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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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

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 storage or pendrive connects to USB port / Win10 x64

Today I bought new ASUS Zenbook UX303LA. It is fantastic, but I saw one problem. When I connect USB HDD or pendrive it drops WIFI connection. I have mouse wireless adapter connected already and it ...
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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 ...
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Fastest way to connect computer to router?

I will soon move my router with my NAS to my computer upstairs so I can have fastest speed to my NAS. The thing is, there is a computer downstairs where my router is currently is. that pc will not ...
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Different DNS Server on Different Wifi Networks

Is there a way for me to use Google DNS Server on my home network, but have automatic DNS server selection on my school's wifi? They have an in browser authentication which doesn't work with static ...
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After Windows 10 wake up WIFI won't work

I have a Lenovo R61 Thinkpad. If I close the lid, Windows goes to sleep. When I open the lid, Windows wakes up, however, after waking up, WIFI won't connect to my network. Checking network ...
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I have a pretty old PC, how can I make it useful ?` [on hold]

I have a very old pc (about 10 years old). I plan on using for SOMETHING ! It runs Win XP with 512 MB RAM. No wifi connectivity so use a external USBadapter for internet access. What can I use it ...
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Why would Windows 10 require daily restart for normal internet speeds

Background Running a clean install of Windows 10 on a 2013 Retina Macbook Pro via Bootcamp. Problem As the day wears on my internet connection (ONLY via my win 10 laptop) gets slower and slower ...
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Creating laptop wifi hotspot losing ssid when sharing connection

I have created a wifi hotspot on my work laptop I started the hostednetwork and in the network and sharing page I could see the ssid 'hotSpot1' under the wireless network connection 2 (WNC2) icon. I ...
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NFC tag scanning range

I've bought several NFC stickers (NTAG213) with a diameter of 25mm and build a simple scanning app for my android phone. I noticed that the tags have to be in direct contact or within a small distance ...
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How set up OpenVPN WiFi access point?

Running an OpenVPN client on Openwrt. Connecting to a VPN service provider. OpenVPN works great over LAN. Want to set up OpenVPN WiFi access point Tried to simply create an access point and connect ...
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Can't access only one web server from only my house [solved]

I was digging around in some settings the other day trying to set up a web server from a Virtual Machine on my computer. Somehow in doing this I managed to make it impossible to access my website, ...
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How do I log onto a WiFi network with username and password on Windows 10?

I am trying to log onto my school's wireless network with a Windows 10 OS. Previously on Win8 there was an option to use certain credentials: Now this option no longer seems available! How do I ...
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Xbox users bogging down my coffee shops open WiFi

I own a coffee shop with open Wi-Fi but the tenants that live above the shop are bogging it down with their Xbox. Is there a way I can block that device from connecting to my Wi-Fi?
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NIC Died, Got RMA and Died Again, How to Find the Cause?

As the title says, I had an Asus PCE-N15 NIC working smoothly for about a year and a half and then it started acting wonky. What would happen is that I could connect to the network, but the NIC would ...
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Xubuntu: computer can't be reached over ssh after being idle for a period of time

This started happening after installing Xubuntu 14.04 instead of an old Ubuntu, so I believe the wireless card is not to blame. After being idle for a small period of time (roughly 15-30 minutes) I ...
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Is the external IP of my wireless Router my WAN IP / Public IP address ? if not then what is it?

This is my home network setup: Internet ---> External IP (cable modem) Internal IP ---> External IP (wireless router) 192.168.20.1 ---> (laptop) 192.168.20.102 Am I correct to assume that ...
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Why am I getting latency between my modem and my router?

I pay for a 15mbps down, 1mbps up DSL internet plan from TekSavvy Solutions (Canada). At least once or twice a week there will be moments where we get speeds much lower than advertised. When I notice ...
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Constant WiFi dropout. All usual steps to troubleshoot taken. Dual boot works fine on Ubuntu. Terrible on Windows 8.1

I have an Asus X550CA laptop set up for Dual Booting with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1. The WiFi adaptor is constantly dropping out on Windows 8.1 but works absolutely fine in Ubuntu. Wireless ...