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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wired ethernet from wifi, using AP router

I want to connect my device that only have a rj45 port for wired ethernet and nothing else. I have several wireless routers at hand, from several manufacturers (dlink, TPlink, etc) my plan was to ...
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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Why does enabling WEP still allow me to connect to my D-Link router without encryption?

I have D-Link wireless router that I use for my home network. Everyone in the range of my wireless network can reach the internet, as it is unencrypted. I tried to set password on it, but nothing ...
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Dlink Dir-300 err: New router not detected

I bought new dlink router today but i am getting this error, new router not detected and the url: 192.168.0.1 is also not opening, however though setup is not complete the router is visible on mobile (...
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Wireless speed between two 802.11n devices is 54Mbps, why?

I'm testing with LAN Speed Test (Lite) and a similar Android app. I have a DSL-2750U router, Lenovo T530, Nexus 7 (2012 model), and a Buffalo LinkStation Duo NAS: All Wireless N devices. But my Link ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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How to log websites accessed by device in my network

I'm trying to log all the websites accessed by the devices connected to my router Dlink has this feature by default but it is limited to 40 pages with 10 items per page so it can store only 400 items....
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Installing DD-WRT on Dlink dir-600m

I have a DLink DIR-600m this one. I wanted to install DD-WRT on that, for extended functionality usage monitoring. I looked up in this and saw DIR-600 with revisions A1 B1/B2 supported. I want to ...
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Using wireless router to connect the computers to a printer

I have a TP-Link N600 wireless router. The individual laptops are in a office network. How can i connect a single printer to these laptops(wirelessly) without having to pay for a static IP for the ...
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Why is D-Link DIR-825 not accepting a MAC address?

I am trying to reserve an IP address for my desktop PC in a DIR-825 and when I type in all the details and press the Save button it tells me that the MAC address is invalid. My MAC address looks ...
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D-Link DIR-655 Router rebooting itself randomly

My router keeps restarting itself randomly, usually when skype call is in progress, which is the worst time for reboot to me. The leds blinks and all wireless clients are dropped during restart. Also ...
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Local hostname resolution not working on 2nd router

I recently replaced my aging and failing Billion 7800n with a TP-Link Archer D7 and am now having trouble reaching other local hosts on the LAN via hostname when connected to the second router (via IP ...
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Why am I having connection difficulties across two subnets?

I'm attempting to wirelessly connect my neighbor's home network with mine. We each have our own internet services and subnets which we want to preserve, but still be able to access services between ...
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Windows 10 Crossed Network Streams

This is very bizarre, but it's happened twice now, so I want to see if anyone else has run into it. On Windows 10, after an automatic Windows Update, I am getting crossing network streams, meaning ...
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Getting the Bluetooth on an AC 7260 to work

Im using a HP Elitebook 8470p and recently bought a new WiFi card, the Intel AC 7260. The card also has Bluetooth included, which I figured to be nice, it could succede the laptop's original Bluetooth ...
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Windows 8.1 network keeps dropping

When I'm in the office, whether plugged in or using wireless, the network drops several times an hour. It also takes a while (1 minute or more) to re-identify the network (identifying the network when ...
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Display list of computers on a LAN in Linux

I'm a web dev who is trying to get a better handle on security. I'm trying to figure out a way (on Linux/Debian based distros) to list all computers on the same LAN my netbook is on. I tried "arp -n" ...
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How to prevent users in LAN communicating with each other using D-Link DIR-815 router?

I would like to create a firewall rule which prevents users in the LAN to communicate directly with other users. In other words, deny access from any LAN address to all other LAN addresses. Is this ...
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Pages randomly will only load halfway or not at all, still shows as “complete”

I have a weird issue. Randomly, I will get pages that only appear halfway or not at all...as in it will randomly cut off in the middle just because it feels like it. Here's an example, ironically ...
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connecting two wireless router

I have two routers dlink and TP-link (tl-wr340G). I want to use TP-link router as a bridge to use internet. Dlink is directly connected to internet and I want to use TP-link to extend the internet ...
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Macbook Pro loses Internet constantly for a couple seconds

My new Macbook Pro (13", i7, Early2015, OSX 10.11.4) is loosing its Internet connection every couple minutes. The WiFi itself stays logged in, but the internet connection is gone. After a short while ...
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Wireless problem with D-Link Dir 600

I bought a week ago a D-Link Dir 600 router. Everything works fine as long as I connect the computers through LAN, but I have problems connecting to the wireless network. My laptop gets disconnected ...
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Which one has the least amount of latency: powerline or 802.11AC?

