Wireless Adapter

Forum discussion tagged with Wireless Adapter.
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    Question WiFi: Recent Degradation of speed/performance - Wireless Adapter Issue?

    Wireless adapter: D-Link DWA-525 Wireless N 150 Desktop PCI Adapter WiFi Router: TP-Link C6 AC1200 Router I have been using my current WiFi adapter on my PC for over 9 years now. Over the past few months there has been a significant degradation in WiFi speeds compared to the speeds from last...
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    Question New wireless adapter spontaneously cuts out depending on how it's feeling that day.

    View: https://imgur.com/UfbpoFY I've turned WLAN on and off. I've turned off power management. I've tried with and without 5G. Sometimes it works really well and other times it fails to work entirely. It really does depend on how it's feeling that day.
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    [SOLVED] Switching Wi-Fi Adapter to Powerline?

    So I've been having a significant drop off in quality in connection during Gaming (ping spike and packet loss around 5%)(I've done tests to verify it was not game server side), I've had a BrosTrend 1200Mbps USB WiFi Adapter for a couple years and I've learned it's fairly inconsistent and has...
  4. -Bigred

    [SOLVED] Wifi speeds significantly lower then any other device

    I use the xfi xb7 router with a xfi pod that I recently installed to get rid of a dead spot in my home. I have a 400mbps plan. Prior to getting the xfi pod alll device in my room got 20-25mbps now they get 350-400mbps.... except my pc, it still is at 20-25mbps. On the xfi app it says my pc is...
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    [SOLVED] Xbox Controller Syncing Problem

    So this might be a lost cause but the sync button on my controller is not working. My pc has Bluetooth on the Wi-Fi card but I can't connect it without the sync button. I have tried to plug it in with a cable to see if they would sync but no luck. I have a microsoft wireless adapter that I can...
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    Question USB Adapter

    Hi. I have just bought a TL-WN725N USB adapter. I installed it and downloaded the driver. The pc recognized the adapter but it cant connect to the wifi. The windows says: Cant connect to the network. Other wireless gadgets can connect to the Wifi. I tested on two pcs.
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    Question Upgrade from Atheros AR9485WB-EG Wireless Adapter

    The ASUS X540SA-XX345T Notebook arrived with no 5.0 GHz WiFi capability. It has a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11bgn WiFi adapter that has a WiFi 2.4 GHz at up to 70Mbps max capability, when Notebook is placed next to my 2,000 Mbps WiFi Hub. I have installed a second WiFi antenna and now looking...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with a wireless adapter purchase

    Hi I recently upgraded my wifi in my house to a 500mbps package, however it seems like my connection isnt as stable. I play a lot of games and I am getting pings lower than I ever have but I will get random spikes. I know it would be ideal to use ethernet but the way my house is set up...
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    Question Tplink t9uh ac1900 overheating or is it normal?

    I am testing my new tplink t9uh ac1900 wireless adapter but it is heating like crazy even on idle condition. I can’t even put my finger on it. Is it normal for for this kind of adapter or should i return it.
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    [SOLVED] My ASUS PCE-AC88 Dual-Band AC3100 not working anymore..

    I don't have the manual.. I must of misplaced it somewhere but I've been using this wifi card for almost 2 years now. Had a few problems with it shutting off here and there but nothing a quick pc restart wouldn't fix. A few days ago it stopped working. Couldn't get anything. I figured it was my...
  11. matthughes

    [SOLVED] Wireless networking issue on 1 PC in network

    Hello. First time poster here so please excuse any mistakes. I have been experiencing this issue on my desktop PC for 4 weeks now. It appears to have started randomly. My PC is getting severe lag spikes and moments for a minute or two where my wireless network card can't detect any networks...
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    Question Device no longer recognized when downloading large files or streaming.

    Recently I have had an issue with my usb wireless adapter (NETGEAR A6210). Whenever I try to download a large file or stream on Twitch, Windows 10 ceases to recognize the device. No matter how many times I plug it back in, it will not recognize it. The only solution seems to be restarting my PC...
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    [SOLVED] Realtek 8812BU (and others) dropping wifi constantly in Win10. Drivers Updated and Power Options at Full.

