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Q: Wifi Repeater Issues

So I bought a wifi repeater to use in my upstairs for my tablet (Amazon Fire). I hoped it would be an easy setup, and surprisingly it was. The problem is that a set amount of time after initial setup (difficult to know how long since I only use it at night) I am unable to connect my tablet to the repeater. It automatically disconnects and when I try to reconnect I get the message "connection failed" over and over again. I have tried a few manual setups on my tablet, not having the slightest idea what I was doing, and naturally that didn't work. The only way to get it to work again is to go through the setup again, but inevitably my tablet disconnects and cannot reconnect.

I am using a CenturyLink router/wifi combo thing for my internet. The wifi booster is just an off-brand thing I got off Amazon.

What other information can I provide that would be helpful? I tried to look up solutions, but though this seems a common problem there doesn't seem to be a common solution. At least not one written in English for someone like myself with no computer savvy at all.

Thanks in advance for your assistance!

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Hello,
We have a Belkin N router upstairs in the house....I have never had good reception downstairs in the basement, almost non-existent. I ended up buying a Diamond WiFi Repeater, and at first we had no troubles....computers downstairs and my iPhone were able to finally get strong signals down in the basement. Then something happened, and I'm not sure if it's due to two of the 4 computers getting Windows 7 or not. But now the two computers with Windows 7 constantly give IP Address Conflict errors and/or won't connect to the internet. The two Windows XP computers downstairs connected via WiFi have no issues, and my iphone has no issues. I know it's the Diamond Repeater because if I fire up the Windows 7 desktop (connected to the router via cable), it won't connect....as soon as I unplug the repeater, I am able to connect again. Now if I plug the repeater back in after the Windows 7 computers are connected to the internet, then it doesn't seem to have an issue, until the next time I try to start the computer fresh with the repeater already plugged in.

I have emailed Diamond about this, and my response back was as follows, and of course they didn't tell me how to do any of this:
"If your repeater is causing that kind of error, it's because the router is trying to give the same address to the computer and the repeater. If you give either the computer or the repeater a static IP address, your issue should be alleviated."

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A:Diamond WiFi Repeater issues...driving me insane! Please help

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Based on an article on the 'Lifehacker' website I noticed an article on how to use an old router as a repeater. I was looking at eBay and noticed something called, "Wireless-N WiFi Repeater Router Signal Range Extender Amplifier 300Mbps" which appears very small, and is just inserted in your USB port of your laptop.
This begged the question: At US$ 13 with shipping included perhaps it is better to buy this as opposed to converting my old ''D-link DIR-300" in a repeater, especially if doing so is a real hassle.
Hence trusting you guys here I thought I'd ask you if you think there are advantages and disadvantages with one or the other.
For ex. a disdvantage to using my old router as a repeater is that it's not portable
an advantage (sort of) is it's free
the eBay one at this price range seems to have 2 different models of brands unknown to me--China
-1- VOnets and -2- LB-Liink (seems to be imitating the 'D-Link' logo)
[This 2nd 1 seems to come in 2 slightly different definitions 'USB Wifi Router AP Wireless N repeater Adapter WLAN Range Extender F' or 'USB Wireless WLAN WiFi Router AP Client Repeater Adapter SY']
You opinion is valued. Thanks :-)

A:Using a Wireless-N WiFi Repeater vs turning an old router as repeater

Wow 129 people viewed this but no one had an answer. Could this mean other people are possibly interested by having the same question; thus they too are looking for an answer?

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how to extend wifi range from one house to another almost 100 meter away?
 

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I'm having problems with my wifi repeater (I think)..
I have a laptop downstairs that is plugged into the router and then upstairs I have a wifi repeater and a laptop that is working off that signal.. My problem is that the internet doesn't seem to work on my tablet or iPhone unless my laptop upstairs is turned on. It will connect no problem but it won't actually work. Also if I have other people here they cannot connect to the wifi unless my laptop upstairs is turned on (sometimes not even then) .. If I am connected and then turn off my laptop then the internet on my mobile devices stop working. I have no idea what is going on and neither does anyone else so would appreciate any help.
I am using Windows 8 and a Huawei WS320 wireless repeater. I have a BT home hub 3 and a BT Infinity openreach modem
 

A:Wifi Repeater

Does the repeater has its own WIFI SSID name?
This to distinguish if devices connect to the WIFI repeater signal or root signal.
 

