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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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How do I make the router send an email every time the password changes?

I have two routers at home. One is TP Link (to share connections with neighbors) and the other is ZTE F609 (from ISP). I want to hack my ZTE router. My brother is very naughty, he often changes ZTE ...
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WIFI not working on Windows 8.1 but Windows 10

My laptop came with Windows 8 preinstalled in it. The WIFI was working fine then. After that I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and then to Windows 10. There were no issues with the WIFI connectivity. After ...
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Wifi adapter suddenly stopped showing my wifi network [on hold]

today windows 10 forced an update on my PC, after installation I noticed that my wifi network is not on the list. There are a lot of wifi networks but just not mine. It's not adapter issue, because I'...
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How can I make a network-manager profile without tying it to a MAC address?

I want to make an SD card image (Raspberry Pi) that is set up to connect to a certain WiFi network using network-manager (such that it automatically reconnects). However, each different device has a ...
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Mobile phone interfering with WiFi

I have been trying to solve the interferences problems I have when I use my laptop from a room that is not near to the Wifi repeater. The thing is that the Internet works fine randomly. Restarting the ...
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Do Wi-Fi extenders work vertically?

I live in an apartment building that has a pool and deck above the car parking (so the pool is on 1st floor). I live on the 6th floor and my balcony is almost directly above said pool. I was wondering ...
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No Wireless Adapter showing

All of a sudden I cannot connect to Wireless networks with my laptop. There is no wireless adapter shown in device manager or Network and Sharing Center. In "Manage Wireless Networks" it says that ...
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Can 'Obtain DNS server address automatically' be used as a fallback to my preferred DNS server?

I spend quite a lot of time in a nearby coffee shop, and as a result also use their internet a lot. The problem is that the DNS servers their network offers by default are terribly slow (~1s per ...
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SSL Certificate Errors on Routers [on hold]

I have a weird problem. I have gone through 3 different routers at my home and all of them create SSL Certificate errors that hinders my internet. If this isn't weird already, whenever I try these ...
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Windows 10 Wifi keeps disconnecting from access point

I recently purchased a refurbished HP Laptop 17-bs1xx. It has an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 network adapter, running Windows 10 Home, 64-bit. Periodically, sometimes every few minutes to every ...
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Windows 10: Possible to Create a Hotspot that Shares Another Wifi Connection using Two Wifi Cards?

Many public Wifis require the user to verify by receiving an SMS message on a portal page, thus limiting the amount of devices a person can connect to the number of phone numbers they own. This is ...
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How to easily reconnect to hidden WIFI network - Windows 8

If I turn off my laptop when it is not connected to the hidden WIFI I use, I have to manually select the "hidden network" item in the WIFI network list, then enter the SSID, and then enter the ...
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Is it possible to have 2 routers connected to a switch by their LAN ports for multiple connection options?

My goal is to be able to have a client connected using a wired Ethernet connection to a switch and have the choice between two networks using the one cable. The basic setup I have goes like this: At ...
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I have a Wi-Fi network, but I need an Ethernet port

I moved into a newly built apartment with community-based Wi-Fi provided by Spectrum/Charter, but Wi-Fi and cable are provided through apt rent. We have open guest Wi-Fi and secure apartment Wi-Fi. ...
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Microtik RB952Ui-5ac2nD stopped working after reset

I have a Microtik RB952Ui-5ac2nD that after doing a reset (pressing the back reset button while plugging it to the power outlet) stopped working. The router will boot normally, the lights will turn ...
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How to force remove software

I have installed software for my TP-LINK Archer T2U (A USB Wireless Dongle) for version 1.3.1 of the TP LINK wireless utility The software came with the CD, but the TP LINK website has drivers. ...
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Where to start debugging WiFi issues on Mac OS

Recently I updated my router's firmware to DD-WRT. None of my devices have problems with this update. None of the other MacBooks, none of the Windows laptops, none of the phones have issues. Only my ...
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Strange WiFi Antenna connection

Home Network Setup: I have a virgin SH8 router downstairs and a Netgear WiFi extender upstairs. The extender is connected with the VM router. My pc is connected through Ethernet from the extender. ...
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Restore possibly bricked WRT54GL (possibly lost IP address)

Recently I tried (and maybe succeeded) to install the DD-WRT open firmware onto my Linksys WRT54GL. I downloaded dd-wrt.v24_micro_olsrd_generic.bin, placed it in the router's firmware upgrade area, ...
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Point to point to point wireless LAN [on hold]

Is it possible to use point to point wireless technology in repetitive succession to create a linear network that spans a great distance? The network: Would consist of 2-20 nodes. Each node will ...
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Can't reconnect to Wi-Fi after disconnecting

I use Arch Linux and this is the command I usually use to disconnect from the Internet: sudo wpa_cli -i wlp2s0 -p /var/run/wpa_supplicant\ GROUP\=wheel/ terminate. To connect again, I use: sudo ...
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Capturing mail traffic with Wireshark

i've been trying to use Wireshark to capture an email i am sending from my smartphone on the same wifi network. I'm using Kali Linux (not a virtual machine), i am in monitor mode, i have set up the ...
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ubuntu (Linux Mint 19 Tara) 18.04 iperf or iperf3 is missing

I am trying to check my wifi speed, but on OpenWrt with opkg it I can find it, but in Bionic I can't find it, this is the output: root@bitang:~# apt update && apt list | grep iperf Reading ...
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How to route traffic from one interface to second?

