A router is a device that forwards data packets across multiple networks. Questions tagged with router can cover router hardware, software, and network configuration.

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TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 V2.0 Wont connect to the internet. Installation also failing

My Archer C7 will not connect to the internet after i run this setup, the installation for the router always fails at the end when it is verifying the router settings. If anyone can help me out with ...
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Windows 8.1 cannot connect to one specific device on LAN

I just changed out an old Linksys WRT54GS wireless router for a TP-Link TL-WR841N wireless router. I immediately flashed the router to use DD-WRT. Everything went seamlessly except that my Windows ...
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Using an old router as its own Wifi network?

I am unable to connect to Wifi when I am upstairs due to my router being in the basement. Can I (leagally/freely) connect an older router I have to an ethernet port on the top floor of my house and ...
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Browser traffic is blocked but pinging traffic isn't

In my school, the internet only allows us to connect to Email and to our school course pages where content, homework, etc is posted. If I try to go to hulu.com in the browser, I get a blank ...
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Torrenting (from one specific computer) crashes the router

I'm having a problem where a few seconds after a torrent download starts (on a certain computer), our router crashes and reboots, everyone in the house loses connection. Here goes the computer's ...
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Understanding the factors affecting wi-fi speed with the same number of antennas and posssible fastest connection controls?

I am trying to understand more on antennas, speed and the best controlled WiFi setup. People usually say that 1x1 antennas for N router has 150M, 2x2 has 300M and so on. But for AC router, 1x1 ...
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How do you deinstall a cisco router? [on hold]

How do you remove a Cisco router? As in, is there a deinstallation process? This is specific to the Cisco 2951 series. Thanks
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How to determine what type of wifi networks are supported by your driver on Linux

On Linux (specificially Ubuntu) what's the easiest way to determine what types of Wifi protocols your hardware and driver support? I have a router running DD-WRT that supports broadcasting in both a ...
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Home wireless network with wireless storage setup guidance

I am looking to setup invest in a router to upgrade my home wireless networking. I currently have a USB 3.0 Harddisk and my plan is to be able to share over the home network. What are the possible ...
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Bridge mode cg3000v2 AirPort Extreme security settings

I have a cg3000v2 keeps getting hacked so I brought an AirPort Extreme. It's suppose to prevent the hacking. I heard that I have to put the netgear Cg3000v2 in bride mode for the airport ex to work. ...
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Dynamic IP assignment in theory [duplicate]

If I turn my router off for 24 hours or more I am always assigned a new dynamic IP address once I turn it on again. Theoretical question for you guys; Does that mean I don't actually have an ...
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Ethernet LED blinks

I have HP 1000-1140ATU notebook PC. it has 2 Ethernet LED. One is White(glows when Cable is plugged and router is working.) second Orange which keeps blinking while Communication. Now my problem is ...
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Can I set a Mikrotik routerboard 951G wireless to cover a 3 story building and 480+ users? [on hold]

I am extremely new to wireless networking. I have a Mikrotik routerboard RB951G. Is it possible for me to set the wireless interface of my routerboard to cover a 3 story building with 40 rooms in ...
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Cisco anyconnect add exception

My setup: I am having a D-Link DIR-600M wireless router. (firmware: 3.02) I am using Hathway service as ISP for internet. I am using "Cisco anyconnect Secure Mobility Client" to access my office ...
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Why can't I get wireless connections but I can get Internet on Kali Linux?

So, when I try to connect to a WiFi network on Kali Linux, it won't give me any WiFi networks. But so long as the windows WiFi is connected, it will give me internet. So, I know the WiFi works ...
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A Nic and a USB wireless adapter, when one is on, the other stops working

I have NIC and wireless USB adaptor. Previously, both accessed separated networks and worked together. The wired nic is connected to a piece of equipment. I have it on a submask of 255.0.0.0 with a ...
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Connecting 2 ADSL2 Modem Router in one splitter

I am having a new ADSL2+ Modem Router. I brought it few days back when my old one got complaint. It's working well but it doesn't have good connectivity in specific places. Today I received my old ...
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Reroute direct DNS requests on OpenWRT

On my router with OpenWRT, I use dnsmasq for DNS poisoning to block ads. If the host is on the list, the router replies to the DNS request with 192.168.99.99, which only and always serves a 1x1 ...
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Access multiple servers from one ip address

I have multiple servers running different webpages, some on different ports some on port 80. Now I know I can setup port forwarding on my router and just use different ports to get to my different ...
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Wireless for internet wired for LAN games while sharing internet connectivity?

So without using a bridge connection, is it possible? Bridge connections are currently broken in the windows 10 build I am using. Causes my drivers to crash requiring a reboot to get working. As does ...
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How can I directly access a PC in another subnet?

Ok so I have 2 subnets setup in my home network. There is a wireless router (with built in switch) connecting PC A (192.168.1.3) via a wire and PC B (192.168.1.101) via wifi. There is a wired switch ...
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Shared external IP address

So Here is my set-up: I have a raspberry pi behind a router. I set a static internal IP address for the pi. I configured the SSH config files and everything how I like it so far. I have a contab ...
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Router IP does not appear on network

I have the following configuration: Netgear FSV338 vpn filewall(NAT and DHCP) connected to the LAN port of NETGEAR WNDR3400 router. When I connect to the network, I can only see the firewall's ...
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can I see device browsing history in the server?

My question is that is it possible to see our browsing history in the server, or can the service provider when he/she logs in to my account view the devices that are connected and the URLs that the ...
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Wired connection losing ONLY internet connection

My PC is connected to my AC-68U router through ethernet, it's the only wired connection, the rest of my household devices are on wireless. I noticed that sometimes, very rarely though, I lose ...
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Find all machines from a particular network that can connect to my server

A complete noob/novice here so you might have to be a bit patient so this might be a a very simple question We have a server in a specific network, say, 120.1.2.56 and only certain systems from a ...
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How can I get rid of the double NAT in this network?

