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Q: Solved: use my wifi router as wifi adapteR??

I have a Netgear WGR614v9 router and was wondering if its possible to use this as a wireless adapter for my computer?? I think it might support the DDWRT open source firmware??? I am wanting to do this STRICTLY as a learning purpose.

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Preferred Solution: Solved: use my wifi router as wifi adapteR??

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I have a desktop that is able to have wifi it's a adapter dell 1450 UBS Wireless 802.11a/b/g it works so does the router which is a Cisco Linsky E 1000 it shows um that it works I'm getting packet but I just can't seem to connect I don't understand it says that I am connected but I cannot get on the internet what am I doing wrong please help my desktop is compaq hp with wireless capability help!
 

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Actually my wifi adapter can catch all other wifi signal except my wifi router.

A:my notebook wifi adapter don't get my wifi router

There are several resons.1. The wifi signal might be too weak at the point where the computer is.2. Other device radiation/signals might be blocking it.3. Your router signal might be hodden (check EWS of router).4. Signal broadcasting might have been turned off on router. Since other signals are found on the computer, there shouldnt be a issue with your couputer.

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I have a Netgear WGT624 v2 wireless router that I thought I may be able to use as a WiFi adapter. I have a Bell wireless router/modem combo that my pc hooks up to currently, and five laptops that hook up to this network. I will be moving the pc from where it currently is situated to make a video game/tv room, which will include an xbox 360 that does not have a wireless adapter. This where the router would come in if it is possible. I was hoping to leave the network router where it is and hardwire to the xbox 360. The pc, which does not have a wireless ethernet card has windows xp pro on it and I was hoping to use the router for this computer. Thanks.
 

A:Wireless router as WiFi adapter?

If the router includes the feature you can use it as a Wireless Bridge or Access Point Client. If it does not include that feature maybe there someday will be DD-WRT firmware for it.
 

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This is the printer that I am going to buy Canon PIXMA MP497 http://www.canon.com.sg/personal/pr...xma-mp497?languageCode=EN#specificationAnchor

I intend to use the wifi with my desktop PC so I can use the printer wirelessly.

How to check if my PC has wifi function?

If I buy a usb wifi adapter for my PC, can this printer communicate with usb wifi adapter without a wireless router?
 

A:Does Wifi adapter communicate with printer without router?

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My internet keeps dropping out and when troubleshoot says 'default gateway not available' and fixes it. it drops out anywhere from every 1 minute to a few hours. must disable wifi adapter and then enable and all is fine.

I was told to set a static ip which i did and had no effect.

I thought this may be a router problem as it was very old but I have just bought a new router (d-link dsl 2544n) which seemed to work fine but then the ssid keeps disappearing and the internet connection is gone. Different issue but same result.

I then thought it may be the laptop wifi card but i got a new usb wifi adapter (netgear wg111v3) and disabled internal laptop wifi card which again appeared to work for a few days without any problem but now it is back.

However when i now use my laptop wifi card the ssid from the new router keeps disappearing and i lose connection. I have an old phone in my room where the laptop is which i use as a remote for my computer media and it also has the ssid disappearing from the new router and I must disable and reanable the wifi and it comes back fine. All other wifi devices do not have a problem including another laptop in another room.

I am now thinking this may be some sort of interference or the like. Any help would be appreciated. I am not overly computer savvy so simple terms would be appreciated.

Thank you in advance.

Info below:

SYSTEM INFO
Modem Name : DSL-2544N
Serial Number : c4a81d4308d3
Time and Date : 2014-09-23 17:56
Hardware V... Read more

A:Default gateway not available - have new router and new wifi adapter

Welcome to Seven Forums Andrew!

What's your signed up speed? Speedtest.net by Ookla - The Global Broadband Speed Test
Have you tried moving your laptop closer to the router? Any other wireless device(s) from your home experiencing with a similar issue?

Please post a snip capture of Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector by following the guide here.

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When i was using windows 8 the wifi was good and would never get disrupted.But i updated to windows 8.1 and now when am downloading something the wifi gets disconnected and wont show the network even if the router is on and my phone is still connected to it.I have to toggle the wifi on and off for some 6-7 times and then toggle airplane mode on and off for 3-4 times to get it to discover the network.Is this because of the adapter or driver and my laptop has a ralink wifi adapter.What should i do?Thanks

A:Windows 8.1 wifi issue ralink wifi adapter and envy 15t j001...

