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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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What do I enter in the DNS/Proxy fields when connecting an Epson printer to a Macbook?

I am trying to connect my Epson L3250 printer to my Macbook for printing. I downloaded Epson Connect Printer Setup for Mac OS X and started the setup procedure, but I get stuck on the "DNS/Proxy ...
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Why does windows set network IPv4 configurations on a per-adapter basis and not per-network? Can this be changed?

As far as I can tell, my installation of windows 10 sets this tab of information on a per-adapter basis - meaning that if I switch from my home network to my hotspot, for example, it keeps my manually ...
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WiFi Adapter disables as soon as connection is established while connected to ethernet domain network

I am having an issue on my laptop where the Wi-Fi connection is automatically disabled as soon as a connection is established while connected to my work ethernet LAN domain network. If I only connect ...
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Setting TX power using iw and getting random values back

Using an AW-CB375NF (RTL8822CE) 2x2 M.2 WiFi card and trying to understand the different TX levels (in preparation for sending an embedded device for compliance testing), I can't make sense of the ...
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Dell XPS12 9q33 cannot see wireless network

I have a Dell XPS12 9q33 laptop running windows 10 that will not see the local wireless network. Every other device I have can see this network, but this laptop refuses to see it. I have tried ...
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NAS not connecting to network

I set up a NAS with OpenMediaVault. When configuring the network during the out-of-box experience, I can connect to my main network and I get the comfirmation that the connection has been established. ...
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How to fix HP printer only printing blank page when trying to print from Android phone? [migrated]

I have a HP 5520 connected via WiFi, I can print from a Windows PC, I can print from an iPhone, yet once I try printing from an Android phone (e.g. Samsung 10e, One Plus 9 Pro) all I get is one white ...
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Connected to my home Wi-Fi and have internet access but Windows insists otherwise

I've set up my home Wi-Fi and internet myself and in my setup, I've decoupled Wi-Fi access point from Modem. I have a Wireless Router that devices (3 Windows Laptops, 1 Ubuntu Laptop, a Network ...
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Dynamic IP causing frequent connection dropouts on my devices, any solution in router settings?

So I recently had my router replaced by my ISP since the old one stopped working, but when it was working it worked great, specifically with my range extender. The new router on the other hand has ...
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Packet loss on Single ISP only on Mac

This is the strangest issue I have dealt with. I get about 80%-90% packet loss when pinging some internet services, mostly DNS, next steps would be handy so I don't get brushed off by Verizon's with a ...
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Why different behaviour on two PCs, connected to the same Wi-Fi?

On my personal PC, I'm connected to the internet with my Wi-Fi router. On my work PC, when being connected to the same Wi-Fi router, I see "No internet, secured". How can I have different ...
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Home Wifi setup with VLAN

I am based in Germany and have a bit of an interesting setup for a 3 room apartment. I have a modem connected to my DSL internet, then a mini pc acting as a OPNSense based firewall, a managed Switch (...
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Trouble Setting Access Point 2.4GHz Orange Pi Zero 2

I'm setting up a WiFi Access Point using bridge mode. I successfully configured the bridge mode and it's working. Then, I managed to set up the WiFi Access Point for 5GHz as well. But why did I fail ...
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Wavlink ac1200 outdoor in repeater

I am installing a wavlink ac1200 to my network. I want to be able to walk around my property(3 acres) without dropping wifi calling calls. I set it up and got the range but my phone would drop and ...
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How to disable WiFi for one user using a GPO

I would like to disable WiFi for one specific user on a PC running Windows 11 Enterprise, while allowing an admin to retain WiFi usability. Preferably, this would be done with an administrative ...
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Modem Manager can't find Mobile Broadband

I have Debian 11 running on a computer. I have a ZTE MF79U dongle with a vodafone simcard in it. I plug it in and then I am able to configure the dongle by going to 192.168.0.1 in the browser and ...
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why does my wifi think my desktop is 10 different devices and why does each one have a different ip address? [closed]

myspectrum app clicked on internet clicked on services manage devices It lists my desktop 10 times each one has a different ip and mac address why does it think i have 10 different devices? It is the ...
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Miracast connection to Samsung CU8572 fails with Latitude E7270

I have installed all firmware and driver updates SupportAssist has suggested (including flashing the latest BIOS), but am failing to connect to a Samsung CU8572 TV (wireless display); all of my other ...
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Mysterious WiFi network being broadcast from my PC

I have a laptop (Framework 16) running Windows 11 Education 23H2 (Build 22631.3737). Today, I noticed a secure WiFi network called "Direct-URLAPPYmsQA" where "LAPPY" is the name of ...
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How to prevent ubuntu (22.04) from trying to auto connect to any new wifi network it detects?

