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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Resetting a DSL 2wire gateway Model 2701HG-S

Setting up wifi for a friend who doesn't know what the password on the router was set to. It's a 2wire gateway Model 2701HG-S. I need to reset it, but want to know if there are any settings I can ...
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Pages randomly will only load halfway or not at all, still shows as “complete”

I have a weird issue. Randomly, I will get pages that only appear halfway or not at all...as in it will randomly cut off in the middle just because it feels like it. Here's an example, ironically ...
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Xubuntu on HP Mini 1000 - how to install WLAN drivers?

I've added Xubuntu to my Windows XP HP Mini using Wubi. It boots fine into Linux, but doesn't have the Wifi drivers installed. How can I get them installed? I don't have a USB-ethernet adapter.
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How can I determine ALL of the DNS's that OSX is using, storing, and handing out?

I connect to several networks throughout my workday as I go from site to site and have noticed the different DNS's these LANs use and handout to my system. If I'm on a "safe" LAN, I can trust the ...
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How do I disable wireless on Windows 7?

I am connected to my router via cable now (USB, is it slower btw?), how can I disable my wireless model on my computer now since I don't need it?
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How to use an access point as an indoor antenna for a bridge

I live on a long, narrow, 7 acre strip "out in the boonies." Three of us need internet access; but, we each stay in separate mobile homes. My ISP's antenna is on the north end of the eastern most MH ...
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Zeroconf and system discovery on wireless networks

I've asked this question on Ask Ubuntu regarding my system showing up by default in networks. The answer I've accepted says that as long as I'm not using avahi and samba components, I won't show up ...
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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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Is it possible to mix a D-Link router with other adapters since my D-Link adapter won't work on Windows 7?

I spent several hours yesterday on line and on the phone with (very rude!) D-Link tech support only to have them tell me that something was wrong with my new Windows 7 drivers. I am returning my ...
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Why does my USB wireless adapter stop working when connected to a VM running BackTrack?

I wanted to know why my USB wireless adapter stops working when it's been connected to VMware? When it is disconnected from the VM (connect to host), it works like normal. Result for lsusb: Bus 1 ...
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Enabling wifi while running XBMC Live on a USB stick (booting directly in to XBMC Live) on windows laptop

I recently installed XBMC Live (linux) on a USB stick and am able to access my laptop's HDD for content even though I boot directly in to XBMC. Is there any way to enable wifi while booting in to XBMC ...
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Can't get IPv6 address using radvd on wireless interface on windows, wired works fine

I set up my router to use OpenWRT and set it up to use IPv6 using a tunnel form SixXs. I'm having problems with stateless autoconfiguration using radvd. On my computer, wired connection can get its ...
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Weak wifi on DSL wifi router; might run cable. Maximum cable length?

I've got a DSL wifi router on the ground floor, and a really weak signal strength upstairs. I thought about running cable, but if there are any other alternatives on a budget, I'm all ears. If I have ...
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Can I use my Ubuntu-computer as a second screen for my OS X-computer via Wi-fi?

Now, that's one heck of a title. Anyway. This is what I want to do. I have: (a) a MacBook with OS X and (b) a crappy old computer with Ubuntu What I would like to do is to use computer (b) as a ...
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Sending an internet radio singal from my hifi to a portable

I'm just about to set myself up with a wireless network in my house. This is so that I can intregate an internet radio into my hifi system. What I would love to do is to listen to the radio in ...
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WiFi or Bluetooth controllable power outlet

I am looking for some sort of thing that I could plug a lamp into that would then plugin into the wall that would allow me to control it (ie turn it on and off) via a web interface, or via a web API ...
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Improved bandwidth throughout home network

I appear to be encountering bandwidth limitations on my home network. In this specific instance, I am streaming videos from an external hard drive connected to a PC (USB), on a laptop wirelessly ...
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Setting up a wireless network with Verizon MiFi

I am trying to set up a home network. I live in a location without cable internet so I have a Verizon MiFi card. I have a few laptops at the moment and they each connect through the card but I want ...
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How to check the Wlan standard supported in the Network Card?

How to find out whether the Wlan standard supported and currently activated by the Network Card is 802.11 b/g/n ? Is there some tool in Windows Vista which provides this information ?
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I want to share my internet connection with my portable devices

Greetings. I'm currently deployed to Iraq with the military. I want to share the internet connection I have (which is ethernet) with all of my portable devices using WiFi. The internet situation ...
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Verizon 4G broadband

We have a 4G Wireless Broadband by Verizon. It was originally set up for our office computers but we just purchased a new HP with Windows 7 and it will not recognize it. What do I do?
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Can I move my desk top computer to an other room without re-wiring?

We have a computer in one room connected by cable and a wi-fi modem. Can we move the screen to an other room and leave the modem and computer where it is?
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Can I share my computers wireless internet connection with my DVR?

I have a wireless modem for my home network. Can I use this Internet connection for the DVR Internet connection, without buying an adapter? My OS is Windows XP Pro.
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Sitecom WL330 Range Extender

I have just added a Sitecom WL330 Range Extender to my network to fill a dead spot. It's working well but I inadvertently set it up with a different SSID (ie the factory default) to the router. When ...
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Can't connect to LAN when connected to D-Link DIR-615

I'm have a D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N 300 Router. I didn't use the CD it comes with to set up the network. Instead I configured it manually through the router's settings that are accessed via a web ...
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How practical is using a Wireless-N router together with a B and G router?

