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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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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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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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?

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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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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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 ...
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How to get rid of iPhone network connection on my Win7 PC?

This is a Win7 machine. I have gone to network sharing center and the SmartRG9dc8 iPhone network connection does not appear in the 'manage wireless connection' section, so it can be deleted. It only ...
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Would a dual band router help when on low speed dsl?

I am stuck on 3Mbps dsl and cant upgrade (verizon doesnt have a faster option in mt location). The current modem/router is a DLink 2750B which is only 2.4ghz. I also have 2 linksys range extenders ...
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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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Internet is accessible through cable, but says no WAN detected when connecting the cable to the router

I connect my mac osx through a cable directly and it works fine. But if I plug the same cable on the router and connect the router through address 192.168.1.1, it says no WAN is connected. I've tried ...
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Is my wifi card broken?

I think my wifi card might be broken. The laptop is an ASUS n53sv: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/N53SV/#specifications The wifi card is an Intel WiFi Link 1000 It just stopped working ...
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show message when devices connected wireless router

I'm guessing the only way "Universally" to show a message like "Welcome to my WiFi connection" is through a html landing page( redirection). I would say SMB but I believe Windows 8 doesn't allow you ...
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How can I reverse tether my phone for Internet connectivity via USB cable without rooting?

I'm trying to create an Internet connection for an Android device using a Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a Wi-Fi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, ...
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need to speed up file transfer between laptop and network hard drive

I have a very basic wifi router, I've received it from my ISP. I have External network hard drive "Seagate Central 3T" Network hard is connected to the router via Ethernet cable. When I send files ...
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Win 7 PC & Win 8 NoteBook wireless internet share

I have a hotspot in my neighborhood. My laptop has excellent strength connection to hotspot and has ability to connect to hotspot well. my PC, with Windows 7, has a poor connection using a D-Link WiFi ...
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Mac Pro Bootcamp issue with windows 10 networking

I'm using windows 10 on the latest Mac Pro module with bootcamp with latest stable OSX. i have two networking issues: I can't connect to wifi networks. it does list them but when I try to connect, ...
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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 ...
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WiFi IP filtering?

Is it possible for a WiFi host to filter WiFi service by a computer's local IP, similar to how it's possible to filter WiFi clients by MAC Address?
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In what layer does the logic for choosing a wifi channel reside?

Is this logic contained in the driver software, or is it implemented somewhere in the hardware of the network card.
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Set default internet connection to use 3G vs built-in wireless

Windows 7 laptop with an built-in wireless NIC and USB 3G device. If the wireless network connection fails I want to automatically kick over to the 3G connection. I can have both running at the same ...
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multicast forward action in wireless access point(SOHO Router)

I am digging 802.11 multicast forward action in wireless Access Point, now I have drawed the following conclusions: multicast from ethernet port can be forwarded by virtual bridge to wireless port ...
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Capturing IP Camera URL for audio feed with Wireshark

I have three IP cameras (momentum - MOCAM3) and all works fine. I was able to get them connected to my home ISP router, registred with my data mobile phone and I can access them remotely this way. I ...
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how to add a cgi-bin script to dd-wrt

Buffalo WHR-300HP2, with: Firmware Version DD-WRT v24SP2- (11/05/13) std - build 22750, on: Kernel Version Linux 3.10.18 #37 Tue Nov 5 08:17:35 CET 2013 mips. i would like to add a shell script to ...
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Use AirPort Extreme to extend WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports

Is it possible to use an AirPort Extreme to extend an existing WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports? Why I need it: Internet access and HiFi (AirPlay) are currently wired to an AirPort ...
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netsh wlan add profile not importing encrypted passphrase

I exported a wireless network connection profile from a Windows 7 machine correctly connected to a WiFi network with a WPA-TKIP passphrase. The exported xml file shows the correct settings and a ...
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Wifi on iMac Constantly Dropping

I have had this iMac for a couple of years, and I have had constant issues with the wifi periodically disconnecting (only recently cared because I have actually started using it). I have recently ...
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Technicolor TC8305C DOCSIS gateway not providing DHCP or reliable connectivity to Apple iOS devices

I'm a Network Administrator, but I'm not sure how to proceed. I have a Technicolor TC8305C DOCSIS gateway, the Comcast brand. Every few months, I find some Apple devices will not properly negotiate ...
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Change subnet on TP-LINK TD-W8961ND

