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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Install Two Network Adapter Drivers Side by Side

I need to install CommView for WiFi on my computer, but the problem is that the replacement driver for my network adapter card that allows it to work with CommView for WiFi overwrites the original ...
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Network Adapter in AC Mode

Not a networking expert here. Just upgraded and installed the ASUS RT-AC68U router. Installation was smooth with no issue. I have the T440s laptop running Windows 8.1 with the "Intel Dual Band ...
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How to repeat a WIFI connection to other devices from Laptop to MIFI 2

On our sail boat I have a strong antenna to pick up guest WIFI hotspots. The antenna is connected to a lap top through a coax cable. I also have a MIFI 2 to connect devices using a data plan. Is ...
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Android virtual router

I just bought a chromecast and unfortunately it requires at least three devices; 1- The Chromecast 2- A device to control the chromecast (in my case a Tablet) 3- A WiFi router I was ...
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Two home networks but devices can only connect to one?

I have the following setup: 1 router w/ modem connected downstairs to the ISP, providing both cable and wi-fi internet to the downstairs. 1 router upstairs connected to the downstairs router ...
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Can a VPN service totally hide my computer from WiFi network discovery like no computer connected?

There are many devices connected to WiFi router and one can easily know how many devices are connected by using various network discovery tools available for windows and Android or by brwosing router ...
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Radio mode for Windows hostednetwork

I've can successfully start a virtual network through netsh wlan start hostednetwork, but I want to be able to set the radio mode the network uses. I have an Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless - AC 3160, ...
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Workaround to set an http proxy on a Samsung Smart TV?

I would to set a foreigner http proxy on my Samsung smart tv in order to use some applications available to use just on that country. Samsung does not let change the the proxy server via ...
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Only Google, Facebook, Wikipedia and select other sites loading

I have a new Speedport 724v Type B router which reports that it is successfully connected to the internet. The problem is: only Google, Facebook, Wikipedia, and a select few other websites load. Most ...
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Configure Windows 7 to bridge from LAN to VPN

My Notebook is connected to the Internet through WLAN using a proprietry VPN connection to my company. There is no other way to use this WLAN, only via VPN. I've got a bunch of mobile devices (for ...
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Is there a way to make a usb NIC show up in the wifi dropdown on a Macbook Pro 15?

I purchased a USB NIC (Alfa AWUS036AC) because the onboard NIC on my 2014 MBP 15 and my Netgear router don't play nice with each other. Is there a way I can make the networks it (the new NIC) sees ...
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How can I make VLC stream continuously?

I'am trying to watch a movie in VLC. The movie is in a local SMB share via wireless and I'm using a Mac 10.10. When I start the movie, it starts downloading at 7MB/s for a few seconds (which is good) ...
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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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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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2 Routers on network, can i have them do different DHCP

I'm trying to fix a network that we want to have private and public access. Currently they have Verizon service with the actiontec wireless modem/router as the main router. They have the office ...
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Setting up dd-wrt router as extender when primary router has username and password authentication

I am trying to extend my wifi using a dd-wrt router as an extender. The problem I'm having is that my primary wifi is authenticated with a username and a password. As far as I can see the dd-wrt ...
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Wireless range/access issue in old european concrete building

My wifes family owns a hotel in Italy which they built in the 1950's. The structure is 3 story concrete and a boatload of rebar, maybe even some leftover lead paint. A few years back they wanted to ...
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Use wifi direct via bridge on ethernet enabled devices

i have sony smart tv which supports wifi-direct and has ethernet port on it. I have a wifi bridge or wifi router which is connected to my tv using Ethernet port rather than those sony wifi-adapetr. ...
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Android can't connect to Windows 7 on same LAN and vice versa

I have an android phone with wifi and I have notebook with windows 7 with wifi. Both devices are on the same network and they can't see each other (I can't ping phone from notebook and vice versa). ...
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Problems connecting to wireless and the Internet after upgrading to Windows 8.1

I've used Windows 8.1 since it was released and didn't have any problems for a long time. Then some time ago I began having problems connecting to the Internet and my home modem's wireless network. ...
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Using Microsoft Virtual WiFi to connect to 2nd network

I have read up a bit on the Microsoft Virtual WiFi feature in Windows 7, and am confused as to its capablities. Does this allow me to connect to two networks using a single physical wireless adapter? ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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cannot connect to wifi network

I have a problem with conecting to my wifi. I see my wifi, but when i am trying to connect to it- i write the password and the password-window pop up again like the password is wrong (but it is good, ...
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WiFi hotspot not working on Fedora 20

I used to be able to create wifi hotspots on Fedora 20 on the settings -> network screen and clicking on the "use as access point" button: A couple months ago it stopped working. If I recall ...
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Lan to wan or lan to lan repeater

I find a lot of tutorial how to set up repeater but this will not work, because signal between main router and router that i want to make a repeater is poor. I have been using second router as ...
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Win 8.1 laptop cant find any dnla devices in same network

I have sony vaio svs1511 laptop upgraded to windows 8.1, xbox one, and LG SmartTV (2014 year model, with WebOS). They are all in the same 5GHz wi-fi network (I've checked that), pings from my laptop ...
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Using iw to decrease the txpower of a wireless nic

Any search on the internet reveals only how to increase your tx power, and only by changing your region. What I want to do is programmatically decrease (and increase) the tx power of my card but using ...
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How can I enable the wireless access in Lenovo?

