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#1 rootx

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 01:15 PM

Hi! I'm having a few issues with my computer hopefully someone can help me.

 

Here's my specs 

 

http://speccy.piriform.com/results/j6cUdIe6URzvaWzRrzgNGaW

 

Anyways, Recently. I had noticed some issues via my network adapter (so I thought) it would randomly change my network connectivity to limited when downloading or gaming.

So I decided to purchase a new wireless adapter. I installed the drivers via the CD and I had also updated them from the official website,

 

I tried to download some files. And after a while my network connectivity had changed to limited once again. I also noticed, that when I disable my network adapter.

I cannot re-enable it. It get's stuck on the "Enabling" screen. I also noticed that my network speed randomly drops (It's only for me, I had tested it on other computers) I had also formatted my PC a few times. Could it be my motherboard? 

 



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#2 SpywareDoc

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 01:52 PM

WiFi is not, and cannot be dependable.

 

Wikipedia: WiFi > Interference

Interference

For more details on this topic, see Electromagnetic interference at 2.4 GHz.

Wi-Fi connections can be disrupted or the internet speed lowered by having other devices in the same area. Many 2.4 GHz 802.11b and 802.11g access-points default to the same channel on initial startup, contributing to congestion on certain channels. Wi-Fi pollution, or an excessive number of access points in the area, especially on the neighboring channel, can prevent access and interfere with other devices' use of other access points, caused by overlapping channels in the 802.11g/b spectrum, as well as with decreased signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) between access points. This can become a problem in high-density areas, such as large apartment complexes or office buildings with many Wi-Fi access points.

Additionally, other devices use the 2.4 GHz band: microwave ovens, ISM band devices, security cameras, ZigBee devices, Bluetooth devices, video senders, cordless phones, baby monitors, and (in some countries) Amateur radio all of which can cause significant additional interference. It is also an issue when municipalities or other large entities (such as universities) seek to provide large area coverage.


Even bad electrical connections can cause broad RF spectrum emissions.

#3 rootx

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Posted 11 November 2015 - 02:07 PM

Well I can't really run an Ethernet cable throughout my house.

 

I might have to get this

 

http://www.newegg.com/Powerline-Networking/SubCategory/ID-294






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