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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Windows Vista: Intermittent Network

I do a ping -t www.l.google.com and this is the output: Pinging www.l.google.com [209.85.229.147] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 209.85.229.147: bytes=32 time=50ms TTL=52 Reply from ...
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forgot wireless password

If you have a laptop running XP that is able to connect to a wireless network fine, but you don't know the password it's using, is there any way to find it out so that a second laptop can also ...
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Ad-hoc connection between iPhone and Macbook Pro

I sometimes find it useful to connect my iPhone to my Macbook Pro by creating an ad-hoc wireless network from the MBP and connecting to that from the iPhone. However, what I find is that sometimes ...
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Netgear Router missing Wireless Configuration Menu Link

I have a Netgear WiFi router DG834G v3. On it it says it's a WiFi, ADSL 2+ modem, switch, etc. There is an antenna on the back and a WiFi indicator on the front. However, when I connect to it via the ...
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USB Wifi will not connect on Windows 7 (Even though the driver installs OK)

Windows 7 will not connect to a WiFi network using a USB Network Adapter. I have 3 adapters: a Senoa SUB 364 (EXT), a Repeatit SU2410 USB V2 and a ZYXEL G202. All of these devices install okay on ...
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How to completely remove a wireless network setup from vista?

To remove a wireless connection setup I basically go to (network and sharing center) then select (manage wireless network) and then from the list of wireless networks I right click on the one that I ...
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How can I tell which network interface my computer is using?

On a MBP (OS X 10.6.2) I've got the wired ethernet and wireless airport configurations set up to use the same static IP to my router (e.g. as described at ...
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Monitor Network Traffic on WPA

I know the password to the network. All I want to do is see what is going on. I don't care if it's encrypted. How do I do this? Help!
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Neighbors wireless too strong. Why can't I buy a wired gigabit router in this wireless world? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless G/Wireless N/and ATA/wired ethernet Is there a way to attenuate a Neighbor's wireless signal strength so that I can get between strength in my own home? Which ...
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OpenWRT/DD-WRT/Tomato-compatible wifi repeater?

I'd like to set up a wifi box to act as a repeater to pick up the somewhat weak signal of a friend's wifi router and make it available at my place. Ideally, I'd rather buy a device that supports the ...
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Problem with Lenovo x200s Wi-Fi under Ubuntu Karmic

I have just gotten my Lenovo X200s laptop, and I am installing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic on it. The installation went through without a hitch, but I can't get my Wi-Fi to work. lspci | grep Network ...
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Managing a wireless internet connection

I've just recently purchased a USB wi-fi adapter and have been using the software (for Windows XP) that comes with it to search for and connect to networks, but it's really quite slow and featureless. ...
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Wireless G/Wireless N/and ATA/wired ethernet

I have cat 5e wired throughout the house terminating in the basement right beside the incoming internet cable modem. This would be a great place to put a Gigabit wireless N router, however, when I ...
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Ubuntu wireless->wired bridge

I'm having a lot of trouble trying to figure out how to connect to a wireless network on my ubuntu 9.10 laptop and have it act as a bridge to a LAN network. House Wifi router <-> laptop <-> ...
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Able to detect but not connect to network

I can detect my wireless network - but I can't connect. My wireless was working until I turned it on this morning. I have 3 wireless devices: an XP, a Windows 7 and an iPhone and none of them are ...
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What N+ modem routers with VOIP exist?

i'm looking to purchase an N+ wireless router with built in voip capabilities. why n+, because i have some bad interference with my crappy (old) 802.11b Netgear Wtg624 router + nb1300 modem (yes, ...
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Make Windows forget a network connection password?

Is there a way to prevent Windows from remembering the network password after it connects? So that upon disconnecting Windows won't reconnect without re-entering password.
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Getting a wireless internet connection up and running with OSX

I am a long time PC user and programmer. I have very little experience of using macs. I have been given the task of getting a mac (Osx 10.6.2) laptop working on wireless networks, one at home one at ...
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Is there a software alternative to Mac OS X built in internet sharing services?

The Internet Sharing feature in Mac OS X (available at the "sharing" System Preferences panel) seems to be somewhat limited, it does not have the ability to use WPA when sharing through AirPort for ...
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Problems with Vista and displaying webpages

I have Windows Vista on my computer, and it says it has a very good connection to my wireless router, but it doesn't display any webpages in Firefox or IE. It just says "Can't find this page". Any ...
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Limited HTTP traffic

I'm experiencing a weird limited connectivity scenario with my Linux network stack. The problem is that whenever I try to download something, I can only get the first 5.5KB of the requested resource, ...
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Mac OS X: My wifi asks me for a password if I change networks in mid session, but not at login time?

just a slightly irritating problem: I have two wifi networks in my home, and both have their WPA keys stored in the keychain. However if I am connected to one, but need to change to the other in ...
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how to share my wireless internet access but not my files without using ANY security measure just WAP. network splitter?

what I'm trying to achieve here is to be able to give my student neighbor access to the internet using the wireless side of my DSL router but I wouldn't like to have to setup encryption/privacy in any ...
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How to get Atheros ar242x wireless adapter working under Debian Linux?

Does anybody know how to get the Atheros ar242x wireless adapter working under Debian Linux (5.0.2 and/or 5.0.3)? My Debian live CDs and install CDs both don't like this card at all. Curisouly, it ...
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Connecting Windows 7 computer to wireless printer

I have an Acer Aspire 5532 laptop and am trying to get it to recognize the Canon mp970 printer to print wirelessly. Our mac automatically made the connection. The laptop is running Windows 7.
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How do I connect these networks?