In a Lenovo G585 with Windows 8 installed I can not connect to WIFI networks. I see that there is no button to turn on the WIFI. After googling I found that Lenovo's don't offer such a button and I ...
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pppd retry issue with multiple wan interfaces

I am using two wan connections in my router with linux kernel 2.6.21. PPPOE Ethernet cable and 3G connection. Both need ppp setup. But boot sequence is different for both. many times 3G disconnect and ...
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Speed Test Changes for Wireless, but not for Wired

This problem is challenging my view of the universe. Let me describe what's going on. I have two computers -- my desktop machine is hardwired (Ethernet) to my router and my laptop is using wireless ...
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Router during high traffic usage loses internet connectivity

I have a ASUS N56U connected to my modem. My direct connection to the modem works fine but my wifi seems to suffer from disconnections when I'm on skype or playing League of Legends. The disconnection ...
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Two networks with same SSID, different credentials

(Laptop running W7.) We have a wireless network all around the campus with SSID X, which requires credentials Y. The same wireless network exists in my faculty (at least the SSID is the same), where ...
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Modem and router suddenly won't work. When modem is plugged into router, modem's LAN LED won't light up

I have a D-link DIR-600 router and a TP-Link TD-8816 (ver 6.0) modem. I had them configured to modem on bridge and router on PPPoE for a long time, they worked fine. Today I woke up to no internet ...
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how to turn wireless on/off from command line on windows 7+

If, on a Windows 7 machine, I run either of the commands below, while running Windows Mobility Center ("C:\Windows\System32\mblctr.exe" /open) netsh interface set interface "Wireless Network ...
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Multiple instances of Windows Wireless 802.11 Extensibility Framework. Why?

I counted the number of instances of this process on a particularly bad day: I have 120 instances of Windows Wireless 802.11 Extensibility Framework running. They just pile up for reasons I can't ...
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How to install TP-Link TL-WN722N USB Wireless Adapter on Debian Wheezy armhf?

I have TP-Link WN722n USB dongle plugged in: root@udoo-debian-hfp:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 7.4 (wheezy) Release: 7.4 ...
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Can't set up ad-hoc network (raspberry pi)

Question: How do I manually set my Cell Id? I have tried the following code sudo iwconfig wlan0 ap 02:12:34:56:78:9a but it randomly resets the Cell Id to a different value. I am trying to create a ...
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Belkin Surf N300 Router - 2nd hand - Default Gateway not available

Hi I got a 2nd hand belkin router but after installing with the CD, I am able to connect to the internet. I have the ssid and password from the original owner. I continually get a Default Gate ...
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Cross-OS Intermittent Wireless Issues

I am using a 2 year-old HP Pavilion DV6TQE that is partitioned with both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For a long while, I have dealt with strange wireless issues in Windows 7 that could only be ...
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How to debug wifi setup on OpenWrt?

I have TP-LINK MR3020 device, which is connected to my laptop via UTP cable. It is accessible. I have installed full distribution recently, but then broke it and went from scratch with ...
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Can ping but not browse; does not appear to be DNS nor proxy issue

I can't connect to the internet. This problem happens to me once every week or so, with no regular pattern. The disconnection can happen whether i'm using the computer at the time or not. It can be ...
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In Windows, how do I avoid connecting to a Wi-Fi network through a specific AP?

In my house, I have a network set up like this: A wireless router connected to a cable modem, which is connected to the Internet. The wireless router broadcasts the Wi-Fi network NET1. My computer is ...
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Computer can only connect to certain WiFi networks

I work at my university assisting students with various computer issues. In this case, I have a student who connected to our network (we have a guest network and our regular network which requires ...
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Troubleshooting DHCP relay

I have a home network with two routers connected through LAN. The main router is connected to the Internet. I've had connection issues with WIFI clients walking through the house as the client ...
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how to setup dsl on two wifi?

I have ADSL internet connection which is connected to my wifi A, I used a cable to connect my second wifi B to wifi A, so I plugged the cable in the first output port in the wifi A and then connected ...
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Unable to detect Wifi signals

Recently my old wifi adapter broke, so I had to buy a new one. Eventually I got around to it but it doesn't seem to work. I have bought one from TP-LINK, returned it for the same issue as I'm having ...
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Setting up Win8 ad-hoc Wifi without security?

I'm trying to set up an ad-hoc wifi network coming from a Windows 8 machine to connect to some legacy hardware that doesn't support WPA. Trouble is, I can't find a way to tell Win8 to start the ...
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turn off wifi during certain hours

I want to restrict access of a laptop and allow it in certain hours only, with a password of course. router is linksys WRT160N, but access restrictions doesn't work firmware: v1.52.0 here's what I ...
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Updating Intel Centrino Wireless-N1030 wifi driver

I have a dell laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7. I have an Intel Wireless-N 1030 WiFi driver. The wifi works fine on Ubuntu, but it doesn't work at all on Windows. I think the driver may be ...
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Chromecast continously broadcasts as unsecured AP after setup

I set up my Chromecast a few weeks ago and everything has been going well. Over the weekend as I was connecting a new device to my network, I noticed that my Chromecast was broadcasting an open ...