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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Windows IP address cached even after cable unplugged?

I have a PC which connects to a network by both wired cable and wireless. Of course, it has 2 IP Addresses : 192.168.5.111 and 192.168.5.112. (Subnet mask 255.255.255.0) As usual, the PC picks the ...
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Using my TL-WR1043ND router as a Wireless Bridge AP - Get no IP on it

I want to use this setup: -- Cable connection ~~ Wireless connection Internet--WNDR3700~~TL-WR1043ND--PC ...
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Connecting lots of small Wi-Fi devices in a home without choking the router

I would like to experiment some domotics using Arduinos, Raspberry PIs et al. I am no network expert. I surely know how routers, modem and switches work and I know the internals of various OSI ...
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I can't get a valid internet connection with MikroTik Wifi

My router is MikroTik RB951G. It has the configuration below: ether1 - port where the ISP cable is plugged in ether2,3,4 - are the ports where i plug my PC and Switch. There is a DHCP server on the ...
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Some devices can connect to wireless router and others cannot

I have a D-Link DIR 601 Wireless N router connected to an Ethernet port in the wall. The computer connected to it by a cable receives internet fine. My tablet receives wireless fine. My laptop cannot ...
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Portable program for connecting to Linux or Windows machine behind the same router?

I am searching for a program that will allow me to connect my computers in my home network behind a router in such a way that I can view, launch programs, see the results, browse the web on the other ...
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Can I get seamless roaming with a wireless range extender?

I am using an Amped Wireless REC10 range extender that I have on hand to increase my wireless signal to other parts of the house. The config will let duplicate my network settings exactly down to the ...
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How to change mode of an airmon-ng created interface(mon0) from managed to monitor?

I am connecting to a home router using wifi. The detais of my wireless cards are as follows: #lspci 01:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01) #lspci -vv ...
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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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enabling monitor mode on wlan0… done loop Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem. Normally all worked fine, but after the last ubuntu installation (14.04 LTS) I had the following problem: When I ran wifite this loop is coming: "[+] enabling monitor mode on ...
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My router is really slow. How can I troubleshoot?

I have two routers at my home. WAN -(LAN) - Media Link router - (LAN) - Buffalo router - (WiFi IEEE 802.11g) - PC1 |- (WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n) - PC2 When I compare the speed and ...
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Wi-Fi connection drops when downloading torrents, but wired connection still works

After downloading for an hour or so, the Wi-Fi connection on my tablet stops working; forcing me to restart my router(it basically hangs when trying to connect). This only happens when downloading ...
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I need HELP/Instructions on how to set up MULTIPLE IP addresses on my home WiFi , I am using Windows 8 and Verizon FIOS cable

my names Tosh and I'm completely new to the whole ip address thing. I am trying to set up 24 different IP addresses on my home network. I have verizon fios cable with the router verizon provided for ...
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iptables settings for Tomato

I am trying to figure out the iptables settings for my router. Right now I have two networks, a home network on br0 and eth1, and a guest wifi on br1. Home IP addresses are on 192.168.1.x, and guest ...
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Signal strength fluctuations and performance issues with cascading routers

I am using two home routers (Linksys WRT300N and Netgear Nighthawk AC1900)in cascade order to extend the area covered by WIFI. The signal strength and performance of the network throughout the home is ...
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Cannot connect to my own mumble server using external ip

I can connect to my mumble server through my local (Wireless LAN IPv4) ip: 192.168.0.15, but I cannot connect using the ip taken from this website: http://www.whatismyip.com/. I have forwarded ...
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cannot access trendnet wireless box

My Trendnet TEW-452BRP wireless router is connected with a NetGear ProSafe VPN firewall FVS318 router right now. They are working fine. I am right now connected with wireless. I try to change the ...
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Broken/missing Wifi

Hi I seem to have a problem, with a HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC (Windows 7), my Wifi-Card has literally vanished from my device manager, all that is left is the Real-Tech Family Controller. I tried to ...
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Cisco 1131AG: Wireless clients randomly unreachable

I have a weird issue with my 1131AG-E-K9. I set up a lab at home to get back into the topic after a few years break. My 1131AG is connected to one of the PoE ports of an ASA5505. Clients are 2 ...
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What's the difference between AC600, AC1200, AC<n> wireless network adapters?

