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WDS Bridging with a tp-link TL-WR740N

Ive been trying to use my TP-Link TL-WR740N as a WDS Bridge (range extender), Ive followed guides. Ive enabled WDS scanned for the network, Put in all the network information, changed ip to 192.168.0....
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How does whitelisting work with a wifi extender?

I have setup a wifi to whitelist the known MAC addresses of my devices. Now I would like to extend the range with a wifi extender. Do I have to add its MAC address to the list of the router? And if ...
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Wireless Repeater Function in Netgear wnr612v3

I have a WiFi network in my hostel which works only in limited areas and my room is not covered in that area. I have a Netgear wnr612v3 and I want to receive the WiFi signal using this router and then ...
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Access Wifi From Dock on a House Boat

My dad has a houseboat on a lake. The dock that he is at offers free WiFi for the house boat users. However, the antenna is about 150-200 feet away and he is unable to get a signal strong enough to ...
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Wifi main router + wifi extender conflict

When I am trying to connect to the main router, the IP address that the router is giving me by DHCP is wrong (for ex my home network is 192.168.1. and the router is giving me 169.116.). I have a ...
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How can extend an internet cable connection using a Wi-Fi range extender?

Requirements: One primary router with Wi-Fi ESSID "Main" One LAN cable One Wi-Fi range extender called "Sitecom N300" with Wi-Fi ESSID "Extended" Setup: I would like to connect a Wi-Fi range ...
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Optimality of a N600 extender between two N300 networks

Let's consider a range extender set up: Both the router and the pc are equipped with N300 hardware. If the extender uses N600 hardware, will the the connection between the pc and the router capable ...
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Extending Xfinity WiFi

I have an Xfinity cable wifi account but the nearest hotspot is out of range (just outside the building where I work. I do not have physical access to the Xfinity equipment.) I'd like to access the ...
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Extend Home WiFi Network without a Secondary Network

I have an Arris modem-router combo I use for my Xfinity home WiFi. It's the only one that works with Xfinity that supports VoIP which I have. There are parts of my house that I don't get good WiFi ...
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Choosing WiFi Router/Repeater Antennas: Gain vs Directionality + Combinations

My apartment complex offers free WiFi, and the landlord has said I may use it from my apartment, but the signal is quite weak. I would like to get a range extender to pick up the distant signal but ...
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Wi-Fi extender has two IP addresses on LAN (bridged mode)

What I would like to know is why an extender within my network has two IP addresses, both accessible within the LAN. Network Configuration Modem: Used to connect to internet provider - (Standard ...
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I am unable to activate a Netgear Extender EX6200,using Netgear Router D6000

I have not been able to log onto the Mywifiext.net site either. My Wi Fi connection list does not show the extender & does not detect it when I scan the system either. I would appreciate any ...
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Can users of main AP access WiFi extender with different SSID?

Network: Router has SSID: AP1 WiFi extender/booster has SSID: AP2 (therefore two different SSIDs) Router and extender has the same WPA passwords (the only possible setting in the extender) ...
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Recommended method of extending wifi to a new shop? (3 blocks away)

Our current shop is 3 blocks away from our new shop, and my boss needs internet for invoices, email, etc. We've decided to try extending the range, as our unnamed internet service provider says that ...
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Will extending a Wi-Fi network make it slower?

In this article about extending wireless networks from Apple's knowledge base, they advise against adding more access points to a wireless network than strictly needed: Before you add additional ...
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Wifi extender with its own wireless network

Today I wanted to buy a Wifi Extender, like the Netgear AC750. I thought it could connect to the base station (like the hotel wifi), and then setup its own wifi network, with its own SSID. In the shop ...
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Should my WiFi extender use a different SSID to the rest of the network?

So I got my hands on a Netgear WiFi extender to improve WiFi coverage in my home. In the setup instructions it tells me it will automatically create a new network called "[existingSSID]_ext" or ...
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Wireless range extender now stops internet access when switched on (and other issues)

I have a Netgear DGN2200 router, and two TP-Link range extenders, TL-WA730RE and TL-WA830RE. This configuration used to work just fine until a few weeks ago, but has started to play up recently. I ...
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What is an effective way to set up a WiFi network in a large building? [closed]

So for a reasonably large office building across 4 floors, which needs WiFi in every room. Additional Details: The building is about 20 years old, and has pretty thick walls, so I guess it'll need ...
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Wireless range extender stops working

I have a Linksys WAP300N that is running in wireless range extender mode. I have a Thomson TG 798vn connected to the phone line using an adsl splitter. The Thomson has the wireless network turned on. ...
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Can't access Netgear WiFi extender via www.mywifiext.net

I have a Netgear N300/WN2000RPT wireless Extender and I am having trouble getting to its initial configuration page. The instructions to configure the device are: Power on the device. Connect a ...
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Wireless range extender

I have a LinkSys WRT54G wifi router setup as an a AP, connected to me LAN in router mode (as I have an ADSL router for internet connection). Wifi setup with WPA2 with a password and a MAC list. I ...
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Setting up a wireless extender disables the whole internet access from that network

I'm trying to set up my wireless network with a powerline extender. The extender itself is a wireless access point. - it is this model. The main internet modem/router is downstairs, it is connected ...
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WR1043ND + WRT54G for extending Wifi range. How can I set them up to seamless signal switch?

I have a tp-link wr1043nd connected to my modem. This router has wifi but the signal is not strong enough for some parts of the house. I wanted to use my old wrt54g to extend the signal. Ive tried a ...
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TP-Link TL-WA701N not working good as wireless extender

I bought the device in subject to extend the range of my WPA2/PSK-protected wifi network powered by a TP-Link TL-WR340G device (AP+router). I configured it as follows: Operation mode: Universal ...
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Can I use several wireless range extenders in cascade?

I am trying to extend the range of my home network to reach both floors above mine. I've been given 3 linksys re1000 range extenders but I can't understand if they can work in a cascade. I can get one ...