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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need dell laptop 8200 wifi drivers [closed]

i bought a dell inspiron 8200 on ebay,, it has no service tag on the bottom, when i installed my windows xp pro lost all drivers. in need to get the driver so i can run wifi on my laptop, were can i ...
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Direction of WiFi antenna

I have a Netgear WG311v3 WiFi card. There are ceiling mounted routers in the corridor outside. Some people try to orient the antennas of the router towards their rooms so that they get better signal ...
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Why won't ubuntu on a wireless internet connection work with Panera bread or other hotspots

I currently am running Ubuntu 9.04 and have a wireless card installed with the correct driver. When I try to connect to a public hotspot sometimes the connection works and sometimes it doesn't. Do ...
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How can I share my laptop 3G connection with another laptop using Wi-Fi?

I have an Intel laptop with Wi-Fi running Windows Vista, and connected to the Internet using the Huawei 3G key. Can I share this connection using Wi-Fi with another laptop/device? I can't find an ad ...
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Can't watch HD video over local wifi

I've got a WRT54-GL router running Tomato v1.25. With 2 laptops and my iPhone all less than 10 feet from the router, Tomato is reporting ~50% signal quality for each of them. However, on each of the ...
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Internet connectivity issues

My Laptop (a Toshiba Satellite Pro P300 running Vista) is having trouble connecting to my wireless router. Other laptops are using the wireless, but it's not reached capacity. The laptop recognises ...
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Netgear router-speed problem after XBox use

When my son is at my place at the weekend, he plays XBox Live over the internet, using my wireless network (Netgear 'g' type router). This usually thrashes & crashes the router to the extent I ...
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How to activate WIFI service on Enterprise Linux Version 5 provided from Oracle?

I have installed Enterprise Linux Version 5 provided from Oracle I am able to access Internet using network cable Please tell me how can I enable WIFI service ,so that I can use internet without the ...
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Windows 7 network sees one machine but not the other

Running a wireless network with a BT hub. One laptop and one desktop both running W7 Home Premium. Set up as Home computers and created a Homegroup on the desktop. Used the password to join the ...
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Can't enable wireless NIC in BIOS, keeps being reset

I have an Eee PC 701 4G, and some time ago I disabled its wireless NIC in the BIOS to save energy. Now I've come to need it working again, but I can't re-enable it, because it always goes back to ...
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Output laptop's audio wirelessly to desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Play audio over network with Windows 7? Okay assuming I have a desktop and a laptop, they are both on the same network. I've already use synergy to control the two ...
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wlan0 won't connect unless eth0-wire is connected

I want to change network interface on my home server, from a wirebased (eth0) to a wireless (wlan0) using a USB-wlan card. I've installed the RT73-drivers using ...
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How to get Win XP to keep wireless connection after logging off?

I have a windows XP machine that I use for some legacy software. It's only connected via wireless -- no ethernet connection. When I log off the wireless connection is closed, and re-opened when I log ...
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Networking “chokes” on Windows 7 64 bit

I've been having this problem for some months now, and I have been unable to figure out a solution, or even the cause. At random points throughout the day, my internet connectivity "freezes". I don't ...
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2nd/3rd version of wireless network appears

I replaced an old SpeedTouch ADSL router with a Netgear DG384 that I have and whilst doing so decided to change the wireless password. For this question assume my wireless network SSID is DeddersHome. ...
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Can't get IP address from range expander on SOME devices

I installed a Linksys WRE54G range expander. It's working fine with my Windows 7 laptop, but not so much with my Palm Pre and my Ubuntu netbook. Both of those devices act the same... they see the ...
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any aircrack compatable adapters apart from Alfa AWUS036H

I am looking for any wi-fi adapters which are compatable with aircrack. I came to know that Alfa AWUS036H is excellent in terms of performance but it has so many issues with regard to drop packets. Is ...
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Can't mount Time Capsule via Wi-Fi

I have an Apple Time Capsule, and have been able to back up to it without a problem for the past few months. However, today I found I cannot connect to the Time Capsule from Finder, though it appears ...
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Activate wireless on a headless Ubuntu box via ssh

Okay, so I have an interesting setup going on. Far away from me, is a headless (no monitor) Ubuntu box hooked up to an ethernet cable. This computer is intended to be a public internet station at a ...
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Airport wireless not working after using Bootcamp

I have a strange problem. If I boot into windows (7) using Bootcamp, then the next time I boot into OSX (Snow Leopard) Airport cannot connect to my wireless network. It can see the network but with a ...
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Atheros wifi configuration on ubuntu 9.10?

I can't get my hp laptop that come with vista on linux cause my wifi don't work ... I know for ndiswrapper but the opensource drivers are betters (madwifi,ath5k,ath9k). My card work with madwifi or ...
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LAN Home Network with router + Wifi internet

I have Windows 7 64bit, a Belkin router, and a Wifi usb card. I have a Windows XP computer networked and shared on the router. I get my internet from a USB Wifi card. I would like to use the ...
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Expanding our home network

Currently we have a D-Link DI-524, which is a wireless router with 4 wired Ethernet ports, and an uplink port. The uplink port is plugged into the cable modem, and 2 of the 4 Ethernet ports have our ...
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USB 802.11g Wi-Fi adapter that's compatible with Windows XP 64-bit

Does anyone know of a USB Wi-Fi adapter that is compatible with Windows XP 64-bit? It must support at least 802.11g and Cisco WLAN extensions. Due to the specific hardware it must be USB and I ...
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What could be the cause of randomly getting “No route to host” errors when trying to ssh or sftp?

