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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Automatically prefer interface with internet connection in Windows 7

It's fairly often that I have hardline internet and am programming devices over wifi; or am on the university wifi and am programming devices on an off-grid LAN. There is lots of Q&A here about ...
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How can I set up routes on my iPhone to use both the wifi connection and the cellular data connection? [closed]

I have a wifi router that has no upstream Internet connection (serving as a strictly local area network), and an iPhone 6+ with a cellular data connection (LTE). After connecting the iPhone to the ...
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Tweaking the WiFi Router [closed]

Please pardon my complete non-tech background. I have a list of Mac Ids of the users to whom I want to provide internet access which is stored on a local computer (local server). How can I tweak the ...
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Monitor who's connecting to your wifi connection on Kali Linux [closed]

I'm wondering if there's a software/tool which can manage the accesses to my wi-fi connection. I'm using the modem dashboard now, but it's slow and complex, as it's not direct as a software and I ...
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Does connecting to a VPN always provide a secure environment over unencrypted WiFI connections?

Sometimes I have to use public WiFi connections. I always connect to a VPN thinking it will provide the security of encryption. However, I don't know any details about how the VPN I use is ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04, how to disable wpa_supplicant looking for peer to peer (p2p) networks?

CVE-2015-1863 - people can maybe break into your computer from anywhere in radio range, by sending specially crafted P2P network management packets. The disclosure says you can mitigate the ...
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How can I download a single file with two or more adapters? [duplicate]

I have two modems which connected to separated ADSL line and in other hand, I have a desktop PC and a laptop. I want to download a single file using these two modems so I can use both of them at the ...
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Windows 8.1 - Add an unavailable network

In Win8.1 it seems like I can only connect to SSIDs that are within my range of access. Say I had a computer that I needed to set up to connect to a network with wifi somewhere else. How do I set up ...
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How can I create an isolated network with 2nd NIC on Win 7?

Here is my situation: My test PC has an existing NIC, wired connecting to our internal network, no internet access. the ip range is 172.16. Now I need to create an isolated wifi network, also no ...
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Why does TV interfere with WiFi?

In my home, we get internet and TV both over an optical fibre. The setup is, this Optical terminator -----Router----Switch---Set top box---TV--Wii U | | ...
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upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) is not working

before tplink was working fine but i want to try dd-wrt coz i heard of wireless stability and more features so i upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt-tp-link-tl-wr841n/ after doing that ...
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Using a USB wireless adapter to secretly share wifi: would anyone know? [closed]

there's no wifi in our office so I'm planning to use a usb wifi adapter to share my computer's internet to my phone. However, I'm afraid our company's IT department might know. Would they? I mean, is ...
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How do I repair Android DHCP issues? [migrated]

My phone plan comes standard with a lot of data and as a result, I've been regularly using the Mobile Hotspot feature built into it, on my laptop. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S5 and is rooted on a ...
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How do I add laptop to DC through wifi?

I have a desktop running a few VMs, one which is a domain controller. I'm wondering if there's anyway for my laptop to connect to the domain controller over wifi? Is what I'm looking for possible?
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How can I tell if a device supports Wi-Fi Direct?

For example, how can I tell if a WiFi adapter supports WiFi Direct? Is there any standard that makes it explicit that WiFi Direct is supported? I see devices support 802.11ac or 802.11n, but not sure ...
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Internet connection issues on Yosemite

I'm having troubles with internet connectivity on Yosemite, MacBook Pro (late 2014). When I'm at home internet works great. I'm connected through wifi to a standard modem/router. The problem is when ...
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windows drops wifi to limited while other devices work fine

The WiFi connection on my Windows laptop randomly drops to Limited. I haven't been able to diagnose what causes the drop. I have checked the internet connection on my iPad, usually beside me, each ...
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wifi troubles 11dbi not enough range

I'm using an 11dbi omni directional antenna with a tplink tl-wr841hp router and 20ft of L400 cable. The antenna is mounted on a 20ft pole. Line of sight care. I'm trying to send the signal 200 ...
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Centralized Captive Portal [closed]

I have a client want to do captive portal on their hotel, where when user connect to their wifi, they will be redirect to their hotel website before can start using wifi. The problem is, their ...
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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Setting up wifi network with OpenWrt

I have router MR3020 with OpenWrt. I need wifi network with access to an admin panel of the router and the Internet from the another network. I have another network "BigWifi" (not mine), and I ...
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NFS activity locks desktop during any user initiated file activity

This is a funny little issue that has been happening for a while and I have learnt to work around but would prefer to resolve completely. My desktop PC is running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon. Core I5, ...
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Listen to Mac audio in a PC

I have a $200 Apogee MiC that I want to plug into my PC for Skype, but it is only usable through a Mac (I have a 2009 iMac and a gaming PC I built, side-by-side). So, I plugged my MiC into the iMac ...
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Windows 8.1 Enterprise - Driver Issues

We have Wifi internet connection used by multiple devices(Laptop, Smartphones) with multiple OS(Windows XP, Windows 7, Android). Till here all fine. I got new laptop with Windows 8.1 Enterprise using ...
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How do I make sure my local area connection never goes down?

