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Can't see 5GHz wifi on Lenovo Yoga 1st gen anymore

Q: Can't see 5GHz wifi on Lenovo Yoga 1st gen anymore

Here is my situation (read carefully): I never had wifi problems with my 1st gen Lenovo Yoga running Windows 8 64-bit. Always super fast wifi and 5 bars on the icon. One morning, I couldn't connect to my home wifi (unidentified network), but I had no problem on my Android phone. I called my Internet provider and they "separated" the 2.4GHz channel (made for further distances, but slower) and the 5GHz channel (for shorter distances, faster). From then on, I could see the 2.4GHz on my laptop, but not connect to it and I couldn't see the 5GHz.On my phone, I could see both. As I obviously suspected a problem with the Realtek RTL8723A network adapter on my laptop, I reinstalled the driver, which partly solved the problem, as I can now surf the Internet on the 2.4GHz, but still can't see the 5GHz.Plus, I only have 1 bar on the icon, even though I'm 2m from the router. Is there anything I could do to see both channels, just like on my phone, and be able to use the faster 5GHz channel? Thanks

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Preferred Solution: Can't see 5GHz wifi on Lenovo Yoga 1st gen anymore

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

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

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

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hi i found out that i have a realtek RTL8723BE and does not support 5ghz was wondering what wifi card that i can buy to replace it? thanks for the help jason 

A:lenovo thinkpad E555 wifi cant see 5ghz

i believe this is both 2.4 & 5ghz would this work in my lenovo thinkpad E555?? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Wireless-AC-3160NGW-04X6034-04X6076/dp/B0188ZZ06C?ie=UTF8&*Version*=1...

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Hi.The built in wifi nonnects only in 2.4Ghz not 5Ghz. How can I fix it?I updated the drivers from Lenovo's site, but no joy.I have a Hitron router capable of both types of connections.And they work fine on other computers.Please help.

A:LENOVO 10099 IdeaCentre B540 no 5Ghz wifi

I believe that you system came with either a RealTek  RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n or Atheros AR9485 802.11 b/g/n WiFi adapter, which only support the 2.4Ghz band, so if you want to take advantage of the 5Ghz speeds, your best option will be to invest in a USB WiFi adapter that supports 802.11ac.   They are usually described as "dual band", 802.11ac or 600Mbps and come in a variety of types and range from less than $15.00 USD, to over $50.00 depending on features, and whether they are a Chinese knockoff or name brand.    I would recommend that you spend a bit more and go with a well known brand, because they are usually built better, and are more likely to provide updated drivers should Microsoft make updates to the OS.   Cheaper knockoff generally have no support site etc. but they are cheap, so you will have to make the call. Also, depending on your distance from the WiFi router, you may want to invest in one with a larger external antennae to boost the WiFi signal reception vs the smaller ones that barely protrude from the USB port. Once you get a new adapter, you will need to run Setup on your computer and disable the built in WiFi adapter in the BIOS. Cheers,    

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Hi.The built in wifi nonnects only in 2.4Ghz not 5Ghz. How can I fix it?I updated the drivers from Lenovo's site, but no joy.I have a Hitron router capable of both types of connections.And they work fine on other computers.Please help.

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Hi community,

I am hoping that someone can help me get my laptop back to life.

I wanted to do a clean Windows 10 install on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, which I have done once before without any problems. However this time when booting from the Win 10 boot USB drive nothing happened for a long time (several minutes), so I restarted and tried again, still the same. This was weird because I knew the boot USB was fine, as I had used it before for this purpose on this laptop. Next step was obviously making sure the USB device and boot files were good, so i tested on another PC and everything worked fine - now here comes the really weird part...after this I was not able to boot from the SSD (or the USB, or any other boot device) anymore, as soon as anything not related to the BIOS was booted, the screen would just be stuck at either the Lenovo logo screen or a blank screen. Boot failure also includes the Lenovo recovery option (accesible via the Novo menu)

I have tried a lot of things, but nothing seems to work:
- resetting the BIOS
- trying out any BIOS settings that would make sense in a boot context
- hard resetting the BIOS by unplugging the CMOS over a night (which worked, but didnt solve the issue)
- trying different USB boot images and formats (all working on similar PCs)

these are the facts/findings:
- BIOS seems to work fine
- boot devices are discovered in the BIOS boot manager and appear as they should (they're detected as intended)
- the boot devices tested works fin... Read more

A:Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro cannot boot (anything) anymore

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Hi,    I updated to win 10, and then to win 10 anniversary, and the wifi stopped working. After a hardreset, back to 8.1, Im still having this issue,  Is my wifi adapter dead? (lenovo yoga pro 3 900 model 1370) Thanks!

