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Q: Solved: 802.11n laptop not connecting to dual band router

Hi Guys,
Newbie here....hello to everyone! I have an HP Pavilion g6 laptop that has a Ralink 802.11 b/g/n wifi adapter. I have a Netgear dual band router with 2 different SSID's for n and g bands. Problem is my laptop connects to g without any problem but does not 'see' the n band. Laptop will see and connect to the n band if I connect a Netgear usb wifi adapter, but I don't want to do that if possible. I checked my b/g/n/ adapter on device manager and all is ok. Any ideas??? Thanks in advance

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A: Solved: 802.11n laptop not connecting to dual band router

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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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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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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
 

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Hi all -
I have a couple of questions if someone has some time to help.

I just purchased a new wireless router (Belkin N600) and it has dual bands 2.4 & 5.

It has the option to name each band's SSID differently. I currently have them set to the same name.

Here are my questions:
1. If the components in my house are set to pick up and log into the SSID by default, will they automatically connect to whichever on is faster or less busy, or will they just log into one?

2. Should I be naming the SSID's differently and specifying which components connect to each one?

Does it make a difference?
For reference, here's what's accessing the router:
2 TiVo's
1 Logitech Revue
1 PS3
2 Laptops
2 Tablets

Thoughts? Am I overthinking this? If everything is working fine now, should I just leave it, or can I improve performance somehow?

Thanks.
 

A:Dual Band Router Question

Surely some of those devices only have 'a' or only have b,g or n adapters, so will only connect to the corresponding network. I have no experience with dual band adapters so I don't know what options you have with those. If I did have dual bands I would probably be naming the networks differently and would tell each device to which network I wanted to connect.
 

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Hello all!

About a year and a half ago I purchased a beast of a router to expand my internet capabilities (or something like that). When I got the thing it worked amazing! I had 0 issues with it for the longest time. But now things are a bit different.

Router: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016EWKQAQ/ref=oh_aui...

About 4-6 months ago I moved from my previous house-(located in a subdivision within town) to a new "trailer home" located quite a ways out from town. I moved in and setup my router with no issue! It worked like a charm. Fast forward about 6 months later; the darn thing won't work! I called my ISP's and they said it's because the router is a dual band router and will not work with their services. But the thing is it was working for such a long time with no issues! I still would love to use this nice router out here but if there is nothing I can do I guess I must invest in a mediocre router.

The problem I'm having is the WAN light is lit a pink color. If I unplug the cord from modem it turns a deep RED.
Please if anyone can help, it would be much obliged. Thanks
 

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Hello, I currently have a wireless WRT54G router in my home. I have a laptop wirelessly connected, one computer wired, and three more wirelessly connected, all with G adapters ATM. So that is a total of 5 computers wireless and one wired.

I was thinking about as a Christmas present for myself upgrading to the new N networking. However, I would keep all the G adapters, except for one, which I would put into the laptop. Do you think I would see an increase in speed in the N laptop?

Also, I am using Comcast High Speed Internet. Do you think I should get the Dual-Band N Wireless Router, or the Ultra RangePlus Wireless N Router? I am not sure how the 5 gig band works, or what it is exactly, but I thought it would be nice to have for the future? IDK? Also what about the 310N router? Just a thought. Thanks!

What do you think I should do in my situation? Thanks. Please feel free to ask me any questions!
 

A:Should I upgrade to N Dual-Band? Which N router should I get if so?

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Hello

I was thinking of picking up a dual band router during the coming Black Friday sale, but really don't know which to buy or how much I really need to spend.

Right now I'm using a D-Link 655 running on a 25Mpbs connection. I game once in a while, but my main concern is streaming HD video from my main PC to my upstairs PC for my parents. I may also cut Cable at a future date and use the internet for all my TV programing.

I have look at two router so far, a higher end D-Link DIR-880L with up to 600Mbps (2.4GHz) + 1300Mbps (5GHz) speeds and a D-Link DIR-826L with 300Mbps (2.4GHz) + 300Mbps (5GHz).

