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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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What is the difference between a p2p network and a mesh network?

As already stated in the question, I was wondering what the difference between these two network (p2p and mesh) types is. I mean, in both of them all nodes are connected without a central server, and ...
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Make my router a central access point

I'm using Wifi-Repeater in order to capture and use far wifi networks because I do not have my own Wifi at my apartment. I want to expand the connected computers to the remote wifi-hotspot(connected ...
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OpenWRT NAT only for clients on certain WLAN network

I am using an OpenWRT powered WLAN router as an access point for my network. Everything on the network id run through a PFSense box so that I can have full control from there. I would like to have a ...
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How to set up a wireless printer on a computer wired to a Wireless Router

Well here is my case. I have a brother mfc-9320 wireless printer, a Digisol wireless router & a computer that is wired to the router. I want to set up the wireless printer on the computer in this ...
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Setting up dd-wrt router as extender when primary router has username and password authentication

I am trying to extend my wifi using a dd-wrt router as an extender. The problem I'm having is that my primary wifi is authenticated with a username and a password. As far as I can see the dd-wrt ...
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raspberrypi.local not accessible on the network

I used to be able to access my Raspberry Pi on the network using raspberrypi.local (raspberrypi being the hostname of the Pi). The Pi is connected with a WLAN usb dongle to my Apple TimeCapsule I ...
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Connected to the internet, but I have no access

Two days ago, I was on the internet, and then I suddenly lost connection. The icon on the right of my task bar shows that I am connected, and when I called my provider, she said that I'm connected ...
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Wifi connection via home network [on hold]

I have a problem with my Wifi connection.I can't connect via Wifi but I can connect via cable in my homes network. I use Windows 8 .
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Network adapter shows up in Device Manger but not in ipconfig

I am helping somebody troubleshoot a computer (windows 7) over chat. The computer had malware saying that proxy configuration is preventing the browser from connecting to the Internet. My friend put ...
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Wireless range/access issue in old european concrete building

My wifes family owns a hotel in Italy which they built in the 1950's. The structure is 3 story concrete and a boatload of rebar, maybe even some leftover lead paint. A few years back they wanted to ...
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Possible to deploy Access Point¿?

I type iw list and it these are the supported modes: Supported interface modes: * IBSS * managed When I run hostapd hostapd.conf I get this: Failed to create ...
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How to forward DHCP broadcast messages between two interfaces using ebtables?

I have two interfaces, WLAN and LAN, on my linux system. How can I "forward" DHCP broadcast messages received on WLAN to LAN using ebtalbes?
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Wi-Fi hub? wi-fi router as a hub?

I think that's what I want, but I can't seem to figure out the right Google term. My problem is that we have acquired a number of wi-fi devices and have friends come by with wi-fi devices and there ...
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“ADYeXVnYQ” in wifi network connection??

installed windows 8.1 before 4 days.now days there is "ADYeXVnYQ" network m seeing in the list.. when i click on details it says "other people might able to see info you send on this network" kindly ...
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Other wifi networks always change channels with me

When I change WiFi channels, 2.4ghz, 6 other networks always follow my channel choice. Why do they seem to be linked to my Comcast internet choices. TG862G 2.4Ghz
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iPad WiFi Sync from local NAS

I am trying to setup a fully automated sync/push of movies from my NAS to my iPad. My setup is the following I got a local NAS running Windows Server where I have Movies in a decicated specific ...
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How to make a full windows 7 hardrive shared on a home network for macs?

This my setup: 1 PC - with a 1 TB Hardrive called E:/ (Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit) 1 Mac Apple Mac Book Pro (Mac OSX Yosemite) 2 Windows Laptop (Both with Windows 7 Pro 64bit) 1 Router I want to ...
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Cannot Connect to WIFI if I enable WPA/2 security [on hold]

I can connect fine with my router TL-WR740n with DD-WRT firmware installed. But as soon as I enable security (WPA/WPA2). The QSS light on router ( a small lock) lights up and then I am unable to ...
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What information does Chrome/Android send to Google to discover my “WiFi based” location? [migrated]

Their commercial geolocation API doc says it needs a list of every WiFi access point around, with, for each of them: MAC address, ESSID signal strength, a few others. Common devices probably ...
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First Smurf attacks and now LAN access from remote - What is happening? [on hold]

Here is the log from my Router. First I was getting Smurf attacks -- look at "DoS attack: Smurf" in router logs - should i worry? and now this. I see entries in my wireless router logs ...
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OS X Ignore Wi-Fi network / AP based on BSSID

I have a situation where I have two AP's in two adjoining buildings that have the same SSID name. The problem is that the laptops that are close by are accessing the weaker AP in the other building ...
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How to turn windows 8 laptop into wifi hotspot?

I want to turn my Windows 8 Laptop into WiFi hotspot and want to use the internet in laptop through my Nokia Lumia 520. I use a USB dongle to connect my laptop to internet. I tried the thing as same ...
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Why is my 2.4GHz wireless network so slow?

I am trying to copy a 300MB file from one computer to another via 802.11g / 2.4GHz. My transfer speed is 256KB/second. My signal strength is reported by Windows as excellent. Any ideas as to why it's ...
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Connected to wifi but can't use internet

I recently connected my laptop to my router put it the password and all was well strong connection no problems. However when ever I try to use the internet I can't this is in both browsers and ...
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ARP issue changing Internet connection

Ok I'll jump right in the middle of things. I usually connect my laptop to Internet through wifi at home and it works flawlessly. Problems come up when I try to connect to a friend of mine's wifi. The ...
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WAP54G Wireless access point - “Obtaining IP Address”

We have a strange issue with this old access point. It is setup just as an access point, the IP and gateway are set correctly, it's just that any laptop or device doesn't get given an IP address ...
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How to get connected to home WiFi? [on hold]

I can't get wifi anymore on my iphone 4. I think I have been blocked out. How do I find out and get internet (WiFi) on my phone.
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Routers Upstairs / Downstairs, allow them to talk?

