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Can I run a router with a lower voltage power adapter?

The power adapter for my Linksys WRT54GL v1.1 router died - its output was 10V, 1000mA. I've tried using a replacement adapter (7.5V, 1000mA) and so far it works. Is this situation stable, or should ...
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using a linksys wireless-g router with verizon dsl modem

I am currently using: Westell 6100 verizon dsl modem Linksys wireless-g router I can't get the router to connect to the internet with wired or wireless connection when linked to the modem; but ...
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How to connect to an IPSec VPN through a LinkSys WRT54GL?

I am having trouble connecting to a L2TP IPSec VPN when I use my wireless router. I have a LinkSys WRT54GL v1.1 wireless router with the most current version of tomato (1.28). I have no issues ...
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Running a LinkSys WRT400N router with 3rd party firmware

Does anyone have any experience with the LinkSys WRT400N router and installing 3rd party firmware on it? Is there a more stable choice between DD-WRT and Tomato? Any benefits one way or the other? ...
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Second router on LAN is connected to other router via PPTP, but one network can't talk to the other

My ISP/Model router is set to 192.168.0.1 My DD-WRT is set to 192.168.0.80. A Linksys WRT300 that was flashed with a DD-WRT.BIN specifically for it (not the generic one). It uses the PPTP ...
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Connect to 2 Networks simultaneously?

I have here 2 wireless networks with a linksys wrtg54 access points. Each network has its own dsl line. Is it possible to connect to the networks simultaneously? I want to be able to access all the ...
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New Lenovo Thinkpad Edge '15 has Worse Wi-Fi Reception Than 2 year old Macbook

Wasn't sure where to put this, so I put it here. I've had the same Router for all my wireless life. The Linksys WRT54GS. Man, It's great, I love it and I'm fine with 802.11g, believe me. I've had a ...
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External ping fails on Linksys router

When I try to ping my server from somewhere other than my local network, if finds the host, but returns as a lost packet. Screenshot from http://tools.pingdom.com: http://cl.ly/1I1c3K0z3Y1I2c3x3R3Z ...
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Maximum number of VPN Tunnels on Linksys BEFSX41?

The subject line is pretty much it. Is there a maximum number of VPN tunnels I can set up into a single Linksys BEFSX41? Right now we have one, but need a second for sure, and possibly more in the ...
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How to fix wi-fi ping hops?

My home network is built using Wi-fi. I ping my home router (192.168.1.1) from PC and receive nice ping time < 1ms. But every 2 minutes ping time gets high ~2000ms and then goes normal again ...
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Can't access my router's web interace

I recently tried to update the firmware of the linksys wrt54g2 v1.5 router and haven't been able to access the web interface of the router since. I can still access the internet and was able to change ...
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WRT610N v2 with DD-WRT: How do I configure wireless for dual channel (N 300MHz)?

I bought a Linksys router WRT610N v2 and I installed DD-WRT build 14896 preSP2 on it. I bought a Linksys Dual Bank Wireless N adapter for my laptop. I have no idea how to configure the router for ...
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Factory reset on a DDWRT hacked router

I installed DDWRT on a linksys router and changed the default ip for the admin login. I'm trying to get back into the router but forgot what ip I changed it to. What would happen if I were to try to ...
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VPN Login on Home Router

I connect to the internet via a Linksys Wireless N Router. I then VPN into my corporate network using the windows XP VPN client. The connection works fine, except after I disconnect, I need to reboot ...
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Very strange networking problem in all computers in my house

I have three computers in my house: One desktop (wired), and two laptops (wireless). I'm using Cox Communications, and yesterday they had a major outage. I know it was them because I called them up ...
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WLAN LED randomly blinking when there is no traffic

I've got a Linksys WUSB54GC WLAN USB interface (Ralink chipset) and I'm running Debian GNU/Linux 6.0. The LED very often randomly blinks although there is no traffic in the network. I checked this ...
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How do I set up a second 5GHz N-Only network with DD-WRT?

