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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Bridging/connecting different wireless networks

So, outside a building I have a device with a fixed IP address: 192.168.25.10. This cannot be changed. I want to connect this device to my home network and all the equipment within my home network ...
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My friend's Windows 8 laptop not connecting to their Wi-Fi router in their house but can connect to other routers

I’m trying to sort out a problem with my friends’ laptop. They are on Windows 8.1 and they said they did something to it—I think it was something like they were trying to log out of one of the people ...
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How to setup firewall to allow internet connection sharing via Wifi USB stick?

I have a Windows8 computer linked to the internet via an ethernet cable ("Ethernet" network connection). I have attached to it a DLink Wifi USB stick, and I'm trying to share the main PC's internet ...
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WAMP Server can't be accessed from WiFi Devices

I had setup a WAMP server in Windows 10, I have configured it to access from WAN. And also I have configured the Firewall, Now the localhost page can be accessed from WAN & wired LAN. But if I use ...
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is it possible to get IP address of a wifi that you are not connected to

Just like the question states. Is it somehow possible to get the IP address of a network that you don't have access to? For example, if you click the little wifi button on your task bar, and ...
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How to get wifi to reconnect automatically?

Hardware is a Lenovo Thinkpad 10. Operating System is Windows 10 (32-bit). Upon boot, the machine will connect to wireless just fine. However, if the wireless drops for any reason (such as signal ...
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No network configuration after clean install of Windows 7 Professional 32 bit on Dell Inspiron 6410

An interesting problem. I just installed a new hard drive and used the Dell provided Win7 media to clean install Windows 7 professional 32 bit on my Dell 6410 Inspiron. When it installed there is no ...
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Routing Andoid with two routers

I have a network with 2 wireless routers (tplink tl-wr841n) with the same SSID in channels 6 and 11 and connected to the ISP through wan port. They are configured as primary and secondary routers ...
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Fiber Optic Home network?

My ISP is offering fiber optic connections in my country, so I decided to get one. it has 100 Mbps down and 50 Mbps up. also I have several computers and a file server in my home. So I want to cover ...
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Windows 7 hosted network not allowing internet access

I have a Windows 7 laptop and I am trying to set it up to broadcast Wi-Fi so that my mobile can connect to it when in the office (no mobile signal). I've found plenty of tutorials, and while all of ...
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Slow Wi-Fi file transfer

I have router Netgear DGN3500 and I recently bought a D-Link DWA-123 N150 dongle to get faster file transfers from my laptop running Windows 7 32bit to my PC running Windows 10. My PC is wired to the ...
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Shortcut key to open Current Wireless Network STATUS dialog window on Windows 7 & 10

I want to get to this Wireless Connection Status Window with only a keyboard shortcut as I need this often. Perhaps Windows already built this in but I don't know about it OR perhaps we can build a ...
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WiFi Extender - increase HotSpot number of connections

All, need some help with a Wireless Networking Issue. I need to increase number of connections that my Hotspot device supports (without rooting or changing current config of the device). My Current ...
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Can I use bluetooth dongle from Logitech G700 to pair it with DualShock4? If yes, how?

I just got myself a DS4 controller and succesfuly using it as an PC gamepad. Now, I was wondering about wireless, can I use the device from my old mouse to connect it to DS4? If I can, how do I unpair ...
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Commercial WiFi Setup [on hold]

what are the main requirements needed when setting up WiFi for commercial use. Please advice on the best billing application (open source preferred) as well as the best equipment to be used in the ...
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netsh wlan command not found in windows xp

am not able to find netsh wlan command to connect to wireless networks. How do I install this service on windows xp ?
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Windows 8 Services Failed to Start Error

I have Windows 8 x64 and some HDDs randomly appear that do not exist. I went in to the BIOS to check if they were there (they are not there) and booted with out modifying any settings. Windows froze ...
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Media Server not showing on public Wi-Fi

I live in an apartment complex. Recently, the administration switched to Wi-Fi (probably to save on costs) as opposed to wired Internet. Before, I had my own router and I could stream videos to my ...
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Connect Cannon PIXMA MP499 wirelessly with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I have a Cannon PIXMA MP499 all in one printer and I can't seem to figure out how to get it to wirelessly connect to my laptop. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. It connects fine via USB but I would ...
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Create hotspot on Windows computer using specified encryption

I have tried using netsh and third-party apps to create WiFi hotspots using my Windows 10 laptop, but they are all secured using WPA2 encryption. I need to generate a hotspot that uses any other (or ...
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Disable WLan if Wired/Cable Network is available

The question says it all. All i want is that my W-Lan connection should be disabled whenever a wired connection is available. What would be the easiest way to do that in Ubuntu/Gnome? In all guides ...
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is there a way to turn windows 7 pc into a wifi hotspot with no software?

i want to share my internet connection or a special wireless network between devices so this is my goal with no extra software. i've been searching for so long but i still have not founded what i'm ...
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ASUS Zenbook UX303LA drops WiFi connection after USB 3.0 storage or pendrive connects to USB port

When I connect a USB 3.0 HDD or pendrive to my new ASUS Zenbook UX303LA, it drops the WiFi connection. This does not happen for USB 2.0 devices. I already have a wireless mouse adapter connected and ...
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Connect a G4 Mac to the internet connection on an iMac running OS X v10.10.5

What do I have to do to connect a G4 Mac running a much older operating system, to an iMac using OS X v10.10.5? The iMac is connected to the internet through a Comcast modem/router with an Ethernet ...
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How to connect a Wi-Fi AP to an 802.1X-protected Ethernet LAN?

