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 disable ad-hoc wireless connections?

I have Intel 5100 AGN on my laptop. I want to make sure it wont make ad-hoc wireless connection ever. Couldnt find anything suitable in Advanced adapter settings (was looking for something like ...
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wifi: risks with unsecure wifi connection

I have not secured my wifi connection at home. Is it risky? If I need to secure it are there easy to follow instructions some where? if some thing goes wrong can I easily reset it? I am using LinkSys ...
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wifi home connection: verify speed

How do I verify the exact wifi speed that I am getting from my service proivder. I just want to make sure that I am getting the speed that they are supposed to deliver. Could I check it from iphone as ...
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Ubuntu wireless driver help

I'm new to Linux, so please use small words :-) First of all, let it be known that I have searched and attempted to find a solution without posting for help, but my attempts have all been ...
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How to diagnose WiFi connection failures

I'm having trouble connecting to the WiFi in my new house. I'm sure I'm getting everything right - right network ID, right password type, right password (copied directly from the router's config page ...
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Cannot access my wireless router web interface from MS Windows 7

I have a very annoying problem ever since I have installed Microsoft Windows 7 a couple days ago. From what I have noticed it could only be related to the operating system I'm running. My network ...
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Home & Office Laptop Connection

This may be a weird question, but...I have caught my son accessing inappropriate material on my work laptop at my home. He has used my wireless hope ISP. Will that show up at work on the servers ...
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Can I use wired ethernet and wireless Wifi simultaneously? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Use Wireless and Wired connections at the same time My laptop has a LAN socket and Wifi radio. When I insert a cable to connect to another computer for data transfer and ...
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Connecting to the internet using my WLAN in Ubuntu 10.04

Whenever I boot into Ubuntu it detects the local networks perfectly, but after selecting my network and typing in the correct password for WEP2 it can't connect to the internet. What's the problem? ...
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Binding wlan0 to eth0 in Linux

When I type ifconfig, I see wlan0 and eth0. I want to somehow bind these two together into one device. How would I go about doing this?
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WiMax or alternatives

I my spare time I'm a member of an international search and rescue team and one of the problems we have is communications. We can get international communications going using satellite phones and ...
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iPhone won't connect to home wireless network - but laptop will?

Just recently my iPhone stopped connecting to my home router. It works elsewhere but is not connecting at home. My laptop connects, but not my iPhone any longer. When it asks me to choose a ...
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How to get a stored WLAN “password” from Windows 7?

I'm trying to connect to my friends wireless network, but we don't know the password (ie. network/WEP/WPA key). The WLAN is secured by WPA2. My friend's laptop with Windows 7 connects automatically ...
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External Wireless for Laptop (Recommendation please) [closed]

My laptop didn't came with built in wireless internet connectivity (Is it called Wi-Fi?) so I would like to have one as an external or at PCMCIA port, Could you please suggest me your recommendations? ...
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Debian: WLAN associated, but not pinging

I have a brand new base install of Debian Lenny. iwconfig shows that I am associated with my home router over Wifi. dhclient wlan0 gives me bound to 192.168.1.121 But ping google.com gives ...
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Cannot enable wireless Ubuntu 10.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.04, however I am having trouble getting wireless to work. Ubuntu says that wireless is disabled, and I am unable to enable it. I have tried Administration > ...
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Get IP addresses of network devices

How do I get the IP address of all the devices on my local network? I am using Mac OS X Snow Leopard.
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Hardware and software used in DIY routers

Page 1 Page 2 I came across these cool things while surfing the web one afternoon, and from what I've researched, I see that they can be used in DIY routers. Am I right? What kind of software are ...
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Setting up wireless router without Internet connection

I've recently purchased a Netgear wireless router and would like to set it up at home to connect my computers via wireless with each other. When I access the wireless router the first time to ...
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Windows can detect router, but cannot connect

I have just finished building a new computer and I am now trying to set up wireless (sadly, wired is not an option). I am using a TP-Link USB adapter and a Netgear router. My OS is Windows 7 64bit. ...
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Cross-platform file-sharing over wifi

My iPhone has a program called Discover that creates a local website that allows me to share files from my phone over wifi and upload files. I have quite a limited download cap, so keeping the traffic ...
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Wi-Fi vs. Ethernet on AirPort Express

I use an AirPort Express to extend my Wi-Fi network and it works great. My question is whether I would notice a significant signal boost by plugging in an ethernet cable into the AirPort Express ...
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Can I plug a computer directly into an wireless router that is extending a wireless network?

My current wireless network consists of an Airport extreme plugged into my cable modem via ethernet and an airport express that is extending the wireless network (wirelessly). I have an extra airport ...
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Mac: Different manual IPs for different Wi-Fi networks

I use my MacBook Pro most frequently in two places with specific Wi-Fi networks, and I want it to have a different manual IP address for each one. Rather than having to switch manually, is there some ...
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How can I know if my WiFi network card supports packets injection?

The card is Intel Centrino Advanced N-6200. [ http://www.intel.com/network/connectivity/products/wireless/adapters/6200-6300/ ] I need it to inject packets, so I run search in google to check it ...
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Tomato Firmware on Asus RT-N12

Has anyone gotten any luck with installing Tomato Firmware on an Asus RT-N12 and/or get WiFi 802.11n working? It seemed to flash correctly using the Asus Firmware and DD-WRT runs fine but it won't ...
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Technologies for Streaming Audio Over a Wifi Network?

