello I recently built a new PC and I have been facing high ping in certain games since new PC was up and running. Used to get 5 ping on my local server in CSGO and Dota2, now each server has ~+30 ping, and some servers are now unplayable as my ping is now ~100 from usual 60-65. On my old system...
  10. Question Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter keeps turning itself off ?

    Hello, I'm using Miracast to connect my laptop Lenovo W540 to my Philips TV 43PUS6554/12 and I use it as a second monitor. The thing is that I'm experiencing numerous connection interruptions and after digging a lot of information I found out that Miracast events are logged to WLAN-AutoConfig...
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    [SOLVED] Paying for 45Mbps. Hard-wired connection fine, Wifi under 10Mbps

    As the subject above says, I am paying AT&T for 45Mbps a month internet service. My wifi connection is disturbingly slow. Speed tests from multiple sources show anywhere between 4Mbps and 10Mbps (wifi) and 35 to 45Mbps (connected via ethernet). I am aware there can be discrepancies between what...
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    [SOLVED] Does this old motherboard support wi-fi?

    I just installed Windows 10 Home on an old PC with some parts that I upgraded, and can’t connect to the internet because Windows isn’t finding a wi-fi adaptor. The motherboard is a P5N32-SLI SE Deluxe, but I don’t know how to find out if it has a wi-fi adaptor. In the network adaptors section...
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    [SOLVED] Can WiFi Router be configured to limit number of connected devices?

    Can we configure a Wi-Fi router in such a way, like - out of these three devices, only one device can connect to the wifi at a time? If Yes, How? Actually I want to provide internet to others, but I can't trust them that they will use only one device at a time. So I want to configure the router...
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    Question Ethernet on PC has slower upload speed than Wi-Fi on phone

    I'm supposed to have a 100/100-plan and I get around 80mbps download speed with ethernet. My problem is that I only get around 1-3mbps upload speed. On my phone I can get around 10mbps upload speed. I have tried to swap the cable with no luck. Components: ASUS GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER DUAL EVO...
  15. Question Laptop Wifi adapter missing

    Hey there, I have a Lenovo laptop in which the wifi was working fine, then one day the wifi option just disappeared from my laptop. I checked device manager, and network in control panel the Wifi adapter and option was missing. It doesn't show up in windows 10 network settings, only ethernet...
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    Question No Speed Through Powerline Adapter

    Hey all, I have been troubleshooting recent issues with my TrendNet Powerline adapters. The models I have are a TPL-406E plugged into my router upstairs as the source, and the TPL-410AP two-port plugged downstairs as the receiver and wi-fi extender. The issue is that lately my Roku TV and...
  17. Skayro

    [SOLVED] My router is limiting 100 mbps speed

    I have a modem, conected to a switch and one of those switch cables conected into my D-LINK DIR-825 router (Firmware 7.00). I tested this cable without router and get 300mbps in my desktop, but when I connect the cable in my router, the lan and wifi connections are limiteds to 100mbps. I'm...
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    [SOLVED] smart wifi lightbublb hogging all the connection

    I bought asmart RGB wi-fi lightbulb and configured it correctly over the 2.4GHz network, but every time I turn it on- both 2.4 and 5GHz wifi and ethernet go down to 0.04mbps. Should I read up on how to limit the bandwidth to that particular device or is there a simpler way to fix it?
  19. LaurianT

    [SOLVED] [SOLVED] Can't connect to Wi-Fi but works on Hotspot

    Hello guys! I have a question. Does anyone know why a fresh install of W10 Home would not be able to connect to home wi-fi but it is able to connect to mobile hotspot. Laptop: Acer Aspire S3 Troubleshooting done so far: Re-installed wi-fi driver Disabled ipv6 and re-enabled it Error: "Can't...
  20. Harankish

    [SOLVED] Wi-Fi works fine except for PC

    Hello, I have an ASUS X550Z tha uses Windows 10 Pro and the Broadcom 802.11n Network adapter, driver version 7.35.340.0 (the newest one as far as I know). I have been using this PC for nearly a year and since the day I bought it it randomly disconnects, or doesn't have access to the internet...
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    Question Wi-Fi cutting out strongly for a few seconds.

