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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Wlan with wpa_supplicant under NixOS?

How to set up networking (wlan) with wpa_supplicant on NixOS? Whenever I try to connect to my local wlan network, I get CONN_FAILED as reason, which is a bit uninformative. It also tells me that my ...
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Linksys EA6500 and Android DHCP

Situation: I have a Linksys EA6500 v2 Wireless-N router. About 2 months ago, I had to perform a factory reset because my ISP refused to accept that my router wasn't the issue with my Internet access. ...
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Poor signal strength from Unifi AP

(Moved from Network Engineering Stack Exchange) I recently bought a Unifi access point to switch my home network over to wireless, however my devices report low to average signal from the access ...
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How to by pass restricted access to internet placed by a free internet provider?

A certain company has offered a free WiFi service in our area. I can ping Google from command prompt but can not access any website apart from their own and some links they have provided. I am using ...
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Airplane mode and wifi runs simuntaneously in windows 8.1

I am using windows 8.1 pro ver: 6.3.9600 build 9600 in my laptop when i turn on airplane mode at the same time the wifi can also be turn on or turn off. generaly it should not be happen and all ...
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NAT iptables : why wrong/empty destination in saved config?

Here is rules I put in iptables : $ iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i wlan0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j DNAT --to-destination 19.11.11.1:80 $ iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -j MASQUERADE ...
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Wireless network setup for 4 story townhouse

I currently have a Wireless N router + DOCSIS 3.0 modem on the 3rd floor of my home, and would like to have wifi access on every floor. I have very little background in networking, and was wondering ...
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What is the procedure of gaining and maintaining wireless internet?

There are a lot of parts in the procedure of having and maintaining a Wifi connection (or lack thereof) that sometimes makes me confused as to what the heck is going on when I try to connect to a ...
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Is it possible to make automatically open browser for any users that access my free network?

I am setting up a local free WiFi network. On this local network, I am setting up a Play framework powered web server. I want to minimize the steps needed for the users to connect to my server. I ...
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Can not bypass MAC address filtering

I add a white list filter by mistake to my wifi modem router, so I want to change MAC address to that IP. I run this command: ifconfig wlan0 down ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx ifconfig ...
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combine connections from 2 ISPs , one uses caching for torrent and youtube an the other doesn't , and do arbitration accordingly while surfing

I have 2 ISPs one is cheap (since has no caching for youtube/torrent etc) other provides caching for youtube,torrent etc irrespective of of the plan i opt for(512kbps,1mbps,....etc),but is ...
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Wireless on Linux Kali

I have a Dell laptop 3521 . it has a network board BroadCom 43142. I have on it dual boot: windows 8.1 with kali. I have a problem on linux Kali with network. I install compat driver but it doesn't ...
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What does 300+300mbps on a wireless router mean?

I'm looking at a router on amazon, the netgear n600. I'm getting it for the dualband. Well one of the features say 300+300mbps. Does that mean each channel operates at 300 mbps? Does it achieve ...
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Laptop won't detect wifi after an issue with WiFiKill

My brother used WiFiKill on my laptop as a prank. I think I turned it off by simply clicking Start on the top middle of the page, to change it from Start to Stop. I thought that had solved the problem ...
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Weird FIOS router issue started TODAY and b0rked Windows PCs only

So this morning when I woke up, I experienced something I've never seen. All of my windows PCs (4 of them) could get on my Wifi, but not access the internet. All internet addresses would ping to ...
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Intel WiDi needs Intel adapter?

I have the processor requirement and, subsequently, the graphics card. Why do I need to have a specific wireless card? The question is: Can I bypass somehow this "requirement" without using extra ...
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Internet sharing

I want to share internet connection from my wireless adapter, my modem router combined in one device is configured on bridge mode that allow only one connection at time.... the cause is my internet ...
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How do I extend the network wifi throughout the home?

Is there any other options to improve our signal or extend the signal throughout the home with wireless extenders? Anything else you can think of to help... I have a very crowded neighborhood with ...
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WLAN router with some special features [on hold]

I'm currently looking for a WLAN-router that is capable of the following things: Two separate WLANs, both secured with a key (and I mean real WLANs, not one and one guest) One of them should be ...
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How do I detect whether somebody is using my MAC address?

Some universities use MAC addresses of laptops to share internet. When we access to internet by common routers (universities, working place) if someone use our MAC it is a problem since data usage of ...
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Wi-Fi signal strength in OpenWRT

Is there a way to retrieve signal strengths on all the devices connected in a wireless network in OpenWRT? I want to check signal strength of devices connected to the router. My router has OpenWRT ...
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How can I use Windows 7 Ad-Hoc wireless networks for computer gaming LANs?

We intend to play Terraria 1.3 without having any routers or modems.. I've been told that we can make an Ad-Hoc Network to play, and so we did, we both connected to one, but it didn't work for us, as ...
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How to collect WiFi password entries [on hold]

Is it possible to collect passwords users enter when attempting to connect to a WiFi hot spot? Would the wrong passwords get saved anywhere?
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Mac OS El Capitan (10.11) not able to connect to WIFI(WPA 2 Enterprise)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro OS to 10.11 (El Capitan), since then its not able to connect to WIFI (WPA2 Enterprise) of our organisation. It is getting authenticated via EAP-PEAP but after that its ...
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Single website won't load on entire network

This is a new problem. It occured suddenly and without change to any settings or me doing anything to my network connection. Whenever I try to access quora.com, or any page on the site, whether it ...
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Cable modem and wireless routers set up

I have cable internet, 60meg. I have just bought a Asus rt-ac56r wireless router. I also have a Linksys wrt320N. I tried to get the Linksys to be a repeater by downloading and installing dd-wrt but ...
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Laptop doesn't connect to internet while other computers are connected

Having problems connecting wirelessly a laptop to home internet router. Other computers see the network just fine, but when this one is attempting to connect it fails and the whole network goes down, ...
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Wifi Captive HotSpot, login page location?

