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't ping my android device in the same network

I have 2 devices : PC (debian 16.04) : 10.0.0.56 Android device (4.4.2) : 10.0.0.38 They're on the same network, have the same gateway which is 10.0.0.1 but whenever I try to ping from one device ...
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Unable to connect to HostedNetwork which I had previously connected to

I have two laptops, one running windows 7 and the other running ubuntu. I am using company wifi which I can connect only one device at a time. I set up a hostednetwork on the windows laptop (using ...
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How to configure two wireless routers (Separated by distance) with the same network?

Hello, I have two wireless routers configured properly following my Internet Service Povider instructions. Our house is composed of two floors and in each floor there is an ADSL socket, to which is ...
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Windows 10 hosted network - Phone connects, but has no internet

I have created a hosted network on Windows 10 using the "netsh" commands, I have also shared the main internet connection with the hosted network. But no matter what I do, when I connect my android (...
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Wireless isolation within SSID vs Wireless VLAN

This is for a small network at home, but I was wondering (talking from a wireless perspective only) what's the difference of creating two wireless VLANs vs enabling Wireless Isolation within SSID? (...
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What are the benefits of increasing the WiFi router channel width? (Bandwidth)?

I don't know whether increasing the channel [band] width merely disperses the same transmission power over a wider frequency range, and whether that would increase efficiency (it might if they were ...
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layer 3 switch with vlans and home router

I have a home wireless router let's say a cisco e2500 and a layer 3 switch with 3 vlans, how can I get them to comunicate? vlans are like this 172.168.10.0 172.168.20.0 172.168.30.0 wireless has ...
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Unable To Connect To Email Provider

I am unable to connect to my email provider from my current connection; yet when I log into a VM with a different IP and different area (cloud), I can log in without issues. Outside of this specific ...
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Disabling 802.11d outside on a Ruckus network switch cause connectivity issues?

Have a mostly Ruckus AP wifi environment outside the US. Having issues with our Motorola ET1 staying connected after going to sleep, (we have similar setup in other Ruckus environments with no issues)...
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How to automatically disconnect and connect to a different wifi network when “no internet”

I have two internet connections & I use with two wifi routers, sometimes one internet connection goes down then how can I automatically connect to my other wifi router(which routing connection ...
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Interference between direct signal and reflected signal

The antenna of laptop receives signal from Wi-Fi router in two ways- 1) signal falling directly on the antenna from the router, say 1 m away and, 2) signal coming from same router but bouncing off the ...
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How to safely turn off EAP controller and my TP-LINK EAP110 Access Point so that it does not disconnect the access point?

I have a TP-LINK EAP110 Access Point. It is connected to my ADSL modem and NETGEAR WiFi router. Everyday we need to turn the PC, router and access point off. And whenever we start them again in the ...
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I can't access second wan router from first router

I have a local wide network around my home and area with two CPE AP. The main router IP address which feed from ADSL is (192.168.1.1) DHCP pool from 2 to 100 I have a cat45 cable from first router ...
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Is it possible to improve Wi-Fi speed by connecting to the same Wi-Fi AP with two separate cards?

I have a weak connection and I have an antenna Wi-Fi card. Is it possible to get an improvement in speed if I connect both cards to the AP at the same time?
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can router factory reset be compromised? [closed]

Just wondering since all the topics mention that if you believe your router is infected you should do a reset after all other methods. But I wonder if the firmware is compromised, does upgrade the ...
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How does whitelisting work with a wifi extender?

