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Windows 7 - netsh wlan show profiles: Access is denied

If I try to run the command netsh wlan show profiles I receive the error: Function WlanGetProfileList returns error 5: Access is denied This happens regardless if I run the command prompt as an ...
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DHCP issues, possibly related to Netgear N300 (DGN2200)

Installed 'new' Netgear N300 (DGN2200-100UKS model number) Day 1: Install Changed router IP to 192.168.1.1 Setup DHCP range to 192.168.1.50 - 100 All clients connected and working, 4 Pc's ...
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Wireless SSID in Windows 8.1 changes to “<networkname> 2” upon first connection

Note: I would rather comment David's answer in: Unable to connect to wireless after upgrading to Windows 8.1 from 8, but I don't have the required 50 reps to do so. I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 ...
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How to create new localhost interface in Windows?

In *unix you can write: sudo ifconfig lo0 127.0.2.1 up But how to do this command line in Windows?
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Netsh firewall: allow a port just for a single interface

In Win7 with netsh I would like to allow a listening port only on a single interface and block it on all the other interfaces. With the GUI this is possible using the "Protected Network ...
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Change DNS to dynamic but NOT if IP is static?

I know I can use the netsh command to change DNS settings from static to dhcp, but does anyone know a way to tell it to do nothing if a static IP address exists?? Example 1) PC1 has a dynamic IP ...
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How to ban thousands of IP addresses on 2008 Server

I'm trying to block the Tor Project network from my webserver as many spam/malicous scripts are using it to flood my API. I've tried almost every method possible it seems there is NO WAY to append ...
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netsh set autotuninglevel: “the parameter is incorrect”

When trying to do netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled from a command prompt, I get the error message "The parameter is incorrect". Several search results suggested "disabling 64-bit ...
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Creating hosted network with netsh when having to select the adapter

I'm on Win7. I usually create a hosted network by creating then executing a process that runs netsh wlan hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=MYSSID key=MYPASSWORD keyusage=temporary. So far, no problem. ...
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Wireless on Laptop no longer works. Finds Access Points, but connections are limited. Phone connects fine

Recently the WiFi on my laptop is no longer working. At home, I cannot connect to my home network, and the network at work does not connect either - at both places I have limited connections This all ...
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Add hidden wifi network profile using cmd

I need to add/create hidden SSID profile in windows using command line. I tried netsh command for normal profiles, But how to use it for hidden SSID profiles. I have following information of hidden ...
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Force netsh/arp binding multicast IP addres with specific MAC address

I would like to setup an binding from an IP address to a MAC address using netsh. Goal is to bond an IP address which is a multicast address (224.224.x.y) to a given MAC address (which is NOT the ...
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WIndows Hosted Network

I have created a hosted network in my windows7 system. The netsh wlan show hostednetwork command gives the output Hosted network settings ----------------------- Mode : Allowed ...
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sharing via wifi an internet connection obtained via bluetooth

I have a working internet connection on my w8.1 laptop, this connection is done via a bluetooth network connection to my iPhone, in tethering. I'd like to share this connection via wifi to my other ...
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Did a command in Command Prompt, should I change them?

I was following a tutorial online for creating a WiFi hotspot and it said to do this line in command prompt (as administrator): netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=www.FastTechBuzz.com ...
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netsh.exe on Windows 2008 Server

For some reasons, I used command netsh interfaces ip reset nul On Windows 2003 Server it cleared all. But on Windows 2008 Server it cleared only IP, mask and GW, but not DNS, WINS. What am I doing ...
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Inbound Firewall Rule Not Allowing Traffic When Program Specified

I am trying to establish a firewall rule that allows incoming traffic to my application. However, the rule does not appear to be allowing the traffic as desired. I am using netsh to establish the ...
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Getting Windows netsh hostednetwork SoftAP to use 2.4 and 5 GHZ

I have a Windows 7 PC setup sharing a wired internet connection over Wifi using the "netsh wlan set hostednetwork" command. It is working well but it is only broadcasting in at 2.4GHZ and would like ...
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Manage wireless hosted network in Windows 8 with netsh

How can I change the password of a hosted network created with netsh wlan?
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Saving / dumping network configuration with gateway and dns?

Using the command netsh interface dump > dumpfile.cfg I get my network configuration in a script format that can be reloaded by netsh exec dumpfile.cfg. In the retrieved file there is no mention of ...
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How to use netsh to delete a profile with UTF8 characters?

I connected to a W with UTF-8 characters (One of the Doctor Who ones, ┓┏ 凵 =╱⊿┌┬┐ or similar) which clashed terribly with Windows' assumption that UTF-16 is used everywhere. Now I can't delete it from ...
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Can't connect ad hoc network to Windows 8.1 Pro

I'm trying to connect to my ad hoc network through the command prompt with the the following command: netsh wlan show network ... I get the following output: SSID 3 : Range Network Type : Adhoc ...
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netsh, block all IP addresses in a text file?

Is there a way for me to import a .txt file (with IP addresses on each line) into Windows Firewall? I want each of the IP addresses to be completely blocked. That would also provide an easy way to ...
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How to reset TCP/IP on Windows 8.1?

