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Blocking whatsapp / IM apps on Windows 7 firewall

I'm using a hosted network which I created and shared the local internet with it. netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid="OWNWIFI" key="12345678" netsh wlan start hosted network So I'm trying ...
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netsh output in a batch file skips showing my ip address

So, I wrote a simple batch file to set a static IP and then have it reflected back to the console: @echo off netsh interface ipv4 set address "Local Area connection" static 192.168.1.100 ...
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How to add/delete rules in Windows Firewall [closed]

I need to implement a tool which adds and deletes rules in Windows Firewall. The rules can be inbound or outbound, forbidding communication on specified protocols, IPs and ports. I am having trouble ...
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netsh wlan will not show computers on network

I am using the following command to create a WiFi Hotspot: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=SSID_NAME key=PASSWORD netsh wlan start hostednetwork pause There is just one problem though, ...
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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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Batch - Renaming network interfaces based on index with WMIC and netsh

I have two Intel NIC's that I need to rename based on their index numbers, WMIC is nice in that it seems to always return index numbers in numerical order so we can take the output directly without ...
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Different WiFi signal strengths on different commands

I'm connected to a WiFi network AIRWOLF. The two following commands on Windows 7 show different signal strengths. Why? netsh wlan show networks mode=bssid netsh wlan show interfaces The ...
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Windows 8.1 as captive portal

At my workplace we are creating an embedded solution based on a very compact computer running Win 8.1. The machine will run our server software, will have only lan and wifi access, and must expose a ...
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Force refresh (re-scan) wireless networks from command line?

How can I force Windows to re-scan for available wireless networks from the command line? (i.e. I'm looking for the command-line equivalent of pressing F5 on the GUI.)
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netsh causes syntax error in Win8

I create a .bat file for change network using netsh: netsh interface ip set address name=Wireless source=static addr=192.168.43.100 mask=255.255.255.0 gateway=192.168.43.1 In Windows-7 work fine, ...
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Netsh Wlan Show Network High Delay

Command Line netsh wlan show network shows that my network delay is very high, 60-180 seconds. Is there a way I can reduce this? Unfortunately I don't have admin privileges on the computer.
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“De”-Localize Netsh Output

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way (Or if it is even possible) to get the "Non-Localized" (English) output of netsh on an OS that has a different language installed. Ie. Instead of receiving ...
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Internet Connection Sharing with Wireless Hosted Network (WHN) is not providing a DNS server for WHN clients

On Windows 8, I'm using a wireless hosted network with ICS. I have one interface connected to internet, and my WiFi interface as a wireless access point. The interface that is connected to internet is ...
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Is netsh based forwarding to 127.0.0.1 possible at all?

I've been trying to get netsh forward a port on the lan interface to another port on 127.0.0.1 The reason for this is that I need external machines to ssh into my vagrant virtual machine and I don't ...
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Remove hostednetwork password

I've set up my own Nintendo HomePass relay to get StreetPass from home, but recently something has changed and it doesn't work anymore. I've read I have to change some settings to make it work again, ...
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netsh advfirewall open TCP ports 80 and 443 for outgoing traffic

I need to do the following with netsh advfirewall commands: Open TCP ports 80 and 443 for outgoing traffic to dc.services.visualstudio.com and f5.services.visualstudio.com. How can I do this?
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Bridge between 2 identical LANs

device PC2 PC1 ......should-talk-to...... device PC2 PC1 \ | / \ | / hub lan1 hub lan2 I have two lans ...
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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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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 ...