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netsh wifi hotspot config max clients

I've set up a wifi hotspot on my computer using netsh commands. I would like to know if it is possible to change the max number of clients ("netsh wlan show hostednetwork" shows maxclients=100). I ...
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netsh error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process

It is a server running Windows Server 2016 Essentials. Intuit, in all their infinite wisdom, wanted me to run this command on our file server: netsh int ipv4 add excludedportrange protocol=udp ...
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Windows route selection and “route print -6” vs “netsh interface ipv6 show route”

So I'm using Windows 10 and I need to redirect some IPv6 multicast traffic to a specific interface (a USB-Ethernet adapter to be more specific). By default all multicast traffic is going to my WiFi ...
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How to redirect one IP to another IP using netsh (or similar windows software)?

I have gone and: forgot the password to my remote windows server (with weeks worth of work backed up on it) changed the IP address of the remote windows server Now the only way possible that I can ...
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Windows 10 hosted network - Phone connects, but has no internet

I have created a hosted network on Windows 10 using the "netsh" commands, I have also shared the main internet connection with the hosted network. But no matter what I do, when I connect my android (...
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Access Point mode in USB WiFi adapters in Windows

Some USB Adapters, for example, many of the chips such as RTL8191SU, have option to set mode to either Station, or Access Point, or Soft AP. In Station Mode, it acts just as a WiFi client. In ...
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How to reset TCP/IP on Windows 8.1?

The following netsh command is not working on Windows 8.1. netsh int ipv4 reset It give “Access Denied” error and it is a VERY known issue, many people complaining about it all ove online forums. ...
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How to toggle Wi-Fi in Windows 10 via the command line?

If I try to connect to a wireless network using netsh wlan connect when the Wi-Fi toggle switch is off, the following error is displayed: Function WlanGetAvailableNetworkList returns error ...
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Can't enable “Wi-Fi” interface via command line (Windows 10)

I'm trying to figure out how to enable the "Wi-Fi" interface in Windows 10, so that I can connect to a wireless network later using netsh wlan connect. After starting cmd with administrative ...
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What privelges do I need to run wlan report on windows 10

I have started a powershell/cmd session with admin priveledges and run netsh wlan show wlanreport but it tells me that You must run this command from a command prompt with administrator privilege. ...
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Cannot set static IP address using Netsh

I have followed this article to set the following environment: DC: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (Full Installation) - Domain controller for the lab network, contoso.com SQL-A: Windows Server ...
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Internet Connection Sharing with Wireless Hosted Network (WHN) is not providing a DNS server for WHN clients

On Windows 8, I'm using a wireless hosted network with ICS. I have one interface connected to internet, and my WiFi interface as a wireless access point. The interface that is connected to internet is ...
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netsh in command line to change adaptor settings?

I have been playing around with netsh to make some changes to the network adpater on a machine called "Local Area Connection" I would like to change the IP, SUBNET, GATEWAY & DNS IP: 192.168.1.10 ...
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Add firewall rule while Windows Firewall service is disabled

While Windows Firewall service is disabled trying to apply this ↓ command netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="My App (HTTP-In)" dir=in action=allow protocol=TCP localport=1234 remoteip=...
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How to redirect/route IP address to another IP address?

How to redirect/route an IP address to another IP address? E.g.: 10.10.10.10 -> 20.20.20.20 and then when I type in 10.10.10.10 in my browser, it connects to 20.20.20.20. Let's assume 10.10.10.10 ...

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