I have setup a wifi to whitelist the known MAC addresses of my devices. Now I would like to extend the range with a wifi extender. Do I have to add its MAC address to the list of the router? And if ...
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Global Proxy for a Network Adapter on Windows

I'm trying to share my Internet Connection with another system over Windows ICS. My system connects to the Internet via WiFi and shares it over to another system over LAN. This works perfectly without ...
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My Asus laptop running Kali Linux cant connect nor find any wireless networks

So here is the deal. I am running Kali Linux on my Asus laptop. (Dual booting Win 8.1) Now, Linux for some reason, cannot find any wireless networks in the area. Cable connection works just fine. I ...
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Can't connect HP DeskJet 3050a J610a over WPS to a new Wireless Router

I have this nifty little inkjet printer from HP, but it's unable to connect to my new wireless router ASUS RT-N12 (quite a common one). The only way to connect the printer is via WPS. So, I've tried ...
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How to fix “Possible PS or DA” issue at WiFi router?

I have a home wifi network driven by Huawei HG232f. Couple times a day it's unavailable and I have to reboot router. I'n using ubuntu 14.04. While researching a problem I found such details: While ...
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Intel Wireless-AC 8260 not exposed as network interface on Debian 8

I have been unable to get Debian 8 (Jessie) to install my Wifi Card (GigaByte GC-WB867D-I REV 4.2) as a network adapter. The card is reported as "Supported" by The latest release of Intel's Linux ...
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Wireless Networking: WDS Bridge vs AP/Client Bridge

Everything I've read/seen so far leads me to believe that the answer to this question is that these are just two different means to the same end. However, just to be 100% clear, I'm going to ask ...
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Android proxy bypass local subnet

I am deploying Android 4.4.3 devices to sites, and need a proxy for external internet access as it's a corporate environment. However, each site has a number of web pages hosted locally on the site ...
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RaLink RT3290 WLAN Module Issue

I have this module RaLink RT3290 in my laptop which is an HP Pavilion. I cannot connect to an access point at home which is literally feet away (and other devices at home connect flawlessly, even at a ...
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Windows 10 lan connection issues

I'm having a really weird issue on Windows 10. I've a scenarion, wich is: Windows 10 Computer + Windows 2008 Server (AD,DHCP,DNS). On the Windows 10 station, whenever i try to copy\paste an file from ...
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Internet disconnects every 15-20 minutes for about a minute and reconnects automatically

My internet connection is ADSL2+ and it was working fine for about 2 months till couple of days ago. Now I am facing problem of disconnection every 15-20 minutes. I have tried two different routers ...
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Wi-Fi: Connected but no internet after sleep

I use a shared, open Wi-Fi network to get internet access for my laptop. I have no problems connecting to the network or using the internet. However, when I take my laptop out of sleep mode, I am no ...
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Wireless Mesh or just renaming accesspoint

I'm a newbie for these kind of things so forgive me if I say something wrong :) suppose we have 3 access-points and they all have physical cable back to server, I want to have 1 expanded network (SSID=...
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How does WhatsApp Web connect an Android user?

I signed up to WhatsApp, and wanted to use its web access to IM with a friend who is travelling and will connect her Android phone to wifi hotspot when she can. I assumed WhatsApp would send/receive ...
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Get PSK of incorrect WPA-PSK attempts

I was using hostapd to create an AP. I have some knowledge of C++. I was wondering if I can use hostapd to get the incorrect PSK entered by the client, or get that information from anywhere else. If ...
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Router asking sign in to wifi when new device is connecting or disconnecting

I'm using a wifi in hostel which has around 15 users. When ever a device(both old and new) is connecting/disconnecting to the wifi, it stops the internet and asking to 'sign in to wifi'. I've ...
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“No Network Access” on old domestic network

I'm having problems connecting my laptop to the wifi network at my parent's home. It worked last year, the only change I can think of is having installed Window 10. If I tether the laptop to my ...
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Surfboard SB6183 cable modem not working with Belkin 600N wireless router

I have a new Surfboard SB6183 cable modem which I want to use with a Belkin 600N wireless router. The SB6183 cable modem works, if I connect it to the internet COAX and to my computer. The 600N ...
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My PCI NIC is not being detected by NetworkManager

