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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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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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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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 ...
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Mac OS El Capitan (10.11) not able to connect to WIFI(WPA 2 Enterprise)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro OS to 10.11 (El Capitan), since then its not able to connect to WIFI (WPA2 Enterprise) of our organisation. It is getting authenticated via EAP-PEAP but after that its ...
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Connecting an ethernet only device to a WiFi only network

I've run into a bit of a predicatment, I have an ethernet only device, an Epson thermal printer for a POS system, that needs to be connected to a wireless only network. The reason it can only be ...
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Router getting cut off

When my roommate tries to connect to the wifi from his room, the router cut off. I think the problem is only when a device is in his room. We are having no issues while using the internet in the hall ...
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In Windows 8, How do I make a static IP for each network?

I would like to have it so that my computer sets its IP address statically depending on which network that it is connected to. I have 3 Networks that I regularly use and it seems that with Windows I ...
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I want set limits to my WiFi , how do I this? [on hold]

I want set limits to my wifi - mean : my brother connect to wifi with his mobile , I want limit download on my wifi , mean his can't download upper 100 mb , how can I do this ?
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How to tell if I'm using 802.11AC?

I have an ASUS USB-AC53 wireless adapter, with a Netgear 6300v2. The speeds are OK. There is 2 drywall walls separating the computer from the router, and only about 20ft. The signal strength and all ...
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Alternative for the Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 3160NGW

I got a Dell Inspiron 7547 with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160, but in all forums, all users have issues with this Wifi+Bluetooth Card, I want to change it but not sure what type of connection or ...
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Troubleshooting “bursty” network traffic

I've been having a problem with my Internet connection ever since moving to San Francisco, and it's driving me absolutely up the wall. After using my network connection for anywhere between five and ...
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HP Photosmart7280 won't work on the wireless network, tho it has before

I've tried many ways to fix this problem, and as the cable receptacle doesn't work, I can't connect that way. ANy ideas? Computer is imac running 10.9.4
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How do I make gnome's wifi network chooser display ALL available APs?

I'm running Fedora 24. Gnome's wifi chooser applet only displays one access point with a paricular SSID, even if there are many available with that same SSID. I'm assuming it only shows the one with ...
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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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Incorrect Windows 7 “No Internet Access” notice

In Windows 7, I have a WiFi network that shows up with a warning icon overlay and the "No internet access" description as shown in this image: The other network shown there is a VirtualBox VM, ...
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How to show my wi-fi key?

There are key index show how to show key? There are enabled key showing.
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Surface Pro 4: Using external monitors with the Surface Dock will drop wifi - Is there any solution?

I have a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 with the Surface Dock. On the Surface Dock i plugged in two Mini Display-Port-Adapter to HDMI to connect 2 external Samsung monitors. However, when I plug the monitors ...
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WiFi adapter TL-WN727N is not working

I am using Zorin OS 11. My wifi adapter( TP-link: model:TL-WN727N) is not working at all. I typed "lsusb" in terminal, then the adapter showing as "Ralink MT7601U". So, that means the adapter is okay ...
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How to set TCP/IP settings in smart phone for a internet connection shared through a wifi by Windows 7 ad-hoc network

I have internet connection in my windows PC through a ethernet cable. Now i want to share internet connection with my phone over wifi. I created an ad-hoc network with internet connection sharing ...
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How do I override osx to use direct connection instead of current proxy settings?

My mac has been using a specific app as a proxy manager, I then switched to chrome extensions which works fine. But as I uninstalled the app, the osx seems to be stuck with the previous proxy settings....
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airodump-ng : can't read my iPhone

I am trying to capture packets from my iPhone with my desktop running the latest version of Kali Linux with all the updates and the latest version of Virtual Box. I turned off my wireless device, ...