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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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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Why can't I add a Wifi network in Windows 10?

I have a brand new computer I just assembled and installed Windows 10 on it. I cannot reach my ethernet cable to plug into it across the room, but I cannot use wifi on it either. If I go to "Network &...
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Connected to Wifi router but no internet access

Problem Connected to my wireless router at home won't give me internet access. What happened Several days ago I was connected to the Wifi router at home and everything works like a charm. Then I ...
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How do I override osx to use direct connection instead of current proxy settings?

My mac has been using a specific app as a proxy manager, I then switched to chrome extensions which works fine. But as I uninstalled the app, the osx seems to be stuck with the previous proxy settings....
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How can I install mdk3 on linux mint?

Every website that I look at has a different explanation and none of them seem to help me get this utility installed. Here are the best instructions I found and what went wrong. They are from the kali ...
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Windows Server 2012: How can one make one's computer a “hotspot”?

It may be the case that this question "doesn't belong here," but I will ask anyway: How can I make my computer a wireless hotspot so that another device can connect to "me"?
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Wireless Repeater dropping packets

Ok so I went and bought a Linksys RE3000W Wifi repeater and followed the instructions, logged into the private Wifi which it creates to set it up connected to my main router and it went seamlessly. ...
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Computer saying Limited Connection and all other PCs working

My PC says "Limited Internet Access" every time I try to connect to the internet. All the other PCs on my network work fine, so it is not an issue with my router or ISP, and I have tried multiple NICs,...
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Wifi Wireless Driver Doesn't exits

Hi Recently i've installed Openwrt in my router tp-link tl-mr3220 it is supported in openwrt website : http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-mr3420 Also i've read http://wiki.openwrt.org/doc/uci/...
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Virtual Router not working

I have tried installing Virtual Router in my laptop having Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter. But it shows Error: group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested ...
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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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IPv6 name resolution fails

My internet connection is provided by my university Case 1 My University -> Laptop direct connection Everything works fine here Case 2 My University -> Netgear WNR614 with DHCP -> Laptop IPv4 ...
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Automatic detection of default gateway is wrong

I'm running Debian Jessie on RPi3 (Raspbian). The network connection is on wlan0. Usually, after filling the wpa_supplicant.conf fields, rebooting the network services leads to a working Internet ...
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Why does one PC take a bigger share of bandwidth than another?

My girlfriend and I have just finished building identical PCs. Today, we're downloading various software and games to them. We're connected to the wireless network, everything is working fine. My ...
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WiFi Scanresult has no instance field 'channelWidth' [migrated]

Good day all This error popped up randomly, without me editing any segment of code relating to this error. Error : android.content.res.Resources android.content.Context.getResources()' on a ...
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Can I stream multiple GoPro 3 cameras to a Linux computer?

I didn't know whether this was a camera question, a linux question, or a networking question. Please feel free to move or request to move this question as necessary. I want to capture the video ...
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Installing kali linux on lenovo yoga 2 pro

Got various problems installing Kali using UNETBOOTin. Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro bought in 2014. Just want to completely remove windows and replace entirely with kali. Wireless card not found, trying to ...
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When it comes to internet sharing in a Mac OS X Maverick, is this normal?

I currently have internet sharing enabled on my iMac: When I try to connect other devices to the Mac's WiFi, be it smartphones, tablets or laptops, I don't have internet access regardless. Checking ...
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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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WiFi and Bluetooth Card Recommendations for Dell Optiplex 7040

I've just ordered a Dell OptiPlex 7040 Mini Tower PC. Please could someone recommend a compatible internal WiFi and Bluetooth card? Link to specs - http://i.dell.com/sites/doccontent/shared-content/...
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Access Wifi From Dock on a House Boat

My dad has a houseboat on a lake. The dock that he is at offers free WiFi for the house boat users. However, the antenna is about 150-200 feet away and he is unable to get a signal strong enough to ...
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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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Windows 10 adhoc connection and DHCP control

I have set up my hostednetwork and it's all working really well with static IP addresses. I have my main laptop (running windows 10) running and FTP server via IIS and I have attached devices ...
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Android is not getting dhcp lease but server offers one

Android is not getting dhcp lease but server offers one. My Linux Mint 17 desktop gets an IP via DHCP (wired network). Do you habe any hints where the problem is possible lying? Where and how should I ...
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How do I connect to the router beyond mine?

Trying to learn about networking. I'm not 100% sure I'm asking the right question. I'm playing with nmap and similar tools to explore my own network. Fun. I want to jump one network up. The way my ...
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Captive Portal Setup

When someone logs into my Wi-Fi network I would like them to be redirected to my specific website. If they try to access another website such as google.co.uk - I would like them to be redirected back ...
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What is the maximum number of devices 802.11n WLAN card can serve?