The following netsh command is not working on Windows 8.1. netsh int ipv4 reset It give “Access Denied” error and it is a VERY known issue, many people complaining about it all ove online forums. ...
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Network traffic analyzer ignores the Remote Play traffic

I've wanted to measure network traffic that flows between my PS3 & PS VITA while they are lock on the Remote Play function. I need that because I want to discover what min. network bandwidth ...
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Save all WLAN profile names stored on my machine, into a textfile

when I'm using the netsh wlan command, a similarly output is shown. C:\Windows\system32>netsh wlan show profiles Profiles on interface Wireless Network Connection: Group policy profiles (read ...
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Netsh interface missing under Windows 8 embedded

I have a client that uses Windows 8 embedded as a platform for media player devices. One function of this software is to administrate the player's IP address. For this function netsh is used on the ...
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Enabling or disabling NIC remotely with windows 2008

I've been trying to enable or disable a NIC on Windows 2003 Server from a Windows 2008 Server PC. After googling around a bit, the command should be something like this: netsh -r remotecomputer ...
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Trigger scan through netsh on win7

I used the following command to trigger scan on WiFi interface netsh wlan show networks. However I found that this command return Windows 7 scan result without sending them to the relevant WiFi ...
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Switching between networks with a laptop

I currently switch between three different networks using my laptop. One at home, my office in Sydney and my office in Hong Kong. All three require different network settings and configurations. I am ...
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Change default gateway on windows hosted network

I used the following command to create a hosted network. netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=[ssid] key=[keyphrase] I would like to change the default gateway and given IP ranges from ...
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WSAStartup() failed, or you have the incorrect version of Winsock installed

I tried Googling around for an answer for this problem but I couldn't find one. So I'm posting here for help. When I try to open uTorrent, I get this error: WSAStartup() failed, or you have the ...
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Can I delete the default gateway on an interface, without knowing the interface's IP?

I'm trying to write a script that will involve modifying the IPv4 configuration of an interface. The interface may or may not already have any of the following configured: IP Address Subnet Mask ...
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Increase Max # of user of hostednetwork

I've been playing with the hostednetwork feature of Netsh (windows), at the beginning I was able to have barely 100 users connected to the network, but for some reason now I can only have 7 users. ...
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Change the channel of a Windows 7 wifi hosted network

I'm having performance problems with my phone connecting to a Windows 7 wifi hosted network. My phone can connect to the network and somewhat browse the web but the connection is sluggish - the ...
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Why do netsh ip delete commands run so slowly in Windows Server 2003?

So a coworker accidentally added an entire /20 (~4000 ips) to a Windows 2003 Server. I generated a simple batch file with all the necessary lines to remove these IPs. The commands do work and remove ...
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netsh import doesn't work

I'm trying to use netsh to export and then import my network settings. I managed to export my settings using the command: netsh -c interface dump > c:\settings.txt The file is created, all ok, ...
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netsh suddenly stopped working - now cannot load IFMON.DLL

The following commands recently stopped working on my system netsh interface ip add dns name="Wireless Network Connection" addr=8.8.4.4 index=1 netsh interface ip add dns name="Wireless Network ...
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Using runas to run netsh as administrator

I'm trying to do some debugging for a vendor on a Windows 7 machine. I need to run netsh to set a parameter. I've tried to run it from a cygwin/shell window but get a "Run as administrator" failure. ...
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Why does Windows 7 override IPv6 interface flags?

I'm setting up a basic IPv6 network and when I was configuring one client I observed that after some time the OS enables "managed address configuration" and "other stateful configuration" when "router ...
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self-signed SSL certificate error: certificate has invalid digital signature

I have a c# program and part of it creates a self-signed certificate. The problem is when i try to import the certificate in MMC it says "This certificate has an invalid digital signature." And when ...
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netsh hostednetwork issue

I try to get the Virtual Wifi Adepter working on Win 7 Professional. I want to share the wifi connection (I think it does work with cable connection) and I'm pretty sure that the network card should ...
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how to set MTU value in windows xp

I wish to change the MTU value on my pc (XP) i tried some registry mathods- added some values in several places: (this one is a windows tutorial) ...
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Automate Windows Firewall “Restore Defaults”

I have several computers that are deployed in my network right now. THey were deployed with a strange issue not allowing remote assistance. The 'fix' is to click the "Restore defaults" link in the ...
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Strange behavior when trying to use laptop as a access point

I have a windows7 installed laptop connected to a wired internet connection. I want my Android phone to access internet via laptop using wifi. I installed Connectify, but when I click Start Hotspot ...
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How to append netsh firewall rules, not just replace

I am using a script to set firewall rules in netsh. netsh.exe advfirewall firewall set rule name="Block External IP's" new remoteip="$($ipArray[0])" I thought that set was used so that it would ...
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How to redirect one IP to another IP using netsh (or similar windows software)?

I have gone and: forgot the password to my remote windows server (with weeks worth of work backed up on it) changed the IP address of the remote windows server Now the only way possible that I can ...
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netsh advfirewall => command not found

Because of the Java 7 firewall problem, I am trying to execute the following command as administrator but I get an error: netsh advfirewall set global StatefulFTP disable (German) "Der folgende ...
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Open a test TCP connection to a specified IP/Port

I'm looking for a tool that works across windows (xp through 7) that will allow me to open a TCP connection to a specified ip and port. This functionality used to exist in windows xp (netsh diag ...
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How can I add an active arp entry on Win 7

I can't see to find a way to add an active/dynamic arp entry. This all started with old Win32 exe that calls the SetIpNetEntry API to create a dynamic/active arp entry as part of a process to setup ...