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What is the right AC Dual Wifi card for HP 250 G3 laptop?

Q: What is the right AC Dual Wifi card for HP 250 G3 laptop?

Hi, I have a HP 250 G3 laptop and I'd like to upgrade the N wifi card on it to a Dual AC wifi card. There are quite a few options available on Amazon but I don't know which one to pick up. Vendors and Users have conflicting ideas. Where can I get sound information about the right AC wifi card? Thanks for your time, Aaron

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A: What is the right AC Dual Wifi card for HP 250 G3 laptop?

Your notebook has a 1x1 antenna. It would have to have a 2x2 antenna setup to use 802.11ac. Unfortunately, That means that an 802.11ac wifi adapter won't broadcast or receive any signal broadcast by an SSID using 802.11ac protocol. I suggest that you save your money and purchase a notebook that already has the capability of using an 802.11ac adapter. This is the list of optionally installed adapters that could be in your notebook now.

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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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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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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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So I bought my laptop, a Pavilion 17-f113dx a little over 3 years ago.  I am swapping the drive for an ssd drive and I thought while I go to all the trouble of disassembling the laptop that I would change out the wifi card with a dual wifi/bluetooth card to improve wireless performance. I understand that there may be a whitelist in the bios of compatabile cards for a laptop this old.  Where would I be able to find that list?  Or is there a solution short of installing a hacked bios?

A:Compatible wifi dual card for 17-f113dx

Hi: There is no whitelist, but there is almost a bigger problem... 1. The notebook requires extensive disassembly to get to the wireless card.  If you can overcome that, then #2 is the killer. 2.  On most of these newer HP notebooks with single band wlan cards, there is only one antenna connected to the card, and there isn't a second one present. A dual band card such as the Intel 7260 N or AC requires 2 antennas to work. It will take even more disassembly including the display panel area to run the 2nd antenna. Do not rely on the picture in the service manual which normally shows two antennas. You will need to physically inspect your notebook's situation before buying a replacement card. If it has two antennas, then you are good to go. I would recommend the Intel 7260 dual band N or AC card for your 3 year old notebook.

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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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Hi, I am looking to upgrade the wifi card in my laptop as I do not get optimal Network speeds, and I get conection issues at my university. The IT department said its something to with HP not finishing the autentication process properly.  I would also like to have dual band(2.5 and 5Ghz) and bluetooth 4.0. This is my Laptop's Info:Product name:HP 15 Notebook PCProduct number:M4X88PAProcessor name:AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics The current Wifi card is:  Broadcom Ralink Radio Module Model: BCM943142HM. I have read and understood the steps required to switch out the moduel itself.  I would like to know what card/s would be compatible with my device- something affordable(<$20AUD) preferably. Thank you in advance.

A:Upgrading Wifi card in Laptop

Do you have 2 antennae? If not, you cannot effectively upgrade to a 2 x 2 card with 5 ghz capability. If you do, the card to get is the Broadcom Azurewave: https://www.amazon.com/AzureWave-Broadcom-BCM94352HMB-BCM94352-867Mbps/dp/B00JY6X9HM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=U... A little more than $20 but still an excellent value. You cannot use the Intel cards because you have the AMD processor and this Azurewave is the best non-Intel wifi card in your form factor.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.   

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So just recently my LINKSYS WPC54GS WiFi card will freeze the touchpad and my external mouse and I have to restart my laptop without the card inserted to get the touchpad to work again. If I restart the laptop with the card in it, the Windows boot screen will hang up and stop booting. Any clues to my dilemma?

I was thinking BIOS maybe, but I don't have enough knowledge with computers to try to mess with that stuff.

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Hello everybody!
I'm a relatively new Windows 7 user.

I'm running it on my HP Pavilion g6, which has a Intel Core i3 processor@2.3 ghz, 4 gb RAM and both an ATI Radeon HD7670 and an Intel HD 3000 series video card.

