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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how can I access router system files?

I want to access my router's files but I don't know how. I own BaudTec router. I tried \\192.168.1.1 , it asks for username-password I gave the same as when I login router web interface but I couldn't ...
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wifi router linux based - customizable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a customizable Linux based WiFi router Hi, I m looking for a wifi router (Internet gateway) currently My ISP provided me a wired router It should be ...
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Using a desktop as a dedicated wifi server, and hooking the Ethernet port to a wireless router, is this possible?

I want to connect one of my desktops wirelessly to the Internet, using my neighbours unsecured wifi (with her permission of course), and share it through the Ethernet port to my wireless router, so I ...
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Adding router to existing wireless network to separate networks

I just moved into an apartment complex which offers free wireless internet for all tenants. They use Meraki wireless devices and to my surprise the internet access has been very stable in the short ...
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What would cause large variations in ping time between PC and router over wifi?

I just purchased a new router (Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH) and setup our router in a new location. I'm running the stock firmware 1.72. Between my PC and the router there are several walls and a ceiling. ...
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trouble with internet connection - slow to open web pages if they open at all until I put VPN on and then they open ok

I am having problems with my internet connection. At the moment I am on a mac and connected through a netgear wireless router. The internet connection either won't open a webpage at all or if it does ...
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Map a SMB-drive outside of the LAN

Is it possible to map a network drive in Windows 7 connecting to a NAS on a another local network (behind a firewall)? Here's my setup (so far): - Linksys wireless router connected to the internet - ...
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Dlink DIR 655 - solid power light, is it dead?

I have a DLink DIR 655 that recently stopped working. All I can get is a solid power light. I've tried a few flavors of reset (hold down for 30s, hold down, pop out power cord, wait 15s, pop back in, ...
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Can I use Linux Mint to act as a router?

Can I use Mint as a Router service, similar to the service in Ubuntu (called: Router Advertisement Daemon?). Does Mint support this and what solutions are available for this? Have dabbled in Linux ...
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Configuring Mac OS X to use different routers according to IP

I have both ethernet and wifi access for my Mac OS X. Ethernet access is used for local area network only (ip range 192.168.0.0/16 and 10.0.0.0/8), while wifi access is used for the Internet. Now I ...
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Turn Windows XP machine into a router?

I have an older Windows XP SP3 machine sitting around, that has both wired and wireless capabilities, and I would like to turn it into a router that broadcasts a wireless network. I know that this ...
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Windows 7 recognises the wrong router

I have a cable router connected to my cable ISP. On the LANs are 4 computers, one of which is a dual boot XP/Win7 machine. I was given an ADSL wireless router which I connected to one of the LAN ...
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Ways to Determine if Internet Dropout is Router or ISP?

Since this weekend my internet has been randomly dropping out for 10-20 seconds. There doesn't seem to be any fixed interval to it, but it usually occurs every 30-60 minutes. At work, I have my ...
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Simulate packet losses over a network switch

We have a network switch here and we can easily ask it to limit the bandwidth it allows, which is nice. It would be great if we could also ask it to generate packet losses for us - doing this with ...
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Suggested dd-wrt security settings for home network?

So for I am using WPA2 Home with AES, with MAC address filtering. Any other suggestions? Update I am not broadcasting my ssid either.
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Steps to update Buffalo 300nh firmware to dd-wrt w/o connecting to internet connection

I already have an existing wireless router that I rent from my ISP. I want to setup my Buffalo 300nh router first, with new dd-wrt firmware and once I have that setup I will switch to using it. What ...
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what kind of internet filtering can I do with DD-WRT?

I want to filter websites etc., can DD-WRT help me with this? I will be signing up with openDNS also, but curious what I can do at the router level with DD-WRT? if you can link to DD-WRT doc's that ...
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bought the Buffalo 300nh router, can I setup dd-wrt before disabling my other wireless router?

I am renting a wireless router with cable connection from my local ISP. I want to setup my Buffalo 300nh router with dd-wrt before returning the ISP's wireless router. Is this possible for me to do? ...
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PS3 cannot find Tversity Media Server after new router install

I just replaced my Belkin Router with a new Belkin router (N150). After configuration, I have my PS3 and my PC both showing up as DHCP clients. Both can reach the internet as well. I can ping the PS3 ...
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Is there a router that can take a wireless signal, and connect wired devices?

I have several devices that can only connect via wired connections. My ISP supplied router is more or less fixed in position, and bringing a wire from these devices to the router's current position is ...
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How good is the free comcast wireless router? [closed]

Comcast will give their customers a free wireless router. To get this router you browse to http://www.comcast.com/wirelessrouter and order one. Does anyone have any experience with this router? Is ...
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Power loss requires router config to be rebuilt from scratch before getting Internet access

Recently we switched from DSL to Cable. We have the battery backed-up modem that stays powered on after having power disconnected. I've setup our WRT54G router with this modem back to its original ...
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weird thomson router problem - hangs when IM application is launched

I recently got a thomson router from my ISP. Whenever google talk is launched the connection to the internet is lost and the router has to be restarted. I tried google and found 1 more report with ...
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Router for a 100Mbps Internet connection

I'm about to sign up for an ISP that offers 100 Mbps down / 50 Mbps up via an ethernet jack. I have an airport extreme. The ISP warned me that many routers aren't able to handle 100 Mbps of Internet ...
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Any particular reason there is no custom firmware for the WRT54GC?

