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 get the bandwidth usages in my WIFI including from mobile devices

I have set up a wireless network(Binatone router) for my home.I have 3 laptop usages and two mobile usages,out which which one is iphone and other is android.I want to know how much bandwidth each and ...
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How do I check the internet usage of a particular device in my room?

I am living with 5 other people and most of our network is consumed in 20 days so we have to spend almost 10-11 days without Internet. I just wish to know what are the ways to monitor the internet ...
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problems using HL-2170W brother wireless printer

the printer is plugged into a belkin 54g wireless router. none of the computers see it. it's a pain and doesnt work and never worked. when i force it from its own button to print a test page it gives ...
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Extending WiFi Range and streaming radio over wifi

I stream radio over wifi to my Android phone because I live in a dead zone for over-the-air radio broadcasts. Currently I use the TuneIn app to stream radio to my phone. In order to get wifi ...
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Automate web login for Wi-Fi hotspots

Many Wi-Fi hotspots these days have a "web login", especially free ones. You know, the ones that redirect any HTTP request to their login form. Windows usually displays the "Additional login ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Cannot see all available wireless networks?

There are two wireless networks setup in my office, a primary one and a backup. Plus there are few other wireless networks nearby. However, Windows (XP SP3) has ceased to show other available wireless ...
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Very high ping and packet loss on one computer only

I have a specific desktop which seems to have consistently high packet loss and ping regardless of what connection it is using. I'm connecting via wifi and this computer usually has a ping to my ...
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Can I set Tx power too high?

I have a high power WiFi card (AWUS036NH) which is capable of tx powers as high as 33 dB. Recently I've, ehm, accidentally, changed the corresponding regulatory domain to allow up to 40 dB. Now ...
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Delayed startup of network icon (wi-fi)

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about five minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there's an available wi-fi signal ...
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Can a Windows XP desktop be made into a WiFi hotspot?

Can a Windows XP Home desktop be made into a WiFi hotspot for using other wireless devices? We are in a metal building and the DSL modem is in another central room.
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Connect Seagate expansion external hard drive via Router

Recently I have brought Seagate expansion 2TB. I have desktop as well as laptop. How can I access the Seagate expansion on both the machines or one of machine, without changing the location of hard ...
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WLAN dies irregulary; how to investigage the reasons? Win7x64-Pro

Since a couple of weeks my WLAN just quits. Every page loads really long (as in request is sent but answer never arrives) and to open the Network icon next to the time is impossible. It seems to me a ...
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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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Does intel WiDi (wireless display technology) locks the wireless adapter?

If I setup a intel widi system, will it uses/lock my wifi connection, so I cannot connect to a router for internet access?
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Setting up a wireless bridge with OpenWrt

I want to connect my printer to my local network (10.20.1.1) but there's no cable running to its location. So as a solution I want to put a router next to it, connect that router to the local network ...
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Bad universal repeater and access point configuration

my friend have problem with bad internet connections. The problem is that he have Access Point and Universal Repeater and they are bad(old). They use B+G standard but connection is bad and unstable. ...
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Open Mesh for extending Wi Fi coverage

According to for example this Superuser question and answers, one can easily extend the range of a WiFi network by having multiple access points with the same SSID. This didn't work for me (and other ...
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Port forwarding on a Huawei EchoLife HG8245

The problem is port forwarding in my EchoLife HG8245 router. I am able to port forward, and I know it works. But after some time I've came with the conclusion that my router only accepts 1 connection ...
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Why doesn't Wireless Network Connection box show up?

I'm running Win7; when I click on the Wi-Fi button in the tray, the box won't pop up. Right-clickng does bring up troubleshoot and open network.
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My router is having trouble with Windows 8 devices

I have a TP-LINK Wireless N Router WR941ND and several devices (2 notebooks and 1 cellphone). The cellphone is a Windows Phone and the computers are a Acer running Windows 7 Pro and a Dell Vostro V14T ...
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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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How to set a Hyper-v virtual machine to use my Wi-Fi connection [on hold]

I have a virtual machine running on my Hyper-v manager. I am having difficult time to get it connects to my WiFi (use my WiFi) that is available on my operating system. My operating system is windows ...
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Windows 8 desktop applications cannot access Internet connection

I recently ran into some trouble accessing Internet from any desktop app imaginable (IE10, Spotify, Dropbox, etc.), but all of my Metro apps work fine. I've tried all sorts of suggestions, including ...
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My laptop connect to wireless router but wont connect to my home internet

My laptop has Windows 7 and connects fine when connected via an Ethernet cable to a router and my mobile works fine connected wirelessly. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it does not ...
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Block WiFi Access Point by MAC address on DD-WRT using client mode WAN connection

