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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Connect 3 laptops

I am working on a problem but not able to solve it. It goes like this I have 3 laptops, laptop1 is connected to wired network , laptop2 is in having wireless connection with laptop1 , laptop3 is ...
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Extending Range of Generic 2.4Ghz wireless devices (headsets, mice, keyboards)

Do the tools exist to extend the range of generic wireless devices? I've attempted to use a standard wireless extenders, but they are all marketed as being suitable for Wireless "Internet" signals. I ...
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Smartphone drops Internet connection

There is a problem with the connection between my router and my smartphone.When im at home the smartphone connects to the router properly (i get email alerts , download updates via playstore etc). The ...
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Network adapters for Sony Vaio VPCEH2D0E

I have been painstakingly searching the web for answers with no result!! I rebooted and reinstalled windows 7 on my pc. I am running windows 7 ultimate 32-bit on a Sony Vaio intel pentium CPU B950. ...
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Can I reduce AP's network and system load with using 802.11b on 802.11g AP?

One of my customer uses 3 Linksys WAP200 AP. Recently, customer reports that they got low wireless speed(about 500kB/s) and low wireless connection reliability. (That means, wireless links keep ...
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Does the Medialink Wireless-N AP support transparent LAN bridging?

I would like to set up my new Medialink Wireless-N Router as a "transparent bridge" to my LAN such that wireless clients appear to be on the same network as the wired. Does this AP support such a ...
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A “home server” to “control” other PCs

I might be asking a lot from the title so let me clarify. I'm an I.T System Administrator. I understand Client-Server relationship fully. I use Windows GPO on our server for almost every use Windows ...
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How to find out if a linux machine was connected to a certain wireless access point ?(wireless connection history)

I am trying to find out a piece of log that states that a machine was connected to a certain wireless access point sometime in the past. Where exactly does linux store this information.(some file in ...
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Wireless range extender now stops internet access when switched on (and other issues)

I have a Netgear DGN2200 router, and two TP-Link range extenders, TL-WA730RE and TL-WA830RE. This configuration used to work just fine until a few weeks ago, but has started to play up recently. I ...
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show message when devices connected wireless router

I'm guessing the only way "Universally" to show a message like "Welcome to my WiFi connection" is through a html landing page( redirection). I would say SMB but I believe Windows 8 doesn't allow you ...
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Limit the size of the Kismet PCAP output file?

I am running some kismet captures, and I need to continuously parse the outputted PCAP files, so in order to do this I need Kismet to save the file, and start a new one periodically (I use ...
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How do the user see what i have been doing with their wifi?

I am a foreign student and stay in homestay. I have to pay for wifi once a month and they offered me a password & their wifi is encrypted by WPA2 Personal. Since i am not the only student living, ...
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Minidump reading help for BSOD

I've been having BSOD over the past few days. Nothing intentionally installed - apart from regular updates. BSOD appears to be related to wifi/network/bluetooth activity. Started to happen when BT ...
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access my desktop from android device [duplicate]

I want to access my desktop (Windows/linux/unix) from android device 1 and to share files(from desktop) to android device 2,3 etc. I need some guidance to start this android development.If any one ...
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TP Link ADSL moderm TD-W8951ND power failure

Problem with this router TD_W8951ND is when I connected the power adapter to the 60way surge protectors connected with all other equipments, it keeps turning off after a week but as I connected to on ...
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Extend wireless range with a second router

I've read that using the router as an access point would be a solution, but is it possible to do this wirelessly, i.e without using a cat-5 cable? I haven't tried this yet, as I'm not sure if this is ...
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Access/Control Desktop using Android [on hold]

I want to control/access my desktop (Windows/linux/unix) from android device. I need some guidance to start this android development.If any one has any idea regarding same that is any sdk i can ...
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Dual WiFi Access Point Setup with Android

I have 2 identical (model, firmware, etc) 802.11n WiFi routers acting as WiFi Access Points by having both configured with the same SSID, password, security type, etc but different wireless channels ...
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How can I achieve Gigabit LAN speed without wires?

I have a Netgear Router which connects to my Cisco router. I have a gigabit switch which connects to my servers in my Garage.. I am currently connecting with wifi adapter on my desktop (in my room) ...
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OpenWRT: basic network configuration

Just installed OpenWRT 12.09 in my router, but became a little confusing about interfaces/bridges/vlans, please help me to understand! After my first boot, I logged in and setted my root password, ...
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Intel Wireless-N 7260 slow on linux

I just bought a new Acer Aspire V7-582PG which has an Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 (rev 73) Wifi card. In windows, everything works fine, but using linux, the internet speed is quite ...
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Computer can not connect to some wifi networks

I have an laptop running Windows 8.1 X64 and when I connect it to my WiFi network works like a charm but in my girlfriend's house it connect's but I can not access to the internet and in the same ...
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Can a DHCP router with MAC address whitelist be hacked with a VM?

I locked down my whole network’s MAC addresses so that only CPU’s on the whitelist can get an IP from the AirPort Extreme DHCP server and router. Well, guess what. A Mavericks VM with a completely ...
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Looking for a 5GHz wifi USB adapter with Linux support [on hold]

It looks like that 802.11ac devices are not well supported, at least by the vanilla kernel. So I can settle for abgn. I don't mind downloading and compiling the driver myself as long as it works.
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Windows laptop losing connection to Airport Express

I have a Windows 7 laptop connecting through wifi to an Airport Extreme router at work. When I leave work in the evening with my hibernating laptop and come back the following morning, it's unable to ...
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How to setup OSX as a wifi router from the command line

I need to setup my mac as wifi-router. I want it to appear indistinguishable from a stand alone wifi-router. I don't want internet access. Things I've tried. Turning on Internet Sharing Doesn't ...
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Changing IP address on a “shared” Wi-Fi router

I don't really know how to word this properly since I don't know the name, so, sorry for the odd question. In my situation, I lived on an apartment and they provide internet service on a monthly fee ...
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Windows 7 VERY slow internet connection outside of safe mode?