So the problem is that the aero effects are kinda laggy, for example when using the windows key+tab or when shuffling around the elements in the start menu.
I know there is an option to select which video card runs a certain application( Configure switchable graphics), but how can i canfigure it so the windows uses the faster ATI card, rather than the Intel one?

EDIT: I also forgot to add that all the drivers are the newest versions.

Cheers to everyone

A:Aero lag on a dual-video card laptop

hi, look at this:

hp pavilion g6-1138ee switchable graphics - HP Support Forum

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Hello,
I have a 2011 Asus k53sv laptop with an i7 processor and 8 gigs of ram. I recently upgraded my wifi card because I had an old centrino 100-n card. I upgraded to an intel 7260ac in order to get better speeds in general. Currently my ISP is giving me 100mgbs download and 20 mgb upload. On my girlfriends newer laptop she is getting around 75 mgb download on speedtest.net, however, when I try speedtest on the same network using my laptop, I max out at 20 mgbs. These tests are done one right after another so bandwidth issues aren't the problem. I have all of the correct drivers for this card installed so I don't think that is the issue either. Any ideas on how to fix this on my laptop?
Thanks in advance!
 

A:Slow Internet on laptop despite new wifi card

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I got this card to get on the internet and i got it installed the icon is on the toolbar its picking up my router and it connects to it but the thing has to say connected to internet but instead it says connected to router i need help.

the wifi card is a Netgear WG511T and the laptop is an old IBM I series running windows 98 32mb of ram Pentium(r) 2 CPU

any help please
 

A:Problems with netgear wifi laptop card

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model and hardware version of the router (if a separate unit).
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.


Please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.


If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms?
For wireless issues, have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way?
Have you connected directly to the broadband modem to see if this is a router or modem/ISP issue?
If there are other computers on the same network, are they experiencing the same issue, or do they function normally?


On the W98 machine, I'd also like to see this:

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type COMMAND to open a command prompt:

Type the following commands on separate lines, following each one with the Enter key:

PING 206.190.60.37

PING yahoo.com

NBTSTAT -n

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Se... Read more

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Hi all, I have a hp pavilion 15 model 15-n066us. I want to purchase a new wifi card and upgrade it to dual band from the single 2.4 ghz band it has now. it currently has an AR5B125 card installed in it now and i was having trouble finding a wifi card that supports a 5ghz network. thanks for your help!  -Chris













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A:Upgrade Wifi Card in 15-n066us Laptop

Here's the Service Manual: Manual See pp. 47 and 49-50 for "how to".  The Manual says you have 2 wireless antennae but I would open the service door and be sure of that.  If you have 2 antennae, you do not have a whitelist so you can install any card with the correct form factor. The best for AMD processor systems such as yours is the Broadcom Azurewave.  https://www.amazon.com/AzureWave-Broadcom-BCM94352HMB-BCM94352-867Mbps/dp/B00JY6X9HM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1492460405&sr=8-1&keywords=Broadcom+Azurewave This ia n 802.11ac card that operates in both 5ghz and 2.4 ghz modes and gives the top end Intel cards (which you cannot use) a run for their money in terms of performance. It also provides bluetooth support.  You must however have 2 antennae for this to work right.  If you have only one antenna wire, post back for other options.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I have a HP dv7-1245dx AMD laptop with an Atheros ar5007 Wireless G Wifi card. I would like to upgrade my WiFi card to the faster 802.11n speed and would really love if I can get bluetooth at the same time from the new wifi card. Any ides?

A:dv7-1245dx Laptop: Upgrade WiFi Card... Need 802.11n

Hi, Your machine was built many years ago, could be around 2009-2010 therefore the chance to upgrade wifi card is very slim to none. Please try one of some cards on the following link:       http://www.wirelesshack.org/best-usb-wireless-network-adapters.html Regards.

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I just bought a HP 15 AC083TX laptop. i updated all the drivers, but even if i keep my laptop just 1 metre away from the router the bars are drastically reduced to just 2 bars. any idea what is wrong?
 

A:The WiFi card in my laptop has poor range

What router u have? Can u test with a different WiFi device?
 

