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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Improving slow wireless read/write to NAS

It would be great if you could help me out with the following. When I connect to my NAS, I get quite low speeds. Slower than my internet actually. I have looked at several of the questions posted ...
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Can ping but not browse; does not appear to be DNS nor proxy issue

I can't connect to the internet. This problem happens to me once every week or so, with no regular pattern. The disconnection can happen whether i'm using the computer at the time or not. It can be ...
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Hand-held robust Linux device [on hold]

I'm looking for a hand-held device with the following characteristics: 3 to 5 inch screen. Robust - more like a PDA than an iPhone (i.e. users can drop it, sit on it etc. by accident). Can run Linux ...
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microsoft virtual adapter is not found

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. ihave tried the following command C:\Windows\system32>netsh wlan show drivers Interface name: ...
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Re-broadcast wi-fi signal using USB dongle

I have a wireless connection on my campus that requires a username and password. The issue is my 3DS is unable to use this connection since it can only take a password when trying to connect. I have a ...
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How to access Network Computers separated by a router?

I am using Windows 7 64-bit Professional and my Desktop-PC is directly connected to a TP-Link WR841N wireless router which I mainly use to get wifi on my phone. Before I purchased the wireless ...
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I suspect there is a malware or trojan in my computer because internet explorer repeatedly access internet through local proxy [duplicate]

Again and again, after a few minutes, my internet connection go through settings. I never set that. it goes back again and again. As if someone is installing software on my computer and then There ...
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Sharing printer with wifi modem windows 7

I have an internet broad band connection from bsnl , and three PC( all Windows 7), I can use internet on all over the three computer, via connecting to wifi modem provided by BSNL. I have one ...
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cant create a working WiFi hotspot [on hold]

hi i'm having trouble at my school campus creating a working WiFi hotspot on my laptop for other devices to connect to and access the internet i.e. tablets and smartphones. the internet at my school ...
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Can't find my router in bridge mode

I got a new router that supports WDS to extend the reach of another router that supports WDS. After a fair bit of struggle, it works, but I have to disable DHCP in the new router for WDS to work, and ...
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Router cannot separate ip addresses on the same NIC (Vmware)

Here is the scenario of my problem. My network topology: I have an ISP Router Technicolor TG797n v3 and i have a wireless access point set to be a client mode and connected to my PC via Ethernet so ...
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Wireless not working

My internet worked perfectly fine until my rabbit jumped on my laptop, and I assume switched something and now my internet won't connect. I have has this happen before are just resolved it by hitting ...
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Netbook intermittently drops connection to work WiFi point

I have a little netbook that I carry from work to home so I can carry on working on personal projects during my lunch hour. It connects to the internet fine at home. However, it's always ...
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In Windows, how do I avoid connecting to a Wi-Fi network through a specific AP?

In my house, I have a network set up like this: A wireless router connected to a cable modem, which is connected to the Internet. The wireless router broadcasts the Wi-Fi network NET1. My computer is ...
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Is chromecast portable? [on hold]

I am thinking about to buy a chromecast. I like the idea of controlling my tv with my mobile. In addition, netflix is now in my country available and there's an app for it. But may I carry my ...
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Connection to router/modem works only if plugged in directly, not via switches/wifi

Consider the following setup: 2-3 Laptops and 4-5 Desktop PCs (both windows and linux systems) are connected to an ADSL modem/router (http://avm.de/produkte/fritzbox/fritzbox-3272/) via wireless and ...
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How to connect a Raspberry PI to a PC using wifi

For a schoolproject i'm making a quadcopter which can be flown from a laptop. On board of the quadcopter is a Raspberry PI to stabilize the aircraft and send back a video signal to the laptop. Im just ...
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My Android phone connects to my company's wifi but my laptop won't

I have a windows 8.1 Gateway laptop that I am always able to use Wifi on. At home it works great too. At work, there is a Guest Wifi signal that is WPA security enabld. I have the password for it - my ...
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Setting up IPv6 internal network with WiFi access point

first of all I'm completely new to ipv6 so please forgive me if I'll say something stupid. I'm trying to setup an ipv6 internal network to test an application I wrote ( yeah I can code for ipv6 but I ...
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How to route an app outside the VPN/default route?

I have a Linux machine that is always connected to a VPN (vpn0 interface), and the default route goes through the vpn0 interface. The connection to my router is done through the wlan0 interface. I do ...
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How to install wireless drivers on kali

This might be a question that's already been asked, so I apologize in advance. I recently acquired an hp laptop (really not great) and I decided to wipe it and install kali. During the installation ...
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Convert wireless keyboard to wired [on hold]

I don't know if it's a silly question or not. I'm not in anyway an engineer, not by miles. Here's what I have: Logitech MK320 keyboard with missing receiver. Rapoo wireless keyboard, with working ...
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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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WiFi router restrict usage time per session

I am trying to configure my WiFi router to restrict users to a session time of 30 min. I was reading through my router configuration booklet but could not find anything worthwile. It would be great if ...
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IP addresses from around the globe show up in my Router logs

I was checking my Wifi Router logs, and i spotted a lot of the following - Unrecognized attempt blocked from 198.204.230.34:5109 to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx UDP:5060 Unrecognized attempt blocked from ...
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In soft ap mode I got the issue? [on hold]

Any one pls give me the reply.......... shell> wmiconfig --mode ap shell> wmiconfig --ap country US shell> wmiconfig --ap bconint 100 shell> wmiconfig --ap dtim 5 shell> wmiconfig --ipstatic ...
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Trouble Connecting with the wireless when a computer is plugged into the router directly

