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 to convert my wireless keyboard Bluetooth dongle as universal bluetooth dongle?

So I have an old Logitech wireless keyboard which is still working perfectly fine. I was wondering if I could use its bluetooth dongle in order to connect my bluetooth speakers(different brand) to my ...
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Does a Wireless-N capable modem operate at Wireless-G speed if there are mixed devices in the household?

I have this VDSL/ADSL modem here. It has support for mixed wireless b/g/n mode. I have a PS3 (wireless g) and an Xbox One (wireless n) among other nongaming devices which all support wireless n as ...
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Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better?

Is a longer Wi-Fi antenna better? Why do Wi-Fi antennas have different lengths? The question is about the usual (stick-shaped) antennas used in consumer routers and adapters. I have read that the ...
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Network adapter issue (ONLY at university) - no networks available

Recently I keep on encountering an odd issue with my wireless network adapter. When I go to my university (which has an eduroam network, among others), I usually get the network tooltip 'Not connected ...
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Wifi won't turn back on after I accidentally turned it off

I accidentally pressed Fn+F12 on my HP dv6 laptop, which turns off my Wifi. When I tried to do the same to turn it back on, it said "Airplane Mode Off" on the screen, but wifi still wouldn't work ...
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setup WiFi with no password to connect but Password to Surf Internet

How to set up wifi that requires no password to connect but ask password to browse the internet? Does it require different kind of router, can it be done in a Microtech router or we need servers for ...
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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...
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When trying to connect to a secured network, the “enter password” box does not show

My laptop uses windows 7. When I click on the network I want to connect to (or any other network) the box where you would normally enter the password does not show. Can anyone help? Thanks
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Two subnets block traffic between them but allow internet

I have 192.168.1.1/24 network that has a switch and several access points .There is a adsl modem at 192.168.1.1 . I want to add a new network 192.168.2.1/24 with its own access point and switch. so ...
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Connecting to Neighbour's Wireless, Even I'm On My Network

I have a Cisco Linksys E4200 router, that has dualband capabilities, so I have two networks setup: "phil-net" and "awesome". Starting last week intermittently, when I try to connect to one of those ...
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airodump-ng mon0 detects ips but doesnt show root@kali:~# so i can proceed [on hold]

CH 5 ][ Elapsed: 50 mins ][ 2015-03-29 19:17 BSSID PWR Beacons #Data, #/s CH MB ENC CIPHER AUTH ESSID -47 1579 924 0 1 54e WPA2 CCMP PSK default ...
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DD-WRT and Chromecast: default WLAN to LAN bridge blocks UDP?

I have DD-WRT running in gateway mode on a DIR-615 I1. I've updated to the newest available build. Chromecast is a wireless-only device, for those unfamiliar. The device has been set up and ...
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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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Use Connectify to share VPN to my iPhone

I'm trying to share the VPN used on my PC to my iPhone by Connectify. Now the problem is: in the first few seconds after the WiFi set up by Connectify started, my iPhone can connect to Twiter and ...
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Can I use Beetel 450TC1 as wireless router?

Recently I have opted for broadband connection which is coming directly cat5 cable with RJ45 port to my laptop. They have provided me with IP address, default Gateway, subnet mask, preferred DNS and ...
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wifi is not working windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 pro installed.I was using wifi on this laptop everything was working fine. However recently I see that Wifi is not working though it shows me the SSID of my network which I used to ...
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Problems with Broadcom WLAN and Windows 8.1

I have read : Windows 8.1 update effectively disabled wireless networking It didn't help. I have just recently bought a Lenovo M5400 laptop and installed Windows 8.1 x64. According to the support ...
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can't remember what ip address of a router set up as an access point is

i tried to set up my belkin n+ router as an access point a month ago, but failed, and regrettably failed after i had set it's ip address, which i can't remember. so now it appears bricked, as i don't ...
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“No Interrnet Connection” service script to autoreconnect Wi-Fi [on hold]

While on campus, I remain connected, but I get an exclamation point on my Wi-Fi. Very annoying, have to drop/reconnect manually. Is there a way I can run a script that autochecks the gateway every ...
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Show Wifi password when entering it via Network Charm Bar?

I'm working on a Windows RT Pro tablet running Windows 8.1. I'm trying to connect to my company's Wifi network. The company has one of those 60 character passwords composed of words. The Networks ...
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Bandwidth Monitoring for Linksys E4200

I have a Linksys E4200 router with about 10 computers connecting to it. I'm looking for a way to monitor bandwidth usage in real time. I am willing to install custom firmware if it can get the job ...
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Is there a way to get “arp” to list devices on all subnets of a network?

I'm using arp -an on Mac OS X to list all devices on my network, but (as I understand it) this just lists devices on the same subnet. Is it possible to list all devices on the network and not just my ...
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get the IP address of USB device in Linux

is it possible to get the IP address of a device connected via USB? The device in question is a wireless printer, its connect via USB and WiFi, the printer is assigned an IP address and its displayed ...
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Cannot setup wireless client between a Digisol & a Dlink Router

I have two routers one is a Dlink DSL 2730 U & the other is a Digisol DG HR 3400 Router/Repeater -l. The Dlink Router is an Access Point with a public IP address assigned to it. On the Digisol ...
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Wirelss card not being detected in backtrack 5

I just installed backtrack 5 and I am unable to detect my wireless card. iwconfig doesn't list my interface. I can see that the hardware is present in lspci -vnn (see below) but I can't get the ...
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Mac as a wifi hotspot using 802.1x auth

