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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Windows 8 - My friend's laptop not connecting to their Wi-Fi router in their house but connecting to other routers

I'm trying to sort out a problem with my friends' laptop. They are on Windows 8.1 and they said they did something to it - I think it was something like they were trying to log out of one of the ...
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How to get wifi to reconnect automatically?

Hardware is a Lenovo Thinkpad 10. Operating System is Windows 10 (32-bit). Upon boot, the machine will connect to wireless just fine. However, if the wireless drops for any reason (such as signal ...
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Routing Andoid with two routers

I have a network with 2 wireless routers (tplink tl-wr841n) with the same SSID in channels 6 and 11 and connected to the ISP through wan port. They are configured as primary and secondary routers ...
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WiFi Extender - increase HotSpot number of connections

All, need some help with a Wireless Networking Issue. I need to increase number of connections that my Hotspot device supports (without rooting or changing current config of the device). My Current ...
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Can I use bluetooth dongle from Logitech G700 to pair it with DualShock4? If yes, how?

I just got myself a DS4 controller and succesfuly using it as an PC gamepad. Now, I was wondering about wireless, can I use the device from my old mouse to connect it to DS4? If I can, how do I unpair ...
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Commercial WiFi Setup [on hold]

what are the main requirements needed when setting up WiFi for commercial use. Please advice on the best billing application (open source preferred) as well as the best equipment to be used in the ...
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Shortcut key to open Current Wireless Network STATUS dialog window on Windows 7 & 10

I want to get to this Wireless Connection Status Window with only a keyboard shortcut as I need this often. Perhaps Windows already built this in but I don't know about it OR perhaps we can build a ...
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Media Server not showing on public Wi-Fi

I live in an apartment complex. Recently, the administration switched to Wi-Fi (probably to save on costs) as opposed to wired Internet. Before, I had my own router and I could stream videos to my ...
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Connect Cannon PIXMA MP499 wirelessly with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I have a Cannon PIXMA MP499 all in one printer and I can't seem to figure out how to get it to wirelessly connect to my laptop. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. It connects fine via USB but I would ...
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Create hotspot on Windows computer using specified encryption

I have tried using netsh and third-party apps to create WiFi hotspots using my Windows 10 laptop, but they are all secured using WPA2 encryption. I need to generate a hotspot that uses any other (or ...
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is there a way to turn windows 7 pc into a wifi hotspot with no software?

i want to share my internet connection or a special wireless network between devices so this is my goal with no extra software. i've been searching for so long but i still have not founded what i'm ...
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How to connect a Wi-Fi AP to an 802.1X-protected Ethernet LAN?

To connect my laptop to my organization's Ethernet LAN, I have to enable IEEE 802.1X PEAP authentication, and set the authentication method to Secure Password (MSCHAP v2), which requires no ...
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Connect a G4 Mac to the internet connection on an iMac running OS X v10.10.5

What do I have to do to connect a G4 Mac running a much older operating system, to an iMac using OS X v10.10.5? The iMac is connected to the internet through a Comcast modem/router with an Ethernet ...
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Slow Wi-Fi file transfer

I have router Netgear DGN3500 and I recently bought a D-Link DWA-123 N150 dongle to get faster file transfers from my laptop running Windows 7 32bit to my PC running Windows 10. My PC is wired to the ...
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Laptop doesn't detect specific wifi network

I was using Windows 8 when I encountered this problem. My laptop's WiFi detects all WiFi networks but does not detect my office's WiFi. I am in range and my phone and colleague's laptops are ...
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Windows 10 no wifi + cant find registry key

Just up graded from windows 7 to windows 10 and now my wifi doesnt work.When i put in reg delete HKCR\CLSID{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f it says the system was unable to find the ...
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Can wifi be secured?

Is there any method of securing wifi that isn't easily crackable? I have heard that even WPA2 enterprise can be cracked in minutes. There must be some sort of canonical guide to implementing a secure ...
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Internet access directly through modem, but not through router [duplicate]

I’m trying to set up a new network at my home and am having issues... in short, I can access the internet through my modem directly, but not through the router. Here is a brief writeup for today's 4 ...
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Kali linux 2.0 Not showing wireless networks

I know this question has been asked but not in this manner.I have throughly searched and could not find anything close to my problem. I am currently running kali 2.0 alone on my macbook pro retina ...
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Slow (9MB/s) file transfer over AC Gigabit Wifi

Here's the network route. Windows 8.1 SSD --> AC Gigabit Wifi 5ghz Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Link Speed 173Mbit --> ASUS Dual Gigabit router RT-AC87R --> Cat 6 --> Windows 8.1 SSHD ...
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Make wlan0 interface getting up at boot?

I made a service which starts at boot (prio. 96 at any rc level) This service does ifconfig wlan0 up 3. once boot has done, I check ifconfig: there is no wlan0 4. I restart the service, I check ...
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AirPlay on VSX-1021 (surround receiver) starts when my Macbook pro connects to WiFi…

I'm currently having an annoying problem. On my home network I've got an surround receiver with AirPlay functionality and recently I've got an Apple MacBook Pro. When it connects to my home wifi, my ...
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Why can't my Windows 10 device reach the internet when VPN is connected but my Windows 7 one can?

I'm in China with an old Win7 netbook and a new Win10 tablet. Formerly, either device would work on Wi-Fi with or without VPN but of course I needed VPN for Google, Facebook, etc. Recenently the ...
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Range extender for two SSIDs?

