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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How can I find out more about this device in my wifi network?

I am using a Netgear D6300 wifi modem router. Its DHCP server assigns IP in the range of 192.168.0.x In its configuration utility, I spot this device: It clearly does not receive a 192.168.0.x IP ...
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Ping goes up and internet gets slow when ever something is plugged into my laptop's USB 3.0 port

I have a Asus x53sv-rh71 running Window 7 64 bit. For some reason my ping goes up 500 and my internet gets all spotty when ever something is plugged into my laptop's USB 3.0 port. The wifi connection ...
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Home gateway, Wireless Router, Port forwarding issue

Basic info: (Fiber Optics) 1. Home gateway : Huawei HG8244T 2. Wireless Router : Linksys X2000 3. Old Wireless Router : Linksys EA2700 N600 Story: Before upgrading to Linksys X2000 port ...
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what happens when router memory filled?

what happens when router memory filling ? i know that router when memory filled after isn't net available and internet is turn off before router do not make router restart . and else interested me. ...
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What do these advanced wireless LAN card properties specify?

I am currently trying to educate myself about my networking hardware. I came across these properties in for my wireless LAN card but I couldn't find much information online by googling them, and it ...
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Wifi Connection over ADSL Modem

I was working with ADSL Modem Wi-Fi. Later I have changed my connection to Optical cable with another ISP. That Modem doesn't have Wi-Fi so I tried with My ADSL Wi-Fi Modem. Everything is ok from ...
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ESP8266 to find all the devices in proximity

Thanks for any help. I am interested in knowing all the devices which are connected to and Access Point. I am using ESP8266 to find all the AP. But even after joining the AP, I can not find the all ...
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Which WiFi channel and Channel Width can support more distance?

I am far away from the modem router and have a very weak signal. There is no other wifi signal, so could you please tell me which Channel Width (20mhz or 40mhz) and channel (2.412ghz or 2.484ghz) is ...
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Lost WiFi connection after Windows 7 - intel driver Centrino Wireless N1000 Update - How do I restore the driver?

I was updating my computer; hp Pavilion dm4, Windows 7, 64-bit operating system. I got an error stating "Intel driver update for Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless N1000" could not be updated. I tried to ...
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Acer Windows 8.1 and Netgear 3100 adapter [on hold]

Have been using Netgear 3100 adapter for at least 6 months. Off and on Netgear has stopped and the computer has shown that it was incompatible..I have always been able to 'fix' it until now. For 3 ...
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No WIFI Card found

My PC doesn't detect my wifi card, since I put it in sleep mode. I use a USB dongle and it works juste fine, but it's like I don't have a WIFI card anymore. It does not appear in the device manager as ...
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I have two virtual Wifi miniport adapters (Win 7). How do I set two ssids?

I seem to have two virtual WiFi Miniport adapters. Therefore it should be possible to set up two hosted networks with different SSIDs Is that possible? Should there be two Miniport adapters or is ...
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Internet for Fake AP clients

I have been trying to set up a fake AP for testing purposes. I was successfully able to get airbase-ng working and set up a DHCP server for the clients to obtain IP address, which all works. My laptop ...
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Are wired and wireless networks on a router nessassarily one network, when they are not bridged?

I know, that if I bridge the wireless and the wired NIC of my router, that both networks are composed to one. In this case computers from the wireless and the wired LAN can reach each other (they are ...
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Use internal Wi-Fi card and USB card for virtualbox

I was able to get a usb Wi-Fi adapter working on virtualbox. However I am no longer able to tether to my laptop's internal Wi-Fi, via eth0. How do I allow my OS on virtualbox to see both the USB Wi-Fi ...
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Wifi constantly disconnecting

I've been having problems with my WiFi over the last few weeks where my Internet would stop working even though it shows as connected. This is only happening on this laptop. Every other device in the ...
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1 Network with 2 Gateways

I have a network which is connected to the internet. The range and subnet is 192.168.1.0/24. I also have an AP that is a Point-to-Point network which has the range and subnet of 172.18.53.12/30 I ...
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Possible network loop with WiFi and Ethernet when docked

I have been seeing a weird problem that I can't reproduce on demand and have a suspicion on the root cause. The Issue: Intermittently the entire network goes down until I walk around and unplug ...
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3G USB modem switches back to storage mode after connection is lost

I configured a 3G USB modem (Novatel Wireless U679 (Ovation MC679)) on a Raspberry Pi running Raspian OS. To switch the modem from storage mode (1410:5059) to modem mode (1410:7031), I use the ...
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Automatic Wireless Network Switching

I have a weird situation at work I'm trying to fix.... I work as a web developer at a large corporation with the usual over the top security on its networks. To be absolutely clear, I'm not trying ...
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radius authentication os x server and client certificate

I configured a Mac mini with OS X v10.10 and OS X Server, and an AirPort Extreme. The Wi-Fi network is WPA2 Enterprise, and the server provides RADIUS authentication service. I want the client ...
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How does the internet work in space? [on hold]

I've been learning about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works through this answer to the question, Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?. I know that ...
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Possible to share VPN connection?

