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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Extending WiFi Range and streaming radio over wifi

I stream radio over wifi to my Android phone because I live in a dead zone for over-the-air radio broadcasts. Currently I use the TuneIn app to stream radio to my phone. In order to get wifi ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Can I set Tx power too high?

I have a high power WiFi card (AWUS036NH) which is capable of tx powers as high as 33 dB. Recently I've, ehm, accidentally, changed the corresponding regulatory domain to allow up to 40 dB. Now ...
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WLAN dies irregulary; how to investigage the reasons? Win7x64-Pro

Since a couple of weeks my WLAN just quits. Every page loads really long (as in request is sent but answer never arrives) and to open the Network icon next to the time is impossible. It seems to me a ...
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Connect Seagate expansion external hard drive via Router

Recently I have brought Seagate expansion 2TB. I have desktop as well as laptop. How can I access the Seagate expansion on both the machines or one of machine, without changing the location of hard ...
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Port forwarding on a Huawei EchoLife HG8245

The problem is port forwarding in my EchoLife HG8245 router. I am able to port forward, and I know it works. But after some time I've came with the conclusion that my router only accepts 1 connection ...
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How to spoof the MAC on a wifi, Linux Mint 17, with NM?

I can't find a reliable way to spoof my mac. If I use the "clone MAC address" on network manager (I use Linux Mint 17, Cinnamon), I can't connect to my wifi. I tried everything, unless I remove the ...
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My router is having trouble with Windows 8 devices

I have a TP-LINK Wireless N Router WR941ND and several devices (2 notebooks and 1 cellphone). The cellphone is a Windows Phone and the computers are a Acer running Windows 7 Pro and a Dell Vostro V14T ...
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Bad universal repeater and access point configuration

my friend have problem with bad internet connections. The problem is that he have Access Point and Universal Repeater and they are bad(old). They use B+G standard but connection is bad and unstable. ...
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How to set a Hyper-v virtual machine to use my Wi-Fi connection [on hold]

I have a virtual machine running on my Hyper-v manager. I am having difficult time to get it connects to my WiFi (use my WiFi) that is available on my operating system. My operating system is windows ...
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Open Mesh for extending Wi Fi coverage

According to for example this Superuser question and answers, one can easily extend the range of a WiFi network by having multiple access points with the same SSID. This didn't work for me (and other ...
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My laptop connect to wireless router but wont connect to my home internet

My laptop has Windows 7 and connects fine when connected via an Ethernet cable to a router and my mobile works fine connected wirelessly. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it does not ...
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Cant use host-only adapter and bridged adapter at the same time virtual-box

I want to create a virtual network that real devices can connect to using virtual box. I have 2 routers I am bridging to virtual firmware. I have servers also running on vm's and would like to be able ...
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Automation of control panel > Wireless Network settings(802.11 modes) through Powershell or any other automated procedures

I want to automate the "Control Panel\Network and Internet\Manage Wireless Networks" page in Windows through Powershell or any other automated procedures, to change my wireless adapter's mode to all ...
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Block WiFi Access Point by MAC address on DD-WRT using client mode WAN connection

My router's WAN connection is configured to connect to a subscription based public WiFi network. I've determined the public network has three different access points in range of my router (all using ...
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Fedora 20 - Wireless and Secure boot issue

Note, that the wireless does work when Secure Boot is disabled. However, though, when Secure Boot is enabled, modprobe wl returns something to do with not having a key. Obviously, that has something ...
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“Bad Password” Message in WICD-Curses

I've been trying to use WICD-curses to connect to my Wi-Fi network. I thought it would be simple: I went to the config page for my network, entered the password at the bottom, hit F10, and waited for ...
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Desktop keeps dropping off internet, modem working, wireless devices working

Super strange for the last 3 weeks, I go to use my desktop and I can't get on the internet. I get message in my browser that it can't get the page. Yet I look at my modem lights and the internet light ...
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Engenius ENS202EXT multiple AP on campus Channel conflict?

I have 10 of these AP around campus, all about 75-200 ft apart from one to the other. I have had them set up on auto channel since I have had them but two of them have a couple issues. One of them ...
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Access dual booted OS from VirtualBox

I have a LinuxKali/OSX dual boot. I have to install some packages in the linux system but as the Wifi drivers do not work without those packages (Mac air has NO ethernet) I would like to access the ...
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Prevent DHCP Lease Updates From Adding Gateways

I am having a problem preventing DHCP Lease Updates from modifying my route table in Windows. My issue is that I am routing all my traffic through a VPN and purposefully delete the 0.0.0.0 route ...
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Can I use an integrated modem with wireless router just as a modem with a cable service?

I live in Seattle, and my mom lives in San Francisco. She recently called me stressed out about how "the box with lights" doesn't work anymore. After calming her down, I found that she recently ...
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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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WiFi extender, extending a cellular hotspot

I have a 4G phone which in the corner of my house receives 4G signal, and using speediest.net I get about 20Mbps, if I'm connected directly to my phone from my laptop and sitting next to it. My ...
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Arch Linux non-critical error on insertion of install disk

I'm trying to install Arch Linux i686 on a 2008 laptop. Upon starting up the machine and booting from the live disk, I get the following three errors: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode15.fw" ...
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Home wifi to phone 1 mile away

What do I need to get my home WiFi to reach my phone at work a 1/4 mile away. Any help? I have looked all over for an answe but can not find one.
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Dell optiplex Gx 755 desktop : no internet wire

