Also known as WiFi. This tag should be used when asking home WiFi networking questions or connecting your personal computer to a public network. Questions about enterprise or corporate wireless networks are off topic.

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Home network issue. New connections drop not the existing

I have a very strange behavior that I would like to understand on my home network. Sometimes I lost connection to outside (request timeout on ping 8.8.8.8 for few minutes) but I don't loose ...
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Mac Pro Bootcamp issue with windows 10 networking

I'm using windows 10 on the latest Mac Pro module with bootcamp with latest stable OSX. i have two networking issues: I can't connect to wifi networks. it does list them but when I try to connect, ...
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Win 7 PC & Win 8 NoteBook wireless internet share

I have a hotspot in my neighborhood. My laptop has excellent strength connection to hotspot and has ability to connect to hotspot well. my PC, with Windows 7, has a poor connection using a D-Link WiFi ...
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multicast forward action in wireless access point(SOHO Router)

I am digging 802.11 multicast forward action in wireless Access Point, now I have drawed the following conclusions: multicast from ethernet port can be forwarded by virtual bridge to wireless port ...
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Capturing IP Camera URL for audio feed with Wireshark

I have three IP cameras (momentum - MOCAM3) and all works fine. I was able to get them connected to my home ISP router, registred with my data mobile phone and I can access them remotely this way. I ...
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how to add a cgi-bin script to dd-wrt

Buffalo WHR-300HP2, with: Firmware Version DD-WRT v24SP2- (11/05/13) std - build 22750, on: Kernel Version Linux 3.10.18 #37 Tue Nov 5 08:17:35 CET 2013 mips. i would like to add a shell script to ...
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need to speed up file transfer between laptop and network hard drive

I have a very basic wifi router, I've received it from my ISP. I have External network hard drive "Seagate Central 3T" Network hard is connected to the router via Ethernet cable. When I send files ...
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Strange router behaviour

Six months ago I bought TP-Link router and when I connected it to my PC I was getting I-Ball interface. So I had to change router ip address and was able to use TP-Link normally. My friend told me ...
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Home router website redirect

I need that anyone connected to my home's wifi and trying to access Facebook, be redirected to a particular website. I don't know anything about networking and I have a ZTE ZXHN H108N router, can ...
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Custom firmware for router [on hold]

I wanted to change D-link DIR-840 n600 wireless routers wireless mode to client, but I wasn't able to find wireless mode option so I was looking for a solution and I ran into custom firmwares, I haven'...
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Need to secure WiFi with a router

I am a 70 year old living in a condo and I am concerned that my Bell modem /router can be seen by many and my WiFi can be vulnerable for use by the public. I have read some answers to what seemed like ...
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DHCP shuffling of addresses

So, devices using DHCP to locally connect to my router can have their LAN IP addresses changed if not set to static, and my understanding is that DHCP occasionally re-allocates these addresses by ...
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Wifi connected, but no connection between a specific laptop/AP

I have a working wifi network, the access point is a Bbox (from the french operator Bouygues). Several devices are connected to it: 2 Android phones and 2 laptops. I recently bought a new laptop (HP ...
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How did someone stopped my wifi

hey i was just messing up with a guy on Kik who knows hacking. Suddenly there's no internet access on any of my connected devices for like 5 mins. Then when i got internet access. He kikked me ...
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Connecting To Amazon EC2 through separate WiFi at same time using Ethernet for HTTP Traffic

I am currently in a university Network which allows connection to INTERNET via HTTP/HTTPS proxy . which looks like 10.3.100.207:8080 All I needed is to connect to Amazon EC2 Instance via separate ...
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macvlan dropping unicast frames (layer 2) on wireless

Prerequisites: Two PCs (Debian 8, Kernel 4.6.4) each has two NICs: eth0: wired [1] wlan1-ath9k: wireless [2] I also tested the same thing with ath5k cards [3] I have a C++ application which ...
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Linux Mint & Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Series: Wifi Turned OFF

I can not turn on wifi in my dell laptop. The software wireless switch is off and I can not turn it on. As soon as you try to flick it to ON it moves back to OFF. I have just installed Linux Mint ...
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Router getting cut off

When my roommate tries to connect to the wifi from his room, the router cut off. I think the problem is only when a device is in his room. We are having no issues while using the internet in the hall ...
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Connecting an ethernet only device to a WiFi only network

I've run into a bit of a predicatment, I have an ethernet only device, an Epson thermal printer for a POS system, that needs to be connected to a wireless only network. The reason it can only be ...
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Alternative for the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 3160NGW

I got a Dell Inspiron 7547 with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160, but in all forums, all users have issues with this Wifi+Bluetooth Card, I want to change it but not sure what type of connection or ...
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How do I make gnome's wifi network chooser display ALL available APs?

I'm running Fedora 24. Gnome's wifi chooser applet only displays one access point with a paricular SSID, even if there are many available with that same SSID. I'm assuming it only shows the one with ...
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airodump-ng : can't read my iPhone

I am trying to capture packets from my iPhone with my desktop running the latest version of Kali Linux with all the updates and the latest version of Virtual Box. I turned off my wireless device, ...
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How to improve link performance in multiple unicast

In an indoor environment, I have more than 10 clients are connecting to an AP, pinging 50000 byte of packet size. Then I add another 10 clients, pinging 50000 byte of packet size. After running few ...
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Cannot access devices connected to primary router from access point

I have two routers set up for my home network. One is the primary router (which also serves as a modem). Running from a LAN port of this router is an ethernet connection to the WAN port of the other ...
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Can Philips Hue lights slow down my WiFi? If so, how can I prevent it?

