wifi

  1. johnw100

    Wi-Fi/Mesh woes. Want a solution for my ASUS Wi-Fi 6 router and BT whole home that’s slow.

    Hope this is the right forum for this. So story is, had bt and wholehome mesh x 3 about 5 years ago. Then Moved to virgin And 600Mbs plan a few years back. router is crap kept using BT mesh but its bit slow these days. Got an ASUs rt-ac68u Router which is quick if you have one wall and then...
  2. jinxpad

    MESH Setup question

    I recently purchased an Asus ax5400 to use for my Virgin Media connection instead of the superhub 4. Unfortunately there's still pretty weak Wi-Fi signal in the rooms upstairs of the house and so I was thinking of setting up a mesh network but I have never done it before and have no idea what...
  3. tdsmithj

    Improving my wireless local network

    Currently I have a SKY Q 2 Router and a TP-LINK 450 extender. My router has two separate bands for 2.4ghz and 5ghz which connects to the extender which also sends out 2.4 and 5ghz with the EXT naming convention. The problem I am having that I think the 5ghz band keeps dropping from the extender...
  4. gordano

    Wifi ManCave

    Hi, I have a Garden room approx 15 yards from the house and want to ensure the best broadband speeds into it to allow work and streaming. Currently on BT Broadband. What would be the most cost effective way of getting a steady signal into it? Thanks
  5. Stephen1954

    Only Mobile Phone as internet connect

    Hi and thanks in advance for any information you may give. A little back ground first.. I live in a static caravan and a landline is not allowed I currently use my brilliant and yes old Samsung S7 usb tethering for my internet connection to my PC desktop. My thoughts are to update my phone to...
  6. Pinkeyes

    Looking for a good 'bridge mode' home mesh wifi

    I am looking to replace my Plusnet Hub One router with a BT Modem / Netgate pfSense firewall / mesh wifi I have just returned a Nova Tenda MW12 3 pack mesh system as it refused to work in Bridge mode, and just caused my current router to disconnect itself from the internet. Can anyone...
  7. snappyfish

    Powerline kit or Wifi Card?

    Hi, Pc spec in signature. My powerline kit seems to be holding me back.. Im getting 25 to 40Mbps through powerline.. I'm on 100Mbps with VM.. Have there very old powerline adaptor they gave out years ago and a on networks version. Always preferred Ethernet of some sort but what do you...
  8. mmoalem

    orbi, huawei ax3 - wifi router advice needed

    Hi all - am in the UK with broadband supplied by vodafone. Using their modem router in the ground floor of the house and upsatirs I was using an old router which lately I have replaced with the Huawei AX3 quad code wifi6 in bridge mode. a month later I was given a set of used netgear ORBI...
  9. Joel Barrott

    Help with mobile hotspot and WiFi router

    Hi all, I did used to post on this thread a few years ago when I started building computers as a beginner Somehow managed to lose that account so starting new here unfortunately back in august 2021 my mum was murdered by my dad and this left me in understandable trauma. Anyway I’m recovering...
  10. Lee James

    How do I get a tablet WITHOUT internet or mobile?

    I don't use wireless devices, and don't own a cellphone. But I was wondering if it's possible to get a PDA/tablet that CAN'T connect to WiFi or a mobile network? (In other words, without a modem or radio transmitter.) I'd just like a tablet I can use to view photos/videos, or maybe even read...
  11. DHR

    BT Smart Hub 2 & Discs...pants?

    I've had FTTP up and running now for a month and half, all in all it's been great from a speed perspective but the kit (SH2 and 2 discs) is quickly becoming the weakest link. I'm having hell of my wife who works from home this morning because I keep taking down the line, saturating the upstream...
  12. Cat Drummond

    Fritz network issues

    Hi all So I had a network comprising a Fritzbox 7530 as the main mesh master and two FritzRepeater 3000s working perfectly in the house. We have had an outhouse built at the end of the garden and so I have run a LAN cable from one of the repeaters down to the outhouse, which is connected to...
  13. sony007

    Is it possible to get a router that can deliver 1gig over wifi?

    Are there cable modem routers that can deliver 1gig over wifi or would i need to get something like asus rt-ax88u wireless-ax6000 connect to say the G Network router modem in modem mode ? Is there a leader of the pack when it comes to either modem routers or routers that can deliver 1gig over...
  14. toja

    Can you recommend a router for home office?

    I need a router that can do more than just standard Virgin Media hub. It will be mainly used for SOHO so that some working from home (WFH) and evening gaming sessions can be run by children while we are still working. Also, since it will be used for my little office, remote access such as VPN...
  15. Metaxas

    Google Nest/WiFi - Better than powerline?

    Currently using powerline adaptors to run my gaming PC. I get about 40Mbps download 6Mbps upload at best using this method (over 100Mbps over Wifi next to current router). My PC doesn't have WiFi, so considering running two Google Nests (aware the Nest points don't have ethernet)/Google WiFi...
  16. Cadder

    Wireless Mouse Lag - Interference? USB Issue? Other?

    Hi all, I have used the Logitech MX800 keyboard & mouse set for a few years without issues. I upgraded the mouse to the MX Vertical and use it with the keyboard on the same unifying receiver in my recently-built PC (see sig). The Mobo is MSI X570 Tomahawk WiFi. I am experiencing lag in the...
  17. Cadder

    Solved: New PC connects to WiFi but no Internet

    Hi all, My fairly-new build (Nov/Dec 2020) has been great so far, and this morning I have had my first real problem with it. I connect to WiFi but can't browse the Internet. My CAD applications can't connect to servers. Dropbox and OneDrive aren't syncing. I can connect to my Talk Talk hub...
  18. Donut101

    Streaming/Video Conferencing Issues on Windows PC - HELP

    Hi Folks, I'm hoping for some expert help, my son and I built a basic gaming PC at the beginning of last year but it has been plagued with steaming and video conferencing issues since, the hardware is as follows: Processor: RYZEN 3 3200G QUAD CORE 4.0GHZ (SOCKET AM4) APU WITH RX VEGA 8...
  19. Big Frank

    Powerline VS Wifi Extender

    So I've now got 200mpbs and looking at options to upgrade my old 100mpbs powerline adapter and don't know whether to go for a higher quality powerline adapter or WiFi Extender. My desktop is upstairs and due to the layout of the house would only have 1 partition wall to go through to gain...
  20. ssmacc

    Help! I've overloaded the sky WiFi hub... (I think)

    Hello, I think I've overloaded the Sky WiFi router! (is that a thing?), as you can probably tell I'm unsure :) I have lots of Alexa devices / smart bulbs / PC's / Smart Plugs etc all connected via WiFi (actually, the PC's are wired). After installing a couple more smart bulbs the WiFi has...
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