Information on how to set up (configure) a wi-fi (wireless fidelity) network.

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Windows 8 - Wifi option gone from connection options. Can connect via Physical Connection only

I don't see any Wifi option in Windows > PC Settings: No Wifi Option in Network And Sharing Center: I Uninstalled and Reinstalled Ralink Wifi Drivers, its showing up as installed in Control ...
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Linksys E2000 (dd-wrt) DHCP in AP mode

I have configured my Linksys E2000 Router as a switch via dd-wrt. Devices connected by LAN: Samsung Smart TV ISP provided IPTV device Cable going to my actual Router (ISP provided, also the DHCP ...
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Home router website redirect

I need that anyone connected to my home's wifi and trying to access Facebook, be redirected to a particular website. I don't know anything about networking and I have a ZTE ZXHN H108N router, can ...
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Unable to Enable wifi on HP laptop

On a Windows 8.1 64 bit laptop that's a HP Pro Book 6560b the wireless network will not enable to allow me to connect to a wireless network. The wifi light stays yellow when I press function key to ...
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How to connect 2 WiFi routers to a modem via a switch

I have a large(ish) house, and I have a WiFi router set up in the place where it gets signal to as much of the house as it can, however there are 2 rooms to the side of it where there is no internet ...
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Windows 10 Pro Wifi card on laptop Lenovo Z580 loses connection intermittently

I have a Lenovo Z580. I have got its hinges repaired from a local repair guy. It has also fallen once but everything works. The problem I have been facing lately is that my Wireless Card doesn't stay ...
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W10 laptop no longer “sees” home WiFi

A Win10 x64 laptop has suddenly stopped "seeing" the home WiFi network, i.e. the network name no longer appears in the list (of course the SSID is not hidden). Notes: The PC can see other networks ...
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Which XFINITY WiFi hotspot service - Use 'xfinitywifi' or 'CafeExpress' or 'XFINITY' network to use?

The XFINITY WiFi by Comcast hotspot service has an app with a Help file that shows a screenshot saying: You can also select any network listed above the Available Networks option as shown in this ...
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How to set TCP/IP settings in smart phone for a internet connection shared through a wifi by Windows 7 ad-hoc network

I have internet connection in my windows PC through a ethernet cable. Now i want to share internet connection with my phone over wifi. I created an ad-hoc network with internet connection sharing ...
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mDNS stops working when plugging access point in to outer network

UPDATED with some corrections and additional facts July 17, 2016. The Access Point is a Linksys E2500, not a Netgear as originally stated. I also tried to be more clear and explicit about what works. ...
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Is it possible to improve Wi-Fi speed by connecting to the same Wi-Fi AP with two separate cards?

I have a weak connection and I have an antenna Wi-Fi card. Is it possible to get an improvement in speed if I connect both cards to the AP at the same time?
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RaLink RT3290 WLAN Module Issue

I have this module RaLink RT3290 in my laptop which is an HP Pavilion. I cannot connect to an access point at home which is literally feet away (and other devices at home connect flawlessly, even at a ...
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Use both antennas, Intel Dual Band Wireless - AC 7260 [7260HMW]

I just got the following wifi adapter: Intel Dual Band Wireless - AC 7260 [7260HMW] https://amzn.com/B00HJCBV64 It has inputs for two antennas, but no matter what I do the second input does not work. ...
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WiFi hard-blocked on GNOME

Every once in a while I try out a new linux distro. And the same problem occurs over and over again when I install a distribution using GNOME: my Wifi is hard-blocked. I try unblocking it with rfkill, ...
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Adapter wifi settings: wifi or performance

I have a situation trying to config the wifi adapter. Could anybody tell what is the difference between these two values please?
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packet loss. how to resolve this?

how to find out the packet loss? when the router is transmitting the packets of data to destination. If the destination will not receive the ex-tact transmitted packets there will be loose of data. ...
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Download Booster from Samsung Galaxy S7 on Microsoft Surface(w10)

I was impressed by the download booster feature on the Galaxy S7 Edge that I have now(I'm sure this feature existed before), and I wondered if it's possible to do the same on Windows 10? I have a ...
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What happens if two networks have the same SSID and password?

Related to this question: What happens if 2 wifi networks (run by different people) have the same SSID? BUT in my case both WiFi have the same password. I have two cases to consider: If they are ...
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What type of routers do large airports/conference-halls/hotels use? [closed]

I run a small coffee shop where we provide free wifi. The home routers I have supplying my shop's terminals, employees, and customers with internet access seem to be getting overloaded during peak ...
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Wireless Repeater dropping packets

Ok so I went and bought a Linksys RE3000W Wifi repeater and followed the instructions, logged into the private Wifi which it creates to set it up connected to my main router and it went seamlessly. ...
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Can wifi router/modem be used to detect other wifi network in visinity

is there a way you can detect other wifi networks in the range of wifi router cum modem.Laptops can detect wifi networks so can wirless modem can do this ?
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repeater via ethernet to increase wifi speed

I live in an apartment block with >20 other routers normally in range; when I'm next to my cable modem/router in the main room of the apartment, I get >150Mb speeds but moving to my bedroom (which is ...
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Can't find ScanWhenAssociated, Other way to disable auto-network-scan

I have a Problem with my Asus AC 56 WiFi USB Stick: I have lag spikes. The only solution to fix those spikes was to turn off the auto-network-scan of Windows. It's pretty inconvenient, because I have ...
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what to choose mimo or dual-polarized?

