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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Network and Sharing Center hung in Windows 8.1

I'm having an issue wherein when I open the Network and Sharing Center in Windows 8.1, it hangs every time indefinitely. The spinning wheel of death (busy cursor) is present on this window, but other ...
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Connected to LAN but no internet access

So, I'm working at a company where my PC is connected to their network through a Cisco switch and router (wireless using access point), I'm able to receive emails through their email server and able ...
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Change bash to default login shell on AC66U running Merlin and Entware

I'm trying to switch from sh to bash as my default login shell, on an AC66U running the Merlin firmware. I have bash installed in entware's partition, but when I switch user:x:0:0:user:/root:/bin/sh ...
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Very high ping and packet loss on one computer only

I have a specific desktop which seems to have consistently high packet loss and ping regardless of what connection it is using. I'm connecting via wifi and this computer usually has a ping to my ...
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Wifi hotspot, why OS does not detect me as a Captive Portal?

My project was to make a Wifi captive access point. i.e. once you connect this wifi spot, you cannot surf the Internet, only the local website. I achieve it, when you hit any domain, any IP, for all ...
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Unable to Connect Marantz receiver on Ethernet on D-link 2750U

I was using a Netgear router, which was connected to my BSNL internet connection working as a Modem and a Router, it was connected to my Marantz receiver as well which I use to connect through my ...
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How can I begin in setting up captive wifi portal?

I'm planning to set a wifi captive portal in a small office, where; guests/employees will be directed to a portal page. Employees must enter a user pass Guests will be generated by a random code and ...
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Number of devices connecting to wireless router are limiting

I have NETGEAR DGN2200 wireless router in my home. I have configured it to support any device can connect to it. But after 15 devices, no other device can connect to the router. Please suggest what ...
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Wireless network setup for 4 story townhouse

I currently have a Wireless N router + DOCSIS 3.0 modem on the 3rd floor of my home, and would like to have wifi access on every floor. I have very little background in networking, and was wondering ...
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Is there a better way to prevent Internet connection before VPN connection other than carrying a mobile AP?

Cellular data (LTE, 4G, 3G, etc) is very expensive and one can find some free Wi-Fi APs. But these days, there are so many compromised or malicious APs. To prevent man-in-the-middle attacks and to ...
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Windows 8.1 Pc remote connection malfunction

For a year or so now I have been using vlc remote apps and remote mouse ones. In the past week both of them have refused to connect to my pc. The problems is on my pc since i have tested the same apps ...
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Setup WPS on TL-WR703N

I have a TP Link TL-WR703N Router that I am trying to setup as an educational tool to teach Wireless Security. As part of this, I want to setup an SSID that uses WPS as its authentication method, ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi or Ethernet

I've been having a WiFi connection problem on my Dell Windows 8.1 laptop for some time now. I know it's not a problem with the Wifi because my other devices (Mac laptop, another older Windows 7 ...
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Using tcpdump to monitor Chromecast activity

Background: On my home setup, all traffic is routed through a single TP-link router which currently has OpenWRT intalled. I set up DNS ad blocking with a pixelserv setup, so all devices on my network ...
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Wifi doesn't have a valid ip configuration? (URGENT!!!) [duplicate]

I've been trying to fix this for two hours. I am an artist as a living and I have commissions to fill so I have to get this done soon. My home wifi is 'limited' and is not working. I don't want to ...
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I can't connect to wifi on Windows 8 [on hold]

I just got home from vacation. My brother and I both have iPod touches. We can connect to our home network with those. However, my Windows 8 laptop says “cannot connect”. At my vacation spot there was ...
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Boost wifi range from laptop to connect to university network from my home

I bought a Netgear R7000 hoping that I could use it to access my University network from my home, which is very close to the university (across the street). Netgear technical support showed me how to ...
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How do wireless router control panel pages work?

I understand that for regular web pages on the WWW, a browser will send a request to the server hosting that page, and then renders the page sent back. (I know there's more to it than that) However, ...
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Is using an open public wifi network more insecure than using a password protected public wifi network?

I'm at a coffee shop and it is offering Google wifi for free. It does not have a password to authenticate. Is this network insecure? More technically, does a wifi network with WPA/WPA2 password ...
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Wlan with wpa_supplicant under NixOS?

How to set up networking (wlan) with wpa_supplicant on NixOS? Whenever I try to connect to my local wlan network, I get CONN_FAILED as reason, which is a bit uninformative. It also tells me that my ...
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Is it possible to make automatically open browser for any users that access my free network?