    Hi all. I have been swapping between 3 wireless adapters, the Realtek 8812BU being the newest and fastest. I uninstalled all old network adapters and have reinstalled this and updated numerous times. I have followed multiple tutorials suggesting editing power options to have no effect on...
  14. jay-d

    [SOLVED] my laptop doesn't have a wireless network device

    Hi, I recently downgraded my laptop from Windows 10 to 8.1 because I prefer it and the 10 makes my laptop lag. However when I finally got the Windows 8.1 up and running I can't seem to connect to the Wi-Fi. I checked the Device Manager and found that in Network Adapters there's no driver for...
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    [SOLVED] Should I buy the "ASUS PCE-AX3000 WiFi 6" or the "Asus AX3000 (Pce-AX58BT)" Wifi-6 Adapter to go with my ASUS AX11000?

    Hello all, i recently got a new Wifi 6 Router from Asus (AX11000): https://www.amazon.com/ASUS-GT-AX11000-Tri-Band-Aiprotection-Compatible/dp/B07MRD1LDZ My current MotherBoard is a MSI Z390 Godlike which does not support WiFi-6 by default. I am planning on buying a new Wifi-6 adapter from...
  16. KanyeJ19

    [SOLVED] Good Wireless Cards (Gaming/4K Streaming)

    Hey all, just wanting to get some second opinions for this. My TP-Link Archer T9E has kicked the bucket today sadly I need a new wireless adapter, and am contemplating an Archer T6E (https://www.scorptec.com.au/product/Networking/Adapters/60935-Archer-T6E ) or going for a WiFi 6 adapter. If WiFI...
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    [SOLVED] ARCHER T6E speed problem

    Hi there. I have a Tplink T6E that is connected to a 5Ghz network. Yesterday it worket at around 170Mbps but not its working between 11 and 50Mbps according to Ookla Speedtest (and feels like 11mbps too). In the "TP-LINK Wireless Configuration Utility" software it says that the rate is at...
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    Question my new Wireless card keeps disconnecting every few hours

    My wifi card has been disconnecting every couple hours for a few days. I just installed it a couple of days ago. I have changed power settings, completely uninstalled and then reinstalled, and switched drivers multiple times, but nothing seems to work. It displays that the default gate was not...
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    Question My usb wifi adapter keeps randomly disconnecting?

    I got this Wi-Fi adapter a couple weeks ago and it was working fine the first day I was using it, after a little while the internet would have a 10 second lag spike, after a couple days it would just disconnect me from my internet completely. I tried contacting the manufacture to help me with...
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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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    Question How to Fix "Problem with wireless adapter or access point"?"

    Good day, I have had issues with my computer's ability to connect to game servers and other messaging services. Loading pages on Chrome, Opera, and Firefox often lead to connection failures. When playing games my ping if often between 50-70, and when displayed packet loss is below 5%. However...
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    Question Do WiFi adapters that plug into a computer's Ethernet port exist?

    Hi everyone. I was wondering, do WiFi adapters (e.g. dongles) that plug into a computer's Ethernet port exist? I've been searching online but so far I've only found WiFi dongles that are meant to be plugged into a USB port. It seems to me that if there were a WiFi adapter that plugged directly...
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    Question Wireless and Wired Connections not working

    Have been using net gear wireless adapter model a6100 for sometime never had any issues with it. i am on my on windows 10 pc, not a prebuilt or anything. this AM it randomly goes out, and when plugged in, it says the last usb device you plugged in malfunctioned and is not recognized. have been...
  24. Jackovitch

    Question Odd flickering in WoW

    View: https://youtu.be/kSm8t2phbJ0 Hello everyone :) I was hoping to get some help with this issue. i have an 144 hz monitor with AMD free sync and a GTX 1060 6b oc GPU, when in WoW (only WoW). the npcs/adds flicker as seen in the video. What can be done?
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    Question Deleting Windows On Old HDD After Clean Install On SSD

    Is it possible for me to just delete the windows files on my old HDD and keep all the files or do I need to do a format of my old HDD?
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    Question Asrock b360m hdv Rgb header not found

    Asrock b360m hdv Rgb header not found there is writing on the board showing rbg led but there is no pin just 4 dots pls help
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    Question Serious fps drops on my new laptop

    Hello guys, first of all i'm new on the forum and my English is not very well. Recieved a MSI GP 63 Leopard 8RE as a gift from Sweden in December. Everything was fine untill I started to play big games such as PUBG, GTA 5, BF1 etc. While playing old games such as CS GO or LOL there is not...
  28. Question Speed test discrepancies and how to push the issue with an ISP

    Hey all, Apologies if I'm posting this in the wrong place. Not long ago I upgraded to a 1 Gbps line through Centurylink. The price is good, but thus far I'm not really getting what I'm paying for. After several appointments with their technicians they remedied an issue on their end, and I...
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    Question How to know if my pc is capable of running a 2k monitor?

