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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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 ...
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My repeater is not letting me port forward

I have a CenturyLink Zyxel PK5001Z as my main router/modem and a Linksys WRT-54G running DD-WRT firmware. I'm trying to port forward to my computer connected to the Linksys and when I check on ...
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Cant see other computer on network

Network discovery is 'on' on both computers. I can see computer 'B' on the network with computer 'A'. I cannot see computer 'A' on the network with computer 'B'. I can even access the share folder on ...
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Deny network access to an application on a selected Wi-Fi network

Running torrent clients on my university Wi-Fi network is considered a serious offense. How is it possible to deny network access to my torrent client (BitTorrent) to avoid any downloads when the ...
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What in WiFi configuration can prevent mobile device from connecting to wireless network?

I'm trying to discove, why one of me Windows Phone based phones is not able to connect to my home WiFi network. I tested the phone itself and it turned out, that it connects without any problems to ...
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I want to use my ADSL Modem+ router as access point using LAN to LAN connection?

I want to use my ADSL Modem+ router as access point. I already have a wireless router which is working fine. I want is to extend my network range by using my spare ADSL Modem + router as a second ...
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Laptop issue (wifi and mouse)

I have Dell Inspiron 14z laptop. If I put wireless mouse receiver to USB port, it works after a few minutes. (It worked right away before, but now it has some delay) Wi-fi connection is not very ...
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When using a WAN, which state will appear on a Geolocation Scan?

Let's say I work for a coffee shop chain and their WAN is routed out of Florida. If my coffee shop is in NJ, will my IP address appear as NJ or FL?
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How do I get my wife's PC to print to our network printer?

We have a simple peer-to-peer network at home. We've got a Netgear router. Both my wife's PC (a Windows 10 desktop) and my PC (a Windows 10 Pro desktop) have connected via a RJ-45 cable to the router. ...
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Windows 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing has been disabled by network administrator [migrated]

I have a surface pro with Windows 8.1, I'm trying to share my tethered wireless android connection with a firewall connecting to my Surface for testing. When I right click on my wireless adaptor and ...
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HP ProBook 450 G2 has slow wireless connection

Ever since I bought my HP ProBook 450 G2 a few months ago I have noticed that the Internet was slow. Although I have a 18 Mbps connection, download speed tests were only showing between 5 and 6 Mbps. ...
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Dell Precision M4800 Drops LAN connection

I have a Dell Precision M4800 - my problem is that the LAN disconnects sporadically. I know that if I have WiFi on it defaults to that even if the LAN cable is plugged in. I've installed all the ...
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Connect and sudden disconnect of ap-hotspot in ubuntu 14.04

I am having this problem since I first learned to create the ap-hotspot i ubuntu 14.04 to share my ethernet over wifi. To create this ap-hotspot I follow the following steps: Create a WiFi ...
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adding a new Windows 10 laptop to my home network

I recently purchased a Dell Laptop with win 10 on it. At home I have a wireless network (unsecured) with two win 8 laptops, 1 win 7 PC, and a wireless Epson printer. The PC is connected to the ...
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Windows cannot find any networks after

Periodically (like every week) I will suddenly lose connection from my network. Usually everything will run fine but when this happens Windows displays the red X over the wireless icon and it will say ...
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Use Router as Wifi Bridge through computer?

I live next to a Library, and they have free public wifi, It will only reach my house, if i sit at the top of the stairs. So, here is what I'm wondering, is it possible to connect to wifi via my ...
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Fast Modem Speeds… But slow Router Speeds

I started to have problems with my internet speeds. I am paying for 100 mbps but I am only getting about 10 mbps from the router. If I connect my computer directly to the modem I will get about 97 ...
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VirtualBox networking only working on *some* wireless networks (Ubuntu 14.04 guest) (need help implementing existing solutions)

I'm having the common problem of getting networking working in Ubuntu 14.04 guest under Windows 10 host. Need help implementing existing solutions. I'm using a bridged connection. At home, wireless ...
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Troubleshooting Wireless Router: Is it bad or is it being impacted by traffic or a device

I have a TP-LINK wireless router. It has worked perfectly for months. Now it needs multiple resets per day. How can I troubleshoot it to see if it is flat out gone bad, or if somehow a single device ...
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Vbox Kali Linux has no wifi

I am running Kali 2.0 on virtualbox 5.0.12 with the extensions pack. My host is Windows 8. At first I was having trouble getting the VM to see the TP-Link WN722N USB wireless card. I finally fixed ...
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Bluetooth audio choppy playback

I got a new laptop recently (HP Envy 17t). I'm using a bluetooth audio device (LG Soundbar) as playback device. Radio is Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265. During playback, the stream gets choppy on ...
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Cannot enable TP-LINK W822N on new Windows10 installation

I just reinstalled Windows 10 64 bit after formatting my hard disk, and I'm trying to connect my TP-Link W822N-V2 wireless adapter. The TP-Link utility tool won't work and does not enable any option ...
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Bridging from specific ethernet port

I have a STB (set-top-box) for my cable TV, this STB only works if I plug it in the 4th slot in my router. It won't work if I plug it in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd slot. This router came from ISP. My question ...
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How to run this startup script on my WRT54G? DD WRT

I am trying to set something up on my old WRT54G router so that I can monitor live upload and download speeds. The info for it is here: http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=75275 I am not ...
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how does one associate with an access point and further what is “association” with APs?

