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

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My internet connection at work gets cut every 10 minutes [closed]

I'm doing an internship at a company that uses Websense to filter sites that can be accessed using the wireless network provided, I think that I could use a proxy to bypass it, but I don't know if ...
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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 ...
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Simultaneous WiFi connection to multiple nodes

I'm designing a WiFi module based on a ATMEL WiFi radio chip, and I'm wondering if there are any limitations in the amount of IP-connections I can establish. I would like my module to be able to ...
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RTL8188CUS AP and Client mode simultaneously with hostapd in Linux?

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my RTL8188CUS Wifi dongle to run in both AP and Client mode at the same time. How can I do this in Linux? I have hostapd running fine and I remember reading ...
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No Wireless networks in Kali Linux

I've installed Kali Linux Sana amd64 on my HP af006ax notebook. I've configured dual boot: Windows 10 and Kali. The notebook has Realtek 8723be wireless chipset. ifconfig shows wlan0 has wireless ...
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Combine 3 WiFi routers into one network

I have 3 WiFi routers. I want them to all work together to make one network all throughout the house. Router A: Actiontec PK5000 (DSL modem/router combo) Router B & C: TP-Link TL-WR841N ...
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How to set TCP/IP and DNS settings for individual Wi-Fi networks?

I'd like to have different IP and DNS settings for different Wi-Fi networks. How can I do this in Windows 10?
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Wifi stops working after a while unless I renew DHCP (MB Pro Retina, Late 2013)

It started a while back. I think it happened when I updated to Yosemite, it happened when I updated to El Capitan. Wifi works fine for less than half an hour, then it stops working. It doesn't get ...
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Windows cannot connect to Enterprise WPA2 WiFi access point with EAP-TTLS PAP authentication using freeradius

I was working on having an Enterprise WiFi access point where my clients need to enter username and password (which are in OpenLDAP directory), using AES, TTLS PAP. I setup my freeradius according to ...
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wifi is not turning on

My laptop has Windows 10 installed. The laptop's Bluetooth/WiFi switch is on, but the WiFi is not getting enabled. I have already gone for troubleshooting and also reset the system but still the ...
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How to connect two locally linked computers to WIFI using IPv4 addressing?

I want to connect my laptop and another computer (which is RaspberryPi 2, but that's not very important) using a crossover cable. Then I would like to SSH from my laptop to another computer. Finally, ...
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temporarily keep old wifi router running while configuring new one?

I don't intend to set up a home network with two routers which is what a lot of the existing posts here and elsewhere cover. I just want to have the convenience of having the old connection up ...
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How to tell if Airplane Mode is on?

Action Center tells me that Airplane Mode is on: Whereas, The WiFi menu tells me that it is not: So, is it On or Off? EDIT: It isn't that simple... most devices will let you turn WiFi on even if ...
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Test WPA2-PSK credentials

Is there a way to test if WPA2-PSK credentials are correct without having to restart the wifi interface? I am using OpenWRT on a router, and I am providing the user with a web front-end to select a ...
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What in WiFi configuration can prevent mobile device from connecting to wireless network?

I'm trying to discove, why one of me Windows Phone based phones is not able to connect to my home WiFi network. I tested the phone itself and it turned out, that it connects without any problems to ...
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Why does windows 10 not recognise my wifi adapter after Hyper-V uninstall

I have an Edimax AC600 USB wifi adapter (using the driver which comes with Windows 10). I've had Windows 10 for a few months and it's been working fine. The other night, I was trying out some VM ...
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Sign-In to Network protocol

When I connect to a hotel network that does not require a WPA key, on my PC, the first browser access will be trapped and directed to the login page. This is understandable, and I can guess the ...
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Dell Inspirion Windows 10

I accidentally hit Forget in regards to my network and cannot restore my WiFi, because I can't find the 8 digit PIN on my router. Is there a way to retrieve this or restore my WiFi settings prior to ...
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Does Apple AirPort Extreme provide more than other wifi routers?

I'm looking to replace my sister's AirPort Extreme with, say, a Belkin or NetGear router that I can pick up from a local store. She's concerned that her (quite old) Apple TV and maybe something else ...
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Asus laptop wifi led not lighting

Last week i bought asus x555lb laptop and installed windows 10. And saw, that wifi led is off, it light up only then I turn on air plane mode. All drivers from asus web site are installed. On my ...
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HP Pavilion 15t RTL8723BE Wi-Fi severe packet loss when on battery power

I have an HP Pavilion 15t-ab100 laptop that is experiencing Wi-Fi issue (Realtek RT8723BE 802.11b/g/n + BT). I found that whenever I am on battery power. There will be severe packet loss even if I am ...
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Can I make a WiFi ESS with a consumer-grade access point?

My house has dead spots on WiFi no matter where I set up the access point that my ISP gave me. I turned off the WiFi functionality on the ISP's equipment, and set up a standalone 802.11ac router ...
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How to forget wireless networks from command line?

Using the command line on Debian, how can make the system forget the wireless networks I previously connected to? Thanks.
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How can I determine which wireless access point I'm using with several APs in bridge mode?

I have three WiFi access points (one ca. 2010 Apple Airport Express, one previous-generation Apple Time Capsule, one ASUS RT-N66U) configured in bridge mode and connected by Ethernet to a ...
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How to connect to a mac computer-to-computer wifi network from windows

I'm trying to get a windows 10 surface tablet to connect to the WiFi network I establish on a mac by going (on the mac) to create network → create a computer-to-computer network. I give the ...
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Strange Wi-Fi issue

I, along with my other two flatmates, are experiencing problems with our ISP, which basically means, he sucks. The deal, we signed, says the bandwidth should be up to 100 mbps, but it regularly slows ...
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Speedtest shows fast connection but actual downloads are slow

I'm struggling with my wifi setup at home. I've 2 floors apartment. Router is on the first floor (ASUS RT-AC68U) and my desktop PC is upstairs (w adapter ASUS USB-AC56). I find the connection pretty ...
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Weird Wifi Issue in Windows

I have a laptop. Formerly, it had only Windows installed (all worked fine). Then I formated the PC and now I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04.3 with Windows 10, and now I have a problem with wifi in Windows: ...
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Captive Wi-Fi to Regular Wi-Fi bridge solution

I'm looking for a software / hardware solution to my issue - I have free access to Wi-Fi in my building but it requires browser login (i.e. captive network). I want to use a streamer on this network ...