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Wireless router with both 'AC' and 'N' clients on the 'AC' 5GHz SSID? Is there an impact on speed to either N or AC clients?

My ISP now supports up to 300Mbps down. I would like to buy and configure a wifi router that can offer this speed via WiFi, but can also support max speeds on legacy N clients with no impact to the ...
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Why would wifi router suddenly start having a bad connection for only one of the connected devices?

My home connection consists of two OSX Mavericks laptops connected to a Motorola box that functions both as a wifi router and a cable modem. About a month ago, we started seeing problems. The ...
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Default gateway is not available message, when using a router both in wired and in wireless setting

I recently rented a room which provides Internet connection via Ethernet cable only, but I really need a WiFi, so I bought a router. I set up the device but the thing is that the connection goes down ...
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How can i connect to '802.11 AC radio only' on AC wifi router ( ubuntu or any linux)?

I have a 802.11 AC router from asus. There is not option to configure the 5ghz band to set network mode to 'only AC'. The available option is 'n + ac', 'legacy'. Now If i connect to this ESSID, how ...
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Get into the router setting without knowing the password [closed]

So my father has changed the router passwords, and programed the router to turn my wifi connection off automaticly at some times, for example at night. I wanted to know if there is any way I can ...
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dell xps laptop windows 8 can connect to wireless perfectly except one network that everyone else can connect to

Purchased a new Dell XPS laptop. Can connect to the wireless at work, at clients, at the shopping center but not to my home network. the network is not even visible. at home my ipad connect, my kids ...
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WiFi device speed priority

I am having a weird issue. I have a high speed internet at home and a WiFi router. I have two computers - my Sony laptop (win8) and my girlfriends Macbook. Somewhy when I am downloading something - ...
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Multiple Sources for a wifi devices

I think the question am asking is not possible since i haven't seen any practical usage like this.But it is long pending doubt inside me.Here's the question. 1.Can we able to connect multiple wifi ...
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Which 5ghz channel gives best performance?

Today I got my Roku 3 streaming device and while I like it and have it on my 5ghz network. I notice that sometimes the signal was sometimes say poor for a sec then go back up to good. I'm in the US ...
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Delay connecting to Network until AFTER router connects? (Win7)

Windows is taking unnecessarily long to start up because Windows (7, 64bit) tries to connect my wireless device to a network before my DSL can actually connect to the Internet. So what happens is, ...
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How to calculate the maximum throughput of a WiFi connection in RF shielded room?

I am trying to calculate the theoretical TCP throughput limit and protocol overhead of Wired and WiFi connection. The calculation for Wired connection is straight-forward. Assuming that we are ...
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unable to access local web server over wifi

I'm using a Huawei wifi dongle to create a small wifi network in my house. I mostly just need a network to access my webserver on network devices and occasionally share files Problem: Webserver can ...
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How do you get to a DD-WRT router's configuration page? (repeater bridge)

Here is my internet setup: Internet → Apartment WiFi → DD-WRT Router The router has been configured as a repeater bridge per the guide in the DD-WRT wiki: ...
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Changing proxy settings automatically when connecting to different wifi networks

I connect to multiple wifi networks at home and work every day and I find changing the proxy settings for my browsers all day long to be a waste of life. From previous questions, I find information ...
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My Windows Media Player cannot recognized my Phone through wifi sync, only by USB cable, what to do?

My phone can be recognized by my windows pc (Windows Media Player) only through USB cable, but not through wifi sync. How can I fix this, what settings to modify? My phone does not appear on ...
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Local wifi network community bulletin board

I'm trying to make an online community bulletin board for the people in my apartment building. Here's what I'm envisioning: I'll set up a wifi network, "Bulletin Board", and when people connect to my ...
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Two different system having same internal ip address

I am not sure if I am posting this in right forum. If not, please let me know. The problem is that I have two notebooks, one with Ubuntu 12.04 and other one with Ubuntu 14.04. Both the systems are ...
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How to get the bandwidth usages in my WIFI including from mobile devices [duplicate]

I have set up a wireless network(Binatone router) for my home.I have 3 laptop usages and two mobile usages,out which which one is iphone and other is android.I want to know how much bandwidth each and ...
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Block WiFi Access Point by MAC address on DD-WRT using client mode WAN connection

My router's WAN connection is configured to connect to a subscription based public WiFi network. I am effectively, extending a public WiFi network. I've determined the public network has three ...
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How do I hide a ad-hoc wifi netwok on linux?

I'm creating a mesh network with batman-adv and using wpa_supplicant for the ad-hoc network. I do not want this ad-hoc network to be visible to others (on their list of available networks and such). ...
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Establishing wireless PPPoE similar to Window 7 except through router

Win 7 and 8 have brought along this great feature that allows you to split a connection out from the laptop once its been established (wireless or wired) using what i effectively deem to be a wireless ...
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Reading Linksys EA3500 Configuration File

Is there a way to view the configuration of a Linksys EA3500 from a .cfg backup of the router's configuration? What I mean is, can I open the backup file to view the configuration settings of the ...
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Inform WiFi users of missing Internet connection

We provide a free WiFi in our town with the Freifunk gluon firmware. Sometimes it can happen, that a cluster of routers is connected with each other indeed, but in fact none of the routers in that ...
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How do I use my dual band Wi-Fi card to connect to 5GHz and 2.4GHz simultaneously on Windows?

