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 constantly disconnecting

I've been having problems with my WiFi over the last few weeks where my Internet would stop working even though it shows as connected. This is only happening on this laptop. Every other device in the ...
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Use internal Wi-Fi card and USB card for virtualbox

I was able to get a usb Wi-Fi adapter working on virtualbox. However I am no longer able to tether to my laptop's internal Wi-Fi, via eth0. How do I allow my OS on virtualbox to see both the USB Wi-Fi ...
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1 Network with 2 Gateways

I have a network which is connected to the internet. The range and subnet is 192.168.1.0/24. I also have an AP that is a Point-to-Point network which has the range and subnet of 172.18.53.12/30 I ...
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Unreliable connection to site, only while on home WiFi

WhatsApp in my Android phones works fine when in 3G or friends' WiFi networks. At home, however, it will usually begin fine, only to go thirty minutes or longer without notifying me of new messages. ...
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Can I be a root certificate authority for my local network?

This may sound crazy, but can I be the root certificate authority? I mean, I have many computers and smart devices in my home. Remote Desktop warns for the certificate not being trusted, because it ...
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Automatic Wireless Network Switching

I have a weird situation at work I'm trying to fix.... I work as a web developer at a large corporation with the usual over the top security on its networks. To be absolutely clear, I'm not trying ...
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How to prevent from mdk3 and netcut cutting my network

There's a wifi network at my school it is really fast. i'm using it for doing my homework and doing exercise. but , some of my friends trying to disconnect my network using a program called mdk3 on ...
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Problems with Broadcom WLAN and Windows 8.1

I have read : Windows 8.1 update effectively disabled wireless networking It didn't help. I have just recently bought a Lenovo M5400 laptop and installed Windows 8.1 x64. According to the support ...
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Can I share a wifi connection (not 3G) from my phone?

I have a Samsung S3 and a Windows laptop. For some reason or the other laptops don't detect our school's wifi but mobiles do. I want to know if it is possible for me to share the wifi from my ...
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Unable to turn on wireless on new Lenovo IdeaPad laptop

I just bought a Lenovo IdeaPad laptop which is running Windows 7. I can connect to the Internet if I use Ethernet - however, I cannot seem to turn on the wireless. The little notification on the ...
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Tethering on Windows 7?

Is there an option in Windows 7 (or 3rd party) to offer Tethering (that is, act as a WiFi hotspot while being connected to a WiFi network?)
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Difference between wifi router and access point?

I see both terms used, and I was wondering what the difference is between a wifi router, and a wifi access point. Does the latter only create a LAN, with no way to connect the wifi box with a second ...
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Possible network loop with WiFi and Ethernet when docked

I have been seeing a weird problem that I can't reproduce on demand and have a suspicion on the root cause. The Issue: Intermittently the entire network goes down until I walk around and unplug ...
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Windows claims Im connected

Im using windows vista x64 and an external wireless card. Windows claim i have local and internet connection. However no website will load. Skype claims its connecting and appears gray. However ...
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radius authentication os x server and client certificate

I configured a Mac mini with OS X v10.10 and OS X Server, and an AirPort Extreme. The Wi-Fi network is WPA2 Enterprise, and the server provides RADIUS authentication service. I want the client ...
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3G USB modem switches back to storage mode after connection is lost

I configured a 3G USB modem (Novatel Wireless U679 (Ovation MC679)) on a Raspberry Pi running Raspian OS. To switch the modem from storage mode (1410:5059) to modem mode (1410:7031), I use the ...
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Why can't I access internet via my router?

I have a Linksys E3000 router that I'm trying to set up. I've connected the cable from my ISP to the Internet port of the router, and accessed its GUI via the wireless connection (had no other cable). ...
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Windows 7 - Wireless connection before login possible?

Is there a way for Windows 7 to connect to a wireless network before a user has logged in? I have found no good answers to this question elsewhere. Some say it should already be happening if I am ...
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How does the internet work in space?

I've been learning about how the infrastructure of the Internet really works through this answer to the question, Who provides the Internet service to Internet Service Providers (ISPs)?. I know that ...
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Combine/merge multiple HSPA connections

For an project I am currently working on, I need to combine multiple HSPA connections to improve the end speed of the connection. I have multiple HSPA routers with each one simcard (all the same ...
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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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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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Where does device mode and state output come from, and how do I disable it?

Whenever I change my wlan broadcasting details with hostapd I get some output like this: [ 6706.929857 ] device wlan0 entered promiscuous mode [ 6707.986991 ] br0: port 2(wlan0) entered forwarding ...
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Router behind router

To extend my wireless upstairs I salvaged a second router and have been trying to set it up so that: SSID matches with primary router Password matches with primary router Secondary router: Dlink ...
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Possible to share VPN connection?

