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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QoS and other way to optimize speed on network

I have some weird network issues. I'm running on 2 VM's email verifications and my whole network becomes laggy and loosely from it. It shouldn't use high bandwidth its more like sending a lots of ...
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Why do I have to keep flushing my DNS cache on all devices?

I have a Netgear DSL modem (111 v2) and Linksys N300 router, newest model. I have to keep flushing my DNS cache every 5-15 minutes. This happens on all sites and on every device on my home network. ...
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how to ping outside vpn tunnel to keep connection alive when using public wifi?

I am using VPN (AirVPN) over public wifi (Mcdonald) i had to use an alternate port to be able to connect in the first place, But now i get disconnected of wifi every 30 min or so (time out due to ...
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How is a wireless network presented to an operating system?

I am wondering how is a wireless network presented to an operating system. If I'm not mistaken, Wi-Fi (802.11) is only the Physical layer of the OSI model. This means that, one layer up, we're ...
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Subnet bridging Raspberry pi access point

I'm trying to build a tool I can access using my smartphone or laptop to configure, administer, or diagnose equipment in the field where it is difficult to run separate cables and power to work on ...
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Creating hosted network with netsh when having to select the adapter

I'm on Win7. I usually create a hosted network by creating then executing a process that runs netsh wlan hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=MYSSID key=MYPASSWORD keyusage=temporary. So far, no problem. ...
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Laptop having connectivity problems everywhere

My laptop (HP Envy dv6, running 64-bit Windows 8) loses connection entirely every half hour or so. Connection will be extremely weak for much of that time, then regain strength before suddenly ...
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Always use wireless NIC for Internet access, if it's available

I've got a Windows 7 machine with both a gigabit wired connection and a wireless adapter. Both interfaces have IP addresses on the same network (192.168.0.0/24). I've got a single wireless router ...
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How to improve the wifi performance of openwrt

If my computer download through my tplink router, the speed is 10Mbps, if through openwrt router, it's 5Mbps. Here is wifi information: root@localhost:/etc/config# iwconfig wlan0 wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ...
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Use wifi for internet but access a printer over ethernet

In my office I have a Wifi connection and a LAN connection the printers are connected via LAN. LAN and Wifi both have internet but the LAN internet is slower. I want to use internet through Wifi but ...
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Is it possible to use a switch to connect a router to the upstream gateway and the computers over a single Cat6 cable?

I've just moved into a new house, and I'm trying to get the network setup to be the best I can. Currently my ISP supplies a router that I need to use, and that only provides a single port for the ...
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Windows 8.1 wireless doesn't work

I purchased a Cybertron desktop recently. It came pre-installed with Windows 8.1 Here are its specs (link): System: AMD FX 6300 3.50GHz 6-Core; AMD 760G Chipset; 16GB DDR3; 1TB HDD; Genuine Windows ...
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Extending WiFi Range and streaming radio over wifi

I stream radio over wifi to my Android phone because I live in a dead zone for over-the-air radio broadcasts. Currently I use the TuneIn app to stream radio to my phone. In order to get wifi ...
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Cant use host-only adapter and bridged adapter at the same time virtual-box

I want to create a virtual network that real devices can connect to using virtual box. I have 2 routers I am bridging to virtual firmware. I have servers also running on vm's and would like to be able ...
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Automation of control panel > Wireless Network settings(802.11 modes) through Powershell or any other automated procedures

I want to automate the "Control Panel\Network and Internet\Manage Wireless Networks" page in Windows through Powershell or any other automated procedures, to change my wireless adapter's mode to all ...
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How do I hide a ad-hoc wifi netwok on linux?

I'm creating a mesh network with batman-adv and using wpa_supplicant for the ad-hoc network. I do not want this ad-hoc network to be visible to others (on their list of available networks and such). ...
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Does a flexible (e.g. DHCP) Windows multihomed wifi adapter configuration exist?