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I am the owner of a brand new Lenovo Yoga 720, 13" screen, and the internet is pretty slow over wifi. I am getting download speeds 2x or 3x higher on my iPhone and on my wife's Macbook Air, and not sure why that would be the case as all devices are connected to the same wifi network. Anyway, any help would be much appreciated from the community. Thank you!

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Since a few weaks I have an extremly bad Wifi connection with my Yoga. Other devices still have good connection to my router. How can I fix this?

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Since a few weaks I have an extremly bad Wifi connection with my Yoga. Other devices still have good connection to my router. How can I fix this?

A:Lenovo Yoga 900 - Bad Wifi connection

 
Hi Andreas,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As I understand that you are facing bad wifi connectivity issues on your yoga 900, here are the below links that you can refer and see if the issue is resolved
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-P-Y-and-Z-series/Lenovo-Yoga-900-Bad-Wifi-connection/m-p/3773377
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/yoga-900-WIFI-issues/td-p/2204383/page/3
 
Hope this helps. Let us know how you get on.
 
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
 
Regards,
Rameez
 
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Hello!Recently I've changed the thermal compound on the CPU of my Lenovo Yoga 2 pro. Before the change there were no problems. But now I have 2:- Wifi isn't working. Network adapter isn't detected by the laptop. It just doesn't show up. Funny thing is that bluetooth works!- Right USB isn't working, no idea why.Everything else seems okay. Any solutions? Tips? Thanks in advance. I'm running Windows 10.

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I just bought a new Lenovo YOGA 500 Intel® HD Core? i5 Processor, 8Gb RAM, 1Tb Storage, 15.6 inch Full HD Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop. I'm yet to take it out of the packaging (thank heavens) before I noticed on the website I bought it from under Features of the Laptop it states:  Wifi Enabled: NDoes this mean there's no WiFi capabilities on the laptop? Secondly, after perusing this forum, I've discovered the laptop seems to have a WiFi issue, the question thus is would any of you with the same laptop advise I keep it? Thanks 

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Hi, I posted here awhile ago and no one has been able to help with the issue. I have a problem with my Yoga 700 where I have to constaltly disconnect/reconnect to my wifi network--typically when I am using multiple tabs or browsing while streaming. I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling my WIFI driver and have had no success. How can I fix this?! thanks

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Hey yall, so I just downloaded Windows 8.1 and suddenly I cannot connect to my university's wifi anymore. It isnt an internet problem per say, because i can still connect with an ethernet cable, but it just is not picking up any wifi! And i dont think the wifi is the issue because I can still get it on my phone. PLEASE HELP I HAVE FINALS coming up and need to be able to Use Wifi!!!! Thanks in advance!!!

A:Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Wifi Problem

Hi Rower,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Open Device Manager and uninstall the WLAN 802.11 driver "Place a check on the Delete driver software for this device ". The hit on scan for Hardware Changes.
Delete the driver again until it does not show you a check box for deleting driver software then Restart the computer.
 
Now install this
Intel WLAN Driver for Windows 8.1
Then try reconnecting again. 
 
Let us know how you get on.
Regards,
Shashi
 
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Hi. I'm trying to replace my Broadcom wifi card with a better one. I'm not an expert in this kind of things, but I have read that I could have a better internet with another wifi card instaled...I searched few days on amazon (uk) and ebay, to find a suitable one, but...it seems to be more complicated than I though...Could anyone, please, provide a link from where I can buy one (as I have read, must be IBM/Lenovo compatible) I would much apreciate! Thank you very much indeed!

