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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How to connect to wireless in Windows7?

I haven't used Windows for several years. I was just trying out a Windows 7 machine and couldn't get online with my wireless. Everytime I connect to the wireless signal in the house, it establishes ...
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I have to restart my router every hour or so for wireless to work

So this has started to become a norm in the past week. I have several devices connected to my router and most of them do so wirelessly, but a couple uses the ethernet port. About every hour my ...
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Wireless disabled: HardBlock

I'm experiencing the Wireless HardBlock problem. I posted this question when I was using Ubuntu 11.10 on askubuntu and no hope! Here are some solved problems which I tried, but they didn't work for ...
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Wifi/Sound/Graphics Problems

EDIT: New problems have recently arisen. So instead of expecting people to read the old and then the new, here's a run down of all the issues currently affecting my computer: Fluctuating download ...
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How to use the AWUS036H on MacBook Pro with Lion and Backtrack in VM?

I have the AWUS036H USB WiFi adapter and have recently upgraded the OSX to Lion. The thing is, there are no drivers for Lion for the AWUS036H, and I would have to boot into 32bit mode every time I ...
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Why can't my windows xp latop connect to wireless router from comcast?

I have a hp laptop with windows xp. I have tried to connect to my wireless network, a ubee modem with netgear router, but havent been able to. I can find my network on the wireless list and try to ...
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Can a 3x3 802.11n Wi-Fi router use all its capacity even if no clients support 3x3?

If I have a Wi-Fi router with 3x3 radio chains (i.e. '450mbit'), but no clients that support three streams, can I still benefit from the extra radio chain by having multiple clients? e.g. could the ...
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How to assign a particular driver to a device in linux?

I am using TP LINK TL-WN822N wireless device which has two chips. It works with Carl9170, however I would like to use ath9k which according to the link supports AR9102 which is one of the chips. I ...
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Wireless router radiation level

I have a question regarding this Netgear 3800 Wireless Router: Is the level of radiation emitted by the wireless dangerous ? It is advertised as dual-band but no mention about SAR.
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Windows was unable to connect to this network

I can't connect to the wireless network from Windows 7 (Bootcamp) on my MacBook Pro (Mid-2010), despite that my HTC Desire (Android) works just fine with it. Windows doesn't ask me for the key and ...
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sync wifi credentials across Mac devices?

I have an iPhone 4S, a new iPad and a MacBook Air. I haven't found this anywhere: want to know if there's a way to sync all the wi-fi credentials across all these devices. For example, I go into a ...
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Using a MiFi via WDS

I have a Huawei R201 MiFi connected to the internet, and I'd like to use its internet connection even from devices that don't have WiFi, so I grabbed a wireless router I had lying around and ...
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Windows keeps using a preferred DNS server?

I have trouble using Panera WiFi, and I finally tracked down the problem: Every time I reboot, Windows resets my TCP/IP settings for my wireless adapter to use a specific DNS server, instead of ...
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Is it better to use a crowded 2.4GHz Wi-Fi channel 1, 6, 11 or “unused” 3, 4, 8, or 9?

I understand that 2.4GHz Wi-Fi channels overlap, and that the most popular non-overlapping set of channels in the US is 1, 6, and 11. Generally, my signal strength on channels 1, 6, and 11 are much ...
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Ethernet 802.1x client -> WiFi AP on a Raspberry Pi?

I have an Ethernet connection that requires 802.1x authentication (TTLS, MSCHAPv2, name+password). My goal is to connect that to something that would then act as an WiFi AP, so I can use the ...
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Frequent WiFi disconnects on laptop when not charged

I have a weird wireless connection problem. The whole thing started today, when I installed my new router a D-Link DIR635 model after my previous router became very unreliable and faulty. I use this ...
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What's the point of Netgear's WNHDB3004 “3DHD WIRELESS HOME THEATER NETWORKING KIT”

Here's a crude representation of what I've got at home: floor 2 INTERNETS ---- MODEM/ROUTER ---- MY COMPUTER | floor 1 WIFI REPEATER ---- stuff ...
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Frequent WiFi disconnects on laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Frequent WiFi disconnects on laptop when not charged I have a weird wireless connection problem. The whole thing started today, when I installed my new router a D-Link ...
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Dual NIC for internet security

I want to set up a “box” between my wireless router and my WAN modem. I want to install Internet filtering software on it to control all computers on my LAN as well as firewall/antivirus software. ...
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Y560 Lenovo IdeaPad bandwidth issue

I have a Y560 Lenovo IdeaPad. The laptop is 2 years old and the problem I'm about to describe is present from the first day. My config: i7 740QM, 4GB RAM, RADEON HD 6570m/5700 1024MB. Network adapter ...
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iwconfig does not show Noise Level for wireless

I have a Dell Latitude E6410, which uses an Intel Ultimate N-6300 Wireless card. iwconfig does not show the Noise level of the wireless interface , wlan0. Does anyone know the reason for that? ...
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Sharing wifi connection

I have some little problem while sharing wifi connection. I have 2 laptops. I need connection scheme like this: laptop1 [wlan0] >>>>>>>> laptop2 [wlan0] (in ad-hoc mode, as ...
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Why can't I connect to a wifi network with my laptop, when I can with my phone?

I can connect with my phone and use the browser as usual. On my laptop it won't connect when using windows 7 while in ubuntu it will connect, but with no internet. What is going on here and how can I ...
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Issues with ForceBindIP on Windows 7 (x64)

I am desperately needing a solution to binding certain applications to specific network interfaces. ForceBindIP seems to be my only solution. Although the website claims it works up to XP, Google says ...
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Why do some devices seemingly need the wifi router to reboot before they can connect?

