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Installing a Dual Band Wi-Fi card to my laptop

Q: Installing a Dual Band Wi-Fi card to my laptop

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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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

@hphphp11 WLAN 11AC INT 3165 M.2 MOW806723-005  Your manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05122652 http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.TRS0&_nkw=806723-00... REO

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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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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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Hi all,

I looked online and I'm still a bit confused whether I should get dual or single band wifi for a laptop that I would like to purchase. Can someone explain to offer a suggestion as to which one is best?

Thank you in advance.
 

A:dual band wifi card vs single band wifi card

I should get dual or single band wifi for a laptop that I would like to purchaseClick to expand...

do you mean a router
or as part of the laptop spec ?

what router do you have and does it work in dual band simultaneously

the advantage of the 5ghz signal is if you are in a crowded 2.4ghz environment then 5ghz helps avoid interference - also the coverage is wider - although the 5ghz router i have linksys - does not seem to be

if your current router only works in 2.4ghz , then no advantage in the short term

some routers are advertised as dual band - but you have to choose between 2.4 or 5 ghz and so ALL devices will need to support 5ghz
 

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Hi, my computer used to work fine until I installed yesterday a D-Link USB wireless adapter. After the installation of the software, I received a blue screen indicating : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL that is refering to anodlwfx.sys.

The computer restarted and windows indicated that it has recover from an unexpected shutdown which details indicated :
Problem event name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.765.3
Local ID: 4105
BCCode: d1
OSVersion: 6_1_7601
Service pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

I've uninstalled everything.

Since then, the computer generate a BlueScreen afer 2-3 minutes of the reboot. I'm also able to use all softwares but it generate a BlueScreen a few seconds after.

If I boot the computer and let it idle, it get a BlueScreen after 2-3 minutes and it reboot automatically and go on like this indefinitely.

I'm using Windows 7. It is at the latest update. I'm attaching the SF .zip file to this thread. Thank you for your support.

A:BSOD after installing a D-Link Dual Band USB adapter

Hi Cplc welcome to SevenForum

Did you install using the disc ? If so uninstall the software and reinstall from the manufacture's website

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I got a new d-link wireless N router the other day which solved most of my slow internet problems. It is a dual band router and supports 5ghz but my current network card is only 2.4ghz. I'm in an apartment complex so I figure if I run it on the 5ghz band I will get much less interference from other people's wifi. Only problem is I cant really find a dual band pci card??? The only one i've found is a Linksys WMP600N. I was hoping there were some more options out there. Anyone have any suggestions?

A:Looking for a wireless N dual band PCI card.

Linksys by Cisco Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band WMP600N

Sorry, but like you this is the only one that I could find with a PCI interface. They are a reputable manufacturer though.

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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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Is there a 300M dual band card, RTL to fit AIO M93Z? Where I can find the info?

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My school has now only got 5ghz wireless and now my laptop doesn't see the wireless network as a result. To fix this I need to upgrade my laptops wireless single band WirelessN card to a dual band AC card with bluetooth preferrably. I don't care if it is an original HP card so long as it fits properly and works. My laptop has an I7 quad core in it, 1 gig DDR5 graphics, 4gig RAM, 15.6" screen.

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I was wondering if it is possible to change my network or WiFi card to a card that supports dual band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands? And if so, what cards will work? Direct link will help. My card is a 1x1 wifi card.

A:Change Network card to dual band is possible?

Hi mate i would say go for intel 7260 dual band wireless lan card but do check if it's a full size card or micro but for to make it work you got open the laptop and install the card and install the drivers. If this helped you out please drop a kudos point thanks.




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bought a great computer with 32GB Ram and 2 Terabyte HD but it came with a cheap single band Wireless adapter. Couldn't believe it. My adapter is a RAlink RT3290 802.11 bgn Wi-fi adapter. I want to upgrade it to a compatible dual band AC capable adapter. Anybody have any ideas as to what to get as a Wireless Adapter upgrade to replace my OEM Adapter?

