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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cannot access trendnet wireless box

My Trendnet TEW-452BRP wireless router is connected with a NetGear ProSafe VPN firewall FVS318 router right now. They are working fine. I am right now connected with wireless. I try to change the ...
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Broken/missing Wifi [closed]

Hi I seem to have a problem, with a HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC (Windows 7), my Wifi-Card has literally vanished from my device manager, all that is left is the Real-Tech Family Controller. I tried to ...
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Cannot connect to my own mumble server using external ip

I can connect to my mumble server through my local (Wireless LAN IPv4) ip: 192.168.0.15, but I cannot connect using the ip taken from this website: http://www.whatismyip.com/. I have forwarded ...
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Cisco 1131AG: Wireless clients randomly unreachable

I have a weird issue with my 1131AG-E-K9. I set up a lab at home to get back into the topic after a few years break. My 1131AG is connected to one of the PoE ports of an ASA5505. Clients are 2 ...
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What's the difference between AC600, AC1200, AC<n> wireless network adapters?

I'm planning to buy a wireless PCIe or USB network adapter for 802.11ac but I don't understand the difference between AC600, AC1200, and all other ACs available out there. What does the number mean? ...
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Signal strength fluctuations and performance issues with cascading routers

I am using two home routers (Linksys WRT300N and Netgear Nighthawk AC1900)in cascade order to extend the area covered by WIFI. The signal strength and performance of the network throughout the home is ...
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Is there a way to make a usb NIC show up in the wifi dropdown on a Macbook Pro 15?

I purchased a USB NIC (Alfa AWUS036AC) because the onboard NIC on my 2014 MBP 15 and my Netgear router don't play nice with each other. Is there a way I can make the networks it (the new NIC) sees ...
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Wi-Fi Repeater Can't Be Accessed Directly

I purchased the Gembird WNP-RP-002 Wi-Fi repeater and i'm having an issue with it. I set it up by looking both at the user manual and this video I chose it as repeater and at first under settings i ...
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Why is every other ping to my wifi router taking a long time?

If I ping my wifi router, I get: C:\>ping 192.168.1.1 Pinging 192.168.1.1 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64 <--- Quick Reply from ...
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Why do I get these latency spikes in games? How do I fix them?

http://pastebin.com/VkisYYMw Results of ping to a LoL server, results are similar to a Dota 2 server. As you can see, the ping flares up going as high as 500 to 600 ms at times. I have tried ...
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How does a WiFi client choose an AP if two have the same SSID?

When a WiFi client wants to connect to a hotspot with a certain SSID and there are two access points with that SSID, what determines which one it connects to? If it previously connected to only one of ...
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Why my server with a public IP address can only display its web page to my local network?

I can see the server's web page from my PC/phone on local network wifi. I cannot see the server's web page using 3G on phone or home wifi. I can ping to the server using my phone 3G. Any ...
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How to use wifi direct on windows using intel my wifi dashboard

I think I have it installed correctly with an intel advanced-n 6200 card (windows 7), I can turn on wifi-direct and see "ralink client" (another pc on windows 8.1 with an rt5572 chipset usb adapter) ...
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Wireless speed is erratic

I have the netgear 1600AC R6200v2. Currently I'm seeing crazy wireless speeds. My hardwired connection is showing my full speed, so it appears the issue is in the wireless. (FYI my speed is 50Mb/s ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium cannot connect to internet via wireless or ethernet connections

I have an HP laptop and I cannot connect to the internet even though it says "Internet Access". When I try I get "Cannot access page", then the browser closes and searches for a solution that results ...
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Dangers of Unsecured Wireless Networks

Is it dangerous to use an unsecured wireless connection? Can my username and password be seen if I transmit them on an open connection, or are they encrypted on the client side before being sent to ...
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Play media from a computer to a TV wirelessly?

I want the same functionality one gets when connecting a TV and a laptop using a HDMI cable, but wirelessly. I have a Samsung Series 6, Smart TV and want to mirror my Windows 7 PC's video and audio ...
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can't connect to my win 8.1 ad hoc

I've created a virtual wifi router on my laptop, using: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=name key=password and then: netsh wlan start hostednetwork on my windows 8.1. the problem is ...
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Streaming movies via network stops after a few secs but only on WiFi

Streaming movies via network stops after a few secs but only on Wifi? (XP HOME SP3) I have 2 computers, 1 Main tower PC (with ext 2 TB drive), and a 3GB laptop. When I stream movies from my 2TB ext ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server (pure-ftpd) with SSL/TLS enabled

I have two machines inside my private network: one running Ubuntu 10.04 with pure-ftpd FTP server with SSL/TLS enabled, and another running Windows 7. I have configured my FTP server for SSL/TLS for ...
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what technology to connect many Wifi AP to one network [duplicate]

in my company need's to join many Wifi Access Points to ONE WIFI NETWORK means to one SSID what technology may I used for that??? every AP is directly connected to master SWITCH and need's onee ...
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Fixing Wifi dropout on a raspberry-pi

I am new to raspberry pi, and not very comfortable with linux. I am facing issues with WIFI dropouts and searching led me to this article: ...
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Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/b/g/n do not connect to Wi-Fi network set-up on Channel 13

I have a Dell Latitude notebook, running Windows 7 Enterprise, with a Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz) wireless card. My router is a Netgear DGN2200v3 and to improve my wireless ...
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Can a faster wireless adapter deliber better results if the router caps the connection speed?

