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Questions tagged [wifi-configuration]

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

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How can I prevent one user account from using a wifi password of another

Basically, I need two user accounts under Windows 10 each of which remembers a password to a different Wifi but does not use the wifi from the other account. Can this be done?
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Ifup wlan0 not working on kali-linux

I recently switched IP’s. Before whenever I connected to my wifi I would have to kill wpasupplicant and the Network Manager processes then restart the Network Manager before I could connect online. ...
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Switching Between Cellular & WiFi [closed]

I have a device with Cellular & WiFi, but I prefer the Cellular to be my first prior connection and WiFi as secondary. So I need a script which can trigger whenever Cellular is not able to ping ...
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What does “lmui” mean?

I enabled an option "block lmui from wifi" on my wifi dashboard and since then, I have not been able to access my dashboard. Now, whenever I enter the IP address I used to use to login into the ...
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Some apps not working on my device. How to fix it? [migrated]

When connected to wifi through some apps are not opening , with mobile data they are opening. Some of the apps to name are Sony Liv, All Jio apps , hotstar etc.The problem is only app specific and ...
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How to copy wifi kernel from one version of Android x86 to another

I am using Android x86 8.1 rc-2 in my PC. The problem is that WiFi is not working on it. I had even used Android x86 7.1 rc-2 in my PC and WiFi was working on that. How can I copy wifi kernel from ...
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How to setup a network at home containing two WiFi router?

I have a standard internet broadband connection from BT. On the network I have a Synology device that I want to use for backing up my MacBook Pro. The Synology is connected to the network via cable (...
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Permantly ban a WIFI network on Windows 7

I ran this following command attempting to permanently block my computer from connecting to Comcast/Xfinity wireless networks: netsh wlan add filter permission=block ssid=xfinitywifi I received the ...
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I can't access my website anymore

I'm developing a website and during development, I suddenly couldn't load the page anymore. I've already had this issue once, this time it fixed itself after some time, but I don't want to wait for it ...
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TP-Link WDS Setup drops connections

I have a rather ordinary network topology where I have my main router- a tp-link C1200 connect to the WAN while I have an older tp-link Archer C20i/ AC750 configured as a WDS AP with an HP MFD ...
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How to connect Epson L355 printer to Wi-Fi network without WPS?

We have Epson L355 printer and our router has disabled WPS. We checked all manuals, youtube videos etc. Everything is about connecting with WPS. How do we connect this printer to our Wi-Fi network ...
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How to use your own router with externally available Wi-Fi? (smart home, wireless printing etc.)

I have a WiFi password for my neighbor's router. I can access the internet on any device. However, my IKEA Tradfri gateway needs to be connected to a router using an Ethernet cable. I can't use my ...
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How do I learn which Access Point I am connected to? [duplicate]

How do I learn which Access Point my Ubuntu is connected to (BSSID)? My secondary AP does not serve as DHCP or gateway so it can be hard to tell. Other answers are about applications only available ...
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Android x86 unable to search and connect to mobile hotspot

I am using Android x86 Oreo rc1. Whenever I try to search for WiFi, it shows only WiFi networks, and mobile hotspots are not showing. My hotspot and PC WiFi both are at 2.5 GHz. My hotspot does not ...
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How do I install a '.crt' file on linux?

To access my workplace Wi-Fi we have been given a '.crt' file, the only problem is that I have a hatred towards Windows and MacOS, so I run the Ubuntu flavour of Linux. I was given the '.crt' file but ...
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WiFi Access Point Monitor mode

Can i set WiFi AP to Monitor mode ? The AP have LAN connector only, not USB [ Picture of device ]
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WiFi tethering and local server on pc desktop

I have a WiFi tethering connection created with my android device and in my PC desktop I have a web server on 127.0.0.1:5500. In browser of my android device I tried to go in IP address of PC desktop (...
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WiFi keeps dropping, but icon does not change to indicate a fault

I have just moved my PC to upstairs in the house and moved from a wired, to a WiFi connection and I installed a TP-LINK Archer T9E AC1900 Dual Band Wireless PCI Express Adapter. As the title says, ...
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Is there a way to get a AES key for a wpa2 enterprise network from a login and password for this network?

I am trying to set up a wireless repeater to repeat a WPA2 Enterprise network. I usually used a login and password for authorization but the repeater is asking for a AES key. Is there any way of ...
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If I disable the 5GHz radio on my router will it improve my 2.4GHz performance or range?

I have an ASUS RT-AC53 dual-band router having 3 antennas. Currently, it is emitting both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi radios. I am just curious if I disable the 5GHz radio will it anyway improve the ...
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ISP DHCP takes precedence over WiFi DHCP

I've TP-Link Archer c9 router. It connects to the Internet through Dynamic IP (DHCP from ISP). No MAC clone or other authorisation is necessary, it just work. DHCP is enabled on the WiFi router. But ...
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Can't connect to PEAP with wpa_supplicant on Arch

I've been searching around for how to connect to PEAP and there's lot's of info out there, but I can't seem to connect and my University tech support is no help(I'm not really surprised). Basically I ...
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Router Broadcasting Hidden Network Along Side Normal Network, Any way to disable?

My home router seems to be broadcasting a hidden SSID alongside the regular network on my 2.4GHz channel. I discovered this when I noticed that both my regular (named) network and a network marked "...
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How to diagnose weak Wi-Fi PC-->router signal?

