Wifi adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Wifi adapter.
  1. L

    Question My PC can't see my 5G network but can see other 5G networks ?

    My Computer can't see my 5G network but can see neighbours 5G, My family are all connected to our 5G network and I have connected to it and have been connected to it for ages and have never had an issue. But for a couple days we had a power out and now when I start up my PC I can't see the 5G...
  2. FluffyFlounder

    Question Much slower wifi speeds than expected

    Hi, I have a TP-Link Archer T4E in my pc, which says is capable somewhere around a gigabit connection, and my network plan is currently 50mbps, however I'm only getting around 30mbps down and 3 mbps up. There are a couple walls / interferences between my pc and the router, however doing a speed...
  3. NFM

    Question My new wifi Adapter keeps disconnecting

    Hi. I hope someone can help me. I recently bought a TP-Link AC1300 USB mini adapter only for the purpose of connecting to my 5ghz network. I install the drivers and everything but soon as i connect the device, it disconnects and reconnects intermitently until i change it to another port. Then...
  4. J

    Question Wifi Adapter not working

    I have just built a new computer. I got a new motherboard, CPU and case. Every other part I reused from my old PC. When I first started my PC the WiFi worked fine but once I restarted it gave me the Error Code 12 on the driver. I had my m.2 in the second slot and then moved it to the first slot...
  5. Aqua853

    Question Pc won't detect M.2 WiFi card

    I got a m.2 WiFi card to put into my PC but my PC won't detect the card or anything, can someone help me? if you're wondering my motherboard is the Asrock B365 Pro4.
  6. N

    Question Wifi Adapter Going Bad ?

    I have had a Dual Band AC600 USB Wifi Adapter for a better part of 4 years and its been having a few connectivity issues lately. Coinsidentally the problems started when i upgraded my internet package and got a new router to complement higher bandwith i would be provided (100MBits/s). The Router...
  7. csgoplayer471

    [SOLVED] Glitchy CS:GO but ping is 19ms

    Hello. My CS:GO is so glitchy and I can guess by looking at this the problem is caused by ping. My ping is 19ms. I was using wifi internet by wifi adapter but then I knew Its not good for gaming, now Im using a cable and CS:GO is still glitchy. I did internet speed test and It shows my internet...
  8. E

    [SOLVED] Can I put a PCI-E WiFi adaptor in a PCI-E 16x (wire x4) connector?

    Hey, I recently purchased a Dell Optiplex 7010. I have no way of getting an ethernet cable in my room as my router is downstairs so I have had to order a PCI-E WiFi adaptor, I know that these fit in PCI-E slots, (16x 1x etc.), however I can't put it in the 1x slot as my GPU blocks it. Are you...
  9. 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...
  10. M

    [SOLVED] Should I upgrade my PCI-Express card? (TP-Link N900)

    So in my PC, I have the TP-Link N900 dual-band PCI-express adapter. Now I have Frontier, and we have 500/500 connection. (we recently upgraded) This particular adapter only supports up to 450mbps, so I think it's a little outdated. My main issue isn't with the speed however, as the 100+ I get on...
  11. THE_TECH_GEEK

    [SOLVED] Is there any problem if I keep my WiFi adapter plugged in 24/7?

    Hi guys so I recently bought a USB wireless wifi adapter and normally keep my wifi adapter plugged in all the time and I usually don't unplug it even when shutting down my pc, Its plugged in 24/7 so will the wifi adapter get damaged or overheat by keeping it plugged in all the time or is it...
  12. S

    Question Secured network but no internet?

    My WiFi suddenly stopped working today. It was working fine one moment, then I lost connection. It is only on my computer and the WiFi is fine on other devices. I took a look at my pcie adapter, and a yellow led is lit that says “tx/Rx”. I tried reinstalling drivers and using the diagnose tool...
  13. R

    [SOLVED] Should I use these 3 things together: Wifi6 router + Google Wifi + 450mbps PCIe adapter? Can I meaningfully increase performance?

    TP-Link WDN4800 Google Wifi (First Gen) X3 TP-Link Archer AX50 I have the above hardware in my family home(wifi 6 router is new). I have between 25 and 30 devices connected to my network at one time.(phones, tvs, smart devices, cameras, PCs, laptops) I have one coaxial cable ISP connection in...
  14. barkopalmer

    Question USB Wifi Adapter Unstable After New PC Build?

