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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Nic not showing up in device manager

Hey guys I recently installed a new mother board a hard drive and have had trouble installing my wireless network card. On my old computer it worked fine but it seems it is not appearing in the device ...
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why aren't any alpha adapters windows 8 and kali linux compatible?

I did some research and almost every wifi adapter I found that is compatible with Kali works with Windows 7 and before. Is there a reason for this. Does Windows 8 not allow Kali compatible wifi ...
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Linksys WRT54GL reset not working

I've accidentally bricked my router by setting the LAN mode to PPPoE (was previously in DHCP). Now I cant access the router at 192.168.1.1. I tried the hard reset 30/30/30 method but router does not ...
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CRC Mismatches during file transfers over network

Background This is a problem I have been having for quite a while now. When streaming videos over the network via Wifi or Ethernet I was getting artifacts and blocky pixels that were green and so ...
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Computer connects to ethernet when I'm only using wifi

I connect my computer through a wireless connection and use a vpn (private internet access). Whenever I start my computer it connects to the wifi and I have internet. Then however whenever my vpn ...
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How do I connect to my own HostedNetwork?

I don't want to make a hotspot - I want to play a video game I am one of those who have missed windows 7 ad-hoc network since upgrading to windows 8. It used to be reasonably simple to set up a ...
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Can't get second router to assign Xbox 360 an IP address. Functions fine otherwise

Due to the layout of my house, I'm forced to use multiple broadcasting devices to cover it with signal. I have an Ethernet cable ran from an open port from my main router (the one connected to the ...
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Windows 8.1 hp laptop won't connect to wifi.

I recently came abroad with my family and am staying at a family members house while I'm here. Their wifi (a BT home hub router) has a password (wpa2), which I know. However, every time I try and ...
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20 devices connect to AP but one, but that one connects to all other wifi networks but my own?

Need help with something that actually doesn't make any sense. TP-Link TL-WR743ND access point runs my home wireless network. It works great but... one device can't connect to AP. Something really ...
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no wifi on windows 10 media creation tool

I was tired of waiting for the windows 10 download so went ahead and downloaded the media creation tool from windows site but now i can't search wifi or change wifi settings because it is not there. I ...
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SDIO v2.0 and 3.0 compatible?

I need to connect a wifi chip with an SDIO v2.0 interface to a processing unit with a SDIO 3.0 interface. Are the two versions compatible? If not, what are the differences and how can it be resolved? ...
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Connect with multiple tv displays using wifi network

for reference as mentioned at given link. How can I connect multiple monitors to a single PC by LAN cables? How i can i connect with multiple monitors/projectors over wifi insted of lan cables. Do ...
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Windows 10 - No connections are available

I just updated my Windows 8.1 Pro to Windows 10 in my laptop. Everything is working fine except for the WiFi adapter. It doesn't scan for any available WiFi networks. When I hover it, it says "No ...
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How can i prevent my windows 10 from sharing wifi details with my contacts

In recent release of windows 10 we could see new feature named wifi sense which raised the following security threat as per this blog post : This brilliant new feature, which Microsoft has dubbed ...
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Getting 2 or more devices to be able to see each other and the internet behind a captive portal

I'm working from cafes and hotels meaning I have absolutely no access to internet with no captive portal in front of it. I'm writing mobile app. I need my computer and the phone to be on the same ...
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Lenovo Windows 8 laptop always has “limited” wifi connection

I have a Lenovo G585 laptop, running Windows 8.1, with an Atheros wireless card. I am always having wireless connectivity issues with it: it always shows up as a "limited" connection. Even if it ...
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Need a solution for my internet connections

first time posting and I'd like to ask for help on setting a stable internet arrangement. My house is quite big and has thick brick walls, so in order to spread wi-fi signal throughout the place I ...
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Android privacy - phone recognized my new wireless router network automatically

I had a DLink wireless router. Recently I replaced that with an Asus RT-N56 wireless router. I kept the same network name (MyNet) and password. RT-N56 operates in dual mode, with second network as ...
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RT5572 can authenticate using WPA2, but can't get an IP address from DHCP

I have a system running open embedded Linux with the Ralink RT5572 wireless usb card. I have the driver installed along with wpa_supplicant and I need to be able to connect to a WPA2 secured network. ...
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Intel Centrino 6205 WiFi adapter suddenly stopped working on Windows 8.1 Dell Latitude e6520

I have an over 4 year old Dell Latitude E6520 with Windows 8.1 (originally). Few days ago the WiFi card (Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205) suddenly stopped working. What happened was, I closed the ...
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No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10. Cannot rollback to 8.1

I have a similar problem to this user: No network connection after upgrading to Windows 10 I have a surface Pro 3 and after upgrading I have no internet. Recovery says there are no points to rollback ...
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Home Network - NAS, VPN, 2 Wifi networks

I have a scenario where I want to have a home network setup with the following things: Normal Wifi network Another Wifi network that runs over a VPN (possibly multiple), so my TV and pick up netflix ...
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Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter for Windows 10

I'm having difficulty getting an ASUS Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter working in Windows 10 (x64), not sure what the model of the card is but it is using a Broadcom bcm4352 chipset. I can't find a ...
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Windows 10 : Wi-fi driver doesn't work anymore

I've just installed the new release of Windows 10 on my laptop. My problem is that i can't connect with my wifi card anymore and it appears that there is not any drivers (just Realtek PCE Family ...
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How to configure a local network for 'no internet'

I have recently built a small server that acts as a wireless access point. Unfortunately, the server has no way of accessing the internet due to technical constraints. When I use a smartphone (both ...
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Restoring previous internal wifi interface ID in Windows 7

At some point (most likely due to an upgrade or something) the Windows 7 on my laptop has decided that the wifi interface is not the same one as it was before. All configured wifi networks have ...
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Protecting my PC in unknown WLAN/LAN networks

I once read in another thread on superuser that PCs in a network could try to acess services running on other PCs in the same network Is it considered to be safe enough to enable ufw and deny all ...
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Everytime I restart router, i have to plug in ethernet cable again in wan port. Why?