My friend's network consists of a Wi-Fi router/access point and about 10 wireless devices. Wireless client devices show good strength signal but the router's internal diagnostics indicates very poor ...
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Domain name for local IP with DNS server on Raspberry pi 3 along with Wifi hotspot

I'm very new on raspberry pi. So, check my configuration for AP and DNS setup. And suggest me if I miss anything required. Let me know: Is it possible to setup AP and DNS with same wifi ap IP(10.0.10....
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Wifi reseted name and password, how to know what is the password?

my wifi reseted to a name like "TP-LINK_B06E2E" and password is changed too, how can I know what is the password by default may be? I dont have any cable to connect directly
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Raspberry Pi | Connect to WiFi with USB card at startup

I would like to use my USB WiFi card instead of RPi WiFi, since has a wider range. The problem is that my network requires a username and a password (I think the certificate is called Enterprise) and ...
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Getting notification when device enters/ leaves WiFi

I would know about possibilities to get notified (push notification on my mobile or an email) whenever a certain device connects to/ disconnects from my WiFi. I´m using a fritzbox. Any ideas? Many ...
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Does anyone know if the Virgin Media Superhubs support emoji in their SSID?

Just moved in and have Virgin Media as a service provider. I'm currently using their Superhub. I want to name my network 🅱.
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How to resolve default gateway is not available

I am using Windows 10, I am trying to connect to my phone's WiFi hotspot through the WiFi adapter I have installed in my machine. I am seeing the connection status as limited and when I diagnosed the ...
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HP Pavilion can't see TP Link WPA4420 Wireless extender - but can see other WiFi

I have a HP Pavilion 15-n268ea, containing Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter (Driver version: 2023.15.701.2015). I have bought a TP Link WPA4420 Powerline Extender, with WiFi as the place I ...
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Does all wifi traffic go through the router?

Say I have two laptops connected to a wireless network through a standard wireless AP/router. The laptops are both right next to each other,but the router is far away. If laptopA sends some ip packets ...
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I need to upgrade my laptop wifi 2.4GHz frequency to 5GHz frequency

My university has wifi routers that support both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. My Asus laptop is 802.11b Preamble, therefore I can use only 2.4 GHz. It is too slow to use university wifi. My other friends has wifi ...
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How to easily reconnect to hidden WIFI network - Windows 8

If I turn off my laptop when it is not connected to the hidden WIFI I use, I have to manually select the "hidden network" item in the WIFI network list, then enter the SSID, and then enter the ...
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Is it possible to connect a Linux Raspberry Pi 3 to USB tethering and Wifi Internet at the same time?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and I would like to USB tether to it from my phone while simultaneously connect to the Internet over Wi-Fi from the Raspberry Pi. I am guessing that I need to change the ...
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Wi-Fi works fine on phone but not on laptop

My Wi-Fi works fine on my phone without any issues, but if I try to connect the same Wi-Fi on my laptop it says "No Internet Connection". And if I open HotSpot from my phone which is connected to the ...
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Activate Fine Time Measurment from 802.11mc on Intel 8260/8265 under Windows 10

i am trying to use the FTM protocol of the 802.11mc. I have two Linux systems with an Intel Wireless 8260 and i get an answer when making a ftm_request. However i have also a Windows System with Intel ...
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WiFi repeater with a fallback source?

Let's say I have 2 broadband routers from different providers, let's call them Primary and Secondary. Can I set up a repeater in such a way that if Primary router looses power and/or internet ...
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DHCP not functioning after wireless router firmware update

I own an ASUS RT AC1200 wireless router that has been working wonderfully for 1.5 years. Last night I was fiddling with the settings via the control panel (accessible through http://router.asus.com) ...
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How could I send a message to someone through my wifi network?

How can I send a message to an iPhone from a Windows machine through WiFi?
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Merge a WiFi network with a LAN network

In my office I have two Internet connections. On the first floor I have LAN connection and on the second floor a WiFi connection. Both LAN & WiFi connection ISP providers are different. I have a ...
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Wifi is unavailable on Kali OS

The wifi is "unavailable". No networks are showing in the wifi settings. I have tried fixing through the command line with ifconfig, iwconfig and everything else. As far as I know my router is ...
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Windows 10 - WiFi doesn't have a valid IP configuration

Yesterday, seemingly at random, after a restart, my WiFi dropped out. After troubleshooting I was given the error I've written in the title of this thread. I did some googling and tried the ...
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Wireless disappears on Ubuntu 16.04 Laptop

I have a X201 Thinkpad with Xubuntu 16.04 installed. Unfortunately, the WLAN is extremely unreliable. First it doesn't cause any problems, then it just goes out and you can't log into a network ...
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How can I install aircrack-ng application in android using termux? [closed]

I'm new to Kali and termux as well. I want to install aircrack-ng on my android so, how to install it by typing commands in termux.
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Understanding the output of the 'iw reg get' command

If I run the command iw reg get in my system (Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS, kernel 4.13, iw version 3.17), I get the following output: country PT: DFS-ETSI (2402 - 2482 @ 40), (N/A, 20), (N/A) (5170 - ...
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Eduroam extension with antenna

My computer has Windows 10. I can connect to eduroam with my University email and password but the signal is weak in the room of my dormitory. I'd like to extend it so I've bought this antenna. I've ...
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Win 10, Slackware and Debian - when does WIFI card starts broadcasting its MAC? [closed]

I am working with those 3 OSes and would like to know when my internal Wifi card starts broadcasting its MAC address? When it starts looking for networks , when the corresponding driver starts in OS? ...
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Windows 10 Wifi Sets Wrong DNS Server When Connecting to Wifi Networks

Somehow my Windows 10 laptop stopped getting the correct DNS servers sent from Wifi networks. It somehow locked 192.168.1.1 and won't accept whatever DNS IP comes from DHCP. I have no idea how/why, ...
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Microsoft Hosted Network Virtual Adapter Idle Timeout

I was wondering if it's possible to set a idle-timeout for hosted network. I'm trying to kick connected users that are idle for more than 5 minutes in the hosted network.