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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file transfer speed over wifi homesharing too slow

Recently I wanted to transfer some movie files (ranging from 1gb to 4.5gb) from one computer on the ground floor to another on the first floor. The wifi router Im using is this one most likely: my ...
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Trouble extending a network with bridge

I am currently trying to extend a small computer network between 2 buildings around 1 km apart. The setup looks like this: modem | Dlink router 1 - 192.168.1.1 (antenna connected to LAN port) | ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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My New Belkin N600 Router Randomly Stopped working after 3 Months

I bought a Belkin N600 router about 3 months ago, and it had been working well for me until a few days ago when it randomly quit working. So, I ran the Ehternet direct to my computer and got ...
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Forcing 40mhz wireless band on 2011 macbook pro

router: wndr7000 wireless N - 40mhz band with 300bps rate my macbook will only connect with a 20mhz ban so i'm stuck at 130Mbps How do I fore my macbook pro to connect at the full 40mhz band?
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Router(s) Issue: DNS queries sporadically fail with multiple computers hooked in

Basically, after anywhere from 5-60 minutes, DNS queries fail for a few minutes, then slowly begin to resolve correctly. Then the cycle repeats. This occurs only when more than one computer is on the ...
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Router giving wrong dns-ip address for local computer with static ip

Having a draytek vigor 2130n router on my network as a router. It is setup as hdcp server (192.168.0.200 and on) and rest pretty much default (so dns server also) also a windows server on the ...
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DVR is visible LAN but invisible with WLAN

I'm trying to get a DVR (H.264 video surveillance system) a connection. Here should include ports 80, 34567 and 34599 open. I also have a forwarding address and the DVR is forwarded in my router so ...
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Back to original firmware on TP Link WR2543ND

I flashed firmware on my WR2543ND router according to these instructions. But my router no longer creates wifi, wired LAN cables don't work anymore and 95% of time I cannot even access that router on ...
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Defaultgateway do not detect MAC-addresses

Today I was experimenting a bit with the user interface of my cisco router that is the default gateway of my LAN-network. I have two computers and a couple of smartphones atached to it trought WIFI ...
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Cannot connect to 192.168.1.1

I have router TP Link n900 and I cannot connect to my admin panel of the router, I just bought it, I have internet when I am connected with cabel, but cannot open the router. My connection is : PC -> ...
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Can't connect to shared network printer with new router

Recently, we got a new router for our home network. However, this seems to have caused problems with printing. We have one desktop computer, connected to the router via a ethernet cable, which our ...
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looking to extend wifi range

I currently have a trendnet ac1750 router it sits in one end of the house. Would it be best to get another one for elsewhere im the house or use a access point? Is there a product that works better ...
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best recommended access point [on hold]

looking for some guidance on an access point. I currently have a TEW-812DRU router.
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How can I increase Wi-Fi client limit on a Huawei router (WebCube by 3 Italy)?

--- Being anal isn't helpful so please avoid useless replies. THANKS --- English is not my first language so please be compassionate. :) I've got this Huawei Wi-Fi router ("WebCube" sold by 3 Italy) ...
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Find network pcs connected on wan port

If I connect the ethernet cable to my pc's lan port, on the network and sharing center all the discoverable pcs are listed. If I connect to my router wan port It only shows pcs on my lan. How to get ...
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2 Router wifi with different Gateway

I have 2 wifi router in different level floor in my home. Router A (upstair) has IP 192.168.0.* and Router B (downstair) has IP 192.168.1.* On many occasions my device on upstair connects to Router ...
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Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH and 3TB WD My Book Essential

I have a Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH and a 3TB Western Digital MyBook Essential that I wish to use as a NAS, I have formatted the drive with a single XFS partition, but when I plug it into the router the ...
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How can I override comcast's wonky DNS settings in the router resolv.conf?

Whenever I connect my laptop to my Xfinity router (TC8305C), it writes wonky settings into my resolv.conf. Rather than completely hard-codinging the settings on my laptop, can I override the settings ...
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Router issue with Linksys EA2700

I have a linksys EA2700 router and I'm running into an issue where every night at around 10:00 PM usually, my router becomes extremely sluggish. During this time loading a page can take 2-3 minutes ...
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random internet requests failing; advise on pinpointing exact cause requested

I've got this weird problem with our internet connection. At random times requests just fail. Usually with an error message that looks like "no response". Repeated attempts usually result in a correct ...
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Real time stats of data sent and received by devices connected to my router

At home I have a configuration like this: +--> XBOX | +--> MAC ...
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Can't stream youtube videos on cellphone when using my router's wifi

I have a Nokia Asha 302, and I am having problems watching youtube videos while using wifi from my router, the x% number starts loading and then jumps to 60% and gets stuck there. Tried factory ...
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Subnet Masking vs Routing

To extend a network beyond the amount of 254 hosts, there are basically two options, if I understood it correctly: I could use a second network, having a different network prefix and connect the two ...
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Resolving local hostnames with D-Link DIR-657 router

How can I resolve local hostnames with the D-Link DIR-657 router? With my old router I could just enter the device name followed by .home, eg. raspberrypi.home. However neither of these seems to ...
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Connecting youview box via a D-Link DIR-655 to broadband

Hope this is the right forum to ask this question: I have a recently installed youview box with BT Infinity broadband. I would like to use an old D-Link DIR-655 to connect from the TV broadband ...
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How could a D-Link DIR-632 router's firewall settings cause Office 365 emails to get stuck in the Outlook outbox?

