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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms (6)

0
votes
0answers
7 views

Find out the transmit power of my wireless adapter when I create a wireless hotspot

I created a wireless hotspot on my machine using this command netsh wlan start hostednetwork. I want to know the transmit power of the adapter as I need it for an experiment. Hardware: Apple MacBook ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

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: # ...
0
votes
2answers
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to detect network access to a printer's web admin page? [closed]

My Brother Printer keeps getting logged in to by another user and they are changing the settings to inappropriate things. I've changed the password to lock them out of the Print, Administrator and ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Windows 7 PC claims “not connected to network” even though it is

I'm having trouble accessing my LAN from my connected computer. I have mapped drives on the LAN that my computer can access, and it shows a wireless connection to the correct wireless LAN. However, ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

NIC MAC address is different than it should be

I have cheap Tenda W150M router that is working as a WLAN card in Client+AP mode. The router MAC Address and WLAN BSSID are xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:68(those are listed in the router admin page). Now on my main ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Why would my WiFi connection be slow?

I have a Linksys EA6300 (version 1) WiFi router with the latest firmware update. I've had it in service for about 8 months now, and it was fine pre- and post- firmware update, but for a couple of ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Range extension for new blu ray

My man cave in in my shop ( metal building) 200' from the house. I have a RG6 line from the splitter to the TV and a CAT5 line from the router ( Belkin N600) to my computer. WiFi does not seem to ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Wi fi issues with Lenovo desktop H520

Much to my dismay I recently made the so-called upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1. The result was that windows 8.1 totally disabled the WiFi functionality on my desktop, a Lenovo H520. So far ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

TP Link AC router slower than Belkin G router?

I recently upgraded my router to TP Link Archer 750 as I needed a USB port in the router to setup a media sharing server. To my surprise this router is performing pathetically. I am running on the ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Problems installing Atheros Wireless driver

I was trying to reinstall the wireless driver on my Toshiba Satellite L300-2CF with Windows 7 x64, the wireless adapter is Atheros AR5007EG, but when I finally removed it, and then tried to reinstall ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

How to configure LAN port 1 to work as a WAN port in my wireless router?

I am using TP-LINK WR340G wireless router. It has 1 WAN port and 4 LAN ports Recently I noticed that my WAN port is not working properly. So I am planning to configure the router. I want the LAN ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Is there such a thing as decreasing wireless range when multiple users are on the network at the same time?

Basically the title. I recently realized, if my laptop was connected to the internet through WiFi, it seems to decrease the range of another computer in the house, quite far away from the router, but ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Windows wireless service not running error 193:Oxc1

I have Lenovo Y 50-70 laptop,windows 8.1, after windows update wifi doesn't work anymore. I checked router, adapter driver and both ok. I try to diagnostic and got massage: windows wireless service ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

I want to use LAN and Wi-Fi at the same time

I have 2 computers. One has a working Wi-Fi system ,the another doesnt. I found out that i can simply ''share'' internet from one computer to another ( from the computer with working wifi to the ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How can I find Protected EAP credentials of a wireless network stored on Windows 7?

I need to remember the authentication credentials (username/password) of the wireless network on which I am connected. There is a way to reveal those informations on Windows 7? The wireless network ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

WIFI sharing of your USB delivered Ethernet connection on a Lenovo Yoga 3 pro

How can I use my laptop's wireless card to act as a wireless router? I have a Ethernet to USB adapter that I use to get internet from my cable modem. I want to share the internet connection with ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Windows 8.1 active networks list is empty

I ran out of ideas. Wireless adapter is: Intel Wireless AC-7260 The latest driver version is installed. My Windows 8.1 Pro shows in control panel that active networks list is empty. But I have ...
-2
votes
0answers
26 views

Bypassing a blocked port on a 3G connection [migrated]

I know this may seem illegal, but I just wanted to know how to bypass a blocked port on my Carrier 3G connection. Sometime before I used to use some Android VPN app that gave me access to the ...
-1
votes
0answers
25 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Sync two partition and store result on third partition

I have 2 computers desktop1 and laptop1, have a drive partition D: on both the systems also have an E: drive partition on both the systems. I want the E: drive to be sync copy of D: drives from ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Two wi-fi adapters?

Suppose that I have a laptop with inbuilt wifi adapter, then I connect another wifi usb adapter to it(say TP Link TL WN 721N) and installed it's driver. I, then run the command "netsh wlan set ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Virtualbox no internet connection at guest OS

I am newbie in this virtualbox thing. So i have no idea how to configure network settings. I have Windows 7 (32bit) as Host OS and Ubuntu (32bit) as guest OS. The issue is that i am not able to access ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Want a wireless device which can catch Wifi signals and beam it again and also pass internet through ethernet cable to desktop [closed]

I want a networking device which can catch a poor Wi-fi internet connection from one of my rooms, beam it again through its own Wi-fi and through the ethernet cable pass the internet connection to the ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Why is there no difference in file transfer speeds using 802.11ac adapter?

My 2012 MacBook Pro is connected to my Netgear R7000 802.11ac router via 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi connection. I can transfer a large file from my Wi-Fi connected to my iMac using rsync at about 90MB/s. Then I ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Best way to configure 2 routers with 1 modem?

I have read some posts about this issue, but they all seem to differ slightly from mine, Our house has 1 wireless router set up with all 5 Ethernet ports full. The router is connected via Ethernet ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

I cannot remember my password to the wireless router i am connected to

I am currently using a Dell laptop using windows XP and I am connected to a wireless router. I wish to find out the password to the router to connect a desktop without resetting the router as that ...
1
vote
4answers
52 views

suspicious linksys WRT54GH router behaviour - AND a bad line?

