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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Internet sharing

I want to share internet connection from my wireless adapter, my modem router combined in one device is configured on bridge mode that allow only one connection at time.... the cause is my internet ...
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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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I need to share my internet connection every time I turn on the PC

I use USB internet connection. It has a dialing software which saves my username and password and auto connects after turning the PC on. I bought a wireless router (TP Link TL-WR720N). I want to use ...
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How to collect WiFi password entries [on hold]

Is it possible to collect passwords users enter when attempting to connect to a WiFi hot spot? Would the wrong passwords get saved anywhere?
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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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How do I extend the network wifi throughout the home?

Is there any other options to improve our signal or extend the signal throughout the home with wireless extenders? Anything else you can think of to help... I have a very crowded neighborhood with ...
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Wi-Fi signal strength in OpenWRT

Is there a way to retrieve signal strengths on all the devices connected in a wireless network in OpenWRT? I want to check signal strength of devices connected to the router. My router has OpenWRT ...
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WLAN router with some special features [on hold]

I'm currently looking for a WLAN-router that is capable of the following things: Two separate WLANs, both secured with a key (and I mean real WLANs, not one and one guest) One of them should be ...
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Issues with ForceBindIP on Windows 7 (x64)

I am desperately needing a solution to binding certain applications to specific network interfaces. ForceBindIP seems to be my only solution. Although the website claims it works up to XP, Google says ...
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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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Wifi hotspot, what's wrong with this redirection structure/code?

My linux machine provides a Wifi access point (made with hostapd package). Interface wlan0 is thus accessible by machines around. When clients webbrowses my machine, I would like any IP/url to be ...
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How do I detect whether somebody is using my MAC address?

Some universities use MAC addresses of laptops to share internet. When we access to internet by common routers (universities, working place) if someone use our MAC it is a problem since data usage of ...
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How can I use Windows 7 Ad-Hoc wireless networks for computer gaming LANs?

We intend to play Terraria 1.3 without having any routers or modems.. I've been told that we can make an Ad-Hoc Network to play, and so we did, we both connected to one, but it didn't work for us, as ...
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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop won't connect to internet after RAM upgrade

I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop running Windows 7 64-bit. It had 3 GB of RAM, and I just upgraded it to 8 GB of RAM (Crucial CT51264AC800.M16FC 2x4GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800). According to this thread, ...
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Cable modem and wireless routers set up

I have cable internet, 60meg. I have just bought a Asus rt-ac56r wireless router. I also have a Linksys wrt320N. I tried to get the Linksys to be a repeater by downloading and installing dd-wrt but ...
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Single website won't load on entire network

This is a new problem. It occured suddenly and without change to any settings or me doing anything to my network connection. Whenever I try to access quora.com, or any page on the site, whether it ...
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Mac OS El Capitan (10.11) not able to connect to WIFI(WPA 2 Enterprise)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro OS to 10.11 (El Capitan), since then its not able to connect to WIFI (WPA2 Enterprise) of our organisation. It is getting authenticated via EAP-PEAP but after that its ...
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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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How do I set up a wireless printer on Windows 8 without a wireless router?

So we just got a new computer (old hard drive bit the dust) with Windows 8 and at the same time decided to upgrade to a wireless printer. I've read that you can't set up an ad hoc wireless network on ...
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Any advantage to disabling or turning off network bands 802.11a / 802.11b / 802.11g

Product reference: DLink DSL-2890AL I am interested in what gains can be attained by disabling the following network bands. In particular performance and power consumption. 802.11a / 802.11b / ...
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Laptop doesn't connect to internet while other computers are connected

Having problems connecting wirelessly a laptop to home internet router. Other computers see the network just fine, but when this one is attempting to connect it fails and the whole network goes down, ...
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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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how to connect one pc and two laptops having a two port modem/router?

I have two laptops (having wireless capability ofcourse!) and a PC. I want to have them in one network (for playing lan game). and I have a two port router (a usb port and a lan one) is there any ...
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Cannot port forward with Aztech router

Pre-conditions: Laptop connected to Aztech DSL5018EN router via Wi-Fi DHCP with MAC-IP Reservation Router firewall disabled Windows 7 Firewall with Inbound Rule for port 8080 (TCP/UDP) Microsoft ...
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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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Wifi Captive HotSpot, login page location?

Stated you made a wifi captive hotspot, when a Mac user connects to, Mac OS detects it's a walled garden and displays a kind of popup (not really in safari, actually in ...
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Why my Wifi-Captive-Portal is not detecting by main OSes?