I want to steam stream from my PC to a stream mini on my living room next to my TV. Right now the latency is low-ish but less than ideal at 6ms. For reference I have the gaming PC wirelessly connected ...
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Win 10 pro Wifi problems

I'm using win10 pro 64-bit. Recently I'm experiencing a very very annoying problem that is I normally connect to my wifi network after I connect everything is ok but just after a brief moment of my ...
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HP Windows 7 Laptop has limited connection to wi-fi

Other laptops in the house are on wi-fi, but this one cannot get a proper internet connection. It's an HP running Windows 7. I have tried many solutions I have seen online, such as: Gone into ...
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Linux Mint Wifi keeps disconnecting at random times and asks for wifi password

I have a fresh install of linux mint 16 cinnamon edition. I have a Netgear wireless dongle model: WNA1000M. Is there any command i should run to get more details? Wifi drops about: 15min to 1hr.
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Converting a modem+router to a router (or access point) only

On my home network my main modem+router is a Huawei and my Internet connection is VDSL (not ADSL), but I need to convert the modem+router to a router only. Internet works fine on this (>15mbps actual ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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aircrack-ng not working on macbook air early 2015 using live kali linux usb with presistence

airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them! PID Name ...
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How can I connect devices on multiple networks to one VPN to control them remotely? [on hold]

Here's the challenge: I will be installing 10 TV screens into 10 different locations in my city. These are WiFi-enabled smart TV's that can be controlled via a software called MDC (Multi Display ...
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Duplicated SSID shown suddenly with open Warning

Can somebody tell me what happens in the following situation: I normally connect to one of my neighbours' SSID. Most of the time, everything is ok. But sometimes, i got disconnected with no apparent ...
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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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Multiple Microsoft Hosted Networks in one household

Trying to have multiple hosted networks in one household but something is wrong. On PC 1 it is set up using the commands netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=HotSpot key=8characters netsh ...
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How to get rid of iPhone network connection on my Win7 PC?

This is a Win7 machine. I have gone to network sharing center and the SmartRG9dc8 iPhone network connection does not appear in the 'manage wireless connection' section, so it can be deleted. It only ...
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Would a dual band router help when on low speed dsl?

I am stuck on 3Mbps dsl and cant upgrade (verizon doesnt have a faster option in mt location). The current modem/router is a DLink 2750B which is only 2.4ghz. I also have 2 linksys range extenders ...
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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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Is my wifi card broken?

I think my wifi card might be broken. The laptop is an ASUS n53sv: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/N53SV/#specifications The wifi card is an Intel WiFi Link 1000 It just stopped working ...
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show message when devices connected wireless router

I'm guessing the only way "Universally" to show a message like "Welcome to my WiFi connection" is through a html landing page( redirection). I would say SMB but I believe Windows 8 doesn't allow you ...
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How can I reverse tether my phone for Internet connectivity via USB cable without rooting?

I'm trying to create an Internet connection for an Android device using a Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a Wi-Fi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, ...
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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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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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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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Windows 7 Wireless Network Adapter Stopped Working

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate machine where the wireless adapter all of a sudden started having trouble connecting to wireless networks. Whenever I go to a new place and try to connect to a wireless ...
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WiFi IP filtering?

Is it possible for a WiFi host to filter WiFi service by a computer's local IP, similar to how it's possible to filter WiFi clients by MAC Address?
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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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Set default internet connection to use 3G vs built-in wireless

Windows 7 laptop with an built-in wireless NIC and USB 3G device. If the wireless network connection fails I want to automatically kick over to the 3G connection. I can have both running at the same ...
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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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Use AirPort Extreme to extend WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports

Is it possible to use an AirPort Extreme to extend an existing WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports? Why I need it: Internet access and HiFi (AirPlay) are currently wired to an AirPort ...