I've noticed a pattern but I'm not sure if it's a crappy router, crappy wireless device, or maybe everything is working as intended. I can wirelessly connect my office PC to the router's settings ...
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Configuring home wireless network

I'm new to setting up a home wireless network. I have Comcast TV/Internet/phone service (modem included) as well as a wireless router. How can I determine the performance of the following parts of ...
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How can I control switching between wireless APs on Linux?

Because the walls of my house are thick and tend to attenuate wireless signals badly, I have two access points in different parts of my house, configured on the same SSID with the same settings. Both ...
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Sync wireless passwords between Windows computers

I'm looking for a way to synchronize wireless network passwords between each of the computers I use (to avoid typing each of them more than once.) Is it possible to do this on Windows?
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Suggestion of device WiFi range in it's spec. Possible?

I have router Draytek Vigor 2100VG at home almost in the center of it. The farthest point at my home is my balcony, ~12m from it. I have constant wifi signal range problems with some of my devices, ...
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Linksys WAP54G v3.1 no access, power and link LED solid

I'm managing the Network of a small enterprise. A Linksys WAP54G v3.1 used to provide the WiFi network. I was called, because the device did not provide a WiFi network anymore. I first of all tried ...
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Why does Windows constantly ping wireless network bridge?

I was looking at a Wireshark capture off my Windows XP box, and I noticed a rather curious behavior. Every 1-2 seconds, the machine sends a ping request to my Linksys WET610N wireless network bridge, ...
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How to set-up a Wi-fi network at Home?

I have a Modem. When I do 192.168.1.1 on the browser, I get the following screen I assume it also router. My reason for this assumption is it has options for IPv4 Routing as show in the below image ...
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Data transfer through wifi (without internet) b/w PC and Laptop

What is the easiest way to transfer data without internet through Wifi. I have a wifi router. Widows XP SP3 PC Windows 7 Laptop. Kindly let me know the steps.
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Is there a major speed difference between using N WiFi or Cat5e ethernet for large file transfers?

I have a network containing 802.11 N Wi-Fi Devices and gigabit ethernet devices but only using Cat5e wiring. I know that if I used Cat6, the ethernet would be much faster, however if I need to ...
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Some web pages won't download fully

Some web pages won't download fully under any browser on any computer connected to the network. I have Internet access through a wireless modem/router (2 Mbps DSL connection, wireless reception is ...
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Convert WiFi range extender to AP

I have a Linksys RE1000 WiFi range extender that might become obsolete soon (being replaced with cables). I was thinking, since it has an ethernet port and WiFi radio, could it be turned into an ...
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Static DHCP / DHCP Reservation on D-Link WBR-1310 rev B?

I'm trying to set up static IPs for a few devices on my home network. I've read a few websites, and for D-Link, people are saying to look for Static DHCP under: Setup > Network Settings > ...
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My ISP doesn't support SSL IMAP connections - how can I connect securely using public wifi?

My ISP (Plus.net) doesn't support SSL connections to their IMAP mail servers. This means that when I check my email (from an iPhone or computer) using a public wifi hotspot I am sending my password in ...
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Converting usage of wireless card to access point in windows 7

I buy a D-Link wireless card ,I want to know can I use it instead of an access point.I have also a Asus ADSL router for connecting to internet. I want to share internet whit my wireless card and use ...
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How can I force Parallels networking to obtain an IP through a wireless router?

Here is my setup. I have a Macbook, Thunderbolt display and an Ethernet connection plugged into the Thunderbolt display. During the day, most of my network use can (and should) operate across the ...
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Wifi usage per computer

Is there a Software (Windows or Linux) to monitor the Wifi of every computer of the home network. Sometimes my connection is slow, I would like to know which computer make it slow. I think my o2 Box ...
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Is there a program to know internet usage for each computer in a network? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I monitor internet usage in my network? Monitor bandwidth on personal network I would like to know if there is a program which can, at the end of the day, tell ...
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Laptop can't connect to wired network

I have a wired internet connected to my PC. If I try to connect the same wire to my laptop it does not work. I also have Netgear Wireless 150 router. I want my Laptop to connect to WiFi through the ...
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Ubuntu wireless is “connecting forever”

a few days ago I started having this problem where I would try to connect to ANY WiFi (even if it connected in the past) but it would stay connecting forever, and after a minute or so it would ask me ...
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WiFi request times out after ~5 mins

I have this weird problem with my WiFi router. It stops working after a while. I have to switch it off and switch it back on to get it working temporarily. ping 192.168.0.1 ... 64 bytes from ...
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Development environment for Linux wireless using sparse [closed]

I am used to Eclipse and Visual studio for development for Java and C#. I am looking forward to modify and compile some files in C in the Linux Wireless subsystem. The site recommends using Sparse but ...
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Wifi connection not working on Ubuntu 11.10

I have two operating systems installed on my computer [Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10]. When I use Ubuntu, my internet connection cannot be used, even though I am already connected to the wifi. In Windows ...
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An ethernet cable is not properly plugged in or might be broken

I am trying to enable LAN on my laptop, but I failed with some unknown error. When I tried to diagnose the connection it shows an error like An ethernet cabe is not plugged in or might be broken. I ...
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TP-Link TL-WA701N not working good as wireless extender

I bought the device in subject to extend the range of my WPA2/PSK-protected wifi network powered by a TP-Link TL-WR340G device (AP+router). I configured it as follows: Operation mode: Universal ...
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Gnome 3 wifi hotspot does not connect with WPA & WPA2 [closed]

I am creating a wifi hotspot. It does connect with adhoc connection but that my android does not detect. When I select security type to WPA & WPA2 Personal. It keeps connecting and never ...