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IP conflict when connecting DHCP enabled PC to DHCP enabled laptop with its wireless and wired network connections bridged under Windows

I have a laptop running Windows XP SP3 with a wireless NIC and a wired NIC. I bridge the two network connections under Windows\Control Panel\Network Connections. This gives me a single bridged network ...
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2x RT-AC66R - Confusion on both Bridge setup and AC mode

I just picked up two Asus RT-AC66R wireless routers, but I am a bit confused on the proper way to actually get them configured. I might have some things mixed because I am at work and trying to write ...
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DD-WRT: Tunnel repeated/bridged traffic

In my neighborhood free, public WLAN (without encryption) is available. To avoid that sniffers can see/use my traffic, I'd like to configure my DD-WRT router to build an encrypted WiFi network. All ...
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Wifi N speed is slow for internet downloads, yet fast locally, and decent in bridge mode. What gives?

I have an e2500 and a macbook pro early 2011 bonded with it at 300 Mbps. My Comcast internet connection is 50+ Mbps via ethernet but only 25-26 Mbps via Wireless-N. When my wireless router is set to ...
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Unable to clone laptop display on HDTV

I am trying to clone (not extend) my laptop to a Vizio HDTV. Facts: 1-Vizio HDTV 2-Eee Asus laptop 3-Wireless HDMI connection via Nyrius Aries Prime capable of 1080p. I tried Fn/F8 and Microsoft (...
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connecting two wireless gateways routers

The IP address of the router B970b is 192.168.1.1 and B683 is 192.168.1.2 i think they are in the same network....should i change the ip address of either one of them to 192.168.2.1..? Basically the ...
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Bridge connection windows 7

When I select wireless network connection and LAN connection and try to bridge connection, a pop-up box comes saying: To create a network bridge, you must select at least two LANS or high speed ...
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Can I bridge two wired networks with a Netgear WG602 (v4)

I have two networks and I want to join them. Only one has a router. The other is currently just a bunch of computers joined via a switch. So it looks a little like this: 1. Router + comp1 + comp2 ...
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Connecting 2 LANs via Wi-Fi

At my home I have a LAN with very fast internet (120Mbit/s). On my roof I installed a Wi-Fi access point to get good Wi-Fi around my house. About 200meters (600feet) from me a friend lives and I want ...
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How do I access a Ubuntu server network when using a shared internet connection from a Windows laptop?

I have a server with Ubuntu 12.04 which is accessing internet (through crossover cable) with the help of network shared by my laptop(with VISTA) connected to wifi of my home. So my laptop has two ip ...
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Using a second wifi router as a wireless bridge

I purchased a D-Link DGL-4500 to replace my aging WRT54G around a year ago, only to find it nowhere near as reliable. It's been collecting dust since. I'm wondering if there is a way to use it as a ...
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Max outdoor range of WiFi [closed]

So my question is fairly simple, in a normal suburban setting (2 story buildings, no high rises, etc), what is the maximum range you could expect from a WiFi router? Preferably something faster like ...
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Why is my Dreambox not on 192.168.0.107? [closed]

I have a Dreambox connected to my D-Link wireless router over a Netgear wireless bridge. The reason for this setup is that I don't want to lay out an Ethernet network cable to connect the Dreambox to ...
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Internet access using Router as NIC

My internet access at home is provided by Virgin Media via their superhub. I have a laptop with no NIC - however I do have a spare wireless router, the Edimax BR-6204WG, which I have been led to ...
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Wireless Bridge -DHCP

I was thinking of picking up a couple of TP-Link wireless routers, and setting them to bridge. I have a sep. LAN network that would have one of them, and I'd put one on my internet connection. ...
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TP-LINK-8901 modem does not connect automatically; only works in bridged mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot Connect To Internet In Automatic (pppoe) Mode Of Modem My TP-LINK-8901 modem does not connect to internet with "always on" (automatic) connection. I have to put it ...
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Hardware needed to route between two networks over wireless

I recently rented an apartment about 100 yards from my brother's house. I have line of sight to his house and can pick up his home AP signal with one of my two laptops if I go out on my balcony (...
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How to connect Ubuntu guest (in VM) to my Wi-Fi router?

I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS 64 bit in Virtual Box. There are two network adapters attached with it. eth0 (primary) is using NAT & eth1 is using bridge. I am able to connect to internet ...
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How to use Netgear WGT624v3 as wireless bridge?

I would like to use my router as a wireless bridge. I think this is most simplified by installing the tomato firmware on the router. I followed This guide to put tomato on my router and it failed. ...
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Bridging two wireless routers to extend WiFI range?

I have two WiFI routers : (A) TPLINK TL3420 connected to internet via 3G USB dongle and is located at "Second floor" of my house. (B) ZTE ZXDSL 531 connected to internet via ADSL and is located at "...
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Can I use the second band in my dual-band router as an AP with the first band being in “client mode”? (dd-WRT)

I couldn't register to dd-WRT forum because the registration code is case sensitive and I don't have the same case "looks" in my country as they had in their website... So, the second place of choice ...
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How can i configure my wpa_supplicant.conf?

How can i configure my wpa_supplicant.conf? I am using OpenWRT in my TP-link WR841N in mode STA. But I can not connect to SMC ! I want connect to SMC by wpa_supplicant! But I know it's possible in ...
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How can I configure my wireless router to connect to the internet through another wireless router?

I wasn't very specific on my title, but I'll elaborate. For the purposes of my question, I'll call one router Bad Router and the other router Good Router (Which is true, btw). Here is the outline: ...
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How to create WDS wireless link between two home wireless routers?

