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Could not remove WiFi adapter kernel module; Linux hangs

I am using openSUSE Leap 15.0 (64-bit, kernel version 4.12.14-lp150.12.25-default) with KDE Plasma Desktop (version 5.12.6), all updates applied after installation. I am using a TP-Link T2U wireless ...
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WiFi not connecting - possibly due to a Connection-specific DNS Suffix

I'm trying to connect to my work's wifi network, however my new accommodation seems to have set a "Connection-specific DNS Suffix", which I believe is stopping connections to other networks. ...
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Can you do something to a wireless mouse adapter to transform it in a wifi adapter?

Is it possible to transform a wireless mouse adapter in a wifi adapter for your pc?
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Wireless network adapter only connects to a network if it is broadcasting connection as a hotspot at the same time

So I'm facing a problem I've never seen before. I have a PC that doesn't have a WiFi adapter integrated, so I bought a one. My motherboard is ASRock H110M-HDS, I have Windows 10 Pro, and the network ...
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My computer does not have a wireless connection option [closed]

I have a desktop computer built my PC years ago. When I first got it I installed Windows 10 on it manually. I realized a long time ago that I could not connect to WiFi but ignored it since I was wired....
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I lost access point support on my adapter after format

so I have a USB WiFi dongle that I use to turn my PC into a WiFi hotspot , dongle model is D link DWA-125 (hardware rev A3 ) , PC runs windows 7 SP1 , 32 bits , and connectify is my internet sharing ...
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Why are network adapters not working?

All devices I have tried (a laptop, all smartphones, a PlayStation) with my WiFi networks work perfectly. The only problem is my desktop PC. Adapter No. 1 Sometimes the adapter wouldn't even find ...
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How do I install Havit WF30 wireless adapter on Ubuntu on a laptop without a CD drive?

I put the "installation CD" containing the relevant drivers in another laptop and copied the contents onto flash drive that I inserted in my laptop that is running Ubuntu. I extracted all the files, ...
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Running airodump-ng first. Is it safe?

So here's my story So i booted my mac on a live iso image kali linux on usb. Then plugged in my Netgear WG111v3 and it got auto detected so I used airmon-ng to put it into monitor mode playing with ...
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only one antenna working on two antenna wifi adapter

I have a 2 antenna wifi adapter (tp-link wn8200nd). when I connect only one antenna, one port is working fine and the signal increases. but when I connect the same antenna to the other port nothing ...
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HP Touch Sreen does not have WIFI connection anymore

I had a desktop (HP Touchsreen320 with Windows 7) working for years. I turned it off, moved the computer to another room, and I guess the WIFI didn't like the move. I have spent so much time on this ...
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Windows 10 cannot connect to ONE specific Wi-Fi network

This is the second time I encounter this issue: Windows 10 suddenly cannot connect to ONE specific WiFi network (which is my home network). (Update: I remembered that the first time I encountered the ...
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How fast does my wireless adapter need to be compared to my internet speed?

I am looking to buy a wireless adapter for my desktop and there is a plethora of options online. They all offer different speeds, varying from 150 Mbps to 1200+ Mbps, but most of them describe speeds ...
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Cannot Turn on laptop Wi-Fi

I recently upgraded the RAM in my dad's computer (Lenovo ThinkPad E545) because he was complaining that it was slow. Everything worked fine for a little while, then his WiFi died on him. Windows 10 ...
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Wireless connection drops every couple minutes

A HP notebook with Windows 10 we have drops wireless connection every couple minutes. I've installed latest drivers (from June 17) and that did not help. I've search around the system and got to WLAN-...
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USB Wi-Fi turns off when virtual machine starts

I'm running VirtualBox on a Mac.  The Wi-Fi adapter is installed successfully on the Mac and the Usb Wi-Fi signal is showing when the Mac is running, but when the VirtualBox starts, the USB Wi-Fi ...
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Slow wifi after updating to Windows' Creator's Update

Immediately after installing the Windows 10 version 1703 Creator's Update (CU), wifi speeds are very slow. Checking the speed on speedtest I was getting 2-7 Mbps download when I normally get 50-80 ...
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Wireless card kicking out after transporting laptop

I have a junker of a laptop. It's an HP ProBook 4510s running Windows 7 Ultimate, with the screen removed. I had it sitting in the living room, hooked up to my TV via VGA. The internet connection ...
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How to make TL-WN722N work in Kali?