Is there any benefit of getting a router with a higher transmission rate? since my connection is only 25Mbps or am I just paying extra for a whole bunch of nothing?

I am open to any brand of router, so please suggest ones you had good experiences with. I just looked at the D-Link cause the DIR-655 worked very well.

Thanks

A:Help choosing a dual band router

Don't think you'll get any better internet speeds because even 802.11g is at least twice the speed of your internet connection ( 54Mbps) and 802.11n up to 600 Mbps. So, you know, "The weakest link in a chain" saying ? and "Speed of a convoy is the speed of slowest ship". 5GHz range of frequencies is also more sensitive to interference by walls and other obstructions.

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I have a dual band wireless router with 2.4ghz and 5.0ghz using the N standard. I am purchasing a laptop soon. What kind of wireless card will I need to access the the 5.0ghz frequencies? Do I need to have a dual band wireless card or will just a N standard wireless card suffice to see the 5.0 ghz? My work laptop with a "G" wireless card recognizes the 2.4ghz band only, which makes sense.
 

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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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i have tp-link WDR4300 Dual Band Router. I have installed open-wrt on it. Working perflectly for more than 10 months now.

today morning, 2.4gz network stopped working, none of my devices using this band not getting wifi. Network will show up, b devices won't be able to connect. 5gz network though, is working perfectly, one of my laptops use it.

1- please share how do I solve that.
2- one added issue is that I am unable to login into my open-wrt web interface. i found online that 192.168.1.1 is the address for that, but i just get 'no page foiund' from my browser, even when connecting lpatop with wired connection to router. Any help, to connect to webUI of my OpenWRT interface?
3- in worst case, with no access to webUI of open-WRT, how do i revert back to original tp-link firmware?

thaks in advance..
 

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I have a ATT/Uverse Gateway (router) and want to switch it with a better dual or 3 band router. Are all routers the same?
 

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The Linksys EA4500 Dual-Band N900 Router is really high tech.Because of this, will there be any compatibility issues with wireless devices that try to connect with it? Like laptops, ios systems, gaming systems, etc.
 

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Hi,
   I meet a issue on win7 Professional(Service Pack1) as connecting to a wireless router supported dual bands(2.4G & 5G). After one SSID get PBC prompt, other can't get PBC prompt on win7.  
   But click two SSID(2.4G or 5G) can both get PBC prompt on win10.Pls help check why Only one SSID can get PBC prompt on win7 and other can't get PBC prompt on win7. Then
win10 has no this issue. Thanks<o:p></o:p>
The steps are in the following. 
1.enable 2.4G & 5G wps on wireless router
2.click "Connect" button to connect a 2.4G SSID firstly in win7's Wireless Network Connection (not choose "Connect automatically")<o:p></o:p>
3.win7 will get 2.4G PBC promt that display "You can also connect by pushing the button on the router"

4.win7 fail to get 5G PBC promt(pic1 no ""You can also connect by pushing the button on the router") if click "Connect"
button to connect a 5G SSID later<o:p></o:p>
5.Reboot win7, then click 5G SSID to try to connect 5G firstly
6.Win7 get 5G PBC prompt and fail to get 2.4G PBC prompt later if click 2.4G SSID.<o:p></o:p>
We find WIN7 client also meet this issue in following dual-band routers ( 2.4G & 5G wifi chips are same vendor)<o:p></o:p>
Netgear R8500(2.4G BCM4366+5G BCM4366)
Netgear R8000(2.4G BCM43602+5G BCM43602)
ASUS AC-1200 (2.4G MT7612EN+5G M... Read more

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So my girlfriend and I just inherited her dad's Netgear WNDR3700v3. They said the power switch on their surge protector got cycled one day and suddenly the router stopped broadcasting its SSID. After swapping out the router they still had various wireless connectivity / general internet issues, so they got their ISP out and found that specific issue was on their side... I'm not really network savi, for whatever reason, but I know that SSID broadcasting has to be on and the Wireless Radio has to be on. Both boxes are checked for both bands in the router setup and the indicator light is solid-on on the front panel of the router, yet I still can not detect the signal on our phones. What's really strange is that after putting a hardline from the router to my computer I can connect via my computer's WiFi... What could it be?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:NETGEAR Dual Band Wireless Router Not Broadcasting SSID (Yes! The box is checked!)