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i am trying to find a wifi repeater that will work with a aircube. Any suggestions?
 

A:wifi repeater

https://community.ui.com/questions/How-to-extend-AirCube/52b908bf-bdf4-4259-914e-1c7cbac180cd

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does anyone make a wifi repeater that has a "remote antenna"?

im wanting to extend my wifi signal so I can have internet in my garage. right now I can get a signal if the door is open, but its a metal building so if I shut the door theres no signal. not to mention the signal isnt that great when its there anyways.

I would like to have the repeater itself in the garage, and have the pickup antenna for it right outside of the building if possible?

can this be done? thanks
 

A:outdoor wifi repeater?

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Hey everyone.

I used to have an old wifi but it's that old the software I used to use to set it up doesn't even run under 7. This isn't really my problem though since I was pretty sure I'd have to update anyway. It's unlikely it would be able to repeat a signal from an N router let alone use anything better then WEP.

Anyway. I was looking for suggestions on getting a good repeater. I saw this one: Best Wireless Repeater | Wifi Repeaters Boosters and Range Extenders which looks pretty good. I've never used anything from Amped before though so I'm kind of tempted to go for a Netgear or something instead.

I was also considering buying a router and setting DD-WRT up but I don't know how they compare?

Cheers for any advice.

A:Suggested WiFi Repeater?

I can't say I have heard of Amped before (besides the drink...), but at work we have had good success with Hawking range extenders.

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Hi Everyone,
I'm trying to help a friend implement some technology for a working apple farm. They are using a linksys WRT54G router with a cable modem, the wifi in the main building works great. We want to extend the wireless signal to a warehouse about 1/4 mile away, we have line of sight. We've been referring to a book; "Wi-Fi Toys" by Mike Outmesguine. The book refers to both bridging and repeating, but the configuration of each is not clear to me. They've purchased long range directional antenna's and two linksys WAP54G's to be used as the downlink and access point. I've tried to configure them (referring to the book and the linksys website) as wireless repeaters and wireless bridges but I've had no luck. Has anyone set this up before (?), I'd really appreciate any coaching you can provide.
Thank you,
Jeff
 

A:wifi repeater or bridge

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Hey all,

Can someone school me please? I have a switch box upstairs with my cable modem and a wifi router. Downstairs I have a PC that is hardwired to the wifi router. My PC has a WIFI N PCI card installed into it (was forced to use wireless connection until I had a cat 5 jack dropped). My question is, can I make the WIFI card in my PC act as a repeater to the WIFI router upstairs? Reason I ask, the WIFI router upstairs doesn't get great coverage all over my house and if possible, I would like to make my PC repeat the WIFI signal.

Can that be done easily?

A:PCI WIFI card as repeater?

On paper, it can be done with some heavy modification. The wireless card would need two create two independent connections (one from the router to the pc, and a second from the pc to the next device). Since 99% of cards do not do that out of the box (and I am not certain any can be made to do that), I don't think it's possible.

I promise you it is much easier to buy a wireless ap/bridge for around $50-100 US. I have the D-Link DAP-1522 and it works like a beastly charm as both a repeater or a bridge. I currently use it in bridge mode for my Sony BD player and DiSH Network HD box (to pull guide info faster, etc). I can manage its settings via its ip (mine is 192.168.0.50).

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I was thinking about this the other night. If it's dumb question I'm sure that everyone will rush to helpfully point this out, but can't you make a repeater out of two WiFi routers?

If a distant wireless Internet AP is out of range of part of your network and you can't move the access point, can't you take a router located just within range, configure it to client mode on the AP's channel (say 11), then run an ethernet cable from its output to the "Internet in" port (or perhaps one of the switched ports, I'm not sure) of a _second_ router configured as an AP on a different channel (say 6) and then have that router be the Internet access point serving your more remote wireless computers?

Just asking here; as a thought problem, it's been nagging at me so badly I was preparing to go buy more routers simply to test it out, but I thought I'd save some money and ask here first. Thanks for any clarification and help.

Fire away!
 

A:WiFi Router X 2 = Repeater?

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hi,

I have a Wifi router and a Win7 desktop with USB Wifi and Virtual Wifi adapter running.

