Post as a guest Name. Also, number of networks visible isn’t what matters most – channel utilization is. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. However due to channel 13 being disallowed in the USA while being allowed in the rest of the world the laptop can’t see the WiFi. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The list is always growing and just because your adapter isn’t listed here, doesn’t mean it won’t work with VisiWave.

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You need to use a spectrum analyzer to determine channel utilization at various times of day, and then set yourself to 1, 6, or 11 if those are the channels used around you.

Channel 11 and 13 overlap so much that is does not make any difference wich one you use. See the packets form a network as they travel from source to destination. That’s not a real solution.

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Also, number of networks visible isn’t what matters most – channel utilization is. In intl manager, there is no option to select a region which I’ve seen a few times. Post as a guest Name. I know this sucks big time but, well If your wireless adapter isn’t working, make sure you read the help that is provided within the CheckAdapter utility.


Turbo J 1, 10 If at all possible avoid any channel that has an overlapping network near it like if someone’s using 4, avoid 1 and 6, if someone’s using 13 avoid 11, etc. Did you read my text? Thus channel 13 is clearly the best choise.

Download our CheckAdapter application to test out your wireless adapter. In reality, Wi-Fi exploded and it just commvie Wi-Fi users thinking a different channel is better like you to trash the band. Supported Adapters Presented here is a partial list of the wireless adapters that are supported by VisiWave Site Survey.

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It was idiotic to ever commivew Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Presented here is a partial list of the wireless adapters that are supported by VisiWave Site Survey. The frequency gap between 11 and 13 is waaay too small to allow simultanous transmission of data, so all channel 11 transmissions above noise level will disturb your channel He will probably need to just buy a wireless network card over there, and use that one.

Larssend 2, 2 18 A maintenance release of VisiWave v4. This shows how fast, on average, you can collect data using each adapter. A friend of mine recently moved from the States. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use commviiew the website is subject to these policies.


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Email Required, but never shown. The same built-in adapter my laptop has. It’s a packet analyzer with a visual twist. Is there a way, e.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The laptop is a Sony Vaio PCG4L1L but since it’s an american-only model europe has slightly different version numbers I don’t think a firmware update is available.

Put your netwok on the least crowded one from channels 1, 6 and commvied From my research at the time, I saw claims from some folks that if the adapter actually supports those higher commgiew at hardware level, you can get them by setting your region in Windows’ Regional Settings to anything other than United States.