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

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Windows 7 PC unable to connect to wireless router via USB

I have Windows 7, and I am trying to connect my PC to a wireless network. It doesn't have an internal card, so I use a Belkin USB stick. Occasionally, my connection will just drop. It won't try to ...
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How to tell if there are any 802.11b devices connected to my wifi router?

I have a TP-Link TL-WA901ND wifi router with 15 devices connected, operating in mixed 11bgn mode. I believe that if any devices are using 802.11b it'll slow things down for everyone. How can I work ...
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Adding Guest Wireless/Wired Network on Separate Subnet

I currently have a 300Mbps wireless router (TP Link WR841N v9) hooked up to a cable modem. This provides internet access for my home network (tablets, desktop, laptops, printer, etc.). I want to set ...
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Asus Router RT- N12 D1 not connecting with pppoe

I have just bought a new Asus RT-N12 D1 router and trying to configure it. My ISP support PPPOE connection and i have a user name and password. when i use the same use username and password to connect ...
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What does “country” shows for WiFi router? [duplicate]

When I scan WiFi with Wireless Diagnostics tool on Mac OS X (Window -> Utilities -> Scan WiFi), it shows a lot of information about WiFi routers around me. I realize that some routers have "JP" in ...
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Can't connect the wireless printer to the TP Link router

Gents, I have something wrong and i need help , I have Sansung printer ( SCX-3405W ) and TP Link modem router ( TD W8961ND ), i have the cd for the printer and its very easy to setup the wireless ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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My router is really slow. How can I troubleshoot?

I have two routers at my home. WAN -(LAN) - Media Link router - (LAN) - Buffalo router - (WiFi IEEE 802.11g) - PC1 |- (WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n) - PC2 When I compare the speed and ...
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How do I block internet connections in dlink router?

How do you block a connection (for example, 38.99.106.17:80)? I tried going into Advanced > Inbound filter and added an inbound filter rule but for some reason it does not work.
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Adding a wireless router to a hotel network

How do I get my Belkin wireless router to give me internet access in a hotel room that has a password for the hotel network from the hardwire in the room...I just want to have more wireless signal in ...
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My New Belkin N600 Router Randomly Stopped working after 3 Months

I bought a Belkin N600 router about 3 months ago, and it had been working well for me until a few days ago when it randomly quit working. So, I ran the Ehternet direct to my computer and got ...
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Throttled download speeds on new router with Comcast (ipv6 vs ipv4)

Issue with Comcast cable on Linksys or Cisco routers (and others) involving throttled download speed on ipv4. I recently upgraded my internet service to 100+ Mbs and also upgraded my router to ...
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2 Router wifi with different Gateway

I have 2 wifi router in different level floor in my home. Router A (upstair) has IP 192.168.0.* and Router B (downstair) has IP 192.168.1.* On many occasions my device on upstair connects to Router ...
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MacBook Air constanty drops wifi connection

My MacBook Air keeps dropping wifi connection on my home network. When I connect to my network, it remains connected for a few minutes, then it drops the connection. I have no idea what's the problem. ...
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How do I manage two internet lines going into one router at home? [closed]

I have a normal home WiFi network with some 10-15 devices connected. I have one regular use 2Mbps ADSL internet source and one high-speed 50Mbps cable line. I don't need to use both simultaneously, as ...
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How can I adjust my router to allow my ISP's full speed?

My ISP advertises 100+ Mbps download speeds. I have only been getting about 25 Mbps, so I contacted a support agent and was told that if I'm connecting through a router, there might be something ...
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Access local resource through router

I'm using Prolink PRN3001 router for internet access. My PC (running Windows 8.1 Pro) is connected through wire with the router. I can access the router configurations through 192.168.123.254. When I ...
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Is there any way to persist the usage stats of a router even if it reboots due to power failure?

I have a router (Tp-Link WR841N) for home use. I need to be aware of how much bandwidth is used in a particular time period(for example- a month) to avoid data caps applied by ISP. I can monitor my ...
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Best way to setup a vacation network

I am going on vacation and will be bringing the following with me: Laptop Wireless router running DD-WRT Cell phone that can share network either by WiFi hotspot or USB tether Several other wireless ...
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Mass editing DLINK Wireless router Virtual server list with browser?

My IP address on LAN keeps changing, to 6, 5 or 8. Also, my outer doesn't have option to save IP address for specific MAC address. Since I need to portforward my IP address. So is there any way to ...
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How to connect 2 home routers to connect 2 separate networks?

I don't know if it's a silly question, but I'm not very good at networking. So please help me out. I have a Netgear WNDR4500, and I configured my PCs and virtual machines setting the WNDR4500 ...
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windows 7 has ipv6 connectivity but not v4

My wife's windows 7 laptop had network connection problem out of the blue yesterday. It can access google sites like youtube, but nothing else. When I troubleshoot, I found that it has IPV6 ...
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My pc is not showing ad-hoc option

I have windows 7 ultimate. I want to connect my pc's internet to my android mobile but there is no option of ad-hoc in control panel(network & internet). I also tried downloading virtual router ...
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Speed Test Changes for Wireless, but not for Wired

This problem is challenging my view of the universe. Let me describe what's going on. I have two computers -- my desktop machine is hardwired (Ethernet) to my router and my laptop is using wireless ...
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How to boost 2.4 ghz signal via aftermarket directional antennas

I recently was able to successfully beam a "big internet company's" 1gbps fiber across a street and through a tree to our office since our building is only built out for DSL. We set up the ASUS ...
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extending wifi with TP-Link WPA4220 KIT

hope you can help. I have a home hub from my telephone company for wifi, but needed to extend the range and bought a "TP-Link" product. Followed instructions, and my laptop, phone and Ipad "see" the ...
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Router to serve content to a local network

I want to serve text based content to 300 people in room, but not allow them to access the Internet. The idea is to reflash a router and run a web server on it. These 300 people connect to the router ...
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TomatoUSB Shibby repeater can't connect to main router

I have been trying to setup a TomatoUSB by Shibby router as a repeater for the past few hours with no luck. This is my setup: Main Router: Linksys E3200 running Tomato Firmware 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-116 ...
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Router to handle 300 connections and run a web server [closed]

Is there a router that can handle 300 concurrent connections and run a lightweight web server? It seems most home routers wouldn't be able to handle that kind of load. It would be nice to be able to ...
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How to setup AirPort Extreme 802.11n to connect to my wifi and share its ports?

