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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How can I remove someone else's computer from my wireless network? [closed]

I want to remove someone else's computer from my wireless network. How do I access my router to see if I can block their MAC address. I have Windows 7.
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Wireless frequency jammers

So I have to access points, the first one is on the station and the second one is 30m away. The station should receive video from a couple of IP Videos and one IP Camera. I use 2 access point which ...
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How to set a password for iBall WiFi Router?

I use iBall Bation 150m wireless-N ADSL2+Router. Its product code is iB-WRA150N. It enables wired and wireless connections. I want to set a password for wireless, that is for WiFi. I searched in ...
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Choosing from multiple network connections

I have two different ISPs in my home and also two different routers. I'm using one for Wireless, and one for ethernet. On my PC here, it has both wireless and ethernet connections setup at the same ...
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Windows - make hosts file affect ICS

I am running an Ad Hoc Wi-Fi network (Hosted network using Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter) on my PC. I used ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) to link my existing Wi-Fi connection through to ...
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Slow internet on one pc, and one network

i have encountered a really annoying problem with one of my laptops. So i have a wireless internet connection in my house and have 3 computers, 2 phones and 2 tables working perfectly and fast on the ...
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If a wireless router sends packets all by broadcast and with its full bandwidth, can each connected device receive the same full bandwidth?

If a wireless router sends packets all by broadcast and with its full bandwidth, can each connected device receive the same full bandwidth? The possible scenario is like this: 1) connect one device ...
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wireless printer on secondary wireless router

I'm having trouble with the following configuration: cable modem----wireless router 1----wireless router 2----wireless printer Wireless router 1 has IP 192.168.0.1 with DHCP enabled ...
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Host a network behind another network

I'm not very good at this but I'll try to be as specific as I can. The situation: I'm getting my internet from my neighbour through wireless connection to my stationary PC. I have some network ...
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How many PC's can operate on a wireless router?

How many computers can a family run on one wireless router and not have problems? If the family has 5 computers running at any given time all at once, what is the consideration in purchasing a ...
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Internet Speed is so slow

So I am starting to get very annoyed at my slow internet. I live a hour and a half or so from London and 45 mins from Camebridge and I don't understand how my internet speed can possibly be as slow as ...
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How to forcibly refresh and renew my IP address? [duplicate]

I am in the Hostel and we are provided with Wi-Fi connectivity.The problem is that the IP address that is assigned to my machine works only for 5-6 hours. I want to refresh the IP address so that i ...
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Linking router from VPN to main network?

So, here's what I have going on now: Thomson Cable Modem ---> WAN port on D-Link N600 (IP 192.168.0.1 - DHCP 192.168.0.100-149) running stock D-link Firmware ---> Wan port on Linksys E1200 (IP ...
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How to use different gateways for different IP addresses when connected to multiple gateways - Win7

My office has a LAN and a Open ADSL (without proxy) via WIFI. Though I'm connected to both I can't use them same time. So How am I edit and add routes so for specific ips uses different gateways. I ...
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Setup PFSense as a router with 3 WANs, 2 NICs, and an unmanaged switch

So I have been trying to set this up for days and cannot get it to work properly. I am trying to replace our home router (a crappy Thomson router provided by our ISP) with a PFSense box repurposed ...
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Wireshark Capture Filter

I am new to wireshark and I am trying to capture an ICMP packet over 802.11g, I am using windows and pingplotter. The issue is that on wireshark capture I am not getting any ICMP packets no matter how ...
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How to identify from a Windows computer the wireless device that is poisoning router?

I live in a house with various other people who all swear that there is nothing wrong with any of their devices. The problem being is that when wireless is enabled on the router, ping sky-rockets and ...
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how do I restrict my android phone to just my home and work wifi? [migrated]

My android phone keeps connecting to random public wifi's that don't work very well. So I turned off wifi completely. Is there a way to say: use wifi if either my home wifi or work wifi is available, ...
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Can't get internet on 2.4 GHz wifi, but can for 5 GHz

I have a Windows 7 desktop that is giving me a baffling network problem. My router is broadcasting two wifi signals: one on 2.4 GHz and one on 5 GHz. My desktop can connect to both, but cannot get ...
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Why can't I connect to PLEX sever via my roku but I can via my tablet?

On my home LAN I can connect/play media stored on my PC via my tablets but am unable to even connect to it via my roku box? I manually enter the IP address of my machine in the browser of my tablet ...
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windows 7 in one wifi-network slow

My roommate's Dell XPS is incredibly slow in our new wifi-network (new router - Netgear R6250 with dualband 2,4 GHz + 5GHz, ac 1600), but another Windows 7 computer goes normal. In another ...
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Identifying whether the wireless router is faulty or the wireless adapter is

I have a persistent problem with my wireless internet connection. On the system (Windows 8.1) that I have, the internet is so unstable that it goes to limited every 15 minutes and then resolves itself ...
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WLAN probe requests' content

I've monitored my home Wifi to check if any of my devices (Windows PC, Linux PC, Samsung phone, iPhone) would send Probe Requests containing the SSID of my home router even if the router is turned ...
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What happens if my neighbour sets his wifi SSID the same as mine?

Most routers come with the same default SSID. Example: (Dlink, Linksys, etc..). So what happens if I have a router with SSID "Dude" , and my neighbour has a router with SSID "Dude". Assume both ...
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Check if device is on the guest network or main network

I have a NETGEAR WNDR3400v2 wireless router. I have the guest wifi setup with no security. In the router's web interface, I can see all the "attached devices", but it doesn't tell me which wireless ...
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Home WiFi network seems to be overloaded. Solutions?

