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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What to do as port forwarding can't see ipv4 in ipconfig?

I am in Austria and my cable operator is now changing IP from v4 to v6. On their homepage I can read every updated router have both (public v6 and private v4). When I run ipconfig I can only see my ...
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Linux Ubuntu MATE 14.04.1 Connection Issues

I recently dual-booted Ubuntu MATE (14.04.1) alongside regular Ubuntu (14.04.1). Regular Ubuntu was able to connect to the Internet. Ubuntu MATE is having issues. It seems that the Wi-Fi is not on, at ...
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Windows 7 hosted network's Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter is missing

I think that I should see a Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter in the Network Connections area of the Control Panel or the Device Manager but I do not. I'm wondering if there is a way to show it that ...
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How can I VNC to a machine that is using a Shared Internet connection from my iMac?

I have a Windows XP machine that is connected to the Internet using a shared ethernet connection with my iMac. From my Macbook Air that is connected to the same router, I'm still unable to connect or ...
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Connect to LAN-connected computer from wifi-connected mobile?

Software/apps like airstream and monect that connect your mobile to your computer only work when they are on the same wifi network. I have an old desktop (running windows-xp) with no wifi that is ...
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RT2800 USB: monitor mode using Virtual Box

Information I am using a WiFi USB Adapter and the latest version of Kali running under VirtualBox. Chipset: Ralink RT2870/3070 Driver: rt2800usb Manufacturer: TP-Link FCC ID: TE7WN727NV3 It is ...
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Windows 7: Disable automatic updates & antivirus updates on certain Wifi connection

TL;DR how do I disable automatic background updates when connected to certain WiFi network? Most of the time I'm connected to my home WiFi, so I have both Windows 7 and Avira Antivirus updates ...
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Is Bluetooth faster than Wi-Fi?

I notice that on my iPhone, when I use my personal hot-spot to distribute Wi-Fi, if I have Bluetooth enabled, the phone will make a Bluetooth connection to my laptop instead of a Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Wireless not working after maintenance on laptop

i was doing some maintenance on a laptop with overheating issues, but after i re-assembled it, it became apparent that the wlan chip doesnt show up in the 'network adapters' list, nor does it connect ...
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Setup for a live (low-latency) audio video broadcast over Wi-Fi?

The Upgrade We are capturing audio (from mixer) and video (from a camera) from a main auditorium and passing it to separate rooms within the building. We used to have done this via manual ...
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Using physical wifi card inside Virtualbox

I am using Virtualbox on Windows 7 and the Guest OS is an Ubuntu (live mode). I would like to access my physical (an integrated Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 ) wifi card in the Guest OS. I dont have ...
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wlan0 has permanently vanished

i installed some programs recently and my wlan0 interface has disappeared. the wifi light still comes on (its a hp laptop). please let me know if you need more info. here is everything i could think ...
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Sitecom wi-fi range extender N300 doesn't work anymore?

So i went on vacation for a week and plugged the wi-fi extender out for safety and when i came back i tried it to plug-in but it didn't work. The extender gave me only a red light in the power panel ...
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Some devices can connect to wireless router and others cannot

I have a D-Link DIR 601 Wireless N router connected to an Ethernet port in the wall. The computer connected to it by a cable receives internet fine. My tablet receives wireless fine. My laptop cannot ...
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Is better a low power WiFi signal without interference or a more powerful signal with interference?

Currently in my apartament I have a dual band router. In the 5Ghz band I have less powerful signal (-66dBm), but is the only WiFi in the 5GHz band, and I have a more powerful signal in 2.4GHz band ...
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How to configure Switch Router and Two Different Computer with one single Internet Connection?

I think this is quite a bit confusing for me. I have an internet connection that can only be accessed from Computer-A. Networking Task :: Image is here But then,... I have one Switch WIFI Router ...
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network adapter driver problem in Windows 7

I am facing problem with my Windows network adapter. It detects all the available networks but it shows "Limited Access" for the network I wish to connect. On diagnostics it gives "The wireless ...
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Laptop losing all wi-fi signal when it is physically moved

Recently I've started encountering a weird bug in my Windows 7 x64. I have an Asus N53SV with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000. When I physically move the laptop, eg. move it to another room or just ...
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Setting up router when modem doesn't have bridge mode, so that DHCP and Port Forward Happen on Router

I have a new Wifi router, and for some inane reason, my modem won't allow bridged mode for my ADSL2 connection. How do I set up my external router, and my current modem/router so that the dedicated ...
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How do I setup a Netgear N150 access point to connect to my gateway wirelessly?

Currently, I have a ARRIS-C452 Gateway. I can connect computers that have built-in WiFi. The problem I have is that I have a desktop in another room, and I don't want to run an Ethernet cable from the ...
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How to transfer files between OSX and Android phone wireless?

I have MacBook running OSX 10.10.1 and Android 4.4 phone (Sony Z3 Compact). Both devices are connected thru Wi-Fi to the same router. Is there any way to easily transfer files wireless between them? ...
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Devices losing WiFi connections around midnight

I have a 2701HG-B 2WIRE modem/router from my DSL provider (AT&T). It has worked pretty well for over a year now. Recently, it has started giving my wireless devices some trouble (iPhones and ...
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Two home networks but devices can only connect to one?

