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Wireless-AC 3160 can only see connected network?

LHamm
Novice
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I have a Dell Vostro with an AC 3160. When I am not connected to a wireless network, I can see the available networks. If I connect to one, the other networks disappear and I can only see the one I'm connected to. If I disconnect, I can again see all available networks. Is this normal?

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ASouz7
Honored Contributor II
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Lew5240,

What operating system are you using?

Other than this issue, is your wireless adapter showing any unexpected behavior?

Is this Wireless Adapter the original one installed by factory?

LHamm
Novice
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I'm running Windows 7. It's a Dell laptop. It's the adapter that came with it and the drivers came from the Dell website. On my other computers, I can see the network I'm connected to and other available networks. Not a big deal but I was wondering how to make it show all the networks if possible. The adapter is working properly otherwise.

LHamm
Novice
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After several Windows Updates, new drivers, uninstall/reinstalls, and a new router, it's working like it should. Don't know which change did it.

ASouz7
Honored Contributor II
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lew5240,

We are glad to know that it is working now. Let us know if you need any assistance from us.

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