How to prevent ubuntu (22.04) from trying to auto connect to any new wifi network it detects? I turned on the wifi, just to find out it trying to connect to a neighbor wifi network... Quite strange as ...
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How can I configure a WIFI-connected printer in a VM on a NAT connection?

I am running a Windows 10 VM in Qemu, using Virt-Manager. The network connection of the VM is NAT. The host is MX Linux (based on Debian Bookworm). I have a Brother MFC-L2710DW printer that is ...
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Hotspot connection SSH / Ping

I have a singleboard computer (Rock 4 SE) with a wifi that is hotspot capable. It is running linux Debian. I want to SSH into it with my laptop using the linux machines own wifi as a hotspot for ...
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How does the router know to send packets to a VM on bridge mode?

How exactly does the router know that, to reach a VM, it needs to reach my computer first? Does VirtualBox alter the local network ARP? Some people say that you need to set promiscuous mode for ...
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Why can Ethernet NICs bridge to VirtualBox and most Wi-Fi NICs don't?

I saw in forums that some Wi-Fi adapters can't support bridge, but they didn't explain very well why. So: Why can all Ethernet NICs bridge to a VM, like VirtualBox bridge mode, and some Wi-Fi ...
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In windows, how to change the order of networks priority to use when multiples are availables?

I have an android smartphone with USB tethering connection sharing... it's plugged to my windows PC I have an ethernet RJ45 wire.... also plugged to my windows PC... It uses automatically the ethernet ...
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How VirtualBox NIC bridging works?

I'm trying to understand somethings. General Part: I'm new on this area and I saw a video of a phisical network that told that a bridge connects two networks and knows if certain host is on the A side ...
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cannot configure WiFi network on octopi/raspberry pi neither dhcp nor static ip

I have tried to connect my raspberry 3B via WiFi, but get an error as follows: dhcpcd failed on all interfaces "not configured" /etc/dhcpcd.conf configured for static IP on wlan0: no IPv4 ...
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Network interface stopped working

ALL, Using Gentoo Linux. I was using the basic dhcpcd and everything was good. Recently I had to update my machine and noticed that GNOME pulled in Network Manager. So I tried to switch to using it. I ...
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how to troubleshoot windows 10 connectivity issues for Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200

I've been struggling a lot with my WiFi connection because Windows decides to randomly disconnect every time. The WiFi Device is an Intel(R) Wi-Fi 6 AX200 160Mhz. I'm running Windows with very strict ...
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Wifi fails with CTRL-EVENT-SCAN-FAILED after several days

I have a computer that's set up as a server on my home wifi network running linux. I can connect it to the Wifi but it will disconnect after several days of operation and journalctl fills up with ...
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Continue to get a message that my 2.4 ghz network is not available and I need access to it?

So I have approx 30+ devices that can only connect to 2.4ghz bands. Keeping in mind that most of the former (only 2.4) are light switches, outlets and light bulbs, they are dormant most times (I ...
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Wifi/LAN stops working randomly

Problem Behavior: Internet on my PC stops working randomly. This happens both with WiFi and LAN. I have seen that once the computer locks/goes to sleep, I am unable to access internet. I can access ...
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Windows 11 sometimes doesn't reconnect to Wi-Fi without manual prodding

Sometimes, when I turn on my Wi-Fi hotspot, Windows 11 does not connect to it automatically. I have to bring up this menu: Then, click on the > arrow on the Wi-Fi button to show the list of nearby ...
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Where to change roaming agressiveness if it's not in the device setting?

