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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Home wireless network with wireless storage setup guidance

I am looking to setup invest in a router to upgrade my home wireless networking. I currently have a USB 3.0 Harddisk and my plan is to be able to share over the home network. What are the possible ...
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Changing MAC address disconnects Wi-Fi

I am using OpenSUSE 13.2 with kernel 3.16.7-21-desktop x86_64. I am trying to change the MAC address of my system by using the following commands: ifconfig | grep HWaddr ifconfig wlp2s0 down ...
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What can I do to improve a business-oriented network that only has access to 3 6Mb/1.5Mb lines with 15-30 clients? [migrated]

I work at an e-commerce based business in a 16k warehouse. The only available ISP solution is AT&T, with each 6Mb/1.5Mb line costing $50 and fiber optic being an option for $800/mo at 20Mb/20Mb. ...
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HP Probook 6460b automatically disconnect wireless connection ethernet cable plugged [duplicate]

I am using HP ProBook 6460b laptop. I want to use both wireless and wired connection simultaneously. But when I am try to connect Ethernet cable on Ethernet port the wireless connection going to ...
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Disabling/Enabling WLAN connection

Question: What is the terminal command behind right clicking on the wireless icon (Ubuntu 15.04) and then unchecking "Enable Wi-Fi" the box? Why am I asking it? macchanger just work for me when I ...
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Can I set a Mikrotik routerboard 951G wireless to cover a 3 story building and 480+ users? [on hold]

I am extremely new to wireless networking. I have a Mikrotik routerboard RB951G. Is it possible for me to set the wireless interface of my routerboard to cover a 3 story building with 40 rooms in ...
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Volume Control on Client Computer [on hold]

I have 2 iMacs, and I am wondering if volume control from the keyboard is capable on the client computer, not the server. I havent been able to get it to work with my wireless keyboard. Any advice? ...
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Why can't I get wireless connections but I can get Internet on Kali Linux?

So, when I try to connect to a WiFi network on Kali Linux, it won't give me any WiFi networks. But so long as the windows WiFi is connected, it will give me internet. So, I know the WiFi works ...
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Wireless: (if harmful) is a bigger WiFi antenna a bigger health hazard? [closed]

This question has been reworded to not assume that radio waves are harmful to human beings. The official message claims there is no real danger to human health in wireless radiations, like the ...
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A Nic and a USB wireless adapter, when one is on, the other stops working

I have NIC and wireless USB adaptor. Previously, both accessed separated networks and worked together. The wired nic is connected to a piece of equipment. I have it on a submask of 255.0.0.0 with a ...
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How can I use WiFi dongle as a USB wireless adapter?

I have a desktop (without wireless network card) running Windows XP and a Wifi dongle Huawei-E8221 with a sim card slot. My PC has Internet connection through Ethernet. I want to use dongle as wifi ...
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wifi and mobile data disconnects when screen goes off on huawei smartphone even with wifi on ALWAYS ON mode + auto sync + power save mode OFF [migrated]

My wifi and data connection disconnects when screen goes off on my huawei ascend mate 2. For samsung phones it can be solved with secret codes like ##0011# but for huawei phones the secret codes are ...
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How to set/change IP for intel(R) 82579LM gigabit adapter?

I want to set static IP to my wireless network adapter, but I get this error: [] so I want to change IP address of this adapter. I should set my wireless IP to 192.168.1.157. Also I restart my ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 Bluetooth Works but not WIFI in a Dell Inspiron M5040

I upgraded the wireless in my Dell Inspiron M5040 (running Windows 7 64bit) to a Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 7260 and have had some weird problems with it. Initially I could install both the Wireless ...
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Internet History Eraser [duplicate]

If I plug my work laptop back into the work network, can they view internet history from non-network wireless use? I've deleted the history in the standard fashion.
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Are there any wifi routers that allow manual setting to 100 full-duplex [closed]

I need a wifi router that I can manually set to 100 full duplex. Unfortunately our ISPs service only works correctly if the port can be manually set to 100 full duplex. In auto-negotiation it doesn't ...
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Airport card not working

I have a Macbook pro mid 2010. A time ago I replaced my superdrive with an extra hard drive. All works fine. But I replaced the second hard drive, and managed to damage the Airport connector (a tiny ...
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Problems with Network adapter

About 5 months ago I purchased an Notebook HP 14-r002TX. And about a month ago I got a virus I couldnt shake so I just erased the drive and reinstalled winows 7. But I now wasn't able to connect to ...
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Wireless for internet wired for LAN games while sharing internet connectivity?

