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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How to provide Wi-Fi coverage in a larger house

I asked this question in Network Engineering. I was asked by the moderator to post here: I've moved into a larger house and I find that my Netgear N600's range is not sufficient to cover the entire ...
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Share USB 3G internet through a router but keep the local network access

I'm working on Ubuntu and I was able to share my USB dongle internet through a router by connecting my Ethernet output directly to the WAN port of the router and choosing in IPv4 Setting the Method ...
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Wireless Router Downloads Kill my Internet

So I run on a standard Charter Internet, 30 MBPS. Anytime I download something though, via steam or battle.net my internet completely drops out and only focuses on the download - which is only 1.1MB/s ...
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Is it my computer's fault that I can't connect to the internet?

I have a connection problem I can't solve, and I'm in Korea so there's a language-barrier regarding tech-support. If this question is inappropriate for this site, let me know and I will move it. I ...
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Do access points not make the speed slower?

In the article, http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?p=1605297#p1605297, it says: Wireless Access Point - a device that attaches to a wired network to allow wireless clients. Usually has a ...
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Is there a reason why people don't secure public hotspots? [closed]

It seems like a network is considered to be secure by OS(or at least Windows) when the network has a password. By secure, it seems to mean the data gets encrypted. Can't public places just put WPA2 ...
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WIFI router configurations

I have installed a virtual server on my PC linked to internet via static IP. But whenever I try to access server through net via static IP, it takes me to the router login page. Can anyone help me in ...
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Is Wifi hotspot really different form repeater?

Somewhere on the net says repeater is to extend the wifi signal where the signal is weak. It also says hotspot is to create your own private network. My real question is: Can't hotspot also extend ...
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Could be public key cryptography used in Wifi authentication?

Its known that all wifi encryption methods to secure your network from attackers are broken, WEP, WPA, WPA2... With some amount of time someone can break in in your network. Why we can't use some ...
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Windows 8 hostednetwork and ICS issue, no internet access

The Issue Trying to host a network to extend the range of my home wifi network, instead of going out and spending 50 bucks on a wifi extender. Anyways my issue occurs in that my hostednetwork does ...
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Why cant my win 8.1 laptop to find *my* WLAN

I have a cheap win 8.1 Packard Bell laptop. I have a WLAN that is detectable by win7, OSX, iPad, 2*iPhone another win 8.1 laptop and a Samsung phone. But I cant get the PB-laptop to find my WLAN. It ...
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How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 8

I have the same problems as the guys over How can I start hostednetwork on Windows 7? and Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64 But none of the solutions worked for me. I don't know ...
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How to check for 4way handshake in ivs files?

There are many tutorials how to search in pcap files for the 4way handshake in wireshark (search for the "eapol"). Q: But how can I search for these in .ivs files? Or ivs files doesn't contain ...
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Assigning Wired Connection to One Exchange Email Account on OSx Mavericks

On my 10.9.2 Mac at work, I am connected two ways to the network, wireless and wired. I need to plug in via a wire to access my email over the company intranet, but when I do that, all of my personal ...
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TPLINK(TL-WN721N) Wifi Dongle(usb) has constant green light on it. It doesn't work in this state

I'm using a TPLINK(TL-WN721N) wifi dongle to connect my raspberry-pi to an adhoc network. There is one green light on it that usually blinks. But sometimes I observe that the dongle goes into a state ...
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New MacBook Pro Can't Connect to Internet

As the tile says I recently got a new Mac. It is the latest gen retina display with a dual core i5 and 8 GB or RAM. It has the latest "ac/b/g/n" wifi adapter but it is connecting to an "n" network. ...
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Wireshark filtering for one network

How do i make Wireshark filter results so it just shows results from one wifi net work. I have had a look on Google but found nothing. Can any one help.
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Bridged routers and firewall

I have started to do quite a bit of research on securing my home security after a virus outbreak between some computers. Wanting to isolate two sets of computers, I came to the conclusion to make a ...
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Wifi vs Mobile Network efficiency? [closed]

I have 3G mobile data plan on my smartphone. I also have a WiFi router in my home. I want to know which of these 2 can provide internet to my smartphone in the most battery efficient manner? Consider ...
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Windows filter traffic on hosted network

I have set up a hosted wi-fi network bridged to an Ethernet connection by following this guide. The network works, but I want to be able to monitor/block certain traffic going through the hosted ...
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android 2.3.6 wifi does not show list of AP [migrated]

After I switch default storage from Internal memory to External SD card, the wifi manager of Android 2.3.6 does not show the list of available AP most of the time. I tried to delete ...
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WiFi-module problems on Lenovo T440s with Fedora 19/20 (3.13+)

I've already searched the web but found no proper solution for my problem. the drivers are afais the newest (directly from intel-pages). I'm running Fedora 20 on a recently bought Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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Android tablet/device with 2 wifi adapters

Is there a way to add a 2nd WiFi adapter to an Android device? I'm looking to use an Android based device as a proxy for an upcoming pentesting project. I know I can use a laptop or another device ...
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2 mbps broadband or 512 kbps leased line

As per my understanding surfing means download the web page and all its images and display. So how fast my surfing speed will be must depend on how fast my download speed is. Now i have a 2mbps ...
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Unable to connect to corporate WiFi network after upgrade to Windows 8.1

After upgrade to Windows 8.1 I'm unable to connect to WiFi at work. PC is using Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter Computer is joined to domain and have to problem with anything over wired ...
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How do I enable/disable apache httpd based upon my laptop's network location?

