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  1. #1


    New York, USA
    Posts : 108
    Windows 8.1 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600)

    Internet goes limited at random


    When i am connected to wifi my connection will randomly go limited. This only happens on WPA and WPA2 secured network. I host my minecraft server and with this problem I can no longer do that. Please help!

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  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    It helps to know what the manufacturer & model of the router is. Same with the computer. Post the output of "ipconfig /all" and "netsh wlan show all" from a Command Window.
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  3. #3


    New York, USA
    Posts : 108
    Windows 8.1 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600)


    ipconfig /all: Windows IP Configuration Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Karsten-PC - Pastebin.com
    netsh wlan show all: http://pastebin.com/mhyZRVvv
    Also, my wifi network is LSB48
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  4. #4


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Again, you need to copy the contents from the Command screen and paste it to a post on here. We do not look at third party links for that info.
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  5. #5


    New York, USA
    Posts : 108
    Windows 8.1 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600)


    Sorry i would of done a spoiler but I don't know how:
    Anyway, Here you go:

    ipconfig /all:

    Code:
    Windows IP Configuration
    
       Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Karsten-PC
       Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
       Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
       IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
       WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
       DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : home
    
    
    Ethernet adapter Bluetooth Network Connection:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-02-72-C9-20-A7
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 11:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0E-84-DC-4A-11-9B
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : home
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0C-84-DC-4A-11-9B
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Ethernet adapter Ethernet:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : home
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Qualcomm Atheros AR8172/8176/8178 PCI-E F
    ast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.30)
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-02-72-C9-20-A7
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::7111:e05a:10ea:2e18%2(Preferred)
       IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.6(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
       Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:27:48 PM
       Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Friday, August 1, 2014 8:18:14 AM
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
       DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 438339972
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-19-6D-54-49-0C-84-DC-4A-11-9B
    
    
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Ethernet adapter VMware Network Adapter VMnet1:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet
    1
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-50-56-C0-00-01
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2080:e98c:195d:d691%13(Preferred)
       Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.214.145(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 419450966
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-19-6D-54-49-0C-84-DC-4A-11-9B
    
    
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Ethernet adapter VMware Network Adapter VMnet8:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VMware Virtual Ethernet Adapter for VMnet
    8
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-50-56-C0-00-08
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::446d:54c4:af0d:1162%14(Preferred)
       Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.17.98(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 436228182
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-19-6D-54-49-0C-84-DC-4A-11-9B
    
    
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Ethernet adapter VirtualBox Host-Only Network:
    
    
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 08-00-27-00-78-D9
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
       Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::c919:8afd:b109:97f4%17(Preferred)
       IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.56.1(Preferred)
       Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
       Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
       DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 487063591
       DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-19-6D-54-49-0C-84-DC-4A-11-9B
    
    
       DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
                                           fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
       NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.home:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : home
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{C426960D-27A6-40BD-BE03-5E3E36240952}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #3
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{8D331086-9CC7-445A-B589-FF1B0472ED47}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #4
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
    
    
    Tunnel adapter isatap.{8C4039A0-BAB4-46F0-B321-8485497B4B07}:
    
    
       Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
       Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
       Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #5
       Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
       DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
       Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

    netsh wlan show all:


    Code:
    =======================================================================
    ============================= SHOW SETTINGS ===========================
    =======================================================================
    
    
    
    
    Wireless LAN settings
    ---------------------
        Show blocked networks in visible network list: No
    
    
        Only use GP profiles on GP-configured networks: No
    
    
        Hosted network mode allowed in WLAN service: Yes
    
    
        Allow shared user credentials for network authentication: Yes
    
    
        Block period: Not Configured.
    
    
        Auto configuration logic is enabled on interface "Wi-Fi"
    
    
    
    
    =======================================================================
    ============================== SHOW FILTERS ===========================
    =======================================================================
    
    
    
    
    Allow list on the system (group policy)
    ---------------------------------------
        <None>
    
    
    Allow list on the system (user)
    -------------------------------
        <None>
    
    
    Block list on the system (group policy)
    ---------------------------------------
        <None>
    
    
    Block list on the system (user)
    -------------------------------
        <None>
    
    
    
    
    =======================================================================
    =========================== SHOW CREATEALLUSER ========================
    =======================================================================
    
    
    
    
    Everyone is allowed to create all user profiles.
    
