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Information on how to set up (configure) a wi-fi (wireless fidelity) network.

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Why does Wi-Fi crash when connected to a vpn?

Here I use Speed vpn but it disconnects when the initial WiFi connection is made. I can reconnect it but they may be disconnected after a while. Sometimes it stops when searching some specific ...
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how to connect to Olympus camera wifi with windows 10 GUI wifi manager?

question is, how does one connect to Olympus camera wifi using the windows GUI wifi manager? have a really strange issue, a "Olympus D33235" camera can open a wifi to share images with other ...
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Dell latitude 7320 wifi drops 10ft away from router

one of Our office staff received a new Dell Latitude 7320 and works from home(has to connect a VPN). the laptop connects to Spitfire 2.4/5 router. But drops if laptop is 10 ft away from the router. ...
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How to troubleshoot Windows computer that occasionally loses Wi-Fi (WiFi) network connectivity for ~60 seconds

A friend reached out for me to help with their Windows 7 computer that is occasionally losing Wi-Fi (WiFi) network connectivity. Each time it loses Wi-Fi connectivity (reportedly about once per day), ...
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Debian Installation USB Stick with Wifi Information (connect to my wifi network right away)

I want to install Proxmox VE on a dedicated machine using a bootable USB stick. So far everything works. But one thing I would like to do is directly set this machine up with wifi information and ...
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Setting up Tenda AC6 as a secondary router

I'm trying to set up a Tenda AC6 as a secondary router to extend Wifi signal, but can't work it out. I don't have any knowledge of networks, and I have looked for similar questions, but haven't found ...
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Can’t connect to wifi

I’m using a PCIe wifi card and this morning it stopped working. Last night it was working fine but when I turned my pc on this morning it doesn’t show any wifi networks, I’ve tried restarting my pc ...
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Wifi Extender to routing a public Wifi via ethernet in a local router

I spent last week to setup the topic of this question without success. I read a lot of articles and questions but I couldn't find a solution (or maybe I couldn't apply what I read...). I have a RV (...
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devices have wifi connection but no internet

I have a reoccurring problem: only for WiFi connected devices (wired works fine). WiFi signal is good (both over 2.4 or 5 GHz). devices have WiFi connection but no internet connection. problem happens ...
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My TP Link WiFi adapter fails to connect with windows on each boot

I have an OptiPlex-7080 desktop with Windows 10 Pro. I have a TP Link TL-WN823N WiFi adapter and on each boot windows says: "the last usb connected to this computer malfunctioned". If I ...
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Wifi AP connected without internet for specific ISP on Debian

I need help getting my home wifi to give me access to the internet on Debian. I am really puzzled because I can connect to ANY other network and I do have internet access, except the one at home and ...
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HP Printer 4600 WiFi disconnects

I have worked on 3 very similar HP Printers, that all had the same WiFi issue of disconnecting after a few minutes. They were all 3 the new HP Printer type without a color control panel. One was the ...
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How do I switch Wifi networks on my Windows 10 desktop at a certain time each day?

I have two Wifi networks, one fast, one slow. The fast one has a monthly data limit, the slow one does not. My desktop does backups every night, and these can add significantly to the data limit, so ...
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Asus AX56 USB dongle finds WiFi networks but refuse to connect

I have a problem with an Asus AX56 USB WiFi dongle. I've tried connecting to the WiFi from one PC, which works flawlessly, but as soon as I install the dongle in another machine (the machine that will ...
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Upon wake, PCIe USB card with USB WiFi dongle plugged in fails because network starts before USB interface

I have an older motherboard with a PCIe USB 3.0 card. Into that is plugged a WiFi adapter that provides network connectivity. Everything works fine until the machine is put into sleep/suspend. Upon ...
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Can a Windows 10 Machine that has both an Ethernet NIC and a Wi-Fi NIC get Internet via Wi-Fi, and Provide it to Another Device via Ethernet?