Given Location Configuration Internet & wifi modem address: 192.168.0.1 no DHCP iDrac remote server access: 192.168.0.250 Firewall router with NAT: 192.168.0.254 -> 192.168.5.0/24 DHCP & ...
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Indoor navigation Access Points or WDS (WiFi Repeater)

I want to attempt a small in-door WiFi navigation project I have no problems regarding programming but I'm lost on the Networking part. Basically what I need is WiFi routers under same network name ...
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debian 7 - atheros 10a1 ethernet card wireless doesn't work

i have bought a ideapad z710 a few days ago. I installed debian via using USB stick. During installation, setup cant find my ethernet card. After that i manually install wheezy backports. This solved ...
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Reflash DLink AC1750 Optimum Router

I recently got the new "smart router" from Optimum: DLink AC1750 It may be a good router but I cannot access any of the settings. When typing in the regular 192.168.1.1, it redirects to ...
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Lync is frequently disconnecting on screen-sharing session

This is happening when I connect to the VPN from my home internet. I'm using Modem and Wi-Fi router. Internet and IM itself work fine. How can I troubleshoot this problem, I'm not sure if this is ...
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Debian 7: “Failure of key exchange and association”

I'm installing Debian using the Live CD with GNOME and the non-free packages. The internet works just fine when using the live CD, but when you try to open the installer and select a network, it gives ...
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Extremely slow wireless file transfer on specific computer

I have a Linksys E4300 router which works great. I bought an HTPC with a Gigabyte E350N and plugged a TP-LINK TL-WN723N. The HTPC is about 5mts from the router and without any wall in the middle. The ...
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Can the wifi connection still be poor even if I have many bars?

On my Windows computer, the wifi indicator shows 4-5 bars out of 5 most of the time - I conclude that the signal is strong. My internet is occasionally very slow - between 1/5th and 1/100th ...
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Dropped network connections

I've got a weird problem with my laptop that started a few days ago, it seems to be intermittent but seems to happen more in locations in the house which have low signal strength. First I lose all ...
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How to use windows pcap api on windows 7?

I want to implement a 802.1X wireless client in windows 7 using PEAP/MSCHAPv2. The 802.1X protocol is a datalink layer protocol, it uses the EAPOL protocol to encapsulate the packets. However, I don't ...
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Device or resource (DNS server) is not responding; if it does connect, it runs very slow

My cousin went into my home yesterday and he complained his laptop not being able to connect with the internet on my house (we use wireless connection). So he asked me to configure the internet ...
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One computer on network slow - but it wasn't always?

Let me start by saying that I have a pretty good understanding of my computer and OS so I've covered the basics here. I'll give you all the details and hopefully I can get some good feedback. I'm ...
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OS X Mavericks “Share Internet from Ethernet to Wi-Fi” fails after a period of time

When the computer first boots up, I can share Internet from Ethernet to Wi-Fi without a problem. But after a few days, it starts to malfunction. I notice that when the Wi-Fi is shared, in the place of ...
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Accessing my external drive connected to my Belkin router over the Internet?

I have a Belkin n900 wifi router and I connected my Verbatim External SSD to it and I can access it on the local network, that is I can browse and download my files, I would like to access my drive ...
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New modem is not connecting to other devices

After installing a new modem, my older devices (Old phones and older computers) don't seem to detect my home internet at all? I believe the problem has something to do with the security options (or ...
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Connecting local network using switch and router with just 2 interfaces

I need to connect a very small network (< 5 devices) to another network. The other network provides only a wireless AP. I was thinking about using an old Linux box with a wifi card and a single ...
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Limit the size of the Kismet PCAP output file?

I am running some kismet captures, and I need to continuously parse the outputted PCAP files, so in order to do this I need Kismet to save the file, and start a new one periodically (I use ...
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Windows 7 VERY slow internet connection outside of safe mode?

