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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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Create hotspot on Windows computer using specified encryption

I have tried using netsh and third-party apps to create WiFi hotspots using my Windows 10 laptop, but they are all secured using WPA2 encryption. I need to generate a hotspot that uses any other (or ...
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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 do I stop programs from updating unless i am connected to wi fi?

Having limited access to internet connection while I travel(i use my phone as hot spot), I want to only update my programs, including Windows, when connected to WiFi. I run windows 8.1. And if it is ...
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having issues creating laptop wifi hotspot

I have created a wifi hotspot on my work laptop (hp probook 640 g1) I started the hosted network and in the network and sharing page I could see the ssid 'hotSpot1' under the wireless network ...
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Creating laptop wifi hotspot losing ssid when sharing connection

I have created a wifi hotspot on my work laptop I started the hostednetwork and in the network and sharing page I could see the ssid 'hotSpot1' under the wireless network connection 2 (WNC2) icon. I ...
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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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iPhone 5s refuses to share internet connection with PC via USB

I'm trying to use my iPhone 5s internet connection from my PC (Windows 7) using USB cable. This all used to work but then I updated my iOS version to 8.4.1 (latest) recently and this now appears to ...
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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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Redirect all traffic on my hotspot to a local web server

I am trying to set up a Linksys WTR160NL router with DD-WRT firmware (version: DD-WRT v24-sp2 std) to redirect all internet traffic to the single IP address 192.168.xxx.xxx (a small local web server ...
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How to create a non ad-hoc hotspot connection on Windows XP?

I want to share my cabled connection with a Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone, which however does not support ad-hoc connections (at least if one does not tweak it). Is there some software to do this in ...
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Automate BTWiFi login using a FON account

I'm a user of British Telecom's Wifi hotspot. The service is good, but after some time of inactivity it logs me off and asks for user name and password. It's really annoying in the long run. Did ...
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Get users Mac address if connected to WiFi network (MikroTik)

I would like to log the users Mac address to a database hosted on a web server. I was wondering if there is a variable I can use like for example $mac-address which will replace it with the users mac ...
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Is Bluetooth faster than Wi-Fi?

I notice that on my iPhone, when I use my personal hot-spot to distribute Wi-Fi, if I have Bluetooth enabled, the phone will make a Bluetooth connection to my laptop instead of a Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Virtual Router & Android

I am looking for a way to share my laptop's internet connection with my android phone (Xperia L). I use "Virtual Router" for this. I am able to scan and recognize Virtual Router by phone but ...
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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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Windows WiFi hotspot - clients can't connect

I configured a WiFi hotspot on Windows, using the command line: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=ProvaMi key=pippo123 netsh wlan start hostednetwork netsh interface ip set address ...
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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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Running a web application without internet on ubuntu

I have a web application running on Apache server which responds to the mobile client requests over the internet. My plan is to implement this in to an offline Linux pc which does not have any ...
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Can't connect to Internet through iPhone 4s hotspot on Windows 8.1

I connected my iPhone 4s to my Windows 8.1 PC over usb. I connected to iPhone wifi hotspot on windows but the connection is limited and can't connect to Internet on windows. I can connect to Internet ...
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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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iphone 6 plus personal hotspot stopped working

For last few weeks I "successfully" tethered my laptop computer on the freeway while carpooling to my iPhone 6 plus Personal hotspot. I have AT&T as a service. Last night, at home, I updated my ...
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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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Internet not working without VPN or Hotspot shield

I can not browse internet without hotspot shield. Whenever I turn on hotspot shield, everything gets fine. Without it I get "no internet connection" error. On mobile and other computers (over wifi) ...
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Windows Hotspot has No Internet Access at Work

I am creating a hotspot from my wired LAN connection for my phone using mHotspot. It works at my home network but not at my office. I am using the same laptop on both networks. What is different at ...
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Force Windows 7 to use Android phone's MAC address as network identifier for hotspot to prevent network name addition/iteration

Background I have a new Verizon Android (5.1) phone with a mobile hotspot running with a set HOTSPOT_NAME (the SSID) for the network, and having a WPA2 (AES) security. I had a previous Verizon ...
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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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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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Set up MacBook as a WiFi hotspot

