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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What are the reason(s) a wireless network's bssid would change

What are the reason(s) a wireless network's basic service set identification (bssid) would change? I'm trying to figure out some bizarre wifi issues I'm having. Apple's wifi diagnostics tool recorded ...
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Increment passing TTL

My ISP sends me packets with TTL = 1 to limit the distribution to my PC. I need to change TTL for all packets going through my PC to a static (eg 128) or increased value. OS: Win 7
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linux mount nfs based on wifi network name

I'm running fedora 17 with gnome3 and NetworkManager. I have a script "mountNFS.sh" which mounts the NFS exports from my NAS at home. I want know a way to automatically mount and umount my NFS ...
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How to restore Windows 7 wireless on LAN disconnect

When I connect my laptop (Lenovo X201) on Windows 7 Pro SP1 to a wired/LAN connection, it turns off my wireless adapter (Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6250 AGN). On later disconnect, adapter stays turned ...
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Windows could not set up internet connection sharing (ICS)

I am trying to make an ad-hoc network. I think it was created succesfully, but when I tryd to turn internet sharing on I get this error Windows could not set up internet connection sharing (ICS) I ...
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How can I set up a WEP wifi network hosted by my PC running Windows 8, which draws its internet connection from wifi?

My Nintendo 3DS can connect to WPA networks, but not when running the old DS games - there it requires an open network or WEP encryption at the most. My new router doesn't support multiple SSID's ...
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Laptop wireless no longer connecting to Wifi

I have a MSi u200, and the weird thing was that I was using this normally before, then after a few minutes all of a sudden it couldn't find the wifi signal from my house. I did some troubleshooting ...
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How to configure a wireless router on a wired PEAP network

I tried plugging in a wireless router to a wired PEAP network to allow devices without ethernet ports to connect, but it doesn't work. Is a special type of wireless router required and are there any ...
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Wifi connected but no data transfer

I have a Desktop which runs on Windows XP and a laptop which runs in Ubuntu. Recently I have set up a wireless router in order to be able to access internet on my laptop through wifi. The laptop ...
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Save Credentials for wireless network Greyed out

When I try to managing a wireless network to save my credentials, that option is greyed out. I thought I might need administrator permissions but I don't see any option to do so. I know from other ...
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how to configure dual wlan at boot on rhel 6

I got a RHEL 6.3 box, with 2 wlan interfaces. I need wlan to be set at boot. wlan0 -> connects to NETWORK0 wlan1 -> connects to NETWORK1 How should I setup this ? I'm not used to ifcfg ...
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FTP not working with WiFi or Tethering

My laptop has suddenly starting having issues when I FTP files to my website. I can send emails and browse web pages with no problem but FTP access is intermittent. If I plug a network cable in there ...
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Wireless network interface ra0 does not start at boot

I recently installed USB Wireless Adapter based on Ralink RT5370 chip on my Ubuntu 10.04. Manufacturer drivers are installed properly and now I have ra0 wireless interface configured in ...
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Script to join WPA2 Enterprise wifi

When I head to work with my MBP running OSX 10.7, I have to go through this series: Join Other Network Enter SSID select Security = WPA2 Enterprise generate a pw via my RSA soft token Join ...
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Accessing a wireless router on a different subnet

Okay, I'll try to describe how this network is set up. I didn't do it personally, but it has been described to me. Firstly, we get our internet from a 3G wireless USB card from ATT. This means that ...
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How can I stream audio signals from various devices/computers to my home server?

I currently have a headless home server set up (running Ubuntu 12.04 server edition) running a simple Apache HTTP server. The server is near an audio receiver, which controls a set of indoor and ...
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How can I lower my latency? (Powerline)

How do I lower my latency using a powerline connection? C:\Users\David>ping 192.168.1.254 -t -l 25500 Pinging 192.168.1.254 with 25500 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.254: bytes=25500 ...
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How do I fix this Windows 7 wireless connectivity issue?

I have a laptop with an Intel Wireless Centrino 6300 module. Recently, the machine has stopped properly connecting to my wireless router. It will get stuck in a loop of connecting, then disconnecting ...
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Sharing PC's internet connection with laptop using Symbian smartphone

I have PC without any wifi adapter installed and I have Nokia C6-00 smartphone with Symbian S60 5th edition. On my PC I have a ADSL internet connection and I want to share it via my phone wifi to ...
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Good SNR, poor Wifi performance

My Atheros-based wifi router has a really good SNR (usually above +20, also because I am just a few meters away from it) but very poor performance. Most of the time ping is awful (see end of post), ...
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ubuntu (linuxmint) not reconnecting to wireless after router reboot

I've been bugged by this issue ever since I installed Linux(mint) on my eeepc. Scenario: List item Wireless modem router is connected to internet and sharing internet properly. EEE PC starts up and ...
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how can I access the admin page of a WRT54GL that is set as a wireless bridge?

I am working to simplify a network for a client. One part of the network that I am working on is what I believe to be like this: Netgear Wireless router receives network connection/Internet from VPN ...
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wpa_supplicant loops between GROUP_HANDSHAKE and COMPLETED: Intel Wifi 5100 & Belkin

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 10.10 x64. I want to get wireless networking going manually. My wireless networking works successfully in Windows 7 x64. I've also posted this question at ...
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how to setup wireless in Kubuntu

My network adapter is Broadcom 43225 802.11b/g/n I don't know hot how to find it and how to install it. in WIN7 everything done automatically!!! maybe thats the reason why ordinary people keep ...
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How to View Users Connected to Ad-Hoc Network on Windows 7?

