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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Can I use a wireless router on an existing wireless network to make a wired connection to a computer?

Its a Netgear WNDR4300, I don't see anything mentioning bridged mode anywhere. I would like it just temporarily connect it to a computer, but I might have to put some other firmware on the router to ...
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How does OS X work when connected to multiple internet connections?

Macbook Pro is connected to internet connection E via thunderbolt/ethernet and to internet connection W via WLAN. What defines which connection is primarily used and what happens if one or the other ...
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Settings to optimize 2.4ghz frequency on ASUS RT-AC87R for long range (120ft) reception

I have an ASUS RT-AC87R that I'm using for long range (120 ft) reception. I'm wondering what settings I should adjust from the default settings for optimal 2.4ghz reception from 120 feet away. I have ...
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iTunes Wifi Sync with Internet Sharing

I enabled Internet Sharing, so that I can share my iMac's ethernet connection with my iPad and iPhone. Since I have done this, I have not been able to sync my devices over wi-fi. Is there a way to ...
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my laptop is not detecting wifi

I have a router which is only detected by some devices until I change the SSID. After that it works until the next power cycle at which point I have to change the SSID again. We have 2 laptops and 2 ...
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Isolate Wireless Subnet

I need to configure my wireless router so that all users connected to the router cannot access my internal network. Below is my network configuration. At this moment users in 192.168.29.0/24 subnet ...
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What is the point of a 100Mbit router that has 802.11ac Wi-Fi?

I saw a few routers on the market that has 10/100 Mbit speed on cable and a 802.11ac Wi-Fi that is capable for gigabit speed. What you can use that speed when the 100Mbit cable connection will be a ...
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Internet connection disconnects with no apparent reason

I have a situation where one minute the internet connection on my laptop is working perfectly fine then all of a suddend, it just disconnects. Here's an example of a ping command running when it ...
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Is it possible to use a ethernet switch to provide two different routers with the same internet?

Say I wanted to created two networks. One for the more privileged group of people. The restrictions on this network would be less severe. Then the other network would be for the "guests" or those ...
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Windows 7 doesnt connect to any network after startup

I'm experiencing a problem since a couple of days that my Windows 7 machine doesn't connect to any network after boot. Also the Network Center doesn't respond. But when I restart the explorer.exe ...
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How do I fix slow wifi but fast ethernet with many different wifi around?

I am currently using a Dlink wireless router from 7 years ago. The wifi on it has been working fine up till a few months ago. I have very good speed with the ethernet from the router but wireless is ...
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Network connection issue. Connection breaks sometimes

I have internet delivered by wifi to my house. Every day about 20:00 i have problem with browsing. I got information form firefox like "Unable to connect" then i need to refresh couple times to load ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth Monitoring Range

Im trying to monitor bluetooth and wifi probe requests. Im very new in this topic and not sure about a few things: Bluetooth: Is it correct that the bluetooth class of my monitor device doesnst ...
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Wi-Fi not showing up after kernel upgrade from 3.10 to 3.16 in Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded the kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 from 3.10 to 3.16. My system is a Lenovo G510 59398431. After that the option “enable wifi” in the drop-down of wireless icon on the desktop is not there. Even in ...
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Set up rtl8723bs SDIO card

I am trying to set up rtl8723bs SDIO wi-Fi card on 3.17.2 kernel. I've compile and install driver like here. grep -i cfg8 .config CONFIG_CFG80211=y # CONFIG_CFG80211_DEVELOPER_WARNINGS is ...
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TP-LINK TD-W8961ND can't access to admin page

I have a TP-LINK TD-W8961ND ADSL router/modem. I connect through PPPoE LLC Encapsulation. I set it up for the first time, and everything worked well for about a month (during which I updated the ...
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I can't get a valid internet connection with MikroTik Wifi

My router is MikroTik RB951G. It has the configuration below: ether1 - port where the ISP cable is plugged in ether2,3,4 - are the ports where i plug my PC and Switch. There is a DHCP server on the ...
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Unable to connect to desktop server from android

Yesterday I faced some strange issue while my laptop and Android device connected to same wifi network. I had a server running at port 80 on my laptop. When I tried accessing the website hosted on my ...
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HP 1102W printer spewed out 100 pages of a 4-page document after I asked it to go wireless

How can I fixed my printer problem? I recently configured my HP 1102W printer to go wireless. I'm pretty sure I only pressed Print once, but my four-page document suddenly became over 100 pages, as ...
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Can I use same SSID for dlink modem router and AirPort Time Capsule? [duplicate]

My ADSL modem/router is DLink (AC1200 dual band). I recently purchased a Mac and an Airport Time Capsule. The AirPort is connected via Ethernet cable to the DLink modem/router to increase range of ...
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Is it possible to enable WiFi or Bluetooth before user logs into Linux?

Does anyone in the community know of a way to enable either Wifi or Bluetooth in Linux—or both; why not?—before a user logs in? I am trying to implement a mechanism that uses a second device to send ...
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Wifi network not picked up by specific device

I have a Zyxel NBG-416N router, which randomly stopped working on my PC that is running 64-bit Windows 8.1. Strange thing is that while the PC can't pick up my particular home network, it finds all ...
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No wireless on windows after using kali boot cd

Today I wanted to start playing around with kali so I downloaded the iso and burned it to a DVD, restarted the laptop and booted to the DVD pressed the first option which is just a boot. Wireless was ...
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Arch Wifi - Connects but doesn't stay connected

Arch x86_64 (plain install on mSATA via USB) Linux 3.17 NetworkManager DHCP enabled at boot via systemctl Generally, the host computer is a Surface Pro 1 w/ Marvell Avastar Wifi Card and connected to ...
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Why I can't download file in HTTP from my wireless lan?

