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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Recover ADSL password for my Linksys WAG54G2

I have a Linksys WAG54G2 ADSL router and I want to change my router. The problem is that I don't know what my ADSL password is (I'm not talking about the router's login page). I contacted my ISP about ...
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How can I increase the WiFi client limit on a Huawei B153?

Update Basically @NoUsername's contribution solved my issue. But I found it a bit tricky to actually "override" the JavaScript, the key problem is that the configuration page reloads quite ...
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What exactly triggers a “DSL Link Retrains” error on a dsl modem?

My AT&T DSL connection has been extremely flaky of late. After a lot of hair pulling I figured out that every time the modem logs either a 'DSL Link Retrains' or a 'DSL Training Errors' the ...
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Access Point vs Universal Repeater mode

In my home I've got a wireless router that does all the work and because of the lack of signal, I have bought another device that can act either as an Access Point or as a Universal Repeater. I was ...
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Two routers with DHCP?

My current network setup is like this: SKY Netgear Wireless Router (Downstairs) ----> Homeplug ----> DG834N Netgear Wireless Router (Upstairs) What I would like is to have DHCP enabled on both ...
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How to disable Wireless Administration for Belkin N150 Router?

I just discovered that although Remote Administration is disabled, I can still access And make changes to the router wirelessly! This is bad! I have already set up an admin password, but I want it to ...
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How to solve request timed out? And why am I getting this error?

I am having issue with my net connection. My net connection gets disconnected at times. Online gaming faces lagging issue. It was 1st noted after modem firmware was updated by the ISP ...
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How do i get the ARP list from our router (programmatically / in the command line)?

At our office we have a netgear router, I'd like to poll it to see who's in the office (preferably on the command line) because i'm weird like that.. Is their a standard way of doing this? is it ...
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Home Router, Fairly Share Internet Connection

I have just moved into a new house with some friends at my University! Exciting times, but what we didn't realise is that we are all heavy internet users, currently causing problems in the house. The ...
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Home network issue

I have a laptop, a TV which supports LAN connections, and a WiFi phone on my network. The Internet connection is provided from a USB WiMAX modem. Until last week I was getting the Internet to each ...
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Bridging multiple routers

I am currently living through router config hell. My main internet connection is in living room A. It is an PPPoE ethernet cable which goes into main WiFi router WR1 (IP 192.168.1.1). This device ...
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Packet sniffer for router in windows

Is there a packet analyzer for windows for analyzing packets that passes through the router?
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Buffalo airstation WCR-GN stuck on diag

The diag LED is supposed to go off after a minute or so after boot, but it doesn't. The entire device is unaccessible. It happens when I boot it with nothing plugged in, and also when the WAN is ...
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Modem to Router to Router = slow internet?

Having a little problem here. I've got a configuration of a Modem (A) that's connected (by the WAN-port) to another router (B) and this one connectects to a another router (C) (LAN to WAN). It ...
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New router - lag spikes

I've recently bought a new router (actually not me but my family, and I consider their choice as bad). Now I have some lag spikes all the time when I use internet. It's mostly seen in games but also ...
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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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setup web server behind a router

I want to turn a laptop with a broken monitor into a home web server behind a wireless router (buffalo airstation). I removed all ubuntu gui packages and installed lighttpd. The laptop has a fixed ip ...
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wireless connections cannot interact with wired connections

I have a wireless router (buffalo airstation) and several boxes connected to it by wire. I can ssh between them, e.g.: box1$ ssh box2 box2$ if, however, box1 is connected wirelessly, ssh box2 fails ...
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Is there an alternative firmware for the D-Link DIR-600 C1 wireless router? [duplicate]

I just bought a D-Link DIR-600 Wireless Router and was hoping to setup a VPN Server/Client using dd-wrt firmware. But unfortunately my hardware version of DIR-600, known as C1, is not supported by ...
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How to I allow outside access to port 8080?

I'm trying to add a rule to my router to allow outside access of a web app running on one of my computers on port 8080. When creating a rule, my router (actionTec) asks for three fields: "Port ...
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XP can connect to router and LAN but not Internet

I have a modem router (TP-Link TD-W8961ND) connected to the internet and working fine. It is broadcasting a wireless network and that too works fine. I have a second modem router (Siemens SL2-141) ...
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Wireless network for a small apartment building with two modems and three routers (DHCP)?

I've seen some questions that were similar to this, such as: Multiple access points for the same SSID? But I'm dealing with a bit of a special case, in that the internet provider for this apartment ...
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QoS software for limiting download speed on TP-LINK router

Is there any software that I can use to limit the download speeds? I'm using a TP-LINK router, but it doesn't have a QoS feature. One of the people who pays to use the internet connection always ...
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Unable to get access to Router even though internet is working

I'm able to access internet but when I type 192.168.1.1 in the browser address bar, I'm unable to get router access, the page just won't open and I'm not even reaching password screen whereas earlier ...
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Setting up IPV6 linux router

I am trying to setup IPv6 linux router. My setup is as shown below. HOST1 (eth0) -----(eth0) ROUTER (eth1) ------ (eth0) HOST2 I am trying to ping HOST2 from HOST1. I am actually seeing packets ...
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How to set up web server accessible from inner network?

