wifi

Forum discussion tagged with wifi.
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    Question Please help! Google Wifi + Asus PCE-AC56 Wifi Card -- Can't get 5 ghz

    Good morning, I am struggling to understand why I cannot get my new ASUS PCE-AC56 PCI Wireless Express Adapter to pick up the 5 ghz signal my router says it is sending out. I am on Windows 10. Motherboard: MSI Z390-A Pro (Tried to set PCE Speed to "Gen 3" from "Auto" in BIOS, not sure if that...
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    Question Boost phone and laptop wifi w/o access to router?

    Hey! So I have a boat on a mooring a bit away from our community pier, and I wish I put it a bit closer. The pier has public WiFi for the boats there, but still, about 400+ feet away from the pier, I can usually get at least 1 WiFi bar from my phone. Luckily, somehow, with only an 802.11n, my...
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    Question Mobile cant detect my router

    Hi after latest updates that i installed on my mobile i got a problem where my mobile cant detect wifi from my router but it can detect wifi from routers from our neighbors. I tried joining with WPS but it didnt work when i was pressing the button on the router. Please help.
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    [SOLVED] WiFi constantly cutting out

    My WiFi randomly cuts out and will only come back on once the modem automatically restarts I can get the WiFi to come back on faster by manually restarting the modem The modem was recently replaced so I'm not sure if the modem is the issue This has been an issue for around a month now, this was...
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    Question How to decrease latency with Satellite (Xplornet) Internet?

    I am in the country working and I have noticed that the Satellite Internet is extremely slow. It works for FB and Youtube, but not for gaming (which I average 600-1,200 Ping). Below is the information about my connection speed and type: VPS.net says the following: min: 614 ms avg: 699.6 ms...
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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 Asking for some help regarding the Fenvi FV-2030T

    I have been searching for a good WiFi card for about 2 years now. My room is in no way going to get a wired connection anytime soon so ethernet is out of the question. All the wifi cards I have obtained have been unstable: not being able to recognize any of the 5Ghz channels or simply loosing...
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    Question Internet sharing is half working

    Okay, so recently I built a new gaming PC and the motherboard doesnt have a wireless adapter which is fine as I was going to connect through ethernet cable. Turns out my dad doesn't know much about the internet and refuses to let me plug an ethernet chord into the router as he thinks he will get...
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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 Baffling wifi issue multiple devices can connect, multiple cannot (laptops/phone)

    Hello, looking for some help for WiFi issues at work. We have approximately 10-15 people on the WiFi at work and starting Friday two windows 10 laptops, an iPhone and a galaxy phone cannot connect. Router has been reset, passwords & ssid are all correct. Worked with one of the guys laptops...
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    Question Lose internet connection in browsers

    Hello, I am seeking help from you guys regarding my internet connection that i keep loosing every now and then. What's weird about it is, i would be working normaly in Chrome or Firefox and suddenly it tells me that i no longer have internet connection, all thought the network icon in the task...
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    Question channels for my router and 2 extenders overlapping

    I just downloaded wifi analyzer on my Samsung Galaxy S9 and I think I have my router and my 2 extenders on the same channel wifi analyzer app on android) couldn't post a picture of it because toms hardware dosen't allow me too. We are 4 people in the house and we often lose connection to them...
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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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    Wifi problem? please help

    Okay so my laptop is connected to a hotspot on my android phone. I use one of those small usb things that you can buy to plug into a port and get wifi. This is only recent and has been happening for a week or so but every so internet stops working and i cant acess any websites but its still...
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    Question Recommendation for USB Adapter (Gaming)

    Hello, So I recently built a mini ITX with the following parts listed down below, and when I tried to play Overwatch, I noticed that within a session of gaming lag would happen once, where everyone else would freeze and I can still run around for a split second, then everything would just...
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    Question Please HELP!

    I have a new self-build pc, the part list is here: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/wXyqTB Everything is good except the internet connection, I have rogers 150u internet plan for my home, other devices and laptops can reach download speed more than 20MB/s, however, the new pc only have download...
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    Question Laggy Wired Ethernet connection

    Hello ppl. I just bought a lan adapter and a wired ethernet cable to help improve my experience while gaming. I basically just want to enjoy myself while playing games online with others. But when ever i play and someone else in the house is using the internet i begin to lag and it just kills my...
  18. Question Can't connect to motel wifi.

    I get no splash page to put login details in for motel 6. I've already checked several answers on google and the most common one is to force the splash page to open by copy/pasting an ipv4 address into my browser or something, but that section is literally just gibberish- it looks totally busted...
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    Question Poor internet but great signal?

    I really dont get what's going on here, i bought a Wireless Wifi Network card from TP-LINK, Moswl TL-WN781ND 150MBPs, i got a 25MB connection at home, i can perfectly get 25Mbs while using the ethernet cable using wireless tho, 11/12 MBPs on a good test, sometimes going as low as 1MB! the signal...
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    Question What is faster?

    My desktop PC has no wifi card but I can't connect an ethernet cable directly from its LAN port to the router as it is too far away. So I bought a wifi extender and my ethernet cable is plugged into that. The router is only in the room directly underneath my bedroom so its not like the router is...