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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Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter for Windows 10

I'm having difficulty getting an ASUS Mini PCIe WiFi/Bluetooth adapter working in Windows 10 (x64), not sure what the model of the card is but it is using a Broadcom bcm4352 chipset. I can't find a ...
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Windows 10 : Wi-fi driver doesn't work anymore

I've just installed the new release of Windows 10 on my laptop. My problem is that i can't connect with my wifi card anymore and it appears that there is not any drivers (just Realtek PCE Family ...
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How to configure a local network for 'no internet'

I have recently built a small server that acts as a wireless access point. Unfortunately, the server has no way of accessing the internet due to technical constraints. When I use a smartphone (both ...
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Restoring previous internal wifi interface ID in Windows 7

At some point (most likely due to an upgrade or something) the Windows 7 on my laptop has decided that the wifi interface is not the same one as it was before. All configured wifi networks have ...
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Protecting my PC in unknown WLAN/LAN networks

I once read in another thread on superuser that PCs in a network could try to acess services running on other PCs in the same network Is it considered to be safe enough to enable ufw and deny all ...
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Everytime I restart router, i have to plug in ethernet cable again in wan port. Why?

I have an ADSL+2 modem to which I have connected to a TP-LINK WR740N wifi router with a 100 feet Cat6 Ethernet cable. Every time I turn on the router , i have to plug in the Ethernet cable again in ...
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Does a tri band router increase signal range?

So I have xfinity wifi and internet, it works great and all but the signal doesn't reach everywhere in my house. Range extenders don't really cut it since the speed it halved, will a tri band router ...
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Best multiple AP office wifi setup [on hold]

What's the best wifi configuration for a 3k sq ft office with 30 people? Ideally we'll using multiple broadband connections and everyone can roam the office without switching networks. Is it possible ...
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Determine bottleneck for the Wi-Fi speed and match the Ethernet speed

The speed on my Wi-Fi is substantially less than the speed on the Ethernet. Through mtr, I don't see any substantial packet loss between the laptop to the router. I want to be able to diagnose the ...
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How to override wifi broadcast speed limit?

In the 802.11 protocol broadcast happens at minimum speeds (usually 1 Mbps) since there is no ACK system to know if the packet has been delivered successfully. But I want to broadcast a video stream ...
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Problematic access to internet via wifi

I bought an asus laptop with windows 8.1 and it has an issue when accessing internet via wifi . When accessing internet via ethernet everything loads fine on my browsers but when accessing via wifi: ...
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Unifi AP - Configuration

So I have deployed a number of Unifi AP's at my client sites and they are working very well. I configure the AP's at my office using the Unifi software and then take out to the client site and ...
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Intel 7260 HMW in a Dell E6410 - No bluetooth

I have installed a Intel 7260AC in an Intel E6410. The wifi works superbly, but the Bluetooth drivers cannot install. Are there any drivers for it? I have tried the official drivers and other drivers ...
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How to disable LAN access for the wifi users

I have a wifi router which is connected on the network. The users using the wifi internet can access my LAN network. How to block the wifi users to access my lan network and system. How to configure ...
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IP masquerading, rule to forward packets between the Interfaces (on a multihomed network device)

Preamble This question can be considered as a followup to link Setup System: Embedded linux system running netfilter and iptables enabled kernel. Number of interfaces: 2 eth0: Connected to a NAT ...
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I want to creating Network without internet [on hold]

I want to Create a network between 3 of our house, which are not close. i want to achieve that without internet connection. so that i will be able to transfer files without internet. recommend any ...
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TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 V2.0 Wont connect to the internet. Installation also failing [on hold]

My Archer C7 will not connect to the internet after i run this setup, the installation for the router always fails at the end when it is verifying the router settings. If anyone can help me out with ...
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Windows 8 not detecting Wi-Fi

My PC is not detecting the signal of the wireless router in the room. My roommates can use it with no issues. My PC is showing other Wi-Fi signals, but not the Wi-Fi of my own room. I have tried ...
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Using an old router as its own Wifi network?

I am unable to connect to Wifi when I am upstairs due to my router being in the basement. Can I (leagally/freely) connect an older router I have to an ethernet port on the top floor of my house and ...
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Is that Wifi co-channel interference?

I've read many subjects about WiFi interference but I'm still not 100% satisfied about the problem I encountered. Well, I have my own Internet connection and my own WiFi 2.4Ghz router on channel 11 ...
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basic access point hardware [on hold]

I need an access point to which phones and computers can connect. Apart from this I don't need any support for internet or even any networking capability on this access point. Is there anything off ...
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Remote able to send keyboard presses via WiFi [on hold]

I'm looking for a (non-smartphone) remote able to control both: my TV via IR (probably all of them can do this) my Windows computer (keyboard presses) via anything else that doesn't require pointing ...
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How can Chrome browser cookies cause internet issues?

Alright, so I'll make this as short and concise as possible. I have both DishNET and mobile data/hotspot for internet. I noticed DishNET was really slow today(I would estimate less than 5KB), so I ...
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Is it possible to use aptX on unsupported computers or phones?

