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Setup wireless repeater without additional ip address

I work in a building, where the whole building is connected via wireless. There are more than one access points. The place where I sit has poor signal. The authority has agreed to allow me put a ...
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How can I get a wireless signal inside a walk-in freezer?

I need to amplify our wireless signal into a large walk-in freezer. Currently, the signal gets everywhere around the freezer, but does not penetrate the steel walls. What would be the best and ...
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Does a wireless to wireless repeater have to know about encryption?

I am curious, whther a WLAN repeater needs to know about network encryption? It works on the 1st level of OSI Model - why does TP-Link write here that only WEP is supported?
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What's the most cost effective (reliable) way to establish a 200m ethernet link?

As the title suggests, I have some kit which is 200m from our current infrastructure (outdoors). What is the cheapest way to establish a reliable connection across a 200m stretch (Cat 5e ethernet ...
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What SSID does a repeater needs?

Installing an SSID on a working wifi network. Main SSID is: home_1 When installing the Repeater - does it name has to be the same? home_1 ? or should it be a different name? If it's a different ...
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Setting up Universal Repeater - ESSID and SSID - what is the difference?

I have a wireless network at home, using one wireless router. IT's SSID is: home_112 I want to extend the coverage, and adding a D-link switch, that can act also as a universal repeater ...
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Connecting repeater to access point

just bought a new router and repeater for a wifi hotspot i am currently running.. I thought i was havng problems with the repeater after i change from router to a server, (and i'm now using a router ...
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DD-WRT: Repeater bridge with VPN?

Setup: Router1 and Router2 run DD-WRT Cable modem is connected to WLAN port of Router1 Router2 runs in Repeater Bridge mode (there is also a separate SSID with virtual interface) This setup works ...
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How can I turn a Mac Mini into a dedicated wireless repeater? [closed]

I have a Mac Mini (2007 model) that I'd like to turn into a dedicated Wireless Repeater. I have an additional USB Wi-Fi dongle for this. I don't have Mac OS installed on it, nor do I want to. I was ...
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WiFi dropping with DIR-505 configured as a repeater

Here's my setup: On the second floor, I have my Rogers (Cisco) modem and my DIR-628 router. The network is set to WPA/WPA2 mode, running on channel 11, on 2.4GHz Band. In the basement, I am trying to ...
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Router to WIFI Client to Router (New solution for distance when repeater doesnt help)

Ethernet to TL-WR340G with WIFI enabled Using TL-WA500 tried repeater mode which was not good enough and had password problems (could not connect if using either ASCII or Normal password in one way ...
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Use multiple blutooth dongles to make one giant inhouse repeater

current scenario: Sony Bluetooth smartwatch that connects to a smart phone via bluetooth. Phone sends info to watch like text messages etc. The issue: Limited range from phone to watch what is ...
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Does a wireless repeater slow things down for everyone?

I recently moved into a new apartment, and we've found that the wireless connection we've set up isn't accessible in all rooms. I'm thinking about buying a new router and running it as a repeater in ...
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How to configure Netgear DGN2000 as a wireless repeater?

I want my Netgear N300 DGN2000 router work as a wireless repeater. The parent would be a D-Link DIR-600 router. Is this possible? I've been searching but all I've found is how to set up two or more ...
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wireless repeater vs wireless bridge?

Scenario: I have a ADSL modem inside the studio which is connected with some wired/wireless devices. but when I'm in the backyard with my laptop the wireless signal is very poor, so the connection is ...
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Wireless repeater shows 54 mbps G when configured for 300 mbps N

I have an Encore ENHWI-2AN34D as a wireless repeater in my WLAN. The router is a TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND 300 mbps N and the repeater is 300 mbps N too, but when I check signal strength with inSSIDer or ...
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Loss of net access seemingly due to WiFi signal clash with repeater

The apartment I live in has a single corridor opening into rooms A,B,C,D adjacent to each other. The WAN ethernet terminates in room C where I have a Netgear WGR614v7 router installed. This router has ...
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Would this be an appropriate situation to use a repeater?

I just moved to a new house in an older neighborhood with lots of brick walls. After getting internet installed yesterday and setting up my router, I walked around the house testing the signal with my ...
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Using Windows 7 to amplify Wi-Fi signal

I'm using Windows 7 on a laptop with a built in Intel WiFi Link 5100 AGN card. This wireless card supports Virtual WiFi and I cane easily create a WiFi hotspot and share with it my Internet connection ...
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Setting up a Wireless Repeater in a home network

Main router/wap Netgear WNR3500 (manual) 2nd wap D-Link DAP-2553 (manual) Goal of Network The main router/wap (Netgear) sits in the corner of the house. The wireless tends to have a poor signal in ...
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Is it possible repeating wireless connection with different models of access point?

I have one Zyxel access point (AP) in my home configured as normal AP. Becouse wireless signal is not enough to cover all my house, I am going to consider to extend wireless connection with another ...
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What are the differences between a repeater bridge and WDS?

