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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Wifi network undetectable on a Lenovo G470

I have a WPA2 secured network with a visible SSID at home that works perfectly fine with a Dell laptop,a HP netbook and sundry mobile phones. When I try connecting my sister's Lenovo G470, it refuses ...
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Configure Windows Firewall to block ALL applications system-wide, except for a select few?

I'd like to make it so Windows disregards internet access for every system and user application, and let me add exceptions as I see fit, but I'm having problems... Going to "Windows Firewall with ...
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Wifi problems after setting router to use a static channel to accommodate an HTC Flyer

I have an HP Mini netbook and a Belkin wifi router, and both worked perfectly fine until recently. I acquired an HTC Flyer tablet, which refused to recognize my wifi router but was able to recognize ...
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Troubleshooting Sony Vaio intermittent WiFi connection?

I recently got a Sony VAIO laptop (VPC-CA3C5E) for my wife, and I'm having problems with my Wi-Fi connection that I don't know how to troubleshoot. This is the information I can think of: The ...
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Can we create a VAP in sta mode and another VAP in ap mode in MadWiFi

I have am working with a Atheros chip and madwifi and I am trying to set up VAPs one in sta and one in ap. I am able to set up multiple VAPs in ap mode but when I set up the first VAP in sta and then ...
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No network connection after resume on Windows 8

If I put my Windows 8 computer into sleep mode, there is no network connection after I resume the session. If I replug my internet stick into the computer, it works (but stops if I sleep again). What ...
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Debian Wheezy, hostapd running but no AP detected by clients

I've an TL-WN951N (AR5416+AR5008) using ath9k module running an hostapd and a dhcp for it. So hostapd starts fine: $ hostapd wifi.test Configuration file: wifi.test Using interface int1 with hwaddr ...
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Does FreeBSD support the AR9380 chipset?

I'm building a file server (home use) and would like to put in a wireless card based on the Atheros AR9380 chipset. However I can't find whether this one is supported or not. I know there is the ahk9k ...
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Atheros wifi configuration on ubuntu 9.10?

I can't get my hp laptop that come with vista on linux cause my wifi don't work ... I know for ndiswrapper but the opensource drivers are betters (madwifi,ath5k,ath9k). My card work with madwifi or ...
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Edimax router not responding after about 2h after restart

I've recently bought two Edimax BR-6478AC V2 WLAN VPN Routers. The setup is: Modem: 192.168.100.1 Edimax 1: 192.168.100.2, running in Router mode, DHCP Edimax 2: 192.168.100.3, running in ...
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Can't connect to wifi in both Windows and Ubuntu (but USB tethering works)

I just bought an ASUS K31AD desktop PC. I have both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15. I can connect with my phone's USB tethering but not with its Portable Wi-Fi. What can be the cause of this? I used to be ...
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Archlinux/atheros WLAN configuration troubles

I'm trying to config archlinux to use my wireless network adapter. It's quite troublesome. From what I've gathered, it's an atheros network adapter, using the ath5k driver/module... I can't get it to ...
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debian 7 - atheros 10a1 ethernet card wireless doesn't work

i have bought a ideapad z710 a few days ago. I installed debian via using USB stick. During installation, setup cant find my ethernet card. After that i manually install wheezy backports. This solved ...
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I have to reset my wireless adapter after losing connection to wireless network

When I'm connected to a wireless network from my Acer Inspiron E1-571 and lose connection to it, either due to a power outage or going out of range, I cannot reconnect to the network unless I turn off ...
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Problems setting TL-WN951N (AR5416/AR5008) into Master mode

I recently bought a TL-WN951N PCI card, it gets detected right and the module being used is ath9k. When trying to set it to master mode however, it prints: $ iwconfig int1 mode master Error for ...
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Troubles with wifi card on linux

I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 and follow wifi equipment: 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) And I have this drivers ...
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Unable to allocate URBs error on USB Wi-Fi Netgear WNDA3200

I bought Wi-Fi USB dongle Netgear WNDA3200. It's based on Atheros AR7010+AR9280 chipset and it is supported by ath9k_htc driver. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.2.0-30-generic (x86_64). This ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 - Atheros wireless card (AR5008) randomly not being recognized with ath9k

