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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File sharing from a cable connected pc to wifi connected laptop (windows 7 ultimate)

I have a one desktop running windows 7 ultimate connected to Ethernet cable. And I want to share folder to another wifi connected laptop (also windows 7 ultimate). Both machines are on the same home ...
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Wifi issues with my laptop

I am using a Dell inspiron laptop and I'm having Wifi issues. The OS is Windows 8.1. I am using the Internet and suddenly the connection is lost. When I try to reconnect, my default network doesn't ...
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Single external antenna on multi-antenna WiFi n-enabled network card

I want to buy a PCI WiFi card, that supports networks in n standard (TP-LINK TL-WN851ND). It has two antennas, and it supports MIMO feature (yet I don't know if it's the standard one, or propertiary). ...
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Can you hide your neighbor's wifi from your PC? [on hold]

I'm using a laptop and as strange as this may seem I want to know if I can stop my neighbor's wifi from showing up on my list of available networks?
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I have an old and unworking msi cr600 laptop [on hold]

Is it possible to remove the inbuilt laptop wifi card/adaptor and use it as an external wifi adapter on and for any device
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If someone not in wifi distance has my wifi password, is it a security issue?

Visitors to my house always ask for my wifi password which I give them. Now say they travel to another country, and say they have a smart phone that has an app that uploads wifi related information ...
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Connect XFinity TC8305C via WiFi to WNDR3700 without LAN Cable

I want to extend the Wi-Fi range of an XFinity Cable Modem/Router TC8305C but can't connect WNDR3700 via Ethernet LAN Cable. Is there a way to configure WNDR3700 (Netgear WNDR3700v1 Dual Channel) to ...
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Can't access YouTube [duplicate]

I can not seem to connect to YouTube at all. If I connect directly to YouTube (youtube.com) I get this: And if I try to connect via video directly (youtube.com/watch?v=), I get this: Here's how ...
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Q & A : Troubleshooting WLAN on motherboard [on hold]

I had a very rare problem. I wanted to configure my WLAN for a Wake on Wireless LAN, a setting I noticed in my BIOS in my old computer. Wake on LAN was enabled but I couldn't connect to my WLAN card ...
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Do two computers connected on the same wifi have the same ip address?

This question might look stupid but I wondered if two computers connected on the same wifi have the same ip address ? (e.g my dad's computer and my computer, at home) If so, how does the outside ...
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Long range wireless antenna setup

I have a TP-LINK TL-ANT5830B 5GHz 30dBi Outdoor Directional Antenna. I have not try to install outside yet but I set it up in my basement. I thought I would pickup some signals however it only shows ...
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Guest network connected to internet fine, but primary network did not work

Hope the expert here can help me. I tried to connect to my primary network it, it indicated as connected, whether i try to go to any website , a little "!" will appear next to the signal bars. When ...
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How to increase signal/range of your Wi-Fi antenna-less repeater/booster over the network?

I've BT Home Hub in the upper flat (2-3 walls behind) and I'm using WPS Wireless-N Wifi Range Router Repeater Extender in my flat where I'm using my laptop. These are antenna-less devices. Are there ...
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How can i connect to '802.11 AC radio only' on AC wifi router ( ubuntu or any linux)?

I have a 802.11 AC router from asus. There is not option to configure the 5ghz band to set network mode to 'only AC'. The available option is 'n + ac', 'legacy'. Now If i connect to this ESSID, how ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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wireless internet in linux is very very slow… but in windows… everythnings fine

yesterday when i was connecting to our neighbors wifi connection which is the signal strength is below 50%, i cant browse anything... even ping to gateway. 100% packet loss, and sometimes.. i can ...
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WiFi: Connect to a network with hidden SSID in Windows 7

I have Windows 7 with the following station: D-Link DWA-160 Xtreme N Dual Band USB Adapter(rev.A2) (driver version 3.5.0.21). I'm trying to connect to a wireless network that has an hidden SSID with ...
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Use PC broadband connection and distribute the bandwidth with wifi lan card

I am using win 8. My PC is connected to the internet through broadband using a PPPOE connection system. I have a USB LAN card. Now I am wondering if there is any way to make my USB LAN as USB router ...
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Multiple devices cannot connect to a TP LINK wireless TD-W8968 router

I've got a TP LINK wireless router, model TD-W8968. When we have lots of devices in the house (10 - 15, made up of laptops, iPhones, iPads etc.) we find that some devices can't connect to the network. ...
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Find data-usage for each wifi user

We have broadband internet connection at our apartment with WiFi. We are three flatmates and some of them do heavy downloading, while others just browse the web. We would like to divide our internet ...
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windows hosted networok on windows 8

my sister is using Acer laptop, that has an intel WLAN card and supports windows hosted network(checked in command prompt).Am using the basic way using netsh wlan command also, then am using netsh ...
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Laptop Wireless options [on hold]

I have the choice of the following wireless network options for a Thinkpad laptop as shown. 1) Intel Single Band Wireless 7260BN with Bluetooth 4.0 2) ThinkPad Wireless 2 x 2 BGN with Bluetooth 3) ...
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“Safe” personal router use on apartment-wide network

I recently moved into an apartment with internet included in my rent. This was a boon at first, but now I'm feeling limited. To get devices connected (wired or wireless), I have to whitelist the MAC ...
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Windows 7 selective internet access

I have a windows 7 pc thats connected to a wireless network. Windows says 'no internet access' yet the web browser works normally. However, some other apps arent getting network access. Any idea what ...
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Need Camera to be connected to my web service

I am required to build a feature where I have to mount a camera on top of a Screen(basically a Samsung LED TV), which should be able to take a picture when commanded from a web service and should send ...
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Best iPhone privacy settings [on hold]

