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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Change the channel of a Windows 7 wifi hosted network

I'm having performance problems with my phone connecting to a Windows 7 wifi hosted network. My phone can connect to the network and somewhat browse the web but the connection is sluggish - the ...
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Constant WiFi dropout. All usual steps to troubleshoot taken. Dual boot works fine on Ubuntu. Terrible on Windows 8.1

I have an Asus X550CA laptop set up for Dual Booting with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1. The WiFi adaptor is constantly dropping out on Windows 8.1 but works absolutely fine in Ubuntu. Wireless ...
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My Dell Laptop is not connecting with wifi router

One of my Dell laptop is not connecting with wifi network, once i troubleshot, then it show message to restart your WIFI router, but after restarting the router its not connecting. Earlier, this ...
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How to setup Access Point (WiFi hotspot) on Debian

I'm trying to setup an AP got stuck. I'm using an Odroid U3 and the WiFi adapter is the Module 3 from Hardkernel. I'm also using a Debian Jessie. Not, I've got it to almost work: the Odroid has ...
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How to pick a different WiFi connection when one drops?

I have 2 WiFI connections available. Sometimes, the WiFi network disconnects, and when that happens, I'd like the system to automatically use the other connection. How can I do this? I'm using a ...
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Wireless packet loss

I experience ~10% packet loss when running wireless. What it means to me is an average torrent download speed at 50% my wired speed (because of time out the speed goes to max, drops down, goes to max ...
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Intermittent lag while gaming that doesn't affect other PCs on the same network

I've been playing Rocket League with my brother recently, who lives in the same house as me and games on a different PC connected to the same router. We both connect wirelessly and are roughly the ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 doesn't allow internet connection

This is my Cisco ASA 5505 "show run": : Saved : ASA Version 8.2(5) ! hostname LAB-ASA domain-name TEST.com enable password X encrypted passwd X encrypted names name 192.168.1.0 AsusWireless ! ...
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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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Repeating a Wi-Fi signal with a Windows 7 laptop

I have a weak Wi-Fi signal that I can receive only by using my Windows 7 Laptop which uses an external Wi-Fi antenna.. I have an iPad which doesn't receive the signal as well - if at all - so I'm ...
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Whitelisting public network only on IPSec

I have successfully do IP whitelisting using IPSec on Windows Server 2008 R2 . Currently I am trying to whitelist private network. We got a game server using Smartfox Server. It seems the connection ...
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D link wireless router

I want to setup my wireless router. The problem is PEAP authentication. For connecting the lan to ethernet port of laptop, I have to setup user authentication by giving usernames and passwords. But, ...
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Stop windows falsely recognising internet connection on LAN and dropping WIFI

I have a problem with a Kiosk I'm trying to set up, the Client is running Windows 8.1 x64 Pro Embedded retail. The client is connected to a gateway via WIFI ( simple DHCP setup), this connection is ...
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how do I connect windows xp and windows 7 virtual machines to wifi

I managed to get windows 7 and windows xp up and running on a virtual machine. I want to link them to my alfa adapter, like kali linux. I don't think I have the drivers installed on either vm. Is ...
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Can't connect to the router settings through WIFI

I'm trying to change the router settings and I can not access to them by WIFI. I can, however, access to them if I connect an Ethernet cable to my computer (Macbook pro). I'm currently using Virgin ...
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Can the network owner see what I have been doing with their WiFi?

I am a foreign student and staying on homestay. I have to pay for WiFi once a month. They offered me a password and their WiFi is encrypted by WPA2-Personal. I am sharing the WiFi with six other ...
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How do I share my Internet connection over Wi-Fi from the command line?

What is the command line that starts sharing the internet connection from LAN over Wi-Fi? I think it allows to set a specific network name and a password. I remember it from some techie talk on a ...
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How to connect Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 using Intel WiDi to Windows 7 laptop

I bought Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 for 2nd external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 17R. I have newest graphic drivers installed (manual way, Windows 7 blocks original Intel's drivers, so I had to update ...
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not-connected no networks are available even networks are available

In my lenovo G50 laptop wifi networks are not showing.Red cross mark is appearing and in troubleshooter it is showing wireless capability is turned off.It was connected good before.I enabled the ...
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Detect an IP address of a Wireless Access Point device

I have a Wireless Access Point device (http://www.szedup.com/show.aspx?id=1706), which I am planning to put into BeagleBoard-xM, in order to achieve wireless communication (LAN). However, I can't find ...
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Can't see my wireless printer in the DHCP client list on my router

I am using EPSON 900WD printer on wi-fi. I changed the router sometime back. However now I cannot see the printer on the router. What I have tried: I tried to open the next available IP on the DHCP ...
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Bitdefender Firewall blocking Wifi (trusted network), No DNS probe finished

Bitdefender has blocked my wifi network multiple times, and when i load the internet google chrome says DNS probe not finished. The only way i can get on to the internet is to turn off the fire wall ...
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Will a Modem -> Switch -> Access Point setup work?

So, I'm planning on chucking out my ISP's router because it's just plain not good enough. I'm planning on moving to a Modem -> Switch -> Access Point setup. I plan to have a DrayTek Vigor 130 ...
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How do I setup a Polycom phone to use internet connection sharing in Windows 8?

