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Wi-Fi Channels and devices

I am trying to understand the Wi-Fi Channels and how it is been used by devices. The specification says 2.4GHz Wi-Fi has 14 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi has 144 Wi-Fi Channels. My understanding is that each ...
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Will a guest network double my WiFi bandwidth?

I have a 802.11g router, and I have a data transfer rate of 54mbps, which is the maximum supported by that protocol. If I create a guest network on the same router, will both networks get 54mbps, or ...
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Stream ESP32 to private server

I need to stream a ESP32 Camera to a private server in order to analyse the footage on this server. On other forums I see a lot of people using a raspberry pi in the same network as the ESP32 to send ...
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A WiFi router with three transfer bands

There is a WiFi router in our building that broadcasts a network named VIRGIN644. Using a WiFi Analyzer software, I found out that this network has three channels and MAC addresses. That is, VIRGIN644 ...
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How can I access the Phone’s Internal Storage over WiFi bypassing the “Client Isolation”?

This article explains the approach of using wifi to access the phone's files. However, both devices MUST be using the same wifi provided by a router. Now I am using a public wifi, which needs to be ...
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Connect to an offline wifi router and another different online wifi router at the same time

For Windows 7 or 10, I'd like to connect a computer to WiFi router that is internet-connected while also being connected to a second WiFi router that is not internet-connected. The purpose of the ...
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Internet download manager keeps on downloading a file even after I logout from my captive portal

I entered my phone number and otp on a public wifi and started downloading a file using idm. After some time I logged out and the download was still going on with full speed how is this possible. Can ...
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Transferring files via WiFi between two Windows machines [duplicate]

I'd like to transfer 200gb of files between two Win10 laptops wirelessly. What would be the most time-saving option?
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Need a way to bidirectionally sync between android (ver 9 pie) phone and windows 10 pc over the LAN

The title pretty much sums up what I am am trying to accomplish. The only requirements that I have are: 1.) Everything must be done over my LAN (wirelessly) no servers allowed. 2.) It has to be ...
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Windows 10 import multiples xml via CMD

My geal is transfer more then 100+ wifi xml files to another computer. Is there any way how to do that via one command insteed one per one ? netssh wlan add profile filename="C:\wifi_profiles\<...
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AC WiFi: performances are good from Internet speed but poor within the LAN itself

Recently I put a Netgear A6210 USB WiFi adapter on my laptop to connect with my ISP's 802.11ac 5GHz router. The router is alleged to have a speed of 1,734 Mbps, but the Netgear shows its maximum link ...
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File integrity is occasionally compromised after being transferred via Wifi / ssh with with scp and rsync

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 that I use as a media server (with Plex). The RPi3 is connected to my home LAN both via WiFi and via Ethernet cable. I use the WiFi to transfer files from my laptop to the RPi3 ...
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Add WiFi ability to old computer

This might be a really newbie questions but I have an old Windows 7 computer, that is connected to the internet with an ethernet cable--the computer network card does not have WiFi connection ability. ...
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How to make an ftp server that can send files over wifi

I want to setup an ftp server on my PC to which my wifi router is connected. I want to be able to access files on my PC from my phone via the wifi. It would be even better if I could access my PC ...
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send files from android to PC over wifi

currently i use installed ftp server on android, then connect to WiFi, my PC has same network on it, then i open ftp address on my PC and copy files. is there a way to send files between android and ...
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Can someone download files from your personal computer when you're using public WiFi? [closed]

Scenario: You are using your laptop computer, connected to a public WiFi network at a Starbucks, airport, etc. Question: Can a stranger connected to that same WiFi network download the files from ...
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Finding when a UDP packet is actually transmitted on OpenWrt router

I'm using a Linksys WRT 1900 ACS router with OpenWrt 15.05.1. I'm running a C program on it that sends certain WiFi UDP Multicast packets at regular intervals (of 16 ms) and then prints the system ...
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Minimum distance between two access points on the same channel?