I have a very annoying problem with Windows 7 and its network connection. In safe mode, i get a speed test of around 12 mbps. However, in normal mode, I get a speed of 0.06 mbps. Naturally this is ...
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Why does TP-LINK router speed slows down

I have a TP-LINK WR841N router and a 100 MB connection. For about 1-2 weeks my speed has dropped to 50-60 MB when I'm connected Wi-Fi or through a cable to the router. If I plug the ISP cable ...
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2 computers 1 wifi connection 1 ethernet connection bridge?

My computer setup is very strange not being able to ethernet directly to my network. I have 2 terminals(desktop computers) both running linux(ubuntu 12.04.04 server). I have attempted to use brctl ...
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Linking router from VPN to main network?

So, here's what I have going on now: Thomson Cable Modem ---> WAN port on D-Link N600 (IP 192.168.0.1 - DHCP 192.168.0.100-149) running stock D-link Firmware ---> Wan port on Linksys E1200 (IP ...
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Why can't I connect to PLEX sever via my roku but I can via my tablet?

On my home LAN I can connect/play media stored on my PC via my tablets but am unable to even connect to it via my roku box? I manually enter the IP address of my machine in the browser of my tablet ...
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Failed Wireless

Sorry i'm not good with computers so my tech. talk is limited. I have a presario CQ62 Notebook PC. 64 bit: Yesterday I went to the local Library to use some free internet. When I returned I could no ...
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WiFi Enterprise / 802.1x / PEAP / Windows RADIUS: Multiple devices fail to connect when using the same authentication details

I'm having trouble getting multiple devices to establish a WiFi connection when they use the same authentication details. Here's a bit about my wireless setup: Single access point using WPA2 ...
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Assigning Wired Connection to One Exchange Email Account on OSx Mavericks

On my 10.9.2 Mac at work, I am connected two ways to the network, wireless and wired. I need to plug in via a wire to access my email over the company intranet, but when I do that, all of my personal ...
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WiFi-module problems on Lenovo T440s with Fedora 19/20 (3.13+)

I've already searched the web but found no proper solution for my problem. the drivers are afais the newest (directly from intel-pages). I'm running Fedora 20 on a recently bought Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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Invalid SSID name using vt6656 and WEXT under linux

Hardware: Technexion TDM3730 module on custom baseboard. Software: linux kernel v.2.6.37 based on Technexion's distribution Initially, I have 2 variations of TDM3730 module: with and without wifi ...
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How to stream WiFi cameras over a Linux gateway to my laptop using iptables?

My setup is as follows: Linux gateway has one WLAN configured as WiFi client (192.168.0.100) to a Linksys WiFi AP(192.168.0.1). There are three WiFi cameras connected as WiFi clients (192.168.0.101, ...
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Prioritize computers/traffic on a home network?

I have a Cisco EA2700 router hooked up to a Thompson DCM476 modem in my home network. There is one user on a mac that hosts Skype and google hangout calls on a nightly basis and whenever this happens ...
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access point wifi + linux

I have been succesful creating a wifi access point in linux. I have used hostapd and a dhcp server. I have also used a static address using the command: ifconfig wlan0 10.10.0.1. I would like to use ...
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Remote management on WRT630N via HTTPS

I have a Linksys WRT630N wireless router and am trying to configure remote management via HTTPS. I've chosen a nonstandard port and can successfully connect and manage the router remotely via HTTP, ...
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Hyper-V Wifi Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am installing hyper-v for the first time on a device that uses a wifi connection. Previous installations have used wired network adapters. I noticed after creating an external switch , the wifi ...
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NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT error while sending a file to Samba server

Today I installed OpenELEC which came with Samba server by default. When I try to send a file using smbclient on linux I get it sending for a moment, but then it stops and I get error cli_push ...
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Windows 7 - WLAN disconnects in fixed intervals

I am using Windows 7 on my work machine and am facing some issues with my WLAN. It seems to disconnect every +- 40 seconds and then automatically reconnects. This can go on for hours. At first I ...