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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SSH port fowarding on Apple Airport Extreme

I am trying to access a VM that I have on a server on a local network run by an Apple Airport Extreme 2nd gen from outside the network via SSH. I have set up SSH port forwarding on the airport extreme ...
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Unable to connect to wifi

I have a Dell Latitude E6530, running Windows 8.1, with a Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter. I am able to connect to my phone's personal hotspot, but not my home wifi. The home wifi router is a ...
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Home Networking - Repeater/LAN Connection [closed]

Need some quick advice on whether or not this is possible to accomplish. Requirements I have a machine that 100% has to have a wired connection to obtain internet. It also must take full advantage ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 configure as wifi access point / router

I have a windows server at home which handles all DNS and DHCP for my network. Recently my upstairs router exploded and I need to find a new way of providing Wifi for my home. The server has a new ...
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Are 3G dongle faster than built-in smartphone 3G chip? [closed]

I live on the African continent and do not have access to a cable connection. So whenever I am at home, I rely on my smartphone data plan or on a 3G dongle on my laptop. I have noticed that the ...
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Is it possible to use an internet passthrough from OSX to an Android phone for development purposes?

I have a locally hosted website in nginx, and I'd like to be able to access that website from a smartphone or other external device for testing purposes. I tried internet connection sharing with no ...
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Installing ASUS usb-n10 nano receiver disables my ethernet card, ruins my pc start/shutdown time and itself also not working?

I installed a ASUS usb-n10 nano wireless receiver to my desktop PC but after installation I couldnt connect internet through cable/on board ethernet card also wireless receiver not working and made my ...
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DD-WRT goes to Web GUI on port 80

I just upgraded my router to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (05/12/14), and I’m trying to configure port forwarding. I opened port 80 to go to a server, but whenever I connect from the outside world, I get timed out. ...
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Diagnosing a seemingly functioning WiFi Adapter

I recently bought a computer that came with an AsRock Extreme 9/ac motherboard - which I am adoring and love in every way. Everything about it works just fine. I install Windows (8.1 x64) and go ...
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how to use an specific connection on my internet browser?

I have two different connections, one on WiFi and another one on cable. The cable connection uses proxy and blocks some websites. The wifi connection doesn't use proxy. Im trying to use the WiFi ...
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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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Unable to capture authentication handshake using airodump-ng

I am using airodump-ng to capture authentication handshake, so I ran airodump for almost 49 minutes and the output appearing as CH 9 ][ Elapsed: 49 mins ][ 2013-04-14 10:58 ][ fixed channel prism0: ...
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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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Make Windows 7 ignore WiFi when ethernet is available

When I dock my Windows 7 laptop, I want it to prefer the wired ethernet connection over WiFi. This is a pretty straightforward thing to do on my Mac - I just reorder my network preferences, and it ...
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Problems with netsh wlan

I'm currently using a hostednetwork to connect a Nintendo 3DS with the command netsh wlan start hostednetwork, birdge the one that has internet and, the 3ds connects without problems, can browse, ...
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Connect multiple Android/iPhone Devices to MacBook Pro

my plan is to control my MacBook via OSC from different smartphones (android/iphone). When I do that in my personal network, everything works fine. But I wonder if it's also possible to create a WiFi ...
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Internet Connection Sharing with Wireless Hosted Network (WHN) is not providing a DNS server for WHN clients

On Windows 8, I'm using a wireless hosted network with ICS. I have one interface connected to internet, and my WiFi interface as a wireless access point. The interface that is connected to internet is ...
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What does the Wi-Fi usb speed limit refer to?

Let's say that I have a Wi-Fi usb pen drive with a maximum speed limit of 300Mbps (which is equal to roughly 36MBps). Is this the maximum communication speed that I can get between my Wi-Fi device ...
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BCM4360 5Ghz AP-mode on Linux

I want to setup an access point on Linux on the 5Ghz band. However the current card I have doesn't support this (the Intel Wireless-AC 7260), so I want to buy another one. I thought of an Asus ...
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Why won't a Netgear Adapter work to Bridge the Connection to my Ethernet port?

I have a tower with Windows 7 64-bit on it. It connects to the internet through the use of a Netgear WNDA3100 N600 Wireless USB Adapter. I also have an Xbox 360 that I want to connect to the internet ...
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Very slow Wi-Fi download speeds using a TP-LINK WR841N (1/10th of full Ethernet speed)

I have 105/10 internet through Comcast and I have a TP-LINK WR841N router. I use Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I get ~100Mbps through Ethernet, and only around 10 Mbps through Wi-Fi. Yesterday I had ~50Mbps on ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Connect WP8 to Zarafa/Synology mailserver only using mobile data when home WiFi not available

I have a Lumia 1520 WP8 phone that I'm trying to connect to my Zarafa mail server on a Synology rackstation. The rackstation is connected to the internet via a DLink DSL-2890AL router which connects ...
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Are WiFi Bridges Proprietary, or Substitutable Between Products Meant to Communicate with Them? [closed]

After watching CES 2015, I decided to purchase some LED RGBW smart lights. The brand I went with was LimitlessLED. In my haste, I didn't order a WiFi bridge from them, just the lights. Now that my ...
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Windows 8.1 shut down after I plugged my S5 into a usb hub now mouse and wifi won't work

So I have a desktop and I was plugging in my phone to move some albums over. Forgot I was plugging it into my usb hub which is notorious for being touchy. And as soon as the metal from the charger ...
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How does switching between two frequencies take place in a dual band MIMO WLAN system?

