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Router slowing down to a crawl

Recently I upgraded my 2Mbps ADSL connection to a 6Mbps ADSL2+. Ever since this has been happening: After a router reset, the connection from modem to router is at a speed of 6Mbps for around 15 ...
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Will the dd-wrt Big build run on my Linksys WRT54GL?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL access point acting as a NAT router, with the inside network being my house's wireless and the outside network being a point-to-point link to my DSL gateway. My ISP is Telmex ...
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How to use Linksys X2000 as repeater

I've 4G mini-router Huawei E5776s-32 and Linksys X2000 router in my home, my 4G router can cover some spots in home I want to user Linksys router to extend 4G router. I tried these steps and I wifi ...
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Intermittent wifi connection issues even when right next to router (Linksys EA4500)

I have a cable modem connected to a Linksys EA4500. We bought it to replace an aging router in hopes of it giving a better range in our apartment. The cable/router is in the front of the apartment ...
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How can I store and Analyze my Linksys Router's Logs (ea6900)

This passed week I had a very strange issue occur. Normally there in no issue with our router (linksys ea6900) however on tuesday it continually crashed. After around 5pm it stopped crashing (it ...
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How to login to a website with no username when using lynx?

I'm trying to login to a linksys router web interface using lynx. From what I understand, if I use the command lynx -auth=username:password http://192.168.1.1/ I can login with basic http ...
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How to enable remote access for Synology DSM 4.3 device through Linksys EA6900

I asked this question on the synology forum, and no offense, but I'm not sure that I trust the answers so am posting here. I have a Synology DiskStation DS413j running DSM 4.3. I also have a Linksys ...
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Router using different ip address when modem is in bridged mode

I have a zyxel modem/router that is blocking my voip, and so I want to put it into bridge mode. When in bridge mode, I use my own router, and my voip works fine. We have 5 static ip addresses at our ...
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Connect to VPN at Router end?

I have a Linksys E1200 router. I would like to enable my Wi-Fi and wired network broadcasted by the router to have VPN connection (either L2TP, PPTP or IPSec is fine). Is that possible to do so? or ...
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linksys e1000 and wrt120n setting up a wireless access point or repeater

I have a linksys e1000 as my primary router in my house, however my house appears to be to large to pull good signal from across the house and up the stairs. So I need to setup some time of access ...
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Unable to use a chromecast with a WRT160N router running DD-WRT

A few days ago I bought a Chromecast. I did the setup using my phone and it works great when using my phone, tablet or a wifi computer to cast stuff to it but I can't use it from my desktop PC which ...
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Router issue with Linksys EA2700

I have a linksys EA2700 router and I'm running into an issue where every night at around 10:00 PM usually, my router becomes extremely sluggish. During this time loading a page can take 2-3 minutes ...
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Linksys E2500 - Terrible WiFi speed

I have a Linksys E2500 router that is resulting in terrible WiFi speed. With a wired connection, I have the following results (I pay for 50 Mbps speed): With wireless, at best it reaches 20% on a ...
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How to bridge Asus router over wired connection to Linksys router?

I have an Asus RT-AC68R router that is itself plugged into an old Linksys WRT54G that is then plugged into the cable modem. We have two routers to get coverage across the house with a wired ...
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Router serving as DMZ host at the same time

My Linksys EA6700 wireless router supports DMZ. To configure DMZ I need to specify a DMZ host. As far as I understand, the DMZ host is a server which can be accessed from the Internet. As I have a ...
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How to create a subnet at home with Linksys router

My home network consists of my ISPs router (Thompson TG585 v8) which is giving out both WIFI and Ethernet LAN connections on the 192.168.1.x range. The router's LAN address is 192.168.1.254. This ...
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Linksys Ethernet switch holds five computers or not?

