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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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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hookup of Canon 550D wirelessly

Saw your post of 2012 concerning a way to wirelessly connect your Canon 550D to your computer. I have the same question and same camera. I want to use it for astrophotogrpahy and would like to get ...
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how to enable 'Properties' button of TCP/IPv4 in Network connections in Windows 7

In the Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections, I have a Wireless Network Connection. When I right-click on it, a properties dialog opens. Now, I need to change the IP address for ...
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How to use ADSL modem/router with WiFi as hub/switch, with Internet access provided other way?

I have currently access to Internet provided via cable modem, with single Ethernet output port. From earlier, I have PENTAGRAM Cerberus P 6331-4A ADSL modem/router. Would it be possible, and how, to ...
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How to create a DHCP server at home

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my server I have at home (just an old computer) I installed MAAS and I have a few netbook images I'm trying to boot, I have created a node in maas, but when I boot my ...
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turn off wifi during certain hours

I want to restrict access of a laptop and allow it in certain hours only, with a password of course. router is linksys WRT160N, but access restrictions doesn't work firmware: v1.52.0 here's what I ...
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Chromecast Stream from Android Phone to Laptop via Ad Hoc Network

I want to mirror the screen of my Android phone (HTC Sensation) on my laptop wirelessly. Google Chromecast looks like a good solution to this - how would I set up an ad-hoc network so that I can view ...
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Can only connect to various HTTP services (game patchers, Unity Store, NuGet) from one wireless network

Ever since I've connected my (Windows 8.1 running) laptop to the (rather weirdly set up) university halls wireless network (well it might be actually be the wired, but I doubt it), it won't connect to ...
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Cannot connect to wifi in windows 8.1 for my new HP laptop

I just bought a new HP laptop 15-d035dx and it has a pre-installed of Windows 8.1 in it. My problem is I cannot connect it to my home's wifi router. All the devices such as ipad, iphone, samsung s3 ...
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Configuring Airtel Beetel 450TC1 ADSL2+ Router for local RJ45 cable internet

Please help me configure my Airtel Beetel 450TC1 ADSL2+ Router for local RJ45 cable internet (my ip lookup suggests my ISP name as smartlinklink broadband services pvt ltd) Here are my current ...
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Acer Aspire 5750: Original Intel drivers deleted. Current wireless driver becomes disabled

I clicked "Refresh my files" on Windows 8 by mistake and it deleted all my drivers. I have an Acer Aspire 5750 but all the drivers were from Intel. I found a driver that let me connect to the ...
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How To Keep Wi-Fi On Even When Your Mac Sleeps?

Whenever I want to download something which is over a gigabyte, I leave my computer, so the download could happen smooth and fast, but that's not to be, when my computer goes to sleep, and the Wi-Fi ...
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Configure Wireless Network Using Switch + Wireless Router

Incoming line from the ISP comes with one static IP. Line from ISP goes to ADSL2 Modem. One line from Modem goes to the server which uses the static IP. On the server a LAN Card distributes the ...
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Mobile 4G Wifi Router which restricts access to only 1 website

Does anyone know if a Mobile 4G Wifi Router can be turned into a wifi hotspot that only allows access to one website? Two other potential solution are to use a mobile phone with 4G and tethering ...
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Why does Windows 7 assume there is a new network connection when connecting to an existing access point?

I have been using my home ADSL and when I had problems with it, switched to my iPhone for network access. This mostly works as planned, but I have noticed that Windows 7 creates a new network name ...
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Can't turn on Intel 5300 Wifi on Lenovo T530

I have an Intel 5300 Wireless Card in my new Lenovo ThinkPad T530. Sometimes, when I use the Wireless switch on the side of the computer, when I turn it back on the computer still says that the Wifi ...
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OS X Mavericks “Share Internet from Ethernet to Wi-Fi” fails after a period of time

When the computer first boots up, I can share Internet from Ethernet to Wi-Fi without a problem. But after a few days, it starts to malfunction. I notice that when the Wi-Fi is shared, in the place of ...
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Windows 8 Hyper-V sporadic network connectivity

I have a Windows 8.1 pro host and an 8.1 pro VM. I'm using an external virtual switch to allow the VM to connect to the network and get internet connectivity. When this works, all is dandy and I can ...
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D-Link DIR-655 Router rebooting itself randomly

My router keeps restarting itself randomly, usually when skype call is in progress, which is the worst time for reboot to me. The leds blinks and all wireless clients are dropped during restart. Also ...
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Internet speeds significantly slower on wireless connection versus wired connection with D-Link DIR-655 Router

I just bought a D-Link DIR-655 router, and I've noticed a significant difference between the wired and wireless speeds when browsing the internet. My cable connection is supposed to have a speed of 20 ...
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Streaming through WLAN doesn't exceed 1.2MB/s

Transfering files is slow even after I disabled RDC compression and Windows 7 autotuning. Link speed is 54Mb/s.
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Windows 7, doesn't connect automatically to wifi

I've searched for days and tried a bazillion methods already. I fear I may have to fiddle with the Registry. Here's the problem... Everything worked fine at home. I went to Florida and used their ...
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Why does pinging a local router return “Destination Host Unreachable”?

I have two tomato routers. One is bridged wirelessly with the other. I have a new server on the network. It's running Ubuntu Server 11.04. They are all connected like this: A - Linux PC B - New ...
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How should I set up my wireless-N FIOS router?