My router's WAN connection is configured to connect to a subscription based public WiFi network. I've determined the public network has three different access points in range of my router (all using ...
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Cant use host-only adapter and bridged adapter at the same time virtual-box

I want to create a virtual network that real devices can connect to using virtual box. I have 2 routers I am bridging to virtual firmware. I have servers also running on vm's and would like to be able ...
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Automation of control panel > Wireless Network settings(802.11 modes) through Powershell or any other automated procedures

I want to automate the "Control Panel\Network and Internet\Manage Wireless Networks" page in Windows through Powershell or any other automated procedures, to change my wireless adapter's mode to all ...
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Why use wifi channels other than 1, 6 or 11?

Wifi channels 1, 6 and 11 do not overlap. However, any channel in between them does. e.g. channel 3 would use some of the frequency band of channel 1 & 6, and channel 9 would use some of the ...
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Fedora 20 - Wireless and Secure boot issue

Note, that the wireless does work when Secure Boot is disabled. However, though, when Secure Boot is enabled, modprobe wl returns something to do with not having a key. Obviously, that has something ...
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“Bad Password” Message in WICD-Curses

I've been trying to use WICD-curses to connect to my Wi-Fi network. I thought it would be simple: I went to the config page for my network, entered the password at the bottom, hit F10, and waited for ...
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Android Internet connectivity

I've recently downloaded Android x86 (Android 4.0) and installed it in VirtualBox using using android-x86-4.0-RC1-eeepc.iso. Everything is working fine except the Internet connection. I've tried ...
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No Internet Connection on using Buffalo WHR-G300N

I have used the Buffalo WHR-G300N over 2 years while I will use it for connecting all of my devices to Internet @ home. However, two days ago, I have the issue that the router suddenly disconnected ...
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My laptop connect to wireless router but wont connect to internet

My laptop has Windows 7 and connects fine when connected via an Ethernet cable to a router and my mobile works fine connected wirelessly. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it does not ...
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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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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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WDS or Range extender?

I want to enlarge my wi-fi coverage. To do this I may use WDS with simple 300Mbps routers like TPLINK WR841N (a little googling made me understand that wds is preferred over repeater or repeater ...
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Home wifi to phone 1 mile away [on hold]

What do I need to get my home WiFi to reach my phone at work a 1/4 mile away. Any help? I have looked all over for an answe but can not find one.
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Desktop keeps dropping off internet, modem working, wireless devices working

Super strange for the last 3 weeks, I go to use my desktop and I can't get on the internet. I get message in my browser that it can't get the page. Yet I look at my modem lights and the internet light ...
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Broadcom Wifi card (PCI-ID:14e4:43a0) not recognized on dual boot OSX/Kali

I have a dual boot Mac with OSX and Kali Linux(1.0.7). Today I tried to get the Wifi working according to this guide: http://samiux.blogspot.de/2014/02/howto-kali-linux-106-on-macbook-air-mid.html ...
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Engenius ENS202EXT multiple AP on campus Channel conflict?

I have 10 of these AP around campus, all about 75-200 ft apart from one to the other. I have had them set up on auto channel since I have had them but two of them have a couple issues. One of them ...
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Arch Linux non-critical error on insertion of install disk

I'm trying to install Arch Linux i686 on a 2008 laptop. Upon starting up the machine and booting from the live disk, I get the following three errors: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file "b43/ucode15.fw" ...
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How to configure a wireless router to point to a remote www proxy

I have a LG smart Tv with browser. I need the tv browser to connect to a uk based proxy server on port 808. Unfortunately there is no option within tv to setup proxy for its browser. Now the Tv ...
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Access dual booted OS from VirtualBox

I have a LinuxKali/OSX dual boot. I have to install some packages in the linux system but as the Wifi drivers do not work without those packages (Mac air has NO ethernet) I would like to access the ...
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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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Prevent DHCP Lease Updates From Adding Gateways

I am having a problem preventing DHCP Lease Updates from modifying my route table in Windows. My issue is that I am routing all my traffic through a VPN and purposefully delete the 0.0.0.0 route ...
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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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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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How to share a Desktop's wired Internet connection with an Android phone?

I have a Linux Desktop (Fedora 18 or Ubuntu 14) on a wired LAN connected to the Internet. This Desktop has just 1 NIC which is connected to the LAN; it has no wifi card in it. What hardware and ...
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Can I use an integrated modem with wireless router just as a modem with a cable service?

I live in Seattle, and my mom lives in San Francisco. She recently called me stressed out about how "the box with lights" doesn't work anymore. After calming her down, I found that she recently ...