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 tell Windows 8 to only connect to network drives on certain networks?

I have a home server with some files on that I connect to via my wireless LAN at home. The server is only available at that specific network, and not via internet. It seems that every time I open an ...
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Getting Windows netsh hostednetwork SoftAP to use 2.4 and 5 GHZ

I have a Windows 7 PC setup sharing a wired internet connection over Wifi using the "netsh wlan set hostednetwork" command. It is working well but it is only broadcasting in at 2.4GHZ and would like ...
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Wireless networking issue: the adapter working fine in linux, but not in windows

My laptop is ACER aspire V5-573G and is currently has a strange wi-fi issue. The laptop has dual-boot Windows 8.1 (64-bit)/Linux mint 16 (xfce,64-bit). On the windows side, the wireless card is ...
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Connecting a network wireless adapter to BackTrack 5 R3

I installed BackTrack 5 R3 x64 on a VMware Workstation 10 while running Windows 8 x64. I bought a Network Wireless adapter "TL-WN8200ND" and this adapter works as normal in my system. But when I ...
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How do I make Windows switch Wifi connections when a limit is reached?

My Internet service provider only allows me a cap of 30gb a month. It's a 4g LTE router which I connect to wirelessly. I also have another 3g wireless router as a backup. Windows does not show "no ...
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Some devices kill my network

So I've got a Rostelecom branded Sagemcom F@ST 2804 router and some of my devices just kill my network. For example iPhone 5S does. As soon as iPhone connects to the WiFi shared by the router, the ...
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Reconfigure Macbook to use USB wifi card instead of PCI-e card

Is it possible to change a setting or configuration file to associate a USB wi-fi adapter with the built-in wifi tools (like the icon in the top bar) instead of the mPCI-e card? Right now I am using ...
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Wifi Neighbor Triangulation

Is it possible to discover signal strength between two devices that are connected to the same network? Devices    A. Cell Phone WiFi    B. WiFi enabled device ...
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Redirection to wireless login pages - avoiding losing your current sites

It is common for public wifi access points to include login pages, even at times, when they're free (i.e. starbucks, many airports, hotels, etc). I'm often in a situation where I'll open up ...
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Port-forwarding: different ports in router log?

My friend cannot connect to my minecraft server. How do the the different ports shown in my router's log affect port forwarding? What can I change to allow my friend connect to my server? I believe ...
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Network adapter - one connection per startup [Win7-64b]

I have a Windows 7 64-bit , Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 wireless network adapter. On startup the computer connects to my wireless network just fine, but when I try ...
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2 NIC, 2 DNS & Access Point

Im running a computer with Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter at home. NIC number one is used for hosting a website. I plugged in another NIC and connected it to the network aswell. Then I plugged in ...
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Emulate a network connection in Windows 8.1

I have no idea if it's possible but I need a way to simulate a network adapter that thinks it is connected. The issue is that I am trying to give my Windows Phone 8 emulator internet access through my ...
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Best ip configuration for unique dual router setup

current setup routerA--------------PTP dish link---------------routerB unique wan ip/internet unique wan ip/internet ...
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How does Windows determine which network status icon to show?

I installed Bluesoleil to experiment with an old Bluetooth adapter, and then I uninstalled it. After it was uninstalled, the systray icon for network status always shows a red X. However, I'm ...
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Installing some software by brodcasting in a network on all computers ?

Need HTcondor to be installed on all computers in network Which is our own campus network for throughput computing, we need maximum nodes so we can do it in a better way. Mentioned network have many ...
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MacBook Pro early 2011 WiFi says it's on but it's not (new fresh install 10.8.5 (12f45)

WiFi log: Dec 17 00:30:01 cmb-macbook-pro newsyslog[461]: logfile turned over Tue Dec 17 01:18:33.235 <airportd[489]> _doAutoJoin: Already associated to "linksys_media". Bailing on auto-join. ...
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WLAN repeater and parental control on router

is it possible to use parental control on a router with a WLAN client conntected? If i use the MAC of the repeater all clients using this repeater are disconnected via the parental control. But I ...
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How do I log in to “The Cloud” wifi hotspots using curl?

In England at least, there's this accursèd thing called 'The Cloud', which increasingly provides all public wifi hotspots. Has anyone already knocked up a curl command/bash script/etc to log in to it ...
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Wireless connection behaves strangely after windows 7 fresh installation

Since I installed a fresh installation of Windows 7 Home Premium, my Internet connection behaves very strange when on wireless. It disconnects and reconnect by it self without any notice. It slows ...
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Cannot connect to wifi modem when a LAN user is connected

I have a small home network where computers are connected to a wifi modem using either LAN or wifi, but recently it has developed strange problem. When a PC is connected through LAN to this modem, no ...
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How to make Lenovo Thinkpad switch for AP with best reception?

I recently changed the my network so that the 4 devices (1 router, 3AP's) is running on one SSID and different channels (instead of 4 different SSID's on same channel). I had some problems with ...
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Linux boot fails after install

I got an hp pavilion 15 e070sl laptop, bought a week ago and i wanted to install ubuntu alongside windows, (then the installer erased the whole HDD for a bug, but that's another story) The fact is, ...
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WiFi connection limited access occurs very often

I have been using my router for more than 3 years, and lately my WiFi networks started to act strange. I am not sure if it's Windows or router trouble. Very often I am being disconnected from ...
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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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VirtualBox - Is it possible to connect to prioritise network cable over wifi?

