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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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Wifi transfer speed really low no matter what router I am using

I have been performing the same test with 3 different Wi-Fi routers (ASUS RT-N 16, Netgear WD3700 and Netgear WD4500): Turn on the router and plugin external HDD. Connect to the router from one ...
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What can I do to connect my 802.11b laptop to 802.11n? [closed]

My HP laptop connects with internet through my neighbor wireless and works fine. I have another laptop Toshiba Satellite and I can't connect to internet. I figured out that the wireless radio tape was ...
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Ndiswrapper showing invalid Task

I have a problem with ndiswrapper. I am using ndiswrapper with the Netgear WN121t USB Wifi adapter and by now I think I tried almost every .inf file on the net. I got the device working so far (it ...
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Where can I find Wi-Fi signal strength monitor in Mountain Lion?

In OS X Lion, I often used Wi-Fi diagnostics tool (screen, link) to report proper wifi signal level, since the wifi icon next to the clock in OS X menubar isn't reliable at all. (It shows full signal ...
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Accessing Tor on Android device via a virtual wifi network

I've hosted a wifi network using a virtual router, with which the local area connection is sharing it's internet with. My Android device can connect to this wifi network and can access my laptop's ...
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Backup wireless connections and passwords on Debian Squeeze

Well, it's pretty self-explanatory from the title. I'm redoing (formatting and installing various OS's on) my laptop for a variety of reasons. Since I've connected to a lot of different wifi AP's over ...
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How to stop network manager from connecting to other networks

I am facing intermittent wireless network connection. I have already specified a SSID for network manager to connect to. But whenever the network is down, the network manager will attempt to connect ...
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Setup an inside network using a switch while connected to a wifi network

I've recently moved into my dorm at my new school. Everything is done via wifi but I would like to still have my own private network inside of my dorm (I have several computers). I went out and ...
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How to connect Ubuntu guest (in VM) to my Wi-Fi router?

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS 64 bit in Virtual Box. There are two network adapters attached with it. eth0 (primary) is using NAT & eth1 is using bridge. I am able to connect to internet ...
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Can you tether a Chromebook to other devices?

Can you set up a chromebook as a wifi hotspot, sort of like ad hoc on windows?
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How can I stop WiFi and Bluetooth from opening on each restart?

I have a utility in Samsung Control Centre to turn off my Bluetooth and WiFi connections. But when I restart my system, Bluetooth and WiFi again come up. I don't want them to come up each time. I ...
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Wireless network

I have a wireless router connected to a modem. I'd to add a wireless router in another area of the house to use to connect other devices. Is this possible to add wireless router without connecting via ...
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How to find which channels are supported by my wifi card?

How do I find out which channels (1-13) of my wireless router are supported by the wireless card in my notebook? For example, if I choose channel 13 in my router and my wifi card could not detect the ...
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Access mac server from iphone using hostname?

I'm running a websever on my macbook and I want to access it from my phone over wifi using my home network. If I type in the IP address, it connects just fine, but I need the domain name to be ...
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Will a wifi repeater work with any standard?

I need to set up a repeater to reach to the other end of my house. I'm looking at listings, and I see repeaters that work with the 802.11 N standard, and make no mention of another. My wifi router ...
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How can I restore the network connection to my Epson SX235W?

My Epson SX235W has lost it's network connection for no apparent reason. The settings for my wireless network haven't changed - other wireless devices can still connect - and (as far as I can work ...
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Meaning of line-bars in wifi signal strength, dB and negative values?

If I connect to wifi AP with 1 line of strength, does it mean that I will get only 1/5 of AP's bandwidth? I mean, do these lines tell me whether I will receive a full bandwidth or only a part of it? ...
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How can I find details of local wireless networks and their traffic and congestion from linux?

My favourite wireless connection has become sluggish, and I'd like to troubleshoot it. Insight is always good, and so I'd like to know as much as possible about what's going on. Are there any linux ...
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How can I make my PC always take the first local IP from the WiFi router?

I share multiple devices on a single WiFi router. They all are assigned local IP addresses (192.168.x.x) depending on a first-connect, first-assigned basis I think. Is there a way to make one device ...
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Headphone-Only Party: Technical Considerations? [closed]

I have a robust Macbook Pro and a Netgear RangeMax Wireless-N 150 Router. I plan to have a headphone-only party: I will stream music over Wifi using Airfoil (or something). Will this setup work? Do ...
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MSI laptop wireless no longer detecting wifi points?

I got an MSI laptop (MS-6891) and I have a weird problem with my wireless connection. I don't know why, but I can't see and connect to wireless routers. The funny thing is that the wireless "mode" is ...
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Windows 7 computer doesn't see wireless printer unless router is rebooted

I have a Dell laptop running Windows 7. It is directly connected to a Zhone combination DSL modem/router. I also have an Epson all-in-one printer connected wirelessly to the router. Most of the time ...
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I am looking to expand my Wi-Fi range using two Linksys routers. How do I go about this?

Most of the computers in the house are used up to a maximum of five or six feet of the router. However, my iPad cannot get a good signal through a couple of walls. Here's what I have: Linksys ...
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What is difference between 3G, 4G and Wifi Technology? [closed]

I am truly confused with the difference between 3G, 4G and Wifi Technology. Can please somebody explain me the difference?
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Capture/Peek WiFi data traffic?

My goal: I want to analyze the network protocols of a wireless device on my net. I've successfully set my linux laptop into monitor and promiscuous mode for its wifi interface. I used airmon-ng to ...
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Can't access LAN from WIFI. Unidentified device en route?

