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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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Wireless network adapter driver disconnects windows 10

I guess I am having issues with the wireless network adapter of my Acer Aspire E1-570 I am using: Windows 10.0.17134.343 Connection is WifI through a portable router Alcatel 4G LTE Model MW41NF Bl I ...
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Removing password/security completley on a hostednetwork

i've been trying to remove the password requierment for my hostednetwork that i am running off my laptop. using this command - netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WEE key= after this i start ...
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Wi-Fi adapter not found in Scientific Linux

I have installed Scientific Linux in my Dell Inspiron 3543, but Wi-Fi adapters are not found when I want to connect via Wi-Fi. How can I solve this? I have tried this: lshw -class network *-...
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Deauth frames showing up as ethernet II frames under wirshark

I'm trying to write a simple deauth attack script, but when I when fire up wireshark instead of deauth frames I only see Ethernet II frames; in addition the frames have no effect on any of my network'...
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Can anyone provide information to get IEEE 802.15.4 protocol code [on hold]

I had gone through some research on 802.15.4 and WI-SUN FAN and HAN specifications documents. Now i want to develop a SUN based product from 802.15.4 code stack
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Executing libimobiledevice commands over wifi

I am trying to recreate the trustjacking attack presented by Symantec at RSA 2018 but I have been unable to execute libimobiledevice commands remotely through iTunes wifi sync. When I have a physical ...
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How to force a client-side roam from one AP to another AP (same SSID) on Windows 10?

Is there a way I can force a client-side roam from one AP to another AP on a Windows 10 workstation provided that both APs are within acceptable range? I just want to see if there's a way I can do it ...
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Error installing the driver for AWUS036ACH in Kali Linux 2018.3

I am trying to setup my USB External Alfa Wifi Card with my VMWare Kali Linux 2018.3 OS. However I am getting the below error if I run the commands to make the file by executing the make. However I am ...
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Setting up virtual machines for practicing pentesting. Wifi adapter (D'link dwa125) wont allow bridged vm network

Im running Kali 4.18 as host and trying to set up a virtual machine running Windows XP SP3. There is no way for me to connect my desktop to the internet with an ethernet cable, I must connect via wifi....
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Ubuntu 16.04 - TP-LINK TL-WN821N not ready on boot and slow after reboot from Windows

I have Ubuntu 16.04 system with TP-LINK TL-WN821N USB wireless adapter. It was working properly until I rebooted from Windows back to Ubuntu (I have Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 on dualboot). Now when ...
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Many routers behind main router cause slow internet?

I don't know if this is the correct place to ask, but here I go. We live with 10 people in 10 rooms in a 3 floor student house. Every room has an Ethernet connection. When I do a Speedtest I get an ...
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Can I restrict which processes have network access?

So, Sometimes I connect my PC to a mobile hotspot when the WiFi is down, because it happens often. And whenever I do, all these weird processes chew through my mobile data incredibly fast. Is there a ...
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issues with lan multiplayer games like call of duty modern warfare and blur [on hold]

I have a problem with some multiplayer games on my LAN. Some months ago I was playing Call of Duty MW and Blur on LAN with my friends and it hasn't had any problems. But from 2 or 3 months ago my ...
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How to connect bluetooth headphones to transmitter when neither have an interface [on hold]

I currently have a bluetooth transmitter that I connect to my through phone. When I connect to the phone I put the transmitter into discovery mode and select the device through the phones GUI. I now ...
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Force Windows Update to use specific internet connection (Windows 10)

The question: Is there a way to force Windows Update to use a specific internet connection? I've tried ForceBindIP, but no dice. The situation: I'm using Comcast's gigabit internet service, and I'm ...
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What effect does splitting the SSID have on gadgets around the home?

