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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Windows 10 upgrade compatibility check re-launch

I've got this message on Asus a53s (W7): "Windows 10 can't be installed on this PC", last run 4.7.2015. Report: There are no supported networking devices. The network devices run properly, I ...
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Windows 10 : how to share internet?

Since yesterday i started using Windows 10, after that i cant share my laptop's internet :( i need to share my laptop internet(internet dongle) to my tablet and phone, had used "virtualrouterplus" and ...
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Monitor network usage by app on a Windows 7 Embedded kiosk

My company operates a growing number of kiosks running Windows 7 Embedded. Because of their location (at grocery stores & retailers) we are moving to using 3G and 4G wireless modems on a shared ...
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Hard reset not working

I have to reset my router (Dlink DIR-825). I have use 30-30-30 rule but thats not working. I have even pressed the reset button for 5 mins by unplugging it but that doesn't work too. After hard reset ...
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How to share usb printer over wireless network?

I have two computers and one printer in room A which are connected to internet over WiFi router which is in room B. There is no way to connect computers or printer over cable to router, only WiFi. Is ...
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wlan0 connects, but I cant ping anything

New install of Debian jessie. eth0 working fine, wireless card is able to connect to various APs; but while on wireless I'm able to ping only myself (localhost or 127.0.0.1). APs are working with ...
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Wireless controller for OpenWRT access points

I have around 30 OpenWRT access points in our building (plenty of them are old Linksys). It's time to update wireless network. Some of old APs will be replaced with TP Link Archos Ac1750. Problem is ...
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Packet Loss/High Ping with One Computer Seems to Affect Entire Network

I'm having an issue with my PC. I have a wireless router/modem combo box that was provided by my ISP and am having issues with a single PC on my network. The PC is connected via WIFI and often will ...
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Is it possible to remotely/wirelessly access a device via ssh and then use another wifi adapter to turn on monitor mode?

I have a Raspberry Pi and since it's a very portable little thing, I decided to try and tinker with the network using that instead of trying with my phone. My question is, is it possible to and ...
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DNS for home network with dnsmask: doesn't change IPs

I've got a home network: three hosts on OS X and printer. All the devices are wireless and connected into a network via Actiontech T1200H router which is also provides internet. One computer(MacPro) ...
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unable to get wifi adapter compaq nc6120 working

Problem is solved. on the bottem is the solution for my problem. Original Question: I have an Compaq nc6120 notebook. It has an onboard wifi adapter but I cannot get it working / installed. I ...
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TP Link Archer C7 Router Speed Suddenly Gets Capped to 10mbps

I have a TP Link Archer C7 AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router hooked up to Comcast 100mbps cable internet. For about 10-15 minutes, the Wifi on the router consistently gets 100mbps (via speed ...
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Laptop rarely loading web pages

My computer rarely can load any web pages and takes a long time when it can. It says that the webpage is not available. I have tried running Malwarebytes, however it said there was no threats. I am ...
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How can I see a website running on Apache installed on my PC from another device connected to the same ADSL router?

I am not so into networking and I have the following problem. On my Ubuntu system I have installed Apache web server on which run some web sites. So now to access to these web site I need to open an ...
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Windows 10 freezes on accessing WLAN functions

I can't use my wlan adapter. Whenever I access any functions of wlan the computer freezes/hangs/crashes. Nothing happens then. The only thing I can do, is a hard-reboot (reset-button). Those ...
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Create fake WiFi network and monitor clients

I'd like to create a WiFi network using my MacBook Pro mimicking my network at home and monitor all clients that connect. I want to do this because I lost my iPad and I think this is the only way to ...
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Can't find 'Flight Mode' option in Windows 8 on Lenoveo G570

While surfing internet i just lost my wireless internet. I am using Lenovo G-570 laptop, TP-LINK TL-WR841N router and Windows 8 operating system. I spend almost two hours on google before asking for ...
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Nic not showing up in device manager

I recently installed a new mother board and hard drive and have had trouble installing my wireless network card. On my old computer it worked fine but it seems it is not appearing in the device ...
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why aren't any alpha adapters windows 8 and kali linux compatible?

I did some research and almost every wifi adapter I found that is compatible with Kali works with Windows 7 and before. Does Windows 8 not allow Kali compatible wifi adapters?
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Linksys WRT54GL reset not working

I've accidentally bricked my router by setting the LAN mode to PPPoE (was previously in DHCP). Now I cant access the router at 192.168.1.1. I tried the hard reset 30/30/30 method but router does not ...
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CRC Mismatches during file transfers over network

Background This is a problem I have been having for quite a while now. When streaming videos over the network via Wifi or Ethernet I was getting artifacts and blocky pixels that were green and so ...
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Computer connects to ethernet when I'm only using wifi

I connect my computer through a wireless connection and use a vpn (private internet access). Whenever I start my computer it connects to the wifi and I have internet. Then however whenever my vpn ...
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How do I connect to my own HostedNetwork?

I don't want to make a hotspot - I want to play a video game I am one of those who have missed windows 7 ad-hoc network since upgrading to windows 8. It used to be reasonably simple to set up a ...
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Can't get second router to assign Xbox 360 an IP address. Functions fine otherwise

Due to the layout of my house, I'm forced to use multiple broadcasting devices to cover it with signal. I have an Ethernet cable ran from an open port from my main router (the one connected to the ...
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Windows 8.1 hp laptop won't connect to wifi.

I recently came abroad with my family and am staying at a family members house while I'm here. Their wifi (a BT home hub router) has a password (wpa2), which I know. However, every time I try and ...
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20 devices connect to AP but one, but that one connects to all other wifi networks but my own?

