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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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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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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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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). ...
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Wireless G vs N Network

Just wondering if anyone could tell me any tips about a router issue. I previously has a Linksys G network router and ended up having some issues with it as it was getting older. I went out and ...
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How can I run a Linksys USB adapter with Windows 8?

I am trying to run a Wireless G USB adapter with the Cisco Linksys version 3 WUSB54GC with Windows 8. I have had no success. Is there a way to do so?
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WiFi speeds half of wired speed

I just upgraded my Comcast internet, and my wired speeds vary from 58 Mbps to 70 Mbps (per speedtest.net). I have a WRT610N router, and I'm only getting around 20-25 mbps from the wifi. Things I ...
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WEP Passphrase mode on Linksys BEFW11S4

I have an old Linksys BEFW11S4 that I am using for LAN file transfers when I am on the road and my phone has a 3G connection. It has an option for WEP security, but it defaults to converting a ...
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Access router from ADSL modem

I have the following set-up: Linksys WAG320N modem-router connected to the internet via RJ11 Gateway IP for WAG320N is 10.0.1.1, subnet mask is 255.255.255.0 Static IPv4 address for my EA6500 router ...
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ShieldsUp reports Port 25 “closed” on brand new Linksys N750 router

I have a brand new Linksys N750 WIFI router. I tested the ports via the ShieldsUp! test at GRC.com and it reported Port 25 (smtp) as "closed" instead of stealth. I took a look through the the various ...
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Send message to all computers connected on my Linksys router

Is there a way I can configure my router to be able to send message to all computers connected to it via WiFi. For instance i tried using msg * "Message" however it seems no one is getting any. I ...
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Port Forwarding to a VMware Workstation Virtual Machine

I am running VMware Workstation 8 (build 471480). I want to setup a small content server, mainly for images and such for my website, on my desktop in a virtual server (just for the heck of it)... I ...
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Linksys router webpage/control-panel inaccessible

I tried to access my WRT120N's webpage through the default 192.168.1.1 (LAN connection). Not being able to login (I'm unsure if I ever changed it from the default though), I did a hard reset on the ...
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DD-WRT SSH Setup

Okay so I installed DD-WRT firmware onto my Linksys E2000. I can see my dd-wrt page and everything but I am having trouble setting up ssh usage. I tried following these instructions. But after all ...
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Linksys Router Remote access to LAN network, Static Routes

I am trying to set up remote access to a controller on my LAN-side network from off-site. I can hit the remote access page of the router, but I am unable to hit any of my equipment on the LAN side ...
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Is it possible to see the visited websites with Linksys WAG54GS

There is this Wireless ADSL Gateway/Modem at work (Linksys WAG54GS), I was wondering if someone at work, or system engineer here can be able to see the visited website URLs? This is the modem's ...
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Is there any reason to upgrade from a Linksys WRT54G from a security perspective?

I'm currently running a Linksys WRT54G with the latest firmware. I was recently thinking about newer routers and I realized that aside from new features (usb drives, media, etc) and faster speeds ...
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Linksys E4200 does not seem to support 4TB drives

I connected a Hitachi 4TB USB 3.0 drive to E4200 router using USB but get alert saying it does not support it. Anyone has a fix or solution for it?
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Upgrading a router with multiple antennas

I own a fairly decent but now antiquated Linksys WRT54Gv6 that I wish to upgrade with newer antennas for something of a specialized purpose. I wish to be able to extend my existing wireless network ...
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barebones features for a DD-WRT router acting as PPTP server

I have a little router (Linksys E900) only to act as a VPN server. I have a decent router behind it, handling radio anyway. So I am happy to relegate any other CPU-intensive stuff to the bigger ...
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Should I be worried about WPS on EA6500?

I own the Linksys EA6500 and it has WPS with the WPS button. I have disabled WPS (enabled by default) because I remember reading about brute force attacks against WPS routers which have them enabled ...
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Linux Mint 14 & Linksys AE1200 Wireless USB Not communicating

I am trying to try out Linux Mint 14. However, I am having difficulty getting wifi on my desktop. I can not connect to the internet via LAN port due to the location of my router. Any way I have tried ...
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What might be causing my WiFi router to suddenly reduce it's signal?

I have a LinkSys WRT54G router/access point connected to a wireless broadband internet modem. All machines in the house (MacBook, Android, XP laptop) use the wireless for internet. Today, the ...
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Port forward list is empty in DD-WRT

Router: Linksys WRT-54G-TM DD-WRT Version: DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/12/10) mega When I go to NAT/ QoS => Port Forwarding, the list is empty. I previously had port forwards set there, and they are still ...
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Not able to share internet connection over wireless lan

I have an ethernet line which runs from a switch (which belongs to my ISP) at the top of my apartment building to my desktop computer(WinXP) LAN card. Now I have another DSL braodband connection ...
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Cannot access a very specific site from my router

This is a problem for me because this site is important to me. It's MY website. And sadly my email is hosted on my site (which I cant access either) When I try to access my website when connected ...
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Is 50% download speed on a wireless G network normal?

I have a wired connection of about 36Mb/s, but my wireless speed is max at about 18-19Mb/s. I have a WRT54G-TM (T-Mobile, 802.11G) router with DD-WRT firmware - I've upgraded it to latest build. Done ...
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Linksys and HotSpot

The HotSpot does not have the strong signal of the Linksys router throughout the house. Can one use the Linksys Router to amplify the HotSpot signal in the house?
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How do I raise the ping of one of my ports on my Linksys Cisco WRT160N v2 Router?

I'm a real newbie when it comes to computers, internet, networking, etc. but I'm an avid gamer. And I play a game (on my PS3) which plays best at a higher pings (slower speeds) for some reason beyond ...
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Connecting ROKU to Vpn/Proxy while all other home computers connect normally

I was wondering if its possible to have one LAN IP access the web through a proxy while the rest are untouched. Since I am in Canada I would like to be able to use my Roku through a US proxy. Or is ...
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Planning home network

I'm planning to setup my home network from scratch and want to ask professional opinions or tips. My home is connected to Internet with a cable connection (100 Mb/s). The devices I would like to ...
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Linksys WAG54G Win8 Wireless Issue

I'm trying to connect up a Win8 Toshiba Laptop to a WAG54G wireless router. When I browse in Win8 for wireless networks, I can see other surrounding networks, but not my SSID. I have tested with my ...
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unable to access Internet by wireless but can by cable

Until last friday I had been successfully using wifi using a Linksys WRT 54G router. My ISP is Virgin and I am using a Motorola SB 4200 cable Modem I have three laptops and an EPSON 510W printer ...
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Can't completely reset Linksys E1200

I purchased a Cisco Linksys E1200 router, and I opted out of the Cisco Connect software. Once I did that, I was able to set the WPA2 password. Now, when I go to log in to the administration area of ...
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Wifi network stopped being visible (and usable) (Linksys wag320n)

Basically, my wifi network simply stopped working for no apparent reason. It doesn't appear in the list of the available networks anymore. I can see all my neighbors' networks, but not mine. It's as ...
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Wireless Access Point stopped working unexpectedly

I have a simple LAN set up at home using a Linksys WRT54GSV4 as my primary router and an Encore ENHWI-2AN3 as an access point. I connect the Encore to the Linksys by running a cable from one of the ...