I have a directory shared on my computer Optimas-PC. The problem is that I want to access that file fom Optimas-LT. Optimas-LT is a laptop while Optimas-PC is a desktop computer connected via LAN. ...
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How can I access my external hard drive wirelessly from my laptop?

My desktop crashed so I am migrated over to a laptop. I have wireless in my home so I am trying to be able to use to laptop in any room without any other connections (wireless printer, wireless ...
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Use wireless router to receive wifi and send via ethernet

I go to a school that only has wireless internet. My desktop doesn't have a wireless card. I do have a wireless router (netgear wgt624 v3). I was wondering if I could use the router to receive the ...
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How can I make router connect to internet through computer?

Some asked a similar question previously, but the answer did not work for me. My modem broke but I have an Optimum WiFi hotspot near me that I can connect to. However , only 1 of my computers is able ...
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USB WLAN adapter disables mouse/keyboard

I have an old Windows system here with a strange problem. Whenever I plug in my USB WLAN adapter the mouse and keyboard both become unresponsive. The system does not hang because other processes ...
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Networking issue - Can't connect using wireless (Windows 7)

A few days ago I accidentally ran a malicious script on my netbook. This stopped my power options working, System restore was faulting when I tried to load it (service not running), my Windows theme ...
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How can I prevent an application (Dropbox) from accessing network when connected to a certain Wifi ESSID?

I sometimes connect my Ubuntu laptop to my phone's 3G connection via tethering. When connected to that network I don't want Dropbox to synchronize as I have a limited data plan. I do want it ...
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If a laptop is advertised as supporting WiFi n, will it support b and g also?

I'm looking for a laptop to buy. One of the possibilities is advertised as supporting "Wireless-N". Some others are advertised as supporting "Wireless-B+G+N". Is there any guarantee that the one ...
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Is it possible to combine multiple internet connections (eg wifi access points) for better performance [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Connect multiple WiFi networks simultaneously I would like to make use of multiple internet connections over wifi (specifically two Android phones with wifi tethering ...
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No internet connection when connected via wi-fi, but fine via ethernet (DD-WRT)

I just bought a new router and installed DD-WRT on it. When I connect to the router via wi-fi, I cannot get an outside internet connection (and in fact, can not connect to the router admin interface ...
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Does the ASUS U36SG wifi card support packet injection?

The title basically says it all; does the integrated wireless networking card in ASUS U36SG support packet injection? It has an Intel HM65 Express chipset, but I've been unable to find out if it has ...
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Will a 3 Antenna Wireless N Router work with only 1 Antenna?

I am using 2 Wireless G routers but am planning to buy a Wireless N network to get more speed. But my network right now is like this: I connect 2 areas together, "Office" and "Home". Office has DSL ...
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802.11n link-connection speeds as reported by DIR-655 wireless router

I have a very good (100%) WiFi, wireless-signal as reported by the DIR-655 (router / AP ) to the client/adapter. The router reports the client-connection speed to be 241M or 214M or 268M. Why don't ...
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Issue related to wireless internet connection [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create WiFi hotspot with web access point I have Internet cybercafe, and I have wireless internet connection. If any customer comes to surf, and he types www.google.com ...
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Sharing Wireless Connection with Mac

There is a wireless network secured with WPA 2.We have a mac and a old XP. Unfortunately, the XP is not updated to connect to WPA 2 networks, but we cannot change the security settings on the router. ...
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How to set up a Private Wireless while using a Public network

I will be going to a training course for a couple of months. Where I will be staying offers wireless only. They give out only one code per guest. Is there any way to get a device to make a network ...
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Many games/programs completely lose connection when loading websites on another computer

We have multiple computers in our household connected to a Linksys wireless router which is in turn connected to a Zoom ADSL modem. When someone is playing an online multiplayer game (anything from ...
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Can every ADSL router handle high data transfer rates?

I had this Nokia Siemens ADSL wireless router (with 4 Ethernet ports). I used it as a router to transfer files over WiFi between two PCs and as an internet gateway. It worked okay for some days ...
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Wi-Fi network setup

I am a novice in networking and I'm trying to establish a home network which allows internet and file sharing. What I have done I have connected my broadband internet connection to my Wi-Fi router ...
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Extra router in my list of network devices?

I'm running Windows 7, when I go to see the list of the devices on my network, 2 routers show up. One is mine, the other one is definitely not...it's got a mac address I don't have in the list of mac ...
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Getting a wifi signal through an elevator shaft

I have a unique problem. My apartment complex has a small security office where our access control and security camera computers are stored. The computers were not networked in the office. Getting a ...
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Is it possible to connect to two or more wireless connections at the same time?

I have one laptop and multiple wireless access points around me. Is it possible to connect to multiple points at the same time? I don't see a way to do it in the connection panel in my Windows 7 OS. ...
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Torrent files will not download on one Laptop, but download fine on another

I have a Laptop and a Netbook. The Netbook is an Asus, the Laptop is a Sony VPCEH2A4E. Both of these have been setup by myself (clean install of Windows 7, all drivers properly installed, same ...
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Connection problems on wired connection but everything is fine on wireless connection

I have a weird problem on my Win7 machine that I couldnt find any solutions for. I have a router with built-in modem and a built-in wireless. My problem is as follows: When my PC is directly ...
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My laptop WiFi is very slow with downloads, what can it be?

On my laptop, the built-in WiFi started being very slow - on a 20Mbps internet connection, I usually get something like 0.5Mbps. Interesting is that upload speeds are OK (~20Mbps). I tried to connect ...