My question is: how to create a meshed Wifi network with one single ssid/key?

see you Xyne

A:Virtual WiFi Repeater

Something like this perhaps: How to Bridge Wireless Routers | eHow.com

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I have a TrendNet TEW-639GR wireless router working with a EnGenius ERB9250 Wireless repeater. They seem to be working together but I have some questions regarding the setup.

1) Both are using the same channel, is this correct? They show up as two separate signals on a WiFi scanner with the same name, on the same channel, with two separate mac addresses.

2) How do I force my portable devices to connect to the repeater rather than the router? When I go to the Windows 7 "connect" page I see only one network choice (because they are sharing the same name). Sometimes the portable devices will connect to the router other times they will connect to the repeater.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide
 

A:Configuring a WiFi repeater

Sometimes the portable devices will connect to the router other times they will connect to the repeater.Click to expand...

Isn't that the point of having a Repeater? To connect to the stronger signal?
 

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i have a netgear router which doesn't cover, wirelessly, well my house. I've just added a d-link DAP-1360 AP as a repeater. Since I've added it, the coverge problems are history, all the computers, wired and wireless, are able to connect to the internet. However, homegroup doesn't work any more. I can't share files between the computers. How can I fix it?

A:Homegroup and a wifi repeater

It may be that you will need to recreate your homegroup from scratch. Give it a go and see if solves the issue.
Windows 7 HomeGroup: Walkthrough

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I have a Linksys wifi router but it is over on one side of the house. So I also have a d-link repeater nearer the living room. There are two desktop PC, two iPhones, and iPad and a smart tv using the wifi. Most of the time all is well but once every week or two the TV will stop streaming (Netflix or Pandora) and claim it is not connected to the internet. Last evening when that happened I had an iPhone and an iPad in the same room with the TV. The iPad and iPhone also could not connect to the wifi although they saw the SSID.

I unplugged the repeater and left it unplugged and everything got normal again.

The Linksys router and the d-link repeater are using the same SSID and both are on channel 6. Is that an OK setup or should the channels be different?

-- Larry

A:Channel selection for wifi repeater

You can use the same ssid so you can connect to the same name everywhere or you can have a second ssid that way you know which router your connected to. Being on the same channel they can interfere with each other better to have them poles apart

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Amcrest 2.4 mhz Wi-Fi IP cameras - 2
Netgear wnr 2000 v5 Wi-Fi router
Intel quad core desktop/Win XP pro sp3
Amcrest Surveillance Pro software

I have 2 cameras mounted outdoors and connected wirelessly to my wireless router. Because of obstructions (brick walls), I'm having trouble getting video signals without significant latency issues. Additionally, I am having trouble connecting to the cameras through the software to make changes in configuration.

I thought my router had a repeater function, but it does not. I was about to purchase a Netgear extender that is advertised as having a repeater function, but apparently it does not.

I cannot move my "main router" because I cannot relocate my internet connection/modem.

I "think" my only option is to locate a repeater at a midpoint between the cameras and the existing router, thereby creating a stronger signal to the main router.

My questions:
1. By utilizing a repeater, will I eliminate my latency issue.
2. Improve connectivity between software/cameras.

I'm having trouble finding a Netgear Wi-Fi router that has a repeater function at a reasonable price. Can you recommend an affordable router with repeater function or a standalone repeater.

Sorry for the long post...I've been fighting this issue for weeks.
 

A:Repeater for Wifi IP cameras to Router

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I have 2 routers
wifi-router1 ( its a wifi router with adsl2+ modem)
IP: 192.168.1.1
SSID: TPLink
wifi-router2 (its working in repeater mode)
IP: 192.168.1.50
SSID: Tenda

I configured wifi-router2's repeater mode via site-scan and then selected my wifi-router1. It did not gave me any error.

Now I can connect to both wifi-router1 and wifi-router2 but internet is only working on wifi-router1. What specifict settings I need to get internet from wifi-router2 also.

LongLive JohnWill
 

A:Wifi Repeater correct settings

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Hi,
After trawling various help sites and reading pages of forum answers I realise that this is a very common problem. Nevertheless everything I try just doesn't seem to work so I'm hoping somebody may have the answer for me.
I have recently purchased a Wireless-N repeater which is now up and running and connects with both Ipad, iPhone and other laptops with ease. The problem is that I can't connect using my own PC. I'm using Windows Vista and the connection to the repeater seems fine, it just can't connect to the Internet. Every time I try and open a web page I receive the following message.
Error 105 (net:ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED) Unable to resolve the servers DNS address.