I Have virtual machine ( Ubuntu 18.04 ), which is connect to VPN network. This machine is set like a Bridge, so I actually have it in my local site too. Now the problem. Virtual machine have 2 ...
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802.11 broadcasting over 2472 MHz / 2484MHz

Am trying to make 2 raspberry pi to receive data from a PC. I like to broadcast Video from a PC to with wireless node to all wireless nodes near by. I came up with procedure, the wi-fi interface is ...
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PPP(Cellular) Bonding

I am trying to transfer data over multiple connections. My system info: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 2x 100Mbps ETH 3x LTE Cellular Modem (Mobile Broadband) connected over USB I want to use the network ...
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LAN issues when using wired instead of wireless

I have an issue connecting (getting timeouts) to a particular device on my network, when the client I'm trying to connect with is connected to the network over wired connection. The moment I unplug ...
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WiFi not connecting via USB Dongle

For months now, I've been using a Linksys AE6000 wifi dongle with my Windows 10 desktop with no issues. Earlier this week, it suddenly stopped working right - it would connect, then drop, then connect,...
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How to stop network profile from coming back after deletion in Windows 7?

I am trying to change the password for a wifi network connection on Windows 7. But the old password keeps coming back. So I'd like to simply delete the old connection ("my-network") and just create a ...
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New PC, windows 10, chrome, opening websites takes couple of minutes

Two days ago I bought a new PC: i5 8500 AORUS K3 16 GB 2666 GTX 1060 Samsung SSD 970 EVO I installed Windows 10 home on that PC (from the original Microsoft pendrive from the box edition). I couldn'...
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Home Network Separation | Guidelines and Example

First of all, thank you for being able to ask my question here. I'm excited to soon move into my first own 4 walls, and felt like it's the right time to tackle network security and isolation. As ...
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ad hoc how to configure ad hoc connection on windows 7 [on hold]

I am trying to connect 2 Windows 7 PCs with wireless adapters via ad-hoc connection. I want to play games via LAN connection The ad-hoc connection works but I can't play CS 1.6 original via LAN. The ...
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How do I view my saved Wi-Fi logins on Windows 10?

When I originally connected to my school wifi network I had to enter a username and password (after the wifi password). I now have a new laptop that I am trying to connect but I can't remember the ...
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Network WIFI to Bridge NAT not working

I try the following and it works as expected. I can see the internal website, etc... from the client to the server using port forwarding on the Google Wifi device. Google Wifi Only Setup Then I try ...
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Elementary OS constantly dropping wifi

I just installed Elementary os a couple of weeks ago and am definitely a noob. I got the following in terminal: sudo lshw -C network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: ...
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How to investigate ping loss with strong signal

I have a new build with an Intel 8265 Wifi adapter. I am experiencing considerable connectivity loss (local gateway ping loss of around 50%), even though the signal is reported to be above 50% ...
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Connection between devices connected to same wifi

I have a raspberry pi connected over wifi to my LAN. The LAN network on the router is a bridge of wifi and wired ethernet. When I ping raspberry from my PC connected to itself through wired LAN, ...
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Removing hidden network on windows? [closed]

It was last week when I connected an ethernet at a hotel. After that I unplugged it and move to another hotel. The problem is that after doing so my windows taskbar shows hidden networks in my wifi ...
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how to diagnose highly variable wifi performance from different devices all in the same room all to the same router?

I installed fiber optic internet service last week, and installed the wifi router the provider-installer had with him because I didn't have another one handy. The router is a TOTO LINK 300Mbps ...
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Connected to McDonalds WiFi, unable to reach internet

My Toshiba Satellite A660 running Windows 7 is able to connect to public WiFi in general, but always trips up at McDonalds. Same with my Toshiba Portege R930 running Windows 7. I get to the landing ...
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how to route network traffic from wireless interface to a second wireless interface and a 3G/4G usb dongle on the same computer

I have a computer running a debian based distribution with three network interfaces: two wireless (wlan0 and wlan1) and the third one is an usb dongle for 3G/4G network access. I want to archive the ...
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When electricity goes and comes back, router wont start until network is manually saved

When the electricity goes out and then comes back, I have to go to the app provided by TP Link (Tether) > Select Device > Select Network Status > Press Save and only then the router gets connected ...
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TP-Link TL-WN722N V3, Kali 2018.2

Will TP-Link TL-WN722N V3 (monitor mode) work with Kali Linux 2018.2? I couldn't find any information on the web regarding that, as all I can see that it does work on 2018.1 If not, where can I find ...
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laptop can't find wifi but connects with ethernet cable

I have windows 10 on my PC before and after the format. I have format my PC lately and after all the set up I tried to connect to the home WiFi(connect regularly before) but suddenly the PC won't ...
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Windows 7 : GSM modem auto-connect fails when Roaming

We have several (15) PCs which we use for data collection and send the data back to our server. Each of these PCs has an internal GSM modem which works great (most of the time). For economic reasons ...
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Linx 12x64 Wireless adapter not working

I have a Linx 12x64 2 in 1 tablet, with a Broadcom 802.11n Wireless Card. It all works smoothly, however, every now and then the wireless stops working. Windows 10 displays the disconnected image ...
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D-Link DIR-615 intermittently fails to respect static DHCP address assignment

I'm connected wirelessly to a DIR-615 wireless AP+switch+router. I get an address via DHCP and am able to connect, although sometimes getting the address takes a long time for some reason; and once in ...
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Sequence of events for WPA and DHCP when a station connects to an AP

I'm having issues with an embedded Wi-Fi device that is set up to act as a Wi-Fi access point. I've found with the AP at elevated temperatures a device (station) attempting to connect can have some ...
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Are both networks on a dual band router still connected if they have different names?

I have a dual band router and I have over 30 devices connected to it. Will the 2.4Ghz and the 5Ghz networks still be able to communicate with each other if the network names are different, or do you ...
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Can't a network drive connection change according to network availability?

I needed to copy some multi-gigabyte files from my network drive to my Windows 10 computer. I selected them all, then pasted them into a folder on the SDD on the machine. Then I moved the machine over ...