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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I have a pretty old PC, how can I make it useful ?` [on hold]

I have a very old pc (about 10 years old). I plan on using for SOMETHING ! It runs Win XP with 512 MB RAM. No wifi connectivity so use a external USBadapter for internet access. What can I use it ...
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Why would Windows 10 require daily restart for normal internet speeds

Background Running a clean install of Windows 10 on a 2013 Retina Macbook Pro via Bootcamp. Problem As the day wears on my internet connection (ONLY via my win 10 laptop) gets slower and slower ...
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How to turn windows 8 laptop into wifi hotspot?

I want to turn my Windows 8 Laptop into WiFi hotspot and want to use the internet in laptop through my Nokia Lumia 520. I use a USB dongle to connect my laptop to internet. I tried the thing as same ...
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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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How set up OpenVPN WiFi access point?

Running an OpenVPN client on Openwrt. Connecting to a VPN service provider. OpenVPN works great over LAN. Want to set up OpenVPN WiFi access point Tried to simply create an access point and connect ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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How do I log onto a WiFi network with username and password on Windows 10?

I am trying to log onto my school's wireless network with a Windows 10 OS. Previously on Win8 there was an option to use certain credentials: Now this option no longer seems available! How do I ...
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How to bypass a router/server firewall of a university? [on hold]

My university employs Cyberoam for network security purposes. To access the Internet, we are required to login in with our individual accounts. Is it possible to bypass such a firewall i.e. access the ...
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NIC Died, Got RMA and Died Again, How to Find the Cause?

As the title says, I had an Asus PCE-N15 NIC working smoothly for about a year and a half and then it started acting wonky. What would happen is that I could connect to the network, but the NIC would ...
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Forcing 5 GHz on MacBook Pro

I currently have the retina MacBook Pro running OS X lion and want to force the wireless card to only connect only to 5GHz networks. Both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz have the same SSID so I can not pick ...
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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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Why is only one device being allowed on the Internet through my Asus router?

Only one specific device (always the same one laptop) is able to connect to the internet. I did a factory reset but the problem still happens. The other devices (Android, Symbian, another laptop) can ...
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atk9k cannot setup virtual device on ap + client with wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to use a beagle bone black running ubuntu 14.04 act as an access point and a wireless client at the same time the goal is to use the access point to allow a client to connect, open a page ...
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Can I trust this Windows 10 WiFi fix?

I've just installed Windows 10, and I my laptop can't find any wireless networks, even though I know for certain that there are ones available. I did do a little research, and found that (supposedly) ...
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Why am I getting latency between my modem and my router?

I pay for a 15mbps down, 1mbps up DSL internet plan from TekSavvy Solutions (Canada). At least once or twice a week there will be moments where we get speeds much lower than advertised. When I notice ...
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802.11ac incredibly slow file transfers

I've just upgraded my whole network to 802.11ac - new router as well as new 802.11ac USB sticks for every computer that doesn't support it out of the box. For some reason my read and write speeds are ...
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Password requirements for Wi-Fi WPA2

Wikipedia says: Also referred to as WPA-PSK (pre-shared key) mode, this is designed for home and small office networks and doesn't require an authentication server.[9] Each wireless network device ...
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Change the channel of a Windows 7 wifi hosted network

I'm having performance problems with my phone connecting to a Windows 7 wifi hosted network. My phone can connect to the network and somewhat browse the web but the connection is sluggish - the ...
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Constant WiFi dropout. All usual steps to troubleshoot taken. Dual boot works fine on Ubuntu. Terrible on Windows 8.1

I have an Asus X550CA laptop set up for Dual Booting with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1. The WiFi adaptor is constantly dropping out on Windows 8.1 but works absolutely fine in Ubuntu. Wireless ...
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My Dell Laptop is not connecting with wifi router

One of my Dell laptop is not connecting with wifi network, once i troubleshot, then it show message to restart your WIFI router, but after restarting the router its not connecting. Earlier, this ...
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How to setup Access Point (WiFi hotspot) on Debian

I'm trying to setup an AP got stuck. I'm using an Odroid U3 and the WiFi adapter is the Module 3 from Hardkernel. I'm also using a Debian Jessie. Not, I've got it to almost work: the Odroid has ...
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How to pick a different WiFi connection when one drops?

I have 2 WiFI connections available. Sometimes, the WiFi network disconnects, and when that happens, I'd like the system to automatically use the other connection. How can I do this? I'm using a ...
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Wireless packet loss

I experience ~10% packet loss when running wireless. What it means to me is an average torrent download speed at 50% my wired speed (because of time out the speed goes to max, drops down, goes to max ...
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Intermittent lag while gaming that doesn't affect other PCs on the same network

I've been playing Rocket League with my brother recently, who lives in the same house as me and games on a different PC connected to the same router. We both connect wirelessly and are roughly the ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 doesn't allow internet connection

This is my Cisco ASA 5505 "show run": : Saved : ASA Version 8.2(5) ! hostname LAB-ASA domain-name TEST.com enable password X encrypted passwd X encrypted names name 192.168.1.0 AsusWireless ! ...
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Use Ubuntu laptop as a Wi-Fi repeater

Well I have two questions actually... The first one is can I use my Ubuntu laptop to extend the Wi-Fi network to which my laptop is connected same in Windows through Connectify? The second one is ...
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Repeating a Wi-Fi signal with a Windows 7 laptop

