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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Wireless router has no internet access when connected to ADSL modem

I own a Broadcom BCM5354-based wireless router (Tomato 1.27 flashed) and an Aztech DSL605E modem. When both are powered up, the wireless router sometimes doesn't get internet access because the modem ...
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Google Chat QoS settings

Has anyone figured out what the correct ports are for QoS settings for Google Chat voice converstations? I need to boost the priority of these packets on my home network, but I can't find any docs on ...
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Configure Ethernet DSL w/ static IP

My Ubuntu computer connects to the router through an ethernet cable. The router is connected to the phone line. No other cables or devices are used. How can I configure Ubuntu's "Network Manager" to ...
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Can I run a router with a lower voltage power adapter?

The power adapter for my Linksys WRT54GL v1.1 router died - its output was 10V, 1000mA. I've tried using a replacement adapter (7.5V, 1000mA) and so far it works. Is this situation stable, or should ...
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Can't get Bonjour working in home network

I've expanded my home network. Now I have a WAG120N DSL router and TL-WR841N router. WAG120N is "master" (connected to internet and DHCP server for TL) while TL is used for the rest of the clients. ...
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Sandbox wireless devices from wired ones

I was wondering if there was any way with a typical home router (for instance I have a Linksys WRT160N) to create a wireless network which is essentially sandboxed from the rest of my network. ...
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Router page not opening

When I try to access my router page at 192.168.0.1 (my default gateway) I get the folowing error message: I haven't changed anything in my router's configuration recently and I'm pretty sure that ...
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How do I get my other computer to connect to the internet?

I have a WAN VPN with dynamic IP. I have configured my D-Link DIR-300 router so my computer is now connected to the internet. I want internet also on another computer in the room. Although I've ...
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How can my router have the same MAC as a computer in the LAN?

My ISP refused to give out a new IP when I switched from just having one computer in the LAN to using a router in spite of me doing a few releases and renews. So I tried an a little unorthodox ...
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how to set static ip in windows wireless settings

I don't want my wireless router's automatic DHCP. I'm using Windows XP; how can I connect to the router with a static IP?
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How can I link two routers together wirelessly?

I'm sharing the Internet with a neighbour (I pay a bit of the cost). Unfortunately the connection only works well in certain areas of my house (those places closest to the wireless router.) I want to ...
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D-Link DIR-652 wireless not working [closed]

A couple of months ago I bought a D-Link DIR-652 router. It was working fine until recently but a few days ago I started having problems with the wireless network. After resetting the router and ...
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Block Sites on the Wireless router

I have a simple wireless network in my workplace. We all connect to the internet via a wireless router. For all those accessing the internet using this wireless n/w, I want to allow access to only a ...
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2 Wireless Routers daisy chained for two WAPs from one modem

I have a Linksys Wireless N router with 4 ports. The cable modem comes in through the basement and as a result the wireless signal doesn't reach upstairs very well. All 4 ports on the router are ...
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Asus RT-N12 router + modem, my ISP needs PPPoA but the router only seems to do PPPoE?

Any idea what's going on here? I plug my modem into the router, and apparently to configure it I need to put my settings into the router, but PPPoA is not in the dropdown, only PPPoE and PPTP. What do ...
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Router loses it's time

I have a WRT54GX2 SRX 200 router, which until a couple of weeks ago, was working happily, until one day it started to disconnect my network from the internet, and today I realized that its internal ...
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2 WAN to LAN, What router do I need? [closed]

I did CCNA a long, long time ago at school, and now I need to use it. But as you know, you forget things quite easily when not using them. :P Ok, I need a router that is able to be connected to 2 WAN ...
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(Sort of) bridge superhub with netgear router WGR614V9

I've got a virgin super hub (sigh), and a netgear WGR614V9 plugged into eachother. They form two separate networks in the house. The WGR614V9 has a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0 and the superhub has a ...
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using a linksys wireless-g router with verizon dsl modem

I am currently using: Westell 6100 verizon dsl modem Linksys wireless-g router I can't get the router to connect to the internet with wired or wireless connection when linked to the modem; but ...
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Connection timeout & Wrong password.. but other computer connecting to router fine

I have two macbook pros connected to a wireless router. One was too far and lost signal, and when I brought it back in range, I am getting connection time out and ocassionally "wrong password". I ...
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Router stopped sharing the internet

Long time ago everything was working perfectly but one day it stopped working! I have an ASUS WL530g V2 router, and a Modem from CISCO, my internet provider is KABEL BW, I live in Germany. The ...
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Running a LinkSys WRT400N router with 3rd party firmware

Does anyone have any experience with the LinkSys WRT400N router and installing 3rd party firmware on it? Is there a more stable choice between DD-WRT and Tomato? Any benefits one way or the other? ...
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Setup 3 Routers at home

The wireless signal cannot transmit through floor. So I decided to have 3 routers setup at home. Here is my plan to setup. Please let me know if it make sense. SMC. It is a modern with router. It ...
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Show all machine's internal IP addresses (Windows XP)?

I have 3 Windows XP machines connection in a small home network. (2 of the 3 have no screen or keyboard.) What's the easiest way for me to find out each of the machines internal IP addresses? Is ...
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What could be lowering my download speed - alternative configurations?

I got the following configuration (new ISP): a). Cable internet 32 MBit/s Download and 2MBit/s upload. The gave me an ARRIS cable modem. b). I use a internationally unkown small router brand (AVM) - ...
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How to monitor the network traffic on a router?