I'm planning to buy a wireless PCIe or USB network adapter for 802.11ac but I don't understand the difference between AC600, AC1200, and all other ACs available out there. What does the number mean? ...
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How can I determine which Wireless LAN adapter model do I have on my Netbook?

I have an Acer ONE 533 Netbook which was working fine but recently something happened to the Wireless LAN adapter. After taking a look at the Device Manager, I realized that there are no drivers ...
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Connect to Wi-Fi access point with specific MAC address

I can see several (5+) Wi-Fi access points with the same SSID, but different MAC addresses (using InSSIDer). However, my Windows 7 laptop always keeps connecting to one of the APs, and I suspect it's ...
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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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Is there a way to make a usb NIC show up in the wifi dropdown on a Macbook Pro 15?

I purchased a USB NIC (Alfa AWUS036AC) because the onboard NIC on my 2014 MBP 15 and my Netgear router don't play nice with each other. Is there a way I can make the networks it (the new NIC) sees ...
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Is my wifi card broken?

I think my wifi card might be broken. The laptop is an ASUS n53sv: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/N53SV/#specifications The wifi card is an Intel WiFi Link 1000 It just stopped working ...
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Wi-Fi LAN should cover 4 floors [on hold]

We would like to have Wi-Fi LAN in our house covering 4 floors. The Internet provider will install an antenna on the house for a city connection and then provides a standard Wi-Fi router. Because the ...
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How does Windows know whether it has internet access or if a Wi-Fi connection requires in-browser authentication?

In Windows 7, the notification area networking icon will show an error indicator if there is no internet access , and the error icon goes away once there is a successful connection to the internet . ...
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Slow internet using Arch Linux

after a week or so of using Arch Linux I cant access the internet - it takes around 5 mins to load google (most of the other websites just give me a timeout), pacman's downloading speed range between ...
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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 ...
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MacBook Pro on Lion can't see 802.11g Airport Express network

I've just created a wifi network using an 802.11g Airport Express. My 2010 Mac mini (running Windows 7 via Boot Camp), and my iPhone 4 (running iOS 5) both see and connect to the Airport Express's ...
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Wi-Fi Repeater Can't Be Accessed Directly

I purchased the Gembird WNP-RP-002 Wi-Fi repeater and i'm having an issue with it. I set it up by looking both at the user manual and this video I chose it as repeater and at first under settings i ...
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How does a WiFi client choose an AP if two have the same SSID?

When a WiFi client wants to connect to a hotspot with a certain SSID and there are two access points with that SSID, what determines which one it connects to? If it previously connected to only one of ...
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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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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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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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Why is every other ping to my wifi router taking a long time?

If I ping my wifi router, I get: C:\>ping 192.168.1.1 Pinging 192.168.1.1 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=64 <--- Quick Reply from ...
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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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Why do I get these latency spikes in games? How do I fix them?

http://pastebin.com/VkisYYMw Results of ping to a LoL server, results are similar to a Dota 2 server. As you can see, the ping flares up going as high as 500 to 600 ms at times. I have tried ...
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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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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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IP addresses from around the globe show up in my Router logs

I was checking my Wifi Router logs, and i spotted a lot of the following - Unrecognized attempt blocked from 198.204.230.34:5109 to xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx UDP:5060 Unrecognized attempt blocked from ...
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Issue using 802.11ac at gigabit speeds and WMM on Macbook Pro

The router is a Netgear r6250 (ac1600). When I enable the WMM (Wireless Multimedia) setting, which allows the full bandwidth of ac, and the computer is for instance streaming online video, or video ...
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Why my server with a public IP address can only display its web page to my local network?

I can see the server's web page from my PC/phone on local network wifi. I cannot see the server's web page using 3G on phone or home wifi. I can ping to the server using my phone 3G. Any ...
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Network list frozen in Windows 8 after waking up

Every once in a while after my laptop (Toshiba Qosmio F755-3D350, now running Window 8) wakes up, it will appear to be connected to Wi-Fi (the system tray icon will display as such) however no ...
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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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Wireless only connects to Google

I am using a netgear wireless router to connect to create a wireless network. When connected to the router via an Ethernet cable everything works correctly. When connecting to the router via ...
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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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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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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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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 ...