A device that allows access to the Internet or computer network without the need for a wired connection.

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Tp-link tl-wr740n wifi stops working after several minutes

My friend has a tp-link tl-wr740n router. His PC has cable connection and it's ok all the time. Unfortunately, there is a problem with wifi connection. After restarting the router he can connect to ...
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Multiple devices cannot connect to a TP LINK wireless TD-W8968 router

I've got a TP LINK wireless router, model TD-W8968. When we have lots of devices in the house (10 - 15, made up of laptops, iPhones, iPads etc.) we find that some devices can't connect to the network. ...
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“Safe” personal router use on apartment-wide network

I recently moved into an apartment with internet included in my rent. This was a boon at first, but now I'm feeling limited. To get devices connected (wired or wireless), I have to whitelist the MAC ...
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Two Routers - 1 Port Straight to First Router

At my house we have two Wifi routers one's connected directly to the modem and the other is plugged in down stairs as a second network(Directly connected to the first router) Is there a way that I ...
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Ethernet is fast but wi-fi is slow?

I have noticed that when using wi-fi my internet slows down a good amount. When I plug an ethernet cable into my router, my download speed is about 25 mbps and upload is 26 mbps. However, when I ...
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Dynamics of using a 2.4ghz wifi sma amplifier with a dual band sma router port?

What are the dynamics of hooking up an 2.4ghz amplifier like this one to a dual band router like this one? Specific points of interest: Would it damage the router or amplifier? I would obviously ...
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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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How does a wireless router limit connected devices?

I'm using a TP-Link TL-MR3420 wireless router to provide temporary internet access in a clubhouse. I use a wireless 3G dongle to provide the actual internet access. I accept that lots of users ...
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New Bell 2Wire modem, now can't connect Dreambox [closed]

It looks like my new router modem combo from Bell is not seeing my Dreambox receivers, because none of them work but everything else connected just fine. I cant find any fixes on the internet. If ...
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I can't connect to any wireless network

I've just had a burned router. When I now try to connect my PC to the new one (Dlink wireless AC750 DIR-810L) that is set to default settings except I've tried several different channels, default ...
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How to access wifi router config page when it's in Bridge mode?

I have a TP-LINK wifi router (model TL-WA901ND) configured in Bridge mode plugged into my building's network. How can I access the config page of the router? e.g. I might like to adjust the wireless ...
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Acces second router configuration

I have 2 wireless routers: WAN --> Router1 --> Router2 My PC is currently connected to Router1 All connections are wired. Router1 is a TP-Link TL-WR841N; Router2 is an ASUS. I need to configure ...
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Map my router's public IP to one of my PC's in the wifi network

Suppose I have a public IP. If I enter that IP into any PC connected to the internet, it opens my Router's Admin panel and asks for it's username and password, fair enough. But is that possible ...
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Extend wireless network with 2nd router, then do port forwarding

I have 2 WiFi routers, the main one is also a modem. I'd like to extend the range of the main WiFi with the second router and do port forwarding as I have connected a computer to the 2nd router via a ...
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Strange Item on DHCP Client Table

I was recently having internet connection issues and looked on my router's DHCP Client Table. An item that stuck out was the name of my neighbor's WiFi Network. The table listed "Neighbor's WiFi ...
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New wireless router connected to existing router modem

My home wifi can often get randomly slow and unstable, and I've already upgraded with the only ISP that my town has. I got a deal on a manufacturer refurbished NETGEAR R6300 hoping it'll help. My ...
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Port-forwarding in router ZTE ZXHN F660: hidden settings

In my company, we have a ZTE ZXHN F660 router, and we need to do a port-forwarding to access a DB allocated in one of our machines through public IP. We have login into router admin page (visit ...
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Does updating Billion router firmware return it to factory settings?

I have a Billion router that is more than five years old. I don't know and can't find out the model ID. It can't tell me the current connected devices or the bandwidth each device is using. I read ...
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What could cause an 802.11n access point with multicast activity to crash when a wireless client goes out of range?

I have a Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) and an LB-LINK wireless USB adapter serving as an 802.11n access point with WPA2, running with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server. On the Pi, I have a python script ...
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Home Network is Inefficient and Slow

I have troubleshooted my network and I can't ever seem to get decent speeds. My router is a WNDR3400v2 (stock firmware, 802.11n, dual band) and I should be getting around 90 Mbps. Whenever I had the ...
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How to monitor ADSL2+ modem

I have thomson TG58547 ADSL2+ router to provide WiFy internet brodband, My router is working fine if its connected to only one device through WiFy but when I connect mobile to access WiFi it starts ...
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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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What is the relation between number of WiFi antenna and number of spatial streams?

As far as I know, 802.11n WiFi uses MIMO to increase throughput. It uses multiple Tx and Rx antenna (at both the AP and the client side) to send multiple spatial streams at the same time. The number ...
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Can long range Wi-Fi work if one end of the connection is not using a high-gain antenna?

I am trying to understand how long range Wi-Fi works. As far as I know, Wi-Fi consists of Tx and Rx. When a laptop is connected to an access point (AP), the laptop is able to receive data from the AP ...
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Strange IP addresses given from router.(ISP limits number of addresses?)