    Hi, So I just built a new pc with the following specs: HyperX Fury 16GB 2666MHz DDR4 CL16 DIMM (Kit of 2) ASRock B450M PRO4 MicroATX Motherboard AMD Ryzen 5 2600 GTX 750ti EVGA 430W power supply Fresh install of WIN 10Pro I'm trying to use my Belkin wireless adapter for internet. Model F9L1101...
  15. R

    Question Wifi adapter on windows 10 keeps getting rto either randomly / heavy load

    I have this TP-Link W725N wifi adapter im using on my PC Desktop, its really weird it was working just fine a few days ago (maybe because of the windows 10 update, so i suspect it has something to do with this win10 update thats always ruining peoples' lives). So basically it can connect, while...
  16. N

    Question Intel 9260 module without m.2 or PCIe slot

    Hi, I'm just getting to grips with a plan of mine for a SFF micro ITX build with back to back mb/gpu in a custom case, but I'm stuck between what i can find to buy and what I'm aiming for. I have a Gigabyte z170mx gaming 5 board which has only a M key m.2 currently housing a ssd, and I don't...
  17. Larry C-137

    [SOLVED] WIFI Adapter keeps disconnecting (since Win 10)

    Hi all! So, I've been looking on this problem for the past week, and I found no solutions until now. I have a little WiFi adapter (a cheap simple one) and since I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 when I bought this new rig, the connection is very unstable. Sometimes it keeps on for hours...
  18. P

    [SOLVED] Why does my wifi keep dropping only on my computer

    I have a Realtek RTL8811AU Wireless LAN 802.11ac USB 2.0 Network Adapter in the usb slot in my pc and it seems that everytime I try to play games, the wifi drops but it says the device is still working. I have just had enough because I simply cant play a game I like. It seems that the only way...
  19. J

    [SOLVED] Network Adapter not woking

    Hi guys, I have a 3 year old ASUS laptop and I've been experiencing my problem for 2 days already. My wireless adapter seems to have a problem. I can't connect to any wifi. I tried to troubleshoot my internet connection and network adapter and it'll work fine for like 1-2 mins and then it'll not...
  20. J

    [SOLVED] Can I add a Wifi/Bluetooth adapter to my motherboard?

    I built my own desktop back in the day, and am now looking to put in WiFi/Bluetooth. I found this adapter, but saw in the description "Compatible with Intel Motherboard". Does this mean it's only compatible with Intel, or will any motherboard support such an addition? My motherboard: ASUS H170...
  21. S

    Question TP Link wireless adapter giving slow transmit rate

    My Archer T9E has been working flawlessly since 2017. Giving a transmit rate of 1300 MHz on 5GHz band. It even allowed me to cast full size 4K HDR movies on my Chromecast Ultra. But as of late the adapter has started giving some problems. The transmit rate is between 1 - 130 MHz which generally...
  22. M

    [SOLVED] How to use an old router as WiFi adapter?

    I have an old 2013 made wifi router. It's from a company called FiberHome. The exact model is AN1020-25U. I know I need a 3rd party firmware to do anything useful with it. But the problem is, there's no firmware available for this router. Please help me find a firmware that will work on this...
  23. D

    Question Wifi going down randomly when i play a game or visit a certain website. Help please.

    Ive been having this issue for the past 4 days where my internet keeps going down randomly when i play a game or just browse the internet. Im using a wireless adapter fyi. The thing is, that when the my internet goes down, it goes down for everyone else in the house. But it only goes down when...
  24. L

    [SOLVED] No Internet, Secured Error

    Hi everyone, My internet was working fine and the next time I switched on my PC I was unable to connect to the internet with the error message "No internet secured" appearing. I don't recall there being any updates upon shutdown that could have caused this but when you Google it, it comes up...
  25. Proprietary Software

    Question Wireless card not detected on win10

    I bought the asus rog strix x570-E, which has Ethernet and WiFi cards preinstalled. Win10, however, doesn’t seem to be recognizing the WiFi card (it’s not shown in device manager) and keeps prompting me to plug in an Ethernet cable when I run the troubleshooting feature of windows. Is this a...
  26. A

    [SOLVED] what is a good pci-e wifi card for cheap

    is there any recommendations of wireless wifi cards that don't cost too much but also give a good amount of performance? my wifi is only around 70mbs so it doesnt have to be a very strong card but one which has good reliability
  27. D

    [SOLVED] (SOLVED) Netgear A6150 Adapter can't see 5GHz anymore

    So I've looked for a few hours without finding anything that's helped me with this... here goes. I bought the Netgear AC1200 WiFi USB Adapter (Model number A6150) today, because I wanted to connect to my home's 5GHz wifi network. I've been using the 2.4GHz, which gets interrupted whenever...
  28. A

