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Windows Hotspot disconnects the Windows itself from Internet

I'm using a local network to connect to the internet. I connect my Windows 11 laptop directly using a Lan cable to the network. After turning Windows Hotspot feature on, My Android phone has access to ...
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Why does Windows 10 Hotspot feature give me "No internet connection"?

For VR I wanted to get a better link directly to my PC. So I bought a WiFi device and turned on the Hotspot feature. My headset connected to the PC just fine, and streaming from PC to headset works. ...
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How to convert a hotspot signal with WPA2 enterprise credentials 802.1x to normal WPA2

I'm trying to connect an IOT device to the internet using a hotpsot that supports WPA2 enterprise credentials 802.1x type of security. However the IOT device I use can only connect to networks with ...
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How to let Windows 11 start WLAN hotspot automatically while startup?

I'm temporarily living in a place with no WLAN router and rely on WLAN hotspot on my Windows 11 laptop. As such, I want to turn on hotspot automatically on when I login or when hotspot for whatever ...
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HP Probook Windows 10 Mobile hotspot shared from cable internet. Mac and Android can connect but can't access internet

HP ProBook 430 G2 is about seven years old. Works great. I never used the Mobile Hotspot feature until last night. Moved into a place with internet provided by a standard RJ cable that plugs into the ...
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How to connect my Oculus Quest 2 headset which is 5 Ghz when Windows won’t allow me to create a 5Ghz hotspot?

I’ve been trying to connect my Oculus Quest 2 headset to my PC and I bought a 5ghz Wi-Fi card for it but Windows doesn’t allow me to create a 5 Ghz Wi-Fi hotspot if my router doesn't support it which ...
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Does hotspot connect directly to proxy or through the computer from the connection being shared?

Let's say I have connected my phone to the internet through the hotspot from my Laptop. In order to access the internet, i have to configure proxy in both laptop and android. Now on the server side ...
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Wireless hotspot with firewall settings

In a smaller company where I work I would like to create WIFI network that would exclude access to our local network (network printer, network drives etc.) I have one older laptop with Windows 10 that ...
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Using windows as wifi hotspot with multiple access passwords

I want to configure my computer as a wifi hotspot (Windows) I'm aware that i can do that using: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=Hotspotname key=password . But what i actually want, is a ...
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How to logout from wifi network

I use wifi given to me By my institute.There is a limitation of 3 devices at a time.I have 2 laptop and 2 mobile phones.At times I need to properly disconnect so that one of my device I disconnect and ...
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4G Mi-Fi hotspot : unlocking a hotspot will increase speeds?

Brief background of question: I have Alcatel MW40-0B46 Mifi 4G hotspot device . Initially it was locked for 'Airtel' carrier. It was getting halted very often (even after trying obvious things ...
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Hosted network on Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4A

I've a new modul named Qualcomm Atheros QCNFA364A. And I've trying to get a hosted network activate without any success so far! here what I've done: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=...
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Wifi hotspot switching on/off

I activated a hotspot wifi on mobile phone (tested both with Iphone 8 and Google Pixel, different sim card). The hotspot switch on-off about every 1 second. Clients can't keep stable connection (...
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I can't set bandwidth of mobile hotspot in Windows 10

I tried to set up a hotspot on my computer to share my internet connection to other devices (such as mobile or tablet). However, I couldn't succeed. Somebody told me that I need to change bandwidth ...
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Mobile hotspot cannot be activated because "No internet access"

Although I have internet connection, network status shows "no internet access". That prevents using Mobile Hotspot to share the internet connection because it says "We can't set up mobile hotspot ...
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Routing between devices connected to WiFi Hotspot

I am using a HTC One X9 with Android v6.0 patched Oct 2016. I can connect a PC and a tablet to the hotspot and access the internet. But the tablet can't access websites hosted on the PC. I tried ...
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Kali Linux Hotspot

I'm having a hard time trying to make a hotspot in Kali Linux. I want to make a hotspot so that I can connect wirelessly to my phone, but I can't seem to keep my current WiFi connected to Linux when ...
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Activating Mobile Hotspot in Win10 does disable the internet connection

I have the following problem: On my Win10 Laptop I use a WiFi connection to the university network to get internet access in my dorm room. I use a WiFi dongle with a USB-extension cable because I only ...
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Unable to start WiFi hotspot in HP laptop

I am unable to start the wifi hotspot. Seems that the hostednetwork is not supported. The following information is shown when I typed "netsh wlan show driver" in command prompt: Driver ...
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Connect by VPN when local and remote networks use identical address ranges

As part of my work I connect to a VPN that uses the 192.168.1.* address range on the remote network. Often I connect from public WiFi hotspots that I rarely have control over their configuration. The ...
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Windows 10 "We can't set up a mobile hotspot" with one/two wifi adapters

Whenever I try to use the new Win10 mobile hotspot, it says it can't set it up. I have one usb wifi adapter plugged in (no ethernet) and plugging in a second usb adapter doesn't change anything. Any ...
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Ubuntu Hotspot - Need IP range same as other LAN devices

There are multiple ubuntu systems connected in LAN. All have IP range 192.168.0.2, 192.168.0.3, 192.168.0.4 etc When any system starts a hotspot service, it starts successfully and smart phone ...
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How the IP addresses of all private IP address ranges on a wireless network can be listed?

Assume there are two or more different private ip address ranges on a wifi network and my PC is connected to a one ip range. As an example there are two address ranges as 192.168.0.* and 192.168....
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Turn on mobile hotspot on startup Windows 10

for some weird reason I can't use netsh wlan start hostednetwork and instead I am using the windows 10 option "Mobile hotspot". My problem is that I want to turn on the hotspot automatically on ...
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make Website restriction or block website in hotspot

I have E5573Cs-609 device from HUAWEI. This is wifi hotspot device. My requirement is when other devices are connected then users should not view website like fb,youtube. I tried but not working. Some ...
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Can a travel router be used as a good alternative to home WiFi?

As the title says, would it be a good idea to use a travel router to create a wifi network at home instead of using the WiFi modem provided by my Internet supplier, is a travel router capable of ...
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Wifi list not showing on Windows 8

I'm having a problem with my laptop, currently running Windows 8. I used to use Internet with my mobile phone's wifi hotspot and enable laptop's airplane mode when I'm not using the Internet. But, ...
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Fake GPS location on Windows 10 hosted network

I recently made a hosted network in my Windows 10 following these steps: link So I was wondering if there is a way I can fake my gps location and change it to whatever point in the map I want. Is it ...
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How can I limit bandwidth to users on a wireless hotspot on Linux?

I have a Ubuntu laptop (14.04) which is connected to the internet via Ethernet. The internet connection is shared using wireless AP on the same laptop to which mine and some friend's phones connect. I ...
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Windows 10 as a wifi hotspot stops if not used

I use below commands to configure my windows 10 as a wifi hotspot netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=AdHoc key=password netsh wlan start hostednetwork source: http://lifehacker.com/turn-...
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