This tag refers to the use of, connection to, setting up of, a hotspot for personal computer or home network use to access the Internet.

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Mobile hotspot IP Address

Let's say I am in Oregon and I have a mobile hotspot with a Maine phone number. When I connect to that hotspot on my laptop, would my public IP show from a range in Oregon or Maine? Are there any ...
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How to remove a wifi hostspot from the windows 7

I have created a hotspot with my windows 7, But I don't know how to remove that. any one please help me to remove this? here is the screen shot: ( need to remove the Hotpost)
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Design Project to Automatically show a local webpage to all devices connected on local network

I am doing a design project and need help of expert how to do it I have to make a webserver on my computer and upload a webpage on that server . When a new user comes in a network e.g 192.168.1.1 a ...
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WiFi Extender - increase HotSpot number of connections

All, need some help with a Wireless Networking Issue. I need to increase number of connections that my Hotspot device supports (without rooting or changing current config of the device). My Current ...
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Have to Disable and Enable Adapter Every 60 seconds to use internet

I used to have a normal wireless modem that worked perfectly with high speed on my desktop playing PC games online. Now I have a Clear Spot Hot Spot thing, basically a 4G portable hotspot. It ...
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Firefox, error when accessing https url

I'm connected through a public wifi hotspot. No problem when using IExplorer. When I use Firefox, I obtain the following error message after asking for any https url, as for example ...
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possible to setup Static IP addresses on your private network(laptop wifi hotspot)?

My pc uses a LAN to connect to the internet and I have set up a wifi hotspot on my pc(windows) so that my mobile devices can use that network to use pc's internet access. so far it works. But i need ...
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Changing the password in Windows 7 hotspot

I turned my Windows 7 laptop into a wireless hotspot a while ago. Now I forgot the password I set. How can I see and change the password? I cannot see the network under Control Panel\Network and ...
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how to make vpn shareable via hotspot for windows?

I have a question about how to make VPN shareable via hotspot windows. I want to share\cast\hotspot\make my laptop a wifi router and share the VPN (I mean making all sites open like running psiphon ...
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How to configure AAA server and hostapd to support Hotspot 2.0 / Passpoint?

I am trying to setup an independent Hotspot 2.0 network. I am using TP-Link Archer C7 v2 routers as accesspoint. I built and flashed Openwrt 15.05 on router. Built hostapd from source with HS20 and ...
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Can't access router webpage wirelessly or wired

I am having some difficulties reaching the router webpage to edit the settings of the router. At this time the router I am trying to access is just acting as another hotspot (Bridge?) off my main ...
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Can't connect to the hosted network after running some commands

I have been using a hosted network as the WIFI hotspot in my Windows 10 system for a while. It has been working fine until I ran some commands for a completely different purpose. As my windows 10 apps ...
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WiFi adaptor stopped supporting creating hotspot

My system has the following WiFi adaptor: Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 Some months ago, I was able to successfully create a WiFi hotspot and connect other devices without any problems. I ...
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Can I use my wifi wingle to route and share LAN internet over wifi instead of its built in cellular network?

I have a wingle EC 315 which can create a wi-fi hot-spot but I DON'T want its evdo 3g network to be shared over wifi but want to share my LAN internet through it. I came across many sites but each ...
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Tethering on Windows 7?

Is there an option in Windows 7 (or 3rd party) to offer Tethering (that is, act as a WiFi hotspot while being connected to a WiFi network?)
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Open specific ports in CoovaChilli

I have set up an hotspot with CoovaChilli and freeRADIUS. Everything is working fine. I get a landing page, after logging in, I am able to access internet. Now, I have also hosted a web server which ...
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Can't share over wifi, only have share over ethernet option

I've been trying to set up a hotspot from my laptop to share my internet connection over WiFi. However, every time I go to do it I only have the option to share over internet with connectify, but ...
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How to connect Canon iP110 WiFi printer to a Huawei E5331 Hotspot/Toshiba Chromebook?

The WiFi hotspot I am using is a Huawei E5331, and it does not have a WPS button function. So is it possible to connect a Canon iP110 WiFi printer to a WiFi hotspot device without the use of a WPS ...
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kali linux and its feature of wifi hot-spot

I cant see any option of changing the password of my hot-spot created in Kali. How can i change the password? It is always the same password whenever I start hot-spot service.
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My wifi hotspot enforces a device limit of 2 connections per login. How to bypass?

I want to find out what are the ways to bypass the connection limit imposed by a wifi hotspot. I realise making a personal hotspot is an option but you can't really do it for a wifi connection. Are ...
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WiFi hot spot No LAN connection assigned

My WiFi hot spot can not be configured after successful creation! There's no local area connections assigned to my hot spot. I updated my WLAN card driver and I enabled Adhoc support in advanced ...
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Windows hotspot without publishing SSID

I want to create a WiFi hotspot with my Windows machine. I have created it using command: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=myspot key=H)TP1ss But it is publishing its SSID to all the ...
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connectify hotspot traffic can be identified in someway?

in my company my chief sometimes when some guests come to office and have not wifi credentials, he asks us to share wifi with connectify on the fly. But I'm concerned about security: (it's a large ...
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Can't create wifi hotspot with Windows 10

I have an HP Pro x2 running Windows 10 Enterprise x64. It has a Verizon SIM card and under Settings > Network & Internet > Cellular, it has Verizon Wireless (LTE) listed as Connected. Under ...
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How to debug wifi hotspot on windows 7?

I use VirtualRouter to set up a personal hotspot from my Windows 7 computer. However, as of recently the hotspot set up from my computer does not work anymore. The Network & Sharing center shows ...
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OpenWRT Free WiFI Hotspot Support?

