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Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet not working (Windows 10)

Wi-Fi cannot be bridged to Ethernet. This is not a Windows limitation in any way. There’s a good explanation on why that is in the old OpenWrt wiki. Instead, you should use Internet Connection ...
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Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet not working (Windows 10)

Wi-Fi CAN be bridged to Ethernet on Windows 10. Connect to Internet via WiFi. Take note of your private IP settings (e.g. IP:192.168.1.44 SM:255.255.255.0 GW:192.168.1.1 DNS:192.168.1.1) In Control ...
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WDS -- Difference between Active WDS & Passive WDS

When configured for active WDS, all transmissions made to the other endpoint are done in 4-address mode. A side configured for active WDS can make the first transmission or it can wait for the other ...
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Why My phone connected to WiFi and sharing ethernet via USB doesn't halves the speed whereas the repeater does?

If your phone is talking to a wireless router there are two streams of traffic, one from your phone to the router and one from the router to the phone. If your phone is talking to a repeater, the ...
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Knowing if router is actually working as bridge?

Bridged mode doesn't do what you think it does: It provides a bridge between a wireless network (where it acts as a client) and wired network (via its LAN ports). It's for connecting wired-only ...
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Wireless bridge on KVM virtual machine

According to KVM's docs, it is not possible to use a bridge with a wireless NIC. I do not know the reason why even though I used to bridge the guest on VirtualBox. I have spent some few hours to ...
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How to force enable "Soft AP" to allow hostednetwork?

Windows has deprecated the old Soft AP and Ad-Hoc Wi-Fi networking options. Wi-Fi drivers have been removing the corresponding features, hence showing the dreaded "Hosted network supported: No&...
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How to force enable "Soft AP" to allow hostednetwork?

https://www.intel.in/content/www/in/en/support/articles/000023257/network-and-i-o/wireless-networking.html The following Intel Wireless Adapters do not support soft AP and ad-hoc features that ...
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how to access printer bridged via dd-wrt

Vince, You need the second router in wireless bridge mode. This is how you do it. First of all, it will make this easier if you plug directly into the second router while configuring it. In the ...
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Extending WiFi for an RV

But how do I setup the router? Do I use a range extender that can act as a router? Neither – this has absolutely nothing to do with routing of IP packets. Conceptually, most home "wireless routers" ...
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Bridge from Wifi to Ethernet not working (Windows 10)

Not only can you do it. I was able to keep the internet flowing into my host computer. First create your bridge. then remove and add your components to the bridge until you have internet flowing ...
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Is it possible to use the Hootoo HT-TM05 as a wireless adapter (not a wireless AP or router)

Although you have accepted the other answer as correct, it infact is not correct. There is third party firmware available for this device. It as far as I could find, has no support through dd-wrt to ...
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Why are two Ethernet interfaces cancelling each other?

You shouldn't use the same network on two different interfaces. The most simple setup would be using different nets (even a small /30 net) for both Pis. If you really want one network, you have two ...
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Is it possible to have multiple repeaters in a network with just 1 uniform SSID?

You can run into issues with setup like this. I have router and 3 extenders. The side effect is that the extender might not always take the router as source and can therefor end up being not ...
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WDS Bridging on TP-LINK doesn't work

Flagging the "DHCP Relay" checkbox worked for me. WDS bridging between portable 4G modem/router and an Archer D7 used as Wi-Fi range extender. Here details: https://stackoverflow.com/...
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Bridge Hosted Network with another network

"bridging is prohibited between the AP adapter and any other adapters in the system" https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd815243(v=vs.85).aspx
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Putting my computer in another room for noise

USB 2 can be extended up to <=5M, USB 3 <=3M, beyond this you can use USB hubs as repeaters at those intervals, or powered extension cables. There may be small latency increases, which with ...
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Connecting to Internet via 3 Raspberry Pi Bridges - Can ping, but can't load in browser

This part is probably the core of your issue: The laptops are not running DNS hence pasting the IP into the URL. When a browser requests a document over HTTP, it sends the Host header which ...
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How MAC and Routing table are related?

MAC addresses (layer 2) and routing tables (layer 3) are not related at all. The routing table is used to find out if a packet should be delivered locally, or routed to some network interface using a ...
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Bridge mode vs port forwarding

I have a wireless network with three wireless access points using the same SSID and password combination [...] This works great, though I have two networks Unrelated to your question, but I'd say ...
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Bridge 5Ghz to 2.4ghz in WiFi router

You cannot bridge an access point (AP) on 2.4 GHz to a station (STA) on 5 GHz, because by default your WLAN uses 3-address mode. so your building AP on 5 GHz doesn't work with MACs "behind" ...
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Can you bridge a basic mesh wifi (e.g. google wifi) system with a separate wireless bridge?

Yes, this should work, as long as the Google AP has an Ethernet-port to connect a Ethernet cable (the one you want to connect to the WLAN bridge). In layman's terms an AP works more or less like a ...
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Cannot change LAN IP address in my router

Unfortunately my answer is that the settings of this router/modem cannot be modified this way. Your router is the modem of your previous ISP, which I suppose was WSEE. It was fabricated by a company ...
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connecting from tpye A device to b/g/n wirless network

No, they're not compatible. 802.11a is for 5 GHz; 802.11b/g are for 2.4 GHz. (802.11n could be either.) NanoStation 5 only works in the 5 GHz band. See datasheet. TP-Link W8960N only works in the 2.4 ...
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how do I switch from 1 wireless network to other automatically

Windows 7 Left click on wifi icon on the right of the taskbar. Right click the network you want to automatically connect to and select properties. In the Connection tab, make sure that connect ...
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Linknyc free public wifi repeater/bridge

I don't have all the answers to your questions, but can share my recent experience trying to link an extender to a LinkNYC kiosk. After the new tower was lit up cater-corner to my apartment I ...
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Finding the radio frequency of Wi-Fi-enabled electric motor

If it's truly a Wi-Fi device and not some simpler form of 2.4GHz radio, then you should find the model number, find a user manual for it online, and find out how to reset it to factory defaults and ...
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How to force enable "Soft AP" to allow hostednetwork?

I'd try a different approach. First of all try the following command which looks at the drivers capabilities. netsh wlan show drivers Since you mention that your card supports SoftAP, you should be ...
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