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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Is there a way to push sound from PC to wifi speakers?

I bought omni 10. I bought that because it supports wifi connections. My android smartphone can play song via wifi to that omni speakers. But my computer cannot. Strange right? How do I send sound ...
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TP-Link disables WiFi and restarting

I have two issues with my TD-W8960N router (Firmware Version: 1.1.1 Build 131129 Rel.49672, Hardware Version: TD-W8960N V5 0x00000001). From time to time (not regular, once per week, random time) ...
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how to see what frequency the wireless network is using

Say I'm connected to a particular access point and that I'm using Windows 10 Pro. How would I be able to find out if the access point is using 2.4GHz or 5GHz?
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How can I reliably detect network connection drops (WLAN)?

I have a customer who has an unstable WLAN network. He has installed my Windows database application (based on Firebird), but the WLAN connection drops lead to inconveniences for this customer. I ...
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repeater vs. access point - what to choose?

Looking for a way to boost wifi in my house. The signal doesn't reach all the spots and is often quite weak. After some research I don't know what is best. What are the advantages of repeaters over ...
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Catch router password

I'm doing experiment with my friend and my router, forcing it's all security. Our task now it to catch login and password, when someone is logging in from a smartphone (wifi). Anyone who can help us? ...
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What is a “Magic Packet” for waking a computer?

My wireless adapter (Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260) has two settings in Device Manager which I cannot explain. Wake on Magic Packet Wake on Pattern Match After a bit of research, I found this ...
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How to avoid interference between USB3 and WiFi

This is somewhat a follow up question to my previous question that turned out to be related to this issue. It seems that for some devices (e.g., the Microsoft Surface Pro 4), connecting a USB3 device ...
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How do I get rid of launching a webpage while connecting with Idea Netsetter?

I've Idea Netsetter through which I connect to mobile internet. As soon as internet is connected, it opens ideacellular.com in web-browser. This is also set to function when clicked on "Internet" tab ...
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How to Home Network Several Devices

This is a little bit about Home Networking I have this challenge that I want to connect all my devices to a home network(smartphone, laptop, tablets). This is the case: I have a laptop that ...
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Share Internet Connection over ethernet and wireless

In my house the router is a far from my room, so i can't connect to the internet with my phone, however i can do that with my laptop (PC 1) via an adapter. I need to share my laptop's internet access ...
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SonicWALL Global VPN Client fails to connect when using a UMTS internet connection

I know there are some questions here about problems with connecting via SonicWALL on xbox, mac, ... my problem seems to me a bit weirder and I can't figure where to look for a solution. The ...
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How to use a repeater as wireless card?

I want to use a wireless repeater as wifi card for computer. I want to connect the repeater and computer using ethernet and i want the repeater to serve as a wireless card for computer running linux. ...
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Why is WiFi signal strength low on my INSPIRON 15 5559?

Okay so I recently bought this laptop everything is perfect except wifi signal is extremely low even when I am next to router it only receives maximum of 2 bars on windows 10. When I purchased this ...
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Poor internet performance on single PC

I have been having a frustrating issue with my main desktop for the last few days, that I was hoping someone could shed a light on. I have 3 devices in my house, a laptop, a mac, and a PC. My laptop ...
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Can't access Star Trek Online game servers

I recently upgraded to a fibre broadband from VDSL. Everything was doing well, a lot faster than before i.e. Youtube, Blizzard games, Steam etc. However I do play a game called Star Trek Online. For ...
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Wireless doesn't connect to internet, but can connect when using wired connection

Description of Problem Recently I have been having trouble connecting to the internet using wireless, but I am able to connect via a wired connection. I'm using a TP-Link Archer C7 wireless router as ...
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how to connect two wireless tp-link router?

In my office someone connected two tplink wireless router before ..Today was my first day at office.I check the connection,it was in dhcp for both router and everyone using with wireless only no LAN ...
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where does the data go through a network with a range extender?

I am the unfortunate situation that I do not have access the the router in the flat I rent. I am considering buying a wireless range extender ( TP-LINK RE355 AC1200) ...
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When the Internet drops, I can not access the router

I have a modem connected to a router in bridge like this: When there is internet connection, I can access the router normally. However, when the connection drops, I can not access the router by ...
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Wireless adapter suddenly not detecting network

I've a desktop PC with a wireless adapter stick and a laptop on my table. My phone sitting on the table most of the time as well. Usually, all three devices are connected to the internet via wifi by ...
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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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Dell latitudeE5450 wifi issue

I am facing serious issues related to wifi in my laptop. During working the connection to a network stays but suddenly internet accessibility gets lost. When I try to switch to a different network, ...
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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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Google OnHub and Comcast: traffic from one source computer getting dropped by my ISP?

I have one computer on my network running Windows 10 that periodically loses connectivity to the internet, about a dozen times today. When this happens, I can still connect to my wireless router and ...
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Good internet but horrible ping?

