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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Debian Testing, iwlwifi-7260 issue

I'm trying to install Debian Testing but I'm actually stuck in the wifi configuration. It asks for: iwlwifi-7260-13.ucode iwlwifi-7260-14.ucode iwlwifi-7260-15.ucode iwlwifi-7260-16.ucode ...
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How can I Increase Internet Speeds?

In my house there are two users of the internet, me and my sister. When my sister doesn't use her phone I get faster speeds but when she starts using it my speed drastically decreases. I know that ...
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Changing the password in Windows 7 hotspot

I turned my Windows 7 laptop into a wireless hotspot a while ago. Now I forgot the password I set. How can I see and change the password? I cannot see the network under Control Panel\Network and ...
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Lenovo U310 Wifi Not working or very Slow

Saturday 5th January 2013 My girlfriend bought herself a new notebook, with following specs: Lenovo-IdeaPad-U310-Blue 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 Windows 7 Home Prenium 13.3″ HD 16:9 widescreen ...
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Blocking Websites

I use Linux, I connect to Internet through Ethernet, I made a Hot-spot, so that I can share my Internet with my Family Members, now I see the that one of my elder was getting addicted to illegal ...
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Windows 7 support for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection

Is there compatible drivers for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection adapter? Intel site says its discontinued : http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-030472.htm
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Automatically enabling wifi on system startup

I am using a laptop (Toshiba Satellite L755) with an inbuilt wifi chip (Atheros ar9002wb-1ng) with Win7. For some reasons wifi is not automatically enabled on startup, i.e. the wifi adapter doesn't ...
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Why is Fritzbox 7141 not working in a specific room?

I am struggeling with a LAN/WAN/WLAN configuration that fails to work. I have created a network map to clarify shown below. What I am trying here is to provide a good WIFI connection in different ...
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iwconfig wlanX channel … - SET fails due to device being busy

I'm using a Debian Jessie on a Sony Vaio VPCEB3M1E. Some information about my wireless card: :~$ sudo ifconfig wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"********" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access ...
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Windows 7 hosted network not allowing internet access

I have a Windows 7 laptop and I am trying to set it up to broadcast Wi-Fi so that my mobile can connect to it when in the office (no mobile signal). I've found plenty of tutorials, and while all of ...
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Change WiFi preferred mode a/b/g/n/ac etc per WiFi profile in windows (7/8/10)

There is a need to change preferred mode for WiFi per WiFi network. For example: if there are 3 WiFi access points A, B, and C. All network access points are set to work in mixed modes(a/b/g/n/ac ...
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Windows 7 hosted network use one adapter to receive and second adapter to create hostednetwork

Is it possible to use one WiFi adapter just for connecting to router to catch the WiFi. Then, use the 2nd adapter to create hosted network in windows? The following commands do not seem to have an ...
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Windows 8 WiFi is slow if and only if power is unplugged

I'm running two brand new ASUS T100CA laptops with Windows 8. I've had identical problems with them from the get-go, almost all WiFi related (Windows update won't work, Windows store won't load, SSH ...
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Wifi Penetration Testing adapter issue [on hold]

I have recently purchased an ALFA card that supports b/g . However when I took it for testing in a company I observed that they are using n there. Please let me know if any solution to this. Or should ...
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How does Comcast Xfinity Wi-Fi insert HTML into a web page request?

How does Comcast’s Xfinity Wi-Fi insert an in-page popup when you login from a computer that you’ve logged in with before? This most commonly happens when the Wi-Fi connection resets. It shows up ...
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Wifi driver crashes every 1 minute Windows 10

My mothers laptop is experiencing issues when connecting to the Internet provided by Mediacom. After exactly 1 minute (according to her) of being connected, the wifi driver (Intel® Dual Band ...
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why does ipv6 coexist with ipv4 slow the load?

My laptop have two network adapter:one is wired lan, while the other is wireless lan. Now I connect ipv6 using wired lan and ipv4 using wireless. The web page seems to get something wrong. It load ...
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Dead wi-fi receiver on laptop, is there a product to receive a wi-fi signal and convert to wire signal?

Wi-fi on my laptop (Dell) computer died after being flaky for a few months. My computer is out of warranty. There must be an external device that is a wi-fi transceiver that converts to/from a wire ...
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Is it possible to have multiple repeaters in a network with just 1 uniform SSID?

I'm currently setting up a network with 1 access point. Since WiFi range is not very far, I'd like to extend the range by using repeaters. I did several setups in the past but they always had another ...
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Dell laptop on windows 7 cannot see our new Huawei HG659 modem

We have a new modem for wireless and all our apple products have connected no problem. Our Dell laptop on windows 7 can see all the wireless networks in our neighbourhood but not this one
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One way comunication in routed network

I have this network with two subnets 192.168.0.0 /25 192.168.0.128 /25 on both router i have ïnstalled OpenWrt. On right router is set routing to .128 network. Left router is wireless client ...
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Huawey redirects packets to itself

I have Huawei wireless router: Device name: E5330Bs-2 IMEI: 865706028023246 IMSI : 250998209933021 My number: Unknown Hardware version: CH1E5330SM Software version: 21.210.17.00.778 Web ...
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Why does pinging a local router return “Destination Host Unreachable”?

I have two tomato routers. One is bridged wirelessly with the other. I have a new server on the network. It's running Ubuntu Server 11.04. They are all connected like this: A - Linux PC B - New ...
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How can i find internal IP of Router

I have Ruckus MM2211 router. I wan to access router login page so i can customize to my needs. The simplest way is the Default Gateway is the ip address of router. But in this case its different. ...
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Windows 7: Event Viewer Issue (log on codes and workstation name query)

I am using a laptop for home use. I am not connected to a server or anything, just the home wifi. Today I was looking in the event viewer and I saw quite a lot of log ons with numbers, 2,3,5 or 7. ...
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What are good settings to use for Tx Power and Antenna Gain with dd-wrt on my router (WNDR3700v1)?