I've read about both repeater bridge mode and WDS in the DD-WRT documentation. It sounds like they solve the same problem, but it's not clear from the DD-WRT documentation where they differ, if at ...
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Set up several WiFi AP to broadcast one network

Given that one needs to cover a large area with a WiFi connection, and wants to use three different wireless access points to do it, is it possible to set them up in such way, so that they all ...
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USER DNS through a repeater bridge not loading [closed]

I have a two router & modem (satellite) set-up and have issues with DHCP settings and internet DNS connections. My first router is connected via wired lan to my modem, and is connected to the ...
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Adhoc on Archlinux with Network-manager

I'm trying to make dnsmasq work to use it with NetworkManager to create an adhoc connection on Archlinux and there may be other stuff left to do after to make it work ... There is how : ( ...
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Ways to increase range of our present wireless router [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the best way to increase the range of my 802.11g router? We are searching for a solution to increase the range of our present wireless solution. We are ...
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Are there any devices to increase the range of a WiFi network?

Are there any devices that do not need to be physically connected to a network (only to a power source) and just take any WiFi signal they receive and reproduce it in order to increase the range of a ...
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Setting up a wireless repeater: does the host AP need to be set up as a repeater too?

I would like to repeat a signal from my Sky wireless router downstairs, on a Netgear DGN2000 wireless router/modem. I have set it to repeater mode, with the MAC address from the Sky box downstairs, ...
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Can I use a wireless router as a repeater?

I have a wireless TP-Link TL-WR941ND router connected to the internet, but I can't get a good signal in the other end of my house. I have a spare Edimax BR-6226n wireless router. Is it possible to ...
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Is it possible to setup a D-Link DIR-300 wifi router as repeater?

I have a cable modem provided by the ISP, wich also is a wifi access point, but the wifi signal doesn't reach a room located in another floor of my house. I have a D-Link DIR-300 router and I wonder ...
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Use a wireless repeater to make a wired router wireless

I have: a D-Link wireless repeater. a Linksys wired router. a Linksys wireless router. My wired devices are not near my actual wireless router, so I can't plug them directly. I would like to plug ...
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Netgear WNR3500L - Repeater Mode

the Netgear WNR3500L officially says that it supports a repeater funciton. I got the repeater set up -- I had the main router upstairs, then the repeater downstairs, broadcasting the same SSID -- but ...
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Is it possible to make a wifi g network link over 1-2km (1 mile) with some obstacles?

What type of antenna should I get ? Should I use an usb wifi dongle or a dd-wrt router for 2 laptops ?
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change D-Link Dir-615 router to DD-WRT?

I have a D-Link DIR-615 router (cheapest I can find) which supports DD-WRT, I did not install the latest build, because I heard it can have problems with the repeating part. I am trying to find a ...
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I want to use a secondary wireless router to connect to my primary, all wirelessly. Do I need a bridge, access point, or repeater?

I realize there is plenty of documentation on this subject throughout superuser and the internet overall. However, it's almost like there's too much information and I need help sorting through it. ...
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Wireless router with repeater setup

I have 2 netgear routers "WGR614 v6" and "WNR2000". How to set these up (one as a repeater) to get wireless access throughout my large house?
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Bridging a wireless network to a wired and a second wireless network

I have a rather unique situation. I just bought a boat and am now living aboard full time. Back in my apartment, I had a WRT54G wireless router that I plugged into my cable modem, such that it ...
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Using a Netgear WGR614v9 to extend wireless signal from Netgear DG934GT

I'm wondering if someone could please provide me the steps for extending/repeating my wirless signal so that I can have greater wireless range throughout my house. I have 2 wirless Netgear routers, a ...
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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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Buying another router and use as a “signal repeater” in bridge mode?

I asked about using a pc almost as a "router" and although it's a solution, I tought about just buying a second router to act as a "bridge" between my connection. (Reason: I don't want to have to keep ...
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Local Only 3G Router via Broadband Device?

I am looking for the name/type of device which does the following: Connects to the internet via ethernet or wireless and then produces a "fake" 3G signal for my iPhone to connect to. The 3G ...
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Home network setup with 2wire router, Linksys WRT54GL router and Linksys repeater

I'll preface this by saying forgive me. I'm far from expert on this topic so I may get some of the terminology wrong. I'm trying to setup a home network and am having some difficulty. Here's the ...
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OpenWRT/DD-WRT/Tomato-compatible wifi repeater?

I'd like to set up a wifi box to act as a repeater to pick up the somewhat weak signal of a friend's wifi router and make it available at my place. Ideally, I'd rather buy a device that supports the ...
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Using a netgear router as a repeater

Instead of running an ethernet cord from my room to the living room, I thought maybe I could use a spare wireless router I have to hook up the wireless signal in my room to get a connection, then hook ...
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setting up wifi

I have a wifi antenna. There's a bunch of free wifi around but there is only one area of my house that can access it. Can I use the antenna and set up a router using the existing wifi. To "repeat" the ...
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Wireless Repeater with DD-WRT

I have an ATT wireless modem and a LinkSys Router with DD-WRT v24 sp1 installed. I went through the instructions on this page and got to the point that the DD-WRT router can talk with the modem. My ...