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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Wi-fi solution for a rooming house [closed]

I manage a rooming house where we are having a 4 camera system w/ DVR installed soon. The owner has given me the project of getting the system online while providing wifi access to the residents. I ...
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Is ethernet prioritized over wifi for home routers?

I have five roommates, we have a fastweb router with 100Mbps bandwith. The model is Technicolor TG1100. If I plug in an ethernet cable, is my connection prioritized with respect to others using wifi ...
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How to tell if Airplane Mode is on?

Action Center tells me that Airplane Mode is on: Whereas, The WiFi menu tells me that it is not: So, is it On or Off? EDIT: It isn't that simple... most devices will let you turn WiFi on even if ...
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Expanding dhcp range on DC

I work for a relatively small company and we are starting to run out of ip addresses for our DHCP server. We currently have a scope of 192.168.10.0/24. This was all set up by an IT company 3 years ...
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Hardware required to setup WLAN access in large house

A house has 3 floors, with thick floors and around 350m^2 total. The person responsible for setting up the electricity and networking in the house recommended to have the router and then 3 ZyXeL NWA ...
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Setup multiple NICs to access same network on Debian

I am trying to setup 4 network interfaces in Debian virtual machine via Vmware Fusion. I want that each interface gets its ip through DHCP which is on physical network. Access point does see all the ...
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Link two networks so machines can see each other wirelessly

So here is what I want to do. I live in the same apartment building as a good friend and I would like to find a way wirelessly "bridge" our networks. We both have internet access and don't want this ...
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Mediacom coverage problems

I just recently purchased the Mediacom ultra package and am very disappointed with what I've experienced so far. I rented the modem from Mediacom (Docsis 3.0) which says it is capable of very large ...
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Hotspot on linux computer, trying to forward addresses of certain pages to other addresses

I set up a hotspot on my ubuntu 14.04 using plasma-nm(kde-nm-connection-editor) 1 and made some restrictions in /etc/hosts2. The restriction applies on the laptop(jumps to local host instead of ...
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WiFi connection list is not displayed on my Ubuntu 15.10 with Lenovo 11e

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo 11e. Installation was complete but I don't see available WiFi connections when I click the WiFi icon on the top. Wired connection works fine. And when I installed ...
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TWC in Bridge, router forwarding ports, coming back closed?

This is fricken maddening. My client has TWC BusClass. We've set their router to bridge mode with a static ip. Works fine and I can ping the connected router, no problem. The connected router is a ...
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Two SSID's, same name, different keys. Will the stronger signal disconnect the other one's clients?

I’m having the following problem. I live in an apartment and my neighbor insists in using another neighbor’s WPA2-secured network of which he has the key. Doing this, he has to stay in the public ...
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my android phone can't access to any google related sites and services [migrated]

I just recently bought a brand new asus zenfone go, everything is fine until I shut off my wifi and left home. I subscribed to a mobile data plan, of course. but i can't access any google related ...
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what is the meaning of this :Repeater Mode (WDS / Universal )

I want to get this access point from TP link TL-WA701ND.. I want to use it as a repeater to extend the range of my router .. in the Specifications there is this :Repeater Mode (WDS / Universal ) what ...
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IPCONFIG utility has stopped working in Windows 8.1

I am getting this message after replacing the corrupt 'dnsapi.dll' in system32 directory of my laptop(new file is downloaded from website). Also I am not getting the internet connectivity as wifi ...
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Connecting computer to 2 different networks: VPN via WiFi, Ethernet for LAN

I couldn't find an answer online for this question: Is it possible to connect the same computer to a VPN via WiFi, and at the same time through an Ethernet cable to my LAN ? What I want to achieve ...
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Using Two Wireless NIC at the same time on Windows 10 Desktop PC

I have read similar questions in the past (i.e. How do I use my dual band Wi-Fi card to connect to 5GHz and 2.4GHz simultaneously on Windows? and Connect multiple WiFi networks simultaneously), ...
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Test WPA2-PSK credentials

Is there a way to test if WPA2-PSK credentials are correct without having to restart the wifi interface? I am using OpenWRT on a router, and I am providing the user with a web front-end to select a ...
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Windows 10 upgrade - no network, adapter details are blank

I hope that this makes sense. Upgraded HP Pavilion G series laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 10. The Windows 10 version is 1511. This laptop has the following network adapters: Realtek PICe FE ...
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Motorola router breaks on auto-upgrade, Comcast denies responsibility, how to fix?

I have a Motorola SBG6580 router. A few days ago, I noticed my wireless connection stopped working and the internal IP address I had for one of my devices stopped working, even though I had ...
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Google Services doesn't work with google DNS

I use DSL at work and home, from the same ISP. I have the same router with exactly the same model at both locations. I Have configured the two routers with the very same configuration except the ...
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How to benchmark/compare wireless and powerline network?

I want to use my home network for internet gaming, internet movie streaming, local movie streaming (desktop pc to Raspberry Pi) and remote gaming (desktop to Steam Link). I currently have a 100mbps ...
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WiFi can't be connected after resuming system from sleep/hibernation

I am having this weird issue with my laptop. It only happens when I put my laptop to sleep or hibernation. After resuming Windows I couldn't connect to WiFi anymore. When I try to connect it takes a ...
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Relay wifi as new network and fallback to cellular

(Sorry for the badly worded title - suggestions to improve it are welcome) I have purchased a TL-MR3020 and have played about with the configuration a bit and have an idea of what I want but don't ...
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How many devices can be connected to my home WiFi connection? [closed]

We have 10 devices that require WiFi connection. Not all devices are connected at once but many times a day my devices (iPad and iPhone) get disconnected. Sometimes just reconnecting works, other ...
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DD-WRT flashed router is not prompting for a password whenever a PC tries to connect to a network

