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 do I prevent my router from resetting when many clients are present?

When few devices are connected to my router, nothing happens. However, when more than 10 devices are connected, the router resets itself or I have to reset it myself. Is this a problem with the ...
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Router behind router network setup

My relative has bought a router instead of a switch which causes remote-access control issues on his network. His existing network has a 1st router where all PCs are connected via LAN cables. The 2nd ...
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Router Overload? Small office keeps dropping downloads

We have a small office with 25-30 devices connected to the network. Most of the devices are working constantly. ISSUE: cant download/upload through Ethernet, website load times are slow, cant have ...
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Is it possible to be sure a previously compromised router is safe to use again?

For the past two weeks, I've been dealing with a computer nightmare. On my primary PC, MalwareBytes reported something on my computer called "spyware.password". I immediately began trying to remove ...
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Can't access Thomson modem interface anymore

I used to be able to access the web interface of my Thomson DWG849 router/modem through both 192.168.100.1 and 192.168.87.1, but now, suddenly, I can't anymore. I have tried resetting the router ...
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Not all computer are on same home network that uses router and AP

I'm using a router and an AP on my home network. If i connect to my AP then the router gives the computer an IP through DHCP. The problem is that computers that connect to the router are not visible ...
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ISP 5 Device Limit - double NAT the solution?

I have asked this question in response to another question here ( 5 Max connections/devices to the internet? Is my ISP limiting me somehow? ), but thought I should start a thread to see if I can get ...
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Setup Linksys 3200 remote access

I'm trying to setup remote access for my linksys 3200 so that I can configure it through the WAN port. I have turned on remote access, however when I try to connect I get a 404 error. The settings I ...
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Trying to connect a Dlink DIR-615 router to a PPTP VPN from behind a Netgear WNDR3700

I have two routers: a Netgear WNDR3700 and a DLink DIR-615 (rev H2) Both are using stock firmware. The Netgear is my primary router (192.168.0.1/24). I'd like to set up the DLink (192.168.2.1/24) to ...
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CNet router - no field for private port

I'm trying to configure port forwarding on my CNet router for a locally hosted HTTP server. The model number of my router is CQR-981 and the firmware version is 1.0.43. The problem is that there's no ...
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Is it possible for a router to “go bad” with time?

I've been having problems with my internet connection over the past weeks (intermittent disconnections, slow transfers, etc), and my provider keeps telling me that the problem is not on their end. I ...
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Hooking up sonicwall to 2WIRE router — Initial configuration

Tomorrow I have a client who needs some help configuring his sonicwall firewall and his 2wire modem. He experienced a temporary power failure which reset the modem back to factory defaults. My ...
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Trying to chain 4 routers together.. possible?

I have comcast 50mb internet and 3 other routers that I am trying to connect throughout my duplex house. I am running 50 ft cat5 cables to them throughout the house and have them powered on and ...
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WAN port Unplugged

I have iBall 150M Extreme Wireless N Router. I am trying to connect my internet through this router. I configured it correctly (using quick configuration) as per my knowledge using static IP Address. ...
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CISCO DCP3825 — Two major problems (orange light, and 192.168.0.1 access..)

First problem: When I attempt to connect to 192.168.0.1 it does not connect. I run an ipconfig /all and my ethernet stats are: Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection: Connection-specific DNS Suffix ...
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How to share Wifi connection on Laptop to other devices through Wifi? (Connectify does not work)

My laptop is connected to my school WiFi but somehow my Android phone cannot access the WiFi (My phone can connect to WiFi in other places, so I guess it must have something to do the setting) So, I ...
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Wireless Connection unstable with multiple devices connected

My wireless network works perfectly when only 1 device is connected. Super fast, full strength. But as soon as multiple devices are connected to the wireless network the connections become unstable ...
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Port forwarding through a client bridge

I am having a problem with port forwarding with a client bridge. My main router is a 2wire router from AT&T using their firmware. It is a Router/Modem. In my room, there is a Linksys WRT54GL ...
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How can I selectively increase latency? E.g. throttle games

Basically, I want networked games to run poorly on a network, but I want everything else to run smoothly. I would also appreciate advice on blocking games in general. As far as I can tell, there's a ...
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SSH Not Working After Installing DD-WRT

I have a pogoplug server hacked with the instructions here. It has worked fine for over a year now. I can ssh into it and do what ever I want. Today I installed DD-WRT on my router, after setting up ...
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Setting up DDNS server behind router and gateway

I set up a server using DDNS on my home network, and despite setting up port forwarding on the router it still doesn't work - attempts to connect just time out. However, I can access the web page ...
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ADSL upload speed low on PC, but good with phone over wifi

on PC over LAN: on Android phone over wifi: ADSL status on my router: These speed tests were run on the same time on same router. My router brand is TPLink. I have tried new cables with all ...
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Windows 7 Internet Sharing - How to have simultaneous Internet Access to my client

The condition: I'm running on windows 7, I'm using a usb broad band for my computer, then my computer is connected to the router tp-link tl-wr340g (in this sense my computer is the internet source ...
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Router stopping my python server

So my problem, very simply, is that I cannot get my computers that are connected to my router to communicate. Example: If I ping a wireless computer I get no response and the Request times out If ...
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Router slows down after some time, only over wifi, no admin, router reboot helps

Problem's in the title. Additional info: Router - TL-WR1043ND (TP-Link), latest firmware. Wireless security - WPA2/AES. OS - OpenSuSE 12.2 and 12.1 (two computers). After reboot everything is ...
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UDP client behaving differently for wifi router

I have a setup like, main router is connected to modem(ISP), I have connected one wifi router to main router, and another wifi router to above wifi router, so have 3 levels of routers. Now I connected ...
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Wifi connected but no data transfer

I have a Desktop which runs on Windows XP and a laptop which runs in Ubuntu. Recently I have set up a wireless router in order to be able to access internet on my laptop through wifi. The laptop ...
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How can i make my Netgear WPN824V2 Router more secure?