Question How do I detect/manage users who are connected to my laptop's ad-hoc network? Background I have a Windows 7 laptop with a wired network connection. I've set up an ad-hoc network following ...
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Windows 7: Event Viewer Issue (log on codes and workstation name query)

I am using a laptop for home use. I am not connected to a server or anything, just the home wifi. Today I was looking in the event viewer and I saw quite a lot of log ons with numbers, 2,3,5 or 7. ...
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Wireless network disconnects when watching YouTube/Netflix/other streaming videos

I've had this problem the last few weeks. Basically, when I boot up my computer (an old Dell laptop with windows 7 x64), it will connect to the wireless network just fine, no issue. I can browse no ...
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How should I properly connect two MIMO antennas in WiFi bridge?

Given: I am setting up a WiFi bridge using two identical Dual polarized directional MIMO panel antennas ...
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Connect to second router via external IP

I'm trying to setup two routers in my home network, and I'm confused here. I want to have access in Admin-Panel Router 2 from external (not in local network, but from mobile for example). I tried ...
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Windows Network Policy Server is not logging bad passwords in NPS logs

I have an NPS server for RADIUS from an Aruba controller. Accounting and authentication logging is turned on and working, except for when the logon fails because of bad password. Security Logs All ...
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Wi-Fi is on but there is no connection

Recently we got a new internet provider, which advertises 65 Mbps download, cable. Hence, we also got a new router: SmartRG model SR804n. However, regardless of the amazing advertised speed, I have ...
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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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Wifi Access Point instable in Fedora, KDE Plasma 5

I have two PCs (PC1 and PC2). Both have identical hard- and software and both are connected to the interenet via ethernet connection. As OS I have Fedora 23 with KDE Plasma 5. Using the KDE ...
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IEEE 802.11:deauthicated due to local deauth request Respberry pi 2 jessie

I am trying to make hotspot using Raspberry Pi 2. I have followed a video tutorial in which I have completed all steps successfully. I use TL-WN722N router. Actually I'm facing an issue is that when ...
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Trouble with Internet Connection-Websites keep connecting

My recently built DIY desktop is amazingly slow when connecting to school wireless: If I try to open a page for the first time, there is a 90% chance Chrome/IE would give me the error "connection ...
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Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160 not working on some WiFi's

My friend has this wireless card in his laptop (Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160) and it works fine at his home wifi (or any other), but on the schools wifi it does not. Anyone who has any clues ...
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How to configure AAA server and hostapd to support Hotspot 2.0 / Passpoint?

I am trying to setup an independent Hotspot 2.0 network. I am using TP-Link Archer C7 v2 routers as accesspoint. I built and flashed Openwrt 15.05 on router. Built hostapd from source with HS20 and ...
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Is there a way to check the wifi antennas on my laptop?

I have a laptop with 3 wifi antennas connected to an Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN board. I had the CPU fan changed under warranty and I watched (in horror) as the laptop technician ripped the ...
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Iptables WiFi , blocking

I would like to block all Wi-Fi devices except one. I have two Wi-Fi routers and I am only allowing one in my IPTABLES rules to connect; but I am able to still connect to both. iptables -P INPUT ...
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How can I check WiFi connection order in Windows 10?

I found a useful answer on here about setting the WiFi connection order in Windows 10. Essentially you use this command: netsh wlan set profileorder name="connectionname" interface="Wi-Fi" priority=1 ...
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Can I use my wifi wingle to route and share LAN internet over wifi instead of its built in cellular network?

I have a wingle EC 315 which can create a wi-fi hot-spot but I DON'T want its evdo 3g network to be shared over wifi but want to share my LAN internet through it. I came across many sites but each ...
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I have a NAS drive connected to my sky home network this is where I store my emails

I have a NAS drive connected to my sky home network this is where I store my emails. I have just got an EE device (mobile internet) to use when I am away caravaning the problem is I don't want to ...
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Packet injection in a Wi-Fi network with card in monitor mode

I have a computer connected to a WEP-protected Wi-Fi network. With scapy I can forge packets (let's say ICMP) and send them to another station of the same network. If I put my wireless card in ...
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Connection consistency issue in E3276 dongle issue with Raspberry PI

I am using E3276 with a Raspberry Pi that is running Rasbian OS. My application is to connect to internet automatically through sakis3g. I have written code to get a connection automatically whenever ...
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TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v3 openwrt firmware

I have uploaded a new alternative firmware for TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v3 https://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-wr1043nd. Unfortunately, after the upgrade, the connection to the device has been ...
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Chrome apparently doubles upload rate to Google Drive - but not really

Here’s a conundrum for you. I was uploading video files to my Google Drive, and noticed that uploading via the web GUI using Chrome appeared to be twice as fast as uploading through the same ...
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Network packets routing

I have implemented mesh network on 5 raspberry pi. I will attach a camera to the 5th node which takes the pictures/video and transfer the captured data to the first node and then to the server.The ...
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Multi-function printer losing wireless connectivity

My Richo MP C2550 multi-function printer is losing wireless connectivity. It is hooked up wirelessly to my home router for printing from two Mac computers at home. About half the time we can't ...
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Use Ethernet only for Wireshark when WiFi is enabled (Linux)

I'm using Wireshark to capture network traffic (via a SharkTap 10/100.) This works well but when I plug in the Ethernet cable the laptop treats it as a normal LAN connection and routes all laptop ...
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Since Windows 10 upgrade,will hang after running for a while, followed by whole home network down, any idea?

This is the most mysterious thing I've ever seen since I have been using computer... Since I upgraded my windows 7 to windows 10, it was ok at the beginning. However, about a week ago, it begins to ...