Goutham, Welcome to the HP Forum. You might try the following Ralink driver for Windows 8.1 :sp63945 Mediatek - alink 802.11 WiFi Adapter V5.0.34.0 - Win 8.1 [Devices] (Hardware Ids)PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_5390="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539F="Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3592="Ralink RT3592 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3090="Ralink RT3090 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539A="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_539B="Ralink RT5390R 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"PCI\VEN_1814&DEV_3290="Ralink RT3290 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter"PCI\VEN_14C3&DEV_7630="Mediatek MT7630E 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter "Your computer's webpage does show a few drivers for Windows 8.1:HP ENVY TouchSmart 15-j001tx Notebook PC Drivers  Hope this helps. Click the Kudos Star!It is a great ?Thank You? to the HP Experts who are here to help!

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Hello forum people,

I have the following problem on my Toshiba Satellite R850 running Win7 64bit: I decided to change the wireless adapter so I can connect to the 5GHz wifi network my router provides which wasnt possible on the Atheros wireless adapter it came with. I changed it to a Intel Wireless AC 3160- the physical change went quick and without problems and while the adapter is basically working now the problem I'm facing now is that the F8-hotkey function to de-/activate the Wifi and Bluetooth is no longer working. When I press the hotkey button all the different hotkey combinations show up on the upper part of the screen, but now there's only F1-F7 and F9, F8 just went missing. Does anyone have any idea how to get it back?

Thanks in advance and take care
-Joe-

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Hi, My laptop has a very weak wifi detection. Only when the wifi signal is very strong can it detect the wifi. I tried contacting HP regarding the same. They said it could be a loose connection with the wifi antenna. I have been waiting for the custumer service in my area to contact me(like HP promised!!!) for quite a long time now . Now I am in urgent need to get this fixed. I was wondering if an external wifi adapter would solve this issue. Mine is a Windows 10 laptop. Model no: ab030tx (pavilion). If an external adapter works, what would you suggest? (I am confused as a lot of products available in market only convert the laptop to a hotspot) 

A:Weak WiFi detection of laptop: will an external wifi adapter...

Dear Customer, In case if your laptop is under warranty, You may call  HP and will replace the Wireless card.Contact HPhttp://support.hp.com/us-en/checkwarranty However you may still use the External WIFI USB Adapters, I would like to share a document which helps how to choose the required Adapters.http://www.howtogeek.com/243330/how-to-choose-a-usb-wi-fi-adapter-for-your-laptop/ After trying you may search the model of the adapter online with Amazon for price details. Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee  

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I have a perfectly running PC and a working wireless adapter but funny thing is that my home wifi cant be detected while neighbor's wifi are listed down. The problem occur whenever I send my PC to repair, after the whole process when I want to get my PC connected to the internet but just cant. It has happened to me 3 times and total I bought 3 different wireless adapters, I dont want to keep buying new wireless adapters just to search for my own wifi. My other devices worked fine with my home wifi as I am typing this on my Iphone instead because my PC cant detect my own wifi !!!!!! VERY FURIOUS.

thanks for reading and i really hope for an answer as soon as possible because i just wana dota on my new PC.. please help me.
 

A:Wifi adapter can detect other wifi but not my own wifi

It has happened to me 3 times and total I bought 3 different wireless adapters,Click to expand...

has that resoved the issue or not
it maybe the signal is broadcasting on channel 12/13

can you connect the pc directly to the router with a cable and then
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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 to the faulty PC 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.

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

http://go.pardot.com/l/66982/2015-01-26/2361i
enter you details
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But that does not have all the fuctionality "DOWNLOAD GADGET Vx.xx

Alternative links - Use the links below
Do NOT use any of the download managers offered - Cnet , just use the direct link below - and click on the download button
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Network-Monitoring/Xi... Read more

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I have a HP Notebook 15. I restarted my laptop this morning and when it came back on, all options for connecting to the internet via WiFi were gone. I am able to connect to the internet via ethernet cable, and everything works this way.There are no options whatsoever to connect to WiFi or reset the connection or anything, however the WiFi itself is working because other devices in the house are connected to it. I followed a HP technical support online page, which provided step-by-step instructions of various ways to reconnect to WiFi but nothing worked. I tried restarting the computer, updating the driver software, making sure it wasn't in airplane mode, and troubleshooting. Nothing worked. What should I try next?

