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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Switching to WiFi connection when Ethernet is slow (Windows 7)

My PC is connected to a powerline adapter via an Ethernet cable, and I get a fast connection. However several times a day the powerline adapters seem to lose connection for a couple of minutes, ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, “Disconnected - you are now offline”

I'm pretty new to ubuntu but here is the problem I have so far; my wireless connection seems to disconnect and reconnect itself. Some days it will work and somedays it will not. I did some research ...
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Create a password protected computer-to-computer network

Does anyone know if it's possible to create a password protected device-to-device (adhoc) network on OS X Yosemite? Here's a link to the Apple documentation for OS X Mountain Lion however there does ...
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How to use both my dual internet connections in the same exact moment on Mac OS X [duplicate]

I am running Mac OS X and I have two different Internet connections on two different local networks: One is wireless and the other is wired. I want to use both on the same time to get higher download ...
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Ethernet and wireless connection [closed]

I have a device connected to my laptop using an ethernet cable. This connection has nothing to do with an internet connection as such but the wireless capability on my computer gets disabled everytime ...
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Change OS X Internet Sharing Wi-Fi hotspot password from terminal

I have Mac and use it as a hotspot. Is there any way I can change the hotspot's password from terminal?
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Cannot connect android phone to tp link router

I have TP Link TD-W8968 wireless router. I can connect my laptop to the router but not a phone since few days. I am facing a problem since a week, when I turn a wi-fi on on my android device HTC ...
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filter or hide the connections that show in my available connections list

I have Windows 7. when I go to the list of available wireless connection. the list is very long and I would like to tag some of them so the don't show up in my list of connections again. With the the ...
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How to transmit audio for a call from mobile phone to PC via WiFi and back?

In a few days I'll lead a meeting in a room that does not provide any phone signal. However, during this meeting we have to call a person who can not attend this meeting in person. To make the call ...
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Wifi stops working every 10 minutes on Mac OS X Yosemite [SOLVED]

Every 10-15 minutes, my internet connection fails in the following manner: Cannot load websites Cannot connect to Dropbox Cannot connect to IRC Skype still works Slack still works Still able to ...
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Apple iPhone 5s and Cyberghost [closed]

I own my own business and do a lot of work from my phone. My clients Information is very sensitive . What happens when my Cyberghost VPN drops or the PPP stops responding ? Are clients and personal ...
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How can I get my router to give internet access to >1 device

I have an ongoing problem with WiFi on my home network: All devices are able to connect to the network, however only one is able to get internet access at any given time. The one exception to the ...
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How to configure Netgear WGR614v9 as a Wireless Repeater (without a physical cable)

I have a Binatone wifi router acting as my base station: Model: Binatone WR1500N2 LAN Port MAC Address 0C:D2:B6:37:02:F6 IP Address 192.168.0.1 DHCP ON IP Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 I have a ...
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Windows 8 - Wireless Adapter stops connecting

This similar thing has happened before, I fixed it by not using windows 8 anymore. However it's getting quite annoying. What happens is, if my Wireless network adapter is disconnected from the router ...
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I'm benchmarking various DNS servers and one of the adresses shown seems like my router, how to check it?

I'm using DNS Bench to test 10th's of DNS servers, and two addresses in the list appear to be from my router: 192.168.0.1 Non-routable local internet address 192.168.1.20 Non-routable ...
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Requirements for continuous changes of wifi stations' names [on hold]

Assume you change the name of a wifi station continuously in all your devices when your serves says so: here every week for simplicity and the same name in all devices for simplicity. You have a list ...
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Unbrick gsm modem Alcatel one touch X090S

Just bought X090S from "MTS UKRAINE". First night was trying to make it work with raspberry pi running raspbian with no luck. I was using usb_modeswitch and wvdial but modem failed to register in 2g ...
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MacBook Pro retina 2013 with Yosemite 10.10.3: Severe Wi-Fi issues only on main account

In the last few weeks my MacBook Pro has developed increasingly severe Wi-Fi problems. At first it would drop connection every 10 minutes or so, but now it cannot find a network at all. In fact, the ...
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Network connection degrades after a while

My topology is as follows: Fiber -> Modem --[PPPoE]--> WiFi Router --[Cable]--> Win Computer A | `-------[Cable]--> Mac ...
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tcpdump not displaying RSSI

I am monitoring Wi-Fi probe requests via tcpdump on Debian and am trying to capture the RSSI (signal strength) of each probe request element. Currently, the output from tcpdump for each probe request ...
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windows 8.1 updates broke wifi

Windows auto-update has killed my wifi. Its a new machine and I forgot to turn auto-update off. I've had this machine for a month and everything has been A-OK. The last updates, 13/5/2015, killed wifi ...
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best practice procedure for browser use on unsecured WiFi

At this posted question is the advice you need to always check that the SSL connection shows up green in your address bar and/or manually double-check that the certificate is valid when using ...
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no-ip: same ip for all devices can not access computer files redirected to router login page (solved)

I want to access my computer from outside the network and I'm using no-ip to get my computer static ip, it works fine, but when I'm accessing the host on port 80 it's not reaching my computer but just ...
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Dual monitors go wireless

I will be using the Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK motherboard. So it natively supports 3 monitors output - hdmi, dvi, and vga. To make things complicated, i wish to have my monitors go wireless. I did a ...
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Restrain user from updating their Phone application via Office WiFi [closed]

Is there a way to stop users from updating their phones when they connect to the office's WiFi. Being unable to tell which MAC address belongs to which person, and only able to block up to 8 MAC ...
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QCA9565 / AR9565 Slow at some distance

