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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Why do pings to my router take to long? Could it be CPU?

I have an Ubuntu server that is running as a router. The internet will be really slow a lot of times so I checked the ping to the router and it will go up to 1400 at some points. I have top, iftop and ...
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Computer never connects to the internet automatically on startup?

I have my Windows Vista laptop connected directly to the router via an ethernet cable, and every time I switch the computer on, the computer cannot connect to the internet. It comes up as limited or ...
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odd wifi speed issue - after reset runs at 10mb+, after 5 minutes back to 0.5mb

i our office we are running 4 computers all using wifi - 2 macs, 2 pcs and a couple of smart phones (not that they are using the wifi all that much) the internet is really slow, so if we reset the ...
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How do I configure a Cisco 3600 Router as a second router, being SURE to not interfere with the existing production network?

Basically, I would like to set up a little lab here at work. We have a spare 3600 router sitting around, as well as some new-in-box RV042s that will be in production soon. I'd like to set up and ...
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How to get all traffic in the network to a specific site to be directed through a proxy?

One of the servers in my LAN is running a certain SOCKS proxy, through which I'd like all traffic to example.com, from the entire LAN, to be automatically routed through without any configuration on ...
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Zeppelin Air speakers causing interference on wireless network

My dad recently bought the new Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air speaker system. They allow you to stream music from a computer and other devices to the Zepellin without the need for wires. ...
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Prevent Overloading of Router on Large File Transfer

Okay, so I had some router issues when trying to move a lot of stuff to my new FreeNAS server a few days ago. I'd like to find a way to prevent overloading my router in the future. Here's what I have: ...
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Sitecom router dropping Steam packets

From my ISP I got this Sitecom WL-582 wireless router (also known as the Wireless Router 300N X2 WL-341) for my home network. By itself, it works OK, but last week I noticed that I wasn't able to ...
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Network routing issue

Here is the situation. I've turned server ns1 (a dual-homed linux box) into a router by enabling ip_forwarding on it (echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward) Server ns1: eth0: 10.10.0.200/24 ...
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Troubleshooting Desktop That Can't Connect to Internet through Any Adapater, Even on Different OSes

I have a Windows 7 machine that also has Ubuntu on it. Yesterday the NIC spontaneously crapped out. I went and got a Dynex PCI NIC and set it up, my computer now finds networks but lists them as ...
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synchronous and statistical time division multiplexing

Wiki Definitions: Statistical multiplexing is a type of communication link sharing, very similar to dynamic bandwidth allocation (DBA). In statistical multiplexing, a communication channel is divided ...
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LAN card not working sometimes with windows

I have the following scenario MODEM + (FE)(Cable A) --> (WAN) ROUTER (LAN)-----(FE)Cable B----COMPUTER Now i have two LAN cards on computer 1)CARD A is build in Motherbord 2)CARD B is NIC ...
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Wireless connection drops under heavy traffic load

Please read the whole thing before commenting if you would really like to help ! :) I've had this problem for a very long time now and tried MANY different solution. Here's the problem. My desktop ...
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Dlink dir 685 with static IP. Cannot see router from other network

I have l2tp connection. My ISP gave me static IP. I can ping this IP from my ISP network successfully. But if I ping it from other ISP - it doesn't. I have dlink 685 router. Unchecked in Firewall ...
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Can't find Time Capsule and AirPort Express through my wireless router

I have recently gotten a new router for internet, but sadly it hasn't been much of an improvement to my network. I own a Time Capsule and an AirPort Express. They are both hooked up to my wireless ...
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Possible Problem with Router - occurs during file transfers

With our latest router, we've been having a strange problem. Any time I am downloading a slightly large file or transferring a file from one comptuer to another over our home network, the Internet ...
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Configuring Wireless ADSL 2+ router for static IP

I have the following Binatone DT845W wirless ADSL2+ router An ethernet port with static ip which provides access to the internet Problem: I want to configure internet access via the router, so ...
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My Netgear MBRN3000 3G router gives “Connection Refused” errors

I'm trying to setup my wireless 3G router Netgear MBRN3000 but I cant even access the setup page. I have reset it several times, restarted it, checked the connection, checked its ip with ipconfig ...
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How to change dlink dir-524 router link port from 80 to 1088

How to change dlink dir-524 router link(192.168.0.1) port from 80 to 1088
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Netgear Router Static IP

The Problem: I've recently acquired a new router; a Netgear WNDR4000. I promptly went to set up a static internal IP so I could port forward for the Minecraft Server I run on my computer. I've done ...
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DNS Issues With My TP-Link Router

I own a TP-Link TD-W8101G Router, that also combines a ADSL modem function. Lately I've been problems in my internet connection. When I have my torrent application open (uTorrent) most DNS requests ...
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Internet working on Ubuntu, not on Windows

The following is the situation - I have an ADSL router with both ethernet and wifi interaces. I also have access to two dual-boot machines (with Windows 7 and Ubuntu Lucid). A few days back, the phone ...
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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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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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VPN Login on Home Router

I connect to the internet via a Linksys Wireless N Router. I then VPN into my corporate network using the windows XP VPN client. The connection works fine, except after I disconnect, I need to reboot ...
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Alternative firmware for Belkin N1 vision

Me and routers ... it's never been a happy marriage and probably never will. I've had 3 routers, a d-link DIR615, Belkin N1 Vision and a linksys WRT54g. I've been most happy with the linksys since ...
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Why my router alows to connect to the internet only after plugging the cord to laptop?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I have D-link dir-320 wireless router. When I turn on my laptop Lenovo G555, I'm trying to connect to router by it's usually unsuccessful. But if I'll pull the ethernet cord ...
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Comtrend 536+ selectively blocks web pages when using it via wifi. No problem whatsoever via LAN

I've just obtained a Comtrend 536+ ADSL2+ router and I've easily managed to setup a proper LAN/wifi configuration for my home machines, laptops, smartphones and such. I'm more than used to do it. The ...
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How to connect Thomson TG585v7 wifi router to Android tethering wifi hotspot?