So installed dd-wrt on my ASUS RT-N66U, everything seems to be working fine with it except that whenever a PC wants to connect to my network it is not asked for a password. I already set up my ...
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connection is good but random slow wait times when browsing

My setup is like this Fibre optic line: Down 30Mbps, Up 5Mbps(yes my ISP limits it) Main router: ASUS RT66U (running Asus Merlin 380.55 Firmware) - DHCP Lease time 14400 6 Access Points : TPLINK ...
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own streaming source within home network

I'm looking for a way to create a streaming environment within my home network. I figured out DLNA or Airplay are probably the way to go but now I have a problem figuring out with which device I'm ...
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Intermittent OSX 5Ghz wifi discovery issue

Reliably often, when my macbook wakes up from sleep or arrives at the office, it fails to detect the 5Ghz network in the office. The same router puts out a non-5Ghz signal which I can always see; ...
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How can I determine if a wifi dongle supports AP mode before purchase?

I would like to use my laptop as a wifi hotspot, but the wifi hardware does not support AP mode, which is required. So, I need to purchase a dongle. How can I determine whether or not a dongle ...
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Will this adapter work on a desktop? [closed]

Will this adapter work on a desktop: Intel Network 7260.HMWG WiFi Wireless-AC 7260 H/T Dual Band 2x2 AC+Bluetooth HMCPartner; Bluetooth half Size Module I also forgot to mention I have windows 10.
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How come my laptop cannot connect to wifi for a few minutes after system resume?

My Windows 8 laptop's wifi adapter is unable to connect to any network (even though it discovers them) for a few minutes after Windows resumes from sleep or shutdown, and then immediately resumes ...
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How can I bridge my router to my wired LAN over WiFi?

I have a cable modem connected to a WiFi router. I have the router configured to serve DHCP. Due to the layout of my house, I cannot physically connect my home wired LAN to the router. I was hoping ...
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Spying on Wi-Fi-connected device from laptop

I want to capture (and possibly modify) packets from a WiFi-connected device using my MacBook Pro and I am trying to figure out the most straightforward way of doing so. I have solved the problem ...
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Internet connection sharing via WiFi in Windows 10 Home

I try to follow this instruction to allow other devices to connect to the Internet via my PC. The goal I want to achieve is: My PC connects to the Internet via WiFi, to an SSID say A; I want to give ...
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How to connect many computers without a router

I am trying to write an application that collects data input from 6 people sitting on 6 computers. This data needs to be compiled together from the 6 computers to be analyzed. When we use this ...
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Is it possible to carry IPTV (VLAN) over wireless bridge?

My internet connection is bundled with TV channel. My ISP gave me GPON modem router (ZTE 660) with 4 ethernet port, the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd port is used for the internet. 4th port is used for STB (set ...
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The Reception sensitivity of a wifi repeater is: “ 270m: -68dBm at 10% per” , what the meaning of these numbers?

I want to get a WiFi repeater so I looked for its specification on the internet .. I want it to have a wide range. Here is the specification of Reception sensitivity: 270m: -68dBm at 10% per 130m: ...
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Ubuntu ping/search not working

I'm new to Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I'm trying to ping Google to see if I can reach the outside world. I have searched, but I can't figure out the problem. I'm connecting via my wireless router, not a ...
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Windows 8 HP wifi broken after sleep; not power management issue

Randomly after sleep/hibernate/whatever The wifi tray icon will show that it is connected Cannot disconnect or connect to another network from the wifi assistant The adapter settings will show ...
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Installing DD-WRT on Dlink dir-600m

I have a DLink DIR-600m this one. I wanted to install DD-WRT on that, for extended functionality usage monitoring. I looked up in this and saw DIR-600 with revisions A1 B1/B2 supported. I want to ...
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Connecting two routers wirelessly to extend wifi signal

I'm trying to extent my wifi signal with additional router wirelessly. My 'primary' router is Linksys WRT54gl and the second one is Linksys E900. Both routers have the same SSID. main router ...
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Multiple wireless networks, same SSID, different 802.11 standards

I've heard that you can have multiple wireless APs using the same network SSID, same passkey, and different channels to create what clients will see as one seamless wireless network. Is it problematic ...
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Optimally Connecting 2 routers to avoid double NAT

My d-link DSL router router is a wired only router. It has just 1outport - Ethernet port & this connects to the WAN port of a Linksys WRT 110 802.1N WiFi router . If I keep the DSL router in ...
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Why can't I access my router's configuration page via https?

I have a TP-Link router and I tried accessing the configuration page (192.168.0.1) via https, but could not. It only works via http. Does this happen with any router or is it just mine (or maybe just ...
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EAP TTLS on windows 7

Hello I'm trying to to connect to a WiFi with WPA2-Enterprise using EAP-TTLS and PAP on windows 7. I've tried Xsupplicant but the icon in trey just stays grey and xsupplicant only shows the about ...
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ISP only allows one mac adress at a time, how to share internet?

I am at an university residence, and the internet provider company only allows only one connection per account, while providing me internet only through a RJ45 ethernet connection.Each time a new ...
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Why is Fritzbox 7141 not working in a specific room?

I am struggeling with a LAN/WAN/WLAN configuration that fails to work. I have created a network map to clarify shown below. What I am trying here is to provide a good WIFI connection in different ...
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Why is my wifi invisible to some devices? (Asus DSL-N17U)

I bought Asus DSL-N17U few months ago as my old router stopped working. Everything has worked fine for some time (internet, wifi, lan, ...). However, few days ago two of our home devices stopped ...
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aircrack-ng not working on macbook air early 2015 using live kali linux usb with presistence

airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them! PID Name ...