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Wireless USB Adapter

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#1 ryanm353


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Posted 06 January 2017 - 04:53 PM

Hey everyone!

So basically im having a real awful annoying problem. I bought a wireless USB adapter for my desktop pc which is running windows 7. The device is a media tek rt2870 and the drivers are installed. Now it picks up the wireless connection okay, but it simply wont connect. It just says it cant connect to the network. ive tried troubleshooting it but it dosnt help. The strange thing is though, at home here we got a Wireless repeater and when i turn that on and it connects to my router i can then connect my wireless adapter to the internet and it works fine. However when i take off the repeater (which just shows the original signal from the router) it wont connect. Ive tried reinstalling drivers and rebooting the computer and pc to no avail. Can anyone help?! Thanks!

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#2 ranchhand_


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Posted 07 January 2017 - 10:41 AM

I would suspect the dongle. Here is a TP-Link WN722N wireless USB adapter that I have used for years and ordered for other people also, and it never failed. I even get 4 out of 5 bars signal in the basement from the router on the 2nd floor at the far end of the house. Other dongles I have tried will not detect the router.

Edited by ranchhand_, 08 January 2017 - 04:42 AM.

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