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

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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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Android exclude WiFis [migrated]

In my area I have a lot of paid WiFi hotspots that are open and my android connects to them automatically. Can I set that WiFis with certain keyword in their name (SSID) would not connect to?
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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 ...
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Which protocol does my Asus EeePC T101MT Wi-Fi support? [closed]

I have an Asus EeePC T101MT with an Atheros ar9285 Wi-Fi device. I recently replaced my router with an “802.11n”-standard, but the only device which is still has slow Wi-Fi connection is this Asus. ...
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LAN with proxy to proxyless hotspot

I have proxy server based Ethernet port. Can I create a WiFi hotspot using a WiFi router that requires no proxy information? If so how could it be done? Thanks in advance...
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Cannot install Hostapd in Porteus (Slackware)

I’m trying to install hostapd (to share laptop’s Wi-Fi) into Porteus (I guess it’s a slackware based distro). I’ve tried usm -s hostapd, it said: driver_nl80211.c:21:31: warning: ...
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Connectify-adhoc with signal strength of No signal?

I'm not sure if there is something wrong with my laptop's wifi adapter. It seems to function OK (can detect and connect to a wifi network. I can even use the aircrack-ng suit to DOS other APs, which ...
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Connected to wi-fi but no network

My wi-fi router suddenly stopped working, and I can't get it to work. My provider had issues in my area, but they settled, and after that wi-fi is not working anymore. I have a following setup: modem ...
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Can I use my Wi-Fi router to connect my desktop to a Wi-Fi Internet?

I am using windows 8.1 and a TP-Link TL-WR720N Wi-Fi Router . I was using Internet from broadband to my desktop and my laptop with this router (wired connection in desktop and wireless connection in ...
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How to configure an Advantek Networks Router WR541R as a repeater?

I have an Advantek Networks Router WR541R, and I wish to configure it like a repeater. However, the check-box "Enable WDS" seems to be disabled. I tried activating the check-box that says "Enable ...
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WiFi Connectivity Diagnosis

I have a MacBook Pro on Yosemite 10.10.2. Whenever I come home from work with it and try to connect to my home network, I see this image: When I unplug and plug back in my router, it works. An ...
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How to setup popup WiFI

I have set up Local LAMPP server on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. So when I type http://localhost at my browser, I can see the local web page. Now I want to set up WiFi access point on the same machine, ...
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Turn off Wi-Fi scanning on Windows 8

A Windows 8 tablet keeps scanning for Wi-Fi networks even though it's already connected to a preferred one. I can see some other networks appearing and disappearing in the connectivity area on the ...
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Continuous streaming connections are unstable on a Windows 8 tablet

I'm trying to listen to a radioshow live on a tablet and on a laptop (audio streaming, no video decoding), both are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. It looks like the wi-fi connection on my tablet ...
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WiFi Hard blocked: yes [closed]

WiFi PCI (and USB) adapters are not available on my system - Asus Laptop F55 / Linux Mint 17.1 (Ralink rt2800pci) Debian, Ubuntu or Fedora 21 have the same problem with my configuration. Any clue on ...
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How do I get Ubuntu 14.04 to recognize my onboard wireless interface?

I am transforming an old Dell Dimension E510 into a web server for my home network. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 from DVD and everything seemed to go smoothly. Once I got to the command line, ...
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What is the best way to manage handoff between two Wi-Fi client devices on one laptop?

I have an 802.11ac router, my laptop has an internal card that only supports 2.4GHz, and the laptop also has a very small USB adapter that only supports 5GHz. I constantly have issues with the ...
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Why does my Windows 7 laptop show 2 Wi-Fi ethernet adapters?

On my 3-year old Sony Vaio Laptop the network configuration displays as in the window screenshot given below. I don't understand why two entries for Wi-Fi adapter show up (Microsoft Virtual Wi-Fi ...
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WiFi is not working while Bluetooth HCI is in listen mode

When I'm using my hci0 device in listen mode, like gatttool -b <addr> --listen I cannot access network via wi-fi. I should either stop listening or use wired connection to access the network. ...