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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WiFi adapter TL-WN727N is not working

I am using Zorin OS 11. My wifi adapter( TP-link: model:TL-WN727N) is not working at all. I typed "lsusb" in terminal, then the adapter showing as "Ralink MT7601U". So, that means the adapter is okay ...
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How to set TCP/IP settings in smart phone for a internet connection shared through a wifi by Windows 7 ad-hoc network

I have internet connection in my windows PC through a ethernet cable. Now i want to share internet connection with my phone over wifi. I created an ad-hoc network with internet connection sharing ...
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How do I override osx to use direct connection instead of current proxy settings?

My mac has been using a specific app as a proxy manager, I then switched to chrome extensions which works fine. But as I uninstalled the app, the osx seems to be stuck with the previous proxy settings....
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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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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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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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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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Share Windows WiFi with Ubuntu PC through wired LAN

How to setup this? WiFi Internet connection <> Windows Laptop <> Wired LAN <> Ubuntu PC
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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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What device can create wireless network while connecting to an ethernet router

I have access to an ethernet port of a wireless router. I simply connect my laptop to it via an ethernet cable. There are a total of four such ports on the wireless router. Now I want to connect a ...
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Internet having frequent outages [on hold]

I am a Comcast/Xfinity customer in TX and I am currently paying for 105 Mbps speed. I am not getting these speeds and outages are occurring often.
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I use Beetel 450TC3 as wireless router? [duplicate]

I am trying to extend wireless internet connectivity to another part of my house. My current modem + wireless router does not cover my entire house. So, I have installed a cat5 cable with RJ45 port ...
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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 can I install mdk3 on linux mint?

Every website that I look at has a different explanation and none of them seem to help me get this utility installed. Here are the best instructions I found and what went wrong. They are from the kali ...
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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 ...
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WiFi network speed. No difference in wireless N and wireless G networks

I have a Cisco E3200 Wireless N dual band router and external drive with USB2 support attached to it. The drive is shared across my network. My laptop has G WiFi adapter, so it can connect with 54Mbps ...
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Why can I not establish an SSH/SFTP connection from my Windows 8.1 computer?

I'm on a windows 8.1, 64bit machine. I cannot get a connection vis SSH or SFTP. Yesterday I was connecting without issue. I have tried using: Aptana, WinSCP, Putty and FileZilla. I cann connect to ...
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How to get a stored WLAN “password” from Windows 7?

I'm trying to connect to my friends wireless network, but we don't know the password (ie. network/WEP/WPA key). The WLAN is secured by WPA2. My friend's laptop with Windows 7 connects automatically ...
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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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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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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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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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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 TL-...
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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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Can a DHCP router with MAC address whitelist be hacked with a VM?

I locked down my whole network’s MAC addresses so that only NICs on the whitelist can get an IP from the AirPort Extreme DHCP server and router. Well, guess what. A Mavericks VM with a completely ...
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Samsung “Kies via Wifi” doesn't work, stuck on “Loading…”

When I connect my Galaxy S2 to my laptop using "Kies via Wifi" it doesn't work. On my phone it tells me it is connected, and on the laptop I can see the device "GT-I9100" under connected devices, but ...
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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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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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unable to connect internet on guest OS X ver 10.9.5 from host OS windows10

I have been trying to connect my guest os IOS X ver 10 to connect with internet but still unable to see any sign of internet. Previously it was working fine but after windows 8 upgraded to windows 10 ...
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pause and resume amanda backups?

Short and simple question -- is it possible to pause and later resume an amanda backup? Longer backstory -- My laptop connects to my home network via wifi, and the /home directory is very large. It ...
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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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Netgear Smart Connect WPS

I recently bought a Netgear Nighthawk R7000 router, and it comes with a feature called Netgear Smart Connect. When this is enabled, the administration pannel disables the WPS settings area. I've ...
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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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mDNS stops working when plugging access point in to outer network

UPDATED with some corrections and additional facts July 17, 2016. The Access Point is a Linksys E2500, not a Netgear as originally stated. I also tried to be more clear and explicit about what works. ...
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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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NetGear WNA 3100 doesn't detect my router

I bought NetGear WNA 3100 wireless usb adapter(https://www.netgear.com/support/product/WNA3100.aspx) for my desktop, It was working just fine until I reinstalled my Win7 which made it to work in some ...
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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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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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Is it possible to connect two wifi routers to same fiber modem

My house there is a one fiber broadband port and fiber modem connected to this port using fiber cable. Then Wireless router connected to the fiber modem using CAT6 cable. Now I got another Wifi router ...