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Hello, I bought a new Cisco Linksys E2500, Advanced Dual-Band N Router. I am going to convert from wired ports around the house to wireless. And received a new tablet and I must go wireless now. I have not set up the new tablet as yet. The new router has a 5Ghz band and 2.4 GHz band. I gave each band it's own user name and password. However, my wireless signal can only bring up the 2.4GHz. I called Linksys and they said the 5GHz was for heavy gaming and the 2.4 was for every day wireless use. I am not a gamer. Would there be a reason to keep this split type of gigahertz? I have tried to connect to the 5GHz band but it automatically defaults to the 2.4 band. Is the speed slower on the 2.4GHz band? Thank you!

A:Cisco Linksys E2500, Advanced Dual-Band N Router (2.4GHz only works)

Hi Aurora,

It all depends on the receiver each device has. Some devices have 2.4GHz and some have 5GHz.

For example, my phone can pick up 5GHz, whilst my PC can only pick up 2.4GHz.

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I recently bought a new router, the TP-LINK Archer C5 AC1200 Dualband Gigabit Router. I have been having many issues with it. When I set it up, it runs incredibly slowly for the first hour but when it is up and running it is perfect. The issue is, it doesn't stay like this for more than an hour at most.

If I try to connect to Playstation Network, Xbox Live, or the Final Fantasy XIV data centers, it refuses to connect. Same happens when I try to access random websites such as Imgur, Chemical and Engineering News at the American Chemical Society, or Netflix. My other router has zero issues with this, but has continuous DNS errors that make using it near impossible unless there are only one or two devices connected at any one point.

Could someone please help?
 

A:Routing issues with TP-Link Archer C5 AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Router

you may have a faulty new router
OR
you may have a DNS issue thats showing differently on both

can we see a ipconfig /all from a PC please
ipconfig /all

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
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 paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the information above those entries

For Windows 8 or Windows 10
To open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/open-an-elevated-command-prompt-in-windows-8/
Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.​
For windows version, XP, Vista, W7
Hold the Windows key and press R

Now type CMD

Now press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):​
In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

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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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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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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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I'm installing a new WiFi card to my HP Notebook 15.6 the Wi-Fi card is a Dual Band Wi-Fi card with Bluetooth I just wanted to know what I need two antennas for both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth or Lenny three antennas because it's dual band for 2G, 5G, and Bluetooth? I always keep my laptop up-to-date running the latest version of Windows
 

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Unfortunately, at my school you need a dual band wireless adapter in order to connect to the internet. With my current laptop, there are certain requirements it must meet in order for it to work.
it must be a full height card. An adapter will not work as the antenna wires won't go that far.
It needs to have 2 antenna ports. I have found a few ones which fit all the other specifications, but they appear to have 3 ports.
Obviously it must be PCIe-mini and dual band, as stated in the title
Does anyone know what one to get, or even if there is one that meets those specifications?

A:buying laptop PCIe mini dual band adapter

Your post is confusing for a few reasons:
Laptops do not have expansion slots, PCIe or otherwise. Everything is expanded through the external ports.
Very few laptops are made with dual band adapters right now. It is curious that a school would require something that is only available on top end laptops.
Wires? Network connectivity is done through CAT5 or 6 Ethernet wiring or wirelessly.
Dual band refers to the frequency of the wireless signal: 2.4GHz or 5GHz.
The antennas on a wireless device correspond to the channels that the wireless signal is sent out on. 2 antennae do not equal dual band.
Full height or half height cards are only configurations. The configuration of a card has nothing to do with performance. Where are you going to put a full height card for desktop PC in a laptop?
PCIe-mini makes a little more sense, but contradicts the earlier need for a full height card. These are opposites.
Perhaps it would be better to explain what you are trying to do.