What technologies (hardware/software) are available for streaming audio in realtime (with some latency, of course) over a Wifi network? Although I'm using mostly Macs, I would like something that any ...
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How secure are skype calls from wireless device / cell-phone?

I read that skype is quite secure. I wanted to ask if the same holds when it's used from a wireless device (say, laptop) or a mobile phone (iphone, android). This assumes it's connecting via a secure ...
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Why does the wifi on my Mac mini not work after waking from sleep?

I'm on Snow Leopard and when I put the machine to sleep and then wake it up, I often find that it won't connect to my home wifi network any more. Thing is, I can see the wifi network, but when I try ...
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Wireless and Wired Network Access at same time?

At work, I use a laptop. It is a Dell Latitude D630 with Windows XP. I work in a lab environment where I need to use the Ethernet Port as a Static IP to interact with a local network (which cannot ...
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Laptop can't connect to wireless, requires reboot of router to get connection

I have a linksys router running the tomato firmware. Every day I have to power cycle the router to get my laptop to connect to it. All of the wired connections have no problem connecting. I have tried ...
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use adsl modem as wifi router

I have a ADSL router with wifi.now i have purchased cable internet and i want to use my existing ADSL modem as a wifi router. The modem is this one ...
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Wireless access point -> Powerline -> Router -> Internet, should this work?

My network at home used to be a laptop and desktop connected wirelessly to a single Wireless ADSL router, a Cisco 877W. Wireless reception around the house with this setup was quite unreliable, so ...
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Why are the 5Ghz band of my routers not visible from my DLink X-treme DWA-552 N PCI adapter?

I bought a DLink DWA-552 PCI N-band adapter and it is able to see my DLINK-615 N-band without a problem. I bought a Netgear 3700N and Linksys WRT-610N and my dlink adapter is not able to see the ...
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Can other people on an encrypted Wi-Fi AP see what you're doing?

If you connect to an open, unencrypted Wi-Fi access point, everything you do can be captured by other people within range. If you connect to an encrypted point, then people nearby can intercept what ...
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Configuring a LAN with two wireless routers

I have two wireless routers. Can I make them transparent to each other? example. Router A is the one connected to the internet. Router B is the one up stairs, connected to the printer. When I'm ...
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Can a Linux machine act as both a wireless client and access point simultaneously using a single physical WLAN interface?

If I have only 1 physical WLAN interface, is there some hackery that can be done so that it can be a client of an existing access point and at the same time also act as an access point for other ...
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looking for internet cafe software [closed]

I'm looking for software for a customer which runs a little hotel. They installed WLAN which is accessible from each room, and I need billing/admin software for that. It should be possible to define ...
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Got an AirPort Express, what do I enter for 'DNS server addresses'?

I just got an AirPort Express. Want to use it as the primary wireless network here. I've connected it directly to my cable modem. I'm setting up the AirPort stuff from my MacBook. My ISP uses DHCP I ...
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How can I see which WiFi networks require authentication on Windows 7?

On Windows 7, my list of available WiFi networks has no indication of which ones are open and which ones require an authentication key. Is there some way to change the settings so I get a visual cue ...
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Hack a consumer router or DIY/Custom Kit for a kick ass router

So I am currently running a old school hacked Linksys WRT54G and have played around with some of the hacks and currently running Tomato on it and I am pretty happy (tho the lack of OpenVPN Server ...
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Cannot connect to internet with VMware running on Windows 7

My OS is Windows 7. I installed VMware version 7. I am running Mac OS X virtually. But I am not able to access to internet. I am using wireless internet in my host box (Windows 7). I also tried the ...
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Wireless Router Access

In my home network, I have a Linksys router that I use for wifi access. In my home office, I have a couple of computers that I want to connect to the network via a LAN connection and not wifi, so I ...
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Windows 7 support for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection

Is there compatible drivers for Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection adapter? Intel site says its discontinued : http://www.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/sb/CS-030472.htm
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Is there an alternative open source software for connecting to wireless networks for WinXP?

Is there an alternative open source software for connecting to wireless networks, other than the one built into windows xp?
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How can I get my internet connection from a specific network adapter?

In my enterprise network we have two ways to surf the web, by Wi-Fi network or by LAN network. The Wi-Fi network does not have restrictions but the LAN is restricted by firewall. I like to be ...
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Can I relay my USB modem connection to my wireless router?

I got a wireless modem that needs to plug into my computer in order for it to work. Is it possible to hook up this computer to my wireless router so that other devices can connect using the same ...
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Is it possible for Wi-Fi routers to give clients priority?

From a technical perspective, is it possible for a Wi-Fi router to give priority to certain clients?
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Am I really connected to multiple networks at the same time?

I'm using my Droid Incredible to tether and I'm using my library's WiFi and I swear I'm streaming faster than when I'm just connected to one. Am I really connected to both networks at the same time? ...
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Good PCI-e wireless card for Windows7?

I've just build a 64-bit Windows 7 PC but am unhappy with the piddly performance of the Linksys USB wireless dingle I've used. What is a good PCIe alternative that will be stronger for the connection ...