A:lenovo yoga 3 pro wifi card

Hi troubadour2012,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As per hardware manual for a Lenovo YOGA 3 Pro-1370 (item 10 page 55) OEM recommended WLAN card:
 
10 Intel 7265 2x2AC+BT PCIE M.2 WLAN SAR NV Part number: SW10A1152210 Cbt BCM4352 2x2AC+BT4.0 PCIE M.2 WLAN Part number: 20200480
 
You may also verify compatible Wifi Card using your serial number here in the parts lookup page to check for current WLAN card and its substitute.
 
Lenovo medion can help you with the OEM parts, likewise using the part number from other resellers online.
 
Hope this help answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hi, so i got a problem. I got 2. wifi netwrok at home. Both working fine on other devices. But on yoga 910 is like this. I am conected to network 1 (n1) and when i tried to switch to network 2 (n2) i got yellow triangle and no internet connection and vice versa so yellow triangle when try to connect from N2 to N1. Only way to get it work is to disabel wifi adapter under device manager (and right after enable again)and then right click on wifi icon and do troubleshoot wifi.. I got this problem since i set up the second wifi network but since there is no problem on other devices i assume that  is someting worng with my pc.

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 pro 1370 running Window 10 build 10586.104This is a fresh install less than one week old. I conducted a fresh install in an effort to solve a problem I have been having for over amonth now.With the WiFi network adapter enabled I am unable to move the laptop nor move the screen as this causes the entire system to freeze requiring a full reboot. Disabling the card through device manager allows me to move the laptop as normal. This happens irrespective of what applications are open at the time.The only error message that shows in the event logs is the following: "The system watchdog timer was triggered."  - System

- Provider

[ Name] Microsoft-Windows-HAL
[ Guid] {63D1E632-95CC-4443-9312-AF927761D52A}

EventID 13

Version 0

Level 2

Task 0

Opcode 0

Keywords 0x8000000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2016-05-03T08:57:34.428859500Z

EventRecordID 10484

Correlation

- Execution

[ ProcessID] 4
[ ThreadID] 8

Channel System

Computer ZOOEY-III

- Security

[ UserID] S-1-5-18


EventData The WIFI network adapter is a Broadcom 802.11ac.The currently installed drivers are:bcmihvsrv64.dll v7.35.338.0 bcmihvui64.dll v7.35.338.0 bcmwl63a.sys v7.35.338.0 vxifibus.sys v10.0.10586.9 (th2_release. 151029-1700)  The data provider for the first three files is Broadcom. The last one is supplied by Microsoft... Read more

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Hi My laptop is just 3 months old, has been working fine up till  now. All of a sudden it won't connect to wifi, or it will for a second then go off again. Yesterday all options for wifi went completely missing, in the toolbar on the bottom right hand side, the icon for wifi had dissappearEd and when I went into settings,wifi settings had gone from there too. The icons are back now and I could connect to my wifi, but it says there is no Internet connection. There is Internet through the wifi though because I'm using my phone on the wifi!! I tried to disconnect from the wifi and economy again but it has been trying to connect to the wifi for the last 10 mins! Help!!!! Thankso Jamie 











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A:Lenovo yoga 500 14isk not connecting to wifi

Hi Jamie,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Please update the WLAN Drivers & reboot the system. 
 
Intel WLAN Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) 
WLAN Driver (Liteon, Realtek, Broadcom) for Windows 10 (64-bit)
 
Hope this helps. Let us know how you get on.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
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I bought a third-party USB-C to ethernet adapter to test my internet speed and found that it is not much faster than if I use the wifi. I always thought that LAN speed is faster than Wifi? Or is there something wrong with my cheap (US$20) USB-C to ethernet adapter? Hope to gain some insights at this forum for this first-time Lenovo user.Thank you.

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Hi, I bought a brand new Lenovo Yoga 910 series laptop, costing a fortune. Its not even 20 days since I bought this laptop, I am seeing the wifi adaptor losing the connection within 5 mins of usage. Whats worse, it causing my wifi router to jam as well, and all of my other devices loses connection. I have few other devices, including a lenovo thinkpad, where i never faced any issues till date.  After some research I found out that the wifi adaptor in the lenovo yoga is Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4a  and it has lots of issues on Windows 10 and people are complaining on multiple forums about it since couple of years. Suprising that Lenovo nor Microsoft nor Qualcomm has not fixed it yet or I couldnt find a proper solution till now.  It is such a bad customer experience, that such a basic thing like wifi connectivity is not working properly on such a high end laptop. I feel I just made a bad decision of buying this waste device instead of a Mac book Pro. Hope someone from Lenovo fixes this for me or else I shall return this device.