I have a very annoying problem with Windows 7 and its network connection. In safe mode, i get a speed test of around 12 mbps. However, in normal mode, I get a speed of 0.06 mbps. Naturally this is ...
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How can I change the MAC address of hosted network?

I am on a MAC-filterd network. I have a pc and a laptop. I started a hosted network on my laptop. The Laptop has Windows 8. I set up a hosted network on this laptop to connect a smartphone. So the ...
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Netgear router refuses to port forward

I have a Netgear router which refuses to port forward. I have clicked on Add Service, added the details and tested it, but it doesn't work! Screenshot of my config: it is properly configured!
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Modem getting disconnected while using wifi using router

i'm using beetel 220BX modem and a router TP-Link connected to the modem. When i use the internet in PC the network works as long as it is, but when i use wifi in my mobile the modem alone gets ...
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Redirect Bluray Sound to laptop without any wire

I have a TV connected to bluray player. i want to play the disk but i want the sound to come to laptop. so that i can use my heahphone. I could use the headphone by connecting to the player. but ...
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Replace WiFi router transparently for clients?

How to replace WiFi router or AP so that clients won't need to be reconfigure? Is it enough to set same SSID (textual) and passwords? Or may be there are some invisible keys generated?
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DD Wrt Wifi bridge connection breaking

I have a DD Wrt connected to a DD Wrt router as a Router - Client bridge setup. It works fine for sometime, but occasionally, it appears to stop communicating to the router, or internet.. not sure. ...
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How to make a wifi hotspot that tracks all requests?

I have 2 computers, and on one of them I'm trying to debug a tricky problem by tracking all http requests made by it. I tried everything (Fiddler proxy, Charles proxy, Windows hosts file, etc), but it ...
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Win7-64 - No Reconnect after StandBy with WLAN-USB-Stick

When I boot my Windows 7 64-Bit after I put it in Standy By Mode my FRITZ! WLAN USB-Stick won't reconnect to the WLAN. I have to plug the Stick out and in again each time. New drivers are installed. ...
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How can i share window 7 wireless connection

I have wireless network card via USB for use in window 7 Now i have another LAN card and from that LAN card i want to connect to cisco router I have done following queseries Which adapter i have ...
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Sony Vaio wireless not working

My Sony Vaio wireless has stopped working and I have already tried to uninstall Vaio Smart Network but it says an error has occurred and doesn't allow me to remove it.
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Devices dropping off wifi

I have a TP Link TD W8951ND Router. Hard-wired to 1 PC and connected to my 16mbps internet connection. Then I have on a regular basis 8 devices connected via WiFi ( 2 x iPhones, 1 x iPad, PS4, LG TV, ...
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Wireless router placement - high or low

I want to improve the connection to my wireless router and started experimenting with the placement of the router in the room. I am perfectly aware of the fact that lots of things can interfere with ...
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Why does TP-LINK router speed slows down

I have a TP-LINK WR841N router and a 100 MB connection. For about 1-2 weeks my speed has dropped to 50-60 MB when I'm connected Wi-Fi or through a cable to the router. If I plug the ISP cable ...
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Using computer as router to monitor network

For about two weeks now, a friends family has trouble with their internet connection. They're telling about situations where the connection completely drops for hours (although they still seem to be ...
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What can be the reason I can't connect to VPN from different network?

I try to connect to a VPN. Before I moved I had no problem establishing the connection but with a new router the old settings don't work anymore. My guess is that I need to forward a couple of ports ...
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Provide this simplest networking solution [closed]

Router 1 ip address: ISP given mask: ISP given gateway: ISP given dns: ISP given DHCP enable router IP address : 192.168.1.1 mask: 255.255.25 5.0 range of IP dhcp: 101-200 Router 2 IPS 2 given in wan ...
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Wireless tool deprecation [closed]

wlan0 no private ioctls. I'm getting the above error while using the iwpriv wireless utility. After Googling about the cause I came to know the iwpriv is deprecated. iwpriv command cannot be ...
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2 computers 1 wifi connection 1 ethernet connection bridge?

My computer setup is very strange not being able to ethernet directly to my network. I have 2 terminals(desktop computers) both running linux(ubuntu 12.04.04 server). I have attempted to use brctl ...
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Using a laptop as a wifi adapter for desktop with linux

I have a laptop running Linux Mint 13 with a working wifi card and a desktop with no wifi card running Arch Linux. I temporarily have no access to a Ethernet connection, so I'd like to use my laptop ...
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How to connect (via DD-WRT) to a device known by its MAC address?

This question might seem odd at first, because the answer may look trivial: "Either assign a static IP address to it or just DHCP it." Well... this challenge turns out to be not so simple: The ...
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windows XP. Laptop sees router, however cannot connect to the internet

This laptop had been working fine up till a couple of days ago. Now, it wont actually connect to the internet although the wireless network connection shows it to be connected with a strong signal. I ...
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Connect to internet with wifi, while wired to a different LAN through ethernet

So I have a small router I'm connected to through an ethernet cable, and I'm having multiple devices connecting to that router through wifi, so they can view my computer screen. Screen sharing on ...