Lets say I am not associated with a router/AP. How do I "associate" myself with that router/AP? Further, what does it mean to be "associated" with that router or AP? Examples in the command line would ...
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Laptop connects via Wifi but only if a PC is not connected

My work laptop will connect via wifi no problem until I add a hardwired PC to the router - at which point the laptop wireless fails to connect. The PC once wired connects to internet fine. I also have ...
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No internet access on boot unless I physically remove the USB WiFi adapter

I noticed it a few years back with Windows 7 and after that 8, 8.1 and now 10. I use a USB WiFi dongle and I connect to the internet through an ADSL Wireless Router. I've been having a really strange ...
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Is my laptop's wlan card faulty?

I bought this laptop recently and whenever I take the laptop beyond 1 or 2 meters the signal strength drops by 1 or 2 bars. Beyond 4 meters there are no bars or just no signal at all. When I place it ...
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Spoofing wifi hotspot with fake MAC Address

Is it possible just to tell the wifi hotspot that I have a different MAC instead of original one. Normally I would change my mac address and connect to the wifi hotspot. This way is troublesome ...
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Windows 10 hotspot

I am trying to turn my laptop running Windows 10 into a hotspot. I am running the following commands on the command line: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=Hotspot key=Password ...
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How to call other phone in the same house and network

I have an analog phone (Panasonic KX-TS505MX) and it is connected to my modem router (ZTE F660) via POTS. My router modem have 2 POTS slot, my question is if I buy another phone, is it possible to ...
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Port forward to different local IP addresses

For the purpose of P2P file sharing ( Bittorrent, Acestream ) I want to open a port on my router and forward it to my laptop's IP address. This is all OK and working but the problem is that sometimes ...
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what is “deauthentication?”

So if authentication is validating usernames and passwords with an ip address, what is "deauthentication?" I look on google and I don't get the concept of deauthentication. I think its like verifying ...
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WIfi Hotspot without any Password?

I am interested to know is there any way to create wifi hotspot in windows 10 without using any password.. I know the command with password... netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ...
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Can't access wired network from wireless

I have a small home network with one wired device and one wireless. The wired device is running Linux and the wireless is running Mac OSX Yosemite, in case it matters. I have a NetComm NF4V which ...
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Find out which device is actively connected to Network (WiFi)

I want to write a shell script, that checks wether my SmartPhone is actively connected (logged in) to the local WiFi. I tried using ping ping 192.168.0.7 That works just fine, but as it requires ...
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windows 10 connection issues

I'm facing some frustrating connection issues on windows 10 in the last few weeks. While my browser work just fine, all native things on win 10 like the app store, cortana or the updater do not seem ...
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Network printer - visible on network, no error messages, just… won't print

I have the following network set-up at home: two laptops (one running Windows 7 Home Premium, the other Windows 10 Home) Samsung CLP-320 printer a network drive (in case that's relevant) ...
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Android phone issue with internet connection via WLAN shared by virtual wifi from my laptop

I try to share my internet connection from my laptop (win7) via virtual wifi to my android phone (Samsung Gio). In an elevated cmd I enter netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=VWiFi key=xxx ...
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WiFi constantly disconnecting or not connecting at all

I installed arch linux, and my wifi isn't stable at all. It's working fine when I connect to a hotspot or a 'normal' wifi router. But the problem is when connecting to specific router, I don't know ...
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Wireless bridge between router

I have a modem router (ZTE F660) inside my bedroom (2nd floor), this router has 4 ethernet slots and WiFi. This router is used for TVBOX decoder via ethernet and Internet connection. So what I'm ...
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Is there a way to disable 11n on a specific wifi network?

I'm using LinuxMint on a laptop that has the notorious 7260 wifi card. My solution thus far was to disable the 11n feature on the iwlwifi card. Recently, this stopped to work on my campus network, and ...
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Can I connect to a router's wired network via WiFi for gaming purposes?

I currently have 4 Windows XP machines in my basement that are connected via ethernet to a Wireless router/switch. These machines aren't equipped with WiFi. We play the game BZ-Flags on these machines ...
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host win10 can ping guest centos6 but centos6 cannot ping win10?

I use Wifi at home and my Virtualbox network mode is bridge adapter + promiscuous centos 6 network information is Winows10 can ping guest centos6 and I can use secureCRT to conncet to ...
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How can I debug WiFi connection problems, when a device temporarily refuses to connect?

When a windows or android device intermittently cannot connect to a wireless network, despite showing it as available; or when the device claims to be connected to the network but cannot ping the ...
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Transparent bridge over 802.11 and ethernet

I have a computer running Debian Linux attached to a WLAN network and I need to bridge its ethernet interface to in order to provide network functionality to another computer connected to the ...
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Steps to connect to server via SSH behind modem and router?

I've set up a home server (running Arch Linux). It doesn't have a WiFi adapter and my router is too far away for a cable (I plan to change this sometime soon). So I've connected an ethernet cable to ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad L52 - Wireless driver

I just formatted and installed Windows 7 on my Lenovo ThinkPad L520 laptop, and its wireless isn't working. I see this networking status on my desktop: I installed Realtek LAN Driver for Windows 7 ...
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Hacked router affecting linux devices

The router of a friend of mine has been hacked, his android phone can't visit webpages with any kind of ads because it gets redirected to another site (this: ...