I've tried various solution but to no avail. I'd be very grateful if anybody has any suggestions and can talk me through it as its driving me bonkers!!

Many thanks
 

A:Wireless-N wifi repeater connection failure

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Guys got a problem. Hopefully one of you can point me in the right direction for a solution.

The problem is Mom's house and her Charter Internet, and the House layout. The cable TV/Internet comes into her house on the south side of the house, into the Sun Room.Which is to the right of the garage. So the Connection is smack dab in the middle of the end of the house.

To the north of moms desk, where the internet/cable tv comes in is the next room over is the Utility room with the Hot water heater, furnace and W/D for clothes. To the east of this and still north of the sun room is the kitchen and to the north of those, the bedrooms and back yard.

Now, Her Charter modem has wifi. It works great for the south end of the house. Deck, garage, yard, driveway. But anything past the Kitchen, is almost dead.

Is there something we can do to get a WIFI signal at the NW corner of the house which is the guest bedroom? Do I need a repeater or something? will I need to run any wiring, or anything like that? She wants wifi signal there to cover that part of the house and the back yard.

Any help appreciated..
 

A:Solved: Help, House needs a WIFI Extension or repeater?

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I would like to know the step by step to :

1) set up a repeater using an another router.

2) set up an alternate access point (with out Ethernet connection to it if possible using the routerlogin.net)

What are the major advantages and disadvantages of both.

My router is a Netgear N750 Dual Band Gigabit Router and the router I would like to use to boost the signal is the same model.

The problem is that the signal is not strong enough sometimes to use my Galaxy S4 on the other side of the house away from the router. And sometimes the signal does loose strength to my desktop using an internal wireless adapter for WiFi .

The desktop is not so much the issue but the phone is.

So, I thought I would try to increase the range of the router to cover the areas of the house that are receiving a week signal from the router.

Thanks for all your help.
 

A:Setting up a WiFi repeater or Access point

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hello everyone

i have a weak wifi signal all around the house and i was wondering what is the best repeater that would work with virgin media's superhub

thank you

A:Best repeater to improve Virgin media Superhub Wifi

Hi there ... Have you always had a weak signal .. What sort of speeds are you getting .. I had the same problem with the same company you are using .. I called them up and now i am getting great signal all over even in the rear garden .. So i suggest you try that before being out any expense

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Hi, pls. help me to make dlink dsl router 2640T to be working as repeater which will be able to receive wifi signals. I've seen one guy using the same dlink dsl-2640T as wifi signal repeater where he was successfully able to receive wifi signals.

My PC's configuration is as follows:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 430 @ 2.27GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 1974 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39997 MB, Free - 10423 MB; D: Total - 74465 MB, Free - 17354 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 03C6YH
Antivirus: AntiVir Desktop, Updated and Enabled
 

A:to make dlink dsl-2640T router as wifi repeater

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My WLAN, through which all my devices are connected, is too far from my non-wifi enabled CCTV DVR, which requires a wired connection.

I have hooked up a repeater to my DVR, which works fine. The only problem is, devices closer to the repeater than to the main wifi router, although showing a full signal from the repeater, have no internet connectivity. I cannot force the devices to connect to the main wifi router because it shares the same access point name with the repeater.

Unless there is a way to 1) override the access point name of either and still maintain the connection, or 2) fix the internet connectivity for the repeater's wifi signal (which may still be problematic if it keeps switching between the two), how can I disable the repeater's outgoing wifi signal while maintaining its connection to the main wifi router to ensure connectivity is achieved via the wired connection between DVR and repeater?
 

A:How can I limit repeater to wired connections (and disable outgoing wifi)?

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Hi all,

I bought a MicroNext 54m wireless router model MN WR540T to act as a repeater and strengthen my wireless network in my house. I am not sure how to get it to act like a repeater though. Do I just use a RJ45 from the original router to this new router? What settings should I be using?

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

R
 

A:Repeater Issues

Are you sure it includes Repeater mode? If it does the user manual should have information about configuring it. Often "Repeater" is called "Range Extender," so search for both terms.
 

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I used a repeater to increase my signal in my garden on the other end of my house, that works perfect. But the signal strengt of the WiFi connection on my PC is lower and also my internet speed. Removeing the repeater gives a internet connetion loss (for a shrot time) so it seems like my PC's preferred connection is to the repeater (witch is further away then my router).

