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    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...

    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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?
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    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...
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    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...
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    [SOLVED] Need a wifi adapter

    Hi. I was building my new pc when I noticed after buying the motherboard that it only allows LAN. Connecting to the router via cable is forbiden in my house, so I'm going to need a Wifi adapter to have Internet in the computer. I've looked over the forum, but there isn't much about the matter...
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    Question WiFi is on and off only for some programs

    Hey, Im using an asus pce-ac51 network adapter. In games like Overwatch, and programs like google, they say I lost connection, but discord says I have internet. I can do google searches or play games, but I can chat on google. This is on and off and random moments in time as well. I tried...
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    [SOLVED] My WIFI not switching on!!

    I have an old HCL Me laptop with i5 3rd gen. I don't use it very often. Recently I upgraded the ram to 8gb from 4gb. During this time I somehow got a virus the TrojanDownloader:JS/Fakepack. So for safety reasons I removed the WIFI adapter (hardware). I have successfully removed the virus (it...
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    Question Ping Spikes every 10 seconds or so

    Hello, I am getting very large ping spikes (2000+ms) every 10 seconds or so as a pattern. I have no idea what has started causing this. I noticed it only happening the past few weeks and I cannot use anything that requires a steady internet connection as it will lag and by the time it...
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    Question Best cheap Wifi Card that supports 5ghz?

    The speeds i get upstairs is pissing me off. My wifi card only supports 2.4ghz and my Router supports 5ghz. I've been searching around and found a couple but not sure if they are reliable since i dont know much. For example there are some that support 450mbps and others that support 1200mbps...
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    Question New to PC and didn’t know I needed something to connect to wifi! Help!

    I just built my first PC and turned it on. Noticed I couldn’t connect to WiFi wireless-ly (only Ethernet), and now I need to find something to connect it to. Ethernet is not an option because my router is directly below (one story below) my setup and it’ll be a hassle having to run a wire...
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    Question Online Games Freezing/Slowing Down

    Hey, recently I have been having some issues with online games freezing or slowing down temporarily, then (also temporarily) speeding back up to normal speeds. I've downloaded the latest drivers for my wireless adapter, but am unsure what to do next. My wireless adapter is the...
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    Question Wireless network issues on built PC

    Hi Guys, this is a very specific issue I am having with getting stable wireless connection from my built PC - hopefully someone with technical knowledge can help me out with this. Before getting in to it, I thought I would just mention that I have a custom built PC as I believe this is a huge...
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    [SOLVED] How to set up wifi with B360 PRO

    I've just completed a build using the Asus TUF B-360 PRO gaming motherboard with wifi. However I don't know how to set up the wifi. I've screwed in the adapter into the motherboard but nothing has changed.
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    Question a WiFi adapter with long range?

    Hi, i been trying to find a wifi adapter for far range and speed for a while now because i am at a hotel for now but i have a Netgear AC600 WiFi USB Mini Adapter and it doesn't reach far at all because i have other devices that can reach far, if you guys can help me find a cheap far range wifi...
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    Question Laptop only able to detect wifi further away when connected to a nearby wifi

    My Lenovo Y520 isn't able to detect my home wifi (further away) when I am in my room unless I am connected to my mobile hotspot. After connecting to my mobile hotspot, all wifi networks further away will show up and is able connect to them for about 10-20 minutes before it loses them out again...
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    Question Help - Stubborn Wireless Driver Problem.

    The problem started about a couple weeks ago and it evolved over time. Problem setup: Surfing the internet over my Lenovo Ideapad 520 Laptop via WiFi. Initially the problem spawned randomly, surfing the internet then the connection drops and the Chrome Dinosaur appears, even though the Wifi...
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    [SOLVED] Wifi adapters. Which do you all prefer?

    I get that ethernet cables are the way to go in terms of speed and connectivity, but im not big on all the cables, especially when my wifi isn't located in the same room as my pc. So im asking, which wifi adapters would you all recommend? I was thinking about getting a PCIe wifi adapter but ive...
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    [SOLVED] How does wifi network cards work and which ones should I get?