I am trying to use my Mac as a wifi hotspot. Currently, Im running Yosemite on it. The internet connection is through en0 and the local connection is through en1 network interface. Now, I want to ...
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Will combining a Cisco router and Linksys access point cause problems? [on hold]

I'm setting up a small network. I want to use Cisco for router and access point, but due to my limited budget I have to search for alternative. My plan is to use Cisco for the router (CISCO ...
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Chromecast says that it can't connect to the Internet

My old router from CenturyLink died, so I got a new one. I set it up, and now my Chromecast says it is connected to the Wi-Fi but can't connect to the Internet. CenturyLink's tech support said to ...
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Wirelessly “bridge” two subnets when in range of one another

Scenario: Subnet 1: Basic Home/Office setup with broadband internet, router, and a couple of computers. Subnet 2: Mobile trailer with a couple of computers and a router. Sometimes its in the ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot from a device with no Wi-Fi?

I have some problems that result in my laptop being unable to connect to my Ethernet network. My desktop PC can connect to the Ethernet network. Is there anyway to create a Wi-Fi hotspot from my ...
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WNR2000 N300 Router Overloaded?

Hope someone can help point me in the right direction. Here is my issue: For a local fitness club, they offer free open access WiFi. It has a dedicated connection, with a 16/3 broadband connection. ...
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Improving abysmal 802.11n wireless network

I am in desperate need of help to improve the abysmal performance of my 802.11n wireless network. At best I get 30Mbs (this is an internet download) from a technology that boasts 300Mbs, even worse is ...
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Which protocol does my Asus EeePC T101MT Wi-Fi support?

I have an Asus EeePC T101MT with an Atheros ar9285 Wi-Fi device. I recently replaced my router with an “802.11n”-standard, but the only device which is still has slow Wi-Fi connection is this Asus. ...
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Unable to SSH to internal IP

Read a few related questions here and here. The situation is as follows: assume that I have a computer A and computer B. I am able to ssh to both computers when by setting Port Trigger and Single ...
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I can't find my modem IP at all

Every tutorial I've found so far help me find my router IP but I need my modem IP as well. I have two devices, a wifi router and a dsl modem, not 2 in 1. The ipconfig -> default gateway, returns the ...
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where is my port being blocked?

I'm trying to setup this software that allows me to use my laptop camera as surveillance and remotely access it via a website. I need to open a port that I can use to access the camera via a web ...
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How do I set up a wireless printer on Windows 8 without a wireless router?

So we just got a new computer (old hard drive bit the dust) with Windows 8 and at the same time decided to upgrade to a wireless printer. I've read that you can't set up an ad hoc wireless network on ...
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Setting a system for university dorm voice communication [on hold]

I'm interested in setting up a system which would allow students in my university dorm to communicate to each other freely. Not sure if we can use existing wifi-routers installed in our hostel ( ...
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My laptop can't access files from my desktop

Here is my problem. I have a desktop, a laptop and a typical router. The desktop is connected through wire and I connected my laptop wirelessly. I can access my desktop files through my laptop, but I ...
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Cannot access windows7 hosted network from lumia 630

I have created a hosted network in my windows7 system. But my Lumia 630 but my phone can't connect to this except once(when I started the hosted network first time). Every time when i try to connect I ...
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Fast internet, super slow wifi [on hold]

My direct line internet is 125 mbps. Yet when I disconnect the very same computer that is 4 feet from the wireless router, the speed drops to 1 - 5 mbps. I just had a new router installed. When I ...
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Unable to open login portal page to connect wireless network

I am able to login an open wireless network by my phone but not by my laptop. Actually when I connect my Windows phone it automatically takes me to login portal where I can enter username and ...
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Making a Synology diskstation accessible via WLAN

tl;dr What do I need to get a Synology DS214 locked in a cellar room to connect to my Wifi/ethernet/DSL router (to which the DS414 and the clients are connected via ethernet)? The situation I have ...
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What's the difference between a wifi access point and station?

I noticed that my (rooted) modem has some hidden modes for wifi. It has the default(and only setting without rooting) wireless access point, but it also has the settings repeater, ad-hoc, and station. ...
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any way to make a upd tunnel work in a protected proxy wireless connection?

Is there a way to use udp tunnel through any software ? Its a proxy protected wireless connection which only allows htpp. Any ideas to make udp work ?
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LAN with proxy to proxyless hotspot

I have proxy server based Ethernet port. Can I create a WiFi hotspot using a WiFi router that requires no proxy information? If so how could it be done? Thanks in advance...
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kali linux doesn't detect wireless networks

I have an Asus zenbook ux31a It doesn't detect any wireless networks eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 7e:c5:37:b4:02:6a inet addr:172.20.10.5 Bcast:172.20.10.15 ...
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No networks found upon returning to original location

The oddest thing is happening with my network connection. I can work on it fine at home, and then I bring it to school and it connects automatically to that network too. But then when I get back ...
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Motorola Surfboard SB6121 modem conected to 2WIREi38HG wireless router but there's no internet access

I have just switched to Comcast cable internet from AT&T Uverse and I was hoping to use the 2WIRE wireless router with the new Surfboard modem so I can have wireless access. I messed around with ...
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Two WiFi networks work only simultaneously on OpenWrt

I am trying to use device TP-Link 3020 router with OpenWrt installed to both connect in and connect out by WiFi. I have home WiFi network and I setup connection to it ("client mode"). Then I set ...