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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Broadcom wireless network card can't see any networks

I have a fresh install of FC21 on a new box with a Broadcom wifi card. It took me a while but (I think) I finally have the right drivers installed (kmod-wl from rpmfusion) and NetworkManager is ...
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Ralink 5370 interfering with Wireless connection

I just bought a Ralink 5370 (brand new) and when I connect it to MY COMPUTER and start navigating (consuming bandwidth), the internet goes south. Note that it's not the internet's fault; when pinging ...
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Wifi Connection Issue

I have an Acer V5-572 dual booting Windows 8.1 Single Language and Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. The wifi adapter is Atheros AR5BWB222. Wifi works well in Ubuntu, but in Windows doesn't work, unless I'm very, ...
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How can i send message to router to know different interface ip block from my local pc? [closed]

If i connect in a wifi hotspot than i get a ip and gateway through which i can ping router but is there any way to communicate with router for which i can know it's another interface ip block from my ...
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Laptop is unable to load webpages in Chrome or IE, over WiFi or Ethernet. Can ping servers through Command Prompt, but only reliably by IP address

Yesterday, while at school, I downloaded and installed WAMP on my laptop, and this seems to have caused my computer to be unable to load any webpages. Before I knew about WAMP, I was partway ...
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Ports open in router settings, Firewall disabled, no DMZ's, port's still appear as closed, why?

So I'm currently attempting to host an IIS and opened the nessesary ports, I can connect to it via localhost and on other machines in the network, however when attempting to connect to it over WAN I ...
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Bypassing a restricted access to internet placed by a free WiFi internet provider

A certain company has offered a free WiFi service in our area. when i connect my laptop a pop up notice additional information required appears. when i open browser the only site i can access is ...
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How to Delete pre-installed Realtek WLAN drivers

I bought a new tp-link 300Mbps USB adapter. It have the realtek Chipset and every-time i plugin the Adapter My windows 8 Automatically installing the drivers. For some reason i want to install windows ...
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Accessing WiFi from a “Live” Linux DVD

I am stuck with a WINDOWS 8.1 machine -- I don't own it, so I cannot install Linux, either instead of Win or dual-boot. I would like to run within a Linux system; so I have several "Live" DVD's. ...
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Sniff wifi traffic with TCPDump

I am trying to sniff traffic coming from or going to a smartphone on the local WiFi network (in a legal way). For that purpose I use the command TCPDump on a computer connected to the same wireless ...
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WPA2-Enterprise won't work with Win8.1 Client?

I'm the administrator of a relatively small wireless network, with unmanaged, BYOD devices that connect via WPA2-Enterprise (PEAP/MSCHAP authentication), controlled by a cloud RADIUS server. Yes, I ...
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NETGEAR router-firewall setup

I have a NETGEAR WNDR3400 and it is connected to a NETGEAR FSV338. Do I need both the router and firewall to protect my network, or does the router act as a firewall too? In addition, the firewall and ...
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Which one has the least amount of latency: powerline or 802.11AC?

I want to steam stream from my PC to a stream mini on my living room next to my TV. Right now the latency is low-ish but less than ideal at 6ms. For reference I have the gaming PC wirelessly connected ...
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Network and Sharing Center hung in Windows 8.1

I'm having an issue wherein when I open the Network and Sharing Center in Windows 8.1, it hangs every time indefinitely. The spinning wheel of death (busy cursor) is present on this window, but other ...
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Connected to LAN but no internet access

So, I'm working at a company where my PC is connected to their network through a Cisco switch and router (wireless using access point), I'm able to receive emails through their email server and able ...
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Change bash to default login shell on AC66U running Merlin and Entware

I'm trying to switch from sh to bash as my default login shell, on an AC66U running the Merlin firmware. I have bash installed in entware's partition, but when I switch user:x:0:0:user:/root:/bin/sh ...
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Unable to Connect Marantz receiver on Ethernet on D-link 2750U

I was using a Netgear router, which was connected to my BSNL internet connection working as a Modem and a Router, it was connected to my Marantz receiver as well which I use to connect through my ...
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Wifi hotspot, why OS does not detect me as a Captive Portal?

My project was to make a Wifi captive access point. i.e. once you connect this wifi spot, you cannot surf the Internet, only the local website. I achieve it, when you hit any domain, any IP, for all ...
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Is there a better way to prevent Internet connection before VPN connection other than carrying a mobile AP?

Cellular data (LTE, 4G, 3G, etc) is very expensive and one can find some free Wi-Fi APs. But these days, there are so many compromised or malicious APs. To prevent man-in-the-middle attacks and to ...
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Windows 8.1 Pc remote connection malfunction

For a year or so now I have been using vlc remote apps and remote mouse ones. In the past week both of them have refused to connect to my pc. The problems is on my pc since i have tested the same apps ...
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Number of devices connecting to wireless router are limiting

I have NETGEAR DGN2200 wireless router in my home. I have configured it to support any device can connect to it. But after 15 devices, no other device can connect to the router. Please suggest what ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi or Ethernet

I've been having a WiFi connection problem on my Dell Windows 8.1 laptop for some time now. I know it's not a problem with the Wifi because my other devices (Mac laptop, another older Windows 7 ...
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Wifi doesn't have a valid ip configuration? (URGENT!!!) [duplicate]

I've been trying to fix this for two hours. I am an artist as a living and I have commissions to fill so I have to get this done soon. My home wifi is 'limited' and is not working. I don't want to ...
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Boost wifi range from laptop to connect to university network from my home

I bought a Netgear R7000 hoping that I could use it to access my University network from my home, which is very close to the university (across the street). Netgear technical support showed me how to ...
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Using tcpdump to monitor Chromecast activity

Background: On my home setup, all traffic is routed through a single TP-link router which currently has OpenWRT intalled. I set up DNS ad blocking with a pixelserv setup, so all devices on my network ...
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Is using an open public wifi network more insecure than using a password protected public wifi network?

