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WLAN dies irregulary; how to investigage the reasons? Win7x64-Pro

Since a couple of weeks my WLAN just quits. Every page loads really long (as in request is sent but answer never arrives) and to open the Network icon next to the time is impossible. It seems to me a ...
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1answer
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Connect Seagate expansion external hard drive via Router

Recently I have brought Seagate expansion 2TB. I have desktop as well as laptop. How can I access the Seagate expansion on both the machines or one of machine, without changing the location of hard ...
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My router is having trouble with Windows 8 devices

I have a TP-LINK Wireless N Router WR941ND and several devices (2 notebooks and 1 cellphone). The cellphone is a Windows Phone and the computers are a Acer running Windows 7 Pro and a Dell Vostro V14T ...
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My laptop connect to wireless router but wont connect to my home internet

My laptop has Windows 7 and connects fine when connected via an Ethernet cable to a router and my mobile works fine connected wirelessly. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it does not ...
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Connect to a network stuck at getting information on Windows 7

so I just added a password to my Wifi cause I felt someone was stealing it. On my macbook I was able to reconnect just fine. I just typed the password and done. But on my windows 7, I am not able to ...
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My Laptop does not dectect wifi in some areas on my home

My laptop has always been fine i have used it for a long time with no problems with wifi, then all of a sudden it can no longer detect any wifi networks once i take my laptop upstairs. i have other ...
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Sharing network automatically disabled the shared network

When I share a network to other users in my network the way described here, the shared network instantly disabled and it says "unidentified network", when I turn off the sharing option, my original ...
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17 views

Is it possible to run windows media player on samsung series 7 TV

I just purchased a series 7 Samsung 2014 LED TV. In the user manual on page 21 I noticed a STILL IMAGE WARNING. Needless to say I was not happy reading to avoid displaying the same TV Channel and ...
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Using WLAN and LAN in parallel for Web and Remote Desktop?

There are multiple similar questions already on SU but they seem to refer to increasing the bandwidth by using LAN and WLAN in parallel. What I would like to do on Windows 7 is using WLAN for surfing ...
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1answer
21 views

Connecting an aakash tablet to the internet

I have an aakash tablet (android os) and a compaq presario notebook (windows os). I need to connect my tab to the internet. So I tried to make it possible through wifi. For that I created an ad hoc ...
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Windows 7: Disable automatic updates & antivirus updates on certain Wifi connection

TL;DR how do I disable automatic background updates when connected to certain WiFi network? Most of the time I'm connected to my home WiFi, so I have both Windows 7 and Avira Antivirus updates ...
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HP Photosmart C310a wireless will not print photo files! Docx ok. Win7 OS

After moving and getting a new ISP, my wireless HP Photosmart C310a will not print photo files. Does not even put them into the print queue. Prints docx, txt, pdf, etc., just fine. What's up with ...
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Several Drivers unavailable after dual boot with Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.04

I just dual booted my system 76 laptop with Windows 7 x64 and Ubuntu 14.04. After a successful installation though, Windows 7 is not detecting several drivers including my WiFi and Ethernet. Can ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 - Cannot connect to university WPA2/PEAP wireless network

It's not specifically me, but rather my friend who cannot connect to our university's wireless. It's specifically something with that computer, because my computer, which is also Windows 7, connects ...
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1answer
44 views

Internet connection is slow when in normal mode but works fine in safe mode

When I use Windows 7 in Safe Mode with Networking, my download speed is 16 MB/s. In normal mode it's about 4 MB/s. It is not a virus issue. I use Microsoft security essentials. I think I have ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to install a usb wireless adapter on windows 7 without admin access or third-party drivers?

My wife has a laptop for her work-from-home job and the wireless card has failed. Her work "does not support wireless" so they won't fix it and she is very unhappy being corded. I can not open the box ...
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0answers
29 views

Ubuntu cannot connect to LAN using USB Wi-Fi dongle

I'm using a Totolink 11n USB Wi-Fi adapter on my laptop to connect to my LAN (the network card interface seems to be broken). My laptop has Ubuntu installed along with Windows 7 and I'm running into ...
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32 views

I have to reset my wireless adapter after losing connection to wireless network

When I'm connected to a wireless network from my Acer Inspiron E1-571 and lose connection to it, either due to a power outage or going out of range, I cannot reconnect to the network unless I turn off ...
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1answer
86 views

Dns works, can ping, but cannot load web pages in browser

Yesterday I changed routers, and my desktop computer started acting up. I could ping websites, and nslookup was able to resolve names to addresses, but neither chrome, firefox, nor ie could load any ...
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84 views

Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter limited access

I bought this wireless adapter and seem to have full access to the internet, but it has shown Limited Access in network connections since day one. I have the latest drivers (10.0.0.285) and am still ...
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3answers
137 views

Windows Update broke Wirless driver - Can't get it working again

I naively installed a driver update incoming from Windows Updates yesterday. That caused my Wifi on my Notebook (HP ELitebook 2740p) to break. The network is working as I tried it with my other mobile ...
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1answer
23 views

Network security key field not visible when trying to update password

In the last step of the answer here, I don't see the text field for network security key: How can I make it appear in order to update my password?
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1answer
46 views

Online computer not responding to pings

I was doing a bit of scanning on my network lately, knew all the hostnames to each computer connected. But whilst pinging one of them ping returned Request timed out.. This is strange as I know the ...
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0answers
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Any way that internet through proxy server can act like a real internet connection on windows 7?

