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

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Sometimes I can only connect to WiFi using TKIP (not AES) encryption

I have a Dell XPS L502X. I connect to a BT Home Hub 4. The laptop's WiFi adapter is an Intel Centrino Wireless N-1000 Some of the time, I am able to connect using AES encryption (WPA2). Although ...
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Have to reboot router to make it work properly on specific devices

I have a Linksys router (WRT610N ver 2.0) that I never hard problem with in the last 2-3 years, until 2 days ago. Sometimes(often after a reboot or a wake up) my laptop wont connect at all, or connect ...
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How to connect an adsl modem router to an unifi ap?

I have an adsl wireless modem router ( DLink 2750u ) which i want to connect to Ubiquity Unifi AP (Access Point) My broadband line directly connects to the adsl router i.e i donot have any switch. I ...
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Connecting two routers to create two home networks causes issues

My cable provider provided us with a gateway modem that has it's own built in router. I need to set up two local networks, one for guest and one for admins. The reason is because I have a Western ...
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Ping between pc and wifi router is fluctuating

So a heaving troubles when playing online with my PS3 by wifi. I have a ADSL Internet, a D-Link DSL-2730B as modem/router (wifi is off) and D-Link DIR-803 wifi router. Both are with default ...
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Wireless router error 'cable unplugged'

I bought a wireless router and set it up, it worked the first time, but I forgot the admin password so I had to hard-reset the router. After that it's unable to connect to my ISP again, it keep says ...
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Custom filter rules for Fritz!Box?

I have a Fritz!Box 7360 WiFi Router. It is a nice device, which allows me to set priorities for a certain set of predefined services. However, I want more finely grained control. My Apple devices ...
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D-link DWR 710 not working

DWR 710 router is not working at all. Its switching on but I m unable to detect any wi-fi signal. I m also unable to connect it to my PC via USB. it shows 'device driver software was not successfully ...
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WiFi Repeater or Access Point? Which one reduces speed for the main router's users?

Here's my situation: My router is in my room and I am unable to place it anywhere else. People in other rooms don't get a WiFi signal, so I want make a better signal for them. I don't know if its ...
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Haywire laptop WiFi seems to cause router+modem unit to *also* lose *internet* connection…how?

This is a theoretical question about router+modem units, not a troubleshooting question per se. I have repeated the following observation several times now, at different times of day, between ...
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How to share my neighbours wifi and create a separate WLAN [closed]

We currently use my neighbour's wifi at our holiday home (with permission) However this requires us to dangle a USB antenna connected to our laptop from an upper floor window. What we wish to do is ...
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Can ActionTec routers (e.g. FiOS MI424WR) be tweaked?

Every site that I've looked for info on customizing a LAN connected to FiOS has offered variations of this: configure the ActionTec as a WAN bridge. buy a different router and customize that. ...
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Port forwarding issue when using three routers in the middle

I would like to do port forwarding, so that I can access my home server from the Internet. The layout looks as the attached image. I have a public ip and when ever a request for certain ports comes ...
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Calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi-router

Is there a way to calculate required transmit power of Wi-Fi router if it should cover area of radius N meters? Supposing area is without any barriers.
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Is there such a thing as a double ethernet cable?

I have a cable modem in the living room. I have ethernet running out of the cable modem to an Apple Airplay, then back out of the Airplay to a 4 port switch so that I can hardwire all my consoles. I ...
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If select “connect even if the network is not broadcasting”, if router is malfunctioning, will that slow down internet?

