When you have problems with your network and/or internet connection, don’t hesitate to use the troubleshooting wizards that are bundled with Windows. They are easy to use and they can help you identify what’s wrong and how to fix your problems. In most cases, they will get the job done and help you more than expected. In this tutorial, we will show you how to start the network and internet troubleshooting wizards that Windows has to offer and how to work with them in order to fix your networking problems.
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When you connect to broadcasting or even to a hidden wireless network in Windows 10, the operating system creates a profile for that connection, in which it stores information like its SSID (the name of the network) and its security details (like the password and the encryption type it uses). But what if you decide you don't want your PC or device to remember a certain wireless connection? In such a case, you must delete its network profile and forget that Wi-Fi network. In this guide we will show you how to do that:
Connecting to wireless networks in Windows 10 is a very easy and straightforward process , involving just a few simple steps . I t’s true that it depends on whether the wireless router broadcasts the name of the Wi-Fi network or not . But if it does, connecting to that network is as simple as entering its password and choosing whether you want your Windows 10 PC or device to be visible to other devices in the same network. Let’s see how it’s done:
We love it when we get to test premium networking devices like the fastest wireless routers in the world or the latest and the greatest in the world of repeaters and range extender s. Today, we will review for you the latest top-tier range extender from ASUS: RP-AC68U. It’s an impressive device that’s inspired by the Republic of Gamers lineup of devices from ASUS. The specs are definitely worthy of a premium device and we could hardly wait to get our hands on it and evaluate it. After more than a week of daily use, here’s what we have to say about ASUS RP-AC68U:
Did you ever use a powerline adapter kit to extend the coverage of your network? Have you ever considered this idea? Personally, after testing all kinds of networking devices, I prefer a powerful powerline adapter kit to a range extender. It’s more elegant and it tends to work better. And the kit that we are reviewing today (ASUS PL-AC56), got me sold on this concept for good: “Forget about range extenders! Powerline adapter kits are the way!” Read this review and learn why we think this way:
When the Windows 10 operating system was launched, everyone started talking about a feature called Wi-Fi Sense. Although it was, and still is, a very useful feature, designed to make our lives easier, the way it worked caused a lot of stir in the media. Why? Because it was a feature that could be used to share Wi-Fi network login information between Windows 10 users. And that made people think that Wi-Fi Sense is not secure because of the way that passwords are stored. That was completely wrong, but there’s no reason to go back, as Microsoft removed that feature from Windows 10 when they launched the Anniversary Update. However, we can still use a stripped down version of the Wi-Fi Sense , which now only lets you automatically connect your Windows 10 devices to open hotspots around the world. Read this article and you’ll learn what Wi-Fi Sense is and how to use it on your Windows 10 devices.
Do you need a wireless router that costs less than 40 bucks? Do you want it to be dual-band, with support for modern standards like the very fast 802.11ac? Do you want it to be small, without external antennas and to look good? Then, D-LINK DIR-820L revision B1 might be a good choice. We have tested this wireless router for a week, in our usual test apartment and this is what we have learned about it:
When you are on vacation, you travel to all kinds of places, including mountains and beaches. You will take your smartphone with you and maybe your tablet or a laptop. You may have an internet connection on your smartphone but, most probably you won’t have one on your other devices. If you need internet on all the devices that you take in your travels, then you might want to purchase a mobile wireless router, like the TP-LINK M7300. We’ve taken this router on a trip to some amazing mountains, and we had the chance to evaluate for real if this device is useful or not while traveling. Read this review and learn whether you should buy TP-LINK M7300 as your next travel companion:
Although it has a confusing name, depending on where you look, TP-LINK Archer C3200 or TP-LINK AC3200 is a high-end tri-band wireless router with impressive hardware and lots of promise in terms of speed and coverage. It also happens to be more compact than other similar AC3200 wireless routers and it looks good. We tested it for about a week and today, we would like to share with you what we have learned. Read this review before deciding whether to buy TP-LINK Archer C3200 as your next wireless router:
Desperate times call for desperate measures and such is that moment when your internet connection doesn’t want to work and every troubleshooting idea you had seems to fail. When such a situation occurs, a last resort action you can t ake is to reset your network adapter(s). Although you will have to set everything again afterwards, making the network adapter go back to its default settings can help you solve network connectivity problems . The latest version of Windows 10 offers an easy way to reset your network adapters and, in this guide, we will show you how this is done: