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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Surface Pro 3 or 4 - “network cable unplugged”

NOTE: Answering my own question to help community. After a Windows Update I cannot access any WiFi on my Surface Pro. In the Taskbar Network Settings it only shows Flight Mode, not the list of ...
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How to measure interference using power measurements?

We are doing a project on interference mitigation in co-working WLANs. For the task of in cooperating interference we need to model interference in an indoor environment. How can we achieve this task ...
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How to install TP-Link TL-WN722N USB Wireless Adapter on Debian Wheezy armhf?

I have TP-Link WN722n USB dongle plugged in: root@udoo-debian-hfp:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 7.4 (wheezy) Release: 7.4 ...
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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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Outdoor linking antennas retransmit

this is my first post. I had a situation on an outdoor wireless transmit. I had a 50Mbps line in my home with this router from tp-link TD-W8970. I also had bought a wireless antenna 2.4Ghz 24dbi ...
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packet loss. how to resolve this?

how to find out the packet loss? when the router is transmitting the packets of data to destination. If the destination will not receive the ex-tact transmitted packets there will be loose of data. ...
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Make Windows forget a network connection password?

Is there a way to prevent Windows from remembering the network password after it connects? So that upon disconnecting Windows won't reconnect without re-entering password. What if I want it to always ...
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How to connect Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 using Intel WiDi to Windows 7 laptop

I bought Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 for 2nd external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 17R. I have newest graphic drivers installed (manual way, Windows 7 blocks original Intel's drivers, so I had to update ...
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My PC wifi can't detect a particular hotspot device

Just few days ago, I was able to use the wireless hotspot network ICTD5 in my work place. But now, my computer is not able to detect it. It can detect other networks including my phone's hotspot but ...
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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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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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No internet when obtaining IP address automatically(static works) with HP 1910-8 switch

I can ping all VLANs from all VLANs in the switch. I can log into the router/gateway from all VLANs. I can even ping 8.8.8.8, for example, from all VLANs. I can only access the Internet from VLAN 1. I ...
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Wireless network troubleshooting

I hope I'm not going off topic here, but I have a question about how to approaching this troubleshooting. I've bought a new Linksys router recently, and it was working perfectly fine for the first ...
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System tray shows wireless icon even when ethernet wired?

So I have noticed that this has become a bit of an issue on Windows 7 laptops lately. Despite having re-ordered the interfaces to prioritize the wired connection in the network adapters advanced ...
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wlan0 goes down when eth0 not used

I have the Wheezy build loaded on my Pi. I have my wired ethernet configured with a static IP and I have done the same thing with the wlan. When the wired is being used the wifi comes up and works. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: wifi disabled after suspend, must enable manually

Ubuntu 16.04, when I set my laptop to suspend, upon resuming the wifi will be disabled. THere is no problem connecting to wifi, it is just that each time I resume I have to manually click "enable ...
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Using iw to add a virtual wireless interface, getting the error “No such device (-19)”

I need to add a virtual wireless interface to my NXP embedded linux system using iw. I have loaded Broadcom's driver and brought up wlan0. I can connect to networks with the wifi SDIO adapter just ...
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What is the relationships between VPN,SSH, PROXY, Shadowsocks, my ISP, internet censorship and how they work? [closed]

This is a question that has always bugged me. I am by far not someone who is completely a moron when it comes to tech and computers. I mean, i know how to use a computer. But really, all i know is you ...
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Change subnet on TP-LINK TD-W8961ND

I don't seem to be able to change the subnet on my router (spoiler alert - I'm not terribly good with networks so I would appreciate the help!). When I change the main IP address to 192.168.10.1 and ...
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What is the purpose of both 802.11 re-authentication and re-association while roaming?

I mean this. Firstly I've connected to my iPhone to my D-Link router : And then I've moved to another floor and was reasonably connected to my another ZyXEL router that was closer: ...
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How to use both Lan and Wifi Together?(Ubuntu 14.04)

I have internet access on both lan and wifi(both are differnt network).I want to connect to both and use them simultaneously.I am able to connect to both but only lan's net is use by default.I can ...
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Intermittent Packet Loss

I apologize for my lack of knowledge when it comes to networks. Over the last few weeks, I've been experiencing off and on intermittent internet issues. I can go hours without anything then all of a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Cannot prevent wifi sleep during screen lock

I've tried quite a few approaches to this but haven't been able to get a working solution. On my laptop I noticed that the wifi 'sleeps' under screen lock which makes it impossible to leave it doing ...
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NAS is very slow on OS X10.11

I am currently using a Retina MacBook Pro 13" (512GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Early 2015). It's connected via Wi-Fi (5GHz) to Asus RT-AC67U (AC2400) Router in which a Seagate Expansion 2TB (4 Partitions; Main ...
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Dell Inspiron with Windows 10 does not connect to WiFi but other devices will

I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop, Windows 10 and it won't connect to the Wi-Fi in my home any more. All other devices (Phones, Blu-ray, Other Laptops) connect without issue. It was connected and working ...
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Windows 10 wifi issue: “Can't connect to this network”

A little background - I have a Lenevo G50 which was running Windows 8.1 up until a few months back. Then came along the free upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft updated the laptop OS to windows 10, and ...
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How can I connect an android tablet to the internet with a mobile broad band modem?