I have a D-Link DIR-655 router that broadcasts two SSIDs, one for the “normal” network and one for the “guest network.” I have dead zones in my house that can’t be addressed by moving the router, so ...
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LMDE 2 - Unstable Wifi Connection

It seems to run well for about 20 seconds, especially after freshly reconnecting. After those 20 seconds are up, it ceases all incoming and outgoing network activity for about two minutes. This is a ...
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Windows 10 “Not connected - Connections are available” and “Limited” yellow warning but Working internet connection

After upgrading my dell xps 13 (2015 model) from win8.1 to win10 all worked fine really fast top notch combination, untill after a week it now shows a yellow triangle warning icon on to of the wifi ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n not working with Ubuntu 15.04

I have a Dell laptop with the above WIFI chip. It's show as Dell wireless 1704 on Windows. So I have Ubuntu 15.04 USB drive prepared and boot into the live environment. But I don't see the WiFi as ...
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Resumable Downloads corruption due to ISP redirection

I have a Bsnl bradband connection in India. Whenever I turn on router and open any link the first time, it gets redirected to mail.bsnl.in page. That could be a way of promoting their email service. ...
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Force windows to select a preferred network as soon as it becomes available

I have vehicles with mobile broadband cards in them which provide a wifi connection for laptops in the vehicles. Once the vehicles return to our building, I need them to connect to the building wifi ...
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Android tablet a3500 [on hold]

How to share my wifi connection 100km from my router.I want to send it to to my friends house.I have seen it at apple's site but could not understand. Please describe it in a easy language
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Sharing WiFi Internet connection via Ethernet from Win 7 to Ubuntu

I'm currently setting up my first ever Ubuntu machine, and ran into some trouble sharing the Internet from my Win 7 computer. The Windows 7 computer is connected to the Internet via WiFi, and is ...
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How to capture traffic in monitor mode when you know the password

I have turned on the monitor mode using airmon-ng start wlan0 and I can see this when I do iwconfig: mon0 IEEE 802.11bgn Mode:Monitor Tx-Power=20 dBm Retry short limit:7 RTS ...
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Why is my WiFi name registering differently on my laptop but correctly via ethernet?

I'm unable to connect to the Internet via WiFi as the name is registering differently. My WiFi name is MyWifi but it's registering #yW2fi and am unable to connect. But it works fine with correct ...
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How do I stop programs from updating unless i am connected to wi fi?

Having limited access to internet connection while I travel(i use my phone as hot spot), I want to only update my programs, including Windows, when connected to WiFi. I run windows 8.1. And if it is ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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Bad or no connection

I have 2 uses of my Internet: I have a laptop and a base station. I made a stupid decision and accidentally unplugged my base station before shutting it down; I recently changed rooms, but they ...
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Second WLAN card not available in Kali 2.0 [duplicate]

I recently installed two of the same pcie wireless LAN cards into my HP 2710p computer with Kali Linux 2 installed. I can use one of the cards, but the second card is not available. I cannot find a ...
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Can't access or ping some websites, majority are non-https

As title say, I currently using Windows 10, several days ago i had no problem with browsing these websites but recently suddenly all of em are blocked, i still can access certain website like ...
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media disconnected with DNS_PROBE

I am getting a DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET in windows 7. In Ubuntu 14.04, it just says I have no internet. I tried to use the ipconfig commands found on google,but most of them wouldn't work ...
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Interface not showing up in airmon-ng

I'm running a virtual Kali machine on VirtualBox and want to connect my USB WiFi adapter to said VM. Here are some details: Host OS: Windows 8.1 Guest OS: Kali Linux 1.1.0a (amd64) USB Adapter: ...
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ASUS Zenbook UX303LA drops WiFi connection after USB 3.0 storage or pendrive connects to USB port

When I connect a USB 3.0 HDD or pendrive to my new ASUS Zenbook UX303LA, it drops the WiFi connection. This does not happen for USB 2.0 devices. I already have a wireless mouse adapter connected and ...
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Does Apple block your IP from accessing the App Store? [on hold]

Ok, here is one for the paranoid ;) Today, I had an appointment at the Apple Store to get an iPhone serviced. In preparation I backed-up and wiped the device to reset it to default factory settings. ...
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unable to access internet from windows in VMware guest OS

I'm using windows 7. I have installed vmware. In vmware i have installed guest OS(windows). Now i want to access internet in my guest OS. How can i access? Please suggest me. Thanks in advance.
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Fiber Optic Home network?

My ISP is offering fiber optic connections in my country, so I decided to get one. it has 100 Mbps down and 50 Mbps up. also I have several computers and a file server in my home. So I want to cover ...
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Wifi Name Resolution on Windows network

I'm running several windows laptops/computers (7 and above) and a server on a LAN. When I connect via LAN cable, all computers are able to access network shares, team viewer, etc. However, if any ...
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Samsung NX1000: Control its shutter over wi-fi

I have an issue of controlling smart camera SAMSUNG NX1000 over its wi-fi network, not with Android/iOS applications by Samsung, but my own. To do it, I have download sniffers like Wireshark and ...
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having issues creating laptop wifi hotspot

I have created a wifi hotspot on my work laptop (hp probook 640 g1) I started the hosted network and in the network and sharing page I could see the ssid 'hotSpot1' under the wireless network ...
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Bridging/connecting different wireless networks

So, outside a building I have a device with a fixed IP address: 192.168.25.10. This cannot be changed. I want to connect this device to my home network and all the equipment within my home network ...
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Wi-Fi network always detected by some devices, never by others, regardless of settings

I have a peculiar problem with my home Wi-Fi router. The router is always seen by: one MacBook Pro MacBook Air iPad 2 Windows laptops These devices can reliably connect to it and browse the ...
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Wifi USB stick not working on PC running Windows 10 but works on laptop

I have bought a 4G LTE Wifi USB stick (Huawei E3372, CE0197). When I plug it on my laptop running Windows 10 I get instantly Internet access, but when I plug it to my PC running the same Windows ...