Routers and wifi Overview & How to repair a network in Windows
Routers anf wifi Overview & How to repair a network in Windows
A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks. Routers perform the “traffic directing” functions on the Internet. A data packet is typically forwarded from one router to another through the networks that constitute the internetwork until it reaches its destination node.
- WiFi stands for Wireless Fidelity.
- It uses radio waves to provide network connectivity based on the IEEE 802.11 family of standards.
- it is primarily a local area networking (LAN) technology designed to provide in-building broadband coverage.
- WiFi provides wireless connectivity to your devices by emitting frequencies between 2.4GHz – 5GHz, based on the
amount of data on the network.
Every n(150) is equivalent to 1 antenna
Every AC(450) is equivalent to 1 antenna
How to repair a network in Windows
Choose Start→Control Panel→Network and Internet. Then click the Network and Sharing Center link.
Click the Fix a Network Problem link.
The link pulls you straight into the Control Panel’s Troubleshooting guide for the network.
Click the link for the type of network connection that has been lost.
There are several different troubleshooters available: Internet Connections: When you can’t connect to the Internet or to a particular Web site Connection to a Shared Folder: When you can’t connect to a file or folder that you thought was shared
HomeGroup: When you’re unable to view files or computers in your homegroup
Network Adapter: When you’re unable to communicate with your router or modem
Incoming Connections to This Computer: When you’re unable to let other computers in your network communicate with your PC
Work your way through the troubleshooting guide.
Windows 7 will ask you a series of questions. As you respond, you’ll get closer and closer to the answer. If Windows suggests an action you must perform, such as plugging in a cable, do so.