I have an Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW Wi-Fi card, and a dual band Wi-Fi AP. I can see both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz Wi-Fi access points as separate entries in the list of Wi-Fi access points to connect to. ...
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Add hidden wifi network profile using cmd

I need to add/create hidden SSID profile in windows using command line. I tried netsh command for normal profiles, But how to use it for hidden SSID profiles. I have following information of hidden ...
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Disable Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter Permanantly

Is there a simple and permanent way to disable the Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter permanently. I believe this device may be the source of some wifi problems my users have been having.
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Unable to reach access point

I followed these instructions to setup my Access Point. My Router is reachable via Wireless but non of my devices pick up any signal from the Access Point. The name simply doesn't show up. The ...
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tomato usb: Can't increase transfer rate above 54mbps in gui

Here is my setup: rt-n16 router v1.28.0502 MIPSR2Toastman-RT-N K26 USB VPN-NOCAT Set to N only 40ghz channel width I was fluctuating between 108mbps and 11mbps transfer rates and had an unreliable ...
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How to use a modem as both Ethernet and wifi

I have a ZTE ZXDSL 531B Modem and i want to use it as both a WiFi router and a modem i.e I want to use it with my PC with Ethernet but also use its WiFi for my cell Phone.I have a Cable - Broadband ...
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How do remote sensors connect to a password-protected wifi network?

I'm quite new to networking in general, and am wondering how remote sensing devices are able to connect to someone's home wifi network? For example, take a device like this: ...
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How to enable 802.11n Wi-Fi?

I have a 150-Mbit capable router and a notebook with Atheros AR9485-EG wireless adapter. The connection speed is always 54 Mbit/s. The router is set to b/g/n mode. If to set it into 11n-only mode the ...
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How to enter password for Wi-Fi network on my Windows 7 PC?

I have a home Wi-Fi network. Previously it was an open network, without any password. Recently I renamed my network and set a WEP password there. Now on my Laptop I see the renamed network but can't ...
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How can I tell whether a USB WiFi adaptor supports the Infrastructure mode?

I need a USB WiFi adaptor which supports the Infrastructure mode (not Ad-Hoc) - (i.e. I want to use a laptop as a WiFi access point). How can I tell which WiFi adaptors support the Infrastructure ...
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Extend wifi network from one building to the next, making a new public network that cannot access machines on the original network

We have a secure wifi network at church in the main building. We now want to add an open wifi network in our hall across the drive way. The wifi signal makes it over to the hall, but barely. I got a ...
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Cannot visit some pages in browser

I have just installed my new network adapter for wireless connectivity. I am using TP-LINK TL-WN727N. I installed the drivers from the manufacturers website to get the latest version. The installation ...
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Configuring a repeater for a non-native vlan

I my office I have 3 Cisco Aironet 1130AG series access points. I want to setup a new access point as a repeater. So far I have configured it a repeater using Cisco's website. Also, I am configuring ...
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TP-link 300M extender no connectivity

I recently bought a range extender and now I can't connect to the internet with some devices. I can connect to the network but I can't access the internet. My phone works but two laptops(windows 8 and ...
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Replace WiFi router transparently for clients?

How to replace WiFi router or AP so that clients won't need to be reconfigure? Is it enough to set same SSID (textual) and passwords? Or may be there are some invisible keys generated?
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Can't get internet on 2.4 GHz wifi, but can for 5 GHz

I have a Windows 7 desktop that is giving me a baffling network problem. My router is broadcasting two wifi signals: one on 2.4 GHz and one on 5 GHz. My desktop can connect to both, but cannot get ...
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How to forward a port to a DHCP client?

The following approach works for me. Say my local ip address is 192.168.1.136, I am able to open the port 63102 using the method illustrated in the following image. My issue is, if I configure my ...
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Is a rare timeout from a ping on 5ghz normal?

I have a ASUS router with a 5ghz AP. No interference or traffic. My question is, what can cause even just one timeout out of a large number (say, 10,000) successful, low-roundtrip times (1-2ms)? ...
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How to encrypt traffic from my laptop so that i can't be monitored over Wifi by any other on that network [closed]

I would like to know what is the mechanism or tool to encrypt all traffic going or coming to my laptop which is connected to the wifi network so that i can't be monitored by anyone and no one on that ...
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Why cant my win 8.1 laptop to find *my* WLAN

I have a cheap win 8.1 Packard Bell laptop. I have a WLAN that is detectable by win7, OSX, iPad, 2*iPhone another win 8.1 laptop and a Samsung phone. But I cant get the PB-laptop to find my WLAN. It ...
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Wifi Router Not Working While Windows Firewall Is On

I buy a Wifi Router and setup. All is running good, but just 3 issues: Issue No 1. On my pc (Local server) I edit host file like below: 127.0.0.1 example.com so, on my browser, if I enter ...
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Slow down internet without changing router settings

I know some may think this is a dumb question or that what I am looking for is not the right solution, but I really need your help. This is my situation: my younger sister dropped school, and now all ...
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Why my router is not working properly? [closed]

I have a wifi router and from 2 days it's not working properly.All the 4 light including internet light is on but all devices(laptop,mobile) showing limited access.
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Connecting a second account to the same wifi on a Chromebook

I have two accounts that I use on my chromebook. Yesterday I connected one account to wifi that I won't be able to see the password for again. On Windows, there is a "Network Properties" window that ...
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How to setup a LAN network in Wireless? [closed]

I know the way to give a IP and make a network in wired system. But having no idea, How to make a network in Wireless system. I would like to do a home network with 4 laptop. One laptop is wifi ...
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Edimax ac1200 with Windows 8.1

I'm at a loss with this card, I've recently updated from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro. The website said to uninstall the Edimax Driver, which I've done. I changed the power settings so that it ...
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Is it possible to put different wifi adapter in a laptop?

About two months ago my wifi adapter had broken down and I went and got it changed. Now I reinstalled my windows and drivers that came with my laptop no longer work for wifi. Is it possible that ...