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Can Satellite Pro C870 work on 5Ghz band?

Q: Can Satellite Pro C870 work on 5Ghz band?

Can my Toshiba Model Satellite Pro C870-1E2 laptop work on the 5Ghz band with Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.Tried posing this question to Toshiba but there appears to be a technical hitch there so unable to forward my question to them.

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A: Can Satellite Pro C870 work on 5Ghz band?


The Wlan frequency depends on the WLan card.
I think the notebook was equipped with the Realtek RTL8723AE WLan card which supports the 802.11 B / G / N standard

5Ghz is available only using 802.11 A or N

802.11 N standard operates at 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz but 5Ghz would be available ONLY if the WLan card would support additional 802.11 A standard; i.e 802.11 A / N.

But Realtek RTL8723AE doesn?t support 802.11 A and therefore the 5Ghz are not possible for this WLan module.

Here is an similar thread about the same theme:

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I have a satallie C 870 withwindows 10, but now my hdd is almost crashed and i want to replace it with a ssd card, i bought a toshiba ssd and have create a startup usb with the windows 10 media creator tool, unfortanly i cant startup with this usb, i ave tried all options in bios like UEFI and CMS but still it say no bootable media, what must i do?

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Hi there!

So about 2 months ago, I purchased the AC53 when I moved in to a house share.
We have Virgin Media SuperHub that does both 2.4ghz and 5ghz.
When I installed it, it worked fine and connected excellently to the 5G band, a few days ago however the 5G connection disappeared off my list and now it always connects me to the 2.4ghz band.

Tried resetting my SuperHub and re-installing the drivers and software utility for the AC53 but alas it doesn't show. My phone however can find and connect to the 5G band.

I'm a bit confused as where to go from here!

Any help would be much appreciated!

A:ASUS USB-AC53 Dual Band - Can't detect 5Ghz band

After re-installing you can't connect at all or just only connect to 2.4?

Can you run ipconfig /all and post back the results.
Click Start, in the search box type cmd, under programs right click on cmd and select "Run as Administrator".
In the command prompt window type ipconfig /all and press enter.
Next right click within the command prompt and select "Select All" press enter.
Paste the results back in this thread.

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Is it odd that, according to InSSIDer, the 2.g Ghz band signal is stronger (-45) than that of the 5Ghz band (-61)? My router is a Netgear WNDR4500. Just wondering. Thanks.


A:2.g Ghz band signal stronger than 5Ghz band

It really depends on where your wireless router is compared to your computer.

5 GHz signals are effected more by walls, distance, etc. than 2.4 GHz.

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I am using the lastest Apple Airport Extreme Router which supports 2Ghz and 5Ghz bands. There are 3 iPhones, 4 iPads, and 2 Apple TV's in my home. All of which can access the 5GHz channel effortlessly. My PC on the other hand will ONLY see the 2Ghz band. I have tried everything that I can think of to no avail. I want my PC to connect to the 5Ghz band. Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 8.1 Can't See 5Ghz Band

Maybe your computer wireless adapter is not dual-band? It is n not ac compatible.
Would help to know exactly what model it is.

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first off im not real saavy with computers... obviously right.  i recently bought a dual band router.  its a netgear nighthawk ac 1750. i have it hooked up, but my computer doesn't recognize the 5 ghz band or its just not on the list of available networks.  when i go to the device manager under network adapters, it lists i have a qualcomm atheros ar9485 802.11 b/g/n wifi adapter. when i get into the settings of that i try and do an update and it comes back and says i have the latest update.  dont have alot of money to buy a newly updated computer that would probably and certainly work well with the new dual band router. just wondering if there is any other options besides buying another computer?  please help as i really don't know a heck of a lot about computers,however i am trying to learn.


