moderated Re: Problem with my WiFi

Chris Hill

Wifi usb adapters are a crap shoot.  If it needs to be manually reconnected, I'd junk it and get something different, it doesn't sound to me like a bad connection issue, it sounds like a junk driver that doesn't have enough sense to reconnect on startup.

On 1/30/2021 11:31, Dave Durber wrote:

The router is by the window in the back room on the ground floor. I have a computer in the front bedroom on the floor above. the 2 computers are using the same make an model of wifi wireless dongle. I have no such problem with the computer in the upstairs bedroom. The upstairs computer connects to the other computers on the network and the internet, with no problem.
----- Original Message -----
From: Chris Hill
Sent: Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:39 PM
Subject: Re: Problem with my WiFi

Power line adapters allow you to connect to ethernet using your electric wiring.  Another thought is to get a different wi-fi adapter, sounds like what you bought wasn't any good.

On 1/30/2021 06:33, Dave Durber wrote:
Hello everyone:
If my problem is inappropriate for this list, please let me know where I can go to get help to resolve it.
We have a DELL PC computer. It is running the latest version of Windows 10. the latest version of JAWS is also installed.
Recently, I had to move the computer from one roon to another room. In the original location, the connection to the network and the internet, was through an ethernet connection, and I had very few problems. In the new location, I connected the USB Wifi dongle and installed the software and selected my ISP's router. I chose to have the computer connect automatically to other devices on the network.
My problem is, each time I turn on the computer, and try to access the internet, retrieve my email or, connect to another computer on the network, I get the message that there are no networks available. However, I have checked the setting to have the computer connect to the router automatically, when the system is in range, but still the system does not connect the the router each time I start the computer.
Any and all suggestions will be very much appreciated.
Dave Durber. .

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