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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How to install Realtek Driver RTL8187 on Ubuntu Lucid without internet

How do you install the Realtek RTL8187 WLAN Driver when the Ubuntu machine has no internet connection? I've looked this up but all of the tutorials I've found usually had an apt-get install command ...
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How to blacklist a problem Wi-Fi access point by MAC address in Mac OS X

So I am a small Mac-user cog in a larger Windows-based network machine. The network here works fine for most everyone else (on PCs), but I have random timeouts and issues with the Wi-Fi. Luckily, I ...
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Test wireless speed?

Is there an utility that can test the speed between my pc and the wireless access point i am connected to? To clarify why i need to know this. My isp is providing me with a speed of 20mbs. Now if my ...
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How to create an 802.11n wireless network between laptops

I have an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter and three laptops in a home. I've tried multiple times to create an ad-hoc network following the 802.11n standard, but failed each time. The laptops have Intel ...
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Problem with internet connection

I am working on Windows Vista. I have got two internet connections, one is WiFi connection with high speed and other is mobile network connection. There is a very strange problem I am getting. When ...
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Setting up router: I can get online via Ethernet, and I can connect to router wirelessly, but can't get online wirelessly

I'm setting up a new D-Link N300 router, and trying to connect a MacBook Pro and a MacBook, both running OS X 10.6. As the question says, either computer can connect to the internet when connected to ...
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Aperture and networked drive: thinks images are offline

I keep my photos on a networked drive (wireless), and they are referenced by Aperture. Aperture seems to not try very hard to look for this drive. Usually I have to open the network drive in Finder ...
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Some notebooks can connect to internet via certain wireless router, some can't

I take a class in the building of a business and we sometimes use their internet via Wi-Fi. In the last few weeks, though, some of our notebooks haven't been able to connect to the internet even ...
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Does a 300mbps 802.11n wireless connection have any noticeable speed improvement over 54mbps g?

300mbps sounds wonderful, but not with my horrible Comcast internet connection. I doubt there's an internet connection in America that even hits 54mbps. So I'm guessing that the only reason someone ...
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Trying to set up wireless router, failing

I am trying to set up Netgear's wireless-n WNR2000 router, following their oversimplified 5- step process for plugging in wires, and I'm not having any success. It comes down to: once everything is ...
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Belkin wireless router connection drops for ~60 seconds every ~15 mins

I have a Belkin wireless-g router, model F5D7230-4. About every 10-15 minutes, for about 1-1.5 minutes I won't be able to browse any web sites. During this period, I usually get replies from ping ...
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Can D-Link DIR-600 work in client mode?

Using default firmware I can't find anywhere option of changing mode to something other than access point. Can DIR-600 work in client mode with default or some other firmware? Are other modes ...
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LinkSys WRT54GL + AM200 in half-bridge mode - Setup guide recommendations?

I am basically looking for a good guide on how to set up my home network with this set of hardware. I need: Dynamic DNS Firewall + port-forwarding VPN Wake-on-LAN from outside firewall VOIP would ...
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netsh wlan add profile not importing encrypted passphrase

I exported a wireless network connection profile from a Windows 7 machine correctly connected to a WiFi network with a WPA-TKIP passphrase. The exported xml file shows the correct settings and a ...
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What brand of wireless router would be compatible with many broadband modems and easy to use?

Good afternoon I'm having too many intermittent problems with my DLINK DIR 400 router: Wireless connection is lost with no reason. Perhaps the current router is incompatible with this Scientific ...
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Can I use a wireless surveillance cam as web cam and use it with Skype?

Can I use a wireless surveillance cam as web cam and use it with Skype? this is the cam I'm curious about, DCS-2121
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Mac: Execute program when joining a specific wireless network

My question is essentially the same as this one, but for OS X 10.6 instead of Windows 7. I would like to run a program whenever I connect to my home wireless network (not the one at work or ...
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Port forwarding to a computer with two NICs

I have a laptop which occasionally uses Ethernet and most of the time WiFi. Now I want to forward a port in the router so that it always points to my current IP. I'm likely to get different IPs from ...
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Sharing internet connection with WDS

Is it possible to share an internet connection through WDS? I'm on the very edge of a wireless network, the spot that I'm in maintains a stable 22% according to XP with the help of a parabolic ...
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Does anyone know why my WiFi connection suddenly keeps disconnecting, and will not re-connect without a boot?

Does anyone know why my WiFi connection suddenly keeps disconnecting, and will not re-connect without a boot? I looked at other questions, but the OS is different and its not regular. Also the only ...
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What is causing my wireless problems?

I have a Dell XPS M1330, since I moved to my new house, the wireless barely works on it, my housemates report no problems, so I guess it's something to do with my laptop. It's eratic in normal mode, ...
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can't get to admin page after factory reset netgear wg602

I have wireless Netgear wg602 on my home network (connected to my internet modem/router). I've had it secured and locked down to only accept connection from specific MAC addresses. I've forgotten ...
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Using command line to connect to a wireless network with an http login

I'm trying to connect to a wifi network where it hijacks all requests and redirects you to a page where you have to agree to a terms of use before it lets you connect to the actual outside world. This ...
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Microsoft mouse screws up my power settings

Running a new computer with Windows 7 and 64-bit OS. Had a wireless Logitech mouse that worked perfectly with this set up. The mouse was old, and the buttons were sticking and causing double clicks, ...
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Wireless internet became extremely slow on my 27" IMac

The wireless internet on my Mac became extremely slow recently on my 27" IMac. I don't recall doing anything different other than doing the Apple Software updates which I let it pop up and install ...
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Using wireless interface in guest OS with bridged network in VMware fusion 3

I'm running Ubuntu in Snow Leopard with VMware fusion 3, and I want to be able to access the wireless network on eth1 within Ubuntu so I can run tools like aircrack-ng. However, the bridged network ...
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Are there open source Linux drivers for the Panda Wifi USB adapter?