I recently installed another router upstairs because the downstairs one didn't reach via WIFI. The second router takes its WAN connection from downstairs (I only have 1 physical connection to the ...
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Wifi signal goes low while connecting to my WiFi Hostspot?

I run a WiFi hotspot from my Windows 8.1 PC. When I try to connect from my mobile device, the signal strength goes low and ultimately results in authentication problem. But after or before that, ...
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wireless communication with lifx virtual bulb

I saw LIFX Virtual Bulb the other day and am curious to know how does this communication take place... For those who don't know what is LIFX - it is a wireless RGB LED bulb which can be controlled ...
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Raspberry Pi automatically try to reconnect continously

I have set up a NAT system to work my way around a setup at my local dorm, where only one MAC address could be registered: Dorm router -> Raspberry Pi (NAT) -> Apple Airport Extreme -> N Devices ...
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How to restart WiFi adapter? [duplicate]

when my laptop awake after sleep the WiFi adapter shows cross,and in order to again connect to WiFi i restart my laptop.Is there any thing i would do to get rid-off this thing OR is there any way i ...
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Use wifi direct via bridge on ethernet enabled devices

i have sony smart tv which supports wifi-direct and has ethernet port on it. I have a wifi bridge or wifi router which is connected to my tv using Ethernet port rather than those sony wifi-adapetr. ...
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Router that doesn't default to a open wireless network? [closed]

I was trying to set up a second router to add onto my home network today and I ended up resetting it and plugging it straight in to start configuring it. Well, after doing some online research for ...
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Why Wireless adapter can't establish a internet connection in Windows 7?

I'm working in a small office environment. I'm trying to connect a desktop computer to a WiFi network using D-Link DWA-132 wireless adepter. Adepter installation was successful. It's perfectly showing ...
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Share internet as Bridge instead as a Router using PFCTL (OS X)?

I've got an Airport Time Capsule (TC) and a Macbook Air (MBA) and another PC. The MBA connects the TC wirelessly while the PC connects to the MBA with Ethernet cable. The problem: The MBA takes the ...
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How to setup Tomato with Unlocator DNS for Roku? (speed not stable)

Tried to find a solution for this but couldn't - would appreciate your help. My setup is as following: My MAIN ISP ROUTER (Dual Band D-Link on 10.0.0.X) is serving wireless clients around the house, ...
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What is the most effective way to set up a wifi network with FTTH

I'm about to subscribe with FTTH but I'm wondering about the most effective way to set up a wifi network in 4 floors building with 28 rooms. The ISP provides 4 packages with different speeds: 20MB , ...
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How to debug network connection?

Typical dialog with no explanation why can't windows connect. Sometimes it happens that you can't connect to certain router. How can I obtain some verbose info about connection procedure to find out ...
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Windows is not able to connect to router through WiFi after password change

I'm using a TP-LINK router. Just now I changed the router password and then I'm trying to connect to my router through WiFi. But I'm getting the following error: Windows was not able to connect ...
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Multiple DHCP servers and clients on multiple VLANs [on hold]

could you please help me with the following question: Describe the server process and the packet by packet communication in an environment that has multiple DHCP servers and clients on multiple VLANs. ...
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Bandwitch usage of each device [closed]

I am tring to find a software that monitors the bandwith of each device that is connected to the wifi , i found some of them but non of them supports microsoft mini port adapter ,(i am using laptops ...
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DUP! Errors in ping 10.0.1.0

When I ping my network at 10.0.1.0, I am seeing the following (DUP!) error. I know DUP! in pings refers to duplicates, and is not good. Should I be concerned, and if so, can someone point me in a ...
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Why my Windows 8 laptop doesn't recognize any wireless device?

I got a HP 255 G2 Laptop and I installed windows 8 on it today because I want to dual boot it with a Linux distribution.Everything works fine,excepting the networking.It doesn't recognize any wireless ...
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Android can't connect to Windows 7 on same LAN and vice versa

I have an android phone with wifi and I have notebook with windows 7 with wifi. Both devices are on the same network and they can't see each other (I can't ping phone from notebook and vice versa). ...
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Connection between Directional and Omni-directional outdoor Antennas

i want to setup a small network, i have more than basic knowledge of networking but i have some questions that i couldn't find any answer for them till now. so i have two stations with a distance of ...
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How to change an external wifi Mac address adopter? [closed]

I work in an office that distributed the internet according to Mac address a few days ago my wifi in laptop is death. could you please write me how to change the Mac address of a new external wifi ...
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wifi device not showing when booting from pendrive

hi my name is nilesh and I am new to linux and their distros . i am booting wifislax and bactrack from pendrive but my wifi device is not showing in both the distro kindly hellp my laptop is DELL ...
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Windows 7 PC unable to connect to wireless router via USB

I have Windows 7, and I am trying to connect my PC to a wireless network. It doesn't have an internal card, so I use a Belkin USB stick. Occasionally, my connection will just drop. It won't try to ...
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Which is better between this wireless adapters? [closed]

I have Hp notebook with internal wireless card can't say its give the best performance . So in terms of signal/gain Ralink RT3090 or TP-LINK TL-WN722N (USB) is better ?