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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Is my wireless AP broken?

I have TPLink wr741nd provided by my ISP so I cannot check the settings. Now the problem is I have really bad reception at my desk. I did some tests under same conditions, measuring with inSSIDer3 ...
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How to send a popup message to an unknown computer connected to my WLAN?

Is there any way to send a popup message from a Linux system to a "random" laptop/tablet/mobile linked to my Wireless network? For example, if I let my WLAN open and I see an unrecognized computer ...
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Wireless card overheating?

Ok, so I've had my laptop for several years (I wanna say 4, but possibly more), it's a Toshiba Satellite. I'm running Linux mint 15, and am having a strange new issue, after several hours of running ...
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How to improve the wifi performance of openwrt

If my computer download through my tplink router, the speed is 10Mbps, if through openwrt router, it's 5Mbps. Here is wifi information: root@localhost:/etc/config# iwconfig wlan0 wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ...
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Unable to connect to IP-camera

I have a Sinocam IP-camera which was connected to a Huawei b593 4g router, until a supposed computer engineer fiddled with the cameras settings and rendered it unusable. The camera ships with a static ...
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How to use connectify to share files between 2 laptops, one running Windows 7?

I have 2 laptops one running XP and another Windows 7. Both have WiFi-card installed. I want to be able to share files between these 2 machines and then in next step also be able to share internet ...
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How can I tell if Wireshark has sucessfully decrypted a capture

I have used Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4 in Windows 7 to create a capture file from my wireless g network by setting monitor mode. When loaded into Wireshark I can see the four way handshake and I ...
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Is it okay to connect white Wifi antenna cord to main connector, while not connecting black antenna to axillary connector?

What is the difference between the main connector and the axillary connector? I have a Toshiba Satellite 1905-s301 laptop. Two weeks ago, someone accidentally pulled the U.FL connector (plug) off the ...
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Will wireless clients connect to access points with the same SSID regardless of the wired network?

In reference to How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, particularly this line Wireless clients just assume that all APs with the same SSID are configured similarly and are all ...
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Connect My Laptop To Internet Using the LAN Port On My Desktop

My desktop is connected to my home WiFi network using a USB WiFi dongle (managed by windows). The LAN port on the desktop is empty. I am working on a microcontroller project where I need a ethernet ...
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No connections are available

Desktop machine operating on Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1. Ethernet cable is plugged into the computer on one end, and into the WAN port of the wireless router on the other. ...
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Windows 7 Wireless Network Adapter Stopped Working

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate machine where the wireless adapter all of a sudden started having trouble connecting to wireless networks. Whenever I go to a new place and try to connect to a wireless ...
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Use a USB HDD connected to a Wi Fi router as a backup for both Windows Desktop and MacBook pro

i've a macbook pro with Retina ( running latest osX, 10.9 i guess ) and a desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1. Can i buy a router with a usb port like this one, connect a USB HDD to it and use it as a ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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I want to know about wifi [closed]

I want to know about WiFi networking.In WiFi networking main provider can see the download list of any specific laptop.which is download from torrent,you tube and other site.
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Use Motorola NVG510 as wireless router only

I recently switched from AT&T DSL to Comcast cable, and I have a leftover Motorola NVG510 modem/router from AT&T. I bought a new modem for Comcast, and I want to use the NVG510 as a router ...
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Can Windows 7 connect to Mac Wifi server?

I created a Wifi network with my Mac and I could see it on Windows 7 as well as connect to it but when I launch my browser it doesn't work: server not found. Can Windows 7 work with Mac OS X's Wifi ...
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Excessive rate of ARP requests from Windows 7 spooler service when network printer is off

I'm having series of ARP requests broadcast by a laptop over WLAN, asking MAC address for a range of IP (192.168.0.62 --> 192.168.0.94.) The process runs for the range, stops for a 20 or 30 seconds, ...
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How can I turn my wireless laptop into a wifi hotspot?

When I am in my room, my phone does not have any signal strength to my router. My laptop is at half signal strength, so I can use the internet just fine on that. Now I want to turn my wireless laptop ...
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Connectivity problems with Linksys RE1000

Here is my mostly wireless setup: Linksys X3000 is used as an ADSL modem and a wi-fi router (lets say it provides ssid NETWORK1). Configured as 192.168.1.1, DHCP-server enabled here. Two Linksys ...
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Windows wireless interface for airodump-ng

Whenever I start airodump-ng on my Windows 8.1 32-bit PC, I can't use it because I do not know what the wireless (Wi-Fi) interface is. I know on Linux it's wlan0 but I don't know that the Windows ...
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Why wireless router can't detect ARP spoofing?

This is a very begginer question. We know that ARP protocol isn't secure at all. Computers and routers(/switchs) trust in ARP replies and updates its ARP caches (as far as I know). So, why wireless ...
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Can not turn on wireless card using on board keyboard. How can I override the function keys using an external usb keyboard?

I have a Medion E5211 laptop, with Windows Vista Home Edition. The only way to turn on the wireless card is by pressing Fun+F1 key. There is no external switch. I checked that the keys are not ...
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Setting up Bluetooth access to HP AIO laserjet 2840 printer

I read somewhere that using the HP bt500 Bluetooth USB 2.0 Wireless Printer Adapter I can wirelessly send and print documents from my Hp 2840 AIO printer. When I plug the bluetooth device directly to ...
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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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What kernel modules are required for wi-fi to work?

