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How to get the bandwidth usages in my WIFI including from mobile devices

I have set up a wireless network(Binatone router) for my home.I have 3 laptop usages and two mobile usages,out which which one is iphone and other is android.I want to know how much bandwidth each and ...
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Block WiFi Access Point by MAC address on DD-WRT using client mode WAN connection

My router's WAN connection is configured to connect to a subscription based public WiFi network. I've determined the public network has three different access points in range of my router (all using ...
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How do I hide a ad-hoc wifi netwok on linux?

I'm creating a mesh network with batman-adv and using wpa_supplicant for the ad-hoc network. I do not want this ad-hoc network to be visible to others (on their list of available networks and such). ...
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Wifi: why auto start without my authorisation? [closed]

When switching on (cold start) my Xperia D2303 the wifi automatically switches on even when I switched it off before shutting down my cell phone previously. How do I prevent this from happening? My ...
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Establishing wireless PPPoE similar to Window 7 except through router

Win 7 and 8 have brought along this great feature that allows you to split a connection out from the laptop once its been established (wireless or wired) using what i effectively deem to be a wireless ...
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Reading Linksys EA3500 Configuration File

Is there a way to view the configuration of a Linksys EA3500 from a .cfg backup of the router's configuration? What I mean is, can I open the backup file to view the configuration settings of the ...
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Inform WiFi users of missing Internet connection

We provide a free WiFi in our town with the Freifunk gluon firmware. Sometimes it can happen, that a cluster of routers is connected with each other indeed, but in fact none of the routers in that ...
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How do I use my dual band Wi-Fi card to connect to 5GHz and 2.4GHz simultaneously on Windows?

I have an Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW Wi-Fi card, and a dual band Wi-Fi AP. I can see both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz Wi-Fi access points as separate entries in the list of Wi-Fi access points to connect to. ...
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Add hidden wifi network profile using cmd

I need to add/create hidden SSID profile in windows using command line. I tried netsh command for normal profiles, But how to use it for hidden SSID profiles. I have following information of hidden ...
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Disable Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter Permanantly

Is there a simple and permanent way to disable the Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter permanently. I believe this device may be the source of some wifi problems my users have been having.
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WiFi direct on windows pc

I want to send files from my computer - windows to my Android phone through wifi direct. I don't want to install any app at my phone and access the file from the browser. I just want to use wifi ...
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Unable to reach access point

I followed these instructions to setup my Access Point. My Router is reachable via Wireless but non of my devices pick up any signal from the Access Point. The name simply doesn't show up. The ...
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tomato usb: Can't increase transfer rate above 54mbps in gui

Here is my setup: rt-n16 router v1.28.0502 MIPSR2Toastman-RT-N K26 USB VPN-NOCAT Set to N only 40ghz channel width I was fluctuating between 108mbps and 11mbps transfer rates and had an unreliable ...
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How to use a modem as both Ethernet and wifi

I have a ZTE ZXDSL 531B Modem and i want to use it as both a WiFi router and a modem i.e I want to use it with my PC with Ethernet but also use its WiFi for my cell Phone.I have a Cable - Broadband ...
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How do remote sensors connect to a password-protected wifi network?

I'm quite new to networking in general, and am wondering how remote sensing devices are able to connect to someone's home wifi network? For example, take a device like this: ...
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How to enable 802.11n Wi-Fi?

I have a 150-Mbit capable router and a notebook with Atheros AR9485-EG wireless adapter. The connection speed is always 54 Mbit/s. The router is set to b/g/n mode. If to set it into 11n-only mode the ...
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How to enter password for Wi-Fi network on my Windows 7 PC?

I have a home Wi-Fi network. Previously it was an open network, without any password. Recently I renamed my network and set a WEP password there. Now on my Laptop I see the renamed network but can't ...
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How can I tell whether a USB WiFi adaptor supports the Infrastructure mode?

I need a USB WiFi adaptor which supports the Infrastructure mode (not Ad-Hoc) - (i.e. I want to use a laptop as a WiFi access point). How can I tell which WiFi adaptors support the Infrastructure ...
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Extend wifi network from one building to the next, making a new public network that cannot access machines on the original network

We have a secure wifi network at church in the main building. We now want to add an open wifi network in our hall across the drive way. The wifi signal makes it over to the hall, but barely. I got a ...
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Cannot visit some pages in browser

I have just installed my new network adapter for wireless connectivity. I am using TP-LINK TL-WN727N. I installed the drivers from the manufacturers website to get the latest version. The installation ...
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Configuring a repeater for a non-native vlan

I my office I have 3 Cisco Aironet 1130AG series access points. I want to setup a new access point as a repeater. So far I have configured it a repeater using Cisco's website. Also, I am configuring ...
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TP-link 300M extender no connectivity

I recently bought a range extender and now I can't connect to the internet with some devices. I can connect to the network but I can't access the internet. My phone works but two laptops(windows 8 and ...
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Replace WiFi router transparently for clients?

How to replace WiFi router or AP so that clients won't need to be reconfigure? Is it enough to set same SSID (textual) and passwords? Or may be there are some invisible keys generated?
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Can't get internet on 2.4 GHz wifi, but can for 5 GHz

I have a Windows 7 desktop that is giving me a baffling network problem. My router is broadcasting two wifi signals: one on 2.4 GHz and one on 5 GHz. My desktop can connect to both, but cannot get ...
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How to forward a port to a DHCP client?

The following approach works for me. Say my local ip address is 192.168.1.136, I am able to open the port 63102 using the method illustrated in the following image. My issue is, if I configure my ...
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Is a rare timeout from a ping on 5ghz normal?