What are good settings to use for Tx Power and Antenna Gain with dd-wrt on my router (WNDR3700v1)? Currently, it is set to the defaults of 20dbm for Tx power and 0dbi for antenna gain. I want to push ...
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Wireless bridge between ZTE ZXHN H298N and WAG320N

I have a ZTE router ZXHN H298N which is connected to my ISP and deals out IPs via DHCP. I have another router Cisco/Linksys Dual-Band Wireless-N ADSL2+ Modem Router with Gigabit WAG320N which has ...
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Two WiFi networks work only simultaneously on OpenWrt

I am trying to use device TP-Link 3020 router with OpenWrt installed to both connect in and connect out by WiFi. I have home WiFi network and I setup connection to it ("client mode"). Then I set ...
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Internet works sometimes, but then stops allowing access to sites. Skype still works.

I've heard problems like this arise out of DNS errors or something, but as my name suggests, I'm confused on the topic. I contacted my ISP and they told me to directly connect to modem, which fixed ...
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Network problems multiple Wi-Fi networks with same name

I’m having trouble with my wireless network in my apartment. All mobile devices (iDevices) don’t have problems to connect, but our laptops (Mac and Windows) need to turn off and on their Wi-Fi to ...
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really disable power save in linux wifi

I've got a laptop with an Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] (rev 34) (using iwlwifi kernel module). Although power_save (a module parameter) is disabled, I can see 802.11 ...
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Linux driver for Linksys AE1200 USB wifi dongle

Recently purchased a Linksys AE1200 USB wifi dongle to use with my debian box for setting up a wifi AP. Unfortunately it doesnt seem to work out of the box and I cant seem to find any Linux drivers ...
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what is this orange ball over my wireless network icon in windows 7?

What is the orange ball on the wireless icon And why does it have no green ticks in the icon at the very bottom(with the orange ball on it). But it has green ticks in the popup for Network R8 (the ...
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no internet access on guest SSID on netgear WNR2000 router

I have a WNR2000v2 Netgear router that I want to put on our company's network. My boss wanted me to set up two SSIDs, one is for guests and the other is for employees. He wanted the guest wireless ...
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How to recover corrupt system files when System File Checker can't fix them? [duplicate]

I can't connect to my wireless internet. It has been confirmed that it is not the router, the wireless adapter, virus related, or outdated drivers. I ran sfc /scannow and get errors that can't be ...
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TP-Link TL-WR740N wifi speed issue

My ISP gives a speed of 30mbps upload and download, I have hooked up the ethernet cable directly to my laptop and I am getting the promised speed. Now when I connect using the router (TP-Link ...
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How can I find Windows 7 drivers for this laptop?

I recently bought a laptop, Asus ux303ub. https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/ASUS-ZenBook-UX303UB/ I installed Windows 7 on it, however almost nothing works, including usb ports, wifi chip etc.. ...
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Why if I put wireless access point near water (fish tank) will degrade its signal?

I am reading this article: http://gnswifi.com/faq.htm And for this question: What can I do if I am having wireless connection problems? It says: Signal strength drop or fluctuation are ...
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WAN port Unplugged

I have iBall 150M Extreme Wireless N Router. I am trying to connect my internet through this router. I configured it correctly (using quick configuration) as per my knowledge using static IP Address. ...
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How do I use a single wireless adapter for both an access point and client on raspberry pi?

I have been able to create a wireless access point (on my raspberry pi) using a usb wifi dongle using hostapd on wlan0. What I would like to be able to do is have the access point be on some virtual ...
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Error “This site can't reach”

I am having a problem relating to wifi internet connection. Sometimes, when I enter a site address on chrome or any other browsers, I get the following error: This site can't reached. I tried other ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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WPS Pixie atack: WPS pin not found and exit after seconf trial

I use reaver for test my network for pixie vulnerability. After run the command: reaver -i wlan0mon -b 60:E3:27:BC:11:84 -c 4 -vvv -K 1 -f I have follow output: [+] Switching wlan0mon to ...
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How do i communicate between my LAN & WLAN which are on different subnets?

I want to communicate from a PC to a server and vice versa where the PC and server are on completely different subnets. The configuration is: Router 1 has an ip address of 172.16.13.1(LAN) The PC has ...
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Devices connecting to WAP can only get self-assigned IP

My router, a Netgear DGND3300 from Costco years ago, won't issue valid IP addresses when being used as a WAP in my home network. Devices used are running either iOS or OS X. The network consists of ...
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How do I connect/login to a network windows pc which doesn't have a login password

I have some desktops and laptops around me and am using homegroup for sharing files between them and everything is working fine. But when I take a new laptop which is not in my homegroup, in network ...
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Can't change TCP/IPv4 settings on windows 10

As I am trying to change my wireless IPv4 or DNS IP address, everything goes well until I click OK. The adapter window pops up this error: "An unexpected condition occurred. Not all of your requested ...
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Can't get Chromecast to connect to my wifi, I have an Actiontec Q1000

I put the Chromecast into my HDMI tv and downloaded the app to my Android phone and my Android Tablet. My laptop which is Windows Vista says it is not supported. When I try to connect to my wifi from ...
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Macbook Pro loses internet constantly for a couple seconds

my new Macbook Pro (13", i7, Early2015, OSX 10.11.4) is loosing its internet connection every couple minutes. The wifi itself stays logged in, but the internet connection is gone. After a short while ...
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Windows 7 Wireless Network Adapter Stopped Working

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate machine where the wireless adapter all of a sudden started having trouble connecting to wireless networks. Whenever I go to a new place and try to connect to a wireless ...