wifi

Forum discussion tagged with wifi.
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    Question Speed test spikes then drops continuously for the last few seconds

    Hi I've used a power-link adaptor for a while on my PC, but the speeds have never amazed me - only getting 35-45 Mbps when i pay for 100 - which my phone gets no problem on wireless. I take it's probably because of location, as they're susceptible to interference/different mains circuits etc. I...
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    Question WiFI PCI-e can't connect to network if External USB connected to back USB port

    Hello! My first question here. Let me know if this is wrong section. So, I just bought a new WiFI PCI-E card TP-Link TL-WN781ND. I installed it in my motherboard's (Asrock A320M HDV) PCI x1 slot. It works perfectly, can connect to my home router and access internet. The strange thing is, if I...
  3. m4thus4n

    Question No wifi connection

    I build my own computer. But the problem is that the wifi window doesn't show anything. I have a msi B450 tomhawk motherboard. I searched on the internet and find out that it doesn't have a wifi adapter. How can I get wifi ? Please help...
  4. K

    Question PCIE WiFi Adapter vs USB Wifi Adapter help

    I am looking for wifi adapters for my pc and came across this article. Here they are comparing pcie and usb wifi adapters. Two models - Tplink Archer T4U (USB) and Archer T4E (PCIE) - fall within my budget and these are available in my country. In the tests shown in that website, the usb model...
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    Question Bridging two routers via powerline adapters with only one as a modem, the other a router

    I think I've set up a bit of a pseudo Double-NAT scenario and I'm really wonder whether my set up is even feasible. First the rationale: My modem is a dual modem/router ISP-provided box. It's placed alone on the farthest corner of my home, offering poor connection if it were to run as the...
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    Question Considering buying expensive new router, is there any need to buy an expensive modem too?

    I currently use a BT HomeHub and it's horrible, loaded latency is insane compared to unloaded (did a quick speed test on Fast.com and unloaded came in as 7ms, loaded came in as 1.4 seconds) and there's just such a huge dropout in download speed when every additional device is connected so I felt...
  7. hrishiten

    Question Why does my ping spike up on laptop while gaming when other devices at my home use WIFI?

    So earlier I used to play using WiFi on my PC and had to ask everyone else at home to refrain from using WiFi as it would generate ping spikes. A friend suggested me to use Ethernet connection to solve this ping issue. Yet, even though my laptop is connected to Ethernet the ping spikes upto...
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    [SOLVED] Can I set up a MoCA network in my house? Deets below

    My house has Xfinity (Might Change). We have multi room tv over Coaxial cable and we have wifi. I was thinking of setting up a second, Wifi 6 router. Here is the list. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/19CCE6JPQ71OI?ref_=wl_share
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    Question WiFi signal breaking randomly

    Hi, Apologies for the long-winded intro, but I've been battling this problem with my ISP for about a year without a resolution. I've tried almost everything imaginable, so hopefully the experts here at Tom's can point me to new directions. The problem I'm having is very erratic. I've got a...
  10. DANDYs

    Question 5 GHz option only opens Facebook, YouTube and Google.

    I have a very weird problem with my WiFi, when i play online games i want to switch to 5 GHz option on my router so i can get faster speeds but when i do that my laptop does connect to the WiFi but i can only access google, Facebook and YouTube on both my phone and Laptop. i don't know why no...
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    Question Dlink Dir-819 vs TP link Archer C20

    Hi guys, I would like to buy a router with dual band support so while considering under 2000Rs. I have two options either Dir-819 or Archer c20. I got confused with which to go and also for better usage and connectivity. The router will be placed ground floor and how good is the wifi range...
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    Question Ethernet but no wifi, have tried all solutions

    A couple of days ago the internet suddenly went out on my Netgear R7800 all across the house, knocking out our smart devices in the process. The wifi lights on the device are on, and I've tried holding it down; I've power cycled and hard reset both the modem and the router which did not solve...
  13. Cubeeee

    Question Internet problems

    Hi everyone reading this, I recently finished building my new gaming rig, and it’s going really well so far. The mb Is an Aorus Z390 ultra, and I’m fairly sure it has built in WiFi. I’ve downloaded all of the drivers that are recommended, Yet whenever I try to connect to a wireless network it...
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    Question Bad Wifi issues.

    I have been having bad WiFi issues for the past couple of weeks and have tried everything to fix it but nothing has worked. The problem is I have "Connection issues" ,as stated in my internet connection monitor, way to often. I will be disconnected from any game i am playing very often. It will...
  15. K

    Question Is Intel AC 9260 compatible with Asus Z390A

    I'm wondering 2 things: 1. Is either the M.2 slot or the PCI-E slot on the Asus Z390-A compatible with the connector of the Intel AC 9260. The specifications seem to say so but looking at the connector on the 9260 and the slots on the Asus Z390-A, they appear to be different. 2. The 9260 says...
  16. 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 Xiaomi Action Cam networking problem, trying to 'see' camera drive over network.

    To keep it simple, I have a Xiaomi 4K Mi Action Camera with WiFI/Bluetooth that I can find via Win10 Notification Area > Network on it's own network [MiCam_CCC###], separate from my private home WiFi network [My_Net###]. I can also connect and control the camera via my Android phone with the...
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    Question High packet loss

    So about two months ago, i started facing this weird internet issue. Whenever I am on a voice call with someone, let it be Whatsapp or messenger, the other person's voice just cuts for a few seconds every 2 or 3 minutes. Even when gaming online, my games randomly lag for a few seconds then work...
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    Question old sony vaio wifi connection doesnt work

    Hi my dad has old sony vaio laptop - Sony Vaio SVE151C11M, he uses it just for internet browsing. For some reason wifi stopped working, it shows all wifi around and connects without any problem but after it connects it says NO INTERNET, and it changes all the time for 5seconds it works for 30...
  20. Question Reoccuring error in Win10 WiFi

    Hello everyone ! Below I posted 3 pictures that describe exactly the procedure I have to go through on my laptop every day, 3-4 times per dan, for several weeks now and I have no idea how to fix it. The main idea is that wireless network keeps shutting down on itself and it looks like the...