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

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Extending WiFi Range and streaming radio over wifi

I stream radio over wifi to my Android phone because I live in a dead zone for over-the-air radio broadcasts. Currently I use the TuneIn app to stream radio to my phone. In order to get wifi ...
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Unable to Dial modem using LAN cable

I have a modem router , D-Link DSL-2520U, which has an ADSL cable. The modem router is connected to a Wireless Router TP-LINK TL-WR740N using a LAN cable. My devices connect wirelessly to the TP-LINK. ...
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My laptop connect to wireless router but wont connect to my home internet

My laptop has Windows 7 and connects fine when connected via an Ethernet cable to a router and my mobile works fine connected wirelessly. But, when I try to connect my laptop wirelessly, it does not ...
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How to connect BT Fibre HomeHub to a Netgear router

Situation is this: In the house I have a BT Fibre HomeHub3, connected together with a BT Openreach modem, works great in the house, no problem. To this HomeHub I have connected an Ethernet cable ...
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WDS or Range extender?

I want to enlarge my wi-fi coverage. To do this I may use WDS with simple 300Mbps routers like TPLINK WR841N (a little googling made me understand that wds is preferred over repeater or repeater ...
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Wireless A/C Network throughput vs mbps [on hold]

Why is wireless A/C better then wireless N and will a 5gZ witless network actually be faster then 2.4 Ghz once everyone has a 5ghz gateway? Does throughput overcome bandwidth...width that should ...
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Why would a router not connect on its fastest mode?

I have an Airport Extreme router that can connect to devices on 802.11ac mode, if the devices support it. My MacBook Air, which supports ac mode, seems to be connected on n mode. Here is the ...
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dd-wrt on wap54G - multiple SSIDs work, until reboot, then brick…?

I've had a few WAP54Gs that found some extra life with DD-WRT. Recently I added a few extra SSIDs to them (they had been running one each), which worked fine - until I rebooted one, and it stopped ...
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No Internet Connection on using Buffalo WHR-G300N

I have used the Buffalo WHR-G300N over 2 years while I will use it for connecting all of my devices to Internet @ home. However, two days ago, I have the issue that the router suddenly disconnected ...
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Trying to access a file share from a Wi-Fi router through a switch - can't see the share

So I've got a machine connected to Wi-Fi, and that Wi-Fi router is connected to the switch to get its internet access. That switch is where the machine with the file share is located. Other hard wired ...
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Reading Linksys EA3500 Configuration File

Is there a way to view the configuration of a Linksys EA3500 from a .cfg backup of the router's configuration? What I mean is, can I open the backup file to view the configuration settings of the ...
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CISCO SWITCH AND TELNET — 2 [on hold]

I need to configure my cisco881 as below after i write "ip address 192.165.1.1 255.255.0.0" the telnet session is disconnected i have ping to 192.165.1.1 but can't access via telnet what should i do ...
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WiFi puzzler - Why would WiFi be faster with Charter than with AT&T UVerse

I consider myself fairly knowledgeable about networking having spent over 20 years in IT, but something isn't making sense and I wonder if any of you can explain it to me. I have AT&T U-Verse and ...
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Is my wireless AP broken?

I have TPLink wr741nd provided by my ISP so I cannot check the settings. Now the problem is I have really bad reception at my desk. I did some tests under same conditions, measuring with inSSIDer3 ...
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How to identify one router amoung multiple routers with same name?

I use windows 7. WiFi is enabled in my office. There is a static IP and a port, that we need to configure in the LAN Settings, under internet options to connect to internet. When connecting to ...
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3 routers, how to connect each of the 2 routers to the main one(older)

I have 3 different routers. One of the older ones is the main router which has the incoming connection from my internet provider. My question is if I want to connect the newest router (cisco) and ...
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Connection to router loops after resetting the router

The full details: My internet is very finicky, but not so much so that it's a huge problem. My computer is the main problem. After the router is turned off it says like normal "Not connected to an ...
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How to receive signals of indoor router with outdoor router?

I bought a new TP-LINK TL-WA5210G outdoor router. But I don't know how to receive signals of indoor router TP-LINK TL-WR841N with outdoor router.
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Inform WiFi users of missing Internet connection

We provide a free WiFi in our town with the Freifunk gluon firmware. Sometimes it can happen, that a cluster of routers is connected with each other indeed, but in fact none of the routers in that ...
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Router setup without internet connection [closed]

I have a neighbor who has recently purchased a consumer-grade drone and who is flying it around annoying the neighbors. Apparently the remote for the drone operates in the 2.4 ghz band and so I'd ...
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Modem+Router+Switch+Router connection in a LAN

What I am trying to do: I have 2000 users in a region. I have one modem and from that I connect a router now router can only grant access to the IPs between 192.168.0.1-255 BUT my users are 2000 what ...
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How do I use my dual band Wi-Fi card to connect to 5GHz and 2.4GHz simultaneously on Windows?

I have an Intel Wireless-AC 7260HMW Wi-Fi card, and a dual band Wi-Fi AP. I can see both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz Wi-Fi access points as separate entries in the list of Wi-Fi access points to connect to. ...
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Indoor navigation Access Points or WDS (WiFi Repeater)

I want to attempt a small in-door WiFi navigation project I have no problems regarding programming but I'm lost on the Networking part. Basically what I need is WiFi routers under same network name ...
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Repurpose a cable modem/router as merely a router

Please bear with me - I'm unclear about much of the terminology used in home networking. The scenario: I would like to set up a wireless network. I live in a shared house where internet service is ...
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How to block the MAC Address in Huawei HG532e wireless router?

