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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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How to use wifi direct on windows using intel my wifi dashboard

I think I have it installed correctly with an intel advanced-n 6200 card (windows 7), I can turn on wifi-direct and see "ralink client" (another pc on windows 8.1 with an rt5572 chipset usb adapter) ...
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From a main home switch can i connect different applications/connections? [on hold]

im looking to set up a home network with cat5 ethernet cables. For my undertanding i would have the internet line coming in my router, this would go to my 24port switch and from this i will connect ...
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Wireless speed is erratic

I have the netgear 1600AC R6200v2. Currently I'm seeing crazy wireless speeds. My hardwired connection is showing my full speed, so it appears the issue is in the wireless. (FYI my speed is 50Mb/s ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium cannot connect to internet via wireless or ethernet connections

I have an HP laptop and I cannot connect to the internet even though it says "Internet Access". When I try I get "Cannot access page", then the browser closes and searches for a solution that results ...
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I wanna block following apps? [on hold]

Is there any way to block whatsapp, dailymotion and facebook app in router or any app which can block these apps controlled by another mobile. I'm using tp-link router. Once I blocked www.facebook.com ...
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Dangers of Unsecured Wireless Networks

Is it dangerous to use an unsecured wireless connection? Can my username and password be seen if I transmit them on an open connection, or are they encrypted on the client side before being sent to ...
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Play media from a computer to a TV wirelessly?

I want the same functionality one gets when connecting a TV and a laptop using a HDMI cable, but wirelessly. I have a Samsung Series 6, Smart TV and want to mirror my Windows 7 PC's video and audio ...
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can't connect to my win 8.1 ad hoc

I've created a virtual wifi router on my laptop, using: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=name key=password and then: netsh wlan start hostednetwork on my windows 8.1. the problem is ...
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Streaming movies via network stops after a few secs but only on WiFi

Streaming movies via network stops after a few secs but only on Wifi? (XP HOME SP3) I have 2 computers, 1 Main tower PC (with ext 2 TB drive), and a 3GB laptop. When I stream movies from my 2TB ext ...
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unable to connect to ftp server(pure-ftpd) with ssl/tls enabled

i have two machines inside my private network one running ubuntu 10.04 with pure-ftpd ftp server with ssl/tls enabled and other is running windows 7 os.i have configured my ftp server for ssl/tls for ...
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what technology to connect many Wifi AP to one network [duplicate]

in my company need's to join many Wifi Access Points to ONE WIFI NETWORK means to one SSID what technology may I used for that??? every AP is directly connected to master SWITCH and need's onee ...
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Fixing Wifi dropout on a raspberry-pi

I am new to raspberry pi, and not very comfortable with linux. I am facing issues with WIFI dropouts and searching led me to this article: ...
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Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/b/g/n do not connect to Wi-Fi network set-up on Channel 13

I have a Dell Latitude notebook, running Windows 7 Enterprise, with a Dell Wireless 1540 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz) wireless card. My router is a Netgear DGN2200v3 and to improve my wireless ...
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Can a faster wireless adapter deliber better results if the router caps the connection speed?

I have an AC1200 (867Mbps max data rate) router. I'm in the market for a desktop wireless adapter to go with that, and wondering whether it's worth going beyond AC1200. Specifically, I need to choose ...
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how to block website in ADSL router model TDSL300W2

I need to block facebook,twitter and You tube in my BSNL ADSL router model no TDSL300W2. Since all are engaged with those web sites and not working. Please let me know how to block these web site ...
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ADSL modem on VDSL [on hold]

I am changing to Ultra-Fast VDSL on Slingshot in New Zealand. I currently have this modem: NetComWireless ADSL2+ Modem Router - NB604 Will my VDSL work with this modem, or will I have to get a new ...
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Is it normal for wireless speeds on a mobile device to be slower than the speed on a laptop?

Both my laptop—a Retina MacBook Pro—and phone—an iPhone 6—support 802.11ac wireless and my router, an AirPort Time Capsule, also support 802.11ac wireless. The speed I get on laptop is about 70 to 80 ...
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Out of Range Check for WLAN Network

Does anyone know of a universal mechanism to check on a client device if it is still within range of a wireless network and can communicate on it? One idea is to ping the gateway, but some networks ...
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Intel WLAN NIC works in Linux, undetected in Windows 7

Note: I do not have the hardware in question in front of me at the moment, so I'm sorry for the unavailability of some information. I understand if I can't get a proper answer because of that. ...
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tp-link tl-wn725n Wi-Fi USB Adapter works really slow

Few days ago I bought this tp-link Wi-Fi usb adapter. I read some articles about it before and the tests speed were kinda ok for me. I installed the last drivers and stuff. But the Internet speed is ...
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using a TP-link TD-W8151N as a wireless repeater?

I have a Asus RT-N10E that i am using with a wimax connection that is giving me a Wifi network. I've jsut installed a Yagi antenna in my neighbors house but the signal strength is extremely low ( no ...
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Deployment of wifi router over 12acer open space [on hold]

i need to deploy wifi network over 12 acers = 48562m² open space need to know following thing : 1.name of router that can cover the entire space with good signal strength? 2. No. of users that can ...
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How can I extend the range of both SSIDs from my D-Link DIR-655 router?

