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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Will extending a Wi-Fi network make it slower?

In this article about extending wireless networks from Apple's knowledge base, they advise against adding more access points to a wireless network than strictly needed: Before you add additional ...
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Unable to set static IP of a Win 10 pro pc with a Trendnet router. Error: Mac address must begin with 00

I am attempting to set a static IP for my pc, because it doesn't want to turn on DHCP. I need to either turn on DHCP, or set a static IP. While setting a static IP, the router gives an error of the ...
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How to install wireless card on Kali Linux

I setup Kali Linux on VirtualBox. In terminal, airmon-ng command not showing up any wireless card. I've search for solving problem and here is the video that i follow: ...
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How to restore a forgotten Wi-Fi network in Windows?

I use Windows 8.1 Professional edition. I accidentally clicked the Forget network button instead of Close in the network panel for wireless connections. Now my PC can't discover the wireless network ...
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TP-LINK Wireless USB Adapter cant connect to my router

I have bought a wireless adapter TP-LINK TL-WN722N and I want to connect it to the router, but I always getting that there is no network access. I tried the Windows Network Diagnostics but it tells ...
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Setting 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz networks with same settings

If I give my 5 GHz network and 2.4 GHz the exact same name (SSID) and password, will my devices connect to both, so far my Surface 2 Pro only seems to connect to the 2.4 GHz? I’m using a Nighthawk ...
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Netgear USB wireless adapter unable to connect to router in Windows 7

H/W: Netgear WG111v3 Wireless-G USB adapter. S/W: OS is Windows 7. Netgear Smart Wizard. I believe this is actually a Windows Vista program. Symptoms: The Netgear "Smart Wizard" can see the ...
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Override hardware RFKILL switch in Windows 7

My laptop's keyboard is broken so I'm using an external USB keyboard. The problem is that Windows 7 seems to think that my WiFi switch (which I'm thinking is some key combo on the broken laptop ...
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No wifi after updating kali

I installed Kali using VMware. Asus usb n14 wifi was recognized after installation, but after updating kali and restarting, the device is no longer recognized. After running sudo iwconfig only eth0 ...
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No Internet Access for a given machine, others work fine

I have an older laptop (Windows 8.1, latest patches installed) which has not been used for some time, upon reconnecting it I have a very strange problem with internet access via WiFi: the WiFi ...
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Windows XP - wifi driver randomly breaking

I have a Dell D430 running a fresh Windows XP install. The problem is that in random intervals the wifi connection breaks. Not only it disconnects, but it refuses to detect any wifi network. Disabling ...
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Is it possible that I have caused a DoS to my son's tablets

I have three Internet connections at home, they are not connected to each other in any possible way, they are from three different ISPs FTTC #1 , the white modem and the black and white router ...
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How to route traffic between two different networks

I've got two different physical networks in two different buildings connected through a wireless point-to-point. In both of them I have an ISP Modem/Router in which the wireless point-to-point is ...
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Windows 7 hosted network not allowing internet access

I have a Windows 7 laptop and I am trying to set it up to broadcast Wi-Fi so that my mobile can connect to it when in the office (no mobile signal). I've found plenty of tutorials, and while all of ...
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Turn off file and printer sharing

When using a ''Public connection'' in Windows 7 with a public wifi spot, if i go into Advanced sharing settings and click to turn off ''Network Discovery'' and ''File and Printer sharing'' and then ...
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continuous backup solution for android over wifi

I want to backup new files (e.g. new pictures) form my SD card of my android powered smartphone over WiFi (differential backups). The backup destination is a windows pc. I thought about the following ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS on ASUS wifi disconnecting and reconnecting

Hi im a beginner and started out with replacing my operating system with ubuntu 14.04. It was working fine until recently nothing that I know of has been changed. When I use rfkill list i get: 0: ...
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two internet connection , one 3g router one cable router , one network

Here is my situation , I have two internet connection : Cable internet Wireless usb wifi dongle ( Its wifi dongle it creates it's wireless network ) The Cable internet is used for my NAS and ...
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How do I put my wireless interface back into managed mode from monitor mode in Mac OS X without rebooting?

On Mac OS X, I can turn my wireless interface in monitor mode, as explained in a 2007 OSXdaily article. I can also use the integrated Wireless Diagnostics utility to do so. Unfortunately, none of ...
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teracom router assigning same ip address to different devices

I am using a PC and an android device for internet over a single wifi router. The router is assigning same ip address to both pc and the android device. only the first device that is connected to ...
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Reaver keeps repeating the same pin on Kali linux

I am trying to crack WPA2 PSK via REAVER but signal strength is under -50db It does this (only one PIN again and again). I have a 2.4 Ghz wireless Adapter Is this true? Here is the last REAVER ...
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How to find Raspberry Pi on Network

I have a Raspberry Pi connected to the Internet via LAN or via wireless. How do I scan my local network for its IP address so I can SSH into it? While I can just connect it to a monitor and manually ...
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Chromebook wireless standard in use with router (how to identify)

Does anyone know how to find out which wireless standard is being used in the communication between my Chromebook computer and my router? I saw a great answer to this question for a Windows ...
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Connection issue with Rogers Wireless Router

I recently installed the Rogers (Advanced) Wireless Router. All of my computers were able to connect to the wireless (2.4G, 5G), except for one. The computer with the wireless issue is an Asus ...
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Are All Wireless Cards Compatible With the Motherboard? Regardless of What Type of Board and Card it is?

This may sound like a stupid question, and please don't shoot me down for this. But I am thinking of getting a wireless card for my desktop. More specifically, a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 wireless card. I ...
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How to find out the Wi-Fi password once already connected?

