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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Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport - Unexplained

I have just reinstalled my OS with Windows 7 X64 Ultimate and for some reason I have 2 "Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport" adapters installed. I can't for the the life of me think what app did this! ...
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How to block website from MAC in the verizon router firewall settings

I've tried searching for how to configure my verizon router firewall to block certain websites but nothing seems to be working. Picture of what I've done here I did an nslookup for youtube.com and ...
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access external hard drive from a different network [on hold]

i have an external hard drive that I have connected to an extra computer on my home network. For school and work, I spend a lot of time at another location. I'd like to access the files on my hard ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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Wireless adapter keeps needing to be reset after windows 8 upgrade

Ok, I have a MSI GE70 0ND-033 Laptop with an Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 135 adapter in it. When I had Windows 7 everything worked perfectly. I upgraded to Windows 8 and now suddenly I am ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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Variable ping on MacBook Pro to router over WiFi: what could be causing it?

I have a mid-2014 MacBook Pro that is experiencing very variable ping responses over WiFi. Coworkers using the same WiFi network do not experience the same problem, so it seems that the problem can be ...
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What is the theory behind the static fixed private IP of 3G USB Dongle?

We have some 3G dongles, plugged in with SIM cards from service providers. Upon properly configured (selecting the proper APN etc.), the laptop or PC will then have a static private IP (10.x.x.x). ...
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Save all WLAN profile names stored on my machine, into a textfile

when I'm using the netsh wlan command, a similarly output is shown. C:\Windows\system32>netsh wlan show profiles Profiles on interface Wireless Network Connection: Group policy profiles (read ...
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Windows 8 laptop does not show WiFi

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that previously connected to a wireless modem but it does not now. The modem is not a problem because I can see it and connect to it from other computers. On the ...
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Problems with Broadcom WLAN and Windows 8.1

I have read : Windows 8.1 update effectively disabled wireless networking It didn't help. I have just recently bought a Lenovo M5400 laptop and installed Windows 8.1 x64. According to the support ...
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Definite guide to making Windows ICS work over WiFi (ie. share LAN internet over WiFi adapter or function as a wireless access point)

My laptop is running Windows 7 has both a LAN adapter and a WiFi adapter. In order to turn the WiFi adapter into a wireless hotspot, I created a new ad-hoc network, and turned on ICS, assigned the ...
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wireless network disconnects repeatedly

I have bought acer VN7 for a few days. The wireless network connects for a 15 minutes and then disconnects for a few minutes and so on. I have tried alot such uninstalling and reinstalling the driver, ...
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Configure IPSLA on Cisco 1941

I'm trying to configure IPSLA on my network such that if my primary network fails, the backup network network picks up. I have one router and two modems. The primary modem is connected to the GE0/1 ...
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Sniffing wireless LAN network using tcpdump

If I correctly understood the basics of the wireless working, I should be able to sniff the traffic of other computers over the wireless LAN. So I connected a second computer to my wireless LAN and ...
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How to make Windows 8.1 auto-connect to a VPN if connecting to an unsecure WiFi network?

When connecting to an unsecure WiFi network, is there any chance to force Windows to make sure it is connected to one of my selected VPNs before allowing any other traffic to pass through that WiFi ...
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Port Of 8 ball pool app [on hold]

Which port is being used by 8 ball pool app game? Actually I want to block this port but does not know the port. And how can I block it in Tp-Link router?
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How to change WiFi settings of HP Laserjet P1102W?

Does anybody know how to change the WiFI settings (SSID and password of the host network) for HP Laserjet P1102W? This printer comes with an integrated Wifi adaptor and detects the initial wifi ...
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Router 1 device and Router 2 device is not in the same network, although router 1 connect to router 2 [duplicate]

My ISP provide me a moderm hg863 the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ---> modem --> router---> notebook ...
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epson XP-400 won't print says “offline”

My Epson XP-4oo was working and printing just fine. Wireless lights on router and printer are lit. Suddenly -- cannot print -- message says printer offline. I tried everything I could think of: ...
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1 modem connect with 2 device, can it in the same network?

My ISP provide me a moderm that has 4 input and I can plug lan cable in it the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ...
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WiFi Repeater RT-N55R/U

I'm setting up some wifi repeaters with some old routers but I don't want to brick them. I have two RT-N55R's but the only firmware available is for the RT-N55U. I've read that the naming is just a ...
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VMware broke host Wifi connection

I have already seen a lot of questions similar to this one, but none of their solutions worked for me. My issue is very similar to this. I bought a new laptop, Lenovo Yoga 15 with Windows 8.1, and ...
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Sharing wired Internet connection as Wireless?

I'm running Windows 8.1 on my Samsung Laptop with Motherboard / model: NP-530U3C. It's connected to the internet with a wire, and I saw this tutorial which says there's an option to share the ...
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Sitecom router AC-1200 (X7) keeps disconnecting my wireless

My Sitecom wireless router keeps disconnecting. Cabled internet is perfect, but wireless is flaky. It's very fast, up until a few seconds into the connection (speedtest, Youtube stream, download, ...
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How do they hack wireless networks? [on hold]

I'm trying to "hack" my home wireless network basically to see how easy it is and to learn more about how the process works There is loads of information out there about it and it's all a bit ...
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Is there a switch that will connect directly to my modem and allow my router to serve only as a WiFi connection?

