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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Cannot install Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter after uninstallation

In short, I don't have Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter, needed to start WiFi hotspot using netsh, and cannot install it again. I have Windows 8.1. Once I saw it in the state "not working ...
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WHY can't I connect to my Access Point anymore

windows xp wireless stops working after use wired connection I cant see the wireless network in available wireless network list in wireless network connection properties, the use Windows to ...
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Bridge OpenVPN LAN adpater and let WiFi AP connect directly to the LAN

I want to share the so far unused WiFi connection on my PC with mobile devices in the house. This works fine if I set up the virtual OpenVPN LAN adapter to be my shared internet connection. If I ...
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Creating hosted network with netsh when having to select the adapter

I'm on Win7. I usually create a hosted network by creating then executing a process that runs netsh wlan hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=MYSSID key=MYPASSWORD keyusage=temporary. So far, no problem. ...
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Netgear DHCP server doesn't provide the inputted dns servers to the connecting computer

I have NETGEAR JWNR2010v3 Router and I have configured it to static IP provided by the ISP. I have configured the preferred and alternate DNS servers provided by the ISP into the router. When I ...
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What's wrong with my home networking setup?

I have the following home network setup: Ground Floor Typical Wireless router which is connected to WAN/Internet and its LAN IP is 10.0.0.1. DHCP is ON with the address pool set to 10.0.0.100 to ...
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Diskless Netboot a laptop with a broken HDD

Short question: I need to use a laptop that the hard drive connector is broken with Linux or Windows by booting through the network cable. Full question and background: We have 2 desktop systems and ...
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Acer Aspire One Wireless Capability Switch Issue

My computer has all the necessities to use wifi, but my wireless capability won't turn on and when I use the front switch it shows the antenna symbol with an x every time. It's had this issue ...
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How can I disable all internet connections while my screensaver is running?

I was wondering if it's possible to disconnect my desktop PC from the internet entirely when starting a screensaver? I would also like to reconnect to the previously selected network (I'm using a ...
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Laptop having connectivity problems everywhere

My laptop (HP Envy dv6, running 64-bit Windows 8) loses connection entirely every half hour or so. Connection will be extremely weak for much of that time, then regain strength before suddenly ...
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Using nmap responsibly towards learning and understanding the restrictions to safeguard myself?

I hope this thread doesn't get yanked to fast and if you have any negative feedback for me in asking this question please take it easy on me as I'm just a beginner trying to learn more in the most ...
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Laptop losing all wi-fi signal when it is physically moved

Recently I've started encountering a weird bug in my Windows 7 x64. I have an Asus N53SV with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000. When I physically move the laptop, eg. move it to another room or just ...
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Windows 8 WiFi is slow if and only if power is unplugged

I'm running two brand new ASUS T100CA laptops with Windows 8. I've had identical problems with them from the get-go, almost all WiFi related (Windows update won't work, Windows store won't load, SSH ...
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Get WiFi router information in Linux terminal

What Linux terminal commands can help me gather information about all WiFi routers my laptop can detect? I mean things like name, channel, encryption type etc. (Linux, Debian)
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Why with WAMP utlizes computer name as wireless LAN access not working on Firefox or Safari but Chrome only?

I found that when use WAMP on win8, I able to access my wireless LAN like this: if my computer name is mypc, I am able to see the WAMP loitself by type in mypc in the address bar for Chrome. But when ...
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Extending wifi range with an external antenna

I've got an old antenna that I'd like to try and use to get a bit more wifi range/signal strength out of my laptop. The antenna is terminated with a male TS9 connector, such as the one pictured here: ...
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Raspberry Pi Edimax Wlan Stick drops connection

I finally got the Edimax RTL8188CUS wireless stick of my Raspberry Pi working but I keep losing the connection after just a few minutes. I can prevent this from happening when I constantly ping the ...
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Access Transparent Router's Web Interface

A picture I made in paint is shown below which shows how my network is setup. The main router goes out to the internet. I connected a 2nd router to the main router in order to support older devices ...
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How to make Kismet scan for a fixed period of time, wait for public WiFi access and upload its results?

My next project consists of a Raspberry Pi discreetly connected to a car that will wardrive for the person who connected it and never has to be retrieved. This is a proof of concept as I just want to ...
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Username and password for each user

I have a WiFi network in my home. I want all users in my home to have a different username and password to connect with WiFi to use the Internet. When they're trying to access a website, first their ...
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How to create a private wireless network off of public wifi?

My question is somewhat similar to this one, but that was never answered. Mine is different enough that I believe it warrants a new question. I am an organizer for an event coming up and we have some ...
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Improve and Reduce Latency in DD-WRT with QoS

I was tasked with making a home network today and after installing DD-WRT in one of the routers, I ran some diagnosis and the games became a problem. There is usually one or two people using Internet ...
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Can't access router management of TP-LINK TL-WR842ND after setting as access point

I disabled DHCP on TP-LINK TL-WR842ND and connect it LAN to LAN to my base router in order to set it as wireless access point for wireless devices. TP-LINK received an IP address from base router. ...
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Install measuremet lab's command line client on ubuntu(Linux) for speed test

Is there any script or simple way to install ndt on Ubuntu. Installation process on site says that we have to patch w100 file to kernel and much more which is too complex so I am in search of simple ...
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How to distribute wifi internet through router and access points

I want to make a wireless internet connection with an adsl modem which has no wifi option. So I want to connect a wireless router with the adsl modem and then I want to distribute it by connecting one ...
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Is it possible for a desktop computer to use a laptop's WiFi? [duplicate]

