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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Using Win7 PC for routing

I would like to use a Windows 7 PC with 3 Lan cards and 2 Wi-Fi as a router. For example, I have a PC with 3 LAN cards and two Wi-Fi cards. I would like to use one LAN card to connect to the public ...
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Want to use my ADSL modem as WiFi router when I use internet through other USB modem

I have a DSL DG-BG4100N modem. I use internet through other USB CDMA modem. Now I want to access this connection on my laptop through WiFi without disconnecting it from my desktop. How can I use the ...
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Broadcast a WiFi signal that comes from a different network interface

On Mac OS X, you can choose an option in the WiFi menu to create a network and become a relay the ethernet interface. I want to do something similar, but instead of relaying the ethernet interface, I ...
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Could I use a raspberry pi as a wifi access point with Sophos UTM for uplink balancing?

I have a router box that's running Sophos UTM (which has an option for uplink balancing). I've already got a wired connection to my ISP, but also have a wireless connection to a different ISP that I'm ...
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unable to access local web server over wifi

I'm using a Huawei wifi dongle to create a small wifi network in my house. I mostly just need a network to access my webserver on network devices and occasionally share files Problem: Webserver can ...
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how to create a server for remote desktop access

I'm using linux elementary and I'm trying to create a server that i will be able to access via wifi that my android phone will be able to connect to for remote desktop access. in short i need to be ...
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Wi-Fi does not work on OS X Yosemite Beta 4

When I installed OS X Yosemite Beta 4 on my 2008 iMac, it could not see any wireless networks and the button on the menu bar went crazy. When I turned it off, it did not change anything in the ...
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How can I connect to a WiFi network in Windows 8.1 that has been forgotten?

On Windows 8.1, a wifi network was marked as "Forget", but now I want to connect to that network and I can't even see the network. I tried adding the connection manually, and that didn't work. I ...
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2 laptops both Windows 8.1 on a home group

I was trying to create a homegroup, by mistake I created a Host Homegroup on both computers, I have left the Homegroup on the computer I wish to be the Client, but cannot find a way of joining the ...
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Sporadic brief yet massive drops in bandwidth

One office internet connection I use regularly has decent average bandwidth (around 40M up/40M down typically). However, it commonly has brief drops in bandwidth. These typically last for 0.5-5 ...
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MAC filtering not working on 2wire 2701HG-T modem

Why would mac filtering not work on a 2wire 2701HG-T modem? I've relied on mac filtering before to block intruders with other modems, but at my mom's house, she has a 2wire 2701HG-T modem, and there ...
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Unable to connect to internet with VirtualBox?

Earlier, I was using multiple instances of Virtual Machines running Linux Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox. They were working fine, with internet connectivity, etc. However, I then created a new Virtual ...
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options to watch dvr without a tv

I got att uverse dvr without having a tv. Right now, I cannot spend on buying a TV and canceling uverse also going to cost me a lot. I was wondering if there is a cheaper option for me to connect my ...
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Configure Raspberry PI Access Point to use RADIUS Apache Authentication?

I made a Raspberry PI into a wireless access point using isc-dhcp-server and hostapd, which is cool. What I would like to do is add a web-page authentication form for the network where I could display ...
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Can't Connect To VNC Server Through One Specific Wireless Access Point

I hope somebody can help me make sense of this: I have wireless access on my home router. In another part of the house, I have a wireless access point connected to my LAN (because it was out of range ...
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Cannot install Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter after uninstallation

In short, I don't have Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter, needed to start WiFi hotspot using netsh, and cannot install it again. I have Windows 8.1. Once I saw it in the state "not working ...
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WHY can't I connect to my Access Point anymore

windows xp wireless stops working after use wired connection I cant see the wireless network in available wireless network list in wireless network connection properties, the use Windows to ...
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Bridge OpenVPN LAN adpater and let WiFi AP connect directly to the LAN

I want to share the so far unused WiFi connection on my PC with mobile devices in the house. This works fine if I set up the virtual OpenVPN LAN adapter to be my shared internet connection. If I ...
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Creating hosted network with netsh when having to select the adapter

I'm on Win7. I usually create a hosted network by creating then executing a process that runs netsh wlan hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=MYSSID key=MYPASSWORD keyusage=temporary. So far, no problem. ...
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Netgear DHCP server doesn't provide the inputted dns servers to the connecting computer

I have NETGEAR JWNR2010v3 Router and I have configured it to static IP provided by the ISP. I have configured the preferred and alternate DNS servers provided by the ISP into the router. When I ...
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What's wrong with my home networking setup?

I have the following home network setup: Ground Floor Typical Wireless router which is connected to WAN/Internet and its LAN IP is 10.0.0.1. DHCP is ON with the address pool set to 10.0.0.100 to ...
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Diskless Netboot a laptop with a broken HDD

Short question: I need to use a laptop that the hard drive connector is broken with Linux or Windows by booting through the network cable. Full question and background: We have 2 desktop systems and ...
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Acer Aspire One Wireless Capability Switch Issue

My computer has all the necessities to use wifi, but my wireless capability won't turn on and when I use the front switch it shows the antenna symbol with an x every time. It's had this issue ...
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How can I disable all internet connections while my screensaver is running?

I was wondering if it's possible to disconnect my desktop PC from the internet entirely when starting a screensaver? I would also like to reconnect to the previously selected network (I'm using a ...
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Laptop having connectivity problems everywhere

My laptop (HP Envy dv6, running 64-bit Windows 8) loses connection entirely every half hour or so. Connection will be extremely weak for much of that time, then regain strength before suddenly ...
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Using nmap responsibly towards learning and understanding the restrictions to safeguard myself?