I am setting up a local free WiFi network. On this local network, I am setting up a Play framework powered web server. I want to minimize the steps needed for the users to connect to my server. I ...
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Laptop won't detect wifi after an issue with WiFiKill

My brother used WiFiKill on my laptop as a prank. I think I turned it off by simply clicking Start on the top middle of the page, to change it from Start to Stop. I thought that had solved the problem ...
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Linksys EA6500 and Android DHCP

Situation: I have a Linksys EA6500 v2 Wireless-N router. About 2 months ago, I had to perform a factory reset because my ISP refused to accept that my router wasn't the issue with my Internet access. ...
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Connecting to the GoPro wifi network through a router

I have a GoPro Hero3+ camera, and I want to stream it to my PC. Looking online there are many guides to doing just that, but they all require me to be on the same wifi network as the GoPro itself. My ...
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Poor signal strength from Unifi AP

(Moved from Network Engineering Stack Exchange) I recently bought a Unifi access point to switch my home network over to wireless, however my devices report low to average signal from the access ...
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Windows 7 Set metric to use 2 different network interfaces at the same time

I'm looking for a way to use at the same time wired and wireless interfaces. My situation: 1 Gbit ethernet interface (10.100.x.x) 1 WiFi 802.11 b/g/n interface (192.168.x.x) The PC is part of a ...
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How to by pass restricted access to internet placed by a free internet provider? [on hold]

A certain company has offered a free WiFi service in our area. I can ping Google from command prompt but can not access any website apart from their own and some links they have provided. I am using ...
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Is it possible to create a LAN between two notebooks via BlueTooth/Wi-Fi?

In a given place there are two notebooks—HP Mini 210-1060BR and HP Mini 210-1040BR—no existent Wi-Fi connections available, no cable, both bluetooth enabled. What I want is to create a real LAN ...
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Airplane mode and wifi runs simuntaneously in windows 8.1

I am using windows 8.1 pro ver: 6.3.9600 build 9600 in my laptop when i turn on airplane mode at the same time the wifi can also be turn on or turn off. generaly it should not be happen and all ...
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NAT iptables : why wrong/empty destination in saved config?

Here is rules I put in iptables : $ iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i wlan0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j DNAT --to-destination 19.11.11.1:80 $ iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -j MASQUERADE ...
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Problem creating evil twin using airbase-ng

I am trying to create an evil twin access point using airbase-ng.I am creating a hotspot using my mobile and connecting anther mobile to this hotspot.Now I am trying to create an evil twin access ...
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Two (Netgear) access points - how to properly configure?

We have in our network wireless access point NETGEAR WNDAP350. It works well, but even with external antennas it does not cover the whole are we need. We have a room, where the NETGEAR WNDAP350 has a ...
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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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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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How to test stability of wireless router

I had a wireless router that would intermittently drop connections, so I had switched to using a different router. I have since updated the firmware on the problematic router. Is there an easy way to ...
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promiscuous mode with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 AGN wireless card

I'm trying to solve this problem for a long time, googling, reading and trying with no help. I have laptop with Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 AGN wireless card which suppose to support promiscuous ...
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What is the procedure of gaining and maintaining wireless internet?

There are a lot of parts in the procedure of having and maintaining a Wifi connection (or lack thereof) that sometimes makes me confused as to what the heck is going on when I try to connect to a ...
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Linux Mint Wifi keeps disconnecting at random times and asks for wifi password

I have a fresh install of linux mint 16 cinnamon edition. I have a Netgear wireless dongle model: WNA1000M. Is there any command i should run to get more details? Wifi drops about: 15min to 1hr.
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Can not bypass MAC address filtering

I add a white list filter by mistake to my wifi modem router, so I want to change MAC address to that IP. I run this command: ifconfig wlan0 down ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx ifconfig ...
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Only one wireless connection allowed Internet

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR940N router connected to a cable modem. I have two computers connected via WLAN one of which is a laptop using a 802.11a/b/g/Draft-N card and a PC using TP-LINK TL-WN722N ...
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How to enter GPS coordinates in my WiFi router? [closed]

Is it possible to add GPS coordinates in my WiFi router so that it would be able to report coordinates to its users by some (unknown to me) protocol?
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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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combine connections from 2 ISPs , one uses caching for torrent and youtube an the other doesn't , and do arbitration accordingly while surfing

I have 2 ISPs one is cheap (since has no caching for youtube/torrent etc) other provides caching for youtube,torrent etc irrespective of of the plan i opt for(512kbps,1mbps,....etc),but is ...
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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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Wireless on Linux Kali

I have a Dell laptop 3521 . it has a network board BroadCom 43142. I have on it dual boot: windows 8.1 with kali. I have a problem on linux Kali with network. I install compat driver but it doesn't ...
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What does 300+300mbps on a wireless router mean?

I'm looking at a router on amazon, the netgear n600. I'm getting it for the dualband. Well one of the features say 300+300mbps. Does that mean each channel operates at 300 mbps? Does it achieve ...
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How to configure a router (TL-WR1043ND) to work in WDS mode?

I have a WRT160NL router (192.168.1.0/24 - OpenWrt 10.04) as AP. It's: WAN port: connected to the ISP WLAN: working as an AP, using 64 bit WEP/SSID: "MYWORKINGSSID", channel 5, using password: ...
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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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Weird FIOS router issue started TODAY and b0rked Windows PCs only

So this morning when I woke up, I experienced something I've never seen. All of my windows PCs (4 of them) could get on my Wifi, but not access the internet. All internet addresses would ping to ...
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Why does my ADSL disconnect sometimes?

I have a Linksys wireless ADSL modem. Sometimes I find that my Internet access is lost, so I'm forced to either: Turn off the wireless application on my laptop and back on again Turn off the modem, ...