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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Database connection not working over wireless

I have a sql server database running. I can connect to this database when my laptop is plugged in via a wired connection. I can connect to file shares on the server or remote desktop to the server ...
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Shared Internet access not working

I am trying to set up the Internet connection for my company. What I want to do: Internet → DSL modem w/wireless and four-port LAN (allow free wireless for customers) → "Desktop 1" → ...
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WLAN LED randomly blinking when there is no traffic

I've got a Linksys WUSB54GC WLAN USB interface (Ralink chipset) and I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 6.0. The LED very often randomly blinks although there is no traffic in the network. I checked this ...
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Can a wireless router get a virus?

I have a friend who has a linksys wireless router and is having problems with getting internet. Is there any way a wireless router can get a virus?
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Monitor bandwidth on personal network [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I monitor internet usage in my network? I have a personal Wifi network at my home used by the usual range of devices(laptop, desktop, smartphones etc.) I use a ...
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Laptop not connecting to Router

My Toshiba Satellite L300-13R is refusing to connect to my Thomson TG585 V8 router. The laptop is running up-to-date Vista and the router is using WPA-PSK encryption. I have tried WEP, WPA, WAP2, ...
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wireless headset and voice amplification

If a line-in mic will amplify my voice over the computer speakers, why won't my wireless headset do the same? It interacts with the computer in all capacities except as an amplifying device.
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bt fusion router - wireless and wired not talking

I use a BT Router - the 2wire BT700 HGV. The wireless devices I have can see each other - eg a desktop connected with wireless can 'see' the iPad which is also connected wirelessly. Machines which ...
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Why is my wireless not currently enabled on my HP Pavilion?

I have a HP Pavilion TX2000 tablet PC with me with windows 7 OS running on it. I used to access the Internet using my D-Link DIR 615 wireless adapter on the tablet and it used to work quite fine until ...
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One network connection affects another?

We have a network connectivity issue that appears very surprising (at least to me). I'd expect two network interfaces (e.g., ethernet and wireless) on one PC to behave rather independently from each ...
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some websites not opening completely

I am using bsnl broadband connection modem: wa3002g1 os: xp(86x) / vista(64x) A few days back I have changed the modem (don't know the previous model no) because of some issues. Since then I am not ...
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WiFi: Internet doesn't work, local network does

I have a problem with the Internet connection thru WiFi. Some time ago I had reinstalled OS (XP Sp3) on a notebook (Samsung R560 with a WLAN adapter that's specified as 'Intel 802.11a/b/g/n 1x2 ...
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Wireless Printer Security

I just set up a Canon MX340 on my local network. The printer is setup in "wireless" mode so that wireless devices can hit it. I have people on my network that I don't want to be able to print - can ...
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Change MAC address of a wireless network adapter

Okay, so I have officially tried every solution to an issue I can think of. I have even tried 3 distributions of LINUX, with still the same issue. [even bought Windows 7]. I have been trying to ...
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eMachines Broadcom wireless can't connect in windows 7

I have a eMachines netbook M350. It came with Windows 7 Starter installed. Recently, I reinstalled a fresh copy of Win 7 Ultimate, downloaded the wireless drivers from the manufacturer's page, and ...
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Connect two wireless routers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Buying another router and use as a “signal repeater” in bridge mode? Hi, is it possible (and if yes, can someone please direct me to a site which can give ...
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How can I capture other computers traffic in Wireshark on a WiFi-network?

I run Wireshark on a MacBook Air and I also have a Android phone on the same WiFi-network. If I visit a website with the Android phone I can't see that DNS-traffic (or other traffic) in Wireshark on ...
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'Windows Update' (80072EFE error), encrypted.google.com & testmyipv6.com connection problem

[System information: Windows 7 Home Premium (32bit OS) Samsung R520 Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 2.10GHz 4GB Realtek RTL81E Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC (Driver Version 2000.4.201.2010) Marvell Yukon ...
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Login to USR9108 router control panel

Here is the setup: A US Robotics USR-9108 router is connected to an ADSL modem via ethernet cable. The modem, upon connecting with the ISP, provides a gateway address of 192.168.1.1 to the router. ...
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How do I set up a second 5GHz N-Only network with DD-WRT?

I have a Linksys WRT610N v2 running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (mega) - build 14896. I'm trying to set up two access points on the device. One 802.11g network for most of the computers and wireless devices in my ...
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Removing wlan0mon created by Kismet

I have been playing with the aircrack-ng tools, and also Kismet to see how my networks appear. Kismet creates a monitor interface wlan0mon which it uses for scanning. With airmon-ng I can create and ...
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Slow/low file transfer rates on 802.11n wi-fi network

I have an Xtreamer media player and a Windows 7 laptop connected wirelessly to a DLINK DIR-615 router. When I try to transfer a large file from the media player to my laptop the tranfer rates are ...
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Help with my network setting/connection. I need to connect my Laptop to my Desktop

I'm not good doing network on my computer. I've been searching on the web and youtube for tutorials on how to properly connect/share files from desktop to laptop using wireless connection. Here's the ...
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Tips for locating my stolen computer?

I'm in a bit of a panic, my new Powerbook laptop was stolen. I had no mobile me, or security software installed on the computer. I have the MAC address of the computer as well as the serial number. Is ...
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Can't bridge WIFI and ethernet, because wireless disconnects when I connect ethernet cable

I want to Bridge my Windows 7 laptop's wireless and wired adapters. I just select my ethernet and WIFI adapter, and choose create bridge. However when plugging in ethernet cable, instantly my WIFI ...
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two powerbooks cannot access one wifi point at the same time

This is for a friend of mine. She says Please tell me why we have such destabilized connections when we log both Powerbooks on at once. When one laptop's logged in, and the other opens ...
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How to setup wifi tethering on Vista?