I can choose to give my repeater a different SIDD name so i can choose manually but i prefer the same name.
Is there any way to force my PC to connect to my router with the same SIDD? ( i have a DLink dir 655)

A:WiFi repeater, weaker signal. Can i force Win7 to connect to router?

Repeaters are the same as a network bridge, they cut the bandwidth in half which is why I don't like them. This is why the connection seems slower to you.

Much better off with a wireless access point connected to a wired connection.

With the same SSID it's usually going to pick the connection with the better signal strength. You can choose to forget the other network which would force Windows to choose the 655.

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I bought a router/repeater. I have had programming issues. I contacted the mfgr, but they are in China (of course) & cannot set up a chat session for them to walk me thru this. I am NOT tech suavey & even have trouble locating area in my computer. I have followed their screen shots on what to do, but then loose my internet connection.....I NEED HELP!!!!
 

A:Router/Repeater programming issues

Please tell us the exact brand and model of this "router/repeater."

What kind of programming are you attempting? What issues have you had?
 

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Hi Guys,
This is Viral. I am using an Acer laptop model ASPIRE 4736 since the last five years. There haven't been much issues with it. except for the battery and thats it. But recently, since last two weeks I noticed that my Wifi would stop blinking after sometime after I start my laptop and then it wouldn't work even when I try to turn on and turn off the Wifi switch(it doesn't respond anything). I tried searching the net for this issue using my office laptop and found that a system restore would help to solve this issue. Since I remembered that I updated Java as well as there was this ad software which got installed and I had unistalled it. So I did a system restore and then when I opened the device manager, I am not able to see intel r wifi link 5100 driver on it. I tried restarting my laptop and did everything and couldn't find the driver(it was there before the system restore). But later on the same day, the driver got installed automatically and the WiFi started working but only for a couple of minutes after the restart and then it stopped. So  I did the system restore again to the date when everything was working perfectly and when i did that, again my intel r wifi link 5100 driver is not shown on the device manager(network adapters). I don't if it would automatically get installed or not but its sure that the WiFi issue still be there. So can you please help with this issue?
1. Help me get the intel r wifi link 5100 driver back
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A:Issues with WiFi as intel r wifi link 5100 is not installed after d systm restor

Select Model, Select Operating System, Download your Drivers
 
There is also a hardware detection tool to assist you.
 
http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers
 
If the software is listed in add/remove programs; Uninstall it.
 
If the device is listed in device manager; uninstall it.

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Hi Guys,
This is Viral. I am using an Acer laptop model ASPIRE 4736 since the last five years. There haven't been much issues with it. except for the battery and thats it. But recently, since last two weeks I noticed that my Wifi would stop blinking after sometime after I start my laptop and then it wouldn't work even when I try to turn on and turn off the Wifi switch(it doesn't respond anything). I tried searching the net for this issue using my office laptop and found that a system restore would help to solve this issue. Since I remembered that I updated Java as well as there was this ad software which got installed and I had unistalled it. So I did a system restore and then when I opened the device manager, I am not able to see intel r wifi link 5100 driver on it. I tried restarting my laptop and did everything and couldn't find the driver(it was there before the system restore). But later on the same day, the driver got installed automatically and the WiFi started working but only for a couple of minutes after the restart and then it stopped. So  I did the system restore again to the date when everything was working perfectly and when i did that, again my intel r wifi link 5100 driver is not shown on the device manager(network adapters). I don't if it would automatically get installed or not but its sure that the WiFi issue still be there. So can you please help with this issue?
1. Help me get the intel r wifi link 5100 driver back
2. Help me the solve the WiFi issue... Read more

A:Issues with WiFi as intel r wifi link 5100 is not installed after d systm restor

Select Model, Select Operating System, Download your Drivers
 
There is also a hardware detection tool to assist you.
 
http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/drivers
 
If the software is listed in add/remove programs; Uninstall it.
 
If the device is listed in device manager; uninstall it.

