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Solved Ethernet unplugged when trying to use wifi

Discussion in 'Networking' started by newbie2018, Oct 11, 2018.

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  1. newbie2018

    newbie2018 Thread Starter

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    My Wifi Connection keeps dropping, I'm using a usb adaptor on a gaming desk top and the internet comes on and then randomly disconnects again? When I open the Network sharing center it shows my usb adaptor and ethernet unplugged realtek gaming family controller? I don't want a wired connection I want to use the wifi? Any ideas?

    When it disconnects from the internet in the corner it still shows the wifi as being connected? but the page loads saying hmm we can't reach this page . I have windows 10 and it's a brand new built pc.

    Please help!

    Thanks
     
  2. jdufou

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    hello, try to update the drivers on the wifi adapter or try another brand if you can
     
  3. Oddba11

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    If you aren't using the ethernet adapter, simply disable it in the BIOS.
     
  4. newbie2018

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    It says the driver is up to date and ive ordered another wifi adaptor to come tommorow a different brand, Thanks!
     
  5. newbie2018

    newbie2018 Thread Starter

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    Could the ethernet showing be affecting the wifi even though nothing is connected? Just wifi

    Thanks!
     
  6. Oddba11

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    Typically not, but if it's disabled then it wouldn't be possible.
     
  7. newbie2018

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    I've spoken to the makers of my computer and they are blaming virgin media saying it must be the wifi connection? Although my phone and everything else connects fine?
     
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    What is the brand of the wireless adapter?
     
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