I have a CISCO IP Phone 303 and Windows 8 as OS and I have a Wifi Internet connection. My challenge is I am unable to connect the phone to the Network, as it says Unidentified Network in the ...
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Hp Elitebook 8440p Wireless Adaptor On No Connection

I recently bought this machine which is currently running 64 bit Windows 7 Professional. There is a touch-screen switch that you manually use to turn the network connectivity switch on and off, ...
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VPN tunnel between two networks with the same ip address

I'm trying to understand at a basic level networking. I've been asked the following question as a scenario for attempting to help me understand networking better. I've spent quite a bit of time ...
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How to show WIFI connection's properties dialog in Windows 8.1

In Windows 8.1, when I right click a WIFI connection, nothing happens. In Windows 8, there will be a menu and I can view its properties by clicking the "View Properties" menu item. How to do that in ...
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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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Wireless router with ac mimo and DSCP prioritization?

I have a Draytek 2920n wireless router which supports DSCP prioritization which I use to prevent online backups killing by WAN connection, while still utilizing the full bandwidth. See ...
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Can 802.11ac cards make simultaneous dual band access point?

If I have a Wi-Fi card that supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz, can it make an access point on both frequencies simultaneously?
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Do cabled connections and Wi-Fi “use” the same bandwidth?

My brother likes to play games online on his Xbox. However, because he is far away from the router, he uses our Wi-Fi instead of an Ethernet cable. I, being closer to the router, use an Ethernet cable ...
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Metasploit Android payload [closed]

I am running Kali linux on virtual box My virtual box network setting are adapter1-->NAT and adapter2-->Host only ifconfig--->ip address--->192.168.56.101 I'm trying msfvenom... android payload of ...
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Problems with local networking on Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on VirtualBox recently. I do not have an external adapter; only my internal adapter. The problem is when I set “VirtualBox -> Settings -> Network ->Adapter1 -> NAT” I can ...
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Authentication error when roaming from one AP to another

I have a LAN with two APs to access it from different locations. Both APs are configured to have same network name and password. From time to time, when some clients roam from one AP to another, they ...
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Losing sync from random noise bursts on ADSL line

I live in Lebanon and have a connection of 2 Mbps ADSL. At random times, I get a sudden high amount of errors and I start losing sync (internet going on and off for like 20mins or just once). The ...
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Configuring wifi access point on laptop with hostapd

I basically trying to configure a linux laptop as a wifi router which other laptops and mobiles can connect to and then I can manipulate the traffic on for some network traffic testing (with lower ...
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Wifi network not showing up on laptop but showing up on phone

I have an open WiFi network that I use in my apartment (provided by my realtor). The network shows up on my phone's WiFi and works smoothly but doesn't show up on my laptop. I have Windows 7 and Linux ...
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tomato firmware unstable when I am connected to Chromecast

I have an Asus RT-N12D1, and I installed the tomato firmware by shibby (tomato-K26-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-112-Max.trx and tomato-K26-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-114-Max.trx). However I found that the connection ...
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Wi-Fi issues starting with OS X v10.10.4

My Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting. More activity leads to a quicker disconnect. Using pings to time it, with no other activity, it takes about 8 minutes to disconnect, whereas with some browsing, it drops ...
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Will two access points (on one network) speed up Wi-Fi access for multiple clients?

If I set two (or more) wireless access points with the same network name and credentials, connected to the same LAN, will they speed up access or slow it down? (The LAN is 1 GB, so it is faster than ...
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Single MAC and IP address used by two computers [duplicate]

What will happen if two computers on the network are having same MAC and IP address? Assume 20 to 25 computers are present in the network and they are accessing the internet through single gateway. Is ...
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Windows 8.1 - Enable WPA/TKIP

I need to join a WPA/TKIP authenticated network but Microsoft in their wisdom removed the ability to do this through the "Manually connect to a wireless network" GUI. I've been attempting to write ...
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Kali linux 2.0 wlan0

I executed the following command not knowing that it would disable the wireless option from my settings. iw wlan0 del Is there any way to reverse the command? Any help would be really appreciated. ...
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How to fix choppy audio and Wi-Fi problems with Bluetooth speaker on Mac OS X Lion?

I have a Creative D200 Bluetooth speaker that I use with my 2011 MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Lion. The speaker more or less works as a Bluetooth audio device, but I run into two problems seemingly ...
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How to avoid an insecure initial connection on public Wi-Fi networks before the VPN is enabled?

It’s a best practice to use VPN when you connect to public Wi-Fi networks. However, in the scenarios I am aware of, you first connect to the network and only then—after connected—switch to VPN. In ...
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College wifi connectivity [closed]

My college is WiFi enabled. When I try to connect to it through phone, it says Obtaining IP address and stops there. I am able to connect to the network by setting IP to static IP 172.1.60.75 (since ...
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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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Cannot connect to the internet. Local Area Connection 2 adapter is disabled

Short version: I cannot connect to the internet. Long version: I have been dealing with this issue for more than one year. After waking from hibernation my DELL 15 XPS (Win 7 Pro SP1) sometimes would ...
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Why does pinging a local router return “Destination Host Unreachable”?

I have two tomato routers. One is bridged wirelessly with the other. I have a new server on the network. It's running Ubuntu Server 11.04. They are all connected like this: A - Linux PC B - New ...
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bluetooth mouse and keyboard on surface pro interfere

Over the last few years, I've used a number (I've got 4 sets!) of: https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/wireless-bluetooth-keyboard-and-mouse-combo/ to connect full size keyboards and mice to my tablets and ...