2
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1answer
140 views

Practical Limits of Configuring WLAN SSIDs via Group Policy on Windows 7

Is there a practical limit to the number of SSIDs that can be configured on a single WLAN profile via Group Policy on Windows 7? I am thinking about hundreds of SSIDs in a single WLAN profile. ...
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2answers
64 views

Large difference in wifi performance of 2 systems in the same room [closed]

I have 2 systems in the same room. One is an ancient system that (barely) runs win7 and the other is a brand new system with win8. The old system never gets below 3 bars wifi whereas the new system ...
0
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0answers
2k views

Windows 8 wifi problems with certain WAPs?

There seems to be a problem with Windows 8 wifi drivers working with specific WAPs. I have a Windows 8 ultrabook that works famously on my wifi network at home. When I take it to work (yeah we're ...
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1answer
159 views

How to find which system is broadcasting in network [closed]

I have netgear N150 wireless router model WGR614. I am receiving Google search captcha confirmation for some searches.With message that Google is receiving a lot of requests from our network. How I ...
0
votes
0answers
167 views

routing internet via WLAN, but still connect to local LAN

I have 5 computers which are normally connected to an LAN, which is connected to internet access. However, rarely the internet provider has a fault and this causes the LAN to lose internet ...
0
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1answer
44 views

manage mac network through an Windows Server [closed]

we decided to install an server here.. but few people in Brazil know to build an Mac Network, and when they know about it its very expesinve. so we did an Windows Network.. We are having some ...
0
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1answer
49 views

Can't print from some hosts on the network

I have a HP Color LaserJet CM6040 connected on a network, and have many hosts (laptops) connected wirelessly to it, but some of the hosts can't print on this printer. I've restarted the printer and ...
3
votes
1answer
335 views

Pushing WiFi configuration through Active Directory

I'm trying to push wifi settings to client computers through Active Directory, something that will add a defaul SSID to connect to and a WPA password. The only thing I've heard of is a script by Aruba ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Dynamic DNS Updates with Wireless and Wired interfaces

We have offices full of Windows & Mac users who obtain IP addresses from a Windows DHCP server, which in turn updates Dynamic DNS entries. We are noticing major inconsistencies with the ...
0
votes
2answers
324 views

PCs with Wired Connection Keep Losing Internet Connectivity

I have a U-verse ATT DSL Internet at our church building. Recently, any computer that is plugged into the network via Ethernet keeps losing its internet connectivity. The setup is from the Modem to a ...
0
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0answers
135 views

Cisco AP - No local name resolution when connected on Wifi

I have a Cisco 881W (with a Wifi module). The network is whole Microsoft, with a DNS, DHCP, AD, etc. When a workstation is connected on the network via ethernet cable, which is connected to a switch ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Windows virtual wifi hostednetwork - set max number of clients?

I'm building an app that has functionality that creates on the fly a new virtual wifi utilizing the Windows 7 / 2008 features. I can create it just fine, but am looking how to limit the maximum number ...
1
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1answer
3k views

Keeping WiFi connection after logout from Window 7 session

I have a bunch of Windows 7 laptops connected to WiFi (WPA2 PSK). When the user log-in, the connection is automatically created (the connection profile is saved). But when the user logs out, the ...
2
votes
2answers
177 views

Disabling parallel network connections on workstation

Is it possible to disable prarallel network connections on workstation, when workstation is connected to corporate LAN? I want to avoid users bypassing Internet access policies by concurently connect ...
1
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2answers
737 views

Configure Windows 7 Wireless at Windows Setup with Unattend?

Is it possible to configure the wireless settings at deployment by customizing the Unattend.xml file?
2
votes
1answer
203 views

PEAP Trusted Root CA setting not being Applied as directed by Group Policy

I have created a GPO and linked it to a test OU. This GPO has Windows 7 Wireless Policy that directs the machines to auth on the network with PEAP in computer auth mode. This auth is being done with ...
1
vote
2answers
558 views

Can I use wireless 802.1x authentication on windows for client machines that are not in the domain?

First off, I am not a sysadmin, so feel free to correct any mistakes in my question. We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain with 802.1X authenticated wireless access for laptops with Windows 7 ...
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votes
1answer
533 views

How to reach localhost on windows7 computer with a smartphone through wifi router? [closed]

How to reach localhost on windows7 computer with a smartphone through wifi router? Only through wifi, so people shouldn't access it. I'll be appreciated if you can help me
1
vote
1answer
156 views

Windows Share Unavailable when Accessing from Wifi

We are running a small LAN in our Company using a Cisco Router. Attached to this Router is QNAP NAS providing Access to Data via Windows Shares (we all use Windows 7 Computers). As the Router does not ...
3
votes
3answers
7k views

How to stop windows 7 from disabling wireless network?

