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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Home network: router + OpenVPN + wireless mesh

I've recently purchased a Wifi mesh to help improve coverage in my house. So far, it's working fine for everyone in the household for most situations. The only thing I'm having trouble with is trying ...
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Is there any encryption or security of my home wifi password during Chromecast setup?

In order to initially setup my Chromecast I have to connect to the Chromecast's open wifi network it creates for initial setup purposes using the Google Home app on my phone and then give it my home ...
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MacBook Pro Apple M1 disconnecting from FRITZ!Box 7490

I use PC: Device: MacBook Pro (13-inch, M1, 2020) OS: 12.6 (21G115) Monterey Ethernet adapter: Satechi ST-TCMA2M USB C Router: AVM FRITZ!Box 7490 Firmware: 07.29 Regardless do I connect with WIFI ...
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Strange "Network 93" appears as an active network with internet access

I am using a Windows 11 PC, and I recently had something very strange happen with my home Wifi network. When I connected to my home Wifi network, in addition to the name of my home network appearing ...
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DNS of 0.0.0.0?

I have one main router in the house and a wireless range extender (edimax ew-7209apg). My main router uses the default ISP DNS servers provided. Many devices could connect to the wireless range ...
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I can't connect to WIFI but I can connect to hotspot

My Problem is, that I can't connect to wifi in windows 11. I bough a new PC and apparently it has network issues. I can connect to my phone hotspot but I can't connect to my Wifi. I'm sure my Wifi ...
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Range extender with 2 almost identical mac addresses on the router

I hope it's the right section to post this question. On the wifi router I see 2 entries for my tp-link range extender with the same IP. One is with the correct MAC and I see the IP v4 and the IP v6. ...
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Access point has incredible slow speed

I set up 4G LTE network because I live in a village so there is no better solution. I have the router in the attic: ZTE NETBOX MF-258K. On the second floor speed of the Internet is good, I am ...
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Garden Office - Wifi Setup

I need internet down the garden office. I currently have 60mbps via wall plugs in the house - I just ran a few speed tests in the house and that is what I am getting I just took an old iMac down the ...
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Windows 11 Pro Bluetooth speaker (Google Home Mini) Problems?

They were working just a few hours ago, but now suddenly no sound. I looked at the list of available sound output devices and it's not even showing up as one of the options. I disconnected and ...
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Realtek wifi adapter sees some local lans but not mine

A few months ago (Sept. 2022) my Toshiba C-55 win 8.1 failed to connect to my router at home. It did see a neighbor's wifi, and with a dual boot Linux, the adapter sees mine and others. I tried ...
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DHCP does not work with ethernet-connected devices, but works with wifi

I am having a weird issue starting today. I have a fiber internet connection with an ONT. The ONT just has one ethernet port which leads into a cheap 4-port switch (not a router). From the switch, one ...
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Windows 10 Batch or powershell script for WLAN

Can someone help me to create a batch script to automatically connect to an SSID: SDWLAN and if already connected skip re-connection to avoid dropping the existing connection. My intent is to setup a ...
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Using QMI interface for SIM7600-H 4G module in Debian Bullseye

I am quite new to this, so be patient with me. I want to establish a connection via LTE over a SIM7600-H 4G module. The module is built in an IPC, so I have no choice but using this module. On the IPC ...
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Wi-Fi / Ethernet Connection issues Windows 11 --->Windows XP AND Windows XP --->Wi-Fi Modem

So I recently got an old laptop (Toshiba Satellite A135-S4427) back up and running again with Windows XP Home Edition. I then tried to connect to my Wi-Fi network but it does not display any network ...
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Getting error "the specified gateway ip address is not valid" when trying to set up a static route on Linksys mesh router

I'm trying to set up a static route on a Linksys mesh router (WHWO3V2) and either I don't understand what I'm doing (possible), or the validation script is bad/wrong. I'm trying to do this because I ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on Web interface router?