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A:5ghz band not seen on my computer network

Hi,Manual: Page 48http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03763129Specs: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-2000-Notebook-PC-series/5375422/model/6617197/document/c04008973/There is no dual band wireless card listed compatible for your model series.Your model has BIOS white list, so you cannot definitely go for any other cards than what is listed (exact HP spare part number). Also there is only single antenna built in your notebook.What you can do is buy this:https://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-N900-Wi-Fi-Adapter-WNDA4100/dp/B006V72AE0RegardsVisruth

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Hi, I've had the DIR-825 router for more than a year now and I've never once been able to see the second SSID that broadcasts at 5Ghz. I've set up both bands with identical settings and I have a wireless N network adapter in my laptop, but it only ever sees the 2 Ghz SSID, never the 5 Ghz one. Shouldn't I be able to see it?

Thanks for any help!

A:Dlink DIR-825 5ghz band not visible

Only if the adapter is also a dual band..
Many adapters listed as Wireless "N" operate in only the 2.4 GHZ range (G). They use 3 channels to get 150 Mbps.

The D-LInk DWA-160 Extreme-N is dual band.
Also Netgear RangeMax WNDA 3100.

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I'm having issues with my wireless 5Ghz connection, since my laptop will no longer find it.
Well, if I disable the network adapter and enable it back on, the 5G connection will show up for a few seconds and then disappear. However, I cannot connect to it, even if I try during the short time it shows up.

My network adapter is a Killer Wireless-N 1202.

Now, the router is working properly, because my phone does detect the 5Ghz band and can connect to it, with no problems.

I think the issue might have started after I updated my network adapter's drivers. which I did this Sunday at around 2:00AM. However, later on that day when I turned on my laptop, I had no issues with 5G.

I noticed the issue last Tuesday. During Monday last week my Internet provider changed the modem and router. However, I didn't use my laptop that day and only noticed the issue on Tuesday, when my laptop couldn't find any connection and asked me to choose one.

The main router I used to have was a Linksys and now it's a Huawei one (which is both a modem and a wireless router). That being said, I've never connected wirelessly to either of those, but to a Netgear r7000 which I connected to them.

Yesterday, I tried hard resetting the Netgear router, thinking it might have been experiencing some kind of conflict with the new modem/router, but my laptop still could not find 5G yet my phone could.

I used the "netsh wlan show drivers" line on CMD and it did show my net... Read more

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Until recently I used the 2.4GHZ band for my pc and my son used 5GHZ for his laptop on our D-link router.
A couple of weeks ago our provider installed a new Cisco modem/router-in-one (the old modem didn't work any more). We use the D-link as a second router. The 2.5Ghz band is no problem but my son doesn't get internet access with 5Ghz although if I log into the router I don't see anything wrong. Any help would be welcome.

A:No internet access on 5Ghz band with Dlink router

can we see an xirrus screen shot - the d-link is still broadcasting both signals
Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html

{If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .net framework is needed, and included in that message is a link to download/install.

Run the program

A user guide is available here http://www.xirrus.com/cdn/pdf/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-inspe... Read more

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Hello, im looking for a solution to replace my actual stock wifi  adapter (Adapt.Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi) with a dual band 2.4-5ghz one. Couldnt find any in manual compatible, can someone help me to find a solution to upgrade my laptop wifi module? Laptop model: hp dv6 6060ep - LR139EA#AB9Thanks for the help, Rui Lima

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My PC is unable to detect 5Ghz band where rest of the devices at my home are detecting both the bands.
I have recently bought D-Link dual band router and installed at home. Router is working absolutely fine because I could see
my other laptop and Ipad are able to detect both the bands. So that says there no problem with the router configuration. Also the router which
I have bought is recently released, so there are no new updates are released yet.
As per the installation guide, 802.11a supports 5Ghz and IEEE 802 11b/g/n supports 2.4 Ghz.
My PC details :
Model : Sony SVF14A190X (an year old laptop)
Operating System : Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 Bit
Network Adaptor drivers: BCM43142 Wireless Network Adapter
Router Details: D-Link DIR-850L VER A.1 wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router.
The network adaptor which my laptop supports IEEE 802 11b/g/n..i.e.2.4 Ghz. I tried installing the Network Adapter drivers in compatibility mode, but that doesn't
help me at all to fix the issue. Also I even had an assistance from Sony Customer support and spent few hours, but unfortunately they couldn't fixed it.
When I cheked in Command prompt, it says following thing :
Radio Types Supported : 802.11n 802.11g 802.11b.
How should I upgarde network drivers to : 802.11n 802.11a 802.11g 802.11b
Please help me to fix this issue.

