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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Is the Ideaworks Wi-Fi antenna (USB) compatible with Windows 8.1?

I have an Ideaworks Wi-Fi (USB) antenna and am having difficulty getting it to work.It says that it’s compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, 7, and Windows 8. I am running Windows 8.1 and cannot ...
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XP can connect to router and LAN but not Internet

I have a modem router (TP-Link TD-W8961ND) connected to the internet and working fine. It is broadcasting a wireless network and that too works fine. I have a second modem router (Siemens SL2-141) ...
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Have to Disable and Enable Adapter Every 60 seconds to use internet

I used to have a normal wireless modem that worked perfectly with high speed on my desktop playing PC games online. Now I have a Clear Spot Hot Spot thing, basically a 4G portable hotspot. It ...
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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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How to get Tenda W322U V2.0 Wireless adapter running on Windows 7?

My Tenda W322U V2.0 Wireless USB Adapter used to work with Ralink drivers and I can't make it work on the new Windows 7. Every time the network adapter is booted, it keeps looking for a driver ...
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Why can I connect to both WiFi domain and ethernet internet (different networks), but not Wifi subdomains, domains and ethernet internet?

I'm using Windows 7 and I would like to be able to connect to both my work corporate network (connects to the internet, via wired ethernet), and to the network and subnet I am using for testing (does ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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Trying to use mdk3 with Alfa AWUS036NHA, wireshark detects frames but cannot detect network

I'm testing out some various tools, trying to get them to work, but I cannot seem to get the MDK3 beacon flooding mode to work. I'm using an Alfa card AWUS036NHA, I believe it has the correct drivers ...
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How can I connect to a Mobile Broadband device and a Wifi network simultaneously, and use the Mobile Broadband internet?

In my current work situation, I'm using a Windows 8 laptop and I need to be connected to two networks simultaneously: A Telstra mobile broadband device, which has internet access. This is connected ...
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LAN over RF link leads to intermittent errors

We have an odd error occurring with our network, the setup is: IP Camera -> Radio LAN repeater -> Local switch -> PC The IP camera is streaming video over RTSP / UDP and we can control it ...
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Automatic re-connection to public WiFi hotspot with web-based sign-in?

There are many public WiFi hotspots that require you to visit a special login page before they let you connect to the Internet. Often they have a time limit after which you have to repeat the login ...
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Wifi signal booster

Is there any way to get more wifi signal using boosting software on Vista?
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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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Wireless SSID in Windows 8.1 changes to “<networkname> 2” upon first connection

Note: I would rather comment David's answer in: Unable to connect to wireless after upgrading to Windows 8.1 from 8, but I don't have the required 50 reps to do so. I recently upgraded to Windows 8.1 ...
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Strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly no internet connection. Other devices work through wireless

My daughter's laptop (Windows 7 - fully updated) gets a strong wireless signal yet apparently randomly cannot get an internet connection. It's not truly random. So it's always worked in my home. It ...
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can client server program run on two different machines

I have a PC with IP address 192.168.153.1 connected to LAN and i have a laptop with IP address 192.168.1.115 connected to WiFi. When I try to ping from PC to laptop im getting destination host ...
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Chromebook no longer connects to Wifi

A few months ago I picked up a Samsung chromebook from a pawnshop for cheap and I just use it for things most people use a tablet for. Most of the time its just plugged in to my speakers in the ...
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How to monitor my internet traffic split between a PC and laptop?

I'll try to describe my problem as specific as possible. So I have an internet connection and there are two PCs using it. Now let's call my laptop as A and the other PC as B. Laptop A - My laptop, ...
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Wired network, with some nodes that need to switch to wireless for internet

I have a mini network cabled together on a gigabit switch (not linked to internet), with a few nodes which have wireless for internet too. Problem is, large files need to be transferred between PC's, ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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Should I be able to see my broadcast SSID when my router is turned off

Is it possible for my employer to spoof my wireless hub by using the same SSID. I am not trying to be paranoid but I have seen some strange behavior. Here are some of the issues that I have seen. ...
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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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Setup bandwith limit on WNR3500Lv2

Is it possible to set a bandwith limit to a specific computer or network(in case of two WANs from same router) using WNR3500Lv2 with the standard firmware? And if not is there any firmware out there ...
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'iwlist wlan0 bitrate' says “unknown bit-rate information”

I set bit-rate of wireless interface 'wlan0' using iwconfig wlan0 rate 54M fixed Now, how do I verify if it was set right? iwlist wlan0 bitrate says unknown bit-rate information
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Windows 7 Automatically Connecting To Unsecured Wireless Networks On Startup

Most of the questions on this topic related to folks connecting to somebody else's wireless network when their own was available and could remedy the situation by going to their connections and ...
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Bitdefender Firewall blocking Wifi (trusted network), No DNS probe finished

Bitdefender has blocked my wifi network multiple times, and when i load the internet google chrome says DNS probe not finished. The only way i can get on to the internet is to turn off the fire wall ...
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Wireless disconnects on cable plug

I work on Dell Precision M4800 and I would like to know If It's possible to be connected to the wired network(company) and wireless(unlocked) at the same time. For now when I am connected to wireless ...
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Can 802.1Q VLAN packets be passed through Wi-Fi transparently?