I'm assigned to create a webpage for all tenants in the house with this network composition: This intranet web should be accessible from every computer within the network. I have access to the ...
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Does 1 Gbit/s port in full-duplex mean 1 Gbit/s send and 1 Gbit/s receive?

I'm figuring out the best router for me based on their performance. When you have a 1 Gbit/s port in full-duplex, does that mean you can send 1 Gbit/s and receive 1 Gbit/s at the same ...
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Interpreting Netgear wireless router security logs

I have a NetGear RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router, model number WNDR3700. It's been working fine, but I recently logged into it by pointing my web browser towards 192.168.1.1 and typing in ...
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Which router firmware supports external drives, FTP, VPN, and BitTorrent?

I have a Linksys WRT54GL Router. I'm open to getting another router if it won't suit my needs. Which firmware should I install? Which version/build of the firmware? Any additional modifications I ...
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Thompson Router and public IP address

I have a Thompson ST546 Router and I want to give it a public ip address and give two servers behind it public ip addresses as well. Now I am having great trouble getting this set in the web ...
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Can't connect to internet after replacing modem

I recently replaced my modem and now I am unable to get a router to work with it. The modem gives a connection through the LAN and wireless routers show connectivity when connected to the modem ...
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MAC Filtering off…still blocked

I had MAC filtering on for my router so that only my devices could connect. I have a Nexus One which used to always connect, but after turning off the MAC filtering, it stopped connecting. It ...
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The influence of ethernet cable length on signal strength

One ethernet cable in my home network gives me very low signal strength. The lenght of the cable is approximately 60 ft. (18 meters), does this influence the signal strength in any way? I use a Cisco ...
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Laptop connects to wireless router fine via ethernet but not with Wifi

Here's the situation: laptop is Windows XP SP 3. Wirelss router is Thomson Speedtouch 780WL. I can connect to the internet fine with my laptop using an ethernet cable into the back of the router. My ...
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Camera control box plugged into the router, any idea how I can find its IP?

In the past I've used it but recently I got a new router. I plugged the camera control box in, and it has an internal webserver to configure it. However I just have no idea what its IP address is. I ...
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Why can't browsers resolve the IP of a website?

I have multiple laptops connected to a router. 3 laptops running windows 7 connect to the internet perfectly. But 1 laptop with Vista return ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error on any browser. Skype and ...
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Is there a 3G router with local caching? [closed]

I would like to have a 3G router (with WiFi) that performs local caching. For example, when I download the same .flv movie twice, it would be cached in the router. This should be a workaround for ...
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What does “STA-ASSOC” mean?

Looking at the wireless statistics on a TL-WR740N wireless router, I sometimes see the MAC address "00-20-00-A5-22-1A" connecting, with the current status being "STA-ASSOC". The manual actually shows ...
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What would cause a router to become very hot?

I have a Linksys E2000 router, and went to move it today. Upon touch, it was incredibly hot, and this concerned me greatly. I restarted it, and it seems to only be creating a little bit of heat now. ...
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Why does tracert not work when connected via wireless, but works when wired?

If my laptop is connected to my new Netgear router via wireless, all tracert commands display my router's IP address for hop #1, then timeouts for all remaining hops. If I connect to my router via ...
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How can I bridge a Verizon mobile hotspot modem/router to a Linksys router?

I recently purchased a Verizon mobile hotspot (MiFi 4510L) and was wondering if I could configure my Linksys wireless/wired router (similar, but not the exact model: Linksys router) to use the MiFi as ...
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Port forwarding on Huawei D105 mobile router

A week ago I changed my old (wall-connected) router to a mobile router – Huawei D105. I got a home server set up on a separate computer, and I just can't find a way to forward standard HTTP requests ...
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What is the key that will let you connect with a wifi router even if you do not know the wep/wpa key?

My university teacher showed as at the "internet security" lesson that there is a key in your wifi router webpage settings that it may used to connect with it even if the wep/wpa key is changed. It's ...
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Odd port 46253 activity getting through the firewall

I've been reviewing the log file for my personal router/firewall WGR614v9 and, though I have 8 active hosts on the network, I keep seeing connections to port 46253 to one of the Windows7 hosts at ...
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Connect 1 PC to 2 ADSL Lines and Get Twice Bandwidth [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I to use 2 adsl lines simultaneously? I have subscribed to 2 ADSL lines. I wanna know is it possible to connect both of them to a single PC and get double the ...
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Can't connect to router after adding Google DNS

I configured my router's DNS to use the two Google DNS IPs, which sped up web surfing a lot. However, I can now no longer connect to my router at 192.168.1.1. What is the reason for this? Do I have ...
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Is it possible to get your router's external ip address without using a website?

I was wondering if there was a way to find out your router's ip address without using a website like www.whatismyip.com. I searched around, and I am beginning to think it is impossible. If that is ...
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What is a kernel intrusion on my router?

I get a lot of "kernel intrusion" messages in my router's error log. Each one always shows the source IP, the destination IP (mine) and other details of the TCP connection. My Internet link has been ...
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Automate 24 online internet authentication

I have recently switched to new ISP named Beam. It always asks for username and password at every system restart and also in the middle of the browsing sometimes. I already have a latest router ...
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Plugging One Router into Another Router

Will pulling a wire from a router and plugging it into a wireless router slow down the internet connection?