I hope this thread doesn't get yanked to fast and if you have any negative feedback for me in asking this question please take it easy on me as I'm just a beginner trying to learn more in the most ...
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Laptop losing all wi-fi signal when it is physically moved

Recently I've started encountering a weird bug in my Windows 7 x64. I have an Asus N53SV with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000. When I physically move the laptop, eg. move it to another room or just ...
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Windows 8 WiFi is slow if and only if power is unplugged

I'm running two brand new ASUS T100CA laptops with Windows 8. I've had identical problems with them from the get-go, almost all WiFi related (Windows update won't work, Windows store won't load, SSH ...
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Get WiFi router information in Linux terminal

What Linux terminal commands can help me gather information about all WiFi routers my laptop can detect? I mean things like name, channel, encryption type etc. (Linux, Debian)
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Why with WAMP utlizes computer name as wireless LAN access not working on Firefox or Safari but Chrome only?

I found that when use WAMP on win8, I able to access my wireless LAN like this: if my computer name is mypc, I am able to see the WAMP loitself by type in mypc in the address bar for Chrome. But when ...
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Extending wifi range with an external antenna

I've got an old antenna that I'd like to try and use to get a bit more wifi range/signal strength out of my laptop. The antenna is terminated with a male TS9 connector, such as the one pictured here: ...
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Raspberry Pi Edimax Wlan Stick drops connection

I finally got the Edimax RTL8188CUS wireless stick of my Raspberry Pi working but I keep losing the connection after just a few minutes. I can prevent this from happening when I constantly ping the ...
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Access Transparent Router's Web Interface

A picture I made in paint is shown below which shows how my network is setup. The main router goes out to the internet. I connected a 2nd router to the main router in order to support older devices ...
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How to make Kismet scan for a fixed period of time, wait for public WiFi access and upload its results?

My next project consists of a Raspberry Pi discreetly connected to a car that will wardrive for the person who connected it and never has to be retrieved. This is a proof of concept as I just want to ...
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Username and password for each user

I have a WiFi network in my home. I want all users in my home to have a different username and password to connect with WiFi to use the Internet. When they're trying to access a website, first their ...
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How to create a private wireless network off of public wifi?

My question is somewhat similar to this one, but that was never answered. Mine is different enough that I believe it warrants a new question. I am an organizer for an event coming up and we have some ...
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Improve and Reduce Latency in DD-WRT with QoS

I was tasked with making a home network today and after installing DD-WRT in one of the routers, I ran some diagnosis and the games became a problem. There is usually one or two people using Internet ...
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Can't access router management of TP-LINK TL-WR842ND after setting as access point

I disabled DHCP on TP-LINK TL-WR842ND and connect it LAN to LAN to my base router in order to set it as wireless access point for wireless devices. TP-LINK received an IP address from base router. ...
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Install measuremet lab's command line client on ubuntu(Linux) for speed test

Is there any script or simple way to install ndt on Ubuntu. Installation process on site says that we have to patch w100 file to kernel and much more which is too complex so I am in search of simple ...
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How to distribute wifi internet through router and access points

I want to make a wireless internet connection with an adsl modem which has no wifi option. So I want to connect a wireless router with the adsl modem and then I want to distribute it by connecting one ...
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Is it possible for a desktop computer to use a laptop's WiFi? [duplicate]

Given a curious setup, my desktop computer is now far from an accessible connection to the internet as it lacks WiFi, yet I do have a spare laptop lying around with WiFi capabilities. Is it possible ...
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DOCSIS version of cablemodem

how can i know the docsis version of my provider in a linksys WCG200, i look into the configurations of the router but jus says what version of docsis is supported but no what version my provider ...
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Disabling SSID from command line DD-wrt

I'm trying to disable/hide my SSID broadcast programatically in order to stop devices connecting to my access point (not for security reasons). I have tried renaming the SSID and setting it to nothing ...
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Always use wireless NIC for Internet access, if it's available

I've got a Windows 7 machine with both a gigabit wired connection and a wireless adapter. Both interfaces have IP addresses on the same network (192.168.0.0/24). I've got a single wireless router ...
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Need to extend home wireless network 500ft to barn pc with wireless adapter

I have no way of drilling through my house to get a network cable to my router to then extend out to my barn. I am currently using a TP-LINK TL-WA801ND as a wireless repeater(connected wirelessly to ...
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Two way radio and Wifi [on hold]

Wifi running at 2.4Ghz range can two way radios and wifi exist in the same office without interference? what are the possible alternatives?
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conecting my ps to my tv using ethernet

i am trying to connect my tv to the internet, my pc receives a wifi signal via my neighbours router and i am wanting to send that signal via my pc's ethernet port to my tv using an ethernet cable. my ...
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Dell Inspiron 7737 with Windows 7 Wlan connection fail

I just got my new Dell Inspiron 7737 Laptop and installed Windows 7 on it. I found all the drivers coresponding to this model and all drivers are working well. Now my problem is: First time I ...
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Cannot access DD-WRT after changing Router IP

I have a fresh Linksys E2500 running DD-WRT K26 NV60 mega and everything works fine, but when I log into the Web GUI and change the Router IP address and subnet under the setup tab, everything breaks. ...
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Linksys wrt54gl with Tomato running in client-mode not connecting to Cisco E4200

I have installed Tomato on my Linksys WRT54GL in an attempt to utilise it in client-mode to connect several wired-only devices to my other wireless router (the Cisco E4200) My Cisco E4200 is setup on ...