I have checked several forums, websites, and github repositories for a solution however none of them worked for me. There's several links that I wanted to post but apparently I can't post more then 2 ...
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WiFi to Ethernet adapter

I've a WiFi router which doesn't have an Ethernet port. Is there a way I could connect my DVR to it via a device which receives the internet wirelessly from the WiFi router and sends it to DVR through ...
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HP laptop can't turn on WiFi

I've a HP G42 laptop. Normally I use Internet using WiFi. It has a Broadcom 802.11n network adapter. Today I was browsing and suddenly my PC restarted, after that I tried to turn on WiFi but it won'...
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My wireless adapter is not functioning

I have a Dell latitude e5250 and I've had a lot of wireless connection problems with it lately. And now it doesn't even give me an option to connect to wifi as it says that my wireless adapter is not ...
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Realtek wireless adapter randomly disables

I have a laptop with a Clevo P150EM motherboard and Realtek RTL8723AE wireless adapter running Windows 10 Professional. I am occasionally able to connect to a wireless network and connect to the ...
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Setting up TP-LINK TL-WN727N on kali linux

Yesterday I posted this thread on Stackoverflow but it appeared to be off-topic there and I was redirected to Superuser. I'm posting this thread with unchanged content here. I hope that someone will ...
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I think WLAN autoconfig can't find my wireless adapter

I have tried everything. The driver is installed and working but it won't show in network connections. WLAN autoconfig says everything is fine but it won't turn on the adapter.
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Wireless adapter deleted itself out of the blue?

I was on my computer (Acer V Nitro Black Edition running Windows 10) watching something on Netflix and had to leave so I paused my video. Upon my return, my computer was still on the screen with my ...
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Low Profile PCIe card in a standard ATX case - will it fit, and do I need adapters?

I've got a standard normal-sized ATX case (don't know its name or specifications, because I got it from a friend) and a standard motherboard (MSI B150 PC-Mate) inside. Since it doesn't come with a ...
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Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160 not working on some WiFi's

My friend has this wireless card in his laptop (Intel (R) Dual band wireless-ac 3160) and it works fine at his home wifi (or any other), but on the schools wifi it does not. Anyone who has any clues ...
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Utility to change advanced settings for network adapter? [closed]

Is there a utility that can easily show all configurable settings for my network adapter? This is for Windows 7. I have devices with intel adapters. I was wondering if there was a utility out there ...
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Why a wifi adapter would suddenly not support wireless N mode?

I have my router set up to only allow n mode (802.11 N Support Required). This has worked to perfection for the last couple months. I started my laptop today and it refuses to connect to the Wifi, ...
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Is it possible to connect USB wifi adapter directly into router?

Is it possible to use a USB wifi adapter (or similar device) to plug directly into the USB socket of a router so you can use the wifi of the adapter rather than the wifi of the router but still use ...
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XBox One Wireless Adapter availability

On 20th October 2015 Microsoft released the Wireless Adapter for PC, which allows to connect XBox One Wireless Controllers to a PC. However, while there were many news about the upcoming release of ...
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Why is my TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 wireless network adapter not detected in Windows 8.1?

I recently installed the TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 wireless adapter into a PCI-E slot in my computer which is running Windows 8.1. When I use the disk and run the setup on it, I get the following popup that ...
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Is WiFi 5Ghz band faster than 2.4Ghz band on the same network?

I have just purchased a dual band wireless router for my home network. I enable both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands with different SSIDs. My desktop's wireless adapter can only connect to the 2.4Ghz band. I'm ...
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How to make the same WiFi adapter work on two different networks with different DHCP configurations?

I have a tablet that is going to be used in two networks: One network has DHCP deactivated while the second one has it activated and uses a different range of IP adresses. The problem is that if I ...
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Airplane mode switch disables Wi-Fi+Bluetooth but re-enables only Bluetooth

In my Lenovo Yoga 13 (Windows 8.0), when I set airplane mode switch: switched on Bluetooth: disabled Wi-Fi: disabled switched off Bluetooth: re-enabled Wi-Fi: no effect (remains ...
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Macbook Pro disconnecting from Wireless adapter (TP-LINK)

I'm using a wireless adapter (TP-Link TL-WPA281KIT AV200 With 1 LAN port 300M Wireless) to extend the connection form my SuperHub2 Router to the living room downstairs. I had a previous router a few ...
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Will this 'ac wifi' adapter improve my speeds compared to the one I own, on a 'n wifi' router?

I've been using this 'n wifi' adapter for some time now, but it only supports 2.4ghz and up to 150Mbps. Since my 'n wifi' router supports speeds up to 300Mbps and has both 2.4ghz and 5ghz capabilities ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260: This device cannot start (code 10)

My wireless driver seems to be down, and as a result my WiFi no longer works. I've tried disabling/enabling it from the device manager as well as shutting down and booting the system back up to no ...
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what happens when connected to two networks at same time,using two different wireless network connections?

What happens when connected to two networks at same time, using two different wireless network connections and/or two different wireless network adapters? Conflict? Or does the stronger connection ...
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Automating reconnection of internet

I use WiFi with a router that drops my connection rarely, which is too often. This usually happens at night, when I'm not using the computer. I would like to automate this: Detect Internet ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi after Sleep/Hibernate

I start my computer normally and the Wi-Fi adapter works just fine. However, once I sleep or hibernate, and resume, I am no longer connected to any network. I scan for a network and the list displays ...
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Wi-Fi adapter in a Dell Inspiron keeps disconnecting

I’m using a Dell Inspiron and the Wi-Fi adapter keeps on disconnecting, it allows me to connect using ethernet. I know that it isn’t disabling since it isn’t turned off, it doesn’t even give me the ...
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Why does my Windows 7 laptop show 2 Wi-Fi ethernet adapters?

On my 3-year old Sony Vaio Laptop the network configuration displays as in the window screenshot given below. I don't understand why two entries for Wi-Fi adapter show up (Microsoft Virtual Wi-Fi ...
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WIFI failures: No Functioning DNS available

WIFI always disconnects, and reports "no internet access". It might connect back after some time. It happens in many different locations: at home, in coffee shops etc. My colleague told me that it ...
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Have to Disable and Enable Adapter Every 60 seconds to use internet

I used to have a normal wireless modem that worked perfectly with high speed on my desktop playing PC games online. Now I have a Clear Spot Hot Spot thing, basically a 4G portable hotspot. It ...
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Disable wifi adapter warning

I normally have my WIFI adapter disabled in Windows 7. Whenever I restart or boot the machine, it pops up a warning that it is disabled. Doh, I know this. The balloon notification appears in the ...
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Dual band 2x2 WiFi card in a 1x1 laptop

I've got a HP ProBook with a rather meh Qualcomm QCA9565 wireless N card (1x1), and I'm considering getting an Intel Wireless AC card to replace it. I have two choices: the Intel 3160AC which is a ...
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Installing Linksys on Ubuntu machine

I recently set up an old XP desktop with Ubuntu 14.04. The computer was running XP Pro and was giving me trouble with the Linksys Wifi card. The signal kept going in and out so I switched. Now I face ...
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How can I prevent a device from being installed

I have a wireless card that is causing me some serious trouble. I need the device to stop installing the driver it is currently using. I went into the hardware settings and set it to ask me what to ...