A:Unable to find Wifi adapter - Cannot connect to WiFi

Hi @jgkelly2, Welcome to HP Forums! I understand that wireless connection stopped working on your laptop. I want to help. Please run the Component test - Wireless Module to verify if the wireless network adapter is functioning well.HP Notebook PCs - Testing for Hardware Failures (Windows 10, 8) If the test failed, the wireless adapter needs to be replaced. Let me know if you need further assistance. If this helps you to reach a solution, please click the "Accept as Solution" button down below in this message. If you wish to say "thanks" for my effort to help, click the "thumbs up" to give me a Kudos.  Regards, 

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i am using my HP Pavilion g4-2309tx about years.it is performing very well since last year.But two days ago i found that wifi in my laptop is not working and the wifi adaper rt3290 of my lapter overheating very badly.can anyone give me the solution of this problem?
my pc configuration is:
HP Pavilion g4-2309tx Model#4B12PA [personal information removed] os:windows8.

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Hi, I have purchased hp-15-ba025au yesterday. After installing Windows 10 64 bit, I found that wifi is missing.  I am not seeing Wifi under device manager. Though I can see bluetooth. I am seeing one "Network Controller" under "Other devices". Not sure if it would help. Cheers,Dharmender 











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A:hp-15-ba025au wifi adapter and wifi connection missing

Hi: The parts list for your notebook indicates it comes with a Realtek RTL8723BE-VB 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combination WLAN adapter. http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=X5Q25PA Below are the links to the wireless and bluetooth drivers you need for that model wlan card... This package contains the driver installation package for the Realtek RTL8723BE/RTL8188EE wireless LAN Controller in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system. File name: sp75613.exe This package contains the driver installation package for the Realtek Bluetooth in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system. File name: sp75614.exe

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Hi,

I recently bought dlink D2750U WIFI ADSL modem/router, for my ADSL internet connection.

But I have now changed my ISP, who provide internet via cable(not telephone line). The ISP guy provides a cable modem(old modem) along with it.

I have connected my PC this way:
Cable modem -> Router -> PC through RJ45. I am able to access internet from my PC, but I am not able to get wifi working on the router. And I am logging onto internet through a dial up connection.
Questions:
1) Please help in configuring the router to get wifi working.
2) Also, my default gateway seems to be either 0.0.0.0 or blank. So, I am not able to login to the modem unless I remove the modem connection. Please let me know if I am doing anything wrong here.

Here are a few more details:
Output of ipconfig: http://pastebin.com/Zr9Eb7L7
 

A:Using dlink D2750U Wifi Modem/Router As a Wifi Router

Hey Narain. The D-Link unit you have appears to be a combo unit (modem and wireless router) since it connects straight to the RJ-11 phone line. This unit won't work with an ISP that provides service by way of coax cable. The D-Link will work if you want to use DSL, but you need a cable service compatible modem or combo modem/router if you use cable service.

ftp://support.dlink.co.in/broadband/DSL-2750U/manual/DSL-2750U_C1_Manual_IN_1.00.pdf
 

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Uhhg, im about ready to spontaneously combust, and if i was drinker, i probably would have already, considering alcohol would only fuel that process further. But here is the deal (ill start with problem #2 first, since thats more important for me right now).

I have an older pc that im trying to connect to another pc for LAN connectivity, etc. The older one is a Pentium 4, with XP-SP3 on it. The one i use for all my gaming and 'hardcore' stuff, is a Core2 E8400, with XP SP2 on it (didnt want to put XP3 on it, till im done seeing how things run on the other pc, and what apps will/wont work). For about 5 days, i tried connecting my Linksys WUSBF54G Wireless Adapter to the P4, only to be pounded with Code 10's Device Cannot Start until i put it into a different USB port for the 192nd time, and it suddenly decided to work . Of course, now i cant connect to my own router, but thats been going on for ages and i cant seem to fix it. I thought maybe it would suddenly work when i tried it now, but still no luck. It broadcasts fine, shows in the WZC Network Search section on the P4 w/ good signal strength, and i can connect to another unsecured network in my household just fine. I tried my own router with WPA2 encryption, and then without it, but still, it just says CONNECTING and then the window disappears (no error, nothing). Afterwards, when i look at the wireless network monitor in the taskbar, it says 54mb, NO SIGNAL, Wireless Network Connection (ACCESS POINT), but... Read more

A:1) Client For Microsoft Networks / 2) Wifi Adapter And Router Connectivity Problem

Try a Repair install. Or even a fresh install. By the time you finish peeling the layers of this onion, if you ever get done, you will spend far more time and effort than just cutting your losses now.
 

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Hi:

Thanks for having me on your forum.

As the title of my post states, I'm having issues with my Windows 10 Wifi or lack thereof.