I am confused there are a lot of futures and anttena types for CPE 1- nanostation m2 : 11 dBi MIMO Technology COMFAST CF-E316N V2.0 : 16 2- dBi dual-polarized Technology SunEyes SP-CP302 : ...
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what does the result of my wifi diagnostic test tell

what does these mean LAN Connection Check Test Switch LAN PORT 1 DOWN Test Switch LAN PORT 2 DOWN Test Switch LAN PORT 3 DOWN Test Switch LAN PORT 4 DOWN WLAN Connection Check Test WLAN Root AP ...
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How can I make my 3G router reset its connection in the middle of the night?

I have a 3G router, which is my only internet connection. I pay per megabyte. The router hosts WiFi. It is is not physically connected to the computer. It gets its power from an electric socket. ...
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Windows 7 hosted network use one adapter to receive and second adapter to create hostednetwork

Is it possible to use one WiFi adapter just for connecting to router to catch the WiFi. Then, use the 2nd adapter to create hosted network in windows? The following commands do not seem to have an ...
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Laptop Internet keeps disconnecting

I've been having a problem for a few months now, but I had it before a few months, then I somehow managed to fix it, but now it's back. Only my laptop (meaning all other devices are connected to the ...
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access 192.168.0.1 with CMD

I need some help to create a .bat file which need to: 1) Access 192.168.0.1 or tplinklogin.net (my wi-fi router address) 2) Type/insert user and password 3) Click/run "Disconnect" wait 1-3 sec 4) ...
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Recive and host WiFi at the same time [duplicate]

I can recive WiFi on a Windows and an Android devices. I want to use one of them to connect to WiFi while send out another WiFi network, so when my WiFi will act as a proxy-like machine for my other ...
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OpenWRT seems to working but canot be configured

I installed openwrt on TP-Link TL-WR841ND v11. When it booted, lock diode didnť turn off (when on router was standart firmware led rurned off after boot) and leds indicated connected computers show. ...
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All in one PC won't connect to WiFi after Windows 10 update

I can't enable one protocol to get it to connect to the WiFi. It let me enable all the others except one called Microsoft network adapter multiplexor protocol. I check the box to enable it, and ...
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How can you export WiFi settings from Windows 7 to an Apple Mac OSX?

Bought a new Mac but can't access wireless networks I used to because their passwords are saved on my old pc. Can WiFi names and their passwords be exported from a Windows 7 PC and imported to a OSX ...
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Windows 8 laptop suddenly won't connect to wifi

I have a Dell e6400, and I was using it, connected to wifi and it was all working fine. I closed it and opened it back up about 10 minutes later and the laptop was no longer connected to wifi and ...
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Why the trend to have SSID prefix start as “Direct-xx”?

I've noticed this trend that WIFI SSIDs now start with a prefix of "Direct-xx" (ex: Direct-EK-Bravia). I've been unable to find anything that points to a new standard or requirement? Is this just say ...
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Mac OS X El Capitan - Wi-fi drops when a lot of requests (or high load of processor)

This is very annoying issue. I'm noticing it when having multiple requests (slack, telegram, a lot of tabs in chrome, etc.) - wi-fi just drops (all wi-fi networks are not displayed in the dropdown). ...
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Can not connect to WiFi from win8, but can from ubuntu

I had an eduroam account(from the university) which I was connecting to successfully. Now I moved to another city in Germany and again they have eduroam network. When I am connecting and giving my ...
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Can't connect Mac OS X to Sitecom 300N wireless gigabit router XR?

I've got a Sitecom 300N wireless gigabit router XR as my Wi-Fi access point. It works fine on various Android devices, my Windows laptop, and my iPad. However for some reason, my OS X macbook refuses ...
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Multiple access points with the same details

I'm looking to extend my wifi so that it extends all the way from my home, across the garden, and to the garage. If I installed an access point in the garage with the same name and password, would ...
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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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Packet injection in a Wi-Fi network with card in monitor mode

I have a computer connected to a WEP-protected Wi-Fi network. With scapy I can forge packets (let's say ICMP) and send them to another station of the same network. If I put my wireless card in ...
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Bad internet connection though WiFi has high link quality

At my house, when I check the Link Quality in the room where the router is, the Link Quality is 70/70 (-39 dBm) and there is high-speed internet access. In the next room behind a wall, the Link ...
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WiFi range extender

I had a WiFi range extender that worked properly. But suddenly the connection of the extender dropped and even though it seems connected and my devices can connect to it, no data is being transferred ...
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Why is my WiFi file copy so slow?

I have shared a folder on my Debian 8 GNU/Linux PC using Samba network sharing service. The folder is on an external hard disk that is connected to the PC using an USB 3.0 cable. The PC is connected ...
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The wifi on my Imac 2009 is not working

The wifi on my iMac mid 2009 runing OSX El Capitan is not working at all it seems to be slowing the internet down for other devices on the same wifi too it connects and everything but it just wont ...
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wireless connection not connecting windows 8

I have a broadband connection and internet in all other devices on my WiFi is working. On the laptop, which is running Windows 8, I am not able to connect using the WiFi. You can see the ...
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Wifi with CAS Authentication

I want to set up an access point for my student organisation providing to our members only network access, thus i would like to get them authenticated through our CAS System. The hardware that i have ...
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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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How to close a program when connecting to a specific wifi on Windows

I have a small download limit on my home wifi. Everytime I open my laptop dropbox starts and starts syncing consuming my download limit. I don't want to remove dropbox from my automatic startup list ...
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Wireless adapter goes missing frequently in my Dell Inspiron 3537 (Windows 10 Laptop)

I have Dell Inspiron 3537 Laptop. It's WiFi adapter goes missing frequently. Mostly when my laptop wakes up from sleep mode, restarts or shut down and turn on next time. I am not understanding why is ...