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I would like to know if I can upgrade my wireless card to the AC standard.  Anyone had any issues?  Anyone found the compatible card?I have heard HP "whitelisting" parts for their laptops.  Where can I find this info?

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Objects available : Laptop with windows vista(32 Bit Home Basic SP 2)
: iPAD
: Tata Docomo internet data card

PROBLEM : I connect to internet via data card on my laptop. I want to share this internet connection on my iPAD which I am not able to do.


After connection to internet via data card on laptop, I created a wireless ad hoc connection. Which creating ad hoc connection I do not get the option of " SHARE INTERNET".
On iPAD this network is detected and the iPAD connects to this network.
On Laptop it is then shown this way :-

MY LAPTOP -------------------- MULTIPLE NETWORKS ----------------- INTERNET

But still the internet on iPAD doesnt get activated.


Plz help. ...
 

A:Access data card internet on laptop through wifi

GOT THE SOLUTION.!!!
After extensive search on the internet, I got 1 solution. Unchecking the option "ALLOW SHARE OF CONNECTION" in properties of the data card internet. Then setting up of an ad hoc connection, will get the option "SHARE INTERNET CONNECTION".

Thank You
 

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Hey excuse me please.

My laptop turns on for 2 seconds and shutsdown when motherboard connected to the wifi card. Sometimes it turns on normally but the wifi can't be connected. When the mobtherboard isn't connected to the wifi card. It plays normally without any problems but still no wifi.

Can please help me figure out what the problem is?

Thanks
 

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I am having issues with my current WIFI card not picking up a signal from any distance... and when closer, not always holding a signal.  After playing with software upgrade options, I'm considering a WIFI card upgrade, and would like advice as to the ease and value of this option.  Thank you in advance for your time and attention in reply.   Mike Luke

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yo tengo una pregunta parecida, tengo un inspiron 5110 15R pensaba instalarle una tarjeta wifi mejorada que es la Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 - network adapter usted cree que podría hacerlo o esto me daría problema 

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When I boot up my laptop I would say it's a coin flip whether or not it detects my WiFi card on boot--I can tell whether or not it has been detected on boot because the WiFi symbol (instead of the LAN) symbol will appear in the bottom right corner of the home/login screen. When the card is detected the WiFi works PERFECTLY fine. This problem started happening when I used and uninstalled Technitium (a program that allows you to easily change your WIFI card's MAC address.) The reason I was using this program was so I could keep using an airport's complimentary free 30 min WiFi service for a few hours without having to pay--surely I've been paying for it in problems the last few months. Could anyone offer any insight as to how I can fix this? You guys have been my heroes since I was a kid.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 94 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8009 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 530, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 487817 MB, Free - 261000 MB; D: Total - 953739 MB, Free - 889318 MB;
Motherboard: Notebook, P65_P67RGRERA
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
 

A:Laptop Does Not Detect WiFi Card on Boot 50%~ of the time.

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I have a laptop INSPIRON E1705 with a WLAN card (p/n DW 1390) installed. I would like to replace it with a WiFi/Bluetooth combo card so I can have Bluetooth capability. What is the recommended card to buy that is compatible with Windows 10? 

A:Replace WiFi PCIe card with WiFi/Bluetooth combo card.

Given that there will be no antenna inside the system for bluetooth, you're better off with one of these:
www.newegg.com/.../Product.aspx

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The wifi light on the computer I am fixing won't turn blue, I reinstalled the original pre installed driver for the wifi card but the card is still not showing up in the wireless assistant, plz help

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Thanks for all your help; you guys/gals really know your stuff. You do use the power adapter that came with it as you all said and I found out that it is an automatic process; nothing special to do, just plug in and forget it. hew: Glad I didn't have to buy a charger. The problem is solved and I didn't know that it was so automatic.

Sorry to bother you again, but like I said, I'm a laptop novice and need all the help that I can get. Why does the laptop screen get brighter as you get closer to it, but normal as you get farther away from it? If this isn't normal, then what could be causing this? Is there some feature that I could turn off to stop this?