Let me clarify. I just got FIOS installed back in May 2016. Originally, it was supposed to be installed in March but then Verizon workers went on strike.

Anyway, before getting FIOS and the Quantum Modem/Router, I had DSL Linksy router. I attempted to access/utilize the wireless capabilities of the old DSL router and lo-and behold it worked. I was able to use the "Cast to" feature with the Samsung Smart TV. Everything was working great. Then I got the FIOS Quantum Modem/Router and now not only did the Wifi disappear from my Windows 10 "Settings" but the WLAN Network adapter is also missing from my "Device Manager". Basically I need to know if this is FIOS Modem/Router or something with my motherboard. I don't know if it's the motherboard but I'm not ruling the possibility out that it could be. I say this because there wasn't an issue with WLAN Adapter missing from the "Device Manager" before I got new so-called improved FIOS Quantum Modem/Router. Regardless of how things shake out I would appreciate any help that you can provide.

Thanks,

P.S. I might not get back to you quickly as sometimes when I get home from work the last thing I feel like doing to getting on the computer.

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I am currently stationed in Germany, and live in a village that has horrible internet. I cannot stream netflix, hulu, and downloads take several hours.

Is there a way to combine the internet that my cell phone receives and the wifi router I have at home to increase speed?

I have the ability to create a wifi hotspot from my cell phone if this helps.

Just something I thought up in my head, and wanted to find out if it is possible. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Combining Wifi Hotspot and Router Wifi for faster internet

You can, try this http://www.octopusplus.com/download.jsp or http://www.connectify.me/
 

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I am looking to replace my tired Linksys WRT54G router that is about 10 years old. I love the router, and its even better with DD-WRT on it, but I'm starting to have troubles with the wifi dropping all the connects for a couple seconds when running all my wireless devices. I have 3 smart phones, 2 tablets, 1 Chromecast, a smart TV, and Roku + a laptop or 3 in my house right now, and it seems like its getting to be a bit much for it.
I have had to completely re-flash the firmware twice this year to get the wifi working again, so I'm thinking its time for replacement.
I have been thinking about just getting the new WRT54GL for $50, but I'm also thinking it might be a good idea to upgrade the wifi technology past wireless G .
I'm wondering if my Tablet (Nexu 9), and our smartphones (Razr HD Max) along with the Chromecast will take advantage of the new wireless standards and higher speeds or not? If they will can someone recomend a decent wireless router that takes DD-WRT nicely in the sub-$100 range? Thanks!
 

A:Looking for new Wifi Router - Will Tablet/Smartphone take advantage of new wifi Standards?

I been programming in Android/Linux since 2010 and there is code that supports VHT is Very High Throughput. Right now the standards are HT is High Throughput .

As for DD-WRT firmware is like your overclocking your router pushing it beyond the OEM limits. I use to use DD-WRT but had quit many years ago since the routers that used that firmware would fail too much.

So best to buy a better business type enterprise router wired then you can use WiFi router as AP or just get WiFi AP(access point). To me WiFi Router is also Wired Router, but to use just a wired router and use WiFi AP through a switch is better. If one or the other goes you can easy replace them. Where as if the WiFi Router fails you would need to replace it.

If you really want to use DD-WRT then Look at Buffalo WiFi Routers some come pre-installed with DD-WRT on them. Frankly you really don't need DD-WRT today because newer routers or WiFi routers are much better built and offer much more power NPU = network processor units and 128, 256, 512, 1GB of RAM some have Dual Cores.
 

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My HP ZBook does not connect to my D-Link  Model DSL-2750U rooter even though my phone and other laptops can connect to internet.

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So, there are many articles out there that will show you how to use cmd prompt to create a wifi hotspot (eg: this article Internet Connection Sharing - Create WiFi HotSpot)

However, is there anyway to do this with TWO separate wifi adapters? That is, use one adapter to connect to your router and the other to act as the router? Some articles seem to indicate this is the ideal setup but no one seems to specify how to control which wifi adapter is used to create the wifi hostpot in command prompt.

Thanks for any help.

If I can get the basics to work, the next step is to try to integrate a VPN so that I can basically use my PC as a VPN router (but with no physical ethernet connection).

A:Creating Wifi hotspot using SECOND wifi adapter

It is no different than bridging an Ethernet and Wifi adapter.

