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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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 - Local Static Network - Wifi and Ethernet

I am fairly green to the networking game but I will try to explain the best I can. I am using a Raspberry Pi 3. I have dnsmasq and hostapd to create a wireless access point. I was successful in doing ...
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Why does my wireless router disconnect when I turn on my cellphone's WiFi?

For the last seven months, I have been dealing with Internet problems. However I finally found out why my wireless router has been disconnecting randomly. Every time I enable WiFi on my HTC Android ...
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Wifi very slow on Linux Mint 17, works fine on Windows

My wifi is working just fine on Windows in my new ASUS X450L notebook but is unbearably slow (often becoming unresponsible) on my dual boot Linux Mint 17. I believe it is a problem with the drivers. ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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Why am I having connection difficulties across two subnets?

I'm attempting to wirelessly connect my neighbor's home network with mine. We each have our own internet services and subnets which we want to preserve, but still be able to access services between ...
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How to force wifi password update on windows machine?

I have a strange thing happening in my home WiFi network. I updated my SSID and password on the WIFI router. All the connected devices lost the connection and I had to reconnect them by entering new ...
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Connect Dlink DIR-615 to existing wireless network

I could not find a concrete answer around the net, and thought to post it here since the best answer is easier to emerge. I want to use my D-Link DIR-615 as a wireless bridge to connect a remote ...
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What is the maximum number of concurrent wireless clients a D-Link WBR-1310 will support?

How many concurrent wireless clients will a D-Link WBR-1310 support? What about a comparably priced Linksys router?
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Can I Use Wireless G and Wireless N At The Same Time?

I am looking at a D-LINK DGL-4500 wireless router for my home office. I dont know much about wireless networking. I was reading the comments for that device at this site, and saw how someone ...
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Wifi config on raspian jessie getting DHCP lease but no DNS

I'm having this issue on raspian jessie where the wifi interface is connecting to the router, getting an address by DHCP, getting the correct gateway, but DNS is not working. Can ping 8.8.8.8 for ...
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Why are the 5Ghz band of my routers not visible from my DLink X-treme DWA-552 N PCI adapter?

I bought a DLink DWA-552 PCI N-band adapter and it is able to see my DLINK-615 N-band without a problem. I bought a Netgear 3700N and Linksys WRT-610N and my dlink adapter is not able to see the ...
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Wi-Fi connection turns off all the time

I have a Wi-Fi network in my appartment with the wireless N home router Trendnet tew-652BRP. Everything work fine for three of my laptops, but I have one PC with a D-Link DWA-140 adapter. It loses ...
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Gateway not reachable for PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender

I have added a D-Link PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender (DHP-W306AV) to my existing power line network. The router is added as 192.168.0.50 and can be accessed both from my main PC (using the power ...
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No internet connection when connected via wi-fi, but fine via ethernet (DD-WRT)

I just bought a new router and installed DD-WRT on it. When I connect to the router via wi-fi, I cannot get an outside internet connection (and in fact, can not connect to the router admin interface ...
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Google occasionally can't be reached through any browser

Some times (like 5 or 6 times a day) I can't access google.com from any browser, or google.com related pages. Curiously, google.com.br is accessed normally. This usually lasts from 30 seconds to 5 ...
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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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Access my camera from the internet

I bought a camera put it inside my home to watch over my dog when I m not there. So far it's only visible on the local network, so when I m connected to wifi, using any device I can view camera/move ...
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wired ethernet from wifi, using AP router

I want to connect my device that only have a rj45 port for wired ethernet and nothing else. I have several wireless routers at hand, from several manufacturers (dlink, TPlink, etc) my plan was to ...
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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Why does enabling WEP still allow me to connect to my D-Link router without encryption?

I have D-Link wireless router that I use for my home network. Everyone in the range of my wireless network can reach the internet, as it is unencrypted. I tried to set password on it, but nothing ...
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Dlink Dir-300 err: New router not detected

I bought new dlink router today but i am getting this error, new router not detected and the url: 192.168.0.1 is also not opening, however though setup is not complete the router is visible on mobile (...
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Wireless speed between two 802.11n devices is 54Mbps, why?

I'm testing with LAN Speed Test (Lite) and a similar Android app. I have a DSL-2750U router, Lenovo T530, Nexus 7 (2012 model), and a Buffalo LinkStation Duo NAS: All Wireless N devices. But my Link ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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How to log websites accessed by device in my network

I'm trying to log all the websites accessed by the devices connected to my router Dlink has this feature by default but it is limited to 40 pages with 10 items per page so it can store only 400 items....
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Installing DD-WRT on Dlink dir-600m

I have a DLink DIR-600m this one. I wanted to install DD-WRT on that, for extended functionality usage monitoring. I looked up in this and saw DIR-600 with revisions A1 B1/B2 supported. I want to ...
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Using wireless router to connect the computers to a printer

I have a TP-Link N600 wireless router. The individual laptops are in a office network. How can i connect a single printer to these laptops(wirelessly) without having to pay for a static IP for the ...
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Why is D-Link DIR-825 not accepting a MAC address?

