I thought this was only me, but apparently there are other users who have noticed that somewhere in the last few Microsoft Updates, the option to set a wi-fi connection as metered has been removed. Fortunately, you can still set/unset this option from the command line. For details, and a vbScript option to make it idiot proof please see [this thread](https://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/threads/506590/windows-10-can-t-access-metered-connection#post2211737). This may also work for Ethernet (cabled) interfaces although I have not tried it because I never use a cabled connection.

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I purchased a Linksys N600 PRO Wi-Fi Range Extender because I would like to be able to work in my backyard. The product claims to expand coverage up to 7500 square feet which I take to mean a radius of around 85 ft. Maybe I should expect less because outside walls decrease the signal. But I did not expect to have the signal vary so much and for my laptop to frequently lose the connection. The setup software tests the signal strength where the extender is plugged in, so I am sure it is close enough to my wireless router. …

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According to newly published research from cloud-based social Wi-Fi software outfit [Purple WiFi](http://www.purplewifi.net/), of 2,540 consumer questioned vastly more were concerned about getting access to pornography than were worried about matters of data security. The 'Using Wi-Fi in Public Places’ study revealed that 28 percent of those asked (711 people) don't use public Wi-Fi, and of that number 27 percent (192 people) didn't do so due to fears about security. Compare and contrast to the 56 percent (1422 people) who were so concerned about being able to access pornography via free Wi-Fi that they thought content filtering should be a …

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I am writing a program that does one thing, it finds out the current link speed of the wifi connection and reports it to the user in real time. the problem I am having is that it does not seem to be able to find out the current link speed, only the max link speed of the device (300 Mbps). the reason I am writing this is that I have a problem where, periodically the link speed will drop drastically (down to 1-2 Mbps) and I want to be able to see when that happens. with this code it will …

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i have a topic of wi-fi for the seminar....so give the detail which topics are most important for the wi-fi according to seminar

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I had no problems connecting to wi-fi with my Ubuntu OS. The first time I set up, my computer effortlessly identified and connected to my home network. However, I would like to scan the air to find out if there are any other networks in my range. How does one one get Ubuntu to scan the waves even though it is already connected to a network?

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Today [URL="http://www.Starbucks.com"]Starbucks[/URL] announced further details regarding the company's plan to launch a new digital network for their customers. The Starbucks Digital Network will be offered in addition to their free Wi-Fi further enhancing the community coffee shop feel that the company has been aiming for.[ATTACH]16628[/ATTACH]The plan for the Starbucks Digital Network was first previewed back in June but gave few details as to what the content would consist of. Now that the details have been released, Starbucks customers can look forward to a custom Starbucks channel in addition to five other content channels including Wellness, News, Entertainment, Business & Careers, …

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I have been regularly logging on to local library's public wi-fi network with 2 different laptops. After connecting to the network, any attempt to load a Web page brought up the library's portal, which requires users to agree to terms & conditions, upon which normal Web access is granted. Today one laptop worked as normal but the other failed. Other patrons in the past had approached me for help because they had experienced the same problem. Web pages simply wouldn't load, but the portal log-in never comes up. I copied the login page URL into a browser and that brought …

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Today the cyber security experts at [URL="http://www.symantec.com/about/news/release/article.jsp?prid=20100322_01"]Norton announced the top 10 riskiest U.S. cities for cybercrime[/URL]. The next time you pay a bill or update your status on Facebook you might want to look over your shoulder [virtually]. It seems Seattle, Boston, San Francisco and Washington D.C. are the riskiest all around cybercrime cities, thanks in part to the large number of Wi-Fi hotspots. [B]Let’s have a look at the top 10:[/B] 1) Seattle 2) Boston 3) Washington, D.C. 4) San Francisco 5) Raleigh, N.C. 6) Atlanta 7) Minneapolis 8) Denver 9) Austin, TX 10) Portland, OR The above rankings …

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The End.