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Hello
I have a Lenovo Yoga 2.
I reset the notebook with the One Key Recovery application.
The notebook has been reset but can not find the WIFI card. It disappeared, it seems that it does not exist. The ethernet icon appears in the bar below the windows and the only possibility is to create a VPN connection. I do not know how to do it ... restoring the notebook with one recovery should not have these problems

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Hi Guys, I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 laptop. This is the second time I have had issues with the WiFi dropping out frequently.  The first time was when I first downloaded windows 10 - I downloaded a new driver from the Lenovo website and everything worked perfectly.  The last couple of months it has been playing up again. My phone and any other devices will be connected to the internet however my laptop will repeatedly disconnect from the internet, this happens a ridiculous amount of times everyday - and it's not just my home wifi! Im currently at my university library and it does the same thing. It just drops out randomly and says "not connected - no connects are available" I have to keep restarting my laptop for it to reconnect to the internet (I know that's probably not the best thing to do but it's the only thing that sometimes works). I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the driver software, I've scanned for hardware changes and nothing comes up?? Has anyone got any ideas on anything else I could try?  Thank you all!

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Hello, The WiFi adapter is the Intel Dual Band wireless-ac 3160 and the drivers are from October 2017, the Device Manager is showing the network card as working without issues and nothing is reporting any problems, yet I am unable to simply turn the WiFi ON. The operating system is Windows 10 and I have tried the following: - enabling the WiFi interface using the command prompt (says it is already enabled)- trying older drivers for the Intel Dual Band wireless-ac 3160 (still will not turn ON)- opening the laptop and disconnecting the two wires from the WiFi module, then reconnecting (still no difference)- disabling and then re-enabling the Wireless in BIOS (no difference)- loading default settings in BIOS (no difference)- installing Windows 8.1 from scratch (same problem)- re-installing Windows 10 (same problem)- installed all of the Lenovo utilities and Companions I could find (still nothing)- windows troubleshooting simply tells me to switch the WiFi ON using either a hardware switch (which does not exist on this notebook) or the software switch using the keyboard - I press the F7 for airplane mode and it says that it goes into that mode, then pressed again and it simply goes back to WiFi which is turned OFF and showing the red X What is interesting is that when I booted TAILS from a USB drive the WiFi worked without issues, so this is obviously a software problem. Any suggestions?  

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Recently there was a Wifi Driver issue, which got resolved when the service guy came and replaced it, 6-8 weeks ago. After that my Wifi works fine but has a bit of a performance issue - It takes some time to identify Wifi Networks. If I switch on my bluetooth, the wifi performance degrades more, i.e. more time to identify network and the speeds of download/upload deteriorates a lot (A video in Youtube 720p quality is brought down to 144p).In addition it seems to take a lot of time for my bluetooth to identify a device. Does the Wifi and Bluetooth share the antennas? If so does this mean the antenna have a problem now?Is there a way to troubleshoot this? maybe by checking speed on Wifi and bluetooth.

A:Lenovo Yoga 460 - Bluetooth and Wifi low preforman...

Hi
 
I odn't have that model, but just in case what you can always try is to get the latest wireless driver, sometimes I have some issues with some older wifi drivers.
 
Check the support site and see if there is a newer driver for the wifi. Check your "WIndows Device Manager" and see the version of the driver you have installed for the wireless adapter.
 
I also like to test the wifi with different routers on some other networks just be sure that is not a local problem of my router too.
 
It is also good the check the maintenance manual of your model to see the cables and the antennas. I'm not sure if that is exactly your model, but it seems it was two antennas for the WAN network and 2 for the LAN. It does not specify anything about the bluetooth.
 
