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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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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Calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi-router

Is there a way to calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi router if it should cover area of radius N meters? Supposing area is without any barriers.
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DD-WRT Client Bridge: Hosts can't find eachother by name

My LAN is set up like so: lol you need rep to post images guilmon, gabumon are both running Arch Linux A200, phone are running Android laptop is running Windows 7 The problem: I can't seem to find ...
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Proper network architecture for fault tolerant multi WAN multi building WLAN setup

I need help with deciding the correct network architecture for a guest WLAN deployment. We have 3 buildings, and each of them has its own LTE router (Mikrotik RB411U) connected to an Ubiquiti ...
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Linksys WRT54G DD-WRT web UI inaccessible now that browsers block SSLv3?

I can telnet in, but even setting about:flags in Chrome to allow SSLv3 I can no longer access the web interface. It just times out with a blank page or loads a little bit of text and is unable to ...
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Interference due to SSID broadcasting

I'm not connected to the 2,4 GHz network, only to the 5GHz. But the 2,4 GHz network cannot be turned off(apple airport) so although not being used it keeps broadcasting it's SSID. I'd like to know how ...
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Split Wireless Card For Fake Access Point? [on hold]

I'm trying to make a fake access point. Here are the steps I'm taking. How can I split my wireless card, so I have one half being the Access Point, and the other half leading to the internet. Is this ...
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Is possible to boot on PXE over a WiFi device?

As I know it is possible to boot up some bootable images (like Linux, Clonezilla, management applications and others) over a PXE (Preboot Execution Environment) server with an Ethernet device (802.3). ...
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Could this be blamed on the router?

The network is as follows: there is a 400MBit connection coming into the floor which is being shared by a Cisco EPC3825 over wifi only (no cable access) to up to 8 people (currently 3). The internet ...
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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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Cannot connect to WiFi network on Windows 8 / 8.1

I see about 12 other WiFi networks in the WiFi list displayed by Windows and can even connect to them (one of them I know), so WiFi is basically working. However, I cannot find the network I usually ...
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Strange intermittent lag phenomenon over wireless LAN

I'm connecting to computer Y on my wireless LAN at home. Y is a newly-assembled machine running Kubuntu 14.04; it's wireless adapter is "Realtek RTL8192CE PCIe (rev 01)". Between other machines on the ...
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How to enhance wireless signal on 3rd floor?

Scenario: 3 floor townhouse (top floor, middle floor, first floor AND basement) Verizon Fios Wireless Modem/Router in basement The 4 ethernet ports on the router are connected to various ethernet ...
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what is this orange ball over my wireless network icon in windows 7?

What is the orange ball on the wireless icon And why does it have no green ticks in the icon at the very bottom(with the orange ball on it). But it has green ticks in the popup for Network R8 (the ...
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Motorola Surfboard SB6121 modem conected to 2WIREi38HG wireless router but there's no internet access

I have just switched to Comcast cable internet from AT&T Uverse and I was hoping to use the 2WIRE wireless router with the new Surfboard modem so I can have wireless access. I messed around with ...
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Does the Atheros AR956X WLAN adapter support WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN)?

Some friends want to be able to access files on their WiFi network, even when one of their computers is asleep. To accomplish this, they probably need WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN) working. Does ...
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Port forwarding on a Huawei EchoLife HG8245

The problem is port forwarding in my EchoLife HG8245 router. I am able to port forward, and I know it works. But after some time I've came with the conclusion that my router only accepts 1 connection ...
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Lan printing issue HP 8600 pro

I'm having random issues with lan printing. Network composition: 2 PCs (Windows 8) are connected by Ethernet 2 Macs (10.9 & 10.10) are connected by Wi-Fi 1 PC (Windows 8) is connected by Wi-Fi ...
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How do I decrypt WPA2 encrypted packets using Wireshark?

I am trying to decrypt my WLAN data with Wireshark. I have already read and tried eveything on this page but without any success (well, I tried the example dump on that page and succeeded, but I fail ...
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Disable internet connection permanently windows 8.1 [on hold]

I have used "Ipconfig/release" command to disable internet but it allows to connect to internet after I restart my PC. Is there anyway to disable internet permanently, and a method to restore it ...
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why cannot I filter traffic using TCPDUMP while sniffing on wireless interface

I've 2 wireless interfaces one has the type of AP and the other has the type monitor. the AP is attached to a bridge br-lan. When I run for example: tcpdump port 5201 -s 0 -ni wlan0 TCPdump is ...
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Accessing bridged VM from within VPN

I'm trying to get a torrent remote (Transdroid) on Android to connect with a torrent client within a bridged VM. All traffic from the VM goes through a VPN. Problem is, when I attempt to connect with ...
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Cheap/easy way to set up a wireless mesh network

I'd like to set up a wireless mesh/repeater network using multiple APs, most likely 3 or 4 of them around the house to ensure maximum signal strength. I've got a lot of space to cover, and the client ...
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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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How can I set up routes on my iPhone to use both the wifi connection and the cellular data connection? [on hold]

I have a wifi router that has no upstream Internet connection (serving as a strictly local area network), and an iPhone 6+ with a cellular data connection (LTE). After connecting the iPhone to the ...
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Bridging Wifi to Ethernet on Ubuntu not working

When running Windows I was able to bridge my wifi connect through my laptops Ethernet connection so a range of ethernet only devices could piggy back off my wifi (Raspberry Pi, Xbox etc etc). I am ...
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Are these wireless NIC integrated or not?