I am currently running on Kali Linux Rolling. uname -a says Linux tempestatem-ignis 4.3.0-kali1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.3.3-5kali4 (2016-01-13) x86_64 GNU/Linux After running a create_ap ...
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long range antenna [closed]

we want to provide mobiles and laptops in site B with internet connection using long range antenna, but it is not permitted to put any communication devices (ex. AP) there. 1- is there any ...
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Kali Linux on a Raspberry pi 3 model b - WiFi problems

Okay, so I thought for fun I would try out Kali linux to do some wifi cracking and learn about hacking and experiment. I was using Kali Linux 2.1.2 ARM img and I couldnt find anyone with the same ...
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Use both antennas, Intel Dual Band Wireless - AC 7260 [7260HMW]

I just got the following wifi adapter: Intel Dual Band Wireless - AC 7260 [7260HMW] https://amzn.com/B00HJCBV64 It has inputs for two antennas, but no matter what I do the second input does not work. ...
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Directly plugging into my modem gives connection 100% of the time, while going through my router gives connection 50% of the time [on hold]

When wiring a device to our modem, the internet is constant and at the speed we pay for. If we plug the modem into the router and try to broadcast, it will either work or it won't. I'd have to guess ...
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Get my 4G router Huawei e5172 to work on battery power

I have a Huawei LTE CPE e5172 4G router, the router have a little spot in the back for battery connection, so I went ahead and purchased a battery pack for it. The battery is charging, and there is ...
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Unstable wi-fi latency

I'm having a strange latency problems with my network connection. Here are results of pinging google's server, tough same goes for any remote server that allows ping. C:\Users>ping -t -l 1000 8.8....
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Connect to web server on Windows over bluetooth using iPhone

For web development, I currently setup a web server to listen on my LAN interface IP address on Windows, and I can connect to the web server using any device on my LAN. Instead of using the LAN ...
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Can I seperate Lan traffic over Ethernet port of Mac and Internet over Wifi?

My home network is simple. My wife and I have computers upstairs (offices on 2 floors) whereas the Internet access router is downstairs. I'm on a Mac (OS10.11), she's on PC (Windows 8). All traffic, ...
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Low Internet (wired) speed on H110 based motherboard

I bought and assembled a new PC. It runs on Gigabyte H110 based MOBO, i3 6100 Skylake CPU, no dedicated GPU card, 8GB DDR3 memory, SSD disk. Ever since I installed an OS on it (Windows 10 N first and ...
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Secure Public Wifi at Apartment with Personal Router?

I recently moved into an apartment and wifi is included in the rent; however, it is a public network for each building and is not secure. I currently own a router but I do not know how to use it to ...
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Why does switching docking station cause network problems?

At the office we use two different docking stations that people can use. The Kensington USB 3.0 sd3000v and the HP 3001pr USB 3.0 Port Replicator. They are not connected to the internet by cable, so ...
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No internet connectivity after uninstalling VPN in win10

A barracuda VPN client was installed in my windows 10 machine which was not working. I simply uninstalled the VPN and restarted my machine as required. Since the next boot my windows can't access ...
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Can I use my laptop WiFi adapter in my desktop?

OK so I got a new desktop but it doesn't have a built in adapter or anything and I can't connect through Ethernet cable so I have a old gateway laptop and I was wondering if I could take the adapter ...
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What should I worry about if my router's WiFi password was leaked? [closed]

If someone had learned my WiFi password I understand that they could use this to use my WiFi connection. I have a few questions: Would they have to be within a certain distance of my router to use ...
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IPv6 routing failing

I am trying to setup a lab IPv6 network, and I am proceeding in the following way. I have a device, which needs an IPv6 global address. I have configured my Windows-10 laptop to be an access point ...
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Create an “ad hoc” network with second wifi adapter

I've tried to search for this particular issue to no avail. The thing is, I want to create an ad hoc network on windows 10, I've already tried with the netsh command, everything worked the way it's ...