A:Unable to detect 5Ghz band in my Sony Vaio PC

I think that the wifi adapter in your laptop does NOT support 5ghz. The adapter supports 802.11a which is a very old standard but it does NOT support 802.11ac which is the newest standard that supports 5ghz.

If you really wish to connect to your new router on the 5Ghz band then you could get an external USB dongle that would work.

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HiLooking for the part number to replace wireless card in notebook.I need a dual band 2.4ghz and 5ghz card.Current part is HP p/n 709505-001 sps#709848-001ThanksGlenn

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Hello! I have a Satellite C870-11H laptop and i want to upgrade the cpu now to extend it's life a bit more, but i can't find cpu compatibillity.Can someone point me to the right direction?Thanks in advance!

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According to the user's manual, I should press F2 and then the power button to get into the BIOS. This doesn't work. I have tried a couple of other typical combinations (ESC, DEL, all Fx keys,...), but no success either. I'm not able to boot Windows at the moment, so I really have to get into the BIOS directly. What should I do?

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the motherboard of my c870-172 is broken, where can I find the serial number for finding a spare part? and is there a good site to find one?

A:Satellite Pro C870-172 - need new motherboard

The serial part number isn’t known to me but I think you can use most motherboards which are released for Satellite C870 series.
All parts can be ordered from Toshiba authorized service provider available in your country but note: beside the display panel, motherboard is most expensive notebook part.

I think you will need to spend little fortune to get a compatible motherboard.

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I've noticed my wifi on my laptop being slow lately and made sure to Lenovo Yoga 710 15IKB. After some digging I noticed my laptop doesn't have the option in the configuration setting even though the wifi adapter supports 5ghz bands. Any solutions? Does support dual bandsNo option to turn on 5ghz.. or even switch between 2.5

A:Unable to enable 5ghz band on Lenovo Yoga 15ikb


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I have a N600 Wireless Dual Band Router model WNDR3400. My question(s) is that if I connect with a wired cable, will I be connected to the 5ghz and avoid interference with those on the 2.4ghz connection?

For example, I have a wired connection with my Playstation 3 but i believe the Playstation 3 incapable of detecting the 5ghz when I do a wireless scan. Does this mean when I connect with a wired cable with the ps3 I use the 2.4ghz connection with other users and getting interference if they're doing something like streaming?

And finally, if my Laptop is unable to detect the 5.ghz connection does that mean I need some sort of adapter? Or does it have to do something with the settings. Its enabled and is on the default channel.
[Sorry one more question, where do I go to see who is currently using the internet connection in the setup]

A:Dual Band Interference Question(s) 2.4ghz, 5ghz and Wired

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I recently got the newest NETGEAR router device, the NETGEAR Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router, and I am unable to connect to the 5GHz WiFi it provides on its Tri-band WiFi. I am currently only on its 2.4GHz WIFI, which I assume is lesser than the 5G. I am able to connect to the 5GHz on my smart phone, so I know it exists from the router. I am running a windows 8.1 currently on a desktop on an HP Envy 700-213 Desktop PC.

Edit: My computer supports 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n radio types - which supports 5GHz WiFi
My adapter is a Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter

Any ideas for why I am unable to connect to this WiFi?

A:Unable to connect to 5GHz Wifi on NETGEAR Tri-Band Router

The most likely explanation is that the wifi adapter in your HP Envy 700-213 doesn't support the 5Ghz band.

If you really want to connect at 5Ghz you will need to get a new wifi adapter for your computer.

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Hi Everyone,

My name is Stephanie and here is all the info from my laptop. (in attachments)

I can't read any CD/DVD with my laptop.

I can open the driver, insert a CD or DVD. I can close the driver. It starts turning, to read. (It does make a lot of noise as well) After a while it just stops turning.

Nothing happens. Even when I look in the menu of my computer, the driver is not even mentionned there.

I have Windows 8.1 on my computer. I did already check out the FAQ, but everything that I could find that could be helpfull is applied for Windows XP

Can somebody help me out with this?

Thank you!