Looking for the answer, I read many of the Q&A posted here, so I could get an idea on how to separate access points over a certain area. But most of the answers deal with a "optimum distance" or "...
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PING: transmit failed. General failure. – short outage every few minutes

Every few minutes, there is a temporary outage on Wi-Fi interface of my Lenovo Yoga X1 20FR laptop. The following output from ping command documents one such occurrence. Every second a new line is ...
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How do MU-MIMO routers handle non-MU-MIMO devices?

I am looking at purchasing a new wireless router. Something around 150-180 bucks and I noticed that some models advertise MU-MIMO. Some say that they have 2x2 MU-MIMO, others 4x4 MU-MIMO. I read a ...
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how to use pc as wifi extender with cable

so up in my house we don't have WiFi because the signal is too weak but i have a computer with cable internet there and i have a USB so i can get WiFi on that PC. now i want to have WiFi up there with ...
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file transfer speed over wifi home network < 0.5 MB/sec : how to improve it?

I have a desktop PC running Windows 7 pro and a laptop running Windows 10 Home. They are both connected to the same 5Ghz wifi network (my home wifi). I shared some folders on my desktop PC because I ...
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Wifi extender connecting directly to the ethernet port

I just moved in to a new apartment and the apartment has an ethernet port to access the internet (router should be somewhere in the building). Every time i plug my computer to the ethernet port it ...
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WiFi powerline extender loses speed when I connect to WiFi

This is my home network: A modem router WiFI A TP-LINK PLC to go upstairs A laptop Laptop connected to BOSS When my laptop is connected directly via WiFi to the main modem-router (SSID BOSS), the ...
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Why am I not able to connect to FlashAir Wifi using the default password?

I've only just gotten started and I seem to be blocked right at the start. The FlashAir card correctly appears in my list of Wifi Networks but when I try to join the network using the default password ...
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NAS wifi connection slow at Night

I'm using a MyBookLive NAS since 2011. Since around two weeks, the video playback by using wifi is really bad. Buffering etc. I've had the same problem some time ago, but it disappeared. But now it's ...
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What are the benefits of increasing the WiFi router channel width? (Bandwidth)?

I don't know whether increasing the channel [band] width merely disperses the same transmission power over a wider frequency range, and whether that would increase efficiency (it might if they were ...
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How to Make a Portable Internet USB Device with Wifi Capability to Send all the data first to some particular device and then to other clients?

I have a portable internet USB device which can also throw wifi signals. All type of clients are usually connected to this device through wifi including PCs and Android devices. Is there any way that ...
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How can you export WiFi settings from Windows 7 to an Apple Mac OSX?

Bought a new Mac but can't access wireless networks I used to because their passwords are saved on my old pc. Can WiFi names and their passwords be exported from a Windows 7 PC and imported to a OSX ...
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Bridging two ethernet ports on seperate computers over WiFi

Is it possible to take two Ethernet ports on two different laptops and use WiFi in order to link them together?
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What's the fastest bandwidth WiFi can reach? [closed]

What's the fastest bandwidth current WiFi can reach?
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Slow Wi-Fi file transfer

I have router Netgear DGN3500 and I recently bought a D-Link DWA-123 N150 dongle to get faster file transfers from my laptop running Windows 7 32bit to my PC running Windows 10. My PC is wired to the ...
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How can I print from Galaxy Note 2 via Wifi -> Desktop ->USB-HP-Printer

I have a Galaxy Note 2 which I connect to local wifi router. To the same router the Windows-based PC is connected to which in turn connected HP-printer (4500, has no BT). The question is how can I ...
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I feel someone has copied data from my computer via wifi. Is that possible? [closed]

Can someone copy files from my computer to theirs remotely or via WiFi while visiting my home? Can they access passwords via WiFi? If yes, how can I tell if data was copied??
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How I can transfer files from my Samsung galaxy tab S to my windows 8.1 PC using Wi-Fi direct?