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have tried to get help to no avail.

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Hi, Is there a dual band wireless adapter I can put in my Pavilion dv6 (product # A3E86AAR#ABA)? The current adapter installed (Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11b|g|n WiFi Adapter) doesn't work very good and is not compatible with 5 GHz. If there is one available how do I make sure I buy the correct/compatible model/part number? Thanks,Brad

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Is there a dual band network card suitable for the Probook 450 G2?













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A:Dual Band network card for the Probook 450 G2

Yes it is new enough not to have the whitelist so you can install any wireless card with the right form factor.  Here is the Service Manual: Manual See p. 45. HP offered this one which is the top of the line: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 802.11 ac 2x2 WiFi + Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 BT 4.0 combo adapter 756753-001 Available on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/710661-001-Intel-Wireless-ac-7260-Pci-express/dp/B00PDLCFL8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1470826413&sr=8-1&keywords=756753-001 This is a drop-in plug and play replacement. You would want to get the driver files on the hard drive (like maybe the desktop) and have them available before you make the swap to be sure the card will work once you reboot Windows. Pick your OS from the drop-down menu here: http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=6943827&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4059 You need the Intel wireless and Intel bluetooth drivers.  If you need more help post back.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I currently have a Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter and want to upgrade to a dual band card that supports 5G.  Which card will work the best with my computer?  I saw a post on your website with this option noted below but want to make sure it works with my computer before I buy it.  Below is what I found on one of the forums on your website.  However, I am not sure if this will work since it says it will not work with HP and my computer is an HP. Bplus: Intel Network 7260.HMWG WiFi Wireless-AC 7260 H/T Dual Band 2x2 AC+Bluetooth HMCPartner; Bluetooth half Size Module       Please know that this card is the universal version, it will work on all the laptops except Thinkpads/ Lenovo and HP For half size mini pci-e slot, Not for IBM Lenovo and HP machines.Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* for 802.11ac, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* a/b/g, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED* n, WMM*, WPA*, WPA2*, and WPS, WPS 2.0, Protected Management Frames, Wi-Fi Direct* for peer to peer device connectionsIEEE WLAN Standard IEEE 802.11abgn, 802.11ac, 802.11d, 802.11e, 802.11i, 802.11h, 802.11wBluetooth Dual Mode Bluetooth* 2.1, 2.1+EDR, 3.0, 3.0+HS, 4.0 (BLE)Authentication WPA and WPA2, 802.1X (EAP-TLS, TTLS, PEAP, LEAP, EAP-FAST), EAP-SIM, EAP-AKA Authentication Protocols PAP, CHAP, TLS, GTC, MS-CHAP*, MS-CHAPv2 Encryption 64-bit and 128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP, TKIPKind regards,Tracy              &n... Read more

A:hp envy 17, need a dual band wifi card for 2.4 and 5G

Hi, What is your HP Envy 17 Laptop ?  Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108 From my understanding, the chance to upgrade wifi card for laptops built before mid 2014 is very slim to none, higher for after mid-2014 laptops.Regards.

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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.
 

A:Dual Band Router --what type of card?

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Hi, What dual band wifi cards are approved for the S410p? I tested a random Intel card and got the following message: 104-Unsupported wireless network device detected. System Halted. Is the whitelist available online somewhere? I couldn't find it. Thanks, BM










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A:Approved dual band card for S410p

Hello and welcome,
 
The best source I know is the parts list in the Hardware Maintenance Manual - IdeaPad S410p, S410p Touch, S510p, S510p Touch .  WLAN cards are on page 80.  I don't see any that are dual band from the description  - but I haven't checked each one individually.
 
As you probably know, to pass the BIOS whitelist check a card must be an approved model and have a Lenovo FRU number (firmware modified for Lenovo).
 
Z.

