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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Create a separate second wifi network with wirelless access to the first one's internet connection

I needed a local wireless network to connect a set of notebooks for local multiplayer gaming with separate notebooks/PCs. In order to keep latecy low, I wanted to connect the notebooks to my old wifi ...
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Unable to connect to wifi

I have a Dell Latitude E6530, running Windows 8.1, with a Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter. I am able to connect to my phone's personal hotspot, but not my home wifi. The home wifi router is a ...
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Stream videos in LAN websites

I have many video clips as well as movies stored in my windows PC[ windows 7 ultimate 64 bit]. I am thinking of building a website in my WLAN( I use TP-LINK TL-WN721N usb adapter to create a LAN). I ...
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Create guest network and prevent access to my internal network using DD-WRT

As my guests at our home like to have some kind of internet access to show us their photos. We'd like to create a guest network for them. My idea: However, as I don't trust our guest devices I'd ...
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D-Link router WiFi and LAN segment

I have D-Link 2650 router. Some wireless and wired clients connected to it. The problem is there is no interconnection between wireless and wired devices. For instance, when I start webserver on PC ...
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Hidden network seems off and how can I increase my network security

For the last few week a hidden network keeps popping up in my network list. Every time this happens our internet drops is speed and our latency rises. This give me a feeling something is off so I have ...
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Problems with wifi on lenovo yoga 3 pro running fedora

I recently purchased a lenovo yoga pro 3, and installed linux mint on it instead of windows. Mint didn't work very well however, lacking drivers for many of the yoga's features like the touchscreen, ...
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Windows 7 laptop constantly dropping internet connection

I have scoured the web for an answer and failed to find one. I am using a Toshiba Satellite laptop running Windows 7 64-Bit. I have the computer connected via Wifi. Now, I am no beginner with the ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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My laptop can't access files from my desktop

Here is my problem. I have a desktop, a laptop and a typical router. The desktop is connected through wire and I connected my laptop wirelessly. I can access my desktop files through my laptop, but I ...
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Wifi extender or powerline for network?

I would like to connect the main part of the house to an attached apartment (over the garage) either using WiFi extender or using power line (??). Is there really a way to connect both rooms using ...
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Wi-Fi connectivity issues after installing Cisco 64-bit VPN client on Windows 7

How do I completely restore Wi-Fi settings and drivers back to Windows defaults? I installed an old Cisco VPN client (5.0.07.0290). It completely hosed up the machine I was working on. Once I figured ...
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My wireless network goes offline after a while

I have Rosewill RNX-N150RT wireless router. Brand new. But after an undefined amount of time (it varies, from as little as 12 hours to as much as 2 - 3 days), the WIFI just goes offline. I bought ...
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Wifi tethering using PC not working

I have a WiFi adapter(TP Link TL-WN721 N), I have enabled the SoftAP mode and connect my tablet to it. I am giving the details of the connection which I got from the tab(runs on Android Jellybean): ...
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Windows wireless interface for airodump-ng

Whenever I start airodump-ng on my Windows 8.1 32-bit PC, I can't use it because I do not know what the wireless (Wi-Fi) interface is. I know on Linux it's wlan0 but I don't know that the Windows ...
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Retrieve User Profile Passwords

I have installed a fresh copy of Windows on one of my systems. Now I am trying to access some folder on network through Map Network Drive but it requires password authentication, but I don't ...
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How can I share internet access between 2 networks?

I'm interested in sharing internet access between 2 networks. I recently moved, and my landlord has offered to share their internet access with me. I agreed, as it would cut my expenses down. The ...
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Wired network icon, but wireless network

I'm connected to a wireless network, yet in the taskbar the icon is showing that I'm connected to a wired network. Why is that? There is no network cable connected to the laptop, and it says "Limited" ...
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TP-LINK extender not found via wireless connection

I just configured TP-LINK WA730RE range extender. When I connect my box to power plug, the system initializes successfully. But strange thing is that the box is not detected via wireless connection. ...
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what concerns should I have in purchasing a wireless adapter for my old pc?

I am running windows XP Pro on an old desktop and would like to purchase a wireless usb adapter. I am not tech savvy, so I have concerns about making the correct purchase for my needs. I have a ...
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Wireless internet connection consistently keeps dropping out after a few minutes of use on Linux Mint

My new installation of Linux Mint 17.1 32bit Cinnamon edition, installed as the sole OS on a Samsung N130 Netbook, consistently loses its wireless internet connection a few minutes after logging on ...
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DD-WRT and Chromecast: default WLAN to LAN bridge blocks UDP?

I have DD-WRT running in gateway mode on a DIR-615 I1. I've updated to the newest available build. Chromecast is a wireless-only device, for those unfamiliar. The device has been set up and ...
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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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Transfer files over hardwired LAN for speed; computers are also WiFi connected

I am a web developer. I don’t have much knowledge in networking. I have to transfer almost 200 GB files from a Ubuntu 14.04 laptop to a Windows 8 laptop. They are connected to the Internet through a ...
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Back to original firmware on TP Link WR2543ND

I flashed firmware on my WR2543ND router according to these instructions. But my router no longer creates wifi, wired LAN cables don't work anymore and 95% of time I cannot even access that router on ...
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Why can I not establish an SSH/SFTP connection from my Windows 8.1 computer?

