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Replacing Wifi Module to dual band 2.4-5ghz

Q: Replacing Wifi Module to dual band 2.4-5ghz

Hello, im looking for a solution to replace my actual stock wifi adapter (Adapt.Broadcom 4313GN 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi) with a dual band 2.4-5ghz one. Couldnt find any in manual compatible, can someone help me to find a solution to upgrade my laptop wifi module? Laptop model: hp dv6 6060ep - LR139EA#AB9Thanks for the help, Rui Lima

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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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 Hello , Product  : HP ENVY Ultrabook 4-1046txCurrent Wifi Module : Broadcom 802.11 b/g/n I need to upgrade my wifi module to a new dual band module preferably the Intel one.http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/dual-band-wireless-ac-7260-bluetooth.htmlCould anyone confirm that whether my laptop is Whitelist or not ?  Thanks in Advance !

A:Upgrade Wifi Module to a new Dual band module

Hi, Your machine was built long way before mid 2014. The chance to change wireless card is from slim to none. Do you know the whitelist story don't you ? Regards.

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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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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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Hi,

I have a N600 Wireless Dual Band Router model WNDR3400. My question(s) is that if I connect with a wired cable, will I be connected to the 5ghz and avoid interference with those on the 2.4ghz connection?

For example, I have a wired connection with my Playstation 3 but i believe the Playstation 3 incapable of detecting the 5ghz when I do a wireless scan. Does this mean when I connect with a wired cable with the ps3 I use the 2.4ghz connection with other users and getting interference if they're doing something like streaming?

And finally, if my Laptop is unable to detect the 5.ghz connection does that mean I need some sort of adapter? Or does it have to do something with the settings. Its enabled and is on the default channel.
[Sorry one more question, where do I go to see who is currently using the internet connection in the setup]
 

A:Dual Band Interference Question(s) 2.4ghz, 5ghz and Wired

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Hello

I recently got the newest NETGEAR router device, the NETGEAR Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router, and I am unable to connect to the 5GHz WiFi it provides on its Tri-band WiFi. I am currently only on its 2.4GHz WIFI, which I assume is lesser than the 5G. I am able to connect to the 5GHz on my smart phone, so I know it exists from the router. I am running a windows 8.1 currently on a desktop on an HP Envy 700-213 Desktop PC.

Edit: My computer supports 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n radio types - which supports 5GHz WiFi
My adapter is a Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Wi-Fi Adapter

Any ideas for why I am unable to connect to this WiFi?

A:Unable to connect to 5GHz Wifi on NETGEAR Tri-Band Router

The most likely explanation is that the wifi adapter in your HP Envy 700-213 doesn't support the 5Ghz band.

If you really want to connect at 5Ghz you will need to get a new wifi adapter for your computer.

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Does anyone know of a dual band WLAN module that works with a United States hp Pavilion g6 (g6-1b59wm) laptop? I've searched the forums and found a little background info, but was never really able to come to a conclusion on my question. I loooked over the hp Pavilion G6 Notebook PC Maintenance and Service Guide (http://h20565.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c02829479) and it appears to list two compatible dual band WLAN modules: 1.) Atheros AR9285 802.11 a/b/g/n 2x2 WiFi adapter - hp Spare Part # 580101-0012.) Realtek 8188BC8 802.11a/b/g/n 2x2 WiFi and Bluetooth 3.0+HS Combo Adapter - hp Spare Part # 602993-001 However, when I search the hp parts website for those two part numbers, they both show up as single band WLAN modules. I know there's a BIOS whitelist for my particular hp laptop that only allows hp approved WLAN modules to be used with the laptop. I know I could go the route of getting a USB dual band capable wifi adapter, but I'd prefer to keep the USB ports on my laptop freed up I'm getting the feeling that there aren't any dual band WLAN modules available for my hp laptop. Any help or clarification would be greatly appreciated.













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A:hp Pavilion g6 Dual Band WLAN Module Availability

Hi: Looking at the service manual for your notebook I see a few mistakes... The Atheros and Realtek cards are definitely mislabeled in the manual as dual band (a/b/g/n) cards. They are only single band cards. But the Intel WiFi Link 5100 should be a dual band card, so i think that is mislabled and should be an a/b/g/n card. http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/product-briefs/wifi-link-5100-brief.pdf Unfortunately, the Intel Wifi Link 5100 wlan card will not work in your particular model because it has AMD hardware. The Intel cards will only work in notebooks with an Intel processor and chipset. So, as I see it, you cannot install an internal dual band wlan card in your notebook because of the BIOS whitelist.

