A wireless network is any kind of computer network that is connected through a wireless medium, primarily known as using a wireless router creating a WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network).

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WiFi funny business => “One” machine can ping “the other” but “the other” cannot ping “one.” “The other” can browse “one” in explorer

So I'm at work and I need my private server (my personal laptop) to communicate with my team's assigned machines. I had Hamachi approved as a solution by all of our stakeholders only to have IT ...
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Linux wireless driver issue

I have HP pavilion 15 p050-su. My wireless card is Broadcom bcm43142. I can make the card runnig but the problem is that I have extremly low range(even when I'm infront of the router(less than 1 meter ...
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Using Microsoft Virtual WiFi to connect to 2nd network

I have read up a bit on the Microsoft Virtual WiFi feature in Windows 7, and am confused as to its capablities. Does this allow me to connect to two networks using a single physical wireless adapter? ...
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how to stream videos faster?

I just learned to play videos on my tablet browser using my wifi router, and, my laptop (which "hosted" the video file). I happen to be running windows 7 on my laptop. The procedure to host videos is ...
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Chromebook no longer connects to Wifi

A few months ago I picked up a Samsung chromebook from a pawnshop for cheap and I just use it for things most people use a tablet for. Most of the time its just plugged in to my speakers in the ...
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How to tell if there are any 802.11b devices connected to my wifi router?

I have a TP-Link TL-WA901ND wifi router with 15 devices connected, operating in mixed 11bgn mode. I believe that if any devices are using 802.11b it'll slow things down for everyone. How can I work ...
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How many wireless devices can connect at once to a TP-Link TL-WA901ND?

I'm trying to find out what the max number of wireless devices is, but don't see it on their website or in the User Guide. Or probably I don't know what term I'm looking for there.
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Is it possible to hide one's presence from the DHCP client list

I ask because I recently changed my WiFi password after seeing some unfamiliar devices in the DHCP client list. After that, the client list only has familiar names now, but there is still some ...
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what is the Data rate (send and recieve) for E1 link at same time between two computers in two offices

what is the the send and receive data transfer rate of E1 link between two computers between two offices. suppose i am sitting at office A and copying a file from computer B in second off office which ...
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How do I setup a wireless connection for a LAN to WAN build up between two Routers

Im an enthusiast in Networking & I like to play around a lot with wireless networks, LAN, Routers, Switches etc. Well he other day I came accross a setup wherein two routers could be wired ...
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How to prevent from mdk3 and netcut cutting my network

There's a wifi network at my school it is really fast. i'm using it for doing my homework and doing exercise. but , some of my friends trying to disconnect my network using a program called mdk3 on ...
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How to route a Router's wired WAN through my PC's Wireless LAN?

I've got an old Cisco WRT54GS router that I'm wanting to use to create a "experimenting" network. [ I want to packet sniff my 3DS, basically ]. My desktop has a wireless card that I use to connect to ...
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Adding Guest Wireless/Wired Network on Separate Subnet

I currently have a 300Mbps wireless router (TP Link WR841N v9) hooked up to a cable modem. This provides internet access for my home network (tablets, desktop, laptops, printer, etc.). I want to set ...
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ping a VPN IP of a connected device's IP

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I have a laptop which is connected to a GoPro Hero 3+ via Wifi. I've also connected the laptop to a NETGEAR router via Ethernet cable. I can ping the GoPro's ...
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How can I connect my android phone to the created wifi connection,phone stuck in optaining ip adress procces,WINDOWS 7

I just used some guides to create a wifi hotspot with CMD and I started my wifi connection. After that I shared the conection from my local area connection to that hotspot. The hotspot is enabled has ...
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No internet access unless connecting through VPN/proxy - How can this be done?

At work, our computers are set up so that you can't access the internet unless you authenticate with an http proxy that is configured using wpad. I want to have something similar for my home network ...
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Unable to connect to my router admin page

Initially I browsed to http: //192.168.1.1/, entered the username and password and went to the "access control" subsection of the "management" section of my router. (An UTStarcom WA3002g4 modem of ...
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Connected clients to my WiFi hotspot

When I type arp -a I can see connected clients, but I want the same information piped out to kdialog when a new client connects or disconnects. Is it possible with shell scripting?
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Asus Router RT- N12 D1 not connecting with pppoe

I have just bought a new Asus RT-N12 D1 router and trying to configure it. My ISP support PPPOE connection and i have a user name and password. when i use the same use username and password to connect ...
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What does “country” shows for WiFi router? [duplicate]

When I scan WiFi with Wireless Diagnostics tool on Mac OS X (Window -> Utilities -> Scan WiFi), it shows a lot of information about WiFi routers around me. I realize that some routers have "JP" in ...
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Can't connect the wireless printer to the TP Link router

Gents, I have something wrong and i need help , I have Sansung printer ( SCX-3405W ) and TP Link modem router ( TD W8961ND ), i have the cd for the printer and its very easy to setup the wireless ...
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Investigating raw 802.11 frames (no monitor mode)

as part of troubleshooting a wireless connection mystery here, I am trying to capture all network activity only flowing from/to a specific client. I have full root access to the client, which runs ...
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setting up connman to manage a single preferred connection

I have a device that has both ethernet and wifi adapters. I'm trying to use connman to manage my connections. I'd like it to connect to ethernet when it's available and fallback to wifi if there's ...
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Alternative way to remember wifi networks

It seems to me (correct me if I'm wrong), that laptops and other wireless devices remember wireless networks based on the network name. Because of this, if I connect to one network, called "linksys" ...
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Sony Vaio laptop Wi-Fi signal strength issue

I have recently encountered a strange problem with my 1½ year old Sony Vaio E Series laptop running Windows 8. When I keep the lid open at 90°, the Wi-Fi signal strength is full; i.e., 5 ...
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How to upgrade Debian 6.0.7 to 7 without internet connection

I don't really know how to handle with linux as this Debian is my first ever installed. I've installed it on my laptop but unfortunately I have Realtek 8192SE wifi card which is not supported by ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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My router is really slow. How can I troubleshoot?

