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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Can a computer with one Wi-Fi adapter both connect to a Wi-Fi network and share Internet over Wi-Fi?

I will explain my use case but I am asking about what is technically available with Wi-Fi technology, so please don't submit alternative solutions as answers. I have a MacBook Air and a cheap Windows ...
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Commonly open ports in restricted wifi networks

Which ports except for 80 and 443 are commonly not blocked in open wifi networks? I want to set up a OpenVPN Server on such a port to get around restricted networks. I have experienced the issue that ...
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Wireless roaming mixing brands

The WiFi provided by my ISP's router isn't good enough to transmit to the far side of my home (due to construction materials). I bought an ubiquiti AP that I installed at the far side of my home ...
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How to tell if I'm using 802.11AC?

I have an ASUS USB-AC53 wireless adapter, with a Netgear 6300v2. The speeds are OK. There is 2 drywall walls separating the computer from the router, and only about 20ft. The signal strength and all ...
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Is reaver working?

I am new to Kali 2 and reaver and would appreciate it if someone with experience with could verify based on the code below whether it is working as it should be. When I input airmon-ng start wlan0mon ...
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HLP Making a laptop as a repeater [closed]

i need to know if there is a free tool an alternative to connectify me but with the Option of choosing the "SHare Over" interface as all the tools i found provide only the ability to chose the source ...
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Troubleshooting wireless with OpenWrt?

Update: I'm an idiot and completely missed the big DEBUGGING WIRELESS on their FAQ. I'll either delete this or update when I actually have a better question. A friend recently gave me an old router ...
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Windows 7 : Any way to disable “show caracter” in WIFI network properties?

Here's my issue. I'm working in a school as IT Tech and I'm currently planning to roll out Windows 7 on students laptop. The issue is : When you go to the properties of a WIFI network, you have the ...
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Windows can't setup ad hoc connection

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I want to create an ad hoc internet connection to share the internet connection from laptop to mobile, but it says: Windows could not setup the ...
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Automatic proxy connection depending on the wi-fi network (Windows)

When in my android phone, I can configure a different proxy for each wi-fi network. In my windows (Windows 10) tablet I can't do so, or at least not so directly. So my question is: Is it possible to ...
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Android virtual router

I just bought a Chromecast and unfortunately it requires at least three devices: The Chromecast A device to control the Chromecast (in my case a tablet) A Wi-Fi router I was wondering if there is ...
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QOS on Linksys E900

Intro: I live in Brazil, here I have a 2MB internet connection. When someone else is watching a video on Youtube or Netflix, I can't play anything, the ping oscillates so much. I can't play any online ...
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YR8001 RFID reader

I am doing a project on passive RFID system using YR8001 RFID reader. I am beginner and don't know much about it. After reading various articles and blogs I got to know that most readers allow the ...
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How to configure captive portal on DD-WRT Firmware to show local webpage

I have loaded DD-WRT firmware on my router and now I want to show a specific page saved on my computer at 192.168.1.4/web1.html. Now what add-on should I install? Any specific link to a tutorial? I ...
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Connecting Ubuntu Server to internet

I just installed Ubuntu Server, and I want to install a few updates, however I keep getting a error message. If I try to run ping www.espn.com every one fails, so I believe I am not connected to my ...
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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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Fn and f1-f12 keys are not working

I'm using HCL ME L 1014 laptop.Recently some of my laptop keyboard Fn and F1-F12 are not working. Fn+Fx keys are short cut to some features like brightness, volume, WiFi on/off. I especially need ...
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Windows Bluescreen when disabling second wifi card

I have freshly installed windows 7 on my laptop. I have two WiFi cards inside (Intel Centrino Advanced N-6200 AGN). Originally the laptop had only one, however I had one additional card on shelf and I ...
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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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Problems with virtual router / connection

I´ve got a problem with VirtualRouterPlus. Perhaps there´s someone who can help. I connect to the internet exclusively via a web-stick (Aldi Web-Stick Model S 4012, Manufacturer: HUAWEI E1550 HSDPA ...
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Most (but not some) websites refuse to load on Samsung Galaxy S4 [migrated]

So last night Chrome on my Galaxy S4 suddenly started refusing to load most websites while connected to the exact same WiFi network that works flawlessly for 2 different laptops and a PC within my ...
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Communicating with SIM card in a WiFi router from terminal [closed]

I have a WiFi router with 3G/4G SIM card. I need to send USSD commands to the SIM card through the command line terminal. How can I do this? I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 32bit?.
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Kali Linux unable to load htc_9271.fw firmware

I am trying to use my TL-WN722N network adapter with Kali Linux on a Banana PI, however every time I plug it, dmesg gives me this error: [ 11.152949] usb 4-1: ath9k_htc: Firmware htc_9271.fw ...
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Viber on Debian 9 - No internet connection

I've got a brand new HP Probook 430. Debian 8.3 stable was not able to meet requirements of new hardware. So I've upgraded to Debian testing (Stretch) and put a new kernel as well - 4.3. ...
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Does it make sense to keep different SSIDs for 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless networks?

