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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How to select wifi channel with windows 7 adhoc?

I made an adhoc network with Windows 7. Now I would like to change the wifi channel it is using. How to do this?
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Is it possible to use USB print server with LPT printer using LPT/USB adapter?

I would like to share my old Laserjet 6P printer (LPT only) in home network. The printer is really old but still working well and enough for our needs. However I do not want to buy LPT print server ...
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WPA Enterprise Wireless Bridge

I live in college housing at a university with WIFI available. unfortunately, my bedroom(where I'd like to place my PC) gets little to no reception. I'd like to place a router in the strongest spot ...
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No-IP: I can not access computer port 80, redirected to router login page instead

I want to access my computer from outside the network. I'm using No-IP to get my computer static IP address. It works fine. When I'm accessing the host on port 80, it's not reaching my computer but ...
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The router blocks my computer at a certain hour

My dad recently made changes to the wifi settings and started blocking only my computer at a certain hour. I would like to understand a little bit more about what is going on and how the settings ...
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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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BSOD Error code 0xc0000185 when connected to internet via wifi dongle

I have a problem where my PC restarts every 5 minutes with Blue Screen of Death. I couldn't access .dmp files but managed to take a photo since it happens quite often. From what I have managed to ...
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How to show WIFI connection's properties dialog in Windows 8.1

In Windows 8.1, when I right click a WIFI connection, nothing happens. In Windows 8, there will be a menu and I can view its properties by clicking the "View Properties" menu item. How to do that in ...
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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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Loading webpages causing whole network issues

I have just travelled to the US from Europe, and before that none of the problems described below happened in my networks. When I browse facebook, gmail, stack exchange etc. the network is working ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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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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Default “connect automatically” to disabled for new wireless networks

I'm using Gnome NetworkManager and I don't want my wireless attempting to connect automatically to any network. For an individual network to which you have already attempted to connect, this is easy ...
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Send message to all users connected to router warning about reboot

I was curious if there was a way to send a message to all the computers connected to the router, specifically the message "Rebooting router in X minutes. Save any online work." I have an ASUS ...
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Wifi very slow on Linux Mint 17, works fine on Windows

My wifi is working just fine on Windows in my new ASUS X450L notebook but is unbearably slow (often becoming unresponsible) on my dual boot Linux Mint 17. I believe it is a problem with the drivers. ...
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WiFi Encryption and phrase

Does the encryption method have to be exactly the same when using WiFi bridges or can they vary as long as the passphrase is the same and uses the same authentication method like WPA
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Cannot connect to the internet, “ipconfig” is blank

I have a HP Pavilion computer running Windows 8.1, and the other day it stopped connecting to the internet, although it would still list WiFi routers. I tried three sources, and none worked, although ...
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Download Speed: Ubuntu 14.04 vs Windows 8.1

I am facing a curious case: I have 2 PCs, one Windows 8.1 and one Ubuntu 14.04 machine (both single boot only). I can't figure out the reason why my Ubuntu PC is getting download speed of 60 to 70 ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Can I collect wireless packets using Wireshark while being connected to the Internet via cable?

I am working on a PC which is connected to my router using a LAN cable, and the other computers in my house are connected to my router using WiFi. We are all connected to the same network, so I ...
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Windows 7 Identifying… loop after update

After doing a Windows 7 update yesterday on my laptop. The wireless internet now just says that it is: Identifying... (router name) No Internet Access The network never seems to identify. What ...
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Unable to establish connection to any server

I have windows 7 and I use an asus g51j notebook. On another pc, that is connected on same wifi, there aren't those issues Here are the router diagnostics I can't connect to servers: Example: ...
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How do I share a hard drive on my PC with the network?

I have an external hard drive plugged into my PC and am too lazy and tired to be running up and down plugging it into my laptop, my TV, or my other computer to share files. I know that you can share ...
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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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Captive Portal & iOS/OSX, CNA popup fails to login [closed]

On Mac & iPhone, my wifi-captive-portal is detected. But once I'm logged in, the popup : - does not close - nor does display the 'done' button. 'done' button means what ? It means you're logged ...
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Questions Regarding DoS

I have a few questions i still haven`t been able to get an answer to. If someone DoS you, do it affect all computers connected to the router or just the computer that is being attacked? For example: ...
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No internet connection when connected via wi-fi, but fine via ethernet (DD-WRT)

I just bought a new router and installed DD-WRT on it. When I connect to the router via wi-fi, I cannot get an outside internet connection (and in fact, can not connect to the router admin interface ...
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rfkill unblock all service does not work on ArchLinux

I'm trying to set up my HP EliteBook 2530p with ArchLinux. Everything works except for the wifi card which is hardblocked by default. Typing rfkill unblock all works and unblocks the wifi card until ...
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Cannot connect to the internet. Local Area Connection 2 adapter is disabled

Short version: I cannot connect to the internet. Long version: I have been dealing with this issue for more than one year. After waking from hibernation my DELL 15 XPS (Win 7 Pro SP1) sometimes would ...
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Windows 8 desktop applications cannot access Internet connection

I recently ran into some trouble accessing Internet from any desktop app imaginable (IE10, Spotify, Dropbox, etc.), but all of my Metro apps work fine. I've tried all sorts of suggestions, including ...
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Belkin Wi-Fi router wont pick up Internet from modem

My Internet connection works just fine when it’s manually connected via a cable to my modem, but when I tried enabling my Wi-Fi connection, it doesn’t seem to work. I have 4 LAN ports in my modem and ...
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Should I force my laptop to connect to 5 GHz wifi?

