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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Strange intermittent latency on one PC in my LAN

About a month or two ago my main PC (also HTPC) started having some intermittent latency issues. PC: Win7 Pro 64 TRENDnet Wireless N 450Mbps USB adapter (TEW-684UB) - connected at 2.4Ghz SABnzbd ...
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ip6 on a wrt54g Via Charter

I was told you guys might be a better site to ask this question. Im looking to play around with ipv6 and would like to get my router (wrt54gv3.1) working. My ISP(charter) offers a 6rd relay to use. ...
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Free internet access from a workplace in a rather restrictive environment [on hold]

In a network environment stricly regulated by the company, how can a developer access important internet resources. Some of the more common approaches don't work well with (seemingly) white-list based ...
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Indoor Positioning System

We are developing an indoor positioning system. And for locating the indoor position we are using Wi-Fi, as we know GPS does not work properly inside a building so it was ruled out. As I was going ...
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How to find 802.11 protocol variant, and decipher packet_payload_info in PcapNG files?

I'm building a (Python) parser of PcapNG files created by Wireshark. After reading https://www.winpcap.org/ntar/draft/PCAP-DumpFileFormat.html, I'm having the following problems: I'd like to ...
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tplink wifi router not detecting WAN

I use bsnl broadband connection via an ADSL wired modem of BSNL.It works perfectly.However when i connect the ADSL connector in the WAN port of a newTPLINK wifi router which i have recently bought it ...
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How to track a android tablet in the same network using MAC address

I lost my tablet , but I can see that the tablet is connected to the network on my router: So I know the MAC address but I am unable to trace my tablet using this information and I am running out of ...
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DD-WRT: What's the “join” button for, and why is it bad?

The instructions for setting up a DD-WRT router in client bridge mode say: There are errors in this video especially as related to security settings and the use of the 'join' button. It should not ...
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How to convert my wireless keyboard Bluetooth dongle as universal bluetooth dongle?

So I have an old Logitech wireless keyboard which is still working perfectly fine. I was wondering if I could use its bluetooth dongle in order to connect my bluetooth speakers(different brand) to my ...
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Does a Wireless-N capable modem operate at Wireless-G speed if there are mixed devices in the household?

I have this VDSL/ADSL modem here. It has support for mixed wireless b/g/n mode. I have a PS3 (wireless g) and an Xbox One (wireless n) among other nongaming devices which all support wireless n as ...
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Network adapter issue (ONLY at university) - no networks available

Recently I keep on encountering an odd issue with my wireless network adapter. When I go to my university (which has an eduroam network, among others), I usually get the network tooltip 'Not connected ...
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Wifi won't turn back on after I accidentally turned it off

I accidentally pressed Fn+F12 on my HP dv6 laptop, which turns off my Wifi. When I tried to do the same to turn it back on, it said "Airplane Mode Off" on the screen, but wifi still wouldn't work ...
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setup WiFi with no password to connect but Password to Surf Internet

How to set up wifi that requires no password to connect but ask password to browse the internet? Does it require different kind of router, can it be done in a Microtech router or we need servers for ...
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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
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Connecting to Neighbour's Wireless, Even I'm On My Network

I have a Cisco Linksys E4200 router, that has dualband capabilities, so I have two networks setup: "phil-net" and "awesome". Starting last week intermittently, when I try to connect to one of those ...
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airodump-ng mon0 detects ips but doesnt show root@kali:~# so i can proceed [on hold]

CH 5 ][ Elapsed: 50 mins ][ 2015-03-29 19:17 BSSID PWR Beacons #Data, #/s CH MB ENC CIPHER AUTH ESSID -47 1579 924 0 1 54e WPA2 CCMP PSK default ...
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wifi is not working windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 pro installed.I was using wifi on this laptop everything was working fine. However recently I see that Wifi is not working though it shows me the SSID of my network which I used to ...
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Show Wifi password when entering it via Network Charm Bar?

I'm working on a Windows RT Pro tablet running Windows 8.1. I'm trying to connect to my company's Wifi network. The company has one of those 60 character passwords composed of words. The Networks ...
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get the IP address of USB device in Linux

is it possible to get the IP address of a device connected via USB? The device in question is a wireless printer, its connect via USB and WiFi, the printer is assigned an IP address and its displayed ...
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Cannot setup wireless client between a Digisol & a Dlink Router

I have two routers one is a Dlink DSL 2730 U & the other is a Digisol DG HR 3400 Router/Repeater -l. The Dlink Router is an Access Point with a public IP address assigned to it. On the Digisol ...
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Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better?

Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better? Why do Wi-Fi antennas have different lengths? The question is about the usual (stick-shaped) antennas used in consumer routers and adapters. I have read that the ...
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Mac as a wifi hotspot using 802.1x auth

I am trying to use my Mac as a wifi hotspot. Currently, Im running Yosemite on it. The internet connection is through en0 and the local connection is through en1 network interface. Now, I want to ...
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Wirelessly “bridge” two subnets when in range of one another

Scenario: Subnet 1: Basic Home/Office setup with broadband internet, router, and a couple of computers. Subnet 2: Mobile trailer with a couple of computers and a router. Sometimes its in the ...
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Chromecast says that it can't connect to the Internet

My old router from CenturyLink died, so I got a new one. I set it up, and now my Chromecast says it is connected to the Wi-Fi but can't connect to the Internet. CenturyLink's tech support said to ...
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“No Interrnet Connection” service script to autoreconnect Wi-Fi [on hold]

While on campus, I remain connected, but I get an exclamation point on my Wi-Fi. Very annoying, have to drop/reconnect manually. Is there a way I can run a script that autochecks the gateway every ...
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Is there a way to get “arp” to list devices on all subnets of a network?