I have the following setup: 1 router w/ modem connected downstairs to the ISP, providing both cable and wi-fi internet to the downstairs. 1 router upstairs connected to the downstairs router ...
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Wifi Access point appears as Adhoc network

I recently installed and configured a wifi repeater (TP-Link) to extend my wifi Internet which is currently delivered out of a wireless ADSL router and has limited coverage. When I have the repeater ...
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How to lock my computer through incoming connection directly into my computer

Im on a macbook yosemite, I usually get connected to internet through my landlord's wifi connection. How can I make sure that he cannot see or access my files in my computer (in Shared section of my ...
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Always WI-FI Timeout Error On MacOS

I'm using MACOS X 10.7.5, this is my first time as a MacOS user. I have just gotten a new MacBook and I have 2 problems with WI-FI. I keep getting 'connection timeout' when i try to connect any ...
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How to setup a cheap linux router/proxy to log all URLs requested

I have a bunch of kids/devices connecting to the wireless router in my house at any given time. I know that there are many software/hardware solutions designed to filter out harmful content but I ...
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Wifi Adapter/Type Changer using Linux [on hold]

Is there a way to create a new WiFi network by connecting to an existing WiFi using Linux? Or maybe a less secured Wifi from a more secured wifi? Could you use it as WEP?
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Connectify not working properly?

I use connectify to create a wifi hotspot which I use in my Android device. But a problem occurs that the internet access stops after a minute or so in my Android device. I have to restart connectify ...
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what devices are required to setup wireless internet with dsl?

i'm new in these things. what devices are required to setup wireless internet fully. I mean from device that search for signal to DSL router. I've seen people install some kind of device on their roof ...
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Unable to connect to wifi

I have a Dell Latitude E6530, running Windows 8.1, with a Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter. I am able to connect to my phone's personal hotspot, but not my home wifi. The home wifi router is a ...
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“USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later”

USB wireless network adapter not working in Virtual Box kali machine. What to do? It always gives a message that "USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later"
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How can I disable WiFi when computer is connected to LAN with wire, using GPO?

Is anyone of you know how to disable, thru a GPO, the Wireless connection as soon as the computer is connected to the LAN with a wire. By example, a user is at home with his laptop, connected to his ...
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Install Two Network Adapter Drivers Side by Side

I need to install CommView for WiFi on my computer, but the problem is that the replacement driver for my network adapter card that allows it to work with CommView for WiFi overwrites the original ...
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How do I connect a laptop running Windows 7 to an Android phone using WiFi Direct?

From where I am sitting, Windows 7 does not appear to support WiFi Direct connections to Android mobile devices. Specifically, turning on WiFi Direct on my Samsung Galaxy S II does not make the ...
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Network Adapter in AC Mode

Not a networking expert here. Just upgraded and installed the ASUS RT-AC68U router. Installation was smooth with no issue. I have the T440s laptop running Windows 8.1 with the "Intel Dual Band ...
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How to repeat a WIFI connection to other devices from Laptop to MIFI 2

On our sail boat I have a strong antenna to pick up guest WIFI hotspots. The antenna is connected to a lap top through a coax cable. I also have a MIFI 2 to connect devices using a data plan. Is ...
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Windows can't setup ad hoc connection

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I want to create an ad hoc internet connection to share the internet connection from laptop to mobile, but it says: Windows could not setup the ...
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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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Can I send file from Android 4 to Windows 7 using Wifi direct?

I'm trying to send a file to my computer. My computer is broken and running in safe-mode which opts out usage of bluetooth or USB cable. Further more, the file is somewhat generated and I can't locate ...
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Wifi sniffing only outgoing packets

When I am setting my wifi card in monitor mode and disconnecting it from wifi I am able to sniff every packet coming in and out from my tablet (http requests and responses) but when I connect to ...
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Configuring a repeater for a non-native vlan

I my office I have 3 Cisco Aironet 1130AG series access points. I want to setup a new access point as a repeater. So far I have configured it a repeater using Cisco's website. Also, I am configuring ...
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Log on Window issue windows 7 wireless user after joining new domain

In our College Domain changed new due to centralized process. for the security update wireless security changed WPA2/Enterprise wireless connection mode, now the machines connected through wireless ...
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Slow internet using Arch Linux

after a week or so of using Arch Linux I cant access the internet - it takes around 5 mins to load google (most of the other websites just give me a timeout), pacman's downloading speed range between ...
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How to configure Netgear DGN2000 as a wireless repeater?

I want my Netgear N300 DGN2000 router work as a wireless repeater. The parent would be a D-Link DIR-600 router. Is this possible? I've been searching but all I've found is how to set up two or more ...
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How to share a network with other Chrome OS users after it has already been connected?

When initially connecting to a wireless network on Chrome OS an option is presented to share the network with other users. If unchecked, how can one later enable sharing? Options that didn't work: ...
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Windows 7 professional Dell Precision m4500 drivers

My computer as you can tell from the title above is missing 4 drivers after a clean install of windows 7 professional on a dell precision m4500 laptop now if i could connect to the internet on the ...
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Dell M4500 does not connect to internet

I have a Dell M4500 that does not connect to the internet. I have called Dell and they have replaced the motherboard but it does not work. They told me that it is a software problem. It suddenly ...
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Using Motorola NVG510 as wireless router via connecting it to Motorola SB5101 Cable Modem

I have a comcast cable connection at home. I have a Motorola SB5101U cable modem and Motorola NVG510. What I want to do is connecting the cable modem to the comcast cable and have internet access, and ...
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How to prevent wifi router from broadcasting multiple ssids?

I have the following Wi-Fi router: http://www.beetel.in/business-solutions/international-business/adsl/450-four-port-wifi-modem And I am also posting screen shots of ISP settings (from 192.168.1.1). ...