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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Wireless adapter on Linux?

I am working on Linux as a virtual (VMware Fusion) and the host is OS X ,but I faced a problem with network adapter that is : When I installed the virtual, the internet connection on it shown as ...
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How do I setup bluetooth communication on windows 7 for my wireless Philips SHB4000 headphones?

I am having trouble initiating bluetooth communication with my wireless Philips SHB4000 headphones. The picture provided above displays a quick overview of how far I have attempted to solve this ...
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how permanently turn off airplane mode windows 8,8.1 operating system

we have just come across this potential headache with Windows 8,8.1 and students. On our laptops students have the ability to turn flightmode on and off from the charms menu. This disconnects all ...
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Can a slower device slow down the entire wireless network? [duplicate]

My uncle told me that if a slower device connects to a wireless network, the entire network slows down more than can be attributed to the bandwidth being split even further. So a network with 2 ...
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Multiple wifi connections through one modem

I would like to set up a wifi network for my own private use, separate from my family's home wifi. Getting a second set up from the cable company is not an option. From what I have found online, it is ...
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Cisco 2504 Wireless LAN Controller

I have been assigned to configure a Cisco WLC 2504. The WLC has 4 Ports, but I need to install 5 new Wireless Access Points. Is it possible to daisy-chain another WAP on the WLC? If so what do you ...
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Changing printer network

I changed my router a while ago and my printer (Epson XP-202) was connected to it. But now, I want to be able to change what network my printer is connected to, but I don't know how? My printer is not ...
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Normal USB Wireless Adapter is not recognizing Logitech Wireless Touch mouse

I understand that Logitech Wireless touch mouse can be connected with "Logitech Unifying Receiver". I dont have Logitech Unifying Receiver but I have 2.4 GHZ wireless receiver bought for another ...
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Windows 7 use ethernet and wifi simultaneously

I am on a shared ethernet network for internet and I wanted to be able to set up a plex media server using wifi at the same time. so essentially i'd be able to broadcast my media over wifi. would i be ...
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PXE Boot then Switch to Wi-Fi

Is it possible to boot over PXE and then switch to the wi-fi network? I have my wi-fi laptop connected via Ethernet to my network in order to boot an Ubuntu live CD image via PXE. Now that I have ...
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Can Connectify Change Traffic Limits [closed]

I have an ethernet connection from dormitory server at home where I have a traffic limit of 4 gb per month. My neighbour has recently installed the software Connectify Pro v.9.3 in his PC. Now, he ...
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Kali Linux Adapter does not exist?

Today I finally bought my D-LINK DWA-140 Adapter USB Wireless N because I searched for one adapter that could work as "wlan0" in Linux and this one was the only one at the closest store. I plug in my ...
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can I have two different WiFi from different ISP's in the same house?

My home has an HP PC, an HP laptop and an iPad all accessing the same wifi. Is it possible to have wifi from a different isp also installed in the house, at the same time, for the use of the ...
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Ignore DNS servers from DHCP lease

I've an Ubuntu box. When I connect to a wifi network, I get the IP address for wlan interface using dhclient. The problem is, I don't to use the DNS servers provided by the DHCP lease. How can I do ...
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What properties does a new antenna change in a router/access point?

If I buy new antennas for my wireless router or for an access point what properties can I expect to be improved and worsen? I expect the antenna's range to be improved but does the antenna itself has ...
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Remote or wireless access to XBMC (android box or RPi) from Win8 PC

I am trying to gather information on setting up an XBMC Android TV box (or using RPi) and I am looking to what I want to do with it since it will replace me home video server. With My home server I ...
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Non incoming IPv6 multicast with routed AP to eth port

I am using a Vocore with Barrier Breaker to receive an IPv6 multicast stream; my sender is a Windows Desktop where VLC is sending a stream through the wireless interface to the multicast IPv6 ...
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Why does Windows lose network computers?

I am totally fed up with Windows networking capabilities. We have a few computers on a LAN sharing the same workgroup. All computers are running Win 7/8 are connected via LAN cables to a ADSL router. ...
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Screen casting/mirroring between Nexus devices and Samsung TV [migrated]

I have a Nexus 4 and a Nexus 10, both running latest version of Lollipop. I just bought a H6400 series Samsung TV, which supports "Screen Mirroring" aka "AllCast" in Samsung terminology. If I try to ...
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After logging on pc tells me I'm connected to Internet but I have no access.

Running vista. New internet connection problem. Using bthub4. System goes through usual connecting process. Tells me I'm connected when I blatantly am not. Further pages say the signal is strong yet ...
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How to connect to network using TTLS EAP in Windows XP

In Belgium we have FON-public shared networks. They have a web page for the Belgian FON-network and FON is only supported by 1 ISP in Belgium. More details on this page. When you connect to one of ...
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Visiting a webserver behind a NAT that has a IPv6 ICP IP address

I set up a webserver behind my xfinity WiFi router/modem. Behind the router, I have 10.0.0.X addresses. My public ISP IP address is an IPv6 address. When I login to the router/modem and set up port ...
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Monitoring Internet Usage [duplicate]

First post on this, and I'd appreciate some help! I live in a quite remote area, so I unfortunately do not avail of any fixed line broadband, our exchange hasn't been enabled (yet) sigh So, I'm ...
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Wireless access point invalid password

I’m trying to set up a wireless access point to extend the range of my router but I ran into some problems. What I did was the following: Check main router IP address and wireless channel: ...
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How to connect to multiple proxy servers at once and use them as one connection?

PC1 - connected to local wifi network PC2 - connected to local wifi network + connected to internet + shares internet via own proxy PC3 - connected to local wifi network + connected to other ...
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What to do as port forwarding can't see ipv4 in ipconfig?

