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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I need HELP/Instructions on how to set up MULTIPLE IP addresses on my home WiFi , I am using Windows 8 and Verizon FIOS cable

my names Tosh and I'm completely new to the whole ip address thing. I am trying to set up 24 different IP addresses on my home network. I have verizon fios cable with the router verizon provided for ...
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iptables settings for Tomato

I am trying to figure out the iptables settings for my router. Right now I have two networks, a home network on br0 and eth1, and a guest wifi on br1. Home IP addresses are on 192.168.1.x, and guest ...
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cannot access trendnet wireless box

My Trendnet TEW-452BRP wireless router is connected with a NetGear ProSafe VPN firewall FVS318 router right now. They are working fine. I am right now connected with wireless. I try to change the ...
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Broken/missing Wifi

Hi I seem to have a problem, with a HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC (Windows 7), my Wifi-Card has literally vanished from my device manager, all that is left is the Real-Tech Family Controller. I tried to ...
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Cannot connect to my own mumble server using external ip

I can connect to my mumble server through my local (Wireless LAN IPv4) ip: 192.168.0.15, but I cannot connect using the ip taken from this website: http://www.whatismyip.com/. I have forwarded ...
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Cisco 1131AG: Wireless clients randomly unreachable

I have a weird issue with my 1131AG-E-K9. I set up a lab at home to get back into the topic after a few years break. My 1131AG is connected to one of the PoE ports of an ASA5505. Clients are 2 ...
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What's the difference between AC600, AC1200, AC<n> wireless network adapters?

I'm planning to buy a wireless PCIe or USB network adapter for 802.11ac but I don't understand the difference between AC600, AC1200, and all other ACs available out there. What does the number mean? ...
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Signal strength fluctuations and performance issues with cascading routers

I am using two home routers (Linksys WRT300N and Netgear Nighthawk AC1900)in cascade order to extend the area covered by WIFI. The signal strength and performance of the network throughout the home is ...
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Is there a way to make a usb NIC show up in the wifi dropdown on a Macbook Pro 15?

I purchased a USB NIC (Alfa AWUS036AC) because the onboard NIC on my 2014 MBP 15 and my Netgear router don't play nice with each other. Is there a way I can make the networks it (the new NIC) sees ...
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Wi-Fi LAN should cover 4 floors

We would like to have Wi-Fi LAN in our house covering 4 floors. The Internet provider will install an antenna on the house for a city connection and then provides a standard Wi-Fi router. Because the ...
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Wi-Fi Repeater Can't Be Accessed Directly

I purchased the Gembird WNP-RP-002 Wi-Fi repeater and i'm having an issue with it. I set it up by looking both at the user manual and this video I chose it as repeater and at first under settings i ...
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Why is every other ping to my wifi router taking a long time?

If I ping my wifi router, I get: C:\>ping 192.168.1.1 Pinging 192.168.1.1 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64 <--- Quick Reply from ...
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Why do I get these latency spikes in games? How do I fix them?

http://pastebin.com/VkisYYMw Results of ping to a LoL server, results are similar to a Dota 2 server. As you can see, the ping flares up going as high as 500 to 600 ms at times. I have tried ...
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How does a WiFi client choose an AP if two have the same SSID?

When a WiFi client wants to connect to a hotspot with a certain SSID and there are two access points with that SSID, what determines which one it connects to? If it previously connected to only one of ...
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Why my server with a public IP address can only display its web page to my local network?

I can see the server's web page from my PC/phone on local network wifi. I cannot see the server's web page using 3G on phone or home wifi. I can ping to the server using my phone 3G. Any ...
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How to use wifi direct on windows using intel my wifi dashboard

I think I have it installed correctly with an intel advanced-n 6200 card (windows 7), I can turn on wifi-direct and see "ralink client" (another pc on windows 8.1 with an rt5572 chipset usb adapter) ...
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From a main home switch can i connect different applications/connections? [on hold]

im looking to set up a home network with cat5 ethernet cables. For my undertanding i would have the internet line coming in my router, this would go to my 24port switch and from this i will connect ...
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Wireless speed is erratic

I have the netgear 1600AC R6200v2. Currently I'm seeing crazy wireless speeds. My hardwired connection is showing my full speed, so it appears the issue is in the wireless. (FYI my speed is 50Mb/s ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium cannot connect to internet via wireless or ethernet connections

I have an HP laptop and I cannot connect to the internet even though it says "Internet Access". When I try I get "Cannot access page", then the browser closes and searches for a solution that results ...
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I wanna block following apps? [on hold]

Is there any way to block whatsapp, dailymotion and facebook app in router or any app which can block these apps controlled by another mobile. I'm using tp-link router. Once I blocked www.facebook.com ...
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Dangers of Unsecured Wireless Networks

Is it dangerous to use an unsecured wireless connection? Can my username and password be seen if I transmit them on an open connection, or are they encrypted on the client side before being sent to ...
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Play media from a computer to a TV wirelessly?