When having a Windows 10 computer that has both: Ethernet NIC Wi-Fi NIC Can this machine be connected to a WLAN via the WNIC, and then provide the internet to another device via Ethernet? If yes, ...
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Installing TP-Link AC1200 T5E PCIe Adapter on Debian 11

There's a lot of info online about how to install the TP-Link AC1200 T4UH version, or similar, but nothing on the T5E as far as I could find. How do you setup the TP-Link AC1200 T5E PCIe Adapter on ...
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Internet disconnecting every 30 minutes exactly no campus Wi-Fi

Problem is as it says in the title, my laptop is disconnecting every 30 minutes exactly. Model is Acer Aspire E5-575G. I've confirmed this from looking at the WLAN Report and this picture is basically ...
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Two separate wifi networks using two routers and one Internet

I have one LAN Internet connection and two TP-Link Archer AX1500 routers. What I'm trying to configure is two separate Wi-Fi networks (meaning there is not access to hosts in other network) but with ...
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How do devices connect to a remembered wifi network in a different location?

For example, when I connect to "Starbucks Wifi" once on my phone, it will automatically connect to any "Starbucks Wifi" in all establishments. How does it know that a "...
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Hard to Diagnose Network Issue

I have a router in my home which broadcasts a wifi network in my home which I use to connect to the internet. This router was supplied by the ISP from which I am getting my internet connection. ...
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If there are 10 routers with the same WiFi name, can I connect to a particular one of them? [duplicate]

I was thinking about routers and WiFi networks and a question crossed my mind. If there is a WiFi network where all routers have the same WiFi name, most operating systems will only show one instance ...
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Connect desktop to wireless network via wifi repeater with ethernet

I have a win 10 desktop with a malfunctioning wifi adapter and I am trying to connect it to my home's wifi network. However, the router is located too far away and it is not possible to connect ...
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Accessing a routers configuration page under another router

I have a router Asus RT-N12+ (Router mode) DHCP Enabled but Manual Assignment of IP is set. With this Router it has 5 sub routers mode connected via LAN (few connected directly with the Asus T-N12+ ...
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Wireless network configuration always reset the IP Static settings to DHCP - only for the GUI

In Windows 7 (My sister's machine) suddenly for the wireless network happened the following. I did realize the static ip configured since time ago changed to other. So I returned to the Properties ...
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Cannot connect by SSH or gitlab at my home

I am facing some issues when connecting to SSH and others services like gitlab. It just happens when connecting by Wi-Fi at home, as I am able to work with it when I am connected to any different one ...
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Windows 10 limiting internet download speed

For some reason on my MSI laptop, when I download through wifi, I get a peak download speed of maybe 2mb/s. I used Steam to make my download speed test, if I download the same game on my MacBook Pro, ...
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Block internet access from guest network

I have a TPLink Deco X20 wireless router and I would like to set up a guest wifi network where all clients can talk to each other, but not to the Internet. (Ironically, my search results contain lots ...
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Computer not connecting to any WiFi

I have a computer running Windows 10, and is incompatible with Windows 11, if that’s important. Basically, at random times, with no rhyme or reason, the WiFi drops, and no networks show up under ...
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How can I prevent my Windows laptop from jumping between two different access points (same SSID) when the signal is similar?

We have four Asus routers around our property - one that does the routing, and three others set to access point mode, connected via ethernet. All on the same pair of SSIDs - "My house 2.4GHz&...
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Having trouble connecting usb wifi adapter to Virtualbox VM

I have a Techkey wifi adapter that i'm trying to connect to my kali linux virtual machine. I'm getting into ethical hacking and I need a wireless interface as opposed to ethernet. This wifi adapter ...
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WiFi Speed Drops by 90% During and After Calls on Dell XPS Even After Replacing WiFi Card

XPS 15 9550 i7-6700HQ @ 2.60GHz Windows 10 New Wifi card: Intel Wireless-AC 9260 160MHz 200MB up on WiFi after restarting. 2-10MB up during and after calls. Read that it's an issue with the Killer ...
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Does a WiFi client vary the strength of the signal it emits?