Kind Regards,


A:DVD/CD drive is not working for a Satellite Pro C870-1CQ

Hi Stephanie

It is not easy to say what is wrong there. Either is your optical disc drive defective or there is some problem with the lens. Try to clean it up. I have done this using cotton swabs and liquid for LCDs cleaning.

By the way: is optical disc drive recognized properly in Windows explorer or device manager?

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please I have connect WD Element 10B8 USB disk 750GB to BLUE socket .
please how can test if uses USB3 full speed or lower USB2 connecting bus?
Crystal disk mark 3.03 says 31MB/s read and write !? (too low for USB3 !?)


A:How to test USB speed on Satellite Pro C870?


You could use some freeware tools like
- H2testw
- Drive Speed Test 3.2
I used the H2testw for SD card check and USB memory stick test and I was satisfied.

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I have icons on MS that make Upgrade from My WIN7 to WIN10 gratis.

my Satellite Pro C870 has or not FULL compatibility on WIN10?

A:Is Satellite Pro C870 Windows 10 supported

Satellite Pro C870 isn’t listed on Toshiba’s models supported for upgrade to Windows 10 website.

This means that this notebook model will not get Windows 10 drivers and software but of course the Windows 10 installation is possible

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i have a question about my Toshiba Satellite C870-18M wich has an Intel Pentium B960 Sandybridge 32nm.
Is it possible to use an Intel Core i5-3320M or Intel Core i7-3612QM Ivybridge 22nm with my board?
kind regards
Sofie B.

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Hello everybody!

I am a kind of a modding enthusiast and recently got myself an old C870. I really like the model because it is quite lightweight for its size and performance.

It originally had an i5-3230M, but I have an i7-3720QM so I tried that too. It works, but clock speeds when stress testing are about 1,2-1,4GHz lower (~2,0GHz compared to 3,4GHz on another laptop with that CPU), and sometimes it even reboots when under load.

So I looked for a BIOS upgrade and guess what I found - it seems that they "Set CPU power limit to address an adapter issue" from v. 1.40 on! It seems that they limited the power fed to the CPU to only 30-35W.

Now I want to test an older BIOS and see how it works, but it seems that the links to the older versions are broken (they erroneously lead to the Satellite E50x/E55x/U50x):

Can anybody help me find the 1.30 version?

I promise to update you with results afterwards

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Good night,

I have a Satellite PRO C870-1CJ laptop. Some days ago I got a blue screen stating display problems and since then the laptop screen is black and there is no image shown in it. I entered in secure mode and tried to connect it to a VGA monitor with success.
As I imagine it was a problem with the graphic card since in the blue screen message it mentioned atikmgpag.sys I tried to install t the latest graphic driver but no news about the laptop screen.
Also I tried Toshiba Tempro which hasn't got success too. I've tried several things with no result.

Does anyone can help me to solve the issue? I'm a bit desperate.



A:Black screen on Satellite Pro C870-1CJ

When you start your notebook can you see Toshiba welcome screen? Can you see anything?
If yes, I recommend you to reinstall original recovery image and test functionality with “factory settings”.

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Hello folks

Is there a way to found out the windows 8 product key that was originally installed on the laptop as my laptop doesn't have the windows sticker anywhere. I reinstalled windows after I deleted the partition by accident and now its asking me for the product key which I don't know.

A:Satellite C870-1JV - How to get Windows 8 product key?

As far as I know product key used on original recovery image cannot be used if you use own OS version. Even with key from the sticker you cannot activate own version.

If you want to have original Win8 version (Toshiba recovery image) you must order recovery disc from Toshiba and you can do this on https://backupmedia.toshiba.eu/landing.aspx

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Hello, I have a HP Pavilion Model 14-n014nr with Atheros Model AR5B125 and i wanted to upgrade my wifi card to pick up the 5ghz frequency band on my dual band router. Am i able to upgrade to any notebook wifi card that supports AC?

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I have a Satellite C870 - 1H2 and I am unable to use the Toshiba Video Player (version I have tried to play several dvds but nothing happens, these dvds play ok on TV video player. When I bought the laptop it came with Windows 8, later I installed Windows 8.1 and now I have Windows 10. I also tried to play dvds thro' Windows Media Player on the laptop but the player couldn't find the disc to play.
Any info on what to do or try will be much appreciated. Thanks.