I have a Linksys WRT610N v2 running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (mega) - build 14896. I'm trying to set up two access points on the device. One 802.11g network for most of the computers and wireless devices in my ...
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Why do my consumer WiFi routers keep failing?

Over the years, I've had many of the wifi routers used in my home fail. ? Is there any reason. Since there are no moving parts it seems odd they would fail so often. I've probably gone through four in ...
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Why does my ADSL disconnect sometimes?

I have a Linksys wireless ADSL modem. Sometimes I find that my Internet access is lost, so I'm forced to either: Turn off the wireless application on my laptop and back on again Turn off the modem, ...
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WiFi connection drops after upgrading firmware

I have a Linksys Wireless N Router (WRT120N). I updated the firmware last week and ever since the wireless communication hasn't been stable. The wired connection is just fine. However, for wireless, ...
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Can a router create a VPN for me?

I have a Linksys WRT110 router & an ASUS SuperSpeedN RT-N12 router. Will either of these — possibly with my putting on third-party firmware — support VPNs? By that, I mean, by creating the VPN, ...
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Bridging from a Blu-Ray to a Linksys E1000

Can I use a Linksys WRT54GX2 as wireless bridge for my Blu-Ray to an Linksys E1000 wireless router?.
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Linksys (WRT54GL) Remote Management switch edoff but still accessible

I've just updated my firmware on my linksys (now Firmware Version: v4.30.14) and I have a strange bug. I've always disabled my remote access feature for security reasons. but with this new firmware ...
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Configuration of Home Network

Previously my home network is as follows Speedtouch ST536 -> Linksys WRT54G But now as I have upgraded my internet subscription. My service provider gave me a "2Wire 2701 HGV" modem. I was ...
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Linksys WRT54GS V6 Router Blinking Power Light

I have a Linksys WRT54GS V6 Router in my possession got it at my local goodwill for 5$. Upon start up the Power LED starts flashing like crazy and at the same time the Ethernet ports all light up once ...
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linksys wrt54gl dead [closed]

I have a linksys wrt54gl rev 1.1. I tried to flash the firmware to dd-wrt,and the firmware installation failed. Now i am left with a router that has the power led blinking and no connectivity via LAN. ...
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Linksys WRT54G2, what revision is this router?

I would like to put DD-WRT on my router (Linksys WRT54G2) but the website says that the latest revision 4 (I think) isn't supported. How do I check what revision router I have? Thanks much
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Trying to access Linksys WRT54GL remotely

I am trying to allow access (to me) remotely for this new Router. I do know the IP address but I think I need to know the default port to use. How can I find out the default port for this? Right ...
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Viewing the bandwidth usage of a wireless device connected to my router

I just want to figure out which wireless client is sucking my bandwidth (it's slowing down my Starcraft games :-/). I have a Linksys WRT54G router (Linux version). For firmware, I'm currently using ...
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Wi-Fi 101: Using my router's Wi-Fi and WIRED connections SIMULTANEOUSLY

(I'm on a Mac, BTW.) I have a Linksys WRT54G2 that has been serving as our Wi-Fi hub for some time. We love it. Today I bought a Blu-ray players with Internet capabilities (streaming NetFlix), and ...
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Setup router with 1-1 NAT

How do you setup a router, or if possible the Linksys WAG160Nv2 router to 1-1 NAT. I am asking this as i will like to give one of my LAN computers a Static "External" IP (which i've got from my ISP) ...
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MSFT crawling killing my linksys E3000

I currently run a website with a Linksys E3000 router. Normally, theres about 2000 connections to the linux box, but when microsoft comes around, it makes over 4000 connections, and kills my internet ...
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Bricked Linksys E1000 V2

I bricked my Linksys E1000 v2 router by trying to install a third party firmware. I have tried most unbricking tutorials and none work. I tried connecting it directly to my computer, assinging my ...
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Disable streaming of Video and audio on a Linksys WRTP54G Router

Is there a way to disable a Linksys WRTP54G router so that users CAN NOT stream audio or video. I only want them to be able to send/receive emails and upload or download pictures within emails.
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How to setup external static IP address

I have a block of static IP addresses (eg. 211.11.111.n / n+1 / ...), how can i set them up. Or at least one of them, I need one to be pointing at a server. More specifically, in my network connected ...
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Is it possible to reboot a Linksys BEFSR41 router remotely?

