Wireless access point (WAP) is a device that allows wireless devices to connect to a wired network

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Specific ip settings for different wifi access points

I have a situation where I want to connect a tablet to two different networks, not simultaneously but switching from one to the other (and at different locations). The tablet is running on Windows ...
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Windows 7: Packets not going through

I have a simple setup: A) A Windows 7 PC with a Wifi adapter and an ethernet connection. B) A raspberry Pi Wifi Access Point C) A router connected to the internet. A and B are connected via Wifi. ...
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Use a Wifi AP as a reciever?

I have a Cisco WAP-200 WI-FI access point which i want to hook up to my desktop and act as a WI-FI receiver. is it possible with any kind of mod or custom firmware for the access point?
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How can I configure a HP ProCurve 420ww Access Point?

I was gifted a nice HP ProCurve 420ww Access Point and I'd like to set it up in my home to improve wifi reception upstairs. The AP was configured for use in its old location (some office) including a ...
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Hostapd. Devices disassocated even before connected

I am trying to create an Access Point with Hostapd in my laptop, which is running Debian 7.6 (wheezy). The laptop intended to be the AP is connected to the Internet via Ethernet (eth0) with static IP ...
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Android mobiles can't access internet via TP-LINK range extender (TP-LINK Modem - Router)

I have recently bought a TP-Link Range extender (TL-WA830RE) to extend my existing wireless network. I am using a TP-Link Adsl Router (TD-W8961ND). The network configuration is the following: For the ...
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Macbook Air OS X 10.9.4 Ethernet Adapter

I have a macbook air os x 10.9.4 and I'm a college student. I can get wireless connection easily on campus, however, in order to install my wireless printer I needed to put it through an access point ...
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2 Acces Points on the same Home Network, problems with Wi-Fi Roaming

The achievement I want to reach is to have wifi all around the house without having to change manually between the 2 Access Points (and I did this), but still I want all the computers connect to both ...
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How to create a dhcpd.conf file

I have followed the tutorial on this page to create an access point on an Arch Linux install. It seems that went mostly ok apart from an error from DHCPD server: Internet Systems Consortium DHCP ...
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How to setup access point that will work with newer devices (iPhone 5s, latest iPad, etc)

Basically I've got an access point up and running and I can see the network on my the devices I've tested (iPhone 4S, 5S, new iMac and very old iMac), cannot connect to any device other than iPhone ...
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Is there a way to setup a hotspot with a domain name rather than IP address?

Basically I've setup a hotspot and its currently being accessed through an IP address. I'd like to use a hostname instead. This is for internal use only, meaning the ODROID device which is being used ...
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Force Wireless mode to N only for Lenovo Yoga and SonicPoint access point

We have a SonicPoint access point that seems to work fine for all devices in our corp offices except for a few Lenovo Yoga's (one Yoga 1 and two Yoga 2's) I found a stale post on another site that ...
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Can I reduce AP's network and system load with using 802.11b on 802.11g AP?

One of my customer uses 3 Linksys WAP200 AP. Recently, customer reports that they got low wireless speed(about 500kB/s) and low wireless connection reliability. (That means, wireless links keep ...
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My wireless access point crashes weekly

I have a D-Link Dl-514 wireless router connected as a switch (it can't be accessed through a web browser, it doesn't have an IP address, and so on). Three devices connect to it via Ethernet and it ...
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How to create/configure a secondary WiFi network with a secondary router connected to a switch?

I've got a router far from the room I use as an office. I've got a Gigabit Ethernet cable from there that goes to a switch and then to several computers/devices. Now I'd like to have a secondary WiFi ...
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Using two routers in one network

I have a TP-LINK WR740N. My neighbor is using my Wi-Fi network but the signal is weak, so now I am trying to connect a second router (D-Link DIR-615) to the network in order to boost the signal ...
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Route LAN traffic through eth0, not tun0, on my VPN access point

How can I make my Access Point send traffic to 192.168.1.0 through eth0 and all other traffic through tun0? I have set up a Raspberry Pi VPN access point. It sits on the same subnet as all my ...
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Make a bridge on my mac

I have a Mac with WiFi connected to a router, internet works just fine there. I also have a PC with Linux Mint, and no wireless network card, so I connected them with a cable one to the other. Have ...
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Extending home network using multiple access point originating from another access point

I have a home network with the current setup (RJ45 running from main router to access point) : +-------------+ +--------------+ | 192.168.2.1 | |192.168.2.2 | ...
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Using a second Wifi Router (in order to use a LAN port)

Problem: Connecting a TV decoder via Internet. It doesn't have inbuilt wifi so wired LAN is the only option. I bought a second Wifi Router so I could use its LAN port to create a wired internet ...
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limited connection on my access-point/repeater.windows 8

a couple of days ago,my internet connection was suddenly limited with no real cause.so i ran a few commands in the cmd(ipconfig/all,ipconfig/release,ipconfig/renew) and it solved my problem,but not ...
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Can't get hostednetwork started in Windows 8 x64

OS: Windows 8 x64. Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe. I can't start an Access Point with my computer. I tried everything. I tried netsh wlan commands from cmd (with Admin privileges) and it returns the ...
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Router and WAP use same WiFi channel

I have a WiFi network setup with a router (with WiFi) and a WAP (Wireless Access Point). Specifically I use an ASUS-AC66U as router and as WAP I have an ASUS RT-N56U. As modern devices do, they ...
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How do I use my Ubuntu laptop as a wireless access point?

Main Problem I want to siphon the Internet access from my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS laptop to my old Windows ME desktop for learning purposes. I have 2 Ethernet cables and a switch with no access to configure ...
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why does my network disconnects from internet every couple of hours?