I've been reading up recently on different ways of wirelessly streaming media. At first I ignored bluetooth connections because of the quality, but then I started reading about aptX, which sounded ...
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Initially can't connect to the internet, giving a waiting for 'ip' message

Since couple days ago, I have been having some problem connecting to the internet. When I try to open a website, and the problem occurs, it always says at the bottom of the browser: "waiting for (my ...
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Netgear nighthawk [on hold]

Hey guys i had a telus provider come in and set up a wireless extender which is basically our wifi and i hooked up a netgear night hawk in the basement. Which means it will act as a separate router! ...
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My wireless interface can't see access point

I'm trying to learn how to manage wireless with my Ubuntu and so what I want to do is to enable my wireless from command line. What I have done is this: sudo ifconfig wlan0 up sudo iwlist wlan0 ...
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How to determine what type of wifi networks are supported by your driver on Linux

On Linux (specificially Ubuntu) what's the easiest way to determine what types of Wifi protocols your hardware and driver support? I have a router running DD-WRT that supports broadcasting in both a ...
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Using SSH from inside VMWare

I have to use use svn+ssh protocol to commit files to a remote repository using internet. However, with a Xubuntu (14.10) in VMware Player, I am not able to do so. However, there is no problem in ...
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wifi driver issue during Windows 10 installation

In my laptop there are two wifi drivers are installed one is broadcom virtual wireless driver & the other is dell wireless 1704 (802.11b/g/n) As I checked my pc for Windows 10 update the first ...
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Home wireless network with wireless storage setup guidance

I am looking to setup invest in a router to upgrade my home wireless networking. I currently have a USB 3.0 Harddisk and my plan is to be able to share over the home network. What are the possible ...
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Changing MAC address disconnects Wi-Fi

I am using OpenSUSE 13.2 with kernel 3.16.7-21-desktop x86_64. I am trying to change the MAC address of my system by using the following commands: ifconfig | grep HWaddr ifconfig wlp2s0 down ...
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What can I do to improve a business-oriented network that only has access to 3 6Mb/1.5Mb lines with 15-30 clients? [migrated]

I work at an e-commerce based business in a 16k warehouse. The only available ISP solution is AT&T, with each 6Mb/1.5Mb line costing $50 and fiber optic being an option for $800/mo at 20Mb/20Mb. ...
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HP Probook 6460b automatically disconnect wireless connection ethernet cable plugged [duplicate]

I am using HP ProBook 6460b laptop. I want to use both wireless and wired connection simultaneously. But when I am try to connect Ethernet cable on Ethernet port the wireless connection going to ...
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Disabling/Enabling WLAN connection

Question: What is the terminal command behind right clicking on the wireless icon (Ubuntu 15.04) and then unchecking "Enable Wi-Fi" the box? Why am I asking it? macchanger just work for me when I ...
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Can I set a Mikrotik routerboard 951G wireless to cover a 3 story building and 480+ users? [on hold]

I am extremely new to wireless networking. I have a Mikrotik routerboard RB951G. Is it possible for me to set the wireless interface of my routerboard to cover a 3 story building with 40 rooms in ...
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Volume Control on Client Computer [on hold]

I have 2 iMacs, and I am wondering if volume control from the keyboard is capable on the client computer, not the server. I havent been able to get it to work with my wireless keyboard. Any advice? ...
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Why can't I get wireless connections but I can get Internet on Kali Linux?

So, when I try to connect to a WiFi network on Kali Linux, it won't give me any WiFi networks. But so long as the windows WiFi is connected, it will give me internet. So, I know the WiFi works ...
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Wireless: (if harmful) is a bigger WiFi antenna a bigger health hazard? [closed]

This question has been reworded to not assume that radio waves are harmful to human beings. The official message claims there is no real danger to human health in wireless radiations, like the ...
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A Nic and a USB wireless adapter, when one is on, the other stops working

I have NIC and wireless USB adaptor. Previously, both accessed separated networks and worked together. The wired nic is connected to a piece of equipment. I have it on a submask of 255.0.0.0 with a ...
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How can I use WiFi dongle as a USB wireless adapter?

I have a desktop (without wireless network card) running Windows XP and a Wifi dongle Huawei-E8221 with a sim card slot. My PC has Internet connection through Ethernet. I want to use dongle as wifi ...
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wifi and mobile data disconnects when screen goes off on huawei smartphone even with wifi on ALWAYS ON mode + auto sync + power save mode OFF [migrated]

My wifi and data connection disconnects when screen goes off on my huawei ascend mate 2. For samsung phones it can be solved with secret codes like ##0011# but for huawei phones the secret codes are ...
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Captive portal, fool OSes about authentication, is this way correct?

First (intro), why do I want to fool OSes ? - because my captive-portal is intented to keep captive. Clients can only visit a local website. There is never access to the Internet for freely surfing. I ...
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How to set/change IP for intel(R) 82579LM gigabit adapter?

I want to set static IP to my wireless network adapter, but I get this error: [] so I want to change IP address of this adapter. I should set my wireless IP to 192.168.1.157. Also I restart my ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 Bluetooth Works but not WIFI in a Dell Inspiron M5040

I upgraded the wireless in my Dell Inspiron M5040 (running Windows 7 64bit) to a Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 and have had some weird problems with it. Initially I could install both the Wireless ...
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Internet History Eraser [duplicate]

If I plug my work laptop back into the work network, can they view internet history from non-network wireless use? I've deleted the history in the standard fashion.
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Are there any wifi routers that allow manual setting to 100 full-duplex [closed]

I need a wifi router that I can manually set to 100 full duplex. Unfortunately our ISPs service only works correctly if the port can be manually set to 100 full duplex. In auto-negotiation it doesn't ...
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Airport card not working

I have a Macbook pro mid 2010. A time ago I replaced my superdrive with an extra hard drive. All works fine. But I replaced the second hard drive, and managed to damage the Airport connector (a tiny ...
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Problems with Network adapter

About 5 months ago I purchased an Notebook HP 14-r002TX. And about a month ago I got a virus I couldnt shake so I just erased the drive and reinstalled winows 7. But I now wasn't able to connect to ...
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Wireless for internet wired for LAN games while sharing internet connectivity?

So without using a bridge connection, is it possible? Bridge connections are currently broken in the windows 10 build I am using. Causes my drivers to crash requiring a reboot to get working. As does ...