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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Ralink 5370 interfering with Wireless connection

I just bought a Ralink 5370 (brand new) and when I connect it to MY COMPUTER and start navigating (consuming bandwidth), the internet goes south. Note that it's not the internet's fault; when pinging ...
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Wifi Connection Issue

I have an Acer V5-572 dual booting Windows 8.1 Single Language and Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. The wifi adapter is Atheros AR5BWB222. Wifi works well in Ubuntu, but in Windows doesn't work, unless I'm very, ...
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Ports open in router settings, Firewall disabled, no DMZ's, port's still appear as closed, why?

So I'm currently attempting to host an IIS and opened the nessesary ports, I can connect to it via localhost and on other machines in the network, however when attempting to connect to it over WAN I ...
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WPA2-Enterprise won't work with Win8.1 Client?

I'm the administrator of a relatively small wireless network, with unmanaged, BYOD devices that connect via WPA2-Enterprise (PEAP/MSCHAP authentication), controlled by a cloud RADIUS server. Yes, I ...
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Which one has the least amount of latency: powerline or 802.11AC?

I want to steam stream from my PC to a stream mini on my living room next to my TV. Right now the latency is low-ish but less than ideal at 6ms. For reference I have the gaming PC wirelessly connected ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi or Ethernet

I've been having a WiFi connection problem on my Dell Windows 8.1 laptop for some time now. I know it's not a problem with the Wifi because my other devices (Mac laptop, another older Windows 7 ...
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Linksys EA6500 and Android DHCP

Situation: I have a Linksys EA6500 v2 Wireless-N router. About 2 months ago, I had to perform a factory reset because my ISP refused to accept that my router wasn't the issue with my Internet access. ...
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What is the procedure of gaining and maintaining wireless internet?

There are a lot of parts in the procedure of having and maintaining a Wifi connection (or lack thereof) that sometimes makes me confused as to what the heck is going on when I try to connect to a ...
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Asus rt-n66u blocking Direct Access VPN from work Network

my Asus rt-n66u is suddenly blocking Direct Access VPN from my work. It just stopped working. I have used it for over a year. I wiped the router and no luck. I installed tomato and it' still not ...
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Possible to share ethernet connection over wifi without hosted network support?

I have this cute Intel WiFi Link 4965AGN wireless adapter which is obviously not supported by hosted network: C:\>netsh wlan show drivers Interface name: wireless2 Driver : ...
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Share Wi-Fi Internet access via Bluetooth on Raspberry Pi

I have tried multiple ways I got on Google, without luck. BlueMan based apporaches will NOT work because my Pi does NOT have X running. I would like to solve this just using BlueZ and some simple ...
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Wife's Windows 8.1 notebook won't connect to wireless network when my computer is connected at the same time

My wife's Windows 8.1 (Dell Vostro 3450) notebook won't connect to our home network whenever my notebook is connected to it. It works fine whenever mine is not on. My router is a Netgear N600 ...
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What is the fastest way to switch from one AP to another in Linux

I need to switch between APs quickly - in less than 1 second if possible. Using nmcli or wpa_supplicant the best I can do is about 12 seconds. Does anyone know a method to reduce the time? Thanks.
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Connecting two apartment networks via router (separate internet connections)

PC A1 PC A2 PC B1 PC B2 \ / \ / Gateway A ------ Router ----- Gateway B | ...
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Chromebook keeps turning wi-fi off, then back on

My Samsung chromebook has developed an odd wi-fi behaviour. I have eliminated signal problems and the router and have stopped all running apps but the problem remains. The wi-fi status indicator on ...
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How to pass modem WAN port to a soft router by a switch with VLAN?

Moved from Networking Engineering. I had a fiber modem (100M) connected to my main router through one CAT5 cable in my local LAN. Now I just built a HP Gen8 microserver, and I plan to create a ...
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SSH from different countries with openvpn configured on pfsense and dd-wrt?

I have vpn set up in two different countries A (primary, where I live) and B (secondary, which I visit once or twice a year) and would like to SSH to my devices across the vpn. My Setup: Country A: ...
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Wireless not working in Kali 1.1.0 on Alienware 15

I'm new to this and i created a usb to run kali live on my Alienware 15. Once I get in, the ethernet is working fine but if I use the iwconfig command, it says "no wireless extensions" Can someone ...
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Configuring a router to auto login in network

Recently I brought a router "TP-Link 300 Mbps Wireless N Router (TL-WR841N)" and configuring it to use it with my ISP. My isp gave me a static ip configuration. So I put them in the router and it's ...
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Choosing specific Access Point in multiple point that uses EAP/PEAP

I'm viewing one hotspot with several points (different MAC Address) and found that one specific MAC have gives better speed than others, however I don't always get connect to that one (there are about ...
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Can't get computer to recognize any USB devices except for mouse

I get the "USB Device not recognized" error with my wireless network adaptor and any USB thumbdrive, same as this person here described: How do I resolve the error message "USB Device Not ...
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Windows 8 Wifi does'nt even scan for network and displays no conections are available

For past two weeks my wifi does'nt work. i was trying to install drivers for mediatek preloader for firmware update in my micromax unite 2.finally preloader does'nt install and wifi does'nt work ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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Switching to WiFi connection when Ethernet is slow (Windows 7)

My PC is connected to a powerline adapter via an Ethernet cable, and I get a fast connection. However several times a day the powerline adapters seem to lose connection for a couple of minutes, ...
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MacBook Pro retina 2013 with Yosemite 10.10.3: Severe Wi-Fi issues only on main account

In the last few weeks my MacBook Pro has developed increasingly severe Wi-Fi problems. At first it would drop connection every 10 minutes or so, but now it cannot find a network at all. In fact, the ...
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Dual monitors go wireless