I am in Austria and my cable operator is now changing IP from v4 to v6. On their homepage I can read every updated router have both (public v6 and private v4). When I run ipconfig I can only see my ...
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How can I VNC to a machine that is using a Shared Internet connection from my iMac?

I have a Windows XP machine that is connected to the Internet using a shared ethernet connection with my iMac. From my Macbook Air that is connected to the same router, I'm still unable to connect or ...
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Wireless not working after maintenance on laptop

i was doing some maintenance on a laptop with overheating issues, but after i re-assembled it, it became apparent that the wlan chip doesnt show up in the 'network adapters' list, nor does it connect ...
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wlan0 has permanently vanished

i installed some programs recently and my wlan0 interface has disappeared. the wifi light still comes on (its a hp laptop). please let me know if you need more info. here is everything i could think ...
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Using physical wifi card inside Virtualbox

I am using Virtualbox on Windows 7 and the Guest OS is an Ubuntu (live mode). I would like to access my physical (an integrated Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 ) wifi card in the Guest OS. I dont have ...
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Sitecom wi-fi range extender N300 doesn't work anymore?

So i went on vacation for a week and plugged the wi-fi extender out for safety and when i came back i tried it to plug-in but it didn't work. The extender gave me only a red light in the power panel ...
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RT2800 USB: monitor mode using Virtual Box

Information I am using a WiFi USB Adapter and the latest version of Kali running under VirtualBox. Chipset: Ralink RT2870/3070 Driver: rt2800usb Manufacturer: TP-Link FCC ID: TE7WN727NV3 It is ...
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How to configure Switch Router and Two Different Computer with one single Internet Connection?

I think this is quite a bit confusing for me. I have an internet connection that can only be accessed from Computer-A. But then,... I have one Switch WIFI Router TD-W8915ND, and another computer, ...
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How do I setup a Netgear N150 access point to connect to my gateway wirelessly?

Currently, I have a ARRIS-C452 Gateway. I can connect computers that have built-in WiFi. The problem I have is that I have a desktop in another room, and I don't want to run an Ethernet cable from the ...
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Is better a low power WiFi signal without interference or a more powerful signal with interference?

Currently in my apartament I have a dual band router. In the 5Ghz band I have less powerful signal (-66dBm), but is the only WiFi in the 5GHz band, and I have a more powerful signal in 2.4GHz band ...
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How to transfer files between OSX and Android phone wireless?

I have MacBook running OSX 10.10.1 and Android 4.4 phone (Sony Z3 Compact). Both devices are connected thru Wi-Fi to the same router. Is there any way to easily transfer files wireless between them? ...
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Wifi Access point appears as Adhoc network

I recently installed and configured a wifi repeater (TP-Link) to extend my wifi Internet which is currently delivered out of a wireless ADSL router and has limited coverage. When I have the repeater ...
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Linux Ubuntu MATE 14.04.1 Connection Issues

I recently dual-booted Ubuntu MATE (14.04.1) alongside regular Ubuntu (14.04.1). Regular Ubuntu was able to connect to the Internet. Ubuntu MATE is having issues. It seems that the Wi-Fi is not on, at ...
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How to setup a cheap linux router/proxy to log all URLs requested

I have a bunch of kids/devices connecting to the wireless router in my house at any given time. I know that there are many software/hardware solutions designed to filter out harmful content but I ...
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How to lock my computer through incoming connection directly into my computer

Im on a macbook yosemite, I usually get connected to internet through my landlord's wifi connection. How can I make sure that he cannot see or access my files in my computer (in Shared section of my ...
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what devices are required to setup wireless internet with dsl? [closed]

i'm new in these things. what devices are required to setup wireless internet fully. I mean from device that search for signal to DSL router. I've seen people install some kind of device on their roof ...
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Install Two Network Adapter Drivers Side by Side

I need to install CommView for WiFi on my computer, but the problem is that the replacement driver for my network adapter card that allows it to work with CommView for WiFi overwrites the original ...
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Network Adapter in AC Mode

Not a networking expert here. Just upgraded and installed the ASUS RT-AC68U router. Installation was smooth with no issue. I have the T440s laptop running Windows 8.1 with the "Intel Dual Band ...
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Setting up router when modem doesn't have bridge mode, so that DHCP and Port Forward Happen on Router

I have a new Wifi router, and for some inane reason, my modem won't allow bridged mode for my ADSL2 connection. How do I set up my external router, and my current modem/router so that the dedicated ...
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How to repeat a WIFI connection to other devices from Laptop to MIFI 2

On our sail boat I have a strong antenna to pick up guest WIFI hotspots. The antenna is connected to a lap top through a coax cable. I also have a MIFI 2 to connect devices using a data plan. Is ...
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Can I send file from Android 4 to Windows 7 using Wifi direct?

I'm trying to send a file to my computer. My computer is broken and running in safe-mode which opts out usage of bluetooth or USB cable. Further more, the file is somewhat generated and I can't locate ...
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Wifi sniffing only outgoing packets

When I am setting my wifi card in monitor mode and disconnecting it from wifi I am able to sniff every packet coming in and out from my tablet (http requests and responses) but when I connect to ...
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Log on Window issue windows 7 wireless user after joining new domain

In our College Domain changed new due to centralized process. for the security update wireless security changed WPA2/Enterprise wireless connection mode, now the machines connected through wireless ...
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My laptop and my phone top out at 40 Mbps on my home WiFi

So I recently got myself a 50 Mbps down / 5 Mbps up internet connection. I'm very happy with it, except both my MacBook Air and my iPhone 5S top out at about 40-42 Mbps down speed. My PC which has a ...
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How to share a network with other Chrome OS users after it has already been connected?

When initially connecting to a wireless network on Chrome OS an option is presented to share the network with other users. If unchecked, how can one later enable sharing? Options that didn't work: ...