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Wireless Network Set Up Tutorial

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Setting up a wireless network entails only a few simple steps. Follow the instructions below to set up the router, configure it for strong wireless security, and connect your computers and portable devices to the network for wire-free browsing.Note: if your wireless router and other devices are capable of Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), you can […]

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What is a Wireless Access Point?

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Definition: Wireless access points(APs or WAPs) are specially configured nodes on wireless local area networks (WLANs). Access points act as a central transmitter and receiver of WLAN radio signals. Access points used in home or small business networks are generally small, dedicated hardware devices featuring a built-in network adapter, antenna, and radio transmitter. Access points […]

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About Wireless Routers and Access Points

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The centerpiece or “core” of a wireless home network is either a wireless router or wireless access point: Wireless routers allow the flexibility to move computers within the home without having to re-cable them. Wireless routers also supply good performance on shared Internet connections. Wireless routers tend to cost more than wired routers, but when […]