I plugged the laptop wireless card in and I have a DSL Connection. I know that I have it in right, because the ACT led lights up as the instructions say. The drivers off the setup CD have been installed. The card shows up in the taskbar. I've heard that it is possible to use the wireless card to connect to an already existing DSL connection. Could anyone tell me how to do this and/or what additional information would I have to obtain?
 

A:Old Problem Resolved - Laptop Screen & DSL Connection/Wifi Card

marsdaman said:

Why does the laptop screen get brighter as you get closer to it, but normal as you get farther away from it? If this isn't normal, then what could be causing this? Is there some feature that I could turn off to stop this?Click to expand...

What you are describing is normal with LCD screens (as used in laptops) but if the screen is too dark for you then there is usually a way to turn up the brightness (check your manual).

marsdaman said:

I plugged the laptop wireless card in and I have a DSL Connection. I know that I have it in right, because the ACT led lights up as the instructions say. The drivers off the setup CD have been installed. The card shows up in the taskbar. I've heard that it is possible to use the wireless card to connect to an already existing DSL connection. Could anyone tell me how to do this and/or what additional information would I have to obtain?Click to expand...

It depends what you are using to connect to the DSL connection. If you are using a USB modem plugged into a computer then you will need a new kind of modem called a wireless router. However if you already have the right equipment then all you need to do is follow this guide for Windows Vista and this guide for Windows XP.
 

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Hi there,

I have just bought a nvidia shield tablet (coming tomorrow) and I have setup my laptop to create an ad-hoc wireless network for it to join. The problem is although the wireless card in my laptop is a wireless AC card and supports up to 867mbps, the link speed I am getting with my phone (has a wireless AC card too) is only 72mbps.

Obviously I would like the connection to be as fast as possible to reduce any dropped frames or lag which may happen when using the gamestream function the shield has.

I know there are lots of advanced settings for the wireless card in windows and from what I've read I need to increase the band width for the 5Ghz spectrum to allow for the faster data rate but I am not entirely sure how to go about this.

Any assistance would be great, and if you think you know the appropriate settings I should use, maybe you could assist me.

Thanks,
Charlie.
 

A:Setup Laptop WiFi card with fastest link speed possible

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My Laptop wifi card went out and I would like to have some advice on what to get to replace it.
I want to go with the interior card replacement as opposed to the external adapter.

Thanks for any suggestions.

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A:ASUS Laptop G Series - G72GX WiFi card replacement?

BTW... it will go online when hardwired with a cable.
 

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Please help. I have Dell D630 Laptop, was Vista, then 7, ( has been running Win 10 successfully on Wireless) Started showing problems on boot-up, but always got started using the network troubleshooter. Then Total failure. I've re-installed a clean copy of win 7, same disk works sucessfully on another Dell 1545. I've had the w/lan module out, cleaned the connectors with electrolube, but booting-up, doesn't recognise w/lan. How do I go about further troubleshooting. I can do quite a bit but 76 year old silvery. Thanks

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sir, i am Muhammad Ehsan, i want to ask a question that i use evo and use internet on it but when i do window to laptop and plug in evo it shows evo for a day and run the internet but after some time the laptop do not show evo signal as evo do
not connected to laptop but if i do the wifi of laptop on it gives the full signal of evo and then i put the evo wifi password it run internet as wifi connected, but not as evo connected. please send me its solution i thankful to you for this.
 urdu:
              sir mein evo istimal krta ho internet k liye laptop per lekin kuch roz phly meine apne laptop ki window krwai or aik do din jb b meine evo lgai evo phle ki trah apna connection show kr rhi thi
lakin bad mein pta nhi kia hua k jb b mein evo connect krta ho to evo apna connection show nhi krti lekin jb mein laptop ka wifi on kron to evo apne wifi k signal ful show krti hei or wifi k zriye internet b chlati hei lekin ye evo signal sow nhi krti to kyun?

