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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Wifi connection drops when using torrent clients

I've read the topics I could find which are similar to this, but I've got no help reading them. So this is my situation: Whenever I start downloading a torrent, my wifi connection drops(as in no ...
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Very high latencies with WiFi

We bought a new WiFi router / ADSL modem at home (Asus DSL-N55U-B) and the wifi connection occasionally has very high latencies (up to 20 seconds, versus most common 25 miliseconds when pinging google ...
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Force refresh (re-scan) wireless networks from command line?

How can I force Windows to re-scan for available wireless networks from the command line? (i.e. I'm looking for the command-line equivalent of pressing F5 on the GUI.)
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Why does my computer sometimes not identify my wireless network, or others, that it always connects to?

I have a vista operating system. Sometimes my computer will not connect to the wireless network (internet) when I start up my laptop. This happens at different places on occasion, and it is very ...
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WLAN: Domestic Router only handling up to 15 clients

I guess this could be a problem concerning: processor, memory or bandwidth. I have a TL WR841nd router, and I need to connect 35 tablets into it via Wireless. Just WLAN! no Internet. However, the ...
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No wireless on windows after using kali boot cd

Today I wanted to start playing around with Kali Linux so I downloaded the ISO and burned it to a DVD, restarted the laptop and booted to the DVD pressed the first option which is just a boot. ...
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Creation an open (unencrypted) AdHoc WiFi network in Windows 8 [duplicate]

I've read thousands of tutorials but the command: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=try key=12345678 But how can I create an open unencrypted AdHoc wireless network in Windows 8?
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How to use Mouse without borders among machines which have different IP address

I have a question. As above, MWB cant work among separate machines which have different IP address. Machine A has wired connection and B has wireless connection which is connected to the same rooter. ...
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Pinging a cellular router

I have a cellular router that currently has a 3G SIM card plugged into it. I'd like to be able to access the devices behind my router by sending and receiving data over cellular WAN. As a first step, ...
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Is packet loss in traceroute a sign of speed throttling?

This connection has severe connectivity issues like webpage timeouts and slow transfer speeds. Its a wireless HSDPA conection which I am accessing using a USB Modem (Huawei E303c). Executing mtr ...
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Sony Vaio shows printer as offline over WIFI

I have a SONY VAIO SVS15126PGB (http://www.sony-mea.com/product/svs15126pg) It is joined to a domain and it runs Win 8.1 pro. Over the LAN we have zero issues, but every single time he disconnects ...
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Disable WLan if Wired/Cable Network is available

The question says it all. All i want is that my W-Lan connection should be disabled whenever a wired connection is available. What would be the easiest way to do that in Ubuntu/Gnome? In all guides ...
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How do I figure out if my wireless network has WEP, WPA or WPA2 security via command prompt on Windows XP?

I understand how to check what security protocol my wireless network connection is currently using by going to the Wireless Network Connection window like in the following example but how does one ...
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Is it possible for WiFi adapter to degrade?

Recently i've started to get high package loss ratio while connecting to the internet on my laptop via WiFi adapter. I made following experiment: my laptop and laptop of my friend were on the same ...
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Setting up a Raspberry Pi for Wi-Fi streaming video access from a kite outdoors

I want to attach my already setup, video-streaming-capable Raspberry Pi web server setup to my kite and allow others in the close proximity to view the video via an IP address. There obviously won’t ...
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Setting up a VPN and NAS connection

I want to be able to access my office data anywhere I can, I'm currently thinking about setting up a VPN, as far as I've read about it seems like what I need is a NAS where I will hold the data and a ...
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I have the OneDrive Blues? [closed]

I have a laptop that the OneDrive application installed seems to have gone crazy, for example, it tells me that my files were last updated on 12/31/1969, it is also telling my system that I cannot ...
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Wifi network not showing up on laptop but showing up on phone

I have an open WiFi network that I use in my apartment (provided by my realtor). The network shows up on my phone's WiFi and works smoothly but doesn't show up on my laptop. I have Windows 7 and Linux ...
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Why is my modem/router not detecting my wireless access point?

I have a Zyxel WAP3205 v1 wireless access point. Under my previous Internet provider, my modem acted as a DHCP server and was able to detect and assign the default network address to the WAP allowing ...
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Can attackers harvest WiFi passwords by spoofing ESSID?

I've recently started using wireless on an (Arch) laptop. My wireless manager (wicd) is set up to automatically associate with any networks with a certain ESSID and attempt to authenticate with them. ...
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Driver for wireless card WNC-0301 (Level One) for XP 64 bit

I looking for drivers for network wireless PCI card WNC-0301 of Level One for Windows XP 64 bit. The one I found on company's site is zipped with password. In short, do somebody know where to find ...
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How do I use a single wireless adapter for both an access point and client on raspberry pi?

I have been able to create a wireless access point (on my raspberry pi) using a usb wifi dongle using hostapd on wlan0. What I would like to be able to do is have the access point be on some virtual ...
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Linksys E2500 5GHz not working

I have a Linksys E2500 and I have been using it in 2.4GHz/5Ghz dual mode for a long time. But as of yesterday I can't connect to, even see the 5GHz network. LAN and 2.4GHz work fine. This happened ...
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Redirect to default homepage in a Wifi Network

Is there a way to set a default homepage for a Wifi Network, maybe tweaking the router configuration? My router is TP-Link TL-WR541G. I mean, when someone just connects to the wifi and first open the ...
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Is there a switch that will connect directly to my modem and allow my router to serve only as a WiFi connection?

