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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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Wifi Adapter not working in windows 8

I have Dell Inspiron 15R N5010 with the Network Adaptor card as Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter Provider : Broadcom File version : 5.100.245.20 Driver Provider : Microsoft Digital Signer : ...
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How do access points determine the power of an associated or non-associated client?

I cannot figure out how access points determine the signal power of nearby clients. I haven't found this information in any of the WiFi packet tutorials, so I can only assume that the power ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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What is the “quality” of a Wi-Fi access point?

In Debian you can use iwlist to scan nearby Wi-Fi access points. In the statistics like this: Cell 01 - Address: CC:B2:55:XX:XX:XX ESSID:"X" Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg ...
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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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How to fight network latency and jitter issues on Wifi?

I'm having problems with my Wifi connection. I did a test on PingTest.net with the following results: Packet Loss: 0% Ping: 103ms Jitter: 29ms Same test but from another machine on the network ...
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Enterprise laptop doesn't recognize WiFi

My cousin is using an enterprise laptop for home work, but for some reason she can't connect to her home WiFi. The laptop isn't able to detect any WiFi networks, although she used to be able to detect ...
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Windows 8 - WiFi adapter finds no wireless networks! ends up with “No networks found”

I have a Dell Inspiron n5110 machine with Intel Celerino WiFi N1030. Its been about two weeks I have started using Windows 8. Formerly, I was using Windows 7 Home premium in which I had no any ...
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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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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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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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Windows 8.1 Wireless trouble with Lenovo y580

I have a Lenovo y580 laptop with a Broadcom wireless card which i bought about a year ago, now I have windows 8.1 on it, and my Wifi is completely unpredictable. My laptop worked well with win8 after ...
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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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How do I make sure a Wi-Fi driver (installed as kernel object) still runs after a kernel upgrade?

I have installed a driver as *.ko (built it from source), and placed it in /etc/modules After rebooting, the driver failed to load, and I noticed that I'm actually running a new kernel (probably ...
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Identifying a USB WiFi adapter [closed]

I have a USB WiFi adapter that came with a Dell SX260. The PC has died but I'm trying to use the WiFi adapter. It slides onto the top and is dark grey and oval(think the saucer section of the ...
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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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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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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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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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Wireless dongle driver don't work(Debian)

I have a WiFi dongle that said to support GNU/Linux, however no drivers were found on the CD, after hours of research i found this https://wiki.debian.org/rt2800usb and installed the driver, I'm ...
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Raspberry Pi Wifi error: “Association request to the driver failed” [closed]

I am unable to connect to WiFi with my Raspberry Pi. There is no password on the WiFi network, using NetworkManager. /var/log/syslog states that "Association request to the driver failed", and ...
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List of wifi-devices that are able to serve ad-hoc and access point simultaneously

I would like to create a client wlan (infrastructure mode) and connect to an ad-hoc network at the same time with only one wifi adapter. Most adapters in laptops and usb-sticks cannot serve both at ...
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cannot connect to wifi network

I have a problem with conecting to my wifi. I see my wifi, but when i am trying to connect to it- i write the password and the password-window pop up again like the password is wrong (but it is good, ...
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How is a wireless network presented to an operating system?

I am wondering how is a wireless network presented to an operating system. If I'm not mistaken, Wi-Fi (802.11) is only the Physical layer of the OSI model. This means that, one layer up, we're ...
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Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop wifi shows limited connection

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop with Windows 8.1 64-bit installed. It works fine for a couple of hours, and suddenly the wifi start showing limited connection and I'm unable to access the ...
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Edimax EW-7822UAC - Cannot get it working on my ArchLinux Server

I cannot seem to get this new USB device running on my server sudo make install says user@home rtl8812AU_8821AU_linux_v4.2.2_7502.20130517]$ make install install -p -m 644 8812au.ko ...
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Asus Taichi presenting several issues: Wifi - Keyboard - Display [closed]

I experience several issues with my Asus Taichi 1) The ENTER KEY (either the on-screen and physical keyboard) doesn't respond for a couple of minutes and then, suddenly, starts working and stay ...
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Wireless disabled on 12.10 Macbook pro 7.1

I have a Mac book pro 7,1 and triple booted it by (OSX10.6,Windows7,Ubuntu12.10) every 3 OS boots normally and everything is ok. Just Ubuntu does not recognize my Wireless According to this I should ...
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Intel(R) WiFi Link 5100 AGN disconnects intermittently in Windows 8

Since I have migrated from Windows 7 to Windows 8, my WiFi connection has been a nightmare. The disconnection occurs a lot of times, intermittently. I am going to contact Intel since I think ...
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KVM USB Passthrough and Zydas usb wireless adapter: device or resource busy

i'm tring to setup a kernel testing virtualmachine for a 80211 module. i start my machine with this command: kvm -m 512 -net nic -net vde -usb -usbdevice host:0ace:1215 ktesting.img i set up a ...
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD after installing wifi card in windows 8 [closed]

I have just built my first computer: i5-3570K MSI Z77A-G41 16GB 1600Mhz RAM 128GB SSD & 500GB HDD MSI 7770GHz GDDR5 video card I installed windows 8 fine onto the SSD. I then put in the WiFi ...
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how can I let crunchbang use my wlan board?

I recently put #!, a linux distro based on Debian, on my computer. All the installation process was OK, but finally, when I switched it on, I saw there wasn't written anything about the WiFi ...
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WiFi connection is -always- limited connectivity for every network/router

I have a Lenovo v570 with a Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 card and running windows 7 home premium 64bit. Every time I connect to a wireless network it says connection unsuccessful, and that I have ...
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Ndiswrapper showing invalid Task

I have a problem with ndiswrapper. I am using ndiswrapper with the Netgear WN121t USB Wifi adapter and by now I think I tried almost every .inf file on the net. I got the device working so far (it ...
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Intel Proset/Wireless Software fails to install

I have a samsung laptop with window 7 Home Premium. I wanted to update my WiFi driver coz previous version get corrupted. I downloaded the Intel Proset/Wireless Software 15.0.0.75 from Samsung ...
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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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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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Windows 7 wifi / ethernet driver for Asus X551CA Notebook

I bought a notebook Asus X551CA. I installed Windows 7 Professional 64 bit, but when I went to download official drivers for Asus, I can download drivers only for Windows 8. I installed Windows 7 and ...
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Automatically disable and enable wireless adapter when connection is lost

A Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter (USB Wireless receiver) tends to disconnect after 3 hour or so from the internet, when that happens the router is no longer detected, and with a simple disable/enable ...
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Dell latitude D510 wifi problems

I recently did a fresh Windows XP install on a Dell Latitude D510 (It's not mine, im only "the tech guy"). All fine, it just wouldn't use its wireless card. And by that I mean nothing is happening, ...
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What is “Green TX” in WiFi (Atheros AR5B97 adapter for laptop)

In the device options I am trying to get the most out of my card but I am wondering what Green TX (on/off) is? I can't find it on google. So, what does Green TX mean and what is it for, what does it ...
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how to get wifi to work on fujitsu siemens v2000

I got my mother an old fujitsu siemens v2000 to use, but I can not see any wifi connections. According to the device manager, the driver is installed. It is listed as Intel Pro/wireless LAN 2100 3B ...