My router is a Billion BiPac 7800N. I believe its performance drops when I have a lot of wireless devices turned on such as my desktop computer, laptop, XBOX, iPad, two smartphone, two kindles, etc. ...
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Periodic Network Timeouts

When streaming, gaming, surfing, etc. I lose connection every 10-20 minutes for 5 seconds or so. At first I thought it was a wireless adapter problem so I upgraded from a Belkin N150 to a TRENDnet ...
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How to isolate open guest AP from uplinked private AP with dd-wrt

I have two routers, setup like so: [MODEM] | [WAN] <<< +-----------------------------+ <<<< | WRT54GL with stock firmware ...
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Replace router with x86 server & dongle?

I've got an old router that was provided by my ISP. Unfortunately I'm stuck on ADSL so I have to use it anyway, and it has built in wireless-G. What I'd really like is something that supports ...
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How to monitor wifi link speed

I have an issue where streaming video to my smart tv sometime freeze. Today I saw what could be the problem, link speed dropped from ~250mbps to 5mbps. I would now like to track the speed all day ...
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How to Bypass Wifi Restriction At School?

I've asked a question like this on a different thread but got put on hold cause I didn't give enough details. Now I understand what's going on and thought I should re-word the question and ask again. ...
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Wireless does not work after upgrade to Windows 8.1

I've recently upgraded my Lenovo g700 to Windows 8.1. After this, I cannot connect to my router via wireless (WPA2). Via a cable goes fine, and I can also connect to my mobile when set up as hotspot. ...
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Linux: how to connect to WIFI router via WPS?

I'm using xubuntu. I don't see any option to connect to my router via WPS. Is this possible at all?
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Dropcams Overloading Router?

I have a general question about what I should do at my house. In my house I have: 1 PC wired directly to the router. 2 Laptops on Wifi 2 Apple TV's on Wifi Xbox on Wifi Wii on Wifi 1 TV on Wifi 2 ...
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Using a USB wifi adapter as a router?

I have a TP-Link TL-WR1043ND router, running openwrt. Can I connect a Wireless USB Adapter to its an USB connector and and use that as the wireless router, instead of the wireless capabilities of the ...
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Ethernet (en0) loses IP address when WiFi (en1) starts/stops on OSX

We're using the Ethernet connection as a point-to-point connection to a lighting console and then the WiFi to connect to the main network. The issue is whenever we turn the WiFi on/off the Ethernet ...
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Is a rare timeout from a ping on 5ghz normal?

I have a ASUS router with a 5ghz AP. No interference or traffic. My question is, what can cause even just one timeout out of a large number (say, 10,000) successful, low-roundtrip times (1-2ms)? ...
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How do I configure my network to force some devices over vpn but still have them on the local network?

I want to setup a router with that will be a VPN endpoint that a number of devices can connect to (roku, apple tv, etc). These devices will be piped over the VPN to the internet. The rest of my ...
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CGPS: GPS Timeout - Sierra Wireless

I'm trying to setup a GPS on a computer that I've recently built. Ubuntu 12.04. GPS is from Adafruit connected to a Sierra MC7700 card which is connected to a MikroTik RB14eU. Setup for the GPS ...
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Resetting a router with same name and password

If I would reset my router and set the name and password to exactly the same, would the devices that already saved the WiFi information connect to the router without any problems and without realizing ...
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Connection is not persistent when using EVDO data card

I use a BSNL EVDO wireless data card. So, with this I cannot get my connection persistent i.e I cannot load Facebook, Gmail or Google search properly. If I enter a word and hit enter in Google search ...
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Bluetooth / Bluez: No reply to ping over bnepX interface

I have trialed to use Network, NAP profiles on Bluetooth. On Host, xUbuntu 13.04 I have followed as here. This Host or XUbuntu machine is behind proxy & runs on virtual machine. It is ...
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Wifi stays connected but internet discontinues on all applications

My operating system is Windows 8.1, I have an ASUS Q600 Laptop. This is the only device to do this in my house. I use DD-WRT on my router if that matters any but I've never faced an issue like this ...
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WPS: can the client ever play the registrar role?

In a WPS (wireless protected setup) system, can a client, e.g. a mobile phone, a wifi-enabled laptop, etc ever play the role of an external registrar?
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Can't connect to WiFi, but can with cable

I'm using Windows 7 32-bit, Toshiba Portege laptop. I want to connect to the WiFi, usually I can do that easily. But, I don't know.. maybe when I tried to install a Microsoft Research: Mesh Virtual ...
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Failed Wireless

Sorry i'm not good with computers so my tech. talk is limited. I have a presario CQ62 Notebook PC. 64 bit: Yesterday I went to the local Library to use some free internet. When I returned I could no ...
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Need help troubleshooting TPCIP.sys BSOD

I had a couple of BSOD on win 7 x64, I ran the software WhoCrashed on the minidumps and it shows something like this: Your computer crashed crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\032814-19921-01.dmp ...
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Is there a wifi to ethernet adapter?

I would like to get a TiVo Mini, but bafflingly it does not seem to support WiFi. I don't have cable or ethernet in the room I wish to use it in, and it seems like it must be on the same subnet as ...
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Will the dd-wrt Big build run on my Linksys WRT54GL?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL access point acting as a NAT router, with the inside network being my house's wireless and the outside network being a point-to-point link to my DSL gateway. My ISP is Telmex ...
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How to encrypt traffic from my laptop so that i can't be monitored over Wifi by any other on that network

I would like to know what is the mechanism or tool to encrypt all traffic going or coming to my laptop which is connected to the wifi network so that i can't be monitored by anyone and no one on that ...