    I already have this full build I want to get: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/cQPKtg (only 550w psu but they didnt have it on the list) but I'm a noob so I know nothing about network cards and stuff like that. I have WiFi in my house but its too far away to connect to the pc so I want to be able...
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    Question Ethernet Cable not Detected and Wifi Disconnects

    Greetings, I have a couple of issues with my laptop. I have a Aero 14 (GTX 1060) that I bought roughly three yeas ago. This past 7 months its had several issues regarding internet connection. Right now it the Wifi connection will go off and on sporadically throughout the day and it will...
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    Question Wifi Keeps Disconnecting After Initial Disconnect

    So I've been having an issue with my wifi connection for a few months now. It only occurs on my PC, others devices unaffected. What happens is my wifi disconnects once then after I reconnect it will keep disconnecting every minute or so. The only way I've been able to solve the issue is...
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    Question Can't Maintain Connection To Server

    Hello everyone, I built my pc about a month ago, and had no problems up until now. I logged on to CS:GO today to find that when I joined any game, I have awful lagback, freezing and I get disconnected awful. This happens in all online games including Fortnite, Apex Legends and Sea of...
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    Stress Testing - Is this a good result ?

    1. Hello there ! I recently had some problems with my PC and it turned out that a RAM module wasn't working properly and I will ship it to guaranty. But the guys at the PC Service told me that my Corsair Hydro Series 115i isn't working at all: the fans don't work, that the CPU stays at over 90...
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    Side panel gets hot

    Hello, I have a GTX 980 g1 gaming in my Corsair carbide 88r and my window side panel gets hot while gaming so I wanted to know if it's fine Thank you!
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    Laptop accidently shutted down

    Hi is it ok if my laptop accidently shut down while playing a game? because we had an power shutdown and my laptop's battery is broken which cannot be used anymore so i was playing a game until the screen turned black and all the other electronics near me is also off
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    PC shutdown issues

    I've built this pc lets say 8 months ago and has been fine since I would say 2 months ago, it has started to just power off and back on again after lets say around 2 seconds and it only really does this when im gaming, so instantly I thought it was getting too hot. But the games it does this...
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    Wondering if my system will support a 6GB ZOTAC GTX 1060 AMP?

    Hi everybody! I'm looking to upgrade to a new videocard(my old one is a 2gb 650), but I've never upgraded my PC by myself, and want to make sure that everything is compatible. My current build: mainboard: H77M-D3H CPU: i5 3470 3.2 GHz power supply: RS-600-PCAR-E3 RAM: 8gb (I'm planning to...
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    No power, no lights, no fan zilch

    A while back my computer was dead after a power surge due to a crappy space heater. Living with family and their outlets are terrible. I took it apart disconnected the motherboard from power and turned back on. Briefly a screen came up wanting me to change the time on computer then it flashed...
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    Frontier Development Unveils Gameplay Footage For 'Planet Coaster'

    The first batch of gameplay footage for Frontier Developments' "Planet Coaster" is finally available. The game is set to come out in 2016. Frontier Development Unveils Gameplay Footage For 'Planet Coaster' : Read more
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    Computer shuts itself down before windows loads

    Okay, I have a little bit of a weird issue with booting up windows. I built my computer about 6 months ago and it has been running like a beast, I love it. I have recently in the last week or so encountered an issue sometimes, when I try to turn my computer on. I can get into the BIOS fine but...
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    Question regarding SSD's.

    So I'm considering getting an SSD sometime before next year so I can use it as my boot drive and have my operating system on it and other certain programs such a chrome. My question is, is there any possible way to transfer just my operating system to the SSD without having to reinstall the...
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    Faulty Graphics after 4 months - Dual X - R9 280

    Hi I have a Sapphire Dual-X R9 280 graphics card which I bought four months ago. It has worked fine and hasn't show any signs of problems, overheating or the like. Last night i was playing football manager and after 5 minutes my screen went completely green whereby I couldn't even run task...
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    3 monitors 2 980s

    I have 2 nvidia 980s and 3 monitors, I wanted too know where i should plug them into.. 2 into the first card and 1 in the 2nd? Or all in the first card. Also, what connections would you recommend.. All dvi, HDMI or all display port? 980's ports : http://gyazo.com/ac5a4bc1c3fb0452eae795da594e879a
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    Correct diagnostics for apparent gpu problem

    Hello everyone, I'm here to ask for some advice. I already created a topic, but it started to get confusing, so I'm starting it again from scratch. Three weeks ago, my custom built pc started freezing and crashing 5 to 6 times in 2 days. Once, the fans sounded like they were overspinning, which...
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    Internet Drivers Link?

    I need a Driver Link to get my internet working again, the network Adapter is Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter. The Motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-G41MT-S2P.
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    Best Gaming Keyboard(s)?

    Hi everyone, During the winter season, I built my first gaming PC, and although it had a lot of issues, I've gotten them all worked out within the past few months and have really enjoyed using my PC. However, being my first desktop in almost 10 years and my first ever dedicated gaming PC plus...