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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Merging two incoming broadband lines for faster internet

We have a broadband line coming into our building which delivers around 8-10mbps, which is ok but not great, although fibre is available in our area (30-100mbps) its not available where we are just ...
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Enabling Fn+F8 on Toshiba Satellite L500

Got myself a notebook Toshiba Satellite L500 without HDD(was heavily damaged actually) and with no wifi card (the one like this) Symptoms: when I try to connect to wireless network, it shows me "No ...
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Internet-connection not working properly on one of my computers (even after format)

All of a sudden my Internet-connection started acting strange: sites wouldn't load properly (didn't load all data, leaving the page to be unfinished, images would be strange-looking), some clients, ...
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Windows unable to resolve hostnames

I have two Windows 7 machines on my home network that always give 'Unreachable' errors when I try to access any site. The other devices on the same network work fine (iPhone, iPad, Mac, Ubuntu) The ...
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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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What broadband connection speed should I expect over wifi

I'm a Virgin Media customer with broadband XL (60Mbps) connection. When I connect to my router (Archer C7) through an CAT6 ethernet cable I get a download rate of 63Mbps which is fantastic. However ...
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Very high ping and packet loss on one computer only

I have a specific desktop which seems to have consistently high packet loss and ping regardless of what connection it is using. I'm connecting via wifi and this computer usually has a ping to my ...
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NIC MAC address is different than it should be

I have cheap Tenda W150M router that is working as a WLAN card in Client+AP mode. The router MAC Address and WLAN BSSID are xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:68(those are listed in the router admin page). Now on my main ...
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No wireless on windows after using kali boot cd

Today I wanted to start playing around with Kali Linux so I downloaded the ISO and burned it to a DVD, restarted the laptop and booted to the DVD pressed the first option which is just a boot. ...
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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks—HP Mini 210-1060BR and HP Mini 210-1040BR—no existent Wi-Fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth-capable. What I want is to create a real LAN ...
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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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How to setup a private captive network using Wi-Fi at a tradeshow for in-booth app demos?

We all know trades shows could charge 1,000’s of dollars for basic Internet connectivity. As an app developer what option do we have if you want to show your latest world killing app? We were ...
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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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Is there any way to log incorrect password attempts on WiFi networks

I'd like to monitor if clients attempt to connect to a WiFi network using an incorrect WPA key. Are there any access points that log such attempts? Is this something that could be observed with a ...
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2012 Domain Controller DNS issues

I have built a 2012 domain controller and after i install the unit no one can get on the internet. The way I set it up is I was going to let the router continue to run the DHCP process and have the ...
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Windows shows WiFi networks that are not available as available

I have a computer running Windows 7. My problem is that it shows any Wi-Fi network I connect to as available even when it is not. The only way to know which networks are truly available is to disable ...
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Wifi extender vs bridge? differences and best practices?

I have two routers of the same model ASUS rt-ac68u. They both can be configured as bridge and as wifi repetitors. I don't really get the difference between a bridge and wifi extender and I was ...
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Same IP for WLAN and ethernet on Linux

I have a laptop running Lubuntu 13.04. I use ssh -X to log into my server and start programs there that I view on my laptop. When I pull the ethernet cable, the laptop switches to WLAN but my ssh -X ...
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2nd Wifi connected PC loses connectivity seemingly when other PC falls asleep?

I have a PC connected via ethernet to an ubee modem/router for internet access. A 2nd PC in another room is connected via a usb wifi connector. Often I am told the other PC loses connectivity and if ...
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Is there any way to setup port forwarding with a 3G network on a Huawei E303 modem?

I have a problem with my connection. I am using 3G Etisalat SIM in dongle to access the Internet. I can not play games online. Whenever I enter into a server of multiplayer games I gets an error your ...
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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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How do I configure Microsoft Remote Desktop to remote into my PC from my Android tablet?

I have installed the Microsoft remote desktop app from the Google play store, and ran it while I was at home, and it worked fine; I have a wireless cable modem router, so I added and configured a ...
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wireshark monitor mode, decrypting capture

I have a network, which has 2 nodes (a phone, a MacBook) both are connected to same wireless network, I know the SSID and password for the wireless network password: mypassword ssid: myssid security: ...
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Connecting a n device to a ac router.

Can you connect a wireless n device to a wireless ac router? Looking at a new ac router and was wondering if all my n devices would connect.
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How to send a popup message to an unknown computer connected to my WLAN?

Is there any way to send a popup message from a Linux system to a "random" laptop/tablet/mobile linked to my Wireless network? For example, if I let my WLAN open and I see an unrecognized computer ...
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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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Change subnet on TP-LINK TD-W8961ND

I don't seem to be able to change the subnet on my router (spoiler alert - I'm not terribly good with networks so I would appreciate the help!). When I change the main IP address to 192.168.10.1 and ...
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How can I pair my wireless microsoft keyboard+mouse to a different mouse?