Details Devices Internets -50Mbps Cable Internet Modem - Motorola Surfboard Extreme Router - Netgear WNDR3700v3 Switch - D-Link DGS-1008G Wired Ethernet Cable - Cat6_24Awg_ Device Configuration - ...
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Connectify-adhoc with signal strength of No signal?

I'm not sure if there is something wrong with my laptop's wifi adapter. It seems to function OK (can detect and connect to a wifi network. I can even use the aircrack-ng suit to DOS other APs, which ...
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Why does pinging a local router return “Destination Host Unreachable”?

I have two tomato routers. One is bridged wirelessly with the other. I have a new server on the network. It's running Ubuntu Server 11.04. They are all connected like this: A - Linux PC B - New ...
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macbook air wifi getting cut every few seconds

mac book air with yosemite bought in dec 2014 in india all software up to date has been connecting to internet through tethering from mobile phones for the last 3 mths suddenly today the wifi keeps on ...
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Configuring iptables for guest WLAN in DD-WRT

I'm constantly failing to get a guest WLAN in DD-WRT working. I can connect to the second SSID and get an IP address of the second DHCP server range. But I cannot connect to the internet. I followed ...
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Do I need to buy a modem along with the router?

I have the following modem/router http://www.amazon.com/AT-2Wire-3600HGV-Gateway-Wireless/dp/B0065PLIPK, that I got with my ATT connection. However, the network does not reach my room, not to mention ...
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Windows 8.1 network keeps dropping

When I'm in the office, whether plugged in or using wireless, the network drops several times an hour. It also takes a while (1 minute or more) to re-identify the network (identifying the network when ...
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How can I disable WiFi when computer is connected to LAN with wire, using GPO?

Is anyone of you know how to disable, thru a GPO, the Wireless connection as soon as the computer is connected to the LAN with a wire. By example, a user is at home with his laptop, connected to his ...
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Can devices connected to a Wi-Fi router communicate with devices connected to an associated Wi-Fi repeater?

If I connect a Wi-Fi repeater to my existing network, can devices connected to the original router connect to devices connected to the repeater? For example, if my laptop is on the router, can I see ...
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Computers on the network randomly try to contact ISP DHCP not router DHCP

I've been fighting with this issue for a few weeks, but one of my clients has Cox Communications as an ISP, with their standard modem, and a Netgear Nighthawk x6 router. Originally the client had ...
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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 ...
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Wireless network lost internet

I'm working on a network with 6 workstations, server, Netgear 16 port switch, Netgear Router R6250 and it has been chugging along for well over a year now. Yesterday, none of the wireless devices can ...
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How can I tunnel from one computer on a Wi-Fi connection to another specific machine on the LAN?

I have 3 computers connected via Ethernet in 1 room 1 laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate. 1 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. 1 PC with Windows 7 Ultimate. Both laptops use their own independent Wi-Fi ...
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Unable to turn on wireless on new Lenovo IdeaPad laptop

I just bought a Lenovo IdeaPad laptop which is running Windows 7. I can connect to the Internet if I use Ethernet - however, I cannot seem to turn on the wireless. The little notification on the ...
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High latency in network access on mobile broadband

First post. I have been using a mobile broadband (HSDPA) connection for the past 2 years. Recently, the ISP started throttling speeds, but the issue was fixed after sometime. However, now the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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When connecting a MongoDB client to a MongoDB server, I get: 'Couldn't connect to server'

I am just learning MongoDB, and I tried to connect one of my machines (the client) to the server (which is a Toshiba L875D). The server is running Windows 8.1 and the client Windows 7. Here is a ...
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tomato firmware unstable when I am connected to Chromecast

I have an Asus RT-N12D1, and I installed the tomato firmware by shibby (tomato-K26-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-112-Max.trx and tomato-K26-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-114-Max.trx). However I found that the connection ...
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How can I adjust my router to allow my ISP's full speed?

My ISP advertises 100+ Mbps download speeds. I have only been getting about 25 Mbps, so I contacted a support agent and was told that if I'm connecting through a router, there might be something ...
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Wifi on iMac Constantly Dropping

I have had this iMac for a couple of years, and I have had constant issues with the wifi periodically disconnecting (only recently cared because I have actually started using it). I have recently ...
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How to Bypass Wifi Restriction At School?

I've asked a question like this on a different thread but got put on hold cause I didn't give enough details. Now I understand what's going on and thought I should re-word the question and ask again. ...
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How do I catch a packet sniffer in local area network? [closed]

Actually I am a college student and in our hostel someone is regularly attempting attacks like ARP poisoning which leads to great loss of bandwidth.Please briefly explain the techniques which you ...
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How to wirelessly access DD-WRT web interface when router is in bridge repeater mode?

How do you access the DD-WRT web interface for a router that is in bridge repeater mode? When I go to 192.168.1.2 it takes me to the AP's web interface. I'm supposed to be able to access the ...
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ASUS DD-WRT router 5ghz cutting out every 30 seconds

I recently flashed the latest build of dd-wrt onto my AC87 and set it up as a bridge repeater. The 5ghz network is blazing fast, but it cuts out every 30 seconds or so. It's only for a couple of ...
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Connect via Remote Desktop to machine connected to VPN

I have a problem. I need to connect to a remote machine, which I can do fine. However, once I am on that machine, I need to open a VPN connection to another remote computer. This, I can also do. The ...
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Connect to both a wireless and wired connection simultaneously in windows 7

I have a client that needs to setup a small LAN at a trade show. Where their booth is located, there is no wired jacks; there is only public wireless being broadcast. They have a total of 3 laptops ...