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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Trouble With Port Forwarding Due to Unknown Causes

I cannot port forward correctly, and haven't been able to do so for some time. After my family switched to Comcast Business Class, I couldn't port forward anymore. I've just realized today that the ...
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Wireless clients randomly lose internet at different times

On my Wi-Fi network, clients sometimes randomly lose internet access. When this happens, they remain connected to the network, they just have no Internet access. Disconnecting from the network and ...
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Swapping wireless antennas in Laptop?

I have two mPCIe slots in my laptop which have their own set of antennas: Slot A (full-size only), 3G/GPS card Slot B (half-size only), WiFi/Bluetooth card. I'm planning to replace them with new ...
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Are there different standards to calculate the hex WEP key from an ASCII passphrase?

Are there different standards/methods to calculate a WEP key from a passphrase? Or why is it, that the 128 bit key generated on http://www.andrewscompanies.com/tools/wep.asp differ from the 128 bit ...
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Recover Network Password by Tricking Device into Connecting to Ad Hoc with Same Name

My friend has lost his network login information on all of his devices except his iPad, and does not have access to his router to change it. I have an idea to recover it using an ad hoc network with ...
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Use Multiple Internet connections on the same Computer but for different apps

I know this is quite similar to the questions asked before however none of them answered my question. Please read this before downvoting. What I basically want to do is if I have a 4Mbit(on WiFi) line ...
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Manually assign an IP

I am trying to manually alter my /etc/network/interfaces file in Ubuntu. I am using these as a baseline: To configure a dynamic IP address auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp Or ...
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Roaming through AP lose contact with part of the network

I hope you can help me with a problem bothering me for long now. I have a small home network with two routers. Both broadcast a same SSID, router/modem "1" in channel 6, router "2" in channel 1 (see ...
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Default Gateway is a proxy server not router?

Default gateway of my hostel in college is not the router. Infact, its the server of my college which is 10.x.x.x(I think its a proxy). So if someone wants to connect to the router to change its ...
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Need to route outbound traffic to two different interfaces based on domain being requested

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 install, and I have a wired and wireless connection. I'm trying to find a way to route only specific domain requests through the wired connection, and the rest through the ...
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Problems from using two wi-fi adapters?

So I'm on a computer that I built myself with a bargain bin motherboard. It has a minor issue where the USB slots sometimes glitch out. Since I didn't plan on running my computer over wi-fi, but had ...
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Debian 8.1. Needs restart eth0 iface to get connection

I have a strange problem with connection to Internet in my Debian 8.1. I change content file /etc/network/interfaces to iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp Now if I restart system ...
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Sharing private internet with a friend using dorm internet

I live in a dorm and they provide us internet but that is slow so I am using private internet. My question is, I want to share my private internet with a friend but he can't receive my wifi signals. ...
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Using a D-Link ADSL Router as a modem

I have a TP-Link Archer C7 which has no ADSL and has one WAN port. I am using an ADSL connection for internet. As I don't have any ADSL modem with me , I plugged my old Dlink ADSL router to my ADSL ...
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Internet access via Wireless from laptop does not work

I am on a Windows 8 laptop. This laptop does not connect to the wireless network which I have access to. I am able to browse the internet via LAN wire while being connected on this LAN. This is a ...
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Should I use PAP, CHAP or MSCHAPv2 for inner authentication on eduroam?

There are countless instructions on how to connect to the eduroam network from various universities and research centres. They tend to differ in the recommendation regarding the inner authentication ...
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Wifi router: Client connects and gets ip but can not connect to any computer after that

I have a pretty standard network at home with a wifi router and some devices connected via LAN and some connected via Wifi. The router is an Asus RT AC68U. For some days now I can not use my Wifi ...
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Networking Wifi

I am using the code from this site (http://android-er.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/file-transfer-via-socket-between.html) to create the server and client. However they both need to be connected to a network ...
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Nmcli and WPA-INFRA

Currently, I am running Debian Jessie on my thinkpad. At my work, I connect to a wifi network (WPA-INFRA) that everyone uses. Lately, I have been experimenting with the window manager dwm and I have ...
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“iw” and some of its commands do not return any output

I've been trying to set up my ARM based computer so that it becomes a hotspot and a client at the same time. However all of the information I've found about such functionality mention the iw command ...
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Choosing driver to start a hosted network

My laptop's builtin WLAN network adapter does not support hosted network, so I bought an external USB adapter which does, I know this because when I run netsh wlan show driver I get both drivers and ...
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Is it possible to get internet via wifi with one wifi card while using aircrack-ng with another?

I have two cards in my laptop, the internal card and then an external USB one. Is it possible to get internet through WiFi on one, and then use the other for aircrack-ng? The issue I'm having is that ...
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MSI MS-1758 laptop with Realtek RTL8723AE WLAN adapter - Internet connection stops functioning, but does not disconnect

Specs: MSI MS-1758 prebuilt laptop (I wanted to link to the manufacturer's page here, but the only page I can find on MSI's website is a newer model with, for some reason, the same model number) ...
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Multi storied house with multiple APs [duplicate]

I have a 4 storied house and wifi reception been really bad coming from a Time Warner Cable modem into a Linksys AC9700 Router on first floor. I bought 3 Linksys APs (300N) and want to put 1 on each ...
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Intel 6280 WiFi Linux driver

I've recently bought a new notebook, which has an Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (802.11 ac/a/b/g/n, 2x2 Dual Band, Wi-Fi + Bluetooth combo) installed. Neither Linux Mint nor Ubuntu (which is ...
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Does WIFI work with only range extender

I've seen a lot of gizmos marketed as "wifi range extenders" recently and haven't bought a wireless router for a good 5-6 years. I was wondering, since my home network is used to be: [DSL Modem] ...
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Impero - when does it work?