    Question wifi card vs onboard wifi

    so I bought an aorus motherboard without onboard wifi (forgot witch one) and the wireless- AC2100 PCE-AC58BT wifi adapter, the moatherboard broke within a week so I then got an aorus z-390 pro wifi gaming motherboard as a replacement and suddenly the compute kept crashing anytime i tried to...
  29. PaSandima

    [SOLVED] WiFi Card Replacement

    Hi. I have an Asus X542UQ-DM333T laptop and I have issues with connecting wifi networks. I have tried reinstalling the wifi driver but it didn't work. This device has a Qualcomm atheros AR956x network adapter. Is there a way to solve this without replacing the WiFi card.? If not, I have checked...
  30. K

    [SOLVED] Why can't I find and even if I do connect to wifi

    When I try to find wifi connections it doesn't show any at all. When I reset my PC it shows my home wifi but I'm unable to connect to it. I have the Asrock x470 gaming-itx/ac which has built in wifi. I've tried updating the motherboard but I still have the problem. I've tried to update the...
  31. F

    Question Toshiba satellite L50-b-27k wifi connection problem

    After 20 minutes using, wifi connection disabled and it can't connect to modem. After restarting laptop , it is connecting but same problem occurs again. I formatted laptop , previous os was windows 8 and now installed windows 10 , 2019 May edition. I also bought usb wifi dongle but same problem...
  32. N

    Question NETGEAR AC1200 WiFi USB Adapter USB 3.0 won’t connect to internet

    My NETGEAR Ac1200 usb WiFi adapter won’t connect to the internet at all. I dusted off my computer and got the WiFi signal but with an X so I connected to WiFi for about 10 minutes then my computer lost connection so I restarted it and I got the computer icon with an X instead of the WiFi icon...
  33. TTVBTW

    Question WiFi network adapter installation issue

    Hello, Today I got a new network adapter because my old one broke I also had to reset my pc due to some other issues. Now I got the new adapter and plugged it in and then I realized that it needed driver so I put the driver cd in my cd writer, then step 2 says- “Unzip the downloaded folder and...
  34. K

    Question Can (or will) a wifi client show up on both 2.4GHz and 5 GHz channels with the same MAC address?

    I'm looking in my router/access point's list of clients and I've changed a client device between 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz bands and refreshed and saw the same client MAC address. I wasn't expecting that. Part of me assumed that there were different radios in play (one for each band) - there are in...
  35. Question Pci-e wifi adapter stuck at 54mbit while usb wifi adapter gets 130mbit with lower signal rate

    Hello everybody, I'm having this issue with my pcie wifi adapter. I was using the usb one but then i switched to the pcie one. Here are the adapters; Pci-e...
  36. T

    Question High ping while trying to play games

    Hello, I've recently been having some trouble with high ping while trying to play games. Whenever I join a game server (ex. quick play in overwatch or siege) I usually get kicked due to connection issues, and if I am in a game, I have unplayable ping/lag (over 100ms). I don't think the issue is...
  37. M

    Question This device cannot start. (Code 10) Wireless Network Adapter & HD Audio Controller

    Hello, since Monday my WiFi Adapter is not working anymore. Make and model: MSI GS65 8RF-078 Stealth Thin Operating system: Edition: Windows 10 Pro Version: 1903 OS Build: 18362.207 WiFi-Adapter: Killer(R) Wireless-AC 1550i Wireless Network Adapter (9560NGW) 160MHz Description of what's...
  38. Endir Rangel

    Question Something strange happens in my W10 laptop.

    Something strange happens in my W10 laptop. My WI-FI signal disconnects and connects often but when I'm in airplane mode with wifi enabled it works. What could cause this? the firmware of my wifi card? a W10 driver issue?
  39. X

    Question Case front usb port defective?

    I have a problem regarding my front USB port casing. My old WIFI adapter suddenly don't work when I plug it in and I though maybe my old WIFI adapter broke so I grab another WIFI adapter then plug it in. The brand new WIFI adapter was so hot to touch and still don't work my conclusion is the USB...
  40. S

    Question WiFi Connections

    Hello all, First of all I was confused and classed the inbuilt WiFi as a component so decided to list this question under this section, secondly thanks for reading :) Let’s just get into this... I have a plan with NowTV WiFi and I have the Fab Finre plan. It says speeds up to 36mbps. On my...