I have a Linksys Ethernet switch conected to the Internet. The switch works fine with two computers. My problem is when I try to connect another two computers, then nothing works. The switch has five ...
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Slow copying files from Linksys EA6700

Copying files to the external hard disk of the Linksys EA6700 WLAN router via LAN is about 3 MB/s, but copying it back via LAN is only 250 kb/s. One file, file size ~ 10 MB. It doesn't matter which of ...
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No DHCP Lease with a new SB6141 Modem and a Linksys Router

I'm trying to help a friend remotely with an internet connectivity problem. His internet went down this morning and the cable company had him switch to a Motorola Surfboard SB6141 modem from an older ...
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Linksys admin password change with special character

I just changed my Linksys router (WRT110, latest firmware 1.0.07) password to one containing one special accented character (é in this occurence), among the 22 characters (all others lowercase ...
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I set my router to only allow access through HTTPS, and now I can't access it. Can I fix this without resetting the router completely?

I have a Linksys E1000 router that I access through http://192.168.1.1. I set it to only allow access through HTTPS, and now when I try to access it through the web interface at https://192.168.1.1 in ...
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Failed to upgrade to a newer version in DD-WRT on my Linksys Wap54g. What now?

I failed to upgrade to a newer version in DD-WRT on my Linksys Wap54g through Web Interface. The first upgrade from Linksys to DD-WRT through "TFTP client" was successful. Now again uploading DD-WRT ...
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Wireless range extender stops working

I have a Linksys WAP300N that is running in wireless range extender mode. I have a Thomson TG 798vn connected to the phone line using an adsl splitter. The Thomson has the wireless network turned on. ...
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Why can I get online via ethernet on my linksys wrt54g, but can not connect wirelessly

My internet was working fine until about 2 days ago. I use a Linksys wrt54g router. My phone was connected and all of the sudden stopped being able to use my network. I checked my PC and that was not ...
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Can't access set-up page for my access point

This is actually part of a bigger problem, but I thought I'd go step by step. I'm trying to update the firmware of my Linksys WAP54G access point. But I can't access the set-up page. I've followed all ...
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WRT160Nv3 Linksys router running v3.0.03 firmware webinterface becomes unavailable

We have the latest firmware and have 20mbit up and 20mbit down internet. We have about 20 devices connected with utp and some wifi. After a while the webinterface (192.168.1.1) becomes unavailable ...
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Should a wired router be noticeably slowing down an Internet connection?

I have a fairly old (maybe ~8 years) Linksys Etherfast BEFSR81 V3 10/100 wired 8-port router. Under my old cable internet plan, I would get about 15Mbps on any device using the router, which I figured ...
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Equivelent to D-Link Virtual Server for Linksys

I used to use a D-LINK DIR-825 router. It had a feature called "Virtual Server List" where I would forward specific public ports to specific private IPs and ports (see below image). I know have a ...
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Values below “Starting IP address” in linksys router.

In my basics setup in linksys router, I've set Starting IP address to 192.168.1.100. How can you explain that in ARP/RARP Table I can see users with addresses 192.168.1.25 and 192.168.1.26?
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Alternative to port forwarding

I have two routers with two different Wi-Fi networks, the reason behind this is that I need one as a high school student to mess around on and one that my family uses for our main Wi-Fi that I'm not ...
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Extending a Wireless Network with a WRT54GL

I have the following: Ethernet cable (Only one) Desktop Computer WRT54GL Router Wireless Internet (can't connect to it via Ethernet, only wirelessly) Laptop I want to connect my Laptop wirelessly ...
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Linksys RVL200 VPN Connection w/ Windows 8 w/o 3rd Party Software

I own a Linksys RVL200 VPN router at my office. I used to be able to tunnel in using Cisco's software but I recently switched to Windows 8. As of right now, the same Cisco software apparently does ...
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Timeout on specific domain when using Linksys WRT54GL router

I cannot access http://download.blender.org from within my home network. I have Linksys router (WRT54GL) switching into 2 PCs with ethernet cable and also wireless enabled (which I use in my Android ...
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URL for linksys WRT54GS firmware upgrade

I am trying to "recover" from a bad firmware upgrade on my Linksys WRT54GS. I can ping the router, and I can even get part of the web gui - but only parts of it - it's quite garbled. I can go to ...
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How to change associated country with Linksys E1000?

