When you connect to a wireless network in Windows 10, the operating system creates a profile for that connection, in which it stores information like the network name (or SSID), the password, and the type of encryption that it uses. When you travel a lot, Windows 10 may end up storing lots of WiFi networks, so that it can easily connect to them the next time you are in the same area(s). However, some wireless networks may change their settings, and you cannot connect using their old profile stored by Windows 10. Here is how to solve this problem and forget a network in Windows 10:
The Wi-Fi 6 or 802.11ax wireless networking standard is slowly gaining a foothold on the market of consumer WiFi products. We had a few premium wireless routers launched with support for this technology, and now we are seeing the first mesh WiFi systems with Wi-Fi 6. ASUS RT-AX92U is an interesting kit, that combines the best of ASUS wireless routers with the mesh WiFi technology, and the new Wi-Fi 6 networking standard. See what you get from the ASUS RT-AX92U, in this review:ASUS RT-AX92U: Who is it good for?
This AiMesh WiFi system is a great choice for:
With Deco E4 or E4R, TP-Link is lowering the price of entry in the mesh WiFi ecosystem for consumers. This new model is available at an affordable price, it can work with other models in the Deco lineup, and it has some exciting features. If you want to know more about TP-Link Deco E4, and whether it is a good fit for you and your needs, read this detailed review:TP-Link Deco E4: Who is it good for?
This whole-home mesh WiFi system is a suitable choice for:
The TP-Link Archer T2U Plus wireless USB adapter is not a high-end piece of hardware, but it is an interesting one. It has an affordable price and promises to deliver excellent wireless range and speeds, both on 5 GHz wireless bands as well as on 2.4 GHz bands. We have tested it for a few days, to evaluate how well it performs and what it has to offer. If you want to know about what the TP-Link Archer T2U Plus wireless USB adapter can do, read this review:TP-Link Archer T2U Plus: Who is it good for?
The TP-Link Archer T2U Plus wireless USB adapter is an excellent choice for:
All wireless routers have AC in their name, followed by a number. For example, you have routers that are called: Tenda AC9 AC1200, TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750, NETGEAR Nighthawk XR500 AC2500, or ASUS RT-AC88U AC3100. What does this AC followed by a number mean? Does the number following AC tell you how fast the router is? Is an AC1900 router faster than an AC1200 router? In theory, manufacturers say that it is. In reality, the truth is different.
Netgear has launched several wireless routers with support for the new Wi-Fi 6 wireless standard. The most affordable in this line-up is the new NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 (model RAX40), which, unlike its brothers, uses an Intel processor, instead of one made by Broadcom or Qualcomm. If you want to see what the NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 dual-band wireless router has to offer, and whether it is a good fit for you, read this review:NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4: Who is it good for?
NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 is a great choice for the following types of users:
ASUS has a thing for gamers. That's not new, as their Republic of Gamers brand is famous worldwide. A new trend is for the company to develop wireless routers for gaming, that are packed with many friendly features for online gamers. The latest addition to their lineup of gaming routers is the new ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC2900, which also features some spectacular RGB lighting. If you want to know what this router has to offer, in terms of real-world performance, read this review:
The market for wireless routers is slowly being invaded by devices with support for the new Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) wireless standard. However, those devices are expensive, and if you do not have a fast internet connection with speeds of 500 Mbps or more, they are a waste of money. That's why, at Digital Citizen, we are still interested in wireless routers like the TP-Link Archer C5400X, which works using the mature Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac Wave 2) standard. Read this review and see what this wireless router has to offer:
People and companies with metered or slow internet connections hate how much data gets downloaded each month for Windows 10 updates, and how updates can make their internet connections slower. Luckily, newer versions of Windows 10 have a feature called Delivery Optimization, that allows users to set how much of their internet bandwidth is used for downloading and uploading Windows 10 updates. Here is how to set limits for how much bandwidth is used for Windows 10 updates:
Connecting to wireless networks in Windows 10 is an easy and straightforward process, involving a few simple steps. It is true that it depends on whether the wireless router broadcasts the name of the Wi-Fi network or not. However, 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. So without further ado, let's see how to connect to wireless networks on a laptop or tablet with Windows 10: