Questions tagged [wireless-networking]

Also known as WiFi. This tag should be used when asking home WiFi networking questions or connecting your personal computer to a public network. Questions about enterprise or corporate wireless networks are off topic.

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How can I recreate the service WLAN AutoConfig?

I accidentally deleted the service "WLAN AutoConfig"= Now I'd like to know how to create it. I found something about sc create, but I don't know what command-line to apply
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Using my laptop from Slovakia to connect to my home broadband in UK

I work for a government client in UK but my children are in Slovakia. My office network can only be accessed through a company provided VPN. If I am connecting to my home broadband in Slovakia, my ...
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Laptop Lags for Few Seconds After Startup

Following are the specifications of my laptop: Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 5800H with Radeon Graphics 3.20 GHz Installed RAM: 16.0 GB (15.3 GB usable) System type: 64-bit operating system,...
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All Wi-Fi channels experience interference at a periodic rate for several seconds causing very poor internet

I am having a weird issue and I'm looking for some advice or a direction to be pointed. I recently moved into a new apartment and after setting up internet I have noticed the following issue. At a ...
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Debian Install: No network card detected

During fresh installation of Debian 11.5 in a Yoga 3 Pro laptop, network card is not detected. A bunch of models are shown during the process, but clicking on them will cause no effect. I am trying ...
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Hacking, changed settings [closed]

Someone keeps hacking my accounts. They change my stored folders to private and I can't get in them. They write me notes on my calendar. They pretty much can run everything on my phone ...
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Default dns server is set to loopback although the physical connection provide default server

I'm working on macOS and trying to understand where do I get the dns server configuration from. As I understand, if the file /etc/resolve.conf contain no servers, so it fallback to servers that are ...
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Using secondary router for access point / wifi extender

Was changing IP of an older router (Netgear C7000-100NAS) to use as a access port / wifi extender. I thought I was keeping it on same network but maybe I was creating an overlap. I would not be able ...
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Creating an external vSwitch on Hyper-V (on Windows 10) kills upload speed

I recently decided to give Hyper-V a try and see if I can replace my VirtualBox setup with something more "windows-native". Hyper-V was fairly easy to set up. However, as soon as I create ...
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How to automatically connect to WiFi once ethernet stops working

So my problem is fairly easy: The wired ethernet connection stops working from time to time but stays connected. What I want to do is keep the WiFi turned off, or at least disconnected, as long as the ...
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How can I configure my 2 VM's to communicate with each other via VMware WS, but not connect to the internet?

I have 2 windows 10 VM's set up on VMWare Workstation, both have been set to "Host Only" in adapter settings, however they cannot connect to each other or my host device. Am I missing ...
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Wlan0 device breaking on arch linux

I am running arch linux, kernel 5.19.8-arch1-1, with NetworkManager to connect to wireless wifi. It has been working flawlessly for months, but only today, it has been dropping out seemingly randomly, ...
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Changing MAC address on Windows 10

I need to change the MAC address on my computer. I've already tried: Using TMAC Looking in the Device Manager. The option for a locally administered address appears for the Ethernet device but not ...
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Dual WAN with 4G load balancing

My specific issue is that some times during the day my internet gets exceedingly slow, however often it does not actually drops completely, so I've been looking into using a dual WAN router, and use a ...
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Surface tablet doesn't automatically connect with wifi after booting

I have some Surface tablets with Windows 10, they run an app in kiosk mode. After booting and starting the app in kiosk mode, there is no wifi connection, which is required by the app. After leaving ...
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Why does repeater need to connect to the original wifi network itself

Why do tutorials about turning a Raspberry Pi into a Wi-Fi repeater say that the Pi needs to authenticate with the original Wi-Fi network first? As in this diagram from balena Blog: Or the top "...
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Manually selecting which Wi-Fi to connect to when all Wi-Fi devices they have the same name and are all open

I live in a hostel which has very poor management. They have Wi-Fi devices that are all over the hostel all have the same name and no password, and they show as one Wi-Fi on the mobiles and laptops ...
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In Windows is there a way to select a specific 802.11 wireless mode (e.g. n or ac or ax) using CLI

I perform wireless testing for a company, and I would like to automate my testing of wireless access points (WAPs). One of the tests is to connect clients with different Wi-Fi modes and check interop ...
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How to connect to a server connected on a modem through a router?

I have, I believe, a very simple setup that schematically looks like that: ┌─────┐ ┌─────┤ NAS │ │ └─────┘ │ 192.168.1.2 ┌───┴───┐ │ Modem │ └───┬───┘ │ ┌──────┐ ...
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Windows 10 Error Code 31 "The request is not supported" in Device Manager for WLAN NIC

I have an Hp EliteDesk 800 G3 DM 35W (mini) PC. The SSD failed. After installing Windows 10 on a new SSD everything seems to work OK, EXCEPT the Wireless Card (Intel Dual Band AC 8265) is not ...
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would a wifi repeater get this signal through a wall?

I live in a high rise apartment so the reinforced concrete walls pretty much block most signals. I am not allowed to drill holes to run an ethernet cable I can't replace or move the router either its ...
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Can a school wifi certificate track me at home? [migrated]

At my school, when logging into wifi for the first time, we enter our ID & password into a normal wifi login page, then we download a certificate. I cannot confirm if the certificate changes ...
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How to record wireless camera video on hard disk using NVR [closed]

I know wired IP cameras can be connected to NVR via POE Switch and NVR does the excellent job of storing the data in SSD or HDD which is excellent. But I'm confused whether the NVR can detect the ...
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How to protect wireless security camera

I am installing CCTV security camera(IP camera) around my house which are completely wired but in my front yard I can only go with wireless IP camera. The security solutions company that I have hired ...
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how much of an improvement would a USB wi-Fi adapter with an antenna be compared to a laptop's internal card?

there is a thick brick wall between the router and laptop that prevents 5Ghz from going through and drops 2.4Ghz speeds from 100mbps to 2 mbps
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Choosing the optimal solution for a weak wi-fi signal

I am currently looking for the optimal network solution for my house, where the access point is quite far from my PC. I do not know why the wi-fi signal gets so weak so fast, but it probably is ...
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I disabled IPv6 in my smartphone but nslookup returns ipv6

I use my mobile data and hotspot to my laptop, so my laptop uses the same internet as my mobile. I recently disabled IPv4/IPv6 and only enabled IPv4 in my mobile data settings, but today is what ...
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Need to restart my laptop to bring back wifi connections

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-1005G1 CPU @ 1.20GHz 1.19 GHz RAM: 8 GB OS: Windows 10 Home Single Language Laptop model: HP Laptop15s-du2xxx My internet gets lost if I left my laptop alone. To fix ...
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add access point to ruckus direct zone

I want to add a R510 access point to ZoneDirector1200 but I have two problems: First: after reset R510 it needs a password to connect via Wi-Fi! (I entered the serial number and MAC address as ...
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No wifi adapter found - Nobara

I recently switched from Ubuntu to Nobara (official version), and I went through the normal setup process and erased the ubuntu partition. After the setup it told me to do a standard reboot (sudo ...
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Ping only works one way between "hosts connected to the router through wifi" and "hosts connected to the router through open vpn"

I have a router (R), a Windows 10 PC with routing enabled. R has two interfaces; one connected to a Wifi Link (192.168.0.203/24) which is a DLink Wifi AP (Wifi AP) and another connected to the openvpn ...
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Is it possible to block Wi-Fi peers from communicating with each other?

I'm still learning, so maybe it's a stupid question. I have created an access point (is it correct to call it router?) on my laptop on linux. I connected two devices (further I call it clients) to ...
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How can I connect smart lightbulbs to a public Wi-Fi network that requires a web page to be opened to enter credentials for use?

I'm posting this question here as I've been stuck with this issue for a while now, without finding any good solution... I'm looking to connect my smart lightbulbs and other connected equipment in my ...
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Allow Connecting to Ports On my Router

I konw that it is probably a very simple question, but how would I allow someone from outside my network to connect to a speciffic port on my router? From what I understand routers do not allow anyone ...
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New wifi network for a headless box

I have this headless PC with a debian derivative (LMDE5) which can detect and connect to my smartphone Access Point, because I configured both SSID and wifi password before removing both keyboard and ...
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Getting 'Destination host unreachable' error from dhcp server

I keep having this issue with my wifi connection where it disconnects randomly for a few seconds. In an attempt to find out what is going wrong I just had my machine ping a few sites every second. All ...
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Wifi Not working in Ubuntu 22.04 lts

I have been using Ubuntu 22.04 for couple of days , the wifi was working fine, one fin day i noticed wifi adaptor not found working upon booting tried various steps including re installing driver with ...
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getting error while configuring wpa_spplicant in WPA3 SAE mode

I configured as below in wpa_supplicant2.conf: ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant ctrl_interface_group=0 sae_pwe=2 sae_groups=19 20 21 24 25 update_config=1 network={ ssid=req_SSID proto=...
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What is the maximum distance for a Wi-FI repeater?

I have a problem that even though it's simple, it might help a lot of people. I have a 200mb/s internet, it is in house A. I want to take this connection to house B. Which is approximately 110 meters ...
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IPv6 not working randomly on a smartphone

For the past few months, I've been having the following problem with my Android smartphone: From time to time, when I'm connected to my home WiFi, some of the apps I'm using start having connection ...
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Windows 10 internet connection eventually fails when Hyper-V VM running

I've got a VM running Ubuntu 22.04 running under Hyper-V in Windows 10. The VM is sharing two internal drives which are formatted as ext4 using SAMBA and the Windows 10 host has them mapped as shared ...
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Connecting 2 Routers in Bridge Mode. Router configuration

I am trying to connect two routers via a bridge as I am receiving poor connectivity on my first floor. I am planning to connect the 2 routers with Ethernet cable from LAN port of Router 1 (R1) to LAN ...
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Can you get the network password when someone tries to connect?

could you get the network password of a network if a device tries to connect to the network by name with the password, but the network is basically a MITM Network? I don't know how to formulate this ...
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Wi-Fi not automatically connected

My PC is wirelessly connected to the wifi. I am using Windows 10 (20H2), however, it no longer automatically connects when I restart or boot my compmuter. Can anyone help me with this? Thank you
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How to stop a wi-fi extender from modifying parts of client MAC addresses?

I have a D-Link DAP-1755 wi-fi extender that works fine, except for the MAC addresses. For the device itself: Sticker: BC:22:28:14:93:FA Router sees: 02:0C:43:14:93:FA For clients that connect ...
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Can a space in a network name cause this issue?

I am trying to setup an extender for a network. I am using a Wavlink AC 1200 dual band outdoor extender in repeater mode. I have entered all the network information correctly. What I am seeing is odd. ...
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Internet Speed fast after restart, but then slowing down to 6.7 MBPs

I'm pretty sure my issue has been adressed somewhere else, but I just can't filter out all the other "slow internet" issues. My issue is: When I do a fresh restart on my computer, I get 50 ...
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How can I connect two Huawei routers wirelessly to expand the WiFi Range

I have a primary Huawei EG8247H5 router supplied by my ISP connected to an Optical Fiber cable. I have another spare Huawei ONT router HG8245H and I want to connect both wirelessly in order to expand ...
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How to determine the IP address and SSH into a hostapd server?

I've started the hostapd deamon and am able to connect to it via Wi-Fi. Now I want to SSH from the connected device into the server that started the hostapd WiFi. The SSH deamon is running of course. ...
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modprobe can't find brcmsmac after dpkg -i firmware-brcm80211_20190114-2_all.deb

I have an ASUS C201 laptop that I have librebooted and installed devsus on an external USB. I want to enable the propriety wifi card. It is a BRCM 43XX card and so I downloaded the firmware-...

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