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    Question When I connect my VPN I lose my dual pc LAN setup! can u guys help ?

    Hi guys! my main PC has a wifi connection to internet and an ethernet connetion to my other PC ! I set these IP to connect my 2 PC and share some stuff over the LAN cable ! 192.168.20.10 (main PC) and 192.168.20.20 (second PC) when I connect my cisco anyconnect VPN , It will cause my LAN setup...
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    Question Dlink DIR 816 No option for wireless repeater

    I have Dlink DIR 816, the product descirption on both website and manual says it has Wifi Repeater but when i access the router main page i cant find the option to turn it on in any tabs. And the videos on Youtube are either old or using old firmware
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    Question Laptop wifi connection stops working (only this device and only this router)

    Hello all, I have a Dell Inspiron 7548 and the internet connection is solid and consistent at school, home, and on any other connection I've tested. However, when I'm at my girlfriend's house, the connection will stop working seemingly randomly. I can resolve the issue temporarily by restarting...
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    Question Can I control access to 1 client using my WiFi.

    I would like to let someone use an old laptop to connect through my WiFi. I am a gamer and I only have my PC (Hard wired) and Phone in use when gaming. If I allow another person access to my WiFi is there a way to easily turn that client off when I'm gaming? So only my allowed connections...
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    Question Can you hook up a cantenna to a WiFi range extender?

    Hi everyone. I was wondering, can you hook up a cantenna to a WiFi range extender? The benefit of doing this would be to get a significantly stronger WiFi signal by using a cantenna while at the same time not being required to have a computer (e.g. a laptop) connected to the cantenna via a...
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    Question PC connectivity problems in Mac household...

    PLEASE HELP!! I’m not tech-savvy so apologies if I’m using terminology incorrectly. We are a family of Mac users, but we bought a PC (CyberPowerPC - Gamer Ultra Desktop - AMD FX-Series - 8GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive) in April 2018 for one kid. Our ISP is Xfinity (400 Mbps download), we...
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    Question Connectivity issue with new hub one one device only

    Recently my landlord changed their internet service to a different package using Sky cos of which they are now using a new Hub. When my Desktop connects to this new Hub, the internet connection is terrible. Google UK home page takes minutes to load. Every now and then in maybe once in a couple...
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    Question Can you use a USB WiFi dongle to get better WiFi to a laptop even if that laptop already has a built-in WiFi card?

    Hi everyone. My laptop has a built-in WiFi card (Realtek RTL8822BE 802.11ac PCIe Adapter). Can I use a USB WiFi dongle to improve my laptop’s WiFi reception or is it pointless since my laptop already has a WiFi card built in? I believe my laptop has an up-to-date WiFi card built into it, but...
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    Question Is it possible to get 2 or more WiFi signals to work together in concert to have better/faster Internet?

    Hi everyone. Is it possible to somehow get two or more WiFi signals (like your phone's WiFi signal and your router's WiFi signal, for example) to work together in concert to have better/faster Internet than one of those signals could provide on its own? I know some people may be thinking, "Why...
  10. [SOLVED] Ethernet is slower than wifi by a wide margin.

    Hey! I recently got an Ethernet connection due to stability issues with my wireless connection, but after doing some speed testing, I found that my wifi has a much faster download speed - upto 2-3x faster, actually. Now, the ping is normally the same, but this is still concerning. The first...
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    Question My Wifi Router wont stream fast

    Hello all! So I have setup a Plex media server on a Synology DS918+. I am having an issue where the bottleneck is the LAN. The wired connection in the room with the 4k TV is limited to a 100mbps lan, due to Direct TV and having to use a "Broadband DECA". Some of my 4k HDR movies are requiring as...
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    Question PC has slower Wifi than other device

    Hey! So really simple question. I just upgrade my internet to 400mbs. Weirdly, my desktop pc (that's one floor above my router) is only able to go up to 100mbs when doing a speed test but my Pixel 2 phone gets 400mbs in the same room. Is there a problem with my pc? the network card? My network...
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    Question Is there a device that will BOOST/AMPLIFY an Optimum WiFi Hotspot Signal?

    Hi all. I have Optimum Internet which means I also have access to Optimum WiFi hotspots which are included with my Internet plan. I'm in a place where I'm able to connect to a relatively weak Optimum WiFI hotspot, but I have to put my laptop right up against the window to do so (and I also...
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    Question Steaming video from PC to TV

    Hi, I'm pretty sure there is a solution for my question, however i am not sure what the best option is. Currently, when i want to watch a videofile that's on my computer on my tv ( in the bedroom ) i play the file through videostream on my computer, to my chromecast that's hooked up to the tv...
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    Question Router recommendations under $250

    Hey guys. So i currently use an old Linksys router that has been dropping connection and is not viable anymore. Looking to purchase a new router under $250. Our speeds are 250 down and 12 up. The house has 3 floors and is 1300 sq ft. The router and modem are on the third floor unfortunately and...
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    Question Cannot Access Internet

    Hi, I have recently moved into student accommodation and I recently purchased a wifi card so I can use the internet. I installed it and downloaded the drivers however I can’t connect to the internet. I receive either 1 of 2 errors when I try to load a page, either the “ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT”...
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    Question Wifi slower than already slow internet.

    So I get 3.8mbps over wifi on my Netgear nighthawk x8. But, when i plug into Ethernet on the back of the modem i get 5mbps. still super slow, but a big difference compared to 3.8 (and thats only on a good day). Why is my overkill router only giving me 3.8? How do I fix this? Keeping my pc...
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    [SOLVED] Should I use slow ethernet or fast wifi?

    Hi all! I've got a question, should I use slow ethernet or fast wifi? My wifi gets around 150mbps up & down, but I can connect my devices to ethernet if I want. The only thing is: I can only get a 100mbps switch rn, so will it be better or worse to use ethernet? I use the internet mostly for...
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    Question Network Adapter Problem

    I have here an Asus Vivobook K570U model which I purchased about 3 months ago. This is actually the second laptop of the same model that I purchased; I refunded the first because the network adapter was faulty and didn't work upon purchase. I was beginning to think that this second one was gonna...
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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...