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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Unable to use airmon-ng, blocking processes

I am quite new to aircrack-ng, and learning it. But i got stuck on the airmon. Please help me out here. Thanks in advance. Details about system: Operating System: Windows 8 Wireless: Dell ...
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How to change saved wifi password in windows 7?

Recently I changed my wifi password ( through router ). But on my laptop ( windows 7 ) it still remembers old wifi password. It always try to connect using old password and shows Limited Access. I ...
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Delayed startup of network icon (wi-fi)

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about five minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there's an available wi-fi signal ...
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When you log into MySQL is the password encrypted?

I'm using an insecure wireless network (because the secure network is currently down). I wanted to know: When you log into MySQL, does the client program encrypt the password before sending it? ...
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Decrypting WiFi password with Win XP regedit file?

I'm having problem with decrypting Windows XP wireless password (WPA2), I am supposed to retrieve WPA2 password from regedit file which I have already recovered from fotmatted partition. I have ...
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How does a wireless router limit connected devices?

I'm using a TP-Link TL-MR3420 wireless router to provide temporary internet access in a clubhouse. I use a wireless 3G dongle to provide the actual internet access. I accept that lots of users ...
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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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2 routers, both DHCP, no IP assigned

I can't get DHCP to assign IP to my wireless devices. My network config is as follows: Nanostation5 Linksys WRT350N, which is connected with Nanostation via its INTERNET port. Nanostation: LAN ...
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Windows 8 missing internet drivers [closed]

I recently installed windows 8 pro on my laptop it wasn't getting any internet at first then I went to sleep to see if it would work in the morning it wasn't until I checked my drivers that I realised ...
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how to setup a router to route everything through a content filter that does whitelisting

Consider a router with adsl connection to internet, 3 ethernet ports (eth1 to eth3) and wifi. Consider there is a linux machine (that is to do content filtering (whitelisting - allow only specific ...
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Connecting a wired ethernet device to a Maplin N300 wifi range extender?

I've purchased a Maplin N300 Wifi plug-in range extender which I've configured into my home wifi and it works great as a wifi extender, testing it by connecting my phone to the new AP. It's probably ...
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suggestions for practical networking [closed]

Can I get some suggestions for learning practical networking including security, routing, NAT, virtual nets, etc, for wired as well as wireless devices (servers, routers, access points, etc. and hosts ...
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unable to register network in d-link wireless data modem usb card

I have purchased D-link 3G modem for mobile broadband internet but I am unable to connect to the network. Also it is unable to register network. So, what should I do?
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Wirelss card not being detected in backtrack 5

I just installed backtrack 5 and I am unable to detect my wireless card. iwconfig doesn't list my interface. I can see that the hardware is present in lspci -vnn (see below) but I can't get the ...
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What's the difference between a wifi access point and station?

I noticed that my (rooted) modem has some hidden modes for wifi. It has the default(and only setting without rooting) wireless access point, but it also has the settings repeater, ad-hoc, and station. ...
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How can I get Internet speed from my router that comes close to what I get from my modem?

I have a pretty standard home Internet setup: Internet comes in via cable, cable modem connects to wireless router, router spreads the goodness among a handful of devices, most wirelessly, one or two ...
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Intermittent connection drops on Win 8.1

This is a laptop system. I currently have an issue where my network connection will drop intermittently for anywhere between 5-15 seconds at a time. This is enough to disconnect me from anything I'm ...
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Computer Disconnects From Internet - Wireless

I don't have a router. My pc has a wireless card. I tried reinstalling the drivers but it keeps happening. Could it be hardware malfunction? Can I buy a new wireless card?
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wifi signal enhancement from a distance?

I get wifi from across the street, and the signal is very weak, except maybe for the closest point of the house. What kind of tools are available to me to enhance the signal, so that I can enhance the ...
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Can long range Wi-Fi work if one end of the connection is not using a high-gain antenna?

I am trying to understand how long range Wi-Fi works. As far as I know, Wi-Fi consists of Tx and Rx. When a laptop is connected to an access point (AP), the laptop is able to receive data from the AP ...
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How does Google Chromecast connect to secured wifi?

Google Chromecast can be set up by going to the setup page on a supported device. But in technical terms, what is actually happening on your device that configures the Chromecast dongle? For ...
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Windows 7 laptop constantly dropping internet connection

I have scoured the web for an answer and failed to find one. I am using a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7 64-Bit. I have the computer connected via Wifi. Now, I am no beginner with the ...
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Can not use the wireless network for both window and virtualbox machine

I have a problem with virtualbox machine when use the wireless adapter. I use the window7 and virtualbox machine(installed android): The window7: I have 2 connection, 1 is "Local Area Connection" ...
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Prevent specific application from using metered network connection

Windows 8 introduces the new category of metered network connections. Applications that are aware of this type of connection can choose not to use it in an effort to reduce connection costs. I would ...
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Why doesn't Wireless Network Connection box show up?