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Hello,

I have recently bought a new pci wifi lan card (Ralink rt61 turbo) and have plugged in and installed drivers. Initially the drivers the company I bought it from told me to install didn't work, but after some googling found the correct drivers and downloaded from Ralinks website. However these didn't work either.

When using the Ralink wireless utility it says that the card is disconnected, however in device manage it is both connect and the correct drivers installed and everything is perfectly fine.

I ignored the wireless utility and hoped that windows 7 would still be able to use the wireless card as past experiences have shown to be true. This case however I get nothing. Windows 7 says that the wireless card is experiencing problems, it doesn't show any of the routers that should be shown.

I have been looking around a lot and there have been several drivers that should have worked and they haven't.

I would have thought that the antenna is broken or the card doesn't work however when I use it with ubuntu instead of windows 7 it works perfectly fine without any hassle, so the card is definitely working.

Any advice that anyone can give on how to resolve this would be very welcome.

Thanks

Aieden

A:Ralink RT61 WiFi Lan card, windows 7 not receiving any wifi signals

Have a look at this thread.

Ralink RT61 Turbo Wireless Driver

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RELEVANCY SCORE 45.6

Hey guys,

So, what i'm trying to do is create a wifi hotspot using my computer. In other words, turning my computer into a router. I'm wanting to do this so i can use my ipod at home instead of only when i'm around other wifi hotspots.

My computer is running off of a wired router, so that i can play online on my PS3 as well. I was told wifi doesn't work well with Ps3's normally so i just bought a wired router. So, the mainline internet cord is plugged into a wired router and then another line runs into my computer.

For some reason, after i make an adhoc connection, the computer is not sending the required information to the iPod so that it connects to the internet.

I've tried entering in the information into the Static tab in my ipod as well, and still only get Local Connection instead of Local and Internet.

This is what my connection looks like through the router using ipconfig /all:


Code:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Kyle>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Crommy
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : twinvalley.net

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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A:Creating Wifi hotspot with built-in computer wifi card.

Hi Cromsy,

Welcome to Vista Forums!

Unfortunately, it isn't as simple as that. You are connected to the router fine with your computer, but that tells us nothing about the ipod because wireless is off (but that's not the whole story either - you need something extra to do what you want). The following article should tell you what you need and how to do it: How to Connect iPod Touch to Windows 7 Ad-hoc Wireless Network. Although it says Windows 7, there are procedures for Vista as well (and the software will work with Vista).

I hope this helps.

Good luck!

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Hello , ihave an HP pavillion G71 340us that uses wifi link 1000 BG. I have my wifi drivers installed properly and everything set accordingly but when ever i turn on it on i cant see any wifi signals or any wifi at all to connect to . I am able to use a usb modem to connect to the internet but i cant use wifi because it doesnt show me available wifi to connect to.

A:My wifi card doesnt receive wifi signals

Dear Customer, Please try the below troubleshooting:http://hp.dezide.com/ts/start.jsp?guide=wirelessconnection.net&section=social   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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RELEVANCY SCORE 45.2

Is it possible to upgrade the origional wifi card to a combo wifi / bluetooth card? Computer is a HP G72-259WMProduct Number: WQ668UA#ABA Thank You Joseph~

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This is my first time posting so i hope its in the right place. Here it goes:

I have just replaced my WiFi card from (BCM943228HMB) to BCM94352HMB. Before replacing my WiFi card i done the following:

1. Made computer boot in safe mode with networking.

After that i replaced the card, then booted into windows 10 (safe mode with networking) and checked device manager. Everything was OK (See attached picture). I then tried to turn on WiFi, but it does not turn on. Any help is appreciated.

Hahaahahaha don't look at the other tab

A:WiFi not working after replacing WiFi card [BCM94352HMB]

Why are you booting into safe mode? I would connect a network cable to the wired network port, if possible for you. In regular windows, not safe mode, right click on the 802.11ac network controller and uninstall. Right click on the top device manager entry for the computer itself and select scan for new hardware.