    
    
    
    =======================================================================
    ============================= SHOW PROFILES ===========================
    =======================================================================
    
    
    
    
    Profiles on interface Wi-Fi:
    
    
    Group policy profiles (read only)
    ---------------------------------
        <None>
    
    
    User profiles
    -------------
        All User Profile     : LSB48
        All User Profile     : BNJ4K
        All User Profile     : BNJ4K 2
    
    
    
    
    =======================================================================
    ========================== SHOW PROFILES NAME=* =======================
    =======================================================================
    
    
    
    
    Profile LSB48 on interface Wi-Fi:
    =======================================================================
    
    
    Applied: All User Profile
    
    
    Profile information
    -------------------
        Version                : 1
        Type                   : Wireless LAN
        Name                   : LSB48
        Control options        :
            Connection mode    : Connect automatically
            Network broadcast  : Connect only if this network is broadcasting
            AutoSwitch         : Do not switch to other networks
    
    
    Connectivity settings
    ---------------------
        Number of SSIDs        : 1
        SSID name              : "LSB48"
        Network type           : Infrastructure
        Radio type             : [ Any Radio Type ]
        Vendor extension          : Not present
    
    
    Security settings
    -----------------
        Authentication         : WPA2-Personal
        Cipher                 : CCMP
        Security key           : Present
    
    
    Cost settings
    -------------
        Cost                   : Unrestricted
        Congested              : No
        Approaching Data Limit : No
        Over Data Limit        : No
        Roaming                : No
        Cost Source            : Default
    
    
    
    
    Profile BNJ4K on interface Wi-Fi:
    =======================================================================
    
    
    Applied: All User Profile
    
    
    Profile information
    -------------------
        Version                : 1
        Type                   : Wireless LAN
        Name                   : BNJ4K
        Control options        :
            Connection mode    : Connect automatically
            Network broadcast  : Connect only if this network is broadcasting
            AutoSwitch         : Do not switch to other networks
    
    
    Connectivity settings
    ---------------------
        Number of SSIDs        : 1
        SSID name              : "BNJ4K"
        Network type           : Infrastructure
        Radio type             : [ Any Radio Type ]
        Vendor extension          : Not present
    
    
    Security settings
    -----------------
        Authentication         : WPA2-Personal
        Cipher                 : CCMP
        Security key           : Present
    
    
    Cost settings
    -------------
        Cost                   : Unrestricted
        Congested              : No
        Approaching Data Limit : No
        Over Data Limit        : No
        Roaming                : No
        Cost Source            : Default
    
    
    
    
    Profile BNJ4K 2 on interface Wi-Fi:
    =======================================================================
    
    
    Applied: All User Profile
    
    
    Profile information
    -------------------
        Version                : 1
        Type                   : Wireless LAN
        Name                   : BNJ4K 2
        Control options        :
            Connection mode    : Connect manually
            Network broadcast  : Connect only if this network is broadcasting
            AutoSwitch         : Do not switch to other networks
    
    
    Connectivity settings
    ---------------------
        Number of SSIDs        : 1
        SSID name              : "BNJ4K"
        Network type           : Infrastructure
        Radio type             : [ Any Radio Type ]
        Vendor extension          : Not present
    
    
    Security settings
    -----------------
        Authentication         : Open
        Cipher                 : None
        Security key           : Absent
        Key Index              : 1
    
    
    Cost settings
    -------------
        Cost                   : Unrestricted
        Congested              : No
        Approaching Data Limit : No
        Over Data Limit        : No
        Roaming                : No
        Cost Source            : Default
    
    
    
    
    =======================================================================
    ======================= SHOW NETWORKS MODE=BSSID ======================
    =======================================================================
    
    
    
    
    Interface name : Wi-Fi
    There are 9 networks currently visible.
    
    
    SSID 1 : wolfe_basement
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : WPA-Personal
        Encryption              : CCMP
        BSSID 1                 : c8:3a:35:48:9d:f8
             Signal             : 8%
             Radio type         : 802.11n
             Channel            : 11
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2
             Other rates (Mbps) : 5.5 6 9 11 12 18 24 36 48 54
    
    
    SSID 2 : KN62R
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : WPA2-Personal
        Encryption              : CCMP
        BSSID 1                 : 00:7f:28:e2:b2:65
             Signal             : 8%
             Radio type         : 802.11n
             Channel            : 1
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2 5.5 11
             Other rates (Mbps) : 6 9 12 18 24 36 48 54
    