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Is it odd that, according to InSSIDer, the 2.g Ghz band signal is stronger (-45) than that of the 5Ghz band (-61)? My router is a Netgear WNDR4500. Just wondering. Thanks.

Arthur

A:2.g Ghz band signal stronger than 5Ghz band

It really depends on where your wireless router is compared to your computer.

5 GHz signals are effected more by walls, distance, etc. than 2.4 GHz.

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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, I am having G400s Touch laptop which is out of warranty. It has Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB Wireless Netowork Adapter (Wifi Card) installed but now a days I am getting problem in connecting to Wifi. Router doesnt has any issue as mobile and other laptop is able to connect to same wifi without any issue.   Sometime G400s Touch laptop connects to wifi and then dropped and then didnt connect again for hours. So I decided to change the Network Adapter I want to change to new Wifi card which is Dual Band. Please let me know which all Dual Band Wifi Cards / Network Adapter supported by G400s Touch. Is there any link on web where i can see the compatibility. I dont want to end up in the situation where I will buy dual band netowrk adapter but then it wont support my laptop. Please help!!! Thanks...

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After Windows update my WiFi adapter (Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165) just stopped working.I tried many drivers, but the official driver did not work, the latest (2017-10) driver from intel's websites is not working either. Rolling back the driver is not working anymore after windows update.I tried static IP, did not help. This is not an adapter issue, because on Ubuntu it's working very well. After connecting to a network, the connection stays alive for 2-5 secs, then the adapter restarts automatically. In event viewer I can see some warnings.WLAN Extensibility Module has stopped.Module Path: C:\WINDOWS\System32\IWMSSvc.dll It's extremely annoying because it's a "bussiness" category laptop without wireless connection. Any ideas ? Can I download from somewhere some older drivers for this adapter ? Third party sites are not an option. : )

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Dear All, I have the HP Pavilion 14-al100nv(Z3D84EA) and i would like to know what wifi modules are compatible with this laptop? Is there any compatibity list for this model, because as I searched the internet not all are supported. The module has to be white listed. Basically I need to change the card in order to supports 5 GHz that the default supports only 2,4 GHz. (If it can support also AC I would like to know too) Thanks in advance 

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I have this yoga 2 13" but would like to have dual band wifi. now its a "Intel Wireless-N 7260". Can i replace it with a "intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260"?Thanks

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I have a low-end HP 15.6 Notebook 15-F272WM (64-bit) with a Realtek RTL 8188EE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter and I would like to upgrade to a dual band to take advantage of my 5ghz wi-fi. Would an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 802.11ac, Dual Band, 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 be a good choice? If not, what should I use? Thanks!

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I've downloaded the driver and i click setup but then it comes up with this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action pleases install a program or,if one is already installed,create a association in the default programs control panel.
 

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Apparently my Envy 17 Laptop only uses a 2.4 wifi adapter.  Can I use a dual band 2.4/5 adapter?Are both antenas already in the Laptop so I can only change the card?If so what dual band adapter is recommended?

A:Will my Envy 17 Notebook take a dual band WiFi , if so what ...

Please see this thread: http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/ENVY-QUAD-17T-J100-wifi-Model-E...It confirms that your laptop has no whitelist and can accommodate dual band cardBut I'll request you to check yourself whether wireless card indeed has 2 antennas before going in for upgrade, just for making sure

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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 Lenovo N586 that has the single band wireless N adapter.  I attempted to install a new, dual-band adapter, however the computer stopped boot at a black screen that stated my card was not approved.  What dual-band WIFI adapters are approved to upgrade this computer with? Thank you.

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Apparently my Envy 17 Laptop only uses a 2.4 wifi adapter.  Can I use a dual band 2.4/5 adapter?Are both antenas already in the Laptop so I can only change the card?If so what dual band adapter is recommended?

A:Will my Envy 17 Notebook take a dual band WiFi , if so what ...

Double, seehttp://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/Will-my-Envy-17-Notebook-take-a-dual-b...

