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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Router-settings for a Media Receiver 301 television?

A few years ago, when I wasn’t yet interested in technology and computers, a man from our cable-company set up our router which is a Speedport W 722V. As I’m today interested in computers, I wanted ...
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vmware external access bridged network

How can I make a virtual machine available for external remote desktop access? I have bridged network setup, but the vm has no internet access and the virtual machine does not show up in the router. ...
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Moved to the 5 GHz band but my old devices don't see it

With the 2.4 GHz band totally cluttered and delivering worst speeds, I went ahead and bought a (5 GHz) dual band router. But the problem is that my older devices like a Vizio TV and an Android TV box ...
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Unreliable connection to site, only while on home WiFi

WhatsApp in my Android phones works fine when in 3G or friends' WiFi networks. At home, however, it will usually begin fine, only to go thirty minutes or longer without notifying me of new messages. ...
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Expect script for telnet communication with DLink router

I am trying to connect to my router through telnet using this script: #!/usr/bin/expect -f set timeout 20 # router user name set name "admin" # router password set pass "admin" # router IP ...
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Port Forward Won't work

I trying a lot of way but it Fail I open an minecraft server idk what i doing wrong all time here some picture I not have 10 reputaion to post images so i make all it rar file HERE ...
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Computers in wifi are disconnecting frequently ?

My computers are getting disconnected frequently in wifi network . Here is the detailed information. Please suggest. PrintWindows Network Diagnostics Publisher details Issues found ...
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Can't connect to SAMBA - ISP is blocking it

Security issues aside, I'd like to connect to a SAMBA share from home to a server (dedicated or vps, doesn't matter). The server works perfectly. The issue is on the client side. Let me more clear: ...
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Can't setup Wi-fi range extender (TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1) for modem CenturyLink C1000A

I am trying to setup TP-Link WA801ND ver. 2.1 as Wifi range extender with modem Centurylink C1000A. I have netork SSID, Wireless password, MAC address (tried with MAC address that I've got using ...
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2 Routers 2 ISPs 1 DNS, Hiding DNS requests

Firstly I am going to explain my network topology. I've got 2 routers serving separate ISPs and they are connected to each other via LAN and each one has its own dynamic IP and DNS by the ISP, my ...
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Atheros wifi to comcast router packets above 174 bytes in size do not go through

I can ping and do name resolution. If I use the -l option to set the size of the ping package to 174 or below all pings get replied to. If I set it to 175 bytes or higher none of them do. I ...
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Weird web searches in router log

On checking recent web searches in my Tomato router log I found several from my computer that I did not make. I am on Windows 7 64-bit. What could be the source of these searches? Example searches: ...
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How to add a custom DDNS to the Linksys WAG200G through a possibly new method

I've been reading a lot about my router lately and after about a day's investigation i've realised its crap in almost every area: it can't run any custom firmware, it has very rudimentary controls... ...
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Router changed SSID on 2.4GHz frequency only, 5GHz stayed the same

We have an ASUS Black Knight Router RT-N66U with firmware version 3.0.0.4.374_720. It was running with dual bands in two frequencies, 2.4GHz and 5GHz, each with the same SSID. However, one of the ...
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How to autoconfigure IPv6 route

I configured a simple router that should provide IPv6 connectivity to machines that are on LAN behind it. The router has 2 network interfaces (eth0, eth1), machines have 1 (eth0). On router's eth0 is ...
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How to access a C: drive of one PC from another, that is on a different network?

I'm trying to connect to another computers c: Drive that is on a different network. To be clear: 2 computers connected to two different routers and those routers are connected to each other with ...
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Any suggestion on the wifi extender? [on hold]

I have just bought the NetGear WN2000RPT wireless Extender and I am having trouble getting to its initial configuration page. I have read bad reviews about this particular NetGear extender would you ...
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Why are my pings to websites now being timed out?

Only recently, pinging a website through the CMD will result in a timeout for all four attempts. As I mentioned, this has only started happening within the last week or so. Before I could ping google, ...
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Will I experience degraded performance on a Ethernet connection through a splitter if I'm the only user on the line?

I currently have a long wire ethernet chord travel from my office to my bedroom (the rooms are side by side), as I wish (It's a long ethernet cable wire). I went from a 1.9 MBPS to a 15.+ MBPS after ...
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Combine/merge multiple HSPA connections

For an project I am currently working on, I need to combine multiple HSPA connections to improve the end speed of the connection. I have multiple HSPA routers with each one simcard (all the same ...
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Disable management over HTTP and Telnet for Verizon/Actiontec gateway?

I'm trying to disable gateway management using insecure transports. The gateway is an Actiontec provided by Verizon. Gateway management is available under Advanced → System Settings. The ...
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Firewall Throughput vs. UTM Throughput

I want to buy a new rack-mountable router with wireless capabilities. I was checking out the (Netgear UTM-25S. This router has a "firewall throughput" of 980 Mbps but a "UTM throughput" of only 24 ...
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Will my internet speed decrease if I connect two routers together?

