What Wifi adapter do you guys use and how would you rate it?
>TP-Link TL-WN851ND see pic
It's cheap but it's pretty shitty. Been having trouble with it dropping connection with the router while still signaling my system that the connection is intact.
been using pic related for years now. does its job and thats all i want
there is zero reason to have wifi in a desktop computer. Get powerline adapters if you don't want to run cable.
Sorry for late reply. I was actually checking out my fusebox (where the router is located) and how I could best go about laying a cable from there to my room.
Will probably do that in the coming days.
My roommate reset the router some time ago and he changed the password but can't remember changing anything. I'd rather not call up my ISP, be stuck on their helpline for three quarters of an hour before I get actual help only to then explain to them that it's not the person calling that made the contract with them but that they should get me the password.
I'll try to see if I can do a fresh install with the Installation software that came with it.
Fuck Wifi, I should really go back to ethernet. It's just so comfy never having to worry about your connection, ever.
You are retarded on so many different levels. Theres literally a reset button on the router that reverts the login to the default username and password which is usually just admin admin.
With my work computer upstairs and modem downstairs, I couldn't use cable so I bought what OP has and it had similar problems. Speeds were ~30Mbps at best. Then I bought power line adapters and they were ~20Mbps since I have shit cabling in my house so I refunded those. Finally I bought a range extender like pic related with an Ethernet port at the bottom of it so use that and funnily enough, I'm getting actual Ethernet speeds of ~70Mbps almost constantly.
I guess there's no objectively best option for connections but for my house it's Range booster > Wireless > Powerline. Make sure to check your wiring setup behind the walls if you don't know what's best.