I'm running Win7; when I click on the Wi-Fi button in the tray, the box won't pop up. Right-clickng does bring up troubleshoot and open network.
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New laptop with Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 has inconsistent wireless connection

So, I got a new Toshiba L50-B-103 (Windows 8.1 64-bit, specs) which comes in with the wireless card indicated in the title, Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160. I use this computer mainly for gaming, ...
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can not connect to Wifi via Lan network

Hi I have LAN network at home with username and password. Each time if i want to connect then I need to provide credentials. Recently i bought micromax mmx440 device which provide wifi via LAN or Data ...
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Internet Connection Sharing(ICS) on windows 7 does not work even though connected to host

So below are the details of hardware/software I am using for ICS. 1.Windows 7 as host 2.Android Phone(Micromax canvas 2 as client 3.EDUP nano usb wifi adapter 4.Data card(usb modem) for internet ...
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Sony Vaio Laptop loses wireless connectivity after few minutes

I have a problem with my laptop. My laptop loses its internet connectivity randomly. Sometimes it's okay for an hour but usually the problem occurs after 5 min. When I run these commands, I can ...
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Issues with ForceBindIP on Windows 7 (x64)

I am desperately needing a solution to binding certain applications to specific network interfaces. ForceBindIP seems to be my only solution. Although the website claims it works up to XP, Google says ...
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How to access wifi router config page when it's in Bridge mode?

I have a TP-LINK wifi router (model TL-WA901ND) configured in Bridge mode plugged into my building's network. How can I access the config page of the router? e.g. I might like to adjust the wireless ...
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How to install Broadcom Wi-Fi on Arch Linux in command line mode?

How do I install Broadcom Wi-Fi on Arch Linux in command line mode on an Acer eMachines EM350? I assume that Broadcom STA should be the driver used and my USB key the way to install it with the help ...
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Skydog is slowing my internet speed

I have two systems running my internet at home: Skydog and BOB (iinet). When I use Skydog (either by Ethernet or wifi) my load speed slows dramatically. However my Dad’s computer runs perfectly both ...
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How can I find out why a wired file transfer is slower than wireless from MacBook to USB HD attached to Boxee Box?

If I transfer files via wireless from my MacBook (Mavericks) to the USB hard drive connected to my Boxee Box, I get over 900 kB/s. If I run the same file transfer over a wired connection it barely ...
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How do I pinpoint why wifi access is dropping

I am in a public building (ie. library) with wifi. I am trying to to pinpoint why a wifi signal keeps dropping...or find a why to work around it. My boss often uses the wifi and recently she has ...
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Connect to the strongest wifi AP in kde?

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, which has KDE 4.13.2. At the moment, when ever I start up, or resume from suspend, KDE automatically connects to a previously used wireless network, but it does so in some ...
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How to configure a wireless router to point to a remote www proxy

I have a LG smart Tv with browser. I need the tv browser to connect to a uk based proxy server on port 808. Unfortunately there is no option within tv to setup proxy for its browser. Now the Tv ...
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I can't connect to any wireless network

I've just had a burned router. When I now try to connect my PC to the new one (Dlink wireless AC750 DIR-810L) that is set to default settings except I've tried several different channels, default ...
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How can I find the USB wireless adapter into the dmesg log file?

I am pretty new in Linux (RaspBian for RaspBerry Pi but I think that there are not difference) and I have to install an USB wireless network adapter (the product is the TP-Link TL-WN725N, this one: ...
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CPU Temperature monitoring [duplicate]

How can I monitor my CPU temperature? I live in a very hot climate, ambient temperature 30+C. Although I try to keep the room as cool as possible I am concerned the CPU is running at a higher than ...
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Fix a Channel for a particular SSID (various APs)

I have around 6 routers having the same SSID but on different channels. I want to connect to one particular channel. Is there a way in Win7 or any software to fix the channel for that SSID. (My driver ...
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Internet on college wifi doesn't work until i enter the specific proxy given

My college has a good Wi-Fi but internet doesn't work until I enter the proxy of my college. The biggest problem is it has got many websites blocked. How to overcome this problem??
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Very high ping and packet loss on one computer only

I have a specific desktop which seems to have consistently high packet loss and ping regardless of what connection it is using. I'm connecting via wifi and this computer usually has a ping to my ...
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How to setup firewall to allow internet connection sharing via Wifi USB stick?

I have a Windows8 computer linked to the internet via an ethernet cable ("Ethernet" network connection). I have attached to it a DLink Wifi USB stick, and I'm trying to share the main PC's internet ...
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Airport Express N 1st Generation Wireless to Wired

I'm trying to use the airport express as a wireless to wired bridge. I've get it connected to the wifi and connected to a Windows PC. The PC gets an IP and the correct default gateway, it can ping the ...
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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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How to capture 802.1X EAPOL packets in windows 7?

I want to capture 802.11 EAPOL packets on windows 7,however,i fail to capture any EAPOL packet use wireshark.What tools can i use to capture the EAPOL packet? my environment is windows 7,wireshark ...
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promiscuous mode with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 AGN wireless card

I'm trying to solve this problem for a long time, googling, reading and trying with no help. I have laptop with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 AGN wireless card which suppose to support promiscuous ...
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Find ports not blocked by Proxy Server

We are connected with each other with wireless network and there is a proxy server (SQUID perhaps) which makes us connect to Internet. They have blocked some ports used for gaming, how do I search ...
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How to obtain devices connected to my router using nbtstat command?

i use this command to get the name of a computer in my network (nbtstat -a [192.168.1.5]). it works fine when that device is a pc, but when i try to get a cellphone's name using the same command it ...