I'm using arp -an on Mac OS X to list all devices on my network, but (as I understand it) this just lists devices on the same subnet. Is it possible to list all devices on the network and not just my ...
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Which protocol does my Asus EeePC T101MT Wi-Fi support?

I have an Asus EeePC T101MT with an Atheros ar9285 Wi-Fi device. I recently replaced my router with an “802.11n”-standard, but the only device which is still has slow Wi-Fi connection is this Asus. ...
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Unable to SSH to internal IP

Read a few related questions here and here. The situation is as follows: assume that I have a computer A and computer B. I am able to ssh to both computers when by setting Port Trigger and Single ...
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I can't find my modem IP at all

Every tutorial I've found so far help me find my router IP but I need my modem IP as well. I have two devices, a wifi router and a dsl modem, not 2 in 1. The ipconfig -> default gateway, returns the ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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where is my port being blocked?

I'm trying to setup this software that allows me to use my laptop camera as surveillance and remotely access it via a website. I need to open a port that I can use to access the camera via a web ...
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Setting a system for university dorm voice communication [on hold]

I'm interested in setting up a system which would allow students in my university dorm to communicate to each other freely. Not sure if we can use existing wifi-routers installed in our hostel ( ...
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Unable to open login portal page to connect wireless network

I am able to login an open wireless network by my phone but not by my laptop. Actually when I connect my Windows phone it automatically takes me to login portal where I can enter username and ...
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Making a Synology diskstation accessible via WLAN

tl;dr What do I need to get a Synology DS214 locked in a cellar room to connect to my Wifi/ethernet/DSL router (to which the DS414 and the clients are connected via ethernet)? The situation I have ...
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any way to make a upd tunnel work in a protected proxy wireless connection?

Is there a way to use udp tunnel through any software ? Its a proxy protected wireless connection which only allows htpp. Any ideas to make udp work ?
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Wi-Fi hotspot from a device with no Wi-Fi?

I have some problems that result in my laptop being unable to connect to my Ethernet network. My desktop PC can connect to the Ethernet network. Is there anyway to create a Wi-Fi hotspot from my ...
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LAN with proxy to proxyless hotspot

I have proxy server based Ethernet port. Can I create a WiFi hotspot using a WiFi router that requires no proxy information? If so how could it be done? Thanks in advance...
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No networks found upon returning to original location

The oddest thing is happening with my network connection. I can work on it fine at home, and then I bring it to school and it connects automatically to that network too. But then when I get back ...
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Fast internet, super slow wifi [on hold]

My direct line internet is 125 mbps. Yet when I disconnect the very same computer that is 4 feet from the wireless router, the speed drops to 1 - 5 mbps. I just had a new router installed. When I ...
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Forwarding some ports and websites from “eth0” to “wlan0” with IPTables

I have eth0 and wlan0 devices in my work laptop. eth0 access the company's network and it comes with the whole firewall rules and so on. So I’m unable to use Skype, Google Hangouts and other things I ...
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hostapd + Ubuntu 14.04 Driver Issue for TL-WN725N v2

I recently purchased a TL-WN725N v2 usb dongle so that it may be used for my Ubuntu virtual machine. My Ubuntu installation seemed to install the correct drivers when plugging in the usb dongle ...
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Cannot access windows7 hosted network from lumia 630

I have created a hosted network in my windows7 system. But my Lumia 630 but my phone can't connect to this except once(when I started the hosted network first time). Every time when i try to connect I ...
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How can I troubleshoot poor wifi performance?

I recently installed a new Gateway combined modem/router from Comcast/Xfinity. Since then 3 of our devices (Macbook Pro, 2 iPads) connect fine but the other (3 year old HP laptop) exhibits the ...
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Speed up automatic connection to predefined wireless networks Windows

Is there a way to speed up the 'connect automatically' behavior in Windows? Sometimes it's so slow that I have to manually search for the preregistered wireless network and click connect. Sometimes it ...
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Slow internet connection speed compared to other hosts in the same network

My home network consists of an ADSL modem, directly connected to the Internet, and two laptops, connected to the modem using wireless cards. One of the laptops uses Microsoft Windows 7 and the other ...
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Port forwarding from one router to router, then to a machine on the second router

I have a combo modem/router provided by my ISP. I plugged a second router into this device because the wireless speeds were subpar. Now I am trying to set up a home media server that is accessible ...
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OpenVPN: client to LAN

I set up an OpenVPN server on a Debian machine under my router. I port forward all UDP 1194 connections to the server, and I am able to connect successfully from my windows machine using the OpenVPN ...
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Cannot ping to default gateway from computer inside private network

I have one desktop PC, laptop and android mobile. I have created a WiFi hotspot on my desktop PC so that I can use my internet on mobile as well on a laptop and it's working great, but now I want to ...
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WAN Bypass - Working over short cable, not Ethernet in wall

Aim I have an existing WiFi router and network, with both wireless and wired devices. However, I need to expand the size of my WiFi network. I have an Ethernet connection between two parts of my ...
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How to get printer IP addresses via the command line in Linux?

I’m trying to create a script to get all the IP address of wireless printers on the network. The problem is I’m not sure where to start I’ve looked into the CUPS but every document or tutorial only ...