I have an ADSL+2 modem to which I have connected to a TP-LINK WR740N wifi router with a 100 feet Cat6 Ethernet cable. Every time I turn on the router , i have to plug in the Ethernet cable again in ...
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Does a tri band router increase signal range?

So I have xfinity wifi and internet, it works great and all but the signal doesn't reach everywhere in my house. Range extenders don't really cut it since the speed it halved, will a tri band router ...
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Best multiple AP office wifi setup [on hold]

What's the best wifi configuration for a 3k sq ft office with 30 people? Ideally we'll using multiple broadband connections and everyone can roam the office without switching networks. Is it possible ...
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Determine bottleneck for the Wi-Fi speed and match the Ethernet speed

The speed on my Wi-Fi is substantially less than the speed on the Ethernet. Through mtr, I don't see any substantial packet loss between the laptop to the router. I want to be able to diagnose the ...
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How to override wifi broadcast speed limit?

In the 802.11 protocol broadcast happens at minimum speeds (usually 1 Mbps) since there is no ACK system to know if the packet has been delivered successfully. But I want to broadcast a video stream ...
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Problematic access to internet via wifi

I bought an asus laptop with windows 8.1 and it has an issue when accessing internet via wifi . When accessing internet via ethernet everything loads fine on my browsers but when accessing via wifi: ...
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Unifi AP - Configuration

So I have deployed a number of Unifi AP's at my client sites and they are working very well. I configure the AP's at my office using the Unifi software and then take out to the client site and ...
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Intel 7260 HMW in a Dell E6410 - No bluetooth

I have installed a Intel 7260AC in an Intel E6410. The wifi works superbly, but the Bluetooth drivers cannot install. Are there any drivers for it? I have tried the official drivers and other drivers ...
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How to disable LAN access for the wifi users

I have a wifi router which is connected on the network. The users using the wifi internet can access my LAN network. How to block the wifi users to access my lan network and system. How to configure ...
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IP masquerading, rule to forward packets between the Interfaces (on a multihomed network device)

Preamble This question can be considered as a followup to link Setup System: Embedded linux system running netfilter and iptables enabled kernel. Number of interfaces: 2 eth0: Connected to a NAT ...
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I want to creating Network without internet [on hold]

I want to Create a network between 3 of our house, which are not close. i want to achieve that without internet connection. so that i will be able to transfer files without internet. recommend any ...
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TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 V2.0 Wont connect to the internet. Installation also failing [on hold]

My Archer C7 will not connect to the internet after i run this setup, the installation for the router always fails at the end when it is verifying the router settings. If anyone can help me out with ...
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Windows 8 not detecting Wi-Fi

My PC is not detecting the signal of the wireless router in the room. My roommates can use it with no issues. My PC is showing other Wi-Fi signals, but not the Wi-Fi of my own room. I have tried ...
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Using an old router as its own Wifi network?

I am unable to connect to Wifi when I am upstairs due to my router being in the basement. Can I (leagally/freely) connect an older router I have to an ethernet port on the top floor of my house and ...
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Is that Wifi co-channel interference?

I've read many subjects about WiFi interference but I'm still not 100% satisfied about the problem I encountered. Well, I have my own Internet connection and my own WiFi 2.4Ghz router on channel 11 ...
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basic access point hardware [closed]

I need an access point to which phones and computers can connect. Apart from this I don't need any support for internet or even any networking capability on this access point. Is there anything off ...
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Remote able to send keyboard presses via WiFi [closed]

I'm looking for a (non-smartphone) remote able to control both: my TV via IR (probably all of them can do this) my Windows computer (keyboard presses) via anything else that doesn't require pointing ...
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How can Chrome browser cookies cause internet issues?

Alright, so I'll make this as short and concise as possible. I have both DishNET and mobile data/hotspot for internet. I noticed DishNET was really slow today(I would estimate less than 5KB), so I ...
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Is it possible to use aptX on unsupported computers or phones?

I've been reading up recently on different ways of wirelessly streaming media. At first I ignored bluetooth connections because of the quality, but then I started reading about aptX, which sounded ...
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Initially can't connect to the internet, giving a waiting for 'ip' message

Since couple days ago, I have been having some problem connecting to the internet. When I try to open a website, and the problem occurs, it always says at the bottom of the browser: "waiting for (my ...
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Netgear nighthawk [on hold]

Hey guys i had a telus provider come in and set up a wireless extender which is basically our wifi and i hooked up a netgear night hawk in the basement. Which means it will act as a separate router! ...
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My wireless interface can't see access point

I'm trying to learn how to manage wireless with my Ubuntu and so what I want to do is to enable my wireless from command line. What I have done is this: sudo ifconfig wlan0 up sudo iwlist wlan0 ...
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How to determine what type of wifi networks are supported by your driver on Linux

On Linux (specificially Ubuntu) what's the easiest way to determine what types of Wifi protocols your hardware and driver support? I have a router running DD-WRT that supports broadcasting in both a ...