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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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Prioritizing connections and network interfaces Windows 8.1

I am a gamer and regularly stream various games that I play. Unfortunately, in my area the upload speeds are not suitable for streaming competitive online games, such as League of Legends, since it ...
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1answer
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Wireless on Laptop no longer works. Finds Access Points, but connections are limited. Phone connects fine

Recently the WiFi on my laptop is no longer working. At home, I cannot connect to my home network, and the network at work does not connect either - at both places I have limited connections This all ...
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Intermittently, WiFi internet stops working when connected to VirtualBox host-only adapter with no internet connection

I have a virtual network set up between an Ubuntu VM and my Windows 8.1 laptop, hooked into the Host-Only network adapter. This provides an Apache server and DNS for this specific connection. This ...
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1answer
21 views

Internet Connection Sharing with 2 Wifi NICs? one to receive other to transmit?

In Windows 8, how do I make one Wifi NIC connect to the AP and the dongle Wifi NIC the Access Point? I understand that I need to setup a "Wireless Hosted Network", but my question is, how do I bind ...
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Virtual Router how to share dail up connection?

I was trying to share my dial up connection to a android device using Virtual Router. I connected dial up. But I cant find it on Virtual Router Manager: Also tried MyPublicWiFi. I could see the ...
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1answer
40 views

Slow performance with WAMP localhost access from other devices

I setup a localhost WAMP server and other device can access my localhost site on my win8 laptop with computer name instead of IP (because the wireless router is configured with DHCP and the laptop ...
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Need advice to choose correct wi-fi drivers for Dell Vostro 3560

I'm having problems with my Dell notebook's Wi-Fi, it can't see some of the available access points, despite they are close and I used to be connected to them yesterday. Other notebooks and my phone ...
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52 views

sharing via wifi an internet connection obtained via bluetooth

I have a working internet connection on my w8.1 laptop, this connection is done via a bluetooth network connection to my iPhone, in tethering. I'd like to share this connection via wifi to my other ...
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1answer
44 views

Scheduled task doesn't run when WiFi connects(trigger)

I've created a scheduled task which should enable my hotspot when my wifi connects to a network, only, it doesn't do what it should do. I've tried both basic task and task with: -'Event' as the ...
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1answer
30 views

BSOD when connecting to wifi

I did not have any problem connecting to wifi at all. However, I went to a public library, and when I try to connect with the library's wifi, automatically I get a Blue Screen of Death. It didn't ...
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42 views

Wireless Network Connection box won't show up?

I'm using Windows 8. No matter how many times I click on the Network Connection icon in the right corner, it won't show the list of available networks (I'm currently connected to a saved network ...
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114 views

Windows 8.1 Bluetooth Dongle with full stack

Just trying to get my phone paired to my Windows 8.1 PC via bluetooth for two things: Speakerphone and headset (so calls come via my PC headset when connected to my phone over bluetooth) and HID ...
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0answers
14 views

Can I trigger actions (like mounting a network drive) when I connect to a given network?

My college offers students some storage space and they make the network path public so that you can connect to it with your laptop once you're on the Wi-Fi network. For now, I've been keeping a ...
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1answer
724 views

Minidump reading help for BSOD

I've been having BSOD over the past few days. Nothing intentionally installed - apart from regular updates. BSOD appears to be related to wifi/network/bluetooth activity. Started to happen when BT ...
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Windows 8 browser running slow [duplicate]

I have Windows 8 use Firefox, K-9 & Malwarebytes. I have Comcast and my HP PC is wireless. It is also less than one year old. A couple of weeks ago I uninstalled Norton as it had expired. Around ...
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Windows 8 hostednetwork and ICS issue, no internet access

The Issue Trying to host a network to extend the range of my home wifi network, instead of going out and spending 50 bucks on a wifi extender. Anyways my issue occurs in that my hostednetwork does ...
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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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57 views

How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 8

I have the same problems as the guys over How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 7? and Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64 But none of the solutions worked for me. I don't know ...
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18 views

Properly sharing windows 8 ethernet over wifi

I'm trying to share my ethernet network over a wifi card on my windows 8 pc. I have been able to do it following some guides online but when connected to the wifi hotspot, it doesn't have an ip ...
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51 views

Windows 8 Hyper-V sporadic network connectivity

I have a Windows 8.1 pro host and an 8.1 pro VM. I'm using an external virtual switch to allow the VM to connect to the network and get internet connectivity. When this works, all is dandy and I can ...
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Cannot access context menu in wireless networks menu

I read in a tutorial that one can mark a wireless as metered in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. I am trying to mark a network as metered but I'm unable to access the context menu for my wireless networks. ...
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52 views

Windows 8 laptop does not show WiFi

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that previously connected to a wireless modem but it does not now. The modem is not a problem because I can see it and connect to it from other computers. On the ...
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0answers
32 views

How do I share internet for Hyper-V clients and Wi-Fi hosted network?