I have two routers at my home. WAN -(LAN) - Media Link router - (LAN) - Buffalo router - (WiFi IEEE 802.11g) - PC1 |- (WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n) - PC2 When I compare the speed and ...
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Wifi, VPN and IP addresses

I am connecting to a set of VPN servers using wifi on my Macbook Air. I am trying to understand the triangle of relationships between the wifi connection (provided by my ISP), the connections to the ...
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Forcing 40MHz wireless channel width on 2011 MacBook Pro

My router is a Netgear WNDR3700 Wireless N - 40MHz-wide channels with 300Mbps data rate. My MacBook will only connect using 20MHz-wide channels so I'm stuck at 130Mbps. How do I force my MacBook Pro ...
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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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Adding a wireless router to a hotel network

How do I get my Belkin wireless router to give me internet access in a hotel room that has a password for the hotel network from the hardwire in the room...I just want to have more wireless signal in ...
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My New Belkin N600 Router Randomly Stopped working after 3 Months

I bought a Belkin N600 router about 3 months ago, and it had been working well for me until a few days ago when it randomly quit working. So, I ran the Ehternet direct to my computer and got ...
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Need help verifying some network BS [on hold]

So the network admin at our school is quite fishy already, and has been framing my friends and I for various events which happened in the past (for instance, hacking the network password, when they ...
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Defaultgateway do not detect MAC-addresses

Today I was experimenting a bit with the user interface of my cisco router that is the default gateway of my LAN-network. I have two computers and a couple of smartphones atached to it trought WIFI ...
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Is there a way to encript WLAN traffic?

I will be staying under an hotel network for a while and I don't like the idea of someone wiresharking me. Is there any VPM software allowing me to encript WLAN traffic? Something similar to TOR ...
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Possible to get faster internet speeds with tethering?

I USB tether my phone and it's connected as a local-area-network, or working like an Ethernet device. On my phone itself I download at around 15 kilobytes per second, but strangely, whilst attempting ...
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Just updated to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite and Wi-Fi is always looking for a network

Just updated to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite and Wi-Fi states that it is always looking for a network even when it is already connected to a Wi-Fi. Here is a screenshot: How do I stop it from Looking ...
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looking to extend wifi range

I currently have a trendnet ac1750 router it sits in one end of the house. Would it be best to get another one for elsewhere im the house or use a access point? Is there a product that works better ...
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Throttled download speeds on new router with Comcast (ipv6 vs ipv4)

Issue with Comcast cable on Linksys or Cisco routers (and others) involving throttled download speed on ipv4. I recently upgraded my internet service to 100+ Mbs and also upgraded my router to ...
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2 Router wifi with different Gateway

I have 2 wifi router in different level floor in my home. Router A (upstair) has IP 192.168.0.* and Router B (downstair) has IP 192.168.1.* On many occasions my device on upstair connects to Router ...
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Can't stream youtube videos on cellphone when using my router's wifi

I have a Nokia Asha 302, and I am having problems watching youtube videos while using wifi from my router, the x% number starts loading and then jumps to 60% and gets stuck there. Tried factory ...
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Windows 8.1 - WiFi connection troubles

I recently got a Thinkpad Edge E430 for work, with Win 8.1 installed. My problem is that I can't connect to any Wireless connection. Whenever I want to connect to WiFi, Windows tries to connect for a ...
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SoftAP to AP connection

With the proliferation of connected devices, thanks to IoT and IoE, I see many devices supporting the concept of SoftAP. WeMo devices, being a case in point, which work by advertising a SoftAP like ...
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WIfi profiles in Windows

Is there anything in Windows to keep different settings for every WiFi connection? i.e in Android, you can setup a connection with static IP settings and it won't affect the others, which will still ...
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Wireless connection not showing as connected in start bar

I recently re-installed my wireless card driver and since then the mini icon for the wireless is showing the "not connected" symbol and not the "connected" symbol. Any ideas why? I had to install ...
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Remote Desktop with 2 hops

I have hit a dead end on this. I hope that someone here can help me out. At home, I have setup 2 private networks. One is my main network and one is my lab network. Here is the setup: Internet ...
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Internet connection by wifi

I have a hunch someone is logging on to my wifi. I already know how to see who is currently using my wifi, but can I somehow find out who was using my wifi, lets say, yesterday?
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Airport extreme wireless network

My Apple MD0031B/A Airport Extreme Wireless N Gigabit Cable Router, would not allow me to change the router mode, but it turned out that I should have attempted to create a wireless network, instead ...
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Can you control you PC with a laptop flawlessly over wifi?

I have a high end desktop computer, 32GB DDR3, GTX 780Ti, I5 a 3.5Ghz and 20TB of storage. However I don't like to be condined in my room, being with my roomates will be much more pleasant. If I buy ...