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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A network within a network

I moved into a new place, there is a gigabit worth of internet shared between the 8 apartments on the floor (configured so that each can get a minimum of 1/8th of the bandwidth). The problem is that ...
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How do I add laptop to DC through wifi?

I have a desktop running a few VMs, one which is a domain controller. I'm wondering if there's anyway for my laptop to connect to the domain controller over wifi? Is what I'm looking for possible?
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How can I tell if a device supports Wi-Fi Direct?

For example, how can I tell if a WiFi adapter supports WiFi Direct? Is there any standard that makes it explicit that WiFi Direct is supported? I see devices support 802.11ac or 802.11n, but not sure ...
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Internet connection issues on Yosemite

I'm having troubles with internet connectivity on Yosemite, MacBook Pro (late 2014). When I'm at home internet works great. I'm connected through wifi to a standard modem/router. The problem is when ...
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windows drops wifi to limited while other devices work fine

The WiFi connection on my Windows laptop randomly drops to Limited. I haven't been able to diagnose what causes the drop. I have checked the internet connection on my iPad, usually beside me, each ...
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wifi troubles 11dbi not enough range

I'm using an 11dbi omni directional antenna with a tplink tl-wr841hp router and 20ft of L400 cable. The antenna is mounted on a 20ft pole. Line of sight care. I'm trying to send the signal 200 ...
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Centralized Captive Portal

I have a client want to do captive portal on their hotel, where when user connect to their wifi, they will be redirect to their hotel website before can start using wifi. The problem is, their ...
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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Setting up wifi network with OpenWrt

I have router MR3020 with OpenWrt. I need wifi network with access to an admin panel of the router and the Internet from the another network. I have another network "BigWifi" (not mine), and I ...
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NFS activity locks desktop during any user initiated file activity

This is a funny little issue that has been happening for a while and I have learnt to work around but would prefer to resolve completely. My desktop PC is running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon. Core I5, ...
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Listen to Mac audio in a PC

I have a $200 Apogee MiC that I want to plug into my PC for Skype, but it is only usable through a Mac (I have a 2009 iMac and a gaming PC I built, side-by-side). So, I plugged my MiC into the iMac ...
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Windows 8.1 Enterprise - Driver Issues

We have Wifi internet connection used by multiple devices(Laptop, Smartphones) with multiple OS(Windows XP, Windows 7, Android). Till here all fine. I got new laptop with Windows 8.1 Enterprise using ...
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How do I make sure my local area connection never goes down?

I've made a local area connection with the netsh wlan commands, but found that either after a restart or just an extended period of time the connection just wasn't there anymore, nor did it show up as ...
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wpa_supplicant - detecting that my password is incorrect?

If I specify the wrong password for an SSID is there anyway to detect this is the issue when switching to a network? E.g. here I add a network but deliberately specify the wrong password. If I check ...
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Network issues when connecting to certain people/networks [on hold]

My problem is pretty unique to say the least. Me and my friend noticed this problem a couple months back but i didnt really care about it. Okay so the problem is that im only laggin to certain ...
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Why can't I reconnect to WiFi without reenabling “plane mode” in WIndows 8.1?

If I connected to any network, I should enable and disable "plane mode" to connect to other network or reconnect to the same. If I try to connect without this, I see monitor with red cross in tray for ...
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atk9k cannot setup virtual device on ap + client with wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to use a beagle bone black running ubuntu 14.04 act as an access point and a wireless client at the same time the goal is to use the access point to allow a client to connect, open a page ...
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VPN across cellular routers

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not a networking guy. I am outside my element on this project, so any advice, suggestions, or buzzwords are appreciated. I want to design a network where ...
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Wireless clients disconnected from router when PS4 traffic begins

I consider myself pretty good at networking, but this one has me stumped. My brother-in-law has a PS4 connected by wire to his router. All other (three or four) clients are connected wirelessly (one ...
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Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
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Debian can't connect to Wi-Fi network after upgrade from Wheezy to Jessie

After upgrading my Thinkpad T420 from Wheezy to Jessie today, the integrated Wi-Fi stopped working. After countless hours of searching, I still can't seem to find what the issue is. In the GNOME ...
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3G Router supports port-forwarding, but it does not work

My Linux workstation is using an MTS 3G Wifi USB dongle to get onto the Internet - this workstation has no other network connection. This Router's Port Forwarding admin page does let me specify the ...
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Wireless dongle driver don't work(Debian)

I have a WiFi dongle that said to support GNU/Linux, however no drivers were found on the CD, after hours of research i found this https://wiki.debian.org/rt2800usb and installed the driver, I'm ...
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Home Fibre Broadband User, 30+ devices, best solution [on hold]

I have a BT Infinity Fibre broadband connection (72mbps), with over 30 devices connected to my home network via WiFi (Bt Home Hub 4). Devices include MacBooks, iPads, 4x iPhones, 4x Kindles, 2x SMART ...
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Chromecast not connecting when TP - Link modem has password for wifi

My Google Chromecast connects to wifi only when i put no password to the wifi. The moment i put wifi with password, it refuses to connect. I am using TP-Link model no. TD-W89551ND wi-fi modem. I ...
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Wireless internet has 10 minute periods of lag

I have a windows 8.1 asus desktop computer that connects to the wireless router and gets an ip address (dhcp) and is able to surf the internet. After about 2-5 minutes of using the internet, it ...
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Setup website for home which works offline (No Internet)

I know that though I don't have internet, I can access and set my router configuration via http://192.168.0.1 (or other similar IP addresses). I want to know if I can set my website same way like ...
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Why does my Linksys WRT54G have three MAC addresses?