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Hey guys and girls. First post in the forum here I'm about to upgrade some parts on my Pav G6 1344sa, namely replace the HDD with a SSD and replace the DVD drive with the HDD, replace the tired keyboard for a new one and upgrade the wifi card for a 5G dual band so i can untilize the speed of my newly installed fibre broadband. After a bit of research i have read there maybe issues getting the Intel AC 7260 card i just ordered to work in this notebook. Can anyone confirm if it will work? I read that some users have used a tweak of covering pin 20 and/or pin 51 with tape to make it compatible, anyone tried this or can explain how this works? Cheers

A:Intel AC 7260 Dual band wi-fi card compatibility

No it will not work and the covering of the pins is actually a Lenovo trick that I have never seen anybody recommend for an HP. I would think it will not work since the problem is a whitelist. The card has to prove to the BIOS what it is, not hide what it is from the BIOS so stopping the identification data from being read will just cause the wifi card to be rejected by the BIOS. As stated, there is a BIOS whitelist and only the specific HP branded wifi cards originally offered with the laptop will pass and allow the system to boot past BIOS. If you want that list just post back. 

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have a centrino 11230bnhmw on my pavilion dv72CE2061PJW want to upgrade to a dual band 3.0/4.0 wifi card, need to  replace the failed oneknow what card 

A:wifi card,dvd A1l71AV want to upgrade to 3.0/4.0/ dual band

Hello @apaege, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! To help you get the most out of the HP Forums, I would like to direct your attention to the HP Forums Guide First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More. I read your post about the WLAN Module, and wanted to assist you! To start, can you provide me with the Product Number of the notebook?  Here is a link you can use that will help you find your Model and Product Number:How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number? Once I have that information, I can provide you with information about the upgrade options.  Looking forward to your reply. Have a great day

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Ok so i have a shot in the dark question, I am not sure on what parts are avalable for this laptop. I just picked this up on a trade and so far has been a pretty decent little machine. It has stock 2.4ghz wifi, which i know is pretty standard. My question is, is there a different internal wifi card i can replace the stock on with that will give me access to both 2.4 ghz and 5.0 ghz. I have been considering going the usb adapter route for both wifi bands but would like to keep some usb ports avalable without needing to get a small hub. Any info would be Appreciated! Thanks

A:Is there a dual band wifi card for HP Pavilion g4-2235dx

Hi: Below is the link to the service manual for your notebook. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03593667 Unfortunately the 3 supported wireless cards listed in chapter 3 are all single band cards. Back when your notebook was produced, HP had a BIOS whitelist which prevents any other wlan card from working other than the ones listed in the service manual.

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I'm having problems with my pavilion 17-G192DX.  when I have the wifi on, it works for about 10 minutes, then basically shuts down my home network - TV locks up, no other computers can access the internet.  As soon as I turn the wifi off, everything goes back to normal.  HP troubleshooting can find nothing...when the thing is working, that is.  I'd like to upgradethe wifi card with a dual band unit?  I'm thinking the Intel 7260 2x2.  Will that work in this computer?  Any other options?  P/N is V0Q01UA.

A:can I put a dual band wifi card in my pavilion 17-G192DX not...

Yes you can install any wireless card of the right form factor which for your laptop is an M.2 adapter. See the Manual here: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04655191 The 7260ac is a mini-pcie card and is not compatible but you could MAYBE install an Intel 8260ac card: https://www.amazon.com/Wireless-8260AC-8260NGW-Bluetooth-Wireless/dp/B01ERMBDCK/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&q... Start on p. 31 with removal of the back cover and read through p. 39. The hesitation is that, to install a dual band card you must have 2 antennae and on some HP models with lower-end wireless cards there is only one. So if you want to do this I recommend open it first and count antennae. If two, you can install the card linked above, which will perform as well as any wireless card you can buy.  Let us know if there are other questions.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as SOlution" to help others find it. 

