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 Tablet can't find wireless router

I had my Surface tablet with Windows 8 RT working until I changed my router to another one to support optical fiber. All my other devices (cell phone, laptop with Windows 7, MacBook) work well with ...
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Can't see my wifi printer anymore

I have a Windows 7 laptop, connected to my wifi network. I also have an Epson Stylus Photo PX730WD connected to the same wifi network. Since few days (or weeks? as I don't print often), I am not able ...
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Virtual wireless interfaces in different modes on single radio

I'm looking for a USB wireless adapter that will support virtual interfaces running in different wireless modes at the same time. I've found USB wireless adapters that support multiple wireless modes (...
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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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Can you tether a Chromebook to other devices?

Can you set up a chromebook as a wifi hotspot, sort of like ad hoc on windows?
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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 /etc/network/...
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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 time=...
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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 http://ubuntuforums....
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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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My syslog is full of errors from NetworkManager about setting the MTU for wireless adapter

NetworkManager keeps trying to set the MTU for my wifi connection to 9216 and then complain about it: NetworkManager[9173]: <error> [1469713916.019478] [platform/nm-linux-platform.c:2489] ...
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Hostednetwork on Windows 10 with 2 Wi-Fi adapters?

Recently I purchased a USB Wi-Fi adapter that's capable of connecting to 5GHz Wi-Fi networks, for use with my old notebook which only has a 2.4GHz adapter built-in. I intend to share the connected ...
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Windows 8 - Wifi option gone from connection options. Can connect via Physical Connection only

I don't see any Wifi option in Windows > PC Settings: No Wifi Option in Network And Sharing Center: I Uninstalled and Reinstalled Ralink Wifi Drivers, its showing up as installed in Control ...
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Windows 10 Crossed Network Streams

This is very bizarre, but it's happened twice now, so I want to see if anyone else has run into it. On Windows 10, after an automatic Windows Update, I am getting crossing network streams, meaning ...
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Capturing IP Camera URL for audio feed with Wireshark

I have three IP cameras (momentum - MOCAM3) and all works fine. I was able to get them connected to my home ISP router, registred with my data mobile phone and I can access them remotely this way. I ...
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Linux Mint Ra-Link Wi-Fi driver issues

So, the default drivers on the USB stick I used to install Mint seemed to work ok, but after I got booted into the installed OS and started updating stuff, it seems to have broken. My google-fu showed ...
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How can I autonomously dump/push the AP logs from the assortment of devices without logging into each?

I am running an AWS OpenVPN EC2 server providing a VPN for mobile devices. Additionally, I am managing an OpenWRT in my house, an ISP provided Linksys in another state, and a mid-grade Cisco Aironet ...
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Gopro HDMI > Google Cardboard (DIY Video goggles)

I want to pipe the HDMI output from a GoPro into a split screen view that can be viewed from a phone to be put inside a google cardboard. For reference, I'm trying to recreate top down soccer as seen ...
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Wifi router and ADSL conflicts

I have adsl modem which is connected to internet. I can access internet if i connect laptop directly to adsl modem. laptop > adsl Now i plugged in my wifi router (cisco e900) to adsl modem and ...
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reroute my traffic to another adapter

My Internet access comes from my ethernet and I want to redirect it to a virtual adapter which is connected to a vpn server. I looked for answers and I'm now aware it has to do with the route rule but ...
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How to prevent computer connecting to weak BSSIDs

The Issue Recently, my computer has taken to connecting to weak APs on the network. Starting earlier this week, I noticed a significant drop in network quality (From 40 Mbps to 4 Mbps tested using ...
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NETIS WF2120 Wifi Adapter Drops Signal Within Seconds every 5 mins

i keep losing connection about 3 or 2 secs every 5 mins but i see that im connected with 3 or 4 bars while the connection is fine from my phone , please if u can help me be more specific with each ...
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Failed to connect to port

I have never hosted a website before, and I just tried to connect to my laptop's apache hosted site to the internet with my public IP, and then I found out that I need to disable the firewall, so I ...
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How can I limit bandwidth to users on a wireless hotspot on Linux?

I have a Ubuntu laptop (14.04) which is connected to the internet via Ethernet. The internet connection is shared using wireless AP on the same laptop to which mine and some friend's phones connect. I ...
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Internet Sharing on OS X Mavericks stopped working

I have an iMac with OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed. I've been using the Internet Sharing feature to connect to other devices regularly, but since last week the Internet Sharing option has stopped ...
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Requirement of IP address connected by ad-hoc

How can i get the IP address of my computer connected to ad-hoc network created by the same computer? Even if there is no internet access. Already tried all the network settings.
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Windows7 - Wifi / Network - Slow detection time

I am using Lenova W50 - laptop. my platform is windows7. the issue is, when i switch between wifi to network or network to wifi - the system taking long time to detect the availability of the networks....
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wireless connection issues as a server

I have a Belkin F9K1002 N300 Wireless N Router IEEE 802.11b/g/n router I can connect via WiFi and Ethernet. I have a few devices connected to it (cellphones, Raspberry Pi, computers, printer). My ...
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Ping spikes on 5ghz/2.4ghz wi-fi only on one computer

I have strange problem with Wi-Fi on my latop. I tried to use 5ghz and 2.5ghz - and it make no significant difference. When I ping my router it looks like this: Pinging 192.168.0.1 with 32 bytes of ...
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My dual boot laptop can't find Wireless connections. (Kali Linux)

Here is ifconfig: eth0: flags=4163 mtu 1500 inet IP netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast IP inet6 fe80::7a45:c4ff:feb0:5a51 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x20 ether 78:45:c4:b0:5a:51 ...
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Script that start/stop programs based on if connected to wlan or not

I would like a script that automatically enables Surveillance station on my Synology NAS when i leave home (my phone dissconnect from my WLAN). Do you have any idea how to solve this? Python?