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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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Local Speed slow and speed test option

I'm trying to test my local network speed between a Macbook Pro running Mac OS Mojave and a PC/Windows 10. I tried IPerf, However the result seems to slow to be real I did run IPerf on my Windows ...
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How to diagnose weak Wi-Fi PC-->router signal?

My friend's network consists of a Wi-Fi router/access point and about 10 wireless devices. Wireless client devices show good strength signal but the router's internal diagnostics indicates very poor ...
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Laptop is connecting to two networks with same SSID's with different strengths. But they have sign-up pages on each of them.What do I do? [on hold]

I have set my roaming aggressiveness to high but it doesn't seem to help. Since they have sign-up pages, switching between them will cause my net to disconnect. I want to remain connected to only the ...
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Frozen Windows 10 with Intel PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service “Stopped working” [on hold]

Issue: Thinkpad T480 has frozen twice when I am using it on battery power. Upon inspecting the reliability logs, the event Intel PROSet/Wireless Zero Configuration Service coincides well with these "...
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Why is a stored Wi-Fi password on Android/iOS inaccesible without root access? [on hold]

If I've saved a Wi-Fi password on my laptop, it's trivial to bring up the password (if I've forgotten it or want to send it to someone else). But on Android (and I believe iOS is similar), it's stored ...
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How can I use a mouse with another USB receiver dongle of the same model?

I have: A: a working Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3500 + a totally broken USB receiver dongle (in fact I already threw the broken dongle away) B: a not-working-great Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3500 + a ...
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How Can I Increase Windows 10 Internet Connection Sharing Maximum Devices?

I have the need to connect 15 IoT devices (ESP8266) to my Gen 1 Surface Book. These devices are reporting once a minute and will consume next to no measurable bandwidth. Is there a way to increase ...
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Laptop's wifi goes out when my pc is connected to internet

I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but my laptop's wifi gets disconnected from the internet when my PC is connected to the internet (wired). I tried to diagnose on the network adapter (on ...
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Automatic Wifi connection before Windows logon

Can I force an automatic connection to a specific Wifi network before the logon? I want to enable my users to connect with their domain credential using the company wifi network during the login. ...
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Can't access the default gateway page on my Sagemcom F@ST 3686 modem

I have my computer computer plugged to a Sagemcom F@ST 3686 v2 tlc, via Ethernet. I'm able to access Internet, and ipconfig tells me that the default gateway is 192.168.0.1, but I can't seem to enter ...
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No IP Address for Metasploitable 2 machine [on hold]

I have just installed Metasploitable 2 on my virtual box (Mac), and have tried NAT and Bridged Adapter as my network but both don't give me an IP address when I type ifconfig. When I try Host only or ...
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How to support more than 500 users at one time on a WiFi network

What I want to achieve is to serve an HTTL server on a LAN. Let's call it a server and give it the address 192.168.0.2. I would like to let people access this server via the browser on their mobile ...
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Windows 10 laptop can only open Google.com and Youtube

I since yesterday experienced a very strange problem: my Windows 10 Dell laptop can only open www.google.co.uk (also www.google.com) and Youtube, nothing else. I get a "Connection was reset" error ...
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Is there a way to link two Ethernet adapters in Windows so that they can share the same IP address?

I just bought an Intel NUC running Windows 10 and it comes with a WiFi adapter as well as a wired Ethernet port. I’m using my router to assign IP addresses based upon a device’s MAC address so they ...
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4G USB dongle only occasionally initializes to switch into green light mode and get connected

I bought a 4G USB modem one month ago and it used to function well and connect to internet each time that I inserted in my laptop. No physical shock or damage has occurred to it. because it have ...

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