I have a weak Wi-Fi signal that I can receive only by using my Windows 7 Laptop which uses an external Wi-Fi antenna.. I have an iPad which doesn't receive the signal as well - if at all - so I'm ...
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Whitelisting public network only on IPSec

I have successfully do IP whitelisting using IPSec on Windows Server 2008 R2 . Currently I am trying to whitelist private network. We got a game server using Smartfox Server. It seems the connection ...
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D link wireless router

I want to setup my wireless router. The problem is PEAP authentication. For connecting the lan to ethernet port of laptop, I have to setup user authentication by giving usernames and passwords. But, ...
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Stop windows falsely recognising internet connection on LAN and dropping WIFI

I have a problem with a Kiosk I'm trying to set up, the Client is running Windows 8.1 x64 Pro Embedded retail. The client is connected to a gateway via WIFI ( simple DHCP setup), this connection is ...
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OpenWRT: basic network configuration

Just installed OpenWRT 12.09 in my router, but became a little confused about interfaces/bridges/vlans. After my first boot, I logged in and set my root password, so I used Luci to activate my ...
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how do I connect windows xp and windows 7 virtual machines to wifi

I managed to get windows 7 and windows xp up and running on a virtual machine. I want to link them to my alfa adapter, like kali linux. I don't think I have the drivers installed on either vm. Is ...
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Can't connect to the router settings through WIFI

I'm trying to change the router settings and I can not access to them by WIFI. I can, however, access to them if I connect an Ethernet cable to my computer (Macbook pro). I'm currently using Virgin ...
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Can the network owner see what I have been doing with their WiFi?

I am a foreign student and staying on homestay. I have to pay for WiFi once a month. They offered me a password and their WiFi is encrypted by WPA2-Personal. I am sharing the WiFi with six other ...
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How do I share my Internet connection over Wi-Fi from the command line?

What is the command line that starts sharing the internet connection from LAN over Wi-Fi? I think it allows to set a specific network name and a password. I remember it from some techie talk on a ...
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How to connect Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 using Intel WiDi to Windows 7 laptop

I bought Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 for 2nd external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 17R. I have newest graphic drivers installed (manual way, Windows 7 blocks original Intel's drivers, so I had to update ...
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not-connected no networks are available even networks are available

In my lenovo G50 laptop wifi networks are not showing.Red cross mark is appearing and in troubleshooter it is showing wireless capability is turned off.It was connected good before.I enabled the ...
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Detect an IP address of a Wireless Access Point device

I have a Wireless Access Point device (http://www.szedup.com/show.aspx?id=1706), which I am planning to put into BeagleBoard-xM, in order to achieve wireless communication (LAN). However, I can't find ...
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Can't see my wireless printer in the DHCP client list on my router

I am using EPSON 900WD printer on wi-fi. I changed the router sometime back. However now I cannot see the printer on the router. What I have tried: I tried to open the next available IP on the DHCP ...
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Bitdefender Firewall blocking Wifi (trusted network), No DNS probe finished

Bitdefender has blocked my wifi network multiple times, and when i load the internet google chrome says DNS probe not finished. The only way i can get on to the internet is to turn off the fire wall ...
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Will a Modem -> Switch -> Access Point setup work?

So, I'm planning on chucking out my ISP's router because it's just plain not good enough. I'm planning on moving to a Modem -> Switch -> Access Point setup. I plan to have a DrayTek Vigor 130 ...
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How do I setup a Polycom phone to use internet connection sharing in Windows 8?

I have a CISCO IP Phone 303 and Windows 8 as OS and I have a Wifi Internet connection. My challenge is I am unable to connect the phone to the Network, as it says Unidentified Network in the ...
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Hp Elitebook 8440p Wireless Adaptor On No Connection

I recently bought this machine which is currently running 64 bit Windows 7 Professional. There is a touch-screen switch that you manually use to turn the network connectivity switch on and off, ...
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VPN tunnel between two networks with the same ip address

I'm trying to understand at a basic level networking. I've been asked the following question as a scenario for attempting to help me understand networking better. I've spent quite a bit of time ...
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How to show WIFI connection's properties dialog in Windows 8.1

In Windows 8.1, when I right click a WIFI connection, nothing happens. In Windows 8, there will be a menu and I can view its properties by clicking the "View Properties" menu item. How to do that in ...
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How do you reset a Buffalo WZR-D1800H (with dd-wrt installed)?

I installed dd-wrt on my Buffalo WZR-D1800H wifi router some time ago. I've reset this device in the past, but it always takes me about 30 or more minutes to figure it out. Each time I finally reset ...
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Wireless router with ac mimo and DSCP prioritization?

I have a Draytek 2920n wireless router which supports DSCP prioritization which I use to prevent online backups killing by WAN connection, while still utilizing the full bandwidth. See ...
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Can 802.11ac cards make simultaneous dual band access point?

If I have a Wi-Fi card that supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz, can it make an access point on both frequencies simultaneously?
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Do cabled connections and Wi-Fi “use” the same bandwidth?

My brother likes to play games online on his Xbox. However, because he is far away from the router, he uses our Wi-Fi instead of an Ethernet cable. I, being closer to the router, use an Ethernet cable ...
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Metasploit Android payload [on hold]

I am running Kali linux on virtual box My virtual box network setting are adapter1-->NAT and adapter2-->Host only ifconfig--->ip address--->192.168.56.101 I'm trying msfvenom... android payload of ...