Regards

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Hi all. Nice to meet you. I have a Lenovo Yoga 720 and am noticing two issues.  First, whenever I am on Wifi, my connection will occasionally drop and restart. It is becoming a challenge especially during Skype calls and even simple tasks like browsing. My wifi appears to be OK because I have another PC and Mac that does not have any connectivity issues. Is there something I can do investigate and solve this issues?Moreover, I have connected my Microsoft Sculpt Mouse which had worked great on another PC's. While I can connect it with my Yoga, the connection frequently drops and takes a couple of seconds to re-establish itself. If anything, these issues have become a pain. Any suggestions/ideas on how to rectify the situation would be greatly appreciated!

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Hello, i noticed that when i'm turned on laptop to tablet mode (physically) wifi stops working or wifi signal becoming very low.  I'm using Lenovo thinkpad yoga 14. Maybe you have a solution for this problem?

A:Lenovo thinkpad yoga 14, wifi problem on tablet mo...

Hi, welcome to the forums.
 
Can you please post the full model number of your Thinkpad Yoga 14?
Are you using Windows 10?
 
I may suggest you first to try to update the Wifi drivers and maybe some other of the system driver of you Yoga.
Here are my general tips:
 
1) Try first Windows Update and update all the drivers and Patches
2) Try Lenovo System Update to get any new/missing drivers.
3) Try to install Lenovo Settings and Lenovo Companion from the Windows App Store, Lenovo Companion also has a "update driver search"
4) Sometimes all that software does not recognize some updated / missing driver. Check Lenovo's Support Site and search for your specific model drivers (use the full model number of your Thinkpad).
 
After that we can try a little bit more. For example I also like to test it on some other Wifi networks just to be sure it is not a compatibility issue with the Wifi Router.
 
Regards

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HI all, I had bought Lenovo Yoga 3 tablet (2 GB RAM) 16 GB 8 inch) in Dec-2016 in Bangalore INDIA. Model Number:  LENOVO YT3-850M. Andriod Marshmellow - 6.0.1 There is a problem with WIFI. It keeps dropping regularly even though tablet is within a feet distance from the WIFI router.In the WIFI menu the router name comes but if i select nothing happens and you can see that the tablet is not connected to any WIFI. The only way to temporarly solve the issue is to restart the tablet but that too lasts maybe 1 hr before the WIFI connection goes away. I saw in another thread of this community where it was suggested to do factory reset. I have done that too but the issue still exists. I have another PC and 2 mobiles which connects to the same router. So there is no problem with the router  Any suggestions how to fix?  Thanks.  

A:Lenovo Yoga 3 tablet: WIFI drops frequently.

Called from out of network

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Hello, Recently my CEO had bought a Lenovo Yoga 910-13IKB. It came with win10 preinstalled. I had worked on it for about 10 minutes and than the problem showed up: our local WiFi network dissapeared. I immediatelly took my laptop and searched for WiFi networks but no there was no my SSID at all. Then I had restarted WiFi router and network showed Up, but as soon Yoga connected, same again no network. I googled for solution and I did uninstall EMC and Lenovo Utility but that did not resolved the problem. Then I had tried to uninstall all drivers and than download and install them again but still the problem is there. Wherever Yoga connects WiFi dies. I found that some routers recognize something like DDos attack and so I dissabled that option on routers but again problem is there. Please can u give me solution to this problem because my CEO thinks that I am not capable of doing my Job (IT technician/Network administrator). Best wishes Adis

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HiI want change my wifi card. From manufacturer i have installed Inetl AC 3160. But i want change on AC 7260 or AC 7265 or AC 8260. My question is. Is this notebook has implement whitelist ? I know that Lenovo use whitelist in your computer.I dont know that this card which i want use will be working...?

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Im new to both the Lenovo Yoga Tab3 16Gb and this forum.Not on the internet at home.Comments suggest that I cannot get the internet via a usb stick and mention "Wifi tethering from phone" ?Going to buy a 'pay as go sim free', to enable me to have internet data allowance.Does it matter what company I go with?Does the mobile sim card go physically in the back slot of the Lenovo?Do I have to have a very modern mobile to enable me to tether it to my Lenovo and access my data allowance?Sorry if these are very basic questions. But want to access internet away from library. Can anyone help me please?