I'm at a coffee shop and it is offering Google wifi for free. It does not have a password to authenticate. Is this network insecure? More technically, does a wifi network with WPA/WPA2 password ...
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Wlan with wpa_supplicant under NixOS?

How to set up networking (wlan) with wpa_supplicant on NixOS? Whenever I try to connect to my local wlan network, I get CONN_FAILED as reason, which is a bit uninformative. It also tells me that my ...
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Linksys EA6500 and Android DHCP

Situation: I have a Linksys EA6500 v2 Wireless-N router. About 2 months ago, I had to perform a factory reset because my ISP refused to accept that my router wasn't the issue with my Internet access. ...
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Poor signal strength from Unifi AP

(Moved from Network Engineering Stack Exchange) I recently bought a Unifi access point to switch my home network over to wireless, however my devices report low to average signal from the access ...
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How to by pass restricted access to internet placed by a free internet provider? [closed]

A certain company has offered a free WiFi service in our area. I can ping Google from command prompt but can not access any website apart from their own and some links they have provided. I am using ...
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Airplane mode and wifi runs simuntaneously in windows 8.1

I am using windows 8.1 pro ver: 6.3.9600 build 9600 in my laptop when i turn on airplane mode at the same time the wifi can also be turn on or turn off. generaly it should not be happen and all ...
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NAT iptables : why wrong/empty destination in saved config?

Here is rules I put in iptables : $ iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i wlan0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j DNAT --to-destination 19.11.11.1:80 $ iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -j MASQUERADE ...
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Wireless network setup for 4 story townhouse

I currently have a Wireless N router + DOCSIS 3.0 modem on the 3rd floor of my home, and would like to have wifi access on every floor. I have very little background in networking, and was wondering ...
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What is the procedure of gaining and maintaining wireless internet?

There are a lot of parts in the procedure of having and maintaining a Wifi connection (or lack thereof) that sometimes makes me confused as to what the heck is going on when I try to connect to a ...
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Is it possible to make automatically open browser for any users that access my free network?

I am setting up a local free WiFi network. On this local network, I am setting up a Play framework powered web server. I want to minimize the steps needed for the users to connect to my server. I ...
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Can not bypass MAC address filtering

I add a white list filter by mistake to my wifi modem router, so I want to change MAC address to that IP. I run this command: ifconfig wlan0 down ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx ifconfig ...
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combine connections from 2 ISPs , one uses caching for torrent and youtube an the other doesn't , and do arbitration accordingly while surfing

I have 2 ISPs one is cheap (since has no caching for youtube/torrent etc) other provides caching for youtube,torrent etc irrespective of of the plan i opt for(512kbps,1mbps,....etc),but is ...
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Wireless on Linux Kali

I have a Dell laptop 3521 . it has a network board BroadCom 43142. I have on it dual boot: windows 8.1 with kali. I have a problem on linux Kali with network. I install compat driver but it doesn't ...
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What does 300+300mbps on a wireless router mean?

I'm looking at a router on amazon, the netgear n600. I'm getting it for the dualband. Well one of the features say 300+300mbps. Does that mean each channel operates at 300 mbps? Does it achieve ...
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Laptop won't detect wifi after an issue with WiFiKill

My brother used WiFiKill on my laptop as a prank. I think I turned it off by simply clicking Start on the top middle of the page, to change it from Start to Stop. I thought that had solved the problem ...
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Weird FIOS router issue started TODAY and b0rked Windows PCs only

So this morning when I woke up, I experienced something I've never seen. All of my windows PCs (4 of them) could get on my Wifi, but not access the internet. All internet addresses would ping to ...
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Intel WiDi needs Intel adapter?

I have the processor requirement and, subsequently, the graphics card. Why do I need to have a specific wireless card? The question is: Can I bypass somehow this "requirement" without using extra ...
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Internet sharing

I want to share internet connection from my wireless adapter, my modem router combined in one device is configured on bridge mode that allow only one connection at time.... the cause is my internet ...
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How do I extend the network wifi throughout the home?

Is there any other options to improve our signal or extend the signal throughout the home with wireless extenders? Anything else you can think of to help... I have a very crowded neighborhood with ...
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How do I detect whether somebody is using my MAC address?

Some universities use MAC addresses of laptops to share internet. When we access to internet by common routers (universities, working place) if someone use our MAC it is a problem since data usage of ...
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Wi-Fi signal strength in OpenWRT

Is there a way to retrieve signal strengths on all the devices connected in a wireless network in OpenWRT? I want to check signal strength of devices connected to the router. My router has OpenWRT ...
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How can I use Windows 7 Ad-Hoc wireless networks for computer gaming LANs? [duplicate]

We intend to play Terraria 1.3 without having any routers or modems.. I've been told that we can make an Ad-Hoc Network to play, and so we did, we both connected to one, but it didn't work for us, as ...
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How to collect WiFi password entries [closed]

Is it possible to collect passwords users enter when attempting to connect to a WiFi hot spot? Would the wrong passwords get saved anywhere?
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Mac OS El Capitan (10.11) not able to connect to WIFI(WPA 2 Enterprise)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro OS to 10.11 (El Capitan), since then its not able to connect to WIFI (WPA2 Enterprise) of our organisation. It is getting authenticated via EAP-PEAP but after that its ...
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Single website won't load on entire network

This is a new problem. It occured suddenly and without change to any settings or me doing anything to my network connection. Whenever I try to access quora.com, or any page on the site, whether it ...