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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Add access point without ethernet connection?

I have a TP-Link wireless access point that I would like to set up so I can access WiFi at both ends of the building. The issue is I don't want to have an ethernet cable running across the floor. Is ...
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LAN over RF link leads to intermittent errors

We have an odd error occurring with our network, the setup is: IP Camera -> Radio LAN repeater -> Local switch -> PC The IP camera is streaming video over RTSP / UDP and we can control it ...
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Windows 7 Calendar is No Longer Shown, No Wireless Signal Icon Shown and Resource Monitor Does Not Start

1. Recently I have noticed that I cannot get calendar to pop up after clicking on clock on system tray. I can with searching find settings to configure clock but I can't access calendar at all. 2. I ...
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How to create game connection over my router but don't share internet?

My friend and I want to play a game that requires a lan connection between two computers. I have a modem with wifi and he has a laptop with inbuilt wifi. So I want to let him connect to my router (to ...
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Is there such thing as an Ethernet output selector? [closed]

I have two independent Internet connections at my home, and I also have a very detailed LAN setup in my home, spanning many floors, and network devices. The problem is sometimes one of the two ...
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Network adapter slow - Windows 7

I'm having problems with my internet speed when connected to a PLC. I'm connected to the PLC with an ethernet cable and to the internet via WiFi. The LAN adapter has a static IP set but I don't get ...
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How can I properly use “crunch” in Kali linux?

NEW UPDATE! i was able to: crunch 8 8 0123456789 -o /root/Desktop/filename.txt https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/79896/how-can-i-properly-use-crunch-in-kali-linux this is my first post so ...
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WLAN on OpenWRT router

I've installed OpenWRT Snapshot R43972 on a router that is not officially supported (a Swisscom Centro Grande resp. Pirelli / ADB according to the descriptions here and here. However, the PCB layout ...
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Could using fewer antennae than a wireless NIC has connectors for cause any problems?

Could damage to a radio occur? Is there likely to be a performance impact? If connecting one or two of a possible three antennae, will the choice of antenna ports used have any impact?
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Windows 8.1: Ad-hoc wifi network manager

Connecting to ad-hoc wifi networks has become fairly inconvenient in Windows 8.1. It requires executing several shell commands and copy/paste of strings... (See here.) Does anybody know a nice tool ...
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WiFi Hotspot on Mac or Windows

I am trying to set up WiFi hotspot using my MacBook pro laptop. I have both Mac OS and Windows 7 installed. The problem is that my network provider (eduroam, university network) does not allow users ...
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Extend WiFi range with a wired AP

My brother has a router with wireless connections in his cellar/ground floor. His range is bad on the top floor. He already has physical CAT cables running through his house so he could easily ...
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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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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Very slow file transfer speeds from wired to wireless

I'm trying to transfer files between my Windows 8.1 desktop, which is connected to my network via Gigabit Ethernet, and my Windows 8.1 Surface Pro, which is connected via 802.11n wireless. Although ...
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samsung smart tv that repeatedly is disconnecting from wifi while streaming hd video [closed]

parents-in-law (60+) have a samsung smart tv that repeatedly is disconnecting from wifi while streaming hd video; netflix, hulu etc. So my parents-in-law have a two story large house with a comcast ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 configure as wifi access point / router

I have a windows server at home which handles all DNS and DHCP for my network. Recently my upstairs router exploded and I need to find a new way of providing Wifi for my home. The server has a new ...
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Are 3G dongle faster than built-in smartphone 3G chip? [closed]

I live on the African continent and do not have access to a cable connection. So whenever I am at home, I rely on my smartphone data plan or on a 3G dongle on my laptop. I have noticed that the ...
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Is it possible to use an internet passthrough from OSX to an Android phone for development purposes?

I have a locally hosted website in nginx, and I'd like to be able to access that website from a smartphone or other external device for testing purposes. I tried internet connection sharing with no ...
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Installing ASUS usb-n10 nano receiver disables my ethernet card, ruins my pc start/shutdown time and itself also not working?

I installed a ASUS usb-n10 nano wireless receiver to my desktop PC but after installation I couldnt connect internet through cable/on board ethernet card also wireless receiver not working and made my ...
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Wireless adapter disabled by fn. Key [on hold]

I turned off my wifi on my ProBook 4540s by one of the FN keys but I don't know which one. I don't know how to turn it back on again. Can you please help me? I have tried turning the laptop off and ...
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how to use an specific connection on my internet browser?

I have two different connections, one on WiFi and another one on cable. The cable connection uses proxy and blocks some websites. The wifi connection doesn't use proxy. Im trying to use the WiFi ...
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SSH port fowarding on Apple Airport Extreme

I am trying to access a VM that I have on a server on a local network run by an Apple Airport Extreme 2nd gen from outside the network via SSH. I have set up SSH port forwarding on the airport extreme ...
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Problems with netsh wlan

I'm currently using a hostednetwork to connect a Nintendo 3DS with the command netsh wlan start hostednetwork, birdge the one that has internet and, the 3ds connects without problems, can browse, ...
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Connect multiple Android/iPhone Devices to MacBook Pro

my plan is to control my MacBook via OSC from different smartphones (android/iphone). When I do that in my personal network, everything works fine. But I wonder if it's also possible to create a WiFi ...
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Internet Connection Sharing with Wireless Hosted Network (WHN) is not providing a DNS server for WHN clients

On Windows 8, I'm using a wireless hosted network with ICS. I have one interface connected to internet, and my WiFi interface as a wireless access point. The interface that is connected to internet is ...
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How to Setup a Simple SOHO network [closed]

I'm rusty at being anything close to a IT type. Mostly do Automation. Need some help setting up the network in our office. Tried cruising for the answers but i'm getting confused. We have an LAN/WAN ...
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What does the Wi-Fi usb speed limit refer to?

Let's say that I have a Wi-Fi usb pen drive with a maximum speed limit of 300Mbps (which is equal to roughly 36MBps). Is this the maximum communication speed that I can get between my Wi-Fi device ...
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Very slow Wi-Fi download speeds using a TP-LINK WR841N (1/10th of full Ethernet speed)

I have 105/10 internet through Comcast and I have a TP-LINK WR841N router. I use Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I get ~100Mbps through Ethernet, and only around 10 Mbps through Wi-Fi. Yesterday I had ~50Mbps on ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Connect WP8 to Zarafa/Synology mailserver only using mobile data when home WiFi not available

I have a Lumia 1520 WP8 phone that I'm trying to connect to my Zarafa mail server on a Synology rackstation. The rackstation is connected to the internet via a DLink DSL-2890AL router which connects ...
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Windows 8.1 shut down after I plugged my S5 into a usb hub now mouse and wifi won't work

So I have a desktop and I was plugging in my phone to move some albums over. Forgot I was plugging it into my usb hub which is notorious for being touchy. And as soon as the metal from the charger ...
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Possible way to use desktop applications on your android device with almost no lag in remote area?

Can you use a Wireless LAN connection and appropriate device(s) to link an android smartphone and a desktop computer in a remote area, such as Antarctica, so that the smartphone can use an app like ...
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Is Cellular Internet Connectivity lost when connecting to WiFi captive portals? [closed]

Would it be expected that when connecting with a smartphone with cellular internet enabled, to a WiFi captive portal, smartphone "looses" cellular internet? AFAIK captive portal either redirect HTTP ...
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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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Diagnosing a seemingly functioning WiFi Adapter

I recently bought a computer that came with an AsRock Extreme 9/ac motherboard - which I am adoring and love in every way. Everything about it works just fine. I install Windows (8.1 x64) and go ...
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Awful internet connection

So, im using a BT as my internet provider with one of their hubs stationed in the upstairs bedroom. Now ive had really dodgy internet connection/speeds on this computer for a while, but the most ...
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BCM4360 5Ghz AP-mode on Linux

I want to setup an access point on Linux on the 5Ghz band. However the current card I have doesn't support this (the Intel Wireless-AC 7260), so I want to buy another one. I thought of an Asus ...
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NAS disconnects from router when streaming device turns on

I have been using a Seagate Central NAS with my Linksys EA6900 perfectly fine for months. It is connected with a Gb Ethernet cable. Recently bought a Xiaomi (equivalent of AppleTV but designed/made ...
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Wifi wont stay connected on boot (beaglebone black)

EDIT: I looked online and found iw reg get. Mine was set 00. So i set it to US and now everything is working. Im having an issue with one of my beaglebones, im trying to have it connect over wifi to ...
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Is it possible to convert a Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router into a standalone router/ access point?

I was using a broadband which required a modem-router (Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router) with an ADSL port. Recently I switched over to a Broadband which requires only a router. Is it possible to ...
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Serial to Wifi AP module (Hilink RM-04) not visible when connected to works network

I m using Hi-link RM04 serial to wifi, ethernet module for embedded development. I also use the same as WIFI AP for my internet connection for my laptop when at work in office. Earlier i was able to ...
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How to set up peer-to-peer wireless network with OSX and Windows 8?

I need to set up a peer to peer network for my class as an exercise. It has to be a wireless peer-to-peer network with 2 laptops. I currently have a MacBook Pro Yosemite and a Windows 8 Toshiba. I ...
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cg3000d - what would cause wireless to reset to factory?

I bought a lot of 5 cg3000d routers for some room rentals that I have. 2 of 5 routers, have mysteriously reset their wireless configuration. Basically the wireless was reset so that the SSID would be ...
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Allow guest network client access to one port on local network

I'm helping a friend configure his Linksys EA3500 router. He is running a web server on his desktop and we've configured the router to forward port 80 from the WAN to the desktop. He'd like to also ...
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Can i use Mini PCI WifI+Bluetooth on my PC

I need Bluetooth and Wifi card for my desktop. The PCI solutions are very expensive (at least solutions which are 100% working with Linux). So what if i just get mini PCI card and an adapter, then ...
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Epson sx515w wifi dropout

I have n Epson sx515w all in one printer which until recently, has worked as it should over my network. Now the printer drops wifi connection when it goes into sleep mode. (it turns the wifi off, as ...
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Two router LAN without connecting cable

Trying to create a single network which will cover two seperate buildings, so that only one set of login credentials are needed. However, buildings are in close proximity but entirely seperate, i.e. ...
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How can wpa_cli distinguish between WEP-Shared and WEP-Open?

If I setup an access point as WEP-Shared or WEP-Open it shows up as: wpa_cli scan Selected interface 'wlan0' OK wpa_cli scan_results Selected interface 'wlan0' bssid / frequency / signal level / ...
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Apple TV with a wifi router but no internet connection

I have a wifi router connected to a cable modem and I can connect Apple tv to the wifi network and link to it from laptops and iOS devices no problem. I currently have a temporary problem with the ...