I recently installed a mini WIFI dongle. Works great on BT home hub, and lots of other routers. Connected it to my speedtouch....ground to halt. It connect, shows internet available (using Windows 7 gives me the "internet access" status). But whenever I try to visit a website, it locates the address, validates it, gets the favicon...but no content as the bandwidth is non existent...before an eventual timeout.
Even windows reports updates available etc...so there are outgoing connections....but even tryina simple download or visiting a website fails...
Old router using wirless-g clashing with my wirless-n mini dongle?
The DNS (whatever this is) has been set to the default 192.168 etc etc
Hi. The DNS has been set to the DNS of the router (which is the default one starting 192.168.X.XXX). I chagned this under TCP/IP 4. Not sure what this is, just knew I had to change it. My laptop connects to the router ok using the same settings.
The new mini dongle holds the connection, I just get no bandwidth...zilch. So strange that it finds web addresses, validates them..even gets the favicon...then stalls til failure.
So frustrating having new PC that I cant connect! I even used TCP optimizer (which only made things worse...wouldnt even connect to the Wifi so i reset to default).
Thoughts? If you search mini USB wifi dongle on ebay its one of the 1T1R ones...about £12 a pop.
Drivers wrong maybe? It automatically installed itself...