I would like to use my MacBook as a WiFi hotspot to allow other devices (specifically my Android phone) to use the Internet through it.
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netsh wifi hotspot config max clients

I've set up a wifi hotspot on my computer using netsh commands. I would like to know if it is possible to change the max number of clients ("netsh wlan show hostednetwork" shows maxclients=100). I ...
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Centralized Captive Portal [closed]

I have a client want to do captive portal on their hotel, where when user connect to their wifi, they will be redirect to their hotel website before can start using wifi. The problem is, their ...
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Mikrotik hotspot login page without internet access

Good day. I created hotspot on Mikrotik device (RouterOS v. 6.27) When I plug in internet cable, everything works - any url opened by client is redirected to the login page. When logged in then no ...
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How to uninstall Hotspot Shield's VPN adapter driver?

After installing Hotspot with Revo Uninstaller then uninstalling it completely from my system, I'm still left with Hotspot's VPN adapter driver. This bothers me a great deal. Unfortunately I did ...
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Hotspot access showing web page

Sometimes when you are accessing wifi (hotspot) at the cafe or shopping mall, you will be redirect to their webpage. Only then, you can start using the wifi. How can that be done? Any specific ...
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Custom nameservers over wifi hotspots with initial web login

I have built a portable router using a raspberry pi. My setup works, unless I connect to a hotspot that requires some kind of web based login. After some investigation, I think I've tracked it down ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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Deny access to youtube in a Wireless Hotspot created in PC - windows 7 using cmd

I have followed this tutorial to create a Wireless Hostspot using cmd in Windows 7: https://blogs.ncl.ac.uk/isg/?p=437 Now I want to deny access to Youtube for everyone who uses this Wireless hotspot ...
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Access point redirect

I've got a Raspberry Pi and I want to create Wi-Fi hotspot, but I need it to do this: when a user visits a specific site (any page or subdomain: *.google.com/* ) for the first time, he should be ...
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Connected to the Internet using a tethered iPhone yet the Wi-Fi hotspot is visible

For having a more secure connection, I tethered my iPhone directly to my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit PC. If I switch off the hot-spot I lose my connection, but when it is on, I can see my iPhone’s Wi-Fi in ...
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WIFI fallback to 3G [closed]

I have a WiFi hotspot (RaspPi) which serves files to my iPhone. The hotspot does not provide internet access. If my iPhone is connected to this hotspot then all internet requests (email etc) from my ...
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Using a smartphone as a wireless router [closed]

I wanted to know if it is possible for a smartphone with hotspot capabilities (such as some Android devices) to act as a Wi-Fi router. Basically, the setup would be something like : ...
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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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Windows 7: Connect to Android device using WPA2 PSK

I've enabled Settings -> More networks -> Tethering and portable hotspot -> Portable - Wi-Fi hotspot, and when I click on the left-hand-side of such entry (after enabling its left-hand-side ...
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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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Hotspot on OSX that enables Mobile device to access a VMWare Fusion machine

I would like to demo software offline. I have a MacbookPro with OSX Yosemite, running VMware Fusion 7. I have an Android device with an app that requires services from the VMware image, and I need ...
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WiFi Hotspot on Mac or Windows

I am trying to set up WiFi hotspot using my MacBook pro laptop. I have both Mac OS and Windows 7 installed. The problem is that my network provider (eduroam, university network) does not allow users ...
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WiFi Hotspot Behind Proxy

I am trying to setup a wifi hotspot on a host computer connected to the network via ethernet. In order to access the internet, an authentication proxy must be running on the host computer. When ...
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WiFi Hotspot MAC Address [closed]

Say I have a network consisting of multiple computers where (1) access to the network itself is regulated based on the MAC address and (2) access to the internet is protected by a proxy. Say now I ...
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Prevent Windows preferring iOS hotspot instead of hard-wired ethernet

When connecting an iOS device (in this instance an iPhone 4 running iOS 7) to a Windows 7 machine which is on a work network (standard ethernet) it will insist on using the iPhone's hotspot as it's ...
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Android apps doesn't sync over WiFi

"Network Manager" (Mint 17.1) can create a WiFi hotspot for Android phone if you use the option the «Create a Wireless Hotspot». Until recently, this hotspot worked fine, but now i have a problem. ...