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 transmit power affects power consumption of Wi-Fi router?

I wonder how Transmit Power affects power consumption and heating of my home wireless router. Below you can see a screenshot from router control panel. I can easily set it to 50% and on Windows 8 ...
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can I use microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter to connect to 2 diffrent WLAN

I have 2 WLAN at my home .Is it possible to connect to one using the regular adapter and connect to the other using microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter?? I searched all over the internet but all I ...
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Network setup issue

I have two internet connection - one broadband connection of 8 Mbps and a lease line of 4 Mbps and CISCO 24 port switch, new dlink 600L router. Currently both this sources are plugged in Sonic fire ...
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Extremely strange Windows 7 wireless issue: Existing connections stay open, but can't open new ones

I have been having this issue forever now. I have no idea why or what is causing it and am completely stuck. I use a USB Wifi adapter for my computer and it normally connects fine. However, after ...
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Request a preferred IP address for a specific WiFi connection on Windows 7

Is there a way to ask for a preferred IP address for a specific WiFi connection in Windows 7? I have no control over the router so I'm not asking for a static address, but just to request the router ...
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What is the easiest way to monitor packets sent between two devices on the LAN?

I'm trying to determine the cause of a communication problem between two devices on my wifi network. I CANNOT install programs on them to determine this. What is the easiest way to monitor the traffic ...
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router “wifi module” lagging with no logcal cause

for some time now, my rouer has been giving endless issues, with lagging, first off, ROUTER: NETGEAR DGN2200v2, Devices Connected: Wifi - Android Device, 1 Windows PC; LAN - 1 Windows PC No similar ...
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WiFi router speed drop on wired and wireless connections

I have a Linksys E900 router and I also upgraded my internet to a 100Mbps connection from 30Mbps but when I'm on WiFi I'm getting a maximum speed of 37Mbps just 4-5 feet away from the router. I have ...
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How to check if laptop wifi is turned off?

There is an old Asus laptop (x58c series) that runs Fedora. Its wifi LED is always ON, even if airplane mode is activated (Gnome displays the little airplane icon) and apparently there is no wifi ...
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SSH very slow log in after changing sshd_config, even on LAN

I am trying to get my home server to be ssh-able from the internet. Initially (before touching any config files, just doing apt-get install openssh-server i was able to connect to in while on my ...
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Wireless not working in Kali 1.1.0 on Alienware 15

I'm new to this and i created a usb to run kali live on my Alienware 15. Once I get in, the ethernet is working fine but if I use the iwconfig command, it says "no wireless extensions" Can someone ...
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ADSL WiFi Router : Make clients see each other

I have a wireless ADSL router (TP-LINK TD-W8901N) which I'm using to connect two computers to the internet (using the wlan interface). Now I want my two computers to be able to discover each other and ...
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Is the bandwidth of the router usage divided equally?

I have a router/modem NETGEAR VEGN2610 which supports QoS. Assuming there are 2 computers downloading something that requires high bandwidth (for example a movie with torrents), will the speed be ...
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Wireless at 200 dBm?

So my desktop computer comes with a built-in wireless adapter part of the motherboard and now I installed an Alpha wi-fi adapter to play around with. The built in wifi on wlan0 says it's running at ...
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wireless and LAN network sync

I was wondering if its possible to use both my lan and wireless connections at once ... i know that it is possible from the same router but i have a different situation, i currently live in a building ...
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OpenWRT and Not Working WI-FI driver for MT7620

I have platform (evaluation board) with MT7620a. In this platform I must install OpenWWRT. After I succes install distribution I whant to add ,launch wi-fi module but something is wrong. I using to ...
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Setting up a KVM/Docking Station solution, 2 Monitors, Gaming Desktop, Laptop, 2-3 Monitors

There many KVM/Docking station questions, but they all seem to be about General usage. I have: A Windows Desktop that: Is built for gaming Will soon Dual-boot Linux(Kubuntu) Uses two ...
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setup a public wireless File sharing server

I have a PC (windows 7) with a specific folder with name store in it, a wireless modem and some (.apk) files in store.My clients have Android devices. I want to create a service with specific URL ...
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Severe lag in games on Windows 10

My internet works great in my browser, but in games it's lagging like hell, since 1 week,before 1 week everthing worked fine.I have a 75MBit[down]/7.5MBit[up] internet,2 laptops and 5 smartphones in ...
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Wi-Fi Ensuring Fair Use

I have D-Link Router, and normally have 3-4 devices connected to Wi-Fi at any point. Most of times, all of devices can co-exist peacefully. At certain times, this is not possible. For examples, even ...
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Intel Centrino N-1000 WIFI problems on Linux Ubuntu

I have a laptop with the Intel Centrino N-1000 wireless card running Ubuntu 12.10. The Ethernet card works fine, but the wireless card doesn't. When I click the Networking icon I see that wireless ...
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Laptop unable to access internet ~meter away from router but has full wifi bars throughout the house

If I go two stories down from my router to the basement, my laptop shows the full five wifi bars in the system tray as it should, but I can't access web pages. Even if I am in the same room as the ...
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Airodump-ng stops working after de-authentication with aireplay-ng

I'm trying to de-authenticate a client while airodump is collecting the packets but after I type: sudo aireplay-ng -0 1 -a AP_MAC -c CLIENT_MAC mon0 in the airodump screen I get: read ...
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router automatically disables wifi and enables after 2-3min

Router: Netgear DGN2200v2 Problem: THe router disables the wifi network automatically(with no human interference what so ever), thus all pc's disconnect and have no network access(as if the router ...
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No Internet connection on VM

I can't seem to connect to the internet on my VM which is running Windows 8. I followed most of the instructions that I've found on Google or YouTube but it didn't seem to help. I can have a wired or ...
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Wireless TV — is this a misnomer? [on hold]

It seems to me that the term "wireless" TV is a misnomer. After much discussion with my TV service provider the TV set must be connected to the set top box (In my case a Cisco ISB7105 STB) by way of ...
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How do I restore wireless access and my wireless connections after using an ethernet cable?

Superuser doesn't explicitly list this problem, so I'm documenting it here. I have a standard Windows 7 x64 (Home Premium) Asus laptop and have been using wireless for years. I then recently took it ...
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Configuring a router to auto login in network

Recently I brought a router "TP-Link 300 Mbps Wireless N Router (TL-WR841N)" and configuring it to use it with my ISP. My isp gave me a static ip configuration. So I put them in the router and it's ...
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windows 8 laptop makes whole network(router) lag

A windows 8.1 laptop(father's) is connected to our home network with Netgear dgn2200v2 router, before, the router was fine, however after he got it he is conencted with a lan cable and has wifi ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...