wireless network

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wireless network

A system by which a computer, cell phone, or other device can access the Internet without being plugged into a router. I can't connect to the Internet on my laptop—why isn't the wireless network working? What's the password for the wireless network?
See also: network, wireless
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A clear message echoing in the industry shows that access point misconfigurations, along with undefined or unenforced security policies on the wireless network, leave providers of wireless services, i.
Then right-click on your wireless NIC's icon and select Properties to open the Wireless Network Connection Properties screen (exhibit 7, at right).
A device will not be permitted to join the wireless network unless it can provide the unique SSID.
We hardly ever even stress about it; with performance like ours, the wireless network essentially becomes out of sight and out of mind.