I got a new router (Linksys E1000) which came from Dubai. I've successfully set the timezone on its configuration to the correct one (GMT +8) for Philippines (where I am at right now). The problem is, ...
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Port forwarding trough series of routers what could I be doing wrong?

Im having this problem and don't know what to try. I have: BrazilFW->Dlink dir-300->Linksys WRT54G2->Linksys WRT54G. All with the last firmware versions this configuration: BrazilFW WAN: Internet ...
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Linksys Router not working properly

I have a Linksys WRT54GH wireless router that I bought 3 years ago. When I try to connect to the internet, SOMETIMES it shows full signal but limited conectivity(with that annoying yellow triangle) ...
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Verizon Hotspot for multiple PCs and Linksys wrt54g for IP cameras

Our home network was running from the Linksys router. We recently switched to Verizon Hotspot for our internet service. I just purchased a wireless IP security camera and would like to wirelessly ...
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AE6500 Linksys router Print Server functionality

I recently acquired the AE6500 Linksys router to replace an old switch in order to share 2 printers among 4 computers. My previous method of sharing was the both printers were connected to a single ...
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Setting up a second router as bridge?

I have a fios router in my basement with wires that connect to it running all throughout my house. At the ends of each of these wires are ethernet outlets (not sure if that's the technical term, but ...
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Linksys WRT54GS - where to get old firmware v4.70.6

I've just bought a second-hand Linksys WRT54GS (v4) with intention to put DD-WRT on it. Unfortunately, I have problem with software currently running on this device. It has Sputnik based on firmware ...
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WRT54G Port Forwarding won't work

I am trying to set up a Plex Media Server and it needs to forward port 32400. It attempted to do so automatically using UPnP. That failed so I attempted to forward the port manually using the router ...
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Router “ghost” connections

My Linksys WRT54GS2 V1 has begun to display ghost wired connections in the last weeks. As you can see from the images I have nothing connected except for the power cable. I have tried a hard reset ...
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Remote access Linksys WAG200G, not through WAN

I have a network based on a SpeedTouch 706 modem/router, provided by my ISP. It is not possible to turn off NAT or DHCP on this device. Since it lacks wireless functionality, I added a Linksys ...
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Does giving two bands in a simultaneous dual band wireless router the same SSID double the bandwidth for a wireless connection?

I am sharing my wifi with a Linksys E2500 router, which allows you to name each frequency (2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz) of wireless network a different name. A user told me that if each band has a different ...
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Transfer Linksys router configuration to Asus router

I recently purchased an Asus RT-N66U wireless router to replace my old Linksys WRT160N. Since I have so many Wi-Fi enabled devices throughout my home, I don't want to bother having to set up each and ...
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Trying to set up a second router as a repeater

I have a Linksys e2500 running as my main router. I don't get wifi in my room, so I am trying to connect a second router to extend the range. Right now, I'm trying to figure out how to set up my ...
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How do I configure my wired router to get its internet connection from another computer?

I'm connected to the internet wirelessly (via xfinitywifi) on one laptop and I want to share that internet connection via a Linksys BEFSR41 wired router. So far, I've tried to connect the ethernet ...
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Linksys/DD-WRT Router Problems with Modified Satellite Antenna

I've been using DD-WRT on a Linksys WRT54GS for a few years attached to an old 18" satellite dish that I modified as an antenna. It has been working great for picking up a signal from one building ...
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Why can't I access internet via my router?

I have a Linksys E3000 router that I'm trying to set up. I've connected the cable from my ISP to the Internet port of the router, and accessed its GUI via the wireless connection (had no other cable). ...