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 can I see my LAN when connected to a VPN?

At home I use a VPN and to share it with other devices I use the computer which connects to the VPN as access point for a second LAN, but I don't want all the traffic be routed through the VPN: I want ...
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Is my router “clogged” after short time of heavy usage?

I have a cheap TP-Link TL-WR340G/TL-WR340GD router. I feel like after a short session of heavy downloading or uploading, it becomes "clogged". Websites do not respond, connections drop, etc. When I ...
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How do I connect a laptop running Windows 7 to an Android phone using WiFi Direct?

From where I am sitting, Windows 7 does not appear to support WiFi Direct connections to Android mobile devices. Specifically, turning on WiFi Direct on my Samsung Galaxy S II does not make the ...
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Giving my PC the same MAC address of my Android phone

I want my PC to replace my Android phone in a local wireless network from MAC Address point of view. In other words changing my PC’s MAC address to be exactly the same as the MAC address of my Android ...
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Dumpper and Jumpstart for GNU/Linux

I try Reaver, but takes too long and not working for me. Dumpper and jumpstart in this article worked for me, is there any equivalent for GNU/Linux?
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How does the performance of nano/pico wireless adapters vs. regular-sized USB/PCI-E adapters compare?

Wireless N adapters come in all shapes and sizes: some have 2 antennas; some have only 1, and some have no external antenna at all. I assume that those with at least one external antenna have better ...
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Windows 8 laptop does not show WiFi

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that previously connected to a wireless modem but it does not now. The modem is not a problem because I can see it and connect to it from other computers. On the ...
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How do i tell wifi to get external ip instead of internal [duplicate]

I am running windows 8.1 and I just got an external ip address from my isp and the router is seeing it ok but not my wifi network I am still getting 192 address reason I am asking is I am wanting to ...
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Which methods help to improve wireless signal?

My router is in my family room, and there's not much I can do to move it, it's in the corner of the house. My room and computer is upstairs and I only get a signal strength of about 17 percent while ...
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WiFi disconnects when VPN is running - how to troubleshoot?

I have a VPN (HMA pro) which is working fine on all but one device in one particular location. This device (a windows 8 laptop) used to work fine but lately after the VPN is connected, within a few ...
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Send msg over LAN - wireless

I'm trying to send a message to one of the neighbors by connecting to his wireless router (Open - No security) and notice him to "Put a password on the router!". I find his IP 192.168.1.2 and mine is ...
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QOS on a Cisco DPC3939?

So with the Xfinity triple play package they issue a Cisco DPC3939 router. Now, I don't know if any of you have any experience with it or not, but suffice to say that it sucks in terms of both ...
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How should I set up my wireless-N FIOS router?

It’s in my basement, and I only get wireless coverage in the basement and on the main floor but not on the second floor. It’s a wireless GigE N Actiontec MI424WR router and I’m thinking of which high ...
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windows 10 breaks wireless network

I have a really strange issue with Windows 10 and WiFi. When I connect to my WiFi network everything works fine for a few minutes. After a few minutes, first there is no Internet connection (I can't ...
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Make Linux Notebook Act Like a Network Hub

I've been looking for a solution for this quite a while and I think that I am exactly as clueless as before. So I figured why not ask people who really know about this stuff... I'm trying to connect ...
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How to prevent wifi router from broadcasting multiple ssids?

I have the following Wi-Fi router: http://www.beetel.in/business-solutions/international-business/adsl/450-four-port-wifi-modem And I am also posting screen shots of ISP settings (from 192.168.1.1). ...
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DLNA with windows media player

Good morning, I have a "digicorder" from telenet (dc-ad2100) which I want to connect to my PC. I have the digicorder connected through an ethernet cable to the same network my PC is connected ...
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Mac Apache Server not working when wireless is turned off

I am having an issue where I setup my local apache server on my Mac OS X Yosemite. The server has been working great up until I needed to work remotely without wireless access. I have been looking all ...
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Unifi AP - setup and configuration

So I am trying to replace the wireless Access points in an Office. The APs they already use have static IP adresses (do not use DHCP) and are dlink dwl-2100 AP. I am supposed to replace with them the ...
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Can I use my Macbook for Local Wifi iPhone gaming, when it is not connected to the internet?

We are attempting to play a game, that enables multiplayer trough local Wi-Fi. The units available are: An iPhone 6 with ~unlimited cellular data A rMBP 15" latest model, so no hardware limitations ...
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Using Motorola NVG510 as wireless router via connecting it to Motorola SB5101 Cable Modem

I have a comcast cable connection at home. I have a Motorola SB5101U cable modem and Motorola NVG510. What I want to do is connecting the cable modem to the comcast cable and have internet access, and ...
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Cannot ping wired network devices (other than router) from wifi connected devices

I have a D-link router DSL_2740NRU I have a network with a large number of devices - preferred IP addresses are 192.168.1.1 (router) .2 My Book Live (MBL) - cabled .3 PC - cabled .4 PC - cabled .10 ...
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How to test stability of wireless router

I had a wireless router that would intermittently drop connections, so I had switched to using a different router. I have since updated the firmware on the problematic router. Is there an easy way to ...
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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 ...
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Windows unable to resolve hostnames

I have two Windows 7 machines on my home network that always give 'Unreachable' errors when I try to access any site. The other devices on the same network work fine (iPhone, iPad, Mac, Ubuntu) The ...
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Netgear WNDR3700 WiFi-n not giving 40 MBps

