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Wireless range extender now stops internet access when switched on (and other issues)

I have a Netgear DGN2200 router, and two TP-Link range extenders, TL-WA730RE and TL-WA830RE. This configuration used to work just fine until a few weeks ago, but has started to play up recently. I ...
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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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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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Home WiFi network seems to be overloaded. Solutions?

My router is a Billion BiPac 7800N. I believe its performance drops when I have a lot of wireless devices turned on such as my desktop computer, laptop, XBOX, iPad, two smartphone, two kindles, etc. ...
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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 ...
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RSS Repeater - How to repeat RSS feed posts to services like Facebook?

I am looking for a service to repost older RSS posts in our feed to our facebook page? We run a small daily deal site. Our Feed contains only active deals. We are looking to publish all available ...
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Do access points not make the speed slower?

In the article, http://arstechnica.com/civis/viewtopic.php?p=1605297#p1605297, it says: Wireless Access Point - a device that attaches to a wired network to allow wireless clients. Usually has a ...
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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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Can I tell if there's a Wifi Repeater on my network?

If I have clients connecting to my network (through a captive portal) over Wifi, is it technically possible for me to determine if there is a Wifi Repeater connected somewhere in the mix? If so, what ...
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Can I configure a TP Link TL-WR740N as a repeater?

my ISP provided with a new modem, that is already an router with Wifi and some ports. I would like to use my Tp Link TL-WR740N as a wireless repeater, putting it in another room and conect to my ISP ...
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Wifi repeater and Captive Portal

I've been trying to use a router's Wifi Repeater Mode to access a Wifi network that uses a Captive Portal. So in order to get out to the internet, I have to pass through the captive portal in a web ...
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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 ...
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WLAN repeater and parental control on router

is it possible to use parental control on a router with a WLAN client conntected? If i use the MAC of the repeater all clients using this repeater are disconnected via the parental control. But I ...
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Can you extend a public network with a repeater make a new private connection with it?

We have public wifi at my office (it's completely open), and I want to be able to extend it while putting password on it. Is it possible? if yes, how do I go about doing it? thanks
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Access point in repeater mode with LAN cable offloading

Is there a way or specific device to combine repeater mode functionality (so the same credentials and SSID work) with Access point mode functionality (maximum internet/LAN speed for wireless 300 Mbps ...
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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 ...
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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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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. ...
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Extend wireless network range seamlessly using an old router

So 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 WiFi router (dual ...
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Old and new Access Points, which one to repeat the other, and differences?

I have 2 Access Points for a small office, an old Cisco Aironet 1242AG and a new Cisco WAP321. Aironet 1242 can only broadcast in 802.11 b/g, while WAP321 can do it with 802.11 a/b/g/n. I don't ...
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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 ...
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how connect/configure repeater

Is possible connect WELL wrc5010n to distribute wi-fi signal from another router? Here is what I want to do:
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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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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 ...
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config a router as a repeater and subnet a home LAN

First of all, sorry for my English and thanks for your time I have got two routers at home from the spanish company Telefonica (my ISP). - Zyxel P660HW-B1A - Xavi 7968 I'd like to use one of them as ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wireless Repeater for a really long distance (with antenna?) [closed]

So I live in a small town in Europe where you cannot find any wi-fi spots or 3G coverage. The town is about 3 miles radius so I was thinking if there is a way to install an antenna with wireless ...
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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 ...