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AT&T recently upgraded my Uverse service and I ended up with a gateway (router) that provides both a 2.4 and a 5.0 Mpbs network.  Is there an internal adapter, compatible with the ProBook 4540s (product # C9K70UT#ABA), that I can purchase that will be dual band and allow me to connect to both available networks in my home?

A:Dual band internal wifi adapter

Neil. Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235   P/N   670292-001 http://ark.intel.com/products/66890/Intel-Centrino-Advanced-N-6235-Dual-Band Your manual here. http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03758231.pdf HP ProBook 4540s Notebook PC - Remove/Replace videos here http://h20464.www2.hp.com/results.htm?SID=5229455&MEID=0B16F6F9-A9BB-4275-8FB4-57CCA3816318 REO 

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I live in a neighborhood with lots of 2.4GHz Wifi (and other) activity, and would like to swap out the wireless card in my Lenovo Z570 so I can use the 5GHz band as well.  Is there an official upgrade I can purchase from Lenovo for this?  If not, can I get an Intel Wifi card to replace it, or possibly get a Thinkpad-certified card if that is necessary?  I understand that the BIOS may prevent non-approved cards from being recognized and used in my system. Thanks in advance for your help! Alan











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A:Upgrading Z570 to dual-band wifi

From the Z570 hardware maintenance manual, the Intel Centrino Wireless-N 6250 agn + WiMax will work fine. You can purchase the Lenovo version of it here Make sure the FRU P/N is 60Y3195. Here's the ebay link: http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2047675.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0&_nkw=60Y3195&_sacat=0&_from=R40 Hope this works for your Z570.




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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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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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need a list of compatible wifi cards dual band for hp pavilion 15 ab121dx?

A:need a list of compatible wifi cards dual band for hp pavili...

Double, use:https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-Networking/need-a-list-of-compatible-wifi-cards-...

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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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Hi. I recently upgraded my windows to anniversary version last week and after several hours I notice that there's something about my wifi connectivity. I am 10 meters away from the router but the wifi indicator at the right bottom show full bar but my connection still very slow and it should be only 2 bar like before. After several munites of connectivity it disconnects itself and when I tried to connect it again it says that can't connect to this network sometimes no network found. I restarted my pc to and it connects again and disconnects again after 5 minuntes. Help me do dome something about this..

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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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need a list of compatible wifi cards dual band for hp pavilion 15 ab121dx

A:need a list of compatible wifi cards dual band for hp pavili...

Hi,You can install dual band wireless cards only if there is 2 antennas from factory, else you need to do major disassembly of entire notebook including the display panel area to properly run the required 2nd antenna, cables. So make sure you have 2 antennas before going in for dual band cardYour AMD model series manual list Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265 802.11 ac 2x2 WiFi + BT 4.0 Combo Adapter (non vPRO) : 784644-005� as compatibleBut I would go for Broadcom dual band card as AMD notebooks are known to work best with these.Broadcom BCM4352 802.11ac 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0 combo --> HP Part number 724935-001Manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04775872RegardsVisruth

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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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I am using the lastest Apple Airport Extreme Router which supports 2Ghz and 5Ghz bands. There are 3 iPhones, 4 iPads, and 2 Apple TV's in my home. All of which can access the 5GHz channel effortlessly. My PC on the other hand will ONLY see the 2Ghz band. I have tried everything that I can think of to no avail. I want my PC to connect to the 5Ghz band. Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 8.1 Can't See 5Ghz Band

Maybe your computer wireless adapter is not dual-band? It is n not ac compatible.
Would help to know exactly what model it is.

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Hi,
Just purchased a 13" Inspiron 5000, got it set up, things are going fine. Then I do a speed test on wifi. As background, I have 1gbps broadband with an Ubee cable modem/router that supports AC protocol. I have a 3 year old Lenovo laptop with an Intel DB 7260ac that pulls in 300-400mbps. I also have a 5 year old MacBook Pro with airport extreme b/G/n card that pulls in 250mbps. The new Inspiron only gets 150mbps.
I've been trying to figure out why. The 3165ac card in the Dell has a theoretical max of 433mbps. That's already disappointing, since gigabit broadband is now available. But working with that, I have the Ubee router set to N/AC only protocols, using 5Ghz, wmm on, 80Mhz bandwidth, SSID set. It seems like it should agree with the 3165ac card to negotiate the fastest speed, but it seems like I'm only getting half N speeds.
I have the latest Intel drivers, windows fully updated, removed all bloatware. All speed tests (ookla, Google fiber, Xfinity, etc) are consistent. Is this a limitation of the wifi card? Of note, I see the 3165ac is a 1x1 card. My Lenovo has a 2x2 card. I just makes no sense that my newest laptop has the slowest speed.

