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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iPod Touch WiFi Problems

I am having major problems with my iPod Touch. The story so far... I had it connected to my Netgear Router using WEP encryption which worked fine. I had to do some maintenance of my PC which to cut a ...
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Wireless card Encore ENLWI-G on Windows 7 x64: this device cannot start (code 10)

I had an old Athlon XP with an Encore ENLWI-G PCI wireless card (uses chipset Realtek RTL8185) running Windows 7 x86, and everything worked perfectly. I very recently did a "slight" upgrade to a Core ...
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Lenovo tools for windows 7: can't re-enable wireless

Consider a netbook - Lenovo S10e with Windows 7 and the S10 Lenovo power management tools. Machine has factory BIOS. Fn+F5 is the key combo to toggle the wireless radio on/off. The tool allows the ...
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Slow download, fast upload: what gives?

I just ran the Speakeasy Speed Test over a wireless connection and got these results: Download Speed: 291 kbps (36.4 KB/sec transfer rate) Upload Speed: 3662 kbps (457.8 KB/sec transfer rate) Yes, ...
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Why does my internet connection fail intermittently?

On my laptop, my internet connection fails now and again. I'll go to a web page (Let's say Google) and I'll get page not found. I'll then sit and press F5 to refresh the page until eventually after a ...
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wifi card not detected in Karmic Koala

Hey, I just got a new laptop (Thinkpad W500) and installed Kubuntu Karmic Koala on it and it seems it doesn't detect my wifi card at all, which is a Thinkpad wifi bgn( Realtek 8172 chipset). Any help ...
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Do all WiFi printers allow for a method of printing from the web?

Wifi printers - good job if you don't like kicking against your printer under your desk. Can you also print from a remote location on the web with them generally?
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Can I create a private network just for my PC and iPhone?

I have a problem. I just bought a wireless n router. My mediacenter pc and my macbook are both have wireless n. The problem is my iphone 3gs does not support wireless n. Right now I have my router ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 wireless problem

I finally took the plunge and updated to ubuntu 9.10. Now my wireless doesn't work. I am using a dell inspiron 1545 with the broadcom sta driver. I also cannot get any of my other drivers working ...
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Unable to access vpn using linksys WRT54G and Verizon DSL

I recently switched from Comcast cable Internet to Verizon DSL and can no longer access my company's VPN. The DSL modem is a Westell 6100G. When I connect directly to the DSL modem I have no problems ...
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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 ...