[VAIO_PC] How to connect with IEEE 802.11ac

How to connect with [VAIO_PC] IEEE 802.11ac

How to connect with the wireless LAN IEEE 802.11ac.
What are the recommended settings when connecting using the IEEE 802.11ac protocol
You will need to check the settings of the settings and the Device Manager of encryption

Table of contents
Before connecting
How to

Before connecting you need:

To connect with IEEE 802.11ac wireless LAN, make sure your wireless LAN router, as well as your VAIO PC are compatible with the IEEE 802.11ac protocol

An IEEE 802.11ac connection operates in the 5Ghz band.
The different settings, please go the setting items such as 5Ghz.
On some routers you have the ability to configure your wireless LAN channel width, or settings such as channel bandwidth to 20Mhz and 40Mhz. (It is recommended to use settings such as 80Mhz or automatic).
Please consult the manual for your wireless LAN router for details about configuration.

Or wireless LAN router may correspond to the IEEE 802.11ac is a set of wireless LAN password, authentication method [WPA2-PSK], setting of encryption is security is high settings, such as [AES] Please check whether. If the authentication method is WEP or WPA, communication speed because there is no IEEE 802.11ac and compatibility is limited to the speed of 54Mbps. Please check the manual for your wireless LAN router for more information.
please note

The speed of the connection that is displayed at the time of connection is the maximum link speed of at that point in time. This does not mean that your connection is running at this speed.
Your connection speed  will always vary depending on the operating environment. It is not possible to connect at a fixed rate.

To check if your device is compatible see the steps below.

If you are using Windows 8.1/ Windows 10

Open the Device Manager.

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How to access the Device Manager

Double-click the network adapter], wireless LAN for your model from the list that appears: Please double-click your network adapter (eg Intel (R) such as Dual Band Wireless-AC7260).

On the properties screen, please select the Advanced tab.

Make sure your device has the list of items below:
※ items and contents are displayed depends on the model.

Property Value
802.11n channel width (2.4GHz) Auto
802.11n channel width (5GHz) Auto
Transmit Power Highest
Wireless Mode 802.11a / b / g

If you need to change the settings, after doing so please select the [OK] to save your changes.
Using these settings, you should be able to connect to a 5Ghz of wireless LAN router.

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How to connect to [Windows 8.1]/ Windows 10 Access point of Wi-Fi (wireless LAN) link

To confirm that you are connected to the network, you can consult the control panel

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How to access the Control Panel

Please select the Network and Internet Icon

Please select the Network and Sharing Center Icon

Please select the Change Adapter Settings link on the left side of the screen.

Please double-click the [Wi-Fi] icon.
The “Wi-Fi status”  menu will appear with your connection information. This will display the speed that you can connect up to as well as the name of the wireless network (SSID)

Properties Windows 8.1/ Windows 10

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How to check your connection information with the command prompt in Windows 10

1. Type cmd.exe in your search bar near the start menu

2. While the Command Prompt window is open, type “netsh wlan show interface”, and then press the [Enter] key.

3. The following screen will appear, please check the [Wireless Type. If it is displayed as [802.11ac] and are connected by IEEE 802.11ac.


Please note
The maximum speed that you are able to connect at is displayed. This does not actually mean that your communications are happening at this rate. Your connection speed will vary depending on your environment.