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Capture/Peek WiFi data traffic?

My goal: I want to analyze the network protocols of a wireless device on my net. I've successfully set my linux laptop into monitor and promiscuous mode for its wifi interface. I used airmon-ng to ...
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Wifi Network Adapter not detected by Windows after BSOD

I have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on a Dell Inspiron Laptop. I also have Ubuntu 11.10 as a dual boot option on this machine. Recently I got a BSOD with the following error - DRIVER POWER STATE FAILURE ...
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How can I disable Windows 7's default WiFi drivers?

I recently installed a Netgear N600 WiFi adapter on my Windows 7 HP Desktop Computer. This adapter comes with its own drivers and a utility program for managing the adapter. I want to only use ...
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Dell Inspiron 5420 wifi drivers PCI ID 14e4:4365

I recently bought a new Dell inpiron. I need it for educational purposes and a wifi connection is really important. Wifi is working properly in Windows7 but Ubuntu 12.04 is not even detecting the ...
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BSOD in USB-Wifi Driver - rtwlanu.sys - System Thread Exception not Handled

The driver is from an USB-Wifi. I've been getting a BSOD in Windows 8 saying "System Thread Exception not Handled". So i've read this ...
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How to assign an INTERNAL Wifi Adapter to the guest OS in VM?

I'm having trouble assigning my Host Wifi Adapter (which is installed internally in my laptop) DIRECT to the guest OS [Windows XP x86] in the Oracle VirtualBox VM. I tried so many ways, like ...
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Windows 7 wifi reports “no network access” and “no internet access” but connects in fedora

I am running windows 7 home basic (64bit) on a Acer 5742G laptop with Atheos wifi adapter in it. Yesterday, I hiberneted my computer as I always do and up untill then the wifi was working fine. When I ...
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How to export and import, or backup and restore WiFi passwords saved in Windows 7?

Adjunct to How to get a stored WLAN “password” from Windows 7?, how do I back up and restore (in case of reinstalling the wlan adapter driver) or transfer (in case of switching wlan adapters or ...
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Dell XPS L502x wireless error after resume on 3.0.0-16-generic kernel

Ubuntu 11.10 64bit, 3.0.0-16 kernel on Dell XPS L502x has strange problem with integrated Intel Wireless card (Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 1030 BGN, REV=0xB0) or iwlagn drivers. After suspend and ...
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Can't set the Wireless configuration to “ad-hoc” in Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric)

Ubuntu doesn't allow me to connect to any ad-hoc networks. Doing a little research I find that it is my wireless settings so I executed the command that switches from Infrastructure mode to ad-hoc but ...
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BCM43XX WiFi driver in Debian Wheezy

The described method to get the WiFi working under Debian Wheezy (Broadcom BCM43XX) in the Debian Wiki worked for me… yesterday. After rebooting the computer (Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook) there is no ...
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Can't find drivers for my WLAN laptop card

According to: http://www.pcidatabase.com/search.php?device_search_str=4220&device_search=Search My laptop has the folloiwng WLAN card: Device Id: 0x4220 Chip Description: Intel 54 MBit/s ...
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VAIO laptop's wireless indicator blinking when connected to access point

I have a VAIO laptop model VGN-C22GH. It has a built in wireless card with a Intel Centrino processor on his motherboard. When using Ubuntu 10.04, the wireless indicator blinks violently. This ...
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Dell laptop wireless linux drivers (XPS l502x)

I have a new dell laptop, XPS L502X. I have tried to install Xubuntu 10.04 LTS 64Bit, which is the distro I love most. The problem is that it dosen't recognize my WireLess WiFi. I have tried Ubuntu ...
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Installing a driver's INF file?

I've been fixing a friends computer which had all manner of things wrong with it, so I just wiped the whole thing and reinstalled Windows 7 (with the debugged service pack update). Everything was ...
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How can I confirm that there is a WiFi network card in my desktop or not?