I am able to share my internet connection with either Hyper-V clients (using virtual internal switch) or the hosted Wi-Fi network clients but not at the same time. Is there a way to share an internet ...
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1answer
132 views

Ethernet for Internet, WiFi for VSwitch

I would like to: Connect to the internet using the laptop ethernet port. Share the Wifi on my laptop to a Hyper-V VSwitch and connect "physical" clients to the Hyper-V domain. (Tablets, laptops, et ...
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44 views

Log all outgoing connections from computer

I'm really interested in what applications on my PC sends to the internet. Is there any way to record all(!) outgoing data (including content - what is sent using that connection)? Ideally, these ...
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58 views

Can't find other networks when tethered to phone

I've been trying to connect my pc to my wireless printer. My pc has no WiFi card so I use my phone by connecting it by USB and going into setting, more networks, Tethering and portable hotspot then ...
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1answer
271 views

Create homegroup between Windows 8 and Windows 7 machines

I am trying to create a Homegroup through my wifi network between my PC (Windows 7) and Office Laptop (Windows 8) When I create a Homegroup network using my PC then I can see all shared files in ...
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67 views

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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1answer
41 views

cmd asking for administrator privileges in windows 8 [duplicate]

I'm trying to make an ad hoc connection in command prompt but it keeps telling me I need administrator privileges even thou I'm logged in as the administrator. Any possible solutions?
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Wifi in Windows 8 kills itself after a second

I have a problem with Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Since about a week (I can't remember what modifications to software I did, but I'm pretty sure I changed nothing), when I boot or resume PC from sleep, ...
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234 views

Creating a shortcut to connect to a Bluetooth PAN in Win8

I have paired my cell phone with my computer via bluetooth. Whenever I want to use its network connection (over a Bluetooth PAN), I need to click on the Bluetooth Icon, select "Join a Personal Area ...
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1answer
310 views

Android Bluetooth tethering, speed capped to 700 kbps?

I'm trying to use my Android HTC One for Bluetooth tethering (via Bluetooth PAN), so I can access internet on my Windows tablet (Dell Venue 8 Pro). It works but I can't get any speed higher than 0.7 ...
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Win 8.1 - Losing Drivers on shut-down, Recovering them on restart - D-Link Dwa-547

I have a really odd question to ask here. I have thiscard on my PC: D-Link Range Booster. I had a lot of problems installing it, namely: The drivers that came with the card couldn't be installed ...
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How to tell Windows 8 to only connect to network drives on certain networks?

I have a home server with some files on that I connect to via my wireless LAN at home. The server is only available at that specific network, and not via internet. It seems that every time I open an ...
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Macbook pro, boot camp, can't enable wifi adapter

installed Windows 8 on my macbook pro (Item No : 8899069, Mftr Part No : MD313LL/A) via boot camp. I installed the boot camp support tools. The wifi adapter says that it is working correctly. However, ...
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Unable to connect to Windows 8 created network

When hosting a WPA2 infrastructure network on my Windows 8 PC (though this happened on XP for me too, but I do not have that computer anymore), I am only able to connect the first device (iPhone) ...
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1answer
396 views

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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370 views

Change Windows 7/8 Wi-Fi Mac Address to custom value [duplicate]

I am trying to change MAC address of Atheros AR9485 wireless card on Windows 8 and i am facing a limitation, that possible MAC addresses that can be set for Wi-Fi card in Windows 8 are: ...
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92 views

Wifi Hotspot on Windows 8

I have a wifi router with MAC-address filter. My laptop is allowed but my android phone isn't. I want to share my laptop's wifi connection with my phone. I have tried several wifi tethering programs, ...
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1answer
189 views

Browsing over wifi does not work but ethernet does

I recently received my ASUS N56DP laptop back from an RMA and after multiple fresh installs of Windows 8 I can not get the wireless connection to work over my home network (which is double NAT'd). If ...
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133 views

How to ping an IBSS ad-hoc network?

Question We created an ad-hoc wireless network, and netsh shows me that the network is available. How do we ping it? netsh Output > But how do we ping it? BSSID : 36:f7:59:c7:5e:a9 ...
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165 views

Windows 8 Laptop cannot connect to certain wireless networks

My girlfriend has a Samsung 300E (NP300E5C-S06DE) Notebook running Windows 8. It has a Sandy Bridge i5 and probably some mainstream wireless card. It can connect to my Android Hotspot (WPA2 PSK). It ...
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1answer
158 views

Exel/Word documents locked/read-only when going offline

We have a number of users on Windows 8 who have an issue with files locking when going offline. The main sceneario is below: Windows 8 laptop connected to LAN on docking station Excel / Word ...
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1answer
216 views

How to use netsh to delete a profile with UTF8 characters?

I connected to a W with UTF-8 characters (One of the Doctor Who ones, ┓┏ 凵 =╱⊿┌┬┐ or similar) which clashed terribly with Windows' assumption that UTF-16 is used everywhere. Now I can't delete it from ...
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Connect two users to internet with one wired socket

I am a university student, and I live at a student hall. My student hall, does not have WiFi, (and does not allow someone to install a router), and I only have a socket to connect to the internet by a ...
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HP-Compaq - Clean Install of Win8 - Intel 4965AG wireless cannot see WiFi networks

HP-Compaq laptops (general) and Compaq 6910n (specifically): After Windows 7 upgrade (using clean install) to Windows 8 - Intel 4965AG wireless adapter now doesn't work, but lights up and shows as ...
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482 views

Unable to connect to wireless after upgrading to Windows 8.1 from 8

My girlfriend's laptop is a brand new Lenovo Ideapad S400 Touch. I saw the free upgrade to 8.1 and thought it would be a good idea to do. But upon reboot it is no longer able to connect to the ...
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Windows 8.1 on Mac Pro tower (late 2011). Wifi is slow

Yes, I do run Windows on my Mac Pro. Not in bootcamp mode, not in virtual machine - cleanly installed. I can't figure out the problem with slow connection on WiFi. I've updated the drivers - first ...
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3G dongle can't be metered in windows 8

I bought a new Huawei HiLink E3236 3G Dongle with a 10GB/Month data usage limit. With my Windows 8.1 I consumed nearly 2GB in the first day without using it that much. I found that I have to put it to ...