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I need a recommendation for a internal Dual band wireless network card replacement for an HP Probook 4540s













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A:Dual Band Wireless card for HP Probook 4540s

Hi: Your notebook has a BIOS whitelist which prevents the installation of any wireless card other than those listed in the service manual. They must also have the HP part number on the card or they will not work. Looking a chapter 3, page 29, the only dual band wlan card option there is would be theIntel Centrino Advanced-N 6235, with bluetooth.         HP Part # 670292-001 http://h20628.www2.hp.com/km-ext/kmcsdirect/emr_na-c03758231-1.pdf I would check eBay for used but tested and working cards.  Query by the part number, and only buy a wlan card where you see the part number clearly listed in the photograph. It will usually be on a white sticker 'Replace with HP Spare..."

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

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I recently purchased this laptop HP Pavillion x360 m3 convertible.  When I checked the capability of the wireless card I noticed a  maximum of 200mbps. My internet provider's speed is 300mbps and when I did a speed test, it doesn't even come close to 200mbps. (my other laptops hit 300mbps without any issues) Can I upgrade the Dual Band Wireless AC card to one that can accommodate the 300 mbps? If so who would know what kind to get.  Thank you for your time!

A:Upgrade Dual Band Wireless card for HP Pavillion x360?

Hi, What is your HP Pavilion x360 m3 Convertibl ?  Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108Regards.

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I'm needing to update my wifi card to a dual band AC & have been unable to find a definitive answer on the compatibilty of Intel cards (specifically the AC-7260) with AMD. Will it work? If not, where can I find the best upgrade options? Is there any type of list of compatible upgrade options anywhere? I have the U-Verse 1G & a Netgear Nighthawk AC 1900 & currenlty max out at around 45mbs down via wireless. I can consistently get around 600-650mbs down via ethernet. I tried the Netgear A6210 usb wifi adapter (dual AC) & it worked for a while (400-450mbs) but now I'm having detection issues with it (apparently pretty common) & I'm tired of having to deal with the dongle anyway. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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I recently purchased this laptop HP Pavillion x360 m3 convertible.  When I checked the capability of the wireless card I noticed a  maximum of 200mbps. My internet provider's speed is 300mbps and when I did a speed test, it doesn't even come close to 200mbps. (my other laptops hit 300mbps without any issues) Can I upgrade the Dual Band Wireless AC card to one that can accommodate the 300 mbps? If so who would know what kind to get. 
 
Below are the spec's of the laptop.
 
Product name:HP Pavilion x360 m3 Convertible
Product number:W2L17UA#ABA
Serial number:[Personal Information Removed]
Software build ID:16WW2BNT602#SABA#DABA
Motherboard ID:81A7
Feature byte:3K5F6b7K7M7R7WaBapaqasauawbVbhbpbzcbdUdpdq.H4
OS version:ML
Service ID:20170228
BIOS:F.16-08/11/2016
Keyboard revision:52.26
Total memory:6.00 GB
Processor name:Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-6100U CPU @ 2.30GHz
 
Thank you for your time. 

A:Upgrade Dual Band Wireless card for HP Pavillion x360?

Hi, Please use only:    http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Upgrade-Dual-Band-Wireless-card... Thanks

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My wife got a HP17-g121 laptop and when trying to connect to our 5g dual band router I realized the adapter does not work with 5g and I want to replace it, what make and model will work best in doing so? Also, for some reason the 2.4g band will barely get me 25Mps download speeds where on my HP the 5g gets me closer to the 150Mps I am suppose to be getting, any reason for that?

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Hello,
Does anyone know which model & size of WiFi card that used on Inspiron 7459? I purchased this All in one from BH and it only came with one band 2.5Ghz G/N WiFi card and this card getting weak signal lately, so looking for a dual band to replace it. 
Thanks!

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

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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400.

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

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

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

I have attached screenshot of my settings

Can someone help me out with this? Thanks, Joe
 

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

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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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Is it possible to upgrade wifi single band card originally installed on my laptop to dual band for picking up 5G. If YES, what the model?Thanks.

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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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RF123
 

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