Using Ubuntu 14.04, I checked and see that my laptop is capable of connecting to 5 GHz but is not using it. I tried to move right next to the router and re-connect, but it still uses 2.4 GHz band. Is ...
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Can't connect to internet with laptops over wireless, but can with other devices

My router is a Netgear N150 Wireless Router, model WPN824N. Right now on my home network I’m able to connect wirelessly and access the Internet with two iPads, a phone, and a PS3. I’m also able to ...
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Making a two-way bridge between two interfaces

so i wish to bridge a connection, I made a quick drawing of my setup: (eth0 isn't connected to anything) All of the computers are running centOS 7. Network Diagram I wish to allow PC A to ping and ...
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Changing wireless network password

I have a cisco 1900 series router connected to a modem. I want to change the current wireless network password with which a user can access the network and connect to the internet. Is this supposed to ...
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Problems with wireless connection (Win8.1 laptop)

I'm having 3 weird issues with connecting to a wireless connection on my laptop running Windows 8.1. 1) The icon shows the wired connection icon (monitor with a cord) and not the wireless (bars) ...
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Wifi connection troubles solved; why does my “fix” work?

I have a Samsung laptop, with Ubuntu 15.04 installed, upgraded all the way down from 13.10 but that's not the problem. I have connected to countless wifi networks over time without trouble... That ...
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Windows WiFi hotspot - clients can't connect

I configured a WiFi hotspot on Windows, using the command line: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=ProvaMi key=pippo123 netsh wlan start hostednetwork netsh interface ip set address ...
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How to connect two different WiFi protocols on same laptop?

I am trying to run 802.11a and 802.11p WiFi on one laptop using shell scripts. I am getting all connections when I am doing "iwconfig" ( all connections means Wlan0 having 802.11p WiFi and Wlan3 ...
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My Dell Laptop is not connecting with wifi router

One of my Dell laptop is not connecting with wifi network, once i troubleshot, then it show message to restart your WIFI router, but after restarting the router its not connecting. Earlier, this ...
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Why does my Lenovo T-520 wifi radio keeping switching off?

This nearly always happens when the PC hibernates, twice a day, and on other rare occasions. When I start up at work, and expect an auto-connection to the wifi network, it doesn't happen. I must then ...
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USB wireless adapter no longer 'willing' to connect to a network

I have a TP-link tl wn-721n wireless adapter (USB stick). It always sees the networks around, including my own. First time I connected to the network, it connected fine. But I mistakenly marked it as ...
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Why does Windows 7 assume there is a new network connection when connecting to an existing access point?

I have been using my home ADSL and when I had problems with it, switched to my iPhone for network access. This mostly works as planned, but I have noticed that Windows 7 creates a new network name ...
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Keep hearing usb disconnect and reconnect sounds

I seem to be having a problem, for a few weeks I have been hearing the random sound of connecting and disconnecting of a USB device. nothing is shown in my tool bar and in device manager I can not see ...
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Internet cuts out on all devices connected for a short moment [closed]

This is my first time on this site so please be nice. Ok so, I'll try to make this short and sweet didnt have internet for 4 months just got it back the end of last month my "dish" the thing that ...
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No internet connection linux mint even after getting connected to the wifi

I'm having problem with my internet connection it was all fine but suddenly I'm not getting or receiving data even after connection,I checked my wlan0 it's up ,it getting the ssid and of course I can ...
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Macbook Air WIFI not working after wake up

I have a late 2010 13" Macbook Air and I have problems turning Wi-Fi on when I wake the computer up. I keep my laptop connected to power, an external screen and a USB ethernet adapter at home and ...
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Does it make sense to keep different SSIDs for 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless networks?

My router can have different SSIDs for 2.4 and 5 GHz and I'm not sure if it's better to have the same SSID or not. Initially I put the same network but I got confused when the MacBook Pro displayed ...
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Bridge Two connections and dongle

I have this setup: I have a raspberry pi , that is acting as a 'server' (Call it A) I have a windows laptop , thats acting as client 1 (Call it B) I have a mobile phone thats acting as client 2 ...
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Is it okay to replace 1x2:2 MIMO WLAN card with 2x2:2 MIMO one?

I am using HP elite 2530p (spec). And Intel WiFi Link 5100 is an internal WLAN card. I want to repalce this card with another one which uses ath9k driver module. There are a list of tons of devices ...