Since WLAN can operate on both 2.4 and 5 GHz, I would like to know how the switching between frequencies takes place in these systems. How will the system decide and switch by itself in which ...
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Can't turn on wifi on OSX Mountain lion MBP 2012

The wifi interface won't turn on when i press "Activate wifi" from the preferences neither from the status bar. I tried restarting the mac,and reset the pram. The ethernet works fine and this is the ...
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“DNS lookup failed” constantly

I just recently bought a new laptop, and for the first week or so it worked fine. Recently though, I've been having issues getting on the Internet. Most of the time, when I attempt to open Google ...
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“Connection failed” message when successfully connecting

I have an annoying problem with my MacBook connecting to wireless routers. After typing in the password, it returns an error saying "Connection failed". However, it then goes on and connects fine. The ...
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Possible way to use desktop applications on your android device with almost no lag in remote area?

Can you use a Wireless LAN connection and appropriate device(s) to link an android smartphone and a desktop computer in a remote area, such as Antarctica, so that the smartphone can use an app like ...
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Is Cellular Internet Connectivity lost when connecting to WiFi captive portals? [closed]

Would it be expected that when connecting with a smartphone with cellular internet enabled, to a WiFi captive portal, smartphone "looses" cellular internet? AFAIK captive portal either redirect HTTP ...
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External HDD connecting via USB disconnects wireless LAN connection

Strange problem. I have this MEDION Akoya PC that has a dedicated bay to slide an external HDD sold separately. It's very handy indeed cause the slot is providing a fast USB 3 connection and power ...
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Is there an open source alternative to inSSIDer? [closed]

inSSIDer was a great tool for scanning wireless networks on Windows, but the newest version has gone from open source to closed source. The For Home edition only allows for personal use and not ...
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Epson sx515w wifi dropout

I have n Epson sx515w all in one printer which until recently, has worked as it should over my network. Now the printer drops wifi connection when it goes into sleep mode. (it turns the wifi off, as ...
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Full-speed 802.11n connection between two laptops without an access point

I have two laptops with 802.11n-capable wireless adapters (Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN and Atheros AR9285) in them. However, I can't find a way to connect them at a speed higher than 54 Mbps. The methods ...
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I'm trying to add a VPN through the network setting on OSX

I'm trying to add a VPN through the network setting on OSX. I have added the credentials through iOS on my iPhone, they check out and I'm then connected. I'm connecting to a PPTP. Example: Server ...
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How do Wi-Fi routers determine which channel to use?

I noticed most Wi-Fi routers come with an 'Automatic' channel selection mode, instead of requiring the administrator to select a channel between 1 and 13. Is there a standard way for the routers to ...
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Awful internet connection

So, im using a BT as my internet provider with one of their hubs stationed in the upstairs bedroom. Now ive had really dodgy internet connection/speeds on this computer for a while, but the most ...
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WIFI: iPhone/iPad getting much slower bandwidth than laptop

I just got cable internet installed (Comcast). It claims that my down speed should be 25mbit. Over wifi, I get close to that on my laptop, but only about 8 on average with my iPhone/iPad. I'm using ...
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NAS disconnects from router when streaming device turns on

I have been using a Seagate Central NAS with my Linksys EA6900 perfectly fine for months. It is connected with a Gb Ethernet cable. Recently bought a Xiaomi (equivalent of AppleTV but designed/made ...
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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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Can't connect to Internet through WiFi, but can with cable

I'm using Windows 7 32-bit, Toshiba Portege laptop. I want to connect to the WiFi, usually I can do that easily. But, I don't know.. maybe when I tried to install a Microsoft Research: Mesh Virtual ...
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Wifi wont stay connected on boot (beaglebone black)

EDIT: I looked online and found iw reg get. Mine was set 00. So i set it to US and now everything is working. Im having an issue with one of my beaglebones, im trying to have it connect over wifi to ...
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How to network two locations through 130m of trees

I want to network two locations. Their physical distance is around 130m (418 feet) and it is covered with threes. The target link speed should be at least 10Mbit. I have considered using UTP but its ...
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Keep hearing usb disconnect and reconnect sounds

I seem to be having a problem, for a few weeks I have been hearing the random sound of connecting and disconnecting of a USB device. nothing is shown in my tool bar and in device manager I can not see ...
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Win8: Wireless network connection drops intermittently

I have a Dell Inspiron 3520 64-bit running Win8, and the wireless connection drops once or twice a day for no apparent reason. I have googled for solutions and have already unchecked the box "allow ...
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Throttled download speeds on new router with Comcast (ipv6 vs ipv4)

Issue with Comcast cable on Linksys or Cisco routers (and others) involving throttled download speed on ipv4. I recently upgraded my internet service to 100+ Mbs and also upgraded my router to ...
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Is it possible to convert a Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router into a standalone router/ access point?

I was using a broadband which required a modem-router (Netgear D500 N150 Wi-Fi Modem Router) with an ADSL port. Recently I switched over to a Broadband which requires only a router. Is it possible to ...
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OpenWRT: basic network configuration

Just installed OpenWRT 12.09 in my router, but became a little confused about interfaces/bridges/vlans. After my first boot, I logged in and set my root password, so I used Luci to activate my ...
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Serial to Wifi AP module (Hilink RM-04) not visible when connected to works network

I m using Hi-link RM04 serial to wifi, ethernet module for embedded development. I also use the same as WIFI AP for my internet connection for my laptop when at work in office. Earlier i was able to ...