I'm trying to connect my PC to the internet through the use of my Thomson wifi router and Android 3G connection. More details follow. I have an HTC Desire running Android 2.2 Froyo on which I have ...
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How to set up wireless access on a Cisco router

I've set up my 877W according to the configuration listed in this forum post: IPTV over Cisco 877 (It's the working configuration at the bottom of the post) Note that I have an 877W, so it also has ...
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cannot connect via http but can via ssh in Windows 7

I have a strange problem in my Windows 7. Sometimes web browsers (ie firefox and chrome) works sometimes don't. But ssh is always working. What could be the reason and how to fix it? My router is ...
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My laptop causes the wireless router to stop working

it's happening something strange to my wireless connection. The wireless connection works fine with all the devices at home, except with my laptop (Toshiba satellite, WIN 7 64): as I start it, the ...
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Forward a port to all users in Mikrotik RouterOS

In short: I want to know how to forward certain ports on Mikrotik's RouterOS. I looked up online and found several videos/tutorials but for whatever reason, I cannot do it. Please read below for more ...
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Wireless does not work on laptop

I have been having problems with the wireless network connection on my laptop for a while. (Samsumg Np905S3g) All drivers should be up to date, as well as windos updates. I have tried a clean install ...
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Running a web server through a Thomson ST780 SpeedTouch router

I run my own web server on my Macmini for years. I used to simply connect to my ISP via the Mac OS X Network System Preferences Pane. I have a static IP for which I pay a monthly fee. Physical ...
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QOS on a Cisco DPC3939?

So with the Xfinity triple play package they issue a Cisco DPC3939 router. Now, I don't know if any of you have any experience with it or not, but suffice to say that it sucks in terms of both ...
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How to create a wireless-to-ethernet router?

I have a Debian machine, which I want to turn into a router. It will connect via wireless to a access-point, where it will get an IP. To its ethernet port, other machines will be connected. It will ...
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NFS share not browserable (but accessible) from a different subnet

hope this is the right place for my question, and apologies for asking a question that has possibly been answered before but searching for "nfs" was impossible. And any keyword combinations returned ...
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Could i use my old D-link GO-RT-N150 router as a repeater?

I live in a big house and when on one side wi-fi doesnt reach. I have an old D-link GO-RT-N150 router, could i use it as a repeater? Thank you
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Routing TCP traffic through cloud server

Is a scenario like this possible: Windows machine 1 (behind NAT) connects to a cloud server 3 (no NAT) Windows machine 2 (behind NAT) connects to the same cloud server 3 (no NAT) Is there a tool ...
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Setting up a network with repeater with two TP-Link TL-WR941ND

I've been trying to set up a wireless network with two TL-WR941ND where there's one connected to the modem and the other one should access the other router and repeat the signal. So I have tried a ...
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Trouble with Static Leases on DD-wrt router

I'm having real issues trying to set up a new DD-WRT router. It is a netgear R7000 with build DD-WRT:- v24-sp2 (12/15/14) std - build build r25344 My set up is basically:- BT Home Hub 4 (Using just ...
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Awful internet connection

So, im using a BT as my internet provider with one of their hubs stationed in the upstairs bedroom. Now ive had really dodgy internet connection/speeds on this computer for a while, but the most ...
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NAS disconnects from router when streaming device turns on

I have been using a Seagate Central NAS with my Linksys EA6900 perfectly fine for months. It is connected with a Gb Ethernet cable. Recently bought a Xiaomi (equivalent of AppleTV but designed/made ...
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Cannot connect to ADSL modem router via ethernet

In windows 8 on Laptop have no problem, but in the Ubuntu 14.04 on the same laptop cannot detect. Also in Windows XP on PC, cannot detect it, too. ADSL modem router tp-link td-8817 have a USB port, ...
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cg3000d - what would cause wireless to reset to factory?

I bought a lot of 5 cg3000d routers for some room rentals that I have. 2 of 5 routers, have mysteriously reset their wireless configuration. Basically the wireless was reset so that the SSID would be ...
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Allow guest network client access to one port on local network

I'm helping a friend configure his Linksys EA3500 router. He is running a web server on his desktop and we've configured the router to forward port 80 from the WAN to the desktop. He'd like to also ...
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Cannot ping pc from openwrt router

I am trying to set up a port forwarding on a openwrt router, but met a problem (subj). I can access some of wired connections (192.168.1.221 - linux), but cannot to other ones of them (192.168.1.141 ...
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Consistant Ping Spikes on default gateway

About a week or so ago we switched our internet from Verizon DSL to Time Warner Cable's cable internet. It was working great until this weekend, when my brother and I started experiencing regular ping ...
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Ethernet connection slightly handicapped compared to Wi-Fi

I'm using an Arris TG862 router and noticed that computers connected to the internet via an ethernet cable suffer some problems when browsing that don't happen when connected through the Wi-Fi. The ...