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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Internet Connectivity problem but wi-fi is ok?

I am using windows-XP. I have a wi-fi internet connection. My system shows the wi-fi status ok. But still I am not able to browse the internet from my Pc(laptop). I am sure this is not the browser ...
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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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Unibody MacBook WiFi Drivers for Windows 7 x64

I have a Unibody MacBook Pro running Windows 7 x64 on Boot camp (with the Snow Leopard boot camp update applied) It's been having trouble connecting to certain WiFi networks, and I'd like to update ...
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How do I reset the WLAN “network security key” for my router?

I have a T-Sinus 154 DSL Router. I can connect machines to the Internet with it fine via network cable. But I want use WLAN but the WLAN was set up a long time ago but when I try to connect to it, I ...
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Wireless monitor

Is there such a thing? Ideally, I'd hook up some device onto my VGA/DVI jack on the computer and some other device to the same jack on the monitor and the data would flow wirelessly.
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How to get an Acer Aspire Revo to connect to the wireless keyboard and mouse?

I just got a new Asus Aspire Revo, put the batteries in the wireless keyboard and mouse, but I can't get the system to recognize either. What am I doing wrong? Note: There are next to no instructions ...
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Draytek Vigor router problem with Apple Mac [closed]

A few weeks ago a Vigor 2820n router was installed at a customers site, to replace a faulty Belkin router which had faulty LAN ports causing problems for the EPOS system we supplied. Since then the ...
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Create Wireless Connection Homepage

Upon connecting to a wireless connect, how would I go about directing the user's browers to a specific website? My dad wants his bowling alley's wireless to do so without having to pay someone to ...
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SOHO wireless N router with PPTP VPN server support and gigabit

Are there any wireless N routers in the SOHO category that support PPTP VPN as a server (not pass through) and DDNS? If so, which ones are the most reliable? I have a SnapGear SG300 router that is ...
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laptop wireless LAN radio

I just found on my new laptop something new to me - "wireless LAN radio". Wonder what it is doing on my little laptop? Is it more safer to turn if off on my new laptop?
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Is dual boot via wake on lan possible?

Is it possible to set up a PC so it can Wake on Lan and then have the option of which OS to boot into? I want to have a secondary PC with Windows and a *nix variant installed. I want the PC to be in ...
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Good player for streaming video over 802.11b

I'm looking for suggestions for a good player to use when playing video from my Linux file server (running samba) to a Windows client over an 802.11b network. I can usually get the full 11Mbps, but ...
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DLink DI-524 Wireless Router - Too Weak - Suggestions for something more ballsy?

Just tried out The DLink DI-524 wireless router. Signal strength is good for up to maybe 50 feet. I was figuring on having it centrally located, then being able to access it both up and downstairs. ...
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Dual mode 802.11n PCI adapters

I have recently bought a DLink DIR-825 router. It is a dual mode (2.4GZ & 5GHZ) 802.11n wireless access point/router. What is a good PCI adapter to pair with it? DLink appear to only make one ...
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How to troubleshoot problems sharing internet connection via WiFi on OS X

I am at a hotel, plugged into their network via Ethernet on my MacBook. I want to share the connection via WiFi to two other computers. I went to Prefs > Sharing and set up internet sharing. I know ...
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Why am I getting such slow transfer rate over wired LAN?

I have a Linksys WRT400N. Im trying to copy 400GB of data over LAN from one PC to another. Im getting 7-8MB/s over wireless AND wired. I have 10/100/1000 network cards in all PCs. Anything I can do ...
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Listen to an internet radio station without a computer

I would like to listen to SomaFM using the 2.1 speakers at my home .. but without using a computer. Is this possible?
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Linksys WRT54GC v2.0 - all connection lights flashing

I have just received a Linksys WRT54GC router of a friend. Apparently it has stopped working. All lights on it are flashing apart from the power and wireless light. I have read of similar issues ...
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Is there a 64-bit compatible wireless USB adapter that works with Windows 7?

What USB wireless network adapter can be recommended, that has Windows 7 drivers for both 32-bit and 64-bit? It also needs to reconnect to the network when the computer is brought out of sleep. I ...
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How to block audio and video streaming in wireless network

My wireless connection is frequently getting disconnected (almost every 5 minutes). I think this is due to audio/video streaming which is used by some users in the wireless network. Can you suggest ...
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Home network clogged by wireless laptop downloading bittorrents

On my home network I have one wireless Belkin router, a desktop PC and a laptop. My PC is plugged straight into the router. The laptop uses wireless. When ever the laptop downloads bittorrent, it ...
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Port Forwarding seems to be locked by Wireless Router ISP : How to bypass?

First time here ! So here is my little situation : I have purchased an Wireless IP Camera which I have correctly set up to work on my Wireless Router. Here are the IPs : Wireless Router : ...
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Shareing two internet connections on my laptop running Windows XP

I have two internet connections, one is internet via our organization's corporate LAN network, and the other one is mobile broadband via a USB modem Is there anyway I can share internet connections ...
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IPV4 and IPV6 Not Connected can't connect to the internet

Suddenly I cannot connect to the internet from my PC. This post is from my laptop, which is connecting to the internet fine. The diagnosis I run via Vista states that I should check that IPV4 and ...
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Help with Linksys WUSB54AG adapter 64-bit drivers

So it seems that Linksys doesn't provide 64-bit drivers for their adapters. Is there anyway to get it working without having to install a 32 bit OS?
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Using a netgear router as a repeater

Instead of running an ethernet cord from my room to the living room, I thought maybe I could use a spare wireless router I have to hook up the wireless signal in my room to get a connection, then hook ...
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Which WiFi routers have the Quality of Service feature?

