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Author Topic: DWA-171 5 ghz not showing  (Read 4996 times)


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DWA-171 5 ghz not showing
« on: September 04, 2017, 04:46:43 PM »

I have been using the D-link DWA-171 Wifi adapter for a while now but since yesterday the 5 GHz is no longer working, the adapter can only find the 2.5 GHz but  5 GHz is not showing at all. my brother has the same adapter when I connecting his one to my computer it works just fine,  both 2.5 and 5 GHz. I have been resetting my router but unfortunately didn't help at all.

is anyone knows what would be the problem?


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Re: DWA-171 5 ghz not showing
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2017, 10:33:31 AM »

What happens if you turn off the 5Ghz security temporarily and see if the adapter connects then. Test the adapter in a different PC?  If this fails, then I presume that the adapter maybe faulty now.  :-\
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