My old router did not work anymore, so I switched to another exact same (AirPort Extreme) and ever since, I have gotten horrible ping (300-400+ ms), I still get 300-500 MB/s download and upload speed ...
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How can extend an internet cable connection using a Wi-Fi range extender?

Requirements: One primary router with Wi-Fi ESSID "Main" One LAN cable One Wi-Fi range extender called "Sitecom N300" with Wi-Fi ESSID "Extended" Setup: I would like to connect a Wi-Fi range ...
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Airodump-ng Is Not Working

I am using Kali Linux to test some adapters. First of all, I don't know why, but I have a wlan0 and wlan1. I have tried both of them and I still have the same problem. So far I can issue the command: ...
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How can I configure my home network to have everything behind one NAT?

I have the following setup in my apartment. I would like the desktop computer to be on the same network as the wifi. I also want the wifi router to be the primary router (it's an OnHub, and Google's ...
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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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Optimality of a N600 extender between two N300 networks

Let's consider a range extender set up: Both the router and the pc are equipped with N300 hardware. If the extender uses N600 hardware, will the the connection between the pc and the router capable ...
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WiFi card not detected by Windows first time after restarting from Ubuntu in dual-boot

The following is my setup: Asus K551LN i5 laptop (dual boot), Windows 10 Home (fast startup disabled), Ubuntu 15.10 amd64 (dual boot) This laptop has the MediaTek MT7630E wifi card for which the ...
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What kind of technology allows you to send digital signals over 100 meters? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to send digital signals over ~100 meters. I have researched into technologies such as NFC and bluetooth but their range seems to be limited. I used to own this toy called Eye ...
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Unable to access routers configuration page remotely

I'm a new to networking please bear with me. I have configured an account on no-ip.com to access my cameras remotely. So after installing their Dynamic Update Client it gave me a public ...
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Wireless router simultaneously dropping multiple computers

I've read several articles online as well as Wireless internet router keeps dropping out Computer "loses" connection to wireless router intermittently My scenario is as follows: When ...
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What is Ethernet adapter VirtualBox Host-Only Network?

I am using soundwire. I want my android phone to be able to contact my PC. The PC however, display a different IP that is not the IP that my phone should connect to. So basically soundwire detects ...
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How to find a router at an unknown location in a house?

I want to install a WLAN repeater in my father’s holiday house which he rents out to other people. My father is a digital neanderthal and doesn’t know where his router is, therefore I cannot ...
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Orange domino sosh wifi settings

I have a domino sosh Samsung wifi router I recently bought in Dubai but I am unable to use my Kenyan airtel line to access internet. Whenever I want to log it says credentials only available to ...
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How do I install drivers on Kali Linux?

I am trying to setup a driver for Kali Linux. It is a Panda Wireless usb wifi dongle. But the problem is that I getting thrown errors when trying to compile the package. Here is the ...
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NanoPi2 external wifi dongle doesn't go UP

I've got a NanoPi2 (it has an internal wireless card embedded) and I'm trying to configure another wireless device (usb) because I need two wlans working both at the same time. I know that the ...
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Viewing video's on location from multiple devices

I'm not sure if i placed this question in the right community, my apologies if it's wrong. We have made video lessons that are on Youtube (and our NAS) at the moment. We want to go on location ...
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Wireless device cannot comunicate with wired device on ZTE F460 ROUTER

i have a wireless laptop connected to a router and a decoder connected through the router through ethernet cable. They both connect to the internet ok, the problem is i cannot establish a connection ...
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Setting up home network

I live in Belgium and we are obligated to have a router from our ISP, but from the 4 routers in my house that's the one that doesn't work as I want it to (or somethimes doesn't work at all). So i'm ...
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Can't connect to the hosted network after running some commands

I have been using a hosted network as the WIFI hotspot in my Windows 10 system for a while. It has been working fine until I ran some commands for a completely different purpose. As my windows 10 apps ...
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Bluetooth Tethering Windows 10 & Nexus 5x

I am trying to setup bluetooth tethering between a Windows 10 Laptop and a (rooted) Nexus 5X Android device, running the latest 6.0.1 version of Android (update from March 2016). I have managed to ...
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Amazon page redirecting to payment page on my wifi

When I open an Amazon page on my apple devices, it automatically redirects to a login page, and then next to the payment page if I enter dummy login credentials. This happens only on my wi-fi. This ...
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How to improve wifi coverage when my router needs to be in an awkward place?

I live in a 1100 sq ft (100m²) apartment. I receive internet via an ethernet cable in a small space inside one of the bedrooms, far from the living room and the master bedroom. The router sits in that ...
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How to connect to a wireless Display adapter automatically through scripts or Task Scheduler?

I am trying to project files to a Samsung TV which has a windows display adapter. I want to automate the entire process. So when the TV is switched on, I want the computer to continuously check for ...