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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Configuring Wi-Fi in WIndows XP from Command line?

Sometimes it doesn't connect (especially to an ad-hoc network) unless I press rescan button. How to control Wi-Fi connectivity in Windows XP from command line? (There's no 802.11-related things in ...
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In Ubuntu, MoBlock makes it take a while to actually start using internet

When connecting to wireless internet in Ubuntu (tested with two different networks), I connect nearly instantly. However, to actually load a page, I need to wait a few minutes, at which point I can ...
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Wireless Internet Mapped Network Drives at Boot

My HTPC maps my drives (automatically on boot) from my main computer so I can stream my videos to my TV. It works fine using ethernet. However I switched over to my wireless card and when I restart ...
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Difference between Ethernet splitter and switch

I have one Ethernet port that is wired directly to the router on another level. However, I want to run a desktop and a server both off this one Ethernet port. Can anyone tell me the difference ...
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Extend Network by Connecting a Wireless Router to a Wired Router?

I came across this question and it seems similar, however I dont have an XBOX and its not D-Link specific as both of my network devices are D-Link. So, I figured I'd ask. I just purchased a D-Link ...
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Dual internet connection setup

So I'm currently connected to two internet connections. My 3G network and the company's wireless connection. But I don't really understand which one I'm using. Is there a way to find out which ...
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adding 802.11n to a network

My setup: LinkSys 310n (dd-wrt) several G devices (iphone, xbox, etc) some N devices (mbp, mac mini, etc) I'd like to add a dedicated N (or g - lock the 310n to g) channel to the network. Any ...
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access both wireless and wired networks?

I have a friend whose company restricts so many websites that he can't find the answers to the programming problems he needs to do his job. (I.e. He says that all blogs are somehow blocked) But his ...
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Browsing Bombs After a Short While

After a reboot, my internet connection lasts perhaps a half hour or so before tanking. I can ping (by both IP and hostname), but I cannot browse. If I restart the "Network Store Interface Service", my ...
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Please recommend a good wifi to ethernet device [closed]

I need that because I am running a free version of iESX server and there is very little that I can configure in the OS itself. The server is sitting rather far from my router and I want to get rid of ...
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If a computer is connected to internet via wireless and lan both, which way Internet traffic would flow?

How does this actually work? How different ip addresses on ethernet adapter and wireless adapter are handled for internet data? I know these ip are translated in NAT table but the whole process ...
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Need a wireless card for packet injection. On OSX

I'll be doing a project for my wireless security course and I need a network card that can inject packets and do packet sniffing for my early 2009 macbook. What is the recommended card for packet ...
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Improving the speed of a Wireless LAN, currently very slow

I have a Netopia 3347W router, which I got several years ago. There are several laptops and two desktops in my house which connect to the internet via this router, and thus are all on the same LAN. ...
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Atheros ar5005g

I have a wireless atheros ar5005g card in my Acer aspire 5040 laptop.My problem is "cannot find network".All other wireless laptops see my network . I have win7 installed with the latest drivers.Any ...
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Win 7 Wireless Connected With Good Signal But No Internet Access

In Windows 7 I was connected wirelessly for about a week when one day I came home and the wireless was connected with a strong signal but it said that I had "No Internet Access" It's been 3 days ...
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Windows 7 - Disable WiFi when connected to a wired physical network

I am using a sub-notebook AS1810TZ which has NO DOCKING. It has a button to turn the WiFi module off and save some power. From time to time, it is connected to the wired network and use wireless ...
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MSI netbook refuses to connect to home wireless network with Windows XP

I'm trying to connect my girlfriend's MSI netbook to the wireless network in my house, and failing repeatedly. It's not a hardware issue, b/c it connects to other networks successfully, and, it's not ...
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Communication between VMware through WiFi in bridged mode

I have a host with a WiFi connection working with some guests active under VMware. Each guest can communicate with the network through the host WiFi without problems but they cannot communicate ...
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Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 *upgrade* w/ broadcom wireless driver running on a dell inspiron 1545. Will my wireless break, like when I installed 9.10 side along?

