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Lenovo Yoga 700 14isk Wireless Network Adapter upgrade to Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 ?

Q: Lenovo Yoga 700 14isk Wireless Network Adapter upgrade to Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 ?

Hi there Can I upgrade the wireless network adapter on my Lenovo Yoga 700 14isk to a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 ?. The orginal network adapter is a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 Kind regards

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Hi there Can I upgrade the wireless network adapter on my Lenovo Yoga 700 14isk to a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 ?. The orginal network adapter is a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165  Kind regards

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My laptop will no longer connect to the internet. It can't even locate available WIFI. After troubleshooting the following problems were found: "The Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 adapter  is experiencing driver- or hardware-related problems""A network cable is not properly plugged in or may be broken"    As for the 2nd problem, all of our other devices are connecting just fine to the internet so it has to be the first problem. I have 46 days left in my warranty. Where the heck do I even take my laptop to get looked at? Can I do anything to resolve the problem at home? HELP please!

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I have Lenovo y700 gaming laptop. It has windows 10 home operating system. Since past few weeks wireless adapter(Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165) is showing abnormal behavior. Many times wireless/wifi available connections list becomes empty. I have tried installing latest drivers from both Lenovo and Intel website against Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 adapter. I suspect windows 10 updates has done something wrong. Sometimes after trying installing drivers again and again fix the issue but appears again after few restarts.

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I was wondering if anyone is having the same issue I am having. I have a HP Envy m7-n101dx notebook with an Intel ac 7265 dual band wireless adapter running 64bit Windows 10.  The wifi speed is very poor. I have an arris surfboard 6900ac modem/router. I have 300 mb/s internet service. Wired the modem gets about 350 mb/s. On wifi on the 5gz band I have a macbook that regulary gets 180-240 mb/s speeds. I also have a 5 plus year old macbook that gets 150-180 mb/s speeds. Our phones get 100-150 mb/s speeds. But this computer usually only gets about 50-80 mb/s speeds. Often it can dip below those speeds. If I open my router to 8 channels, the speeds will drop to about 8 mb/s.  Very rarely will it get upto 100 mb/s speeds. But it never gets close to the speeds it is rated to get.  I was wondering if anyone was having the same problem and if they have a solution? I have updated drivers, rolled drivers back, dowloaded directly from the intel site, and deleted and reinstalled the network adapter. Nothing has worked.

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Hi! First of all, I'm sorry if my English is bad. My laptop is running on Windows 8.1 Single Language. I just bought this about a month ago and I'm having this weird problem.

Cases that my network adapter connects to my computer:
1.) After restart
2.) When the network adapter successfully starts and then shut the computer down then start it again

Cases that my network adapter does not connect to my computer:
1.) Turning the computer on after a few hours from the last shutdown

I have done the following things:
1.) Update the driver
2.) Not allowing the computer to turn off the network adapter
3.) Uninstall and reinstall network adapter
4.) Release and renew IPv4 address
5.) Disable Proset services
6.) Disable Bluetooth driver and services
7.) Set WLAN AutoConfig to automatically start

Is this a hardware related problem or a driver problem? Do you know how to fix this?

Thanks!

A:Network Adapter problem - Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7

Not enough information regarding which model of wireless adapter you have, what mfg & model of router/gateway. Download Speccy from piriform.com and post the URL it gives you after you run the tool.

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Hi guys,Need help on upgrading my wireless card adapter on my Lenovo Yoga 700 14isk. the current wireless card I have is a Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165, Looking for better performance. Can I upgrade to Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 , AC- 8265 or AC- 9520 are they compatible with my systerm?. Thanks

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I would like to upgrade the speed of my wireless network card on my Inspiron 15 7537.  Intel says wireless-ac 8265 has the same M.2 form factor.  Can I upgrade the N 7260 with this card as a simple plug and play replacement?

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I've recently booted my laptop to windows 10 and found that all my drivers were missing and after that I tried downloading drivers on another computer and installed it on my notebook but the wireless adapter was still not working and ip config command is blank and says that media is disconnectred.I went to device manager and i found that intel(R) dual band wireless adapter 3165 is not starting i don't  know the reason please suggest me a solution for this. Thank you.

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The maximum connection speed I am getting with the AC 3165 wifi is 72mbps. I have tried all the settings and updates.I have 2 other laptops with Atheros cards that connect at 144, an old Acer and a Surface Pro (1)i.  I just returned a Dell laptop to the Microsoft store for the same issue. I believe I will be returning this laptop as well. Intel wif cards are the worst ever.