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Good Morning ,Forum/community Member Model Name - Hp Pavilion 15 Notebook (15-p001TX)Issues - Brodcomm 802.11n wireless Adpater not worning.Problems - I have been facing the same problem since 4 days and i have tried all possible ways to solve it out , but nothing work .Problems are as Follows :- 1) Wifi Stopped working within 15 mins of restart the computer and automatically the wifi icon goes limited , and then it automatically become the LAN(small PC icon) and after that notebook get hanged everytime.for re work i need to forcefully wtich it of from the power button.2) I followed all the tips and tricks for solving out the problem and even take Hp assistance help to sort out this wifi Problems. but nothing work.. no one helped me out of this problems.Following are the ways i have tried .1. that , power managent tick , i have un ticked (from PROPERTIES)2. by using CMD , i reset all 3. I have DONE Wlan auto cofig to disable (and put it on starting)4. update the drivers to the latest Version.5. Installs latest drivers of brodcomm from the HP website or even other websites.none of above help me out .3) All wired Network are working super fine , but when i swtich to wifi , it automatically goes limited and then diirectly hang the whole notebook . Please kindly suggests the valueable Suggestion and ways to get it sort out .it really frustrated now , i dont understand what are ways to get my wifi back on working condition.Thanks Kind Regard... Read more

A:wifi connectivity/wifi limitation Issues

Hello @adityarai82, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums! The forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I read your post about the WiFi issue, and wanted to assist you!  I understand that you tried many troubleshooting steps already, without success. Try reviewing the following steps, offered by community member @Great-Deku-Tree: First, we have a step by step guide to walk you through the troubleshooting process here: Troubleshooting Your Wireless Network and Internet Connection A second option, is to try these steps:Powercycle the network:1. Shut down your notebook.2. Unplug the power to your router.3. Unplug the power to your modem.4. Wait at least 45 seconds.5. Plug in the modem, and wait for it to come back online.6. Plug in the router, and wait for it to come back online.7. Turn on your notebook, and test your connection.Disable the Power Off option for the adapter:1. Open Device Manager. (Win Key+R > type devmgmt.msc > OK)2. Expand the Network adapters.3. Right click on the Ethernet/Wireless Adapter and click Properties.4. Click the Power Management tab.5. Remove the check mark beside Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.6. Click OK.7. Test.Reset the TCP/IP settings on your PC:1. Go to your start screen/menu and type CMD.2. Right click on the command prompt icon and chose Run as administrator.3. In the window that opens type... Read more

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Okay. Long story short, ever since I've gotten this computer, I've had a wifi issue. I only use this computer at school so it has never really been a real priority to get the issue fixed, but now I'm trying to get everything straight.
The wifi speeds are pretty damn slow for what they are supposed to be. I have 85mbps for a hard wired connection for my desktop, a 70-80mbps wifi speed for my phone, and a 8mbps wifi speed for this laptop. I figured that the problem was the wifi card or whatever it's called in the laptop, so I decided to purchase a USB wifi adapter on amazon. When I plugged it in, I found that the speed was the same, if not worse then the built in wifi (The adapter is rated for 150mbps speeds). I also don't think this is a software issue or anything because I fresh installed windows 10 yesterday and the wifi speed is as slow as ever. Also, sometimes when I'm using chrome, chrome just stops responding and the wifi symbol on the taskbar has an exclimation point over it and I have no internet connection. It basically freezes up the whole computer. I don't know if that will help you narrow down the problem, but I just figured id mention it.

Here is a link to the driver page of my computer: http://support.toshiba.com/support/modelHome?freeText=2F037925C

Here is the link to the wifi adapter: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B003MTTJOY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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okay, so. My connection went out about two weeks ago during a storm. But now, every device except my laptop is able to connect to our router. I've shut my laptop down, disconnected then reconnected, I made my laptop forget the router password and re entered it. But it still will not connect and I really need this laptop. Like itll say connected but no internet even though I know its there.
 

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I recently bought a Laptop with an unknown OS (I forget the name, but it wasn't windows) and had to format it, and afterwards got Windows 7 working on it. For some reason, I'm not getting any wifi, help please
 

A:Issues with WIFI on new PC

Also, if it makes a difference, I'm able to connect to the internet with a cord, just not getting wifi
 

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Hey, I have faced some issues with my router. PC, connected via LAN gets good connection and speed, but when connected via WiFi, speed drastically drops down at some times, disregarding the location. WiFi signal strenght is good, 5/5, but sometimes I get very low download/upload speeds. For example - watching a 10 min youtube video is real pain. It can start well, but after minute or two, it drops to 144p. Again, after couple minutes it goes back to 1080p. When connected via LAN, everything is fine. Speed is about 100mbps.
 