I have been running Ubuntu 10.10 on my HTPC for a while now without any issues. But wanting to make things as cable free as possible I have bought a TP-Link TL-WN951N wireless card - based on the ...
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No connectivity between nodes when assigning the Atheros card to different channel except channel 1

I am working on wireless mesh network consist of Linux based desktop machines equipped with Wistron DNMA-92 WLAN 802.11n mini‐PCI wireless adapter (Atheros AR922X). The wireless adapter supports the ...
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Lenovo U310 Wifi Not working or very Slow

Saturday 5th January 2013 My girlfriend bought herself a new notebook, As a good boyfriend and IT specialist I wanted to help her setting up her new ultrabook. Very Soon I noticed the wifi signal ...
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Error enabling MAC filtering on PacePLC Router

I have recently noticed that someone has connected to my wireless network. I actually think several unknown devices have been using my wireless network. I am attempting to enable MAC filtering on my ...
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Asus DSL-N12E router frequently drops Wi-Fi connections

I have a Asus DSL-N12E router (DSL uplink + router + Wi-Fi AP) at house, and on average 5-10 devices which connects to it with Wi-Fi. Frequently different devices reports they lost Wi-Fi connection. ...
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BCM4331 Installation issues on FreeBSD 10.2

I have been unable to find the 'right' 64-bit XP drivers to use ndisgen to create a working module -- I can get it to recognize the card but it has exit errors there are always IRQ and memory leak ...
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Is it possible to bridge Ethernet and WiFi on IP level for the same network?

I'd like to expose a virtual machine to a WiFi network. I'd like to have it in the same network. Would setting a route table and ip forwarding works or is it waste of time and I should set up two ...
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Wi-Fi extender randomly loses connection

I own a TP-Link repeater (TL-WA850RE) which connects via Wi-Fi to my main device (router & AP) and extends the range of my Wi-Fi to rooms that can't be reached by the AP of the main device. The ...
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Wireless network (802.11ac) problems with OS X El Capitan and different region codes

I use an TP-Link Archer C7 v2 as router (802.11ac/5 Ghz) and a Macbook Late 2013 with Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11.3). Normal speed in OS X is around 800-900 MBit/s. After wake from sleep or restart i ...
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Mac OS X “Verify Certificate” every time connecting to secure wireless

Every time connecting to the secure wireless, Macs are getting a prompt to verify the certificate: Verify Certificate Authenticating to network "Network-Name" Before authenticating to ...
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Using Two Wireless NIC at the same time on Windows 10 Desktop PC

I have read similar questions in the past (i.e. How do I use my dual band Wi-Fi card to connect to 5GHz and 2.4GHz simultaneously on Windows? and Connect multiple WiFi networks simultaneously), ...
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Cannot access Internet on iPad sharing an Internet connection with iMac (on iMac: ethernet using cisco client)

I have an iMac (OS X Yosemite v.10.10.5) which is connected via ethernet with the internet. I have to use Cisco Any Connect Secure Mobility Client to actually use the internet, which is provided by my ...
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Can I connect Range Extender's Ethernet Port to another access point/router?

I have a home network with 2 Netgear Routers: 1 Modem+Router, 1 Router only. I have DELL Laptop, with Windows 8.1. Presently, the router + modem gets heated up due to being on since months! And so ...
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Override speed limit per PC of a public wifi in Windows

I have a public wifi in my hostel but it never provide download speed more 1mbps. I am sure it has a speed limit of 1mbps per P.C because it always give download speed of 1mbps. If I connect two or ...
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Troubleshooting RHEL 7.1 slow wireless speed

About a week ago I installed a fresh scientific linux 7.1 image onto my laptop. The wireless worked out of the box, and worked at full speed for nearly a week up until about 36 hours ago. Then, I ...
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How to create Wifi access point to share internet from wifi connection on the same adapter

I need to setup the following configuration: My nettop on Debian needs to connect to external wifi. And at the same time and using the same adapter - create an access point for my phone to be able to ...
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RTL8188 AP and Client mode simultaneously with hostapd in Linux?