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I have an Inspiron 15R - 5537. It currently has the Intel N7260 b/g/n wireless card. I would like to upgrade this to the N7260 dual band card so I can take advantage of my 5G wireless network. I can get the card no problem, and the swap looks pretty easy, but what else do I need to do as far as drivers, registry in order to make it work?

A:Upgrade Intel N7260 Wireless to Dual Band - Can it be done?

Hi jdvoigt,
Yes you can upgrade from single band wireless card to dual band. Once installed on the system you may consider reinstalling the drivers for it.

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My sons' ThinkPad Yoga is extremelly slow when surfing the web. Can it be that the original wireless card does not support current wireless technology standards? Is there a recommended wireless card upgrade for this model? The hard drive is almost empty, he only uses it for college work and basically uses MS Office products. No gaming applications in this box. See system specs attached. I updated all the drivers. Any ideas?

























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Hi, I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320S (81BN0013MX) and wondering if it is compatible with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260? 

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Hello, I have been facing issues with the network adapter since a long time and tried suggested solutions on various websites / forums but no luck. This keeps happening often and only solution is to reboot the laptop. The message captured from the Event logger says -  The network interface "Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265" has begun resetting. There will be a momentary disruption in network connectivity while the hardware resets.Reason: The network driver requested that it be reset.This network interface has reset 2 time(s) since it was last initialized. Any help on this one?

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I'm running Hyper-v manager on my thinkpad workstation, after I've created virtual wifi switich.the internet connection keep connecting / disconnecting frequantly.once I switch off the hyper-v it is fine.I did all required troubleshooting, windows updates and drivers updates, finally I tried the same virtual machine on another toshiba laptop with normal specifications comparing with thnkpad and it is working fine

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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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It's possible (or convenient) on Envy 17  upgrade intel wireless 7265 ngw to ac 8260? Will it run? Thanks

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I see on Ebay the 9260ngw model but most post if not all no lenovo laptops.  Is there a Gig upgrade?  I have a Gig router and want to take advantage with it.  I have the 8260ngw right now and it works fine but wanted to know if upgrade is available or what is there for my laptop.  thank you in advance. 

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Hi!I am planning to purcahse an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 mini-PCI card for my Lenovo Z710. My Z710 recently does have an Intel Wireless-N 7260 wifi card which is non-dual therefore does not cooperate with my router on 5.0 GHz (only 2.4 MHz). My concern is that according to some comments on the Internet Lenovo blocks the 5.0 GHz option of the Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260. Can you confirm or deny? I would appreciate any comments on that issue. Thanks. Zoltan 

A:Upgrade Lenovo Z710 with an Intel Dual Band Wirele...

Looks like someone found an AC card for the Z710. https://www.reddit.com/r/Lenovo/comments/4gx2gw/lenovo_z710_wireless_ac_upgrade/

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Does anyone know what dual band adapter is compatible with an HP ProBook 6565b? I need to change my adapter for a new, for solving compatibility issues.

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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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I have bought an Intel dual band wireless ac 7260hmw. I was under the impression your just needed a pcie slot in the motherboard but when i tried to insert it , it doesnt fit. I now am led to believe i need other hardware to install this hardware. Is this true? Thank you for any help!
 

A:Intel dual band wireless ac 7260hmw

is this a desktop PC ?
these are the different laptop PC connectors
http://www.machinaelectronics.com/blog/a-guide-to-mini-pci-laptop-wireless-cards/

and heres a desktop pci card
http://www.pcupgrade.co.uk/productdetails.asp?ProductID=5257&categoryid=524

just as examples - no recommendations on the above devices
 

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I have just purchased a new HP Pavilion and  want to upgrade the wireless wlan card. This is a great PC and has a Intel Core 4 Gen i7 and so far works good when connected to my LAN via Cat6. I am having issues pulling large CAD files and in looking over the service manual the only option listed for a duel band card is a old N Intel 3160 (1X1) from 2013. I Contacted Intel and was informed that the card should work but that HP tends to Whitelist there BIOS in order to keep customers from upgraded there workstations. The issue I am having is the the Intel 7260 is not listed in my service manual BUT is currently available as a driver download on the support site listed as a Intel 7260/3160 driver. Does anyone know if this product is whitelisted on the BIOS? I have listed the part I am ordering below for reference.  INTEL DUAL BAND WIRELESS AC 7260 - (2X2 NETWORK ADAPTER PCI EXPRESS HALF MINI CARD -802.11B, 802.11A, 802.11G, 802.11N,802.11AC, BLUETOOTH 4.0 LEModel Number 7260.HMWWB.RTigerDirect Part Number: IE2-102594433List Price $29.99 As you can see the value in spending $29.99 and the return on investment this offers this is a no brainer compared to the "stock" Realtek  Wireless Card that comes standard on this computer. Also would like to point out that this computer was only $479.99 at Best Buy and came with and 4Gen i7 and was too good a deal to pass up.  No idea why HP would but such as inferio... Read more