I have windows 7 on VirtualBox Virtual Machine using Host Only Adapter for network and CCProxy installed on the host operating system(Windows 7). I changed the Lan Settings on VM to use the host as ...
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0answers
40 views

Cannot get Chromecast app downloaded onto Samsung Windows 7 laptop

Error message on laptop: Error parsing C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\config\machine.config Parser returned error0xCOOCE556 Have tried installing, then uninstalling several times. ...
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WIndows Hosted Network

I have created a hosted network in my windows7 system. The netsh wlan show hostednetwork command gives the output Hosted network settings ----------------------- Mode : Allowed ...
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Laptop doesn't see my wireless network

My hp probook 4710s laptop sees any other wireless network but mine. I changed the mode to Mixed(802.11b+802.11g+802.11n), I changed the channel from auto to 1, and then any other channel and still, ...
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how to use winpcap to send EAPOL packets on windows 7 with wireless card?

I want to implement a 802.1X wireless client on Windows 7 using PEAP/MSCHAPv2. The 802.1X protocol is a data link layer protocol, it uses the EAPOL protocol to encapsulate the packets. I use the ...
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Windows 7 - Can I trigger a VPN connection to start up when I connect to a particular network?

I would like my (W7 Pro) VPN to start up automatically when I connect to my work wifi, but not others. Is this possible? I still want to be able to connect manually when I'm elsewhere, but avoid ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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How can I specify which network to use for internet connection and which for viewing network computers

I have two Network Adapters on Windows 7 64 bit operating system which is installed on Oracle Virtual Box. I created those two adapters as follows: NAT VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapter If I ...
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1answer
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My Wireless network disappears, however it shows other available networks

I've been using a D-Link wireless modem with router and Win 7 PC. I face the following problem now. My Wireless network shows in the list of available networks during start-up, but disappears soon ...
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1answer
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Convert Proxy Server to open internet connection [duplicate]

My college provides internet access via wifi and uses a proxy server. Every time when I open my browser I have to enter user name and password for internet access. Is there any way to convert proxy ...
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1answer
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Oracle virtualbox networking via software router on host

I have installed Oracle Virtual Box and have two virtual machines running in it. Both have Windows 7 64 bit installed. I need internet connection on both as well as I need them to be on the Homegroup ...
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Wireless Capability Is Turned Off [closed]

I have tried many ways to turn on the wireless capability, but finally it can't make it. I do not know what happened. Last month I just sent it to the shop for the same problem. Is it a driver problem ...
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1answer
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Intel PROSet/Wireless services on startup

I'm trying to figure out what services I don't need on startup because I don't use most of these programs. I remember about a year ago I went to the intel website and did one of those driver update ...
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1answer
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how to enable 'Properties' button of TCP/IPv4 in Network connections in Windows 7

In the Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections, I have a Wireless Network Connection. When I right-click on it, a properties dialog opens. Now, I need to change the IP address for ...
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Linksys AE1200 stops detecting hotspots

I have a Linksys E1200 router and Linksys AE1200 USB adapter, and am running Windows 7 x64. Periodically my connection drops and I have to either use the Windows 7 troubleshooter, or unplug/replug ...
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1answer
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Windows7 tethering and WIFI

If my Windows7 machine has a WIFI connection and is tethered through my iPhone, will it use both connections to the internet?
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Can the wifi connection still be poor even if I have many bars?

On my Windows computer, the wifi indicator shows 4-5 bars out of 5 most of the time - I conclude that the signal is strong. My internet is occasionally very slow - between 1/5th and 1/100th ...
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1answer
49 views

Windows Hosted SVN Repository Access on Networked Mac

I'm having some troubles with getting this working at the moment. I have a Win7 physical PC and I have a MacBook Pro running OSX Mavericks and a Windows 8 in a Parallels VM. I have both machines ...
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1answer
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Block MAC address from accessing hosted wifi on laptop

I use Seventh Gate at work to share the LAN connection over WiFi to my phone. The problem is some of my colleagues have come to know about this and request the WiFi password and I cannot deny them! So ...
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1answer
71 views

Internet Explorer - slow to open on WLAN

Having issues with IE11 opening on a newly built Windows 7 laptop. Laptop model is a Lenovo T431s. IE is working fine on LAN. When connected on WLAN it can take up to 25 seconds for Internet ...
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Restart need to setup wifi access point in Win7

My coleague has set up my notebook that it can serve as wifi access point for mobile phones. I start it with following script: START cmd.exe /k "C:\Windows\System32\netsh wlan start hostednetwork" ...
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151 views

Streaming media content from my PC to my Sony Bravia KDL-48w600b

I'm currently streaming video through hdmi but I'd like to set up a home server to host all my media files so that I can access them on all my devices. My TV is the only thing I don't know how to see ...
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How to disable the Windows 7 login screen ONLY when connected to a specific WiFi?

I'd like to disable the login screen at startup or when coming back from hibernation but only when connected to a home wireless network (or ideally to a custom set of SSIDs) Any ideas? Win 7 Pro ...
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How to use windows pcap api on windows 7?

I want to implement a 802.1X wireless client in windows 7 using PEAP/MSCHAPv2. The 802.1X protocol is a datalink layer protocol, it uses the EAPOL protocol to encapsulate the packets. However, I don't ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Can I disable my Wireless when laptop docked and enable when undocked?

Does anyone know a way to automatically configure wireless to be disabled when LAN is connected? Then I can just dock, use the LAN, un-dock and use the Wireless? So the second question might be: Wht ...
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0answers
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I can't find the “Set up a wireless ad hoc (computer-to-computer)” option

A couple of days ago, I was able to play video games with my friends using some kind of WLAN connection that I created from "Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > ...
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1answer
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How can I make DHCP enabled wifi from Static IP LAN using Laptop?

I have a LAN Connection with Static IP. I want to make a DHCP enabled Wireless Connection using my laptopso that I can use Internet in more than one devices. Earlier I made the Wireless Connection ...