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I have a Linksys router Model #WRT54GS version 6. Since its setup my laptop always connected to the original SSID which i created when I first bought and setup the router. That SSID name is George-network, but now I notice I am connected to linksys (automatic) which is an unsecure connection. Why won't it connect to the original SSID? Is linksys (automatic) the default for the router?

I right clicked the computer in the lower right hand corner, then properties, then wireless networks, and then preferred networks in the list there are 5 listed:

George-network (automatic) This is the original
George-network-2 (automatic) This one I believe I created by accident lol
Default (automatic)
Linksys (automatic) The one my laptop is currently connecting to which is unsecure
Coastal (automatic)

All of the above have a little man like icon with a red "X" on them except linksys (automatic), and are in this order, but will only connect to the "linksys (automatic)" which again is unsecure. Why am I unable to hook up to George-network like it always had before.

By the way i am using a Gateway with windowsxp.

Also in the last month I have had 2 pretty bad power outages and also had to turn off the modem and router, and unhook the cable running between the modem and router. I read that a power surge could cause the routers settings to change to the routers default settings.

Thanks for any help.
 

A:Solved: Connecting my laptop to my router

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I use this ATT Mercury 885 Air Card for internet connection for my laptop. In addition to this, I have 2 other laptops which I would like to use if possible. Would it be posssible to connect this Air Card to a router and use the signal for all 3 laptops in the house.

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Connecting a Router to a Laptop

I imagine you can use Internet Connection Sharing like this...

- Use the Air Card on your laptop to access the internet.

- Use the router with DHCP disabled as a switch,

- Use Internet Connection Sharing on your laptop's ethernet port to a free LAN port on the router.

- You may have to assign a static IP for the Internet Connection Sharing.
 

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I recently was forced to partition my Windows XP laptop as it would not go further than screen saver on start-up. I have managed to reload from my manufacturer's CDs but cannot connect to my router which is from SKY. I downloaded updates and drivers from Microsoft and can get a connection according to the small icon on the bottom right of the screen which indicates "excellent" strength. However I still cannot connect. I have checked my IP address to "automatic" and the Windows Zero Configuration and all seems well. When I click "repair" on the icon it goes from "disabling the wireless network adapter" to "connecting to the wireless network" to "renewing your IP address" and there it stays with the yellow dot at the foot of the icon darting endlessly from right to left and back again.
Any help at this stage would be gratefully received as I have been at this for three days now.
 

A:Solved: Difficulty connecting laptop to router

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My daughter has a Tobisha laptop with Windows 7 working off a cable modem wireless thru a Linksys Cisco router. It all has been working fine for months until yesterday she cannot connect to router. I unplugged router and modem for a minute, replugged modem then router back in and laptop still will not connect to router. I can connect to internet if don't use router and connect from modem to laptop. I do not think anything is wrong with her router or any plug-in connections because I have no problem connecting to her router with my own laptop or my wifes laptop! I have a Dell ( VISTA ) and a Dell ( XP ). I'm thinking maybe wirless card in my daughter's Tobisha could be the problem? But what do I Know, Please help Thanks Handyman12
 

A:Solved: Laptop stopped connecting to router

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What is the highest speed possible when connecting the wireless-AC wifi card to a wireless-N router? My wireless-N machines get 100Mbps speeds on my wireless-N router but the wireless-AC machine only gets 35Mbps.  I understood "AC" to be backwards compatible with "N".  Is does connect but the speed is much lower than the "N" equiped machines. Do I actually need an "AC" router?





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A:T440s Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 with wireless-N router

there are lots of problems wih the Intel 7260 card, it's not just you, issues are slow speeds, disconnects, no data transferred at all.

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I've been trying to connect this laptop to my girlfriend's wifi for days on end now, and it continues to connect to the router, but not the internet.
When connected it says "No internet Access", but other computers on this network connect to the internet fine.
when trying to connect to the internet, it says "cant communicate with the device or resource" and also "security or firewall settings might be blocking the connection"

Things i've tried so far:
entering DNS manually, and then again, but changing DNS to Google's servers
I've reset the TCP/IP protocal

I've got no more ideas. Anyone else have any?
 

A:Solved: Laptop trouble connecting with a working router.

