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connecting laptop to second wifi address

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connecting laptop to second wifi address

why will my laptop connect to one wifi address but not to our other one?  The other address doesn't even come up as an option.

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Re: connecting laptop to second wifi address

They are *Bands*, "not addresses". And it's because the bands are now combined on the Comcast supplied gateway devices;

 

If you are not using any Xfi Pods, you can try separating the 2.4 and the 5.0 bands and give them two different broadcast names / SSID's;


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

 

 



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