I've been trying to connect to a specific access point under one public ssid via wifiinfoview and NetSetMan but every time I try to connect, it snaps back to the one with better signal. I'm assuming ...
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Why is my Windows laptop not querying local DNS server?

I have a local PowerDNS server on a Linux box. I can access it fine on my Windows laptop under Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). dig @main probitas returns the expected address. ping probitas and ...
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What is causing the regular 10 second oscillation of my WIFI speeds (internally inside my network)?

I have been trying to get the optimal setup for wireless VR and as a result found this issue with my network setup. For some odd reason I get this EXACT 10 second oscillation where the speed jumps up ...
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VM Virtualbox bridged network & issues connecting to eduroam WiFi

I have an Ubuntu 22 computer on which I have a Windows 10 VM using Virtualbox. I use bridged network settings. When I am at home on the WiFi or using a personal hotspot from my smartphone, Windows 10 ...
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How to transfer wpa2-enterpise wifi profile from one computer to another computer

I have a school network that uses wpa2-enteprise security connection with AES encryption. IT has connected my BYOD laptop to the network and I would to copy the Wi-Fi to another computer to connect to ...
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Unable to Connect to Remote Desktop on Local Network - Diagnosing with CMD/PowerShell

I've recently encountered an issue with Remote Desktop Connection that stumps me. I have two Windows computers on the same Wi-Fi network. Until recently, I could connect without problems, but now I'm ...
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How do I get windows to ignore security level and connect to the internet

Sometimes when I try to connect to hotel wifi, Windows tells me that it is at a lower security level that is due to be phased out. It then cleverly offers me help on what to do but when I click on ...
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Wifi randomly disconnects after some time & Never come back unless system restarted | Fedora 40

I recently purchased a new laptop and I am having a wifi disconnectivity issue in my lonovo machine (ThinkBook 16 G6 ABP with AMD processor). The wifi randomly disconnects after some time and never ...
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How to create a network bridge between wlan0 and eth1 to connect a second eth0 device?

I have a network topology as described in the Network Setup image above. I have a WiFi router on a private 10.12.12.1 network. An Ubuntu 20.04 box, on a Nvidia Jetson, is connected to a WiFi network ...
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Accidentally set wrong IP address on device

My default gateway IP address is set to 192.168.50.1. However, I accidentally manually set a device's IP address to 192.168.0.* and now I can't access the device from my WiFi network. How can I get ...
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5GHz channels blocked until iw scan completed

On my complex ath10 card on a debian 11 box after a clean boot iw list shows Frequencies: 5180 MHz [36] (30.0 dBm) (no IR) 5200 MHz [40] (30.0 dBm) (no IR) 5220 MHz [44] (30.0 dBm) (no IR) 5240 MHz [...
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Irritating WiFi instability

I have problems with WiFi on an Acer Aspire A515-43 with Windows 11. Now and then, the WiFi connection starts behaving strange. It goes down and recovers shortly after some to some tens of seconds ...
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Send a 'wake on LAN' packet from PC laptop to Mac laptop over WiFi

I want to send a wake on lan packet from a windows 11 laptop to a Macbook. I've found a short python script that opens a socket, in initializes the 'magic" command and then sends that command to ...
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Troubleshooting Internet connection, PC "can" connect to Internet, but can't browse normally

I need to troubleshoot what's happening in my network for the past two months. I don't even know what the cause could be. So, two months prior, when I was just using my computer as usual, the internet ...
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How to setup a business Wi-Fi network but with no internet access?

I want to set up a Wi-Fi network for our company that will only allow users access to internal network resources. I do not want the users to have the ability to get on the Internet. Is this possible? ...
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How do I use TP-Link parental controls when I am using the router as a WDS bridge?

My ISP provided a router but it does not provide an admin panel with any useful settings other than letting me change the SSID and password. I bought my own router, a TP-Link TL-WR940N which I ...
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Setup Device Provisioning Protocol (DPP), also known as Wifi Easy Connect, with two Raspberry PIs

I would like to connect one Raspberry PI to a Wifi network using DPP (Wifi Easy Connect) by another Raspberry PI that is already connected to this network. Both PIs are version 5 with Linux ...
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