I'm having trouble with an Dell Inspiron 14 5447 Wifi using Ubuntu 14.04. It's an QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter. When I'm at 4 meters distance of my wireless router, it works fine, as ...
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home network bridge + access point

I want to create a wired bridge to a wifi setup a firewall + intrusion detection and then setup a wifi-access point for lan-out I currently have a d-link 1200 extender setup as bridge, my desktop ...
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Laptop modem simulation [duplicate]

I have a laptop that does not have a modem and I do not have a phone line in my house. I have wifi trough my cable company and a cell phone. I need to connect to a remote dial-in modem (a HMI screen ...
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How to specify txpower in hostapd configuration file

I'm not able to specify the txpower in hostapd config file, I couldn't find the config parameter that can set the txpower (in dBm for example). Also I would like that my manual hostapd configuration ...
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Wi-Fi connection does not appear on list of available connections [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7. My Wi-fi connection used to appear on the list of available connections. It has now disappeared. I can connect to other Wi-Fi connections with no problem and can connect to my ...
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What factors limit the number of sessions a router can handle?

We have had a number of problems recently with our office connection. Unfortunately FTTC is not available in the area, so we have two ADSL connections load balanced via a Draytek 2860Vn+. I have had ...
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How to use 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz at the same time

I have the following setup: 1x TP-Link Archer C7 (with to Accesspoints "AC24" on 2.4 GHz and "AC5" on 5 GHz) 1x Notebook with 2 Wifi-Adapters (TP-Link Stick connected to "AC5" and Intel N 7260 ...
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How to connect to a wireless network with different domain credentials

I've recently purchased a new computer, and I'm using it for work. The only issue is the username/password combo I'm logged in with is different to my domain credentials in the office. Now I've ...
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How to connect two computers wirelessly

I want to connect my Raspberry on which I installed archlinux arm, wirelessly to my computer. With this connection I want to stream a live video from the Raspberry Pi. Raspberry<------Wireless ...
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Windows 8.1 manual DNS on a per wifi network basis? [duplicate]

How to configure Windows 8.1 with a specific manual DNS that is only valid for the current WiFi network? The setting seems to associate with the WiFi card, not the network, resulting in a laptop that ...
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How to share a drive with a network in Windows 7

How can I share a drive with my network, so that I can access the drive form my mobile (any device) which is connected to the same network (same wireless modem). I did try it once and when I tried ...
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Router behind router

To extend my wireless upstairs I salvaged a second router and have been trying to set it up so that: SSID matches with primary router Password matches with primary router Secondary router: Dlink ...
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is there any way that my computer should first use ethernet connection and then wifi when both are connected to the system [duplicate]

Is there any way that my computer operating system (windows 7) should first use ethernet connection and then wifi when both are connected to the system. Because I want to control a device using ...
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Automatic VPN icon state change after successful connection, windows 8.1 64 bit

I have to establish a VPN connection on top of a local network to be able to access the internet, all is fine except when I make this VPN connection (I finilize the connection) the icon relating to ...
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Wireless network management

My (wireless) network implementation, goes like this : 5 ADSL lines (Up to 24 Mbps) but they work aprox. @ 4-5 Mbps. I want to support 60 clients on the same time. The routers we have available : ...
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Why can't my Windows devices browse but my iOS devices can browse?

All Windows devices on our wireless home network are no longer able to browse the internet. The choice of browser does not matter. All iOS devices can still browse without problems. I have tried the ...
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Getting list of connected devices and types to a network without connecting

I'm using kismet to get a list of networks nearby and all the devices that are connected to them. I can get the MAC address off these devices, but I was wondering if it was also possible to get the ...
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IW and IWCONFIG reveals different wireless interface results

I am using VMWare Fusion with Ubuntu 14.04 as guest system upon the OSX host system. The question is that when I plugged in the USB Wifi adapter (TP Link WN725N in my case), The commands iwconfig, ...
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Understanting wifi routing and gateway

EDIT : I've found a solution as explain here So I'm completely lost. I'm a real beginner about linux networking. I have 3 interfaces eth0, wlan0, wlan1 (2 wifi usb dongle) on my raspberrypi. My ...
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what protocol is using for SoftAP?

I am using two NetGear A6210 to connect two PC(win7) via SoftAP. The two PC is point to point connected and can share file to each other. But the data rate which is shown on the status is 54Mbps, ...
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WiFi Diagnostics in Windows 8 [on hold]

What, if any, are the commonly used tools used in Windows 8 to check WiFi strength? Specifically, I would like something that checks the packet loss of the connection. Although the basic Network ...
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Incognito effectiveness?

So I go to a private high school and we have school issued laptops. I browse mostly on incognito just because there are some sites I prefered the school doesnt know I visit (like my tumblr and ...
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Does Edimax EW-7811Un Support Monitor Mode

My question is fairly simple as stated above, does Edimax EW-7811Un Support Monitor Mode. I was reading about network monitoring and wanted to use this with a Raspberry Pi for example to monitor the ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro x64 can't create homegroup

Today I wanted to copy some files over homegroup to my PC from my Notebook but homegroup wasn't available so I checked my PC and saw that Network and Sharing showed no connection but it was connected ...
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connect wireless router to 4g modem /router

I spent the whole day configuring the routers but no luck, my case as follow: I access internet through 4g huawi modem /router I want to connect wireless tp-link which connects two printers, I want to ...