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[v8.6.2] Ekahau Site Survey – Expert Wi-Fi networks design & analysis

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Wireless network is rapidly developing and popularizing, and for enterprises, it is becoming more and more important. But if ever you managed or arranged a large-scale wireless local area network (WLAN), you should know that it is such a complicated and knotty work. Usually, we need a lot of tools to help analyze and solve the key problems on Wi-Fi performance. And Ekahau Site Survey (ESS for short, AKA: Site Survey & Planner) is the best WiFi management solution among similar software.

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Wireless Network Watcher – Check who are using your wireless/wired network

Two possible situations make you want to take a look at the users information in your local area network (LAN):

  1. The speed of Internet connection becomes slower and slower, and it was no use giving many tries like modifying DNS, optimizing network
  2. To check whether there is a potential attacker

This time, we can use Wireless Network Watcher – a tiny and free local wireless/wired network connection scanner & viewer from NirSoft.

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WiFi Password Revealer – Handy forgotten but saved Wi-Fi passwords viewer

People using notebook generally access a wireless network with password, then the operating system will automatically save them after we enter the WiFi password and have the wireless network successfully connected for the first time. The problem is that, over time, most of us are likely to forget or lose the password. In this case, once other devices need to access the same wireless network, finding the password back can be a troublesome thing.

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NETGEAR genie – Completely control and manage your home network with ease

NETGEAR genie is a free cross-platform router managing, monitoring and repairing software. It enables you to easily make a remote access to your home router via PC or smartphone, so as to view and manage all devices connecting to your home network. And, it can automatically repair some common network problems.

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[v4.0] WirelessMon – Monitor, verify and locate Wi-Fi networks & signal levels in real time

Today, all laptops come with wireless network adapter. At the same time, the huge convenience of wireless network is obvious. But since it is subject to technical bottleneck, the stability and quality of wireless network always can’t catch up with wired network. That is to say, the most annoying thing when using a wireless network is the poor signal, especially you don’t know which one is better.
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Homedale – Visual and intuitive Wi-Fi / WLAN monitor

Homedale is a tiny and free wireless network signal detection software. It can be used to detect, view and monitor the signal strength, encryption type (WEP/WPA/WPA2), speed and channel of all available Wi-Fi / WLAN network access points.

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WifiInfoView – Tiny and handy Wi-Fi info scanner

WifiInfoView is a tiny and handy free app written by the world famous independent developer Nir Sofer for quickly scanning, viewing and analyzing all possible information about the wireless networks searchable (available) near your location.

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