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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 to setup “all traffic” VPN on Linksys WRT54GL (DD-WRT) through Thomson ADSL Router

[Apols if I get terminology wrong...n00b to this!] I have a (pretty unconfigurable) ISP provided Thomson ADSL router - ISP runs PPPoE. I added to this a Linksys WRT54GL router which I want to keep ...
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Configuring Tomato Web Usage log

I am running Linksys E2000 with TomatoUSB (on the 2nd floor) as a "switch" connected to my main router (d-link 655 with stock firmware on the 1st floor, wireless disabled). All my computers are wired ...
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Linksys EA6500 and Android DHCP

Situation: I have a Linksys EA6500 v2 Wireless-N router. About 2 months ago, I had to perform a factory reset because my ISP refused to accept that my router wasn't the issue with my Internet access. ...
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turn off wifi during certain hours

I want to restrict access of a laptop and allow it in certain hours only, with a password of course. router is linksys WRT160N, but access restrictions doesn't work firmware: v1.52.0 here's what I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Setting WiFi Client gateway, ip address, subnet etc on linksys router

I have a linksys wireless router which I use is a switch, not an internet router, inside an office in an office building. We have certain settings we have to setup for every client computer in order ...
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WRT54GL Tomato Router in Client wireless mode to an iPhone Personal Hotspot

I am trying to connect a router with Tomato firmware to an iPhone 4. The goal is to connect to the Personal Hotspot in Client Wireless mode. This should allow wired and wireless users to connect to ...
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Prevent Overloading of Router on Large File Transfer

Okay, so I had some router issues when trying to move a lot of stuff to my new FreeNAS server a few days ago. I'd like to find a way to prevent overloading my router in the future. Here's what I have: ...
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N300 Capable wifi, with approriate router, why am I only getting 150kb/s on local transfers?

I have recently purchased the new Linksys E4200 which quotes Simultaneous Dual Band full N300 speeds. It should be amazing. Through wired connections, it is amazingly fast. I didn't shell out 300 ...
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Firmware flash on Linksys WRT54G v8 unsucessful, but not bricked, I don't think

I wanted to use my Linksys router as a wireless bridge/repeater so I decided I would change the firmware to DD-WRT. The first thing I did was downloaded vxworkskillerGv8-v3 and the DD-WRT firmware ...
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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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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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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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Creating a WAN using WRT 1900 AC

I have two WRT 1900 AC routers, and I would like to create a WAN, I know that it has VPN technology built in it, and everything I have ever tried seems to die. I have searched and searched and really ...
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Two Routers, different address range - how to access

I've seen some other answers to similar questions but still can't get a handle on it. I have a Huawei HG630b Primary Router (VDSL) and it works fine but lacks much in the way of Parental Controls so ...
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Change WAN port to WL0 interface?

I just installed DD-WRT on my Linksys E3000 router. I've never used this firmware before. I checked the Bandwidth tab, which shows that the WAN interface is getting about 7Mbps bandwidth, while the ...
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Connecting two routers with device accessibility behind home cable modem

I have three routers [the wireless modem gateway, a linksys device which is in only switch mode, and another Linksys router which is in bridge mode] I have this setup: [cable modem] -> switch ...
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Trying to get a wireless router to work on a network through a hub

My goal is to get my wirelessrouter to broadcast internet in the same area of my computer. The internet is provided to my computer from the company server, goes into a linksys 5 port hub, not into the ...
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Having a repeater connect to another repeater

So actually I have setup a repeater already that has been connected to an access point. Is it possible to connect another router to the repeater? Note: I can't connect the router to the access point ...
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Allow guest network client access to one port on local network

I'm helping a friend configure his Linksys EA3500 router. He is running a web server on his desktop and we've configured the router to forward port 80 from the WAN to the desktop. He'd like to also ...
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Installing Linksys on Ubuntu machine

I recently set up an old XP desktop with Ubuntu 14.04. The computer was running XP Pro and was giving me trouble with the linksys Wifi card, The signal kept going in and out so I switched. Now I face ...
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Access a router remotely using another router

I have a task in my hand. I have Bullet 2HP router that is directly connected to my computer and a Linksys router which has a Trednet antenna and is connected to another computer. I have to perform ...
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D-Link Powerline AV500 Issues? One Powerline LED green and the other one not lit? Maybe also messing up DHCP?