    So I want to buy a new monitor that i can plug into my macbook pro 2017 with only usb-c, so there should be no problem with that handling the 2k resolution. But i also have pc, thats fairly old, lets say about 5-6 years with quite bad specs(intel core i3-540 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 240), so i was...
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    [SOLVED] Fan positioning for RHINO PC

    Hello. So I bought this "Rhino" PC Case and I don't know how to place fans for maximum cooling. Please help, I cannot find any solution on internet and I cannot even find this case anywhere.
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    Graphics Card not detected by BIOS

    Graphics Card: MSI GTX 980 4G Gaming Motherboard: Asus Z170 Deluxe Motherboard RAM: 16gb Corsair Vengence 2133 Graphics card is not seen by BIOS. Steps taken thus far: On/Off BIOS update driver update (failed, would not install due to lack of appropriate video card) Different PCI slot (#2)...
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    Please help Used oil on computer fan. Don't want to ruin my PC

    I used pureplus pennzoil motor oil to lube my fan is that okay? It's SAE 5w-20 and full synthetic. It's a brushless fan just a metal rod really. I used a qtip to rub a tiny bit on said metal rod. Their is no rubber ring on the rod either is that okay? Or can the oil leak out or get onto the...
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    Added a new router as access point, can't see devices.

    I have a TP-Link AC 1750 connected to cable modem. IP 192.168.1.1 - DHCP range is 100 - 199 My PC is hardwired to this router. All fine. 2nd Router, TP-Link WR1043 is set up downstairs over ethernet from router 1 lan port to router 2 lan port. - IP 192.168.1.2 - DHCP disabled. I can login to...
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    [SOLVED] Micro-stutter with all processes

    So I recently upgraded to a RTX 2070, with that I am not sure if that is causing my issue. Here is the deal, everything I do and I mean everything I am getting consistent micro-stuttering, if that is a word. Even simply watching Netflix, micro-stutter when the camera pans or something of the...
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    upgrade from ddr3 to 4

    HI, im looking to up my tower from ddr3 asus s6610g mother board to ddr MB. i run i7 2nd gen ,psu at 500w. will i need more conecters/cables as this has bare bones cable wise. thanks
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    i7 9700k gigabyte z390 gaming x

    i've tried alot of 5ghz oc's and i just cant get it stable my rig is: Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 9700k @ 3.60GHz RAM 16.0GB @3000mhz Motherboard Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. Z390 GAMING X-CF (U3E1) Graphics 4095MB NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Gigabyte) PSU...
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    CPU reaching 100% usage on high end games.

    I was wondering what I could do to lower the load on my CPU when playing high end games like Rainbow Six Seige or Battlefield V my cpu goes up and stays at 90-100% usage but the temperature only goes up to 65-72C. I have had the PC for 2 years but I just upgraded the PSU to a Corsair CX650 and...
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    Need to know how to permanently sync audio with video in an mp4 file

    I have a video I recorded on my phone in 2017 of my daughter meeting with a princess in the hospital. The audio has been 2.2 seconds off from the video ever since it was imported to my PC. I can't seem to find any way to actually permanently sync up the audio with the video. I've used VLC...
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    Hp pavilion 15-ab054ca good deal?

    Hey forum, Just looking into buying this laptop used off a friend of mine. Looking to see what you guys think it's worth. It's in pretty good condition as far as I know. Im planning on playing some light games pretty basic things The specs: 5th Gen Intel i5-5200n 2.2 GHz 1tb harddrive 16gb of...
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    Some ram memory sticks cause laptop to shut down after a few seconds

    I have had a Dell Latitude E5430 non-vPro laptop for about 4 years which had a Hynix 4GB 2Rx8 PC3-10600S-09-10-F2 & Hynix 4GB 2Rx8 PC3-12800S-11-11-F3 memory stick the whole time (Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3320M CPU @2.60GHz, 2601MHz, 2 cores, 4 logical processors Processor, Dell Inc. A03 03/06/2012...