Archive for the ‘Wireless’ Category

Is it illegal to use your neighbour’s unsecured WIFI without permission?

April 19, 2013
From ASKLibby
Using an unsecured WIFI without the permission of the owner is illegal and punishable under the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act (CHAPTER 50A).

Under Section 6 of the act, illegally tapping into someone’s WIFI is described as “Unauthorised use or interception of a computer service”.

If found guilty, offenders can be fined up to $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term of up to three years, or both.

In the case of a second or subsequent conviction, one can be fined up to $20,000 or imprisoned for a term of up to 5 years, or both.

You can read up more on the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act via the Attorney- General’s Chambers website accessible via this link:


Manually Create the “Manage Wireless Networks” Shortcut

March 1, 2012

This will come handy in Windows 8.

1. Right click on desktop, and click on New and Shortcut.

2. Copy and paste the location below into the location area, and click on the Next button.

explorer.exe shell:::{1fa9085f-25a2-489b-85d4-86326eedcd87}

3. Type “Manage Wireless Networks” for the name, and click on the Finish button.


Updates – No longer worked in RTM version.

Try FREE Wifi Profile Manager

Wirelessly share any Internet connection on your computer

July 14, 2011

Connectify is an easy to use software router for laptops and smart phones. With Connectify, users can wirelessly share any Internet connection: a cable modem, a cellular card, or even another Wi-Fi network. Other Wi-Fi enabled devices can see and join your Connectify hotspot just like any other Wi-Fi access point and are kept safe and secure by password-protected WPA2 Encryption.

  • Take any Internet connection and share it wirelessly with no additional hardware, wires, plugs, or chargers
  • Easily connect any number of Wi-Fi enabled devices to your network including desktop computers, laptops, phones, gaming systems, and more
  • Don’t break the bank paying for multiple Wi-Fi connections on the road, Connectify is ad-supported and free to download and use.

mhotspot is a free-software(with-out installation)that converts your wifi enabled LAPTOP/PC running windows 7 OS into a virtual wifi hotspot and share your internet through wifi to other laptops, smartphones,PDA’s,Tablet-PCs or any other wifi connectivity devices.

FREE WirelessGet – Wireless File Sharing, Transfer and Management Software

September 2, 2009

WirelessGet allows you to copy and transfer shared files and folders quickly over networks such as Wi-Fi / Wireless LAN a.k.a WLAN. Those networks can be unreliable due to signal loss and bandwidth restriction by ISPs etc. It solves the problem of copying or transferring files using Windows Explorer which often fails due to the size of the file and instability of the network. It also works great for copy files and folders from one location to another on the local drives, or removable drives such as USB, CD-R(W)/DVD.

InSSIDer is a free Wi-Fi network scanner

January 13, 2009

InSSIDer – An open-source Wi-Fi network scanner designed for the current generation of Windows operating systems.


Inspect your WLAN and surrounding networks to troubleshoot competing access points.

Use Windows Vista and Windows XP 64-bit.
Uses the Native Wi-Fi API.

Track the strength of received signal in dBm over time.
Filter access points in an easy to use format.
Highlight access points for areas with high Wi-Fi concentration.
Group by Mac Adress, SSID, Channel, RSSI, and time “last seen.”

PCWorld Hotspot Finder

June 26, 2008

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Description of the Windows Vista Feature Pack for Wireless

May 14, 2008

This article describes the Windows Vista Feature Pack for Wireless. This software update includes the following components or features that improve wireless support in Windows Vista:
 Bluetooth version 2.1 support
 Unified Pairing user interface
 Windows Connect Now updates
Some of these features may work with existing hardware. However, you must have new hardware to take advantage of the new functionality.

This update is compatible with all versions of Windows Vista. It can be installed only on a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).


Ultimate guide to enterprise Wireless LAN security released!

March 7, 2008

This is not just an introductory guide; it is a step-by-step guide from start to finish!

Wireless @ SG hotspot

February 17, 2008

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Wireless@SG Coverage Areas

November 1, 2007

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