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Trying to hook up to neighbors wifi with permission, but can't find their signal on the list.

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Last response: in Wireless Networking
March 27, 2014 6:26:29 PM

Trying to get hooked into my neighbors' wifi...WITH PERMISSION, and all the necessary security information, but I can't find them on the list. I've tried to manually add it, and that hasn't worked either. I'm without ISP for about 10 days until I can get new service started and would love to not have to spend my afternoon's at Mc Donalds. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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a b 8 Security
March 27, 2014 6:29:35 PM

if is not on the list, it mean your computer is too far away from the signal.
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a b 8 Security
March 27, 2014 6:37:18 PM

They may not be broadcasting their SSID and you would have to manually add the info in your wireless config.
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a b 8 Security
March 27, 2014 6:37:27 PM

If your WiFi device can't see it...well...it can't see it.
You might try a directional pringle can arrangement.
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