I am using a Huawei HG532e wireless router and I would like to block some of the smart phones of some of the workers who are no more working with us. Please help me to do this work as early as ...
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DD-WRT and 2 virtual interfaces with each dedicated to N or G

Can virtual interfaces be setup with DD-WRT to be dedicated to a specific protocol? I have a Wireless G printer and I've noticed that when my router is set to "compatibility mode" my throughput tanks. ...
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Wake On LAN with TL-WR710N in Client mode?

I have a pocket router TL-WR710N from TP-Link configured as a WLAN Client for my PC. The WLAN Client logs into the WLAN of my router, while the PC is connected via Ethernet to the TL-WR710N. I can use ...
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Diagnose intermittent drop in wifi

I have my computer and game console connected to a router which is acting as a repeater for the wireless signal from our cable modem. The signal is almost always fine, but I will occasionally be ...
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Cisco DPC3925 I don't remember my wifi passwd

How can I reestablish the factory configurations? I have the Cisco Router in my posession but I don't even remember the admin router pass, (I've tried with the default and it's not) @EDIT: I've ...
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How to connect 2 Routers to share files but not internet?

I've looked everywhere for how to do this but I can't really find a full answer. My neighbor and I share a lot of files between each other, Videos, Music, game saves, etc. What I'd like to do is be ...
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How can I access my ISP's server

I am using a Broadband Cable Internet connection. My ISP give me a LAN cable that I can connect to my PC's lan port or Laptop lan port. Also, My ISP's have a Local server, that I can use for Movie, ...
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How do I connect to the internet from a dd-wrt router plugged into a modem-router combination?

I've got a cable modem (A) which is also a wireless router and a dd-wrt wireless router (B). I've connected (B)'s "internet" port to one of (A)'s local ports. I can connect to (B) over the air just ...
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What happens when I plug a router into another router?

I've recently switched ISPs, and the new one provided me with a modem (that what you call those things?) that doubles as a router. I used a router on my previous ISP for wireless networking, but I've ...
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How to properly cascade a Netgear router (using Tomato) with the ISP router/modem (Orange Livebox)?

I've been using my ISP's modem/router which is an Orange Livebox for the past. I now bought a Netgear WNR3500lv2 and installed Tomato (similar to DD-WRT) in order to have more configuration options ...
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How to make laptop (mac) to function as a router (with DHCP off)?

My ISP allows connecting only two devices. The MAC addresses of both my devices (MacBook Pro laptop and iPad) are registered with them. The problem is that I do not have a router, and the internet I ...
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Unable to reach access point

I followed these instructions to setup my Access Point. My Router is reachable via Wireless but non of my devices pick up any signal from the Access Point. The name simply doesn't show up. The ...
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Why is there high packet loss when transferring across wireless network?

Normal internet browsing behavior does not trigger packet loss, but when I am doing a significant, sustained wireless to wireless transfers[0], packet loss increases to 30-50%. Wired devices are ...
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Reflash DLink AC1750 Optimum Router

I recently got the new "smart router" from Optimum: DLink AC1750 It may be a good router but I cannot access any of the settings. When typing in the regular 192.168.1.1, it redirects to ...
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Use router as external high powered Wi-Fi adapter

I need a powerful external Wi-Fi adapter for a couple of days. I heard that some types of router support this mode, allowing me to connect the router to my notebook and just use it as an external ...
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Can a consumer wireless router act as both a wireless client and access point?

I'm going to be moving in the future, and integrating my home network into that of my landlord. I wish to maintain an isolated network while using his internet connection, so I'm planning on cascading ...
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Linksys router cannot change default password

My wireless internet suddenly stopped working today. I have Windows 7 and Lindsys WRT54G router. I tried to log into the Linksys setup router page by typing in www.192.168.1.1 into firefox and it ...
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How do I make my desktop computer wireless? [duplicate]

I want to make my desktop computer wireless, how exactly can I do this? Do I have to install a wireless card in my PC? Is there another way? I've read I can use a usb wireless adaptor. Are these ...
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How to make DD-WRT router's (configured like a repeater) devices be accessible on LAN? (i.e. integrate DHCP for both routers)

I have a D-Link DIR-600-A1 router running DD-WRT (using the 601's firmware: except for the model number, they are near identical). It has an Atheros chip, so there is no "repeater" option. You can ...
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Modify .htm files on wireless router

What am I trying to do? I am attempting to access the .htm files on my wireless router to modify the look and feel of the Netgear GENIE webpage(s). What have I done? I've read several articles on ...
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My NetGear router suddenly started showing limited access for all wifi connected laptops

I have netgear n300 router which I had installed about 6 months back. Here is how the setup is, I have a local internet provider by the name of "Hathway" they have this modem which is in turn ...
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Static IP isn't accessible outside of the home network

I have Windows 2012 server with HTTP server enabled through the firewall. I mapped my static IP to my local IIS using the router's port forwarding. Everything worked fine for awhile. All of a ...
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How to remove dd-wrt from a router

I have a Netgear WNR2000v3. I have flashed dd-wrt to the router and now want to remove it. I can access dd-wrt via WiFi but I can not access it via a lan port. I have attempted many 30-30-30 resets ...
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E3000 as repeater (bridge?) for Motorola DOCSIS cable modem

I'm trying to use my E3000 as a bridge/repeater to extend the range of my cable modem (Motorola DOCSIS 3.0). To that end, I flashed it with DD-WRT firmware. I'm not clear if I want "Repeater" or ...
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Connectivity between devices plugged into a router ethernet ports

If I plug 2 computers into free ethernet ports in my wifi router will I be able to establish connection between these pc or router does not allow it?
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cisco ePC 3208 router and captive portal

Ok, i have cisco ePC 3208 router, and cable internet goes in router via cable and router is emiting wireless. It can work without computer and it is working fine. Now i want to have capiteve portal ...