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Question No Wireless Networks Available

Cameron_30

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I’m having a problem with my wireless network adaptor. I just swapped cases on my PC today as well as got a new power supply. Putting it into the new case I had the problem that when I attempted to connect to a wireless network, it either displayed no networks, or displayed my network but with a very poor connection which is uncommon.

I attempted to unplug and replug my network adapter, as well as updating my drivers and have had no luck with resolving my issue.

Any ideas?
 

kanewolf

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I’m having a problem with my wireless network adaptor. I just swapped cases on my PC today as well as got a new power supply. Putting it into the new case I had the problem that when I attempted to connect to a wireless network, it either displayed no networks, or displayed my network but with a very poor connection which is uncommon.

I attempted to unplug and replug my network adapter, as well as updating my drivers and have had no luck with resolving my issue.

Any ideas?
Was this JUST a case swap or was there a motherboard swap also?
If just a case swap, then I agree with @popatim -- check your antennas.
 

Cameron_30

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Was this JUST a case swap or was there a motherboard swap also?
If just a case swap, then I agree with @popatim -- check your antennas.
It was just a case swap. I’m not quite sure that I understand what you mean by the antennas? If you mean something on the motherboard? Then everything was as it was initially
 

kanewolf

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I have a motherboard specific for a prebuilt PC that comes with a plugged in wireless adapter which doesn’t have any antennas on it.
"Plugged in" a wireless adapter doesn't tell us anything about it. Is it in a slot? Is is USB? Is it part of the motherboard?
We can't see what you SEE. Please provide more specifics. Make and model of the WIFI adapter?
 

popatim

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Or a link to pic of it if you can may help as well.

Wifi needs antennas. Whether your's has built in antenna's remains to be determined.

Also, which case did you get? If this card has built in antennas a metal case could easily be blocking the signal.
 

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