Wireless Frequently Asked Questions

What is a wireless network?

What is a wireless access point?

What is a wireless hot spot?

What is Wi-Fi?

What is a wireless network amplifier?

What is an IP and dynamic IP address?

WLAN vs. LAN, whatís the difference?

What is DNS?

What is a peer to peer wireless network?

What is the range of a wireless network?

Can I have more then one access point?

How many devices can share a single access point?

Where should I put my access point for my wireless network?

Why should I set up a wireless network?

Our office is currently running a wired network, why should I switch to wireless?

What are the benefits of a wireless network if I do not own a laptop?

What are the advantages to an office wireless network?

Can I play computer games over a wireless network?

Are wireless signals a hazard to my health?

What are the benefits of Bluetooth technology?

What equipment do I need to set up a wireless network?

Is there a kit available I can use to set up my laptop on a wireless network?

Do I need to have both a wireless router and an access point?

What is a wireless antenna?

I cannot seem to share files on my wireless network, what could be wrong?

I seem to be getting interference on the wireless network, what could be causing this?

My wireless network is currently acting sluggish, what could be wrong?

I’ve configured my access point according to instructions, but it still doesn’t work, what could be wrong?

I’m currently running Windows XP and I keep getting dropped by my wireless network, what could be wrong?

How can I ensure wireless security for file sharing?

Do I need a password for my ad-hoc home network?

What is the minimum I should do to ensure wireless network security?

How do I choose the best firewall for my wireless network?

Should I run more then one firewall on my wireless network?

How do I choose a good password?

How can I physically protect my laptop computer?

What ways can I protect my password from others?

What is a firewall?

What is a VPN?

What is MAC filtering and how do I use it to secure my wireless network?

What is encryption and how is it used for wireless network security?

What is WEP?

What is WPA?

What should I look for when buying a wireless router?

What is the best wireless router to buy?

Should I change the password on my wireless router?

What is a wireless router?

How do I share my internet connection with a wireless router?

Do I need a separate firewall if I have a wireless router?

What are the benefits of a Linksys wireless router?

We currently have a wired network, do I need a separate router to go wireless?

What are the benefits of a Belkin wireless router?

How do I choose a good cordless mouse?

What is the difference between an optical and laser wireless mouse?

How does a wireless mouse work?

My wireless mouse is acting odd, what could be wrong?

Why should I use a wireless mouse?

Why should I use a wireless keyboard?

What is the range of a wireless computer keyboard?

How do I choose a wireless computer keyboard?

How does a wireless keyboard work?

Suddenly my wireless keyboard is acting sluggish, what could be wrong?

What is a wireless hub?

Is a switch and wireless hub the same thing?

Can I share an internet connection with a wireless hub?

I donít have a free PC slot on my laptop, can I still access wireless internet?

What is a wireless adapter?

Why is WI-FI important?

I know that 802.11 is the WI-FI standard, but what about the newer technology?

Can I mix apple and PCís on a wireless network?

How do I configure my access point so I can share wireless internet access?

Should I leave the default wireless internet sharing turned on?

Iím attending a university in the fall, will I be able to use wireless internet access?

Can I share a wireless internet dial up connection?

Do I have to use equipment from the same vendor?

How do I share a wireless internet connection?

What are the different speeds for the different wireless network standards?

Can I mix a wireless and wired network to share wireless internet access?

How do I find a hot spot to share wireless internet access when Iím on the road?

Do I need to pay for wireless internet access when I travel?

What equipment do I need to access the wireless internet while on the road?

How can I find a specific chain that offers wi-fi access?

How do I configure my wireless card to work at various hot spots?

The hotel Iím staying at doesnít offer wireless internet access, is there anything I can do?

Is there a national wireless internet service I can sign up with to use while Iím traveling?

How do I share a printer on a wireless network?

What is a wireless printer adapter?

Can I hook up inkjet printer up on a wireless network?

What is the benefit of having a wireless network printer?

What is Bluetooth?

What is a wireless headset?

Why use a wireless headset?

What is the best wireless headset?

Can I use a wireless headset with a regular phone?

My wireless headset isnít performing well, what could be the problem?

What are wireless stereo speakers?

Why use a wireless stereo system?

Can I hook a wireless stereo system up to my computer?

My wireless stereo system is not getting the range it used to, what could be wrong?

How does a wireless stereo system work?

What features does a logitech wireless mouse bring to the table?

Ihave put new batteries in my wireless mouse and the lights are on however, it still does not work. I also have a wireless keyboard that I have not checked would that make the mouse not work?





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Q. i wanted to know if a wifi amplifier can be connected to a wifi adaptor to increase its range?? and are all 2.4GHz amplifiers compatible with 802.11 standards??
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