We just switched to a BT Smart Hub 6 but couldn’t get our HEOS speakers to connect to our new network.Somebody at BT advised to try splitting the signal to 5ghz & 2.4ghz so we did this and it ...
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Cascading two routers into the same subnet

There are two routers opeating in my house, the first is ASUS RT-87U, which is the primary router, and the second is D-Link DIR model, which is the secondary router. It is connected to the primary ...
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Long distance internet connections [on hold]

My friends and I are PC enthusiasts and we are making a NAS, unfortunately we live in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia and internet here is garbage (lower than 8 megabits most of the time) so this is ...
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Force VLC to send OPTIONS on RTCP client connection [on hold]

I'm trying to connect to Microsoft Wireless Adapter v2. As I noticed it not follows standard strictly and tries to connect to RTSP server on 554 TCP port instead of 7236 [4.5.4 Establishing a TCP ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi hotspot

I am unable to connect to the AP of the NanoPi's wifi. I'm not able to understand what seems to be the issue? hostapd.conf hw_mode=g channel=1 driver=nl80211 ssid=nanopi2-wifiap interface=wlan0 ...
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Two internet connections in one house - Wifi and DHCP

Before starting, I would like to mention that my knowledge on networking is very basic. Feel free to suggest improvements for my network setup in any part of my question. I have searched the site ...
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Wierd WiFi Network called ALF [closed]

I have lived in three houses in Florida with quite a bit of geography between them. This WiFi network called ALF pops up from time to time. I don't know if it is being generate by a device that I have ...
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Set specific Wifi channel in Linux

I am trying to make the switch from Windows 10 to Manjaro KDE, and the last thing on my check-off list is setting my WiFi to a certain channel. There is a community router for three houses, without ...
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Device connecting to root router cannot access other devices connected via WDS bridge router

We have a WDS bridge setup for our network, the root router (#1) is a TP-Link TD-W9980 (Dual-band N with built-in VDSL2 modem) and the extending router (#2) is a TP-Link Archer C7 (WDS is enabled for ...
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Wifi issue on macbook pro 2018 with connected hub [closed]

I have bought https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BNYPLTN/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 hub on Amazon and all works perfect, but I have noticed that my internet connection speed ...
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windows 10 wifi suddenly disappears

I was reading the news on the internet when I realized that I lost the connection. Not only I was disconnected from the wifi network, but I can't see any network at all (Not connected - No connections ...
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How can I monitor/record network stability in the background?

I work in a building where the network connection regularly has issues, but the people responsible for the LAN refuse to acknowledge there is a problem, "because nobody else has complained, so it must ...
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Wifi much slower than the specification of hardware would suggest

I am based in Germany. I have recently got a new 100 Mbit/s internet connection. My new Router is a Fritz!Box 7490, with Wifi speed 1300 + 450 Mbit/s in 2.4 and 5 GHz. My wireless network card in ...
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My Wi-Fi completely messed up after installation of KDE connect

I need help to restore my Wi-Fi and DNS settings to previous state like was before installation of KDE connect. Now I have unstable Wi-Fi (every few minutes disconnect), I can ping, mtr from terminal ...
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Troubleshooting Wi-Fi not working in laptop

Wi-Fi stopped working abruptly (was working fine previously) while using Dell Inspiron 5548 laptop. It has Intel AC-3160 Wi-Fi card originally. I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 18.10. It doesn't ...
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How to setup TP LINK repeater with Mikrotik Router Board 951

Would like to know how to go about setting up my TP-Link as a repeater wirelessly with my Mikrotik router board. I have tried going through the quick set up, I select repeater, and then i was asked to ...
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Fresh install ubuntu 14.04 not detecting wifi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 14. It does not list any WiFi network, Ethernet works fine though. lspci command gives the following output. $ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 01:00.0 ...
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Android wifi (oreo) dropping. Because of pihole? [migrated]

First of all, my apologies if I'm posting in the wrong forum. I'm a bit lost in the SE galaxy. But since my issue is quite complex and specific, I feel this is the best place. Let me know if I'm wrong....
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How to configure this network: multiple wireless access points acting as routers