Let me explain the situation: I have wireless router, that connects to DSL modem, that later goes to ISP(by f-connector if it matters). Then I have two problems with it: 1) Wireless router gives the ...
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Can't connect to any access point anymore after using wired conncetion

My Windows XP wireless stops working after using a wired connection. I can't see the wireless network in the list of available wireless networks. In wireless network connection properties, the Use ...
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Netgear DHCP server doesn't provide the inputted dns servers to the connecting computer

I have NETGEAR JWNR2010v3 Router and I have configured it to static IP provided by the ISP. I have configured the preferred and alternate DNS servers provided by the ISP into the router. When I ...
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What's wrong with my home networking setup?

I have the following home network setup: Ground Floor Typical Wireless router which is connected to WAN/Internet and its LAN IP is 10.0.0.1. DHCP is ON with the address pool set to 10.0.0.100 to ...
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How do I connect multiple devices to an ISP that gives web-based portal for logging in without creating multiple logins with the ISP

I have a Digiflip router and the problem is that my ISP gives web based portal for logging in. In my old router, I needed to login only once and then the router accepted connection from multiple ...
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Access Transparent Router's Web Interface

A picture I made in paint is shown below which shows how my network is setup. The main router goes out to the internet. I connected a 2nd router to the main router in order to support older devices ...
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Username and password for each user

I have a WiFi network in my home. I want all users in my home to have a different username and password to connect with WiFi to use the Internet. When they're trying to access a website, first their ...
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How to create a private wireless network off of public wifi?

My question is somewhat similar to this one, but that was never answered. Mine is different enough that I believe it warrants a new question. I am an organizer for an event coming up and we have some ...
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How to distribute wifi internet through router and access points

I want to make a wireless internet connection with an adsl modem which has no wifi option. So I want to connect a wireless router with the adsl modem and then I want to distribute it by connecting one ...
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Disabling SSID from command line DD-wrt

I'm trying to disable/hide my SSID broadcast programatically in order to stop devices connecting to my access point (not for security reasons). I have tried renaming the SSID and setting it to nothing ...
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Need to extend home wireless network 500ft to barn pc with wireless adapter

I have no way of drilling through my house to get a network cable to my router to then extend out to my barn. I am currently using a TP-LINK TL-WA801ND as a wireless repeater(connected wirelessly to ...
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The netgear r8000's three “separate” bands?

Does netgear's r8000 router's 3 separate bands use 3 separate ssid's, or do the two 5ghz bands work as one? Also if it was used as a repeater, is it possible to use the 3 different bands totally ...
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can i use my wireless adsl2 router+modem as modem only?

I have tenda w150D wireless router+modem. Its antenna is broken & it doesn't support dd-wrt. Now I wish to buy a router that does support dd-wrt. So can I use this current router+modem as modem ...
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Will wireless clients connect to access points with the same SSID regardless of the wired network?

In reference to How can I get the same SSID for multiple access points?, particularly this line Wireless clients just assume that all APs with the same SSID are configured similarly and are all ...
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How to fix router Wi-Fi random down-time?

At home we have a Sitecom Wireless Gigabit Router N300. When it's working, it's great, but every now and then (seemingly randomly) the wireless connection will drop. The wireless network is still ...
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confusion on QoS features on linksys

I own a linksys WAG120N router at home which connects a few computers to each other and to the Internet. I typically stay so close to it and using cat 5 between my laptop and the router. My sis ...
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Is it possible to use a switch to connect a router to the upstream gateway and the computers over a single Cat6 cable?

I've just moved into a new house, and I'm trying to get the network setup to be the best I can. Currently my ISP supplies a router that I need to use, and that only provides a single port for the ...
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Static IP hosts on WiFi router with DHCP

I have two wired hosts (a desktop and a laptop) connected to a router that also has a DHCP server enabled for WiFi access. When I restart my wired machines, they get assigned a secondary IP address by ...
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Trying to run TP Link router off D-link router

i have a d link router (model DIR 601) serving the house. a friend ran a cable from the Lan 2 port on the D-link to the garage which gave me internet cnnection to the computer> Now he has brought in a ...
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Can cables affect Wlan connection?

Do different cables (One coax, 5-6 power cables, one HDMI, two Ethernet CAT 5e) effect a WLAN signal? Im asking because my wlan throughput rate is jumping between a poor signal and optimum, where the ...
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How to connect hosts on one network to Internet connection on another network?

I'm not sure if I phrased the question correctly, so sorry for any confusion there. I have two routers. Routers are too far apart to connect them to each other using a cable. First is connected to ...
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How to access shared drives of Parent Network

I have a wired network set to static IPs. I have introduced a new wifi router to one of the wire and assigned one of the static IP to the router. Now few persons are directly connected to the wired ...
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WRT54GL WiFi internet connectivity drops, router pingable

Background: I started a new job a couple months ago. The office has a "Dirty" internet connection for employees to connect their personal laptops or other wireless devices to without being on the ...
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Browser says, it can't find the web page

If I google something and open all 10 results in new tab, 1 or 2 tabs didn't get loaded and the browser says it can't find the webpage but when i refresh, it loads perfectly. I feel that whenever ...
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Router with MIMO upgrade antenna

I will be buying a dual band router for use in a small office environment. I will only be using the 2.4 band with this router and I want to upgrade one antenna. However there are three. 1 for 5 ghz a ...
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Windows 7 repeatedly disconnects from only one specific router

I have the Broadcom 4352 Wireless NIC. Very very often my Windows 7 laptop will lose internet connection but still be connected to the router. (Says router has no internet connection).Other devices ...