    
    SSID 3 : LSB48
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : WPA2-Personal
        Encryption              : CCMP
        BSSID 1                 : 18:1b:eb:41:9c:49
             Signal             : 100%
             Radio type         : 802.11n
             Channel            : 6
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2 5.5 11
             Other rates (Mbps) : 6 9 12 18 24 36 48 54
    
    
    SSID 4 : Bobby2
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : Open
        Encryption              : WEP
        BSSID 1                 : 00:26:b8:31:f3:6a
             Signal             : 32%
             Radio type         : 802.11n
             Channel            : 6
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2 5.5 11
             Other rates (Mbps) : 6 9 12 18 24 36 48 54
    
    
    SSID 5 : GoAway_2GEXT
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : WPA2-Personal
        Encryption              : CCMP
        BSSID 1                 : 08:bd:43:fd:95:59
             Signal             : 18%
             Radio type         : 802.11n
             Channel            : 6
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2
             Other rates (Mbps) : 5.5 6 9 11 12 18 24 36 48 54
    
    
    SSID 6 : DPQC1
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : Open
        Encryption              : WEP
        BSSID 1                 : 00:1f:90:e8:66:ae
             Signal             : 10%
             Radio type         : 802.11g
             Channel            : 11
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2 5.5 11
             Other rates (Mbps) : 6 9 12 18 24 36 48 54
    
    
    SSID 7 : 0U9S0
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : Open
        Encryption              : WEP
        BSSID 1                 : 00:18:01:e5:be:2a
             Signal             : 0%
             Radio type         : 802.11g
             Channel            : 1
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2 5.5 11
             Other rates (Mbps) : 6 9 12 18 24 36 48 54
    
    
    SSID 8 : G0PK3
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : Open
        Encryption              : WEP
        BSSID 1                 : 00:1f:90:f9:3c:f0
             Signal             : 0%
             Radio type         : 802.11g
             Channel            : 1
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2 5.5 11
             Other rates (Mbps) : 6 9 12 18 24 36 48 54
    
    
    SSID 9 : wolfe
        Network type            : Infrastructure
        Authentication          : WPA-Personal
        Encryption              : TKIP
        BSSID 1                 : 00:1a:70:41:a2:24
             Signal             : 10%
             Radio type         : 802.11g
             Channel            : 6
             Basic rates (Mbps) : 1 2 5.5 11
             Other rates (Mbps) : 6 9 12 18 22 24 36 48 54
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  6. #6


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Go into the router/gateway and make sure it is set for 40mhz Channel Frequency, and that you have the channel set for Primary as 1 & Upper as 5. Channel's 7-11 for some reason do not play nicely with Wireless-n on Windows 8. Also as long as you do not have older devices that only use Wireless-G or B. Set your router to only use Wireless-N.

    Also make sure that you have the computer or wireless adapter manufacturer's driver installed, not the one from Microsoft/Windows Update. Those drivers are causing problems with Windows 8.x.x. dropping the connection.

    As long as you are not say two floors above the A/P, or it is not buried behind a cabinet or desk (Place it up on top of a desk, or on top of a cabinet to get it high enough for best coverage). Or the building you are in is not constructed of Concrete Blocks or old Plaster walls with a couple of layers of drywall. You should get good signal all of the time.

    If it keeps going to limited after making the changes, and making sure you have the OEM driver for the wireless adapter. Then it may be just a router issue.

    You can also do the "ipconfig /flushdns" and "netsh winsock reset catalog", to see if that clears things and fixes the connection with the limited connectivity.
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  7. #7


    New York, USA
    Posts : 108
    Windows 8.1 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600)


    Thank you I will try this out. And i do have some b and g devices connected. I was already using the manufacturer drivers for the network adapter, and i just got a new router. And again this only happens on WPA and WPA2 networks
    .
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  8. #8


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    It is because of the fact that the router has to operate in the 20mhz Freq. Channel, due to you are using a "mixed" network. I would suggest getting an Access Point for just the Wireless-B & G devices, so you can offload them off of the router, so you can use it exclusively for Wireless-N.

    Of course with most routers with embedded Wifi. They are not the greatest and tend to work poorly for most conditions. I got smart and went with one A/P for Wireless-B & G devices, and one for Wireless-N. I use only a Wired router, so no onboard wifi.

    Makes it a lot easier when you have to upgrade the router later on.
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