I recently purchased Philips Hue lights and noticed that my wireless network has slowed down considerably. If I cut power to all lights and the Hue bridge, everything seems to be fine again. Hue ...
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Printer Setup can not find printer over wireless connection

I'm using the Canon IR-ADV c5030 setup program and when it comes to the point of searching for the printer, it can not find it, if my PC is connected to the network by WIFI. If I'm connected by an ...
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No data packets shown in kali linux terminal using airodump-ng code [on hold]

I have installed kali linux 2.0 in oracle virtual box. I'm using tp-link tl-wn722n as my wireless adapter. Whenever i write this code airodump-ng wlan0mon it shows no result BSSID PWR ...
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How to show my wi-fi key?

There are key index show how to show key? There are enabled key showing.
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I want set limits to my WiFi , how do I this? [on hold]

I want set limits to my wifi - mean : my brother connect to wifi with his mobile , I want limit download on my wifi , mean his can't download upper 100 mb , how can I do this ?
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some devices frequently not connecting to Belkin N450DB Wireless Router

I have 7 devices connected to my router. 1 desktop hardwired and 6 wireless devices: 2 windows 8 laptops, 1 windows phone, 1 wireless printer, and 1 Ipad. The problem is some of the wireless devices (...
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How to connect 2 WiFi routers to a modem via a switch

I have a large(ish) house, and I have a WiFi router set up in the place where it gets signal to as much of the house as it can, however there are 2 rooms to the side of it where there is no internet ...
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Router intermittently failing to authenticate wifi devices

Having a bit of an issue with my TP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750 router. I actually experienced this same issue with my Linksys e3000 router and went as far as replacing it because I could not figure out ...
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Highly unstable WLAN / Roaming does not work with Debian 8

When using mobile devices in large buildings WLAN connection fails forever or longer periods of time when roaming from one access points to another occurs. The WLAN link is always up but no network ...
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Brother 3150CDW wifi printer goes offline after reboot in Windows10

Short version Can't make the "offline" status go back to "online". Long version I have a Brother 3150CDW and works perfect. When I reboot my laptop with Windows 10, I get the printer offline. It'...
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TP-Link Archer T6E 5GHz is Extremely Slow

I just purchased an Archer T6E to take advantage of the 5GHz band on my new router, the Verizon FiOS-G1100. My operating system is Windows 10. The trouble is that the speed I am getting on the 5GHz ...
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How to use colleagues systems as servers to run Storm

At times when connectivity to the internet is not very good or unavailable, my colleagues and I are considering using each other's laptops as servers (Storm supervisor nodes), to run our Apache Storm ...
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Connect to modem with a different IP range

my home network is connected to an Asus RT-AC88U router. The IP addresses are in the range of 10.20.30.X, with 10.20.30.1 assigned to the router. On the WAN port of the Asus router it is connected ...
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W10 laptop no longer “sees” home WiFi

A Win10 x64 laptop has suddenly stopped "seeing" the home WiFi network, i.e. the network name no longer appears in the list (of course the SSID is not hidden). Notes: The PC can see other networks ...
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Lenovo E320 is in airplane mode, says toggle hardware switch, but has no hardware switch and WiFi is still hard locked

Yesterday, my laptop (Lenovo E320) suddenly enabled "Airplane mode" after reboot, saying I should toggle my hardware switch to enable wifi (and bluetooth) again. The thing is I don't have such switch ...
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How can I observe all network traffic to and from a certain domain in OSX?

I'd like to observe requests from my machine to certain domains and optionally insert my own canned responses instead of the ones they provide. eg: any GET request to api.googlemaps.com I intercept ...
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Connecting a Wireless Access Point to a modem?

I don't have a router. The modem works perfectly (Arris TM1602) with wired connections. The access point (Trendnet TEW-230APB) is broadcasting the SSID, but my laptop cannot connect to the wireless ...
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Blacklist one single AP with xfinitywifi SSID on Mac?

I'm wondering if it's possible to target a specific AP out of about twelve in range of me all with the xfinitywifi SSID. I'm staying with my grandma for a few weeks and while thankfully there are ...
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accessing network over wifi, but unable to set router as repeater?

I am dealing with this issue currently, where I access the internal company network with a cable connection. Others are using a separate wifi connection (not part of the internal network). I want to ...
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In what layer does the logic for choosing a wifi channel reside?

Is this logic contained in the driver software, or is it implemented somewhere in the hardware of the network card.
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Concurrent users for an 802.11ac AP

In theoretical and practical, how many concurrent users (4 Mbps each) should have associated to an AP which can deliver 802.11ac, 1.3Gbps of bitrate?
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Why I can´t change the wifi card

it´s a HP Mini 110 (netbook). It has Trisquel 7 installed, Ubuntu 14.04 based and 100% free software, and the wifi card is not supported by it. So I bought another one, but when turning it on a ...
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Tremor Games won't let me log in [closed]

I use a site called Tremor Games where I can earn points to get free Steam items, games, trading cards, etc. The problem is I can't login anymore because the site thinks I'm using a proxy, but I swear ...
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adsl 2750 u wlan internet connection problems?

I have ADSL 2750 u that the LAN port have connection through a cable but when I connect through wireless device it can not give me internet connection?
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USB Wi-Fi detected on VirtualBox guest but no Wi-Fi connections found in Windows 10

The host system is Elementary OS and one guest system is Kali Linux 2016.1 and the other one is Windows 10. Both guest systems detect the wireless USB adapter (Tekram Technology Co., Ltd 802.11bg) ...
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Sharing WiFi on Mac: Automatically turn off when not used for, say, an hour

I often use Internet Sharing to share my internet connection to WiFi on my Mac when friends are over with their tablets and then forget to turn Internet Sharing off. I prefer to have Internet Sharing ...