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

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RTL8188 AP and Client mode simultaneously with hostapd in Linux?

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my RTL8188 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 about ...
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Debugging a wifi connection?

We have a wireless modem from TWC, model TC8715D from Technicolor, which occasionally stops working even though the connected devices say that they're still connected. On both my phone and my laptop, ...
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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 connection and icon missing completely

Please, I need your help. I've got the hang of windows 8.1 except for one thing, I can't find, use or enable WiFi! Will you help me please? Where is my WiFi?
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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 network a ...
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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 ...
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Linux Mint 17- Unable to edit hotspot

So, here is my problem. I am using mint 17 and I wish to use the computer as a hotspot. In the network panel, there is 2 wifi options (internal, and external usb). Using the internal wifi adapter to ...
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Create private network in hotel' wifi

In a hotel there is a open wifi-network, but I want to setup my own network within a open wifi. Is this diagram correct to use for this?
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unable to connect to wifi on my HP G3 250 Laptop

I am unable to connect to wifi on my HP G3 250 Laptop. I have tried almost everything on the internet(driver install/uninstall,remove/change SSN,router configuration,system format).I have even get it ...
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wpa_passphrase with hex-encoded SSID

How can I generate a hex password based on a hex SSID? Explanation I use the following command to generate a hex value from a unicode string: $ echo -n "→ MyUnicodeSSID ←" | tr -d "\n" | od -A n -t ...
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Each restart on Windows 10 causes limited connectivity in WiFi

I have a Lenovo Windows 10 with Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265. It was working with Windows 8.1, but the following happened after upgrade: After coming from vacation, I tried to use our WiFi and ...
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Setting up Windows 8 to use wifi for TeamViewer, but I want the Web-browser to connect to internet over a 3G-dongle

Searched all over the net but can't find an answer. Hope someone here has the knowledge to help. I have a laptop which I connect to remotely using TeamViewer. The Laptop has connection to WIFI and ...
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Wi-Fi opt-out Microsoft & Google

So if I want to opt out Google's WiFi Assistant I have to add _nomap to my SSID. If I want to opt out from Microsoft's WiFi Sense I have to add _optout to my SSID. What if I want to opt out ...
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Windows 10 wifi issue: “Can't connect to this network”

A little background - I have a Lenevo G50 which was running Windows 8.1 up until a few months back. Then came along the free upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft updated the laptop OS to windows 10, and ...
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No keyMaterial found in wifi xml file

I used the following command to get the xml files for the WIFIs i had connected. Mostof them have keyMaterial either in hex or plain text in them but one file doesn'. How to get keyMaterial/password ...
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New Wifi repeater cannot see _my_ Wifi

I'm trying to connect to a new Comfast (CF-WR300N, see at botom) as a WiFi repeater. The irritating thing is that all seems fine, but when I get to the stage of choosing the network to repeat (see ...
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Wi-Fi access point with login page

Currently I'm using hostapd and dnsmasq. And I want to add something like login page: user connects to ap, opens any site and my wifi/dns-program automatically redirects him to the login page till he ...
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WiFi mouse prevents Wifi network

I have recently bought Defender MM-025 black mouse. I use it for laptop which is connected to home WiFi network. The problem is that when I connect the mouse receiver to the laptop, the internet speed ...
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How to limit the number of devices that can connect to my TP Link WR740N?

I have a wifi router TP Link model number WR740N. I connect phones, computers etc. in my home. I am wondering, is there any option available for this wifi router which can limit the number of devices ...
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Overlapping of Wi-Fi access points confusing a Mac

I've installed a Wi-Fi access point and the signal overlaps with the Wi-Fi signal of the access point installed in the router. The access points have the same SSID and password. This new installation ...
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Wi-Fi hand off between access points?

I have a long house, and must use two wireless access points to get full coverage. I also have terrible cell coverage so I often use Wi-Fi calling on my android phone to accommodate. However, when I ...
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Cannot connect to home WiFi network

I upgraded to Windows 10 and ever since then my computer can't find my own home wifi network. A bunch of available wifi networks will show up, but not mine. I don't have it hidden and it shows up on ...
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How to terminate Clients Wifi Connections to Router programatically?

Actually, I am into developing a Small scale Hotspot system. An app from my clients phone/system, Keeps updating my server with a connected and alive flag periodically with its MAC as identifier, The ...
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Is it possible to choose a specific WiFi channel in Windows 7?

I'm in a hotel and experiencing a very flaky connection. Looking through WiFi Analyzer (Android) I found that Channel 1 and Channel 14 seem to be the most stable ones. Is there a way to force ...
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Check if wifi disconnected-> create adhoc (Linux)

I'm searching for a possibility to make my linux check periodically if there is wifi network connected. If there is no connection, an adhoc network should be created. Thanks in advance
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Windows 8.1 no longer sees wireless network - VERY ODD ISSUE

My desktop PC running windows 8.1 can no longer see my home wireless network - it does not appear in the list of networks to connect to. Background - I have a BT Home Hub with WiFi turned off, ...
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Debian- public wifi connection

I try to connect a public password-less wifi network. My /etc/network/interfaces file is auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-essid asd I did # ifup wlan0 But i couldn't get ip from ...
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Can I combine Wifi and Ethernet internet connections? [duplicate]

Can I make my computer use both Ethernet and Wifi connections to download files from multiparts supported servers simultaneously or download torrents faster and use both connections to download ...