I am using a metal container to dampen my WiFi router in the hope of reducing its radiation health risks. I'm wondering if the client device might increase its own emitted signal strength to ...
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Wifi on Fedora 34 running on a Mac

anyone know how to get the wifi working on Fedora 34 running on a MacBook Air. I tried installing broadcom-wl but that didn't do anything. Please advise.
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Is hiding your Wi-Fi SSID without password secure?

Is hiding your Wi-Fi SSID and setting it without a password as secure as when your SSID shown with a password on a technical level?
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Wifi Monitor mode with 802.11b only and fixed Data Rate

Hi All i have put my wifi dongle in monitor mode and receive only 802.11b packets in ubuntu machine. sudo ifconfig wxc12003 down sudo iw dev wxc12003 set monitor otherbss fcsfail sudo ifconfig ...
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Gentoo installation WiFi issues after rebooting what to install in chroot

I'm installing Gentoo. Last time I tried my wifi was not working, so this time I want to make sure I get it right. I'm done with this step: emerge --ask --verbose --update --deep --newuse @world But ...
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Best WIFI configuration for HG8145V5 (range configuration)?

I'm currently sharing my network with +20 devices, the signal in some places is very poor, the modem is in a high open place, looking at the advanced 2.4G settings I see these options, is there ...
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Can I find who is the owner of a mobile with the wifi address? [duplicate]

I have a screenshot of a message that just has the carrier and the wifi address (Mac OS). Can I possibly find who is the owner with just that detail?
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How to use internal network of routers to forward packets to another network

I have a remote controlled rover that creates its own wifi. I connect directly to its wifi to send/receive data. The problem is that its wifi is too weak, so the range is too small. However, I have 3 ...
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ubuntu can see wifi networks but can't log into any

I'm using ubuntu 20.04.2. I can see wifi networks available around but when trying to log in open or locked network the answer is: "Activation of network connection failed". I tried sudo ...
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How can i control my upload speed in my router?

i have 10mb download speed and nearly 500kb upload speed, when my siblings use the wifi and like sending pics or uploading stuff or they're devices are syncing it fills the whole speed of the upload ...
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How to increase laptop wifi strength?

My wifi router is at ground floor and my room is at 2nd floor. May mobile easily catch the wifi but my laptop drops the signal. What is efficient way to boost it. Should I do something with router or ...
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My wifi router is of 5V and 0.6 ampere, can i use 12V 2ampere power adapter? [duplicate]

My wifi router is of 5V and 0.6 ampere, can i use 12V 2ampere power adapter for it??, because original power adapter is lost. Please help me out with this confusion??
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Wi-Fi doesn't have a valid IP configuration error

I am using HP ab522tx laptop. Windows 10 auto downloaded some updates like 10-15 days back. It always used to give me a reminder to install the same but I used to just put the laptop on sleep mode ...
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How to create proxy to connect remotely to a single PC on the LAN?

I have a PC at work that uses win 7 and is not powerful enough to do what I can do with my own computer. Sometimes I also need things from my home computer and I could get them if I access to it ...
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TP Link MR6400 to extend wifi connectivity of main router

I have a Fiber (ftth) connection and the main router is Net Link (HG323), before that I used TPLink MR6400 with 4G sim. So is there a way to share the connection from Net Link router to MR6400, Since ...
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How do I connect my laptop(mobile hotspot) and my desktop(mobile USB tethering)? Can I do a LAN without ethernet cable?

How do I connect my laptop (which is using the internet from my mobile hotspot) and my desktop (Which is using internet from same mobile USB tethering)? Can we do a LAN? I need to share files between ...
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SSL_ERROR_SYSCALL on one particular wifi on windows

When I try to connect my windows 10 pc to my wifi and make a curl request I get the following error - curl -iv 'https://www.google.com/' \ * Trying 142.250.182.196:443...="99", "...
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Why are my disabled networks still interfering?

As near as I can tell (using tools like WiFi Explorer) disabling my Comcast router's xfininti/XFINITY hotspot(s) only hides them. The antennas appear to still be on (the MAC addresses associated with ...
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