I have a Netgear wireless router (DG834Gv3) plugged into my broadband internet connection and hard-wired into my main PC. I recently bought a Bufallo Router / Wireless Access Point (WHR-HP-G54) and ...
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Bridging two wireless NICs in Debian - network unreachable

I'm trying to make a DIY wireless repeater using old hardware and Debian, but I'm encountering some difficulties (more details below). Hardware: EeePC 900 w/Atheros wireless card (kernel driver ...
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Connect a wireless router to another wireless router

I’m a complete novice when it comes to networking. I have two wireless routers, let's call them “A” (a DIR-300 A1) and “B” (a DIR-600). “A” is connected directly to a DSL connection. I want to ...
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Bridge between Wired and Wireless networks for a single device?

EDIT 18/05/2011: Thanks for your answers, bridge mode IS the solution in most cases for this problem, but I can't use it because it breaks my web server. I am now looking at setting up a specific ...
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Need advice on setting up a wireless bridge, both having wireless PCs, without using a repeater?

I wish to setup a wireless bridge between two routers, both of which will have wireless clients; however, I want to do this without using a repeater. I would prefer not to have the bandwidth halved. ...
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Wireless PCI Card vs Wireless Bridge?

I'm having trouble finding a good Wireless PCI Card that works with Windows 7 x64 and Vista x64. Does anyone have any experience with using a Wireless Bridge to connect a wired device to a wireless ...
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Why does my WLAN expander break my network?

A few days ago I wanted to connect additional devices to our home network. Sadly, the walls in this apartment have a very bad influence on our WLAN performance. Our main, host WLAN access point is a ...
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Adding a 2nd Wireless Router to use as a network switch

I have bought a Netgear N300 Wireless Router (WNR2000v3) and am attempting to use it as a wireless switch. A.K.A. I am tying to connect 2 wired devices on the 2nd floor (desktop computer and game ...
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second router: access point vs. bridge mode

I have my main router running Tomato. My second router is configured as an access point using a different channel as the main router, but the same SSID/WPA2 info. All the firewall stuff, plus DHCP is ...
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What to do with a bricked router?

I bought an used router from a friend, it seem bricked, is there something I could do to make it work ??? I'm using Archlinux, network-manager don't seem to connect to it ... Linksys WRT300N (Cisco) ...
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what device(s) do I need to extend my wireless home network via creating a new wireless network (not using an extender)

What device(s) do I need to extend my wireless home network based on the following requirements: link between primary wireless access point to the device(s) in question has to be wireless not using ...
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Can WNDR4500 Act as an Wireless Switch (Access Point)? [closed]

I'm quite interested in Netgear's WNDR4500 Wireless router, however since I already have a router for my home network, there's no point creating another LAN just for wireless devices. I wish to use ...
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Airlink101 AP431W access point - only bridging first MAC seen

I have an extremely strange problem with an Airlink101 AP431W access point. I have a small sub-network of three devices linked to a switch. The network was moved to a different room and now has to ...
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Adding a second router to a home network

I have a home network setup with a Linksys E1000 wireless router. I want to extend my network range to a wider range of the house by adding a second router/switch. The location of the second router is ...
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Is it possible to link two wireless internet routers together wirelessly to share a single internet connection?

I have my house connected to the internet by high speed 5GHz wireless point to point link. Within the house is both a wired and wireless network. The wireless network is served by a linksys internet ...
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Can I use a Netgear WNR2000 v2 as a Wireless Bridge?

I'd like to connect my WNR2000 to my existing wireless network and then connect wired devices to the bridge. Is this possible? How would I set it up?
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Bridge Network Connections?

I would like to start off by saying that this might not belong here. This is the only StackExchange site I found relating to networking, but if it is a problem please let me know and I will delete it. ...
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Connecting networks for two buildings

I'm looking to get a direct connection between an office and a flat across the street. The flat will be using this as its internet connection so VPN is out of the question. I'd like to make the ...
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Setup wireless network brigde interface (wlan0 with eth0) on linux

I'm user of a public wired network. My machine gets ip (always the same) from it. Now I want to connect to this network my phone (which is registered device in network and can get its own ip address). ...
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In my case, should I configure my router as a wireless bridge or an AP?

I have a small LAN in my home office (upstairs) consisting of a wired Netgear ProSafe VPN Firewall (FVS318) serving as the gateway router and DHCP server. Connected to the gateway router are the cable ...
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Set up usb wifi dongle to automatically connect to specific secured network

I have a Belkin 802.11g usb network adapter that I no longer need (specifically: F5D7050B), and I have a secured wireless network at home. Rather than hand out the password when I have guests, I'd ...
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Using my PC as a wireless bridge

I'm not sure how to go about this; hence the question. My home office is placed so that ethernet is not practical from my router. I have a PC that is always on in that office and it connects to my n ...
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How to bridge a wifi connection between two computers by wifi

Pc 1 : netbook with an usb wifi antenna spotted on a free wifi hotspot Pc 2 : same model netbook that can't access internet What I need : Share the wifi connection by the 2 internal WLAN on ubuntu ...
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Convert Belkin Wireless Ethernet Bridge to Access Point

I'm sure this is completely impossible but I thought I'd ask anyway. I have a Belkin F5D7330 Wireless Ethernet Bridge. Is there any hack / firmware or anything that would convert it into an Access ...
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Sharing internet connection between two laptops wirelessly

I have two laptops. One of them is connected to the internet via a network cable. I want to share the internet connection with the second laptop wirelessly. How can i do this without buying a wireless ...
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Adding router to existing wireless network to separate networks

I just moved into an apartment complex which offers free wireless internet for all tenants. They use Meraki wireless devices and to my surprise the internet access has been very stable in the short ...