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

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What do the colors on a Belkin wifi range extender mean?

I have the N600 DB. I'm having trouble finding what the different led colors mean on its indicator light. My box was absent any documentation. The included CD is for windows and Mac. I use Linux on ...
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How set up OpenVPN WiFi access point?

Running an OpenVPN client on Openwrt. Connecting to a VPN service provider. OpenVPN works great over LAN. Want to set up OpenVPN WiFi access point Tried to simply create an access point and connect ...
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Can't connect to the router settings through WIFI

I'm trying to change the router settings and I can not access to them by WIFI. I can, however, access to them if I connect an Ethernet cable to my computer (Macbook pro). I'm currently using Virgin ...
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Unable to connect to 802.1x network using NetworkManager on Linux

For the past few days, I have been trying to get my Fedora 22 desktop and laptop to connect to my university's 802.1x WiFi network. However, I have been running into an issue. Whenever I try using ...
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How does disabling SSID broadcast help or doesn't help securing WIFI network

Does disabling of SSID add any level of security to my wifi network at all? As of right now I have it enabled but just wanted to know what changes if i disable it.
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Configure MAC filter for H5004NK router

I would like to block my neighbor's connection to our WiFi. How do I fill out this form?
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Netgear router default SSID not visible after factory reset without ethernet cable

After moving into a new place, the computer wasn't able to see the wireless network name, even after enabling/disabling WiFi on the laptop and factory resetting the router. Now, the network name of ...
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How to set Guest wifi to have different wifi channel?

I am using Linksys EA 6900 in home setup. There are multiple devices like TV, Phones, Tablet, Wireless speakers connected to router via 2.4 & 5 GHz channel. I started to observe problems with ...
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client mode and AP mode in Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW Wi-Fi card

I have an Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW Wi-Fi card and from its spec, I should be able to configure it to AP mode (Access Point) and client mode simultaneously. Currently I can configure it to the client ...
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Connect to wifi via bash script in Debian

This command seems to be kinda outdated because it only supports wep: iwconfig wlan0 essid WIFI_NETWORK key s:WIFI_PASSWORD dhclient wlan0 I found an alternative way that supports wpa2, but it ...
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Wifi network suddenly not visible anymore on certain device

Since today, my laptop doesn't see my Wifi network anymore. My phone has no problems seeing it and connecting to it and other notebooks/phones around have no trouble either... So I tested an external ...
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Wi-Fi networks not detected on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (rtl8723be)

I have an hp pavillion 15-ab030tx and I recently dual booted windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04LTS. No Wifi networks are being displayed, but if I host a hotspot from my phone it is visible and I am able ...
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Can't find 'Flight Mode' option in Windows 8 on Lenoveo G570

While surfing internet i just lost my wireless internet. I am using Lenovo G-570 laptop, TP-LINK TL-WR841N router and Windows 8 operating system. I spend almost two hours on google before asking for ...
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Windows 8 not detecting Wi-Fi

My PC is not detecting the signal of the wireless router in the room. My roommates can use it with no issues. My PC is showing other Wi-Fi signals, but not the Wi-Fi of my own room. I have tried ...
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Incorrect Iperf Configuration? /Thorough Iperf Tutorial

I have a laptop (with Ubuntu) and a router (with OpenWrt). When I check the version for both, the laptop says I have version 2.05 for multithreads and the router says I have 2.05 for pthreads. Both ...
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how to define a wifi password on D-Link DAP-1360

I have a D-Link DAP-1360 wifi repeater device and I wish to connect to it directly in order to define the wifi password (comes open by default). I connect it directly to my PC with a network cable, ...
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Will this 'ac wifi' adapter improve my speeds compared to the one I own, on a 'n wifi' router?

I've been using this 'n wifi' adapter for some time now, but it only supports 2.4ghz and up to 150Mbps. Since my 'n wifi' router supports speeds up to 300Mbps and has both 2.4ghz and 5ghz capabilities ...
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Mac OS El Capitan (10.11) not able to connect to WIFI(WPA 2 Enterprise)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro OS to 10.11 (El Capitan), since then its not able to connect to WIFI (WPA2 Enterprise) of our organisation. It is getting authenticated via EAP-PEAP but after that its ...
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Can WiFi repeaters cause interference?

I have a old Linksys router the I converted into a repeater using dd-wrt firmware. Its been running great but I'm just curious is it possible that it could be interfering with the main router?
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wpa_supplicant on Debian doesn't connect to network

I'm currently trying to connect to my home WiFi network (WPA2 security), but when I run sudo wpa_supplicant -B -D wext -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf, running /sbin/iw wlan0 link immediately ...
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Is it possible to share the WiFi of a Mac through Ethernet and go through a proxy?

I'm trying to make my iPhone's traffic go through Burp Suite. Unfortunately, there are some apps that don't work if a proxy is configured (the easiest way with Burp Suite ist to configure the IP of ...
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WPA Supplicant reconnect after signal drop?

I have a headless server (Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS) which I configured to connect to my WPA-protected wifi network at boot using the accepted answer in the link below (tl;dr: run wpa_supplicant from ...
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Is there a way to get signal strength from wifi to router?