So without using a bridge connection, is it possible? Bridge connections are currently broken in the windows 10 build I am using. Causes my drivers to crash requiring a reboot to get working. As does ...
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Why does my computer download at 800 KB/s when my Speed Test shows 118 Mbps?

I have tried to understand the difference between these two concepts, never very fully. I was hoping someone could weigh in on this for me. Why am I struggling with a slow download speed, a ...
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Kali Linux Wireless MacBook Air (Early 2014)

I have an early 2014 13in. MacBook Air that I recently dual-booted Kali Linux onto. My problems is that the wifi will not work, and iwconfig returns only "lo". I have tried to install the broadcom ...
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SSH Connection freezes after minutes of unuse?

I run a RaspberryPi with Raspbian operation system. I have installed a WLAN stick and connected the pi only over WLAN to my network. I can access the pi with ssh pi@pi-ip-address This works fine ...
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How can I directly access a PC in another subnet?

Ok so I have 2 subnets setup in my home network. There is a wireless router (with built in switch) connecting PC A (192.168.1.3) via a wire and PC B (192.168.1.101) via wifi. There is a wired switch ...
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How to create an open/unencrypted hotspot in ᴡindows® 8 and above?

I remember I created a network broadcasting a lan name with an ɪᴘ address in order to solve this question. It was by restoring the ad-hoc functionality on ᴡindows® 8. Everything I saw on internet ...
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TP-Link SoftAP mode error in Windows 7

Error code: "failed to configure ics, you can connect to softap, share the internet service will may be some problem" I am using TP-Link model TL-WN725N on my laptop as an access point for my Android ...
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Router IP does not appear on network

I have the following configuration: Netgear FSV338 vpn filewall(NAT and DHCP) connected to the LAN port of NETGEAR WNDR3400 router. When I connect to the network, I can only see the firewall's ...
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Ethernet Data Transfer rate

I have a 4 MB leased line connection. If I check it directly, it shows 4 MB download and 4 MB upload. In LAN network, I used to download 4 GB file and get only 500 KB/Sec download speed. Is it ...
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Find all machines from a particular network that can connect to my server

A complete noob/novice here so you might have to be a bit patient so this might be a a very simple question We have a server in a specific network, say, 120.1.2.56 and only certain systems from a ...
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Unable to access internet using android wi-fi tethering

Not sure this is the right place to post this question. My issue is actually simple, I have my android device using a data connection, and a hotspot setup on this device. I connect my linux box to ...
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How can I bypass dns for one hostname on one wifi network

I'm a complete beginner when it comes to network administration, and am trying to speed up a connection when possible. I have a service on my laptop configured to connect to my server over the ...
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I want to surf the net with my laptop without connecting to wifi

I want to surf the net with my laptop without connecting to wifi, wherein I can browse with my lappy at any place... so how will I do that?
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accessing a network from afuer with 3g modem

I have to access a network in a very distant and remote place where I only have good access to 3g .. the problem here is that I have a TL-MR3220 router and a modem ZTE MF180 3g and want Internet ...
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When I'm connected to two networks with internet access, what exactly is happening as I use internet?