I want to extend the wireless reach of my D-Link DIR-655 router, but I'm broadcasting two SSIDs (a primary one and a secondary one for the guest zone), and I want both to be extended. I don't want to ...
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I can not fix the incorrect time on my router

Router date always says January 1,2000. Time cycles through 24hrs but date doesn't change. Doesn't correct with change of time server or daylight savings time settings. Reloaded router firmware ...
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WI-FI connects and disconnect randomly

I am using a Lenovo Z460. I have Wi-Fi throughout my home. I have 2 laptops and 3 mobile phones which use Wi-Fi My Lenovo Laptop has problems connecting to Wi-Fi. I can connect to Wi-Fi from my phones ...
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“USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later”

USB wireless network adapter not working in Virtual Box kali machine. What to do? It always gives a message that "USB Device is busy with previous request. Please Try again later"
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Any way to specify which Internet connection to use on a Mac?

I am currently connected to both an Ethernet and Wi-Fi connection (different networks.) Is there a way I can tell my web browser to use one connection and another web browser to use the other?
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Extending dual band wifi signal

I've got poor signal strength and quality in one of the rooms in my house. This room has a single ethernet cable. I would like to extend my network so that said room upstairs has a better signal. I ...
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Connection spikes when connected (only) through wireless

I've been experiencing HUGE spikes while connected trough wireless in my home, and I just can't figure out what is happening. I've had this problem with my previous computer too, I just bought a new ...
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Can a device that has wifi that does not support WPA connect to an access point configured for WPA via WPS-PBC?

I'm having trouble finding results for the internal workings of WiFi Protected Setup. All I can find is that the PIN method is broken, evil and cracked, and that you should turn off WPS PIN or WPS ...
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Network printer outside from his router not presented on network

I'm working in an office, which has a messy network built by many people before me. Just to clarify: I far not understand networks, this one either. I have a room, where arrived a new network ...
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Will cascading two routers separate both networks?

If I plug a second router with DHCP on and a different subnet, will that separate the networks and keep them from communicating with each other? One of my family members had malware recently and I ...
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I keep seeing an SSID called “Hidden network” everywhere, why is this?

I've just noticed something very, very, strange this evening. I see a network with the name/SSID "Hidden network" virtually everywhere that I go. I want to know why I'm seeing this! Its a visible ...
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Share network from windows 8.1 to windows 8.1

I'm trying to share network via "Connectify" from Windows 8.1 notebook to another Windows 8.1 notebook. And the problem is that connection is limited. Order isn't matter. But third notebook with ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro forgets network credentails

At my university we got a wireless network with the following properties: Every user has to login with a username and a password. The authentication is based on RADIUS as far as I know. The network ...
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Connecting to a Cisco controller

I've setup a terminal according to this guide, but I still need an address to connect to, right? How can I find it?
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Transparent proxy for wired+wireless network

I want to install squid as a transparent proxy for my home network. I have a HP microserver currently serving as my NAS+media server. I am thinking if I get a second NIC for the server I can lay the ...
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connecting to local host on my laptop from Android [on hold]

I have a router which connects me to my modem for internet access I am trying to use weinre for debugging http://people.apache.org/~pmuellr/weinre-docs/latest/ I can't get it to work my setup is as ...
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What is the difference in these WLAN commands?

Ultimately, I am trying to diagnose a wifi connection issue that I have had for over a month. Simply, it connects and at a random amount of time, disconnects (within 5min to 2hours). Nothing I can do ...
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Airport Extreme BCM43224 not recognised on FreeBSD

So I have recently installed FreeBSD 10.1 (now UEFI native!) on my Mid-2012 MacBook Pro. The install went fine, except for one problem: my wireless card wasn't recognised. I looked into bwi and bwn as ...
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Is it possible to show when was a wifi address used? [closed]

My question is if on a smart phone we see one wifi address from the list of known addresses( used ones) is it possible to find when was this address used? Thx in advance On a smart phone we can see a ...
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Is it possible for WiFi adapter to degrade?

Recently i've started to get high package loss ratio while connecting to the internet on my laptop via WiFi adapter. I made following experiment: my laptop and laptop of my friend were on the same ...
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Using WLAN Router without creating new subnet

I have the following network configuration at home I'm connected through a NanoStation M5 to the internet. The NanoStation has a DHCP server and provides IP addresses for all wired PCs which are ...
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Identifying MAC address of connected device

I have a home network consisting of a router plus a wireless range extender (repeater), and I cannot reliably identify to which of them my laptop is connecting (both are in range). I tried using arp ...
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Laptop bluetooth driver/adapter works in ubuntu but not in windows 7/8

I have acer 4253 laptop with amd e350 processor and 2GB RAM attaced. Initially the bluetooth worked well with windows 7. Later I turned off the adapter using the preinstalled OEM software 'Bluetooth ...
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Guest network SSID with auto generated password every day

I have two routers (ASUS RT-AC68U and Buffalo NFINITI WZR-HP-G300NH) both of which support dd-wrt if necessary, although I currently only use the ASUS with factory firmware. I'd like to have a guest ...
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Wifi Connection Not Working Properly

I have a local area connection of 4 Mbps which is connected to my TP-LINK TL-WR841N router, my PC is also connected to this router via internet cable. Internet on PC is working fine every web is ...
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Connect Macbook and Android App without internet

I have a computer(Macbook) that is running an Apache xmlrpc server and an Android app running an xmlrpc client. The short story is that I need the app to be able to make rpc calls to the computer, but ...
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Why would someone spoof my MAC address?

well today I updated the version of DD-WRT on my router and started messing around with the WiFi visualizer and noticed that someone is spoofing my routers WLAN MAC address. I know it's trivial to do ...
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unable to connect to wifi router (duplicate 3)

After reinstalling my Windows I can not connect to wifi. I can see connection but it is impossible to connect to it. Windows writes me :Windows is unable to connect to wifi. I tried a lot of advice ...