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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Connecting two routers to create two home networks causes issues

My cable provider provided us with a gateway modem that has it's own built in router. I need to set up two local networks, one for guest and one for admins. The reason is because I have a Western ...
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Deskjet 2540 wireless connection Linux

I'm testing the following printer HP Deskjet 2540 which has wireless capabilities. I have connected it and install it no issues via USB using the hplip which is a brilliant bit of software for Linux ...
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In Windows, how to search in a specific Wi-Fi channel?

In Linux, it is possible to "keep searching" in a specific channel (using airodump-ng): airodump-ng -c 5 mon0 if I keep searching in a channel for more than 10 seconds, I notice that some new APs, ...
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Ping between pc and wifi router is fluctuating

So a heaving troubles when playing online with my PS3 by wifi. I have a ADSL Internet, a D-Link DSL-2730B as modem/router (wifi is off) and D-Link DIR-803 wifi router. Both are with default ...
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Cant connect wirelessly Windows 7 toshiba laptop

so I have a toshiba laptop, and the wireless network card inside is an Intel Centrino N-2200.My laptop never had connectivity problem until today, I turned off the wifi access on the laptop(with the ...
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Strangely slow internet on MacBook Air running OS X Yosemite

We have Wi-Fi internet in our home which we access from at least five different devices (2 PCs, 2 phones, 1 Mac). On four of the five, the internet behaves perfectly fast enough, but on the ...
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Wifi router bridging

My primary router is HG 8247 Huawei ONT Device with primary gateway 192.168.100.1. I want to extend its range using a TPLink WR740N i have lying around. I have done the following without success: ...
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How can I wirelessly connect my verizon motorola maxx 4g lte to my Netgear N600?

I currently usb tether to my windows 8.1 desktop for internet access. I have a Netgear N600 wireless router that I want to bridge to this arrangement so I will have access over my house. Is there a ...
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How do I change the order of WiFi Networks in Windows 8.1 to give priority to one over another?

In Mac OS X you can change the order of remembered wireless networks by moving them up and down the list. This will change which WiFi network gets connected first. I can't seem to find the equivalent ...
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Setting up Wi-Fi using USB adapter on Ubuntu 12.04

I have tried in vain to set up my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop as a Wi-Fi hotspot; it says Your wireless card does not support Access Point mode I had to resort to a USB Wi-Fi adapter, and I purchased ...
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Can't ping computers via a bridged connection

I've got the following setup: PC running Windows 8.1 with a Wifi card connected to the local network and an ethernet cable running to a laptop. Wifi and Ethernet connections are bridged. Laptop ...
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How to create one overall network with two wireless signals (one public, one private)

What I want to do: I want to have one overall network but with two wireless signals. I want one to be public while the other is private. What I know I need: I know I need two wireless routers and ...
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WiFi driver suddenly stops working, reinstalling does nothing

The problems started last week when I booted up my laptop. I noticed when I logged in a connection symbol with an (X) on it. Hovering over it says Not connected - No connections are avaliable. I run ...
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Sharing Android Phone's WiFi connection with OSX

Is it possible to tell OSX to connect to an Android phone (Sony Xperia Z2) via BlueTooth / USB and use the WiFi connection that's setup on the Android phone? I've tried to setup Bluetooth PAN on the ...
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Airodump-ng & Aireplay-ng: No packets from AP

I'm pretty new to penetration testing and I'm trying to learn how to correctly use airodump-ng with aireplay-ng to break through wep encryption on my AP. I have managed to get the password with ...
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How can I connect to Wifi and Wired LAN on the same computer?

I recently bought a Brother laser printer with built-in WiFi. I purchased a USB WiFi adapter for my Dell desktop PC to connect it to the printer on the network. The PC is also connected to the same ...
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What does WAN connection type PPPoE mean when it detects Static IP

On my router config page, under Network> WAN> WAN Connection Type: PPPoE is present by default. There is a detect option next to it which provides Static IP as the result. ...
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Why my mobile device was not assigned to any COM port after Bluetooth connection was established? [on hold]

I am following this tutorial: click To be able to establish SPP (serial communication with my android phone). However, I am not having COM port assigned to the mobile device, neither I see SPP option ...
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kde debian jessie wifi & wired simultaneously

I am running debian jessie with kde desktop. I have a wifi network with an attached printer and a wired network with internet access. I need to use them simultaneously; however, if I enable wifi, ...
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TCP packet issue with 802.11ac but not with 802.11n on an Android Nexus 6

I have an Android Nexus 6 that connects to my computer via an ad-hoc network. When my phone connects to the 802.11n card (TP-LINK 300Mbps Wireless N), the bytes are sent with no issue; verified with ...
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Setting up VPN on R8000 Nighthawk Router

Can anyone assist with the set up of my VPN ? I travel frequently and would like to have access to my files attached to my home R8000 Nighthawk Router. I'm using a MAC. My internet is supplied by a ...
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Cannot copy large files between a Mac and a PC over WiFi

I have a 17" MacBook Pro (Late 2011 model). Whenever I copy a large file between them (> 1GB), the transfer stalls or fails outright after the 1st gig or so. It doesn't matter if the file is on the ...
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WiFi Repeater or Access Point? Which one reduces speed for the main router's users?

Here's my situation: My router is in my room and I am unable to place it anywhere else. People in other rooms don't get a WiFi signal, so I want make a better signal for them. I don't know if its ...
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My ISP is inserting a JavaScript file into all the pages I browse

For the last two days, my browsing speed (Not Downloading) has dropped too much(up to 90%). When I have realized the problem I analysed the issue and found that my ISP is putting a JavaScript file ...
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Why does Windows 8 refuse to connect to my WiFi repeater even though it has a much stronger signal than the access point it repeats?

