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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DD-WRT Setting Up Guest Network

I have a router on which I installed DD-WRT firmware. I am trying to set up a virtual interface to use as a guest network. The guest network should be on the 192.168.8.0/24 subnet while our LAN is ...
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Connect Router with Access Point by WiFi

Is it possible to connect a Router (TP-Link TD-W8960NB) with a Access Point (TL-WA501G) by WiFi (not by cat* cable)?
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What are my options for reverse-KVM?

I've been asked to create reverse-KVM terminals in a small doctor's office. There would be a terminal in each visiting room and they would all control the same computer (the doctor's office desktop). ...
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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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Wireless security get deleted every time

I am using BSNL broadband connection with Huwai WA1003A modem cum router. I go to the router IP and set up wireless security like 1) MAC filter - Enabling Access list 2) WPA Security But the next ...
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When connected to a secure WiFi network, is your traffic safe from others on the same network?

If two users are on the same secure WiFi network, is there a way to sniff the traffic like you might on an unsecure network?
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How to create a wireless link over great distances?

Me and a few friends want to try to create a wifi network that'll connect our houses. We have a "clear line of sight" in a sense that they live lower than me and there are no other hills between us. ...
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How can I print to HP 3800 printer via wi-fi?

My initial idea was to stick a Wi-Fi dongle into HP 3800 usb port, but is it going to work? This is not the network version (HP 3800n). Is it possible to turn it somehow into a wifi printer? I need ...
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DD-WRT Host IIS website

I have a D-Link DIR-601 router. I just swapped out the firmware for DD-WRT v24-sp2. 1) I used to have one of the computers on my network hosting an IIS 5 website on XP Pro. After switching the ...
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Wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3500

I've just installed Windows 7 32bit on my Dell Vostro 3500 (Intel). For some reason wireless is not working so I'm assuming I am missing the correct drivers. I went (among other places) here and ...
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Wi-Fi connectivity issues after installing Cisco 64-bit VPN client on Windows 7

How do I completely restore Wi-Fi settings and drivers back to Windows defaults? I installed an old Cisco VPN client (5.0.07.0290). It completely hosed up the machine I was working on. Once I figured ...
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How can I combine two ISP connections wirelessly to create one wireless network between two homes?

In a Windows 7 environment, can 2 neighbors establish a combined, wirelessly connected, bridged network in order to share both broadband access points AND files across a Homegroup environment or the ...
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Will any 2.4GHz antenna work for WiFi card?

I was going to either buy a biquad antenna or a double biquad antenna, but then I came across a 25 dBi Yagi antenna. The literature says it's "For Router," but will this work to plug into a USB WiFi ...
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wireless ISP for upto 55 users what will be the suitable hardware and server technology? [closed]

I have to setup a wireless ISP that supports at most 55 users, and the cache server should also cache the video streaming. I need to know what is the suitable hardware and which cache server will be ...
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Can you disable the 5GHz band on a Wi-Fi card (specifically Intel 6200)?

Can you disable the 5GHz band on a Wi-Fi card (specifically Intel 6200)? I'd like to disable it on the card while I'm doing some testing of our network, rather than disabling the 5GHz on the access ...
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Connecting notebook to WLAN fails without being plugged in

My parents just installed a new modem/router after having switched ISP's. It installed fine, and (almost) everything works. My dad's desktop is connected with a wire and he has complete access to ...
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How to troubleshoot a wireless printer

I have windows XP and I am trying to setup my new Epson NX420 wireless printer. I already have a wireless router set up and I am able to connect to the network from the printer after entering in the ...
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Windows 7 homegroup and security questions

I use my laptop (W7 HomePrem) for banking (and everything else) and I also frequently use free public wifi hotspots. Often I do both at the same time. I strive to keep everything updated including ...
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Why does Windows 7 connect only “partially” to a home wifi network?

I have a Belkin N150 router. Several Windows XP machines and one Ubuntu machine connect to it successfully. The problem: A certain Windows 7 Home Premium machine connects inconsistently. (DW 1501 ...
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How can my computer automatically connect to a Wi-Fi?

I should say at the start that I'm absolutely beginner in such things like networks. I tried to search but don't really know what to type to solve the problem. I've just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on one ...
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Belkin routers slow - any sure fix?

I just lost my Wi-Fi router and ADSL modem to a lightning strike. To replace them I just bought a Belkin Surf Wireless Router and acquired a used but working ADSL modem. The modem works great when I ...
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Two hotspots don't appear anymore with a specific Wi-Fi adapter?

Three days ago I accessed two Wi-Fi hotspots I regularly use. The next day I couldn't see/connect to those, but I saw other hotspots listed on available networks, and I could connect to other ...
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Permanently down/disable network interface in opensuse

I have two wireless cards in my computer. One bad one that cant be removed and one good one the I actually want use. Opensuses network manage automatically loads both and switches between the other ...
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How does a wireless presentation gateway work?

Wireless presentation gateway is just what we need - be able to connect to projector or tv via notebook wireless link. However i`m curious about how these devices work. Do they send image at some ...
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VLAN over Wirless MikroTik SXT

I stumbled across a big problem, when I tried to make a VLAN work over a wireless connection between two MikroTik SXTs, and a Wireless AP at the end of this connection. The setup is like that: ...
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Why can't I disconnect from a wireless network?

I'm trying to disconnect from a wireless network, but whenever I click "Disconnect", nothing happens. See this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqDrJjU6PMs I've tried to disable it, and ...
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Mobile broadband device heats up - is there anything to worry about?

