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Repurpose a cable modem/router as merely a router

Please bear with me - I'm unclear about much of the terminology used in home networking. The scenario: I would like to set up a wireless network. I live in a shared house where internet service is ...
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1answer
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Connectivity between devices plugged into a router ethernet ports

If I plug 2 computers into free ethernet ports in my wifi router will I be able to establish connection between these pc or router does not allow it?
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28 views

Running a Web Server Over My Network

I am hoping to run a small web server on my computer to let other people in my house access it (common tips, etc.) and that would be easy enough to do and host at my IP address http://192.168.1.100 ...
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0answers
225 views

How do I connect to my Netgear dgn2200 wireless router to configure it?

I have an AT&T U-verse 2Wire 3800 hgv-b modem/router with an AT&T provided Cisco wireless access point. The AT&T wireless access point is flaking out now and then, so I'm attaching my ...
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1answer
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D-Link DIR-300 Wireless Router on DD-WRT as a Repeater

OS: Windows 7 64-bit Host router: TP-Link WR841ND 300Mbps Wireless N Router. ---> Emulator Repeater: D-Link DIR-300 54Mbps Wireless G Router ---> Emulator Scenario: I have already flashed the ...
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1answer
42 views

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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3answers
364 views

Arris DG860A and ASUS RT-AC66U to cover two floors [closed]

I have an Arris DG860A modem from my ISP with built in four port switch and wireless N. I also have my own ASUS RT-AC66U wireless router. How can I configure both of them to get the best wireless ...
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0answers
117 views

Can't access my router via 192.168.0.1 any more

I can't access the router any more via the normal IP. I used to access it through 192.168.0.1. The reason why I can't just reset the router is that it would change the outside IP address from my ...
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1answer
132 views

Is it a good idea to have two routers connected to each other?

The network topography of my house involve a cable modem in the downstairs basement and a wireless router with radio disabled there also in the basement so all the wired connections involving home ...
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0answers
237 views

How to create private mixed wired/wireless network connected to shared WiFi?

I'm moving into a new apartment at the end of the month which offers excellent (fiber) Internet access included in the rent. The problem is that the apartments aren't wired - it's WiFi only. I'd ...
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1answer
511 views

Second router in a home network

I have a wireless router (Huawei EchoLife HG521), given by the ISP which isn't quite powerful. In two rooms away the signal drops significantly and it's rather hard to connect wirelessly. I have ...
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2answers
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Slow wireless in my room: should I get a faster router or multiple extenders?

I recently moved into a new house and have very poor wireless in my room. I currently keep my wireless router (Linksys E1000 with DD-WRT) in the living room as this is where most of our browsing takes ...
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1answer
91 views

N access point connected to G router

Any issues connecting an N access point via an ethernet cable to a G router? I currently have a wrt54gl router in one room (where it's connected by cables to various devices). I'm usually in another ...
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1answer
194 views

setting up bridge or access point

I'm connecting to the internet through a Netgear router, model WNDR3400v2. It's located in the first floor of my three-floor row house, and the signal does not quite reach to the study, which is in ...
1
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1answer
188 views

Can anyone on my network see a URL (for dynamic DNS updates) I'm accessing?

I'm using a dynamic DNS service provider that gives me a URL to access, and based on the IP address accessing that URL my dynamic hostname gets updated with that IP address. This is being run from a ...
2
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2answers
184 views

Extending WiFi range - what do I need and in what configuration?

The setup would be as the diagram below. The issue is that when in Room A, the WiFi signal from the router/modem in Room B is flaky, causing the devices in Room A to drop the connection all the time. ...
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2answers
418 views

Can I connect my router wirelessly to Uverse?

I just switched to AT&T Uverse and my old setup (physical connection to cable modem in same room) is no longer applicable. I want to have my home office router talk to my AT&T Uverse router ...
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1answer
335 views

Random DNS errors only when one computer is using one network

I have an issue with my laptop's internet connection. We've got a home network with about 5 computers and ipods, ipads, etc. Among all of these devices, my laptop (Windows 7) seems to be the only one ...
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5answers
1k views

Unable to ssh from any wireless IP to another wireless IP on home network

I'm using an Actiontec M1424WR wireless router/modem combo that came with Verizon FIOS. A point of clarification, I am using LAN to refer to devices connected via ethernet cable and WLAN to devices ...
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4answers
7k views

Can a desktop (windows 7) Wifi adapter serve as a Wifi Access Point (not ad-hoc nor bridge)?

