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Posted 17 May 2016

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Ugh, WIFI Not Working or Unstable? Try This Tip....

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17 May 2016CPOL
Ugh, WIFI not working or unstable? Try this tip....

Introduction

It's simple, many public wifi spots, be it educational or in a shop, etc. are very unreliable. Simply use the following Powershell script to quickly relase your IP, disconnect then reconnect and receive a new IP.

Using the Code

Personally, I have found that having to do this manually is very annoying (hence the script). Simply replace the "Name" and "SSID" with the desired information.

PowerShell
//
ipconfig /release
netsh wlan disconnect
netsh wlan show profile
ipconfig /renew
netsh wlan connect name="NAME" ssid="SSID"
//

Many thanks!

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QuestionTo be continued.. Pin
MarkHawes18-May-16 0:29
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GeneralVery good Pin
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SuggestionWhy don't you....... Pin
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