I have recently bought a Reliance Netconnect mobile broadband device, and it remains in use all 24 hours of the day. I have noticed that the device heats up after an hour or so of usage. Is my ...
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I need a traffic monitor for Linux, that only counts in a specific wireless network

I need a simple traffic monitor for Linux, that counts the traffic in a specific wireless network because I have volume restrictions on that one. I tried it using the following iptables rule: ...
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Is a server or DC server required for a network printer?

I'm in the process of building, more like designing a small network for home. We currently have approximately 6 computers that can operate in the house. Unfortunately, all of these computers share one ...
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WiFi-sharing with Windows XP Pro (similar to “mobile hotspot”)

When on vacation, I always buy a local SIM card and use Android's "mobile hotspot" feature to provide Internet access to two Windows XP Pro laptops (mine and my wife's). Unfortunately now the Google ...
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Is my Internet fast enough for Xbox Live? [closed]

Is my WiFi Internet fast enough for playing on Xbox Live? Down: 1.15Mb/s Up: 0.06Mb/s Ping: 879ms
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Linksys Router Configuration Problem

Hello and thanks for reading, I have been struggling for MONTHS to configure a network in my new home and am hoping you can help. For some reason, the wireless signal does not carry well in my house ...
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Connecting to cable modem - best architecture? [closed]

I have a DSL now, and am switching to Cable modem because in my neighborhood DSL is capped at 1.5 mbps which I can no longer tolerate. Now I have a combo DSL Modem/Wireless device. For the cable ...
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Wireless not connecting, worked until a week ago

Recently the wireless internet on my desktop computer has been failing to connect. When trying to connect , my network shows up, yet I am unable to actually connect to it. This happened to me a few ...
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TP-Link TL-WN821N on Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard (atheros ar7010 + ar9287)

I have a spare TP-Link TL-WN821N wireless USB adapter and I'd love to use it on my Snow Leopard. Any chances to do it with some hacking since official drivers are Windows-only?
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How to get Tenda W322U V2.0 Wireless adapter running on Windows 7?

My Tenda W322U V2.0 Wireless USB Adapter used to work with Ralink drivers and I can't make it work on the new Windows 7. Every time the network adapter is booted, it keeps looking for a driver ...
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Bridge between wireless internet connection and Drobo Ethernet connection

My target setup is as follows: Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit server which has a WiFi USB dongle that connects to a Linksys WRT160NL wireless router (and from them to the net). A Drobo FS that connects ...
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Cyberoam authenticated network only allows browsers to connect to internet, not any other application

I'm accessing my college network (which is protected via Cyberoam) via Wifi, and I need to authenticate to the network using my ID in the web browser. Once done, I can access internet with the browser ...
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How can I set my TP-Link TL-WR1043ND to extend my router - modem range?

I'd like to extend my WiFi coverage, so I've bought the TP-Link TL-WR1043ND and updated its firmware to the latest (wr1043nv1_en_3_13_4_up(110429)) but I can't find how to use its WDS function. ...
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Blocking an unauthorised wireless extender

Our small store has for years put up an open unencrypted wireless router with the SSID storename-public, as a community service, with the 'public' in the SSID so that users would know not to transmit ...
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Looking for WiFi webcam with API or FTP [closed]

I'm looking for a WiFi webcam that will allow me to get the image programatically, using C++ or C#. All of the webcams I've seen allow the user to see the image using an activeX control, but there ...
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Wifi works without encryption, but not with encryption

After helping a neighbor securing his network, one of his computers was suddenly not able to access either internet nor the router. Note that it was possible to connect to the network and obtain an ...
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Aircrack-ng Usage on Windows (XP) — Needs clear steps

I've found that Aircrack-ng is very powerful tool for wireless hacking. But it is a bit complicated to use (even with its documentation). Also, when I run the GUI, it needs to add a "capture file". ...
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How do I detect if someone is stealing my broadband bandwidth?

I am very paranoid about wireless connections and someone stealing my broadband bandwidth, which could lead to worse things. My question is, how can I detect if my broadband bandwidth is being ...
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How do I improve wireless connectivity on my MacBook running Ubuntu?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my MacBook and it's great. The only problem is the Internet speed... on Mac OS X it is much faster which doesn't surprise me because both have been optimized to run ...
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Enable channel 13 for American Intel WiFi Link 4695AGN

A friend of mine recently moved from the States. Problem is, he can't connect to our WiFi network. Ours is on channel 13 since Channels 1, 6 and 11 (the only other separate channels available) are ...
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Multiple network connections on Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 and I have 2 networks: one wireless with internet connection one wired with no internet connection The computer is connected to both. The problem is that although in Network ...
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Problem with iPad staying connected to wireless access point as signal strength decreases

I'm not really a networking guy, but I need to solve a problem with some WiFi-only iPad 2s that I intend to deploy at work. I just installed six wireless access points (Cisco E2000s) throughout the ...
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Using Synergy with PC that has Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

I'm trying to have my PC with wireless keyboard and mouse as the server. It works if the wireless PC is the client and the wired PC is the server, but I need it the opposite way. Is there a way to do ...
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Random disconnect from Wi-Fi

I have a Dell Inspiron with Windows 7 Home Premium. There is a strange problem. I connect to the network through Wi-Fi. However as soon as I start downloading anything, the Wi-Fi on the laptop goes ...