I have simple problem on few laptops with Windows 7 64-bit. They uses wi-fi network and all works fine, but sometimes, after hibernating and restoring system, wi-fi network is disabled (Wi-Fi icon in ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

PCI Compliance: Wireless Analyzer that “Detects” rogue AP's on the LAN?

We're trying to fulfill the PCI Compliance requirement for a Wireless Analyzer that detects the presence of rogue AP's on the internal LAN. Questions: Are there a class of devices that will ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Windows 7 appears to select inconsistent anchor during wireless connection

We have a wireless authentication server (Windows 2003 SP2 with IAS). It is configured with a DigiCert certificate. The certificate chain looks like this: Entrust.net Secure Server Certification ...
0
votes
2answers
944 views

Wireless Access Point - Can't ping other machines on the wireless network

I have a wireless access point (Netgear), and I have it setup so that it has an IP address in the current subnet (let's say 192.168.2.0, subnet mask of 255.255.255.0). The machine that it is ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Windows 7 Laptops “unable to find logon server”

In the school I work in we have a large number (500+) of Windows 7 laptops on a Meru Wireless system and Server 2008 R2 Servers. We have an appalingly large failure rate where a student or staff ...
2
votes
0answers
128 views

When using Group Policy to join a wireless network, can I specify the WPA2 passphrase?

I'm using Group Policy to add my laptops to the wireless network, I appreciate they will initially need to be wired for the policy to apply. The problem I have is the whilst the SSID and encryption ...
2
votes
1answer
419 views

How do I get Windows XP Embedded to serve DHCP over wireless?

I have a Windows XP Embedded machine with a wireless connection. I'd like it to act as a wireless hotspot so that clients can connect to it with their devices and not have to worry about setting their ...
0
votes
1answer
165 views

Different Results of Scanning Wireless Networks

(1) I found that under Ubuntu, WICD and command "/sbin/iwlist wlan0 scan" give a little different list of wireless networks. Windows 7 also gives a slightly different list. For example, there is one ...
1
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2answers
183 views

Is browser based wireless authentication secure?

Our wireless network previously used a preshared WPA/WPA2 key for guest access, which allows them access to the Internet. (Our employee access uses 802.1x authentication). We just had a wireless ...
0
votes
1answer
221 views

Dual NIC internet access

Q1. If a computer had two NICs, lets say windows, on which interface would HTTP traffic (or any for that matter) go out on. Not sure how the routes table would look like. Q2. If one of the NICs ...
2
votes
3answers
764 views

Wifi activity monitor

I'm looking for a tool that will summarize WiFi traffic per node. I'm not looking for fancy things like packet sniffing... the actual data that's being sent is irrelevant. I want a way to see that ...
0
votes
1answer
184 views

Centrally Deploying a wireless SSID

So I want deploy a WPA2-Personal SSID that our managed clients will already have the network settings setup for(windows vista and windows 7 x64). I also want to deploy the network configuration via ...
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votes
4answers
2k views

Disable online streaming in wireless router? [closed]

I am administrator of the network in my house. There are lot of tenants watching audio/video streaming (for example: TVUPlayer). This creates problem to other users in the network resulting in lower ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How to change “networks to access” setting directly in registry?

Because of some hard group policy setting, it is not possible to create a computer-to-computer (ad-hoc) network. So is there any way to change this setting through registry? What is the registry key ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

Pros and Cons of removing/disabling 3rd-Party Wireless Software

Does anyone else remove or disable 3rd-party software that controls wireless on laptops? I prefer to just have Windows manage it so that all of my portable machines are consistently configured. ...
4
votes
2answers
26k views

Windows 7 - wireless connection sharing

I am trying to share my mobile broadband Internet connection with other machines via Wi-Fi and am running Windows 7. Users are able to connect to my machine, but they are not able to obtain an ...
1
vote
4answers
2k views

Is there a way to bind a wireless network to a proxy setting?

We have several wireless networks, some of them, doesn't need a proxy, some of them do. Furthermore, when some of our users go to other places, they need to change their proxies. Most of our users are ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

Dealing with self-assigned ip address from a wireless router I can't fix

I'm running into a bizarre issue with a router on my local university. There is one wireless router near the classroom where I have most of my classes that has a dhcp server running that gives out the ...