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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Slow network speed on a single computer

I'm having a difficult time diagnosing a network issue on a new laptop I bought. It uses Windows 8.1 while all my other computers use Windows 7. My network is simple and contains the Verizon FiOS ...
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How can I test to be sure my wifi access point is failing?

I have a Logitech wifi router, with just one LAN and one WAN input. I hook it up to my cable router to create a wifi access on my LAN. I have a laptop (running Ubuntu), an Android tablet, an Android ...
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Wireless does not work on laptop

I have been having problems with the wireless network connection on my laptop for a while. (Samsumg Np905S3g) All drivers should be up to date, as well as windos updates. I have tried a clean install ...
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Accessing to IP cameras behind TL-MR3020 nano router

What I want to do is connecting several IP cameras to my LAN with wireless router/AP. I have a main USRobotics modem/router/AP (192.168.1.1) and all my computers are connected to that one using ...
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Wifi related weirdness / dropping connection

I'm having some weird wifi issues at home which I cannot figure out. My problem is that the wifi connection randomly drops and, sometimes, will not reconnect. My home property is an apartment with 3 ...
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Two routers with same SSID and MIMO. Will this cause problems?

I have two routers with same SSID one for upstairs and one for downstairs. The setup works well with all the phones and older laptops. However now I got new Acer V 13 which advertise MIMO. and it's ...
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Can you explain why I am losing internet connection?

Here is the problem. I live in an apartment together with two of my roommates. Each of us lives in a separate room (see diagram: Mine is Blue, Room1 and Room2 are where my roommates live). There is a ...
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Random connection timeout

Since some months ago, I notice connection timeouts on my PC (about once a day). Browsers say there is no connection for one minute, then everything get back to normal without doing anything. Note ...
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AirPort Extreme/Express 802.1X authentication and guest access

I've got a number of AirPort Expresses & Extremes set up to have main Wi-Fi and guest access. They work well but the problem is, people keep sharing the password for the main network and I'd like ...
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Wired Internet abruptly stopped working Ubuntu 14.04LTS

My Ethernet just stopped working after I might have probably messed up with some of the settings. I have a dual boot windows 8 and Ubuntu. Internet works fine on windows 8, and used for for ubuntu ...
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Why does lldpctl show no neighbors on standalone Ubuntu system?

I have installed sudo apt-get install lldp in two different ubuntu system and in both system I have set (/etc/default/lldp) DAEMON_ARGS="-x -c -s -e -l" I have check in wireshark also transmitted ...
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QOS on a Cisco DPC3939?

So with the Xfinity triple play package they issue a Cisco DPC3939 router. Now, I don't know if any of you have any experience with it or not, but suffice to say that it sucks in terms of both ...
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Add access point without ethernet connection?

I have a TP-Link wireless access point that I would like to set up so I can access WiFi at both ends of the building. The issue is I don't want to have an ethernet cable running across the floor. Is ...
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LAN over RF link leads to intermittent errors

We have an odd error occurring with our network, the setup is: IP Camera -> Radio LAN repeater -> Local switch -> PC The IP camera is streaming video over RTSP / UDP and we can control it ...
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Windows 7 Calendar is No Longer Shown, No Wireless Signal Icon Shown and Resource Monitor Does Not Start

1. Recently I have noticed that I cannot get calendar to pop up after clicking on clock on system tray. I can with searching find settings to configure clock but I can't access calendar at all. 2. I ...
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How to create game connection over my router but don't share internet?

My friend and I want to play a game that requires a lan connection between two computers. I have a modem with wifi and he has a laptop with inbuilt wifi. So I want to let him connect to my router (to ...
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Is there such thing as an Ethernet output selector? [on hold]

I have two independent Internet connections at my home, and I also have a very detailed LAN setup in my home, spanning many floors, and network devices. The problem is sometimes one of the two ...
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Network adapter slow - Windows 7

I'm having problems with my internet speed when connected to a PLC. I'm connected to the PLC with an ethernet cable and to the internet via WiFi. The LAN adapter has a static IP set but I don't get ...
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How can I properly use “crunch” in Kali linux?

NEW UPDATE! i was able to: crunch 8 8 0123456789 -o /root/Desktop/filename.txt https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/79896/how-can-i-properly-use-crunch-in-kali-linux this is my first post so ...
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WLAN on OpenWRT router

I've installed OpenWRT Snapshot R43972 on a router that is not officially supported (a Swisscom Centro Grande resp. Pirelli / ADB according to the descriptions here and here. However, the PCB layout ...
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Could using fewer antennae than a wireless NIC has connectors for cause any problems?

Could damage to a radio occur? Is there likely to be a performance impact? If connecting one or two of a possible three antennae, will the choice of antenna ports used have any impact?
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Windows 8.1: Ad-hoc wifi network manager

Connecting to ad-hoc wifi networks has become fairly inconvenient in Windows 8.1. It requires executing several shell commands and copy/paste of strings... (See here.) Does anybody know a nice tool ...
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WiFi Hotspot on Mac or Windows

I am trying to set up WiFi hotspot using my MacBook pro laptop. I have both Mac OS and Windows 7 installed. The problem is that my network provider (eduroam, university network) does not allow users ...
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Extend WiFi range with a wired AP

My brother has a router with wireless connections in his cellar/ground floor. His range is bad on the top floor. He already has physical CAT cables running through his house so he could easily ...
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How do you reset a Buffalo WZR-D1800H (with dd-wrt installed)?