Here's my current network set-up: we have 3 users connecting to a Thomson Gateway router (TG585 v8) provided by my ISP. We are connecting over an ADSL line. The problem is that we have a limited data ...
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Cradlepoint router dropping internet every few minutes

My home internet runs through a Sprint mobile broadband card attached to a Cradlepoint CTR350 router. For a few weeks now, it has been behaving oddly - after about 5-10 minutes of being connected (...
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Installing jnetpcap on a router

Can jnetpcap be installed on a router? Someone said that it could. Their web page lists several OSes that it can be installed on, but I don't see anything about routers.
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Can I upgrade an ADSL router firmware to DD-WRT or Tomato?

I have an ISP-supplied ADSL modem/router with firmware upgrade options listed in the admin options. The router is probably not from one of the more popular router vendors - I could not find the model ...
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How to set up QoS on ADSL router (terracom) for prioritizing browsing

I want to configure the ADSL router which connects 10+ machines to the internet. I want to give maximum priority to browsing (ports 80,443) and set low priority for bittorrent etc.(port 42180) I have ...
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How to access Verizon FiOS Router when it is acting as a network bridge with my own router?

I have Verizon FiOS and would like to access the router that Verizon provided. The problem is that I had Verizon hook up my router to it so I could set up my own wireless network with my own hardware. ...
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Extend WiFi range through Wireless Access Point - ethernet connection between 2 routers needed?

I've got a Linksys E4200 connected to my modem. I have a spare Linksys E3000 which I want to use as a range extender. Full bandwidth is required, so putting the E3000 (DD WRT firmware) in Repeater/...
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External ping fails on Linksys router

When I try to ping my server from somewhere other than my local network, if finds the host, but returns as a lost packet. Screenshot from http://tools.pingdom.com: http://cl.ly/1I1c3K0z3Y1I2c3x3R3Z ...
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Other computers behind isp cable

Today I have problems with my internet connection. I am connected to my router and router is connected to cable in the wall. Today, when I connect my computer directly to cable in the wall I notice ...
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Play On HD Mini won't connect to home network, please help

I bought a streamer, "Play on hd mini". It works fine with media from USB or an external hard-drive, but I can't connect it to the network. I have a wireless network, using an Edimax 802.11 g ...
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Why already set NAT info in router but not working?

I'm using ADSL service from ISP. The ADSL modem has only 1 LAN port and that port is connected to my PC. The LAN IP of my computer is 192.168.1.100, and I have apache running on localhost (127.0.0.1)...
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Can Netgear WGR614 v7 be used as a wireless bridge?

Hello all, I have an old Netgear WGR614 v7, and an old computer (WinXP) that doesn't have wifi. I have a wireless network, and want to use the old desktop on the network without running an ethernet ...
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DSL-2640R ADSL/Wireless Router Setup

We have a router operating in front of one computer which is separate from the rest of the network. Most of the time it operates fine but we find sometimes it loses connectivity, both internet ...
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Maximum number of VPN Tunnels on Linksys BEFSX41?

The subject line is pretty much it. Is there a maximum number of VPN tunnels I can set up into a single Linksys BEFSX41? Right now we have one, but need a second for sure, and possibly more in the ...
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WiFi router installation/signal problem

I got 2 questions concerning my WiFi router: I got my D-Link router 3 years ago and recently the signal is getting weaker especially toward the end of the day. Why? Sometime it's so weak that I ...
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How to open outbound ports in Router?

I am trying to configure this Yamaha router in our lab to open ports to access GMAIL (smtp/imap).I understood that I have to open ports 995 and 465 for this. Should I do this in "Packet Filtering" or ...
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connecting two wireless router

I have two routers dlink and TP-link (tl-wr340G). I want to use TP-link router as a bridge to use internet. Dlink is directly connected to internet and I want to use TP-link to extend the internet ...
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Setting up static IP for all my connected devices on my network

I have been told that I need to go into my router...Can anyone tell me how to do this? My router: Netgear WPN824.
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Why doesn't my port forwarding work

I've got a Netcomm NB9W router and I'm trying to forward ports 7 and 9 for wake on lan. I've set up a static IP address and I've configured both these ports using the Advanced\NAT\Port Forwarding ...
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Unable to connect to local computers in WAN of DD-WRT router.P2P networking not enables

I have Dlink DIR600 router and I upgraded to DD-WRT recently. We 7 students share an internet connection via wireless router. all 7 laptops are assigned an IP by router Problem is we are not able ...
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Connecting 2 Windows computers via a router

How do you connect 2 computers via a router ? I'm using One desktop computer with Windows 7. One Laptop with Windows 7. One Wireless Linksys router. The purpose really is to interface the two ...
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configure my home router

I need to configure my home router so my localhost website can be seen by the world. I just need to configure the router because the paypal api's will not work with my localhost if paypal cannot get ...
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How can my Mac print to an HP network printer on another network segment?

I've got a network comprised of two segments: Segment 1: IP adresses xx.yy.178.n - my main segment which is connected to the internet via DSL Segment 2: IP adresses xx.yy.1.n - WLAN segment used for ...
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How can I protect a PC that is directly connected to the Internet?

How can I protect a PC that will be directly connected to the Internet? There won't be a router — with it's semi-protective NAT — between my PC and any script kiddie on the Internet. What ...
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Interpreting WLAN speeds

I'm trying to interpret my WLAN speeds. I'm running an Asus RT-N16 router and a couple of WLAN machines within 10 or so meters from the router. Here's the router output: root@XXX:/tmp/home/root# wl ...