I am in a remote location where the only possible way to access the internet is through a mobile broad band connection. I need to connect an android tablet to the internet, but it has no USB slot, so ...
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some of my devices can't connect to my home WIFI network

All my wireless devices used to be able to connect to my Wifi network. However my ISP comcast messed up and accidentally disconnected my network. After they restored the service, I found my Samsung ...
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Why can't I ping while I can see in ARP?

There are several questions asked the same way; I have been trying various solutions for 3 days with no luck; that's why I am asking from scratch. I have a wireless router and a wireless access point ...
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Samba Not able to access if wrong DNS is specified in Back to Back Connection

We have 2 systems connected to each other through a LAN cable , so the connection here is BACK TO BACK , and it is not connected to a router or any outside node , it's just connected to each other ...
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Download Booster from Samsung Galaxy S7 on Microsoft Surface(w10)

I was impressed by the download booster feature on the Galaxy S7 Edge that I have now(I'm sure this feature existed before), and I wondered if it's possible to do the same on Windows 10? I have a ...
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Better way to update an USB ISO without unplug

I'm working creating a small O.S. When I make changes, I create and ISO. This ISO works propertly with qemu, but when I have to test some hardware issues, I need to boot it on another computer. So: ...
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Connect Android to Linux laptop

I would like to establish a network connection between a Linux laptop and an Android device. More specifically, there is an MPD server on the laptop which I wish to contact from the Android device ...
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Android remote mouse: use data connection instead of WiFi

I've tried various Android remote mice apps that all require WiFi: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.djpsoft.remote&hl=en https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com....
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How to WiFi tether WiFi internet from android without root?

How can I WiFi tether my WiFi internet (connected to my phone)? As soon as I try to turn on WiFi tethering, it turns off my WiFi and tries to tether the mobile data.
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Internet having frequent outages

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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WiFi LAN speed drops to zero for 2-4 seconds every 20-60 seconds. Effectively killing the connection

My machine specs: HP Envy 15'' Laptop Windows 10 8GB Ram, Inte Core i7-4700MQ 2.40GHz, 64 bit system WiFi adapter: Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn Issue My laptop's WiFi LAN download and upload speeds ...
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Windows 10: Phones appearing in Network

Yesterday, Network listing on Windows 10 file explorer showed me one external phone. Thus, I changed my router WiFi password just in case. Nevertheless, I checked this today and I found 5 new phones ...
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Lenovo Yoga 700 14ISK Ubuntu Dual Boot Wifi Issue

I bought this lenovo yoga 700 14isk laptop just under a year ago and am trying to dual boot with ubuntu. It appears as though there is a lot of problems with the wifi driver, which carries over to ...
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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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RTL8821AE windows 10 issue

I have just bought an Asus laptop (R510V) and the internet connection is working well but, somehow, sometimes the wifi just don't work on some applications, it gets very slow, and if I do a skype ...
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Wi-fi turns off when USB device is plugged in

I am having the problem that most times that I plug in a USB device, my wi-fi in the Asus Zenbook UX31E will turn off (not disconnect, but turn off with the red x over the wireless icon in the task ...
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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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Wireless LAN can't connect with network

I installed a laptop with windows XP for a friend, very old school. There is one problem: it can't connect with my network. If I see the list of networks available, I see 2 types: Secured wireless ...
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Remote accessing router with static IP

I've got a server running on raspberry pi that is connected to the router. The router has static IP and the routing rule: "Route [static_pi]:22 to [raspberry_lan_ip]:[server_port]". Now I'm far from ...
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Guest zone in D-Link DIR-615 wireless router

I have D Link DIR-615 wireless router. In my home network, I have MyBook fileserver and my pcs and mac, iphones etc. Is it possible to configure the router so that guests do not have access to my ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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How to use network interfaces as a bridge for another PC?

I have a server (let's call it PC1) which I cannot connect to the internet "normally" for various reasons. I have another PC (PC2) with wireless a wireless connection and an available network port. I ...
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WiFi keyboard LED on HP laptop not working

Since recently , my HP laptop's WiFi LED on the keyboard has stopped working.Also since that happened , other lights like volume are not on until about a minute of the laptop being on. What could be ...
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Connecting to the GoPro wifi network through a router

I have a GoPro Hero3+ camera, and I want to stream it to my PC. Looking online there are many guides to doing just that, but they all require me to be on the same wifi network as the GoPro itself. My ...