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My laptop Toshiba Satellite C870 turns on automatically when I open it. And this seemingly happens, however when I want to write in my pin code, I cannot do so!! I press the right keys on the keyboard, but it doesn't register, like nothing appears. So I go to restart and then I can write my pin code . It is as if the automatic switch on system ,when opening the computer lid doesn't work as it should. Is there something I can do to fix that? It is rather time consuming to have to restart before I can get going.

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Hi.I have a Lenovo G5070 which came with the default Qualcomm Atheros AR956x Wireless Network Adapter, which did not detect the 5GHz wireless band of my router.I managed to get Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC of Lenovo G5080 from a friend of mine, who was disposing it. On the G5080, this wireless lan adaptor detects 5GHz. But, when i placed the same adaptor on G5070, even though it shows as "Radio types supported     : 802.11n 802.11g 802.11b" when checked via command 'netsh wlan show drivers', practically, the 5GHz band does not show up on the PC's available wireless networks. It shows only the 2.4GHz networks  Can someone please let me know the reason and remedy for this please.  

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I have tried to play several DVDs using Toshiba Video Player on my Satellite C870 - 1H2 but nothing happens. OS Windows 10.
Any help at all will be much appreciated
Mick g

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Hi, i am daric and its my first posting here. I have a question about my toshiba laptop: The fan runs on AC power almost always. In battery mode the fan turns much rarer. A control via software didn't work. It seems different temperature curves for AC and battery mode to give the fan control. I would like the pc in AC mode operation as quietly as possible. Please excuse me for my bad english, many greetings from Germany! Daric

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My Wii Band Hero Drums won't work with Wii AC/DC Live Rock Band.

I was all keen to belt out some AccaDacca beats with my newly acquired drum kit but as soon as I plug it in, my controller stops working! The game simply won't recognise that I have any active controllers until I unplug the drum kit. I've sent a query to Electronic arts about a week ago but haven't had a response yet. Has anyone else experienced this problem and importantly, is there a solution? Many thanks.

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Hello out there,

since seven days i try to update my system to WIN8.1. from the first try i get the errorcod 0xc1900101 - 0x30018.
I have already made a reinstallation of WIN8 and deinstalled everything exept the networkdriver. Allways get the same message. The installation seems to work fine till deviceconfiguration 64%. Then it restarts and sets back to WIN8.
My system is Satellite Pro C870 -1EJ
Need some help, or better an solution.



A:Satellite Pro C870 - Win8.1 update - Error 0xC1900101 - 0x30018

Just solved it myself,

and for anyone else with the same Problem.
It has been the Catalyst suite. Just deinstalled it and voila
It now works.

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When my Carbon 5th is connected to 5 GHz Wifi it randomly resets (drops) after several hours (connection is being lost, Windows reports "Cannot connect to the network"). Sometimes it is possible to connect again manually, sometimes only reboot makes it work again. Connection to 2.4 GHz Wifi always works totally fine. I've seen several similar topics on Intel forums with the same issue, looks like it touches several Intel WiFi adapters. No solution have been found except using only old 2.4 GHz protocols or external WiFi adaptors. I tried different drivers and many parameter sets on my router - nothing solves this issue. It is very sad to have only 20mbps with 2.4 GHz while new standards offer more than 100mbps. Did you face this issue? Any ideas to solve it out?  

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I called my Internet Service Provider about having slow internet and 5GHz not working well.

My ISP said everything on their end looking good and working properly. Since my wifi-router is not equipped by my ISP, they said that they couldn't do anything for me.

It maybe coincident, but 80% on Monday mornings is slow. Not only is 5GHz not working but 2 GHz is not working well either. Wifi can work only scarcely with 2GHz.

so ?????

Thanks in advance for any input

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Hi guys,

I have a Toshiba Satellite A660 laptop and i like to upgrade the wifi. I bought Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 wifi card, when i installed it, it didn't work. First i tried it with windows 10 default driver and later with latest official intel driver. I also tried to install the card again and it didn't work, tried to switch antena cabels still no go. Then i check the wifi card on another Asus laptop (approximately the same age model) and it worked, so the wifi card is working normally.