    I get on average ~30 Mbps download ~20 upload on my desktop. Everything works fine between streaming videos and playing online games, however I get moments where the connection to the video / game will just stop for around 5 seconds. This is a big problem because I have to refresh a stream to...
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    [SOLVED] I have a problem with the wi fi allocation in my appartament

    So guys over the years like every other teenager who wants to play computer games and most importantly downoload software fast I pleased my family to move the router in my room. The router was in the living room, next to my room. Not that I didint have fast internet it just wasn't enough for...
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    [SOLVED] Network speed slowing to a crawl 10-20 minutes after startup/adapter reset - "default gateway not available"

    I'm completely at my wit's end for this one. Since December, my PC's download and upload speeds have been so much slower than my laptop and my phone. On startup, it gets the same speeds as the other devices, but slows to 1-2 mb/s (yes, it slows to that amount). Obviously, it's my PC and/or...
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    [SOLVED] Block device access to router

    Hello. Is it possible to block a device from connecting to the internet on my router even if it's connected with a cable? Or block internet traffic for that specific device even if it's connected to the router? I managed to block it's access on Wi-Fi but I can't find a way to do it for DHCP...
  25. Quadacon

    [SOLVED] Slow Wireless AP on same network as Firewall Router

    Hi everyone, I recently purchased a TP-Link TL-R600VPN Firewall/VPN Router. I use a Technicolor Modem which was provided to me by my ISP, the Wi-Fi radios are off, and I have no devices connected (apart from the Firewall Router). I also have an old TP-Link N600 Modem/Router which is currently...
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    Question S9 causing all devices to lag when connected to Wi-Fi

    Hello everybody, Recently I couldn't help but notice a major impact on my internet service, reaching spikes of 400ms to 1200ms. Obviously that's no good. After some troubleshooting I found out it was originating from my mother's phone. I found that, if I turn her wi-fi off, everything's OK and...
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    Question Instagram wont work on second Router

    Hello, Instagram wont work on second router, but it does on main router. Connected both router with LAN Cable, either tried to changing the DNS & Firewall but it won't work. Need an Help with this!! here's the Backup Setting of my Second Router https://gofile.io/?c=kUK3Ir Thanks.
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    [SOLVED] suitable wi-fi antenna for receive

    on a site where I work the wi-fi signal is good, BUT I work in a metal cabin that works almost as a faraday cage, and I cannot stay connected reliably, the signal inside seen by my laptop is very weak, it improves if I open the door, but thet lets the weather in and we have a lot of computer...
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    Question Is it possible that my Wi-Fi USB adapter is interfering with other wireless devices?

    So, I've been having this problem for a while and was wondering if there was any link between the two. Every time that I've plugged in another USB receiver for, let's say, my wireless headphones, the internet quality decreases by a LOT (it sometimes just straight up DC's). This is a problem...
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    [SOLVED] Baffled by odd internet speed issues that came out of nowhere, tried many different solutions but none have worked.

    Laptop: MSI GS65 Stealth-006 - Intel(r) Wireless-AC 9560 - Driver version: Modem: Spectrum DOCSIS 3.1 eMTA Router: Spectrum Wave 2 - RAC2V1S Sagemcom ISP: Spectrum @ 400 Mbps OS: Windows 10 Home - Version 1909 My Issue: Over the last couple of days, my download speeds on my...
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    [SOLVED] Only PCs can't connect to 5GHz Wi-Fi - Windows 10 AC600

    Current device: Asus X756UX-T4244T Wi-Fi adapter: FRITZ! AC430 and TP-LINK Archer T2U AC600 Router: Unitymedia Connect Box ( All drivers updated ) Hey, after seeing how big the speed difference between my 2.4GHz and 5GHz is I tried connecting every device with 5GHz. My iPad and S9 connect with...
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    Question Only have a 2 bar signal strength when it's usually full. How do I fix my connection?

    Every other device connected to the wifi in the house works. The family laptop, everyones phone (including mine), but my desktop keeps fluctuating between 1-2 bars. It's never done this before, so I don't know how to fix it. Already tried restarting the router which is all I know to do as well
  33. fede.3d

    Question Can't connect to ANY wifi connections

    Hello everyone, i'm struggling to connect to any wifi with my pc on windows 10. I tryed with the internal wifi (realtek 8822be) and didn't work. I tryed with a tp-link usb wifi (model: tl-wn722n) and didn't work either. I followed this guide to try to get it working but nothing in this guide...
  34. ptferg1234

    [SOLVED] TP-Link powerline adapter randomly drops connection

    I have been using a pair of TP-Link AV500 powerline adapters for a few years now to get ethernet to my PC. However, a few months ago, they dropped the connection entirely. Windows said I had a connection, but no internet. Normally unplugging and replugging an adaptor back into the wall outlet...
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    Question Connecting my desktop pc to the wifi hinders other device's internet access

    Hi there, as of a few days ago, connecting my desktop computer seems to hinder other devices in different ways, one phone flat out can't access the internet (yet remains connected) and a PC that has severely handicapped connection. Disconnecting my PC resolves these issues, and it doesn't affect...