I have a laptop that I use for consulting and that travels with me from client to client. I use httpd to code/test on my machine at home and bind it to the global address in order to test ...
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How to use wireless bridge with netgear router

Initially I had a Netgear DG834 as my main home router. In order to connect wired devices I bought DLink wireless N150 Bridge There is WPS button on Dlink. Guide says to press WPS button and you have ...
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Is there any encryption of the wifi password during chromecast setup?

In order to setup my Chromecast I have to connect the device where the configuration application runs (e.g. my laptop or my android tablet) to the Chromecast's WiFi network. This network doesn't have ...
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Invalid SSID name using vt6656 and WEXT under linux

Hardware: Technexion TDM3730 module on custom baseboard. Software: linux kernel v.2.6.37 based on Technexion's distribution Initially, I have 2 variations of TDM3730 module: with and without wifi ...
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Dual wifi router setup

Can I use a gigabit ethernet switch plugged into my cable modem and then plug two different wifi routers into the switch. I want to use my new high speed router to always go through my VPN and my old ...
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Is wireless bridge gives the ip on same subnet

I have got one server which i want to put in garage but i can't get the any LAN cable from router to that server. so someone told me to use wireless bridge. I am thinking fo getting this one i ...
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Using ICS + router causes high ping in games

My main (work) PC connects to the internet using my brother's router (he lives a few houses from me) via wifi using an Alfa AWUS036H adapter and a big antenna. To connect my second (gaming) PC to the ...
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Configuring network after initial install of gentoo?

Installed gentoo with the minimal CD. Utilities like iwconfig and net-setup are included and I managed to connect on the lived to networking. However when I boot my system I noticed that the desktop ...
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Connecting to wireless at work with a personal phones [closed]

We all have personal data on our phones from Facebook, emails and websites. Is connecting our phone to work's wireless alright or it is recommended to forget about saving some data usage on the phone ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - make eth0 or wan0 interface upload/download into slow motion for testing software

I have a software where i need to test by making some low speed internet, very limited upload/download, after some time auto disconnect and reconnect such scenarios. I have found that i can try wanem ...
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Is it possible to play youtube video in safari browser on WiFi in iOS devices? [migrated]

I have a query regarding playing you tube videos in iOS devices (like iphone,ipad).I can able to play youtube videos in safari browser in iphone on 3G data connection but can not play the same video ...
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Properly sharing windows 8 ethernet over wifi

I'm trying to share my ethernet network over a wifi card on my windows 8 pc. I have been able to do it following some guides online but when connected to the wifi hotspot, it doesn't have an ip ...
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How to find MAC address of a mobile phone which is in range of my Wi-Fi network but not connected

It is clear that some big malls are tracking some Wi-Fi enabled mobile phones. How can it been done? I have the similar issue: How to get the MAC address of a mobile phone when it comes near to my ...
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Unable to access static IP of wired device connected to wireless network

I have a proprietary device with a static IP. I have connected this device to my wireless router through an ethernet cable. When I connect my laptop to the router via ethernet, I am able to access ...
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Some keys not working properly in Lenovo G500

I use Lenovo G500 laptop which runs on Windows 8. It has a problem. Some keys that should be used along with Shift key is working not properly, its output is not correct. I will explain it. When I ...
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Windows 8 Hyper-V sporadic network connectivity

I have a Windows 8.1 pro host and an 8.1 pro VM. I'm using an external virtual switch to allow the VM to connect to the network and get internet connectivity. When this works, all is dandy and I can ...
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After Wi-Fi drops on host (OS X) host (Windows 7) can’t reconnect to the Internet

I am running OS X Mavericks as the host on VirtualBox and on one Wi-Fi network the connection drops often. When it drops the guest, which is a Windows 7 machine, loses its connection to the Internet ...
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Download and upload from different router using eth0 and wlan0 connection

I have 2 modems, one with 5 mbps upload and another one with 8 mbps download. Is it possible to connect one from wlan0 and another from eth0 interface and use one of interfaces for download and ...
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My 4G LTE dongle blocks my wireless card. How to solve?

I am using AirTel (India) 4G LTE dongle at times as a back up to my regular broadband. The regular broadband connects to my router and I also have a disk share on the router. But whenever I plug in ...
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How can I configure 2 UNIX hosts to share a single wireless router connection?

How can I share my MacBook Pro's wireless 802.11ac connection with a fairly old dual-G5 server? So, I'm thinking that rather than run a CAT6 cable down the middle of my kitchen, I simply connect my ...
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Is it really possible for most enthusiasts to hack people's Wi-Fi networks?

I heard from a trusted computer security expert that most enthusiastic users (even if they are not professionals) using only guides from Internet and specialized software (e.g. Kali Linux included ...
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Wlan adapter works then stops with error code 10 This device cannot start

My problem is as follow. I have a laptop hp dv6 win7 64. Since the last week the wlan adapter has been behaved strangely. It works for some seconds then it fails to see or connect to any network ...
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Chromecast UK will not connect with Windows 7 laptop

I am trying to get Chromecast working on an Infinity BT Hub 3 in the UK using my Windows 7 laptop: After switching the BT Hub 3 wireless to Channel 11, I used the Chromecast app in my Android phone ...
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Wireless adapter not connected after upgrade from OpenSUSE 12.1 to 13.1

After update from OpenSUSE 12.1 to 13.1, I have this problem. My wireless adapter stops working. I can't figure out anything's wrong. Here's some infos: I still have an IP by DHCP (192.168.1.12) ...
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How to stream WiFi cameras over a Linux gateway to my laptop using iptables?

My setup is as follows: Linux gateway has one WLAN configured as WiFi client (192.168.0.100) to a Linksys WiFi AP(192.168.0.1). There are three WiFi cameras connected as WiFi clients (192.168.0.101, ...