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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Having trouble with 2 default gateways

I got trouble with having 2 Default Gateways and when those 2 are configured it just causes too many problems like loss of Internet connectivity Here is my IP config for each adapter Wireless LAN ...
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Its Just Complicated [closed]

So for a while ive had this idea. to WoL my pc from essentially anywhere in the world. ive just started studying It in college and networking. I have a Huawei B315s router and a mikrotik. the Huawei ...
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BIOS contains WGDS but no WRDS

I've installed PopOS on my X1 Extreme Gen 2 and it's been working fine so far except for one annoying thing which is that whenever I suspend the laptop (either manually or by closing the lid) it will ...
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How can I get my Wi-Fi network to reach down over a steep hillside across my yard? [closed]

I have an outdoor PoE-powered AP (dual band). It has extended my Wi-Fi over 100 feet across my yard. At this point my property goes down over a steep hillside, at the bottom of which I want Wi-Fi ...
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windows 10 not detect my wireless adapter

windows 10 is not detecting my wireless card on "network and internet setting"neither in device manager but its still showing and listed when i check bios i have to restart my laptop several times to ...
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How to force windows 10 use different hardware's driver

I'm using Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 and I notice that my computer doesn't have Random hardware addresses option. I looked around and found this post According to his post If you have an ...
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Why is the same IP address assigned to multiple devices on one network? [closed]

Why I it tht every single device on my network has the same IP address and when I try to utilize a VPN service, it won't work.
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Cannot connect to xfinitywifi on pixel 3a [migrated]

I just bought pixel 3a phone, I cannot connect to xfinitywifi. I have no problem to many other wifi. What happened is like this: When I tap xfinitywifi at the wifi list, I can see that it comes ...
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How to link network device with pan0

I created a bridge pan0 to distribute internet over bluetooth (bnep). Here is how I setuped all this on arch (packages: bluez, bluez-tools, bridge-utils, iptables): brctl addbr pan0 brctl setfd pan0 ...
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IPtables not blocking wifi traffic on Raspberry Pi Access Point

I have an rPi running as a wireless AP for my IoT devices. I'd like to set up a firewall rule to prevent suspicious traffic (why would the camera need access to SSH?). The rPi is connected to my ...
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Why data plans of companies are required to surf internet?

I have searched a lot about, what the title says. I didn't get the exact answer what i wanted to know. My question is simple. Why data plans are required to surf through internet? Do they have any ...
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Arch linux: connecting to a WiFi network with a login page without gui

I have no gui, so I have to use wpa_cli to connect to wifi, this seems to be a issue with the auth server that my school uses. I followed some different forms but they don't seem to work. My WiFi ...
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Arch Linux: Using wpa_supplicant to connect to wifi

I was in the middle of switching desktop environments, so networkmanager had just been uninstalled, everything was fine because its instance was still running in the background. But I was with a ...
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Windows 10 wifi ssid disappears after restart

My wifi SSID seems to disappear whenever I restart my Windows 10 PC. The only thing that works to resolve the issue is to reset the network settings. I've tried updating the drivers to the latest ...
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Kali wifi Networks keeps restarting

Kali wifi networks keeps restarting . It keeps toggling between "Device Not managed" and "Device not ready " Ive changed managed to true and tried many things from the internet . I installed the ...
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Why do I have to hard reset my Nanostation to reconnect to management radio?

We have a pair of ubiquiti Nanostation ac5 units we wish to set up as a PtP bridge. We're having problems and the worst is that when the management radio turns off after 15 minutes, we cannot ...
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Not able to access Apache HTTP on CentOS server from another machine from the same LAN

I am on CentOS 7. I started the Apache HTTP server. I can see the index page by typing the IP address (192.168.1.147 in my case) on the local machine. If I try this from another machine (Windows 10)...
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Wifi not responding after a while - only on iPhone [migrated]

On my home network I have an ASUS-AC66U router (with the latest supported Merlin firmware) which also provides wifi (g and n band, 2.4GHz and 5GHz). The SSIDs of both wireless networks are the same. ...
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Mobile Hotspot Not getting connected windows 10

I have been using windows 10 at work and wanted to connect to a hotspot. i have configured hotspot in mobile hotspot settings and when i connect my phone, it shows the wifi symbol with an exclamation ...
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Client router cannot connect to different AP with same name

In my shop I need to provide Internet access to my cash register. I connected the register via Ethernet cable to a TP-Link TL-WR802N router in client mode. As access point I use my Android mobile ...
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Biometric Device can't connect to the software provided by the company

I have this Biometric Device that is connected to my network and my computer's gateway is set to 192.168.66.1 same as well with my biometrics device gateway and the biometric IP is set to 192.168.66....
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Connect USB storage device to 2 devices (Arlo hub and router) at the same time

I have a USB storage connected to my Arlo Pro Hub. I would like to acces the USB local storage without having to walk over to the hub, unplug the USB local storage, plug the USB local storage into my ...
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Wifi broken after trying to set up hotspot debian

When I ping an IP it goes through fine but when its something like google.com it will say name or service not known. I uninstalled hostapd and dnsmasq and bridge-utils and changed some configuration ...
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Wifi download speed very low on laptop but not desktop

I have a desktop PC and a laptop PC connected to the same router over wifi. Download speeds on the former are ~40Mbps but on the latter are ~17Mbps. Upload speeds on both PCs are the same at ~12Mbps. ...
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DHCP Failover on network administrator [duplicate]

i am making a theoretical report on DHCP Failover. I know what is DHCP Failover is and the basic benefits those are this, but I really want what's the benefits of DHCP Failover on network ...
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d-link dir-615 H1 keeps boot looping as soon as wifi is enabled?