I'd like to reduce some wires. But my TV box requires both Internet connection with Ethernet and IPTV broadcast signal within VLAN. So I have to pass plain Ethernet packets and VLAN packets with ...
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What Wifi USB adaptors could work in __ap and station mode at once

I followed these instructions and still can't get AP working on the same interface. I have these devices: Ralink corp. RT3060 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R is giving me an error: RTNETLINK answers: No ...
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Windows Update broke Wireless driver - Can't get it working again

I naively installed a driver update incoming from Windows Updates yesterday. That caused my Wifi on my Notebook (HP ELitebook 2740p) to break. The network is working as I tried it with my other mobile ...
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How to restrict WIFI for only specific connection?

I want to add WIFI PCI card on few desktops. I do not want those cards to detect any network and only with manual configuration I should latch it to require network. Is this setting possible. Also if ...
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How safe is it to connect to a random WiFi network? [closed]

I have my google account setup on my phone and tablet. If I go to some place which has free WiFi access like an airport, or a bus, or even starbucks, how safe is it to use their WiFi service? Will ...
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Network config is lost when computer power cable is disconnected, how can i avoid setting up a wireless connection each time this happens?

Wireless network is working as it should on all devices, except the computer with windows vista. It can find the network, but it can't connect even though it is the right pswd. When looking at the ...
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Why I can't open my localhost site with internet IP?

About two years ago, I had a different connection and users—even me—were able to open my site via my internet IP or connect to my TeamSpeakServer. But ever since I changed—I reinstalled Windows too—no ...
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Use Ubuntu laptop as a Wi-Fi repeater

Well I have two questions actually.... The first one is can I use my Ubuntu laptop to extend the Wi-Fi network to which my laptop is connected same in Windows through Connectify. The second one is ...
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How not to lose Wifi after going to Standby mode?

After 30 minutes my Windows 7 PC goes to Standby. Problem is, when I get it back to normal, Wi-Fi is disconnected. And it doesn't just reconnect and come back in 10 seconds. For example, when I start ...
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How to turn on WIFI via cmd?

My laptop's WiFi button is not working. Is there any command in Windows to turn on WiFi ?
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network adapter driver problem in Windows 7

I am facing problem with my Windows network adapter. It detects all the available networks but it shows "Limited Access" for the network I wish to connect. On diagnostics it gives "The wireless ...
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How to block specific sites on Asus wifi router?

I have this router (Asus Wireless-N300 Router). Also I have Windows 7 workstation and ipad 4. The workstation is connected to router with help a ethernet cable. Ipad 4 gets internet on wifi. I want ...
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Windows 8 Services Failed to Start Error

I have Windows 8 x64 and some HDDs randomly appear that do not exist. I went in to the BIOS to check if they were there (they are not there) and booted with out modifying any settings. Windows froze ...
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OSX Authentication/Connection Issues

I've posted this on community.ubnt.com too HI all, I recently redeployed our UniFi system and upgraded to 3.2.9 using FreeRADIUS for authentication We have a fleet of various Toshiba and Lenovos ...
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USB flash drive that can receive files wirelessly/remotely?

I am looking for a USB flash drive that I can send files to wirelessly or remotely; one that I can transfer files to without actually having to plug it into a computer that the files are on. Does ...
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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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Linux Mint 17 does not ask for wireless password

I have Linux Mint 17 (w/ Cinnamon) installed on my computer and having trouble connecting to protected wireless networks. I can see all the available networks, I can click on them to connect, I can ...
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How to use a smart TV as a monitor via built-in Wi-Fi adapter?

I have a TV with built-in Wi-Fi adapter (Samsung Smart TV series 6). How can I use it a regular monitor using Wi-Fi instead of HDMI? Currently I can use allShare software to cast videos to it. I am ...
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How to prepare Laptop (or other device) for a mobile hotspot to save data

I want to browse the internet with my laptop over my mobile data plan using a mobile Wi-Fi- or USB hotspot. My data plan is limited to a certain amount of data and I don't want to spend that on ...
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Why are my Windows networked machines not finding any wireless networks?

At home, we have a wireless network that has about 10 people connected to it. Every few hours or so, someone calls me over because a computer has lost their wireless connection and won't reconnect. ...
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bcm4331 (wifi) doesn't work on FreeBSD 10.1

I've installed FreeBSD 10.1 on my MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (MacBook Pro 9.2). Everything works pretty good, except Wifi interface (bcm4331). FreeBSD has two modules - bwi-firmware-kmod and ...
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How can I test to be sure my wifi access point is failing?

I have a Logitech wifi router, with just one LAN and one WAN input. I hook it up to my cable router to create a wifi access on my LAN. I have a laptop (running Ubuntu), an Android tablet, an Android ...
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Windows 7 cannot connect to internet after sleep/hibernate

This problem has surfaced recently. After If I switch on my laptop from hibernate/sleep mode, it can;t connect to internet. It displays all the available networks (wireless) but it never succeeds in ...