I will be using the Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK motherboard. So it natively supports 3 monitors output - hdmi, dvi, and vga. To make things complicated, i wish to have my monitors go wireless. I did a ...
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QCA9565 / AR9565 Slow at some distance

I'm having trouble with an Dell Inspiron 14 5447 Wifi using Ubuntu 14.04. It's an QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter. When I'm at 4 meters distance of my wireless router, it works fine, as ...
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How to connect to a wireless network with different domain credentials

I've recently purchased a new computer, and I'm using it for work. The only issue is the username/password combo I'm logged in with is different to my domain credentials in the office. Now I've ...
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IW and IWCONFIG reveals different wireless interface results

I am using VMWare Fusion with Ubuntu 14.04 as guest system upon the OSX host system. The question is that when I plugged in the USB Wifi adapter (TP Link WN725N in my case), The commands iwconfig, ...
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Error while sharing WIFI connection with Hyper V

I'm following the following article Using Your Windows 8 Wireless Connection Inside Hyper-V to share my wifi connection into my Hyper V machine, but during the 11th step when I'm trying to share the ...
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Intel Wi-Fi Adapter Randomly Quits Working

I'm using an Acer Aspire M5-583P-6428 running Windows 8.1. For quite a while, I've been having a strange issue with my Wi-Fi adapter. Said adapter is a built-in Intel® Dual Band Wireless-N 7260. The ...
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Wireless connection on windows 8 after reboot to SMWN

I've been trying to find some information on this but good old google shows me nothing useful, I was looking for a way that I can tell windows to remain connected to the wireless network after is ...
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How to create one overall network with two wireless signals (one public, one private)

What I want to do: I want to have one overall network but with two wireless signals. I want one to be public while the other is private. What I know I need: I know I need two wireless routers and ...
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TCP packet issue with 802.11ac but not with 802.11n on an Android Nexus 6

I have an Android Nexus 6 that connects to my computer via an ad-hoc network. When my phone connects to the 802.11n card (TP-LINK 300Mbps Wireless N), the bytes are sent with no issue; verified with ...
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Openwrt bridging issue between wireless and ethernet port

I've this scenario: an AP connected to the STA wirelessly, the AP is a DHCP server I have following configurations in /etc/config/network of the AP: config interface lan option ifname 'eth1 ...
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Wireless Adapter needs periodic reset to connect to Home Group; Internet never affected (Windows 8)

I have a media pc (Windows 8) set up in my house with a server running on it. This allows me to connect to it and modify things from a different PC in the house (rather than always having to walk ...
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Wireless USB adapter suddenly very slow

I have been using my wireless adapter fine for about 2-3 years on my Windows 7 PC, but a few days ago the internet became extremely sluggish, and no attempt to power on/off, re-plug, or fully ...
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what is this orange ball over my wireless network icon in windows 7?

What is the orange ball on the wireless icon And why does it have no green ticks in the icon at the very bottom(with the orange ball on it). But it has green ticks in the popup for Network R8 (the ...
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Windows 8.1 - Add an unavailable network

In Win8.1 it seems like I can only connect to SSIDs that are within my range of access. Say I had a computer that I needed to set up to connect to a network with wifi somewhere else. How do I set up ...
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Why does TV interfere with WiFi?

In my home, we get internet and TV both over an optical fibre. The setup is, this Optical terminator -----Router----Switch---Set top box---TV--Wii U | | ...
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Internet connection issues on Yosemite

I'm having troubles with internet connectivity on Yosemite, MacBook Pro (late 2014). When I'm at home internet works great. I'm connected through wifi to a standard modem/router. The problem is when ...
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Setting up wifi network with OpenWrt

I have router MR3020 with OpenWrt. I need wifi network with access to an admin panel of the router and the Internet from the another network. I have another network "BigWifi" (not mine), and I ...
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NFS activity locks desktop during any user initiated file activity

This is a funny little issue that has been happening for a while and I have learnt to work around but would prefer to resolve completely. My desktop PC is running linux mint 17.1 cinnamon. Core I5, ...
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Debian can't connect to Wi-Fi network after upgrade from Wheezy to Jessie

After upgrading my Thinkpad T420 from Wheezy to Jessie today, the integrated Wi-Fi stopped working. After countless hours of searching, I still can't seem to find what the issue is. In the GNOME ...
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Wireless dongle driver don't work(Debian)

I have a WiFi dongle that said to support GNU/Linux, however no drivers were found on the CD, after hours of research i found this https://wiki.debian.org/rt2800usb and installed the driver, I'm ...
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How to use QOS (quality of service) on windows 7

i have 15 computers on LAN and other clients who connect through wifi. all connections pass through a windows 7 computer. i want to give high priority for some applications, urls, ip addresses using ...
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Network Adapter occasionally not able to connect

Sometimes my network adapter will require that I disable it and then reenable in order for it to work again. The problem is that it gives no indication that there is a problem with the network until ...
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Can a wifi repeater connect to a wifi with sign-in access?

I'm currently staying in a hotel and will be staying there for more than a month. The hotel free wifi has a sign-in access, but the signal is weak. I was wondering if a travel wifi repeater will be ...
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Wi-Fi Direct Frame Exchange

In a working Wi-FI Direct Scenario, I have read that after three way handshake of GO negotiation, the GO starts sending the beacon and the client sends the probe request and then the authentication ...
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Different WiFi signal strengths on different commands

I'm connected to a WiFi network AIRWOLF. The two following commands on Windows 7 show different signal strengths. Why? netsh wlan show networks mode=bssid netsh wlan show interfaces The ...