How can I utilize the wifi connection on my Vista laptop to provide internet connections via WiFi? I have a 3G connection.
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Are wireless 802.11n DRAFT devices foward-compatible?

Are 802.11 draft devices compatible with newer devices that are not DRAFT? (I am wondering this because of Cisco Linksys e1000 router which seems to be a 802.11 DRAFT device)
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Wireless Internet connection only works when main wired PC is on?

I need help. I'm not super tech savvy, but good enough. I've owned the WNDR3700 for about two months now and it's a great modem. But I've recently noticed that my wireless connections wont allow me to ...
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Can I set up a website on a wifi router? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hotel like Wifi manager Sounds like a silly question, but bear with me.. If you go into Peet's Coffee and access the wifi, you're taken to a web page that requires a ...
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Wireless connection unstable on home network

I have a wireless home network based on a 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless 11g Cable device. A few laptops, my iPhone and my wife's iPod touch usually connect wirelessly and a printer plus a couple of NAS ...
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Use a wireless repeater to make a wired router wireless

I have: a D-Link wireless repeater. a Linksys wired router. a Linksys wireless router. My wired devices are not near my actual wireless router, so I can't plug them directly. I would like to plug ...
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Can I share a wifi connection from USB on a Mac via Airport?

That is, I'd like to use something like this to achieve wifi network -> USB adapter -> MacBook Air -> shared via wifi I can't share my Airport connection via Airport, but I was wondering if ...
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OpenWrt Backfire 10.03 Frequently Becoming Unresponsive (Bridged Client)

I have a Linksys WRT54G version 2 that I've flashed with OpenWrt Backfire 10.03. It's acting as a bridged client using the wl.o driver to give me network access in my home office, which is in a far ...
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How can I increase the wireless signal in my home

I have Dlink router with ADSL connection. But my wireless singnal is very weak and I cannot move the router as it is fixed near the telephone line. I have tried some recommendations, but still it is ...
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Route gaming data over wireless and everything else through LAN?

I have two internet connections available to me. One is via LAN. Not a great ping, but fast downloads. The other is via USB wireless adapter. Good ping, but slow downloads. I want to connect to both ...
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How can I share my router's Internet connection over Wi-Fi without giving guests access to my network?

I have a network run on a Netgear RangeMax WPN824v3 with wireless access secured with WPA-PSK [TKIP]. I would like to share the Internet connection with guests over Wi-Fi but not give them access to ...
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2 LAN both connected to internet: how can I choose which one to use in my browser?

I have a WIFI and a LAN both connected to internet (with 2 different provider). How can I set my browser to use 1 instead of the other to browser?
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Norton's Settings Are Affecting My Linksys Wireless Router?

After Norton expired on my new pc, my Linksys wireless router stopped sending wifi. Hard wired PCs can still connect, but wireless devices cannot. The WLAN light won't even come on anymore! I tried ...
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Wireless problem with D-Link Dir 600

I bought a week ago a D-Link Dir 600 router. Everything works fine as long as I connect the computers through LAN, but I have problems connecting to the wireless network. My laptop gets disconnected ...
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Deactivate Wlan Adapter via Powershell

I want to deactivate and then activate my wlan adapter via powershell. I already queried the Hardware-ID of the device. My script looks like this: $wireless = Get-WmiObject win32_networkadapter | ...
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Wireless network not working on some computers

I have a wireless router and I configured it to use WPA-PSK. The issue I have is that the wireless only works on my laptop. My roommate and another friend tried connecting to the network, they managed ...
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How can I find out my WiFi adapter's MAC address on Ubuntu Linux?

What command can I enter in a terminal to find out the MAC address of my WiFi adapter?
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My Laptop (HP/Compaq 2510p) running ubuntu 10.04 LTS keeps losing the WLAN connection

I am using Wicd and can successfully connect to my ADSL router (Thomson TG 787) using WPA PSK. But with regular interval I lose the ability to connect to Internet. I can ping the GW and can actually ...
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MacBook Pro can ping to hosts but not browse via WiFi

My MacBook Pro suddenly has a problem with it's WiFi connection. When the Macbook is connected to WiFi, I cannot browse to any website. I can ping on the other hand, so that is not a problem. The ...
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Computer freezes upon bringing wireless interface up

I installed a new wireless card in my laptop, replacing a Broadcom 4312 with an Intel 6200 wireless card. Now, whenever I bring the interface up with ifconfig wlan0 up, it freezes. I'm running Arch ...
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Is there a PC equivalent for the Android 'Wifi Analyzer' App? [closed]

I'm using the Wifi Analyzer app on my phone a lot at the moment as I need to set up and test some wireless networks. For people unfamiliar with the app, i've posted some screenshots of the app that I ...
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How do I get my XP laptop to connect with Wireless N, WAP set to 11b/g/n mixed mode?

I'm trying to get my wireless XP Pro laptop to connect to my wireless access point / ADSL modem at the faster Wireless N speed. My WAP is set to 11b/g/n mixed mode, so I think that means that it ...
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ADSL router setup help

I recently bought a Tenda W548D ADSL wireless router/modem but can't get it to automatically connect to the internet (so that when I connect my laptop to it using wireless, my laptop is connected to ...
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Why do my consumer WiFi routers keep failing?

Over the years, I've had many of the wifi routers used in my home fail. ? Is there any reason. Since there are no moving parts it seems odd they would fail so often. I've probably gone through four in ...