It's in my basement, and I only get wireless coverage in the basement and on the main floor but not on the second floor. It's a wireless GigE N Actiontec MI424WR router (the red one) and I'm thinking ...
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Connect Wired Lan Router to Wi-Fi Signal

I have a router that runs a small wired LAN. Right now this router is connected to an ISP -- also via a wired connection. I want to have the option of using the ambient Wi Fi, which is often more ...
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Connecting lappie internet to android mobile [on hold]

I just buy a moto e trying to connect wifi but i cannot connect it to internet through wifi. I use ICS to share internet connection but that doesnt work and i m still trying
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Google Chrome “resolving host” error on every DNS except OpenDNS

Pretty much what the title says. I'm running Windows 8 x64, using a USB wireless adapter. Things I have tried -ipconfig renew/release/flushndns plus system restart -trying various DNS' (Google, ...
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Verizon Fios Wireless router and ethernet outlets in various rooms of the house

I have Verizon FIOS and with that a Verizon wireless router (in a closet upstairs) in which the 4 ethernets ports are connected to a panel where there are 4 ethernet ports. Each port from that panel ...
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Modifying Wireless components of a network, to become Wired

I'm wanting to change the configuration of my home network. A partial schematic of the network is as follows: when I say "partial" there are other things connected to the ADSL router which for ...
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How to get assigned IPs by hostednetwork?

I just started using Microsoft Virtual WiFi or hostednetwork from Command Prompt to share my internet connection through my WiFi adapter and it's good so far! The only issue I face however is that I ...
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How to ping by hostname on CentOS

I have 2 PCs running CentOS 7 and they're both connected to a wireless repeater/AP. I have statically set both the IP addresses of the 2 PCs, and they are able to ping each other via IP. I have also ...
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Connect 2 Routers Wirelessly

(If this isn't the best site for this, let me know and I'll move it) I just moved into a new house that is lacking in coax and ethernet outlets, so I was forced to put our modem and router on the ...
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How to solve weak wifi signal issue? [duplicate]

So I have a second hand notebook. The previous owner seems solid and says that for him, he was able to catch his Wifi router without any issues, even when he was in front of his house and the router ...
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Surface 3 doesn't auto-reconnect to wifi

Everytime I move my surface 3 from work to home, and back to work, the wifi gets stuck on the last network I was connected to. If I leave it on the work connection when I get home (and not reconnect ...
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Why is my WiFi network shown twice with different SSIDs on my tablet?

I have a ASUS VivoTab Smart Windows 8 tablet and a home WiFi network (the router is a TP-LINK WR1043ND). The Internet hardly works on the tablet - it drops the connection, sometimes cannot connect, ...
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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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How can I get my router and Inprocomm IPN2220 wireless network card connected?

Problem I can not connect to my Techniclan WAR-54G router's personal wireless network via my older Acer Travelmate 2300 XP Pro laptop that uses a InProComm IPN2220 wireless network card. However, ...
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WiFi in a kali virtual machine?

I have Kali linux installed on Virtualbox (4.2.12) and the host OS is windows 7. I have bridged the VM with the host OS.The problem is Kali is not able to detect the WiFi interface. I searched the ...
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Is it better to use a crowded 2.4GHz Wi-Fi channel 1, 6, 11 or “unused” 3, 4, 8, or 9?

I understand that 2.4GHz Wi-Fi channels overlap, and that the most popular non-overlapping set of channels in the US is 1, 6, and 11. Generally, my signal strength on channels 1, 6, and 11 are much ...
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Cisco AM10 disappears from Windows 8 after a reboot

I have a Cisco AM10 wireless adapter, which has worked fantastically for the past year. I recently upgraded this computer to Windows 8 and now every time the computer reboots, the computer does not ...
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Internet connection dropping and reconnecting automatically trying to reset wireless interface

My wifi connection seems to get disconnected every few minutes and immediately reconnects seconds after. I am wondering what could be going wrong. Other people on the same network do not seem to have ...
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passing a small file (<64 bytes) over a wireless network with different OS's [on hold]

I have a little robot with a router, and i want to be able to send a small file (<64 bytes) from a windows computer to a linux os on the robot (an rpi to be exact). what would be the best way to ...
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Does long-range Wi-Fi work well when traveling at high speeds?

We plan to have three RVs traveling together for several weeks and we would like to be able to work together during this time. We considered using cellular (i.e. 3G) and web-based services, but much ...
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Preferred network available, but still prompted

Very frequently, when I wake my Macbook up, I'll be prompted to select a network, as "none of my preferred networks is available". Yet, my home network, very much a preferred network (I can see it in ...
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Setting up 802.1X wireless connection on OSX

I am an OSX user, I have Snow Leopard 10.6.5 and an updated AirPort (version 5.5.2). I am trying to connect to my university's wireless network, but it has a 802.1x security that I am having trouble ...
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Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins

I'm having serious issues with my Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins or so at home. It has been widely reported that the XPS 15 (L521x) has had wireless problems. I have ...
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Sometimes can't ping router

I have a TP Link tl-wr1043nd v1 router with gargoyle 1.6.1 on it. At least once or twice a day, my internet breaks for a couple minutes. When I try to ping the router it will output: PING ...
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Networking a server with wireless network

Right, I have a wireless network at home, and a server without a wireless adaptor, I also have upteen amounts of ethernet cables lying around. There is a laptop in the same room as the server, with a ...
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How to use connectify to share files between 2 laptops, one running Windows 7?

I have 2 laptops one running XP and another Windows 7. Both have WiFi-card installed. I want to be able to share files between these 2 machines and then in next step also be able to share internet ...
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Wireless driver not detected by Windows 8

I've a problem in my wireless driver on windows 8. I bought a new X500L Asus laptop and installed windows 8 on it. However the driver CD I got with the laptop doesn't support my laptop. The CD says ...