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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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 [closed]

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 ...
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Startup Script to Disable then Enable Action Key

tl;dr A friend got a new computer (HP Pavilion 15.6" 15-AB254SA) that came pre-installed with Windows 10. Said friend hates Windows 10, and asked me to downgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate. I wiped the HD ...
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Is it better to choose a more-crowded WiFi channel or one with a strong competitor?

In this other SuperUser question, the consensus was to stick with WiFi channels 1, 6, or 11. But what if two of those channels (channels 1 and 6, for example) are both very crowded, but the other ...
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Will it speed up the client-server communication If I added a separate router nearby?

I'm using synergy connected to a wireless router that is quite far away. Signal is about 50~60% and there are some delays to keystroke and especially mouse-movement. My current work-around is to ...
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Using Windows 10 Hosts File From Shared Connection

I use Windows 10 as my programming environment for writing websites with a Debian VirtualBox that the actual web server runs on. So when I need to test my websites, all I had to do was add them to ...
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Not able to setup DDNS in the wireless router

I recently bought ASUS RT-AC51U. So, I tried to setup DDNS in the router to create a VPN. But when I tried to setup DDNS, it is showing this error: "The wireless router currently uses a private ...
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Bluetooth Tethering, no IPv4 adresse at interface bnep0

I want to tether my mobile internet from my smartphone (OnePlus One, Android) to my Laptop (Debian 8). I want achieve this without using external tools. At the arch wiki page (https://wiki.archlinux....
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Network connection problems

in the last days I had some serious internet problems, I'll try to explain as simple as possible, first, I called my internet provider and they said that they don't have any problems, and that ...
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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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If wifi admin can see what I'm doing on apps

So can the wifi admin see what pictures or what I search in apps like Instagram, Twitter, Vine. Here's an example- I search fight videos on Instagram and I end up watching an Instagram video, can my ...
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IP address vs. LAN IP address

My modem has an IP address and an internal LAN IP address system. When I want to send something to my PC from a different location (with the function send()), is it possible to give this function ...
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Ethernet goes “ Limited” when I want to share my connection [duplicate]

I have created a hosted network from my computer connected with a cable to ethernet, but whenever I go to the Wi-Fi adapter to anable the sharing in order to connect my phone with using the shared Wi-...
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Enabling Wi-Fi sharing turns off my Ethernet connection

I am using Windows 8.1 and i have created a hosted network from my computer connected with a cable to ethernet, but whenever I go to the Wi-Fi adapter to anable the sharing—in order to connect my ...
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How do I inject packets to a tap interface?

I'm trying to find a way to use a tap interface to test some networking capture code. We are passively capturing wifi data and processing it through some analysis software. I would like to build ...
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TP-Link WN951N (Atheros AR922X) crashing randomly on Win 10

I have a big problem with my wireless card TP-Link WN951N (Atheros AR922X) on Windows 10 64 bits. The Network Adapter stops randomly and disconnect me from Internet. The available networks disappear. ...
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Verizon Actiontec MI424WR - No communication between wired and wireless network

I have a Verizon-branded Actiontec MI424WR wireless modem/router. Machines connected to the router over WiFi can communicate with each other. Machines connected to the router over Ethernet can ...
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Wifi access not allowing access to all sites (several incoming/outgoing IP blocked by ZoneAlarm) - hacking attempts?

Few months ago I was using my own internet (wifi in my own studio, under windows 7) and I was able to access any website I wanted. However, since few weeks, I moved into a shared housing and also use ...
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Email any event occuring on my router

I own a TP-LINK WR841N router, which all my family members have access to (they know the password of the web interface). What I want is that every time someone logs in or a password is changed an ...
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Iview ultima Windows 10

How do I install network adapters after a Windows 10 clean install? I have downloaded network adapters on USB flash drive several times. But I can't install the adapter or drivers.i have tried some ...
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linux wifi work only if reboot with “sudo reboot” after restarting “/etc/init.d/networking”

I have dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Windows 10 on a Dell computer. I have iwlwifi-7260-13.ucode as the firmware. My Ubuntu mysteriously started having wifi problems after the family got a new ...
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Can I transfer my wifi to another house? [closed]

I'm staying at a relatives house for vacation but they do not have wifi. I have wifi at my house, If I take my router and plug in my equipment will I get internet access?
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Wireless Mouse/Keyboard Seem to slow down my machine | Windows 7

Okay, so recently I got a wireless mouse and keyboard and tried using them, however after so may minutes (15-20) I notice a very abrupt plummet in performance power. Web Pages take forever to load up,...
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What do I need to look at to when getting a wifi adaptor to get my ubuntu desktop on wifi? [migrated]

I have a ubuntu desktop that has always connected to the network via ethernet. It's simple - eth0 is there in ifconfig, I run dhclient eth0, and I'm good to go. It's been this way for ages. Due to ...
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Wi-Fi card not recognized by kali linux 2.0

My wifi card is not detected by the latest version of Kali (I downloded it yesterday) Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor ...
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Why do I have to turn off the Firewall in Windows-7 to print to my wireless printer?

I cannot print to my wireless printer unless firewall is turned off in windows-7. This printer works fine from other computers connected to my wireless network. I thought that it used to work from ...
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How can I give a custom URL name for a router IP?

I have a router I'm playing with and I am curious if it is possible for me to give a custom URL name to the IP of the router, so that people in my house can type http://www.my-fancy-url.com rather ...
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Cannot connect to internet in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali linux in dual boot with my windows. At the time of installation I received an error that says:- “DHCP failed to auto-configure”. So I selected to install it manually and move up ...
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Basic Networking: Connecting two private networks

First off - I am a newbie to network stuff so please don't flame me for not understanding a basic function right ^^' To my question: How do I need to configure my Modem and Router to get two ...
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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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WiFi hard-blocked on GNOME

Every once in a while I try out a new linux distro. And the same problem occurs over and over again when I install a distribution using GNOME: my Wifi is hard-blocked. I try unblocking it with rfkill, ...
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Internet speed much faster than over LAN between PC's

I’m stuck and can't figure out how to get my speeds any faster, or figure out why my transfer speed is so slow between PC’s compared to from the Internet. Please be aware when reading this that ...
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dnsmasq requires a restart of the networking system on BeagleBone Black (Debian 8.5)

I am currently trying to configure a BeagleBone Black running debian 8.5 as a WiFi Access Point. The programs used are hostapd and dnsmasq. I've made huge progress, in principle the access point is ...
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NETSH WLAN - Connected to which network?

With NETSH WLAN one can find the list of interfaces, connections, settings, costs etc. But how do I find the most basic information: How to find to which network (SSID) I am connected to (as shown ...