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Hi, Seems the wifi auto connect isn't working for me after sleep & hibernation.  Each time,  after those events,  I have to connect manually to my Wifi. I'm on windows 10 x64 v1607 with the latest updates SSID: *********Protocol: 802.11acSecurity type: WPA2-PersonalNetwork band: 5 GHzNetwork channel: 44Manufacturer: BroadcomDescription: Broadcom 802.11ac Wireless PCIE Full Dongle AdapterDriver version: 1.558.29.5Physical address (MAC): ?60-6D-C7-C2-45-59

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Ok so no one seems to be able to help me. I spent over a thousand and this pc is no good on wifi.How can i fix this???  It is so unreliable and slow.. sometimes just useless.  Please help if you can.So does this machine not work with certain routers. I need to know.   my router is a Actiontec from Verizon. it is not old but not new. Do the Lenovo yoga 700s just not work well with Actiontec?  it has never had the speeds i should have ..not even close and sometimes just crawls. Terrible experience.  Do you suggest i get a newer router?  Who out there has had issues with WIFI with their Lenovo.  NO one from lenovo can help me with this so please let me know your experience. Thanks.

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Last year I had the laptop sent to Lenovo to replace my screen because my brightness would not change. Since then, the wifi adapter would "disappear*" randomly, though not often, sand I would have to reinstall the intel WLAN drivers to fix it. I though it wasn't going to be a problem. However, in the past two days, the wifi driver would disappear every time I turn on the laptop. Reinstallation did not bring it back and repairs did not work. I had to resort to using an external wireless adapter.The volume down button seems to be stuck down, not physically but more like it was "stickied".*disappear- the drivers would be missing, not disabled. Device manager does not show a wifi adapter existing.

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I have a Yoga 13 running Windows 8.1 that has recently stopped connecting to my home wireless network. All the latest Windows Updates are installed at this time.I have uninstalled the Realtek Network device and the related drivers, rebooted and tested without luck.This unit sees the networks and if I enter a wrong password, it asks for a re-entry of the correct password.  When the correct password is entered it says "Checking Network Requirements" then fails with "Can't connect to this network"None of the troubleshooting services have been successful.All my other devices connect without any issues. I am runniing a Netgear R8000 Nighthawk wireless router. What is odd is that this laptop will connect to my iPhone 6 hotspot without any issues. I suspected a windows update may be the cause so I downloaded drivers from Lenovo for the wireless adapter.  Uninstalled the current ones, rebooted, and then installed the Lenove supplied drivers.  Still no joy. Any other suggestions short of a reinstall of the OS? Cheers! Hawkeye007

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Hi there, I have a 5Ghz router and I can recieve this signal on my phone. I'm trying to get 5GHZ on my Lenovo G710.I guess the native network adapter does not support 5GHz, is it? What are my options besides USB wifi dongle? Laptop G710Type 80AHCTOWifi Driver: 7.35.295.2 thnx in advanced.Giancarlo

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Hi. We bought this laptop yesterday and found that 5GHz wifi is very slow. The setup: LaptopLinsys WRT1900ACLG Nexus 5X On 2.4GHz everything works according to the Internet subscription - 30mbps/5mbps (down/up). On 5GHz, the phone still works accordind to the subscription,  but the laptop was about 4/3. We reloaded it and got 22/5 on 5GHz, but 2.4GHz is still 30/5. We tried many times and different spots but 2.4GHz always worked better than 5GHz.

A:5GHz wifi is very slow

The wifi status shows "Speed: 433 Mbps" and 4 bars in "Signal quality". Nexus 5X shows 866mbps and "excellent" on the very same spot.

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T560 does not see 5GHz WiFi APProblem described here is reproducible since day of this ThinkPad T560's delivery in sleek new state. The only WiFi AP used here works in 2Gz and 5Ghz bands. However T560 here does not list (system tray - network connections) 5Gz AP. 2Gz AP is listed. In order to connect 5GHz WiFi AP one need to disable WiFi then enable it again.Is this a common problem? What could be the solution?