Need help with something that actually doesn't make any sense. TP-Link TL-WR743ND access point runs my home wireless network. It works great but... one device can't connect to AP. Something really ...
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no wifi on windows 10 media creation tool

I was tired of waiting for the windows 10 download so went ahead and downloaded the media creation tool from windows site but now i can't search wifi or change wifi settings because it is not there. I ...
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SDIO v2.0 and 3.0 compatible?

I need to connect a wifi chip with an SDIO v2.0 interface to a processing unit with a SDIO 3.0 interface. Are the two versions compatible? If not, what are the differences and how can it be resolved? ...
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Connect with multiple tv displays using wifi network

for reference as mentioned at given link. How can I connect multiple monitors to a single PC by LAN cables? How i can i connect with multiple monitors/projectors over wifi insted of lan cables. Do ...
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Windows 10 - No connections are available

I just updated my Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10 in my laptop. Everything is working fine except for the WiFi adapter. It doesn't scan for any available WiFi networks. When I hover it, it says "No ...
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How can i prevent my windows 10 from sharing wifi details with my contacts

In recent release of windows 10 we could see new feature named wifi sense which raised the following security threat as per this blog post : This brilliant new feature, which Microsoft has dubbed ...
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Getting 2 or more devices to be able to see each other and the internet behind a captive portal

I'm working from cafes and hotels meaning I have absolutely no access to internet with no captive portal in front of it. I'm writing mobile app. I need my computer and the phone to be on the same ...
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Lenovo Windows 8 laptop always has “limited” wifi connection

I have a Lenovo G585 laptop, running Windows 8.1, with an Atheros wireless card. I am always having wireless connectivity issues with it: it always shows up as a "limited" connection. Even if it ...
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Need a solution for my internet connections

first time posting and I'd like to ask for help on setting a stable internet arrangement. My house is quite big and has thick brick walls, so in order to spread wi-fi signal throughout the place I ...
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Android privacy - phone recognized my new wireless router network automatically

I had a DLink wireless router. Recently I replaced that with an Asus RT-N56 wireless router. I kept the same network name (MyNet) and password. RT-N56 operates in dual mode, with second network as ...
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RT5572 can authenticate using WPA2, but can't get an IP address from DHCP

I have a system running open embedded Linux with the Ralink RT5572 wireless usb card. I have the driver installed along with wpa_supplicant and I need to be able to connect to a WPA2 secured network. ...
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Intel Centrino 6205 WiFi adapter suddenly stopped working on Windows 8.1 Dell Latitude e6520

I have an over 4 year old Dell Latitude E6520 with Windows 8.1 (originally). Few days ago the WiFi card (Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205) suddenly stopped working. What happened was, I closed the ...
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No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10. Cannot rollback to 8.1

I have a similar problem to this user: No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10 I have a surface Pro 3 and after upgrading I have no internet. Recovery says there are no points to rollback ...
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Home Network - NAS, VPN, 2 Wifi networks [on hold]

I have a scenario where I want to have a home network setup with the following things: Normal Wifi network Another Wifi network that runs over a VPN (possibly multiple), so my TV and pick up netflix ...
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Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter for Windows 10 [on hold]

I'm having difficulty getting an ASUS Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter working in Windows 10 (x64), not sure what the model of the card is but it is using a Broadcom bcm4352 chipset. I can't find a ...
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Windows 10 : Wi-fi driver doesn't work anymore

I've just installed the new release of Windows 10 on my laptop. My problem is that i can't connect with my wifi card anymore and it appears that there is not any drivers (just Realtek PCE Family ...
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How to configure a local network for 'no internet'

I have recently built a small server that acts as a wireless access point. Unfortunately, the server has no way of accessing the internet due to technical constraints. When I use a smartphone (both ...
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Restoring previous internal wifi interface ID in Windows 7

At some point (most likely due to an upgrade or something) the Windows 7 on my laptop has decided that the wifi interface is not the same one as it was before. All configured wifi networks have ...
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Protecting my PC in unknown WLAN/LAN networks

I once read in another thread on superuser that PCs in a network could try to acess services running on other PCs in the same network Is it considered to be safe enough to enable ufw and deny all ...
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Everytime I restart router, i have to plug in ethernet cable again in wan port. Why?

I have an ADSL+2 modem to which I have connected to a TP-LINK WR740N wifi router with a 100 feet Cat6 Ethernet cable. Every time I turn on the router , i have to plug in the Ethernet cable again in ...
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Does a tri band router increase signal range?

So I have xfinity wifi and internet, it works great and all but the signal doesn't reach everywhere in my house. Range extenders don't really cut it since the speed it halved, will a tri band router ...
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Best multiple AP office wifi setup [closed]

What's the best wifi configuration for a 3k sq ft office with 30 people? Ideally we'll using multiple broadband connections and everyone can roam the office without switching networks. Is it possible ...
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Determine bottleneck for the Wi-Fi speed and match the Ethernet speed

The speed on my Wi-Fi is substantially less than the speed on the Ethernet. Through mtr, I don't see any substantial packet loss between the laptop to the router. I want to be able to diagnose the ...
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How to override wifi broadcast speed limit?

In the 802.11 protocol broadcast happens at minimum speeds (usually 1 Mbps) since there is no ACK system to know if the packet has been delivered successfully. But I want to broadcast a video stream ...
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Problematic access to internet via wifi

I bought an asus laptop with windows 8.1 and it has an issue when accessing internet via wifi . When accessing internet via ethernet everything loads fine on my browsers but when accessing via wifi: ...