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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Captive portal : external splash page specs?

Captive portals - like in restaurants, hostels, airports, ... - are detected by OSes. When detected, OS displays a browser-like windows (~popup). (Generally in order to ask for authentification, ...
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Upgrading TWC modem/router with 192.168.0.1 default address on home network with existing Trendnet wired router set to 192.168.2.1

I have a home network with a Trendnet TW100-S4W1CA wired router with a base address of 192.168.2.1, DHCP turned on with a range of 192.168.2.1 - 192.168.2.100, subnet 255.255.255.0. It is connected to ...
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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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win 8 network connection

Have an HP Pavilion 23 with Win 8.1 that will not connect to the internet. When you reset or disable the adapters to renew the IP you will get a 651 error. However when I run Ipconfig /all or Ipconfig ...
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Aircrack-NG fundamentals: how much network traffic takes each of the WIFi devices on my wireless network?

I have a portable computer running Kali Linux near (about 2 meters) to my DSL wireless access point, and I am trying to browse all the traffic on my network capturing it with AirCrack-NG. This is ...
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Wifi router + Modem overloaded

I am really tired of the situation I am going through. We have one connection and one Modem+Router device at home. There are over 18 devices that connect to one router at the same time. We have to ...
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If there are 13 Wifi channels, can I only use 13 Wifi devices on the same room?

As wikipedia reference, 802.11 standards (which defines Wi-fi networks) tell us that wireless networks works with 13 different channels on OFDM (depending on the release, a, b, g or n). From this I ...
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Setting up a wired and wireless router

I have a little box I use as a print server now. It has a wireless card and two ethernet ports, and I'd like to use it to replace my router, as it supports ac and my current router only supports G. I ...
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iPhone doesn't connect to wifi unless the laptop is ON

I always thought that there was something wrong with my wireless home wifi. It connects to all the computers, printer and laptops wirelessly but NOT my iphone. Till just recently, i noticed that my ...
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How to connect a PC with Windows XP wirelessly to the internet [closed]

Can anyone explain this assuming I have no experience with computers, or is there a part I could replace to change the operating system?
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Connect PCIe devices to Macbook pro

I have a Macbook Pro retina and I want to connect a PCIe based wireless card to it . Actually I want use a wireless card supports the ath9k open source driver. There are multiple devices but most of ...
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Secure and efficient business NAT router setup

Background I'm designing a server setup for the small business where I work. We want to be able to host our own web server and other services in the future at our own location. Being the IT ...
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Are routers limited to number of devices?

I'm going to buy a new router, but, I've just realised that for nearly all routers I've looked at (Belkin, Netgear, D-Link) don't state the maximum number of devices which can connect concurrently. ...
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Asus DSL-N12E router frequently drops Wi-Fi connections

I have a Asus DSL-N12E router (DSL uplink + router + Wi-Fi AP) at house, and on average 5-10 devices which connects to it with Wi-Fi. Frequently different devices reports they lost Wi-Fi connection. ...
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Viewing multicast iptv via wifi from mikrotik router RB2011

I would like to view multicast iptv stream via wifi from my mikrotik router, but couldn't find such settings in it. I've found suggestions to install udproxy on the router. This is not possible ...
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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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Only one of two ethernet connections has internet access

Alright, this one has got me completely stumped. Among other devices, I have three computers currently connected to the same wireless router: One of them is connected through ethernet and has ...
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Are there open source Linux drivers for the Panda Wifi USB adapter?

I'm looking for a wireless adapter for my new PC. My requirements are: it supports 802.11n it is cheap (under 30 USD) it has good, open source Linux drivers (will work "out of the box") preferably ...
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Kali 1.0.5 Internet Connection Problems

I have recently installed Kali Linux and am having connection issues. It says I am connected to the network, but I am not able to access the Web. A Ubuntu 13.04 running on the same machine (dual boot) ...
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What are the known plug-and-play 5Ghz WiFi dongle? [closed]

I'm planning to inject a USB WiFi dongle inside a Virtual Machine through USB on a Windows 7 64 bit guest (without SP1), the goal is to connect to a 5Ghz WiFi (N or ac). Since I don't have admin ...
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Debian laptop loses all network access, can't ping anything

I've got a laptop running Debian (Jessie) that for whatever reason has decided it hates wireless. It has some kind of Intel wireless card (not sure which), and so uses the iwlwifi package for ...
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Wi-fi turns off when USB device is plugged in

I am having the problem that most times that I plug in a USB device, my wi-fi in the Asus Zenbook UX31E will turn off (not disconnect, but turn off with the red x over the wireless icon in the task ...
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How To Keep Wi-Fi On Even When Your Mac Sleeps?

Whenever I want to download something which is over a gigabyte, I leave my computer, so the download could happen smooth and fast, but that's not to be, when my computer goes to sleep, and the Wi-Fi ...
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Windows 8.1 doesn't refresh network when it reconnected after interrupted

I am using a laptop, connect to home wifi. Sometime the network is lost, cause limited icon in network. After the network resume, my laptop doesn't recognize it and still display the limited icon. I ...
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DD-WRT and Chromecast: default WLAN to LAN bridge blocks UDP?

