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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Large network decision: APs or Wireless routers? [on hold]

I have a network with 15 iPads that can and will be used at the same time. I cannot decide between a wireless router or an Ethernet router and an AP. We are covering 2,000 SQFT and we are assuming ...
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How may I connect 4 (or more) internet devices to one router? [closed]

I have one ethernet cable running to my room and need to connect my PC, a Smart TV, Xbox and Playstation. I have been using an older Netgear 8-port hub but it slows my download speed from 115Mbps to ...
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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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Is it possible to have both Wired and wifi connections to the Internet at the same time

Update : (19/07/13) If I yank the ethernet cable out (to put it back in again) to force my laptop to recognise the wired connection, my entire laptop freezes. Only hard reset -- power off and power ...
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lost wireless conection, no signal meter,can not find the wireless driver in network adapters

i have a new acer es1 711 model zyl windows 8.1. i tried to load windows 7 but failed. i had cleared the memory of all contents while trying to load win 7. i then decided that 8.1 was better than ...
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Can't open a website via WiFi network, only through 3G network

I have been unable to open one particular website over the Wifi network in my home. Rest of the browsing and downloading is fine. The problem is only for this particular website and on all the ...
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Same network with same SSID in multiple locations? [duplicate]

We have two sites having about 35 meters of distance in between. I have two routers, one is Asus RT-AC68U and Linksys E4200 the other. I want to use RT-AC68U as my primary router in office1 and E4200 ...
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Wireless does not work after upgrade to Windows 8.1

I've recently upgraded my Lenovo g700 to Windows 8.1. After this, I cannot connect to my router via wireless (WPA2). Via a cable goes fine, and I can also connect to my mobile when set up as hotspot. ...
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how do i find IP of wired access point

I'm at a friends house that is using ATT Uverse. This network is by default secured. The problem is they have a long ethernet cable plugged into a "Linksys Access point A+G", which is unsecured. Its ...
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Bandwidth Monitoring for Linksys E4200

I have a Linksys E4200 router with about 10 computers connecting to it. I'm looking for a way to monitor bandwidth usage in real time. I am willing to install custom firmware if it can get the job ...
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Edimax EW-7811Un Mac 802.1x Hotspot

I'm having some trouble trying to set up a wifi hotspot with my mac. Essentially what i'm trying to do is connect my chromecast to the network but chromecast does not support the 802.1x ...
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Problems connecting to wireless and the Internet after upgrading to Windows 8.1

I've used Windows 8.1 since it was released and didn't have any problems for a long time. Then some time ago I began having problems connecting to the Internet and my home modem's wireless network. ...
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Why can’t I see my Macs on LAN under “Network”?

EMBARRASSING UPDATE: I rebooted my laptop and it solved the problem. D'oh! Thanks for your thoughtful answers. I’m using OS X 10.10.2 (14C109). I’m not sure when this changed, but certainly a ...
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wireless network not working, interface (wlan0) missing

I am a total linux beginner and running Linux Mint 17 Qiana on a Dell Latitude D520. Because I can't connect to any wireless notwork, I tried to configure some hardware stuff I barely understand: ...
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Configure /etc/config/wireless file to switch to AP mode when client not connected

I'd like to be able to configure the /etc/config/wireless file such that when either of these conditions are met, the router (OpenWrt) goes into AP mode: There is no WiFi network configured by the ...
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How can I access my NAS through my network setup?

I have an old Watchguard Firebox x10e I got off eBay that I am using to protect my network. I will be the first to admit that I am not a pro at networking, so I am having issues getting data through ...
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How are Wi-Fi rays were distributed and does it get affected by common other rays? [closed]

How does Wi-Fi rays were distributed, how does the Wi-Fi rays doesnt get disturbed by common rays which was omitted by other electronic devices like TV remotes, cellphones etc… what makes it too ...
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Intermittant connection with home wifi

I have a USR 5461. A while back I tried updating the firmware to 3.93.35.0.8, and since then, I can connect to the wifi just fine with my ipod/ipad/nook/windows laptop etc, but every now and then, ...
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Laptop's wifi only works if it's connected to mobile hotspot

my laptop started acted weirdly, it's wifi only works if i connect it to my mobiles hotspot, but it doesn't connect to any other type of wifi networks, tried many different locations, many different ...
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Random Wi-Fi issue lasts until router restart

Sometimes when I boot up a computer at home, it is unable to connect to the Wi-Fi. Simply cutting power to the router for a moment is enough to solve the problem - after that, my computer connects ...
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How to a setup virtual router on windows so that one can access internet from a mobile using static ip

Some Relevant information My Os is Windows 8 I am accessing internet via a dongle I also share the internet using virtual router(so that i can access internet in my phone) My phone got into trouble ...
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Windows 8.1 Task Manager network usage and Virtualbox

My question is related to this question: How to make windows task manager to show network usage? but I can't post there, because my reputation is 1. I have Virtualbox 4.3.16 (Latest) installed on ...
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How to define when machine was connected to WiFi in Windows logs?

