The tag has no usage guidance.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
467 views

Extend university wifi network

i live in a university campus and i can get wifi signal on the outside of my window but not in the house. The solution i use at the moment is a usb wifi dongle outside connected to my laptop but the ...
7
votes
3answers
58k views

Is it possible to have multiple repeaters in a network with just 1 uniform SSID?

I'm currently setting up a network with 1 access point. Since WiFi range is not very far, I'd like to extend the range by using repeaters. I did several setups in the past but they always had another ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Using wi-fi PCI-E card as a repeater

My network is composed of 2 routers: Router 1 (192.168.1.1) is the internet gateway, and handles DHCP. Router 2 (192.168.1.2) has wireless capability and is connected to Router 1 via ethernet cable. ...
1
vote
1answer
937 views

Extend wireless network range seamlessly using an old router

I'm going to be moving into a house of years of apartment living. The thing is that all the networking is in the basement and I have a 3 floored house. Now, I have bought a new Wi-Fi router (dual band ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Internet speed with DD-WRT repeater bridge

I'm using a TP-Link WR740N router flashed with DD-WRT as a wi-fi repeater. However, in divisions where the signal from the main router is weaker than the signal from the repeater, the Internet speed ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

how connect/configure repeater

Is possible connect WELL wrc5010n to distribute wi-fi signal from another router? Here is what I want to do:
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Wireless Repeating with two Netgear N750 (WNDR4300)

I have a Netgear N750 as my main router, which connects to the internet via a modem. I have a second Netgear N750 which I want to use to repeat the wireless signal of the main router. I logged in to ...
0
votes
3answers
15k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Netgear WNR2000 as repeater for Cisco/Linksys E3000

Can I use a Netgear WNR2000 as a repeater for Cisco/Linksys E3000? My setup is: Time Warner Cable Internet > Motorola DOCSIS Wireless Modem > Linksys E3000 Router This is upstairs. Downstairs I have ...
1
vote
1answer
864 views

D-link 1360 Access point and Repeater mode

I have 7 dlink routers, 1 for library and 1 for reception, both in opposite end and has different SSID and 5 for public. One dlink is in each room. The 5 dlinks, I setup 1 as access point and 4 as ...
0
votes
2answers
58 views

Multiple wireless routers and connected disc drive

I have a wireless ADSL router that came from my ISP installed, and it's working fine. However, there are two small issues that I would like to get resolved, and I hope that my D-Link DIR-655 router ...
1
vote
1answer
600 views

Configure D-link WIFI WAP as repeater

I have Dlink DWL - 2000AP+. What I want to do is, to reproduce WiFi signal (from TP-LINK modem) by repeating with the help of a D-Link Wireless Access Point. Here is how web interface looks. There ...
0
votes
1answer
785 views

Dell Vostro 3550 special keys do not repeat when held down

With some amount of fiddling, including the use of all three of SharpKeys, nircmd, and a bat-to-exe converter, I have convinced two of the three special keys up and to the right of the main keyboard ...
1
vote
0answers
501 views

Router in repeater mode

We have a Buffalo AirStation WHR-HP-G300N as the main router. We also have an Asus RT-N53 router located one floor higher. I've set the Asus router to act as a repeater for the Buffalo. There is a ...
0
votes
1answer
168 views

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 ...
22
votes
5answers
2k views

How can I get a WiFi signal inside a walk-in freezer?

I need to amplify our WiFi 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 cheapest ...
2
votes
1answer
187 views

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?
3
votes
5answers
3k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
17k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
167 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
498 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
9k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
693 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
537 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
13k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
8k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
871 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
163 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
10k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
778 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
22k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
264 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

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 : ( ...
1
vote
0answers
141 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
248 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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, ...
8
votes
3answers
13k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
23k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
922 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
882 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ?
1
vote
1answer
3k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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. ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

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?