I have an AC1200 (867Mbps max data rate) router. I'm in the market for a desktop wireless adapter to go with that, and wondering whether it's worth going beyond AC1200. Specifically, I need to choose ...
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how to block website in ADSL router model TDSL300W2

I need to block facebook,twitter and You tube in my BSNL ADSL router model no TDSL300W2. Since all are engaged with those web sites and not working. Please let me know how to block these web site ...
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Is it normal for wireless speeds on a mobile device to be slower than the speed on a laptop?

Both my laptop—a Retina MacBook Pro—and phone—an iPhone 6—support 802.11ac wireless and my router, an AirPort Time Capsule, also support 802.11ac wireless. The speed I get on laptop is about 70 to 80 ...
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Out of Range Check for WLAN Network

Does anyone know of a universal mechanism to check on a client device if it is still within range of a wireless network and can communicate on it? One idea is to ping the gateway, but some networks ...
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Intel WLAN NIC works in Linux, undetected in Windows 7

Note: I do not have the hardware in question in front of me at the moment, so I'm sorry for the unavailability of some information. I understand if I can't get a proper answer because of that. ...
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tp-link tl-wn725n Wi-Fi USB Adapter works really slow

Few days ago I bought this tp-link Wi-Fi usb adapter. I read some articles about it before and the tests speed were kinda ok for me. I installed the last drivers and stuff. But the Internet speed is ...
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Can I use a TP-link TD-W8151N as a wireless repeater?

I have a Asus RT-N10E that I am using with a wimax connection that is giving me a Wi-Fi network. I just installed a Yagi antenna in my neighbors house but the signal strength is extremely low (no ...
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WI-FI connects and disconnect randomly

I am using a Lenovo Z460. I have Wi-Fi throughout my home. I have 2 laptops and 3 mobile phones which use Wi-Fi My Lenovo Laptop has problems connecting to Wi-Fi. I can connect to Wi-Fi from my phones ...
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“USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later”

USB wireless network adapter not working in Virtual Box kali machine. What to do? It always gives a message that "USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later"
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Any way to specify which Internet connection to use on a Mac?

I am currently connected to both an Ethernet and Wi-Fi connection (different networks.) Is there a way I can tell my web browser to use one connection and another web browser to use the other?
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Extending dual band wifi signal

I've got poor signal strength and quality in one of the rooms in my house. This room has a single ethernet cable. I would like to extend my network so that said room upstairs has a better signal. I ...
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Connection spikes when connected (only) through wireless

I've been experiencing HUGE spikes while connected trough wireless in my home, and I just can't figure out what is happening. I've had this problem with my previous computer too, I just bought a new ...
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Can a device that has wifi that does not support WPA connect to an access point configured for WPA via WPS-PBC?

I'm having trouble finding results for the internal workings of WiFi Protected Setup. All I can find is that the PIN method is broken, evil and cracked, and that you should turn off WPS PIN or WPS ...
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Network printer outside from his router not presented on network

I'm working in an office, which has a messy network built by many people before me. Just to clarify: I far not understand networks, this one either. I have a room, where arrived a new network ...
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Will cascading two routers separate both networks?

If I plug a second router with DHCP on and a different subnet, will that separate the networks and keep them from communicating with each other? One of my family members had malware recently and I ...
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I keep seeing an SSID called “Hidden network” everywhere, why is this?

I've just noticed something very, very, strange this evening. I see a network with the name/SSID "Hidden network" virtually everywhere that I go. I want to know why I'm seeing this! Its a visible ...
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Share network from windows 8.1 to windows 8.1

I'm trying to share network via "Connectify" from Windows 8.1 notebook to another Windows 8.1 notebook. And the problem is that connection is limited. Order isn't matter. But third notebook with ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro forgets network credentails

At my university we got a wireless network with the following properties: Every user has to login with a username and a password. The authentication is based on RADIUS as far as I know. The network ...
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Connecting to a Cisco controller

I've setup a terminal according to this guide, but I still need an address to connect to, right? How can I find it?
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Transparent proxy for wired+wireless network

I want to install squid as a transparent proxy for my home network. I have a HP microserver currently serving as my NAS+media server. I am thinking if I get a second NIC for the server I can lay the ...
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What is the difference in these WLAN commands?

Ultimately, I am trying to diagnose a wifi connection issue that I have had for over a month. Simply, it connects and at a random amount of time, disconnects (within 5min to 2hours). Nothing I can do ...
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Airport Extreme BCM43224 not recognised on FreeBSD

So I have recently installed FreeBSD 10.1 (now UEFI native!) on my Mid-2012 MacBook Pro. The install went fine, except for one problem: my wireless card wasn't recognised. I looked into bwi and bwn as ...
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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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Using WLAN Router without creating new subnet

I have the following network configuration at home I'm connected through a NanoStation M5 to the internet. The NanoStation has a DHCP server and provides IP addresses for all wired PCs which are ...
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Identifying MAC address of connected device

I have a home network consisting of a router plus a wireless range extender (repeater), and I cannot reliably identify to which of them my laptop is connecting (both are in range). I tried using arp ...
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Laptop bluetooth driver/adapter works in ubuntu but not in windows 7/8

I have acer 4253 laptop with amd e350 processor and 2GB RAM attaced. Initially the bluetooth worked well with windows 7. Later I turned off the adapter using the preinstalled OEM software 'Bluetooth ...
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Guest network SSID with auto generated password every day

I have two routers (ASUS RT-AC68U and Buffalo NFINITI WZR-HP-G300NH) both of which support dd-wrt if necessary, although I currently only use the ASUS with factory firmware. I'd like to have a guest ...