Windows 10: Wifi not working for more than 2 mins

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  1.    25 Dec 2016 #1

    Wifi not working for more than 2 mins


    Hi, I have hp pavilion g6-1365ea laptop with OS: Windows 10 pro. I am fed up with ra-link 5930 built in adapter as wifi connection doesn't last more than 2-3 mins. M not sure if this is adapter issue or PC heat up issue..as it connects wifi when PC is cool..it gets heated up quickly resulting into wifi loss..however m able to connect via serial port(wired connection)
    I planning to purchase external usb wifi adapter. Can any body pls tell me if this can work with my laptop ?
    Thanks,
    Tequileeds
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       25 Dec 2016 #2

    Yes USB adapters will work with any desktop or laptop.
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  3.    26 Dec 2016 #3

    Sure, no problem it will work but it is more interesting why the build in solution works so weird !?
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  4.    26 Dec 2016 #4

    Thank you guys..built in was working properly in Windows 7 (initially came with laptop), problem started when I upgraded to Windows 8..did lots of things like netsh, driver upgrade, rollback driver, win10 ralink wifi lan supporter, static IP address and dns..it works for 2-3 mins then either limited access or no internet, secured error
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       26 Dec 2016 #5

    JordanMihailov said: View Post
    Sure, no problem it will work but it is more interesting why the build in solution works so weird !?
    Do exactly as you are intending to do. Also it could just be an issue with the Access Point not having a strong enough signal for the distance from it, or just a junk chipset in the Gateway/Access Point.
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       26 Dec 2016 #6

    tequileeds said: View Post
    Thank you guys..built in was working properly in Windows 7 (initially came with laptop), problem started when I upgraded to Windows 8..did lots of things like netsh, driver upgrade, rollback driver, win10 ralink wifi lan supporter, static IP address and dns..it works for 2-3 mins then either limited access or no internet, secured error
    If it worked with 7, but not with 8 or 10. That is because the drivers that are being used for 8 & 10 are the problem. You can get the Rosewill USB adapters. They are less than their counterparts, but still a good adapter.
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  7.    27 Dec 2016 #7

    Thank you bro..m planning to go for tp-link..not sure how it is..tp-link high gain 300mbps..any review on that?
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       27 Dec 2016 #8

    You can check Newegg and amazon for reviews. Just take with a grain of salt.
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  9.    28 Dec 2016 #9

    You could also go with tenda. I use one and for the cheap price its quite good.
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  10.    31 Dec 2016 #10

    Have purchased tp-link high gain 300mbps USB adapter with 3 yr warranty..it's super cool..working perfectly after disabling internal wifi adapter now no more dependencies of using serial port..thank you hua for your all help..happy new year 2017!!!
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