I have DD-WRT running in gateway mode on a DIR-615 I1. I've updated to the newest available build. Chromecast is a wireless-only device, for those unfamiliar. The device has been set up and ...
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Internet speed is 512 kbps but it gives only 60kbps speed

My internet speed is about 50-60 kbps but on company plan and there website it shows that Internet speed provided is 512 kbps can anyone explain this?
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Why my LAN connection is so slow?

I transfer files from one computer to another by LAN connection. Exact configuration looks like this: - laptop ==> [ WIFI ] => router => [ cable LAN ] ==> desktop PC this WIFI connection has ...
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Causes of slow network connection between two Windows 7 computers on LAN but either Win7 and a Linux computer are not slow

I am experiencing slow (approx. 1 MB/s) transfer speeds on my home wireless network between two Windows 7 computers. Speeds improve when switching to Ethernet on both. This speed is being observed ...
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Setting Up Seperate Home Network no External Internet

Is it common, or recommended, to setup a separate home network for the purpose of streaming and sharing local files? What are some considerations I should account for when setting this network up in ...
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Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport - Unexplained

I have just reinstalled my OS with Windows 7 X64 Ultimate and for some reason I have 2 "Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport" adapters installed. I can't for the the life of me think what app did this! ...
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How to block website from MAC in the verizon router firewall settings

I've tried searching for how to configure my verizon router firewall to block certain websites but nothing seems to be working. Picture of what I've done here I did an nslookup for youtube.com and ...
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access external hard drive from a different network [closed]

i have an external hard drive that I have connected to an extra computer on my home network. For school and work, I spend a lot of time at another location. I'd like to access the files on my hard ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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Wireless adapter keeps needing to be reset after windows 8 upgrade

Ok, I have a MSI GE70 0ND-033 Laptop with an Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 135 adapter in it. When I had Windows 7 everything worked perfectly. I upgraded to Windows 8 and now suddenly I am ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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Variable ping on MacBook Pro to router over WiFi: what could be causing it?

I have a mid-2014 MacBook Pro that is experiencing very variable ping responses over WiFi. Coworkers using the same WiFi network do not experience the same problem, so it seems that the problem can be ...
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What is the theory behind the static fixed private IP of 3G USB Dongle?

We have some 3G dongles, plugged in with SIM cards from service providers. Upon properly configured (selecting the proper APN etc.), the laptop or PC will then have a static private IP (10.x.x.x). ...
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Save all WLAN profile names stored on my machine, into a textfile

when I'm using the netsh wlan command, a similarly output is shown. C:\Windows\system32>netsh wlan show profiles Profiles on interface Wireless Network Connection: Group policy profiles (read ...
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Windows 8 laptop does not show WiFi

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that previously connected to a wireless modem but it does not now. The modem is not a problem because I can see it and connect to it from other computers. On the ...
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Problems with Broadcom WLAN and Windows 8.1

I have read : Windows 8.1 update effectively disabled wireless networking It didn't help. I have just recently bought a Lenovo M5400 laptop and installed Windows 8.1 x64. According to the support ...
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Definite guide to making Windows ICS work over WiFi (ie. share LAN internet over WiFi adapter or function as a wireless access point)

My laptop is running Windows 7 has both a LAN adapter and a WiFi adapter. In order to turn the WiFi adapter into a wireless hotspot, I created a new ad-hoc network, and turned on ICS, assigned the ...
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wireless network disconnects repeatedly

I have bought acer VN7 for a few days. The wireless network connects for a 15 minutes and then disconnects for a few minutes and so on. I have tried alot such uninstalling and reinstalling the driver, ...
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Configure IPSLA on Cisco 1941

I'm trying to configure IPSLA on my network such that if my primary network fails, the backup network network picks up. I have one router and two modems. The primary modem is connected to the GE0/1 ...
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Sniffing wireless LAN network using tcpdump

If I correctly understood the basics of the wireless working, I should be able to sniff the traffic of other computers over the wireless LAN. So I connected a second computer to my wireless LAN and ...
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How to make Windows 8.1 auto-connect to a VPN if connecting to an unsecure WiFi network?

When connecting to an unsecure WiFi network, is there any chance to force Windows to make sure it is connected to one of my selected VPNs before allowing any other traffic to pass through that WiFi ...
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Port Of 8 ball pool app [closed]

Which port is being used by 8 ball pool app game? Actually I want to block this port but does not know the port. And how can I block it in Tp-Link router?
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How to change WiFi settings of HP Laserjet P1102W?

Does anybody know how to change the WiFI settings (SSID and password of the host network) for HP Laserjet P1102W? This printer comes with an integrated Wifi adaptor and detects the initial wifi ...
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Router 1 device and Router 2 device is not in the same network, although router 1 connect to router 2 [duplicate]

My ISP provide me a moderm hg863 the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ---> modem --> router---> notebook ...
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epson XP-400 won't print says “offline”

My Epson XP-4oo was working and printing just fine. Wireless lights on router and printer are lit. Suddenly -- cannot print -- message says printer offline. I tried everything I could think of: ...
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1 modem connect with 2 device, can it in the same network?

My ISP provide me a moderm that has 4 input and I can plug lan cable in it the modem model: http://huawei.com/en/products/fixed-access/fttx/ont/hg863/index.htm So I have attempt like this before ...