It seems all the other WRT54__ models get the love, why not the WRT54GC?
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how to setup router so that others could access my webpage

I have a router. And I want to know how will I be able to access my webpage. Details: Server: Apache (Installed throughWampserver) Router: TP-LINK TL-WR340G OS: windows 7 IP: dynamic I tried ...
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How to provide free connection with usage caps (dd-wrt firmware)

I've got a pretty badass router (okay, not that good, but not bad: TP_link TR1034ND), with DD-WRT firmware. My connection is about 90/35mbps which is also pretty good. I want to provide a free ...
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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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Linksys WRT150n: how to migrate from Sveasoft to DD-WRT?

Since I started using multiple laptops with 802.11n, my WRT150n periodically loses wireless capability and I have bounce the box to regain wireless. Before getting a new router, I wanted to try ...
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How to resolve home network download speed degradation

Lately when downloading large files from the internet, commonly streaming a video or downloading a large application the transfer speed starts out good - maybe 300-400 kilobytes/second. Then over time ...
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Correctly setting up router for a VM

I have my main machine running Win7, and it hosts a virtual PC, that's set up to do networking via NAT. If I want my VM to have inbound access to certain ports, would I tell my router to open up those ...
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Tomato/DD-WRT router to act as switch & only NAT some port

BACKGROUND: I have a device that must use a real IP address. Currently, my ISP uses DHCP and I can have up to 4 real IP address assigned. However, the cable modem only have 1 ethernet port and it's ...
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Change router's web admin

How to change DLINK DIR-600 web administration port ? now it's set to 80, I want to change it to 81 so I can host web server on my computer
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Static IP and Router

I have a cable connection coming to my apartment from somewhere in the house. I assume they have a router and a modem and they do like this to grant connectivity to the whole house. To connect, I have ...
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What do I need to do when replacing my wireless router?

I currently have a very old wireless router that has been giving out on me lately. If I were to replace it with a newer and better one, what will I need to do in order to set it up? Besides the ...
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How can I get my router and Inprocomm IPN2220 wireless network card connected?

Problem I can not connect to my Techniclan WAR-54G router's personal wireless network via my older Acer Travelmate 2300 XP Pro laptop that uses a InProComm IPN2220 wireless network card. However, ...
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How to connect a Win XP PC and Win 7 PC with a Linksys WRT54G Router to a PPPOE connection?

I have two PCs and a WRT56G Router. My provider is a PPPOE connection (username and password). I can connect my Windows 7 easily. Even if I choose Auto or PPPOE on the router's configuration. Maybe ...
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How do enable 100 Full Duplex on WRT54G for faster Internet?

I've got a problem with my Internet modem. When I connect the modem directly to my computer and run a speed test, I got 15 mbps when it should be 25 mbps. I then set the LAN card to use "100BaseTX ...
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Is is normal for a home router to NOT respond to MX requests?

My Home router (netgear dg834g) does not respond to requests for MX addresses from the internal network. Is this normal? It DOES respond to other reqeusts. My previous router - BT Voyager 2091 - ...
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How to resolve odd behavior on wireless router, connections hang until DHCP lease is renewed

I just picked up a new wireless router and I am seeing the following odd behavior and I'd like to understand what could cause such a thing: After having internet connectivity through the wireless ...
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How can I connect my XP laptop to my wireless network if my wireless network doesn't show up in the list?

The Problem For some reason my XP laptop can not see my wireless network but my Vista laptop can see it fine. I should also say that my XP laptop can see all my neighbors' wireless networks just fine....
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Share Pc' s wifi internet connection to router and spit it out trough it

Basicly im trying to share the an internet connection that i receive through wifi from my bestfriend's place to my place and Extend it trough a router for my consoles and other computers in my ...
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Why is my router blocking websites? [closed]

I'm not exactly a networking expert and am currently having some issues with my new sitecom router (firmware is upgraded to the latest version) When NAT is enabled on my router and the router ...
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How can I connect to my Airport Extreme Shared Disk using Windows?

I have a shared disk attached to my Airport Extreme, which I can connect to remotely in OS X through the finder via command - k, and entering in the proper address: afp://test.dyndns.org:1111 1111 ...
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Running a router off Wi-Fi rather than Ethernet

I'm going to be moving in the next month. The new residence will have Wi-Fi available. My current network setup involves: modem router desktop PC (wired) laptop PC (wireless) printer (wired, can ...
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Can you simply move a router from one place to another without having to reconfigure it?

My home wireless router (D-Link DIR655) displays some behavior that I want to test on my work computer. Can I simply bring the router to work and plug it into my work modem and expect it to function ...
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How to forward port when using 3 routers?

I've been struggling with my home network since I moved in but finally got to some results. Here's current set-up: INTERNET -> THOMSON 585V.7 (modem/Wi-Fi router) -> wireless bridge -> LINKSYS ...
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Router buying advice [closed]

I am looking to buy a new router. The follow things are important Speed of data transferring across the network Dual Band? Is it possible to buy one which will transfer both N and G so older devices ...
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Improving NAS Performance

I have recently purchased a ReadyNas Duo NAS. It is connected directly to the router via an network cable. The performance is slightly sluggish, and if I stream HD content around the house it's a ...
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changing the subnet on a DDWRT router

I'm currently working on a bridged openvpn setup between two places. My home lan uses a 192.168.1.x subnet, as does the remote location (which i can't change the subnet for anyway) which results, ...