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I would like YOUR Recommendation / Opinion on whether I need single band or dual band.

Currently, I have an 802.11b / g single band.

ISP is cable; high speed, sort of; > 10 MBPS; < 80 MBPS

Home network

No gaming

File & printer sharing

W7, Vista, XP Home & XP Pro

Thanks for your opinion.

RF123
 

A:single band vs dual band 802.11 N

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Hi Folks,

I'm really hoping that you'll be able to help me out here. I've been trying to sort this out for a few weeks now (should have asked for help earlier I know). The set up I have is a Toshiba Satellite A100 running XP Media Center Edition and an HP Pavillon Desktop also running XP Media Center Edition. I have a cable modem which is a Castlenet CBV600E and a router which is an Encore Electronics Wireless Broadband Router.

All was working brilliantly, for 6 months until a number of things happened. The laptop got a couple of trojans and generally annoying malware on it and the broadband speed was upgraded to 4Mbps (I'm in Gozo, Malta, that's good for here!). Since then the desktop will connect fine through the modem and through the router (although through the router the speed drop by about 1/3, but that's another issue), but I can only get a stable connection for the laptop by plugging it into the modem via usb.

If I connect the laptop to the router by wire or wirelessly then the speed drops to 481 kb/s download speed, 148 kb/s upload speed and the pings rise to 385 ms (just tested on speedtest.net). If I leave the connection then the speeds will decrease until pages do not load at all and the pings rise to the 1000's ms. This can take from a couple of hours to 10 minutes. If I turn everything off, leave it off for a few minutes and start it all back up again the connection returns at a useable level for a little while, then degrad... Read more

A:Solved: Problems connecting laptop to modem and router via ethernet cable but usb ok

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I have a setup with two Comcast modems, to acommodate both Internet and telephone service. The Comcast cable goes into a signal splitter. Then one cable goes into a larger modem (Arris Model TM502G), which has 8 lights (power/ds/us/online/link/telephone 1/telephone 2/battery). There is an available, currently-unused ethernet connection on the back. The other cable line goes to a smaller modem (Cisco DPC3000) which has 5 lights (a blinking link/online/us/de/power). An ethernet connection in the back goes to my computer, providing Internet service.

I purchased a Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Gigayte Router (WNDR 3700). Can anyone explain to me how I can hook it up with this setup?

Thanks.
 

A:Connecting Netgear wireless router to dual comcast modems

The ethernet cable from the Cisco DPC3000 (which is currently going to your PC), connect from the Cisco into the WAN port of the Router. You then connect a cable from the Router/switch (ie: LAN port) to your PC.
 

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Hello, I just got my E560 on 9/27/16. It has windows 7, 64 pro installed. I plugged in the battery and waited an hour or so before turning the system on. Everything booted ok and I entered my hidden router for my wifi. Unfortuanly, it would not connect. I finally dug out an old ethernet cable to hook up and test the system and download some software. I then unhid my router and still was not able to find it. Everyones router in the neigborhood showed up but mine. I call tech support but they claimed that it was my routers software. I have 4 other devices working just fine on the wifi and I even set my printer up for wifi while the router was hidden with no problem. I checked the Lenovo site for updates but the system said everything was up to date. I went to the Intel site and downloaded their current driver for this card. The laptop finally noticed the router while it was unhidden and I again hid the router and rebooted my Laptop. This cured the problem. However, I was displeased with Customer service they tried to tell me it was a problem with my router and not the system and all my drivers shipped from the factory were up to date. I hope this will help anyone who has a similar problem.

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This laptop has a Realtek RTL8723BE wireless card that only has 2.4Ghz capability.What dual band 2.4/5G car will fit in the laptop and work with the Bios and any antennas that are in there? Thanks!

A:need to replace laptop wireless card with dual band card

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I'm trying to use a router to establish a wireless connection with a machine running XP Home Edition, Service Pack 2. I've connected successfully in the past with other machines (including now, as I write this), so it doesn't seem to be the router or the modem that's the problem. What's more, it's not XP, since there's another machine that can connect fine.