I have a broadband that here you can see its details. It provides wireless and also I got two more routers that use them as access points. DHCP is disabled on them and these two routers work are set ...
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How to configure my 2 router to make them as access points

I have this broadband and the main wireless router: Main Router Also I have two other routers and would like to make them as access points. So All with the same SSID, then the device can choose the ...
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Connect with Router to another Wi-Fi AP

How can i connect with my Desktop PC that connected to a Wi-Fi Router, to another wireless AP (Access Point) like a Shared Wireless Network that shared from a Laptop ? (My Router Model: TP-Link ...
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Creating WiFi Access point on a single interface in Linux

I am trying to create a WiFi hotspot or an access point on my Linux laptop. I am using Opensuse Kde 12.3. I found out a software called hostapd which lets you create hotspot but it requires two ...
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Extend local network using a DSL wireless modem as an access point

Is it possible to convert a DSL modem to an access point in order to extend your network? I have a Linksys WAG54G-AU on the ground floor apartment and a spare LevelOne WBR-3460B which I hope could be ...
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Can I share internet connection with my access point?

I have internet connection from isp that use mikrotik. So if want to connect to internet I must to login to mikrotik login page. My problem is isp is limiting the login. So if I want my phones, ...
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Powerful WiFi signal, weak wireless card/adapter on laptop?

I know this is basic but... /* referring to a device with integrated features */ Let modem be: a modem/router/access point device We have a cheap modem from our ISP with an internal antenna. ...
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UPNP problems in ADSL Modem and an Access Point

I'm using Windows 7. I'm using a ADSL Modem provided by my ISP to connect to the Internet. I'm using a TP-Link Access Point (WR941ND) to connect to the ADSL Modem and then I connect my computer to the ...
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Does Guest WiFi on an Access Point make any sense?

I have a Belkin WiFi Router which offers a feature of a secondary Guest Access WiFi network. Of course, the idea is that the Guest network doesn't have access to the computers/devices on the main ...
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How to extend existing home network via Ethernet with an Encore ENHWI-2AN3?

My goal is to extend internet and a home network into an Encore ENHWI-2AN3. Wifi does not reach so it is done over ethernet cable. Just plugging the device in, it will have internet, but doesn't ...
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How can I connect to an Access Point by BSSID instead of ESSID in Windows 7?

Suppose there is a network with several Access Points, all with the same ESSID, but I always want to connect to an specific access point that has a certain BSSID (MAC address), is it possible to do ...
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Connecting 2 LANs via Wi-Fi

At my home I have a LAN with very fast internet (120Mbit/s). On my roof I installed a Wi-Fi access point to get good Wi-Fi around my house. About 200meters (600feet) from me a friend lives and I want ...
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Single SSID for multiple APs in routed mode?

Normally, when setting up a network of multiple Wi-Fi APs with a single ESSID, one would set the APs to be simple link-layer bridges between wireless and wired Ethernet. Is this setup possible with ...
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used dd-wrt to turn my router into an access point for better signal in my new apartment. It stopped giving me an internet signal after a few days

I wanted an access point at my new apartment which has community internet so I put the dd-wrt firmware on my router and everything works for 5 days then no more access point. I can't connect to it ...
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Wireless router not connection -> AP Not associated

I can not connect to internet by wireless router after some months with ubuntu 10.04. I can connect with the same portable but with win OS. My SO is ubuntu 10.04 linux 2.6.32-41 arch SMP i686. The ...
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Access point as DHCP server

My level of knowledge on networking is moderate. I have the following scenario: Our internet connects to the LAN into a normal port (Dlink DS 1008D Switch) Some of the computers in the office ...
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Wifi is slower than Ethernet cable connection?

I configured my new router and noticed that WiFi connection is way slower than Ethernet connection. Ethernet connection giving a download speed of ~60Mbps and upload speed of ~30Mbps while the Wifi ...
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Can every wireless broadband router be used as an access point?

I'm planning to temporarily purchase a cheap access point, but I found out that broadband wireless routers actually cost less than access points. I configured a broadband router as an access point ...
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Wireless router configured as AP using dd-wrt drops packets

I am using a new D-Link DIR-825 flashed with dd-wrt v24preSP2 build 18024. The router is set up as an Access Point (AP) simply extending the network. We have used this guide to set it up. The router ...
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Is a rogue access point the same as a fake access point?

Is a rogue access point simply an additional access point inserted into a network? Is it distinctly different from an access point which is trying to spoof another official access point?
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Kernel Panic, Fatal Trap 18, Pfsense WUSB54GC AP crash

I have an old system that I am converting to a pfsense router. I am trying to use a linksys/cisco WUSB54GC as the wireless device for the AP I can get it broadcasting(it uses the rum(4) drivers) but ...
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Is it possible repeating wireless connection with different models of access point?

I have one Zyxel access point (AP) in my home configured as normal AP. Becouse wireless signal is not enough to cover all my house, I am going to consider to extend wireless connection with another ...
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Access Point vs Universal Repeater mode

In my home I've got a wireless router that does all the work and because of the lack of signal, I have bought another device that can act either as an Access Point or as a Universal Repeater. I was ...
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How do I configure my Linksys WRT160N to be a wireless access point?

I'm trying to set up a Linksys WRT160N wireless router as an access point in order to extend the effective range of a working Belkin wireless router that has internet access. I don't know the model ...
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Change IP based on AP

I connect to 8 different Access Points, each with a separate subnet and each location does not allow DHCP. I want my computer to change my IP address to an assigned IP address per location based on ...
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Use standard USB network device as Access Point

I have a USB WiFi Device (WISACOM WS-HP1000) which I can use with Linux to the rtl8187 driver. I am wondering: is there any way to use it as an Access Point or only the Master mode is able to offer ...