I found and old router that I want to use, but I cant get it to work, is a TPLINK TD-W8980. The router broadcast both SSID but when I want to access the local IP it loads badly, image: . There is ...
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Router bandwitch vs ISP bandwith

when I am using a router for example of 300Mbps, and i have a download speed of 100Mbps and 25 Mbps of upload, when i am connecting to internet, is this speed affecting my lan bandwidth? for example, ...
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Route traffic from one router through another router at different locations

We have teams in 2 different locations, A and B. For security and monitoring reasons, we are trying to see how we can route all the traffic through a single router i.e. all traffic from router at ...
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Reduce latency of long distance VPN location

I am connected to a clients network via ovpn. Their servers are located in Germany whilst I am currently in Indonesia which results into a very high ping of ~350ms. I found one workaround by using an ...
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How to use wifi on CentOS 9?

I installed CentOS 9 Stream on my laptop. During the installation (while I still was in the installation interface), I was able to connect to internet via Wifi. The wifi interface was up and was ...
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Kali linux WIFI connectivity

I am using kali linux on my dell G3 laptop and I have some problems with Wifi connectivity. My laptop has the INTEL ax200 Wifi card. When I issue the command "lspci" the Wifi shows as a ...
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Daily loss of internet connection at home

Ever since I bought a new PC I have been experiencing loss of internet connection on it. It might be affecting other devices but it is only noticeable on my PC. For example, when I'm in a Microsoft ...
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Android USB Ethernet - Create a wireless bridge with port forwarding [migrated]

I have about 50 industrial machines (mostly cnc controlled by a plc). They have ethernet jacks, with an existing IP address set. I need to connect them to the main building's network (which uses an ...
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XIaomi AX3000 Mesh network + Using Velop VLP01 as a child node

I recently bought Xiaomi AX3000 2 pack Mesh devices. I thought that would be enough to cover my 3BR apartment but I was wrong. I am still left with full one room as deadzone. Through my internet ...
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Network switch is bottlenecking

I have 5 port gigabit switch and a 400 Mbps connection. I receive full 400 Mbps via 5Ghz Wifi through main router in which ISP's connection is connected. One CAt6 cable is connected to switch from ...
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I have Zyxel NW50AX and I have configured it through NCC. Some devices are unable to connect

I have Zyxel NW50AX(15 units) and I have configured it through NCC. Few Laptops are unable to connect to this network. When I tried connecting the same laptop through a mobile hotspot and other wi-fi ...
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Wifi mesh after a switch?

Consider a 300Mbps internet connection going to a router. From the router there's an ethernet cat6 cable to another building. In the other building, an 8-port switch connected to 8 ethernet cables ...
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Modem, router, LAN and WAN

I have a problem: My modem uses 3 ports: 1 port is empty, 1 port connects to the TV, 1 port connects to the xiaomi wireless router. Now my PC is connecting to the Xiaomi router via the LAN port by ...
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No mac address in arp table and wrong wifi scans result

I am not an expert of networking so I have to ask if someone can enlight me on this argument. Yesterday I was using on my wifi network the tplink "wifi detective" utility, but it seems to ...
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How can I setup my VPN router

I am a new user of At&t. I am struggling to configure it in my VPN router. Can I use it with a VPN or I will have to remove VPN settings from the router?
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How to connect an AWUS1900 to a Kali Virtual Box VM hosted on Windows 11?

I have done the following: On the host: Installed the driver Inside Kali: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y sudo apt install realtek-rtl88xxau-dkms On Virtualbox: ...
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Wi-Fi keeps on dying

Usually when I start the pc Wi-Fi is all good. Then after some trafic, some games or some Youtube for example the Wi-Fi simply doesn't give me trafic anymore. The wierd part is that it seems that if I ...
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Wi-Fi Problems with Lenovo Notebook and Windows11 with AX200 Adapter

I have a notebook (Lenovo Legion 5 pro) with Windows11 installed. My wifi hangs all the time and disconnects regularly. I have already updated the Wi-Fi Driver for my AX200 Adapter. Does anyone of you ...
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Windows 11 home on a new laptop can't ping wifi router and other machines on the same wifi network