I have the following problem with my home wireless network. I have a router that give the ADSL access to my laptops. I can navigate but the problem is that when I download a file in HTTP using the ...
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New laptop does not pick up WiFi signal when started up

I have a new win 8.1 laptop. The last few days the laptop does not pick up the WiFi signal when I switch it on, even though it is next to the router & my older Vista laptop does pick it up. ...
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Applications Fight For Internet Speed

I have a new Windows 8.1 Pro Tablet from Phoenix Technologies. Previously I had a HP Pavillion Windows 7 laptop. I have knowticed that I cannot download files on Utorrent and have a browser open at ...
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What is the right procedure to check where my packet loss comes from?

I installed a new ADSL line and on my desktop I'm using a WIFI usb pen to receive the signal from my modem (Netgear DGN2200v4). I took some speed tests and ping tests and I noticed that I have an ...
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Does not setting a wifi password allow malware to more easily jump between computers?

Does not setting a wifi password allow malware to more easily jump between computers? (Some users don't set wifi passwords if intruders aren't able to get within range of their wifi.)
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Do I need to set a wifi password if I live on large property? [closed]

To reach my wifi, an intruder would need to enter a fence and sit next to the house. It seems unlikely, so I'm getting pushback from my housemates. Does not entering a password potentially make it ...
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How to ensure that I will Not lose my wifi connection after installing Oracle Virtual Box?

I just installed Windows 7. I had installed genymotion for android development. It came with Oracle Virtual Box. I had installed it and after a few minutes of use, I lost wifi connection on the ...
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Lenovo y50-70 Wifi card not found

I have bought a lenovo y50-70 one month ago, till few days ago, everything worked fine (at home the wifi connection was dropping every minute, but after restarting the rooter everything was fine). ...
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Can i disable windows updates while i am connecting to a specific hot-spot?

When i work "on the go", I sometime connect my windows laptop to a hotspot created by my android phone. Since my cellular data usage is limited, i want to disable windows updates (and actually any ...
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How to play movies stored on my computer streamed to Android

I've got some nice series downloaded and stored in a folder on my computer. Then, I jump into the bath and want to watch them on my Xperia. Both are connected to the same home network via my Belkin ...
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“wpa_supplicant timed out” when bringing interface up

I installed Debian 7.7 recently on my computer, using the netinst ISO image, and a wifi dongle. I had to install the nonfree drivers (rtl8192) during installation but after that it connected just fine ...
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Cannot connect via wifi after uninstalling Avira and restarting

Just uninstalled Avira on Win7. Restart and Wifi alternates between seeing the router (80-99% signal) and not seeing it. When it sees it, it cannot connect to it, saying it cannot find it, after ...
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MacBook Pro, Windows wifi does not work after wakeup

I have a MacBook Pro 15 with Windows 7 installed through bootcamp. Wifi works fine but after wakeup my computer is not able to detect any wifi networks. I have to restart the computer to make it work ...
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Windows 7 - netsh wlan show profiles: Access is denied

If I try to run the command netsh wlan show profiles I receive the error: Function WlanGetProfileList returns error 5: Access is denied This happens regardless if I run the command prompt as an ...
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Baby monitor interfering with wifi

This wifi Issue has been making me tear my hair out for months. We have 50/20 internet here at home. And a baby monitor. Trouble is the baby monitor interferes with the stock router's wifi at 2.4GHz, ...
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PCIe add-on Wi-Fi adapter as receiver + repeater

I am aware of Windows' Hosted Network capability : Sets up a network as an AP Can coexist with an existing Wi-Fi network Also bridging : two networks share address space And access points in a ...
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Blue screen after booting up PC

I have been getting a blue screen of dead on my win8.1 machine immediately after powering it up with error message WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR. and I am not sure what is causing it. After some googling ...
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Creating wifi network with RPI

I am doing a small RPi project in which I must set up the RPi to be a Wifi Access Point, to serve other devices, and at the same time, run a server, Django to be specific, where I am going to create a ...
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Sharing APs, but different gateways

I'm moving into a student apartment building with three friends soon, and I could use some help in designing the network. The situation is as follows. We each have our own outgoing connection with a ...
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Windows Hosted Network not getting created

Ok so here goes the question step by step: I own a dell studio 1555 laptop, with INTER WIFI - adapter ( laptop purchased in 2009) Few months back: I ran the netsh wlan set hosted network command and ...
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Network Connection Problems on P5KC motherboard

I have recently upgraded a computer. The motherboard installed is an ASUS P5KC. Since the upgrade I have been unable to connect to the internet. At home I use a powerline ethernet adaptor. While both ...
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Problems with mixed 802.11b/g/n

So my home network is currently set up to be 802.11b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 20Mhz), but I have some issues with it. Pretty much all devices work without any problem, except my phone. The Wi-Fi connection on my ...
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How to automate running the dhclient for wwan0?

in Linux Mint 17 I have to run sudo dhclient every time I connect and disconnect to/from the Internet using a mobile broadband dongle, because otherwise the connection is declared active but when I ...
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DailMotion App wouldn't load Videos while DailyMotion Website works fine

I am facing a strange issue lately, When I am connected to my home Wi-Fi Network, I cannot be able to load DailyMotion videos through Android App, I have tried over dozen different phones including , ...
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Setting up wi-fi using Airport Extreme / Express and powerline

I need to setup a wi-fi (ONE!) for a house with two floors. What I was basically thinking of is the following scenario: I connect a DSL modem to the landline I connect an Airport Extreme to the DSL ...
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What is the maximum connections practically supported by a 2.4 GHz router?

We have a Netgear WNR614 router 2.4 GHz in our office. Its a single band 300 mbps N router. We need to connect a large number of devices (50-60) to the internet on WLAN. This router is not ...