I am looking to add extra privacy to my phone and want to no the best way to do that. I thought maybe a VPN but not sure?
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Updating Intel Centrino Wireless-N1030 wifi driver

I have a dell laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. I have an Intel Wireless-N 1030 WiFi driver. The wifi works fine on Ubuntu, but it doesn't work at all on Windows. I think the driver may be ...
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dell xps laptop windows 8 can connect to wireless perfectly except one network that everyone else can connect to

Purchased a new Dell XPS laptop. Can connect to the wireless at work, at clients, at the shopping center but not to my home network. the network is not even visible. at home my ipad connect, my kids ...
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Two Routers - 1 Port Straight to First Router

At my house we have two Wifi routers one's connected directly to the modem and the other is plugged in down stairs as a second network(Directly connected to the first router) Is there a way that I ...
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Trying to connect to Ad-Hoc on Windows 8 via WiFi Scanner by Lizard Systems and it doesn't work

Windows 8.1 has no ability to connect to ad-hoc networks (aside from crude console workarounds). I have a Nokia E5 (that's Symbian s60v3) that has Joiku Hotspot installed on it. I'm not using any ...
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Weird IP in Linux Mint 17

I installed Linux Mint over a shared Ethernet connection from my laptop and installed my Broadcom Drivers over that shared ethernet connection, and I noticed that my Linux box is on the wrong gateway. ...
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Repeating a wifi signal with a windows 7 laptop

I have a weak wifi signal that I can receive only by using my Windows 7 Laptop which uses an external Wifi Antenna.. I have an ipad which doesn't receive the signal as well - if at all - so I'm ...
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Chromecast continously broadcasts as unsecured AP after setup

I set up my Chromecast a few weeks ago and everything has been going well. Over the weekend as I was connecting a new device to my network, I noticed that my Chromecast was broadcasting an open ...
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Why is someone else's PC listed in “Network”?

While looking for some files recently in my laptop, I noticed JOHNDOE-PC listed under "Network". John Doe happens to be a researcher in a university I am involved with, who I used to interact with ...
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Dynamically discover new IP address of device upon new network

I carry my phone and laptop with me everywhere, and I have many software solutions that communicate through Wi-Fi. (For example, I can play/stop/pause the music on my laptop using my cell phone). ...
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I can't setup a Soft AP because my connection is already being shared to the VPN

Recently I bought an USB wireless adapter with the intention of setting up a Soft AP so I can have my personal wi-fi access point to use with my smartphone. It turns out that I can't exactly do that ...
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Home network setup

I wonder if this setup is possible 1) Router: Would be a pc with an extra network card, using some linux router software. 2) Switch: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833150157 ...
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Ping timeout when downloading

I have a strange behaviour with my router. When I do nothing on my network, all it's ok when I ping it. I tried with 1000 ping and I get: 1000 packets transmitted, 995 packets received, 0.5% ...
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802.11ac + latest chromebooks + old modem?

I'm thinking of buying one of the latest Chromebooks with 802.11ac capability. Will it work with my old/slow modem with BGN capability (at least that's what I think it has)? Right now my download ...
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Network disconnect with netgear router

I buy a netgear R6250 for my home. I have more than 10 devices connected by wifi, so it seem be good to this. But, I have a problem with it: I lost internet connection some times. I need to ...
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Windows Wi-Fi able to see available networks, but not authenticate

As a volunteer, I'm trying to setup a number of donated older computers in a school with Wi-Fi access using a number of identical Buffalo USB adapters. A Windows XP and Windows 7 computer each have no ...
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Why isn't my wireless not going over 2Mbits/s?

First of all, good night for all the readers of this help request. I'll now describe my problem. I'm connected trough a /n wireless network which should offer me 155MBP/s transfer rate, and my ...
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Dynamics of using a 2.4ghz wifi sma amplifier with a dual band sma router port?

What are the dynamics of hooking up an 2.4ghz amplifier like this one to a dual band router like this one? Specific points of interest: Would it damage the router or amplifier? I would obviously ...
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How can I connect my laptop the the LAN connection of the desktop computer

My computer technician has formatted my computer last week and created a LAN connection. I have got a wireless router [Kraun] ....now, I have always been able to connect to this connection with my ...
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MacBook Pro retina wifi gets slow when I connect other devices to my network

I have an Arris TG862 gateway rented from Comcast, with a 25Mbits/s Xfinity internet plan. When I connect my MacBook Pro retina (2012) to it, and run a speed test, I get the correct download speed. ...
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To which level can VPN traffic be sniffed?

I've got a doubt: I'm starting to work in random places (consulting) which means I switch from a network infrastructure to another one depending on the client. I'm really concerned about security and ...
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Wireless Network

How can you take back a network that has passwords and ip-6. Someone in my house hold put a password on the Cisco router and has now made a hidden subnetwork and won't admit to doing so. The problem ...
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What Is The Wireless Computer Software? [closed]

My Question Is Now i used Internet Connection On my Desktop Computer Via Cable But At The Same Time I want to Use Internet Connection My lappy Without Use of Cable Or Router So please Let Me know How ...
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Captioning Phone- Ethernet Splitter or Switch

I have a captioning phone that I use for work (hard of hearing) and the phone requires an internet connection. Seeing that the wifi is building wide it is recommended that we use an ethernet ...
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Enabling WiFi on ASUS Laptop

I have purchased a new ASUS's model x550LD. I have installed Windows 8 Pro. I am trying to enable Wi-Fi by pressing ffn+f2 . But it doesn't switch it on. Anyone have an idea ? Also I have installed ...