1.    10 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10 home

    windows 10 cant see 5ghz network

    i updated to windows 10 for 7 today, and everything works fine expt one thing..
    the windows 10 cant see the 5ghz network and i dont know whay..
    when i used the windows 7, its show me the 5ghz network, but not when im using the windows 10...
    however, i checked on the CMD just to be sure if i can run the 5ghz network, and its says that i can..
    the problem is that i cant see the 5ghz network so i cant use it, and i really need the 5ghz ASAP..

    what can i do so i can see and use the 5ghz network ?
    im using DWA-160 DUAL BAND...

    thank you for helping me
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  2.    10 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Mojave Desert
    Posts : 28
    W10 Pro and W7 Pro

    More info will be needed before anyone can venture a guess.
    1- Can you get on the internet at all or do you mean that you just can't see the other networked computers?
    2- How is your network setup, Homegroup or Workstation?
    3- What all have you tried to try to connect?
    4- Are you using a router or modem?
    5- Have you checked to make sure that drives are shared and Network and Sharing settings are correct?
    6- Make sure that File and Printer is enabled in the firewall.
    Last edited by CADesertRat; 10 Apr 2016 at 17:22.
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  3.    11 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5,910
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by moshiko View Post
    im using DWA-160 DUAL BAND...

    thank you for helping me
    Try going back to the old Windows 7 driver for the network adapter. I'm using a DWA-something Dual Band PCIe adapter and I could only get 5ghz to show up when I went back to the old driver.
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  4.    12 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : May 2015
    Central IL
    Posts : 2,588
    EL Capitan

    If you can see it in 7, but not in 10, that means that the driver is not able to see the 5 ghz radio. Make sure that the setting is enabled for 2.4/5 ghz in adapter settings. What happens when you open a Command Window and enter without the quotes: 'netsh wlan show all'?
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