I rent a cottage on land, we all share internet via same router. (wireless) But often, router blinks off, been long-term problem. Sometimes stays off a couple days. So, I'm wondering whether to check ...
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Improved speeds for multiple 802.11 a/b/n clients

I'm considering purchasing a wireless 802.11ac router as my current N router only gets around 50Mb download speeds when connected via a laptop with inbuilt N adapter. I've tried this with multiple ...
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upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14) is not working

before tplink was working fine but i want to try dd-wrt coz i heard of wireless stability and more features so i upgrade TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt-tp-link-tl-wr841n/ after doing that ...
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Router firmware back to its factory default

I upgraded TP-Link TL-WR841ND v7 to dd-wrt but wireless was not working. So I switched it back to its default firmware. I tried factory default settings and firmware upgrade back to its default ...
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Netgear Router Throttling Bandwidth

I have a Netgear WNDR3700v4 wireless gigabit router. I've tested my internet connect speed directly through my modem via speedtest.net at just over 120 Mbps. While testing through my router ...
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Can't enabled DHCP for 2 wireless routers connected via WDS (Bridge mode)

I have 2 routers: TP-Link and NetGear and 1 NAS. The first one, NetGear is connected to my ADSL Modem, its IP is 10.0.0.1 with DHCP enabled (IP Range: 10.0.0.1 - 10.0.0.100) The second one, TP-Link ...
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Connecting my new SB6121 modem to my Linksys E1200 router

Yesterday, I purchased a new SB6121 modem to replace the one I was renting from Comcast. I called Comcast to activate the new modem and the Internet works but not wirelessly. I've tried connecting ...
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Bridging Firewall to Public Wifi

My building offers wifi to its residents. It is not managed by IT professionals. I would like to use this internet source some of the time, but would like to be protected from machines on that ...
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Wifi bridge doesn't work on OpenWrt->ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II

Here's the situation: main router ZyXEL Keenetic Giga II which provider's wire plugged into. another router (TP-Link TL-WR1043ND) flashed with OpenWRT Barrier Breaker 14.07. a Samsung Smart TV which ...
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Chromecast not connecting when TP - Link modem has password for wifi

My Google Chromecast connects to wifi only when i put no password to the wifi. The moment i put wifi with password, it refuses to connect. I am using TP-Link model no. TD-W89551ND wi-fi modem. I ...
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Setup website for home which works offline (No Internet)

I know that though I don't have internet, I can access and set my router configuration via http://192.168.0.1 (or other similar IP addresses). I want to know if I can set my website same way like ...
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Repeater Media-Tech MT4218 cannot be configured because of allegedly invalid password

I am trying to set up the MT4218 router/repeater to work in the Repeater mode. Every time I enter the password, the following error message is shown: Pass Phrase is invalid I am sure the ...
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Losing Internet connection on a Sitecom WLR-3100 Wi-Fi Router X3 N300

At home, I'm using a Cisco router and DD-WRT'ed Linksys access point to connect my Android smartphone and Ubuntu laptop to the internet via Wi-Fi. I've never faced any problems here. Neither have I on ...
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Wi-Fi soft handoff using more antennas and long cables?

I have to organize a show in an underground car park. I have: 1 car running fast in the parking lot; 1 Android smartphone in the car; the Android smartphone has to connect with a PC in real time, ...
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Range of intermittent network / router problems

I've recently moved to a new house and is experiencing a range of intermittent network / router problems. I use an ASUS RT-N66U wireless router which have worked great in my previous apartment, and ...
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DHCP and connection problems on cascade switches and routers

I have the following configuration (one switch at a building floor): The workstations are all DHCP enabled to get IP automatically. When I power up everything works fine. After some time (2 hs) I ...
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Does increasing the complexity of a PSK passphrase mitigate the risks of WPA-TKIP?

I'm responsible for configuring a small business network (50-60 devices) and we have some ancient devices that must connect wirelessly to the network. Our regular wireless accepts AES WPA and WPA2 ...
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Mikrotik hotspot login page without internet access

Good day. I created hotspot on Mikrotik device (RouterOS v. 6.27) When I plug in internet cable, everything works - any url opened by client is redirected to the login page. When logged in then no ...
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Two different Wi-Fi networks—public and private—with different SSIDs from two different routers, but using the same Internet connection

We are looking to provide public Wi-Fi in an area that currently isn’t covered by any Wi-Fi network. However, nearby there is another Wi-Fi network of ours consisting of a DHCP router—with incoming ...
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How can I retrieve the ip of my access point?