I want to create a WLAN where I have 3 separate WiFi access points (connected to each other via Ethernet cable) and where all the clients attached to these WAPs can communicate with each other while ...
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Hardware bluetooth doesn't activate when hardware switch is on

my laptop is a Toshiba Satellite c55-b5200. I upgraded from a 2.4ghz only wifi card (m.2 NGFF) to an Intel 8620NGW. The integrated Bluetooth on the card isn't recognized, and doesn't show up in ...
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cannot access my local network address

Recently i moved to the new apartment where i already found working and running router with internet access. Lets say i have node.js app running from my own Mac PC on port 3000. previously i could ...
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Documents prints with '¿' instead of 'fi'

I have a super annoying issue with a Brother MFC-L2740DW where any time I print a document that contains the characters fi, the page comes out with ¿ instead. i found this guy with the same problem ...
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How can I bring back disappeared or hard-blocked wifi on linux?

On my HP6370b laptop the wifi connection disappeared. There is no icon for wifi connection, the network setting still shows the previously used wifi connection but it does not connect to it. How can I ...
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Tracert shows WiFi Gateway Not LAN

Ethernet (Wired) Gateway: 10.147.20.1 WiFi Gateway: 172.21.164.1 On a Windows 10 v1709 device, based on the metric of 10, it would seem like LAN should have highest priority. However tracert goes ...
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Ubuntu use WiFi as fallback when wired connection is down

I have a little server, which, for some reason, will lose its wired network at night. So now I’m trying to configure the WiFi in a way that it only connects when wired connection is down. Ubuntu uses ...
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Router Broadcasting Hidden Network Along Side Normal Network, Any way to disable?

My home router seems to be broadcasting a hidden SSID alongside the regular network on my 2.4GHz channel. I discovered this when I noticed that both my regular (named) network and a network marked "...
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Linksys EA8300 router has unknown “Network Device” in Network Map [closed]

My Linksys ea8300 router has an unknown device named "Network Device", no mfgr, model or OS info, no IP Address (LAN)-1, no mac address. Only has an IPv6 address. If I try to block all traffic in ...
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Expanding network to outbuilding

I'm not the most tech savvy so would appreciate some help I have connected a router to a cable wireless modem which works fine. I have from the wireless cable modem ethernet port run a cable down to ...
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How can I communicate between 802.11ac and 802.11g within the same home network?

I am sure this is a very simple, tedious question. Apologies. I have a tri-band router with one 802.11g network and two 802.11ac. My PC is connected to one 802.11ac, when I try to SSH to any device ...
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Can I check is hardware alright using VM?

I use Linux and I have a problem with Wi-Fi. Specifically, signal is extremely weak and sometimes even disconnects. I tried using the older versions of Ubuntu which I used to use and on which I know ...
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Shall I give my secondary router a reserved IP through DHCP or ARP?

My primary router [192.168.100.2] has DHCP enabled through the addresses 192.168.100.3 to 192.168.100.200 - I have installed a wireless range extending router [192.168.100.3] with the same SSID at ...
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Browser redirects to router login page after router reset

So today I was just studying online classes as usual and noticed extremely slow work of the internet. I tried to reset my router and that's when the problems appeared. Now every time I try to connect ...
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OpenWrt AP in client mode has really slow download

I have OpenWrt installed on a TP-Link WA801ND access point running in client mode connected to another (corporate wifi) network. I believe the connection to the corporate network is strong. See ...
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Static Routes on Mesh Routers

I currently have a Netgear WNDR-3700 running DD-WRT and while it's been pretty solid over the years, it only does 802.11n and doesn't reach the farthest corners of our house very well, so I'm looking ...
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PCIe Wireless Card vs. USB dongle [closed]

My laptop's wireless card uses the older wireless 802.11n protocol, and I would like to upgrade to the 802.11ac protocol. So, I can either use a new mini PCIe wireless card or use a dual-band wifi ...