Stated you made a wifi captive hotspot, when a Mac user connects to, Mac OS detects it's a walled garden and displays a kind of popup (not really in safari, actually in ...
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Can I connect Range Extender's Ethernet Port to another access point/router?

I have a home network with 2 Netgear Routers: 1 Modem+Router, 1 Router only. I have DELL Laptop, with Windows 8.1. Presently, the router + modem gets heated up due to being on since months! And so ...
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how to connect one pc and two laptops having a two port modem/router?

I have two laptops (having wireless capability ofcourse!) and a PC. I want to have them in one network (for playing lan game). and I have a two port router (a usb port and a lan one) is there any ...
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Why my Wifi-Captive-Portal is not detecting by main OSes?

I did a wifi captive portal. (I created a Wifi Access Point + Redirections to local web only. The machine is a Linux Mint server). As a client, I connect and ping the server/access-point: I confirm ...
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Can't connect to wireless routers and settings page - connection refused

1st router. I can't connect to my wireless router setting page at 192.168.1.1. in chrome it says "ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED". I didn't have this problem before. this happens to another router too. I'm ...
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How to share 2 different internet connections to 2 different ports?

in windows 7 ultimate, I've 2 internet isp connections. Ethernet (rj45) connection 4g usb dongle i have 2 LAN port. between 2 LAN port, one has the isp connection. now i want to share my ...
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How to make same ssid's not to interfere each other

My machine is configured with 2 Access points with same SSID's 1.Aruba Ap 2 .Hostapd (wlan0_0 ) Whenever my machine connects to Aruba client is supposed to connect Aruba AP if not it should connect ...
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realtek RTL8723AE change a channel

Hu guys, I got this problem with frequent disconnecting and reconnecting of users to my wi-fi hot spot. I googled it and it seems like I need to change a channel on my router(Realtek RTL8723AE ...
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Captive portal : external splash page specs?

Captive portals - like in restaurants, hostels, airports, ... - are detected by OSes. When detected, OS displays a browser-like windows (~popup). (Generally in order to ask for authentification, ...
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Knowing the MAC adress of a stolen laptop

Recently my HP 1000 laptop was stolen, is there any way to find its MAC address? I connected my laptop to a PTCL EVO (Pakistan) WiFi USB dongle, but in the device options there is nothing I could ...
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win 8 network connection

Have an HP Pavilion 23 with Win 8.1 that will not connect to the internet. When you reset or disable the adapters to renew the IP you will get a 651 error. However when I run Ipconfig /all or Ipconfig ...
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Upgrading TWC modem/router with 192.168.0.1 default address on home network with existing Trendnet wired router set to 192.168.2.1

I have a home network with a Trendnet TW100-S4W1CA wired router with a base address of 192.168.2.1, DHCP turned on with a range of 192.168.2.1 - 192.168.2.100, subnet 255.255.255.0. It is connected to ...
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Aircrack-NG fundamentals: how much network traffic takes each of the WIFi devices on my wireless network?

I have a portable computer running Kali Linux near (about 2 meters) to my DSL wireless access point, and I am trying to browse all the traffic on my network capturing it with AirCrack-NG. This is ...
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Wifi router + Modem overloaded

I am really tired of the situation I am going through. We have one connection and one Modem+Router device at home. There are over 18 devices that connect to one router at the same time. We have to ...
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Setting up a wired and wireless router

I have a little box I use as a print server now. It has a wireless card and two ethernet ports, and I'd like to use it to replace my router, as it supports ac and my current router only supports G. I ...
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How to connect a PC with Windows XP wirelessly to the internet [closed]

Can anyone explain this assuming I have no experience with computers, or is there a part I could replace to change the operating system?
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Connecting to my SSID force opening a browser window. How?

I'm aiming my clients to get a popup/browser display once they connect my Wifi. Currently it s running with HostAPD. You see my SSID in available wifi, no password. Access only to my local web. No ...
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Secure and efficient business NAT router setup

Background I'm designing a server setup for the small business where I work. We want to be able to host our own web server and other services in the future at our own location. Being the IT ...
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Only one of two ethernet connections has internet access

Alright, this one has got me completely stumped. Among other devices, I have three computers currently connected to the same wireless router: One of them is connected through ethernet and has ...
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What are the known plug-and-play 5Ghz WiFi dongle? [closed]

I'm planning to inject a USB WiFi dongle inside a Virtual Machine through USB on a Windows 7 64 bit guest (without SP1), the goal is to connect to a 5Ghz WiFi (N or ac). Since I don't have admin ...
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How to know which wireless band I am connected to when router is running dual-band?

I have my router set up to work on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz using the same SSID in dual-band mode. Sometimes, when I am on the edge of the 5GHz range, I suspect that my very poor internet performance is ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't refresh network when it reconnected after interrupted

I am using a laptop, connect to home wifi. Sometime the network is lost, cause limited icon in network. After the network resume, my laptop doesn't recognize it and still display the limited icon. I ...
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Setting Up Seperate Home Network no External Internet

Is it common, or recommended, to setup a separate home network for the purpose of streaming and sharing local files? What are some considerations I should account for when setting this network up in ...