I have a question about Impero. Does it work when I'm not connected to my school's Wi-Fi? The process "ImperoGuardianSVC" is working all time in background. Impero is a school program to prevent ...
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How to find the wifi router ip address in my network?

There are two routers in my network. The main one is used to connect wlan. The secodn router is used for my wifi. But when I check my ip address, the gateway is my main router. My question is how can ...
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problems connecting to mikrotik admin interface via router ip

All works fine ultil few days, now when i try to connect to 192.168.88.1 is giving me a connection refused error, internet works fine but can't connect to router admin interface, my router is ...
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University's wired connection doesn't work [closed]

My university has a very poor Wi-Fi coverage, hence my need to connect my laptop to an Ethernet port instead. The problem is that wired conenction can only be used by computers of the university. So I ...
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Extract PEAP Login in Windows 10

I have a Windows 10 Laptop, which is connected to a WiFi Acess Point via PEAP with EAP-MSCHAP, it uses a Login with Username and Password. But I do not have the Login Data anymore so I search for a ...
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Netgear Nighthawk x8 R8500 Dual Band and Printing

I have a Netgear Nighthawk x8 R8500 Dual Band router that most all my devices connect to the 5 G channel and a couple of older devices and my new Brother MFG-9330cdw connect via the 2.4 G. From my ...
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how to switch between 2 connections on windows? [duplicate]

Is there a way (I guess there is) to switch between 2 internet connections on my windows 7/8/10 ? I have my wifi connected AND my USB android modem and I would like to switch programatically (command ...
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How to LAN Minecraft when both computers are tethering using mobiles connected to a WiFi Hotspot

We had a problem when we tried using the LAN feature of Minecraft. We believe it was because tethering using our mobile phones to connect to the home wifi changes our default gateway. Any ideas? ...
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airport extreme usb harddisk doesn't show, on disconnect I get notified, other NAS drives are acessible

I want to connect two encrypted usb drives to an airport extreme. Neither does show up in preferences or finder. The password of the harddisk is accepted by the airport. Another NAS in the same Wlan ...
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How to only connect to one SSID (access point) Win 8.1

I have searched for this solution but have not found an answer. How do I only connect to one SSID / Access Point (ie. my router). I do not want to keep pinging/roaming other routers in my ...
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Crtical issue with Wi-Fi

I connect to Wi-Fi flawlessly and for a while it works perfectly, but with some period of time it starts saying that I'm connected to Wi-Fi spot with no internet connection. If I'll try to disconnect ...
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How does mdk3 work?

Can anyone explain to me how does mdk3 work? I just read mdk3 works by disconnecting network traffic near users who use it. Does mdk3 transmit on some particular frequency?
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Unable to ping into a specific Linux computer on my network

I am getting 100% packet loss when attempting to ping the ip address of an old Dell tower on my local network. It definitely has Linux running on it, it is connected to the network via an Ethernet ...
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Finding Wireless Adapter in Debian

I use a Macbook Pro 2012 . I had an urgent build to be done in linux , so installed Debian on a partition . However , it doesn't have an option of a wifi . Doing lsusb or lspci doesn't show the wifi ...
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Connect To Shared Folder When Connected To VPN

I have a shared folder on my home network which mounts fine and I can access with no problem. However, once I connect to my VPN (which I must use for work) - I loose access to any shared resources on ...
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Raspberry Pi create WiFi Access Point (share internet from WiFi connection and route traffic trough a proxy)

My goal is to have a separate raspi wifi access point where the internet connection is used from an existing wifi connection and the traffic should be forced trough a proxy. So when a client connects ...
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Wifi with CAS Authentication

I want to set up an access point for my student organisation providing to our members only network access, thus i would like to get them authenticated through our CAS System. The hardware that i have ...
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Not able to resolve my domain name intermittently

I am experiencing a strange behavior w.r.t DNS resolution when connected to certain WiFi networks. (only on iOS devices) Issue is: Safari is able to resolve my domain name correctly but sometimes for ...
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Windows 10 no wireless connections available after latest update

First off, I looked here at this similar question, but there are several differences: I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 many months ago This happened before the reboot after the latest update ...
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trying to add another repeater to my existing network

i have xfinity internet service and using their router. so here is my problem, i added a wavlink mini repeater/ap to provide internet for my daughters room and then i wanted to add another to increase ...
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Import passwords from wpa_supplicant.conf to wicd

How do I import networks and passwords from wpa_supplicant.conf to wicd?
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Wireless Drops When Computer Locked

I am running Lubuntu the syntax lsb_release -d produces this version Description: Ubuntu 15.10 Anytime I lock my computer, when I unlock it, my wireless connection is gone, and the only way I ...
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Windows 10, how to stop cellular connection when wifi is available?

I have a windows 10 computer with a Wifi adapter and an USB 4G/LTE adapter. The following scenario works: computer is connected to the internet via Wifi adapter Wifi network disappears computer ...
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How to set up 10 routers to form one wireless network? [closed]

So we have set up 10 routers to form one big wireless network with 1 SSID. This network has many issues. Devices are working one day, and the other day they are offline for no reason. Some devices ...