I'm using my home network, but I am not an administrator and did not set up the network either. As far as I can tell, the network is connected and there's a passcode to enter, but I am always ...
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Modem, switch & wireless router network connection

The Network has setup as in image: The modem is a CenturyLink DSL modem with four router outputs. One of the outputs is connected to a Netgear Managed switch. The switch is then connected to four ...
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Send and receive raw 802.11 frames on Linux

I'm looking for a way to send and receive raw 802.11 frames using USB wireless adapters (such as the Alfa AWUS036H) while they are in monitor mode. Is this possible? There are plenty of ways to do ...
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Wired “Not Connected” icon in system tray instead of Wireless “Connected”

I've been getting this weird problem as of late: It seems as if I'm not connected to any network - be it wired or wireless, even though I am connected via wireless ("bamba" has internet access), ...
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How to share wifi connection between Guest OS(Windows XP) and Host OS(Ubuntu 14.10)

I just installed Windows XP through VirtualBox and installed "Guest Additions too" too. How do I go about sharing my wi-fi connection?
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Linksys E2500 5GHz not working

I have a Linksys E2500 and I have been using it in 2.4GHz/5Ghz dual mode for a long time. But as of yesterday I can't connect to, even see the 5GHz network. LAN and 2.4GHz work fine. This happened ...
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Issues running a simple Java client server program

I want to run client server program in two different machines to read and write the data. How can I do that. My PC is connected to LAN with ip address 192.168.1.104 and my laptop is connected to ...
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Is the Ideaworks Wi-Fi antenna (USB) compatible with Windows 8.1?

I have an Ideaworks Wi-Fi (USB) antenna and am having difficulty getting it to work.It says that it’s compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, 7, and Windows 8. I am running Windows 8.1 and cannot ...
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Have to Disable and Enable Adapter Every 60 seconds to use internet

I used to have a normal wireless modem that worked perfectly with high speed on my desktop playing PC games online. Now I have a Clear Spot Hot Spot thing, basically a 4G portable hotspot. It ...
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Trying to use mdk3 with Alfa AWUS036NHA, wireshark detects frames but cannot detect network

I'm testing out some various tools, trying to get them to work, but I cannot seem to get the MDK3 beacon flooding mode to work. I'm currently running Debian with a few Kali repositories installed. I'm ...
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Automatic re-connection to public WiFi hotspot with web-based sign-in?

There are many public WiFi hotspots that require you to visit a special login page before they let you connect to the Internet. Often they have a time limit after which you have to repeat the login ...
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can client server program run on two different machines

I have a PC with IP address 192.168.153.1 connected to LAN and i have a laptop with IP address 192.168.1.115 connected to WiFi. When I try to ping from PC to laptop im getting destination host ...
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How can I connect to a Mobile Broadband device and a Wifi network simultaneously, and use the Mobile Broadband internet?

In my current work situation, I'm using a Windows 8 laptop and I need to be connected to two networks simultaneously: A Telstra mobile broadband device, which has internet access. This is connected ...
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Strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly no internet connection. Other devices work through wireless

My daughter's laptop (Windows 7 - fully updated) gets a strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly cannot get an internet connection. It's not truly random. So it's always worked in my home. It ...
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Should I be able to see my broadcast SSID when my router is turned off

Is it possible for my employer to spoof my wireless hub by using the same SSID. I am not trying to be paranoid but I have seen some strange behavior. Here are some of the issues that I have seen. ...
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Setup bandwith limit on WNR3500Lv2

Is it possible to set a bandwith limit to a specific computer or network(in case of two WANs from same router) using WNR3500Lv2 with the standard firmware? And if not is there any firmware out there ...
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'iwlist wlan0 bitrate' says “unknown bit-rate information”

I set bit-rate of wireless interface 'wlan0' using iwconfig wlan0 rate 54M fixed Now, how do I verify if it was set right? iwlist wlan0 bitrate says unknown bit-rate information
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Wireless disconnects on cable plug

I work on Dell Precision M4800 and I would like to know If It's possible to be connected to the wired network(company) and wireless(unlocked) at the same time. For now when I am connected to wireless ...
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How to restrict WIFI for only specific connection?

I want to add WIFI PCI card on few desktops. I do not want those cards to detect any network and only with manual configuration I should latch it to require network. Is this setting possible. Also if ...
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Network config is lost when computer power cable is disconnected, how can i avoid setting up a wireless connection each time this happens?

Wireless network is working as it should on all devices, except the computer with windows vista. It can find the network, but it can't connect even though it is the right pswd. When looking at the ...
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Why I can't open my localhost site with internet IP?

About two years ago, I had a different connection and users—even me—were able to open my site via my internet IP or connect to my TeamSpeakServer. But ever since I changed—I reinstalled Windows too—no ...
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Can 802.1Q VLAN packets be passed through Wi-Fi transparently?

I'd like to reduce some wires. But my TV box requires both Internet connection with Ethernet and IPTV broadcast signal within VLAN. So I have to pass plain Ethernet packets and VLAN packets with ...
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Bitdefender Firewall blocking Wifi (trusted network), No DNS probe finished

Bitdefender has blocked my wifi network multiple times, and when i load the internet google chrome says DNS probe not finished. The only way i can get on to the internet is to turn off the fire wall ...
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Wired network, with some nodes that need to switch to wireless for internet

I have a mini network cabled together on a gigabit switch (not linked to internet), with a few nodes which have wireless for internet too. Problem is, large files need to be transferred between PC's, ...
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How to block specific sites on Asus wifi router?

I have this router (Asus Wireless-N300 Router). Also I have Windows 7 workstation and ipad 4. The workstation is connected to router with help a ethernet cable. Ipad 4 gets internet on wifi. I want ...