The computers are within the same network using WLAN. The error doesn't always show. Sometimes I can connect without a fuss, and sometimes the error shows.
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Is there an iPhone app that will map its connectivity to a Google Map? [closed]

Our campus has wireless access areas which we would like a way to automatically map using some sort of Google Maps mashup in combination with a wireless device, preferable iPhone or iPod Touch. The ...
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How to monitor bandwidth use of each device on wifi network

I have in my home a standard Comcast cable internet connection. I have it going from the wall to a cable modem, and from the modem to a late-series Linksys router, which provides wired and wireless ...
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What changes do I need to make to my wireless network to avoid these 25s ping times?

My house is kind of long-ish, and I need wireless coverage across the whole house. I have 4 roommates, and our rooms are all at opposite ends of the house. The cable modem can't be moved. Running ...
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Why is “Free Public Wi-Fi” always an option in View Wireless Networks?

Whenever I go to View Wireless Networks in Windows, there is always an unsecured computer-to-computer network called "Free Public Wi-Fi". You can't get any connection from it, but why is is always ...
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Which is faster? A 10/100 switch or wireless-n?

If I have a wireless n router with only a 10/100 LAN ports. Where does the bottleneck occur? At the transfer speed of wireless n or the 10/100 transfer speeds?
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How to tell if I'm going through a range expander

I just installed a wireless range expander. It seems the only way to get it to work is to give it the same channel and SSID as my router. So how can I tell whether I'm going through the router or ...
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iMac keyboard alternative [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which keyboard would you recommend? Not sure if this belongs on serverfault but here goes I just got a Mac and find the mouse to be completely awesome, truly, the more ...
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How can I change my public IP address?

I'm looking for a way to change my public IP address. You know, the one that other websites see. I know what I'm looking for is basically a proxy server, but I don't want to use a proxy for 2 ...
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Problems with Wireless Network internet connection

I have a wireless network at my house. My wife's computer connects just fine to it and the internet (I am using her computer wirelessly to ask this question). My computer will wirelessly connect ...
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How to run a program when connecting to a specific network in Windows 7

I want to have an executable run every time I connect to my wireless network at home. The purpose is to sync a folder on my laptop with my desktop machine. Is there any way run a program or script ...
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Using an ADSL2/2+ router with regular ADSL?

I am currently looking to replace my existing ADSL wireless router with a newer model. I have seen a lot of routers advertised as ADSL2/2+. I understand that ADSL2 and ADSL2+ offers faster speeds ...
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Do I need to create 2.4 & 5GHz networks manually with dual-band Airport Extreme?

I'm thinking of getting Airport Extreme dual-band version, because specs say that it offers 2 separate networks: 2.4 & 5 GHz. This setup would work great at my place, since I have mix of G and N ...
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Problem setting up HP PhotoSmart C4783

I am trying to get several PC's on a network to connect to my client's new wireless printer, the C4783. I initially installed the whole HP 'tsumami of software' the comes with the printer onto my ...
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Should I be worried by wireless blinky light?

I have a desktop box with both a regular ethernet NIC and a "wireless PCI express card LAN Adapter". The NIC is plugged into a wired router (which I use to split my internet connection between this ...
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Wireless network relay?

Is there hardware (links would be great) that can connect to the wireless internet already in my house and provide hard links to other hardware? Basically the problem is that my basement is not wired ...
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internet connection occasionally stops, but can still ping .com sites

every half hour or so, for 1-2 minutes my browser will stop navigating to sites, "waiting for ... to respond.." within 2 minutes i will be able to connect to sites and browse like normal again. ...
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WiFi IP filtering?

Is it possible for a WiFi host to filter WiFi service by a computer's local IP, similar to how it's possible to filter WiFi clients by MAC Address?
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Robocopy to a drive connected to a wlan router fails

I have a wireless router and an USB hard drive connected to it. Basic file access on the command line and Explorer works flawlessly after having set up some options on the router and mapping to some ...
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Wireless print server recommendation

I'm looking for a wireless print server for home use. I have the following in place already: 2 MacBook Pros (OS X 10.6) 1 Apple Airport Extreme 1 HP 6L printer (currently connected to a wired HP ...
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Any software available to turn a nokia e71 into an WIFI Access Point [closed]

My partner has a Nokia E71 and an iPod Touch and I was wondering if its possible to get the Nokia to share its 3G internet connection via the WIFI by becoming an Access Point. Googling for E71 and ...
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Replacement for Windows XP “View available wireless networks”

The title pretty much says it all. Does anyone know of a good replacement for windows XP's "View available wireless networks"? I know of NetStumbler and the like, but I'd like something which can be ...
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Using both ADSL and LAN at the same time

I run personal server at home. My LAN ISP provided a static IP and ~20 Mbits/second upload speed. But the download is really slow. I also have an ADSL connection with dynamic IP but very good download ...
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How to identify if NIC supports VLAN ID

I am planning to setup Hyper-V but I want to know if my NIC supports VLAN IDs. It seems to support VLAN and Priority (not sure what Priority is) as this is available Device Adapters > Relevant NIC > ...
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intermittant “connection reset” problem browsing web sites at home

while browsing the web, once every 15-20 mins or so I won't be able to connect to any web sites for about 60 seconds. I get the Firefox error "The connection to the server was reset while the page was ...
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intermittant “connection reset” problem browsing web sites at home [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: intermittant “connection reset” problem browsing web sites at home hi, while browsing the web, once every 15-20 mins or so I won't be able to connect to any ...