A:Intel dual band wireless-ac 7260 Compatability

Hi: From the several posts I have read on the forum you should have no problem installing any wireless card you want in your notebook, as it appears that HP has done away with the BIOS whitelisting of wireless cards. Below is the link to the service manual for your notebook. Memory upgrade info can be found in chapter 1. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=7582630& Now, I have some bad news for you... You will void the warranty if you install a wireless card or memory yourself. Unfortunately, you have to pretty much take the whole notebook apart to get to the hard drive, memory and wireless card.  You can refer to chapters 5 and 6 of the service manual for the removal and replacement procedures.

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I just got the internal adapter Intel Wireless Dual Band AC 7260. I couldn't get it to work at ac speed, it always connects at 54mbps. I have another usb external DLink AC wireless adapter which works fine.
Just wondering if I have to do anything (config/setup) with the Intel internal wireless adapter to make it work at ac speed. I have been to device manager and check but it doesn't seem to have any option for ac mode.
Any help would be appreciated!

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I purchased this laptop two months ago (I wasn't using it for the two months) and just recently it restarted on its own twice while I was using it when it turned back on it was not connecting to the internet I know it's not my internet because it is working on my phone perfectly.. When I troubleshooted the problem it said the Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 adapter is experiencing driver- or hardware- related problems, please tell me how to resolve this issueThank you!

A:Intel(R) dual band wireless giving problems

@Tsnoodle? To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108 REO

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Why is my new wifi card Unautorized?When i start my notebook it says "Unautorized wifi-card detected, please remove and reboot"What can i do to make this work?

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Hello,I have been having serious problems with my HP Pavilion 17 Notebook's WiFi driver. It first began with periodic disconnects when I was using Windows 8.1. When I would close the notebook it would disconnect from WiFi, and every few hours it would disconnect as well. (Connection to my router would display a yellow exclamation point, say limited, and all other networks would disappear from view).More recently, within the past week, the disconnects have become far more frequent. I'm talking every 10 minutes or so. Now it's at the point where the lap top is simply unusable.In the past I would just go into devices through the control panel, and disable then enable the Ac3160 driver and that would seem to do the trick to get me through the day. However, now that simply does not work. I am at my wit's end.Yesterday I updated to Windows 10 to see if that would alter the way the driver is behaving - nope.I have unchecked any boxes in power management settings that would disable network connection to save power.I have updated the driver.I could definitely use some help! Thank you.

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I am trying to make my desktop go to a wireless network. I inserted the usb stick into my computer and it was off and running. Couple days later I started receiving Blue screen saying error: storport.sys I've tried to locate this defualt driver but I cannot find it when i hot the windows+m keys. I am not a savoy computer person so what ever information you need I will try my best to get.

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The wirless internet keep stopping.  I have to restart computer to make it work again.  It appears to be a problem with the wifi adapter.Have a new windows 10 HP pavillion computer using windows 10 Any help would be appreciated 

A:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 windows 10 keeps failing

Hi, Please try newer driver for your computer:     http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp74001-74500/sp74163.exe More drivers:    http://support.hp.com/nz-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-15-Notebook-PC-series/8499302/model/8960... Regards.

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I have the same problem. I have an HP Pavilion 17Z-g000 CTO Touch running Windows 10 Pro with Intel dual-band wireless AC 3165.  The wireless connection continues to randomly drop internet connection.
When I first bought the computer it would crash Win 10 with a blue screen.  After several driver updates, it now just loses connection to the internet.  Clicking on the wireless icon, the network shows it as connected to my wireless router, but with no internet access.  After a while, wi-fi shows as being off, and can't be turned back on, and finally, wi-fi shows as disconnected with no available connections.  If I try to reboot, or shut down, the computer will hang indefinitely until I manually shut down by holding in the power key.
When I turn the computer back on, the wi-fi will show as not connected and will not show any available networks.  To restore the network connection, I have to diable the network controller in device manager, restart the computer, and re-enable the network controller.  This problem occurs both after waking from sleep and after a powerup.  The time it takes for the problem to arise can vary from a  few minutes, to a few hours after logging in.
I have tried the latest drvier from HP, 18.30.0.9, and also the latest from Intel 18.40.0.9, but the problem still persists.  HP support says this is a software problem, and since my computer is more than 90 days old, I will have to pay for support.  I told ... Read more

A:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

Hey @Bleutoo, I have brought your issue to the attention of an appropriate team within HP. They will likely request information from you in order to look up your case details or product serial number. Please look for a private message from an identified HP contact. Additionally, keep in mind not to publicly post serial numbers and case details. If you are unfamiliar with how the Forum's private message capability works, this post has instructions. Please take a moment to read HP's Privacy Policy at http//www8.hp.com/us/en/privacy/ww-privacy.html . Cheers,TechSurge.

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Hi, i would like to know if its possible to install a Intel Dual Band Wireless-A?C 7260 Plus Bluetooth or other Wireless-A?C/Bluetooth on my HP Pavilion DV6-7084la. information about my BIOS:Update F.2D Rev. A - 1 de mar. de 2016Nombre de archivo: sp68425.exeDetalles de la versiónFecha de lanzamiento: 26 de ago. de 2014Versión F.2D Rev. A

A:Installing Intel Dual Band Wireless-A​C 7260 Plus Bluetooth ...

No. Sorry. That model still has the HP BIOS whitelist which will prevent the laptop from booting if anything other than officially sanctioned wireless cards are installed. None of the approved devices is an ac type receiver. Some are combination wifi/bluetooth. Post back if you are interested in locating and installing one of them. 

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Have follwed all of the suggestions from HP and no matter what still have int issues, all my other devices work perfrctly well, tried with another router but still the same. Bought this as an update but wich I hadnt bothered nothing but issues. 

A:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

Hi: The only suggestion I can offer, would be to try the latest wireless card driver directly from Intel and see if that makes a difference. The 2nd file down on the left is for W10 x64. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26148/Intel-PROSet-Wireless-Software-and-Drivers-for-Windo...

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I just upgraded my laptop wireless adapter from "Broadcom BCM43142" to "Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 802.11 ac" upon confirmed that the new card is supported from service manual.  Both latest Intel wireless and bluetooth drivers are installed (18.33.0.2 and 18.1.1611.3223 respectively). AC connection works perfectly fine; however, the bluetooth seems to be having issue here.  For pairing and maintain active connection between bluetooth device and laptop, I have to put them right next to each other literally.  Any distance more than 10cm apart, the bluetooth device will be inactive and unusable.  I don't have such problem with Broadcom which I can perform pairing and maintain active connection even a meter apart.  Does anybody face the same issue before with Intel AC 3160 bluetooth?  Or is this a hardware issue with the card itself?

A:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 bluetooth issue

 Hi @cfc723, Welcome to the HP Forums! I understand from your posts that you are having an issue with your HP Pavilion 15-p041tx Notebook and the new Wireless card you installed. The only one that was compatible in the service manual for a Intel processor was the Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi adapter.  Here is a link to the service manual. Thanks.  

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I am running an HP ProBook 440 with Window 7 Pro SP1 64bit. It has an Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-8260 for Bluetooth. I am trying to stream audio from the laptop to a Bose Soundlink Bluetooth Speaker. The laptop and the speaker are connecting but audio remains on the laptop speakers. I've looked through the properties for the Bluetooth devices in the device manager. Is there, and if so, where do i find, a configuration to turn on the audio portion of the wireless device? Any help or suggestions is greatly appreciated.

A:Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-8260 - audio issue

Not sure, but it may be the Bluetooth needs to be set as the Default Playback device.
That is found in Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and finally the Sound Panel, Playback section.

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Hi,I have this laptop Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab102nv with Wi-Fi Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 bgn and want dual band wifi and bluetooth, so i bout from ebay this wifi adapter Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160NGW Bluetooth 4.0 Wifi.This card is compatible with my laptop?Please can you help me? it is possible to make it work on my laptop?I try but the laptop have one antenna cord and if put to 1 position works the wifi but not the bluetooth and if put it on position 2 works the bluetooth but not the wifi.What can i do? please any solution?