I have a Netgear WNDR 3700 v3 WiFi router. The router is capable of A/b/g/n and the Internet connection is 40MBps When I connect over the ethernet cable and run speedtest, I get the full 40MBps ...
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Windows 7 Set metric to use 2 different network interfaces at the same time

I'm looking for a way to use at the same time wired and wireless interfaces. My situation: 1 Gbit ethernet interface (10.100.x.x) 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n interface (192.168.x.x) The PC is part of a ...
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Cannot TCP outside of local area network to Internet, but can ping machines on the Internet

TL;DR I can ping outside, can only TCP inside network. More details: I’ve been trying to fix up my dad’s custom built computer (Windows 7) I built for him. After a few months, the Internet got ...
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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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What are the best wireless security settings for my router

I am using older SOHO router wl500gP (it is v1 but I think this is not important) with custom Oleg firmware which allows me to use one of the following "Authentication Method": Authentication Method: ...
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How to use a smart TV as a monitor via built-in Wi-Fi adapter?

I have a TV with built-in Wi-Fi adapter (Samsung Smart TV series 6). How can I use it a regular monitor using Wi-Fi instead of HDMI? Currently I can use allShare software to cast videos to it. I am ...
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Windows 8.1 slow when out of the domain with internet connection

I have a laptop with Windows 8.1 Enterprise that I am allowed to take with me and use at home. I am a local administrator on it. The problem that I am having is that when it connect to a working WiFi ...
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Can not connect to wifi modem admin interface

I want to view my TP-Link Wi-Fi modem setting page in my browser.This is my network information: As you see my router IP is 192.168.1.1. When I ping this IP I get "request timed out" as result. ...
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Windows can't setup ad hoc connection

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I want to create an ad hoc internet connection to share the internet connection from laptop to mobile, but it says: Windows could not setup the ...
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Display Wi-Fi only to selected devices

I want to display my Wi-Fi network only to a couple of devices and make it such that none of the other devices could find out while searching it. How can I do that?
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Wifi connectivity on a virtual machine while it is not working on the parent machine

I am having wifi connectivity issues on my Windows 8 laptop. I am thinking to install windows 7 as a VM using virtualbox. Will the wifi connection work in the VM (win 7) while it has connection issues ...
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Custom nameservers over wifi hotspots with initial web login

I have built a portable router using a raspberry pi. My setup works, unless I connect to a hotspot that requires some kind of web based login. After some investigation, I think I've tracked it down ...
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Share a NAS across two local networks

So, this is the thing, I have 2 Floors, Internet modem (Huawei hg532e) is upstairs, I needed Internet coverage on both floors, so I decided to install a Powerline network because the Wi-Fi wasn’t ...
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Wi-Fi connectivity issues after installing Cisco 32-bit VPN client on Windows Vista

I have recently uninstalled a previous version of the Cisco VPN client by using the Windows add/remove utility in Control Panel. After that, I reinstalled the most recent version of the Cisco 32-bit ...
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How to make two network adapters work together seamlessly on Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have two network adapters installed on the same PC, one is wired and the other is wireless. Each of them is connected to internet through different router/AP and different ISP. Is that possible to ...
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Troubleshooting 1 modem 1 switch 2 wifi routers (one-2.4ghz & one-5ghz)

I would like to know why I have internet access with 1 wifi router and local access only with the 2nd wifi router. I am also confused by IPv4 address while connected to the Dlink router. During the ...
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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks—HP Mini 210-1060BR and HP Mini 210-1040BR—no existent Wi-Fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth-capable. What I want is to create a real LAN ...
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How to install wifi usb adapter drivers - OS X

I bought the EDUP USB Nano Adapter EP-N8531 and I have to install the driver that I found in the relative cd. I have the following files (in the "mac" directory): In the nano adapter case there's ...
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Using dlink D2750U Wifi Modem/Router As a Router Only

I recently bought dlink D2750U WIFI ADSL modem/router, for my ADSL internet connection. But I have now changed my ISP, who provide internet via cable(not telephone line). The ISP guy provides a cable ...
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Very high ping and packet loss on one computer only

I have a specific desktop which seems to have consistently high packet loss and ping regardless of what connection it is using. I'm connecting via wifi and this computer usually has a ping to my ...
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Will older 802.11a/b/g device affect 802.11ac wave 2?

Given the silly number of antennas on the newer 802.11ac wave 2 devices, will older 802.11a/b/g devices still slow down the network? Based on this article, I'm really wondering about that. There ...
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Handle64.exe Makes Ping Very Jittering and High?

I was playing online games such as CS:GO and Battlefield Hardline / 4, when every now and then (more often than not) my local area network (LAN) and online ping times would drastically raise with ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and disappearing from device manager

I have an HP laptop (model number c6s45ea#abu) and the wifi keeps disconnecting. It seems to be semi random as sometimes it can work fine for hours at a time. Here is the wifi network adaptor in ...
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EZ Display projector app doesn't find projector

I have an InFocus IN126STa with the wireless dongle SP-WIFIUSB-2. Media sources can't connect wirelessly using the provided app. The projector has 2 different modes of operation for wireless ...
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How to get Tenda W322U V2.0 Wireless adapter running on Windows 7?

My Tenda W322U V2.0 Wireless USB Adapter used to work with Ralink drivers and I can't make it work on the new Windows 7. Every time the network adapter is booted, it keeps looking for a driver ...