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 setup a wireless connection for a LAN to WAN build up between two Routers

Im an enthusiast in Networking & I like to play around a lot with wireless networks, LAN, Routers, Switches etc. Well he other day I came accross a setup wherein two routers could be wired ...
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Cannot Access Web GUI after changing to Router mode DD-WRT

I have a wireless router running DD-WRT (the latest version) and I set it up to be a Repeater Bridge to function as a second router, which means I had to change the Local IP Address and change the ...
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How to route a Router's wired WAN through my PC's Wireless LAN?

I've got an old Cisco WRT54GS router that I'm wanting to use to create a "experimenting" network. [ I want to packet sniff my 3DS, basically ]. My desktop has a wireless card that I use to connect to ...
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ping a VPN IP of a connected device's IP

I'm not sure if this is possible, but I have a laptop which is connected to a GoPro Hero 3+ via Wifi. I've also connected the laptop to a NETGEAR router via Ethernet cable. I can ping the GoPro's ...
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Connecting to the GoPro wifi network through a router

I have a GoPro Hero3+ camera, and I want to stream it to my PC. Looking online there are many guides to doing just that, but they all require me to be on the same wifi network as the GoPro itself. My ...
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No internet access unless connecting through VPN/proxy - How can this be done?

At work, our computers are set up so that you can't access the internet unless you authenticate with an http proxy that is configured using wpad. I want to have something similar for my home network ...
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Asus Router RT- N12 D1 not connecting with pppoe

I have just bought a new Asus RT-N12 D1 router and trying to configure it. My ISP support PPPOE connection and i have a user name and password. when i use the same use username and password to connect ...
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Unable to connect to my router admin page

Initially I browsed to http: //192.168.1.1/, entered the username and password and went to the "access control" subsection of the "management" section of my router. (An UTStarcom WA3002g4 modem of ...
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How to prevent wifi router from broadcasting multiple ssids?

I have the following Wi-Fi router: http://www.beetel.in/business-solutions/international-business/adsl/450-four-port-wifi-modem And I am also posting screen shots of ISP settings (from 192.168.1.1). ...
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Using two lan cards, VPN

I am using a VPN software (Private Internet Access), which is installed in my PC and it works fine. But i need to use the converted internet connection on a device like xbox. it was configured a while ...
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Printer doesn't print until week later

Whenever I try and print something, I shows up in the print queue but nothing happens. A week later after restarting multiple times, it prints all the things it has refused to print the rest of the ...
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What does “country” shows for WiFi router? [duplicate]

When I scan WiFi with Wireless Diagnostics tool on Mac OS X (Window -> Utilities -> Scan WiFi), it shows a lot of information about WiFi routers around me. I realize that some routers have "JP" in ...
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How do I find out if my laptop's Wifi receiver supports 5Ghz networks?

I have a Windows 7 laptop which does not show 5 GHz wireless lans in the wireless network settings. How can I find out if the 5 GHz range is just not configured (i.e. Switched on) or if this is not ...
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Trouble extending a network with bridge

I am currently trying to extend a small computer network between 2 buildings around 1 km apart. The setup looks like this: modem | Dlink router 1 - 192.168.1.1 (antenna connected to LAN port) | ...
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Why doesn't my router let me forward ports outside of 192.168.x.x range?

Simple task: I want to forward port 80 on my Linksys router to a server with an IP address on the network that is NOT in the range 192.168.x.x (or whatever the default range is for the router). ...
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What do I need to do to make IPv6 devices globally accessible using Uverse 6rd?

Summary: With UVerse's 6rd implementation, do I need to buy/install/configure a compatible wireless router in the DMZ to properly handle the IPv6 traffic in both directions (incoming connections too)? ...
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Port remains blocked after opening

I have a TP-Link WR841ND Router. To test a server, I've had to open port 69. When the router is connected to my internet at home, and I do the router's routine of opening a port (I know how, have ...
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Router stops giving internet randomly while modem continues to work

My internet provider had installed in my house an Alcatel modem (FTTH). I have a dd-wrt TPLINK router. For months my internet was working perfectly having the modem (bridged mode set by ISP) ...
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Speed up file access on home network

I have two PCs (Windows 7 Ultimate) and a Mac running Windows 7 using VMware Fusion on my home network tied together using a WRN1000 NETGEAR Router. On one of the PCs I have a set of files (MYOB ...
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My router is really slow. How can I troubleshoot?

I have two routers at my home. WAN -(LAN) - Media Link router - (LAN) - Buffalo router - (WiFi IEEE 802.11g) - PC1 |- (WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n) - PC2 When I compare the speed and ...
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Can't connect the wireless printer to the TP Link router

Gents, I have something wrong and i need help , I have Sansung printer ( SCX-3405W ) and TP Link modem router ( TD W8961ND ), i have the cd for the printer and its very easy to setup the wireless ...
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Strange web traffic issues with Apple servers from Dubai

I know this is rather unorthodox for SU but this thing has been really puzzling me... For the last 3 days, all traffic from my home to Apple servers has been erratic at best, including : access to ...
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Specific static IP settings on different WiFi

I've been trying to set a static IP address for myself. My router details are as following: Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . ...
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Show pc with static IP on dynamic IP router