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Hi
To clarify, my laptop Lenovo Y510p is able to connect wifi by it self, but it's wireless card is 802.11n, it only can use 2.4 ghz. So i decide to add a wifi adapter D-link DWA 160,  with updated driver. And every time i use the adapter to wifi, it disable
itself from laptop, also a lot of time it disconnect even i was not using it. when i open the change adapter setting, the adapter go 1) attempting to authenticate 2)enable 3) disable 4) gone for 1 second and back to attempting to authenticate again. The entire
process only need 5 second. And i want it to stop doing that.Please Help

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Everyone's had the problem of wanting to disable the wifi miniport, or enable it to share wifi.

I have a different problem. I would like to change which wireless device the wifi miniport uses, as the external USB wireless adapter I was using died. I cannot see the wifi miniport adapter without that device attached, it seems. I don't even know if the wifi adapter even as options to select which wireless card to use even if I could get it to appear.

Is there a way to do this without having to resort to reinstalling Windows 7?

I am fairly familiar with netsh. No command line option seems to be available to switch network adapters for the wifi miniport.

It also appears that it will simply not switch to the only wireless network adapter detected, and I know it will host a virtual wifi network, I've done ICS/AdHoc before.

A:How does one change which wifi adapter the wifi miniport uses?

I tried the solution in this link: How to change default Microsoft Virtual WiFi miniport adapter?

This did not work.

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Wifi doesn't connect when i move away from wifi router. I have a wifi router installed in my drawing room where i get good browsing speed on phones and laptops. But the problem starts when i take my laptop from drawing room to my bedroom which is not more than 5 mtrs from router. Wifi signal drops to zero on laptop whereas it remains decent on phones. Earlier my laptop used to connect in bedroom as well..This is happening lately. Is there any solution?

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Hi Could you please tell me if this is possible:
My computer is connected to a wireless network. Can I hook up my D-link (DIR-412) to my computer and use the internet from the computer to output another wireless area?

Thanks sounds complicated.
 

A:Connected to WIFI and want to extend wifi with another wireless router

Where you live is your setup like this?

#1
Internet
Modem
WiFi Router

or

#2
Internet
Modem with built-in WiFi Router

If you want extend the WiFi you would get WiFi Access Point. Or you can take a WiFi Router and disable NAT, SPI, DCHP, then you create a static IP address. 192.168.x.50
 

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my HP 15 116 laptop wifi cannot connect to wifi router modem AND it keeep on saying "cant connect to this network" whereas it  can work perfectly fine on smartphone wifi hotspot . please fix it ......... DONT MAKE ME REGRET ON BUYING HP LAPTOP ....

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I have been trying for some time to accomplish the title result. I'm not techie enough to do it.

What I want is to be able to use a Tablet to read in the rear of my home (which is out of range for incoming wifi signal.)

If I can set up the computer to do this, I will cable connect to a router in that area.
I have two computers and could use either.

1.a PC running XP (should update to windows 8.1, but have never bothered to do that, since XP works just fine. (I had this computer sharing to the router, when I had DSL internet connection, using Windows wizard to set it up) Couldn't get it to work when I switched to WIFI internet access) I could switch to win 7 or 8.1 if that would help.

2. a Lap Top running WIN 8.1,

Any help is appreciated.

A:Internet access via WIFI and share WIFI via second router

Due to the age of XP this is not the best option for what you want to do

Either windows 7 or 8.1 have access to Internet connection sharing (ICS) built in

To use ICS you need at least two connections to the local LAN, these can be any mix of wifi or Ethernet.

As you have a laptop you likely already have a system to use for this

There is a tutorial explaining the basics ... and more on this site

Check it out and post back if you have any issues

Internet Connection Sharing - Create WiFi HotSpot

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So I got a new router yesterday to replace the old one, and I've been working on it for a long time. But I can't seem to figure out why there isn't any internet connection. The new WiFi Router (D-Link DR-842) Shows it is connected to the internet (green light) but in the setup page, it says disconnected. Could the PPPoE details be causing this? As far as I know everything is correctly set up except for the internet part.
 

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I just want to know if its possible to connect your wifi broadband to wifi router? and if it is, How?
 