My router can have different SSIDs for 2.4 and 5 GHz and I'm not sure if it's better to have the same SSID or not. Initially I put the same network but I got confused when the MacBook Pro displayed ...
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iPhone is supposedly connected to Wifi but has no connection to neither internet, nor local network [migrated]

It has been two days of google-fu and I'm really out of ideas here. I live in Germany, just in case that's important. Current situation For a week now I haven't been able to connect my iPhone 5 ...
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Bridge two router

I have two router and I want to extend my WiFi range. First router: TP-Link AC1750 directly connected to cable modem (192.168.11.1) SSID is main_router DHCP is enabled Second router: TP-Link ...
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Two Sites, One Firewall, Two wireless bridge, One ADSL modem,Internet Sharing

I have two physically separate sites, Site A and Site B. Site A - connected two Side B via a Wireless Bridge Site A - Transparent Wireless bridge terminates into the switch of Site A Site A - Has a ...
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ZTE ZXHN F609 Router Blinking Lights and not booting

My router is just blinking like this when I turned it on, but if I hold a reset button 5-20 sec the connected LAN indicators will turn on before it blinking other lights again.
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Connect wlan interface to specific BSSID without knowledge about SSID

I do know the BSSID and passphrase of my wireless router and I want to connect my wireless interface to it without caring about the SSID. Thus, I do want it to work even after the SSID of the wireless ...
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Connected to Wifi router but no internet access

Problem Connected to my wireless router at home won't give me internet access. What happened Several days ago I was connected to the Wifi router at home and everything works like a charm. Then I ...
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How to reinstate a missing wireless adaptor in Windows 10

I have no Wireless adapter showing under Control Panel → Network and Internet → Network Connections. I just see Bluetooth and Ethernet. How do I reinstate the Wireless adapter in Windows so I can ...
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Decrypting WiFi password with Win XP regedit file?

I'm having problem with decrypting Windows XP wireless password (WPA2), I am supposed to retrieve WPA2 password from regedit file which I have already recovered from a formatted partition. I have ...
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Design Project to Automatically show a local webpage to all devices connected on local network

I am doing a design project and need help of expert how to do it I have to make a webserver on my computer and upload a webpage on that server . When a new user comes in a network e.g 192.168.1.1 a ...
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How can ping results differ that much?

I am still kind of dealing with my other question here and while doing that, I need to be able to measure the quality of the connection. I found the measurement quite unreliable (despite measuring for ...
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How to use my Belkin Router as a Range Extender

I have a Binatone Modem+Router 2-in-1 which provides my main internet connection. It has an IP Address of 192.168.1.1 and I wish to extend its network coverage to a larger area, by using my old Belkin ...
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Win7 PC Shutdown during Update - Driver/Chipset Issues?

--UPDATE 1-- Purchased a brand new USB Wifi Adapter, installed its driver and has exact same problem error code 31. Obviously it's a Windows 7 issue. Is it possible to repair this without a complete ...
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Windows 10 - Network Limited, No IP

I have Windows 10 64-bit when I connected to my wifi, my wifi goes limited and doesn't work. When I troubleshoot my connection is saying first to enable VMWare adapters after that it says that you ...
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App for mapping WiFi strength? [closed]

I am looking for an iOS app that allows me to record a log of both my home and office wireless networks strength. Ability to export to a format like CSV, KML or GPX Can filter to just the network ...
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No wireless on windows after using kali boot cd

Today I wanted to start playing around with Kali Linux so I downloaded the ISO and burned it to a DVD, restarted the laptop and booted to the DVD pressed the first option which is just a boot. ...
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I can't get wlan0 to show up. I have alfa awus036h adapter

This is for VirtualBox. I have tried to download compat wireless like everyone else does, but when I "make unload" this happens: root@kali:~/Downloads/compat-wireless-2010-06-26-p# make unload ...
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Wi-Fi using only 0.01% of what it can, and a laggy browser and skype calls. Only on my computer

My WiFi one day suddenly stopped working as it normally has before and apparently my WiFi is only using 0.01% of everything it can at a time and my browser is taking a very long time to load videos ...
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Dumpper and Jumpstart for GNU/Linux

I try Reaver, but takes too long and not working for me. Dumpper and jumpstart in this article worked for me, is there any equivalent for GNU/Linux?
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What do these advanced wireless LAN card properties specify?

I am currently trying to educate myself about my networking hardware. I came across these properties in for my wireless LAN card but I couldn't find much information online by googling them, and it ...
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WPAD (Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol) can be used to automatically show a specific Webpage on all local network devices

I don`t know this can be implemented or not can I use WPAD to open a website that is saved on my laptop automatically all local users connected to same network . I want this page to be pushed ...
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When a PC has both a wired and a wireless connection, how is information transferred?

My PC has two connections (wireless and wired) simultaneously. Both of them have an internet connection. In this situation, how does it connect to the internet? How do my LAN and WLAN interfaces know ...
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Routing Andoid with two routers

I have a network with 2 wireless routers (tplink tl-wr841n) with the same SSID in channels 6 and 11 and connected to the ISP through wan port. They are configured as primary and secondary routers ...
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Samsung devices switching from 802.11AC mode to 802.11N mode causing speed drops?

I've been experiencing speed drops with my Fritz!Box 7490 modem. I've always been able to use my WiFi connection without problems, but a couple of months ago my link speed started dropping. When I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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Belkin Wi-Fi router wont pick up Internet from modem

My Internet connection works just fine when it’s manually connected via a cable to my modem, but when I tried enabling my Wi-Fi connection, it doesn’t seem to work. I have 4 LAN ports in my modem and ...