I realize, in the research I have done so far, that the memory to import into this router is too low to run any custom firmware, it is updated to the current newest firmware. But my problem is that ...
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dd-wrt: change LAN port to WAN only works without LAN connection

I have a TP-Link 740N v3 router with WAN port and LAN port 1 burned. I was able to flash DD-WRT and to apparently configure WAN port to LAN port 4 (or 1, I don't actually know how are they numbered ...
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Separating two networks

I have two routers, R1 and R2. R1 (a stock linksys router running dd-wrt) is connected to internet and is serving internet to a network of 5 devices/PCs running a DHCP server, with a network of ...
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Make router forward HTTP and HTTPS traffic to external App

I use a Linksys WRT54GL router with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) std (SVN revision 13064) which I am trying to make forward all HTTP and HTTPS traffic to an external app called Fiddler (used as proxy) on ...
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Bizarre and very specific Internet connection loss

Yesterday (Friday, September 21, 2012), my Internet connection started acting up. After some testing, I confirmed a very specific and baffling set of symptoms: Internet connection goes away every ...
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Trouble configuring local network to work with DynDns.org

I have a Westell 7500 modem/router (two actually) from Frontier. It is setup in bridge mode, passing through to a Cisco RV042 load-balancing router. The Cisco is setup to update DynDns for my domain, ...
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WiFi connection is -always- limited connectivity for every network/router

I have a Lenovo v570 with a Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 card and running windows 7 home premium 64bit. Every time I connect to a wireless network it says connection unsuccessful, and that I have ...
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Unable to open ports on the virgin media super hub VMDG480, anybody have/had this issue and has a fix?

Recently got 30Mbps broadband from Virgin Media and the gave us a modem/router super hub (VMDG480), I have tried opening ports for a couple of game servers but when I check these, they are still ...
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how to create an independent wireless network

Let's say I own a store and want a secure network for my employees, an open network for people in the coffee shop and another network that links customers to my website when they log onto the network. ...
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Windows 7 'Unidentified Network'

So my internet was working last night before I went to bed and woke up to a computer that is showing unidentified network. I have tried multiple ways of fixing it. > route delete 0.0.0.0 > ...
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'Download Master' not available on DSL-N55U router options despite showing on Asus doc website

Despite the fact that the Asus FAQ says that the 'Download Master' feature is available in Firmware 3.0.0.3.X and above ... ...
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Thomson router reboots unexpectedly with an apparent remote connection attempt

I've got a weird problem. Every so often my rooter (a Thomson TG585 v8 running version 8.2.7.8 of it's firmware) reboots itself. It seems to be associated with this message in the event log: ...
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How to Monitor visited Websites on Thomson 585 v7

My home WiFi is being used by many devices, and they are taking all bandwidth, I wanna know which sites they are using, so I can block those sites in Parental control. In the web interface there's no ...
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DSL Modem with Wireless Router

I have a D-Link WBR-1310 wireless router and a TP-Link TD-8616 DSL modem. My old DSL modem died recently and I got the TP-Link as a replacement. With my old DSL modem, I plugged it into the WAN port ...
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Block access to certain websites from other computers on shared internet connection

I have very little knowledge about networking. I have an internet connection on my PC (running Windows XP). I've enabled internet connection sharing to other computers on my network connected using a ...
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Changing the MAC address on a FritzBox WiFi router

The AVM FritzBox WiFi router has a feature to set the required MAC address from the configuration GUI. When we change the MAC address, is this change done virtually at the firmware level, or does the ...
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Using second router to cover dead wifi spots

I have a verizon fios router being used as my main device. I would like to (wirelessly) connect a motorola surfboard SBG6580 to the fios router, and use the motorola router to cover some spotty areas ...
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Cannot ping two hosts from different subnet with Cisco routers

I have a configuration where two Cisco routers are in different subnets. The first one is in 192.168.0.0/24 and the second one is in 192.168.1.0/24. The routers are connected via serial by the ...
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Ping Flooding in router log

I've had recently a period of repeated disconnections from my router with connection problems. I checked my router log I found several Ping Flooding entries all originating from the IP 69.171.227.232 ...
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Downstream rate goes suddenly from 12000 kbps to 500-0 kbps- excellent line attenuation and snr margin

As the title says the line drops for hours or days to unworkable speeds or goes downright offline. I tried to change cables and filters but nothing changed. I should mention the phone also does not ...
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Data transfer speed to USB storage connected to wifi router very slow

Here is my setup. A Linksys Cisco E3200 wifi router. A MacbookPro running OS X Lion 10.7.4. A Seagate GoFlex 1TB hard drive connected to wifi router via the USB port. When I try to transfer data ...
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Setting up Remote access home LAN behind multiple routers?

I split/share an internet connection with family members that live next door to my house. I don't have/need/want cable, so they have the modem. I have admin/config access to all components involved. ...
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Gateway Driver Interface down, no port forwarding

In my home network I am using a Linksys WAG120N WLAN Router. For one of my devices I need port forwarding, this works without problems. I have, however, noticed that after a while the port forwarding ...