I'm on a windows 8.1, 64bit machine. I cannot get a connection vis SSH or SFTP. Yesterday I was connecting without issue. I have tried using: Aptana, WinSCP, Putty and FileZilla. I cann connect to ...
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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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Cannot find Chromecast from repeater's network

This is a follow up question to my original question about setting up a repeater bridge router. Basically I have a main router from UVerse and a second DD-WRT router in Client Bridge mode to extend ...
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Home Network is Inefficient and Slow

I have troubleshooted my network and I can't ever seem to get decent speeds. My router is a WNDR3400v2 (stock firmware, 802.11n, dual band) and I should be getting around 90 Mbps. Whenever I had the ...
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Delayed startup of network icon (wi-fi)

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about five minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there's an available wi-fi signal ...
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Remote Desktop via Ad-Hoc on Windows 7

Is there a way to connect two PCs running Windows 7 via a wifi ad-hoc network and then use Remote Desktop from one of the PCs to the other? In addition to this the Remote Desktop host PC should still ...
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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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New laptop with Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 has inconsistent wireless connection

So, I got a new Toshiba L50-B-103 (Windows 8.1 64-bit, specs) which comes in with the wireless card indicated in the title, Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160. I use this computer mainly for gaming, ...
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Alfa Wireless Card disconnects randomly from VirtualBox Linux Guest

I have an Alfa wireless card connected to VirtualBox running a Linux guest. It works, and I can connect to networks, but then it disconnects shortly afterwards. I have to bring the wlan0 interface ...
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Unable to connect to FTP server (pure-ftpd) with SSL/TLS enabled

I have two machines inside my private network: one running Ubuntu 10.04 with pure-ftpd FTP server with SSL/TLS enabled, and another running Windows 7. I have configured my FTP server for SSL/TLS for ...
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Stop automatically scanning for Wi-Fi on Linux Mint

How can I disable the automatic scan for other Wi-Fi networks when I'm already connected on Linux Mint? I have an HP laptop with touchscreen buttons and the Wi-Fi button doesn't act as usual. It ...
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Windows 8.1 Bing Remote Desktop help needed [on hold]

Im using Windows 8.1 with bing and so does the computer that i am trying to access (my friends). I am in need of help trying to set up a connection over my personal wifi at my house. I have both ...
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300Mbs on a wi-fi router are available for each connection? Or that bandwidth is shared among the devices?

So I have a Wi-fi router that operates with a 300Mbs capacity. What I want to know is: Do those 300Mbps are shared among all devices connected to the router? Or does each wireless connection to ...
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How can I monitor signal strength of an access point?

Is there a way to monitor the signal strength of an access point? I'd like to monitor the strength of signals the AP is "hearing". I want to monitor from a workstation on the same LAN, connected ...
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Wireless Repeaters all Connecting to the Main Router Instead of Closest AP

I have 3 Buffalo WZR-HP-AG300H Routers running DD-WRT firmware to extend a wireless network on a job site. Router 1 has the device I need access to plugged into one of the ports physical ports and ...
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WiFi network keep disconnecting

I'm connected through wifi router and I'm experiencing some issues with the network. Sometimes, the wifi connection is disabled and I couldn't connect to the network again. When I disable and ...
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Wireless router working for mobile devices but not laptops or PCs [on hold]

Is this even possible? Any idea how to fix? Have tired connecting laptop with ether cable and it works, so the wifi seems fine, but web pages won't load, or take an age to load and then lose ...
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“Safe” personal router use on apartment-wide network

I recently moved into an apartment with internet included in my rent. This was a boon at first, but now I'm feeling limited. To get devices connected (wired or wireless), I have to whitelist the MAC ...
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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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unusable speed connection to router (ethernet and wireless)

I'm using a lenovo flex 2 laptop, my connection was fine up until this week. We got a new router (edimax br 6428ns v2), which seems to "not like" my laptop, i'll explain: My 2 roommates can connect ...
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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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Accessing router behind modem/router

I have a router which is located upstairs connected to the modem downstairs through a powerline adapter. I am able to access the modem which is located downstairs through the router but connecting to ...
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No internet when cable is connected directly to pc

I have a router with static settings in it, my computer is connected to that router, I want to remove that router and connect my PC directly to the internet, I went to the ipv4 settings in network and ...
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how to enable 'Properties' button of TCP/IPv4 in Network connections in Windows 7

In the Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections, I have a Wireless Network Connection. When I right-click on it, a properties dialog opens. Now, I need to change the IP address for ...
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Share folder (no matter what)

Question is the following. How do i share a folder to any user in any network & any homegroup.. Question might seem weird, but.. I keep having problems with this, cos sometimes it works, and ...