I am part of a small company. We are currently doing presentations which require access to our VPN. Unfortunately, a number of our laptops got stolen. We now have one laptop which has access to VPN, ...
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My DMZ Host on the router is not working

I am using DLink 2750u router to connect to the internet. I have connected my RaspBerry Pi to the router and set up the DMZ Host on the router. I configured ddclient on my Pi and it is working fine to ...
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Choosing specific Access Point in multiple point that uses EAP/PEAP

I'm viewing one hotspot with several points (different MAC Address) and found that one specific MAC have gives better speed than others, however I don't always get connect to that one (there are about ...
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WLAN hotspot from P2P application

I had a neighbor who seemed to have been using up the bandwidth of the WLAN connection (shared in the house) the whole time. And there was a new WiFi hotspot called "P2P-NAME" (NAME of the neighbor) ...
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Problematic RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter

Good Day All, There are numerous results when searching google on this issue, however, none seem to have a solution. I am hoping to resolve this issue -- or at least have a decent workaround. It is a ...
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Wireless router with bandwidth control for each host [on hold]

I'm looking for a good dual/tri band AC wireless router that allows the control over the maximum bandwidth available for each device connected to the network. I believed newest ASUS router had this ...
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Can't get computer to recognize any USB devices except for mouse

I get the "USB Device not recognized" error with my wireless network adaptor and any USB thumbdrive, same as this person here described: How do I resolve the error message "USB Device Not ...
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AMD FM2 - Windows 7 - Slow downloads in IPv4, Fast IPv6 and uploads

I am having problems with one computer on my network. Same result wired or wireless, IPv4 Downloads are super slow. Uploads and IPv6 downloads are fine. Running windows 7 Pro - 64bit. Loaded the ...
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Easiest way to get wifi if signal is too weak [duplicate]

I want to get wi-fi internet access on a smartphone in a certain place. I have a switch there, it is connected by a 20 meters long network cable to a wi-fi router, the router is connected to the ...
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Windows 8.1 desktop connected to network but cannot access Internet or NAS

I have a self-built desktop that is running windows 8.1 and was working flawlessly for the past two years, however recently it has developed a problem where it is not able to access the internet or ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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How can I connect my laptop to TV on wireless network

Just wondering if my laptop is compatible with my WIDI compatible TV. My laptop configuration says Network adapter - DW1530 Wireless-N WLAN Half-Mini Card Processor - Intel i5 Graphics- Intel® HD ...
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Why it is illegal to increase TX-POWER on wireless adapters? [closed]

I own a AWUS036H wireless adapter and I read on many websites that is posible to increase the power of the adapter but it's illegal on some countries (including United States), are there any health ...
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hp probook g1 WIFI not working in Kali

I have installed Kali linux on my hp probook g1 but I have a problem in wifi while its working correctly on windows any body can help ? thanx in advance
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Windows 8 Wifi does'nt even scan for network and displays no conections are available

For past two weeks my wifi does'nt work. i was trying to install drivers for mediatek preloader for firmware update in my micromax unite 2.finally preloader does'nt install and wifi does'nt work ...
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Chrome wifi keeps connecting to Doubleclick ads

My connection has proven remarkably slow for the past couple weeks. This is normal for our provider, but it's gotten to the point where event static HTML takes seven or eight seconds to load. ...
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Unreliable connection to site, only while on home WiFi

WhatsApp in my Android phones works fine when in 3G or friends' WiFi networks. At home, however, it will usually begin fine, only to go thirty minutes or longer without notifying me of new messages. ...
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Multiple AccesPoints: detect IP and force connection to specific one

I'm mounting a wireless network with one root AP and two more AP as repeaters. Walking around, devices can do roaming [sorry for my english!] between them. Suppose I'm in a place reached by the ...
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Audio is not running in windows 8.1 acer E5-411 series

My sister is watching A movie and suddenly the video just stop and says its not responding and she tried to exit the video but the mouse button isnt working so she waits for an hour for it to respond ...
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Computers in wifi are disconnecting frequently ?

My computers are getting disconnected frequently in wifi network . Here is the detailed information. Please suggest. PrintWindows Network Diagnostics Publisher details Issues found ...
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Can't setup Wi-fi range extender (TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1) for modem CenturyLink C1000A

I am trying to setup TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1 as Wifi range extender with modem Centurylink C1000A. I have netork SSID, Wireless password, MAC address (tried with MAC address that I've got using ...
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Atheros wifi to comcast router packets above 174 bytes in size do not go through

I can ping and do name resolution. If I use the -l option to set the size of the ping package to 174 or below all pings get replied to. If I set it to 175 bytes or higher none of them do. I ...
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How to add a custom DDNS to the Linksys WAG200G through a possibly new method

I've been reading a lot about my router lately and after about a day's investigation i've realised its crap in almost every area: it can't run any custom firmware, it has very rudimentary controls... ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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How to use maximum speed of my 150Mb wireless modem? [closed]

I want to copy files from my Asus N53SV Laptop to the home computer that connects to a 150Mb wireless modem. The speed is just 20Mb! Question: Is there any wrong settings that caused the low speed? ...
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How configure wpa_supplicant for different static ip addresses

I'm using Raspberry Pi and want it to connect at home to my "Home" network with 192.168.0.50 IP. If available my android network, raspberry should connect to it with dhcpcd dynamically. I found in ...
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Change the wireless modulation type (ex. 802.11n only) through netsh command

Is it possible to change the wireless adapter modulation type such 802.11b/g or 802.11n through the netsh command in Windows?