I'm running OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07 on my router, and I'm having some trouble connecting to free WiFi hotspots. It works fine with ethernet connections and connecting to my own broadband, but ...
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How can I determine if a wifi dongle supports AP mode before purchase?

I would like to use my laptop as a wifi hotspot, but the wifi hardware does not support AP mode, which is required. So, I need to purchase a dongle. How can I determine whether or not a dongle ...
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Spying on Wi-Fi-connected device from laptop

I want to capture (and possibly modify) packets from a WiFi-connected device using my MacBook Pro and I am trying to figure out the most straightforward way of doing so. I have solved the problem ...
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How can I create a wireless hotspot on OS X like Internet sharing but without an actual internet connection?

I want to use my Wi-Fi Printer with my MacBook and it works great when the Printer connects to the Wi-Fi Network created when I set up Internet sharing. What I want to know is, is there a way to set ...
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Can a Windows XP desktop be made into a WiFi hotspot?

Can a Windows XP Home desktop be made into a WiFi hotspot for using other wireless devices? We are in a metal building and the DSL modem is in another central room.
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Show welcome website before using wifi

My idea is simple but i dont know how to do the result. I made a free wifi hotspot in our "company" via tplink WR940N. All id like to do now, is to user, that uses our wifi, will be after he ...
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Win10 Error: “We can't set up mobile hotspot.”

I am trying to set up a mobile hotspot in Windows 10 but the settings are disabled and the error message does not explain what the exact problem is. The machine in question is a VM in VMWare ...
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Macbook WiFi won't connect to public wifi hotspots, but works fine otherwise

I've looked at other posts with similar keywords, but none of them seemed to apply quite right. (I have a Macbook purchased in June 2008) I am able to use my home wifi, the wifi at my mom's house, ...
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Linux Mint 17- Unable to edit hotspot

So, here is my problem. I am using mint 17 and I wish to use the computer as a hotspot. In the network panel, there is 2 wifi options (internal, and external usb). Using the internal wifi adapter to ...
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How to create a 'private' wireless network using the a laptop with an ethernet connection?

I am doing a project that requires using Kali Linux an Ettercap to perform a man in the middle attack. I need to scan the wireless network for hosts.The problem is that I only have access to the ...
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Using a laptop as WiFi hotspot

In our house, we have one wired Internet connection and need to share it among multiple computers. Does using a laptop as a WiFi router have any bad effects on the laptop's WiFi adapter?
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Windows 10 as a wifi hotspot stops if not used

I use below commands to configure my windows 10 as a wifi hotspot netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=AdHoc key=password netsh wlan start hostednetwork source: ...
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ADB Over network on a Hotspot serve by Mac Machine

I have a Windows machine and an android phone connected to a Hotspot served by a Mac machine. I am unable to ping the IP Address of Android phone from Windows machine. I am trying to use ADB Over ...
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How to set up NAT-less wifi hotspot with Windows 7?

I have a Windows7 and I want to use it as a wifi hotspot, but with a little bit uncommon configuration. Normal win7 wifi hotspot can be set up with some net commands, it is not a problem to me. Wifi ...
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No internet connection when connected to hostednetwork

I setup a hostednetwork on my Windows 10 machine, which is sharing a connection. I tried connecting two devices to my hostednetwork, but neither of the devices have internet access (even though they ...
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How can I use WiFi dongle as a USB wireless adapter?

I have a desktop (without wireless network card) running Windows XP and a Wifi dongle Huawei-E8221 with a sim card slot. My PC has Internet connection through Ethernet. I want to use dongle as wifi ...
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DD-WRT Wifidog - Redirect isn't working

I have flashed a ASUS AC-RT56U router with DD-WRT version V24-preSP 2201412-22-2014-r25697. Now I want to make it into a hotspot with wifidog TO PLACE IN A SMALL BUSINESS (FITNESS CENTRE) I have ...
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How to terminate Clients Wifi Connections to Router programatically?

Actually, I am into developing a Small scale Hotspot system. An app from my clients phone/system, Keeps updating my server with a connected and alive flag periodically with its MAC as identifier, The ...
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is there a way to turn windows 7 pc into a wifi hotspot with no software?

i want to share my internet connection or a special wireless network between devices so this is my goal with no extra software. i've been searching for so long but i still have not founded what i'm ...
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How to turn windows 8 laptop into wifi hotspot?

I want to turn my Windows 8 Laptop into WiFi hotspot and want to use the internet in laptop through my Nokia Lumia 520. I use a USB dongle to connect my laptop to internet. I tried the thing as same ...
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Hostapd no internet on server

I have setup local "hotspot" on my machine running Debian Jessie. I followed some instructions after which neither of tutorials worked for me. In the end I discovered I had a whitespace (I think) in ...
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Can Long range WiFi be possible if One end is having a high gain antenna and the other end is a Laptop or Mobile Phone?

If a Wi Fi setup uses a high gain directional quarter wave antenna say 15dbi gain at a height and it got a range of 1 kilometers. If a client laptop or a smartphone placed 900 meters away from the ...
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how to change name of “home networking connection” for shared connection with Powershell (for hotspot)

I am using the powershell script here http://superuser.com/a/649183/192653to in order to activate a shared connection on my "Wireless Network Connection". That works, however I would also like to set ...
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Unable to share internet by using HOSTEDNETWORK after installing AVAST recently

I was able to share my laptop's internet with my smartphone by using this command "netsh wlan start hostednetwork". But when I installed Avast in my Windows 8 OS, I am able to start the hostednetwork ...
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PC hotspot unable to connect with Android device

I want to share my laptop wifi with my phone. I used many ways to make a hotspot(cmmd prmpt and multiple sw's) and did make them , but the phone never connects to any of them , and always stops at ...