A:HOw to Connect wifi broadband to Wifi Router

I may be misunderstanding you but if you're getting WiFi out of your broadband appliance already, you don't need a router. If you do want to use a WiFi router, you're not going to be using the WiFi signal from the broadband appliance.
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
 

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I am restarting this thread because for some unknown reason the previous thread was marked solved, while it was not. My wifi keeps dropping erratically and nothing other than restart can get my wifi back on. I have tried everything:bios update, firmware update, windows update, lenovo wireless driver update, then after someone suggested, did an update directly with intel drivers, cleaned up ip, flushed dns, changed wireless adapter settings, picked good channels for 2.5 and 5 per other people's recommendations.  Still to no avail.  Also it is not an issue with my router or at least that is what I think.  Because the wifi dropping is a problem at different locations not just with my home router. Is anyone else facing this problem too? Here are my wireless card and driver details:Intel dual band Wireless-AC 8260Driver version 18.40.2.1 My adapter advanced settings:802.11 n channel width for 2.4 - Auto802.11 n channel width for 5ghz - AutoAd Hoc Channel 802.11b/g - 1 (Already tried other channels too)Ad Hoc QoS Mode - WMM EnabledARP offload for WoWLAN - EnabledFat Channel Intolerant - DisabledGTK rekeying for WoWLAN - EnabledHT Mode - VHTMixed Mode Protection - CTS-to-self EnabledNS offload for WoWLAN - EnabledPacket Coalescing - EnabledPreferred Band - 1. No PreferenceRoaming Aggressiveness - MediumSleep on WoWLAN Disconnect - DisabledThroughput Booster - DisabledTransmit Power - 5. HighestU-APSD support - DisabledWake on Ma... Read more

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Can I put a wife adapter in a lenovo thinkpad that is not same make and model that came with the computer?
The lenovo is a sl510
Thank You,
Jerry
 

A:Solved: wifi adapter

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Hello,
My Compaq Presario CQ60 419WM has a very minor issue. The problem is everytime I turn the computer off and back on, I have to manually turn on the wireless adapter by pressing the wireless adapter button right beside the power button. Not a very big problem but I'd like to make it that when I turn my computer on, it auto turns the wireless adapter on too. When the wireless adapter is on, the wireless button is blue and when its off its orange. When I turn it on , during start up, the light turns to blue but quickly back to orange and stays like that unless I turn it on myself. What can I do to fix this problem? My brother owns the same exact computer and his wireless button colour stays blue on startup and he does not require to turn it on everytime manually. Any solutions?

Forgot to mention , but the computer has Windows 7 home premium installed.
 

A:Solved: Wifi Adapter Problem

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I am working on a Dell inspiron 1420 with a service tag of 5XFMSF1, and an express service code of 12905552989. I had to reformat the drive and re install windows vista. I have it done and now i cant get the WiFi card to work. When i go into device manager it doesn't show any wireless adapters. I loaded all the drivers from the disc that were allowed but when trying to load any of the wireless drivers on the resource cd i get device not found. I checked in BIOS and see that wireless is in fact enabled. Please help !
 

A:Solved: no wifi adapter in hardware

What, if any, devices in Device Manager are flagged with a warning or error?
 

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Hello there!
I wrote alot of info about this but unfortunately it took so long that I lost it because
it would tell me to log in again so I will summarize it for you now:

I have this USB Wifi adapter: NETGEAR WNA3100 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833122420
I just bought it and thought it would work, but apparently it is def a Windows 7 problem because I have tried it with
these others USB adapters only. My main objective is to create a hotspot for the house wirefree and no triping etc etc

Airlink+ 802.11g 2.0 (old) Works with XP but not on W7 (blinks)
WifiMAX Dongle 802.11g 2.0 (also old) (Sometimes blinks at intervals)
TrendNET TEW-644UB (bought last year) (Light stays on/no longer blinks)
Netgear WNA3100 (arrived just a few hours ago) (I made it blink now with its software)
I have tried(netgear):
-rebooting
-installing/uninstalling drivers
-uninstalling itunes
-Using a W8 procedure for it
-tried using different software
-Some other stuff

I have not tried a HKEY codes for it

My biggest problem is that the "Disabled" status is stuck and I cannot re-enable it.
If there is a way to override this I would be happy to hear it.

Using: Windows7 Ultimate Gigabyte Motherboard/AMD chipset

For the only one that is enabled(Airlink) it has some funny stuff on the status like 412 Gbps
and doesn't have ipv4/6 connectivity http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/WhiteWolfos/11112222.png Help much appreciated like always.
 

A:Solved: Wifi USB Adapter won't Work on W7

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Hello,

I have a wireless adsl router in preparation for broadband arriving in our area soon (long story), and have some questions:

I have a laptop with wifi card and want to setup a home network with this, and my PC (plugged-in via LAN cable to the router).. laptop is XP, PC is Win2K
I can't seem to get this to work. one minute the PC can 'see' the laptop (in network neighbourhood) and then the other way round, but I can never access shared directories on either... is there a good guide somewhere to set this up?