How can I tell where is the best reception for the wi-fi from my laptop to my router? Is there a built in program in Mac OSX that can tell me this information? I'm not talking about the wifi icon in ...
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WiFi router speed limited to 1 MBPS

Suddenly any device connected to my router either via WiFi or LAN can't go beyond 1 MBps. I checked evey setting but can't discern what might be the cause of this issue. Radio Type is 802.11n Status ...
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How activate Wifi in windows 8.1 [closed]

I just installed windows 8.1 and I can not turn on wifi, previously had windows 7, and turned on and off by a combination of keyboard, but now will not let me activate, because I was disabled when you ...
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Will setting an access point to 802.11n mode only restrict the ability of 802.11g devices to connect?

I have an access point that allows for 802.11n and 802.11b/g/n modes. If the AP is set to 802.11n mode in the 2.4Ghz spectrum, are 802.11g clients able to connect?
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Connect TL-WR740N via wireless to TL-WR340G/TL-WR340GD

I have a TL-WR340G/TL-WR340GD, which is already setup (DHCP, if it matters) to provide Internet over WiFi. I have a spare TL-WR740N which I would like to connect over WiFi to the WR340G. While I ...
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Dlink 600l cloud router not working

I have a D-Link DIR-600L router that does not seem to be working as it is supposed to. Every time I try to configure the router, after all the settings have been saved as in the ssid and password etc, ...
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Wi-Fi Ensuring Fair Use

I have D-Link Router, and normally have 3-4 devices connected to Wi-Fi at any point. Most of times, all of devices can co-exist peacefully. At certain times, this is not possible. For examples, even ...
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Which WiFi channel and Channel Width can support more distance?

I am far away from the modem router and have a very weak signal. There is no other wifi signal, so could you please tell me which Channel Width (20mhz or 40mhz) and channel (2.412ghz or 2.484ghz) is ...
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How to configure two broadband connection on the network so that if one goes down other can automatically start catering to Internet requests

Our earlier setup was 12 PCs connected via a switch. These PCs can connect to eachother via LAN. Broadband connection was via ADSL modem cum router plugged into the switch so that all PCs get internet ...
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How to connect to a wireless network with different domain credentials

I've recently purchased a new computer, and I'm using it for work. The only issue is the username/password combo I'm logged in with is different to my domain credentials in the office. Now I've ...
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Block users on Asus Router

I had an Netgear router who had the option to block connected devices who were using my wifi connection. Is this option available on an Asus RT-AC87U?
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Make Windows 7 forget non-default wifi

Is it possible to setup Widows 7 on a labtop, so that a non-priveleged account forgets all wireless networks when not connected? (-but still remember one specific network.) Specifics: There are ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi after Sleep/Hibernate

I start my computer normally and the Wi-Fi adapter works just fine. However, once I sleep or hibernate, and resume, I am no longer connected to any network. I scan for a network and the list displays ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi network on Windows 8 / 8.1

I see about 12 other WiFi networks in the WiFi list displayed by Windows and can even connect to them (one of them I know), so WiFi is basically working. However, I cannot find the network I usually ...
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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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Monitor who's connecting to your wifi connection on Kali Linux [closed]

I'm wondering if there's a software/tool which can manage the accesses to my wi-fi connection. I'm using the modem dashboard now, but it's slow and complex, as it's not direct as a software and 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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Debian can't connect to Wi-Fi network after upgrade from Wheezy to Jessie

After upgrading my Thinkpad T420 from Wheezy to Jessie today, the integrated Wi-Fi stopped working. After countless hours of searching, I still can't seem to find what the issue is. In the GNOME ...
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Debian wlan0 interface not found

I have troubles to configure my wireless card in Debian Wheezy. I followed the instruction from: https://wiki.debian.org/iwlwifi It is a fresh debian install, before this i ran Ubuntu but because I ...
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Home internet: ISP-->Switch--> WiFi Router

Currently, cable internet (WAN) from ISP enters my house through a junction box and runs to the WiFi router in one of the rooms. However, I have quite a few devices (TV, Consoles) that do not have ...
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script to monitor wifi connection dropouts

I suffered WiFi dropouts (WiFi swapped to "Limited") using an ISP provided router for weeks. I have since upgraded my networking equipment and I would like to monitor my WiFi connection for a few days ...
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How to block access to specific websites and apps on a Wi-Fi network? [closed]

I have heard that you can block the use of Whatsapp and Facebook on your Wi-Fi network. Please guide me how to do this.
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Why would the Wi-Fi connection on my smartphone perform better than the same connection on my laptop?

The download speeds while connected on Wi-Fi to the same router—an ADSL2+ Wireless N300 Modem Router—seems to be significantly faster on my phone than on my laptop. This problem doesn’t occur all the ...
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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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Display Wi-Fi only to selected devices

I want to display my Wi-Fi network only to a couple of devices and make it such that none of the other devices could find out while searching it. How can I do that?
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Can not connect to wifi modem admin interface

I want to view my TP-Link Wi-Fi modem setting page in my browser.This is my network information: As you see my router IP is 192.168.1.1. When I ping this IP I get "request timed out" as result. ...
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Command for removing monitor/promisc from an adapter on OSX Yosemite

How do I accomplish this? I see posts on how to turn it on with the Apple802.11.framework but nothing on turning it off. I ran wash and now I'm currently stuck on monitor mode. Please help! sudo ...
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Alfa AWUS036NH Kali tx power issue

I have bought an Alfa AWS036NH Wi-Fi card. I have been using it with Kali 1.1.0, however I can't get the tx power to increase. I have tried the following ifconfig wlan1 down Iwconfig wlan1 tx-power 30 ...