I did a wifi captive portal. (I created a Wifi Access Point + Redirections to local web only. The machine is a Linux Mint server). As a client, I connect and ping the server/access-point: I confirm ...
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Can't connect to wireless routers and settings page - connection refused

1st router. I can't connect to my wireless router setting page at 192.168.1.1. in chrome it says "ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED". I didn't have this problem before. this happens to another router too. I'm ...
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How to define when machine was connected to WiFi in Windows logs?

I'm looking for a ways to define time when WiFi connection was established/enabled/disabled on Windows 7 machine through logs. The reason I'm looking for it is that I have laptops in LAN which ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi after resuming from sleep

I've got a USB Wi-Fi adapter; every time when I resume my PC from sleep, the Wi-Fi adapter isn't working and Wi-Fi networks aren't shown in the list. I have to unplug/plug again the adapter every ...
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No network configuration after clean install of Windows 7 Professional 32 bit on Dell Inspiron 6410

An interesting problem. I just installed a new hard drive and used the Dell provided Win7 media to clean install Windows 7 professional 32 bit on my Dell 6410 Inspiron. When it installed there is no ...
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Other Wi-Fi broadcasts are detected but not the local one

I'm have use of a laptop:teaching purposes that periodically refuses to Link up to a specific Wi-Fi public access point at a given location. All other machines connect properly to the strong-enough ...
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Connect to WiFi network using Mac Terminal

Every time I try to find out how to do this, I find out how to do it on a linux, and it doesn't transfer. How do I connect to a WiFi network using Mac Terminal Bash?
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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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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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How to share 2 different internet connections to 2 different ports?

in windows 7 ultimate, I've 2 internet isp connections. Ethernet (rj45) connection 4g usb dongle i have 2 LAN port. between 2 LAN port, one has the isp connection. now i want to share my ...
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How to make same ssid's not to interfere each other

My machine is configured with 2 Access points with same SSID's 1.Aruba Ap 2 .Hostapd (wlan0_0 ) Whenever my machine connects to Aruba client is supposed to connect Aruba AP if not it should connect ...
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realtek RTL8723AE change a channel

Hu guys, I got this problem with frequent disconnecting and reconnecting of users to my wi-fi hot spot. I googled it and it seems like I need to change a channel on my router(Realtek RTL8723AE ...
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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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How to know which wireless band I am connected to when router is running dual-band?

I have my router set up to work on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz using the same SSID in dual-band mode. Sometimes, when I am on the edge of the 5GHz range, I suspect that my very poor internet performance is ...
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Capturing Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) traffic using Fiddler

How can we capture HTTP traffic that goes through an ICS connection? Full details: I have a PC connected to internet via Ethernet. PC has set up a Wifi Hotspot using Internet Connection Sharing ...
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Strangely slow internet on MacBook Air running OS X Yosemite

We have Wi-Fi internet in our home which we access from at least five different devices (2 PCs, 2 phones, 1 Mac). On four of the five, the internet behaves perfectly fast enough, but on the ...
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Knowing the MAC adress of a stolen laptop

Recently my HP 1000 laptop was stolen, is there any way to find its MAC address? I connected my laptop to a PTCL EVO (Pakistan) WiFi USB dongle, but in the device options there is nothing I could ...
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Bandwidth Monitoring for Linksys E4200

I have a Linksys E4200 router with about 10 computers connecting to it. I'm looking for a way to monitor bandwidth usage in real time. I am willing to install custom firmware if it can get the job ...
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Connecting to my SSID force opening a browser window. How?

I'm aiming my clients to get a popup/browser display once they connect my Wifi. Currently it s running with HostAPD. You see my SSID in available wifi, no password. Access only to my local web. No ...
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Captive portal : external splash page specs?

Captive portals - like in restaurants, hostels, airports, ... - are detected by OSes. When detected, OS displays a browser-like windows (~popup). (Generally in order to ask for authentification, ...
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Upgrading TWC modem/router with 192.168.0.1 default address on home network with existing Trendnet wired router set to 192.168.2.1

I have a home network with a Trendnet TW100-S4W1CA wired router with a base address of 192.168.2.1, DHCP turned on with a range of 192.168.2.1 - 192.168.2.100, subnet 255.255.255.0. It is connected to ...
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How to setup firewall to allow internet connection sharing via Wifi USB stick?

I have a Windows8 computer linked to the internet via an ethernet cable ("Ethernet" network connection). I have attached to it a DLink Wifi USB stick, and I'm trying to share the main PC's internet ...
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win 8 network connection

Have an HP Pavilion 23 with Win 8.1 that will not connect to the internet. When you reset or disable the adapters to renew the IP you will get a 651 error. However when I run Ipconfig /all or Ipconfig ...