A:Issues with WiFi

There are different WiiFi protocols that provide varying speeds.
Reference the "Versions" subsection
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wi-Fi

Because it is a Radio and because noise can effect effective transmission and possible data reesends/re-transmissions of data it is not that good at quality data streaming. Especially if the WiFi is using an older protocol.

I suggest when you do that kind of data streaming use wired Ethernet.
 

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Had wifi issue and laptop suddenly shutting down. I have solved it!!! I 'm buying a DELL laptop

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Help?!
My computer will not look for any wireless connections anywhere. I have tried updating my drivers and disabling my firewall but none of that has seemed to work. Please if anyone has had the same issue I would greatly appreciate the help but I simply do not know what the hell to do I have tried everything i can think of.

A:Wifi Issues

G'day Miver3385, and Welcome to BC.
 
Have you rebooted/reset the router...?...can you connect directly to the router...wired ...?
 
have you had a look in device manager?....any yellow ? in there or exclamation points...?

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Ok, I built my pc back in December. It worked fine on windows 7, and I installed windows eight. It worked fine up until I updated windows 8, and now it doesn't even have the wifi icon in the taskbar. I use a belkin n750db gold edition to pick up my wifi signal, but now my only option for Internet is hooking up my desktop directly to my router via ethernet cable. I should also clarify that there is literally no wifi/wireless setting on my pc for some reason. It doesn't even have the wifi bars with the red like through it. I play lots of video games on my desktop, and have tried everything I thought to do although all advice would be welcome.

P.s. my steam name is grigglz

A:Wifi issues

It could be the issue of any driver update that came with your Windows Update which is not compatible to your Wi-Fi . Most probably this may be caused by any KMDF (Kernel Microsoft Driver Framework) Driver which is not supported by your Wi-Fi.

In my opinion you should do a system restore to the date when your Wi-Fi was working. Or you can even go to
Device Manager -> Network Adapter -> Locate your Wi-Fi and right click on it -> Click Properties -> In that windows click on Driver Tab -> There you click on "Roll Back Driver" and wait until it completes. When it is completed restart your computer and see if your problem fixes or not.
Hope it will help.............

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Hello, I am going to try and explain this this the best I can!!
Ok, I have a router in which I connect to the internet with, I have a ralink 802.11b/g usb dongle on which I use to connect to wifi with my gaming devices as my router is not compatible, a couple of days ago the ralink was giving me issues with an error message "limited or no connectivity" after getting angry, I thought that a un-install and a re-install would help, but it did not, when I re-installed it the icon was different, that was the 1st thing I noticed, but when the icon did light up, I hovered over it and it had picked up the connection from my router instead of the "soft-AP" it had before, I'm really confused and need help.
Thanks in advance!!
 

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Hello I'm having problems with my WiFi. Besides my computer, witch is connected via ethernet cable, all other devises are unable to connect to my router. I have the zyxel P-660HN-51 modem and, for what ever reason, all wireless devises are unable to see my wifi network. With it being the weekend I am unable to contact any support from said internet provider. The only advise I've gathered so far was to access the router connection web page and to set up the wifi from there. However it seems ineffective so far. So...... what I'm trying to say is help?
 

A:WiFi issues

Reset the router to factory defaults and see if it comes back to life. If it's still not working replace it.
 

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I have been having problems with my wifi network, it cuts in and out all the time. I have to constantly use the troubleshooter to fix it. Here is the screen shot attachment I took for you.

A:Wifi issues help!

hi there stranger, sorry to hear your having probs. The detailed info link at the bottom of the page may shed some light on the problem. More than likely its a signal/channel issue. Placement of the adapter and router should be as high as possible and away from walls and shelves and windows, solid objects and metal frames can be contributors. A free program like inssider or xirrus wifi inspector will show you what channel all your neighbors are using, you want your router on one that is least used by neighbors. Microwaves and cordless phone bases shouldn't be close to adapter or router either.

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Recently my PC was upgraded to windows 10. Had wifi issues from day 1. Looking at Device Manager, the wifi adapter was hidden. I deleted it and scaned for HW changes but couldn't find it. Downloaded many Ralink drivers, restarted several times but still cannot find the adapter. Suggestions?