I am part of a small company. We are currently doing presentations which require access to our VPN. Unfortunately, a number of our laptops got stolen. We now have one laptop which has access to VPN, ...
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My DMZ Host on the router is not working

I am using DLink 2750u router to connect to the internet. I have connected my RaspBerry Pi to the router and set up the DMZ Host on the router. I configured ddclient on my Pi and it is working fine to ...
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Choosing specific Access Point in multiple point that uses EAP/PEAP

I'm viewing one hotspot with several points (different MAC Address) and found that one specific MAC have gives better speed than others, however I don't always get connect to that one (there are about ...
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Windows 8.1 desktop connected to network but cannot access Internet or NAS

I have a self-built desktop that is running windows 8.1 and was working flawlessly for the past two years, however recently it has developed a problem where it is not able to access the internet or ...
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Microsoft virtual wifi mini adapter does not work after recovering from hibernate

I use the virtual wlan as an virtual access point and start and stop it via commandline. It works fine. The power management on this device is off and I stop the hosted network before I hibernate. But ...
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WLAN hotspot from P2P application

I had a neighbor who seemed to have been using up the bandwidth of the WLAN connection (shared in the house) the whole time. And there was a new WiFi hotspot called "P2P-NAME" (NAME of the neighbor) ...
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Problematic RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter

Good Day All, There are numerous results when searching google on this issue, however, none seem to have a solution. I am hoping to resolve this issue -- or at least have a decent workaround. It is a ...
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Wireless router with bandwidth control for each host [on hold]

I'm looking for a good dual/tri band AC wireless router that allows the control over the maximum bandwidth available for each device connected to the network. I believed newest ASUS router had this ...
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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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What's the difference between Wifi and Bluetooth?

What is the difference between Wifi (802.11 "wireless") and Bluetooth?
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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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Wifi stops working every 10 minutes on Mac OS X Yosemite [SOLVED]

Every 10-15 minutes, my internet connection fails in the following manner: Cannot load websites Cannot connect to Dropbox Cannot connect to IRC Skype still works Slack still works Still able to ...
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Can't get computer to recognize any USB devices except for mouse

I get the "USB Device not recognized" error with my wireless network adaptor and any USB thumbdrive, same as this person here described: How do I resolve the error message "USB Device Not ...
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AMD FM2 - Windows 7 - Slow downloads in IPv4, Fast IPv6 and uploads

I am having problems with one computer on my network. Same result wired or wireless, IPv4 Downloads are super slow. Uploads and IPv6 downloads are fine. Running windows 7 Pro - 64bit. Loaded the ...
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Internet works on Firefox, but not Internet Explorer or Google Chrome?

I have the exact opposite problem as this question, so the answer isn't applicable. For some reason, I can connect to the internet via Firefox on one of my computers, but I cannot connect to the ...
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Improving abysmal 802.11n wireless network

I am in desperate need of help to improve the abysmal performance of my 802.11n wireless network. At best I get 30Mbs (this is an internet download) from a technology that boasts 300Mbs, even worse is ...
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Easiest way to get wifi if signal is too weak [duplicate]

I want to get wi-fi internet access on a smartphone in a certain place. I have a switch there, it is connected by a 20 meters long network cable to a wi-fi router, the router is connected to the ...
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Chrome wifi keeps connecting to Doubleclick ads

My connection has proven remarkably slow for the past couple weeks. This is normal for our provider, but it's gotten to the point where event static HTML takes seven or eight seconds to load. ...
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How to change WiFi settings of HP Laserjet P1102W?

Does anybody know how to change the WiFI settings (SSID and password of the host network) for HP Laserjet P1102W? This printer comes with an integrated Wifi adaptor and detects the initial wifi ...
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My WiFi internet stalls when Laptop A is shut down

My WiFi internet stops working when a particular laptop is shut down or is not connected to the WiFi router. My internet setup is like this: There is a Wimax device which provides internet ...
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WiFi hotspot is not working on Windows7 any more

I used to use Intel My Wifi Technology to turn my Window 7 laptop into WiFi hotspot so that my Android phone can connect to my laptop and use the Internet connection to download apps. Somehow it is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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How can I connect my laptop to TV on wireless network

Just wondering if my laptop is compatible with my WIDI compatible TV. My laptop configuration says Network adapter - DW1530 Wireless-N WLAN Half-Mini Card Processor - Intel i5 Graphics- Intel® HD ...
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Detect an IP address of a Wireless Access Point device

I have a Wireless Access Point device (http://www.szedup.com/show.aspx?id=1706), which I am planning to put into BeagleBoard-xM, in order to achieve wireless communication (LAN). However, I can't find ...
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Why it is illegal to increase TX-POWER on wireless adapters? [closed]

I own a AWUS036H wireless adapter and I read on many websites that is posible to increase the power of the adapter but it's illegal on some countries (including United States), are there any health ...