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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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?

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

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 ...
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Windows Homegroup (Wi-Fi) sharing but without Internet connection?

How can Homegroup sharing work in Windows 8 and 8.1? At the moment, I have setup Homegroup sharing. And currently, it only works when the computers are connected to the internet. I would like to be ...
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UPDATE-Confusion about connecting Different Wifi Routers

Good day, Here is the situation. I am to propose a thesis topic, about people tracking in our school. The method I choose is to use many wifi routers per building, so that when people connects to ...
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Set up WLAN in 3-level house

I'm having a hard time setting up the network in our house. It has three levels (basement, ground floor, first level). The WLAN is set up by an ASUS RT-N12 router which provides perfect coverage for ...
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Is my Windows 7 primary and secondary DNS setting correct?

I use a Windows 7 desktop PC with a TP Link Wireless N ADSL2 + Modem Router. My PC is connected to the TP Link via a LAN cable while another 2 PCs of my secretaries are connected via WiFi. I am not ...
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2 Acces Points on the same Home Network, problems with Wi-Fi Roaming

The achievement I want to reach is to have wifi all around the house without having to change manually between the 2 Access Points (and I did this), but still I want all the computers connect to both ...
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How do I get Windows to realise a connection is down and use a different connection?

I'm having some real troubles with my ISP, they've got an issue in the area and it's taking them weeks to diagnose and fix it. My internet connection is down for 1 to 3 hours per day and I work from ...
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Unable to use internet due to suspected DNS malware

I downloaded a midi file on my Windows 8.1 laptop last night. Since then, whenever I open chrome, I get a standard 'Web Page Not Available" error for ALL the sites I try to visit. Firefox and ...
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How hop count in a local area network works?

I have a network laid out similar to this: Router A (LAN Port) -> Switch -> Router B (WAN Port) A PC is connected to the LAN side of each router. PC 1 is on Router A, PC 2 is on Router B. IP ...
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Can't connect to network on Windows 7 (Wireless or Wired)

I'm helping a friend that can't connect to the internet through a hard wired connection or through wireless. It's a laptop, that usually connected fine through both. The error is that the WiFi bars ...
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How to improve the wifi performance of openwrt

If my computer download through my tplink router, the speed is 10Mbps, if through openwrt router, it's 5Mbps. Here is wifi information: root@localhost:/etc/config# iwconfig wlan0 wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ...
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No connections are available

Desktop machine operating on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1. Ethernet cable is plugged into the computer on one end, and into the WAN port of the wireless router on the other. ...
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Use a USB HDD connected to a Wi Fi router as a backup for both Windows Desktop and MacBook pro

i've a macbook pro with Retina ( running latest osX, 10.9 i guess ) and a desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. Can i buy a router with a usb port like this one, connect a USB HDD to it and use it as a ...
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Connect My Laptop To Internet Using the LAN Port On My Desktop

My desktop is connected to my home WiFi network using a USB WiFi dongle (managed by windows). The LAN port on the desktop is empty. I am working on a microcontroller project where I need a ethernet ...
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Is it okay to connect white Wifi antenna cord to main connector, while not connecting black antenna to axillary connector?

What is the difference between the main connector and the axillary connector? I have a Toshiba Satellite 1905-s301 laptop. Two weeks ago, someone accidentally pulled the U.FL connector (plug) off the ...
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I want to know about wifi [on hold]

I want to know about WiFi networking.In WiFi networking main provider can see the download list of any specific laptop.which is download from torrent,you tube and other site.
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Will wireless clients connect to access points with the same SSID regardless of the wired network?

In reference to How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, particularly this line Wireless clients just assume that all APs with the same SSID are configured similarly and are all ...
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Excessive rate of ARP requests from Windows 7 spooler service when network printer is off

I'm having series of ARP requests broadcast by a laptop over WLAN, asking MAC address for a range of IP (192.168.0.62 --> 192.168.0.94.) The process runs for the range, stops for a 20 or 30 seconds, ...
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How can I tell if Wireshark has sucessfully decrypted a capture

I have used Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4 in Windows 7 to create a capture file from my wireless g network by setting monitor mode. When loaded into Wireshark I can see the four way handshake and I ...
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How can I turn my wireless laptop into a wifi hotspot?