Help me complete this network. I have a cable modem going to a switch. The switch has various devices connected to it. A few computers and a wireless router. I have a a number of computers ...
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Will a wireless n and a wireless g router interfere with each other?

I would like to buy a new wireless n router but keep my wireless g router for the sake of supporting older wifi-enabled devices. Can i put these 2 routers next to each other and configure them so they ...
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Weird network problem

I've asked this on other sites before, and nobody can quite seem to figure out what's wrong. I have a Netgear WGR614 v6 router in my home network, with two computers attached. A desktop (Windows 7 / ...
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Have an all-in-one modem/router/wifi point; what do I need to add to extend wired/wifi network?

I have an all-in-one Netgear DG834GT on the ground floor of my house, connected to my ADSL line. My desktops and server are connected to it over ethernet, laptops usually over wifi, but sometimes over ...
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How can I share a laptop's Wi-Fi connection through its Ethernet port?

I have two laptops, one with a working Wi-Fi connection (Laptop 1) and one without (Laptop 2). As I have no Ethernet plugs nearby I want to connect Laptop 2 to Laptop 1 via an Ethernet cable so that ...
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Airport Express with a PC

I have and airport express and my IMac works fine with the internet connection, but my husband's PC in the basement has problems. The wireless connection comes and goes. One minute it says good ...
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Problems setting up security on a wireless network

I am having terrible trouble getting a wireless network set up at home. A few weeks ago our old wireless router (which was a NetGear DLink supplied by the ISP) broke down. We bought a brand new ...
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Mac OS X: network disabled because security breach

I just recieved a message on my Mac OS X system telling me: The wireless network appears to have been compromised and will be disabled for about a minute.† (It's a wireless WPA2-PSK secured ...
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Wireless network without a router

So here's my problem. I have a desktop PC (running Windows XP) connected to the internet via cable connection. This PC also has a wireless network card. What I'm trying to do, is connect my laptop ...
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WPA2 and the linux wireless tools

I would like to know a distribution independent way to connect to WPA2 wireless networks. Do the wireless tools support wpa2? iwconfig and such? Or is it necessary to use wpa_supplicant? Having to ...
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Private home lan with one wireless router possible?

Is it possible with a few laptops (with wifi cards) and a working BT Home Hub* (all machines can connect to internet) to get a simple private home lan going? From one machine I can ping another by IP ...
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Is there any way to send messgae to someone i connected to his wireless network?

I want to send message or something to computer that i connected to it by it's wireless router. How to do that ? note: I've windows vista 64Bit
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Extreme network slowdown Due to Windows 7

I was able to get fairly good speeds and steady video/gaming. However, after I upgraded to Windows 7 64-bit, I am now unable to get more than 5% traffic, no matter how hard I push the system. I am on ...
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How do multiple wireless 802.11n access points interact?

I have a space where there are three wireless access points installed, all running 802.11n. They all broadcast the same ssid. I think the intention is that the inhabitants and visitors should be ...
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Windows 7 port Forwarding Issue

I can't get port forwarding to work now that I am using windows 7 (64-bit). I am using a wireless connection (no wired connection available). I have the ports forwarded (IP has been double checked, ...
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Laptop Wireless Adapter Periodically Vanishes from Computer Manager

I have a HP dv9000 laptop that has begun exhibiting some strange behavior. Every few hard boots, the wireless network adapter disappears from the configuration - it doesn't show up in Computer Manager ...
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Why would Windows use slower network interface despite route metrics?

On my previous notebook, the Dell/Broadcom wireless adapter had an option to automatically disable wireless when a wired network is connected, so I never dealt with multiple active interfaces. My ...
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setup wireless networking on slackware

I am trying to set up wifi on slackware, following this guide. Everything is good, and as you can see below I am able to join the network (Link Quality=75/100). However I cannot access anything, and ...
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Disable wireless light?

Is there any way (program, registry key, etc.) that I could disable the little light that turns on whenever WiFi is enabled? I would still like to have WiFi enabled, it's just that I want the light to ...
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How to play music from my computer on my stereo

What are some good ways to play music on my computer through my stereo/receiver in the other room? I have used the Linksys Music Bridge, but it was unreliable (only connects via wireless when it felt ...
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Is it possible to be “too close” to a WiFi hotspot?

The other person living with me happens to get consistently fast internet speeds than I do, despite the WiFi aerial (on the router) being perhaps 4 feet away from me. I notice his web browser ...
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Wireless card is turned off by default when Windows starts. How to change this?

I have a netbook (Siragon, local brand) and whenever I power it up and go into the OS (either XP or 7) the wireless card is off by default. It's not really a big issue; I just tap the keys and it ...
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How do I get more information on a potential network freeloader?

I have a home network set up, complete with a relatively good password. I'm in Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and have been noticing, on occasion, a computer showing up in my Finder's Shared section, ...
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How to resolve Virtual Wifi Miniport adapter driver problems?

I am trying to access my home wireless internet and the troubleshooting screen says Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport adapter has a driver problem. What does this mean? I have a Acer 5532 Series ...
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802.11n Audio Interference

Symptoms My audio is riddled with pops/crackles/glitches. Sometimes I swear the glitches sound exactly like the facebook messenger sound (best comparison I can give). Cause Using DPC Latency ...