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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Install Two Network Adapter Drivers Side by Side

I need to install CommView for WiFi on my computer, but the problem is that the replacement driver for my network adapter card that allows it to work with CommView for WiFi overwrites the original ...
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Network Adapter in AC Mode

Not a networking expert here. Just upgraded and installed the ASUS RT-AC68U router. Installation was smooth with no issue. I have the T440s laptop running Windows 8.1 with the "Intel Dual Band ...
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How to repeat a WIFI connection to other devices from Laptop to MIFI 2

On our sail boat I have a strong antenna to pick up guest WIFI hotspots. The antenna is connected to a lap top through a coax cable. I also have a MIFI 2 to connect devices using a data plan. Is ...
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Can I send file from Android 4 to Windows 7 using Wifi direct?

I'm trying to send a file to my computer. My computer is broken and running in safe-mode which opts out usage of bluetooth or USB cable. Further more, the file is somewhat generated and I can't locate ...
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Wifi sniffing only outgoing packets

When I am setting my wifi card in monitor mode and disconnecting it from wifi I am able to sniff every packet coming in and out from my tablet (http requests and responses) but when I connect to ...
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Log on Window issue windows 7 wireless user after joining new domain

In our College Domain changed new due to centralized process. for the security update wireless security changed WPA2/Enterprise wireless connection mode, now the machines connected through wireless ...
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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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How to share a network with other Chrome OS users after it has already been connected?

When initially connecting to a wireless network on Chrome OS an option is presented to share the network with other users. If unchecked, how can one later enable sharing? Options that didn't work: ...
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Windows 7 professional Dell Precision m4500 drivers

My computer as you can tell from the title above is missing 4 drivers after a clean install of windows 7 professional on a dell precision m4500 laptop now if i could connect to the internet on the ...
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Local-link IP - 169.254 - for wireless network adapter - how to fix?

Definitely not the first person to ask this, but I'm wondering how to troubleshoot this... At the moment my wireless adapter on my Windows 7 PC is having issues connecting. My wireless adapter says ...
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Connect router remotely from anywhere

I'm using tp link WR1042ND wireless router and I was wondering If I can login to my router from anywhere through internet even though don't have an public ip which is needed. Is there any way ...
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Strong wifi signal but no internet connection

My wifi router is in my living room. I can use internet fine in the living room, but when I move to my bedroom, the internet connection becomes very choppy. It frequently becomes unresponsive, then I ...
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Setup wireless repeating on Netgear WNDR3400 (N600) router

This question is different from How to configure IP forwarding on Netgear N600 WNDR3400 router I was previously using my N600 as my base station connected to a cable moden. I have a new Trendnet 812 ...
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Which wireless configuration is more efficient for a high density network?

I recently asked about the difference between a MIMO-capable access point and a multi-band one, and I am clear on that, now the question is: Which configuration would be more efficient on a wireless ...
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Is a MIMO 2x2 wireless access point the same as a dual-band access point?

I am looking for an enterprise-grade access point for our company and looking through some information came up to the conclusion that I'll need at least a dual or even tri-band wireless access point ...
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Not able to change password of TP-Link wireless router TL-WR740N

I am using TL-WR740N from TP-Link. I use Internet of Spidigo. Googling about it I find that I have to open tplinklogin.net or http://192.168.1.1 Now do I have to use LAN (Ethernet) cable or I can ...
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Home wireless extender can reach modem/router but not internet

So, I bought a Netgear universal wireless extender (WN2000RPTv2) today and added it to my home network, but it's exhibiting some extremely anomalous behavior. I talked to support for about an hour, ...
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Invalid IP Configuration error

I am not sure if this is the right platform to ask this question, and please consider me a newbie. I was using a ADSL modem given by BSNL (ISP). I bought a D-Link WiFi ADSL Router(DSL-2730U). I set ...
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Wifi Blocks Certain address alone

I am not a Networking person and have no idea how to figure this. I am trying to VPN into my office network(from home) to access tools. All the tools are hosted under address 10.0.0.*. I am able to ...
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Android virtual router

I just bought a chromecast and unfortunately it requires at least three devices; 1- The Chromecast 2- A device to control the chromecast (in my case a Tablet) 3- A WiFi router I was ...
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Missing DNS configuration adhoc or offline

I have dnsmasq installed locally on OS X Yosemite. Everything works fine while I'm connected to the internet via wifi. However when I go offline or create an adhoc network, I lose my DNS settings: ...
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One laptop is killing our wireless

When a specific laptop is turned on all other wireless devices lose their connection but when that laptop is connected to the router with an ethernet cable the connections are all stable. Typically ...
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Sharing proxied connection with ps3 via wifi

I'm trying to share my internet connection which is proxied with my ps3. I followed this tutorial and I was able to get the ps3 connected via Wi-Fi. I can browse the internet via the browser, but I ...
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Wireless Multicast transmission

I'm working on a high bandwidth application which uses multicast. Let's say there's 20 ip devices connected wireless to a router. One ip device sends a multicast packet to the multicast group. Will ...
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cant ping specific device

i have these nodes on the same network Sasmung GT-S5300 192.168.12.38 Asus Zenfone 5 192.168.12.37 pc(windows 7) 192.168.12.36 i tried to access my pc with my samsung through web browser, and ...
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How to make a computer like a router(for internet access)?

I'm trying to access my internet through another computer. The computer are connected with cable to internet and it also has a wireless network card(I don't know if same card handles both or if they ...
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Two home networks but devices can only connect to one?

