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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After a while I can't browse, but still have internet connection

I've been having this really strange problem with my internet connection. After a period of time (can be 10 min, can be 3 hours), I suddenly can't browse, but I can still ping (by IP and hostname) ...
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why am i getting 11mbps on a wireless-n network? [duplicate]

I have a "Linksys AC1200" router which supports 802.11ac and I have a Dell Latitude (with Win7) with a "Dell Wireless 1504 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)" network adapter. Since 802.11ac is backwards compatible ...
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Android wifi hotspot shows up no matter where I am [migrated]

I'm having some odd behavior on my Galaxy S3. Suddenly, there's another Wi-Fi hotspot showing up, which shouldn't be weird, except it shows up literally everywhere I go. I work in Austin, but live an ...
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Using dlink D2750U Wifi Modem/Router As a Router Only

I recently bought dlink D2750U WIFI ADSL modem/router, for my ADSL internet connection. But I have now changed my ISP, who provide internet via cable(not telephone line). The ISP guy provides a cable ...
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How do I change the configuration on my printer to match the network on my imac?

I use 10.9.4 on an imac; have an HP Photosmart C7280 all-in-one printer which used to work on wifi. Now it doesn't. I have tried many things. The printer configuration shows a different MAC address ...
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How do I troubleshoot poor Wifi speed

This may not be a macbook issue as much as a networking issue. When I connect my macbook through thunderbolt lan connection, use the speed test (speedtest.net) I get upload of 26.5mbps. When I ...
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Same Wi-Fi in 3 devices, only 1 has internet

I have three devices on my home network. This computer, which runs Windows 7, my phone, which runs android, and a laptop, which runs chrome OS. My computer has a stable, normal internet ...
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How to setup firewall to allow internet connection sharing via Wifi USB stick?

I have a Windows8 computer linked to the internet via an ethernet cable ("Ethernet" network connection). I have attached to it a DLink Wifi USB stick, and I'm trying to share the main PC's internet ...
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HP Photosmart7280 won't work on the wireless network, tho it has before

I've tried many ways to fix this problem, and as the cable receptacle doesn't work, I can't connect that way. ANy ideas? Computer is imac running 10.9.4
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How do I implement the following home network architecture?

I'm trying to get my home network to look something like this: The dotted lines denote wireless connections, and the solid lines denote wired connections. In case the diagram isn't clear, I want the ...
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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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“Unidentified network” only on wifi and if connected to my provider

I can't connect to internet using the router that my internet provider (Vodafone, Italy) gave to me (Vodafone station). This happens only using the wifi connection, and only using the router and ...
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AzureWave AR5B93 in Debian

I installed debian on my laptop few months ago. Everything was great and there were no (well, only a few) problems. I removed the wireless card (An AzureWave AR5B93), and today when I tried to put it ...
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Finally going wireless [closed]

I'm finally ready to give up my landline in favor of converting my iMac to wireless capability via bundling with my cable tv provider. How do I proceed and what equipment is required?
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Need to know the Wifi Password [closed]

Recently My Lovely brother Jack!lol blocked his wifi through encryption! If anyone there please fetch me a way to find it! I tried many ways in cmd using netsh command and stuffs like that! but i ...
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Need more than 32 wireless mac filters

Are there any home or small business wireless routers that have more than 32 mac address filters? I'm currently using a Linksys WRT120N with a 32 address capacity and 32 is not enough.
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MAC Filtering off…still blocked

I had MAC filtering on for my router so that only my devices could connect. I have a Nexus One which used to always connect, but after turning off the MAC filtering, it stopped connecting. It ...
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Unable to use WIFI after installing Windows Server 2008 R2 - drivers cannot be found

I have a Toshiba Satellite A500 (laptop) and after installing Windows server 2008 R2 to it I can't connect to any wifi. The problem is that the drivers are not installed correctly. I can connect to ...
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Windows 8.1 PC can't communicate with BT Home Hub 5 over wifi

I have a BT Home Hub 5 modem/router on an ADSL connection. I'm having trouble getting my Windows 8.1 machine to connect to the network properly over wifi. My PC is correctly assigned an IP address by ...
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Wirelss card not being detected in backtrack 5

I just installed backtrack 5 and I am unable to detect my wireless card. iwconfig doesn't list my interface. I can see that the hardware is present in lspci -vnn (see below) but I can't get the ...
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DD-WRT goes to Web GUI on port 80

I just upgraded my router to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (05/12/14), and I'm trying to configure port forwarding. I opened port 80 to go to a server, but whenever I connect from the outside world, I get timed out. ...
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Insufficient privileges in networkmanager even though polkit policy set

When running as a normal user nm-applet doesn't allow me to select a wireless network saying "insufficient privileges". But I've edited the polkot policy file ...
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Upgraded graphics card, wireless not fully working

I just upgraded my graphics card on my desktop. My wireless no longer fully works. I have already ensured that that the card has sufficient power; manufacturer suggests a minimum of 750w and that is ...
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Bandwidth Monitoring for Linksys E4200

I have a Linksys E4200 router with about 10 computers connecting to it. I'm looking for a way to monitor bandwidth usage in real time. I am willing to install custom firmware if it can get the job ...
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Wifi driver not working

I reinstalled my laptop from windows 8 to windows 7. All the drivers were installed correctly but when I try to install wifi driver it says: "The device may not be present or could have been ...
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Very high ping and packet loss on one computer only

I have a specific desktop which seems to have consistently high packet loss and ping regardless of what connection it is using. I'm connecting via wifi and this computer usually has a ping to my ...
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How does iCloud Keychain store unsecured wifi hotspot information? [migrated]

Setup I connected to an XFINITY wifi hotspot (SSID xfinitywifi) roughly 2 hours ago on my iPhone 5S (iOS 7.1.2). These hotspots require no username or password (unencrypted), but do require ...
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DD-WRT download for Linksys WRT54GLv1.1. Misleading typo in the dd-wrt website?