By integrated wireless adapter, does it mean it is integrated to motherboard? By discrete wireless adapter, does it mean it is a standalone card? Are the following wireless adapters integrated or ...
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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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is it possible to get IP address of a wifi that you are not connected to

Just like the question states. Is it somehow possible to get the IP address of a network that you don't have access to? For example, if you click the little wifi button on your task bar, and ...
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Automatically prefer interface with internet connection in Windows 7

It's fairly often that I have hardline internet and am programming devices over wifi; or am on the university wifi and am programming devices on an off-grid LAN. There is lots of Q&A here about ...
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Difference between Ethernet splitter and switch

I have one Ethernet port that is wired directly to the router on another level. However, I want to run a desktop and a server both off this one Ethernet port. Can anyone tell me the difference ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04, how to disable wpa_supplicant looking for peer to peer (p2p) networks?

CVE-2015-1863 - people can maybe break into your computer from anywhere in radio range, by sending specially crafted P2P network management packets. The disclosure says you can mitigate the ...
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Tweaking the WiFi Router [on hold]

Please pardon my complete non-tech background. I have a list of Mac Ids of the users to whom I want to provide internet access which is stored on a local computer (local server). How can I tweak the ...
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How to raise my wifi sharing speed? [on hold]

I am trying to send a big file (about 8 GB) from a computer to another using wifi sharing in Windows 7 , but it's too slow to copy the shared file to my hard ( 21 hours to complete transfer process ) ...
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Is there a switch that will connect directly to my modem and allow my router to serve only as a WiFi connection?

Details Devices Internets -50Mbps Cable Internet Modem - Motorola Surfboard Extreme Router - Netgear WNDR3700v3 Switch - D-Link DGS-1008G Wired Ethernet Cable - Cat6_24Awg_ Device Configuration - ...
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Monitor who's connecting to your wifi connection on Kali Linux [on hold]

I'm wondering if there's a software/tool which can manage the accesses to my wi-fi connection. I'm using the modem dashboard now, but it's slow and complex, as it's not direct as a software and I ...
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Does connecting to a VPN always provide a secure environment over unencrypted WiFI connections?

Sometimes I have to use public WiFi connections. I always connect to a VPN thinking it will provide the security of encryption. However, I don't know any details about how the VPN I use is ...
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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How can I download a single file with two or more adapters? [duplicate]

I have two modems which connected to separated ADSL line and in other hand, I have a desktop PC and a laptop. I want to download a single file using these two modems so I can use both of them at the ...
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Windows 8.1 - Add an unavailable network

In Win8.1 it seems like I can only connect to SSIDs that are within my range of access. Say I had a computer that I needed to set up to connect to a network with wifi somewhere else. How do I set up ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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When setting up Proxy Server, how to ensure that all network traffic is routed through that PC?

I have around 15 PCs (some Windows 7 and rest Macs) connected in a wireless lan. I have setup one of the Win 7 PC as Proxy Server. How do I ensure that all machines in the network connect through ...
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How can I create an isolated network with 2nd NIC on Win 7?

Here is my situation: My test PC has an existing NIC, wired connecting to our internal network, no internet access. the ip range is 172.16. Now I need to create an isolated wifi network, also no ...
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Internet connection issues on Yosemite

I'm having troubles with internet connectivity on Yosemite, MacBook Pro (late 2014). When I'm at home internet works great. I'm connected through wifi to a standard modem/router. The problem is when ...
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Why does TV interfere with WiFi?

In my home, we get internet and TV both over an optical fibre. The setup is, this Optical terminator -----Router----Switch---Set top box---TV--Wii U | | ...
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upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) is not working

before tplink was working fine but i want to try dd-wrt coz i heard of wireless stability and more features so i upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt-tp-link-tl-wr841n/ after doing that ...
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Using a USB wireless adapter to secretly share wifi: would anyone know? [on hold]

there's no wifi in our office so I'm planning to use a usb wifi adapter to share my computer's internet to my phone. However, I'm afraid our company's IT department might know. Would they? I mean, is ...
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How to connect UART-WIFI Module to AVR board?

How do I connect my UART-Wifi module to an AVR board with ATMEGA 16? Do I need an adapter? Can I directly connect it? Whenever I directly connect it by connecting the Rx pin of the module to Tx ...
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Change default wi-fi module in Lenovo z580

I have a default wifi module (it is intel centrino wireless-n 2200 (rev 4c)) in my laptop Lenovo z580. It works alright for internet-surfing, but works bad for games and applications, that need a low ...
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Windows 8 WEP with Shared Key

Windows 8 won't let you connect to a wireless network that uses WEP with shared-key authentication. That's awesome for the greater good and all, but right now I want the "do it anyway" button, and if ...