Details Devices Internets -50Mbps Cable Internet Modem - Motorola Surfboard Extreme Router - Netgear WNDR3700v3 Switch - D-Link DGS-1008G Wired Ethernet Cable - Cat6_24Awg_ Device Configuration - ...
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Can I use my netgear router like a “mini” DNS server?

I have a netgear router and I want to host a local website on that wifi network. I want anybody connected from a laptop or mobile phone to be able to type "mylocalwebsite.com" in the web browser and ...
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Using wired and wireless simultaneously

I am on a FIOS network, and a wired connection is available. However, printer has just moved off-location and is only available (on the same network). I have added a wireless card to the computer ...
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Keep hearing usb disconnect and reconnect sounds

I seem to be having a problem, for a few weeks I have been hearing the random sound of connecting and disconnecting of a USB device. nothing is shown in my tool bar and in device manager I can not see ...
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Motorola SBG6580 cable modem into Bridge mode on Bright House Networks does not work

I tried placing a Motorola SBG6580 into bridge mode but when I connected via Ethernet to it, I was not able to access the internet or get an IP, I had to statically assign myself a 192.168.100.x IP to ...
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Ssh/Ping Problems in Mac Yosemite through wifi but not ethernet

I am using Mac Yosemite OS to connect to my office servers via ssh. I am not able to connect through any of the Wifi (my apt's wifi or my work place's wifi). However, I am able to do ssh when I am ...
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hostapd & dnsmasq Obtaining IP forever

I'm trying to set up a wireless access point using hostapd and dnsmasq but I can't get it to work. The AP works, but when I try to connect to it gets stuck on "Obtaining IP address". I see the ...
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Edimax Wireless Adapter conflict with Logitech Unifying Receiver

first post on a Stack Exch community here. I just recently finished a PC build for my mother. Because she "hate[s] wires," I went with the Edimax EW-7811Un wireless adapter and the Dell KM714 ...
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Network Programming with Dynamic DNS [closed]

I am developing a chat application like msn messenger, and I would like to make it globally so my friends can connect to my server which will be my home computer running the server. I configured my ...
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dose 2ghz brand drvice support 5ghz wifi signals

am thinking to buy a new tp-link wifi card which supports dual band. if i use that wificard as a hotspot. Will my phone can see 5Ghz frequency of this usb adapter and does it will this increase my ...
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RAlink WIFI card on HP shows available networks, but can't connect

I have an HP ProBook 4540s (2014). Recently the WIFI card selectively connects to certain networks. Obviously I thought, okay, it might be that the AP's are broadcasting on a Channel the WIFI card ...
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SD cards with Wireless : what's the best workflow?

SD cards with wireless capability seem like a great idea, but... I was surprised to learn that the cards, eye-fi for example, put themselves as hotspots, and that a listening device, android or puter, ...
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Sony Vaio shows printer as offline over WIFI

I have a SONY VAIO SVS15126PGB (http://www.sony-mea.com/product/svs15126pg) It is joined to a domain and it runs Win 8.1 pro. Over the LAN we have zero issues, but every single time he disconnects ...
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is it possible to get IP address of a wifi that you are not connected to

Just like the question states. Is it somehow possible to get the IP address of a network that you don't have access to? For example, if you click the little wifi button on your task bar, and ...
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how to SSH into a computer that's in a different WLAN?

My current network set up is Internet -> ISP wifi router (broadcasting) ----(LAN output to)---> my own wifi router (broadcasting) pc1 connects wifi to ISP wireless router, my pc2 connects wifi to my ...
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Direct connect device to ethernet port on pc, and give it internet access through my wireless

Ok, bear with me this is going to be a long explanation. I have my PC(Ethernet) and a PS2(Ethernet) connected a router(B). My PC is also connected to my homes wireless(A) connection for the internet. ...
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Can I access internet by connecting ethernet to a wifi repeater

For some reason, my wireless won't work, but ethernet works fine. I would like to use a (repeater) wireless router to repeat another one and then connect to that repeater router through ethernet. Is ...
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Understanding “ip route” command

I'm trying to set up a backup route for my network as a safety net when the primary link fails; by adjusting the administrative distance with the ip route command. I have one router (cisco 1900 ...
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Wireless range extender now stops internet access when switched on (and other issues)

I have a Netgear DGN2200 router, and two TP-Link range extenders, TL-WA730RE and TL-WA830RE. This configuration used to work just fine until a few weeks ago, but has started to play up recently. I ...
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Disconnect from Wifi network under Windows 8?

I'm working with that cursed operating system known as Windows 8. That's the operating system where Microsoft believes everything is a tablet. I'm trying to disconnect from a Wifi network. I right ...
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Is the Modem's MAC Address Public? [duplicate]

Just reading about tracking and security. So far from resources I gather that the MAC address of my machine is known to the router and when the router communicates with the modem the MAC address of ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (laptop to dektop) questions

I've installed Kali Linux on my laptop and was trying to use aircrack-ng. My desktop is much faster in terms of compute power(so I can use oclHashcat on it. Yes, I could copy the .cap onto my ...
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Noticeable difference downgrading to Wireless G network? [on hold]

I have had HORRIBLE, FRUSTRATING luck with newer routers. I've had 5 different brands and types, they all stopped working, drop connections, slowed down, or are extremely unreliable after a few ...
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connecting cisco Wireless controller and access point

I'm fairly new to cisco wireless networking, and I'm trying to connect am AIRCAP 3602i access point to a 2504 wireless controller. I've started off by configuring the wireless controller with a ...