I downloaded build 14896 here (http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/support/router-database), which is labeled as "pre-SP2" from the website but the web interface of the router says dd-wrt v24-sp2 (not ...
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Forward port 8888

I am on Linux ubuntu 12.04. I have internet connection on this system using WIFI. I was wondering if it is possible to share my laptop port 8888 over wifi, so other devices on the same wifi ...
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Very poor connectivity and poor performance on high end specs

I recently got a new laptop which has very good specs, it's basically a direct upgrade from my previous laptop - a GTX860M, quad core i7 2.5GHz and 16 GB ram. My old laptop ran Minecraft at 60+ FPS ...
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Browsers take long time to access websites from PC but not tablet

All the web browsers I've tried (Firefox, Chrome, and Explorer) on my PC, using a Wi-Fi router, take a long time to load web sites. Oddly, I will sometimes get a quick response if I do something else ...
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Wifi 5GHz AP Mode: What does `no IR` means and can I bypass it?

I bought a Intel 7260-ac wifi adapter (support 802.11ac) and want to setup it in AP mode (hotspot) in 802.11ac but it failed. Then I noticed that iw list shows all 5GHz channels as (no IR) as below: ...
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It is possible to see clients who connected to my hostednetwork?

I set up a hosted network with my laptop using Windows 7. I want to check all the clients who connected to it. Is it possible? And is there any tool can manage it? For example, limit the net speed ...
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How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 7?

When I type in admin console command to start hostednetwork netsh wlan start hostednetwork it gives me this: The hosted network couldn't be started. The group or resource is not in the correct state ...
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How to get assigned IPs by hostednetwork?

I just started using Microsoft Virtual WiFi or hostednetwork from Command Prompt to share my internet connection through my WiFi adapter and it's good so far! The only issue I face however is that I ...
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netsh hostednetwork issue

I try to get the Virtual Wifi Adepter working on Win 7 Professional. I want to share the wifi connection (I think it does work with cable connection) and I'm pretty sure that the network card should ...
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Windows 8 hostednetwork and ICS issue, no internet access

The Issue Trying to host a network to extend the range of my home wifi network, instead of going out and spending 50 bucks on a wifi extender. Anyways my issue occurs in that my hostednetwork does ...
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“Limited” wifi on my Windows machine

Recently I changed the wifi router because the previous one got worn out. Since then I am not able to open any website on my laptop. It says the connection is "Limited". So, I formatted my machine but ...
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Asus DSL-N12E router frequently drops wifi connections

I have a DSL-N12E Asus router (dsl uplink + router + wifi AP) at house, and on average 5-10 devices which connects to it with WiFi. Frequently different devices reports they lost wifi connection - ...
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Unable to hibernate with usb wireless stick

I'm trying to hibernate a system, but it immediatelly wakes up when I use the usb wireless adapter. I tried to disable all wake up capable devices, but it didn't work. # acpitool -w Device S-state ...
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Cannot see all available wireless networks?

There are two wireless networks setup in my office, a primary one and a backup. Plus there are few other wireless networks nearby. However, Windows (XP SP3) has ceased to show other available wireless ...
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access files over wifi

I share my internet connection from my android smartphone by creating a portable wifi hotspot. Now anyone can connect to my wifi network and access the internet by knowing the password from me. Now my ...
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How to bind applications to specific network adapter

I am currently using a computer in a corporate environment which is connected to the intranet through the ethernet adapter and to the internet through the wireless adapter. The problem is this: the ...
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Laptop adapter using 802.11g radio protocol instead of 802.11n

I have a HP Pavilion 15-p007tx Notebook PC which has a IEEE 802.11b/g/n wifi adapter. The speed of the connection is 50Mbps on the home network and the router supports 802.11n protocol. The laptops ...
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No networks found in Win 8.1

I've upgraded my laptop to win 8.1 I'm not finding any networks. Sometimes the networks are shown but when I try to connect they all disappear. I've tried updating the drivers, but nothing works. My ...
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How do I set up a wireless printer on Windows 8 without a wireless router?

So we just got a new computer (old hard drive bit the dust) with Windows 8 and at the same time decided to upgrade to a wireless printer. I've read that you can't set up an ad hoc wireless network on ...
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Should I use 802.11n with a 15 Mbps ISP (Comcast Cable)?

I currently own a LinkSys-WRT54GL 802.11a/b/g wireless router, and my ISP is Comcast Cable providing me with 15 Mbps (that's bits per second, I believe) download speed. I am wondering if there is any ...
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Set LAN to take network priority before Wi-Fi on Windows 7

So far I've tried to prioritize LAN the following: Moving the "Local Area Connection" up in the advanced settings as shown in How to change the network connection priority in Windows 7 and ...
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WiFi or Bluetooth controllable power outlet

I am looking for some sort of thing that I could plug a lamp into that would then plugin into the wall that would allow me to control it (ie turn it on and off) via a web interface, or via a web API ...
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Multiple IP addresses showing up in Synergy, none of them seem to be the correct one

When I open Synergy on my laptop (wireless), it lists 5 IP addresses. I've tried to connect to each one using my desktop (wired). None of them connect. When I check my laptop's IP address online, it ...