I have the issue only with one machine: I have an 8550u laptop, a 5800x desktop, then a new 12700H laptop. The issue is only with the 12700H laptop: from this laptop, I can't ping the wifi router at ...
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Local DNS lookup doesn't work on Win 10 (hostname cannot be found from other devices)

I want to access my Win 10 computer (let's call it ComputerName) from my Android 10 and 12 devices via hostname (I call ping ComputerName on them), but they can't find it and return: DNS error, ...
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wpa roaming configuration does not work

I am trying to configure wpa_supplicant.conf in roaming mode.I use Devuan with Sysv (=Debian without systemD). my wpa configuration works fine: pkill wpa;wpa -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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Making Windows Wireless display more robust

I have Gigabyte BL 4105 mini PC which has Intel Celeron J4105 processor. I was trying to use monitor to connected to as a second display for my laptop. I configured mini pc to allow projecting screen ...
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gigabit router slows down on long range ethernet cable

I have set up a basic FTTH in my home I have: 150 Mbps Connection Mi Router 4A Gigabit TP-Link Gigabit Switch (5 Ports) Tenda Cat6 Cable My Router sits 131 Feet away from my laptop if I connect with ...
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How to get the eduroam network settings right on Linux? With that CA certificate, and without the installer from the eduroam website?

Tried to follow an eduroam guide on a university site. That you can download the public installer from http://www.eduroam.org/, choose the university, and that is all. For Linux, this was a Python ...
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How to port forward from Genexis Platinum 4410 router

Router firmware version: P4410-V2-1.39 Tried to follow the steps mentioned in this post. Cant find the Virtual server configuration section. I dont know what I should do here. How do I port-forward ...
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Cascading Two Routers - Wifi Has Issues On 2nd Router

There are plenty of places for tutorials on setting up cascaded routers. I am using the LAN-LAN connection (router 1 - 192.168.1.1 ether cable in a #port, router 2 - 192.168.1.2, ether cable in #1port)...
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Laptop Wi-Fi disconnects as soon as I attempt to visit a website

I have a laptop which suddenly is no longer able to connect to Wi-Fi. I can join the network, and then it shows the typical wi-fi symbol on the taskbar for a while: But then as soon as I attempt to ...
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Connect Wifi 6 devices on old routers that does not have Wifi 6

I'm thinking to buy a new laptop that has only WiFi 6 (802.11ax). I want to know , can this laptop connect to older routers that does not have Wifi 6 ?
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HP 8620 printer always shows as “Offline” in Windows 11 Settings > Printers area

HP 8620 printer always shows as “Offline” in Windows 11 Settings > Printers area. It has perfect Wi-Fi connection, with a Wi-Fi Extender right next to it. Our home only has one Wi-Fi network, the ...
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WIFI disables everytime I play games

Model: ASUS TUF GAMING A15 Processor: AMD RYZEN 7 4800H OS: Windows 11 Problem description: WIFI automatically disables every time I play games, especially those that require internet. It doesn't ...
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Debian Server - clients can't ping between interfaces (eth0-wlan0) / subnets

I can't ping clients between interfaces/subnets e.g. pinging from Mac (10.42.0.82), which is connected to eth0 to the Android (10.42.1.150) which is connected to wlan0. Note: I can access internet ...
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Phone and computer clock out of sync

My girlfriend experiences a behavior I cannot explain. She has a phone (Google Pixel 5) and a laptop (Apple MacBook Pro M1) which both get their system clock out-of-sync by anywhere from 5 minutes up ...
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Wifi killer 1650 with AX 200 Chipset super slow on WINDOWS 5GHZ Wifi 6

I'm having a very slow connection with only 60Mbit-90Mbit in 5Ghz WiFi 6 WiFi Card killer 1650 (ax 200) chipset TP-link AX23 (put next to my pc) Windows OS I have tried to test speed with iperf3 ...
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Loading images takes a long time on home internet, but immediately on VPN/zscaler/data internet

I currently have an Etisalat home internet in Dubai. Whenever I'm surfing the internet I notice that some sites which have lots of images take a long time for some images to load. The websites ...
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