A:WiFi issues

Dear Customer, Welcome and Thank you for posting your query on HP Support Forum It looks like you are not able to connect to the Wireless Network with your Notebook Please read the tips and steps shown below, find out what is relevant to your current situation and tryperforming some steps which might help resolving the issue 1. Check for the Wireless Light, Try turning ON the Wireless by pressing the Wireless Button 2. Check if Wireless[WLAN] is enabled in BIOS 3. Check if you have yellow "!" mark or red "x" mark for Wireless Adapter under Device ManagerNote: Right Click on the Adapter, Uninstall the driver and restart the Unit[Windows will load the drivers again] 4. Check the last time wireless was working fine and perform System Restore, Reset the BIOS to setup defaults bytapping F10 Key under BIOS 5. Power OFF the Unit, Remove the AC Adapter & Battery, Press and hold the Power Button for 1 full minute 6. You can also download and install the latest BIOS Update for the Unit from HP Support Site 7. Uninstall the Wireless Drivers again from Device Manger and this time download and re-install the drivers fromthe HP Support Site 8. If you are using HP Wireless Assistant on your Unit, Please uninstall the same and re-install it again 9. Check if your Wireless Card detects any other Wireless Network nearby, in that case delete the existing wirelessprofile and re-create the same 10. Incase if all these steps does... Read more

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I have a Lenovo z580 with Windows 8 64-bit OS. Prior to this I had Windows 7. My wifi continually connects and works fine for a while then will show "no internet connection" which only is solved, temporarily, by running the troubleshooting which resets the wifi adapter. I have the latest driver installed for my adapter (Intel Centrino N-2200). Sometimes it will go days without an issue, other days I'll have to reset the adapter half a dozen times. I had the same issue when I was running Windows 7. Any suggestions?
 

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I cannot connect to home Wifi. When troubleshooting the problem, message says that Wifi adapter is being reset but ultimately error message received is "Wi-Fi" doesn't have a valid IP configuration.   Please help.

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So as the title says, i've recentlly been having connectivity issues with my Lenvo z50 laptop. The wifi will just randomly disconnect and when I try to reconnect its says, "Cannot connect to this network". I've tried everything, from resetting to going to the device manager and unticking the box that says allow windows to turn off to save power. The only way to get wifi back is to turn off my laptop, but even then it still keeps on happenening. It's mad annoying and I don't see anyone else on the internet having the same problems as I do. So someone could help me that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!

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i can connect 2.4 GHz wifi anywhere in my house and more distance but i can't even find 5GHz wifi what am i do for that,i want to find and connect to 5GHz wifi  , tell me fast as you can what am i do?

A:wifi issues

Hi: If you can't connect to the 5.0 GHz wireless band, most likely your notebook only has a single band 2.4 GHz wireless network adapter. Most HP consumer notebooks only come with single band cards.

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Hello, for quite some time now, we've been having issues with our WiFi. Out of the four laptops and two towers connecting to the internet, only two laptops running Window 7 seem to connected regularly while the other two laptops are repeatedly being kicked off the WiFi for apparent reason what so ever. The two towers are connected through Ethernet cables. The router is only about four months old, having replaced it before hand for similar issues. Replacing the router had only seemed to work for about a month before the same issues reappeared. We are on a satellite internet connection in the middle of the desert so a clear view isn't an issue. There are power lines about 20 yards up and over the satellite dish but not all computers are being affected with this issue.

All the computers are being used for gaming through Steam and World of Warcraft. We've tried resetting the router, swapping out the cables, having the line professionally tested, bought a repeater unit, setting the router to reserve IP addresses for the computers, updating the routers Firmware and even moved closer to the access point. At this point, we're all ready to go with the beat it with a stick till it works option.

Model information
LinkSys E1000 Firmware Version 2.1.02
HP Pavilion DV6 Windows 7 Home Premium - Connected
ASUS N56D Windows 7 Home Premium - Random disconnects
ASUS K52J Windows 8 Home Premium - Random disconnects
ACER Aspire 5920 Windows 7 Home Premium - Connected

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A:WiFi issues

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Hello, I have issues with my wifi connection, the wifi button has stayed ORANGE for a while now. This has been a recurring problems which I have fixed overtime but it kept coming up. The model of the laptop is HP PROBOOK 6470b Kindly assist on what to do to fix this permanently. Regards

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