For some reason when I turn on my computer that is plugged into the computer via Ethernet cable, all other devices that are connected wireless to the router can no longer use the internet, they just ...
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Wifi network not showing up on laptop but showing up on phone

I have an open WiFi network that I use in my apartment (provided by my realtor). The network shows up on my phone's WiFi and works smoothly but doesn't show up on my laptop. I have Windows 7 and Linux ...
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Batch scripts disables Internet - getting 'System cannot find the drive specified' though I'm not asking it to

I have a batch script (that I'm running as a .cmd file through the right-click Send To menu) that first disables a user's Internet adapter, then securely unzips a .zip archive. For most people, it's ...
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Computer lags when connected to wifi

I have a Dell Inspiron 15, running Windows 7. A while back I noticed my computer started lagging every few minutes. This affects only video as audio works fine. The lags stops if I move the cursor, or ...
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Creating WiFi network from wired LAN without needing a PC

I am moving to a hostel in France where they provide wired LAN connection. I do not possess a laptop and use internet on my iPad and smartphone. Does plugging in the LAN cable into the WiFi router ...
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What is a good WLAN ping time on a clean network?

More specifically, what is your local WLAN ping time (e.g., between a host on the WLAN and your router, or between two hosts on the WLAN, divided by 2)? I had assumed it would be well under 1 ms for ...
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Bridge a 3g connection with ethernet

Line-up: 1. An 3G usb dongle stuck in a laptop with ethernet port and wi-fi disabled. 2. An wi-fi router serving as dhcp server for another 3 wi-fi routers configured as access points. All those 3 ...
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Router dropping wlan traffic

I have a new router installed at home- >my ISP delivers internett through Fiber, and i am getting an IP-address automatically from my ISP. My router is the DHCP server at home and i am connecting to ...
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Oracle VirtualBox Bridged Networking - The internet stops on host operating system

I have Windows 7 as the Host Operating System which is running two Virtual Machines in Oracle VirtualBox. Both VMs are also Windows 7. I have used Wireless Bridged Network Adapter on both of the VMs. ...
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What does dual band wireless mean?

I see that in some laptop specs. Like in intel dual band wireless-ac 7260 What's the dual band good for?
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Android wifi hotspot shows up no matter where I am [migrated]

I'm having some odd behavior on my Galaxy S3. Suddenly, there's another Wi-Fi hotspot showing up, which shouldn't be weird, except it shows up literally everywhere I go. I work in Austin, but live an ...
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How do I change the configuration on my printer to match the network on my imac?

I use 10.9.4 on an imac; have an HP Photosmart C7280 all-in-one printer which used to work on wifi. Now it doesn't. I have tried many things. The printer configuration shows a different MAC address ...
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why am i getting 11mbps on a wireless-n network? [duplicate]

I have a "Linksys AC1200" router which supports 802.11ac and I have a Dell Latitude (with Win7) with a "Dell Wireless 1504 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)" network adapter. Since 802.11ac is backwards compatible ...
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How do I troubleshoot poor Wifi speed

This may not be a macbook issue as much as a networking issue. When I connect my macbook through thunderbolt lan connection, use the speed test (speedtest.net) I get upload of 26.5mbps. When I ...
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Same Wi-Fi in 3 devices, only 1 has internet

I have three devices on my home network. This computer, which runs Windows 7, my phone, which runs android, and a laptop, which runs chrome OS. My computer has a stable, normal internet ...
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HP Photosmart7280 won't work on the wireless network, tho it has before

I've tried many ways to fix this problem, and as the cable receptacle doesn't work, I can't connect that way. ANy ideas? Computer is imac running 10.9.4
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How do I implement the following home network architecture?

I'm trying to get my home network to look something like this: The dotted lines denote wireless connections, and the solid lines denote wired connections. In case the diagram isn't clear, I want the ...
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“Unidentified network” only on wifi and if connected to my provider

I can't connect to internet using the router that my internet provider (Vodafone, Italy) gave to me (Vodafone station). This happens only using the wifi connection, and only using the router and ...
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Finally going wireless [closed]

I'm finally ready to give up my landline in favor of converting my iMac to wireless capability via bundling with my cable tv provider. How do I proceed and what equipment is required?
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Need to know the Wifi Password [closed]

Recently My Lovely brother Jack!lol blocked his wifi through encryption! If anyone there please fetch me a way to find it! I tried many ways in cmd using netsh command and stuffs like that! but i ...
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Unable to use WIFI after installing Windows Server 2008 R2 - drivers cannot be found

I have a Toshiba Satellite A500 (laptop) and after installing Windows server 2008 R2 to it I can't connect to any wifi. The problem is that the drivers are not installed correctly. I can connect to ...
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Windows 8.1 PC can't communicate with BT Home Hub 5 over wifi

I have a BT Home Hub 5 modem/router on an ADSL connection. I'm having trouble getting my Windows 8.1 machine to connect to the network properly over wifi. My PC is correctly assigned an IP address by ...
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DD-WRT goes to Web GUI on port 80

I just upgraded my router to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (05/12/14), and I'm trying to configure port forwarding. I opened port 80 to go to a server, but whenever I connect from the outside world, I get timed out. ...
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Wifi driver not working

I reinstalled my laptop from windows 8 to windows 7. All the drivers were installed correctly but when I try to install wifi driver it says: "The device may not be present or could have been ...