Wi-Fi direct is supported natively by Samsung galaxy tab S and windows 8.1. Wi-Fi direct allow far faster transfer than bluetooth and USB2.0 and regular ᴛᴄᴘ/ɪᴘ based ᴡi‑ꜰi (through 802.11ac in my ...
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sharp peaks in network usage while streaming video, not while streaming music

I'm watching netflix with the Windows task manager open. The Wi-Fi graph in the performance tab shows ~100% network usage for a second or two and then drops to ~0%. Can someone explain why it's ...
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Streaming movies via network stops after a few secs but only on WiFi

Streaming movies via network stops after a few secs but only on Wifi? (XP HOME SP3) I have 2 computers, 1 Main tower PC (with ext 2 TB drive), and a 3GB laptop. When I stream movies from my 2TB ext ...
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Single external antenna on multi-antenna WiFi n-enabled network card

I want to buy a PCI WiFi card, that supports networks in n standard (TP-LINK TL-WN851ND). It has two antennas, and it supports MIMO feature (yet I don't know if it's the standard one, or propertiary). ...
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File transfer between laptops on same wifi network via browser?

Now I being using AirDroid to transfer files from my laptop to phone. Just open the app on phone, and type the address of the ip in browser on laptop and send you files. I was wondering, if the same ...
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300Mbps wireless router but extremely slow speeds

I have a TP-Link TL-WR840N (which claims to be a b/g/n 300Mbps WiFi router) connected to Wimax modem and to a PC using one gigabit port. When I send or receive files from other devices (Android ...
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Faster folder transfer over WiFi network

I have two PCs, one is connected to my router NetGear DGN3500 directly with cable and the other through WiFi interface, this PC can not be connected with direct cable and it also the PC has the ...
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Can a wireless keyboard mouse work with a laptop's Wi-Fi rather than inserting its own USB stick?

Is there a way I can use a wireless keyboard and mouse without inserting its USB stick into the USB port? By just using the Wi-Fi available on the laptop.
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How to setup a LAN network in Wireless? [closed]

I know the way to give a IP and make a network in wired system. But having no idea, How to make a network in Wireless system. I would like to do a home network with 4 laptop. One laptop is wifi ...
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Free and easy file sharing or at least send files within local wifi

is there any easy way to share or at least send files within local network (in my case wifi) and between various machines with Kubuntu linux and Windows 7? I often have to send some files to a ...
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How can I extend my wifi to get 50 more meters of range?

I'm using Linksys WAG120N Wireless-N Home ADSL2+ Modem Router. My router's WIFI is not that powerful. My other rooms don't get a good signal because of where the Router is located. Would a repeater ...
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Second wifi router for internal LAN file transfer - freeing up main internet wifi signal

We use Dropbox to share large files (100mb) which need to be kept in sync on multiple machines, this is fine, but slows down the network with it constantly uploading and downloading these files. Is ...
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can i send an emergency beacon connected to every device connected to my wifi AP

I've seen a team demonstrating an idea of broadcasting an emergency beakon to all the devices connected to a wifi access point without authentication. they claim that they can send upto 27,XXX bytes ...
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Update Samsung S3 to 4.2.2 and does it support API level 17? [closed]

I have my Samsung Galaxy S3 updated to Android 4.2.2. So does it mean my phone supports all features like WiFi Direct and Miracast? I want to get all the APIs that are available in API level 17 like ...
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How can I connect 2 windows 8 machines with WiFi Direct?

I noticed I have a WiFi direct network adapter in Device Manager. Did a bit of research and it provides peer-to-peer communication between two devices using WiFi. I searched on how to treansfer files ...
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Enabling WiFi-Direct on Mac

I recently purchased a Samsung NX1000 camera which has built-in WiFi, and supports sending images via WiFi-Direct to other devices. When I try to do this while both my Mac and the camera are in the ...