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No luck with the wifi. 


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Any chance your WiFi adapter can run in the newer 5.2 range instead of just 2.4.  I think your router should be able to do the newer range but you would have to tell it that you wanted it.


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When I update, the network no longer shows up in the available list on the computer. Works on my smartphones however. Is there a way to enable 5 access on my wireless card?

 

Thanks for sticking with me all this time!!


Edited by queendom, 16 September 2016 - 10:13 PM.

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Looks like it's a single band adapter:

 

Found this on an HP forum:

 

Anytime you see a suffix of bgn on a wireless card description, that means it is a single band (2.4 GHz) only card.
 
Wireless N cards whose suffixes end in abgn or agn are dual band (2.4 GHz/5.0 GHz) cards.
 

 

 

so that's not going to work.  You could buy a new adapter.  Amazon has one that has decent reviews for $14.98

 

Glam Hobby 600Mbps AC600 Dual Band USB WiFi Dongle & Wireless Network Adapter for Laptop / Desktop Computer - Backward Compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n Products (2.4 GHz 150Mbps, 5GHz 433Mbps)

 

An alternative would be to call AT&T & complain about the WiFi. which is what I did back when we had AT&T.  They sent a guy out to the house and he installed a netgear range extender for free.  

 

http://www.netgear.c...c#tab-techspecs

 

The extender plugs in to a wall outlet between you and the router and retransmits the signal. (It also has an Ethernet jack so you could let it connect at 5 gb and then hardwire into the laptop.)   That didn't help my problem which was that the WiFi would stop connecting to the Internet even tho I had good signal but they didn't ask for it back when we canceled the service.


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Thanks for the tip! Great idea. I will call AT&T as you advised. 

 

:yeah:

 

The unresponsive/slow responding explorer/file issue still occurs (upon right-clicking). Should I just follow the instructions you gave earlier when this happens? I may perform an OS reinstall soon in case there is some kind of software glitch causing that issue.


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ShellExView will cure a lot of right click problems. so give it a try and uncheck any that are not from MS.


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Will do. Thanks!


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