I'm looking for a ways to define time when WiFi connection was established/enabled/disabled on Windows 7 machine through logs. The reason I'm looking for it is that I have laptops in LAN which ...
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Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins

I'm having serious issues with my Dell XPS 15 in that the wi-fi would drop out every 20 mins or so at home. It has been widely reported that the XPS 15 (L521x) has had wireless problems. I have ...
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Limiting low bitrates with iw on ath9k

I am trying to prevent low (legacy, B) bitrates to associate with my AP, using ath9k and iw. I think I should run: iw wlan0 set bitrates legacy-2.4 6 9 12 18 24 36 48 54 ht-mcs-2.4 lgi-2.4 But is ...
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How do I set up a wireless printer on Windows 8 without a wireless router?

So we just got a new computer (old hard drive bit the dust) with Windows 8 and at the same time decided to upgrade to a wireless printer. I've read that you can't set up an ad hoc wireless network on ...
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Why can I connect to a device in my network with an external address but not an internal IP?

We have a Y-cam Black CCTV camera that is connected to our network. It was initially connected by a LAN cable for the setup, and once that was done we left it to use the wireless connection. When ...
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FTP Not Working with Mobile Tethering

I am not able to connect with my FTP Client (Filezilla) using mobile tethering. When I try to connect to my website, it says connection timed out. However when I use my sister’s phone for tethering, ...
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WIndows Hosted Network

I have created a hosted network in my windows7 system. The netsh wlan show hostednetwork command gives the output Hosted network settings ----------------------- Mode : Allowed ...
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Why is my wireless internet connection abysmal when my wired connection is great?

I know speed is likely to be slower over Wi-Fi than ethernet. This is about the consistency or persistence of the connection itself. When I'm plugged into gigabit ethernet, I get a great connection, ...
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Should I change my notebook Wi-Fi card?

I saw a lot of topics about Wi-Fi, noisy, high round-trip time (RTT). I do made some troubleshootings and I conclude that maybe I need change my mini PCI Wi-Fi card. My OS is Windows 7 x64 and the ...
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How do I find the IPv4 address of a computer on my Macintosh Wi-Fi network?

Is there any way to find the IPv4 address of a certain computer on my Macintosh Wi-Fi network? I know the computer name and such, so how can I use this to pinpoint which IP is theirs?
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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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Windows 7 emulate wifi pci card as usb

I have a pci wifi card which I want to share with my ubuntu guest (virtualbox) so that it can act as a wireless router. I know that virtualbox doesn't allow pci passthrough so is there some software ...
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How can I automatically connect to a wireless network with the strongest signal

Short background: I work at a manufacturing company and my users aren't the brightest when it comes to computers, when they lose connection to the wireless network they don't know what to do. We have ...
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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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Internet speed is slower when connected to mains

I have noticed that my internet speed as tested on www.speedtest.net drops significantly when my computer is connected to mains. My average speed on mains (several runs) is 11.6 Mbit\s, on battery it ...
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OSX Authentication/Connection Issues

I've posted this on community.ubnt.com too HI all, I recently redeployed our UniFi system and upgraded to 3.2.9 using FreeRADIUS for authentication We have a fleet of various Toshiba and Lenovos ...
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How can I share my Ethernet connection over Wi-Fi on OS X?

I am trying to share my Mac mini's ethernet connection over my wireless adapter (internal), with no success. I know about sharing in settings but if I try to share connection with sharing below Mac ...
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Mac osx VPN for internet sharing

Im looking for help in creating a VPN for my mac. I have downloaded cyber ghost and know it is possible to connect a vpn but am unsure at the configuration for the server address etc. Someone in this ...
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Would wireless router speeds ≫ Internet connection’s speed be distinguishable to a user surfing the web over a home cable modem?

I want to buy a wireless router that is fast enough relative to my Internet connection speed that it won’t be a bottleneck. Looking at the specs for wireless routers in the market today, I am thrown ...
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Windows WLAN AutoConfig Service and Wirelss Configuration Utility stopped working

I bought and HP15 laptop in November and it came loaded with Win8, which I did not want so I partitioned the drive and installed Win7 64bit, found the appropriate drivers and have been using the ...
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Is it possible to hide one's presence from the DHCP client list

I ask because I recently changed my WiFi password after seeing some unfamiliar devices in the DHCP client list. After that, the client list only has familiar names now, but there is still some ...
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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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how to increase TX power of Alfa AWUS036H up to 33dbm in Windows or Linux

i want to increase TX power of my AWUS036H card up to 33dbm to resolve cable loss problems. i'm using LMR-200 12M extension cable. i used to do this in Kali Linux by following this commands: # ...
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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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Windows 8.1 machine won't reliably connect to WiFi

We have recently moved to a new ISP and my Windows 8.1 ThinkPad will not reliably connect to the new network. I am not having issues with any other devices, but this laptop barely works at all. It ...
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More than 2 routers with same SSID

I would like to configure 3 or 4 routers in a way that they all have the same SSID. I saw this very helpful question + answers: How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, and also ...
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Netsh Wlan Show Network High Delay

Command Line netsh wlan show network shows that my network delay is very high, 60-180 seconds. Is there a way I can reduce this? Unfortunately I don't have admin privileges on the computer.
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Router keeps resetting itself and kicks off all users

I have a Dlink-DIR-632A router that is running DD-WRT v24-sp2 and ever since I got the linksys WUSB6300 AC1200 USB 3.0 wireless adapter it has been randomly resetting and kicking off all users for ...