Wifi adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Wifi adapter.
  1. 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 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 (we recently upgraded) This particular adapter only supports up to 450mbps, so I think it's a little outdated.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...
  3. THE_TECH_GEEK

    Question 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...
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    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...
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    Question 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...
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    Question Wifi and bluetooth 5.0 adapter

    Dear all, Currently I have a pc that has a wired connection to my router and a bluetooth 4.0 usb dongle. Now I would like to upgrade my bluetooth to 5.0 and was hoping I could get a good wireless internet connection as well. I have an asrock z370 extreme4 motherboard which has neither one...
  7. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
  10. Larry C-137

    Question 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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
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    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...
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    [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...
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    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...
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    [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...
  18. 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...
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    [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
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    [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...