“I recently bought a Netgear EX2700 WiFi range extender for stable internet access on my laptop. I performed Netgear EX2700 setup in a proper way, but later on, I am getting WiFi coverage issues. Is there any solution to get the issue fixed? Please help!”
The answer to your question is yes! There is not one, but a number of solutions following which troubleshooting WiFi coverage issues will be as easy as five-finger exercise for you. And, once the issue gets fixed, you will have no issue while accessing WiFi on your laptop. Let’s get started!
Why WiFi Is Not Working on Laptop?
Here are the topmost reasons why you are getting issues while accessing WiFi on your laptop:
Your laptop is not connected to your home WiFi
Outdated software installed on your laptop may also result in the issue
Wrong extender and laptop’s placement
Router is not connected to your Netgear EX2700 extender
Outdated extender firmware causes WiFi coverage issue
You have not performed Netgear extender setup in a proper way
Which of the above-mentioned reasons is causing the issue? You know better, don’t you? If you have understood the reason what have led you to the issue, it will be a lot easy for you to resolve it. So, apply the fixes accordingly.
Fixed: WiFi Coverage Issues in Laptop
Let us have a quick nudge at the troubleshooting tips highlighted below in order to resolve the issue on the fly.
Connect to Correct Network
No matter what brand or model of laptop you are using, it must have access to the correct network. So, to prevent getting WiFi coverage issues on laptop, you must be connected to correct network, Apart from this, ensure that you have the correct password to connect to correct network.
Now, see if you are able to get rid of WiFi coverage issue on laptop. If not, then without waiting much, give the next troubleshooting hack a shot.
Update Your Laptop
Laptop consists of software that must be updated on time. Yes, that’s correct! You know, over time, the software becomes outdated that must be updated. However, if you ignore to do so or turn off the updates notifications, you might not make the most out of it. For instance, your laptop will give you trouble while connecting to WiFi or work slowly. Don’t worry! You can easily resolve this issue by updating your laptop.
Also, we suggest you restart your laptop on daily basis. Doing so will prevent overheating of your laptop and give it a fresh start.
Pro Tip: Updating the latest firmware version on your Netgear range extender may help you a lot to get rid of WiFi coverage issues you are getting on your laptop.
Avoid WiFi Interference
So, you can now access WiFi on your laptop, don’t you? But, the WiFi signals are not strong as you have expected, are they? Well, do you know what is hampering the speed of your laptop and your WiFi signals? The answer is, WiFi signal interferences that is caused by obstructions like baby monitors, Bluetooth speakers, Alexa devices, play stations, gaming consoles, treadmills, kitchen appliances like microwaves, etc.
So, to resolve the matter in blink of an eye, you must keep your Netgear extender and laptop away from the obstructions.
Check the Connection
Maybe, your router and Netgear extender are not properly connected due to which you are getting WiFi coverage issues on your laptop. To get rid of the issue on the fly, keep your router and Netgear EX2700 extender in reach of each other and connect them properly using a wired source making use of non-damage and well-maintained Ethernet cable.
Improper Netgear Extender Setup
Even if after applying the fixes listed above, if you are still not able to deal with WiFi coverage issues on your laptop, then it can be due to partial or improper Netgear extender setup. To rectify the issue, we suggest you reset your Netgear extender by pressing and holding the reset hole on your EX2700 device for a couple of seconds, and releasing it.
Once you are done with resetting your EX2700 device, perform Netgear extender setup via WPS method or manually from scratch. And, after a successful Netgear extender configuration, you can connect your laptop to the extended SSID and enjoy the WiFi coverage throughout your home.
The Last Words
By implementing the troubleshooting tips given above, you will surely able to resolve WiFi coverage issues on your laptop in a flash. And, once the issue gets resolved, you will easily access internet on your devices by just connecting to your extender’s SSID.