How do I change a channel

By telivo
Nov 1, 2016
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  1. Hi,
    since installing windows 10 update 2 weeks ago I have had nothing but trouble,I cant get into websites keeps coming up with site taking too long to respond,someone suggested I change the channel as in settings mine shows channel 1 My wireless wifi often goes off and I have to turn off before I turn on again and sometimes get going again I dont know how to change channel can you help I have tried so many things I forget what I have tried
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,126   +982

    Find and Download inSSIDer. Install and make your wifi connection.
    Click the NETWORK tab to see all the nearby routers and the Channels they use.

    Then pick a channel with the fewest users.
  3. telivo

    telivo TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I cant even download inssider it just keep trying to connect, my wifi shows its on and secured,this is my problem I cant get webpages
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,126   +982

    Then CHANNELs per se are not your problem. Try this
    get a command prompt and enter
    you should see

    Pinging [] with 32 bytes of data:
    Reply from bytes=32 time=47ms TTL=53
    Reply from bytes=32 time=44ms TTL=53
    Reply from bytes=32 time=44ms TTL=53
    Reply from bytes=32 time=45ms TTL=53

    Ping statistics for
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
    Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 44ms, Maximum = 47ms, Average = 45ms

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