All the time the card is visible in the device manager and the icon is there to. The icon has the symbol for turned off wifi.

What could be the problem, what can i do?

Best regards.

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Dear Support-Team:

Could you please tell me,
a) Which Toshiba-Driver Version for Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 should be the current or newest Version?
b) Has Toshiba the Intel-Driver Version modified or adapted or updated to Toshiba Hardware?
c) From where can I get the new Driver? I couldn't find it for Windows 10 upgrade by the Toshiba Support Driver-Download web page.

Thank you in advance.

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Hi everyone, I have a Linksys AE6000 Wireless USB adapter in my Laptop and it is 5Ghz enabled. When I first got my laptop it had Windows 8 on it, but before I did anything I reformatted it to Windows 7. Under Windows 7, this wireless adapter connected to my 5Ghz SSID on my router (the 2.4 and 5Ghz SSIDs are different from one another on my router) just fine and I was getting 500Mb/s speed over Wi-Fi. Then, I upgraded laptop to Windows 8.1, where adapter only detects my 2.4Ghz SSID, and now I only get 150Mb/s over Wi-Fi.

What do I do? I have tried reinstalling driver, using Win7 compatibility mode drivers, installing manually without GUI, I have made sure internal card is fully disabled, etc etc...

My specs are as follows:

Intel Core(TM) i7-3632QM Quad-core mobile CPU
Intel HD Graphics 4000
AMD Radeon 7670M GPU 2GB
Samsung Evo 120GB SSD
HP ENVY/Pavilion m6
Internal Wi-Fi card - Intel Wireless-N 2230
External USB Wi-Fi - Linksys AE6000
Router - Netgear R6300
Internet Connection - 150Mb/s down , 10 Mb/s up

A:5Ghz Wireless adapter does not detect 5Ghz networks anymor

Here's a trick where somebody downloaded a Cisco driver to get it working in 8.1:

AE6000 No Longer works with Windows 8.1 - Linksys Community

Hope this helps you get it working!
Good luck,


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I was having issues with my old router so I got a new linksys AC1200. I have some devices that use 5.0 and they're working fine but my other devices are very sporadic and only work for maybe 30 seconds before losing connectivity then start working after another 30 seconds or so. Wired devices work fine

A:Dual band router devices work on 5 ghz but not 2.4

If you have a Windows PC with the problem ...

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows Vista or latter I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

Identify your network if it is not obvious.

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Will I damage the RF output circuit of a dual band wi-fi router if I attach an antenna that is only designed for the 2.4 gHz? band?

A:Attaching single band external antenna to dual band wi-fi router.

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I have an M93P tiny with the intel 7260 wifi card, it is a single band with blue tooth. Searching the internet I found a 7260 HMW AN that is DUal Band and with Bluetooth. However when I installed the card I got 2 BEEPS from the speaker and no display!! I reinstalled the orignal card and all worked as it should. I have another M93P tiny with DUAL Band and BT. I checked the card WIFI card to see what the model is and it is a Intel Centrino Advanced N-6235ANHMW P/N: 04W3777. I searched EBAY and can find plenty of the same type ,m but none have the P/N 04w377?? I wonder if anyone has changed the WIFI card to upgrade to the DUAL Band with Bluetooth? If so please send the exact model numbers .ThanksRob

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OK, this is my first time being a part of or using a tech related forum so here it goes:

I'm trying to help save a neighbor some money by fixing their wireless network.

WNDR3700 Dual band Netgear router.

2.4ghz wireless b/g/n with enabled SSID broadcast, channel=auto, mode set to 130Mbps
WPA-TKIP + WPA2-AES. wireless isolation is not enabled.

5Ghz wireless a/n enabled SSID broadcast, channel = 44, Mode is up to 300Mbps
No security encription. (i know...bad, but the lady has lots of kids and family members coming
and going from the house so she doesn't want one encripted). Video network enabled

Both Radio frequencies are enabled, fragment and CTS/RTS set to max

WPS settings = keep existing.