Given a curious setup, my desktop computer is now far from an accessible connection to the internet as it lacks WiFi, yet I do have a spare laptop lying around with WiFi capabilities. Is it possible ...
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DOCSIS version of cablemodem

how can i know the docsis version of my provider in a linksys WCG200, i look into the configurations of the router but jus says what version of docsis is supported but no what version my provider ...
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Disabling SSID from command line DD-wrt

I'm trying to disable/hide my SSID broadcast programatically in order to stop devices connecting to my access point (not for security reasons). I have tried renaming the SSID and setting it to nothing ...
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Always use wireless NIC for Internet access, if it's available

I've got a Windows 7 machine with both a gigabit wired connection and a wireless adapter. Both interfaces have IP addresses on the same network (192.168.0.0/24). I've got a single wireless router ...
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Need to extend home wireless network 500ft to barn pc with wireless adapter

I have no way of drilling through my house to get a network cable to my router to then extend out to my barn. I am currently using a TP-LINK TL-WA801ND as a wireless repeater(connected wirelessly to ...
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Two way radio and Wifi

Wifi running at 2.4Ghz range can two way radios and wifi exist in the same office without interference? what are the possible alternatives?
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conecting my ps to my tv using ethernet

i am trying to connect my tv to the internet, my pc receives a wifi signal via my neighbours router and i am wanting to send that signal via my pc's ethernet port to my tv using an ethernet cable. my ...
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Dell Inspiron 7737 with Windows 7 Wlan connection fail

I just got my new Dell Inspiron 7737 Laptop and installed Windows 7 on it. I found all the drivers coresponding to this model and all drivers are working well. Now my problem is: First time I ...
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Cannot access DD-WRT after changing Router IP

I have a fresh Linksys E2500 running DD-WRT K26 NV60 mega and everything works fine, but when I log into the Web GUI and change the Router IP address and subnet under the setup tab, everything breaks. ...
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Linksys wrt54gl with Tomato running in client-mode not connecting to Cisco E4200

I have installed Tomato on my Linksys WRT54GL in an attempt to utilise it in client-mode to connect several wired-only devices to my other wireless router (the Cisco E4200) My Cisco E4200 is setup on ...
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Windows Homegroup (Wi-Fi) sharing but without Internet connection?

How can Homegroup sharing work in Windows 8 and 8.1? At the moment, I have setup Homegroup sharing. And currently, it only works when the computers are connected to the internet. I would like to be ...
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UPDATE-Confusion about connecting Different Wifi Routers [on hold]

Good day, Here is the situation. I am to propose a thesis topic, about people tracking in our school. The method I choose is to use many wifi routers per building, so that when people connects to ...
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Set up WLAN in 3-level house

I'm having a hard time setting up the network in our house. It has three levels (basement, ground floor, first level). The WLAN is set up by an ASUS RT-N12 router which provides perfect coverage for ...
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Is my Windows 7 primary and secondary DNS setting correct?

I use a Windows 7 desktop PC with a TP Link Wireless N ADSL2 + Modem Router. My PC is connected to the TP Link via a LAN cable while another 2 PCs of my secretaries are connected via WiFi. I am not ...
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2 Acces Points on the same Home Network, problems with Wi-Fi Roaming

The achievement I want to reach is to have wifi all around the house without having to change manually between the 2 Access Points (and I did this), but still I want all the computers connect to both ...
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How do I get Windows to realise a connection is down and use a different connection?

I'm having some real troubles with my ISP, they've got an issue in the area and it's taking them weeks to diagnose and fix it. My internet connection is down for 1 to 3 hours per day and I work from ...
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Unable to use internet due to suspected DNS malware

I downloaded a midi file on my Windows 8.1 laptop last night. Since then, whenever I open chrome, I get a standard 'Web Page Not Available" error for ALL the sites I try to visit. Firefox and ...
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How hop count in a local area network works?

I have a network laid out similar to this: Router A (LAN Port) -> Switch -> Router B (WAN Port) A PC is connected to the LAN side of each router. PC 1 is on Router A, PC 2 is on Router B. IP ...
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Can't connect to network on Windows 7 (Wireless or Wired)

I'm helping a friend that can't connect to the internet through a hard wired connection or through wireless. It's a laptop, that usually connected fine through both. The error is that the WiFi bars ...
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How to improve the wifi performance of openwrt

If my computer download through my tplink router, the speed is 10Mbps, if through openwrt router, it's 5Mbps. Here is wifi information: root@localhost:/etc/config# iwconfig wlan0 wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ...
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No connections are available

Desktop machine operating on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1. Ethernet cable is plugged into the computer on one end, and into the WAN port of the wireless router on the other. ...
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Use a USB HDD connected to a Wi Fi router as a backup for both Windows Desktop and MacBook pro

i've a macbook pro with Retina ( running latest osX, 10.9 i guess ) and a desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. Can i buy a router with a usb port like this one, connect a USB HDD to it and use it as a ...
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Connect My Laptop To Internet Using the LAN Port On My Desktop

My desktop is connected to my home WiFi network using a USB WiFi dongle (managed by windows). The LAN port on the desktop is empty. I am working on a microcontroller project where I need a ethernet ...
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Is it okay to connect white Wifi antenna cord to main connector, while not connecting black antenna to axillary connector?

What is the difference between the main connector and the axillary connector? I have a Toshiba Satellite 1905-s301 laptop. Two weeks ago, someone accidentally pulled the U.FL connector (plug) off the ...
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I want to know about wifi [closed]

I want to know about WiFi networking.In WiFi networking main provider can see the download list of any specific laptop.which is download from torrent,you tube and other site.