I recently installed a WiFi repeater in my small business. It is truly a "repeater" in that it does not broadcast a duplicate SSID or its own SSID, but rather is joined to the same SSID from the ...
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Internet connection repeatedly disconnects/reconnects on only 1 PC with new router

Recently I have replaced an old wireless router with a newer one, and since then one of my devices has been experiencing repeated disconnection and reconnection to the wireless network. My wireless ...
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Acer/Windows 7 Not connecting to wifi on specific network

My computer won't connect to my school network via wifi, I'm able to plug it into a port to connect, but it won't connect with the wifi. Well, it connects to the wifi, and says its connected to the ...
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“Private” MAC Address

I'm not new to home networking and I've been running DD-WRT routers for years. I'm a software developer, so "technologically" curious by nature but admittedly have never really researched in-depth low ...
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Cannot set MAC address to any hex of my choice

I set my mac address for the wifi chip via: /sbin/ifconfig wlan0 down /sbin/ifconfig wlan0 hw ether ${WIFI_MAC_ADDR} /sbin/ifconfig wlan0 ...
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Openwrt bridging issue between wireless and ethernet port

I've this scenario: an AP connected to the STA wirelessly, the AP is a DHCP server I have following configurations in /etc/config/network of the AP: config interface lan option ifname 'eth1 ...
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Hostednetwork no internet?

I am using my windows 8.1 laptop to create a hosted network. It is doing this fine and says that it has 'IPv4 connectivity: internet'. But when I go onto it on my surface pro and ipad it says the ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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Trying to get a wireless router to work on a network through a hub

My goal is to get my wirelessrouter to broadcast internet in the same area of my computer. The internet is provided to my computer from the company server, goes into a linksys 5 port hub, not into the ...
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Home Networking Queries and Multiple WiFi access points [on hold]

I'm looking at updating my home network. I've got a number of devices that offer wifi and wired connections and would like to make use of them all if possible. Key: - = Wired connection - - - = ...
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Wireless Adapter needs periodic reset to connect to Home Group; Internet never affected (Windows 8)

I have a media pc (Windows 8) set up in my house with a server running on it. This allows me to connect to it and modify things from a different PC in the house (rather than always having to walk ...
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android mobiles connectivity using TP-link wireless outdoor CPE

I am Internet service provider and I would like to know if we can provide internet service to android mobiles using TP-link wireless outdoor CPE. If we can. How can we maitain track of individual user ...
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How to have my own TV media system that emulates a network channel-by-channel stream? [closed]

You know how when you have cable or even just basic digital television with an antenna and everything you watch is streamed to you based on a scheduled system from the provider, all with ads ...
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Easiest and most convenient way to allow secure guest wifi connection [on hold]

I want to allow my clients who come to my store have access to my wifi. I want to let them use my wifi internet, but I want it to be: Super easy to connect, something like WPS, but WPS is not an ...
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Dir-610 router won't accept connection until restart

My DIR-610 randomly drops connection for computers on the network. If you try to connect to it again (wireless), windows says it's Unable to connect. When this happens you can either wait until ...
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Wireless USB adapter suddenly very slow

I have been using my wireless adapter fine for about 2-3 years on my Windows 7 PC, but a few days ago the internet became extremely sluggish, and no attempt to power on/off, re-plug, or fully ...
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How to share my neighbours wifi and create a separate WLAN [closed]

We currently use my neighbour's wifi at our holiday home (with permission) However this requires us to dangle a USB antenna connected to our laptop from an upper floor window. What we wish to do is ...
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Windows7 / WiFi Issue

My laptop with windows7 is in trouble. It use to work as a charme but, unfortunately, my power supplier stops work. I bought one onto web and waited for it nearly two weeks. My laptop hasn't a ...
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Home Network setup [on hold]

I'm setting up a home network, and as a programmer I find all things Layer 2 and 3 to be just a step below magic. I have a Verizon FiOS Actiontec router that is connected to my Cisco SG200-08 8-port ...
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Why is Samba SMB slower than HTTP/NFS/FTP transfer on NAS on my LAN?

I want to set up a NAS which I have done most recently with a Raspberry Pi 2 (quad-core ARM Cortex-A7, 1GB RAM, 32GB microSD) running Raspbian “Jessie”: I have a laptop—an HP Pavilion G6—running ...
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Why filtering on udp port in TCPDUMP gives only fragmented IP frames

I've a device capturing traffic with Tcpdump filtering on "upd dst port" then it creates a pcap file to be read in wireshark. what I obtain from running: tcpdump udp dst port 5201 -qUns 0 -i wlan0 ...
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No internet access using Airbase

I'm using Airbase to set up a rogue wireless AP, but when I go to connect to it, I can connect to the AP, but I can;t get on the internet. Here are the commands I'm using. Can anyone tell me what I ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi after Sleep/Hibernate

I start my computer normally and the Wi-Fi adapter works just fine. However, once I sleep or hibernate, and resume, I am no longer connected to any network. I scan for a network and the list displays ...
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Calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi-router

Is there a way to calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi router if it should cover area of radius N meters? Supposing area is without any barriers.
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Linksys WRT54G DD-WRT web UI inaccessible now that browsers block SSLv3? [duplicate]

I can telnet in, but even setting about:flags in Chrome to allow SSLv3 I can no longer access the web interface. It just times out with a blank page or loads a little bit of text and is unable to ...
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Interference due to SSID broadcasting

I'm not connected to the 2,4 GHz network, only to the 5GHz. But the 2,4 GHz network cannot be turned off(apple airport) so although not being used it keeps broadcasting it's SSID. I'd like to know how ...