We are working on a very old Windows machine that is connected to a secure private LAN network cable (sadly, it is not accessible through other common conventional methods) and we are unable to get ...
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OpenWRT - Bandwidth limit per client

I want to limit bandwidth on my openwrt router's wlan interface, but per client. Imagine you have 3 laptops connected. Each of them should only get 1/3 of the maximum speed. Is it possible somehow? ...
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USB ports causing Wireless and Mobile Phone tethering drop out

I have a problem with my USB ports and I can't seem to pinpoint the problem. I'm hoping that I can get some idea as to how to troubleshoot my problem. Problem description: I recently bought a USB ...
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WLAN adapter on Ubuntu Server inside Hyper-V

I need to set up an Ubuntu server as a router. However we need to make it wireless and wired. I need a WLAN adapter for the wireless part of the router. I get my Internet connection on my server ...
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Trying to network Logitech Revue (GoogleTV) and Acer Revo (Windows 7)

I have a Logitech Revue (GoogleTV) and an Acer Revo (Windows 7) sitting next to each other. I want the Revue to be able to stream video from the Revo over ethernet (via Plex and ViMu). Both devices ...
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connecting my printer to my windows 8 tablet to print wireless

My printer is a H P 3520 all in one it is already connected up right to print normally. But the wireless part does not work on my windows 8 tablet.
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How do you connect or disconnect bluetooth devices on Windows 8.1?

I have a handful of bluetooth speakers paired to my computer, but after having updated to Windows 8.1, I can't seem to open their dedicated window from the Devices and Printers section of the control ...
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Bluetooth wireless headphone multiple audios

Is there a means to get two applications audio to a Bluetooth wireless device simultaneously? I have a news app running and I am on Skype at the same time. I currently can only get one of the audios ...
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Edimax EW-7822UAC - Cannot get it working on my ArchLinux Server

I cannot seem to get this new USB device running on my server sudo make install says user@home rtl8812AU_8821AU_linux_v4.2.2_7502.20130517]$ make install install -p -m 644 8812au.ko ...
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Webpage loads keeps lagging until I reset the network adapter

Having a really weird issue with my internet connection on my MacBook Pro... pages load agonizingly slowly, often hanging on a "Waiting for..." status in Chrome. This has been happening on my wireless ...
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Why won't FreeRadius allow WPA2 Enterprise/PEAP Wi-Fi connections?

First a bit of background: I've been tinkering with this on and off for a few days and it's getting frustrating. I've got a NetGear r6300 loaded up with DD-WRT v24/SP2 Giga and I've configured SSH to ...
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ddwrt port forwarding with wireless access points behind a wireless client

I've tried port forwarding to a wifi device that's connected through 2 routers: Wifi Device (192.168.0.200) -> Wireless Access Point (DD-WRT, 192.168.0.2) -> Wire Connection to Router 1 (running ...
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Can't connect to the Internet even though I was able during installation(Debian)

As I said in the title i have difficulties connecting to the Internet. During installation of Debian 7.1 I provided wizard with htc_9271.fw file when it asked. After that I connected to the ftp server ...
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Wifi disabled after time

I do have several computers in my office, and unfortunately, the network admin has yet to patch my cables (which I'm not allowed to). So far, I'm stuck with Wifi, so I configured one of my Windows 8 ...
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Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit : Using sleep mode changes chars in network password to uppercase

After using the sleep mode on my desktop Win 7 machine, I always find I can't connect to my home wifi network. I can check the settings via Control Panel >> Network and Internet >> Manage Wireless ...
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Sharing a proxy connection with 802.1X authentication

I want to start by saying that I'm really new at this, and I'm really looking forward to learning something but I don't know where to start. The problem is this: I study at a university that has ...
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What speeds can I expect on my LAN?

I just replace my old router with an ASUS RT-N66U. The router says it supports up to 450Mbit/s on 2.4GHz and 5GHz. I know I cannot expect to exactly reach that speed because of overhead and ...
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why does my network disconnects from internet every couple of hours?

I have a broadband that here you can see its details. It provides wireless and also I got two more routers that use them as access points. DHCP is disabled on them and these two routers work are set ...
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Can we create a VAP in sta mode and another VAP in ap mode in MadWiFi

I have am working with a Atheros chip and madwifi and I am trying to set up VAPs one in sta and one in ap. I am able to set up multiple VAPs in ap mode but when I set up the first VAP in sta and then ...
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3801 HGV Admin interface will not load

First thanks for any and all help. I have done extensive searching on this and have turn up nothing so far so I hope I may be able to get some answers here. I have been trying to simply access the ...
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DIR-505 I can ping google.com, but can't view webpage

I just bought a dlink DIR-505 to extend my wifi range in my house. While I can connect to the device, configure it in Hotspot mode, and PING an external address (google.com), I can't retrieve a web ...
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How do I Reverse Tether my phone for internet connectivity without rooting?

I'm trying to create an internet connection for an android device using a linux(Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a WiFi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, I ...
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Random connection timeouts only to one server

I'm having a very strange issue with my connection to my server. Before you say "It's the servers connection" I know for a fact that it isn't, as other people are able to connect fine. Basically, I ...
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Intermittent wifi on Macbook Pro Mid 2010

Experiencing connectivity issues on my Macbook Pro 2010... ping works flawlessly however every 2 minutes or so while browsing the internet (with both safari and chrome), I will run into a timeout and ...
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Using a WRT54G V8 as a repeater and print server?

I currently have an old WRT54G V8 setup with my printer (HP Laserjet 400M 401DN) to broadcast it's own wireless network (no internet, just printer). The printer works wirelessly with this setup but I ...