Also, shouldn't I be able to use the router from the PC as if it were a wifi card?
i.e. on the laptop, once the wifi card is plugged in, it displays all wifi networks in the area and their signal strength etc.... how can I do this using the router/PC??

With the laptop I can connect to our neighbours wifi router and use their bradband connection, but I want to do the same from the PC.. is that possible?

Thanks in advance all..

(P.S. router is a D-Link DSL-604+)
 

A:Wifi Router / Wifi Network help!?!?

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Hello
I have an HP pavillion desktop (s5360f) with Atheros 802.11 a/b/g/n Dualband Wireless Module and D-Link router DIR-615. My numerous Laptops and iPhons / iPads work fine, but this desktop which is further away from the router (in another room, about 20 meters) only shows 1-2 bars of wifi. First I bought a big additional D-Link antenna (7Ghz) but it didn't really help - sometimes connction shows 3 bars. I was told this antenna should help a lot. Then I checked with my router settings and saw that the HP uses "g" connection when everything else uses "n". I even set it to only use "n" but still it shows the HP using "g". I updated the driver (Atheros 9.2.0.113 for AR5B91), but it didn't help. I have "n" enabled in Atheros in Device manager.
Now I'm lost and can't think of anything else that can be a problem and / or how to fix it... I don't have any thick walls between the router and the HP, my iPhone seems to work in this room just fine...
Please help!
THANK YOU!

A:Atheros Wifi adapter doesn't work with "n" router

Out of curoisity, are you suffering any symptoms of lack of signal qualities (glitchy video/slow connectivity)?

And what speed does the HP Desktop show it being connected at?

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Hello,

Really need your help
My laptop's internet connection is suddenly gone. The wifi button's light is red but the status on wireless assistant says ON. Everytime i press it the light wont change colour (still red) but the wireless assistant keep showing its on and off (as i press it)
No wireless modem detected on network, while the wifi modem works properly on other gadgets.

tried run - cmd - ipconfig /all the result below

host name . . . .. . . : User-PC
Primary dns suffix .. .. . . :
Node type . . .. . . . .. . . . Hybrid
Ip routing Enabledd . . . . : No
WINS Proxy enabled . . .. No

Tunnel adapter local area connection*12:
media state : media disconnected
connection-specific dns suffix :
Decription : Teredo Tunneling pseudo-Interface
Physical address : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP enabled : No
Autoconfiguration enabled : Yes
when I go to device manager the network adapter are missing (not on sub menu), there is "other device - network controller with both have question mark icon

please help
thanks
 

A:Solved: wifi problem, no network adapter

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This is my second build. Everything went perfectly, but the PCIe Wifi card arrived a day late. I can't seem to install it. The computer doesn't seem to recognize the card as there is no "new device detected" window that appears. I can't install the drivers that came with the adapter because when I click on the install wizard it says "Wireless network adapter is not detected..."

I've installed all the drivers from the motherboard disc.

The motherboard is an Asus Z97-A
Intel I5-4440
Windows 8.1

TP-Link WN881ND

Please give me any suggestions. Thanks in advance!!!
 

A:Solved: Wifi PCIe Adapter not recognized

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I have an HP G62 Notebook running Windows 7 Home Premium.
When I found that I could not connect to the internet wirelessly I found that the WiFi and Bluetooth adapter has disappeared from the device list and the light on the wireless key had changed to orange.
I have tried rolling back to previous restore points without any change to the wireless connection.
This appeared to occur after a Windows update.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) II P520 Dual-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3834 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 290950 MB, Free - 207302 MB; D: Total - 13989 MB, Free - 1684 MB; E: Total - 99 MB, Free - 89 MB; G: Total - 953865 MB, Free - 329310 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 143B
Antivirus: Kaspersky PURE 2.0, Updated and Enabled

Any ideas, please?
GarryB
 

A:Solved: Ralink RT5390 WiFi Adapter

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Hello. I have had this damned Realtek 8185 Extensible 802.11b/g Wireless adapter for years and since it's connection stability issues and speed starts to annoy me, I'm thinking of buying a new wireless adapter.
My router is Huawei B970 and it is a couple of rooms away from my PC.
I don't care if the adapter is USB or PCI I just want it to be stable and fast. What would you recommend?

Looking forward to hearing your opinion,

Martin
 

A:Solved: Advice for buying a new WiFi adapter

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Hello there.

I installed Comodo Firewall last month but the installation stopped abruptly and the laptop rebooted. After I logged in again, both the ethernet and Wifi stopped working. By working around, I was able to remove the Comodo Secure DNS from the settings and also reinstalled both the drivers for ethernet and Wifi. Ethernet was functional again. But this didn't solve the problem with the wifi adapter.

