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

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Wifi only working on laptop, not connecting on android/chromebook

I googled, I searched this forum, I didn't come up with anything that matches or helps. My girlfriend and I were watching a TV show online on her chromebook, everything was working fine. When the ...
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Where to find firmware updates for Linksys WRT350N

I have a wireless router that I haven't touched in ages. A Linksys WRT350N, the current firmware version is v1.04.4. I don't want to install dd-wrt because I'm leaving it with my parents and don't ...
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Wifi driver crashes every 1 minute Windows 10

My mothers laptop is experiencing issues when connecting to the Internet provided by Mediacom. After exactly 1 minute (according to her) of being connected, the wifi driver (Intel® Dual Band ...
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How can use One media convert to give internet connection to 4 houses?

Can I use one media converter to give internet access to 3 houses near my. My ISP saying he will be needing 2 media converts at each home with 8 port switch at each home. is it necessary? I mean can't ...
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Devices connecting to WAP can only get self-assigned IP

My router, a Netgear DGND3300 from Costco years ago, won't issue valid IP addresses when being used as a WAP in my home network. Devices used are running either iOS or OS X. The network consists of ...
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Should I Use AP mode in my router?

My ISP gave me a very old Arris modem/router with very bad WiFi. So I bought a NETGEAR AC1750 router. Now I have it connected it to the firstmodem/router to give better wifi to my devices in my house. ...
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Configuring router(s) for point to point link with users only on one side

Our home is on an island about 3 miles offshore. We use a wireless point-to-point link for Internet access. Our ISP supplied all-in-one cable modem/router resides in an electrical box on the shore. ...
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Cannot connect to second router wireless

I am trying to set up two routers on my network (secondary to be VPN router). I have the secondary router at 192.168.2.1 and the primary at 192.168.1.1. I've disabled DHCP from the secondary router ...
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modem/router > switch > multiple routers?

I have my house wired with cat 5 running to 7 rooms from the electrical panel the ISP will come and install their modem which has a built in wireless router and wired ports (4 ports) by the ...
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Share a server and a printer to different routers?

I have 2 different internet provider (#1, #2), both are connected to routers. On the router from provider #1 i got 1 server and 1 printer connected and i have acess to both (server, printer) since ...
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Will the TP Link WDS-3600 work with a 9V 0.6A AC adapter?

I just bought this router and on the back it says it consumes 12V 1.5A current and in the package I got 9V 0.6A adapter. Is it good for it and will it work on this power adapter? I bought the router ...
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Setting up TP-Link TD-W8980 as access point

I'm having issues with getting my TP-Link TD-W8980 to work as an access point. The situation is that I've recently upgraded to fibre broadband, but don't have an openreach modem to connect my ADSL2+ ...
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Why can't I connect to my wireless router with my wireless adapter (Edimax EW‑7811Un)?

This has me stumped. I simply want to use my Edimax EW‑7811Un (which I've used in multiple PCs) to connect to my wireless internet. If I have initial problems, I usually uninstall and reinstall ...
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Troubleshooting wireless with OpenWrt?

Update: I'm an idiot and completely missed the big DEBUGGING WIRELESS on their FAQ. I'll either delete this or update when I actually have a better question. A friend recently gave me an old router ...
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Connecting wireless router to a switch

Is it possible to connect my cable modem to a 5port gigabit switch and a wireless router to said switch. I have tried this way already but although I get connectivity hard wired to the switch, the ...
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How to use my Belkin Router as a Range Extender

I have a Binatone Modem+Router 2-in-1 which provides my main internet connection. It has an IP Address of 192.168.1.1 and I wish to extend its network coverage to a larger area, by using my old Belkin ...
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RT-N66U trying to connect to VPN after server removal

A while ago, I set up my Asus RT-N66U itself as an OpenVPN client, effectively tunneling every client's traffic through the VPN. Now, I have disabled the VPN client option (I removed the server's ...
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Resolving host for long time when first connect to home router

I just moved into a new house and when I open my laptop after being closed for a while, my web browser won't connect to any sites for about 3 minutes or so. Any web request says, "resolving host" and ...
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Universal repeater mode with WWAN failover

I like to create a local WiFi network for a bunch of devices, that connects to the internet via another Wifi AP or UMTS WWAN, if the WiFi connection fails. As there are many devices in the local WiFi ...
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How to deal with WiFi signal noise?

I am not sure, if this is the right place where to ask such a question. Short version: When connected to my WiFi router, the response is very slow. Long version: In my house, I have a WiFi router ...
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Use TP-Link Archer C7 as extra switch and wireless AP

I am definitely not an expert when it comes to home networking. The current wireless setup in my home is as follows: I have one device from the internet provider in the house that acts as router, ...
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TP-Link TL-WR740N stops recognizing the WAN connection

I'm trying to install the TP-Link TL-WR740N to route a Motorola SBV5122 modem. So, after I setup the cables, all the lights are ok. When I start the installation wizard, the WAN light turns off on ...
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No default gateway in Engenius router. Cannot configure Access point

I am trying to setup my Engenius router. This you can do by connecting the Ethernet cable from your laptop to the router. When you're setting up your Acces Point you need to set, according to the ...
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Sharing connectivity from Netgear A6210 to office using Netgear N300 router. Possible?

Context: Windows 10 Home; small office I have been trying quite unsuccessfully to share the connectivity from a Netgear A6210 around the office. I had thought that I could connect it to a spare pc ...
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Router won't re-offer DHCP

Wondering if this "as designed" or a bug in my netgear router. I have an AP connected to the router (via EoP) If i connect to the router SSID, get an IP then disconnect and connect to the AP SSID I ...
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Wi-Fi is on but there is no connection

Recently we got a new internet provider, which advertises 65 Mbps download, cable. Hence, we also got a new router: SmartRG model SR804n. However, regardless of the amazing advertised speed, I have ...
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Router fluctuates in speed rapidly: how to diagnose?