For over the two months after we moved to Office 365 (i.e. Exchange Online), many staff in our office found their emails got stuck in their Outlook 2010 outbox for long periods of time (0-20 minutes). ...
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record the websites/remote servers visited from my computer

Issue Summary and Description I would like to record all outgoing requests from my computer (in this case a mac) to any websites or remote servers. I mainly program magento applications and with ...
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Is a Buffalo CB-GK10B Router the same as a WZR-HP-G300NH? Or will installing OpenWRT brick the CB-GK10B

I have an old WZR-HP-G300NH, and I thought I ordered another one, it said WZR-HP-G300NH on the package, but when I opened it up and looked at the unit the back read Model No: CB-GK10B. It looks ...
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How do I connect to my home router remotely?

How can I configure my router to accept outside connections to login and edit the router settings remotely? It seems like it should be easy to do, but I am having a lot of trouble figuring it out. ...
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Constant Multiplayer Disconnect on both PC games and Xboxone games

well my problem is that since I've gotten my new internet service, about 2 weeks ago (time warner cable) I've noticed on every multiplayer/online game I try to play I end up getting booted or ...
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How does NAT Work on the Packet Level?

So I am studying for my Network + and CCNA and had some confusion about how packets work. I was reading a similar topic at How do IP answer packets reach their destination inside of a private LAN? ...
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Network interference from a PC wired into router/switch?

Is it possible for a desktop PC directly wired into a switch to have a bad ethernet port which causes problems for other devices wired into the switch? I noticed whenever one of our desktop PCs is ...
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How do you config miniupnpd?

I can't config miniupnpd correctly. I got puzzled...... $ upnpc -r 9999 tcp upnpc : miniupnpc library test client. (c) 2005-2013 Thomas Bernard Go to http://miniupnp.free.fr/ or ...
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Buffalo Router WZR-HP-G450H slow and unstable

I bought a Buffalo WZR-HP-G450H router. Problem 8 device connected to it via wireless. When power it on, the connection speed is very fast, about 5MB/s while transfer files between a wired server ...
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Remote Desktop with 2 hops

I have hit a dead end on this. I hope that someone here can help me out. At home, I have setup 2 private networks. One is my main network and one is my lab network. Here is the setup: Internet ...
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How to use iptables to connect proxy server

In my company, all http and https must connect to a proxy server, which means we must set proxy in our web browser. Our department has an internal network (192.168.0.xxx). I use a Linux server as ...
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Is forwarding to port 9 (discard) essentially the same as blocking a port?

My router (Linksys WRT1900ac) seems to leave port 4567 open, as discussed in this question. I'd like to block that port. Unfortunately I see no easy way in the Linksys admin console to simply drop ...
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Can someone help me understand ALG and VPN settings on my router?

I'm looking at the settings in my TP-LINK WDR4300 router and noticed settings for VPN passthrough and ALG. Every single option is enabled but I am hoping someone can help me understand these settings ...
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How i can make my home router accept connections with my public IP while i am home

Is there any way to connect to a service on my home network with my public IP while i am connected to this LAN? To be more specific... Now I am using my phone to connect remotely (VNC) to my desktop ...
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Broadband ISP hack

My ISP allows me to surf www.youtube.com at 10Mbps speed but my normal speed for other site except Youtube is 512kbps. Is there any way to send all data (all other site) from my computer looks like ...
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How do I create subnets given these constraints?

I am trying to tackle the following subnetting problem: Prepare subnetting for an organization that requires 2000 hosts to be placed on the network. The maximum number of hosts on a subnetwork is 300. ...
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How to Assign Public IP to a device plugged into the LAN port of a Wifi Router

I have these two public IPs from my ISP. As an example, let's say the two IPs are: XXX.XXX.XXX.180 and XXX.XXX.XXX.181. They are on the same range and right next to each other When I access the GUI ...
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VPN config for single IP and multiple options

I have a single static IP and a small set of projects I work on. I would like to set up a VPN solution to get a few more people involved on these projects. Right now we have the static IP, a Server ...
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Can ping only one way. 2xServer 2012 and Cisco router environment

We are doing test setup of network and currently have 2x Server 2012 and 1x Cisco router and switch. Both Servers have 2 nics. 1 connected to the router, and 1 for the lan. Router set up done and ...
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VPN router configuration

I've set up an IPSec VPN tunnel and connected it. It works fine. Now, I want to access the remote subnet. How do I do it? How do I "connect" my machine to this VPN? My local secure group is ...
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network & sharing shows diff routers SSID

i had this problem in my hostel which has bunch of NETGEAR N300 wireless router installed problem is when i try to open my room router configuration page whoes SSID is "slv211" it shows me SSID of ...
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How to reboot WAG54G2 from Web Management

How can I reboot my Linksys WAG54G2 router from the web management interface?
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Connect to configuration page of Belair Networks 20E Using Linux Mint

I have a Belair Networks Wireless access point / Wifi Router and would like to reset it and connect to the config page to complete the setup and config for use with home wifi. The manual or item ...
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DNS issue between Subnets

I have the following NET Configuration: ROUTER: IP #1: 192.168.17.1 IP #2: 192.168.8.10 PDC-DNS-DHCP Server: OS: WS2008R2 IP: 192.168.17.2 NAME: M2SCDC01P Domain Name: test.local ...