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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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Why can't my machine access computers in another network, even though everything in that network can access my machine?

Apologies for the terrible title, it's the best I could do. This is my network: Modem is just a plain dumb wired ADSL modem Router 1 is a wireless router / access point (TP-Link WDR-4300 with latest ...
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Unable to access internet Kali Linux

I have dual booted my Macbook Pro, connected my Panda Wireless USB adapter, and configured my WIFI, but I am still unable to access the internet on my Kali Linux distribution. I was curious if there ...
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Slow upload speed, fast download speed between two wireless LAN devices

I've got an interesting puzzle for you: I've got two computers connected to the same LAN wirelessly. Computer A is using 802.11ac wireless protocol. Computer B is using 802.11n. I begin uploading ...
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Can malware spread from Android to Windows

Could malware from an Android-based smartphone affect a Windows Vista-based desktop PC via WiFi if both devices are connected to the same WiFi?
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How can public wifi hotspots determine if I'm using the same device [on hold]

I am currently on a boat that has public wifi that's free fo 15 minutes per new device then becomes paid. I am wondering how can they determine if I'm using the same device or not. Is it with my MAC ...
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How do I make the router send an email every time the password changes?

I have two routers at home. One is TP Link (to share connections with neighbors) and the other is ZTE F609 (from ISP). I want to hack my ZTE router. My brother is very naughty, he often changes ZTE ...
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WIFI not working on Windows 8.1 but Windows 10 [on hold]

My laptop came with Windows 8 preinstalled in it. The WIFI was working fine then. After that I upgraded to Windows 8.1 and then to Windows 10. There were no issues with the WIFI connectivity. After ...
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Wifi adapter suddenly stopped showing my wifi network [on hold]

today windows 10 forced an update on my PC, after installation I noticed that my wifi network is not on the list. There are a lot of wifi networks but just not mine. It's not adapter issue, because I'...
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How can I make a network-manager profile without tying it to a MAC address?

I want to make an SD card image (Raspberry Pi) that is set up to connect to a certain WiFi network using network-manager (such that it automatically reconnects). However, each different device has a ...
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Mobile phone interfering with WiFi

I have been trying to solve the interferences problems I have when I use my laptop from a room that is not near to the Wifi repeater. The thing is that the Internet works fine randomly. Restarting the ...
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Do Wi-Fi extenders work vertically?

I live in an apartment building that has a pool and deck above the car parking (so the pool is on 1st floor). I live on the 6th floor and my balcony is almost directly above said pool. I was wondering ...
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No Wireless Adapter showing

All of a sudden I cannot connect to Wireless networks with my laptop. There is no wireless adapter shown in device manager or Network and Sharing Center. In "Manage Wireless Networks" it says that ...
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Can 'Obtain DNS server address automatically' be used as a fallback to my preferred DNS server?

I spend quite a lot of time in a nearby coffee shop, and as a result also use their internet a lot. The problem is that the DNS servers their network offers by default are terribly slow (~1s per ...
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SSL Certificate Errors on Routers [on hold]

I have a weird problem. I have gone through 3 different routers at my home and all of them create SSL Certificate errors that hinders my internet. If this isn't weird already, whenever I try these ...
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Windows 10 Wifi keeps disconnecting from access point

I recently purchased a refurbished HP Laptop 17-bs1xx. It has an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 network adapter, running Windows 10 Home, 64-bit. Periodically, sometimes every few minutes to every ...

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