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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Problems with wifi on lenovo yoga 3 pro running fedora

I recently purchased a lenovo yoga pro 3, and installed linux mint on it instead of windows. Mint didn't work very well however, lacking drivers for many of the yoga's features like the touchscreen, ...
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Wired network icon, but wireless network

I'm connected to a wireless network, yet in the taskbar the icon is showing that I'm connected to a wired network. Why is that? There is no network cable connected to the laptop, and it says "Limited" ...
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TP-LINK extender not found via wireless connection

I just configured TP-LINK WA730RE range extender. When I connect my box to power plug, the system initializes successfully. But strange thing is that the box is not detected via wireless connection. ...
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what concerns should I have in purchasing a wireless adapter for my old pc?

I am running windows XP Pro on an old desktop and would like to purchase a wireless usb adapter. I am not tech savvy, so I have concerns about making the correct purchase for my needs. I have a ...
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Retrieve User Profile Passwords

I have installed a fresh copy of Windows on one of my systems. Now I am trying to access some folder on network through Map Network Drive but it requires password authentication, but I don't ...
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Cant use internet over wifi

I have a WiFi adapter(TP Link TL-WN721 N), I have enabled the SoftAP mode and connect my tablet to it. I am giving the details of the connection which I got from the tab(runs on Android Jellybean): ...
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Unable to connect to wifi

I have a Dell Latitude E6530, running Windows 8.1, with an Intel(R) 82579LM Gigabit adapter (802.11n). I am able to connect to my phone's personal hotspot, but not my home wifi. The home wifi router ...
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Cannot find Chromecast from repeater's network

This is a follow up question to my original question about setting up a repeater bridge router. Basically I have a main router from UVerse and a second DD-WRT router in Client Bridge mode to extend ...
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Transfer files over hardwired LAN for speed; computers are also WiFi connected

I am a web developer. I don’t have much knowledge in networking. I have to transfer almost 200 GB files from a Ubuntu 14.04 laptop to a Windows 8 laptop. They are connected to the Internet through a ...
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Why can I not establish an SSH/SFTP connection from my Windows 8.1 computer?

I'm on a windows 8.1, 64bit machine. I cannot get a connection vis SSH or SFTP. Yesterday I was connecting without issue. I have tried using: Aptana, WinSCP, Putty and FileZilla. I cann connect to ...
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Windows 8.1 Bing Remote Desktop help needed [on hold]

Im using Windows 8.1 with bing and so does the computer that i am trying to access (my friends). I am in need of help trying to set up a connection over my personal wifi at my house. I have both ...
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Stop automatically scanning for Wi-Fi on Linux Mint

How can I disable the automatic scan for other Wi-Fi networks when I'm already connected on Linux Mint? I have an HP laptop with touchscreen buttons and the Wi-Fi button doesn't act as usual. It ...
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Wireless internet connection consistently keeps dropping out after a few minutes of use on Linux Mint

My new installation of Linux Mint 17.1 32bit Cinnamon edition, installed as the sole OS on a Samsung N130 Netbook, consistently loses its wireless internet connection a few minutes after logging on ...
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300Mbs on a wi-fi router are available for each connection? Or that bandwidth is shared among the devices?

So I have a Wi-fi router that operates with a 300Mbs capacity. What I want to know is: Do those 300Mbps are shared among all devices connected to the router? Or does each wireless connection to ...
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How can I monitor signal strength of an access point?

Is there a way to monitor the signal strength of an access point? I'd like to monitor the strength of signals the AP is "hearing". I want to monitor from a workstation on the same LAN, connected ...
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WiFi network keep disconnecting

I'm connected through wifi router and I'm experiencing some issues with the network. Sometimes, the wifi connection is disabled and I couldn't connect to the network again. When I disable and ...
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Alfa Wireless Card disconnects randomly from VirtualBox Linux Guest

I have an Alfa wireless card connected to VirtualBox running a Linux guest. It works, and I can connect to networks, but then it disconnects shortly afterwards. I have to bring the wlan0 interface ...
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Wireless Repeaters all Connecting to the Main Router Instead of Closest AP

I have 3 Buffalo WZR-HP-AG300H Routers running DD-WRT firmware to extend a wireless network on a job site. Router 1 has the device I need access to plugged into one of the ports physical ports and ...
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Wireless router working for mobile devices but not laptops or PCs [on hold]

Is this even possible? Any idea how to fix? Have tired connecting laptop with ether cable and it works, so the wifi seems fine, but web pages won't load, or take an age to load and then lose ...
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unusable speed connection to router (ethernet and wireless)

I'm using a lenovo flex 2 laptop, my connection was fine up until this week. We got a new router (edimax br 6428ns v2), which seems to "not like" my laptop, i'll explain: My 2 roommates can connect ...
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No internet when cable is connected directly to pc

I have a router with static settings in it, my computer is connected to that router, I want to remove that router and connect my PC directly to the internet, I went to the ipv4 settings in network and ...
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Accessing router behind modem/router

I have a router which is located upstairs connected to the modem downstairs through a powerline adapter. I am able to access the modem which is located downstairs through the router but connecting to ...
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How to connect to wifi with local access only?

