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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Anyone able to assist with my WiFi connection dropping out?

I believe this is quite unique ;-) - first my specs: Acer Travelmate P253e Laptop 8gb Ram 1tb HDD Intel Celeron 1000 processor @ 1.7ghz Windows 8.1 Broadcom Wireless Adapter OK, the issue. My WiFi ...
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Newly installed network adapter not working

I previously had a Broadcom wireless and Bluetooth adapter installed in my laptop. This adapter worked fine on Windows 10, but always caused problems on my Linux dual-boot. After a lot of hassle ...
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Old Router as AP - choosing AP IP

My ISP modem/router is connected via powerline to a second router. On second router (AP) I have disabled DHCP, I have connected it with powerline using the LAN port (so not the port marked as ...
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How to connect to Router Admin Panel that is connected to other router?

So in easy way my two routers are in this configuration: and these are settings from R1, I thouh i would be able to connect to R2 by 192.168.0.3 but with not success I want to connect from PC1 ...
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Win 10 network connection order not saving

I have both a Ethernet and USB WiFi dongle connection going into my desktop, and the Ethernet is a much better connection. I want my computer to only connect to WiFi when Ethernet is not ...
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TP-Link WR841N v6/v7 Very slow download speeds (1/30 of what they should be) upload speeds are normal

Is there anything I should try before throwing these routers in the trash (I have 2)? It's always been a pain in the ass. I have to restart it 2-3 times per day and get about 1-2mbps wireless ...
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Network Manager: username prompt

When connecting to a WPA Enterprise network in Windows, users usually get a username/password prompt (e.g. https://dirteam.com/legacy/sander/WindowsAuthPrompt_784A5337.jpg). On Linux, Network Manager ...
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How to access to a wired device with a wireless one in a local network?

I use windows 10 and an old wireless router. A computer is connected with wire to the router and a smartphone is connected with wireless to the same router. I need to use the computer as a server and ...
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Port forwarding issues with TD-W9980

I bought a new modem/router (TP-Link TD-W9980) because I had trouble port forwarding my last modem. I have forwarded the ports on my router but the ports are still closed. I have set up a static IP ...
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how do I get my wifi password out of Vista when “STATUS” is greyed out?

NOTA BENE! this question is different than the one suggested, because: 1. I am not connected, this is the whole point of my question. 2. I specifically asked about the situation where the STATUS ...
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Curious case of slow data rate

I have a Netgear router (JNR1010) which supports data rate up to 150 Mbps. My laptop is connected with the router and so is my mobile (Redmi 2 Prime, 802.11n). Now, when I create a FTP Server from ...
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Have all newly created NetworkManager connections automatically connect to VPN

There's a setting in NetworkManager's UI 'Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection' that allows you to set a VPN connection that is automatically connected to when a particular ...
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How to lock down a Guest Wi-fi?

I have a modem/router from my ISP which I'm forced to use. I would like to provide a Wifi AP for random guest that might show up at my house but I don't want to have their virus-laden PC on my network ...
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Can't connect to wifi-connected server from wifi-connected client on the same network

This question is a likely duplicate of Can't connect to local server from other devices (connected via wifi) when the server is connected via wifi, which never received an accepted answer. I have ...
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Alternative solution for poor wireless performance due to over-saturation

Performance of 2.4Ghz wireless networks, in dense housing areas, is generally quite poor. The only "solutions" I've seen are switching channels, or switching to 5Ghz. These aren't really viable ...
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Enable Wifi via batch file in Windows 10

In Windows 10 a Wifi Adapter has a Software and a Hardware state. When I do netsh wlan show interfaces I get the following output. (Sorry my Windows is german) ... Name : WiFi ...
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weird arp reply behavior

I implemented a program with python so i can discover if a certain machine is sniffing in my network. Lets suppose that the machine that i wan't to know if it is sniffing has the IP address ...
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Troubleshooting dropped packets in Telegram Messenger

I'm experiencing problems in using Telegram Messenger on my Mac, but only when connected at home (specifications at the end). More specifically, when uploading and downloading media (or even while ...
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Custom combining mobile data and wifi on windows 7

I have 2 internet sources 3G based Huawei E3533 Dongle (usb) with unlimited bandwidth and speed (Remote NDIS based Internet Sharing Device ) 4G Huawei router (Wi-Fi) with limited bandwith and ...
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Is there a way to limit bandwidth usage on Windows 7?

Often, I tether my Android smartphone to my Windows 7 PC, while travelling. This office PC has many background data-consuming applications (like software update, virus definition downloads, large ...
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How to make a NAS server visible to the network, while it is connected to PC?

Right now I have following configuration: NAS (192.168.177.2) -> PC (192.168.177.1; 192.168.1.100) -> TL-WR1043ND (192.168.1.1) -> Internet The whole thing works in terms of NAS being able to ...
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Home network setup - must everything be on the same subnet?

I'm having some trouble setting up my home network... It consists of the following components Home Network: PC and HP Microserver (both with gigabit connections) Netgear DGN2200 ADSL modem ...
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Accessing Cabled computers using a laptop on wireless

Setup: I have a wired desktop (windows7) connected to a router and a laptop (windows7) connected via wifi on the same router. Both have internet connection Both can ping the router Both firewalls are ...
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How to identify an internet hog?

Our small office network will occasionally slow when a coworker starts a large download or a large file transfer between an in-house server and their local machine. How can I identify this hog on my ...
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Maintaining seamless connectivity between WAPs on a single ESSID

What is the most efficient way to keep mobile devices (laptops, Smartphones, tablets) passing between multiple WAP's in a small-medium sized office from losing their connection and seamlessly transfer ...
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Windows 10 Connecting to wifi adhoc networks

I have a wifi device, and from my win10 laptop, I need to connect to it. I can see the network (adhoc), however win10 cannot connect to it. The same device works well under windows 7 - adhoc. ...
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Can I setup my Linux PC to broadcast two different Wi-Fi networks using only one adapter?