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I have a X1 Carbon 5th Gen with built-in AC 8265. It can not connect to the 5G band. My other devices, like iPhone and Chromecast work just fine in 5G band. X1 can find the SSID for 5G, but can not link to it.I updated the driver to 20.10.2.2, also confirmed the setting for properties. Still it does not work. Is there any setting I missed? Please help. 802.11n Channel Width for 5.2GHz      Auto (AP determines width)Roaming Aggressiveness                        MediumThroughput Booster                                DisabledTransmit Power                                        HighestWireless Mode                                          802.11a/b/gHT Mode                                                    VHT Mode Thanks

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I have had this laptop for little over 2 years and I have never been able to get more than 75-85 mbs on my router. I can get more than 200mbs on other dell laptops or other devices I have. I contacted support and they said that I need to contact my ISP to troubleshoot WiFi speed I figured that would be a waste of time considering all other devices get more than 200mbs with the exception of this one. I'm hoping someone can provide some help or guidance. in the past I had tried several drivers with no success thank you all in advance. If any more info is provided just ask

Driver date 6/1/2017
Driver Version 19.50.1.6

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I'm having the same problem, really want to find a solution.

A:Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 intermittent Connection

@Nathan166? What is the exact model or product number of your laptop??? What OS are you running??? If W10 did you upgrade to W10??? REO

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Laptop is appox 4-5months and all of a sudden today a BSOD followed by non-functional network. adapter I have tried reinstalling the adapter driver. No change is statusReset the OS, it worked for a while. After a restart, the network adaper stopped working.Tried the same again, no change I am continuously facing problems with is laptop in the few months that I have owned it:1. Loose Thinkpad Pen - Charging issue2. BSOD every now and then3. Now, network adapter not working Please suggest a solution as soon as possible, I have very dependent on the laptop for my studies.

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I would appreciate some help deciding on the best purchase of a USB wireless adapter for my Windows 8 computer.

I use a Netgear WNDR3700v4 dual band Router, but sadly have discovered that my Windows 8 computer's network adapter only receives 2.4Ghz. Thanks to our cordless phones - I lose the internet every time the phone is used (only on the Windows 8 computer - 7 hums along just fine).

So - I guess I shell out some more money for a USB wireless adapter with 5Ghz capability. I would prefer a mini dongle, but if that's not a good choice I'll live with the stick poking out.

Anyone care to suggest a brand of USB adapter with 5G that plays well with Windows 8? Does it matter if it's USB 2.0 or 3.0?

A:Advice Buying a Windows 8 USB dual band Wireless Adapter?

The WNDA 3700v3 will work great with the router.... comes with a 5 ft. usb cord.

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Good morning to all!!

I am trying to connect a Thinkpad to my wireless network. I have 2 other PCs happily chugging along on the network, which is 128-WEP enabled with OPEN authentication. I have typed the same key into the Thinkpad to no avail. I have never run into this problem before with another PC and am leaning toward thinking it's something with the mini PCI adapter? Any help would be appreciated.

Here's the settings specific to the configuration of the mini PCI adapter:

11a Transmit Rates: 54Mbps
11b Transmit Rates: 11 Mbps
11d Mode Switch: Enable
80211b Preamble: Long and Short
Auto Transmit Rate: Enable
Extended Channel Mode: Disable (for N. America)
Network Address: Not Present
Power Save Mode: Maximum
Radio On/Off: On
Roam Time (sec): 45
Roam Time Threshold (db): 15
Transmit Power: 100%
Wireless Mode Selection: Auto

I have tried the Wireless Mode Selection in both 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz, but it didn't make a diff. My router is D-Link AirPlusG 802.11g and I allow for backwards compatibility, with open authentication. I run a DHCP server for up to 10 clients and am currently only serving 5. As I live in BFE and broadcast my SSID (closest neighbor is 5 miles away lol). I've tried filtering by MAC, as well as disabling the WEP 128 encryption entirely. I'm at a total loss on this one.

Thanks for the help......Bubblz
UPDATE: I have now tried running my router wide open with no WEP encryption. The Thinkpad sees the wireless network in "View... Read more

A:IBM Thinkpad & Dual-band Wi-Fi Wireless Mini PCI Adapter problem

Are you using a 3rd party firewall (security suite) that is configured to block your LAN?

Please dump the MAC address filtering, disable encryption, try to connect to the router via ethernet and wireless and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista type CMD in the Search box after Start)

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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Hi guys,

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

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

What could be the problem, what can i do?

Best regards.

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Dear Support-Team:

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

Thank you in advance.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 107.2

Out of the blue my wifi stopped working. I have tried to update the driver but still does not work. I have reinstalled the intel proset wireless tools. I have done a network reset and still nothing. Could anyone please help? I have my connection metered so that I do not have anymore windows 10 updates installed.

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