I was reading the many differences between Access Point, Bridge, Ad-hoc or hot spot networks, and as you may tell from the title I'm a bit confused. From my understanding based on the their difference ...
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1answer
172 views

Connected 2 routers, but they won't talk

I'm trying to set up a second WLAN at home (since the Nintendo DS firmware won't connect to my WPA-encrypted main WLAN), but when I connect my second router's WAN port to one of my main router's LAN ...
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1answer
627 views

Extending the range of a WPA2-protected wifi

This question is a follow-up to TP-Link TL-WA701N not working good as wireless extender I have a TP-Link TL-WR340G wireless router and a TL-WA701N wireless extender available. My network is ...
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2answers
266 views

Hardware needed to route between two networks over wireless

I recently rented an apartment about 100 yards from my brother's house. I have line of sight to his house and can pick up his home AP signal with one of my two laptops if I go out on my balcony ...
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2answers
76 views

High WiFi reception for 8 houses? [closed]

I'm working for this project and they are launching a new Internet system to support 8 small housing units. Currently the reception is REALLY bad and only one house gets interent connection (The ...
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1answer
293 views

Configuring home wireless network

I'm new to setting up a home wireless network. I have Comcast TV/Internet/phone service (modem included) as well as a wireless router. How can I determine the performance of the following parts of ...
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2answers
979 views

Laptop can't connect to wired network

I have a wired internet connected to my PC. If I try to connect the same wire to my laptop it does not work. I also have Netgear Wireless 150 router. I want my Laptop to connect to WiFi through the ...
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2answers
73 views

Home Network with a wireless router

I want to create a home network. Sounds easy, well at first it did. So far I managed to connect the Laptop to the router and to Internet, but I can't connect the PC to the Laptop using the ...
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1answer
268 views

Wireless router restarts frequently

I have a ZTE zxv10 w300 4port wireless router at my home. When I connected to the router through wire I can connect to the internet without any problem. But, when I connect through the wireless ...
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1answer
747 views

UnPn device accessible via public ip when on internal network only why?

setup my Foscam IP cam lastnight on the Wireless network using UnPn and was able to access it fine via the public IP , using another PC on the same network with no issues. However when I tried to ...
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3answers
453 views

Home Network Two Routers

I have a a home network, pretty simple. Internet <-> Modem <-> Router <-> Wireless Devices But the thing is my house is pretty big and that setup is on the on the first floor, but ...
2
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1answer
3k views

How can I make wireless transfers faster on a Linksys WRT54G running DD-WRT?

I have a Linksys WRT54G plugged into the cable modem, and a 2nd wireless router, an old D-Link plugged into that. Both wireless routers work, but if I connect wirelessly to the Linksys router I get ...
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1answer
770 views

Router/modem TG580v2 giving weird results

In my setup, I have the Thomson's TG580v2 router/modem, my PC connected to it via cable, and AppleTV, iPad and iPhone connected wirelessly. First issue: AppleTV can't find my PC unless it is ...
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1answer
173 views

Router unable to stream files

I am having some problems with my home network. I have a server and client, with the server having a lot of movies on it, and it is supposed to stream to the client though a normal network share. ...
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4answers
7k views

How do I set up a proxy server for home with bandwidth control, download limit options?

3 room mates share a single 2 Mbps connection. Have a 40GB per month download limit beyond which speed drops to 256Kbps which is annoying. One of the roommates abuses the connection by downloading ...
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2answers
301 views

Secure home network configuration?

Now My home network configuration is as follow: SPEEDTOUCH ST536 (use as a modem) ---> (...wired via ethernet line...) ---> BELKIN MODEM/ROUTER F5D7632-4 (use as a wireless access point) Now, there ...
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2answers
331 views

Linux - Create home router secured with WPA2

I am planning to create a home router using my Linux laptop. Is it possible to secure the wireless router with WPA2, and how would I set that up?
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134 views

mega length usb cables

I have a Actiontec GT-701WR DSL router with 1.5 mbps internet, connected to my main pc via ethernet. I have a D-Link usb wireless adapter on my other PC which won't pick-up the router signal (although ...
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1answer
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Wireless connection: strange connection drops and ping timeouts

After a DSL technician installed a new router/wireless access point, I started having serious problems with my wireless connection on my PC. To diagnose, I used a tool called "Colasoft ping tool" to ...