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Acer laptop won't connect wirelessly

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Acer laptop won't connect wirelessly

The only device in our home that won't connect to the wifi wirelessly is my son's Acer laptop.  We have tried updating drivers, and it works if connected directly via ethernet.  Xfinity says to call Acer, Acer says to call manufacturer of modem (Technicolor?)  I've spent HOURS trying to figure this out.  I saw others have posted a similar problem but no clear answer was posted other than what we have already tried - please HELP!

 

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Re: Acer laptop won't connect wirelessly

Try splitting your nwiteless networks

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Re: Acer laptop won't connect wirelessly

I don't know how to do that? split it?

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Re: Acer laptop won't connect wirelessly

https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/change-wifi-mode-admin-tool-xfinity-xfi

 

And give them two different broadcast names / SSID's.



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Re: Acer laptop won't connect wirelessly

Make sure both bands are broadcasting.

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Re: Acer laptop won't connect wirelessly

Doesn't my link allude to that ?



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