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 use Wireless and Wired Connection both at a same time in Windows 7?

I am using Windows 7 Problem is while using internet in Wireless if i connect LAN cable to my laptop, it stop Wireless connection and Wired Connection gets active. I am using Internet using ...
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Connect two devices directly with twisted ethernet cable without disconnecting from wifi?

I have a WiFi network at home with various devices connected which is reasonably reliable and gets me transfer speeds of about 4.5 MB/sec. However I often need to transfer several multi-gig files ...
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Flatmate uses torrents, will this slow the internet connection?

I share the internet with two other people and I know one of them uses utorrents and is constantly downloading. When her computer is off the internet is substantially faster, would this be because of ...
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Does WiFi LAN gaming affect the internet of other users?

I know it probably slows down the network for the ones that are engaged in the LAN multiplayer game because the packet queue gets filled up, but does it affect other users that are accessing the ...
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Find ports not blocked by Proxy Server

We are connected with each other with wireless network and there is a proxy server (SQUID perhaps) which makes us connect to Internet. They have blocked some ports used for gaming, how do I search ...
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802.11 - g and n clients on the same network, different access points

I'm running a network in my house with a single-band router, but have both 802.11n and g devices. As such, as far as I can tell, my network drops down to g speeds (54Mbps) whenever I use a g device on ...
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How to configure Netgear DGN2000 as a wireless repeater?

I want my Netgear N300 DGN2000 router work as a wireless repeater. The parent would be a D-Link DIR-600 router. Is this possible? I've been searching but all I've found is how to set up two or more ...
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Allowing Wireless Clients Access To Your Network

Allowing Wireless Clients Access To Your Network I have company coming over and I'd like to offer my Wi-Fi connection Using my Airport Express without giving them my network password. I have an ...
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Android Internet connectivity

I've recently downloaded Android x86 (Android 4.0) and installed it in VirtualBox using using android-x86-4.0-RC1-eeepc.iso. Everything is working fine except the Internet connection. I've tried ...
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Can traffic be inspected through WiFi?

Let's say I am browsing an HTTP accessible web site (i.e. NOT HTTPS). Is the traffic encrypted through the WiFi connection? In other words, is there "data privacy" functionality over WiFi - ...
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Can a Time Capsule join a third-party Wi-Fi router as a client, and still bridge traffic to/from its Ethernet port

Can an Apple Time Capsule join a third-party Wi-Fi router as a client, and still bridge traffic to/from its Ethernet port? Maybe same question but can a Time Capsule 1TB use a LAN printer? So it ...
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Will this network layout work?

I need to set up a network in my office so I can have a company come and install software for me. They are going to setup my front office computer so I can perform normal tasks on it and it will ...
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Zyxel P-660HN-T1A modem limits only wireless connection to only 8 devices

I have a Zyxel P-660HN-T1A modem, which connects to my ISP. I have an 8-port ethernet switch connected to it and other laptops connect via Wireless. As soon as upto 7 laptops connect to the modem, the ...
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Password Prompt For Wifi Connections in Linux

I have been using a few flavors of Linux for a while now. But, I Still haven't figured out how to turn off the repetitive password prompt for Connecting to a Wifi networks. Is there an automated ...
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How do I get an IP address using WiFi on the Pacific Surfliner? [closed]

Context: ThinkPad T400 Intel WiFi chipset Pacific Surfliner (LAX to SAN route) Windows 7 When I try to connect to the WiFi network on-board, this is what I get: Speed: 65.0 Mbps Signal Quality: ...
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Need to hard reset Dlink router once a week

I am having a Dlink DIR 655 router at the home. Once a week randomly, I see that my connection becomes weak and faulty. I have to go and do a hard-reset of the router (switch off and switch on), so ...
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WIndows 7 Configure ICS using two NICs

OK here is the problem. I use my primary computer to connect to the internet using a SureCom NIC. i also have a secondary NIC which i connect to a wireless router and share the internet with other ...
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Please help me understand WDS and roaming

Router: Cisco WRVS4400N secured with WPA2 WAP: Cisco WAP4410N My router was working well but the signal too weak in distant rooms. So, I purchased a WAP4410N but I'm unsure about the ...
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How to add a printer to a Netgear router's LAN

I just bought a HP wireless printer and am trying to connect it to my home network so any connected PC can print to it. The network is "served" from a Netgear WGR614v7 wireless router. When I go into ...
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Can I use an iPad 3 as a wireless monitor? [duplicate]

I need a high-resolution monitor for multi-monitoring applications, but I don't have much room for a big TV. I had the idea of buying an iPad3 (2048x1536!) instead and sending the screen of a Windows ...
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Wireless fails until one does arp -d 192.168.1.1

My wireless fails from between some minutes after being connected to half an hour or more. Symptoms: new pages not opening downloads already in progress continue ping 8.8.8.8 not working The ...
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Find the LAN option in my laptop dell N5010 in its network and sharing centre?

I have purchased a Dell Inspiron N5010 (with Windows 7). I have downloaded and installed the ethernet driver but I can't find the LAN option in network and sharing centre.
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Slow file transfer rate in wireless lan on from/to windows 7

I got one win 7 machine one route and one ubuntu machine, the router got storage slots. tranfers from ubuntu to router are fast(3MBps), but anyt tranfer related to windows machine is slow(256KBps) ...
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Is it possible to connect a laptop to two WIFI connections alternatively?