I have tried various firmware's from stock to ddwrt and openwrt! Every time I install a stock or ddwrt firmware it just boot loops continuously! With nothing else plugged in at all, I get orange ...
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Windows RDP over OpenVPN: input still goes through, but screen does not update

Using Windows 10 to 10 RDP over Open VPN and Wifi, there are sporadic connection issues - I assume. The problem I describe happens more often when the Wifi connection is bad, but also happens on a ...
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VPN any connect not stable with Broadband but works with mobile hotspot

I am trying to connected with my office vpn connection to work from home. when i use my mobile hotpot it works fine. But when I try to connect the same with "Hathway" Broad band connection the ...
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Debian suddenly stopped detecting wireless networks

I was watching youtube and suddenly my Internet conecction stopped. I checked the network and now wifi does not detect any wireless network: network screenshot I've tried with wicd but doesn't detect ...
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VNC desktop sharing doesn't work in home network with router

I am trying to setup VNC desktop sharing within home network based on a common router. 2 Linux (OpenSUSE Leap 15.1) PCs are connected via LAN, a Windows Laptop and two Android tablets (and phones, etc....
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New router on network, pages take around 5 seconds to start loading

I installed a new router on my home network (D-Link DIR-882) to try to improve wifi signal quality, since my ISP modem (Huawei HG8245Q2) was having a very unstable connection through wifi. I followed ...
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Using windows as wifi hotspot with multiple access passwords

I want to configure my computer as a wifi hotspot (Windows) I'm aware that i can do that using: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=Hotspotname key=password . But what i actually want, is a ...
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Wifi router: standalone vs desktop

I am upgrading my desktop computer (which is mainly used as a file/plex/torrent/video encoding/pihole server). The motherboard I bought (Gigabyte Aorus Elite WIFI) comes with WIFI. I am not sure why ...
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How to assign websites for each internet connection. (Dealing with 2 internet connections)

Firstly I apology for my low networking skills. So I have 2 internet connections from 2 ISPs. One is a 4G router via WiFi network and the other one is a 3G USB modem. 3G USB modem connection ...
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How can wireless cards act as wireless hostpots?

I have a PC with Intel's wireless card. I assume that the card is mainly meant for using WiFi connections but how is that able to create a Wi-Fi hotspot? I'm interested in knowing what actually ...
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Prevent PC from using Wifi over Ethernet to access Synology NAS

Im having a small issue that I thought would be easy to solve but is proving difficult. I have a synology nas connected to a router via Ethernet. My PC (Win10) connects to the NAS via ethernet and to ...
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How to secure my wireless HP printer

My HP printer is displayed as "open" on the list of networks. My router is secure. I connect wirelessly from my laptop for printing and scanning. How do I secure my printer.
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I would like to know how not to have a doubleNAT while using my aftermarket router for WiFi

Basically what I want to know is the following; I have an arris router/modem which i have the Wifi disabled and the Asus rt-ac88u connected to it broadcasting Wifi, I have the Arris running in "...
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cannot connect to compuer using vpn

I have a VPN connected well to network of computers. I'm trying to connect via remote connection to a computer in this network, but it failed, I can connect to all other computers in this network. ...
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Wifi connected through router or extender

I just configured the TPlink powerline extender to have same SSID and password with my router’s. Before that, normally i can still connect my cellphone in basement with the router, just that the ...
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firefox not showing login page at airports or shopping malls

I have found that at some airports and shopping malls, Firefox doesn't show the wifi login page. Hence, I can't use their wifi. The page that Firefox displays is the usual warning page that says the ...
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Printer is on 192.168 network while computers are on 10. network

I have a Shaw Bluecurve router (they "upgraded" me a year or so ago") and I recently got a Dell E525w laser printer. I am able to find the proper network that all my PCs are on "111 Basement-24" - I ...
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Is the MAC address of the TAP-Windows adapter visible to the network?

When using the TAP-Windows adapter v9, such as when connecting with the OpenVPN GUI, does a router see the MAC address of the hardware Wi-Fi network card and the TAP adapter or just the Wi-Fi network ...
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WiFi softblocked on boot

Goal My goal is to setup the server so that on every boot I automatically connect to WLAN and can access it remotely. Problem However, whenever I boot up my NAS Server I get a softblock on WLAN. I ...
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How to switch between the slaves on a bridge?

I created a bridge on a machine equipped with Linux Debian Burst. I created the bridge with the nmcli command: nmcli con add type bridge ifname bridge0 I also created two slaves, the first one ...
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Streaming/Casting stuttering: How to troubleshoot?

I have a minor issue that is driving me bonkers. The issue, and my setup, is as follows. Whenever I'm streaming an NBA game from the official NBA app, from an Android phone or an iPad to a Chromecast,...
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Use TP-Link Archer C2 router as wireless client

I have a main router, which is a TP-Link Archer C7, and a secondary router, which is a C2. I can't have Ethernet cable between the two. My goal is to have a setup like this: Internet → Cable modem ...
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Huawei HG8245Q2 + IPQoS

I have a Huawei HG8245Q2 fiber converter with 4xGE ports and Wifi 802.11ac. My fiber provider supports both IPv4 and IPv6. Most of the SSH connections I attempt take up to two minutes to connect (...
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System tray shows standard WiFi icon while VPN connected

Normally, when I connect to my VPN the WiFi icon in the system tray changes to what I believe is the wired network icon. See images below for example images. Wifi: Wired: Recently the icon is no ...
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Tenda AP5 - Universal Repeater Mode Configuration

In my home I have configured the AP5 to run in Universal Repeater Mode. However now the device is a repeater mode does not have its own IP address, so I can't connect directly to it for further ...

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