I found that my OpenWrt enabled router can broadcast two Wi-Fi networks, one bridged to the WAN port and the other bridged to the LAN ports, both working. As is shown below: Screen snapshot of my ...
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WiFi high latency

I got some problems with my WiFi setup. In my setup I use a Macbook Pro and a TP-Link WR1043ND v1 (OpenWRT). WiFi Channel is set to 6 (already tried other channels and 20/40Mhz width) If I ping my ...
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HP Wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2x2 with Bluetooth M.2 Non-vPro NIC

I am a beginner with computers and would like to know what does a HP Wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2x2 with Bluetooth M.2 Non-vPro NIC do in a desktop computer in easy to understand language?
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Debian TP-LINK TL-WN722N

the following question is really near to this topic: How to install TP-Link TL-WN722N USB Wireless Adapter on Debian Wheezy armhf? I use the following Hardware: ...
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Can a laptop connect to an ethernet network printer with WIFI?

I was asked to find a solution to following problem: A home network has different laptops and printers, all connected in an ethernet network. A WIFI router was connected to the network. Now a user ...
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How to allow all rights to perticular wireless adapter

I have a wireless adapter having mac address 00-21-5C-A1-52-0B. When password is changed, I want to make this device automatically connected to my router without any settings in this adapter or device ...
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Computer goes to blue screen everytime i try to transfer a file over wifi?

My pc goes to this screen as seen below. I am trying to transfer songs folder from my pc which is of 10.5 GB size to my SD card in my mobile with android 4.4.2 installed. I am using the android app ...
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print to wifi direct without losing my internet connection?

My experience seems to be that when I connect to wifi direct (laser printer is wifi direct device), that my internet connection drops. Can I keep both connections up? (Using surface 4 pro / win 10, ...
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Windows 10 “ipconfig /renew” not working

My internet connection has lately been really unstable, I tried refreshing the connection by typing "ipconfig /renew" into my CMD (along with a few other commands... I used this ...
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Wireless for lan while using ethernet for internet on linux

So this is my situation: I need to limit my computer's wireless card to have only LAN access while using the ethernet port to have internet access.
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hostapd client associates, does not receive IP address

I'm trying to set up my raspberry pi to use a realtek 8192eu wireless card but without much luck. I have compiled hostapd and the 8192eu driver. The bridge is set up using /etc/network/interfaces; the ...
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Disable WLAN as kernel boot option?

I have a CubieTruck Plus (CubieBoard5) running Linaro. It has an ethernet port and wifi card. I want to disable unneeded services and reduce power, so I want to stop anything related to wifi and wlan0 ...
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Airport Time Capsule and VoIP phones not connecting to PBX

I recently replaced a very current Netgear Wifi router that was supporting multiple Apple products: 2 Airport Express A Mac Mini An iMac Several iPhones 2 iPads Apple TV etc... and several ...
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connectify hotspot traffic can be identified in someway?

in my company my chief sometimes when some guests come to office and have not wifi credentials, he asks us to share wifi with connectify on the fly. But I'm concerned about security: (it's a large ...
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Mobile broadband issue on Windows tablet

I have a Windows 8.x x64 tablet (Lenovo Thinkpad) that has intermittent mobile broadband connectivity issue; it uses a Verizon SIM card for its connection. The problem is as follows: When the user is ...
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WiFi stops working after reboot Fedora

I have just installed Fedora 23 on my Lenovo Z570 (it has an Intel Centrino N-1000 Wireless card). The installation finished, I rebooted and everything worked fine. But after I shut down my computer ...
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Linksys Router not connecting to internet through switch

I am setting up a new Linksys WRT610N router, and I connected it to my Apple Airport Extreme, and it connected to the internet perfectly. But I set up a Netgear GS108 switch, connected it to the ...
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promiscuous mode not working

I've searched, and heard that the promiscuous mode lets us listen to all wireless trafic in the Access Point that we are associated with. But when i use this mode with wireshark, i don't get the exact ...
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Understanding wifi scan results

I'm working on a script to tell how secure a wifi connection is. Unfortunately I've become stuck pretty early trying to decode the output of the scan - can anyone help me understand what this is ...
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How to stop my Wifi CPE from going into bridge mode?

My current home network config is as below. ISP...(wireless)...Outdoor CPE---(ethernet cable)---Asus wifi router...(wireless)...laptop & phones In routine scenario: Asus wifi router is set to ...
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per-vif tx power setting?

I am trying to change the tx power setting for my TP-Link TL-WN821N adapter for learning purposes. I tried this: iw reg set BO iwconfig wlan0 txpower 30 and this ifconfig wlan0 down ...
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use Pi as internet gateway

I've got several devices connected to a Sky router (Sky Hub SR101) via wifi and Ethernet. I have a usb wifi dongle conected to my raspberry pi. And use it to connect to a 4G smartphone. (That works ...
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is it possible to create wds in laptop,wireless distribution setup

I have WiFi connection for my laptop. Is it possible to create another WiFi as AP from laptop using the base WiFi internet connection. I know it is possible to create WiFi from wired connection via ...
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Losing internet connection over wifi, “standard gateway not available” on Win 7

For a few weeks now, I'm losing access to the internet on my laptop every couple of minutes. The wifi itself is stable, just the yellow warning triangle appears and I cannot reach any websites etc. ...