A:Brand new 13" Inspiron 5000 wifi capped at 150mbps (dual band 3165ac)

The 1x1 antenna design is the culprit.  The AC7260 remains a great 2x2 card even today, and the AirPort Extreme card is probably 3x3 since it's 802.11n (it's rare to see 3x3 AC devices other than routers). Extra antennas allows multiple simultaneous data streams, which can significantly increase maximum real-world throughput.The fact that the 3165 is rated for "up to" 433 Mbps is pretty meaningless in the real world, just like every other WiFi speed quoted in marketing materials.  The AC7260 is rated for 867 Mbps, for example, and clearly you're not getting that level of performance out of it either, although in fairness, the only WiFi ROUTERS that can push that kind of bandwidth in the real world to begin with are very recent 4x4 802.11ac routers (like my ASUS RT-AC88U), and then only when acting as a media bridge to another 4x4 802.11ac router. There aren't any 4x4 AC clients to handle that, so making the most of gigabit Internet still requires a wired connection for now.Anyhow, if you're comfortable opening up your system, you can see whether there's an extra antenna already in the chassis (its connector would probably have a plastic sleeve around it since that card can't use it), in which case you could buy something like an Intel 8265 for ~$30 (in the US) from Amazon/eBay, which is their latest and greatest 2x2 AC card.  If you only have a single antenna in the chassis, then you may be stuck.  You MIGHT be able to... Read more

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Hi, I've had the DIR-825 router for more than a year now and I've never once been able to see the second SSID that broadcasts at 5Ghz. I've set up both bands with identical settings and I have a wireless N network adapter in my laptop, but it only ever sees the 2 Ghz SSID, never the 5 Ghz one. Shouldn't I be able to see it?

Thanks for any help!
 

A:Dlink DIR-825 5ghz band not visible

Only if the adapter is also a dual band..
Many adapters listed as Wireless "N" operate in only the 2.4 GHZ range (G). They use 3 channels to get 150 Mbps.

The D-LInk DWA-160 Extreme-N is dual band.
Also Netgear RangeMax WNDA 3100.
 

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first off im not real saavy with computers... obviously right.  i recently bought a dual band router.  its a netgear nighthawk ac 1750. i have it hooked up, but my computer doesn't recognize the 5 ghz band or its just not on the list of available networks.  when i go to the device manager under network adapters, it lists i have a qualcomm atheros ar9485 802.11 b/g/n wifi adapter. when i get into the settings of that i try and do an update and it comes back and says i have the latest update.  dont have alot of money to buy a newly updated computer that would probably and certainly work well with the new dual band router. just wondering if there is any other options besides buying another computer?  please help as i really don't know a heck of a lot about computers,however i am trying to learn.













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A:5ghz band not seen on my computer network

Hi,Manual: Page 48http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03763129Specs: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-2000-Notebook-PC-series/5375422/model/6617197/document/c04008973/There is no dual band wireless card listed compatible for your model series.Your model has BIOS white list, so you cannot definitely go for any other cards than what is listed (exact HP spare part number). Also there is only single antenna built in your notebook.What you can do is buy this:https://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-N900-Wi-Fi-Adapter-WNDA4100/dp/B006V72AE0RegardsVisruth

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Greetings,

I'm having issues with my wireless 5Ghz connection, since my laptop will no longer find it.
Well, if I disable the network adapter and enable it back on, the 5G connection will show up for a few seconds and then disappear. However, I cannot connect to it, even if I try during the short time it shows up.

My network adapter is a Killer Wireless-N 1202.

Now, the router is working properly, because my phone does detect the 5Ghz band and can connect to it, with no problems.

I think the issue might have started after I updated my network adapter's drivers. which I did this Sunday at around 2:00AM. However, later on that day when I turned on my laptop, I had no issues with 5G.

I noticed the issue last Tuesday. During Monday last week my Internet provider changed the modem and router. However, I didn't use my laptop that day and only noticed the issue on Tuesday, when my laptop couldn't find any connection and asked me to choose one.