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Ok here's my problem. I have a berklin wifi reciver on top of my house in a cantenna focusing at a satellite dish. It's pointed at my cousens house 3/4 th's a mile away. I have permission to use their internet and it's encrypted.
But since the wifi reciver card hooks up to my computer usb. what I want to know is. How can I hook up my netgear 54mbps router up to my computer so I can brodcast a wifi signal in my house.
The netgear router connects earthnet (dang spelling)
I have a earthnet card in the back of my pc should I plug it in there and will it brodcast into my router?
just wondering if this can be done. I am not relly experinced with networking.thx
I know thare's another post similer but is there any adapters or anything??
 

A:Netgear wifi networking useing another wifi card

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I've read through hundreds of posts trying to figure out my issue. Unfortunately, I've been unsuccessful.

Here's the issue, I was given a new laptop for work and it connects fine to our secure wireless network at the office, but when I brought it home it will not connect to my wireless network at home.

When I try to connect to my network at home the wireless manager sits and spins saying "trying to acquire network address". I have 2 iPhones, 1 eMachine and 1 Macbook connected to my network working fine and dandy. However, the HP laptop from work simply won't connect unless wired.

I have tried the following:
1. Uninstalled and reinstalled the driver.
2. Power Cycled my Router
3. Power Cycled my entire network
4. WinsockXPFix tool

I'm completely at a loss here. No idea what to do to fix this. I'm running Windows XP and have a 2Wire router.

I appreciate any advice anyone can give me to help solve this annoyance.
 

A:Solved: Company Laptop Connects to Secure WiFi at office but not WiFi at home

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Hello fellas i need to connect my dumb Xbox 360 to live for it does not play any movies!! and asks to connect to live that i am unable to do.
OKey here is the plit-> i have a usb modem that i connect into my laptop wihch has wifi n all that now i create an adhoc n/w first on lapi--the xbox detects and connects but still test connection fails(the xbox is unable to connect to the adhoc n/w)
second i tried creating a adhoc n/w on my xbox-->lapi connects to that n/w but still the test conncetion fails on the xbox

I have checked "Allow users to use this n/w" for my USB modem connection which i use to connect to the internet In Properties-->Sharing
But here it asks to select the n/w connection out of 3 options Wireless conn,Wireless conn2,Local Area Conn.
Sometimes it shows only Wileless Conn and LAN
i tried every possible combination of all these settings but nothing is working.
The internet on my laptop works fine.
I am using Win 7 Home Premium.
I just need to connect my Xbox to my laptop wirelessely and use the internet connection my laptop is using.

i tried some manual settings of ip.subnet n dns server on my xbox n lapi, in this case the xbox connects to the network (while connection test) but does not connects to laptop.
HELP guys
 

A:Solved: wifi laptop+wifi xbox360+USB modem--->not able to connect to live!!!

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I have an HP Pavilion g6. This laptop used to run fine with no issues. Now no matter what I do I cannot get the computer to connect to any wireless networks. I can still connect via direct LAN eithernet cable. There is only a LAN Network symbol where the Wifi symbol used to be. The wireless key's light remains solid orange and does not change. No message appears when it is pressed. The divice manager only lists the Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller and does not list any Ralink driver as it should. I have tried everything. Reseting does nothing.  I am running Windows 7 Home Premium.

A:Laptop wont connect to wifi. Wifi key light is always orange...

   Check if you have Wireless adapter under network adapters in Device Manager.





Thanks & Regards,Emmanual Nebu

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guys i have a strange problem with my WiFi lately
yesterday the my laptop lost the connection to my WiFi modem and when i tried to search it my laptop not find any WiFi modem but the other device such as: my smartphone detect it normally. but after that, i tried windows troubleshooting and it found that "you've lost your internet connect" and suggest some way to solve this problem, i followed the instruction and voila, my internet connection appear again but next 4 hours, it's dead again, i went to troubleshooting and it worked fine again.
so guys please help me to solve this annoying problem...
thanks before
 

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