I have a ASUS router with a 5ghz AP. No interference or traffic. My question is, what can cause even just one timeout out of a large number (say, 10,000) successful, low-roundtrip times (1-2ms)? ...
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How to encrypt traffic from my laptop so that i can't be monitored over Wifi by any other on that network [closed]

I would like to know what is the mechanism or tool to encrypt all traffic going or coming to my laptop which is connected to the wifi network so that i can't be monitored by anyone and no one on that ...
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Why cant my win 8.1 laptop to find *my* WLAN

I have a cheap win 8.1 Packard Bell laptop. I have a WLAN that is detectable by win7, OSX, iPad, 2*iPhone another win 8.1 laptop and a Samsung phone. But I cant get the PB-laptop to find my WLAN. It ...
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Wifi Router Not Working While Windows Firewall Is On

I buy a Wifi Router and setup. All is running good, but just 3 issues: Issue No 1. On my pc (Local server) I edit host file like below: 127.0.0.1 example.com so, on my browser, if I enter ...
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Slow down internet without changing router settings

I know some may think this is a dumb question or that what I am looking for is not the right solution, but I really need your help. This is my situation: my younger sister dropped school, and now all ...
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Why my router is not working properly? [closed]

I have a wifi router and from 2 days it's not working properly.All the 4 light including internet light is on but all devices(laptop,mobile) showing limited access.
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Connecting a second account to the same wifi on a Chromebook

I have two accounts that I use on my chromebook. Yesterday I connected one account to wifi that I won't be able to see the password for again. On Windows, there is a "Network Properties" window that ...
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How to setup a LAN network in Wireless? [closed]

I know the way to give a IP and make a network in wired system. But having no idea, How to make a network in Wireless system. I would like to do a home network with 4 laptop. One laptop is wifi ...
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Edimax ac1200 with Windows 8.1

I'm at a loss with this card, I've recently updated from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro. The website said to uninstall the Edimax Driver, which I've done. I changed the power settings so that it ...
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Is it possible to put different wifi adapter in a laptop?

About two months ago my wifi adapter had broken down and I went and got it changed. Now I reinstalled my windows and drivers that came with my laptop no longer work for wifi. Is it possible that ...
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Dell Studio Can connect to Wifi Network but Cannot Share Wifi using CMD or Connectify or any other wifi sharing Software?

I am using Dell Studio 14 laptop. Previously wifi sharing and connecting was working fine on my laptop. But currently i can connect to wifi network from my laptop but cannot share wifi using CMD or ...
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CPE and base station configuration in OPNET modeller

i am trying to simulate a network of 5 laptops communicating to CPE which also communicates to the Base station. the base station connects to the router and finally to the eternet. from the internet a ...
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Manage wireless hosted network in Windows 8 with netsh

How can I change the password of a hosted network created with netsh wlan?
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Deny Connections between WiFi Clients

I read somewhere that it would be a good idea to deny connections between clients of my open WiFi to improve performance of the whole WiFi. Where do I look to configure this on DD-WRT? (It is a ...
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RDP ceases due to encryption error, but only over wifi

So I'm trying to figure out some problems I'm having with RDP. It fails repeatedly over wifi due with the message "Because of an error in data encryption, this session will end" It does not do ...
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Unable to connect with wpa_supplicant

I try to connect with wifi (WPA2) using wpa_supplicant root@bamt-miner:~# iwlist wlan0 scan wlan0 Scan completed : Cell 01 - Address: AC:F1:DF:24:93:D6 ...
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Router Config IP Rejected

I'm currently using a D-Link DIR-601 router, and up until now, I have had very few problems with it. I've connected to the router control panel before using the IP 192.168.0.1. However, sometimes I ...
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Wifi extenders: sharing private subnet

Apologies if this is a duplicate, it probably vaguely overlaps other questions. I want to create shared folders among home computers and laptops etc. running windows and linux (workgroups / samba). I ...
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What are the key differences between 2.4 Ghz and 5 Ghz Wifi distribution? [duplicate]

On my replaced Wifi router, I noticed that there is a choice to make regarding the frequency distribution. 802.11g network that run at 2.4 GHz. 802.11a network that runs at 5.0 GHz. Does the ...
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Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop wifi shows limited connection

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop with Windows 8.1 64-bit installed. It works fine for a couple of hours, and suddenly the wifi start showing limited connection and I'm unable to access the ...
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Slow wifi on laptop for no apparent reason

After reading through a dozen online questions similar to mine own, I have decided to post a question myself. I have a Fujitsu AH531, granted its not the newest laptop. I've had the laptop for 2 ...
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Windows 8.1, not use right slide menu for Wi-Fi connection?

I know this is kind of a hopeless question but, is there any way to use the wireless connection UI of Windows 7 on Windows 8.1? If restoring Windows 7's wireless connection UI is impossible, could ...
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Enabling wi-fi for an Optiplex 960?

The wired ethernet is working but I have problems turning on the wi-fi for some reason. Why can't I use the Wi-Fi network with this Dell Optiplex 960? I put in the correct password and the Wi-Fi ...
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Would I be needing a Wi-Fi modem or a Wi-Fi dongle to share internet from desktop to a tablet [closed]

My desktop doesn't have Wi-Fi connectivity; all it has is a wired Ethernet broadband connection. I would like to bridge this connection to my tablet and other Wi-Fi devices. Would I be needing one of ...
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PC connected to internet via usb wifi adapter, how to share that connection using wifi router?

I have a main computer that connects to the internet via a wifi usb adapter (Alfa AWUS036H) + a big outdoor antenna. I connect to an AP that is at my brother's house about 150mts from the antenna. ...