Posted 04 September 2017 - 12:33 PM
I'd suggest both posters check, at the very least, if SSID broadcasting is enabled in their new modem-routers. Not knowing the brands it's impossible for me to get more specific, but all modem-routers or straight wireless routers I've worked with have this feature. Here's a screen shot from my Actiontec modem-router for the appropriate settings screen with the setting you need to check on your own router highlighted:
Brian AKA Bri the Tech Guy (website in my user profile) - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134
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