I am trying to reserve an IP address for my desktop PC in a DIR-825 and when I type in all the details and press the Save button it tells me that the MAC address is invalid. My MAC address looks ...
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D-Link DIR-655 Router rebooting itself randomly

My router keeps restarting itself randomly, usually when skype call is in progress, which is the worst time for reboot to me. The leds blinks and all wireless clients are dropped during restart. Also ...
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Local hostname resolution not working on 2nd router

I recently replaced my aging and failing Billion 7800n with a TP-Link Archer D7 and am now having trouble reaching other local hosts on the LAN via hostname when connected to the second router (via IP ...
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Windows 10 Crossed Network Streams

This is very bizarre, but it's happened twice now, so I want to see if anyone else has run into it. On Windows 10, after an automatic Windows Update, I am getting crossing network streams, meaning ...
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Getting the Bluetooth on an AC 7260 to work

Im using a HP Elitebook 8470p and recently bought a new WiFi card, the Intel AC 7260. The card also has Bluetooth included, which I figured to be nice, it could succede the laptop's original Bluetooth ...
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Windows 8.1 network keeps dropping

When I'm in the office, whether plugged in or using wireless, the network drops several times an hour. It also takes a while (1 minute or more) to re-identify the network (identifying the network when ...
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Display list of computers on a LAN in Linux

I'm a web dev who is trying to get a better handle on security. I'm trying to figure out a way (on Linux/Debian based distros) to list all computers on the same LAN my netbook is on. I tried "arp -n" ...
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How to prevent users in LAN communicating with each other using D-Link DIR-815 router?

I would like to create a firewall rule which prevents users in the LAN to communicate directly with other users. In other words, deny access from any LAN address to all other LAN addresses. Is this ...
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Pages randomly will only load halfway or not at all, still shows as “complete”

I have a weird issue. Randomly, I will get pages that only appear halfway or not at all...as in it will randomly cut off in the middle just because it feels like it. Here's an example, ironically ...
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connecting two wireless router

I have two routers dlink and TP-link (tl-wr340G). I want to use TP-link router as a bridge to use internet. Dlink is directly connected to internet and I want to use TP-link to extend the internet ...
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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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Wireless problem with D-Link Dir 600

I bought a week ago a D-Link Dir 600 router. Everything works fine as long as I connect the computers through LAN, but I have problems connecting to the wireless network. My laptop gets disconnected ...
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Which one has the least amount of latency: powerline or 802.11AC?

I want to steam stream from my PC to a stream mini on my living room next to my TV. Right now the latency is low-ish but less than ideal at 6ms. For reference I have the gaming PC wirelessly connected ...
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Win 10 pro Wifi problems

I'm using win10 pro 64-bit. Recently I'm experiencing a very very annoying problem that is I normally connect to my wifi network after I connect everything is ok but just after a brief moment of my ...
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HP Windows 7 Laptop has limited connection to wi-fi

Other laptops in the house are on wi-fi, but this one cannot get a proper internet connection. It's an HP running Windows 7. I have tried many solutions I have seen online, such as: Gone into ...
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Linux Mint Wifi keeps disconnecting at random times and asks for wifi password

I have a fresh install of linux mint 16 cinnamon edition. I have a Netgear wireless dongle model: WNA1000M. Is there any command i should run to get more details? Wifi drops about: 15min to 1hr.
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Converting a modem+router to a router (or access point) only

On my home network my main modem+router is a Huawei and my Internet connection is VDSL (not ADSL), but I need to convert the modem+router to a router only. Internet works fine on this (>15mbps actual ...
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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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aircrack-ng not working on macbook air early 2015 using live kali linux usb with presistence

airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them! PID Name ...
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How can I connect devices on multiple networks to one VPN to control them remotely? [on hold]

Here's the challenge: I will be installing 10 TV screens into 10 different locations in my city. These are WiFi-enabled smart TV's that can be controlled via a software called MDC (Multi Display ...
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Duplicated SSID shown suddenly with open Warning

Can somebody tell me what happens in the following situation: I normally connect to one of my neighbours' SSID. Most of the time, everything is ok. But sometimes, i got disconnected with no apparent ...
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Home network issue. New connections drop not the existing

I have a very strange behavior that I would like to understand on my home network. Sometimes I lost connection to outside (request timeout on ping 8.8.8.8 for few minutes) but I don't loose ...
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Multiple Microsoft Hosted Networks in one household

Trying to have multiple hosted networks in one household but something is wrong. On PC 1 it is set up using the commands netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=HotSpot key=8characters netsh ...