I read about monitoring and limiting bandwidth can be done on routers which have a Quality of Service feature, but which routers have this feature? Which would you recommend. I read about the QoS ...
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Windows7 says I have no Internet Connection through Wireless — yet here I am!

I just upgraded from Vista Home Premium x32 to Windows 7 Home Premium x32 and I noticed a very strange thing. The Wireless bar graph on the bottom right of my toolbar shows a yellow exclamation point ...
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Cannot connect my laptop to a WEP 64 bit encrypted wireless network. Why?

i can see the wireless network listed in "Wireless Network Connection". When I click on connect it asks me for the key. I type the key... and they it cannot connect. Any idea why? I am able to connect ...
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What can I do to resolve intermittent connection lapses while listening to music via my Airport Express?

Does anyone know what can I do to resolve intermittent connection lapses while listening to music via my Airport Express? I've tried everything short of buying a stronger wireless router, but it ...
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Lenovo S10 WiFi connection problems

At home I have an ADSL modem (ZTE ZXDSL 831 C) which is also a router and a WiFi access point. My desktop PC is connected via Ethernet directly to this router, wheras iPhone and Lenovo laptop both ...
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My Very Own DHCP Server

My home network is as follows: Cable modem for internet, connected to a wireless router, multiple clients connected over the wireless network. My wireless router has a builtin DHCP server that assigns ...
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Sync wireless network information to iPhone?

Is it possible to sync the wireless network information to your iPhone from a computer (MacBook Pro in my case). Our wireless at work has a REALLY long and complicated password, and I've already typed ...
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WiFi is interfering with wireless Logitech VX Revolution mouse

I'd been having trouble with my Logitech VX Revolution wireless mouse after about 2 years of ownership. I figured that, since I use it all the time, it was worn out. The problem I was having was ...
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Tips for diagnosing MacBook Pro WiFi connectivity issues

I've got a MacBook Pro, and I notice that after a while on my home WiFi network (WPA2, PSK, Belkin N+ router) that I can't surf. The airport connection appears strong, I can zip around my own local ...
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How to improve my router settings and stop these access attempts to my network

I have a network at home. ISP modem connects to my router which connects to my computers and laptops. When I look into my router logs I see a load of blocked access attempts. I was wondering if I can ...
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Use Wireless and Wired connections at the same time

My laptop is running on Windows XP Professional and I have both a Wired and a wireless connection. There are two intranets, one in each connection and I need to be able to access both of them. Is it ...
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How to connect a xp laptop with a vista laptop wirelessly?

How can I connect a xp laptop with a vista laptop wirelessly.
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Install wireless card on Ubuntu

Disclaimer: I am a complete Ubuntu noob, so there is probably something simple I am overlooking, but I can't figure it out. I have a brand new install of Ubuntu 9.10. Where I live the ONLY internet ...
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home servers - home wireless router

I have 4 servers that I run from my house, each one is running separate services such as apache, mysql etc. All 4 servers are connected to a standard home wireless router that currently works as ...
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Wireless Network Performance Issues

My brand new Dell XPS system has been running flawlessly except its abysmal download speeds. I have tried isolating every variable I could possibly think of but I can't figure out the problem. I've ...
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Basic (cheap) wireless router recommendation for home [closed]

So, it looks like within a couple weeks we will finally be graduating from dial-up (a super user on dial-up? I know, I know). My dad has tasked me with finding out about a wireless router; he seems to ...
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my laptop wireless registers as 169.254.111.111

I sometimes gets an ip address of 169.254.111.111 received for my laptop (instead of one in the 10.0.0.x range). I thought it was a problem with my Ubuntu system, but after I dual-booted I got the ...
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After installing an Ad-Aware update on my netbook it can no longer connect to my wireless internet

Windows XP on a Toshiba netbook. I installed an update to Ad-Aware which required a restart and ever since it hasn't been able to connect to my wireless internet. I know my connection is good because ...
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Slow internet on XP pc, but not always

Since a few weeks my pc at home is suffering from slow internet speeds, but not always. 2 out of 7 days the speed is normal, the other days it's very slow (reminds me of my old 56k modem). I'm running ...
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How do I use a Droboshare over a wireless connection?

I'm using Drobo with DroboShare, and the DroboShare is connected to my wifi routeur (Bbox provided by French ISP Bouygues) via an ethernet cable. I can access Drobo from my PC if I use an ethernet ...
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Bridging wireless routers

Here's the deal: just moved home and attempting to get t'internet in my room. The setup: BT Broadband into a Homehub at one end of a long, stone walled house. One PC directly connected to ethernet on ...
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Mcafee Conflict with Windows 7 and Bradford Persistent Agent

My college network requires Bradford Persistent Agent and Mcafee Virus Software 8.7i. The Bradford Persistent Agent basically checks to make sure Mcafee is running and updated, and reports this status ...
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Mac download speed keeps decreasing

I have a Mac that is getting extremely low connection speed from my WiFi. The other 3 computers in this house have a fast connection. However, on this Mac, once I connect to WiFi it's fast, but as ...
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Change IP address :: Ubuntu

I am trying to access a website from an IP address that appears different than the normal one. I have tried using "sudo ifconfig 192.168.1.29 up" and successfully changed the ip address, but then I ...