I am wondering if I upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9.10 on my laptop (a dell inspiron 1545) using broadcom wireless drivers; will my wireless break? When I side along installed Ubuntu 9.10 last ...
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Internet Connection Sharing, can't Share Wireless

I'm using Windows XP, and I've been trying to setup my laptop so that I can connect to the internet connection that I get on the laptop through my mobile on an ad-hoc network. I've set up an ad-hoc ...
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Setup a network using 2 modem and 2 accesspoint

Our dormitory has been equipped with 2 ADSL lines for about 60 students. Most of us just used internet for chatting, web-surfing and email, but there are few guys want to suck all the network ...
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How wi-fi works in planes, trains, boats and buses?

I'm curious about understanding how wi-fi reception works when the receptor is moving. What is the infrastructure to access internet from laptops on planes, trains, etc.? Edit: The default answer ...
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Cannot access certain URL on my wireless

Problem: On my wireless network at home, there is one URL that I just cannot access with my browser: http://research.microsoft.com/ I have no problems with the Internet connection otherwise. But ...
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Removing history of wireless connections?

How can I remove the history of wireless connections?
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Can I Use Wireless G and Wireless N At The Same Time?

I am looking at a D-LINK DGL-4500 wireless router for my home office. I dont know much about wireless networking. I was reading the comments for that device at this site, and saw how someone ...
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Have: Debian - Doesn't work: Internet - Need: make or automake

I recently installed Debian Lenny 5.0.3 on a macbook (black, model 4,1). The system seems to work. However, I found out that my ethernet port is not working (I have only used wireless so far), and ...
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Is there a way to set the Windows Vista network detection to automatically detect my wireless as a private network?

I have a home network consisting of a wired and wireless network joined. I have my main machine running Windows Vista and it detects the network as private almost instantly. However when I use my ...
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Interpret Wireshark Captures

I am troubleshooting wireless connectivity problem in my home network. My Thinkpad X200 laptop which use Intel Wifi Link 5100 AGN is not able to surf the internet stably. Sometimes it works, but most ...
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HP Mini 210 -> No wireless networks detected after installing Windows 7 Enterprise

What could possibly going wrong here? I recently acquired an HP Mini 210 with Windows 7 Starter. Since I have a licensed enterprise edition, I formatted the machine and put enterprise on it. Then, I ...
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Unable to turn on wireless on new Lenovo IdeaPad laptop

I just bought a Lenovo IdeaPad laptop which is running Windows 7. I can connect to the Internet if I use Ethernet - however, I cannot seem to turn on the wireless. The little notification on the ...
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What is error 324? Is it related to Google Chrome? Or Verizon Webmail?

My in-laws are having trouble with signing into their Verizon Webmail account at webmail.verizon.net, only when they are on their wireless network. When they try to log in from wireless they get ...
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Handheld Linux device can't see one wireless network

I'm using a Nokia N810 running OS 2008 (version 5.2008.43-7; should be the latest). It can see networks up and down the street in my neighborhood and can connect to mine using WEP. I can also connect ...
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Network places missing in Windows XP

I recently bought a netbook that came with Windows XP. However, "My Network Places" is missing, and there's seemingly no way I can access shared folders on on computer's on the same wireless network. ...
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Adding a second wifi router / wireless access point

I have an existing wireless router setup and I want to add better coverage to a certain part of my house. The current wifi covers the area, but the signal is fairly weak and the throughput is commonly ...
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WiFi range: How far do the different standards go?

Comparing wireless a,b,g,N: is there a noticeable difference in the coverage area provided by each of the different standards? Do any of them do a better job penetrating different kinds of walls ...
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What kind of information can my University gather regarding my internet use on the University’s network?

I attend a large University and use their network for just about everything. Although I realize security measures probably differ from campus to campus, on a typical University-wide network, how ...
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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 ...