I was just testing a little USB wifi dongle to see whether it's going to work with Raspberry PI. It seems ok on my windows machine. As we have two wifi networks at home, I used the dongle to connect ...
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iphone 6 plus personal hotspot stopped working

For last few weeks I "successfully" tethered my laptop computer on the freeway while carpooling to my iPhone 6 plus Personal hotspot. I have AT&T as a service. Last night, at home, I updated my ...
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Netgear r8000 - 5Ghz network dropped

I've just purchased a Netgear R8000 router. First thing I did is to upgrade its firmware to the latest version. I have turned on the two 5 GHz networks and enabled the SmartConnect functionality. I ...
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How can I get rid of the double NAT in this network?

Topology: Incoming Traffic > Modem > Router > Switch > Rest of Network In this image, notice IEAS-FILESVR, incoming traffic goes to the modem/router "IEASOFFICE" into the switch, to the FILESVR ...
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Set wireless channel on a DD-WRT router via SSH

I'm trying to change the wireless channel on my DD-WRT v24-sp2 router via SSH. I can persist the channel settings by running; $ nvram set wl_channel=X $ nvram set wl0_channel=X But this doesn't ...
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Kali on vmware, intel 7260 wont appear

I downloaded the latest kali virtual drive, after downloading and installing the latest kali on my actual computer with about the same issues, the wireless card was acknowledged, but otherwise ...
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Bash command to create adhoc network OS X

How could I programmatically (bash or any other language) create an adhoc network in OS X? I heard references to the airport utility, but haven't been able to figure out a way to do this.
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Ubuntu can't connect to IPv4 sites, and some very odd network behavior

I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 with Chrome up to date. I've been having a strange problem recently. My internet connection is wireless broadcasted from DSL (AT&T U-Verse to be exact). Viewed with ifconfig, ...
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Why can't my computer and Android phone communicate over WiFi?

I am trying to run an internet radio server on my computer with icecast that I will connect to over the LAN with my phone using VLC player, however on my network my computer cannot ping my phone and ...
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Is it possible to daisy chain Powerline network adapters?

I have a pair of TP-Link powerlines. They work well, but we're wanting to get a connection at the end of a long garden. The connection is a little too far, since the router is at the front of the ...
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Using home NAS as a substitute for local storage: Performance and application compatibility considerations

I recently got a Mac laptop for the first time, and now have 4 computers in the house (2 Mac laptops, 2 Windows desktops). The idea of the laptop is so that I can have more computer time because I can ...
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Is a high Collision Count in WAN an issue?

I have a NETGEAR CG3000v2 modem/router. I found a stats page which has: System Up Time 938:32:16 Port Status TxPkts RxPkts Collisions Tx B/s Rx B/s Up Time WAN ...
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Is it possible to remote access DD-WRT router without forwarding ports through gateway

I'm new to networking so I apologize if I get any terminology wrong. We are setting up a router as an AP using DD-WRT (Kong build) on a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. I won't have physical access to the ...
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How do I set up a Cisco EA4500 router that I bought at an auction? How do I get into it without the previous users' password?

Just got this EA4500 Cisco router at an auction. Is there a way to reset it so that I can enter a new password and set it up with my settings? I also don't know how to tell which version this router ...
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Why my download speed is high but my speed test is slow ?! is this ISP trick?

I have a "12mb" Internet connection and my download speed with IDM is "1780kB/s" and it's Ok. But speedtest.net tells me "your internet speed is not 12mb actually it's 3.85mb" How does it just ...
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3 network adapter in computer, all connected to internet, which process using which adapter?

it might be a very noob question, im a security researcher but am not very clear about this:i have 3 network adapter (1 laptop built in, 2 usb adapter), all of them are connected to wifi (internet). ...
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Modem not passing internet connection to wifi Router

I have a BSNL Wimax internet(India) connection. I get input from a terrace antenna to a modem(OX253P). An ethernet cable is then connected between the modem and the laptop. My internet works perfectly ...
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Setting up wireless access to a Ethernet cable modem from a Wifi smartphone

I have Internet at home via a cable modem. Until yesterday I had a laptop that I got rid of and plan to buy a smartphone (Lumia 640 or Moto G2, haven't decided) that has WiFi capability. Rather than ...