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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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Why is my 802.11n wireless bridge (WAY) slower than my 802.11g wireless bridge?

I bought a ZyXEL WAP3205 Wireless N Ethernet Bridge to replace my Buffalo Airstation WLI-TX4-G54HP Wireless G Ethernet Bridge. I have a Linksys WRT610N Wireless N Router. With the Buffalo bridge, I ...
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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 ...
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sharing an intranet site across several locations

I'm a resident of Utah, USA. I own three houses, one for each of my three wives / families. Each house is connected to the Internet through a cable modem and a LinkSys router. I'm interested in ...
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How to replace old Linksys router with a new Linksys router and configure the new one?

I'm not a network admin but i've a basic understanding in networks. We are using a lease line for internet in our office and we are using Linksys router to route it to Vonage (VoIP) and Netgear. Our ...
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How to limit speeds on my “Linksys Wireless-G Home Router - WRT54GH”?

I have a cable modem connected to my WRT54GH router, my main PC connected to the router with an Ethernet cable, and everyone else connected to the router via wireless. I would like to limit download ...
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wifi: risks with unsecure wifi connection

I have not secured my wifi connection at home. Is it risky? If I need to secure it are there easy to follow instructions some where? if some thing goes wrong can I easily reset it? I am using LinkSys ...
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Any available third-party firmware for Linksys WAG120N?

Is there any custom (third-party) firmware for Linksys WAG120N?
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WAG54G2/WAG120N droping connection

It all started with a Linksys WAG54G2. Most of the time it works well but sometimes the connection gets really slow (1-3Mbit/s, usually 10-13Mbit/s) or drops completely. When I talked to Linksys ...
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Laptop can't connect to wireless, requires reboot of router to get connection

I have a linksys router running the tomato firmware. Every day I have to power cycle the router to get my laptop to connect to it. All of the wired connections have no problem connecting. I have tried ...
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setting up a private network using linksys router

Scenario: A database server running SQL Server 2005 Express and SQL Server Management Studio 2005 Express Edition, and a web server running IIS 5.0 using Windows XP Professional. There are also two ...
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Linksys wireless router will not hardware reset

all. I'm unable to make my router perform a hardware reset, and I cannot understand why. The router is a WRT54GC (the little one). All was working well, except that my iPhone could not connect to ...
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Remote desktop from internet to windows 7 box via linksys router

I have a linksys wrt54g router and a windows 7 box at home I'd like to be able to remote desktop into from work. Would it be possible for someone to point me in the right direction on what I need to ...
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How to recover a Linksys WRT54GL router that has a blinking green power LED and no response from the web interface?

I was flashing the router with the Tomato firmware, but something went wrong; I'm not sure what. Now, the router responds to ping at 192.168.1.1 (my Mac's on a static IP 192.168.1.21), but the ...
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Is it possible to change a Linksys router's configuration from a command line?

I am constantly logged into my home machine, which runs Ubuntu, from various remote locations via SSH. Sometimes I would like to change the settings on my home Linksys router - port forwarding ...
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2 routers, both DHCP, no IP assigned

I can't get DHCP to assign IP to my wireless devices. My network config is as follows: Nanostation5 Linksys WRT350N, which is connected with Nanostation via its INTERNET port. Nanostation: LAN ...
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linksys wap54g default wpa wireless key?

I wrongly pressed the push button in linksys wap54g web administration. Then it restarted and stated that it's protected with WPA while I first configured it as WEP. So, my old key didn't work. What ...
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Internet in the router but not in the local network

I have a PC and a laptop (Windows 7 - both) which should connect through router to Internet. The router is Linksys wrt120. My ISP is using PPPoE. I have connected the Internet cable to the router, ...
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LinkSys router suddenly cannot get an IP address

I have a linksys router WRT54G2 connected to a cable broadband. Just last week, everything was working perfectly - I would be able to connect my laptop to the internet using WiFi. However, starting ...
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Is there another way to connect to a LinkSys SRW2024 switch from CentOS?

I am configuring a Linksys SRW2024 and accidently changed the management VLAN before changing the VLAN configuration. Thus, I can no longer access it. The only way I have read to get into it now is ...
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MacBook repeatedly disconnects from Wi-Fi

I have an early 2008-model MacBook (2.4 GHz). The Wi-Fi router I have at home is a Linksys WRT54GX2 that I have had for a few years. My MacBook has recently started disconnecting from the router ...
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Assign IP's to certian mac addresses in dd-wrt

I have a Linksys WRT54G/GL/GS that I am running DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) vpn - build 13064 on it and for the life of me I can not find a way to assign ip's based on Mac address. Basically I have a ...