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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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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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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 ...