Topology: Incoming Traffic > Modem > Router > Switch > Rest of Network In this image, notice IEAS-FILESVR, incoming traffic goes to the modem/router "IEASOFFICE" into the switch, to the FILESVR ...
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Set wireless channel on a DD-WRT router via SSH

I'm trying to change the wireless channel on my DD-WRT v24-sp2 router via SSH. I can persist the channel settings by running; $ nvram set wl_channel=X $ nvram set wl0_channel=X But this doesn't ...
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Does a computer connected with a 4G USB dongle have a unique public IP address?

I will need my computer to have a unique public IP address meaning an IP address that no other device is having. I will be using it to receive UDP packet from another device that is not on the same ...
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What are the factors for Bad Ethernet connection?

I just made someone install RJ45 from my Living Room to my Office on two floors above the current one. Cable is Cat6 for what is worth. Thing is that when I put cables on the two ends (one to the ...
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how to define a wifi password on D-Link DAP-1360

I have a D-Link DAP-1360 wifi repeater device and I wish to connect to it directly in order to define the wifi password (comes open by default). I connect it directly to my PC with a network cable, ...
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Is it possible to remote access DD-WRT router without forwarding ports through gateway

I'm new to networking so I apologize if I get any terminology wrong. We are setting up a router as an AP using DD-WRT (Kong build) on a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. I won't have physical access to the ...
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How do I set up a Cisco EA4500 router that I bought at an auction? How do I get into it without the previous users' password?

Just got this EA4500 Cisco router at an auction. Is there a way to reset it so that I can enter a new password and set it up with my settings? I also don't know how to tell which version this router ...
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Forgot password for my cisco E1000 router

I have my Wi-Fi router (a Cisco E1000) hooked to my DSL router, and I forgot the password. Is there anything I can do?
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Why my download speed is high but my speed test is slow ?! is this ISP trick?

I have a "12mb" Internet connection and my download speed with IDM is "1780kB/s" and it's Ok. But speedtest.net tells me "your internet speed is not 12mb actually it's 3.85mb" How does it just ...
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Modem not passing internet connection to wifi Router

I have a BSNL Wimax internet(India) connection. I get input from a terrace antenna to a modem(OX253P). An ethernet cable is then connected between the modem and the laptop. My internet works perfectly ...
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GPON ONT router need to login again and again [closed]

Whenever power cut , my Fibre connection provided by BSNL cut .Router is GPON ONT. It doesn't remeber the username and password in PPoee network.
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Setting up wireless access to a Ethernet cable modem from a Wifi smartphone

I have Internet at home via a cable modem. Until yesterday I had a laptop that I got rid of and plan to buy a smartphone (Lumia 640 or Moto G2, haven't decided) that has WiFi capability. Rather than ...
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Locked myself out of my ZyXEL C1000Z Modem — Any way to break in?

For the life of me, I can't remember my password to get into the settings on my ZyXEL C1000Z modem from CenturyLink. I know I can reset the whole thing, but I have some customer port forwarding and ...
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cannot port forward counter strike 1.6 in tp-link router?

started a server with hlds.exe. and tried to port forward it through my tp-link router [tl-mr3020] but when anyone trying to connect to my public ip:27015 cannot connect. my public ip is dynamic. ...
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What are the possible reasons that I can't access my NAS from my local network?

I have a NAS that is connected to my home router. I used to be able to access that NAS via my laptop (running Windows 8.1) when I connect to my home router too. Recently, I am not able to do so. I am ...
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short range wifi usb solution [closed]

I have a fully cabled home. I don't really want to need wifi, but sometimes people come by with tablets. Hence i am looking for an usb-wifi solution that I can connect by ethernet cable to one of my ...
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Internet stops working a short while after I connect to the VPN

I need to connect to a VPN server and route all of my internet traffic through that. Now the problem is that, whenever I connect to the VPN, my internet works for some 10-15 seconds and then drops ...
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NAS via HDD connected to PC or HDD connected to the router

Hardware I am working with Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000) (USB 3.0; running stock firmware, but can run Tomato if needed) Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 2 TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (MPN: ...
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How does Openflow decide which path to use?

In current networks, OSPF ,RIP,etc determine the path taken by a packet. In SDN, the OpenFlow protocol sets the flow tables of the forwarding units. Can someone be very clear that how does OpenFlow ...
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Send message to all users connected to router warning about reboot

I was curious if there was a way to send a message to all the computers connected to the router, specifically the message "Rebooting router in X minutes. Save any online work." I have an ASUS ...
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dd-wrt subnet from network with in a network

I am testing some network configurations. I am trying to create a network within a network for TESTING PURPOSES ONLY. Basically the gateway for ARouter(made up name for main router) is 192.168.0.1(for ...
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Configuring a VPN to both act as a client and a server

Ideally I would like to have a network setup where my internet traffic would be anonymized through Private Internet Access's VPN service. I would like to set this up on my dd-wrt router so the ...
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How to use my home internet from other country so that I can browse country-restricted websites?

I need to browse websites when I travel to other country but web traffic policy restricts me to do so but not all websites. I have a wire-line internet connection in my house and its router's WAN IP ...
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Will this 'ac wifi' adapter improve my speeds compared to the one I own, on a 'n wifi' router?

I've been using this 'n wifi' adapter for some time now, but it only supports 2.4ghz and up to 150Mbps. Since my 'n wifi' router supports speeds up to 300Mbps and has both 2.4ghz and 5ghz capabilities ...