I have the following setup: 1 router w/ modem connected downstairs to the ISP, providing both cable and wi-fi internet to the downstairs. 1 router upstairs connected to the downstairs router ...
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Create a wifi hotspot from ethernet connexion using D-Link DWA 160

How can I create a Wi-Fi in my house using the ethernet connection that I have? Right now I can connect one computer to internet via ethernet. I bought a D-Link DWA 160 B2 wireless adapter. From ...
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Does this Broadcom 802.11 wireless adaptor support 5ghz?

After many hour I found this one How do I find out if my laptop's Wifi receiver supports 5Ghz networks? Bottom reply states that netsh wlan will display the answer, mine shows no a. band yet ...
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Printer always offline

Since last week I began having problem with a wired network printer. My network is AT&T Uverse gateway -> pfSense box (set to DMZ plus on Uverse gateway) -> switch -> OpenWRT AP (bridged). The ...
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Create a separate second wifi network with wireless access to the first one's internet connection

I needed a local wireless network to connect a set of notebooks for local multiplayer gaming with separate notebooks/PCs. In order to keep latecy low, I wanted to connect the notebooks to my old wifi ...
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Stream videos in LAN websites

I have many video clips as well as movies stored in my windows PC[ windows 7 ultimate 64 bit]. I am thinking of building a website in my WLAN( I use TP-LINK TL-WN721N usb adapter to create a LAN). I ...
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Hidden network seems off and how can I increase my network security

For the last few week a hidden network keeps popping up in my network list. Every time this happens our internet drops is speed and our latency rises. This give me a feeling something is off so I have ...
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Create guest network and prevent access to my internal network using DD-WRT

As my guests at our home like to have some kind of internet access to show us their photos. We'd like to create a guest network for them. My idea: However, as I don't trust our guest devices I'd ...
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Wifi extender or powerline for network?

I would like to connect the main part of the house to an attached apartment (over the garage) either using WiFi extender or using power line (??). Is there really a way to connect both rooms using ...
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My wireless network goes offline after a while

I have Rosewill RNX-N150RT wireless router. Brand new. But after an undefined amount of time (it varies, from as little as 12 hours to as much as 2 - 3 days), the WIFI just goes offline. I bought ...
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Problems with wifi on lenovo yoga 3 pro running fedora

I recently purchased a lenovo yoga pro 3, and installed linux mint on it instead of windows. Mint didn't work very well however, lacking drivers for many of the yoga's features like the touchscreen, ...
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Wired network icon, but wireless network

I'm connected to a wireless network, yet in the taskbar the icon is showing that I'm connected to a wired network. Why is that? There is no network cable connected to the laptop, and it says "Limited" ...
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TP-LINK extender not found via wireless connection

I just configured TP-LINK WA730RE range extender. When I connect my box to power plug, the system initializes successfully. But strange thing is that the box is not detected via wireless connection. ...
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what concerns should I have in purchasing a wireless adapter for my old pc?

I am running windows XP Pro on an old desktop and would like to purchase a wireless usb adapter. I am not tech savvy, so I have concerns about making the correct purchase for my needs. I have a ...
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Retrieve User Profile Passwords

I have installed a fresh copy of Windows on one of my systems. Now I am trying to access some folder on network through Map Network Drive but it requires password authentication, but I don't ...
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Wifi tethering using PC not working

I have a WiFi adapter(TP Link TL-WN721 N), I have enabled the SoftAP mode and connect my tablet to it. I am giving the details of the connection which I got from the tab(runs on Android Jellybean): ...
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Unable to connect to wifi

I have a Dell Latitude E6530, running Windows 8.1, with a Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter. I am able to connect to my phone's personal hotspot, but not my home wifi. The home wifi router is a ...
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Cannot find Chromecast from repeater's network

This is a follow up question to my original question about setting up a repeater bridge router. Basically I have a main router from UVerse and a second DD-WRT router in Client Bridge mode to extend ...
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Unbrick modem using Serial line recovery.?

I have a Fiberhome AN1020-25U ADSL+3G Modem. My modem is bricked...! Modem's ip 192.168.1.1 is also not responding. Then I tried serial line recovery, I connected all wires (Rx, Tx etc) correctly. And ...
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Transfer files over hardwired LAN for speed; computers are also WiFi connected

I am a web developer. I don’t have much knowledge in networking. I have to transfer almost 200 GB files from a Ubuntu 14.04 laptop to a Windows 8 laptop. They are connected to the Internet through a ...
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Why can I not establish an SSH/SFTP connection from my Windows 8.1 computer?

I'm on a windows 8.1, 64bit machine. I cannot get a connection vis SSH or SFTP. Yesterday I was connecting without issue. I have tried using: Aptana, WinSCP, Putty and FileZilla. I cann connect to ...
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Windows 8.1 Bing Remote Desktop help needed [closed]

Im using Windows 8.1 with bing and so does the computer that i am trying to access (my friends). I am in need of help trying to set up a connection over my personal wifi at my house. I have both ...
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Stop automatically scanning for Wi-Fi on Linux Mint

How can I disable the automatic scan for other Wi-Fi networks when I'm already connected on Linux Mint? I have an HP laptop with touchscreen buttons and the Wi-Fi button doesn't act as usual. It ...
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Wireless internet connection consistently keeps dropping out after a few minutes of use on Linux Mint

My new installation of Linux Mint 17.1 32bit Cinnamon edition, installed as the sole OS on a Samsung N130 Netbook, consistently loses its wireless internet connection a few minutes after logging on ...