Is there any way to force my AP Extreme to act as an wifi client and share it´s ethernet ports? This is no problem with my AP express, but I want to utilize the gigabit ports and switch capabilities ...
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Do all devices on my 802.11ac router need to support 802.11ac?

I have purchased an iPhone 6, my first 802.11ac device. My current router supports 802.11g/n. Other devices on my network include: A few wired (100mbit ethernet) devices A few 802.11n devices One ...
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How to boost “Big Internet Company” Fiber wifi across the street?

My startup just moved into our new office. We got a great deal on rent, but unfortunately the building isn't wired for anything but DSL :(. Luckily, our city has a 1GB Fiber connection through an ...
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Cannot load router interface in Win8.1, even though ip address, DNS, etc all set correctly

Win8.1 continually frustrates me. I need help to access my router's web interface. OK, my web interface is 192.168.1.1. This is confirmed with IPCONFIG. My Internet Protocol v4 and v6 settings are ...
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Belkin Surf N300 Router - 2nd hand - Default Gateway not available

Hi I got a 2nd hand belkin router but after installing with the CD, I am able to connect to the internet. I have the ssid and password from the original owner. I continually get a Default Gate ...
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Multiple default gateway issue on a laptop

Its been a long time but i'm back. I do have a Linksys WAG120N brand of wireless router at home which allows me share internet connection between three laptops either wired or in a wireless manner. ...
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How to use 2 D-link wireless N 300 Routers in the same Network

We have a to apartment house with the main internet in apartment A" with the main D-link router and i am in apartment "B" about 100m from the main apartment. I have use a long network cable to bring ...
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Can I use it (TP-Link TL-WR740N Wireless Router) in my mobile and laptop without connecting to laptop

I have installed TP-Link TL-WR740N Wireless Router in my laptop and after installing I am able to use WiFi/internet in mobile. But without switching ON the laptop, the internet doesn't work on my ...
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How do I configure a Router without a WAN Port to connect to the Internet?

I'm in a dorm room where they only provide us with a single Ethernet cable. I have this TP-Link Modem/Router which has no WAN ports on it and I'm wondering if there is a clever way of using it as a ...
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Couldn't use tplink range extender as wireless adapter

Hello i have Tplink 850RE range extender i made qss setup with my router.I have a desktop i want to connect range extender with my desktop but i couldn't see ethernet light in the range extender.I ...
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Can a device with a 802.11g NIC see a 802.11ac/n router?

I'm contemplating upgrading to an 802.11ac router. My current router is 802.11n/g. All the wireless devices I have only have 802.11g NICs and can not even see the 802.11n band. If I upgrade to the ...
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Cannot connect to TP-MR3220

Yesterday, I plugged in the lAN flylead between my router, the TP-MR3220, and type the IP 192.168.0.1, and was promptly asked for a password, which I had long forgotten. So, I thought a quick factory ...
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Using D-Link 2750U WIFI Router for WIFI

I am having trouble configuring the D-Link 2750U WIFI Router. I have a broadband connection with a static IP ( 192.168.1.xxx) through Ethernet cable. Now, I would like use this broadband connection to ...
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Connecting a router to a private network

I want to use a router to my hostel network so that I can connect to internet using Wifi. I heard that doing that will cause some Ip clashes and all. How is it possible?. Suppose I share the net using ...
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connect nexus 5 and vostro 3300 to wireless channel 13

i have dell vostro 3300 and nexus 5 in my univercity i cant connect to nearly wifi it is on channel 13 what can i do ? my laptop can access channel 13 but my new windows wifi location just have USA ...
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How secure it is to open home router to public?

First of all I hope this is the right place to ask the question. If it is not, feel free to close this. My housemate proposed to open our home router to outside world. He is the process of learning ...
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Improving slow wireless read/write to NAS

It would be great if you could help me out with the following. When I connect to my NAS, I get quite low speeds. Slower than my internet actually. I have looked at several of the questions posted ...
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How to access Network Computers separated by a router?

I am using Windows 7 64-bit Professional and my Desktop-PC is directly connected to a TP-Link WR841N wireless router which I mainly use to get wifi on my phone. Before I purchased the wireless ...
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Trouble Connecting with the wireless when a computer is plugged into the router directly

For some reason when I turn on my computer that is plugged into the computer via Ethernet cable, all other devices that are connected wireless to the router can no longer use the internet, they just ...
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Bridge a 3g connection with ethernet

Line-up: 1. An 3G usb dongle stuck in a laptop with ethernet port and wi-fi disabled. 2. An wi-fi router serving as dhcp server for another 3 wi-fi routers configured as access points. All those 3 ...
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why am i getting 11mbps on a wireless-n network? [duplicate]

I have a "Linksys AC1200" router which supports 802.11ac and I have a Dell Latitude (with Win7) with a "Dell Wireless 1504 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz)" network adapter. Since 802.11ac is backwards compatible ...