I want the same functionality one gets when connecting a TV and a laptop using a HDMI cable, but wirelessly. I have a Samsung Series 6, Smart TV and want to mirror my Windows 7 PC's video and audio ...
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can't connect to my win 8.1 ad hoc

I've created a virtual wifi router on my laptop, using: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=name key=password and then: netsh wlan start hostednetwork on my windows 8.1. the problem is ...
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Streaming movies via network stops after a few secs but only on WiFi

Streaming movies via network stops after a few secs but only on Wifi? (XP HOME SP3) I have 2 computers, 1 Main tower PC (with ext 2 TB drive), and a 3GB laptop. When I stream movies from my 2TB ext ...
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unable to connect to ftp server(pure-ftpd) with ssl/tls enabled

i have two machines inside my private network one running ubuntu 10.04 with pure-ftpd ftp server with ssl/tls enabled and other is running windows 7 os.i have configured my ftp server for ssl/tls for ...
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what technology to connect many Wifi AP to one network [duplicate]

in my company need's to join many Wifi Access Points to ONE WIFI NETWORK means to one SSID what technology may I used for that??? every AP is directly connected to master SWITCH and need's onee ...
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Fixing Wifi dropout on a raspberry-pi

I am new to raspberry pi, and not very comfortable with linux. I am facing issues with WIFI dropouts and searching led me to this article: ...
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Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/b/g/n do not connect to Wi-Fi network set-up on Channel 13

I have a Dell Latitude notebook, running Windows 7 Enterprise, with a Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz) wireless card. My router is a Netgear DGN2200v3 and to improve my wireless ...
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Can a faster wireless adapter deliber better results if the router caps the connection speed?

I have an AC1200 (867Mbps max data rate) router. I'm in the market for a desktop wireless adapter to go with that, and wondering whether it's worth going beyond AC1200. Specifically, I need to choose ...
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how to block website in ADSL router model TDSL300W2

I need to block facebook,twitter and You tube in my BSNL ADSL router model no TDSL300W2. Since all are engaged with those web sites and not working. Please let me know how to block these web site ...
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ADSL modem on VDSL [on hold]

I am changing to Ultra-Fast VDSL on Slingshot in New Zealand. I currently have this modem: NetComWireless ADSL2+ Modem Router - NB604 Will my VDSL work with this modem, or will I have to get a new ...
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Is it normal for wireless speeds on a mobile device to be slower than the speed on a laptop?

Both my laptop—a Retina MacBook Pro—and phone—an iPhone 6—support 802.11ac wireless and my router, an AirPort Time Capsule, also support 802.11ac wireless. The speed I get on laptop is about 70 to 80 ...
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Out of Range Check for WLAN Network

Does anyone know of a universal mechanism to check on a client device if it is still within range of a wireless network and can communicate on it? One idea is to ping the gateway, but some networks ...
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Intel WLAN NIC works in Linux, undetected in Windows 7

Note: I do not have the hardware in question in front of me at the moment, so I'm sorry for the unavailability of some information. I understand if I can't get a proper answer because of that. ...
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tp-link tl-wn725n Wi-Fi USB Adapter works really slow

Few days ago I bought this tp-link Wi-Fi usb adapter. I read some articles about it before and the tests speed were kinda ok for me. I installed the last drivers and stuff. But the Internet speed is ...
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using a TP-link TD-W8151N as a wireless repeater?

I have a Asus RT-N10E that i am using with a wimax connection that is giving me a Wifi network. I've jsut installed a Yagi antenna in my neighbors house but the signal strength is extremely low ( no ...
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Deployment of wifi router over 12acer open space [closed]

i need to deploy wifi network over 12 acers = 48562m² open space need to know following thing : 1.name of router that can cover the entire space with good signal strength? 2. No. of users that can ...
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How can I extend the range of both SSIDs from my D-Link DIR-655 router? [on hold]

I want to extend the wireless reach of my D-Link DIR-655 router, but I'm broadcasting two SSIDs (a primary one and a secondary one for the guest zone), and I want both to be extended. I don't want to ...
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I can not fix the incorrect time on my router [on hold]

Router date always says January 1,2000. Time cycles through 24hrs but date doesn't change. Doesn't correct with change of time server or daylight savings time settings. Reloaded router firmware ...
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WI-FI connects and disconnect randomly

I am using a Lenovo Z460. I have Wi-Fi throughout my home. I have 2 laptops and 3 mobile phones which use Wi-Fi My Lenovo Laptop has problems connecting to Wi-Fi. I can connect to Wi-Fi from my phones ...
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“USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later”

USB wireless network adapter not working in Virtual Box kali machine. What to do? It always gives a message that "USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later"
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Any way to specify which Internet connection to use on a Mac?

I am currently connected to both an Ethernet and Wi-Fi connection (different networks.) Is there a way I can tell my web browser to use one connection and another web browser to use the other?
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Extending dual band wifi signal

I've got poor signal strength and quality in one of the rooms in my house. This room has a single ethernet cable. I would like to extend my network so that said room upstairs has a better signal. I ...
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Connection spikes when connected (only) through wireless

I've been experiencing HUGE spikes while connected trough wireless in my home, and I just can't figure out what is happening. I've had this problem with my previous computer too, I just bought a new ...
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Can a device that has wifi that does not support WPA connect to an access point configured for WPA via WPS-PBC?

I'm having trouble finding results for the internal workings of WiFi Protected Setup. All I can find is that the PIN method is broken, evil and cracked, and that you should turn off WPS PIN or WPS ...
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Network printer outside from his router not presented on network

I'm working in an office, which has a messy network built by many people before me. Just to clarify: I far not understand networks, this one either. I have a room, where arrived a new network ...
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Will cascading two routers separate both networks?

If I plug a second router with DHCP on and a different subnet, will that separate the networks and keep them from communicating with each other? One of my family members had malware recently and I ...
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I keep seeing an SSID called “Hidden network” everywhere, why is this?

I've just noticed something very, very, strange this evening. I see a network with the name/SSID "Hidden network" virtually everywhere that I go. I want to know why I'm seeing this! Its a visible ...
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Share network from windows 8.1 to windows 8.1

I'm trying to share network via "Connectify" from Windows 8.1 notebook to another Windows 8.1 notebook. And the problem is that connection is limited. Order isn't matter. But third notebook with ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro forgets network credentails

At my university we got a wireless network with the following properties: Every user has to login with a username and a password. The authentication is based on RADIUS as far as I know. The network ...