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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What channel should I use for 2.4 GHz band?

I recently flashed my wireless router with a new firmware to solve an issue I had with the old one. It's a dual band router with 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. Previously, I was connecting my desktop PC on the 5 ...
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Can I reduce AP's network and system load with using 802.11b on 802.11g AP?

One of my customer uses 3 Linksys WAP200 AP. Recently, customer reports that they got low wireless speed(about 500kB/s) and low wireless connection reliability. (That means, wireless links keep ...
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Smartphone drops Internet connection

There is a problem with the connection between my router and my smartphone.When im at home the smartphone connects to the router properly (i get email alerts , download updates via playstore etc). The ...
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How to turn on Airport on MacBook Pro

I am using MacBook Pro (Mac OS X 10.5). On the status bar, check I click the Wireless icon, it said 'Open Network Preferences' And then in the Network Preference, I click 'AirPort' tab, the status ...
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Network adapters for Sony Vaio VPCEH2D0E

I have been painstakingly searching the web for answers with no result!! I rebooted and reinstalled windows 7 on my pc. I am running windows 7 ultimate 32-bit on a Sony Vaio intel pentium CPU B950. ...
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How to find out if a linux machine was connected to a certain wireless access point ?(wireless connection history)

I am trying to find out a piece of log that states that a machine was connected to a certain wireless access point sometime in the past. Where exactly does linux store this information.(some file in ...
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Some keys not working properly in Lenovo G500

I use Lenovo G500 laptop which runs on Windows 8. It has a problem. Some keys that should be used along with Shift key is working not properly, its output is not correct. I will explain it. When I ...
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OpenWRT: basic network configuration

Just installed OpenWRT 12.09 in my router, but became a little confusing about interfaces/bridges/vlans, please help me to understand! After my first boot, I logged in and setted my root password, ...
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Laptop can ping, but not browse. Clean windows install. Telnet doesn't work. Not the network

The laptop is able to ping and tracert, but not browse the internet. I'll start by saying what I've already ruled out: It is a completely fresh windows install The network works fine for the other 5 ...
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Does the Medialink Wireless-N AP support transparent LAN bridging?

I would like to set up my new Medialink Wireless-N Router as a "transparent bridge" to my LAN such that wireless clients appear to be on the same network as the wired. Does this AP support such a ...
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A “home server” to “control” other PCs

I might be asking a lot from the title so let me clarify. I'm an I.T System Administrator. I understand Client-Server relationship fully. I use Windows GPO on our server for almost every use Windows ...
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Wireless range extender now stops internet access when switched on (and other issues)

I have a Netgear DGN2200 router, and two TP-Link range extenders, TL-WA730RE and TL-WA830RE. This configuration used to work just fine until a few weeks ago, but has started to play up recently. I ...
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How to turn on/off Bluetooth on Windows 8.1

In Windows 8 this switch was in PC settings near WiFi and mobile broadband switches. Now after updating to 8.1 Preview WiFi and mobile switches moved to the Network fly out panel (what is good, imho), ...
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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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Minidump reading help for BSOD

I've been having BSOD over the past few days. Nothing intentionally installed - apart from regular updates. BSOD appears to be related to wifi/network/bluetooth activity. Started to happen when BT ...
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show message when devices connected wireless router

I'm guessing the only way "Universally" to show a message like "Welcome to my WiFi connection" is through a html landing page( redirection). I would say SMB but I believe Windows 8 doesn't allow you ...
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Control Harman Kardon AVR with WiFi Android app only

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I bought an open-box AV receiver (the Harman Kardon AVR 1710) without a remote and cannot figure out how to change the output settings (which ...
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Is it possible to play youtube video in safari browser on WiFi in iOS devices? [migrated]

I have a query regarding playing you tube videos in iOS devices (like iphone,ipad).I can able to play youtube videos in safari browser in iphone on 3G data connection but can not play the same video ...
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Windows 7 Wireless Network Adapter Stopped Working

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate machine where the wireless adapter all of a sudden started having trouble connecting to wireless networks. Whenever I go to a new place and try to connect to a wireless ...
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Limit the size of the Kismet PCAP output file?

I am running some kismet captures, and I need to continuously parse the outputted PCAP files, so in order to do this I need Kismet to save the file, and start a new one periodically (I use ...
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Using a Netgear WGR614v9 to extend wireless signal from Netgear DG934GT

I'm wondering if someone could please provide me the steps for extending/repeating my wirless signal so that I can have greater wireless range throughout my house. I have 2 wirless Netgear routers, a ...
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How do the user see what i have been doing with their wifi?

I am a foreign student and stay in homestay. I have to pay for wifi once a month and they offered me a password & their wifi is encrypted by WPA2 Personal. Since i am not the only student living, ...
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Access/Control Desktop using Android [on hold]

I want to control/access my desktop (Windows/linux/unix) from android device. I need some guidance to start this android development.If any one has any idea regarding same that is any sdk i can ...
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TP Link ADSL moderm TD-W8951ND power failure

Problem with this router TD_W8951ND is when I connected the power adapter to the 60way surge protectors connected with all other equipments, it keeps turning off after a week but as I connected to on ...
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access my desktop from android device [duplicate]

I want to access my desktop (Windows/linux/unix) from android device 1 and to share files(from desktop) to android device 2,3 etc. I need some guidance to start this android development.If any one ...
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Extend wireless range with a second router

I've read that using the router as an access point would be a solution, but is it possible to do this wirelessly, i.e without using a cat-5 cable? I haven't tried this yet, as I'm not sure if this is ...
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Can a DHCP router with MAC address whitelist be hacked with a VM?