So, I'm stumped. I've contacted both my ISP and the manufacturer of the router, but not much help there.

Any thoughts? The machine sees the wireless connection fine, will attempt to connect and will actually say that it was successful in connection -- but there's no access to the internet and the status is actually limited or no connectivity.
 

A:Solved: wireless/router says it's connecting but not actually connecting

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I want to connect my windows 10 laptop to my windows 8.1 all in one pc with HDMI cables so I can extend my laptops display to my PC. I've been searching around to see if anyones done it, or if it's even possible, but I can't find anything about it.
 

A:Connecting an all in one PC and laptop for dual monitors

Hi Arterca, and welcome to TSG.

You first need to check the product specifications of your all-in-one PC to see if it specifically has an HDMI Input connector. Most computers only have HDMI Outputs, but some with HDMI inputs do exist.
 

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From sum day .....my laptop(model no-15r074TU ) with window 8.1 is not connecting to the router which is of D-LinkI have uninstalled my driver  n reinstalled in again  but it didn't work...... even though i have formatted my laptop ,   reconfigured the router   and .... done with all the possible measures to overcome this problem  but ultimately failed.....please suggest some ways to tackle this problem.....as soon as possible  

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Hi folks,

I am switching from a dial up modem to cable internet and will be installing a router in my house.

I have a Dell Inspiron 5000 laptop but do not have a NIC card or anything like that. What do I need to connect my laptop to the router - a USB cable or something else ?? Also, is the router considereded the cable modem or do I need a cable modem for each system in my house ??

Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks - jg1234
 

A:Connecting my laptop to a router - need help !

It really depends...

Do you want the laptop directly plugged into the cable modem (through the USB or Ethernet)
Or if you have the laptop along with other computers in the house...then you would need a router. <which plugs into the modem...then you would have extra ports for multiple computers>

Or would you rather go with a wireless router? In which case you would need to purchase a wireless network card for the laptop.
That way, you can take your laptop to any room in the house and still be connected to the internet.
 

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Hi All!

I have a laptop where i just installed a 3com Model 3CXFE575BT. IT shows up under adapter and tcp/ip protocol. Also have Microsoft client network installed. I am unable to connect to the internet using my router. Asks to install my card but it already is in the laptop. I have windows 98 SE on the laptop. I added internet connection sharing but still does not work. I'm sure I need to add something but don't know what.

Can someone please help?

Thanks

Also I am unable to add an audio device for PCMIA Shows up with a yellow question mark under device manager.

Any suggestions?
Thanks I'm sure this has been asked many times but didn't know how to search for it.
 

A:Connecting laptop to router

First off, you don't want ICS installed, it surely won't work with that enabled!

Remove ALL of the LAN adapters in Device Manager, and any other associated devices, and reboot. Then re-install the drivers for the 3COM NIC.
 

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I have a Dell Desktop with XP and a Dell Laptop with XP a couple years ago I bought a Belkin G router. Worked great. I could use the laptop anywhere in the house no problems.
In the summer we go to our camper and I connect the laptop to a wired broadband modem. That works great also. I come home turn on the laptop and it connects all by itself to my router. This time however when I turn on the laptop in the living room it tells me it sees the belkin router did I want to connect...I say yes and nothing happens. It does not connect. I didn't do anything different this year so I don't know why it don't connect.
When I open the wireless connection it does not show any wireless connections there I have refreshed the list.
Any ideas why it won't connect?
Thank You
Janet
 

A:Laptop not connecting to router

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i am not able connect to my internet since today morning.Please suggest what to do about it ??

A:my laptop not connecting to my new router

Hello, Please could you right click the WiFi icon and then click Troubleshoot problems If that doesn`t work please update your internet drivers.  





I am a very busy person. PleasePlease click ?Accept as Solution" if I solve your Problem

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I just bought a Gateway laptop and I'm connecting with a router through a cable modem on my desktop computer. It worked fine for the first few days and now I get an error message that the "radio of the wireless adapter is not currently turned on" How do I turn the adapters radio on?
 