My custom-built 2.6.32 kernel cannot connect to any WPA-protected network. The kernel includes (probably?) everything that should be needed for wifi, including IPv4 network support (IPv6 is ...
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How to fix router Wi-Fi random down-time?

At home we have a Sitecom Wireless Gigabit Router N300. When it's working, it's great, but every now and then (seemingly randomly) the wireless connection will drop. The wireless network is still ...
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Which option is better for faster file transfer?

If I have a dual band wireless router and two computer connected to it (wirelessly), and I need to transfer a big file between the computers, would it be faster for both computers to use the same band ...
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Dell XPS 15 - can't turn wireless on (shaded out)

Question regarding my wireless feature. For some reason when I click on windows mobility center and no longer have the option of turning on my wireless signal. It's off and the "turn on" button is ...
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Windows 8 network bridge losing connectivity

I have a Windows 8 computer, set up to connect to a wireless network, with a network bridge to pass the network on to a NAS box (running FreeNAS) over ethernet. In general, this set up works fine. It ...
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Web usage monitoring

We are group of friends working in shared wifi network. Can anyone of us monitor what other guys are surfing from their computer? Is there any tools or Admin right for such monitoring?
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Keeping Virtual Wifi (As it was) before sleep/hibernation

I've seen these 2 questions Keeping Virtual Wifi (Soft) Access point after reboot Trigger Task Scheduler in Windows 7 when computer wakes up from sleep/hibernate But I don't want the virtual WiFi ...
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ping repeater at bootup and never stop

I have a wireless repeater which for some reason loves to go into sleep mode all the time, even if it is not supposed to. The manufacturer swears it's not a defect, and when it works, it works great. ...
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How to prevent wifi router from broadcasting multiple ssids?

I have the following Wi-Fi router: http://www.beetel.in/business-solutions/international-business/adsl/450-four-port-wifi-modem And I am also posting screen shots of ISP settings (from 192.168.1.1). ...
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Motorola Surfboard SB6121 modem conected to 2WIREi38HG wireless router but there's no internet access

I have just switched to Comcast cable internet from AT&T Uverse and I was hoping to use the 2WIRE wireless router with the new Surfboard modem so I can have wireless access. I messed around with ...
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Local wifi network community bulletin board

I'm trying to make an online community bulletin board for the people in my apartment building. Here's what I'm envisioning: I'll set up a wifi network, "Bulletin Board", and when people connect to my ...
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How to get wireless working (properly) with Sitecom Wireless USB micro adapter 300N on Windows 7?

The question says it all, but more detail follows ;) I've got a new computer that runs Windows 7 64-bits (Home Edition) and I'd like to connect it to my wireless home network (Sitecom wireless ...
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Can't Connect to OS X through Local IP Address

I've been encountering a problem connecting to my computer for months now, and finally have enough information together that hopefully someone can help me. I'm not sure if the problem with my laptop ...
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VDSL2 Modem in bridged mode using IPV6 in LAN

I have a VDSL2 IPv6 modem, it is bridged by default so usually sharing files between computers in LAN has happened with the same speed as my connection, which is 100/30 mbits. So basically all the ...
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Virtual wireless interfaces in different modes on single radio

I'm looking for a USB wireless adapter that will support virtual interfaces running in different wireless modes at the same time. I've found USB wireless adapters that support multiple wireless modes ...
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Wifi on iMac Constantly Dropping

I have had this iMac for a couple of years, and I have had constant issues with the wifi periodically disconnecting (only recently cared because I have actually started using it). I have recently ...
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Active directory sites and services

I have 192.168.1.0/23 subnet for wired connection and 192.168.2.0/24 for wireless connection. Do I need to add 192.168.2.0 in AD Sites & services. Right now I have 192.168.1.0/24 added in the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't really forget wireless networks

I have recently noticed that wireless networks I have previously connected to and removed from my known wireless list are still being searched by my wireless card. The networks do not appear in ...
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confusion on QoS features on linksys

I own a linksys WAG120N router at home which connects a few computers to each other and to the Internet. I typically stay so close to it and using cat 5 between my laptop and the router. My sis ...
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How can I cause interference to an AP operating on 802.11g using laptops?

I want to cause interference to an AP operating on 802.11g using laptops, to study its effects on various metrics. I've tried creating an ad-hoc network on the same channel and frequency with laptop A ...
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Always WI-FI Timeout Error On MacOS

I'm using MACOS X 10.7.5, this is my first time as a MacOS user. I have just gotten a new MacBook and I have 2 problems with WI-FI. I keep getting 'connection timeout' when i try to connect any ...
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My laptop can't access files from my desktop

Here is my problem. I have a desktop, a laptop and a typical router. The desktop is connected through wire and I connected my laptop wirelessly. I can access my desktop files through my laptop, but I ...
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cannot capture packets on wireshark without internet

I am using Wireshark on my Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit pa and whenever I start Wireshark without internet, it can't capture ant packets. But when I am connected to the internet, it captures packets form ...
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Does using a Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter decreases the performance of my Wifi card?

I have this theory, my wifi signal in Windows 7 is very poor, I tested in Ubuntu and it gets a really good signal. In Windows I use a Virtual wifi miniport adapter to make a wifi hotspot. I read ...