I've made a local area connection with the netsh wlan commands, but found that either after a restart or just an extended period of time the connection just wasn't there anymore, nor did it show up as ...
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wpa_supplicant - detecting that my password is incorrect?

If I specify the wrong password for an SSID is there anyway to detect this is the issue when switching to a network? E.g. here I add a network but deliberately specify the wrong password. If I check ...
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Why can't I reconnect to WiFi without reenabling “plane mode” in WIndows 8.1?

If I connected to any network, I should enable and disable "plane mode" to connect to other network or reconnect to the same. If I try to connect without this, I see monitor with red cross in tray for ...
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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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VPN across cellular routers

Let me preface this by saying that I'm not a networking guy. I am outside my element on this project, so any advice, suggestions, or buzzwords are appreciated. I want to design a network where ...
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Wireless clients disconnected from router when PS4 traffic begins

I consider myself pretty good at networking, but this one has me stumped. My brother-in-law has a PS4 connected by wire to his router. All other (three or four) clients are connected wirelessly (one ...
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Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
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Debian can't connect to Wi-Fi network after upgrade from Wheezy to Jessie

After upgrading my Thinkpad T420 from Wheezy to Jessie today, the integrated Wi-Fi stopped working. After countless hours of searching, I still can't seem to find what the issue is. In the GNOME ...
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3G Router supports port-forwarding, but it does not work

My Linux workstation is using an MTS 3G Wifi USB dongle to get onto the Internet - this workstation has no other network connection. This Router's Port Forwarding admin page does let me specify the ...
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Wireless dongle driver don't work(Debian)

I have a WiFi dongle that said to support GNU/Linux, however no drivers were found on the CD, after hours of research i found this https://wiki.debian.org/rt2800usb and installed the driver, I'm ...
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Chromecast not connecting when TP - Link modem has password for wifi

My Google Chromecast connects to wifi only when i put no password to the wifi. The moment i put wifi with password, it refuses to connect. I am using TP-Link model no. TD-W89551ND wi-fi modem. I ...
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Wireless internet has 10 minute periods of lag

I have a windows 8.1 asus desktop computer that connects to the wireless router and gets an ip address (dhcp) and is able to surf the internet. After about 2-5 minutes of using the internet, it ...
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Setup website for home which works offline (No Internet)

I know that though I don't have internet, I can access and set my router configuration via http://192.168.0.1 (or other similar IP addresses). I want to know if I can set my website same way like ...
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Why does my Linksys WRT54G have three MAC addresses?

I am using a wireless network created from Linksys WRT54G. From 192.168.1.1 (the web for configuring WRT54G), I saw an MAC Address: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:20 From the bottom of the WRT54G device, I saw ...
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Which device can create a new network?

An example: I connect a Linksys WRT54G to my ISP's cable port on the wall. Each machine connected to the router has an internal IP. I think that I have created a new internal network (both wired and ...
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Logging wifi login attempts with a virtual router or a normal one

Can I log the login attempts to my WiFi network? It can be hosted from my notebook (running windows or any linux, for example BT5) or a router (tplink). And I would like to save the mac address, the ...
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Hyper-V Wireless Bridge Disappears After Sleep

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on a MacBook Pro via bootcamp. I've setup a Hyper-V for a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM. For networking I've setup a Hyper-V External Switch to my wifi, which creates a ...
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Losing Internet connection on a Sitecom WLR-3100 Wi-Fi Router X3 N300

At home, I'm using a Cisco router and DD-WRT'ed Linksys access point to connect my Android smartphone and Ubuntu laptop to the internet via Wi-Fi. I've never faced any problems here. Neither have I on ...
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I am connected to a single network but two connections are shown

Okay so I was trying to assign a static IP for my pc just with normal procedure but after I did so I got this. Can anyone enlighten me what is wrong or if everything is right? But amazingly the ...
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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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What might cause high latency when bandwidth is saturated?

I've been having network problems for a while and I'm trying to track down the source of the issue. Yesterday, I was transferring a file from my laptop to my desktop with SCP, over my wifi ...
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Range of intermittent network / router problems

I've recently moved to a new house and is experiencing a range of intermittent network / router problems. I use an ASUS RT-N66U wireless router which have worked great in my previous apartment, and ...
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Disable Windows from automatically connect to a network when network is lost by option or setting the auto-connection option to off (by default) [duplicate]

I work with different routers, I want my laptop to stop connecting to various wireless networks when a wireless connection is lost. Is there a way to prevent my computer from doing this? Bonus: If ...
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VPN over seperate instance OpenWRT

I am trying for a few days to get this going but so far i have not mamaged to. My situation is pretty much alike VPN on SSID #2 (OpenWRT) however slightly different. In my situation i am using ...
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How to use QOS (quality of service) on windows 7

i have 15 computers on LAN and other clients who connect through wifi. all connections pass through a windows 7 computer. i want to give high priority for some applications, urls, ip addresses using ...
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Network Adapter occasionally not able to connect

Sometimes my network adapter will require that I disable it and then reenable in order for it to work again. The problem is that it gives no indication that there is a problem with the network until ...