To connect my laptop to my organization's Ethernet LAN, I have to enable IEEE 802.1X PEAP authentication, and set the authentication method to Secure Password (MSCHAP v2), which requires no ...
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Can I use a 3 antenna mini-pci card if I only have 2 antenna cables?

I have a HP6510 notebook and I need to switch to a better Mini PCI Express wireless card. I have two antenna cables in my notebook, and I want to buy an Intel 4965 WiFi card. Can I use a wireless ...
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Asus DSL-N12E router frequently drops Wi-Fi connections

I have a Asus DSL-N12E router (DSL uplink + router + Wi-Fi AP) at house, and on average 5-10 devices which connects to it with Wi-Fi. Frequently different devices reports they lost Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Laptop doesn't detect specific wifi network

I was using Windows 8 when I encountered this problem. My laptop's WiFi detects all WiFi networks but does not detect my office's WiFi. I am in range and my phone and colleague's laptops are ...
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Windows 10 wifi cannot connect - Intel pro 3945abg wireless card

I try to connect to the network on windows 10, but it always says "could not connect to network". The intel website says that the pro 3945abg is not supported for windows 10. How do I get this ...
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Windows 10 no wifi + cant find registry key

Just up graded from windows 7 to windows 10 and now my wifi doesnt work.When i put in reg delete HKCR\CLSID{988248f3-a1ad-49bf-9170-676cbbc36ba3} /va /f it says the system was unable to find the ...
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Wifi network undetectable on a Lenovo G470

I have a WPA2 secured network with a visible SSID at home that works perfectly fine with a Dell laptop,a HP netbook and sundry mobile phones. When I try connecting my sister's Lenovo G470, it refuses ...
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How to spoof the MAC on a wifi, Linux Mint 17, with NM?

I can't find a reliable way to spoof my mac. If I use the "clone MAC address" on network manager (I use Linux Mint 17, Cinnamon), I can't connect to my wifi. I tried everything, unless I remove the ...
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Internet access directly through modem, but not through router [duplicate]

I’m trying to set up a new network at my home and am having issues... in short, I can access the internet through my modem directly, but not through the router. Here is a brief writeup for today's 4 ...
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Wifi Name Resolution on Windows network

I'm running several windows laptops/computers (7 and above) and a server on a LAN. When I connect via LAN cable, all computers are able to access network shares, team viewer, etc. However, if any ...
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Force windows to select a preferred network as soon as it becomes available

I have vehicles with mobile broadband cards in them which provide a wifi connection for laptops in the vehicles. Once the vehicles return to our building, I need them to connect to the building wifi ...
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Sharing WiFi Internet connection via Ethernet from Win 7 to Ubuntu

I'm currently setting up my first ever Ubuntu machine, and ran into some trouble sharing the Internet from my Win 7 computer. The Windows 7 computer is connected to the Internet via WiFi, and is ...
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Can wifi be secured?

Is there any method of securing wifi that isn't easily crackable? I have heard that even WPA2 enterprise can be cracked in minutes. There must be some sort of canonical guide to implementing a secure ...
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Kali linux 2.0 Not showing wireless networks

I know this question has been asked but not in this manner.I have throughly searched and could not find anything close to my problem. I am currently running kali 2.0 alone on my macbook pro retina ...
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Slow (9MB/s) file transfer over AC Gigabit Wifi

Here's the network route. Windows 8.1 SSD --> AC Gigabit Wifi 5ghz Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Link Speed 173Mbit --> ASUS Dual Gigabit router RT-AC87R --> Cat 6 --> Windows 8.1 SSHD ...
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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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Windows 10 “Not connected - Connections are available” and “Limited” yellow warning but Working internet connection

After upgrading my dell xps 13 (2015 model) from win8.1 to win10 all worked fine really fast top notch combination, untill after a week it now shows a yellow triangle warning icon on to of the wifi ...
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Can I tell Windows 8.1 to always switch to a certain network, even if connected to another one already?

At my grandma's place, I use a public network that's provided by the ISP of a neighbor to all the ISP customers. The network is public, but it requires a username and password to even connect to the ...
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Make wlan0 interface getting up at boot?

I made a service which starts at boot (prio. 96 at any rc level) This service does ifconfig wlan0 up 3. once boot has done, I check ifconfig: there is no wlan0 4. I restart the service, I check ...
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AirPlay on VSX-1021 (surround receiver) starts when my Macbook pro connects to WiFi…

I'm currently having an annoying problem. On my home network I've got an surround receiver with AirPlay functionality and recently I've got an Apple MacBook Pro. When it connects to my home wifi, my ...
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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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Why can't my Windows 10 device reach the internet when VPN is connected but my Windows 7 one can?

I'm in China with an old Win7 netbook and a new Win10 tablet. Formerly, either device would work on Wi-Fi with or without VPN but of course I needed VPN for Google, Facebook, etc. Recenently the ...
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TL-WN725N Access-Point on ArchLinux + Hostapd

I bought a TL-WN725N v2 wifi usb dongle for my Raspberry. Amazon read it would work out of the box but it didn't. So I followed several tutorials to have the driver working. Now the problem is to ...
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LMDE 2 - Unstable Wifi Connection

It seems to run well for about 20 seconds, especially after freshly reconnecting. After those 20 seconds are up, it ceases all incoming and outgoing network activity for about two minutes. This is a ...
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Range extender for two SSIDs?

I have a D-Link DIR-655 router that broadcasts two SSIDs, one for the “normal” network and one for the “guest network.” I have dead zones in my house that can’t be addressed by moving the router, so ...
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Kali 1.0.5 Internet Connection Problems

I have recently installed Kali Linux and am having connection issues. It says I am connected to the network, but I am not able to access the Web. A Ubuntu 13.04 running on the same machine (dual boot) ...