I have a LinkSys BEFSR41v4 router, is there a way to reboot (without doing a factory reset) this remotely from within the LAN it's connected to? The reason I ask is that there isn't an option I can ...
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How can I block a computer from my linksys router by IP or MAC address?

How can I block a computer (not on Wireless) from my linksys router by IP or MAC Address? I am using a linksys WAG200G.
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Router issues IP but Laptop does not accept?

I was having issues with my older Linksys wireless router and decided to upgrade to a Linksys E3000. However, after upgrading, I still have the same issues. What happens is that I will be connected ...
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Windows 7 network identification is slow with linksys switch

I have a small network with a Linksys SRW224P switch, some windows 7 client machines and a Netgear FVX538 Prosafe VPN Firewall. Now when i plug in a network cable into one of the windows 7 machine it ...
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is it possible to set up a wireless bridge with dd-wrt?

I have a standard router (dlink) and a secondary linksys running wrt. Currently i have it set up according to this guide. (using the Instruction for dd-wrt v24 sp1 settings) It works great however it ...
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Linksys WRT150n: how to migrate from Sveasoft to DD-WRT?

Since I started using multiple laptops with 802.11n, my WRT150n periodically loses wireless capability and I have bounce the box to regain wireless. Before getting a new router, I wanted to try ...
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How do I set up a simple VPN on a Linksys RV042?

The documentation on the internet has been less-than-helpful, and the management interface is not very straight-forward for people who don't know all the VPN jargon. I just want to be able to open ...
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How do enable 100 Full Duplex on WRT54G for faster Internet?

I've got a problem with my Internet modem. When I connect the modem directly to my computer and run a speed test, I got 15 mbps when it should be 25 mbps. I then set the LAN card to use "100BaseTX ...
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My Linksys WRT150N periodically resets itself to factory defaults

I have a Linksys WRT150N (wireless N router). Every couple of weeks or so it magically resets itself to factory defaults (no one is messing with it, the power didn't go out, and I have it on a UPS). I ...
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Home computer can't keep internet connection with wireless usb adapter

I did some work on a computer recently that had problems keeping an internet connection. Here's what happened. I turned on the computer and there was no wireless connection. After resetting the USB ...
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Wireless Signal Strength

I have a real problem that I've been troubleshooting for a friend that has really left me clueless. My friend recently had a laptop die on him and instead of buying another laptop he had me build him ...
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Is a wireless repeater/range extender the best way to improve signal strength to a device?

I have a wireless environment consisting of a Linksys WRT54G (I will get the specific model) and 2 Nikon WT-4 Wireless Transmitters connected to Nikon cameras. 1 of the cameras is placed fairly close ...
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Can I use my WRT54G instead of my ISP's cable modem?

My ISP has provided a crappy Thomson cable modem with 4 LAN ports and wifi, which constantly crashes and reboots itself. I am going to ask for a replacement, but here is my question: --> I have a ...
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Linksys Router Problem

I have a Linksys WRT54G V8 router. I connected it to my PC today. The Power LED does not light up but the Internet and Node ones do light up. But the router does not seem to be working. I put in the ...
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how do I forward *only* http proxy across vlans?

My router has two bridges, br0 and br1. I'm sharing wifi access, and the guest subnet will be 192.168.2.x. The home subnet will be 192.168.1.x. I want all traffic destined for port 80 from the ...