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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Choose Wireless Networks to configure your NIC, which tells your laptop which wireless network to connect to.
Each access point in a wireless network is programmed with a unique identifier known as a Service Set Identifier (SSID).
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The growing popularity of wireless home networks makes providing employees with portable PCs equipped with wireless network adapters even more compelling--they can be more productive because they can tap into their home networks for off-hours broadband access.
Still, as Yanosky points out, you can't just grow a multiple access-point wireless network overnight; the process takes time, planning, and careful execution.
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