The main router I used to have was a Linksys and now it's a Huawei one (which is both a modem and a wireless router). That being said, I've never connected wirelessly to either of those, but to a Netgear r7000 which I connected to them.

Yesterday, I tried hard resetting the Netgear router, thinking it might have been experiencing some kind of conflict with the new modem/router, but my laptop still could not find 5G yet my phone could.

I used the "netsh wlan show drivers" line on CMD and it did show my net... Read more

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Can my Toshiba Model Satellite Pro C870-1E2 laptop work on the 5Ghz band with Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.Tried posing this question to Toshiba but there appears to be a technical hitch there so unable to forward my question to them.

A:Can Satellite Pro C870 work on 5Ghz band?

Hi

The Wlan frequency depends on the WLan card.
I think the notebook was equipped with the Realtek RTL8723AE WLan card which supports the 802.11 B / G / N standard

5Ghz is available only using 802.11 A or N

802.11 N standard operates at 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz but 5Ghz would be available ONLY if the WLan card would support additional 802.11 A standard; i.e 802.11 A / N.

But Realtek RTL8723AE doesn?t support 802.11 A and therefore the 5Ghz are not possible for this WLan module.

Here is an similar thread about the same theme:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=64003

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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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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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My PC is unable to detect 5Ghz band where rest of the devices at my home are detecting both the bands.
I have recently bought D-Link dual band router and installed at home. Router is working absolutely fine because I could see
my other laptop and Ipad are able to detect both the bands. So that says there no problem with the router configuration. Also the router which
I have bought is recently released, so there are no new updates are released yet.
As per the installation guide, 802.11a supports 5Ghz and IEEE 802 11b/g/n supports 2.4 Ghz.
My PC details :
Model : Sony SVF14A190X (an year old laptop)
Operating System : Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 Bit
Network Adaptor drivers: BCM43142 Wireless Network Adapter
Router Details: D-Link DIR-850L VER A.1 wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router.
The network adaptor which my laptop supports IEEE 802 11b/g/n..i.e.2.4 Ghz. I tried installing the Network Adapter drivers in compatibility mode, but that doesn't
help me at all to fix the issue. Also I even had an assistance from Sony Customer support and spent few hours, but unfortunately they couldn't fixed it.
When I cheked in Command prompt, it says following thing :
Radio Types Supported : 802.11n 802.11g 802.11b.
How should I upgarde network drivers to : 802.11n 802.11a 802.11g 802.11b
Please help me to fix this issue.

A:Unable to detect 5Ghz band in my Sony Vaio PC

I think that the wifi adapter in your laptop does NOT support 5ghz. The adapter supports 802.11a which is a very old standard but it does NOT support 802.11ac which is the newest standard that supports 5ghz.

If you really wish to connect to your new router on the 5Ghz band then you could get an external USB dongle that would work.

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Until recently I used the 2.4GHZ band for my pc and my son used 5GHZ for his laptop on our D-link router.
A couple of weeks ago our provider installed a new Cisco modem/router-in-one (the old modem didn't work any more). We use the D-link as a second router. The 2.5Ghz band is no problem but my son doesn't get internet access with 5Ghz although if I log into the router I don't see anything wrong. Any help would be welcome.
 

A:No internet access on 5Ghz band with Dlink router

can we see an xirrus screen shot - the d-link is still broadcasting both signals
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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 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.

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html

{If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.
On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When you first try to run, you may get a message that .net framework is needed, and included in that message is a link to download/install.

Run the program

A user guide is available here http://www.xirrus.com/cdn/pdf/Xirrus-Wi-Fi-inspe... Read more

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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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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.I have a Lenovo G5070 which came with the default Qualcomm Atheros AR956x Wireless Network Adapter, which did not detect the 5GHz wireless band of my router.I managed to get Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC of Lenovo G5080 from a friend of mine, who was disposing it. On the G5080, this wireless lan adaptor detects 5GHz. But, when i placed the same adaptor on G5070, even though it shows as "Radio types supported     : 802.11n 802.11g 802.11b" when checked via command 'netsh wlan show drivers', practically, the 5GHz band does not show up on the PC's available wireless networks. It shows only the 2.4GHz networks  Can someone please let me know the reason and remedy for this please.  

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