I've got what I think is a bad broadband line, but I also think there's an additional problem with the router (a Linksys WRT54GH). Could someone let me know if I'm just unlucky, or if there's ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

My mouse needs several clicks for working in browser/word

Recently, my mouse behaves weirdly. For instance, while typing this problem, I had to click at least 5-6 times. Frequently, the cursor simple vanishes. Happens everywhere: Notepad/Ms-Word/Browsers ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Extend home network via wireless bridge

I'm trying to set things up so that devices can print wirelessly from anywhere in the house. However, they seem unable to find the network printer when connected to the downstairs access point. Any ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

windows 8.1 access to wifi without signing in

On my lock-screen, there is a networks icon (The one with the little white bars that represent the strength of a wifi signal) and if I click on it, I can change whether my laptop is connected to wifi ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Can't ping a host on local WiFi network with Apple's Mac as WiFi Hotspot

I've set up a local network in my home using Mac as a WiFi hotspot. I've connected a Ubuntu laptop and an Android device to this network. The set-up works fine, but when I try to ping my Android ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Network computers go missing after a while

I have my home network set up with a streaming server (with network shared hdds) and 2 laptops running win7 and 8.1 respectively. Lately my win7 laptop has been experiencing disconnections from the ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Very slow Internet speed after switching to a Netgear CG3100D-2BPAUS

I’ve been having stable internet ever since I’ve gotten a Belkin n300 wireless USB adapter. However, after switching from Optus to Telstra internet, the download speeds dropped to below 0.5mbits/s ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Do 802.11b devices slow down other, newer networks on or near the same channel?

I believe it is well-known and accepted that 802.11b devices connected to networks using newer protocols will slow down the newer devices on that network. The workaround, of course, is to disable ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

NAT not working for wireless host

I'm trying to serve a page, to the Internet, from my raspberry pi. I'm able to view the page inside my WLAN. My router is a DI-524, I configured the virtual server, so the chosen port is opened. A ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

Can I connect a printer directly to a router and send prints through home Wi-Fi network?

I was looking for a good multifunction budget printer for home use. HP 1515 seems good, but it does not support Wi-Fi. This will be an issue if I need to send prints from my laptop. Can I connect ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Windows 8 - WiFi adapter finds no wireless networks! ends up with “No networks found”

I have Toshiba laptop and Win 8.1. It is brand new laptop and original windows. I tried to install AWUS036H and it was successful but unfortunately adapter doesn't detect any networks. It happened ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Laptops unable to access NAS shared folders over 2.4GHz wifi network

My home Internet connection was upgraded to optical fibre last year, with an ISP-supplied Aztech FG7003GRV(AC) wireless router. Ever since operating on this router, my laptops which operate on the ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

All my Google Chrome data appears on someone else's device when they're connected to my WIFI

Recently, someone that came into my office connected our company wifi network on their personal Google Chromebook device and logged into their own Google account in Google Chrome and were presented ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

ZyXEL P-660HN-T1A_Connection set-up details for Fiber Broadband internet (ACT)

I am using this ADSL+ Router for BSNL broadband connection. I want to change my Service provider to ACT. BSNL gives DSL connection thru RJ11 cable whereas ACT Fiber internet cable has RJ45 ( Ethrnet ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How can I troubleshoot intermittent internet failures over Wi-Fi?

I’m connected to a router in a relatively crowded area via Wi-Fi, and have intermittent Internet issues. When this happens, a direct ping from my computer to 8.8.8.8 results in multiple dropped ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How do I wirelessly transfer data from a GoPro Hero4 to a Mac?

I can get my Hero4 to wirelessly transfer files to my Ipad using the GoPro app, but I can't seem to do the same to my computer. Is there a way I can get these files transferred wirelessly to my Mac?
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How can I troubleshoot high latency between my PC and my router?

My internet is provided by my landlord. Up until about a month ago, each apartment had a separate router and internet connection, and it worked fine. Recently, however, my landlord switched to a ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Not able to access devices on LAN after turning on internet sharing

I tried to use the steps described here to enable internet sharing through my laptop (Win 7). Also, I tried using softwares such as connectify and mHotSpot. The problem is, when I turn on internet ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

WiFi Drops Whenever YouTube is Accessed

I have several internet devices in my house. Among them are two laptops, two Android phones, and an Xbox One. My Router is a Linksys E2500. Whenever YouTube is watched, about 20 or 30 seconds in, the ...
2
votes
1answer
50 views

35 tablets running at the same time [closed]

I own a local store which has about 35 stands for each product, and me and my team want to run slideshows (picture+video) in each one. My guess is that I should use tablets. Why tablets? a) ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

tracking Huawei Mifi Model online [closed]

Okay, i'm going to try and explain as best as can. I want to be able to track my Huawei Mifi device with my phone (using maps) from any location even if I leave the device at home or in the office ...
0
votes
2answers
66 views

Kali linux 1.0.9 Wlan0 not found

I am running Linux Kali 1.0.9-amd64 on the Dell core i3 Inspiron.When I type 'ifconfig' on Kali I don't get any information on wlan0.
-1
votes
2answers
89 views

Why is the notification area showing no internet access when there is no connection with any network either Wired/Wireless [closed]

Usually when I power on the laptop near the notification tray for the Internet access it will generally show a small red colour cross.This turns Ethernet if I plug an Ethernet cable or turns into WiFi ...