A:Connecting new laptop with router

Nevermind...got it working. It just so happened that I was playing with the function buttons earlier and turned off my network adapter...lol. Thanks anyway.
 

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From sum day .....my laptop(model no-15r074TU ) with window 8.1 is not connecting to the router which is of D-LinkI have uninstalled my driver  n reinstalled in again  but it didn't work...... even though i have formated my lappy,   reconfigured the router   and .... done with all the possible measures to overcome this problem  but ultimately failed.....please suugest some ways to tackle this prblm.....as soon as possible  

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Recently, after a few hours my laptop suddently loses connection to the router and from then it keeps connecting and loosing the connection for a few hours. Sometimes it connects successfuly .
This happens while my other pc, connected by cable to the router, works perfectly.The next day i open the laptop the internet works fine.
I noticed ,when i had another router, that the laptop often had problems connecting to it while my pc was working. It would connect a lot slower after i would reset the router.

I have Windows 7 Ultimate installed on both.
Could it be the laptop?

*Also
Windows troubleshooter says it is the router's problem while the yahoo messenger troubleshooter says it is Http Connection problem.
 

A:My laptop stopped connecting to the router

Does the laptop experience the same problems when connected by ethernet?

Make sure you have the latest wireless driver. If an integrated adapter get the driver from the laptop manufacturer's web site. If an external adapter get the driver from the adapter manufacturer's web site. In either case if you already have the latest correct driver reinstall it anyhow in case the installed instance is corrupted.

When you are experiencing the trouble ...

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 that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

Also show ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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For the past few months I've been connecting to my friends wireless router everyday with no problem. Just yesterday I noticed that I cannot connect to the wireless router anymore and I am getting a notice saying the wireless network does not have a valid IP and every time I try to connect it says unidentified network. I then connected to the wireless router on my iPhone and had no problem gaining access to the Internet, what am I doing wrong? I'm not very computer savvy, so please dumb it down :-/
 

A:Having trouble connecting my laptop to router. Help!

For the past few months I've been connecting to my friends wireless router everyday with no problem.Click to expand...

can we have the make and exact model of the router

lets see an ipconfig /all and a xirrus screen shot - you we need to copy

can you connect to the the router with a cable and see if that works OK

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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste
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Help!!!! i got a pc connected to a wired router and the wired router was connected to a wireless router and there are also 2 laptops connected to the wireless router. my problems is how am i gonna connect all of it so that i can share the printer and scanner connected to the pc and to share files to each other. I need somebody's help really bad.
 

A:Need help here...Connecting pc and laptop using wireless router

does the wireless router have CAT5 ports. if so why use the second router.

plug your internet connection into the WAN port on the router and connect the wired computers to the other CAT5 ports on the wireless router. then of course your wireless boxes will connect via no cables... your hardware is configured.

for the question about setting up the network do the following...

Doubleclick on your my network places icon. and on the right side panel click on network setup wizard. follow this on all computers.
 

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Hi everyone. I'm new here and hope you can help me.

I have a Belkin G router, but cant seem to connect my laptop wirelessly, the wired network is ok and so is the internet connection.
At the sameI also have a PC which can connect the internet (whereby from modem - same router - PC ) but my laptop still failed to connect with the internet even i have tried resetting the modem and router.

how can i detect the internet - I already set the SSID, PPOE and WEP security in the Router. I was trying to figure things out again today and now Im still only can connect to the network. Anyone have any ideas I can try??

please help

Thank you.
 

A:Connecting my laptop through Belkin G router

Find some time, when you can print out the Belkin instructions, then can go through the installation, step by step with all of the information at your fingertips... no shortcuts, no rush.

Usually, it is simplest to uninstall everything, and do it over, one step at a time.

It is difficult for us out here in Etherland to imagine what you have done, and what remains to be done, and there is great room for confusion...

The Belkins are relatively simple, as installs, but they vary a great deal from model to model, and are not even made in the same plants... They are built under contract, and not by Belkin, unless things have changed recently.

Plod along, step by step, with your instruction set... then come back if you don't understand some aspect of Belkin's install process.
 

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