I have ethernet connection and its connected to a router and then to my computer using the LAN port of the router . Everything is fine but the router is kept on another floor and thus , I cannot use ...
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Vyatta Firewall structure and Interface Direction

I've just purchased a Ubiquity EdgeRouter ER-8, and I'm working on configuring the firewall. In particular I'm confused about the direction "Local" for the interface I've defined as the WAN, and how I ...
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Access PA-35 Wifi Actuator Control Box from outside IP

I purchased an actuator that can be controlled by an iOS app as long as you are connected to the network this control box creates. I want to be able to set up a DNS and access the controls where ever ...
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Networking two computers for homegroup

I have a wireless high speed Internet connection, using a wireless network adapter on my PC (Windows 8.1 x64), that I want to share with other computers and laptops in my home (also Windows 8.1). I ...
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Linksys router gives good IP to wireless client but not to wired client

Setup: I have a Linksys WRT54G router running DD-WRT. I changed the router's IP address from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.2.1 and set a Wi-Fi password, but other than that it's a default DD-WRT with ...
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Ethernet and wireless connection [on hold]

I have a device connected to my laptop using an ethernet cable. This connection has nothing to do with an internet connection as such but the wireless capability on my computer gets disabled everytime ...
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ip6tables with K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 router?

I am looking at the K26 std-nokaid-small firmware for my WNR2000 router. It is supposed to support IPv6, but is ip6tables (or other IPv6 compatible firewall) included in the image? ...
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Cannot connect android phone to tp link router

I have TP Link TD-W8968 wireless router. I can connect my laptop to the router but not a phone since few days. I am facing a problem since a week, when I turn a wi-fi on on my android device HTC ...
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Why does my internet connection stop working every 10 minutes?

Every 10-15 minutes, my internet connection fails in the following manner: Cannot load websites Cannot connect to Dropbox Cannot connect to IRC Skype still works Slack still works Still able to ...
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How to find Wifi router for more than 50 mbps connection? [closed]

I am going to upgrade my internet connection to 50 mbps plan,so please suggest me good wifi router ? In my old router they mentioned that It can only get speed upto 24 mbps(WAN),what that mean ...
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How can I get my router to give internet access to >1 device

I have an ongoing problem with WiFi on my home network: All devices are able to connect to the network, however only one is able to get internet access at any given time. The one exception to the ...
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Network Hub to Hub - no network

I've set up a home network using hubs. I know it's best to replace hubs with network switches however the hubs were donated and it's not feasible to buy network switches. The setup consists of a hub ...
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Windows 8 - Wireless Adapter stops connecting

This similar thing has happened before, I fixed it by not using windows 8 anymore. However it's getting quite annoying. What happens is, if my Wireless network adapter is disconnected from the router ...
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I'm benchmarking various DNS servers and one of the adresses shown seems like my router, how to check it?

I'm using DNS Bench to test 10th's of DNS servers, and two addresses in the list appear to be from my router: 192.168.0.1 Non-routable local internet address 192.168.1.20 Non-routable ...
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Why is my connection only 100Mbps?

We recently have installed Cat6 cabling in our walls using Cat5e jacks (Could not find any other type). From research, this seems to be a working method, however the connection is auto-negotiated by ...
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what would be the benefit of adding a dns server to isc-dhcp-server

I have a very simple networking setup. I have a couple server applications like plexmediaserver, transmission-daemon, samba, etc... My router just went down, so instead of buying a new router, I just ...
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Network connection degrades after a while

My topology is as follows: Fiber -> Modem --[PPPoE]--> WiFi Router --[Cable]--> Win Computer A | `-------[Cable]--> Mac ...
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How do clients identify the router on a network?

How do clients connected to a LAN network with a NAT router connecting the network to the internet, identify the NAT router and hence know where to send their traffic for the wider internet. If this ...
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Use Ubuntu Iptable to route public ip to pc in private network

I am currently set up a Ubuntu server as a Router which has two network interface. eth0 -> Connecting to public internet ( 10.10.1.78 ) eth0:1 -> 10.10.1.79 eth0:2 -> 10.10.1.83 eth0:3 -> 10.10.1.81 ...
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no-ip: same ip for all devices can not access computer files redirected to router login page (solved)

I want to access my computer from outside the network and I'm using no-ip to get my computer static ip, it works fine, but when I'm accessing the host on port 80 it's not reaching my computer but just ...
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Forward NTP from one network to another network connected to the Internet on Windows 7

I have NVR server which is running Windows 7 with 2 network interfaces. There is one network dedicated for IP Cameras - 192.168.254/24. Second NIC connected to my network with internet access ...
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Wi-Fi connection does not appear on list of available connections [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7. My Wi-fi connection used to appear on the list of available connections. It has now disappeared. I can connect to other Wi-Fi connections with no problem and can connect to my ...
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What factors limit the number of sessions a router can handle?

We have had a number of problems recently with our office connection. Unfortunately FTTC is not available in the area, so we have two ADSL connections load balanced via a Draytek 2860Vn+. I have had ...
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My PC loses Internet connection from time to time for 30 seconds

When I play games, from time to time I lose Internet connection for about 30 seconds, I check with my browser and it doesn't load pages also. I thought this might be because I'm using a dumb setup at ...
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How to use 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz at the same time

I have the following setup: 1x TP-Link Archer C7 (with to Accesspoints "AC24" on 2.4 GHz and "AC5" on 5 GHz) 1x Notebook with 2 Wifi-Adapters (TP-Link Stick connected to "AC5" and Intel N 7260 ...
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Port restrictions and MACs

I have a question regarding connections within a university setting. In my room I have two network points. One for my pc and one for my voip phone. Each network port is restricted to one mac address, ...
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Network shuts down when downloading large file through 5 GHz network

My router runs 2 networks. A 5 GHz network for newer devices, and a 2.4 GHz network for older devices. When I am downloading a large file and/or have a lot going on, if I am connected to the 5 GHz ...
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Router behind router

To extend my wireless upstairs I salvaged a second router and have been trying to set it up so that: SSID matches with primary router Password matches with primary router Secondary router: Dlink ...