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Hello guys I have G7050 Lenovo with Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC But in the device setting in the Advanced setting "Wireless mode" there only b or b/g I can't see 5GHz networks  Tried to install the newest driver update but same problem Thank you










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A:No "N" technology or 5GHz in my wifi

hi therealabdo,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
From this wikidevi page, the Realtek RTL8723BE is a b/g/n 1x1:1 (one transmit and receive radio chains).
 
If the Wireless Mode under WiFi properties is set to Auto, this means that card will use the fastest connection possible first, which is 802.11n.
    - Sample image
 
In addition, a b/g/n wireless card will not be able to detect a 5Ghz wireless access point as these type of cards can only detect and connect to a 2.4Ghz band.
 
More info:
Wireless: Determine if Computer Has 5GHz Network Band Capability (Windows)
Laptop wireless networking options: 1x1 vs 2x2
 
 
Regards

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I'm planning to buy a WiFi 5Ghz USB adapter, but I don't know which one is truly plug and play.

Edit: By truly plug-and-play, I mean using the adapter without a driver taken from a website (and manually download it) or from a CD.

The target system is Windows 7, whatever version it can be.

Do anyone know if such WiFi adapters exists ?

A:What WiFi 5Ghz USB adapter buy ?

Pretty much any adapter you buy will work with Win 7. See these: Amazon.com: 5ghz usb wifi

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I have a cisco e4200 and after installing Windows 8 RP, I was unable to find the 5GHz band. I am getting 90Mbs on the 2.4 GHz band and I know my 5Ghz band can give me more. The 5 GHz band is detected on my PC before Windows 8 was installed but I can't find it on my PC now. I have two computers who support the 5 GHz band and both can't find it but did with Windows 7. The 2.4 GHz band and 5 GHz band are separately named so that isn't the problem. Can anyone help me?

A:No WiFi N 5GHz detected

This is most likely just a driver problem as most drivers have not been updated to support Windows 8.

Using the compatibility mode by right clicking before you install the driver might help.

If you want full wireless N speed of 300Mb/s then using the 802.11n Only mode in your routers settings with WPA2 security and AES encryption will get you there.

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I have a Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter withHardware ID PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4365&SUBSYS_2230103C&REV_01I would like to know whether I can upgrade my WiFi Card to support 5GHz or not. If so, any recommendations would be highly appreciated.

A:[HELP] Upgrade WiFi Card (to 5GHz)

@gautamhans1? This seems to be your only option. Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 802.11 ac 1x1 WiFi + BT 4.0 combo adapter. For use only on computer models equipped with Intel processors for HP Pavilion 17 and 15 Notebook PC. HP Part number   710662-005 Your Manual here. http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04402649 REO

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Hello everyone, i'm just curious. I currently have 2 wifi lines, one normal 2.4 and a 5ghz WIFI. However, my computer, the Aspire Z3-615 on windows 8, isn't able to read the 5ghz WIFI. My network adapter is qualcomm atheros ar956x 5ghz. I've been browsing around the forum, and am pretty sure that my adapter is a single channel, which i guess means it can't read 5g :/ My phones are able to connect, so i'm just wondering if there's any way to make it so that the computer can read 5g? Thanks for the help :-) 










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A:Aspire Z3-615 can't connect to 5Ghz WIFI

I'm not sure if the link below is your computer, but if it is, it says b,g,n which means it lacks a 5 GHz radio. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/acer-aspire-z3-615-all-in-one-computer-intel-core-i3-i3-4130t-2-90-ghz-d...












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Okay i'm trying to find a wifi card that does 5ghz and bluetooth to replace to current wifi card that will work woth my system.   

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Good evening all,

My laptop according to the specs has the ability to connect to the 5G network from my network provider but my laptop only shows the 2G network. i can see the 5g network on my phone and connect to it but it doesn't show on this laptop.

I have more recently been playing around with the settings and not sure what I've done but i lose connection every few minutes so i have deleted the driver and reinstalled it which resolved the issue. when searching for driver updates i came across three different drivers for the Wireless, my laptop came pre installed with broadcom but i can see on the support page of Asus for this laptop model that there are downloads for Realtek, Qualcom and ralink.

Can i use any of these or do i have to use Broadcom?

can anyone advise how to unlock the ability to view 5GHz networks?
 

A:Asus X553MA wifi 5ghz?

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