I have found device called Dell Edge Gateway 5100 which has Wireless 802.11n LAN Card. I have found out some specs for this devise: Maximum Data Rate - 600 Mbps Modulation - DSSS or CCK or OFDM RF ...
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Wireless Streaming from a Sony Bravia to an iphone 6

How can I stream audio from my Sony Bravia CX52 to my iPhone 6? Is there any guides I can follow?
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Mobile devices given name of “occam” or “Razor” when viewing network in Windows 7 and later?

I’ve encountered various threads, on support.microsoft.com and on various Windows support forums, where a user (like myself, today and in the past) has seen an unknown mobile device (represented with ...
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Router Config IP Rejected

I'm currently using a D-Link DIR-601 router, and up until now, I have had very few problems with it. I've connected to the router control panel before using the IP 192.168.0.1. However, sometimes I ...
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How can I determine which Wireless LAN adapter model do I have on my Netbook?

I have an Acer ONE 533 Netbook which was working fine but recently something happened to the Wireless LAN adapter. After taking a look at the Device Manager, I realized that there are no drivers ...
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homegroup access without any other wifi/internet connectivity [closed]

I would like to turn off all wifi or internet connectivity but still be able to access my homegroup. Is that possible? Laptop, win 7. Thank you.
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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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repeater via ethernet to increase wifi speed

I live in an apartment block with >20 other routers normally in range; when I'm next to my cable modem/router in the main room of the apartment, I get >150Mb speeds but moving to my bedroom (which is ...
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How to setup firewall to allow internet connection sharing via Wifi USB stick?

I have a Windows8 computer linked to the internet via an ethernet cable ("Ethernet" network connection). I have attached to it a DLink Wifi USB stick, and I'm trying to share the main PC's internet ...
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Port Forward issues with modem or router

I have a RT-AC68P Router That i am trying to port forward Port 28015 in order to host a server for a game called rust. Form some reason the port WILL NOT open no matter what i do i have been working ...
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can't connect to my 2nd router that has dhcp off - TP-Link archer c5

i have 2 tp-link archer c5 routers the setup is as such: ISP modem > Archer c5#1 > 8 port switch > archer c5 #2 the address to c5#1 is 192.168.1.1 the address to c5#2 is 192.168.2.1 c5#2 has dhcp ...
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Asus DSL-N12E router frequently drops Wi-Fi connections

I have a Asus DSL-N12E router (DSL uplink + router + Wi-Fi AP) at house, and on average 5-10 devices which connects to it with Wi-Fi. Frequently different devices reports they lost Wi-Fi connection. ...
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What does the Fi in Li-Fi mean? [closed]

Li-Fi is a very fast wireless communication networking technology and I wanted to know what the Fi in Li-Fi really stood for. It is also the future generation technology related to computer networking ...
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Can wifi router/modem be used to detect other wifi network in visinity

is there a way you can detect other wifi networks in the range of wifi router cum modem.Laptops can detect wifi networks so can wirless modem can do this ?
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How to make Wi-Fi visible with OpenWrt 15

I have successfully created my local network with my router that uses OpenWrt, and my older phones can connect to the Wi-Fi with their passwords. Now I got a new phone and when I hit Search for Wi-Fi....
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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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A wifi AP with a single NIC

I am trying to use my pc wireless card as an AP, while being connected to my wifi network thru the very same card, but I have a problem. What I am trying to achieve is the equivalent of Windows' ...
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IP camera connection to 4G router modem freezes now and then

I bought online an IP camera like the one in this link. I have tested the camera and its functionalities (email sending, motion detection) via the P2PWIFICAM app which can be downloaded from Play ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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Remote in from Europe

I am going on to Spain for three weeks, during my stay there I have responsibilities I will have to remote to my computer at the office for. Is this possible? Also can I remote in from public internet?...
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Connect to internet with wifi, while wired to a different LAN through ethernet

So I have a small router I'm connected to through an ethernet cable, and I'm having multiple devices connecting to that router through wifi, so they can view my computer screen. Screen sharing on ...
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How to use my Belkin Router as a Range Extender

I have a Binatone Modem+Router 2-in-1 which provides my main internet connection. It has an IP Address of 192.168.1.1 and I wish to extend its network coverage to a larger area, by using my old Belkin ...
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Strange issues with AP and printers on network

i have a TpLink WA901ND using it as access point, connected to a simple 8 ports switch and one of these ports is connected to a network printer. My Access point has this class of ip: IP: 192.168.11....
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DD-WRT on WNDR3700 forgets Shared Key password

For some time, I've been using DD-WRT (DD-WRT v24-sp2 (06/14/11) std - build 17201) on a Netgear WNDR3700 v2 router. Yesterday, I found that the 2.4 GHz network had become open and that the Shared ...