I'm using Microsoft's Wireless Keyboard+Mouse for my wife's laptop. Now she bought a new Microsoft Wireless Mouse (it's pink...) How can I pair the new mouse with the current receiver (so we can keep ...
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Computer, ADSL and TP Link Wi-Fi Router connection issue

I have PC connected to an ADSL Broadband connection and a TP Link TL-WR740N V4 Router. All was working well and I could get Wi-Fi on my Samsung GTS DuoS Mobile Smartphone. But a week ago the ...
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Using dlink D2750U Wifi Modem/Router As a Router Only

I recently bought dlink D2750U WIFI ADSL modem/router, for my ADSL internet connection. But I have now changed my ISP, who provide internet via cable(not telephone line). The ISP guy provides a cable ...
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Split one Ethernet line in 2 ? Also my provider is saying some IP conflicting

I have an Ethernet line coming from my net provider.I have connected it into a TP-LINK Wi-Fi router and one line going from router LAN port to PC. Now I want to split my main line coming from net ...
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Accessing wifi printer on a 2nd wifi network which is connected to 1st wifi network via ethernet

Ive been trying to work out the setup below (see image) where ive got a main wifi router / modem combi in one part of a house and then a ethernet cable going to another point in the house which is ...
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How to test stability of wireless router

I had a wireless router that would intermittently drop connections, so I had switched to using a different router. I have since updated the firmware on the problematic router. Is there an easy way to ...
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How to install wifi usb adapter drivers - OS X

I bought the EDUP USB Nano Adapter EP-N8531 and I have to install the driver that I found in the relative cd. I have the following files (in the "mac" directory): In the nano adapter case there's ...
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More than one ADSL WiFi Router with Modem on LAN

We have three ADSL Wifi Routers which are connected to my ISPs, these are wifi access points for the various computers that we use at office. Devices used: http://www.dlink.co.in/products/?pid=451 ...
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Can I use my Wi-Fi router to connect my desktop to a Wi-Fi Internet?

I am using windows 8.1 and a TP-Link TL-WR720N Wi-Fi Router . I was using Internet from broadband to my desktop and my laptop with this router (wired connection in desktop and wireless connection in ...
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Getting an error while created hosted network [on hold]

I was using Wi-Fi by creating hosted network for about one year. But recently I installed SHAREit software in my Dell Inspiron laptop, and after that whenever I create a hosted network it shows the ...
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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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My Wireless network disappears, however it shows other available networks

I've been using a D-Link wireless modem with router and Win 7 PC. I face the following problem now. My Wireless network shows in the list of available networks during start-up, but disappears soon ...
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Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) unable to connect to “Personal Hotspot” on an iPad running iOS 8

After I moved over to a new user account on my Mac—to try to fix another issue—my Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and iOS 8 “Personal Hotspot” function quit working. At first it wouldn’t show my iPad’s ...
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Mac network and Internet access issues

I work in a school that has a department server running a Windows platform. We have some oldish Macs running OS 10.5 that won't take a departmental image and so have been kept to use as extra stand ...
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How to fix unreliable wireless with DD-WRT

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 running DD-WRT. I have a couple desktops wired to it, which have never had any networking problems associated with the router. I also have 2.4GHz Wi-Fi with AES encryption ...
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Configuring iptables for guest WLAN in DD-WRT

I'm constantly failing to get a guest WLAN in DD-WRT working. I can connect to the second SSID and get an IP address of the second DHCP server range. But I cannot connect to the internet. I followed ...
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ssh connection between two local computer

I'm trying to establish an ssh connection between my personal computers, connected with LAN and Wi-fi to different networks. Let's call them computer A, with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, connected with LAN, ...
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Special connection issues only on one computer

sorry for the sketchy title but I don't know how to describe my problem. Since 1 month I have connection problem ONLY on one computer: -longer loading pages (sometimes impossible to load page I need ...
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Can't get Chromecast to connect to my wifi, I have an Actiontec Q1000

I put the Chromecast into my HDMI tv and downloaded the app to my Android phone and my Android Tablet. My laptop which is Windows Vista says it is not supported. When I try to connect to my wifi from ...
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sharing raspberry pi internet connection with others

I have setup wifi network on rpi. and internet connection is provided through Ethernet.now I want to share RPI internet connection and make it work as hotspot.how can this be achieved?please help
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Why is only one device being allowed on the Internet through my Asus router?

Only one specific device (always the same one laptop) is able to connect to the internet. I did a factory reset but the problem still happens. The other devices (Android, Symbian, another laptop) can ...
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Sony Vaio Network controller driver not found

My notebook (Sony Vaio with product name VPCF236FM) does not find any driver for network adapter. I tried to search with it's hardware id (pci ven_8086&dev_0885&cc_0280) but still nothing ...
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Intermittent Wireless Issue, Linux Mint, New Laptop, Other Devices Connect

After scouring the internet, no set of answers can solve the problem (software or hardware) as to why my connection appears then dissapears inconsistently. A simple case would be... Connect to a ...