I want to connect two WIFI connections with different IP's to a single laptop. I like to use those wifi connections alternatively. I am using windows 7 OS. Is there any software that works better for ...
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SpeedTouch 5x6 disconnects every few minutes

I've got speedtouch modem connected to TP-LINK TL-WR740N router. And it happens that I lost internet connecting on both wifi and lan connection (from the router) few times per hour and it's very ...
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Vista network only local access

I have just restored a windows vista laptop. Now it cannot access the internet using wifi connection. The laptop connects to the router and i assigned an IP number. My windows 7 pc can access the ...
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Wireless router restarts frequently

I have a ZTE zxv10 w300 4port wireless router at my home. When I connected to the router through wire I can connect to the internet without any problem. But, when I connect through the wireless ...
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Bridging two wireless NICs in Debian - network unreachable

I'm trying to make a DIY wireless repeater using old hardware and Debian, but I'm encountering some difficulties (more details below). Hardware: EeePC 900 w/Atheros wireless card (kernel driver ...
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Extremely high ping on just one computer

So, something very weird is happening to me...here are the facts: Before I moved to this place, my internet connection was running perfectly. Changed residence and ISP, internet is very-very slow ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unusable Wireless

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Before, on Natty (11.04), I had ~650kbs. Now I am down to ~30kbs. This makes using my computer almost impossible as I try to set up a new system. I ...
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How do I connect a laptop running Windows 7 to an Android phone using WiFi Direct?

From where I am sitting, Windows 7 does not appear to support WiFi Direct connections to Android mobile devices. Specifically, turning on WiFi Direct on my Samsung Galaxy S II does not make the ...
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Can't connect Kindle3, smartphone and now Samsung Note to Wireless

I'm having some difficulties with my wireless connection. I have a modem Gigaset 201A and a wirelles router D-link524, and I can connect Two desktops running Vista and Windows7, and a LG and a Dell ...
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How to completely delete a wireless network?

I created a network from hostel wi-fi using the router pin number. Creating a private network is not allowed in my hostel. I have to remove the network, using the manage wireless networks option I can ...
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Windows doesn't find my network

I have this new router, and I set up my connection like this: 2.4 GHz B-G-N Mode AP + WDS Channel width: 40 MHz Channel number: auto Security disabled (just for now) My network card is the Intel ...
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Wifi stops working after 10 minutes

I don't know why, but on my Windows 7, my wifi stops working after about 10-30 mins, and the computer goes very slow! I don't know what that is, but I think it's a virus. Note: I have dual-booted ...
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Connecting 3 computers using ad-hoc feature of Wi-Fi

The 802.11g allows P2P ad-hoc (non-infrastructure) connection between two Computers with WiFi capabilities. But is it possible, practically or theoretically (as in only on paper but the network would ...
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Wifi is slower than Ethernet cable connection?

I configured my new router and noticed that WiFi connection is way slower than Ethernet connection. Ethernet connection giving a download speed of ~60Mbps and upload speed of ~30Mbps while the Wifi ...
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DHCP Not Communicating with Wireless

Hi there I have just setup a DHCP server (experiment) on Windows Server 2008; as I have not done this before I have come across a problem. It will issue out Ethernet IP's however when it comes to ...
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How to XKCD-hack a tailgator? [closed]

I was wondering how one would go about the above? That is, how would you Create a wireless network from your computer? I suppose you'd be emulating a wireless router or something, (and obviously ...
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Preferred network available, but still prompted

Very frequently, when I wake my Macbook up, I'll be prompted to select a network, as "none of my preferred networks is available". Yet, my home network, very much a preferred network (I can see it in ...
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Unpredictable connection to Xbox Live with Belkin F5D8235-4 v2000

I have a Belkin F5D8235-4 v2000 router, and I am not able to connect to Xbox Live very good. I have a good connection, as when downloading files I can occasionally hit up to 2 MB/s, and I can talk on ...
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Cell phone as data feed to wireless router

my cable internet went down yesterday and I've been trying to get that corrected. Since my cell phone can also be used as a tethered modem, is there a way to feed my router with the data feed from my ...
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How can I stop my computer from doing arp poisoning attacks?

I have a small LAN in my home about 4 - 5 computers. The problem is that when there are usually 3 or more pc's online we keep losing the Internet access randomly about every 2 minutes. So we took a ...
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Automatically connect to any wireless network in range

Is there an application or utility for Windows that will keep scanning for public unprotected wireless networks, and when one is found, automatically connect to it?
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Load Balance a wireless router?

Before I start - not sure which stackexchange site this post is best for so if there's a better suited one let me know and I'll move it :) If you think about airports that offer free WiFi, they ...
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Is USB2 too slow to stream videos from a wifi network?

I plan to get a network USB hub to hook to my router and then I want to stick a portable hard drive in which I plan to have all my videos and music. Is this a good option? Is USB 2.0 too slow for ...
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How to extend a wireless network as another SSID?

So I'm trying to extend my wireless network (uses a thomson modem/router) using a AP acting as a client and a router to broadcast a new SSID but the problem is I can't get it to work, DHCP is enabled ...
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Wireless acting very slow

I have a laptop running windows 7 but the wireless acts very slow for some reason. Sometimes I can't even get pages to run I've tried: disabling firewall running ccleaned disk defrag system clean ...
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300 megabit/sec access point with only 16 megabit/sec transfer speed

I bought a new access point TL-WA801N / TL-WA801ND and I'm having some problems with the network transfer speed. I'm out of ideas about what could be wrong, so I hope you guys can help me out. All ...
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iPhone Share Wifi with MacBook Via Bluetooth?

My MacBook is unable to connect to a wireless network due to airport card issue. While I figure out how to fix/replace the card, is there a way to share my iPhone's connection to a wireless network ...