I'm having a very interesting problem with my router and was wondering how I might go about diagnosing (and ultimately fixing) the problem. (All cited numbers are through SPEEDTEST.) I live in an ...
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Solutions for connecting two routers to a switch

I have an ADSL modem (bridge mode) that connects to a router for providing internet connection all over my place. Some days ago, I bought a dual-band router expecting to get less interference at 5 GHz ...
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Clients of small dormitory wireless routers cannot connect to the internet

I have some weird problems occurring on a small dormitory (30 rooms total) LAN that I manage. Here is the current network layout of the dorm: Please note that I already did some experiments last ...
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Bridge external wifi over LAN to a local router to extablish home network

I work on a sailing yacht and I normally can use Port WiFi. My aim is to create an internal network (cable and WiFi) using the external datas. My hardware: external antenna with USB WiFi card ...
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Can't connect Mac OS X to Sitecom 300N wireless gigabit router XR?

I've got a Sitecom 300N wireless gigabit router XR as my Wi-Fi access point. It works fine on various Android devices, my Windows laptop, and my iPad. However for some reason, my OS X macbook refuses ...
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How to use a repeater as wireless card?

I want to use a wireless repeater as wifi card for computer. I want to connect the repeater and computer using ethernet and i want the repeater to serve as a wireless card for computer running linux. ...
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Failed autonegotiation between two TP-Link routers

I have a Cable modem and a TP-Link WR741N router connected to it. From this router, comes a cable and connects to a second router (WR740N) through a regular 10/100 LAN port. Thing is, I'm only ...
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how to connect two wireless tp-link router?

In my office someone connected two tplink wireless router before ..Today was my first day at office.I check the connection,it was in dhcp for both router and everyone using with wireless only no LAN ...
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Wireless router simultaneously dropping multiple computers

I've read several articles online as well as Wireless internet router keeps dropping out Computer "loses" connection to wireless router intermittently My scenario is as follows: When ...
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How to transfer sound from my windows 10 PC to a wifi speaker?

I bought 2 Harman Kardon Omni 10. I want to use it as a wireless PC speaker. The speakers have several ways to get data. Cable, bluetooth and wifi. I wonder how can I transfer sound from my PC to the ...
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Setting up home network

I live in Belgium and we are obligated to have a router from our ISP, but from the 4 routers in my house that's the one that doesn't work as I want it to (or somethimes doesn't work at all). So i'm ...
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what is PPTP(Russian) and how is it different from normal pptp? need to configure my WRT120N

My ISP provides me a PPTP VPN connection to access the internet. to share that connection over Wi-Fi my ISP asked me to buy a TP-Link router, so I bought one(WR740N) and since I am a CS grad myself ...
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Remote Login to Asus RT-AC87U Router

When I try to "remotely" login to my ASUS RT-AC87U Router, I'm getting below message and I'm not sure what to do? External IP: 17x.xxx.xxx.xxx Internal IP: 192.168.1.xx to login I use: ...
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Router WAN speed limitation

I intend to buy a new router, this one in particular. It says, it supports 802.11n protocol, so it could allow the transfer speed up to 300 Mbps between wireless devices. Strangely, the WAN speed is ...
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Do home routers have max connection configuration?

I've been experiencing bizarre behavior with my home router, Linksys WRT610N. I have between four and seven devices running on it on average using the DD-WRT v24-sp2 (08/07/10) std firmware. ...
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Router vs access point

I'm trying to expand my home Wi-Fi as the wireless router my ISP provided is quite weak and my house is too big for it, so the Wi-Fi won't get to the living room. I already have some holes in the ...
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Source of internet wireless: Mask connected devices behind router/device

Which device/router do I need to use not an ethernet cable as source of internet but a wireless connection. I want to connect to a (different) wireless network without it knowing how much or which ...
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Router's 5GHz Wi-Fi permanently deactivated after update?

When I replaced a power strip, our Arris DG1670A modem-router, rented from Time Warner Cable, no longer transmits 5G wifi after a firmware update. In its main menu and 5G configuration webpages, the ...
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TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v3 openwrt firmware

I have uploaded a new alternative firmware for TP-Link TL-WR1043ND v3 https://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-wr1043nd. Unfortunately, after the upgrade, the connection to the device has been ...
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Multiple Wireless AP Slow Internet

I have a hotel and 10 Tp-Link TL-WA901ND 450 Mbps AP and one router Tp-Link 300 Mbps. I have set up all APs following settings. All Aps are same SSID (DestinoPark), same password and Channel is ...
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Bright House modem seems to block T-mobile wifi router

We recently upgraded our Bright House modem to a D4. We have a T-Mobile cell tower router. It was dropping the wifi so Bright House turned on their wifi on the modem. Now the Bright House wifi is rock ...
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Redirect a video monitor

I don't know a lot about the internet, nor video, but I thought I'd ask here anyway. I have an old Motorola video monitor that is "hard coded" to send all audio and video to the company server, ...
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WRT54g v3, after loading OpenWRT to it, no Wi-Fi

I have a WRT54G and I loaded OpenWRT 10.03 to it according to this article. There was no Wi-Fi after loading it, so I connected via Ethernet and can log in to the LuCi interface. There's an option ...
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Will Resetting my Router, Bring back its original firmware

I have a Cisco Router with the Type Linksys E4200 I currently have DD-WRT Firmware installed on it, instead of the original firmware that came with the router. If I do a reset to the router (via ...