I have a router with dynamic DHCP where I created some fixed addresses for some things I want to use with dyndns. The problem is, that I have a pc/server which does not support DHCP/dynamic IP, so I ...
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Forcing 40MHz wireless channel width on 2011 MacBook Pro

My router is a Netgear WNDR3700 Wireless N - 40MHz-wide channels with 300Mbps data rate. My MacBook will only connect using 20MHz-wide channels so I'm stuck at 130Mbps. How do I force my MacBook Pro ...
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PPTP client on ADSL router

If my internet connection is done by ADSL, is it possible to configure the router to connect to a VPN by PPTP protocol and all the computers in my home network to be in the same subnetwork that has ...
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Trying to set up a second router as a repeater

I have a Linksys e2500 running as my main router. I don't get wifi in my room, so I am trying to connect a second router to extend the range. Right now, I'm trying to figure out how to set up my ...
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Can I Use ASUS RT-N14UHP Router to Stream 1080p Video In DLNA Mode smoothly?

I want to stream 1080p video with ASUS RT-N14UHP Router in DLNA mode from my mobile handset to my DLNA enabled TV. I want to buy ASUS RT-N14UHP Wirless N300 Router. Its data rate is 300Mbps and ...
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file transfer speed over wifi homesharing too slow

Recently I wanted to transfer some movie files (ranging from 1gb to 4.5gb) from one computer on the ground floor to another on the first floor. The wifi router Im using is this one most likely: my ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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My New Belkin N600 Router Randomly Stopped working after 3 Months

I bought a Belkin N600 router about 3 months ago, and it had been working well for me until a few days ago when it randomly quit working. So, I ran the Ehternet direct to my computer and got ...
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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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Router giving wrong dns-ip address for local computer with static ip

Having a draytek vigor 2130n router on my network as a router. It is setup as hdcp server (192.168.0.200 and on) and rest pretty much default (so dns server also) also a windows server on the ...
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DVR is visible LAN but invisible with WLAN

I'm trying to get a DVR (H.264 video surveillance system) a connection. Here should include ports 80, 34567 and 34599 open. I also have a forwarding address and the DVR is forwarded in my router so ...
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Back to original firmware on TP Link WR2543ND

I flashed firmware on my WR2543ND router according to these instructions. But my router no longer creates wifi, wired LAN cables don't work anymore and 95% of time I cannot even access that router on ...
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Defaultgateway do not detect MAC-addresses

Today I was experimenting a bit with the user interface of my cisco router that is the default gateway of my LAN-network. I have two computers and a couple of smartphones atached to it trought WIFI ...
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Cannot connect to 192.168.1.1

I have router TP Link n900 and I cannot connect to my admin panel of the router, I just bought it, I have internet when I am connected with cabel, but cannot open the router. My connection is : PC -> ...
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Can't connect to shared network printer with new router

Recently, we got a new router for our home network. However, this seems to have caused problems with printing. We have one desktop computer, connected to the router via a ethernet cable, which our ...
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looking to extend wifi range

I currently have a trendnet ac1750 router it sits in one end of the house. Would it be best to get another one for elsewhere im the house or use a access point? Is there a product that works better ...
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best recommended access point [on hold]

looking for some guidance on an access point. I currently have a TEW-812DRU router.
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How can I increase Wi-Fi client limit on a Huawei router (WebCube by 3 Italy)?

--- Being anal isn't helpful so please avoid useless replies. THANKS --- English is not my first language so please be compassionate. :) I've got this Huawei Wi-Fi router ("WebCube" sold by 3 Italy) ...
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Find network pcs connected on wan port

If I connect the ethernet cable to my pc's lan port, on the network and sharing center all the discoverable pcs are listed. If I connect to my router wan port It only shows pcs on my lan. How to get ...
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2 Router wifi with different Gateway

I have 2 wifi router in different level floor in my home. Router A (upstair) has IP 192.168.0.* and Router B (downstair) has IP 192.168.1.* On many occasions my device on upstair connects to Router ...
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Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH and 3TB WD My Book Essential

I have a Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH and a 3TB Western Digital MyBook Essential that I wish to use as a NAS, I have formatted the drive with a single XFS partition, but when I plug it into the router the ...
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How can I override comcast's wonky DNS settings in the router resolv.conf?

Whenever I connect my laptop to my Xfinity router (TC8305C), it writes wonky settings into my resolv.conf. Rather than completely hard-codinging the settings on my laptop, can I override the settings ...
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Router issue with Linksys EA2700

I have a linksys EA2700 router and I'm running into an issue where every night at around 10:00 PM usually, my router becomes extremely sluggish. During this time loading a page can take 2-3 minutes ...
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random internet requests failing; advise on pinpointing exact cause requested

I've got this weird problem with our internet connection. At random times requests just fail. Usually with an error message that looks like "no response". Repeated attempts usually result in a correct ...
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Real time stats of data sent and received by devices connected to my router

At home I have a configuration like this: +--> XBOX | +--> MAC ...
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Can't stream youtube videos on cellphone when using my router's wifi

I have a Nokia Asha 302, and I am having problems watching youtube videos while using wifi from my router, the x% number starts loading and then jumps to 60% and gets stuck there. Tried factory ...
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Subnet Masking vs Routing

To extend a network beyond the amount of 254 hosts, there are basically two options, if I understood it correctly: I could use a second network, having a different network prefix and connect the two ...