I installed dd-wrt on my Buffalo WZR-D1800H wifi router some time ago. I've reset this device in the past, but it always takes me about 30 or more minutes to figure it out. Each time I finally reset ...
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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Very slow file transfer speeds from wired to wireless

I'm trying to transfer files between my Windows 8.1 desktop, which is connected to my network via Gigabit Ethernet, and my Windows 8.1 Surface Pro, which is connected via 802.11n wireless. Although ...
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samsung smart tv that repeatedly is disconnecting from wifi while streaming hd video [on hold]

parents-in-law (60+) have a samsung smart tv that repeatedly is disconnecting from wifi while streaming hd video; netflix, hulu etc. So my parents-in-law have a two story large house with a comcast ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 configure as wifi access point / router

I have a windows server at home which handles all DNS and DHCP for my network. Recently my upstairs router exploded and I need to find a new way of providing Wifi for my home. The server has a new ...
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Home Networking - Repeater/LAN Connection [on hold]

Need some quick advice on whether or not this is possible to accomplish. Requirements I have a machine that 100% has to have a wired connection to obtain internet. It also must take full advantage ...
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Are 3G dongle faster than built-in smartphone 3G chip? [on hold]

I live on the African continent and do not have access to a cable connection. So whenever I am at home, I rely on my smartphone data plan or on a 3G dongle on my laptop. I have noticed that the ...
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Is it possible to use an internet passthrough from OSX to an Android phone for development purposes?

I have a locally hosted website in nginx, and I'd like to be able to access that website from a smartphone or other external device for testing purposes. I tried internet connection sharing with no ...
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Installing ASUS usb-n10 nano receiver disables my ethernet card, ruins my pc start/shutdown time and itself also not working?

I installed a ASUS usb-n10 nano wireless receiver to my desktop PC but after installation I couldnt connect internet through cable/on board ethernet card also wireless receiver not working and made my ...
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Wireless adapter disabled by fn. Key

I turned off my wifi on my ProBook 4540s by one of the FN keys but I don't know which one. I don't know how to turn it back on again. Can you please help me? I have tried turning the laptop off and ...
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how to use an specific connection on my internet browser?

I have two different connections, one on WiFi and another one on cable. The cable connection uses proxy and blocks some websites. The wifi connection doesn't use proxy. Im trying to use the WiFi ...
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SSH port fowarding on Apple Airport Extreme

I am trying to access a VM that I have on a server on a local network run by an Apple Airport Extreme 2nd gen from outside the network via SSH. I have set up SSH port forwarding on the airport extreme ...
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Problems with netsh wlan

I'm currently using a hostednetwork to connect a Nintendo 3DS with the command netsh wlan start hostednetwork, birdge the one that has internet and, the 3ds connects without problems, can browse, ...
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Connect multiple Android/iPhone Devices to MacBook Pro

my plan is to control my MacBook via OSC from different smartphones (android/iphone). When I do that in my personal network, everything works fine. But I wonder if it's also possible to create a WiFi ...
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Internet Connection Sharing with Wireless Hosted Network (WHN) is not providing a DNS server for WHN clients

On Windows 8, I'm using a wireless hosted network with ICS. I have one interface connected to internet, and my WiFi interface as a wireless access point. The interface that is connected to internet is ...
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How to Setup a Simple SOHO network [on hold]

I'm rusty at being anything close to a IT type. Mostly do Automation. Need some help setting up the network in our office. Tried cruising for the answers but i'm getting confused. We have an LAN/WAN ...
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What does the Wi-Fi usb speed limit refer to?

Let's say that I have a Wi-Fi usb pen drive with a maximum speed limit of 300Mbps (which is equal to roughly 36MBps). Is this the maximum communication speed that I can get between my Wi-Fi device ...
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Very slow Wi-Fi download speeds using a TP-LINK WR841N (1/10th of full Ethernet speed)

I have 105/10 internet through Comcast and I have a TP-LINK WR841N router. I use Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I get ~100Mbps through Ethernet, and only around 10 Mbps through Wi-Fi. Yesterday I had ~50Mbps on ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Connect WP8 to Zarafa/Synology mailserver only using mobile data when home WiFi not available

I have a Lumia 1520 WP8 phone that I'm trying to connect to my Zarafa mail server on a Synology rackstation. The rackstation is connected to the internet via a DLink DSL-2890AL router which connects ...
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Are WiFi Bridges Proprietary, or Substitutable Between Products Meant to Communicate with Them? [on hold]

After watching CES 2015, I decided to purchase some LED RGBW smart lights. The brand I went with was LimitlessLED. In my haste, I didn't order a WiFi bridge from them, just the lights. Now that my ...
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Windows 8.1 shut down after I plugged my S5 into a usb hub now mouse and wifi won't work

So I have a desktop and I was plugging in my phone to move some albums over. Forgot I was plugging it into my usb hub which is notorious for being touchy. And as soon as the metal from the charger ...
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Possible way to use desktop applications on your android device with almost no lag in remote area?

Can you use a Wireless LAN connection and appropriate device(s) to link an android smartphone and a desktop computer in a remote area, such as Antarctica, so that the smartphone can use an app like ...
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Is Cellular Internet Connectivity lost when connecting to WiFi captive portals? [closed]

Would it be expected that when connecting with a smartphone with cellular internet enabled, to a WiFi captive portal, smartphone "looses" cellular internet? AFAIK captive portal either redirect HTTP ...
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Use Ubuntu laptop as a Wi-Fi repeater

Well I have two questions actually.... The first one is can I use my Ubuntu laptop to extend the Wi-Fi network to which my laptop is connected same in Windows through Connectify. The second one is ...
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Diagnosing a seemingly functioning WiFi Adapter

I recently bought a computer that came with an AsRock Extreme 9/ac motherboard - which I am adoring and love in every way. Everything about it works just fine. I install Windows (8.1 x64) and go ...