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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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Wireless Mouse and keyboard combination with frequent driver issue after Windows updates

I have a pretty basic Dell wireless mouse and keyboard combination, but the problem is very often after Windows updates, they seem to have driver issues and way to fix them usually is to take another ...
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Change Wireless Connection on a Schedule

How can I change my wireless network connection to another connection on a schedule in Windows 7?
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Using wired LAN for printer and wireless for internet

I have a small office, used one day a week, that does not have internet, so everyone connects using their phone as hot spots. We have a printer everyone needs to share. I want to set up the printer ...
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Virtualbox Win7 guest on Linux host can't see Internet when host connected via wifi extender

I have a Windows 7 VM set up as a guest in VirtualBox 5.2.16-123759 running on Ubuntu 16.04.4. The VM is configured to access the Internet using the host's wifi device as a bridged adapter. When the ...
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my Windows 8.1 need to set static IP when connect to wireless

I have only one Windows 8.1 PC at home. When it connects to wireless and set it to get IP automatically, it can get IP but no internet accessible, and if I set it as static IP(I specify the static IP ...
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How to stop VM from iphone mobile/ PC computer accessing MacBook Pro [on hold]

I have been hacked and they have access to everything, Android, Ipad, iPhone, emails, social media, my website (work) and it all started with bonjour services on my MacBook Pro They had my password to ...
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Prevent Nintendo Switch From Accessing Internet [on hold]

Downloading system or game updates to the Nintendo Switch can result in the irreversible removal of glitches in certain games (i.e., Frog Jump in Super Mario Odyssey). I want a way to guard against ...
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Can users connected to the same non-open (e.g. WPA-PSK) WiFi see each others traffic?

I understand that users connected to the same open WiFi can see each others traffic, since it is send in plaintext; this even holds for users not connected to the WiFi. However, Wikipedia states that ...
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Locking an IP to a computer

I have a network with 4 computers. Three are connected by cables to the WIFI Router, one connects by wifi I have a static IP from my provider The problem I have is that every time the router is ...
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Decrypting WiFi packets on a public hotspot

To decrypt 802.11 header in Wireshark, you must know the WPA password. Now, for example, there is a network which when clicked takes you to a login page where every user on the network has a username ...
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Allowed to connect to predefined wifi networks

I need a software or solution to forbid to connect any not predefined WI-FI network for the users on windows 10. The goal is simple, I defined our company WIFI settings and some others and if the user ...
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Connecting ethernet cable to TP-W8901G breaks 192.168.1.1 web page

I'm experiencing a strange problem and would really appreciate some help from you. I recently moved into a new apartment that has a very outdated internet setup: 20 MBit connection with a TP-Link TP-...
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Configuring Network in Linkit 7688 (OpenWRT)

I'm new to networking and openWRT. I just compiled an openWRT version but the wifi module was absent. To transfer a new firmware i tried to work around the network settings and get the ethernet to the ...
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Unable to use wifi with my bluetooth headset

I am unable to use WIFI with my Bluetooth headset on my laptop and mobile. Whenever I connect my headset with Bluetooth the wifi from my home router no longer works. What could be the reason for that?...
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Add Wireless password without connecting

Is there a way in Windows 10 to add a password for a wireless network without having the wireless network available? I need to setup a laptop for a colleague and know the wireless details for the ...

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