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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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Wifi extender vs bridge? differences and best practices?

I have two routers of the same model ASUS rt-ac68u. They both can be configured as bridge and as wifi repetitors. I don't really get the difference between a bridge and wifi extender and I was ...
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Cannot access shared drives attached to network repeater

I have a Netgear R7000 router downstairs and a Netgear EX6200 in my study. The 2 are linked wirelessly and this is how all of my study equipment gets access to the internet. If I connect my laptop to ...
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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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Kinivo WID340 Ubuntu Driver install

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and recently purchased this wifi extender. I'm attempting to install the drivers as instructed in the manual: http://downloads.kinivo.com/product/manual/WID340_English.pdf . I ...
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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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WN3000RP Connection

I have a WN3000RP that I am trying to connect to my Optus Modem, my wifi listing shows that my Extender is connected but the Red LED is still on. I have the Extender about 3 feet from the modem. The ...
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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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Connecting a wired ethernet device to a Maplin N300 wifi range extender?

I've purchased a Maplin N300 Wifi plug-in range extender which I've configured into my home wifi and it works great as a wifi extender, testing it by connecting my phone to the new AP. It's probably ...
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Can't reconnect to netgear extender WN2000RPT v2

I have a netgear ADSL router and an extender WN2000RPTv2, I have given both the same WPA2 password. The devices which connect to the extender include 2 iPads, 1 iPhone, 2 Android phones, 1 Apple TV ...
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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 ...