Originally I had my network as follows. I had a first router creating the 192.168.0.X network, one creating the subnetwork 192.168.1.X and another creating another subnet of 1.X, namely 2.X. The 0 ...
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Home internet: ISP-->Switch--> WiFi Router

Currently, cable internet (WAN) from ISP enters my house through a junction box and runs to the WiFi router in one of the rooms. However, I have quite a few devices (TV, Consoles) that do not have ...
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configuring port forwarding on multiple routers

Alright, so I have 2 routers. My secondary router (netis) is connected to the primary router(ZTE) (through which the internet connection is coming) via LAN. All the devices directly connect to the ...
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How to determine the DSL-speed of a wireless modem?

This seems like it should be simple. However, modem-routers don't always have their modem speeds mentioned in their specifications. For example - this TP-LINK router on Amazon. It's specifications' ...
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Why can't my second router (in DMZ) automatically find DNS settings?

I'm trying to set up my own router after the ATT modem/router combo. There is no bridge mode to bypass the ATT router. So I set up the DMZ to point to my personal router and wasn't able to get any ...
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Wireless Internet inconsistently Slow

My brother in myself are both using the D-Link DWA-171 Dual Band USB Adapter with a router. The router does in fact support dual bands as well, so sometimes depending on which is faster you will see ...
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TP Link TL-WR740N lan problems

Used my TP Link router for about 6months now,when i shut it down ,by the on/off button,suddently afther putting it back on,no internet acces what so ever...wireless - down ,lan - down ,everything just ...
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A particular IP address stops working on the network

I have a small network with a cisco linksys E2500 series router and few Access points to help with wider wireless coverage. Recently, I notice that a particular IP adderess on my network suddenly ...
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Connect to sagemcom 3184 router with telnet or ssh

I try to connect to my router (sagemcom f@st 3184) with Putty with ssh or telnet, and it show me "Connection refused". I try to forward the port of ssh in the configuration of the router, but it ...
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Cannot ping wired network devices (other than router) from wifi connected devices

I have a D-link router DSL_2740NRU I have a network with a large number of devices - preferred IP addresses are 192.168.1.1 (router) .2 My Book Live (MBL) - cabled .3 PC - cabled .4 PC - cabled .10 ...
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Convert ADSL wireless router to AP, not able to connect to internet wirelessly

I have a Zyxel P-660HW-T1 v3 ADSL2+ Wireless Router. I have a PPPoE broadband connection. There is a CPE on the rooftop. An RJ45 cable comes down from the CPE to my house. I need to have wireless ...
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Netgear WNDR3700 WiFi-n not giving 40 MBps [duplicate]

I have a Netgear WNDR 3700 v3 WiFi router. The router is capable of A/b/g/n and the Internet connection is 40MBps When I connect over the ethernet cable and run speedtest, I get the full 40MBps ...
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Intermitent high latency caused by Cablemodem

I have 2 computers conected to my Thompson model TCW770. I have been experimenting connection problems while playing online in different games. I have some seconds every 2-5 minutes that the game is ...
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tplink wifi router not detecting WAN

I use bsnl broadband connection via an ADSL wired modem of BSNL.It works perfectly.However when i connect the ADSL connector in the WAN port of a newTPLINK wifi router which i have recently bought it ...
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setup WiFi with no password to connect but Password to Surf Internet

How to set up wifi that requires no password to connect but ask password to browse the internet? Does it require different kind of router, can it be done in a Microtech router or we need servers for ...
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Does the wireless signal affect the upload/download speed?

I have an wireless router, that share wireless but also LAN cable on my computer. My question is if I turn off the wireless signal will it affect the upload/download speed on the LAN cable? Giving ...