I don't seem to be able to change the subnet on my router (spoiler alert - I'm not terribly good with networks so I would appreciate the help!). When I change the main IP address to 192.168.10.1 and ...
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How to connect Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 using Intel WiDi to Windows 7 laptop

I bought Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 for 2nd external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 17R. I have newest graphic drivers installed (manual way, Windows 7 blocks original Intel's drivers, so I had to update ...
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Strange router behaviour

Six months ago I bought TP-Link router and when I connected it to my PC I was getting I-Ball interface. So I had to change router ip address and was able to use TP-Link normally. My friend told me ...
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Home router website redirect

I need that anyone connected to my home's wifi and trying to access Facebook, be redirected to a particular website. I don't know anything about networking and I have a ZTE ZXHN H108N router, can ...
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Custom firmware for router [on hold]

I wanted to change D-link DIR-840 n600 wireless routers wireless mode to client, but I wasn't able to find wireless mode option so I was looking for a solution and I ran into custom firmwares, I haven'...
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How to install TP-Link TL-WN722N USB Wireless Adapter on Debian Wheezy armhf?

I have TP-Link WN722n USB dongle plugged in: root@udoo-debian-hfp:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 7.4 (wheezy) Release: 7.4 ...
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Need to secure WiFi with a router

I am a 70 year old living in a condo and I am concerned that my Bell modem /router can be seen by many and my WiFi can be vulnerable for use by the public. I have read some answers to what seemed like ...
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DHCP shuffling of addresses

So, devices using DHCP to locally connect to my router can have their LAN IP addresses changed if not set to static, and my understanding is that DHCP occasionally re-allocates these addresses by ...
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Apple TV recognized over Wi-Fi but not Ethernet

My setup is as follows: A modem High speed wireless router (Belkin) Apple TV The modem feeds the router and the router is connected to the Apple TV. Now when I connect the Apple TV to the router ...
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Connecting To Amazon EC2 through separate WiFi at same time using Ethernet for HTTP Traffic

I am currently in a university Network which allows connection to INTERNET via HTTP/HTTPS proxy . which looks like 10.3.100.207:8080 All I needed is to connect to Amazon EC2 Instance via separate ...
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macvlan dropping unicast frames (layer 2) on wireless

Prerequisites: Two PCs (Debian 8, Kernel 4.6.4) each has two NICs: eth0: wired [1] wlan1-ath9k: wireless [2] I also tested the same thing with ath5k cards [3] I have a C++ application which ...
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Wifi connected, but no connection between a specific laptop/AP

I have a working wifi network, the access point is a Bbox (from the french operator Bouygues). Several devices are connected to it: 2 Android phones and 2 laptops. I recently bought a new laptop (HP ...
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How did someone stopped my wifi

hey i was just messing up with a guy on Kik who knows hacking. Suddenly there's no internet access on any of my connected devices for like 5 mins. Then when i got internet access. He kikked me ...
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Connecting to the GoPro wifi network through a router

I have a GoPro Hero3+ camera, and I want to stream it to my PC. Looking online there are many guides to doing just that, but they all require me to be on the same wifi network as the GoPro itself. My ...
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Linux Mint & Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Series: Wifi Turned OFF

I can not turn on wifi in my dell laptop. The software wireless switch is off and I can not turn it on. As soon as you try to flick it to ON it moves back to OFF. I have just installed Linux Mint ...
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MacBook Pro connecting to 802.11g protocol instead of 802.11n

I have an early 2011 MBP 15" running El Capitan OS X. Late last week I upgraded my ISP internet from 20 mbps to 40 mbps. I connected my laptop to the router with an ethernet cable and it was testing ...
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How should I set up my network to allow Airport Express AirPlay over the internet?

I'm working on a project where my goal is to programmatically play sounds using my Airport Express as a poor man's wireless audio client. I found a ruby library and was able to implement it using my ...
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How do I put my wireless interface back into managed mode from monitor mode in Mac OS X without rebooting?

On Mac OS X, I can turn my wireless interface in monitor mode, as explained in a 2007 OSXdaily article. I can also use the integrated Wireless Diagnostics utility to do so. Unfortunately, none of ...