IPv6 not enabled, No repeating is enabled, No guest networks are enabled(however ssid broadcast is enabled for guest profile 1)
The problem, and reason for fixing the problem is that the 2.4 Ghz band light on the router is ON however the SSID is not being seen by any client in the house. the netgear interface says it is on and working. the neighbor needs the 2.4ghz band to work because the printer is wireless and will only recognize 2.4Ghz SSIDs. Also they have older nintendo DS clients they would like to use on the network.

During the day the 5 Ghz band works with very seldom (1-2) disconnects while the 2.4 Ghz band wont be visible to any device. in the evening both bands will come online, and very often will every computer get disconnected from either, the 5Ghz band wi... Read more

A:Dual band broadcasting problem, only 1 band works at a time.

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Dell computer using windows and firefox. Medialink "n" band router (new). Hughsnet HN7000S modem. The computer talks to router but router will not talk to modem. All works fine without router. How do I get the router to communicate with the modem?

A:medialink n band router to hughnet hn7000s modem won't work, help

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http://customer.kb.hughesnet.com/Pages/1189.aspx#DW6000 NAT Router

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Hello,After upgrade to windows 10 the mobile broad band don't work. I think it is some driver issues. I see under the device Management it is 3 unknown device, one of this is maybe mobile broad band. Enyone have a solution on this? Edit: I tryed to install the drivers from http://support.lenovo.com/no/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-l-series-laptops/thinkpad-l45... by name: Ericsson N5321gw Mobile Broadband Frimware.But i get error. from log: ** Log file opened successfully **Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT ECP:Common INFO ECP library initialized, revision R2J02, API version major is 3, API version minor is 5.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT TLevice DEBUG TlDeviceCheckIfWin8 - Running on Windows 8 (v6.2)Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT TLevice DEBUG TlLocDeviceCheckIfWin8Driver - Check for Windows 8 drivers.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT TLevice ERROR TlLocDeviceCheckIfWin8Driver - Encountered error when opening registry key. (2)Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT TLevice DEBUG TlDeviceCheckIfWin8Driver - Not running on Windows 8 driversWed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT ECPevice DEBUG EcpDeviceOpenPort - Searching for an MBM device...Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT TLevice ERROR TlLocDeviceSerialGetList - No MBM COM ports were found in the system.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT TLevice ERROR Unable to list devices.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT ECPevice ERROR 208 - No attached devices were found in the system.Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:35:03 GMT ECPevice ERROR EcpDeviceOpenPor... Read more

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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400.

I am trying to get a signal out in my garage at the opposite end of my router location. I am getting 1 bar and "poor" signal. I downloaded inSSIDer to analyse my signal and I notice that my "Wireless Network (5GHz a/n)" is not broadcasting anything. The checkbox for "Enable SSID Broadcast" is checked.

I have very limited knowledge of this stuff but it seems to me that if it is a dual band that I should be seeing 2 different signals, right?

All I see is this: Wireless Network (2.4GHz b/g/n)

I have attached screenshot of my settings

Can someone help me out with this? Thanks, Joe

A:Netgear Router WNDR3400 Dual Band only getting 1 band??

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My Billion BiPAC 7800VDOX Dual Band Wireless VoIP ADSL2+ Router has two bands:  2.4GHz and 5GHz.  and is wirelessly connected to my laptop OMEN by HP Laptop PC  17-w007tx.  It always shows as connected via 5GHz band only.  My laptop also shows 5GHz band only in the list of available networks;  2.4GH does not show up in the list of available networks.  It is not so in my other laptop which is also connected to the same router and that laptop shows both the bands in the list of available networks.  Thus, I can choose to connect to any of the two bands as per my choice. I have tested the router and it is working perfectly; there is nothing wrong with it.I wonder what can possibly be wrong in my OMEN laptop that it does not show both the bands which it should. At times, when I click to open the list of available networks, 2.4GHz may appear momentarily only and then disappears; thus I can not choose it for connection. I would appreciate any help to resolve this issue so that my OMEN laptop shows both the bands in the list of available networks so as to choose either one for connection.

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