I am using a wireless network created from Linksys WRT54G. From 192.168.1.1 (the web for configuring WRT54G), I saw an MAC Address: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:20 From the bottom of the WRT54G device, I saw ...
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Which device can create a new network?

An example: I connect a Linksys WRT54G to my ISP's cable port on the wall. Each machine connected to the router has an internal IP. I think that I have created a new internal network (both wired and ...
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Logging wifi login attempts with a virtual router or a normal one

Can I log the login attempts to my WiFi network? It can be hosted from my notebook (running windows or any linux, for example BT5) or a router (tplink). And I would like to save the mac address, the ...
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Hyper-V Wireless Bridge Disappears After Sleep

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on a MacBook Pro via bootcamp. I've setup a Hyper-V for a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM. For networking I've setup a Hyper-V External Switch to my wifi, which creates a ...
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Losing Internet connection on a Sitecom WLR-3100 Wi-Fi Router X3 N300

At home, I'm using a Cisco router and DD-WRT'ed Linksys access point to connect my Android smartphone and Ubuntu laptop to the internet via Wi-Fi. I've never faced any problems here. Neither have I on ...
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I am connected to a single network but two connections are shown

Okay so I was trying to assign a static IP for my pc just with normal procedure but after I did so I got this. Can anyone enlighten me what is wrong or if everything is right? But amazingly the ...
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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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What might cause high latency when bandwidth is saturated?

I've been having network problems for a while and I'm trying to track down the source of the issue. Yesterday, I was transferring a file from my laptop to my desktop with SCP, over my wifi ...
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I need to connect up to 3000 people to wifi simultaneously. How can I do this and would I require to do so? [closed]

I got an inquiry from a client who requires to have WIFI connectivity for an event. This event usually has approximately 3000 people walking in and out of the location at any given time. The event ...
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Range of intermittent network / router problems

I've recently moved to a new house and is experiencing a range of intermittent network / router problems. I use an ASUS RT-N66U wireless router which have worked great in my previous apartment, and ...
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Disable Windows from automatically connect to a network when network is lost by option or setting the auto-connection option to off (by default) [duplicate]

I work with different routers, I want my laptop to stop connecting to various wireless networks when a wireless connection is lost. Is there a way to prevent my computer from doing this? Bonus: If ...
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VPN over seperate instance OpenWRT

I am trying for a few days to get this going but so far i have not mamaged to. My situation is pretty much alike VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT) however slightly different. In my situation i am using ...
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linking a network printer to a different network [on hold]

I'm working in a big enterprise company ,in my company we have two types of employees (Staff,contractor).so far we have a two WiFi and LAN network one for staff (Staff network) ,and one for contractor ...
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How to use QOS (quality of service) on windows 7

i have 15 computers on LAN and other clients who connect through wifi. all connections pass through a windows 7 computer. i want to give high priority for some applications, urls, ip addresses using ...
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Network Adapter occasionally not able to connect

Sometimes my network adapter will require that I disable it and then reenable in order for it to work again. The problem is that it gives no indication that there is a problem with the network until ...
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DHCP and connection problems on cascade switches and routers

I have the following configuration (one switch at a building floor): The workstations are all DHCP enabled to get IP automatically. When I power up everything works fine. After some time (2 hs) I ...
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Can a wifi repeater connect to a wifi with sign-in access?

I'm currently staying in a hotel and will be staying there for more than a month. The hotel free wifi has a sign-in access, but the signal is weak. I was wondering if a travel wifi repeater will be ...
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Does increasing the complexity of a PSK passphrase mitigate the risks of WPA-TKIP?

I'm responsible for configuring a small business network (50-60 devices) and we have some ancient devices that must connect wirelessly to the network. Our regular wireless accepts AES WPA and WPA2 ...
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Mikrotik hotspot login page without internet access

Good day. I created hotspot on Mikrotik device (RouterOS v. 6.27) When I plug in internet cable, everything works - any url opened by client is redirected to the login page. When logged in then no ...
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Two different Wi-Fi networks—public and private—with different SSIDs from two different routers, but using the same Internet connection

We are looking to provide public Wi-Fi in an area that currently isn’t covered by any Wi-Fi network. However, nearby there is another Wi-Fi network of ours consisting of a DHCP router—with incoming ...
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Debian can't communicate with network printer

We have working Konica Minolta Bizhub C224e connected to Wi-Fi. Windows computers don't have problems with it, so I assume that it's configured properly. On my Debian Wheezy I can see this printer ...
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Wi-Fi Direct Frame Exchange

In a working Wi-FI Direct Scenario, I have read that after three way handshake of GO negotiation, the GO starts sending the beacon and the client sends the probe request and then the authentication ...
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Can't view a certain website on my PC but can on my phone (same network)

My PC and phone is connected on the same network and internet source but for some strange reason I can't view a certain website on my PC but it works on my mobile phone. I tried flushing DNS, checking ...