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WiFi issues w/hidden networks

Hello, I will explain this the best I can. I am on factory (located in the US) where everything is connected with a wireless network, where these are not hidden networks. So there is a person C that easily can view all of the networks in his smartphone and his computer, just by searching them. I will add that person C it is not a worker of the company and never been there before.

The problem is that I, person E, cannot see any kind of those networks in my devices, such as my smartphone and my computer. They are shown *** hidden networks and in my smartphone they even do not appear. But I should see them as person C, very easily, not hidden networks. This person C is a local. Me, never been before in the USA so I think it is a " wifi configuration" for international thing or kinda like that.

Also, I will add that there is no MAC filtering in the factory. And about wifi channels, by using a wifi analyzer all of the networks has channels under 11, so then my wifi controller should see them. Also my controller is Realtek RTL8723DE 802.11b/g/n PCIe Adapter #2 with latest driver installed. I already tried by adding them manually, but they do not connect.

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You left out details.

That were revealed in your last post. If you make a new post, make it complete so folk don't repeat the same advice.

Since only you have this issue then you have to try another OS. I like to boot up Linux when I'm work such issues to see if it's hardware or software.

In your case I can't tell if you have odd security apps or on Windows 10 if you knew to disable W10's automatic driver update since it can undo our efforts on drivers.

If nothing seems to work than Linux, then a factory reset is best.

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It was on purpose that I left out some details, so to make easily to people to find out witch should be the solution. But you are right, I should pointed out everything.

Alright, I will try with a ubuntu OS I already have. Thank you

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