I hope to use a Wireless N router to boost up the speed of wireless Internet, but there are some device that probably only supports B or G, such as iPhone, iPad, Wii, so if it is to replace the ...
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Router for whole apartment complex? [closed]

We are going to buy a single internet connection for our whole apartment complex, 6 people (non heavy users) over 3 floors. We will have the router in a room in the middle of complex. We already have ...
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Sharing internet through USB adapter

I have a notebook with WiFi port and main computer which connects to the internet through dsl cable modem. I bought wireless usb adapter (dwa-125) and though I could share internet connection of my ...
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How to determine which of my devices support wireless N?

I understand that in order to get my wireless modem to work at the wireless N speed, I need all my devices to support wireless N. I know my modem support wireless N. And I know I may not notice much ...
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Wired ADSL2 Router?

I have an ADSL2 Router and as of now I connect to the Internet with a LAN cable. I want to access the Internet wirelessly. How do I do this? Do I create an access point to this existing router so ...
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Make Windows 7 ignore WiFi when ethernet is available

When I dock my Windows 7 laptop, I want it to prefer the wired ethernet connection over WiFi. This is a pretty straightforward thing to do on my Mac - I just reorder my network preferences, and it ...
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Could 0x800CCC0E in Outlook be caused by bad wireless connection?

I have a computer connected to a WiFi access point/router/modem. Sometimes, I get page not found errors and similar when opening a browser window, sometimes pings fail and it looks like the router's ...
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Database connection not working over wireless

I have a sql server database running. I can connect to this database when my laptop is plugged in via a wired connection. I can connect to file shares on the server or remote desktop to the server ...
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Shared Internet access not working

I am trying to set up the Internet connection for my company. What I want to do: Internet → DSL modem w/wireless and four-port LAN (allow free wireless for customers) → "Desktop 1" → ...
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WLAN LED randomly blinking when there is no traffic

I've got a Linksys WUSB54GC WLAN USB interface (Ralink chipset) and I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 6.0. The LED very often randomly blinks although there is no traffic in the network. I checked this ...
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Can a wireless router get a virus?

I have a friend who has a linksys wireless router and is having problems with getting internet. Is there any way a wireless router can get a virus?
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Monitor bandwidth on personal network [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I monitor internet usage in my network? I have a personal Wifi network at my home used by the usual range of devices(laptop, desktop, smartphones etc.) I use a ...
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Laptop not connecting to Router

My Toshiba Satellite L300-13R is refusing to connect to my Thomson TG585 V8 router. The laptop is running up-to-date Vista and the router is using WPA-PSK encryption. I have tried WEP, WPA, WAP2, ...
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wireless headset and voice amplification

If a line-in mic will amplify my voice over the computer speakers, why won't my wireless headset do the same? It interacts with the computer in all capacities except as an amplifying device.
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bt fusion router - wireless and wired not talking

I use a BT Router - the 2wire BT700 HGV. The wireless devices I have can see each other - eg a desktop connected with wireless can 'see' the iPad which is also connected wirelessly. Machines which ...
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Why is my wireless not currently enabled on my HP Pavilion?

I have a HP Pavilion TX2000 tablet PC with me with windows 7 OS running on it. I used to access the Internet using my D-Link DIR 615 wireless adapter on the tablet and it used to work quite fine until ...
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One network connection affects another?

We have a network connectivity issue that appears very surprising (at least to me). I'd expect two network interfaces (e.g., ethernet and wireless) on one PC to behave rather independently from each ...
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some websites not opening completely

I am using bsnl broadband connection modem: wa3002g1 os: xp(86x) / vista(64x) A few days back I have changed the modem (don't know the previous model no) because of some issues. Since then I am not ...
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WiFi: Internet doesn't work, local network does

I have a problem with the Internet connection thru WiFi. Some time ago I had reinstalled OS (XP Sp3) on a notebook (Samsung R560 with a WLAN adapter that's specified as 'Intel 802.11a/b/g/n 1x2 ...
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Wireless Printer Security

I just set up a Canon MX340 on my local network. The printer is setup in "wireless" mode so that wireless devices can hit it. I have people on my network that I don't want to be able to print - can ...
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Change MAC address of a wireless network adapter

Okay, so I have officially tried every solution to an issue I can think of. I have even tried 3 distributions of LINUX, with still the same issue. [even bought Windows 7]. I have been trying to ...
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eMachines Broadcom wireless can't connect in windows 7

I have a eMachines netbook M350. It came with Windows 7 Starter installed. Recently, I reinstalled a fresh copy of Win 7 Ultimate, downloaded the wireless drivers from the manufacturer's page, and ...
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Connect two wireless routers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Buying another router and use as a “signal repeater” in bridge mode? Hi, is it possible (and if yes, can someone please direct me to a site which can give ...
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How can I capture other computers traffic in Wireshark on a WiFi-network?

I run Wireshark on a MacBook Air and I also have a Android phone on the same WiFi-network. If I visit a website with the Android phone I can't see that DNS-traffic (or other traffic) in Wireshark on ...
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'Windows Update' (80072EFE error), encrypted.google.com & testmyipv6.com connection problem

[System information: Windows 7 Home Premium (32bit OS) Samsung R520 Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 2.10GHz 4GB Realtek RTL81E Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC (Driver Version 2000.4.201.2010) Marvell Yukon ...