I just purchase online a Dell optiplex GX755 desktop but cannot connect to my home internet. I ask my internet provider to send a tech. When he came he said my PC don't have internet wire. How can I ...
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How to connect BT Fibre HomeHub to a Netgear router

Situation is this: In the house I have a BT Fibre HomeHub3, connected together with a BT Openreach modem, works great in the house, no problem. To this HomeHub I have connected an Ethernet cable ...
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Connectivity problems with Linksys RE1000

Here is my mostly wireless setup: Linksys X3000 is used as an ADSL modem and a wi-fi router (lets say it provides ssid NETWORK1). Configured as 192.168.1.1, DHCP-server enabled here. Two Linksys ...
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Connect to a network stuck at getting information on Windows 7

so I just added a password to my Wifi cause I felt someone was stealing it. On my macbook I was able to reconnect just fine. I just typed the password and done. But on my windows 7, I am not able to ...
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Network connection blipping constantly [on hold]

I'm really having some major issues with my laptop, and I'm not sure where the problem is. I'm not a hardware/Windows expert (I'm a web dev), so I need to get some advice. Late last year, I purchased ...
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Broadcom Wifi card (PCI-ID:14e4:43a0) not recognized on dual boot OSX/Kali

I have a dual boot Mac with OSX and Kali Linux(1.0.7). Today I tried to get the Wifi working according to this guide: http://samiux.blogspot.de/2014/02/howto-kali-linux-106-on-macbook-air-mid.html ...
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My Laptop does not dectect wifi in some areas on my home

My laptop has always been fine i have used it for a long time with no problems with wifi, then all of a sudden it can no longer detect any wifi networks once i take my laptop upstairs. i have other ...
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Can't get port forwarded to local machine

I am using a Huawei E5172As-22 Router. I am trying to open a port on my router but I can't seem to get through the router. This is what I have done/tried: Set static IP (192.168.1.55) Port forward ...
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How do I hide a ad-hoc wifi netwok on linux?

I'm creating a mesh network with batman-adv and using wpa_supplicant for the ad-hoc network. I do not want this ad-hoc network to be visible to others (on their list of available networks and such). ...
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Wifi not working Ubuntu

This problem was never there before. My wifi used to work fine. Suddenly, one day when I login, my mouse just disappears on login and my wifi has stopped working. Everything else was functioning fine ...
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use dongle as wifi hotspot on linux

I am running Linux on a virtual machine on MAC OS. Currently, I have written a script to use Dongle to connect to a WiFi network and use web services. Now, I am looking to use my dongle as WiFi ...
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Wifi button disappeared in Windows 8.1

I got a new computer. I had no issues with it connecting it to my wireless network out of the box. I joined the notebook to my domain at home, and the on/off switch for wifi is gone. When I remove the ...
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WDS or Range extender?

I want to enlarge my wi-fi coverage. To do this I may use WDS with simple 300Mbps routers like TPLINK WR841N (a little googling made me understand that wds is preferred over repeater or repeater ...
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Internet access gone

My wifi connections suddenly disappeared (Except 3G.). I restarted my computer 3 times and installed windows updates I was delaying. Nothing worked. Right now the only thing that gives me internet is ...
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How to reveal pppoe password behind asterisk in my router?

I lost my pppoe password, so I want to recover it from my router configuration setting but I am not succeeding after my lot of research on Internet. I used many password revealer tools but it can't ...
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How to set some static and some dynamic IPs for different computers on 1 router/modem?

So I currently have 3 rasberry pi's stacked up connected to my network. My router has a built in modem (Actiontech V1000H) which has 4 LAN ports and 2 WAN ports? Not very sure, I dont know the ...
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dd-wrt disabled DHCP, now no longer connects even wired

I had a perfectly functional DD-WRT router set up with networked file storage, port forwarding, multiple wireless networks, etc. The router was connected directly to my modem. I moved to a new ...
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Wireless A/C Network throughput vs mbps [on hold]

Why is wireless A/C better then wireless N and will a 5gZ witless network actually be faster then 2.4 Ghz once everyone has a 5ghz gateway? Does throughput overcome bandwidth...width that should ...
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implementing a mitm attack (deuath) on network clients to LIMIT bytes per second

good day all In short, I need to limit the network usage of clients on my home network, since there has been some high activity and I am not able to stream a p240 video on youtube/twitch, I wouldn't ...
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Why would a router not connect on its fastest mode?

I have an Airport Extreme router that can connect to devices on 802.11ac mode, if the devices support it. My MacBook Air, which supports ac mode, seems to be connected on n mode. Here is the ...
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Does a flexible (e.g. DHCP) Windows multihomed wifi adapter configuration exist?

Given Location Configuration Internet & wifi modem address: 192.168.0.1 no DHCP iDrac remote server access: 192.168.0.250 Firewall router with NAT: 192.168.0.254 -> 192.168.5.0/24 DHCP & ...
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My computer does not Recognize my Mouse or Wireless Adapter on Cold Start-ups

I just recently built a computer in February and every time i boot up from a complete shutdown my mouse never works and neither does my USB wireless adapter. They only work if I unplug them for a few ...
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Sharing network automatically disabled the shared network

When I share a network to other users in my network the way described here, the shared network instantly disabled and it says "unidentified network", when I turn off the sharing option, my original ...
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Smartphone access to internet via Windows 8 soft-AP and also access to VM guest server

I want to achieve that my smartphone has Internet-access and can, at the same time, access an apache/webserver that runs in a VM. Setup: Windows 8 laptop connected to our compary network via ...