I locked down my whole network’s MAC addresses so that only CPU’s on the whitelist can get an IP from the AirPort Extreme DHCP server and router. Well, guess what. A Mavericks VM with a completely ...
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Windows laptop losing connection to Airport Express

I have a Windows 7 laptop connecting through wifi to an Airport Extreme router at work. When I leave work in the evening with my hibernating laptop and come back the following morning, it's unable to ...
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USB Wifi slow on all ports except through hub?

A ridiculous question about a ridiculous problem. I have a USB wifi device and when i plug it in 2 of the USB slots in the back it is ridiculous slow. It goes <10k a second, usually 1k. When i put ...
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How can I achieve Gigabit LAN speed without wires?

I have a Netgear Router which connects to my Cisco router. I have a gigabit switch which connects to my servers in my Garage.. I am currently connecting with wifi adapter on my desktop (in my room) ...
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Intel Wireless-N 7260 slow on linux

I just bought a new Acer Aspire V7-582PG which has an Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 (rev 73) Wifi card. In windows, everything works fine, but using linux, the internet speed is quite ...
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Dual WiFi Access Point Setup with Android

I have 2 identical (model, firmware, etc) 802.11n WiFi routers acting as WiFi Access Points by having both configured with the same SSID, password, security type, etc but different wireless channels ...
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DD Wrt Wifi bridge connection breaking

I have a DD Wrt connected to a DD Wrt router as a Router - Client bridge setup. It works fine for sometime, but occasionally, it appears to stop communicating to the router, or internet.. not sure. ...
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How to setup OSX as a wifi router from the command line

I need to setup my mac as wifi-router. I want it to appear indistinguishable from a stand alone wifi-router. I don't want internet access. Things I've tried. Turning on Internet Sharing Doesn't ...
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How to prevent wifi router from broadcasting multiple ssids?

I have the following Wi-Fi router: http://www.beetel.in/business-solutions/international-business/adsl/450-four-port-wifi-modem And I am also posting screen shots of ISP settings (from 192.168.1.1). ...
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Cannot connect to WEBrick on home network

I'm an Android developer and often my applications require server-side code. I typically use Ruby on Rails for the web app, and during development will run the server on my local machine (Mac OS X) ...
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Netgear router refuses to port forward

I have a Netgear router which refuses to port forward. I have clicked on Add Service, added the details and tested it, but it doesn't work! Screenshot of my config: it is properly configured!
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Need help troubleshooting TPCIP.sys BSOD

I had a couple of BSOD on win 7 x64, I ran the software WhoCrashed on the minidumps and it shows something like this: Your computer crashed crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\032814-19921-01.dmp ...
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Computer can not connect to some wifi networks

I have an laptop running Windows 8.1 X64 and when I connect it to my WiFi network works like a charm but in my girlfriend's house it connect's but I can not access to the internet and in the same ...
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Wireless card is turned off by default when Windows starts. How to change this?

I have a netbook (Siragon, local brand) and whenever I power it up and go into the OS (either XP or 7) the wireless card is off by default. It's not really a big issue; I just tap the keys and it ...
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Server accessible on desktop, not on mobile, same network

I have a Nexus 4. On my home broadband connection (NATed), I'm unable to access my server via WiFi on the phone. I can ping my server from phone's adb shell, but wget http://<ip>/ fails. The ...
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Looking for a 5GHz wifi USB adapter with Linux support [on hold]

It looks like that 802.11ac devices are not well supported, at least by the vanilla kernel. So I can settle for abgn. I don't mind downloading and compiling the driver myself as long as it works.
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Windows can't setup ad hoc connection

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I want to create an ad hoc internet connection to share the internet connection from laptop to mobile, but it says: Windows could not setup the ...
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Wireless to Ethernet via WDS function

I have a TP-Link TL-WR740N router, and a (older) Dynalink RTA1025W router. Both advertise support for WDS, or Wireless Distribution System. So I set up the TP-Link with the internet, security, etc. ...
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internet connection interrupted and Limited

My internet connection keeps getting interrupted intermittently. I'm running windows 8 on an Acer Laptop. I have checked for any connectivity problems and the driver devices and all are running ...
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Windows 8 Wifi Issue

I'm using Windows 8.1 (didn't have Windows 8) and I'm experiencing a very frustrating issue. Whenever I put the computer into standby (the majority of the time I use it), when it wakes back up, the ...
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Randomly loosing WIFI on 1 computer, but not the other

I have a Mac and a PC (now running Windows 8). My Mac stays connected to the WiFi very nicely, but my PC likes to disconnect every 5 or so minutes. I'm using a Microsoft USB adapter model MN-510. ...
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Can Windows 7 connect to Mac Wifi server?

I created a Wifi network with my Mac and I could see it on Windows 7 as well as connect to it but when I launch my browser it doesn't work: server not found. Can Windows 7 work with Mac OS X's Wifi ...
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Changing IP address on a “shared” Wi-Fi router

I don't really know how to word this properly since I don't know the name, so, sorry for the odd question. In my situation, I lived on an apartment and they provide internet service on a monthly fee ...
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Windows 7, doesn't connect automatically to wifi

I've searched for days and tried a bazillion methods already. I fear I may have to fiddle with the Registry. Here's the problem... Everything worked fine at home. I went to Florida and used their ...