I'm trying to figure out how to set up my RTL8188 Wifi dongle to run in both AP and Client mode at the same time. How can I do this in Linux? I have hostapd running fine and I remember reading about ...
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How do I adjust the regulatory domain on an Atheros WiFi Adapter on Windows?

I have a notebook (MacBook Pro) with an Atheros WiFi Adapter (Atheros AR5008X) running Windows 7 and I want to connect to a WiFi network which uses channel 12, 13 or 14 -- while my adapter is set to a ...
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Problems installing Atheros Wireless driver

I was trying to reinstall the wireless driver on my Toshiba Satellite L300-2CF with Windows 7 x64, the wireless adapter is Atheros AR5007EG, but when I finally removed it, and then tried to reinstall ...
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How to change MAC address on Mac OS X 10.7.3 Lion?

I'm trying to change the MAC address for the interface en1. ifconfig Output: lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 16384 options=3<RXCSUM,TXCSUM> inet6 fe80::1%lo0 ...
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QCA9565 / AR9565 Slow at some distance

I'm having trouble with an Dell Inspiron 14 5447 Wifi using Ubuntu 14.04. It's an QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter. When I'm at 4 meters distance of my wireless router, it works fine, as ...
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Powerline Devolo DLAN 650+ Disconnecting Randomly

I have bought a powerline adapter (Devolo DLAN 650+) like a year ago and it started to act weird recently. It randomly disconnects me from the internet (Happens like every 1-2 hours) and it's pretty ...
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Wireless 802.11x Disconnects

I've looked at (and read) all of the similar questions and none of them get exactly to the issue I'm having at home. I have an 802.11g access point (two, actually, with different SSIDs and on ...
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Intermittent connection issues with atheros ar9285

I have an asus K50IJ which has an atheros ar9285 wifi chip. It has decided to start to randomly drop internet. Although the card doesn't seem to notice it has. It will show full signal instead of say ...
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Atheros card not functioning well under WPA2

I've got a Toshiba Satellite L25-S199, and it includes an Atheros wireless NIC based on the AR2413 chipset, I believe. Currently I'm running OpenSUSE 11.4 on it, but I've previously had Xubuntu and ...
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Can't connect to network in Windows 7, but can in Ubuntu

I just got an internet connection at home with a wireless router. For some reason, I cannot connect to this network on Windows 7. My phone (samsung corby pro) can connect to it and I can surf. I can ...
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atk9k cannot setup virtual device on ap + client with wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to use a beagle bone black running ubuntu 14.04 act as an access point and a wireless client at the same time the goal is to use the access point to allow a client to connect, open a page ...
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LMDE 2 - Unstable Wifi Connection

It seems to run well for about 20 seconds, especially after freshly reconnecting. After those 20 seconds are up, it ceases all incoming and outgoing network activity for about two minutes. This is a ...
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Unable to connect to multiple WiFi networks via multiple virtual interfaces

My laptop have an atheros WiFi card, I created 2 virtual interfaces on top of it, with following commands: iw dev wlan0 interface add vlan0 type station iw dev wlan0 interface add vlan1 type ...
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NetBSD and TP-Link TL-WN727N (Atheros AR9271 or Ralink RT5370)

Where can I find and install AR9271 driver for latest NetBSD? The target machine does not have internet access and I need to setup the wifi-dongle first. Found only this ...
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Getting TP-Link WN722N to work on RPi OpenWRT

I'm trying to create my own wireless router using a Raspberry Pi 2 and a TP-Link WN722N. I have OpenWRT running off the MicroSD card and I have installed LuCI, but I need to install the wireless card ...
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Wirelss card not being detected in backtrack 5

I just installed backtrack 5 and I am unable to detect my wireless card. iwconfig doesn't list my interface. I can see that the hardware is present in lspci -vnn (see below) but I can't get the ...
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Set LAN to take network priority before Wi-Fi on Windows 7

So far I've tried to prioritize LAN the following: Moving the "Local Area Connection" up in the advanced settings as shown in How to change the network connection priority in Windows 7 and ...