A few times now I noticed while one of my Powerline adapters has a solid green LED, the other is not even lit. I understand the oscillation in my electric circuit influences the quality of the signal ...
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Random Slowdowns on Linksys Switch

I have a CentOS server on a Cisco-Linksys EZXS88W EtherFast 10/100 8-Port Workgroup Switch. I normally get network speeds of 100 Mbit/s, as advertised, but every once in a while, the network speeds ...
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Port mirroring without TEE

I have a home router running OpenWRT 12.09.1. The package list for this version does not have iptables-mod-tee. I am familiar that I could set up a port mirroring using: #-A POSTROUTING -t mangle -o ...
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How to get LinkSys EA6400 setup working with error

When I connect from my computer to my Linksys EA6400 and try to go to the Setup console linksyssmartwifi.com:52000 the spinner in the page never stops loading. Chrome Developer Console gives an error ...
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How to unbrick Linksys EA6900?

Recently I've got a Cisco Linksys router model EA6900, it was a gift from somebody who didn't know if it worked. When I first set it up, the Linksys LED logotype turned on but nothing happened, so I ...
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Limiting the times my wireless network is open and available.

I have an HP PC with a linksys wireless network. My son has a laptop that he uses for gaming and stays up all night gaming on it. Is there anyway I can have my linksys network shut down for certain ...
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Reading Linksys EA3500 Configuration File

Is there a way to view the configuration of a Linksys EA3500 from a .cfg backup of the router's configuration? What I mean is, can I open the backup file to view the configuration settings of the ...
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Linksys SPA3102 back to back

Is it possible to connect two Linksys SPA3102 ATA devices "back to back", in the following manner: Phone <-> SPA <-> Router (LAN) <-> SPA <-> Phone What I am trying to achieve is to have ...
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Linksys AE1200 stops detecting hotspots

I have a Linksys E1200 router and Linksys AE1200 USB adapter, and am running Windows 7 x64. Periodically my connection drops and I have to either use the Windows 7 troubleshooter, or unplug/replug ...
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Linksys WAG54GS - Need to reserve IP addresses for WOL

I have a "Wireless-G ADSL Gateway with SpeedBooster WAG54GS ADSL router for my home in KSA, the stock Linksys firmware in it lacks lots of necessary features i.e MAC based QOS, DHCP IP reservation and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Convert WiFi range extender to AP

I have a Linksys RE1000 WiFi range extender that might become obsolete soon (being replaced with cables). I was thinking, since it has an ethernet port and WiFi radio, could it be turned into an ...
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Linksys e3200 connectivity issue (most likely DHCP server configuration)

I have a Linksys E3200 router with a connectivity problem. The router doesn't allow the creation of connections for some reason. I can get the SSID of my wireless networks but when I try to connect ...
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How to access the router log for given dates

How do you access and print the router log for given dates from a Cisco / Linksys wireless router? We need the October 1-2, 2011 log entries to fight an uploading allegation. Thanks.
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Is there a way to clear the cache for router?

I'm not sure where to ask this kind of question now but I'm really getting frustauted because it's Sunday and the provider off for today. I'm using LinkSys WRP400 and the problem I had is that I ...
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Kernel Panic, Fatal Trap 18, Pfsense WUSB54GC AP crash

I have an old system that I am converting to a pfsense router. I am trying to use a linksys/cisco WUSB54GC as the wireless device for the AP I can get it broadcasting(it uses the rum(4) drivers) but ...
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How to monitor internet traffic on a Linksys E3000 router

I just got optical fiber installed in my place which gives me great download speeds. Now my ISP has a monthly download limit of 120GB, after that I gotta pay overages. Now my setup is like this: ...