I'm looking for a wireless adapter for my new PC. My requirements are: it supports 802.11n it is cheap (under 30 USD) it has good, open source Linux drivers (will work "out of the box") preferably ...
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Permanently hide network disconnected icon from system tray

On Windows XP, I have a disconnected Wireless connection which shows up in the System Tray. I have gone into Network Connections dialog box and elected not to show an icon when it is disconnected, ...
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How to access “Manage wireless networks” in acer netbook (windows 7)

I have windows 7 prof on a aspire acer one netbook. I want to access the "Manage wireless networks" panel from Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network and Sharing Center -> Manage wireless ...
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FreeBSD 8.0 - Macbook: Trying to Connect to Wireless

What Happened A few days ago I installed FreeBSD 8from USB to my Macbook (Core Duo, 13"). The first thing I wanted to do was get my GUI back. I'm new to FreeBSD and it's my first time off of mac or ...
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remote desktop over wireless

So I'm trying to run remote desktop on my laptop to connect to my home desktop. I have a problem where this works fine if I connect my laptop with an ethernet cable, but fails when I try to use ...
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Static IP address on Wi-Fi at work and dynamic at home?

I need the laptops at my office to have a static IP address for security purposes and identification. However, some employees take their laptops home in the evening. If I have the Wi-Fi configuration ...
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How to setup 802.11n wireless card in ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu 9.10 on my laptop. It has a 802.11n wireless card. When I boot up to ubuntu, the wireless does not work. And if I connect to a wire network within ubuntu, it works. Ubuntu ...
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RTL8192SU + RTL8191E Linux Issue Installing Driver

OK I've read tons of fourms of people getting the onboard RTL8191E working and the RTL8192SU working dif is U = USB they are both N and i have both Toshiba L500D-00T pre-installed Win Vistax64-HP and ...
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Internet connection slower than network connection speed

I've got a computer connected to a wireless router on a different floor. When I look at the network connection, I'm told the signal strength is low, and that I've got a connection of about 26mbps ...
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iChat disconnecting AirPort connection

Whenever I open iChat in my MacBook, the WiFi connection seems to reset for some reason. I lose the connection and after 10 seconds it reconnects. Any suggestions? log file after reproducing ...
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Incorrect Windows 7 “No Internet Access” notice

In Windows 7, I have a WiFi network that shows up with a warning icon overlay and the "No internet access" description as shown in this image: The other network shown there is a VirtualBox VM, ...
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How to use projector Wi-Fi

I have an Acer P5260i projector which has a wireless feature. However the user manual didn't come with the description on how to use this feature. I'm using a laptop. Is there a detailed overview on ...
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Getting Wireless working on Dell Inspiron 1545 in Ubuntu 10.04?

I'm trying to install my wireless drivers (which uses a broadcom card). I tried to install them using the restricted drivers offered on my Ubuntu CD (since my only internet connection is public ...
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Wireless very slow on one laptop on network, all other machines normal?

My new laptop (Acer Aspire Timeine 3810TZ running Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit) is acting very strange on my wireless network. Below are the issues I'm noticing... The connection frequently drops. ...
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Unable to connect to network

Hey guys, I have a question. I have been having problems connecting a new netbook to my network at home. I have an Asus Eeepc 100HAB. I have tried to run a repair on the connection, uninstalled and ...
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After 3 files transferred through SFTP (FileZilla), the queue halts. What could be causing it?

And when it's happening, all I need to do is restart the queue. What could be causing it? I'm running on 64-bit Fedora 12, using a Buffalo WHR-G125 Wireless Router.
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How to establish a ad-hoc Network between 2 Laptops via Wi-Fi?

I have 2 laptops and One of the Laptop is connected to Internet via Ethernet. I would like to establish a ad-hoc network between these 2 laptops. Any suggestions/pointers would be really helpful.
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No WiFi networks - Fujitsu Lifebook on Windows 7

I lost ability to see WiFi networks on my laptop. I already tryied: reinstall wifi driver reboot disable/enable from windows and from bios check for latest driver both by Windows and Fukitsu driver ...
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Arch Linux drops me on my school network

I'm running a Lenovo X61 which I carry around my college for getting on the internet at various points in the day. The network has always been finicky but recently it's gotten worse. I'll connect ...
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How can I configure country code in wireless WEP communication? [closed]

I need to configure country code between my wireless communication points. I am using madWIFI, wireless tools and hostapd set up in my ap(board- Linux OS(2.6.10)) , and am using OLITEC stick USB ...
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Is 802.11n support necessary for a USB wireless adapter? [closed]

I am considering buy one because my old laptop doesn't contain a WIFI module. Some adapters support 802.11n and cost more. 802.11n is the newest in 802.11 series. But I am not sure if 802.11n is ...
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Is looking for Wi-Fi access points purely passive?

Say I carry a Wi-Fi enabled phone or laptop through an area where there are WAPs. Assuming that I don't actively try to connect to them or otherwise interact with them, is it possible for the owner ...
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How to change 802.1x settings for Wireless in Windows XP SP3?

I want to configure EAP-TLS with Machine Authentication ONLY for a wireless network. The supplicant is the bulit-in supplicant in Windows XP SP3. I found the following document: ...
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Only Macs can connect to WIFI with WPA-Personal security on

I have an odd issue with a Netgear WIFI router, 4 computers, 2 pc laptops with XP and 7 installed, one MacBook Pro and one older Mac mini. With security off everything can connect to the wifi. With ...