I need to connect to my modem through local only, while the other computers continue to have both local and internet connectivity. Is this possible? My OS is Windows 7 64bit
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What type of ethernet-to-wireless extender do I need [duplicate]

My house is wired for ethernet. So far, I've got everything taken care of with gigabit switches in most rooms to handle XBoxes, PCs, etc. Until today. My Amazon Firestick arrived and only connects ...
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Is there a extremely short wireless signal? [on hold]

Is there one that would max out at or could be set to a distance of 3 feet? Bluetooth has too much range for the application I am thinking of developing.
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Does the IP and/or MAC address change when reconnecting

I have a TP-Link router at home. Does the IP address and/or Mac address change everytime I reconnect to it? Meaning when I leave and come back will they change? Or can they?
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Windows 8.1 Not detecting Realtek wireless network card [on hold]

Not sure if this is the place to ask but i've asked on a few other sites and haven't really got a solution for it. I just recently installed Windows 8.1 today and am having problems using my wireless ...
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IP network routing: restrict traffic on an interface

My PC has wired and wireless Ethernet. The wired port connects to a private network with no Internet access. the wireless port connects to a domain network with Internet access. The problem is that ...
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Using an old router as a secondary access point?

I have recently acquired a new router and wish to extend my "WiFi coverage" by utilizing my old router as another access point somewhere in the house. I have followed a number of tutorials and i'm ...
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Use new Gateway as modem and another gateway as a router?

We recently got TWC internet came with the Ubee ddw365 gateway. For some reason wireless and hardwired the gateway disconnects for a few seconds almost every other minute. At a buddies house I was ...
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How to configure a Netgear WN1000RP?

I have a Dell Vostro 4750 running Windows 7 x64. I am using a Cisco E1000 router connected to a satellite modem. I am also using a Netgear Wi-Fi extender in an attempt to get better coverage. My PC is ...
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Share folder (no matter what)

Question is the following. How do i share a folder to any user in any network & any homegroup.. Question might seem weird, but.. I keep having problems with this, cos sometimes it works, and ...
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How can I download the certificate of a wireless AP using 802.1X?

As far as I understand, wireless access points using WPA-Enterprise (i.e. WPA plus 802.1X) can send a public key certificate to a client during connection setup. The client can verify this certificate ...
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Internet drops whenever new laptop connects

I have just purchased a new Acer laptop. Every time I turn it on to connect to my wireless internet it drops the router Internet connection. I have an iMac and iPad wireless to the same router and ...
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Why do I lose data speed on my desktop (WLAN) without loosing signal?

I am running Windows 7 SP1 and I’ve just bought a Wi-Fi card (plugged in pci on my motherboard) for my desktop. My wireless adapter is a 300Mbps Wireless N PCI Adapter TL-WN851ND (US TP-Link page in ...
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Lenovo G585 Wi-Fi disabled

I just changed my internet provider and now the Wi-Fi on my Lenovo G585 doesn't work. Does anyone know how to fix it? I've tried getting my service provider to help, and the people at Lenovo just ...
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WIFI not turned on

I have a desktop system. Previously tried to "wireless" connect my new printer. Worked some and then stopped. I then just connected via wire. Recently received a Amazon Echo which requires hookup to ...
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Can a VPN service totally hide my computer from WiFi network discovery like no computer connected?

There are many devices connected to WiFi router and one can easily know how many devices are connected by using various network discovery tools available for windows and Android or by brwosing router ...
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My Wifi is divided into several sub networks

My Wifi divides into sub networks automatically, I am using TP-link TL-WR740n router. Here is a attached photo from my network. These are all my Wifi: You can see My Network appears so many times ...
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Bypassing the router doesn't work?

So I'm trying to bypass my router, just for kicks. I thought it'd be pretty easy, just connect the router-modem wire to the computer, and I did just that, but I'm not getting an internet connection. ...
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is there a system that will redistribute a WiFi signal

Where I live we have community WiFi and it is authenticated with a password via a browser. This all works just fine on my Android/iPhone devices but I have a Blu-Ray device and a couple of Nintendo ...
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Kali Linux rtl8187L injection and drivers

I use the kali linux version 1.0.9 remains. RTL8187L chipset with wireless adapter. this command: airodump-ng mon0 -c 11 I get the following error: fixed channel -1 mon0 aireplay-ng -0 0 -a ...
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Windows 7 hostednetwork wrong password

Ive created a virtual hotspot on my laptop so that I should be able to connect my iphone through it, but my phone keeps telling me "wrong password" whenever im trying to connect to the network, ...
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Hyper-V network lab internet connectivity issue

I am newbie and trying to setup Home Network lab. I have successfully setup AD DS, DNS and DHCP servers on Windows 2012 server R2 however internet connection is not working on VHD machines. Need your ...
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Connect to only a particular WIFI AP in ubuntu

I am trying to find a way to make my Laptop connect only to a particular MAC AP. In my scenario, I have multiple APs with the same connection name (Each Ap serving to only 3 diff SSIDs to enable ...
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Terminologies of wireless sensor nodes [closed]

Please describe the sensing range, interference range, transmission range, coverage area of a wireless sensor node. Please help me. I could not find the exact difference among them. Some literature ...
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Two WLAN cards, one connected using VPN, one not

I want to give my Chromecast VPN access but not give VPN access to my laptop. I have to Wlan cards, an inbuilt one and a USB. Is it possible to connect using OpenVPN and then share it (I'm currently ...
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Changing cisco WiFi access point password

I have a Cisco WiFi access point that is sharing a TPLink routers internet. The TpLink router has Microtic routerOS on it and I don't have it's password. I want to change Cisco access points password. ...
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Windows 8 DNS lookup fails but wireshark shows that the query completes

I'm having a very weird problem. My dad recently purchased a new wireless router. We have at least 8 devices connected wirelessly, and all of them continued working just as they had before, except ...
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VPN PS4 Connectivity Issue

I recently installed the VPN app Onavo Protect onto my iPad and installed the VPN software onto my iPad. Since I connected my iPad to my home wifi while VPN was installed, I've been having lots of ...