When I am in my room, my phone does not have any signal strength to my router. My laptop is at half signal strength, so I can use the internet just fine on that. Now I want to turn my wireless laptop ...
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Windows wireless interface for airodump-ng

Whenever I start airodump-ng on my Windows 8.1 32-bit PC, I can't use it because I do not know what the wireless (Wi-Fi) interface is. I know on Linux it's wlan0 but I don't know that the Windows ...
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Why, in 2014, do printers still suck? [closed]

Two part question. First, I'd like an informed, industry-savvy explanation why, when every other component in computing has marched towards reliability and feature-richness, printers are still as ...
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Why wireless router can't detect ARP spoofing?

This is a very begginer question. We know that ARP protocol isn't secure at all. Computers and routers(/switchs) trust in ARP replies and updates its ARP caches (as far as I know). So, why wireless ...
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Setting up Bluetooth access to HP AIO laserjet 2840 printer

I read somewhere that using the HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter I can wirelessly send and print documents from my Hp 2840 AIO printer. When I plug the bluetooth device directly to ...
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Which option is better for faster file transfer?

If I have a dual band wireless router and two computer connected to it (wirelessly), and I need to transfer a big file between the computers, would it be faster for both computers to use the same band ...
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Ubiquiti nanostation or nanobridge? [on hold]

I need to set up a wireless bridge between two buildings. The buildings themselves are only about 150-200ft apart, but they're across a parking lot from each other, and there's no underground conduit ...
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Keeping Virtual Wifi (As it was) before sleep/hibernation

I've seen these 2 questions Keeping Virtual Wifi (Soft) Access point after reboot Trigger Task Scheduler in Windows 7 when computer wakes up from sleep/hibernate But I don't want the virtual WiFi ...
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How to fix router Wi-Fi random down-time?

At home we have a Sitecom Wireless Gigabit Router N300. When it's working, it's great, but every now and then (seemingly randomly) the wireless connection will drop. The wireless network is still ...
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Web usage monitoring

We are group of friends working in shared wifi network. Can anyone of us monitor what other guys are surfing from their computer? Is there any tools or Admin right for such monitoring?
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Local wifi network community bulletin board

I'm trying to make an online community bulletin board for the people in my apartment building. Here's what I'm envisioning: I'll set up a wifi network, "Bulletin Board", and when people connect to my ...
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Can't Connect to OS X through Local IP Address

I've been encountering a problem connecting to my computer for months now, and finally have enough information together that hopefully someone can help me. I'm not sure if the problem with my laptop ...
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ping repeater at bootup and never stop

I have a wireless repeater which for some reason loves to go into sleep mode all the time, even if it is not supposed to. The manufacturer swears it's not a defect, and when it works, it works great. ...
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Active directory sites and services

I have 192.168.1.0/23 subnet for wired connection and 192.168.2.0/24 for wireless connection. Do I need to add 192.168.2.0 in AD Sites & services. Right now I have 192.168.1.0/24 added in the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't really forget wireless networks

I have recently noticed that wireless networks I have previously connected to and removed from my known wireless list are still being searched by my wireless card. The networks do not appear in ...
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confusion on QoS features on linksys

I own a linksys WAG120N router at home which connects a few computers to each other and to the Internet. I typically stay so close to it and using cat 5 between my laptop and the router. My sis ...
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How can I cause interference to an AP operating on 802.11g using laptops?

I want to cause interference to an AP operating on 802.11g using laptops, to study its effects on various metrics. I've tried creating an ad-hoc network on the same channel and frequency with laptop A ...
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cannot capture packets on wireshark without internet

I am using Wireshark on my Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit pa and whenever I start Wireshark without internet, it can't capture ant packets. But when I am connected to the internet, it captures packets form ...
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Connect to wifi Hotspot using EAP-SIM with USB dongle

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and use a Huawei E172 dongle for 3g Internet access. My data plan also allows me to connect to wifi hotspots using EAP-SIM authentication. Is it possible to set up ...