Its not even listed when i type ipconfig /all in the cmd. But my driver is visible under device manager and there is no X or ! against its name.

I've tried every possible thing that is given on the internet but my problem persists.

When I use Ubuntu on the same machine, my wifi works. So I guess there's no issue with the hardware. I've got some important files and softwares on my laptop so formatting my machine is not an option right now.

Hoping someone out there can help me!
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2630QM CPU @ 2.00GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 6038 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 117768 MB, Free - 4959 MB; D: Total - 148439 MB, Free - 3333 MB; E: Total - 182743 MB, Free - 2053 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0C47NF
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

A:Solved: Wifi Adapter not listed in ipconfig /all

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I just moved into a 2 story duplex with my downstairs neighbor and I sharing the utilities. He's got the internet and I've got the waste utilities.
At any rate. He's broadcasting an open WiFi signal that I'm trying to connect to with my HTPC. All I have is a Linksys WRT54 series router.

Can I configure this WiFi router to pick up this signal or is it for broadcasting only? What would you call that 'recieveing-only' type of connection?

A:Can I use a Linksys WRT54 router as WiFi "adapter"?

Nope
Different ways in setting up your Linksys wireless router






Quote:
5. Cascading your router
You can extend your existing wireless network by connecting two (2) routers which are capable of sharing network resources. This process is called cascading.

With cascading routers, you can improve the performance of the network without removing your older router and isolate the network traffic. For step-by-step instructions, click here.

NOTE: Linksys routers cannot be used as wireless repeaters, bridges or media connectors. If you want to extend the signal and improve the performance of your wireless network, you will need a wireless range extender (RE1000 or RE2000) or a wireless media connector


Linksys WRT54 manual (PDF)

Why not negotiate hooking up your router to your neighbor's network? That would isolate his use of wireless from your use. Or just pick the signal - with permission.

This of course implies that your neighbor is inclined to share their resource.

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I have an hp G62 computer and i cannot connect with my Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter to my d-link router. I used to be able to but is it possible i have to somehow change some settings to make it recognize a 5ghz network? By the way i have windows 7 home premium. i have copied my system information below. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 370 @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3957 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6370, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 457976 MB, Free - 108164 MB; D: Total - 18658 MB, Free - 2704 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1426, 54.57, PX11T011ZZQ17
 

A:Solved: Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter problems

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Is there any way i can boost the incoming signal to my netgear wifi adapter,only fifty yards from router and showing two bars on meter
 

A:Solved: using netgear wifi adapter on desktop running win 8.1

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So, I ordered a Linksys wifi card off of amazon and just recieved it today. I put the cd in the computer and follow its instructions, it told me to run the setup wizard off the cd, then power off the computer and insert the card and it would continue the setup when restarted. I completed that and the card works, somewhat. I try to connect to my network and I get the limited or no connectivity error. It said that my network has not assigned this computer an IP address. What is wrong and how do i fix it?
 

A:Solved: Linksys WMP54G Wifi PCI Adapter Not working.

Well, Right after posting this I thought about encryption settings on it. I looked and it was using AES so i thought to try changing it to TKIP to see what happens. And, well, it worked. So if anyone in the future reads this, That is the answer.
 

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Hi!

I'm stuck trying to get the Nintendo Wifi connector to work as a USB wireless adapter to connect me wireless to the internet with my wireless Speedtouch 585 router.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks alot!
 

A:Solved: How to get Nintendo WiFi to work as a Wireless USB Adapter.

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Hi,
My grandson is getting ready to enter his senior year of high school. They have been given the Aspire 3830-T TimelineX with Windows 7 Professional installed on it.

He is not supposed to download any programs on this notebook, but he did. So, he went into the control panel and uninstalled some things. Included in this was something called Babylon and also his Atheros wifi adapter. He has tried system restore and it will not work at all.

I went to look at the system recovery and it doesn't go back to the date he did this, nor before. So, I don't know how to reinstall this for him and get him back onto wireless.

PLEASE help me or he could end up suspended from school.
Thank you so very much.

Pam

 

A:Solved: accidentally uninstalled wifi adapter, can't reinstall HELP

You should probably bring this to the attention of the school's tech support or help desk, most high schools have at least one person in the district for tech support and troubleshooting.

I'm guessing this a school-wide image used on all the laptops like the one your grandson was given. Messing around with it any further might get him into trouble. Just ask the tech support to fix his wireless problem and leave it at that.
 

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