Is there any way that I can determine that there is some wi-fi card present in my CPU ? I think there is some wi-fi card, but I don't know what is it. And I haven't installed any driver for that. Does ...
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Realtek USB WiFi key module 8712u.ko return “Can't read module (…) : exec format error”

I bought a USB WiFi key, the Hercules HWGUm-54. Apparently, the appropriate driver is the RTL8192SU from Realtek. I downloaded it from their website and extracted it. I then went to the driver ...
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Generic WiFI USB adapter drivers

I have a usb WiFI adapter that I lost the installation cd the only identification numbers that it has is wlan 11n mini usb adapter fcc id: Wklwl 6203 s/n 27110262066 A google search doesn't ...
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Dell XPS l502x wi-fi speed is dead slow

Context I have purchased a new Dell XPS L502x laptop which has Windows 7 Home 64-bit which has this Wi-Fi Option: Intel ® Centrino ® Advanced-N 6230 (2x2 agn + Bluetooth) And I have 4 Mbps Internet ...
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Is there any way I can to use my WiFi card or another piece of hardware to transmit and receive radio signals from my computer?

Is there any piece of hardware or software I can use that will allow me to transmit and/or receive radio signals from my laptop? I'd prefer to do it using my existing hardware, like my wifi card, but ...
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How to make my Dell Windows 7 Laptop as a Wi-Fi Hotspot to use internet in my iPad?

How do I make my Dell Windows 7 Laptop a Wi-Fi Hotspot to use the internet on my iPad? My modem is not Wi-Fi enabled and I don't have a hardware wireless router.
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Ubuntu WiFi issues on Compaq Presario M2000

I Have a friend who's installed Ubuntu 10 on his ageing Compaq Presario M2000 and its all working as it should other than the inbuilt WiFi. I've tried looking at the Compaq support page but to no ...
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How to find and revert driver update? (WinUpdate broke WiFi channels 12+13)

tl;dr: How to revert to previous device driver version? I have a Acer Aspire One (AO751h) netbook, with Atheros WiFi adapter, dual-booting Ubuntu 10.04.2 and Windows XP Home. Ubuntu works fine - wifi ...
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How to install archlinux 64 bits with openbox, broadcom-wl and zydas1211b without internet?

My only access is a hotspot, I could use it to download after activation ... As I install it to my netbook, I will use an usb key so I maybe be able to add some stuff needed to it ...
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My Samsung R480 laptop freezes for short and inconsistent periods of time

I have a Samsung R480 laptop running Windows 7. It's great, I love it to death, but every so often it'll start having, for lack of a better term, "hiccups". It would freeze completely, emit a loud ...
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Why is my wireless not currently enabled on my HP Pavilion?

I have a HP Pavilion TX2000 tablet PC with me with windows 7 OS running on it. I used to access the Internet using my D-Link DIR 615 wireless adapter on the tablet and it used to work quite fine until ...
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Can I share a wifi connection from USB on a Mac via Airport?

That is, I'd like to use something like this to achieve wifi network -> USB adapter -> MacBook Air -> shared via wifi I can't share my Airport connection via Airport, but I was wondering if ...
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How to install Archlinux on a acer emachines em350?

Do a 64 bits version will work better if the cpu is 64 bits capable ? Can I remove all added stuffs on Archbang or CTKArchLive to return to plain Archlinux with openbox that I can configure myself ...
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Thinkpad T40 w/ XP+SP2 keeps dropping off wifi

I have a Thinkpad T40 laptop with XP / SP2. Its been locked up for the last 2 yrs or so as the screen stopped working. I took it out and plugged it to my TV and it boots up fine. But the wifi ...
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Driver “lost” after kernel update

I just updated an Ubuntu 10.04 kernel to 2.6.32-27-generic, and a wifi driver (r8187) is not present there. Is the only solution reinstalling it or is there a simple way to move it from an older ...
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Is my WiFi card broken

I got one Intel ATOM mini laptop without any brand name, this was sample from China(looks a lot like an Acer Aspire One). Until a day or two ago it was on WinXp an WiFi card worked well and I was able ...
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Install linux wireless driver from windows?

I've got a Atheros AR9285 wireless card. I'd like to install the driver so I can access the internet, but I cannot install it without installing the driver to access the internet. See the problem? ...